Defense Acquisition Regulations System August 2008 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; U.S.-International Atomic Energy Agency Additional Protocol (DFARS Case 2004-D003)
Document Number: E8-19097
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2008-08-18
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add a contract clause requiring a contractor to notify DoD if the contractor is required to report its activities under the U.S.-International Atomic Energy Agency Additional Protocol. The clause would be included in contracts for research and development or major defense acquisition programs involving fissionable materials, other radiological source materials, or technologies directly related to nuclear power production.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Special Contracting Methods
Document Number: E8-19096
Type: Notice
Date: 2008-08-18
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 November 30, 2008. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Ship Critical Safety Items (DFARS Case 2007-D016)
Document Number: E8-18510
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
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 130 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007. Section 130 requires DoD to establish a quality control policy for the procurement, modification, repair, and overhaul of ship critical safety items.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Small Business Program Name Change (DFARS Case 2008-D001)
Document Number: E8-18508
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to reflect the redesignation of the ``Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization'' to the ``Office of Small Business Programs'' within DoD. The redesignation resulted from Section 904 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Competition Requirements for Purchases From Federal Prison Industries (DFARS Case 2008-D015)
Document Number: E8-18506
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement Section 827 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. Section 827 requires the use of competitive procedures in the acquisition of items for which Federal Prison Industries has a significant market share.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Conforming Changes-Standards of Conduct and Extraordinary Contractual Actions (DFARS Case 2008-D004)
Document Number: E8-18504
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
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 contractor standards of conduct and the handling of extraordinary contractual actions. The DFARS changes are consistent with changes made to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Item Identification and Valuation Clause Update (DFARS Case 2007-D007)
Document Number: E8-18502
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update and clarify requirements for unique identification and valuation of items delivered under DoD contracts. The rule revises the applicable contract clause to reflect the current requirements.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Trade Agreements-New Thresholds (DFARS Case 2007-D023)
Document Number: E8-18501
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
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 incorporate increased dollar thresholds for application of the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and the Free Trade Agreements, as determined by the United States Trade Representative.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E8-18492
Type: Rule
Date: 2008-08-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update a subpart heading, a cross-reference, and a form title.