As prescribed in 236.609-70(b), use the following provision:
OVERSEAS ARCHITECT-ENGINEER SERVICES-RESTRICTION TO
UNITED STATES FIRMS (JAN 1997)
(a) Definition. “United States firm,” as used in this provision, means a firm incorporated in the United States that complies with the following:
(1) The corporate headquarters are in the United States;
(2) The firm has filed corporate and employment tax returns in the United States for a minimum of 2 years (if required), has filed State and Federal income tax returns (if required) for 2 years, and has paid any taxes due as a result of these filings; and
(3) The firm employs United States citizens in key management positions.
(b) Restriction. Military construction appropriations acts restrict award of a contract, resulting from this solicitation, to a United States firm or a joint venture of United States and host nation firms.
(c) Status. The offeror confirms, by submission of its offer, that it is a United States firm or a joint venture of United States and host nation firms.
(End of provision)