DEFENSE FAR SUPPLEMENT (DFARS) Change Notice 20050207

DoD published the following changes to the DFARS on February 7, 2005 :

Final Rules :

Polyacrylonitrile (PAN) Carbon Fiber – Restriction to Domestic Sources (DFARS Case 2004-D002)

Extends, from May 31, 2005, to May 31, 2006, the ending date for inclusion of PAN carbon fiber domestic source requirements in solicitations and contracts. Applies to acquisitions for major systems that are not yet in development and demonstration (milestone B as defined in DoD Instruction 5000.2). Revises the prescription for use of the clause at DFARS 252.225-7022, Restriction on Acquisition of PAN Carbon Fiber, to reflect the extension.

Affected subparts/sections: 225.71

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.

Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program (DFARS Case 2003-D063)

Supplements FAR policy that requires a statement on the face page of contracts to identify awards under the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program. Facilitates the use of automated systems by permitting alternative means of identifying a contract as an award under the Program.

Affected subparts/sections: 219.10

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.

Tax Procedures for Overseas Contracts (DFARS Case 2003-D031)

Relocates text to the new DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI), available at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/pgi. The relocated text contains procedures for use by contracting officers in obtaining tax relief and duty-free import privileges for acquisitions conducted in Spain and the United Kingdom.

Affected subparts/sections: Part 229 Table of Contents; 229.70; PGI 229.70

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.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the text added to PGI is here.

Proposed Rule :

Extraordinary Contractual Actions (DFARS Case 2003-D048)

Proposes to update requirements for processing a contractor’s request for extraordinary contract adjustment. The proposed change includes relocation of text to the new DFARS companion resource, Procedures, Guidance, and Information (PGI). The relocated text contains procedures for preparation of records relating to contractor requests for adjustment and for submission of those requests to a contract adjustment board.

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing all additions and deletions proposed by this rule is here.

A Microsoft Word format document showing the text proposed for inclusion in PGI is here.