Acquisition Policy Flash! 12-25
Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 52.209-5
Certification Regarding Responsibility Matters
Purpose: To inform the VA acquisition community of the new requirements mandated by this deviation from FAR 52.209-5.
FAR Section Impacted: 52.209-5.
Effective Date: October 22, 2012
Applicability: Applies to all VA procurements that use appropriated funds.
Policy: VA Contracting Officers (COs) shall not use appropriated funds to enter into a contract with a corporation that has a felony criminal violation of Federal or State law within the preceding 24 months or has an unpaid federal tax liability unless:
For questions or concerns regarding this Acquisition Policy Flash, please contact Eyvonne Mallett, Senior Procurement Analyst, Procurement Policy and Warrant Management Service, at 202-461-5101 or email email@example.com.