As prescribed in 1834.203-70(b), except for firm-fixed price contracts and the contracts identified in 1834.201(c), the contracting officer shall insert—the clause at 1852.234-2, Earned Value Management System, in solicitations and contracts with a value exceeding $50M that include the provision at 1852.234-1. The contracting officer shall use the clause with its Alternate I when the contract value is less than $50M.
(ALTERNATE I) (NOV 2006)
As prescribed in 1834.203-70(b), substitute the following paragraph (b) for paragraph (b) of the basic clause:
(b) If, at the time of award, the Contractor’s EVMS has not been determined by the Cognizant Federal Agency to be compliant with the EVMS guidelines, or the Contractor does not have an existing cost/schedule control system that is compliant with the guidelines in the ANSI/EIA-748 Standard (current version at the time of ward), the Contractor shall apply the system to the contract and shall take timely action to implement its plan to be compliant with the guidelines. The Government will not formally validate/accept the Contractor’s EVMS with respect to this contract. The use of the Contractor’s EVMS for this contract does not imply Government acceptance of the Contractor’s EVMS for application to future contracts. The Government will monitor compliance through routine surveillance.
NONE, but (f), the Contractor shall be responsible for ensuring that its subcontractors, identified below, comply with the EVMS requirements of this clause as follows: (1) For subcontracts with an estimated dollar value of $50M or more, the following subcontractors shall comply with the requirements of this clause. (Contracting Officer to insert names of subcontractors or subcontracted effort). (2) For subcontracts with an estimated dollar value of less than $50M, the following subcontractors shall comply with the requirements of this clause except for the requirement in paragraph (b), if applicable, to obtain compliance/validation. (Contracting Officer to insert names of subcontractors or subcontracted effort.)