232.7001 - Definitions
As used in this subpart—
“Electronic form” means any automated system that transmits information electronically from the initiating system to affected systems.
“Payment request” means any request for contract financing payment or invoice payment submitted by the contractor under a contract or task or delivery order.
“Receiving report” means the data prepared in the manner and to the extent required by Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report, of the DFARS.
232.703 - Contract funding requirements
232.704 - Limitation of cost or funds
232.704-70 - Incrementally funded fixed-price contracts
(a) Upon receipt of the contractor’s notice under paragraph (c) of the clause at 252.232-7007 , Limitation of Government’s Obligation, the contracting officer shall promptly provide written notice to the contractor that the Government is—
(1) Allotting additional funds for continued performance and increasing the Government’s limitation of obligation in a specified amount;
(2) Terminating the contract; or
(3) Considering whether to allot additional funds; and
(i) The contractor is entitled by the contract terms to stop work when the Government’s limitation of obligation is reached; and
(ii) Any costs expended beyond the Government’s limitation of obligation are at the contractor’s risk.
(b) Upon learning that the contract will receive no further funds, the contracting officer shall promptly give the contractor written notice of the Government’s decision and terminate for the convenience of the Government.
(c) The contracting officer shall ensure that, in accordance with paragraph (b) of the clause at 252.232-7007 , Limitation of Government’s Obligation, sufficient funds are allotted to the contract to cover the total amount payable to the contractor in the event of termination for the convenience of the Government.
232.705-70 - Clause for limitation of Government’s obligation
Use the clause at 252.232-7007 , Limitation of Government's Obligation, in solicitations and resultant incrementally funded fixed-price contracts. The contracting officer may revise the contractor’s notification period, in paragraph (c) of the clause, from “ninety” to “thirty” or “sixty” days, as appropriate.