FAR 52.222-56 Certification Regarding Trafficking in Persons Compliance Plan. Basic (Mar 2015)

As prescribed in 22.1705(b), insert the provision at 52.222-56, Certification Regarding Trafficking in Persons Compliance Plan, in solicitations if 

(1) It is possible that at least $500,000 of the value of the contract may be performed outside the United States; and

(2) The acquisition is not entirely for commercially available off-the-shelf items.

Certification Regarding Trafficking in Persons Compliance Plan (Mar 2015)

(a) The term “commercially available off-the-shelf (COTS) item,” is defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled “Combating Trafficking in Persons” (FAR clause 52.222-50).

(b) The apparent successful Offeror shall submit, prior to award, a certification, as specified in paragraph (c) of this provision, for the portion (if any) of the contract that—

    (1) Is for supplies, other than commercially available off-the-shelf items, to be acquired outside the United States, or services to be performed outside the United States; and

    (2) Has an estimated value that exceeds $500,000.

(c) The certification shall state that—

    (1) It has implemented a compliance plan to prevent any prohibited activities identified in paragraph (b) of the clause at 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons, and to monitor, detect, and terminate the contract with a subcontractor engaging in prohibited activities identified at paragraph (b) of the clause at 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons; and

    (2) After having conducted due diligence, either—

        (i) To the best of the Offeror’s knowledge and belief, neither it nor any of its proposed agents, subcontractors, or their agents is engaged in any such activities; or

        (ii) If abuses relating to any of the prohibited activities identified in 52.222-50(b) have been found, the Offeror or proposed subcontractor has taken the appropriate remedial and referral actions.

(End of provision)

NONE

Prime’s Interest;
Contracts ✖ (SAM.gov clause) ✔ (Applies to solicitations if (1) It is possible that at least $500,000 of the value of the contract may be performed outside the United States; and (2) The acquisition is not entirely for commercially available off-the-shelf items.);

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