DEFENSE FAR SUPPLEMENT (DFARS) Change Notice 20050901

 

DoD published the following DFARS and PGI changes on September 1, 2005: 

 

Interim Rules:

 

Training for Contractor Personnel Interacting with Detainees (DFARS Case 2005-D007)

 

Adds policy addressing requirements for contractor personnel who interact with detainees to receive training regarding the applicable international laws and obligations of the United States.  Contractor personnel must receive this training prior to interacting with detainees and annually thereafter.  This policy implements Section 1092 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  Part 237 Table of Contents; 237.1; Part 252 Table of Contents; 252.212; 252.237; PGI 237.1

 

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.

 

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

 

Levy on Payments to Contractors (DFARS Case 2004-D033)

 

Adds policy addressing the effect of Internal Revenue Service levies on contract payments.  Requires contractors to promptly notify the contracting officer if a levy that will jeopardize contract performance is imposed on a contract.  The contracting officer must notify the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy and Acquisition Policy, in accordance with agency procedures, when the contractor’s inability to perform will adversely affect national security or will result in significant additional costs to the Government.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  DFARS Table of Contents; Part 232 Table of Contents; 232.71; Part 252 Table of Contents; 252.232; PGI 232.71

 

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.

 

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

 

Final Rules:

 

Restrictions on Totally Enclosed Lifeboat Survival Systems (DFARS Case 2004-D034)

 

Removes DFARS text addressing restrictions on the acquisition of totally enclosed lifeboats from foreign sources.  The restrictions are based on fiscal year 1994 and 1995 appropriations act provisions, that are no longer considered applicable, and other statutory provisions that apply only to the Navy.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  Part 225 Table of Contents; 225.70; Part 252 Table of Contents; 252.225

 

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.

 

Assignment of Contract Administration – Exception for Defense Energy Support Center (DFARS Case 2004-D007)

 

Changes the assignments of contract administration functions to reflect a memorandum of agreement between the Defense Contract Management Agency and the Defense Energy Support Center.  The agreement provides for the Defense Energy Support Center to perform contract administration functions for all contracts it awards.  This arrangement eliminates duplication of effort in the bulk fuel quality management program.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  242.2

 

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.

 

Technical Amendment

 

PGI 225.802-70 is amended to update the Internet address for the directory of contract administration offices.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  PGI 225.8