(1) The procuring contracting officer (PCO) retains the original signed contract for the official contract file. Administrative contracting officers and termination contracting officers provide the original of each modification to the PCO for retention in the official contract file. Unless otherwise directed by department/agency procedures, the office issuing the orders maintains the original of orders under basic ordering agreements and the original of provisioning orders.
(2) Ensure that distribution of contracts and modifications is consistent with security directives.
(c) Distribute one copy to each Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) accounting station cited in the contract, in addition to the copy provided to each DFAS funding office.
(e)(i) Distribute one copy of each of the following types of contracts or modifications to the appropriate Defense Contract Audit Agency (DCAA) field audit office (listed in DCAAP 5100.1, Directory of DCAA Offices, available on the Word Wide Web, Internet address http://www.deskbook.osd.mil, under reference library documents)—
(A) Cost reimbursement;
(D) Fixed-price contracts with provisions for redetermination, cost incentives, economic price adjustment based on cost, or cost allowability; and
(E) Any other contract that requires audit service.
(ii) If there is a question as to the appropriate DCAA field audit office, request the assistance of the DCAA procurement liaison auditor or the nearest DCAA field audit office.
(f) Provide two copies to offices performing contract administration support functions.
204.202 Agency distribution requirements.
(1) Distribute copies of contracts as follows—
(i) Four copies to the contract administration office (send simultaneously with the copy furnished under FAR 4.201(b));
(ii) One copy to each consignee indicated in the contract. A transshipping terminal is not a consignee.
(A) Inventory control points that have an automated uniform inventory control point data base that interfaces with consignees may use their automated procedure rather than sending a written copy of the contract. However, when inspection is required at destination, send a written copy to the consignee.
(B) The Defense Logistics Agency is authorized to prescribe alternate procedures for distribution of contract documents in Defense Supply Center Philadelphia European Region;
(iii) Two copies to the military interdepartmental purchase request requiring activity in the case of coordinated acquisition;
(iv) One copy to the contract administration office (CAO) automatic data processing point, except when the DoDAAD code is the same as that of either the CAO or the payment office (see the Federal Directory of Contract Administration Services Components); and
(v) One copy, or an extract of the pertinent information, to the cognizant Defense Security Service office listed in DoD 5100.76-M, Physical Security of Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives, when the clause at 252.223-7007, Safeguarding Sensitive Conventional Arms, Ammunition, and Explosives, is included in the contract.
(2) The activity executing a contract modification shall furnish a copy of the basic contract and all modifications to—
(i) The new and old payment office when adding or changing a payment office;
(ii) The new contract administration office, a new consignee or other activity, based on the extent to which each activity is concerned with the basic contract and modifications.
(i) Contractor, one copy;
(ii) Receiving activity, one copy each;
(iii) Contract administration office, one copy;
(iv) Payment office, one copy; and
(v) Contract administration office automatic data processing point, one copy.
(4) Distribution of modifications generated by automated means (computer programs) may be limited to the following—
(i) Contractor, one copy;
(ii) Contract administration office, one copy;
(iii) New payment office, one copy;
(iv) Procuring contracting office, one copy;
(v) Funding activities, one copy to each; and
(vi) Consignee, one copy to each.
204.203 Taxpayer identification information.
(b) The procedure at FAR 4.203(b) does not apply to contracts that include the clause at FAR 52.204-7, Central Contractor Registration. The payment office obtains the taxpayer identification number and the type of organization from the Central Contractor Registration database.