PART 911 - DESCRIBING AGENCY NEEDS
Subpart 911.6 - Priorities and Allocations
911.600 Scope of subpart.
This subpart implements and supplements 48 CFR part subpart 11.6, Priorities and Allocations, and implements the regulations and procedures of the Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) in solicitations and contracts in support of authorized national defense programs. (See 15 CFR part 700).
(e) The Heads of Contracting Activities shall ensure that members of their staffs and contractors under their jurisdiction are advised of the provisions of the DPAS regulation and that the related procedures are followed to ensure adherence to the regulation throughout the industrial supply chain. Under DPAS, it is mandatory that the priority rating be extended through the industrial chain from supplier to supplier.
911.604 Solicitation provision and contract clause.
(a) The contracting officer shall insert the provision at 952.211-70, Priorities and Allocations (Atomic Energy), in solicitations that will result in the placement of rated orders for authorized DOE atomic energy programs.
(b) The contracting officer shall insert the clause at 952.211-71, Priorities and Allocations (Atomic Energy), in contracts that are placed in support of authorized DOE atomic energy programs.
(c) The use of the provisions at 952.211-70 and the clause at 952.211-71 is optional for industrial delivery orders of $5,000 or less.