The contracting officer shall include clause 2452.242-72, Post-award Orientation Conference, in solicitations and contracts when the contractor will be required to attend a post-award orientation conference. The contracting officer shall indicate whether the contractor must attend the conference in person or via electronic communication.
The Contracting Officer shall insert the clause at 2452.242-70, Indirect Costs, in cost-reimbursement type solicitations and contracts when it is determined that the Contractor will be compensated for negotiated or provisional indirect cost rates pending establishment of final indirect cost rates.
(a) The Contracting Officer shall insert a clause substantially the same as the clause at 2452.242-71, Contract Management System, in solicitations and contracts when all of the following conditions apply:
(1) The contract exceeds $500,000, including all options;
(2) The contract requires services of an analytical nature (e.g., applied social science research); and
(3) The contract requires the delivery of an overall end product (e.g., evaluation, study, model).
(b) The Contracting Officer shall use the basic clause for cost type contracts for the services described in paragraph (a). The clause shall be used with its alternate for fixed-price type contracts for the services described in paragraph (a).
(c) The Contracting Officer may use such a clause in contracts with a total value of $500,000 or less.
(d) The clause shall not be used in contracts for information technology services.