Defense Acquisition Regulations System 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Repeal of DFARS Clause “Tariff Information” (DFARS Case 2018-D044)
Document Number: 2020-11753
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove a clause that is no longer necessary.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2020-11752
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making needed technical amendments to update the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Qualifications Requirements for Contracting Positions (DFARS Case 2020-D012)
Document Number: 2020-11751
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 that removes the qualification requirement for contracting professionals to have completed 24 semester credit hours (or equivalent) of study in specifics areas.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Justification and Approval Threshold for 8(a) Contracts (DFARS Case 2020-D006)
Document Number: 2020-11750
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Repeal of Annual Reporting Requirements to Congressional Defense Committees (DFARS Case 2020-D004)
Document Number: 2020-11749
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Market Research and Consideration of Value for the Determination of Price (DFARS Case 2019-D027)
Document Number: 2020-11748
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement several sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 to address how contracting officers may require the offeror to submit relevant information to support market research for price analysis, and allow an offeror to submit information relating to the value of a commercial item to aid in the determination of the reasonableness of the price of such item.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Modification of DFARS Clause “Notification of Anticipated Contract Termination or Reduction” (DFARS Case 2019-D019)
Document Number: 2020-11747
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-06-05
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update legal and DFARS citations in an existing DFARS clause, conform the clause text to the current DFARS convention regarding the use of dollar thresholds in contract clauses; and remove clause text that is no longer needed to implement the underlying statutory language. The rule is pursuant to action taken by the DoD Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Describing Agency Needs; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11491
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11490
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Publicizing Contract Actions; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11489
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11488
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Organizational Conflicts of Interest in Major Defense Acquisition Programs; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11486
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Pricing; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11485
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Foreign Acquisition; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11478
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Administrative Matters; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-11477
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-05-28
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposed revision and extension of a collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Acquisition of Items for Which Federal Prison Industries Has a Significant Market Share
Document Number: 2020-08061
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is publishing the updated annual list of product categories for which the Federal Prison Industries' share of the DoD market is greater than five percent.
Early Engagement Opportunity: Implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act
Document Number: 2020-08056
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-04-22
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD announces an early engagement opportunity regarding implementation of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act within the acquisition regulations.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2020-06734
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making needed technical amendments to update the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Repeal of DFARS Clause “Substitutions for Military or Federal Specifications and Standards” (DFARS Case 2019-D023)
Document Number: 2020-06731
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove internal agency guidance and a clause that is no longer necessary, pursuant to action taken by the Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Repeal of DFARS Provision “Alternate Preservation, Packaging, and Packing” (DFARS Case 2019-D022)
Document Number: 2020-06730
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove a provision that is no longer necessary, pursuant to action taken by the Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Modification of DFARS Clause “Advance Payment Pool” (DFARS Case 2019-D013)
Document Number: 2020-06729
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to modify the text of an existing DFARS clause to include the text of another DFARS clause on the same subject in an effort to streamline contract terms and conditions for contractors, pursuant to action taken by the Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Performance-Based Payments (DFARS Case 2019-D002)
Document Number: 2020-06728
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that amends 10 U.S.C. 2307 to address the use of performance-based payments.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Prompt Payments of Small Business Contractors (DFARS Case 2018-D068)
Document Number: 2020-06727
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 that provides for accelerated payments to small business contractors and subcontractors.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Modification of DFARS Clause “Payment for Subline Items Not Separately Priced” (DFARS Case 2018-D050)
Document Number: 2020-06726
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to modify the text of an existing DFARS clause to clarify its intent and conform its language to current DFARS terminology, pursuant to action taken by the Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Modification of DFARS Clause “Tax Relief” (DFARS Case 2018-D049)
Document Number: 2020-06725
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to modify the text of an existing DFARS clause to include the text of another DFARS clause on the same subject, in an effort to streamline contract terms and conditions for contractors, pursuant to action taken by the Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Expediting Contract Closeout (DFARS Case 2017-D042)
Document Number: 2020-06724
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-04-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to provide for expedited contract closeout through a waiver by the contractor and the Government of entitlement to any residual dollar amounts that are due to either party at the time of final contract closeout. The changes are necessary to establish an expedited contract closeout agreement that will save administrative costs for both the contractor and the Government.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Subcontracting Policies and Procedures
Document Number: 2020-05355
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-23
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision and extension of a public information collection requirement, and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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 May 31, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for an additional three years.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Financing
Document Number: 2020-05353
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-17
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision 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 May 31, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for an additional three years.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement, Contract Pricing
Document Number: 2020-05212
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-03-13
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Publicizing Contract Actions
Document Number: 2020-03891
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Foreign Acquisition
Document Number: 2020-03889
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Administrative Matters
Document Number: 2020-03888
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Describing Agency Needs
Document Number: 2020-03887
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-27
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Contractor Qualifications
Document Number: 2020-03890
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-26
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, DoD announces the proposed revision and extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: 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; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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, 2020. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Performance-Based Payments-Representation; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2020-03259
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-19
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment
Document Number: 2020-02727
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-02-11
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is hosting a public meeting to facilitate implementation planning by obtaining the views of DoD industry partners, associations, and interested parties regarding implementation of the prohibition in section 889(a)(1)(B) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 on contracting with an entity that uses certain telecommunications and video surveillance services and equipment.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Noncommercial Computer Software (DFARS Case 2018-D018)
Document Number: 2020-00430
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is seeking information that will assist in the development of a revision to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018, which establishes considerations for the acquisition of all noncommercial computer software, related data and documentation, and associated license rights. In addition to the request for written comments on this advance notice of proposed rulemaking, DoD will hold a public meeting to hear the views of interested parties.
Early Engagement Opportunity: Implementation of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020
Document Number: 2020-00428
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-01-14
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD announces an early engagement opportunity regarding implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 within the acquisition regulations.