BCS Beginning Segment for Project Cost Reporting

To indicate the beginning of the Project Cost Reporting Transaction Set and provide information identifying a program name, number, contract type, and security classification

Position
Element
Name
Type
Requirement
Min
Max
Repeat
BCS01
Transaction Set Purpose Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
1
Code identifying purpose of transaction set
BCS02
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BCS02 is the transaction set date.
BCS03
Contract Number
String (AN)
Mandatory
1
30
1
Contract number
BCS04
Date
Date (DT)
Mandatory
8
8
1
Date expressed as CCYYMMDD where CC represents the first two digits of the calendar year
BCS04 is the report effective date.
BCS05
Contract Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code identifying a contract type
BCS06
Description
String (AN)
Optional
1
80
1
A free-form description to clarify the related data elements and their content
BCS06 is the program name.
BCS07
Reference Identification
String (AN)
Optional
1
50
1
Reference information as defined for a particular Transaction Set or as specified by the Reference Identification Qualifier
BCS07 is the program number identification.
BCS08
Program Type Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Codes identifying a program type
BCS09
Security Level Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
1
Code indicating the level of confidentiality assigned by the sender to the information following
BCS10
Percent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
1
Percentage expressed as a decimal
BCS10 is the customer share ratio number.
BCS11
Percent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
1
Percentage expressed as a decimal
BCS11 is the contractor share ratio number.
BCS12
Composite Unit of Measure
Composite (composite)
Optional
1
01
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Mandatory
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
02
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-02 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
03
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-03 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
04
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
05
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-05 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
06
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-06 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
07
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
08
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-08 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
09
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-09 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
10
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
11
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-11 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
12
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-12 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
13
Unit or Basis for Measurement Code
Identifier (ID)
Optional
2
2
-
Code specifying the units in which a value is being expressed, or manner in which a measurement has been taken
14
Exponent
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
15
-
Power to which a unit is raised
If C001-14 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.
15
Multiplier
Decimal number (R)
Optional
1
10
-
Value to be used as a multiplier to obtain a new value
If C001-15 is not used, its value is to be interpreted as 1.

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