V1.4 SP 27.0

From FPDS-NG

Schedule

DescriptionStart Date End Date
BETA Installation Thursday April 16, 2015Thursday April 16, 2015
Government Acceptance Testing Tuesday April 21, 2015Thursday April 23, 2015
Installation in ProductionFriday May 1, 2015Friday May 1, 2015

Document Changes

DocumentationChanges Required
XML SpecificationsNo
Web ServicesNo
Data DictionaryYes
NASA Specific Data DictionaryNo
Use Case SummaryNo
Validation RulesYes
ReportingNo
ezSearchNo
Atom FeedsNo
Online HelpNo
Computer-Based TrainingNo
User ManualYes

SPR Listing


SPR #Enhancement/ProblemSolutionImpact to Users and Integrators
14909

IAESAM-77

The current values for the Subcontracting Plan Data Element do not include the types of Subcontracting Plans. The values ‘Plan Required - Incentive Not Included’ and ‘Plan Required - Incentive Included’ will be end dated on May 1, 2015. Individual Subcontract Plan, Commercial Subcontract Plan and DoD Comprehensive Subcontract Plan (DoD only) will be added as new values.

The Subcontracting Plan dropdown values will be as follows:

A- Plan Not Included - No Subcontracting Possibilities
B- Plan Not Required
C- Plan Required - Incentive Not Included
D- Plan Required - Incentive Included
E- Plan Required (Pre 2004)
F- Individual Subcontract Plan
G- Commercial Subcontract Plan
H- DOD Comprehensive Subcontract Plan

The following validation rules will be displayed if the end dated values are selected with a “Date Signed” on or after May 1, 2015.

4004: The value " Plan Required - Incentive Not Included” for Data Element "Subcontracting Plan" is invalid.

4004: The value " Plan Required - Incentive Included” for Data Element "Subcontracting Plan" is invalid.

The following rule will fire when a civilian selects the value ‘DoD Comprehensive Subcontract Plan.

11B08: The value ‘DoD Comprehensive Subcontract Plan’ may only be selected by DoD.

No
14932

IAESAM-187

FPDS-NG contains DoD-specific PIID business rules. Some of these will not allow compliance with the new FAR Part 4 PIID language and must be changed.

Allow DOD to report either a 4-character or 13-character PIID for a Delivery/Task Order or BPA Call placed against a DOD IDV.

Allow DOD to report either a 4-character or 13-character PIID for an Other Transaction Order placed against a DOD Other Transaction IDV.

Update and/or deprecate Validation Rules where change occurred for 9th character.

Introduce new Validation Rules as needed to permit above mentioned changes.

No
15132

IAESAM-197

The current definition and instruction include references to both small disadvantaged business (SDB) and HUBZone price evaluation adjustments. With the publishing of FAR Case 2009-016 on October 14, 2014, the government no longer has the authority to give SDB Price Evaluation Adjustments. The values ‘SDB Price Evaluation’, ‘SDB Preferential Consideration Partial’ and ‘Combined HUB/SDB Preference’ will be end dated as of October 14, 2014.

FPDS-NG shall display Validation Rule 4004 when ‘SDB Price Evaluation’ , ‘SDB Preferential Consideration Partial’ or ‘Combined HUB/SDB Preference’ is selected for “Evaluated Preference”, and “Date Signed” is on or after 10/14/2014:

4004: The value "SDB Price Evaluation” for Data Element "Evaluated Preference" is invalid.

4004: The value “SDB Preferential Consideration Partial” for Data Element "Evaluated Preference" is invalid.

4004: The value “Combined HUB/SDB Preference” for Data Element “Evaluated Preference" is invalid.

The following new Validation Rules will be added for a DCA:

11C2: If “Evaluated Preference” is selected as ‘HubZone Price Evaluation Preference’, then the “Price Evaluation Percent Different” must be from 0 to 10 inclusive.

11C3: If “Evaluated Preference” is selected as ‘No Evaluated Preference Used’ then the “Price Evaluation Percent Different” must be blank.

No
15136

IAESAM-201

End date Type of Set Aside codes for Total HBCU/MI Set-aside and Partial HBCU/MI Set-aside The ‘Total HBCU/MI Set-aside’ and ‘Partial HBCU/MI Set-aside’ are no longer valid set asides as of 10/14/2014. Both values will be appended with the following text:

These values cannot be selected after 10/14/2015 in the Data Dictionary

FPDS-NG shall display Validation Rule 4004 when either the value ‘Total HBCU/MI Set-aside’ or ‘Partial HBCU/MI Set-asides’ is selected with a “Date Signed” on or after 10/14/2014.

