Summary: Effective immediately, the list of exceptions to certified cost or pricing data requirements at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 15.403-1(b) is expanded to include contracts, subcontracts, or modifications of contracts or subcontracts valued at less than $7.5 million awarded to a small business concern or nontraditional defense contractor pursuant to-
(1) A technical, merit-based selection procedure, such as a broad agency announcement (see FAR 35.016(b)(2));
(2) The Small Business Innovation Research Program; or
(3) The Small Business Technology Transfer Program.
Reference: Class Deviation: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/policy/policyvault/USA003941-17-DPAP.pdf