303.104-7 Violations or possible violations of the Procurement Integrity Act.303.104-7 Violations or possible violations of the Procurement Integrity Act.
(a)(1) The contracting officer shall submit to the head of the contracting activity (HCA) for review and concurrence the determination (along with supporting documentation) that a reported violation or possible violation of the statutory prohibitions has no impact on the pending award or selection of a contractor for award.
(2) The contracting officer shall refer the determination that a reported violation or possible violation of the statutory prohibitions has an impact on the pending award or selection of a contractor, along with all related information available, to the HCA. The HCA shall -
(i) Refer the matter immediately to the Associate Deputy Assistant Secretary - Acquisition (ADAS-A) for review, who may consult with the appropriate legal office representative and the Office of Inspector General (OIG) as appropriate; and
(ii) Determine the necessary action in accordance with FAR 3.104-7(c) and (d). The HCA shall obtain the approval or concurrence of the ADAS-A before proceeding with an action.
(b) The HCA (non-delegable) shall act with respect to actions taken under the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause at 52.203-10, Price or Fee Adjustment for Illegal or Improper Authority.