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

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Safeguarding Unclassified DoD Information (DFARS Case 2011-D039)
Document Number: 2011-16399
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add a new subpart and associated contract clauses to address requirements for safeguarding unclassified DoD information.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Definition of Sexual Assault (DFARS Case 2010-D023)
Document Number: 2011-16396
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to ensure contractor employees accompanying U.S. Armed Forces are made aware of the DoD definition of sexual assault as defined in DoD Directive 6495.01, Sexual Assault Prevention and Response Program, and that many of the offenses addressed in the definition are covered under the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Further, sexual assault offenses in the definition, which are not covered by the Uniform Code of Military Justice, may nevertheless have consequences to contractor employees under DFARS clause 252.225-7040, Contractor Personnel Authorized to Accompany U.S. Armed Forces Deployed Outside the United States.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Successor Entities to the Netherlands Antilles (DFARS Case 2011-D029)
Document Number: 2011-16373
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule to revise the definitions of ``Caribbean Basin country'' and ``designated country'' due to the change in the political status of the islands that comprised the Netherlands Antilles.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Assignment of Order Codes (DFARS Case 2011-D004)
Document Number: 2011-16320
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to specify Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, Program Development and Implementation, as the office responsible for maintaining order code assignments. The order code procedures are moved from the DFARS to its companion resource, DFARS Procedures, Guidance, and Information.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Management of Manufacturing Risk in Major Defense Acquisition Programs (DFARS Case 2011-D031)
Document Number: 2011-16319
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule to implement section 812 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. Section 812(b)(5) instructs DoD to issue guidance that, at a minimum, shall require appropriate consideration of the manufacturing readiness and manufacturing-readiness processes of potential contractors and subcontractors as a part of the source selection process for major defense acquisition programs.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Pilot Program for Acquisition of Military-Purpose Nondevelopmental Items (DFARS Case 2011-D034)
Document Number: 2011-16316
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement section 866 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. Section 866 authorized the Secretary of Defense to establish a pilot program to assess the feasibility and advisability of acquiring military-purpose nondevelopmental items in accordance with the streamlined procedures of the pilot program.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Extension of Restrictions on the Use of Mandatory Arbitration Agreements (DFARS Case 2011-D035)
Document Number: 2011-16315
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-29
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule to implement section 8102 of the DoD and Full-Year Continuing Appropriations Act, 2011 and similar sections in subsequent appropriations acts, to extend the restriction on the use of mandatory arbitration agreements, when awarding contracts that exceed $1 million, to use of 2011 and subsequent fiscal year funds appropriated or otherwise made available by this Act or any subsequent DoD appropriation act. Section 8102 allows the Secretary of Defense to waive applicability to a particular contractor or subcontractor, if determined necessary to avoid harm to national security.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) (DFARS Case 2011-D030)
Document Number: 2011-15373
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-23
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to modify terminology and address internal contract administration requirements associated with the Synchronized Predeployment and Operational Tracker (SPOT) system.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Taxes
Document Number: 2011-15371
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-23
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 October 31, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years.
Information Collection Requirements; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts
Document Number: 2011-15132
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
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 October 31, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Acquisition of Information Technology
Document Number: 2011-15113
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-06-17
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 July 31, 2011. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for three additional years.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Inclusion of Option Amounts in Limitations on Authority of the Department of Defense to Carry Out Certain Prototype Projects (DFARS Case 2011-D024)
Document Number: 2011-14108
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing this final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement section 826 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. Section 826 amended the DoD pilot program for transition to follow-on contracting after use of other transaction authority, to establish that the threshold limitation of $50 million for contracts and subcontracts under the program includes the dollar value of all options.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items, DFARS Case 2009-D018
Document Number: 2011-14104
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a policy memorandum of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology and Logistics dated February 6, 2007, which required definition of the requirements to track warranties for Item Unique Identification- required items in the DoD Item Unique Identification Registry. This final rule stresses that the enforcement of warranties is essential to the effectiveness and efficiency of DoD's material readiness.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Foreign Acquisition Amendments (DFARS Case 2011-D017)
Document Number: 2011-13797
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to correct several anomalies resulting from recent changes relating to source of ball and roller bearing components, eligibility of Peruvian end products under trade agreements, and participation of foreign contractors in acquisitions in support of operations in Afghanistan.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Agency Office of the Inspector General (DFARS Case 2011-D006)
Document Number: 2011-13648
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to make some administrative corrections relating to DFARS clause 252.203-7003, Agency Office of the Inspector General.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Fire-Resistant Fiber for Production of Military Uniforms (DFARS Case 2011-D021)
Document Number: 2011-13368
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule to implement section 821 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011. Section 821 prohibits specification of the use of fire-resistant rayon fiber in solicitations issued before January 1, 2015.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Definition of “Qualifying Country End Product” (DFARS Case 2011-D028)
Document Number: 2011-13367
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a proposed rule to amend the definition of ``qualifying country end product'' by eliminating the component test for qualifying country end products that are commercially available off-the-shelf items.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Representation Relating to Compensation of Former DoD Officials (DFARS Case 2010-D020)
Document Number: 2011-13365
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-06
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to require that offerors represent whether former DoD officials employed by the offeror are in compliance with post-employment restrictions.