Defense Acquisition Regulations System 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Data and Computer Software Requirements for Major Weapon Systems
Document Number: E9-30672
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is adopting as final, with a minor change, the interim rule that amended the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 802(a) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2007 and DoD policy requirements. Section 802(a) contains requirements for DoD to assess long-term technical data needs when acquiring major weapon systems and subsystems. DoD policy requires similar assessment for computer software needs.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Definitions of Component and Domestic Manufacture (DFARS Case 2005-D010)
Document Number: E9-30296
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-24
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing this final rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to clarify the definitions of ``component'' and ``domestic manufacture'' as they relate to policy on foreign acquisition.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Allowability of Costs To Lease Government Equipment for Display or Demonstration (DFARS Case 2007-D004)
Document Number: E9-30295
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-24
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement; Statutory Waiver for Commercially Available Off-the-Shelf Items (DFARS Case 2008-D009)
Document Number: E9-30294
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-24
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 conform to the FAR changes implementing the waiver of the component test of the Buy American Act to contracts and subcontracts. The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Case 2000-305 implemented 41 U.S.C. 431 with respect to the inapplicability of certain laws to contracts and subcontracts for the acquisition of commercially available off-the- shelf (COTS) items.
Waiver of 10 U.S.C. 2534 for Certain Defense Items Produced in the United Kingdom
Document Number: E9-29568
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) is waiving the limitation of 10 U.S.C. 2534 for certain defense items produced in the United Kingdom (UK). 10 U.S.C. 2534 limits DoD procurement of certain items to sources in the national technology and industrial base. The waiver will permit procurement of enumerated items from sources in the UK, unless otherwise restricted by statute.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement Designated Country
Document Number: E9-27846
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Defense Acquistion Regulations System, Defense Acquisition Regulations System
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add Taiwan as a designated country to the list of World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement designated countries in the trade agreements provisions and clauses in part 252, due to the accession of Taiwan to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Government Rights in the Design of DoD Vessels (DFARS Case 2008-D039)
Document Number: E9-27844
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-23
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 825 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 (Pub. L. 110-417). Section 825 clarifies the Government's rights in technical data in the designs of DoD vessels, boats, craft, and components thereof. This interim rule also implements the Vessel Hull Design Protection Amendments of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-434).
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Radio Frequency Identification Advance Shipment Notices
Document Number: E9-27853
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-19
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 December 31, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB approve an extension of the information collection requirement, to expire 3 years after the approval date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Bonds and Insurance
Document Number: E9-27851
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Defense Acquisition Regulations System
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 November 30, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB approve an extension of the information collection requirement, to expire 3 years after the approval date.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-27850
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-19
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making a technical amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to correct a cross-reference within the DFARS text.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Senior DoD Officials Seeking Employment With Defense Contractors (DFARS Case 2008-D007)
Document Number: E9-27849
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-19
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 847 of the National Defense Authorization Act for
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Competition Requirements for Purchases From Federal Prison Industries (DFARS Case 2008-D015)
Document Number: E9-27848
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-19
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 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; Whistleblower Protections for Contractor Employees (DFARS Case 2008-D012)
Document Number: E9-27847
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-19
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 846 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 and section 842 of the National Defense Authorization
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Steel for Military Construction Projects (DFARS Case 2008-D038)
Document Number: E9-27845
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-19
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 108 of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009. Section 108 requires that American steel producers, fabricators, and manufacturers be given the opportunity to compete for contracts and subcontracts for the acquisition of steel for use in military construction projects or activities.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Pilot Program for Transition to Follow-On Contracting After Use of Other Transaction Authority (DFARS Case 2008-D030)
Document Number: E9-27843
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-11-19
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 824 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 824 amended the DoD pilot program for transition to follow-on contracting after use of other transaction authority, to establish a new program expiration date and to include items developed under research projects within the scope of the program.
Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act Organizational Conflicts of Interest Requirements
Document Number: E9-26964
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-11-09
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is hosting a public meeting to establish an initial dialogue with industry and Government agencies about the requirements of section 207 of the Weapon Systems Acquisition Reform Act of 2009 (WSARA) relating to organizational conflicts of interest (OCI).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Restriction on Research and Development-Deletion of Obsolete Text (DFARS Case 2009-D005)
Document Number: E9-25067
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-19
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove obsolete text
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Inspector General Address (DFARS Case 2009-D001)
Document Number: E9-25066
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-19
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-24843
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-10-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to specify the debarring and suspending official for the Defense Intelligence Agency and update other references within the DFARS text.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: Z9-20416
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-31
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-20416
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-08-25
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update the list of DoD contracting activities and other references within the DFARS text.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Administration and Audit Services (OMB Control Number 0704-0250)
Document Number: E9-18756
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-08-05
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 July 31, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Restriction on Acquisition of Specialty Metals (DFARS Case 2008-D003)
Document Number: E9-17967
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Management of Unpriced Change Orders (DFARS Case 2008-D034)
Document Number: E9-17955
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Government Property (DFARS Case 2007-D020)
Document Number: E9-17954
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Peer Reviews of Contracts (DFARS Case 2008-D035)
Document Number: E9-17953
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Clarification of Central Contractor Registration and Procurement Instrument Identification Data Requirements (DFARS Case 2008-D010)
Document Number: E9-17952
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Motor Carrier Fuel Surcharge (DFARS Case 2008-D040)
Document Number: E9-17951
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
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 884 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 884 requires DoD to ensure that fuel-related adjustments in contracts for carriage are passed through to the person bearing the cost of the fuel to which the adjustment relates.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Trade Agreements-Costa Rica and Peru (DFARS Case 2008-D046)
Document Number: E9-17950
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
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 Costa Rica, and the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement. The 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; Protection of Human Subjects in Research Projects (DFARS Case 2007-D008)
Document Number: E9-17949
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-17948
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update the list of Air Force contracting activities and paragraph numbering.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Requirements Applicable to Undefinitized Contract Actions (DFARS Case 2008-D029)
Document Number: E9-17947
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Reporting (DFARS Case 2007-D006)
Document Number: E9-17946
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Acquisition of Commercial Items (DFARS Case 2008-D011)
Document Number: E9-17321
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-21
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making a correction to the interim rule published at 74 FR 34263 on July 15, 2009, which amended the Defense Federal
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Lead System Integrators (DFARS Case 2006-D051)
Document Number: E9-16676
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
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 802 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. Section 802 places limitations on the award of new contracts for lead system integrator functions in the acquisition of major DoD systems.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Acquisition of Commercial Items (DFARS Case 2008-D011)
Document Number: E9-16674
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Sections 805 and 815 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. The rule specifies the conditions under which a time-and-materials or labor-hour contract may be used for the acquisition of commercial
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Limitation on Procurements on Behalf of DoD (DFARS Case 2008-D005)
Document Number: E9-16668
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
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 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. Section
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Letter Contract Definitization Schedule (DFARS Case 2007-D011)
Document Number: E9-16665
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to clarify requirements regarding definitization of letter contracts. The rule specifies that DoD letter contracts will be definitized using the DFARS procedures applicable to all other undefinitized contract actions.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-16663
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
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; Use of Commercial Software (DFARS Case 2008-D044)
Document Number: E9-16659
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 803 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 803 requires DoD to identify and evaluate, at all stages of the acquisition process, opportunities for the use of commercial computer software and other non-developmental software.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Lease of Vessels, Aircraft, and Combat Vehicles (DFARS Case 2006-D013)
Document Number: E9-16650
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-07-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement statutory provisions relating to the leasing of vessels, aircraft, and combat vehicles. The rule applies to long-term leases and charters and to contracts with a substantial termination liability.
Commercial Item Handbook
Document Number: E9-15486
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-07-01
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is in the process of updating 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 of the draft Handbook.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Financing (OMB Control Number 0704-0321)
Document Number: E9-11069
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-13
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 July 31, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Government Property (OMB Control Number 0704-0246)
Document Number: E9-10192
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-05-04
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 July 31, 2009. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years.
Defense Base Act Insurance Acquisition Strategy; Questions for Industry and Other Interested Parties
Document Number: E9-6808
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-26
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is soliciting information and feedback from defense contractors, insurance industry representatives, and others, on DoD's requirement to develop a comprehensive acquisition strategy for Defense
Suspension of the Price Evaluation Adjustment for Small Disadvantaged Businesses
Document Number: E9-3518
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-19
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Director of Defense Procurement has suspended the use of the price evaluation adjustment, as required by 10 U.S.C. 2323(e)(3)(B), because DoD exceeded its 5 percent goal described in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a) in fiscal year 2008. The suspension will be in effect for 1 year and will be reevaluated in fiscal year 2009 based on the level of DoD contract awards established in 10 U.S.C. 2323(a).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Law of War Program (DFARS Case 2006-D035)
Document Number: E9-680
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address requirements for DoD contractors to institute effective programs to prevent violations of the law of war by contractor personnel authorized to accompany U.S. Armed Forces deployed outside the United States.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Senior DoD Officials Seeking Employment With Defense Contractors (DFARS Case 2008-D007)
Document Number: E9-679
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 847 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. Section 847 addresses requirements for senior DoD officials to obtain a post- employment ethics opinion before accepting a position from a DoD contractor within two years after leaving DoD service.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Steel for Military Construction Projects (DFARS Case 2008-D038)
Document Number: E9-677
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 108 of the Military Construction and Veterans Affairs Appropriations Act, 2009. Section 108 requires that American steel producers, fabricators, and manufacturers be given the opportunity to compete for contracts and subcontracts for the acquisition of steel for use in military construction projects or activities.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Contract Actions Supporting Contingency Operations or Facilitating Defense Against or Recovery From Nuclear, Biological, Chemical, or Radiological Attack (DFARS Case 2008-D026)
Document Number: E9-676
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to address determination requirements with regard to the use of emergency acquisition flexibilities for contract actions supporting contingency operations or facilitating defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack. The rule lowers the DoD level of approval for such determinations.