DEFENSE FAR SUPPLEMENT (DFARS) Change Notice 20030722

 

DoD made the following changes to the DFARS on July 22, 2003:

 

Buy-to-Budget Acquisition of End Items (DFARS Case 2002-D036) (Interim Rule)

 

Authorizes DoD to acquire a higher quantity of an end item than the quantity specified in a law providing for the funding of the acquisition, if the head of the agency  determines that (1) the requirement for the end item is expected to remain substantially unchanged throughout the period of the acquisition; (2) it is possible to acquire the higher quantity of the end item without additional funding because of production efficiencies or other cost reductions;

(3) the amount of funds used to acquire the higher quantity  will not exceed the amount provided under the law; and (4) the amount provided under the law is sufficient to ensure that each unit of the higher quantity is fully funded as a complete end item.  This change implements Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003. 

 

Affected subparts/sections:  DFARS Table of Contents; Part 207 Table of Contents; 207.70   

 

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.

 

Multiyear Procurement Authority for Environmental Services for Military Installations (DFARS Case 2003-D004) (Interim Rule)

 

Authorizes the use of multiyear contracting for environmental remediation services for military installations, if the head of the agency determines that (1) there will be a continuing requirement for the services consistent with the proposed contract period; (2) furnishing the services will require a substantial initial investment  or the incurrence of substantial contingent liabilities; and (3) use of a multiyear contract will encourage effective competition and promote economies in operations.  This change implements Section 827 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003. 

 

Affected subparts/sections:  217.1    

 

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.