FAR 52.203-14 Display of Hotline Poster(s). Basic (Oct 2015)

As prescribed in 3.1004(b),

    (1) unless the contract is for the acquisition of a commercial item or will be performed entirely outside the United States, insert the clause at FAR 52.203-14, Display of Hotline Poster(s), if— 
        (i) The contract exceeds $5.5 million or a lesser amount established by the agency; and 
        (ii)(A) The agency has a fraud hotline poster; or
            (B) The contract is funded with disaster assistance funds.
    (2) In paragraph (b)(3) of the clause, the contracting officer shall—
        (i) Identify the applicable posters; and
        (ii) Insert the website link(s) or other contact information for obtaining the agency and/or Department of Homeland Security poster.
    (3) In paragraph (d) of the clause, if the agency has established policies and procedures for display of the OIG fraud hotline poster at a lesser amount, the contracting officer shall replace “$5.5 million” with the lesser amount that the agency has established.

Display of Hotline Poster(s) (Oct 2015)

(a) Definition.

“United States,” as used in this clause, means the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and outlying areas.

(b) Display of fraud hotline poster(s). Except as provided in paragraph (c)—

   (1) During contract performance in the United States, the Contractor shall prominently display in common work areas within business segments performing work under this contract and at contract work sites—

      (i) Any agency fraud hotline poster or Department of Homeland Security (DHS) fraud hotline poster identified in paragraph (b)(3) of this clause; and

      (ii) Any DHS fraud hotline poster subsequently identified by the Contracting Officer.

   (2) Additionally, if the Contractor maintains a company website as a method of providing information to employees, the Contractor shall display an electronic version of the poster(s) at the website.

   (3) Any required posters may be obtained as follows:

 
Poster(s) Obtain from
______________ _________________
______________ _________________

(Contracting Officer shall insert—

      (i) Appropriate agency name(s) and/or title of applicable Department of Homeland Security fraud hotline poster); and

      (ii) The website(s) or other contact information for obtaining the poster(s).)

(c) If the Contractor has implemented a business ethics and conduct awareness program, including a reporting mechanism, such as a hotline poster, then the Contractor need not display any agency fraud hotline posters as required in paragraph (b) of this clause, other than any required DHS posters.

(d) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts that exceed $5.5 million, except when the subcontract—

   (1) Is for the acquisition of a commercial item; or

   (2) Is performed entirely outside the United States.

(End of clause)

(d) Subcontracts. The Contractor shall include the substance of this clause, including this paragraph (d), in all subcontracts that exceed $5.5 million, except when the subcontract— (1) Is for the acquisition of a commercial item; or (2) Is performed entirely outside the United States.

Mandatory (Exception);
Outside U.S. ✖ 
⚠ <252.203-7004 Basic

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