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Title 48 Part 2905

Title 48 → Chapter 29 → Subchapter B → Part 2905

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Title 48 Part 2905

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Title 48Chapter 29Subchapter B → Part 2905


Title 48: Federal Acquisition Regulations System


PART 2905—PUBLICIZING CONTRACT ACTIONS


Contents

Subpart 2905.5—Paid Advertisements

2905.501   Scope.
2905.502   Authority.
2905.503   Procedures.

Authority: 5 U.S.C. 301; 40 U.S.C. 486(c).

Source: 69 FR 22991, Apr. 27, 2004, unless otherwise noted.

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Subpart 2905.1—Dissemination of Information

2905.101   Methods of disseminating information.

Contracting officers may only use the Government Point of Entry (GPE) for synopsis and dissemination of information concerning procurement actions. The Division of Acquisition Management Services manages the DOL account.

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Subpart 2905.2—Synopsis of Proposed Contract Actions

2905.202   Exceptions.

The Assistant Secretary for Administration and Management is authorized to make the determination prescribed in FAR 5.202(b). A written determination documenting the reasons why advance notice is not appropriate or reasonable must be submitted by the HCA for appropriate action including communication with the officials listed in FAR 5.202(b).

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Subpart 2905.4—Release Of Information

2905.402   General public.

(a) Unless the HCA determines that disclosure would be prejudicial to the interests of DOL, if a list of interested parties is collected in reference to a solicitation, it may be released upon request.

(b) Any request for release of information is subject to the Freedom of Information Act and FAR 24.2.

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2905.403   Requests from Members of Congress.

All proposed responses to Congressional inquiries must be prepared and forwarded for coordination with the Office of the Solicitor and the Office of Congressional and Intergovernmental Affairs to determine whether circumstances exist that will allow the release of additional information. In such instances, the Congressional requestor must be furnished an interim reply providing the information that is releasable. The interim reply must describe the problem that precludes release of any requested materials and describe generally what steps, if any, are being taken to make such information available.

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2905.404   Release procedures.

HCAs are authorized to release long-range acquisition estimates under the conditions in FAR 5.404-1.

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Subpart 2905.5—Paid Advertisements

2905.501   Scope.

This subpart provides policies and procedures for the procurement of paid advertising as covered by 5 U.S.C. 302, and 44 U.S.C. 3701, 3702, and 3703.

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2905.502   Authority.

When it is deemed necessary to use paid advertisements in newspapers and trade journals, written authority for such publication may be obtained from the HCA or designee.

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2905.503   Procedures.

(a) Prior to obtaining HCA approval, an agency should seek legal review to determine whether it has appropriate legal authority for advertising. The HCA exercising the authority delegated by 2905.502 must do so in accordance with the procedures set forth in FAR 5.503 and those in this section.

(b) Requests for procurement of advertising must be accompanied by written authority to advertise or publish which sets forth justification and includes the names of newspapers or journals concerned, frequency and dates of proposed advertisements, estimated cost, and other pertinent information.

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