Defense Acquisition Regulations System September 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Commercial Item Handbook
Document Number: 2011-25048
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has updated its Commercial Item Handbook. The purpose of the Handbook is to help acquisition personnel develop sound business strategies for procuring commercial items. DoD is seeking industry input on the contents before finalizing the Handbook.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2011-25047
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Only One Offer (DFARS Case 2011-D013)
Document Number: 2011-24783
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) to address acquisitions using competitive procedures in which only one offer is received. With some exceptions, the contracting officer must resolicit for an additional period of at least 30 days, if the solicitation allowed fewer than 30 days for receipt of proposals and only one offer is received. If a period of at least 30 days was allowed for receipt of proposals, the contracting officer must determine prices to be fair and reasonable through price or cost analysis or enter negotiations with the offeror.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Multiyear Contracting (DFARS Case 2009-D026)
Document Number: 2011-23963
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update and clarify the requirements for multiyear contracting.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Material Inspection and Receiving Report (DFARS Case 2009-D023)
Document Number: 2011-23958
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS), Appendix F, Material Inspection and Receiving Report, to incorporate new procedures for using the electronic Wide Area WorkFlow (WAWF) Receiving Report.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Presumption of Development Exclusively at Private Expense (DFARS Case 2007-D003)
Document Number: 2011-23956
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement sections of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2007 and 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, including special requirements and procedures related to the validation of a contractor's or subcontractor's asserted restrictions on technical data and computer software.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Alternative Line Item Structure (DFARS Case 2010-D017)
Document Number: 2011-23953
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to establish a standard procedure for offerors to propose an alternative line item structure that reflects the offeror's business practices for selling and billing commercial items and initial provisioning spares for weapon systems
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Services Performance Evaluation (DFARS Case 2010-D024)
Document Number: 2011-23952
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove the requirement to use DoD-unique forms to prepare contractor performance evaluations for construction and architect-engineer services.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Positive Law Codification of Title 41 U.S.C. (DFARS Case 2011-D036)
Document Number: 2011-23951
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to conform references throughout the DFARS to the new Codification of Title 41, United States Code, ``Public Contracts.''
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Designation of a Contracting Officer's Representative (DFARS Case 2011-D037)
Document Number: 2011-23950
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to clarify that a contracting officer's representative must be an employee, military or civilian, of the U.S. Government, a foreign government, or a North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO)/coalition partner, and that contractor personnel shall not serve as contracting officer's representatives.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement; Discussions Prior to Contract Award (DFARS Case 2010-D013)
Document Number: 2011-23949
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to strongly encourage discussions prior to award for source selections of procurements estimated at $100 million or more.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Annual Representations and Certifications (DFARS Case 2009-D011)
Document Number: 2011-23947
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to conform it to higher-level changes in the Code of Federal Regulation relating to annual representations and certifications.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Passive Radio Frequency Identification (DFARS Case 2010-D014)
Document Number: 2011-23945
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update requirements relating to the use of passive radio frequency identification (RFID).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Ships Bunkers Easy Acquisition (SEA) Card® and Aircraft Ground Services (DFARS Case 2009-D019)
Document Number: 2011-23944
Type: Unknown
Date: 2011-09-20
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to allow the use of U.S. Government fuel cards in lieu of a Purchase Order-Invoice-Voucher for fuel, oil, and refueling-related items for purchases not exceeding the simplified acquisition threshold.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Display of DoD Inspector General Fraud Hotline Posters
Document Number: 2011-23782
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-16
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to require contractors to display the DoD fraud hotline poster in common work areas.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Increase the Use of Fixed-Price Incentive (Firm Target) Contracts
Document Number: 2011-23779
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-16
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the DFARS to increase the use of fixed-price incentive (firm target) contracts, with particular attention to share lines and ceiling prices.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Award Fee Reduction or Denial for Health or Safety Issues
Document Number: 2011-23630
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-16
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement those sections of the National Defense Authorization Acts (NDAA) for Fiscal Years (FY) 2011 and 2010 providing increased statutory authorities to reduce or deny award fees to companies found to jeopardize the health or safety of Government personnel and adding a mechanism to decrease or eliminate a contractor's award fee for a specific performance period. In addition, this rule modifies the section of the NDAA for FY 2009 that requires that information on the final determination of award fee be entered into the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS).