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Firearms parts - Pricing Table

General Information

Document Type:PRESOL
Posted Date:Nov 01, 2018
Category: Ammunition and Explosives
Set Aside:N/A

Contracting Office Address

Department of Homeland Security, Transportation Security Administration, Headquarters TSA, 601 S. 12th Street, TSA-25, 10th Floor, Arlington, Virginia, 20598, United States


Pricing Table (i) This is a combined synopsis/solicitation for commercial items prepared in accordance with the format in Subpart 12.6, as supplemented with additional information included in this notice. This announcement constitutes the only solicitation; quotes are being requested and a written solicitation will not be issued. (ii) The solicitation number is 70T05019Q7NFDO003 and is issued as a request for quotation (RFQ). The acquisition is being conducted as a simplified acquisition pursuant to the authority of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Subpart 13.5. (iii) The solicitation document and incorporated provisions and clauses are those in effect through Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-101/ 10-26-2018. (iv) The acquisition is set-aside for small businesses. The associated NAICS code is 332994 with a small business size standard of 1,000. (v) A list of line item numbers and items, estimated quantities, and units of measure (including options) is included as an attachment to this announcement. (vi) The requirement is for Heckler and Koch firearms parts on a brand name or equal basis. See attached pricing table. (viii) The provision at 52.212-1, Instructions to Offerors-Commercial, applies to this acquisition. The following addenda apply: Paragraph (h) "Multiple Awards" is deleted and "Reserved." The Government will award a single purchase order as a result of this solicitation. Paragraph (m) is added as follows: "(m) Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS). Quoters shall include their DUNS number in their quote." (ix) The provision at 52.212-2, Evaluation-Commercial Items does not apply. The following evaluation procedures will be used: Award may be made on initial quotations. Therefore, each initial quote should contain the quoters best terms from a technical and price standpoint. However, the Government reserves the right to contact quoters if it is later determined by the contracting officer to be necessary. Quotes will be evaluated on a lowest price technically acceptable basis. (xi) The clause at 52.212-4, Contract Terms and Conditions-Commercial Items, applies to this acquisition. There are no addenda to the clause. (xii) The clause at 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes Or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items applies to this acquisition. The following FAR clauses cited in the clause are applicable to the acquisition: From Paragraph (b) __ (1) 52.204-10, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards (Oct 2016) (Pub. L. 109-282) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). __ (2) 52.209-6, Protecting the Governments Interest When Subcontracting with Contractors Debarred, Suspended, or Proposed for Debarment. (Oct 2015) (31 U.S.C. 6101 note). __ (3) (i) 52.219-6, Notice of Total Small Business Set-Aside (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644). __ (4) 52.219-13, Notice of Set-Aside of Orders (Nov 2011) (15 U.S.C. 644(r)). __ (5) 52.219-28, Post Award Small Business Program Rerepresentation (Jul 2013) (15 U.S.C. 632(a)(2)). __ (6) 52.222-3, Convict Labor (June 2003) (E.O. 11755). __ (7) 52.222-19, Child Labor-Cooperation with Authorities and Remedies (Jan 2018) (E.O. 13126). __ (8) 52.222-21, Prohibition of Segregated Facilities (Apr 2015). __ (9) (i) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Sept 2016) (E.O. 11246). __ (10) (i) 52.222-36, Equal Opportunity for Workers with Disabilities (July 2014) (29 U.S.C. 793). __ (11) (i) 52.222-50, Combating Trafficking in Persons (Mar 2015) (22 U.S.C. chapter 78 and E.O. 13627). __ (12) 52.223-18, Encouraging Contractor Policies to Ban Text Messaging While Driving (AUG 2011) (E.O. 13513). __ (13) (i) 52.225-3, Buy American-Free Trade Agreements-Israeli Trade Act (May 2014) (41 U.S.C. chapter 83, 19 U.S.C. 3301 note, 19 U.S.C. 2112 note, 19 U.S.C. 3805 note, 19 U.S.C. 4001 note, Pub. L. 103-182, 108-77, 108-78, 108-286, 108-302, 109-53, 109-169, 109-283, 110-138, 112-41, 112-42, and 112-43. __ (14) 52.225-13, Restrictions on Certain Foreign Purchases (June 2008) (E.O.s, proclamations, and statutes administered by the Office of Foreign Assets Control of the Department of the Treasury). __ (15) 52.232-33, Payment by Electronic Funds Transfer-System for Award Management (Jul 2013) (31 U.S.C. 3332). FAR Clauses: FAR 52.252-2 Clauses Incorporated by Reference (Feb 1998) This contract incorporates one or more clauses by reference, with the same force and effect as if they were given in full text. Upon request, the Contracting Officer will make their full text available. Also, the full text of a clause may be accessed electronically at this/these address(es): www.aquisition.gov/far FAR 52.247-34 F.o.b. Destination. (NOV 1991) HSAR Clauses: HSAR 3052.212-70 Contract Terms and Conditions Applicable to DHS Acquisition of Commercial Items. (SEP 2012) The Contractor agrees to comply with any provision or clause that is incorporated herein by reference to implement agency policy applicable to acquisition of commercial items or components. The provision or clause in effect based on the applicable regulation cited on the date the solicitation is issued applies unless otherwise stated herein. The following provisions and clauses are incorporated by reference: (a) Provisions None (b) Clauses. 