Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical Amendments, 48510-48511 [2019-19567]

Download as PDF 48510 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 178 / Friday, September 13, 2019 / Rules and Regulations Force and the Office of the Secretary of Defense will participate in financing the Board’s operations on an equal basis and to the extent determined by the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller). The cost of processing appeals for departments and agencies other than those in the Department of Defense will be reimbursed. 9. Within 30 days following the close of a fiscal year, the Chairman shall forward a report of the Board’s transactions and proceedings for the preceding fiscal year to the Under Secretary of Defense responsible for acquisition, the General Counsel of the Department of Defense, and the Assistant Secretaries of the Military Departments responsible for acquisition. 10. The Board shall have a seal bearing the following inscription: ‘‘Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals.’’ This seal shall be affixed to all authentications of copies of records and to such other instruments as the Board may determine. 11. This revised charter is effective upon the date of the signature of the Secretary of Defense. Approved: Patrick M. Shanahan (23 May 2019), Acting Secretary of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–19566 Filed 9–12–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 204, 212, 216, 217, 237, 252, and Appendix F to Chapter 2 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System Government procurement. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. 48 CFR Parts 204, 212, 216, 217, 237, 252, and Appendix F to Chapter 2 Therefore, 48 CFR parts 204, 212, 216, 237, 252, and appendix F to chapter 2 are amended as follows: ■ 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 204, 212, 216, 237, 252, and appendix F to chapter 2 continues to read as follows: [Docket DARS–2019–0001] Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical Amendments Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES2 Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303 and 48 CFR chapter 1. DoD is making needed technical amendments to update the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS). DATES: Effective September 13, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer L. Hawes, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Telephone 571–372–6115; facsimile 571–372–6094. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This final rule amends the DFARS as follows: SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Sep 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 1. All references in DFARS text, clauses, and Appendix F to ‘‘Electronic Document Access’’ are updated to read ‘‘Electronic Data Access’’. 2. Part 204 heading ‘‘Part 204– Administrative Matters’’ is revised to read ‘‘Part 204-Administrative and Information Matters’’ to align with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. A conforming change is also made to section 212.301 paragraph (f)(ii) heading. 3. Section 212.301 is amended to add paragraph (f)(ii)(B) to correct the electronic Code of Federal Regulation. Paragraph (b)(ii)(B), DFARS clause 252.204–7008, Compliance with Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls, was added by publication of interim rule DFARS 2013–D018 in the Federal Register at 80 FR 51739 on August 26, 2015, and finalized by DFARS final rule 2013– D018 published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 72986 on October 21, 2016. 4. Sections 216.605–70 and 237.172 are amended to add a notice to contracting officers to see DFARS Procedures Guidance and Information (PGI) 216.505–70 for guidance regarding minimum labor category qualifications for orders issued under multiple-award services contracts. 5. A cross-reference is corrected in DFARS 217.7402, paragraph (b). Document Access’’ and adding ‘‘Electronic Data Access’’ in its place. 204.1670 [Amended] 5. Amend section 204.1670 by removing ‘‘Electronic Document Access’’ and adding ‘‘Electronic Data Access’’ in its place. ■ PART 212—ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS 6. Amend section 212.301 bya. Revising the paragraph heading for paragraph (f)(ii); and ■ b. Adding paragraph (f)(ii)(B). The revision and addition read as follows: ■ ■ 212.301 —SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS * * * * * (f) * * * (ii) Part 204–Administrative and Information Matters. * * * * * (B) Use the provision at 252.204– 7008, Compliance with Safeguarding Covered Defense Information Controls, as prescribed in 204.7304(a). * * * * * PART 216—TYPES OF CONTRACTS 7. Amend section 216.505–70 by— a. Revising the section heading; b. Designating the text as paragraph (a); and ■ c. Adding paragraph (b). The revision and addition read as follows: ■ ■ ■ 216.505–70 contracts. Orders under multiple-award * * * * * (b) See PGI 216.505–70 for guidance regarding minimum labor category qualifications for orders issued under multiple-award services contracts. PART 217—SPECIAL CONTRACTING METHODS 217.7402 [Amended] PART 204—ADMINISTRATIVE AND INFORMATION MATTERS 8. Amend section 217.7402 in paragraph (b) by removing ‘‘paragraph (a)(1), (3), or (4)’’ and adding ‘‘paragraph (a)’’ in its place. 2. Revise the heading to part 204 to read as set forth above. PART 237—SERVICE CONTRACTING 204.270–1 ■ ■ ■ ■ [Amended] 3. Amend section 204.270–1 in paragraph (a) by removing ‘‘Electronic Document Access’’ and adding ‘‘Electronic Data Access’’ in its place. ■ 204.802 237.172 [Amended] 4. Amend section 204.802 in paragraph (a) by removing ‘‘Electronic Frm 00016 Fmt 4701 Service contracts surveillance. * ■ PO 00000 9. Amend section 237.172 by— a. Designating the text as paragraph (a); and ■ b. Adding paragraph (b). The addition reads as follows. Sfmt 4700 * * * * (b) See PGI 216.505–70 for guidance regarding minimum labor category E:\FR\FM\13SER2.SGM 13SER2 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 178 / Friday, September 13, 2019 / Rules and Regulations qualifications for orders issued under multiple award services contracts. PART 252—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES 252.216–7006 [Amended] 10. Amend section 252.216–7006 by— a. Removing the clause date ‘‘MAY (2011)’’ and adding ‘‘(SEP 2019)’’ in its place; and ■ khammond on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with RULES2 ■ VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Sep 12, 2019 Jkt 247001 b. In paragraph (c)(1), removing ‘‘Electronic Document Access’’ and adding ‘‘Electronic Data Access’’ in its place. ■ 11. Amend appendix F to chapter 2, in part 3, by revising F–301 paragraph (a)(3) introductory text to read as follows: Part 3 * * * Appendix F to Chapter 2–Material Inspection and Receiving Report * * BILLING CODE 5001–06–P ■ PO 00000 * * Frm 00017 * Fmt 4701 * Sfmt 9990 48511 F–301 Preparation instructions. (a) * * * (3) If the contract is in Electronic Data Access (EDA) (DoD’s contract repository), then the WAWF system will automatically populate all available and applicable contract data. * * * * [FR Doc. 2019–19567 Filed 9–12–19; 8:45 am] E:\FR\FM\13SER2.SGM 13SER2

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 178 (Friday, September 13, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 48510-48511]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-19567]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 204, 212, 216, 217, 237, 252, and Appendix F to 
Chapter 2

[Docket DARS-2019-0001]


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical 
Amendments

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

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: DoD is making needed technical amendments to update the 
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).

DATES: Effective September 13, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer L. Hawes, Defense 
Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(A&S)DPC(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3060. Telephone 571-372-6115; 
facsimile 571-372-6094.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This final rule amends the DFARS as follows:
    1. All references in DFARS text, clauses, and Appendix F to 
``Electronic Document Access'' are updated to read ``Electronic Data 
Access''.
    2. Part 204 heading ``Part 204-Administrative Matters'' is revised 
to read ``Part 204-Administrative and Information Matters'' to align 
with the Federal Acquisition Regulation. A conforming change is also 
made to section 212.301 paragraph (f)(ii) heading.
    3. Section 212.301 is amended to add paragraph (f)(ii)(B) to 
correct the electronic Code of Federal Regulation. Paragraph 
(b)(ii)(B), DFARS clause 252.204-7008, Compliance with Safeguarding 
Covered Defense Information Controls, was added by publication of 
interim rule DFARS 2013-D018 in the Federal Register at 80 FR 51739 on 
August 26, 2015, and finalized by DFARS final rule 2013-D018 published 
in the Federal Register at 81 FR 72986 on October 21, 2016.
    4. Sections 216.605-70 and 237.172 are amended to add a notice to 
contracting officers to see DFARS Procedures Guidance and Information 
(PGI) 216.505-70 for guidance regarding minimum labor category 
qualifications for orders issued under multiple-award services 
contracts.
    5. A cross-reference is corrected in DFARS 217.7402, paragraph (b).

