Contractor Disclosure Program
The Contractor Disclosure Program coordinates all DoD contractor disclosures submitted in response to Federal Acquisition Regulation, FAR Clause 52.203-13, Contractor Business Ethics Compliance Program and Disclosure Requirements.
The Contractor Disclosure Program:
- Affords contractors a means of reporting certain violations of criminal law and violations of the civil False Claims Act discovered during self-policing activities;
- Provides a framework for government verification of the matters disclosed;
- Provides an additional means for a coordinated evaluation of administrative, civil, and criminal actions appropriate to the situation; and
Contractors may also report suspected counterfeit parts or non-conforming parts through the submission of a contractor disclosure. All other reporting requirements remain in effect, to include entry into the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program (GIDEP) database, or similar programs.
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Department of Defense Implementation of the Disclosure Requirement Under FAR Clause 52.203-13
FAR 52.203-13 states: "The Contractor shall timely disclose, in writing, to the agency Office of the Inspector General (OIG), with a copy to the contracting officer, certain violations of criminal law, violations of the civil False Claims Act." On December 29, 2008, the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics (USD(AT&L)) designated the DoD OIG as the "agency Office of the Inspector General" for purposes of receiving disclosures from DoD contractors. (USD(AT&L) memorandum. The Defense Acquisition Regulation Supplement Part 203.1003 was amended to instruct contractors to send disclosures to the DoD OIG.
Submit a contractor disclosure
Contractor Disclosure Program Guide to Submitting an Online Disclosure