3052.205-70 Advertisement, Publicizing Awards, and Releases 3052.242-72 Contracting Officers Technical Representative 3052.247-72 F.o.B. Destination Only. 3052.209-70 Prohibition on contracts with corporate expatriates (JUN 2006) (a) Prohibitions. Section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, prohibits the Department of Homeland Security from entering into any contract with a foreign incorporated entity which is treated as an inverted domestic corporation as defined in this clause, or with any subsidiary of such an entity. The Secretary shall waive the prohibition with respect to any specific contract if the Secretary determines that the waiver is required in the interest of national security. (b) Definitions. As used in this clause: Expanded Affiliated Group means an affiliated group as defined in section 1504(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986 (without regard to section 1504(b) of such Code), except that section 1504 of such Code shall be applied by substituting `more than 50 percent for `at least 80 percent each place it appears. Foreign Incorporated Entity means any entity which is, or but for subsection (b) of section 835 of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395, would be, treated as a foreign corporation for purposes of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986. Inverted Domestic Corporation. A foreign incorporated entity shall be treated as an inverted domestic corporation if, pursuant to a plan (or a series of related transactions)- (1) The entity completes the direct or indirect acquisition of substantially all of the properties held directly or indirectly by a domestic corporation or substantially all of the properties constituting a trade or business of a domestic partnership; (2) After the acquisition at least 80 percent of the stock (by vote or value) of the entity is held- (i) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic corporation, by former shareholders of the domestic corporation by reason of holding stock in the domestic corporation; or (ii) In the case of an acquisition with respect to a domestic partnership, by former partners of the domestic partnership by reason of holding a capital or profits interest in the domestic partnership; and (3) The expanded affiliated group which after the acquisition includes the entity does not have substantial business activities in the foreign country in which or under the law of which the entity is created or organized when compared to the total business activities of such expanded affiliated group. Person, domestic, and foreign have the meanings given such terms by paragraphs (1), (4), and (5) of section 7701(a) of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986, respectively. (c) Special rules. The following definitions and special rules shall apply when determining whether a foreign incorporated entity should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation. (1) Certain stock disregarded. For the purpose of treating a foreign incorporated entity as an inverted domestic corporation these shall not be taken into account in determining ownership: (i) Stock held by members of the expanded affiliated group which includes the foreign incorporated entity; or (ii) Stock of such entity which is sold in a public offering related to an acquisition described in section 835(b)(1) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b)(1). (2) Plan deemed in certain cases. If a foreign incorporated entity acquires directly or indirectly substantially all of the properties of a domestic corporation or partnership during the 4-year period beginning on the date which is 2 years before the ownership requirements of subsection (b)(2) are met, such actions shall be treated as pursuant to a plan. (3) Certain transfers disregarded. The transfer of properties or liabilities (including by contribution or distribution) shall be disregarded if such transfers are part of a plan a principal purpose of which is to avoid the purposes of this section. (d) Special rule for related partnerships. For purposes of applying section 835(b) of the Homeland Security Act, 6 U.S.C. 395(b) to the acquisition of a domestic partnership, except as provided in regulations, all domestic partnerships which are under common control (within the meaning of section 482 of the Internal Revenue Code of 1986) shall be treated as a partnership. (e) Treatment of Certain Rights. (1) Certain rights shall be treated as stocks to the extent necessary to reflect the present value of all equitable interests incident to the transaction, as follows: (i) warrants; (ii) options; (iii) contracts to acquire stock; (iv) convertible debt instruments; and (v) others similar interests. (2) Rights labeled as stocks shall not be treated as stocks whenever it is deemed appropriate to do so to reflect the present value of the transaction or to disregard transactions whose recognition would defeat the purpose of Section 835. (f) Disclosure. The offeror under this solicitation represents that [Check one]: __ it is not a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003; __ it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it