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How long does the contracting officer have to issue a decision on a contractor claim?

33.206 Initiation of a claim.
(b) The contracting officer shall issue a written decision on any Government claim initiated against a contractor within 6 years after accrual of the claim, unless the contracting parties agreed to a shorter time period.

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Thereof, how many days does the CO have to issue a decision after receiving a certified claim?

(2) For claims over $100,000, 60 days after receiving a certified claim; provided, however, that if a decision will not be issued within 60 days, the contracting officer shall notify the contractor, within that period, of the time within which a decision will be issued.

One may also ask, what are the timelines for filing an appeal of the contracting officer's decision on a claim? A contractor must file its appeal with the BCA within ninety (90) days of receipt of the contracting officer's final decision. Or, a contractor may file an appeal with the Court of Federal Claims within twelve (12) months of receipt of the contracting officer's final decision.

Then, does a contractor have to continue performance if it is having a dispute with the contracting officer?

33.213 Obligation to continue performance. However, the Disputes statute, at 41 U.S.C. 7103(g), authorizes agencies to require a contractor to continue contract performance in accordance with the contracting officer's decision pending a final resolution of any claim arising under, or relating to, the contract.

How long does a contractor have to file a protest?

10 days

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