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

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Delegation of Authority for Single Award Task or Delivery Order Contracts (DFARS Case 2008-D017)
Document Number: E9-673
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 Federal Acquisition Regulation provisions that permit the award of a single source task or delivery order contract exceeding $100 million, if the head of the agency determines it is necessary in the public interest. The DFARS rule specifies that the authority to make such a determination may not be delegated below the level of the senior procurement executive.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Whistleblower Protections for Contractor Employees (DFARS Case 2008-D012)
Document Number: E9-672
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 846 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 and Section 842 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. These laws address protections for contractor employees who disclose information to Government officials with regard to waste or mismanagement, danger to public health or safety, or violation of law related to a DoD contract.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; U.S.-International Atomic Energy Agency Additional Protocol (DFARS Case 2004-D003)
Document Number: E9-671
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 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 will 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.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; List of Firms Owned or Controlled by the Government of a Terrorist Country (DFARS Case 2008-D025)
Document Number: E9-670
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 procedures for notifying the appropriate DoD office of any information indicating that a firm or a subsidiary of a firm may be owned or controlled by the Government of a terrorist country. The notifications will facilitate maintenance of a list of such firms, as required by statute.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Statutory Waiver for Commercially Available Off-the-Shelf Items (DFARS Case 2008-D009)
Document Number: E9-669
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 a determination made by the Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, that the Buy American Act ``component test'' is inapplicable to acquisitions of commercially available off-the-shelf items. The rule is consistent with changes made to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Responsible Prospective Contractors (DFARS Case 2008-D022)
Document Number: E9-668
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 use of the Past Performance Information Retrieval System (PPIRS) in determining contractor responsibility. PPIRS is a Web-based application that stores information regarding contractor performance on Government contracts.
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: E9-667
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 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.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Separation of Senior Roles in Source Selection (DFARS Case 2008-D037)
Document Number: E9-666
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 the separation of functions in source selection. The rule requires the military departments and defense agencies to certify every two years that no senior leader has performed multiple roles in the acquisition of a major weapon system or major service.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Security-Guard Functions (DFARS Case 2006-D050)
Document Number: E9-665
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 343 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. Section 343 extended, through September 30, 2012, the period during which contractor performance of security-guard functions at military installations or facilities is authorized to fulfill additional requirements resulting from the terrorist attacks on the United States on September 11, 2001.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Removal of North Korea From the List of Terrorist Countries (DFARS Case 2008-D036)
Document Number: E9-662
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 remove North Korea from the list of terrorist countries subject to a prohibition on DoD contract awards. This change is a result of the State Department's removal of North Korea from the list of countries designated as state sponsors of terrorism.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act Exemptions (DFARS Case 2007-D022)
Document Number: E9-661
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 the procedures that apply when it is necessary to award to a contractor that is otherwise excluded from Federal procurement programs due to a violation of the Clean Air Act or the Clean Water Act.