DPC Class Deviation Revision—Pilot Program for Streamlining Awards for Innovative Projects
On September 20, 2022, DoD Defense Pricing and Contracting issued Class Deviation 2022-O0005, Revision 1—Pilot Program for Streamlining Awards for Innovative Technology Projects that revises and supersedes Class Deviation 2022-O0005. This revision is necessary to change the statutory sunset date from October 1, 2022, to October 1, 2024, and to add reporting requirements for contracting officers. Click here to access this memo for more information.
Effective immediately, the list of exceptions to certified cost or pricing data requirements at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 15.403-1(b) is expanded to include contracts, subcontracts, or modifications of contracts or subcontracts valued at less than $7.5 million awarded to a small business concern or nontraditional defense contractor pursuant to:
-A technical, merit-based selection procedure, such as a broad agency announcement (see FAR 35.016(b)(2))
-The Small Business Innovation Research Program
-The Small Business Technology Transfer Program