Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 204, Administrative Matters
DoD is issuing this technical amendment to direct contracting officers to the location of procedures relating to obtaining an account in the Electronic Document Access system. Further, current business systems across DoD have each developed methods of indexing contracts independently leading to data integrity problems between data sources. This technical amendment also provides the location of guidance on a uniform contract indexing methodology across DoD.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Motor Carrier Fuel Surcharge (DFARS Case 2008-D040)
DoD is adopting as final, with changes, an interim rule that implements section 884 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 884 requires DoD to ensure that, to the maximum extent practicable, in all carriage contracts in which a fuel- related adjustment is provided for, any fuel-related adjustment is passed through to the person who bears the cost of the fuel to which the adjustment relates.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Government-Assigned Serial Number Marking (DFARS Case 2008-D047)
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to require contractors to apply Government-assigned serial numbers in human-readable format on major end items when required by law, regulation, or military operational necessity.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Office of the Inspector General Address (DFARS Case 2010-D015)
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide the address for the agency Office of the Inspector General as referenced in FAR clause 52.203-13, Contractor Code of Business Ethics and Conduct.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Patents, Data, and Copyrights (DFARS Case 2010-D001)
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update text on patents, data, and copyrights. The proposed rule removes text and clauses that are obsolete or unnecessary; relocates and integrates the coverage for computer software and computer software documentation with the coverage for technical data to eliminate redundant coverage for these subjects while retaining the necessary distinctions; eliminates or combines the clauses associated with technical data and computer software, consistent with the revised and streamlined regulatory coverage; relocates, reorganizes, and clarifies the coverage for rights in works; and relocates to the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI), text that is not regulatory in nature and does not impact the public.