(c)(1)(iii) The HCA is the “designee”.
(d) The HCA is the “designee”.
(a) A Request for Proposal (RFP) or Request for Quote (RFQ) may be released, for DISA internal mission partners only, conditioned on the availability of funds, only when paragraphs (1) or (2) below apply.
(1) When the resulting contract is to be funded by Procurement or Research, Development, Test, and Evaluation Appropriations, and the program/requirement has been included in the
President’s budget as submitted to Congress. In these instances, the program manager shall provide the contracting officer a written statement (coordinated with RM) that these funds will be used for the proposed acquisition and although not presently available, a reasonable expectation exists that funding will be authorized and available upon enactment of the Authorization and Appropriations Acts.
(2) DISA Directorates shall submit a commitment letter within their requirements package when the intention is to release a solicitation prior to the funds being available. The commitment letter shall state the following and be signed by the Center/Directorate Resource Manager at the O6/GS-15 level:
The goods and/or services are legitimate and represent a bona fide need for FY (insert fiscal year and color of money(appropriated type of funds or DWCF)). Funds have been programmed or committed but are not yet currently available for $(insert amount) of the commitment amount. The funds are expected to be released on or about (insert availability date).
**(Program Management Representative name and signature block)
(Financial RMO Chief name and signature block)
**NOTE: If there are issues with the Program Management Representative signing, notify the chain of command.
(b) Solicitations for such contracts may be issued so long as potential offerors are appraised of the current lack of funding to award the contract and you have written assurance from PM representative at the O6/GS15 level that this is a legitimate requirement that will be funded.
(c) The Contracting Officer shall include FAR 52.232-18, Subject to the Availability of Funds, in all solicitations issued without funding under the authority of DARS 32.703-90.
(S-90) When an order is placed or a contract is awarded against an existing telecommunications tariff, the terms of the tariff prevail regarding prompt payment. Normally the tariff addresses the late payment period and the calculation of the interest charge. Where the tariff is silent, the Prompt Payment Act terms and conditions apply. Contracts containing tariffed rates specially filed for the Government shall be subject to the Prompt Payment Act.
(S-90) Delivery Ticket Invoicing (DTI). The Delivery Ticket Invoice (DTI) contract payment method may be applied against firm fixed price contracts or Communication Service Authorization (CSA) orders for telecommunications services in which the receiving document, when combined with the contract/order, contains sufficient information to determine a contractor's payment entitlement, without requiring the contractor to submit an invoice. A Contracting Officer who determines to implement the DTI contract payment method in a contract or order shall follow the DTI procedures located at