As prescribed in 1816.307-70(g), use the following clause:
Allowability of Legal Costs Incurred In Connection with a Whistleblower Proceeding (AUG 2014)
Pursuant to section 827 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal year 2013 (Pub. L. 112-239), notwithstanding FAR clause 52.216-7, Allowable Cost and Payment—
(1) The restrictions of FAR 31.205-47(b) on allowability of costs related to legal and other proceedings also apply to any proceeding brought by a contractor employee submitting a complaint under 10 U.S.C. 2409, entitled “Contractor employees: protection from reprisal for disclosure of certain information;” and
(2) Costs incurred in connection with a proceeding that is brought by a contractor employee submitting a complaint under 10 U.S.C. 2409 are also unallowable if the result is an order to take corrective action under 10 U.S.C. 2409.
(End of clause)
[79 FR 43961, July 29, 2014, as amended at 79 FR 51501, Aug. 29, 2014; 80 FR 61994, Oct. 15, 2015]