As prescribed in 516.203-4(a), (no text provided)
Economic Price Adjustment—FSS Multiple Award Schedule Contracts Alternate I (Sep 1999)
Alternate I (Sep 1999). As prescribed by 516.203-4(a)(2), substitute the following for paragraphs (b) and (c) of the clause:
(b) Contractors may request price increases to be effective on or after the first 12 months of the contract period providing all of the following conditions are met:
(1) Increases resulting from a reissue or other modification of the Contractor’s commercial catalog/pricelist that was used as the basis for the contract award.
(2) No more than three increases will be considered during each succeeding 12-month period of the contract.(For succeeding contract periods of less than 12months, up to three increases will be considered subject to the other conditions of this paragraph (b)).
(3) Increases are requested before the last 60days of the contract period.
(4) At least 30 days elapse between requested increases.
(c) Any contract period during which price increases will be considered, the aggregate of the increases during any 12-month period shall not exceed _____* percent of the contract unit price in effect at the end of the preceding 12-month period. The Government reserves the right to raise the ceiling when market conditions during the contract period support such a change.
*Insert the percentage appropriate at the time the solicitation is issued. This percentage should be determined based on the trend established by an appropriate index such as the Producer Prices and Price Index. A ceiling of more than 10percent must be approved by the Contracting Director.