DEFENSE FAR SUPPLEMENT (DFARS) Change Notice 20051220

 

DoD published the following final and proposed DFARS rules on December 20, 2005: 

 

Final Rules:

 

Contract Financing (DFARS Case 2003-D043)

 

Clarifies requirements for establishing due dates for contract financing payments; deletes text that is unnecessary or duplicative of FAR/DFARS policy on financial consultation matters, contract payment instructions, and use of the Government-wide commercial purchase card; deletes unnecessary text on the composition and responsibilities of the DoD Contract Finance Committee; increases, from $500 to $2,500 the value at or below which the requirements of FAR Subpart 32.4, Advance Payments for Non-Commercial Items, do not apply to high school and college publications for military recruitment efforts; and relocates to PGI, text on department/agency contract financing offices, approvals for advance payments or unusual progress payments, debt collection procedures, and bankruptcy reporting.

 

Affected subparts/sections:  DFARS Table of Contents; Part 232 Table of Contents; 232.0; 232.1; 232.2; 232.4; 232.5; 232.6; 232.9; 232.10; 232.11; PGI 232.0; PGI 232.4; PGI 232.5; PGI 232.6     

 

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.

 

Technical Amendments (0000-P048, 0000-P052, 2005-D014)

 

Adds references to DoD guidance on purchase, travel, and fuel card programs.  Adds procedures to PGI regarding designation of a contracting officer’s representative for service contracts. 

 

Affected subparts/sections:  201.6; 213.3; PGI 201.6          

 

The Federal Register notice for this rule is available here.(1, 2)  

 

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 Rules:

 

Contract Pricing and Cost Accounting Standards (DFARS Case 2003-D014)

 

Updates and clarifies text regarding contract pricing matters and cost accounting standards.  Implements provisions of Section 817 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-314) regarding exceptions to cost or pricing data requirements and waiver of cost accounting standards.  Relocates to PGI, DoD procedures addressing pricing considerations, profit analysis, and waiver of cost accounting standards.

 

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 addition to PGI is here.