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To ensure that contract file documentation is distributed in accordance with Federal Acquisition Regulations (FAR) and NIH policy.
For a graphical summary of the procedure below, see the Distribution of Contract Awards, Modifications, and Task Orders Flowchart.
FAR 4.201 requires distribution of contracts and modifications within 10 working days after execution by all parties. In order to meet that deadline, within five working days of full execution of the contract action:
After the procurement technician returns the folder, file all documentation in the official contract file within two working days.
See the Office of Acquisitions staff listing for the appropriate contract specialist.
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FAR 4.2, Contract Distribution
Contract Modifications SOP
Last Updated July 29, 2011
Last Reviewed July 06, 2010