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DEFENSE FAR SUPPLEMENT (DFARS) Publication Notice 20141014

On October 14, 2014, DoD made the following changes to the DFARS:

Final Rules:

Small Entity Compliance Guide:
Flowdown of Specialty Metals Restrictions (DFARS Case 2014-D011)

Amends the DFARS to clarify the flowdown requirements for the DFARS clause entitled “Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles Containing Specialty Metals.”

Affected parts/subparts/sections:  252.225-7009.

The Federal Register notice for this rule is here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the DFARS changes made by this rule is here.

Ocean Transportation by U.S.-Flag Vessels (DFARS Case 2014-D012)

Amends the DFARS to remove text regarding contracting officer responsibilities, when purchasing ocean transportation services that are procedural in nature. The internal DoD guidance being removed from the DFARS is relocated to DFARS PGI.

Affected parts/subparts/sections:  Table of Contents 247, 247.572, 247.573, 247.574, and DFARS PGI 247.573.

Remove:  247.573-1, 247.573-2, 247.573-3, and DFARS PGI 247.574.

The Federal Register notice for this rule is here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the DFARS changes made by this rule is here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the DFARS PGI changes made by this rule is here.

Interim Rule:

Deletion of Text Implementing 10 U.S.C. 2323 (DFARS Case 2011-D038)

Amends the DFARS to remove language based on 10 U.S.C. 2323 because the statute has expired.

Affected parts/subparts/sections:  205.207; Table of Contents 206; 215.304; Table of Contents 219, 219.202-1, 219.704, 219.705-4; 232.501-1; 232.502-4-70;; 252.219-7003; 252.219-7004;; 252.232-7004; Appendix I-101.5, I-112.1; and DFARS PGI 205.207 and 219.201.

Remove:  206.203; 219.000, 219.001, 219.201(f), 219-202-5, 219.502-3(c)(1), 219.703(a)(2)(A) and (B); subparts 219.11, 219.12, and 226.3; 232.502-1; 235.016; and 252.226-7000.

The Federal Register notice for this rule is here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the DFARS changes made by this rule is here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the DFARS PGI changes made by this rule is here.

PGI Administrative Changes:

On October 8, 2014, PGI 225.7703-1, 225.7703-2, and 225.7703-3 were updated to reflect the current baseline as well as the applicable Class Deviations.