has submitted a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108-7004, which has not been denied; or __ it is a foreign incorporated entity that should be treated as an inverted domestic corporation pursuant to the criteria of (HSAR) 48 CFR 3009.108-7001 through 3009.108-7003, but it plans to submit a request for waiver pursuant to 3009.108-7004. (g) A copy of the approved waiver, if a waiver has already been granted, or the waiver request, if a waiver has been applied for, shall be attached to the bid or proposal. (End of clause) Special Contract Requirements: G. 5200.243.001 CONTRACTING OFFICER (CO) (JUL 2015) The Contracting Officer is the only person authorized to make any changes, approve any changes in the requirements of this contract, issue orders, obligate funds and authorize the expenditure of funds, and notwithstanding any term contained elsewhere in this contract, such authority remains vested solely in the Contracting Officer. (For further information, the Contracting Officer is a federal government employee who is specifically authorized and appointed in writing under specified agency procedures and granted the authority to enter into, administer, and/or terminate contracts and make related determinations and findings.) In the event, the Contractor makes any changes at the direction of any person other than the Contracting Officer, the change will be considered to have been without authority and no adjustment will be made in the contract price to cover any increase in costs incurred as a result thereof. The following Primary Contracting Officer is assigned to this contract. Alternate Contracting Officers may be assigned: TSA Contracting Officer: NAME: Peter Larsen PHONE NUMBER: 202-380-8955 EMAIL: Peter.S.Larsen@tsa.dhs.gov G.5200. 242.001 CONTRACTING OFFICERS REPRESENTATIVE (COR) AND TECHNICAL MONITORS (JUL 2015) 1. The principle role of the COR is to support the Contracting Officer in managing the contract. This is done through furnishing technical direction within the confines of the contract, monitoring performance, ensuring requirements are met within the terms of the contract, and maintaining a strong relationship with the Contracting Officer. As a team the Contracting Officer and COR must ensure that program requirements are clearly communicated and that the agreement is performed to meet them. The principle role of the Technical Monitor (TM) is to support the COR on all work orders, tasks, deliverables and actions that require immediate attention relating to the approved scope and obligated funding of the contract action. 2. The Contracting Officer hereby designates the individual(s) named below as the Contracting Officers Representative(s) and Technical Monitor(s). Such designations(s) shall specify the scope and limitations of the authority so delegated. TSA CORs: NAME: TBD PHONE NUMBER: TBD EMAIL: TBD 3. The COR(s) and TM(s) may be changed at any time by the Government without prior notice to the Contractor, but notification of the change, including the name and phone number of the successor COR, will be promptly provided to the Contractor by the Contracting Officer in writing. 4. The responsibilities and limitations of the COR are as follows: • The COR is responsible for the technical aspects of the project and technical liaison with the Contractor. The COR is also responsible for the final inspection and acceptance of all reports and such other responsibilities as may be specified in the contract. • The COR may designate assistant COR(s) to act for him/her by naming such assistant in writing and transmitting a copy of such designation through the Contracting Officer to the Contractor. • The COR will maintain communications with the Contractor and the Contracting Officer. The COR must report any observed fraud, waste, or opportunities to improve performance of cost efficiency to the Contracting Officer. • The COR will immediately alert the Contracting Officer to any possible Contractor deficiencies or questionable practices so that corrections can be made before the problems become significant. • The COR is not authorized to make any commitments or otherwise obligate the Government or authorize any changes which affect the contracts price, terms or conditions. Any Contractor request for changes shall be referred to the Contracting Officer directly or through the COR. No such changes shall be made without the expressed prior authorization of the Contracting Officer. • The COR is not authorized to direct the Contractor on how to perform the work. • The COR is not authorized to issue stop-work orders. The COR may recommend the authorization by the Contracting Officer to issue a stop work order, but the Contracting Officer is the only official authorized to issue such order. • The COR is not authorized to discuss new proposed efforts or encourage the Contractor to perform additional efforts on an existing contract or order. 