(Added August 26, 2015)
(i) Departments and agencies shall ensure full awareness of the total costs of all fees associated with use of a non-DoD contracting vehicle. In order to ensure full awareness, the DoD acquisition official shall require the servicing agency to-
(A) Provide notification if its acquisition approach will use another agency’s contract vehicle; and
(B) Identify all fees (direct and indirect) associated with the assisted acquisition.
(ii) The DoD acquisition official shall document in the business decision the rationale to continue with the assisted acquisition given the total fees (direct and indirect) involved.