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 204, 212, 216, 217, 237, 252, and 
Appendix F to Chapter 2

    Government procurement.

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
    Therefore, 48 CFR parts 204, 212, 216, 237, 252, and appendix F to 
chapter 2 are amended as follows:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 204, 212, 216, 237, 252, and 
appendix F to chapter 2 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303 and 48 CFR chapter 1.

PART 204--ADMINISTRATIVE AND INFORMATION MATTERS

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2. Revise the heading to part 204 to read as set forth above.


204.270-1  [Amended]

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3. Amend section 204.270-1 in paragraph (a) by removing ``Electronic 
Document Access'' and adding ``Electronic Data Access'' in its place.


204.802  [Amended]

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4. Amend section 204.802 in paragraph (a) by removing ``Electronic 
Document Access'' and adding ``Electronic Data Access'' in its place.


204.1670   [Amended]

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5. Amend section 204.1670 by removing ``Electronic Document Access'' 
and adding ``Electronic Data Access'' in its place.

PART 212--ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS

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6. Amend section 212.301 by-
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 a. Revising the paragraph heading for paragraph (f)(ii); and
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 b. Adding paragraph (f)(ii)(B).
    The revision and addition read as follows:


212.301  --SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES FOR THE 
ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS

* * * * *
    (f) * * *
    (ii) Part 204-Administrative and Information Matters.
* * * * *
    (B) Use the provision at 252.204-7008, Compliance with Safeguarding 
Covered Defense Information Controls, as prescribed in 204.7304(a).
* * * * *

PART 216--TYPES OF CONTRACTS

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7. Amend section 216.505-70 by--
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a. Revising the section heading;
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b. Designating the text as paragraph (a); and
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c. Adding paragraph (b).
    The revision and addition read as follows:


216.505-70  Orders under multiple-award contracts.

* * * * *
    (b) See PGI 216.505-70 for guidance regarding minimum labor 
category qualifications for orders issued under multiple-award services 
contracts.

PART 217--SPECIAL CONTRACTING METHODS


217.7402  [Amended]

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8. Amend section 217.7402 in paragraph (b) by removing ``paragraph 
(a)(1), (3), or (4)'' and adding ``paragraph (a)'' in its place.

PART 237--SERVICE CONTRACTING

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9. Amend section 237.172 by--
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a. Designating the text as paragraph (a); and
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b. Adding paragraph (b).
    The addition reads as follows.


237.172  Service contracts surveillance.

* * * * *
    (b) See PGI 216.505-70 for guidance regarding minimum labor 
category

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qualifications for orders issued under multiple award services 
contracts.

PART 252--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES


252.216-7006  [Amended]

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10. Amend section 252.216-7006 by--
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a. Removing the clause date ``MAY (2011)'' and adding ``(SEP 2019)'' in 
its place; and
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b. In paragraph (c)(1), removing ``Electronic Document Access'' and 
adding ``Electronic Data Access'' in its place.

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11. Amend appendix F to chapter 2, in part 3, by revising F-301 
paragraph (a)(3) introductory text to read as follows:

Appendix F to Chapter 2-Material Inspection and Receiving Report

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Part 3 * * *

F-301 Preparation instructions.

    (a) * * *
    (3) If the contract is in Electronic Data Access (EDA) (DoD's 
contract repository), then the WAWF system will automatically 
populate all available and applicable contract data.
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[FR Doc. 2019-19567 Filed 9-12-19; 8:45 am]
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