October 9, 2017

This revision of the DFPS Centralized Background Check Unit Operating Handbook was published on October 9, 2017. Summaries of new or revised items are provided below.

Changes to System of Contract Operation and Reporting (SCOR) and COO Terminology (PATS 10437)

The items below are revised to reflect changes in terminology.

Previous Term

New Term

Contract ID

Agency Account ID

associate commissioner of program operations

chief operating officer


2330 Options for Contractors With Multiple PCS Contracts


2411 Requesting a Background Check During Contract Execution


2421 Completing a Fingerprint-Based Check


2522 Conducting the Review