Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Closeout of Contract Files (DFARS Case 2006-D045), 4113-4114 [E8-1093]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2008 / Rules and Regulations BILLING CODE 6560–50–P announcing the effective date of the rule changes requiring OMB approval. FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION Federal Communications Commission. Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–1163 Filed 1–23–08; 8:45 am] 47 CFR Part 73 BILLING CODE 6712–01–P [FR Doc. E8–802 Filed 1–23–08; 8:45 am] [Amended] 3. Section 225.103 is amended in paragraph (a)(ii)(B) introductory text, by removing ‘‘225.872–4(b)’’ and adding in its place ‘‘PGI 225.872–4’’. I BILLING CODE 5001–08–P Defense Acquisition Regulations System Federal Communications Commission. ACTION: Final rule; announcement of effective date. AGENCY: 48 CFR Parts 204 and 225 The Federal Communications Commission adopted rules concerning the provision of ancillary and supplementary services by noncommercial educational television licensees. The changes to the rules require Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to become effective. This document announces that the Commission has received OMB approval for these rules. DATES: The changes to the rules published on November 26, 2001, 66 FR 58982, amending 47 CFR 73.624(g)(2)(i) are effective January 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information on this proceeding, contact Kim Matthews, kim.matthews@fcc.gov, (202) 418–2154, of the Federal Communications Commission, Media Bureau. Questions concerning the OMB control number should be directed to Cathy Williams, Federal Communications Commission, (202) 418–2918, cathy.williams@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Communications Commission has received OMB approval for the rule changes published at 66 FR 58982, November 26, 2001. Through this document, the Commission announces that it received this approval on July 7, 2003. In a Report and Order, released on October 17, 2001, and published in the Federal Register on November 26, 2001, 66 FR 58982, the Federal Communications Commission adopted rules that contained information collection requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act. On July 7, 2003, the Office of Management and Budget approved the information collection requirements contained in 47 CFR 73.624(g)(2)(i). This information collection is assigned OMB Control Number 3060–0906. This publication satisfies the requirement that the Commission publish a document SUMMARY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES 225.103 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Ancillary or Supplementary Use of Digital Television Capacity by Noncommercial Licensees 19:26 Jan 23, 2008 PART 225—FOREIGN ACQUISITION [FR Doc. E8–1102 Filed 1–23–08; 8:45 am] [MM Docket No. 98–203; FCC 01–306] VerDate Aug<31>2005 4113 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments 48 CFR Parts 204 and 244 Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Final rule. Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Closeout of Contract Files (DFARS Case 2006– D045) AGENCY: DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update an office symbol and a cross-reference. DATES: Effective Date: January 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Michele Peterson, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3062. Telephone 703–602–0311; facsimile 703–602–7887. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This final rule amends DFARS text as follows: Æ Section 204.7005. Updates the office symbol for the Defense Logistics Agency order code monitor. Æ Section 225.103. Updates a crossreference. SUMMARY: List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 204 and 225 Government procurement. Michele P. Peterson, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. Therefore, 48 CFR Parts 204 and 225 are amended as follows: I 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 204 and 225 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1. PART 204—ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS 204.7005 [Amended] 2. Section 204.7005 is amended in paragraph (c), in the entry ‘‘Defense Logistics Agency’’, by removing ‘‘(J– 3311)’’ and adding in its place ‘‘(J71)’’. I PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 RIN 0750–AF61 Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove text addressing DoD procedures for closeout of contract files. Text on this subject has been relocated to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information. DATES: Effective Date: January 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Deborah Tronic, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3062. Telephone 703–602–0289; facsimile 703–602–7887. Please cite DFARS Case 2006–D045. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background This final rule revises DFARS 204.804 to remove text addressing DoD procedures for closeout of contract files. Text on this subject has been relocated to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI), at https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/ dars/dfarspgi/current/. In addition, the rule amends DFARS 244.304 to clarify an existing reference to corresponding PGI text. DoD published a proposed rule at 72 FR 14256 on March 27, 2007. DoD received no comments on the proposed rule. Therefore, DoD has adopted the proposed rule as a final rule without change. This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review under E:\FR\FM\24JAR1.SGM 24JAR1 4114 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 16 / Thursday, January 24, 2008 / Rules and Regulations 48 CFR Parts 207 and 212 41 U.S.C. 418b is not required. However, DoD will consider comments from small entities concerning the affected DFARS subparts in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Such comments should cite DFARS Case 2007–D005. RIN 0750–AF78 C. Paperwork Reduction Act Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Commercial Item Determinations (DFARS Case 2007–D005) The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply, because the rule does not impose any information collection requirements that require the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq. Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE B. Regulatory Flexibility Act Defense Acquisition Regulations System DoD certifies that this final rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601, et seq., because the rule pertains to administrative procedures for contract closeout functions performed by the Government. C. Paperwork Reduction Act The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply, because the rule does not impose any information collection requirements that require the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq. List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 204 and 244 Government procurement. Michele P. Peterson, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. Therefore, 48 CFR parts 204 and 244 are amended as follows: I 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 204 and 244 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1. PART 204—ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS Closeout of contract files. Contracting officers shall close out contracts in accordance with the procedures at PGI 204.804. The closeout date for file purposes shall be determined and documented by the procuring contracting officer. 204.804–1 and 204.804–2 [Removed] 3. Sections 204.804–1 and 204.804–2 are removed. I PART 244—SUBCONTRACTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES 4. Section 244.304 is amended in paragraph (b) by revising the second sentence to read as follows: I jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES 244.304 (b) * * * See PGI 244.304(b) for guidance on how weaknesses may arise and may be discovered. [FR Doc. E8–1093 Filed 1–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P 19:26 Jan 23, 2008 FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, applies to the acquisition of supplies or services that meet the definition of ‘‘commercial item’’ in FAR 2.101. To emphasize the applicability of FAR Part 12, this DFARS rule specifies that, when using FAR Part 12 procedures for acquisitions exceeding $1 million in value, the contracting officer must determine in writing that the acquisition meets the commercial item definition in FAR 2.101, and the contracting officer must include the written determination in the contract file. This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review under Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993. B. Regulatory Flexibility Act Surveillance. VerDate Aug<31>2005 SUMMARY: DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address requirements for DoD contracting officers to ensure that an item meets the definition of ‘‘commercial item’’ specified in the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), when using commercial item procedures for acquisitions exceeding $1 million in value. DATES: Effective Date: January 24, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Benavides, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3062. Telephone 703–602–1302; facsimile 703–602–7887. Please cite DFARS Case 2007–D005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background 2. Section 204.804 is revised to read as follows: I 204.804 Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: Jkt 214001 This rule will not have a significant cost or administrative impact on contractors or offerors, or a significant effect beyond the internal operating procedures of DoD. Therefore, publication for public comment under PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 207 and 212 Government procurement. Michele P. Peterson, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. Therefore, 48 CFR parts 207 and 212 are amended as follows: I 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 207 and 212 continues to read as follows: I Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1. PART 207—ACQUISITION PLANNING 2. Section 207.102 is added to read as follows: I 207.102 Policy. (a)(1) See 212.102 regarding requirements for a written determination that the commercial item definition has been met when using FAR Part 12 procedures. PART 212—ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS 3. Subpart 212.1 is added to read as follows: I Subpart 212.1—Acquisition of Commercial Items—General 212.102 Applicability. (a)(i) When using FAR Part 12 procedures for acquisitions exceeding $1 million in value, the contracting officer shall— (A) Determine in writing that the acquisition meets the commercial item definition in FAR 2.101; and (B) Include the written determination in the contract file. (ii) Follow the procedures at PGI 212.102(a) regarding file documentation. [FR Doc. E8–1121 Filed 1–23–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P E:\FR\FM\24JAR1.SGM 24JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 16 (Thursday, January 24, 2008)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 4113-4114]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-1093]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 204 and 244