5. The responsibilities and limitations of the TM are as follows: • Coordinating with the COR on all work orders, task, deliverables and actions that require immediate attention relating to the approved scope and obligated funding of the contract action. • Monitoring the Contractors performance in relation to the technical requirements of the assigned functional area of the contract to ensure that the Contractors performance is strictly within the contracts scope and obligated funding. • Ensuring that all recommended changes in any work under the contract are coordinated and submitted in writing to the COR for consideration. • Informing the COR if the Contractor is not meeting performance, cost, schedule milestones. • Performing technical reviews of the Contractors proposals as directed by the COR. • Performing acceptance of the Contractors deliverables as directed by the COR. • Reporting any threats to the health and safety of persons or potential for damage to Government property or critical national infrastructure which may result from the Contractors performance or failure to perform the contracts requirements. • (End of clause) G.5200.242.003 SUBMISSION OF INVOICES (JUL 2015) "SUBMISSION OF INVOICES" (a) Background: The Transportation Security Administration (TSA) partners with the United States Coast Guard Finance Center for financial services in support of TSA operations, including the payment of contractor invoices. Therefore, all contractor invoices must be submitted to, and will be paid by, the U.S. Coast Guard Finance Center (FinCen). (b) Invoice Submission Method: Invoices may be submitted via facsimile, U.S. Mail, or email. Contractors shall utilize ONLY ONE method per invoice submission. The submission information for each of the methods is as follows in order of preference: 1) Facsimile number is: 757-413-7314 The facsimile number listed above shall be used by contractors for ORIGINAL invoice submission only. If facsimile submission is utilized, contractors shall not submit hard copies of invoices via the U.S. mail. It is the responsibility of the contractor to verify that invoices are received, regardless of the method of submission used. Contractors may inquire regarding the receipt of invoices by contacting the U.S. Coast Guard Finance Center via the methods listed in subparagraph (d) of this clause. 2) U.S. Mail: United States Coast Guard Finance Center TSA Commercial Invoices P.O. Box 4111 Chesapeake, VA 23327-4111 (FIN-SMB-TSAInvoices@uscg.mil or www.fincen.uscg.mil) (c) Invoice Process: Upon receipt of contractor invoices, FinCen will electronically route invoices to the appropriate TSA Contracting Officers Representative and/or Contracting Officer for review and approval. Upon approval, the TSA will electronically route the invoices back to FinCen. Upon receipt of certified invoices from an Authorized Certifying Official, FinCen will initiate payment of the invoices. Note for discounts offered: Discounts on invoices. If desired, the Contractor should offer discounts directly upon the invoice submitted, clearly specifying the terms of the discount. Contractors can structure discounted amounts for payment for any time period less than the usual thirty day payment period specified under Prompt Payment requirements; however the Contractor should not structure terms for payment of net amounts invoiced any sooner than the standard period required under FAR Subpart 32.9 regarding prompt payments for the specified deliverables under contract. Discounts offered after invoice submission. If the Contractor should wish to offer a discount on a specific invoice after its submission for payment, the Contractor should submit a letter to the Finance Center identifying the specific invoice for which a discount is offered and specify the exact terms of the discount offered and what time period the Government should make payment by in order to receive the discount. The Contractor should clearly indicate the contract number, invoice number and date, and the specific terms of the discount offered. Contractors should not structure terms for net amount payments any sooner than the standard period required under FAR Subpart 32.9 regarding prompt payments for the specified deliverables under contract. (d) Payment Status: Contractors may inquire on the payment status of an invoice by any of the following means: (1) Via the internet: https://www.fincen.uscg.mil Contacting the FinCen Customer Service Section via telephone at 1-800-564-5504 or (757) 523-6940 (Voice Option #1). The hours of operation for the Customer Service line are 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM Eastern Time, Monday through Friday. However, the Customer Service line has a voice-mail feature that is available 24 hours per day, 7 days per week. (2) Via the Payment Inquiry Form: https://www.fincen.uscg.mil/secure/payment.htm (e) Invoice Elements: Invoices will automatically be rejected if the information required in subparagraph (a)(2) of the Prompt Payment Clause, contained in this Section of the Contract, including EFT banking information, Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN), and DUNS number are not included in the invoice. All invoices must clearly correlate invoiced amounts to the corresponding contract line item number and funding citation. The Contractor shall work with the Government to mutually refine the format, content and method of delivery for all invoice submissions during the performance of the Contract. (f) Supplemental Invoice Documentation: Contractors shall submit all supplemental invoice documentation (e.g. copies of subcontractor invoices, travel vouchers, etc.) necessary to approve an invoice along with the original invoice. The Contractor invoice must contain the information stated in the Prompt Payment Clause in order to be received and processed by FinCen. Supplemental invoice documentation required for review and approval of invoices may, at the written direction of the Contracting Officer, be