DEFENSE FAR SUPPLEMENT (DFARS) Change Notice 20050930

 

DoD published the following DFARS changes on September 30, 2005: 

 

Interim Rule:

 

Prohibition of Foreign Taxation on U.S. Assistance Programs (DFARS Case 2004-D012)

 

Implements a statutory prohibition on foreign taxation under contracts funded by U.S. assistance programs.  Foreign governments receiving U.S. assistance are prohibited from imposing taxes on commodities acquired under contracts funded by such U.S. assistance.  The interim rule addresses the responsibilities of the contractor and the contracting officer regarding this prohibition.     

 

Affected subparts/sections:  225.73; Part 229 Table of Contents; 229.1; Part 252 Table of Contents; 252.229; PGI 229.1

 

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.

 

Final Rules:

 

Extension of Partnership Agreement – 8(a) Program (DFARS Case 2005-D020)

 

Reflects the extension of the partnership agreement that permits DoD to award contracts to eligible 8(a) Program participants on behalf of the Small Business Administration.  The expiration date of the agreement has been extended to September 30, 2006.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  219.8      

 

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.

 

Defense Logistics Agency Waiver Authority (DFARS Case 2005-D019)

 

Authorizes the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) Component Acquisition Executive to waive domestic source restrictions on the acquisition of ball and roller bearings, when adequate domestic supplies are not available to meet DoD requirements on a timely basis.  The authority provided to DLA is in addition to the authority already provided to the military departments for such waivers.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  225.70      

 

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.

 

Quality Control of Aviation Critical Safety Items and Related Services (DFARS Case 2003-D101)

 

Finalizes, with changes, the interim rule published in DFARS Change Notice 20040917 to implement statutory requirements for quality control in the procurement, modification, repair, and overhaul of aviation critical safety items.  The changes in the final rule clarify that the head of the design control activity is responsible for identifying items that meet the criteria for designation as aviation critical safety items and that the head of the design control activity may delegate authority for acceptance of minor nonconformances in aviation critical safety items.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  209.2; 246.4; PGI 209.2; PGI 246.4

 

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.

 

Central Contractor Registration (DFARS Case 2003-D040)

 

Finalizes, with changes, the interim rule published in DFARS Change Notice 20031114 to eliminate policy on central contractor registration that duplicated policy added to the Federal Acquisition Regulation.  The changes in the final rule clarify that contracting activities must include the contractor’s Commercial and Government Entity code, instead of the DUNS number, on contractual documents transmitted to the payment office.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  204.11      

 

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.

 

Advisory and Assistance Services (DFARS Case 2003-D042)

 

Deletes obsolete or unnecessary text on the acquisition of advisory and assistance services; and relocates to PGI, a list of DoD publications that govern the conduct of audits.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  Part 237 Table of Contents; 237.2; PGI 237.2

 

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.

 

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