[Federal Register: October 15, 2009 (Volume 74, Number 198)]
[Rules and Regulations]               
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 204, 205, 209, 225, 241, and 244

 
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); 
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 specify the debarring and 
suspending official for the Defense Intelligence Agency and update 
other references within the DFARS text.

DATES: Effective Date: October 15, 2009

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Williams, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP 
(DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062. 
Telephone 703-602-0328; facsimile 703-602-7887.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Background

    This final rule amends DFARS text as follows:
    204.7107. Adds a pointer to the procedures on agency accounting 
identifiers in the DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and 
Information.
    205.301. Corrects the cross-reference to the exception for 
acquisitions of chemical warfare protective clothing from the 
restrictions on food, clothing, fabrics, and hand or measuring tools at 
225.7002 and revises the cross-reference to the definition of 
``qualifying country.''
    209.403. Specifies the debarring and suspending official for the 
Defense Intelligence Agency.
    225.7002-2. Revises the cross-reference to the definition of 
``qualifying country.''
    241.103. Correct the statutory reference to 10 U.S.C. 2688(d)(2).
    244.403. Correct the reference to the current specialty metals 
clause, 252.225.7009, Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles 
Containing Specialty Metals.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 204, 205, 209, 225, 241, and 244

    Government procurement.

Amy G. Williams,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.

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Therefore, 48 CFR parts 204, 205, 209, 225, 241, and 244 are amended as 
follows:
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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 204, 205, 209, 225, 241, and 
244 continues to read as follows:

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

PART 204--ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS

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2. Section 204.7107 is revised to read as follows:


204.7107  Contract accounting classification reference number (ACRN) 
and agency accounting identifier (AAI).

    Traceability of funds from accounting systems to contract actions 
is accomplished using ACRNs and AAIs. Follow the procedures at PGI 
204.7107 for use of ACRNs and AAIs.

PART 205--PUBLICIZING CONTRACT ACTIONS

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3. In section 205.301, paragraph (a)(iii)(b) is revised to read as 
follows:


205.301  General.

    (a) * * *
    (iii) * * *
    (B) ``The exception at DFARS 225.7002-2(n) applies to this 
acquisition, because the contracting officer has determined that this 
acquisition of chemical warfare protective clothing furthers an 
agreement with a qualifying country identified in DFARS 225.003(10).''

PART 209--CONTRACTOR QUALIFICATIONS

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4. Section 209.403 is amended by revising paragraph (1) of the 
definition

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for ``debarring and suspending official to read as follows:


209.403  Definitions.

    ``Debarring and suspending official.'' (1) For DoD, the designees 
are--

Army--Commander, U.S. Army Legal Services Agency
Navy--The General Counsel of the Department of the Navy
Air Force--Deputy General Counsel (Contractor Responsibility)
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency--The Director
Defense Information Systems Agency--The General Counsel
Defense Intelligence Agency--The Senior Procurement Executive
Defense Logistics Agency--The Special Assistant for Contracting 
Integrity
National Geospatial--Intelligence Agency--The General Counsel
Defense Threat Reduction Agency--The Director
National Security Agency--The Senior Acquisition Executive
Missile Defense Agency--The General Counsel
Overseas installations--as designated by the agency head
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PART 225--FOREIGN ACQUISITION


225.7002-2  [Amended]

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5. Section 225.7002-2 is amended by removing the reference to 
``225.872'' in paragraph (n) and adding in its place a reference to 
``225.003(10)''.

PART 241--ACQUISITION OF UTILITY SERVICES


241.103  [Amended]

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6. Section 241.103 is amended by removing from paragraph (1) the 
statutory reference ``10 U.S.C. 2688(c)(3)'' and adding in its place 
the statutory reference ``10 U.S.C. 2688(d)(2)''.

PART 244--SUBCONTRACTING POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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7. Section 244.403(1) is revised to read as follows:


244.403  Contract clause.

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    (1) 252.225-7009, Restriction on Acquisition of Certain Articles 
Containing Specialty Metals.
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[FR Doc. E9-24843 Filed 10-14-09; 8:45 am]

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