GSA 552.215-70 Examination of Records by GSA. Basic (Jul 2016)

As prescribed in 515.209-70(a), insert the clause at 552.215-70, Examination of Records by GSA, in all solicitations and contracts above the simplified acquisition threshold, including acquisitions of leasehold interests in real property, that meet any of the conditions listed below:

(1) Involve the use or disposition of Government-furnished property.

(2) Provide for advance payments, progress payments based on cost, or guaranteed loan.

(3) Contain a price warranty or price reduction clause.

(4) Involve income to the Government where income is based on operations under the control of the contractor.

(5) Include an economic price adjustment clause where the adjustment is not based solely on an established, third party index.

(6) Are requirements, indefinite-quantity, or letter type contracts as defined in FAR Part 16.

(7) Are subject to adjustment based on a negotiated cost escalation base.

(8) Contain the provision at FAR 52.223-4, Recovered Material Certification.

(9) The contracting officer may modify the clause at 552.215-70 to define the specific area of audit (e.g., the use or disposition of Government-furnished property). Office of General Counsel or the Office of Regional Counsel and the Assistant Inspector General for Auditing or Regional Inspector General for Auditing, as 
appropriate, must concur in any modifications to the clause.

Examination of Records by GSA (Jul 2016)

The Contractor agrees that the Administrator of General Services or any duly authorized representatives shall, until the expiration of 3 years after final payment under this contract, or of the time periods for the particular records specified in Subpart 4.7 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR 4.7), whichever expires earlier, have access to and the right to examine any books, documents, papers, and records of the Contractor involving transactions related to this contract or compliance with any clauses thereunder. The Contractor further agrees to include in all its subcontracts hereunder a provision to the effect that the subcontractor agrees that the Administrator of General Services or any authorized representatives shall, until the expiration of 3 years after final payment under the subcontract, or of the time periods for the particular records specified in Subpart 4.7 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR 4.7), whichever expires earlier, have access to and the right to examine any books, documents, papers, and records of such subcontractor involving transactions related to the subcontract or compliance with any clauses thereunder. The term “subcontract” as used in this clause excludes (a) purchase orders not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold and (b) subcontracts or purchase orders for public utility services at rates established for uniform applicability to the general public.

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The Contractor further agrees to include in all its subcontracts hereunder a provision to the effect that the subcontractor agrees that the Administrator of General Services or any authorized representatives shall, until the expiration of 3 years after final payment under the subcontract, or of the time periods for the particular records specified in Subpart 4.7 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (48 CFR 4.7), whichever expires earlier, have access to and the right to examine any books, documents, papers, and records of such subcontractor involving transactions related to the subcontract or compliance with any clauses thereunder. The term “subcontract” as used in this clause excludes (a) purchase orders not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold and (b) subcontracts or purchase orders for public utility services at rates established for uniform applicability to the general public.

Mandatory;

52.222-19 Child Labor—Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies.

52.222-50 Combating Trafficking in Persons.

52.204-24 Representation Regarding Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.

52.204-25 Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.

52.246-26 Reporting Nonconforming Items.

252.203-7003 Agency Office of the Inspector General.

252.203-7004 Display of Hotline Posters.

252.204-7000 Disclosure of Information.

252.204-7014 Limitations on the Use or Disclosure of Information by Litigation Support Contractors.

252.204-7015 Notice of Authorized Disclosure of Information for Litigation Support.

252.225-7050 Disclosure of Ownership or Control by the Government of a Country that is a State Sponsor of Terrorism.

252.228-7005 Mishap Reporting and Investigation Involving Aircraft, Missiles, and Space Launch Vehicles.

5252.209-9513 ORGANIZATIONAL CONFLICT OF INTEREST INSTRUCTIONS (SERVICES) (NAVAIR)

5252.204-9504 Disclosure of Contract Information (NAVAIR) (Jan 2007)

5252.227-9207 Limited Release of Contractor Confidential Business Information

3052.203-70 Instructions for Contractor Disclosure of Violations

3052.205-70 Advertisements, Publicizing Awards, and Releases.

552.203-71 Restriction on Advertising.

552.215-71 Examination of Records by GSA (Multiple Award Schedule).

552.215-72 Price Adjustment—Failure to Provide Accurate Information.

552.237-73 Restriction on Disclosure of Information.

652.225-70 Arab League Boycott of Israel.

1452.203-70 Restrictions on Endorsements.

1452.215-71 Use and Disclosure of Proposal Information—Department of the Interior.

952.204-72 Disclosure of information.

952.204-75 Public affairs.

952.209-72 Organizational conflicts of interest.

952.223-75 Preservation of individual occupational radiation exposure records.

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