BCM Beginning Segment for Contractor Cost Data Reporting

To indicate the beginning of the contractor cost data reports and transmit identifying numbers, descriptions, action codes, program and contract type, funding identification, and security level

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BCM01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BCM02
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BCM02 is the transaction set effective date.
BCM03
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BCM03 is the report effective date.
BCM04
Contract Number
String (AN)
Conditional
1
30
1
Contract number
R0405: At least one of BCM-04 or BCM-05 is required
BCM05
Free-form Description
String (AN)
Conditional
1
45
1
Free-form descriptive text
BCM05 is used to describe the report.
BCM06
Contract Action Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying the expected resultant type of contract action or current type of contract action
BCM07
Program Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Codes identifying a program type
BCM08
Free-form Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
45
1
Free-form descriptive text
BCM08 is used to describe other unlisted program types.
BCM09
Contracting Funding Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying the funding type
BCM10
Contract Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying a contract type
BCM11
Security Level Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the level of confidentiality assigned by the sender to the information following
BCM12
Currency Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
3
3
1
Code (Standard ISO) for country in whose currency the charges are specified

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