DFARS Change Notice 20000113
The DFARS has been revised by 1 final rule and 3 interim rules, published on January 13, 2000, as follows:

Final Rule:

Paid Advertisements (DFARS Case 99-D029)

This final rule amends DFARS 205.502 to remove the requirement for DoD contracting activities to use DD Form 1535, Request/Approval for Authority to Advertise, to document approval for the publication of paid advertisements in newspapers. Use of a specific form for this purpose is no longer deemed necessary.

Affected subparts/sections: 205.5; Part 253 Table of Contents; DD Form 1535

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.
A Microsoft Word format document showing all additions and deletions made by this rule is here.

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Interim Rules:

Institutions of Higher Education (DFARS Case 99-D303)

This interim rule revises DFARS 209.470, 243.105, and 252.209-7005 to implement Section 549 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (Public Law 106-65). Section 549 amends statutory provisions pertaining to the denial of Federal contracts and grants to institutions of higher education that prohibit Senior Reserve Officer Training Corps units or military recruiting on campus.

Affected subparts/sections: Part 209 Table of Contents; 209.4; 243.1; Part 252 Table of Contents; 252.209

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.
A Microsoft Word format document showing all additions and deletions made by this rule is here.

Manufacturing Technology Program (DFARS Case 99-D302)

This interim rule revises DFARS 235.006-70 to implement Section 216 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (Public Law 106-65). Section 216 amends 10 U.S.C. 2525 to eliminate the mandatory cost-sharing requirements for contracts under the Manufacturing Technology Program, and to require that cost sharing be included as a factor in competitive procedures for evaluating proposals under manufacturing technology projects.

Affected subpart: 235.0

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.
A Microsoft Word format document showing all additions and deletions made by this rule is here.

Authority Relating to Utility Privatization (DFARS Case 99-D309)

This interim rule adds a new section at DFARS 241.103 to implement Section 2812 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2000 (Public Law 106-65). Section 2812 amends 10 U.S.C. 2688 to provide authority for DoD to enter into utility service contracts related to the conveyance of a utility system for periods not to exceed 50 years.

Affected subparts/sections: Part 241 Table of Contents; 241.1

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.
A Microsoft Word format document showing all additions and deletions made by this rule is here.

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Proposed Rules

Transportation Acquisition Policy (DFARS Case 99-D009)

This rule proposes amendments to the DFARS to revise policy pertaining to the acquisition of transportation, transportation-related services, and transportation in supply contracts. The rule provides for the use of evaluation factors that address an offeror’s support for DoD readiness programs such as the Civil Reserve Air Fleet and the Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement.

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.

Production Surveillance and Reporting (DFARS Case 99-D026)

This rule proposes amendments to the DFARS to revise the criteria for determining the degree of production surveillance needed for DoD contracts. The rule requires contract administration offices to conduct a risk assessment of each contractor to determine the degree of production surveillance needed for contracts awarded to that contractor. The rule also proposes to delete obsolete forms relating to production progress reporting.
Utilization of Indian Organizations and Indian-Owned Economic Enterprises (DFARS Case 99-D300)

 The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.

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