As prescribed in 1814.201-670(b), the contracting officer shall insert the provision at 1852.214-71, Grouping for Aggregate Award, in invitations for bids, except for construction, when it is in the Government's best interest not to make award for less than specified quantities solicited for certain items or groupings of certain items. Insert the item numbers and/or descriptions applicable for the particular procurement.
GROUPING FOR AGGREGATE AWARD (MAR 1989)
(a) The Government will evaluate offers and make award on a basis of the aggregate offers for items
[Insert the item numbers and/or descriptions].
The Government will not consider an offer for quantities less than those specified for these items.
(b) If this is an invitation for bids, the Government will reject as nonresponsive a bid that is not made on the total quantities for all of the items specified in paragraph (a) of this section.
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