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    Do we need to prepare a J&A and synopsize on FedBizOpps that we are extending 6 months under 52.217-8?


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    Response:  Varied response.  See below.
     
    Scenario 1.
    Assumption:
    1)  Solicitation and contract awarded competitively  (FAR 6.1 or FAR 6.2)
    2)  FAR clause 52.217-8 included in contract. 
    3)  Synopsis in FedBizOps
     
    Response:  Preparation of J&A and synopsis in FedBizOps not required.
     
    Scenario 2.
    Assumption:
    1)  Solicitation and contract awarded without providing for Full and Open Competition  (FAR 6.3) 
    2)  J&A processed and approved.  (FAR 6.303, FAR 6.304, and FAR 6.305
    3)  FAR clause 52.217-8 included in contract. 
    4)  Synopsized in sufficient detail to comply with the requirements of FAR 5.207. 
     
    Response:  Preparation of J&A and synopsis in FedBizOps not required.
     
     
    Additional Guidance:
    See also FAR cites:  5.101, 5.201, 5.202, and 5.207.


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