Defense Acquisition Regulations System 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Prohibition on Acquisition from Communist Chinese Military Companies (DFARS Case 2006-D007)
Document Number: E7-5480
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 1211 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006. Section 1211 prohibits DoD from acquiring United States Munitions List items from Communist Chinese military companies.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Free Trade Agreements-Guatemala and Bahrain (DFARS Case 2006-D028)
Document Number: E7-5479
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement the United States-Bahrain Free Trade Agreement and the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement with respect to Guatemala. The Free Trade Agreements waive the applicability of the Buy American Act for some foreign supplies and construction materials and specify procurement procedures designed to ensure fairness.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Electronic Submission and Processing of Payment Requests (DFARS Case 2005-D009)
Document Number: E7-5478
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update policy addressing requirements for DoD contractors to submit payment requests in electronic form. The rule clarifies the situations under which DoD will grant exceptions to requirements for electronic submission of payment requests.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing
Document Number: E7-5477
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through December 31, 2007. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E7-5476
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update references within the DFARS text.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; New Designated Countries (DFARS Case 2006-D062)
Document Number: E7-5475
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement with respect to the Dominican Republic. The rule also adds Bulgaria and Romania to the list of countries covered by the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Closeout of Contract Files (DFARS Case 2006-D045)
Document Number: E7-5473
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-03-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove text addressing DoD procedures for closeout of contract files. The text proposed for removal will be relocated to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information.
Suspension of the Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small Disadvantaged Businesses
Document Number: E7-2687
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-02-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Director of Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy has suspended the use of the price evaluation adjustment for small disadvantaged businesses (SDBs) in DoD procurements, as required by 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3), because DoD exceeded its 5 percent goal for contract awards to SDBs in fiscal year 2006. The suspension will be in effect for 1 year and will be reevaluated based on the level of DoD contract awards to SDBs achieved in fiscal year 2007.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Protests, Disputes, and Appeals (DFARS Case 2003-D010)
Document Number: E7-2211
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update text addressing procedures for processing of contractor claims submitted under DoD contracts. The rule removes obsolete text and relocates text to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Aviation Into-Plane Reimbursement Card (DFARS Case 2006-D017)
Document Number: E7-2210
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update text pertaining to DoD fuel card programs. The rule addresses use of the Aviation Into- plane Reimbursement card for purchases of aviation fuel and oil.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Radio Frequency Identification (DFARS Case 2006-D002)
Document Number: E7-2209
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to include additional commodities and locations that require package marking with passive radio frequency identification (RFID) tags. The rule requires contractors to affix passive RFID tags at the case and palletized unit load levels when shipping packaged petroleum, lubricants, oils, preservatives, chemicals, additives, construction and barrier materials, and medical materials to specified DoD locations.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Security-Guard Services Contracts (DFARS Case 2006-D011)
Document Number: E7-2208
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 344 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006. Section 344 extends, through September 30, 2007, the period during which contractor performance of security-guard functions at military installations or facilities is authorized to fulfill additional requirements resulting from the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Free Trade Agreement-El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua DFARS Case 2006-D019
Document Number: E7-2207
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement with respect to El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua. The Free Trade Agreement waives the applicability of the Buy American Act for some foreign supplies and construction materials and specifies procurement procedures designed to ensure fairness.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Berry Amendment Exceptions-Acquisition of Perishable Food and Fish, Shellfish, or Seafood (DFARS Case 2006-D005)
Document Number: E7-2206
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 831 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006 and Section 8118 of the Defense Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 2005. These statutes relate to the acquisition of perishable foods for DoD activities located outside the United States, and the acquisition of domestic fish, shellfish, and seafood.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Representations and Certifications in the Online Representations and Certifications Application (DFARS Case 2006-D032)
Document Number: E7-2205
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-02-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address DoD-unique requirements relating to the Online Representations and Certifications Application (ORCA). ORCA presently includes only representations and certifications required by the Federal Acquisition Regulation, but is being revised to also include those required by the DFARS.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Foreign Acquisition
Document Number: E7-737
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through May 31, 2007. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Taxpayer Identification Numbers (DFARS Case 2006-D037)
Document Number: E7-736
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address requirements for validation of Taxpayer Identification Numbers as part of the Central Contractor Registration process. The proposed changes are consistent with changes made to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Pricing
Document Number: E7-735
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection under Control Number 0704-0267 for use through July 31, 2007, and Control Number 0704-0232 for use through December 31, 2007. DoD is combining both requirements under Control Number 0704-0232, and is proposing that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Pilot Mentor-Protege Program
Document Number: E7-734
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through May 31, 2007. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Notification Requirements for Critical Safety Items (DFARS Case 2004-D008)
Document Number: E7-733
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add policy regarding notification of potential safety issues under DoD contracts. The rule contains a contract clause requiring contractors to promptly notify the Government of any nonconformance or deficiency that could impact item safety.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Information Assurance Contractor Training and Certification (DFARS Case 2006-D023)
Document Number: E7-732
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address training requirements that apply to contractor personnel who perform information assurance functions for DoD. The rule provides that contractor personnel accessing information systems must meet applicable training and certification requirements.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Berry Amendment Restrictions-Clothing Materials and Components Covered (DFARS Case 2006-D031)
Document Number: E7-731
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 833(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006. Section 833(b) expands the foreign source restrictions applicable to the acquisition of clothing to also include clothing materials and components, other than sensors, electronics, or other items added to, and not normally associated with, clothing and the materials and components thereof.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Emergency Acquisitions (DFARS Case 2006-D036)
Document Number: E7-730
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-01-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide a single reference to DoD-unique acquisition flexibilities that may be used to facilitate and expedite acquisitions of supplies and services during emergency situations.