RIN 0750-AF61


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Closeout of 
Contract Files (DFARS Case 2006-D045)

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal 
Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove text addressing DoD 
procedures for closeout of contract files. Text on this subject has 
been relocated to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, 
and Information.

DATES: Effective Date: January 24, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Deborah Tronic, Defense 
Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062. Telephone 703-602-0289; 
facsimile 703-602-7887. Please cite DFARS Case 2006-D045.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

    This final rule revises DFARS 204.804 to remove text addressing DoD 
procedures for closeout of contract files. Text on this subject has 
been relocated to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, 
and Information (PGI), at https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/dfarspgi/
current/. In addition, the rule amends DFARS 244.304 to 
clarify an existing reference to corresponding PGI text.
    DoD published a proposed rule at 72 FR 14256 on March 27, 2007. DoD 
received no comments on the proposed rule. Therefore, DoD has adopted 
the proposed rule as a final rule without change.
    This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review 
under

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Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993.

B. Regulatory Flexibility Act

    DoD certifies that this final rule will not have a significant 
economic impact on a substantial number of small entities within the 
meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601, et seq., 
because the rule pertains to administrative procedures for contract 
closeout functions performed by the Government.

C. Paperwork Reduction Act

    The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply, because the rule does 
not impose any information collection requirements that require the 
approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, 
et seq.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 204 and 244

    Government procurement.

Michele P. Peterson,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.

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Therefore, 48 CFR parts 204 and 244 are amended as follows:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 204 and 244 continues to 
read as follows:

    Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1.

PART 204--ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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2. Section 204.804 is revised to read as follows:


204.804  Closeout of contract files.

    Contracting officers shall close out contracts in accordance with 
the procedures at PGI 204.804. The closeout date for file purposes 
shall be determined and documented by the procuring contracting 
officer.


204.804-1 and 204.804-2  [Removed]

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3. Sections 204.804-1 and 204.804-2 are removed.

PART 244--SUBCONTRACTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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4. Section 244.304 is amended in paragraph (b) by revising the second 
sentence to read as follows:


244.304  Surveillance.

    (b) * * * See PGI 244.304(b) for guidance on how weaknesses may 
arise and may be discovered.

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