[Federal Register: April 26, 2007 (Volume 72, Number 80)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 225, 232, and 252

 
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical 
Amendments

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal 
Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to reinstate text that was 
inadvertently omitted from a previous amendment and to update 
references within the DFARS text.

EFFECTIVE DATE: April 26, 2007.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Michele Peterson, Defense 
Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), IMD 3C132, 
3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062. Telephone (703) 602-
0311; facsimile (703) 602-0350.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This final rule amends DFARS text as 
follows:
    [cir] Section 225.7002-2. Reinstates paragraphs (b)(1) through (5), 
which were inadvertently omitted from the interim rule published at 71 
FR 58536 on October 4, 2006. These paragraphs appeared in section 
225.7002-2 prior to the October 4, 2006, publication. Paragraph (b)(5) 
contains an update to a reference to corresponding text in the DFARS 
companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI).
    [cir] Section 232.070. Corrects a typographical error in a cross-
reference.
    [cir] Section 252.212-7001. Updates a reference to a contract 
clause to reflect the current clause date.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 225, 232, and 252

    Government procurement.

Michele P. Peterson,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.

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Therefore, 48 CFR parts 225, 232, and 252 are amended as follows:
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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 225, 232, and 252 continues 
to read as follows:

    Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1.

PART 225--FOREIGN ACQUISITION

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2. Section 225.7002-2 is amended by adding paragraphs (b)(1) through 
(5) to read as follows:


225.7002-2  Exceptions.

* * * * *
    (b) * * *
    (1) The following officials are authorized, without power of 
redelegation, to make such a domestic nonavailability determination:
    (i) The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and 
Logistics).
    (ii) The Secretary of the Army.
    (iii) The Secretary of the Navy.
    (iv) The Secretary of the Air Force.
    (2) The supporting documentation for the determination shall 
include--
    (i) An analysis of alternatives that would not require a domestic 
nonavailability determination; and
    (ii) A written certification by the requiring activity, with 
specificity, why such alternatives are unacceptable.
    (3) Defense agencies shall follow the procedures at PGI 225.7002-
2(b)(3) when submitting a request for a domestic nonavailability 
determination.
    (4) If an official listed in paragraph (b)(1)(ii) through (iv) of 
this subsection makes a domestic nonavailability determination for the 
acquisition of titanium or a product containing titanium, that official 
shall--
    (i) Notify the congressional defense committees at least 10 days 
before the award of a contract that relies on such a determination; and
    (ii) Provide a copy of the notification and the determination to 
the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy and Acquisition Policy, as specified 
in PGI 225.7002-2(b)(4).
    (5) Follow the procedures at PGI 225.7002-2(b)(5) for reciprocal 
use of domestic nonavailability determinations.
* * * * *

PART 232--CONTRACT FINANCING


232.070  [Amended]

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3. Section 232.070 is amended in paragraph (b), in the second sentence, 
by removing ``Subpart 204.1'' and adding in its place ``Subpart 
201.4''.

PART 252--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES


252.212-7001  [Amended]

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4. Section 252.212-7001 is amended in paragraph (b)(17) by removing 
``(MAY 2006)'' and adding in its place ``(MAR 2007)''.

[FR Doc. E7-7914 Filed 4-25-07; 8:45 am]

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