AAPD 20-03 Revision 1

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AAPD 20-03 Revision 1: Paid leave under Section 3610 of the CARES Act

AAPDs provide information of significance to all agency personnel and partners involved in the Acquisition and Assistance process. Information includes (but is not limited to): advance notification of changes in acquisition or assistance regulations; reminders; procedures; and general information. Also, AAPDs may be used to implement new requirements on short-notice, pending formal amendment of acquisition or assistance regulations. 

AAPDs are EFFECTIVE AS OF THE ISSUED DATE unless otherwise noted in the guidance below; the directives remain in effect until this office issues a notice of cancellation. 

Subject Category: Acquistion Management


The purpose of this AAPD is to provide a special contract requirement and instructions for determining when to include the paid leave reimbursement authority in USAID contracts when implementing section 3610 of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act (Pub. L. No. 116-136). Section 3610 provides agencies additional discretionary authority to reimburse costs of paid leave to federal contractors and subcontractors, subject to conditions described below when in the best interest of the Government . The authority may only be used as described in Section 3 below, for leave that a contractor has provided during the period of March 27, 2020 through September 30, 2020. 

This revision 1 provides further information on the supporting documentation a contractor must provide for claims made under Section 3610.

This AAPD is effective from the date of signature of this AAPD through September 30,
2020, unless rescinded or extended.

 Date Issued: September 03, 2020

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 9:00am