SOFARS PART 5605 – PUBLICIZING CONTRACT ACTIONS
SUBPART 5605.1 – DISSEMINATION OF INFORMATION
5605.102 Availability of Solicitations.
(Revised August 2016)
(A) When posting is required, contracting offices shall post all solicitations over $25,000 electronically on Government Point of Entry (GPE) website.
(B) When electronic dissemination of a solicitation is not practical, the Contracting Officer shall annotate the contract file with the rationale for the decision. No annotation is required for classified solicitations.
SUBPART 5605.2 – SYNOPSES OF PROPOSED CONTRACT ACTIONS
5605.207 Preparation and Transmittal of Synopses.
(i) Contracting offices must use the Government Point of Entry (GPE) at beta.SAM to submit synopses to the maximum extent possible.
(ii) When release of government controlled technical data is required in a solicitation, the synopsis will include a statement for potential offerors to identify whether or not they are foreign owned, controlled, or influenced companies.
SUBPART 5605.3 – SYNOPSES OF CONTRACT AWARDS
5605.302 Preparation and Transmittal of Synopses of Awards.
(Revised November 2018 )
(i) Contracting officers must not post or attach the actual contract document to contract award synopses posted to the GPE. SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB and the legal staff must approve all requests for exception to this policy.
(ii) A security review is required for contract award synopsis and public announcements not exempt IAW 5.202(a)(1), National Security, and must be filed with the public award announcement in the contract file.
5605.303 Announcement of Contract Awards.
(Revised June 2021)
See the DCG for additional guidance, procedures, and suggested formats.
SUBPART 5605.4 – RELEASE OF INFORMATION
(Added November 2018)
5605.403 Requests from Members of Congress
The release of information must be coordinated with SOF AT&L-KM/KX/KB as appropriate.
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