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Change Number: DFARS Change 05/30/2024
Effective Date: 05/30/2024

209.105-1 Obtaining information.

209.105-1 Obtaining information.

(1) For guidance on using the Exclusion section of the System for Award Management, see PGI 209.105-1 .

(2) A satisfactory performance record is a factor in determining contractor responsibility (see FAR 9.104-1(c)).

(i) One source of information relating to contractor performance is Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System (CPARS), available at

(ii) Information relating to contract terminations for cause and for default is also available through the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) module of CPARS, available at (see FAR subpart 42.15). This termination information is just one consideration in determining contractor responsibility.

(iii) Contracting officers shall consider the supplier risk assessment available in the Supplier Performance Risk System at when determining responsibility. See 204.7603(c).


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