submitted directly to either the Contracting Officer, or the Contracting Officers Representative. Note for "time-and-material" type contracts: The Contractor must submit the following statement with each invoice for labor hours invoiced under a "time-and-materials" type contract, order, or contract line item: "The Contractor hereby certifies in accordance with paragraph (c) of FAR 52.232-7, that each labor hour has been performed by an employee (prime or subcontractor) who meets the contracts specified requirements for the labor category invoiced." (g) Additional Invoice Preparation Instructions for Software Development and/or Hardware. The Contractor shall clearly include a separate breakdown (by CLIN) for any software development activities (labor costs, subcontractor costs, etc.) in accordance with Federal Accounting Standards Advisory Board Statement of Federal Financial Accounting Standards Number 10 (Preliminary design costs, Development costs and post implementation costs) and cite payment terms. The contractor shall provide make and model descriptions as well as serial numbers for purchases of hardware and software (where applicable.) (h) Frequency of Invoice Submission. After delivery and receipt. H.5200.205.001 PUBLICITY AND DISSEMINATION OF CONTRACT INFORMATION (OCTOBER 2017) The Contractor shall not publish, permit to be published, or distribute for public consumption, any information, oral or written, concerning the results or conclusions made pursuant to the performance of this contract without the prior written consent of the Contracting Officer. The Contractor shall submit any request for public release at least ten (10) business days in advance of the planned release. Under no circumstances shall the Contractor release any requested submittal prior to TSA approval. Any material proposed to be published or distributed shall be submitted via email to the Contracting Officer. The Contracting Officer will follow the procedures in Management Directives 1700.3 and 1700.4. The Office of the Administrator retains the authority to deny publication authorization. Any conditions on the approval for release will be clearly described. Notice of disapproval will be accompanied by an explanation of the basis or bases for disapproval. (End of term) H.5200.212.001 COMMERCIAL APPLICABILITY (JUL 2015) This contract 1is/0is not for commercial item, as defined by FAR 2.1. (End of clause) H.5200.224.001 DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION (JUL 2015) Information furnished by the Contractor under this contract may be subject to disclosure under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). Therefore, all items that are confidential to business, or contain trade secrets, proprietary, or personally-identifiable information must be clearly marked. Any information made available to the Contractor by the Government must be used only for the purpose of carrying out the requirements of this contract and must not be divulged or made known in any manner to any person except as may be necessary in the performance of the contract. In performance of this contract, the Contractor assumes responsibility for protection of the confidentiality of Government records and information and must ensure that all work performed by its Subcontractor(s) shall be under the supervision of the Contractor or the Contractors employees. Solicitation Provisions (will not be incorporated into award document) Instructions to Quoters: Award will be made based on the lowest priced technically acceptable quotation based on the following evaluation criteria. • Price • Technical acceptability • If quoting a part number other than brand name, provide the manufacturer, MPN and sufficient technical detail in order to evaluate technical acceptability. L. 5200.233.001 AVAILABILITY OF INTERNAL APPEAL PROCESS PER FAR 33.103 (JUL 2015) In the event of receipt of the Contracting Officers final decision of an agency-level protest in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulation 33.103, the offeror is hereby advised that an appeal process is available from within the agency. The Assistant Administrator of the Office of Acquisition in the Transportation Security Administration is the independent appeal authority. All appeals must be submitted in writing and signed by a company official who is authorized to commit the company and contain the same elements required in FAR 33.103(d) as well as an explanation of the Contracting Officers decision (and copy of such decision). Appeals must be sent either in writing or via email to Transportation Security Administration, ATTN: APPEAL OF AGENCY PROTEST, Office of Acquisition, 601 S. 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598-6025, or via email to TSAProcurementPolicy@tsa.dhs.gov. The subject line for the email should clearly indicate "APPEAL OF AGENCY PROTEST". (End of provision (xiv) The Defense Priorities and Allocations System (DPAS) is not applicable to this acquisition. (xv) Quotes are due at 10:00 AM Pacific Time on November 1, 2018. Quotes shall be submitted electronically to peter.s.larsen@tsa.dhs.gov. No other form of submission is acceptable. (xvi) For information regarding the solicitation, contact Peter Larsen at peter.s.larsen@tsa.dhs.gov or 202.380.8955.

Original Point of Contact

POC Peter S Larsen, Phone: 202-380-8955

Place of Performance

Atlantic City, New Jersey, United States
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