4) The contracting officer is conducting a review to affirmatively determine Contractor B’s responsibility in order to award a contract to Contractor B. In her initial review, the contracting officer found that Contractor B seemed to meet all the standards of responsibility. When she checked the Excluded Parties List System (EPLS), she found that Contractor B is not presently on the excluded list. However, Contractor B has been debarred 10 times in the past 20 years. She determined this by checking the archive section within EPLS for past exclusions. Which statement is true regarding the contracting officer’s next move? [Identify the standards of contractor responsibility.][Remediation Accessed :N]
5) You are trying to determine the responsibility of ABC Equipment, Inc. This company has bid on a solicitation which your office has issued. After doing some research you find that this is the first time your office has dealt with this contractor and the local Pre-Award Survey Manager has no available information on him. You don’t really have time to request a pre-award survey on him. What should you do? [Identify the procedures to determine contractor responsibility.]
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