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Solicitation Provisions

No. Title Page
A-1 Restriction on Disclosure and Use of Data (March 2006) 448
A-2 Solicitation for Information or Planning Purposes (March 2006) 448
1-1 Supplier Clearance Requirements (March 2006) 448
1-2 Domestic Source Certificate - Supplies (March 2006) 449
1-3 Domestic Source Certificate - Construction Materials (March 2006) 449
1-4 Prohibition Against Contracting with Former Postal Service Officers or PCES Executives
(March 2006)
1-5 Proposed Use of Former Postal Service Employees (March 2006) 450
2-1 Warranty Information (March 2006) 450
2-2 Time of Delivery (March 2006) 450
2-3 Evaluation of Options (March 2006) 451
2-4 Evaluation Exclusive of Options (March 2006) 452
2-5 Evaluation Exclusive of Unpriced Options (March 2006) 452
2-6 Credit Card Order Acceptance Requirement (March 2006) 452
2-7 Brand Name or Equal (March 2006) 452
2-8 Investment Recovery (March 2006) 453
2-9 Accounting System Guidelines - Cost Type Contracts (March 2006) 453
3-1 Notice of Small, Minority, and Woman-owned Business Subcontracting Requirements
(March 2006)
4-1 Standard Solicitation Provisions (March 2006) 454
4-2 Evaluation (March 2006) 456
4-3 Representations and Certifications (March 2006) 456
4-4 Demonstrability (March 2006) 462
4-5 Functional Demonstration (March 2006) 462
4-6 System Integrity (March 2006) 463
4-7 Postal Computing Environment (March 2006) 463
4-8 Pre-Proposal Conference (March 2006) 463
4-9 Preparation of Proposals (Construction) (March 2006) 464
4-10 Application Information Security Requirements (August 2008) 464
7-1 Performance Bond Requirements (March 2006) 464
7-2 Payment Bond Requirements (March 2006) 465
7-3 Fidelity Bond Requirements (March 2006) 465
7-4 Deposit of Assets Requirements (March 2006) 465
7-5 Alternative Payment Protections (March 2006) 466
8-1 Alternate Intellectual Property Rights Proposals (March 2006) 466
8-2 Representation of Rights in Data (March 2006) 467
8-3 Use of Limited Rights Data for Purchase of Repair Parts (March 2006) 467
8-4 Royalty Report (March 2006) 468
9-1 Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Program (March 2006) 468
9-2 Preaward Equal Opportunity Compliance Review (March 2006) 468
9-3 Notice of Requirements for Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action (March 2006) 468

Provision A-1 Restriction on Disclosure and Use of Data (March 2006)

Offerors that include in their proposals data they do not want used or disclosed by the Postal Service for any purpose other than proposal evaluation may take the following steps:

a. Include on the front page or in the introductory material of their proposal the following: "This proposal includes data that may not be duplicated, used, or disclosed outside the Postal Service - in whole or in part - for any purpose other than to evaluate this proposal. If, however, a contract is awarded to this offeror as a result of - or in connection with - the submission of such data, the Postal Service will have the right to duplicate, use, or disclose the data to the extent provided in the resulting contract. This restriction does not limit the Postal Service's right to use information contained in the data if it is obtained from another source without restriction. The data subject to this restriction are contained in sheets (Offeror insert numbers or other identification of sheets)."

b. Mark each sheet of data they wish to restrict with the following legend: "Use or disclosure of data contained on this sheet is subject to the restriction on the title page of this proposal."

Provision A-2 Solicitation for Information or Planning Purposes
(March 2006)

a. The Postal Service does not intend to award a contract on the basis of this solicitation or to pay for the information solicited.

b. This solicitation is issued for the purpose of: (Contracting officer state purpose of solicitation).

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