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  1. 1. <ul><li>Issues in Government Contracting </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Scott </li></ul><ul><li>Greensfelder, Hemker & Gale PC </li></ul>
  2. 2. <ul><li>Be Careful about What You Ask For: </li></ul><ul><li>Contracting on Recovery Act Work </li></ul><ul><li>Jim Scott </li></ul>
  3. 4. Stimulus Bill <ul><li>“ An absolute success.” </li></ul><ul><li>Vice President Biden </li></ul>
  4. 5. It’s Not Too Late to Play <ul><li>Total Recovery Act Funds </li></ul><ul><li>Funds Paid Out </li></ul><ul><li>recovery.gov, 5/28/10 </li></ul><ul><li>$275B </li></ul><ul><li>$109B </li></ul>
  5. 6. It’s Not Too Late to Play <ul><li>Federal Business Opportunities </li></ul><ul><li>FedBizOpps.Gov </li></ul><ul><li>ftp://ftp.fbo.gov/FBORecovery/ </li></ul><ul><li>12000 Current Listings </li></ul>
  6. 7. Rules of Engagement under ARRA <ul><li>Register to Play. </li></ul><ul><li>Fixed Price “to the maximum extent practicable.” </li></ul><ul><li>Know the FAR; know FAR flow-downs. </li></ul><ul><li>Ethics and Conduct . </li></ul>
  7. 8. Register to Play <ul><li>Central Contractor Registration (CCR) </li></ul><ul><li>http:// www.ccr.gov </li></ul><ul><li>Dun & Bradstreet Number (D-U-N-S) </li></ul><ul><li>http:// fedgov.dnb.com/webform/pages/CCRSearch.jsp </li></ul><ul><li>On-line Representations & Certifications (ORCA) </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.bpn.gov </li></ul>
  8. 9. Where to Find the FAR <ul><li>http://farsite.hill.af.mil </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.arnet.gov/far </li></ul>
  9. 10. 8(a) Design Build Contract for High Performance Green Buildings GSA Solicitation No. GS-11P-10-YAD-0046 <ul><li>The Contract consists of the SF 1442, the Agreement, the Statement of Work, Specifications, Drawings, Exhibits, and other Attachments identified herein (collectively, the Contract Documents). </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  10. 11. Solicitation, Offer and Award
  11. 12. GSA Contract Example <ul><li>SF 1442 </li></ul><ul><li>102 FARS by Reference </li></ul><ul><li> 22 GSARS by Reference </li></ul><ul><li> 3 ARRA provisions by Reference </li></ul><ul><li> 12 Pages of FARS, full text </li></ul><ul><li> 43 FARS, flow down required </li></ul><ul><li> 2 GSARS, flow down required </li></ul>
  12. 13. FAR 52.301 Matrix
  13. 14. Subcontract for Use on Government Project <ul><li>CONSENSUSDOCS 752 </li></ul><ul><li>STANDARD SUBCONTRACT AGREEMENT FOR USE ON FEDERAL GOVERNMENT CONSTRUCTION PROJECTS </li></ul>
  14. 15. FAR Exhibit <ul><li>CONSENSUSDOCS 752 - FAR PROVISIONS EXHIBIT </li></ul><ul><li>FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATION CLAUSES </li></ul>
  15. 16. 52.203-13  Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct <ul><li>Written Code </li></ul><ul><li>Prevent, detect, report criminal conduct </li></ul><ul><li>Promote ethical culture </li></ul><ul><li>Training </li></ul><ul><li>Internal Control </li></ul><ul><li>Hotline </li></ul><ul><li>Applies where contract exceeds $5M/120 days </li></ul>
  16. 17. What Makes the Government Contract Different? <ul><li>The Government is your Client </li></ul><ul><li>Role of Contracting Officer </li></ul><ul><li>Extensive Oversight </li></ul><ul><li>Quarterly Reporting </li></ul><ul><li>Whistleblower Protection </li></ul><ul><li>No Arbitration </li></ul><ul><li>Compliance </li></ul>
  17. 18. Newest Change in Federal Law <ul><li>Federal Government Contractors are required to : </li></ul><ul><li>Post notices informing employees about their rights under Federal labor law and </li></ul><ul><li>include provisions in their contracts requiring subcontractors to post the same employee notice . </li></ul><ul><li> Effective June 21, 2010 </li></ul>
  18. 19. Thank you.

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