4004: The value 'Total HBCU/MI Set-aside' for Data Element “Set Asides” is invalid.

4004: The value 'Partial HBCU/MI Set-aside' for Data Element "Set Asides" is invalid.

FPDS-NG shall continue to display Validation Rule: 10R07 on records signed on or before 10/13/2014 which have “Fair Opportunity/Limited Sources” selected as ‘Competitive Set Aside’ and “Type of Set Aside” is not '8(a) Competed', 'Small Business Set Aside - Partial', 'Small Business Set Aside - Total', 'HUBZone Set Aside', 'Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Set Aside', 'HBCU or MI Set-Aside - Partial', 'HBCU or MI Set-Aside - Total', 'Women Owned Small Business' or 'Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business'.

Current Rule: This rule will fire when the “Date Signed” is on or before 10/13/2014:

If "Fair Opportunity/Limited Sources" is 'Competitive Set Aside', then "Type of Set Aside" must be '8(a) Competed', 'Small Business Set Aside - Partial', 'Small Business Set Aside - Total', 'HUBZone Set Aside', 'Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Set Aside', 'HBCU or MI Set-Aside - Partial', 'HBCU or MI Set-Aside - Total', 'Women Owned Small Business' or 'Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business'.

New Rule: This rule will fire when the “Date Signed” is on or after 10/14/2014:

If "Fair Opportunity/Limited Sources" is 'Competitive Set Aside', then "Type of Set Aside" must be '8(a) Competed', 'Small Business Set Aside - Partial', 'Small Business Set Aside - Total', 'HUBZone Set Aside', 'Service Disabled Veteran Owned Small Business Set Aside', 'Women Owned Small Business' or 'Economically Disadvantaged Women Owned Small Business'.

The logic will be changed for the following reports to allow only NASA to receive SDB credit when the Vendor Type=HBCU/MI and the “Date Signed” is on or after 10/14/2014.

Procurement History for Market Research Total Actions by NAICS Report
Total Actions by PSC Report
Geographical Report by Place of Performance
Geographical Report by Vendor Location
Small Business Goaling Report
Small Business Achievements by Awarding Organization Report
Funding Report
Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program Report
National Interest Action Report.

Following is the change that will be made to the appendix for the above reports:

http://beta.fpdsng.com/downloads/Appendix_15136.JPG

No
14920

IAESAM-143

Make “Solicitation Identifier” mandatory when “FedBizOpps” is ‘Yes’. FPDS-NG will add the following validation rule requiring that “Solicitation ID” have an entry when the Data Element "FedBizOpps" equals ‘Yes’ and when the “Date Signed” is on or greater than May 1, 2015.

10S1: If "FedBizOpps" is selected as ‘Yes’, then “Solicitation ID” is mandatory.

No
14918

IAESAM-142

New validation to check that SAM vendors are registered as ‘All Awards’ in the SAM ‘Purpose of Registration’ field FPDS-NG will fire the following rule if the SAM registration does not have Z2 (All Awards) or Z5 (All Awards and IGT):

9A10: The selected vendor has not completed the SAM registration to include ‘All Awards’ for “Purpose of Registration” (code Z2 or Z5). Please select a valid vendor.

No
15139

IAESAM-199

FPDS does not have any validation rules pertaining to the "Domestic or Foreign Entity" data element. In an effort to increase the integrity of the data entered in the "Domestic or Foreign Entity" data element, the following validation rules will be added.

FPDS-NG will display the following new validation rules for records with a “Date Signed” on or after May 1, 2015:

1. If the “Vendor Business Type” is ‘US Federal Government’ (code 2R), ‘US State Government’ (code 2F), ‘US Local Government’ (code 12) or ‘US Tribal Government’ (code 31), then “Domestic or Foreign Entity” must be ‘Other US Entity (e.g. Government)’.

2. If the “Vendor Business Type” is ‘Foreign Government’ (code CY), then “Domestic or Foreign Entity” must be ‘Other Foreign Entity (e.g. Foreign Government)’.

3. If the “Vendor Business Type” is ‘Foreign Owned and Located’ (code 20), then “Domestic or Foreign Entity” can only be ‘Foreign Owned Business Incorporated in the US’, ‘Foreign Owned Business Not Incorporated in the US’ or ‘Other Foreign Entity’.

No
16086 DoD cannot see their Other Transaction data due to the fact that the 90 day reveal date is incorrectly being applied. Ad Hoc Reports shall display DoD Other Transaction data to DoD only. No