§ 252.209-7001 Disclosure of ownership or control by the government of a terrorist country.  


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  • As prescribed in 209.104-70(a), use the following provision:

    Disclosure of Ownership or Control by the Government of a Terrorist Country (JAN 2009)

    (a) Definitions. As used in this provision—

    (1) Government of a terrorist country includes the state and the government of a terrorist country, as well as any political subdivision, agency, or instrumentality thereof.

    (2) Terrorist country means a country determined by the Secretary of State, under section 6(j)(1)(A) of the Export Administration Act of 1979 (50 U.S.C. App. 2405(j)(i)(A)), to be a country the government of which has repeatedly provided support for acts of international terrorism. As of the date of this provision, terrorist countries subject to this provision include: Cuba, Iran, Sudan, and Syria.

    (3) Significant interest means—

    (i) Ownership of or beneficial interest in 5 percent or more of the firm's or subsidiary's securities. Beneficial interest includes holding 5 percent or more of any class of the firm's securities in “nominee shares,” “street names,” or some other method of holding securities that does not disclose the beneficial owner;

    (ii) Holding a management position in the firm, such as a director or officer;

    (iii) Ability to control or influence the election, appointment, or tenure of directors or officers in the firm;

    (iv) Ownership of 10 percent or more of the assets of a firm such as equipment, buildings, real estate, or other tangible assets of the firm; or

    (v) Holding 50 percent or more of the indebtedness of a firm.

    (b) Prohibition on award. In accordance with 10 U.S.C. 2327, no contract may be awarded to a firm or a subsidiary of a firm if the government of a terrorist country has a significant interest in the firm or subsidiary or, in the case of a subsidiary, the firm that owns the subsidiary, unless a waiver is granted by the Secretary of Defense.

    (c) Disclosure. If the government of a terrorist country has a significant interest in the Offeror or a subsidiary of the Offeror, the Offeror shall disclose such interest in an attachment to its offer. If the Offeror is a subsidiary, it shall also disclose any significant interest the government of a terrorist country has in any firm that owns or controls the subsidiary. The disclosure shall include—

    (1) Identification of each government holding a significant interest; and

    (2) A description of the significant interest held by each government.

    (End of provision)

    [59 FR 51131, Oct. 7, 1994, as amended at 63 FR 14837, Mar. 27, 1998; 69 FR 55993, Sept. 17, 2004; 71 FR 62567, Oct 26, 2006; 74 FR 2422, Jan. 15, 2009]