DoD Holding Meeting on Counterfeit Electronic Parts Rule

The Department of Defense is hosting a public meeting to obtain the views of experts and interested parties regarding further implementation of the requirement for detection and avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts, as set forth in Section 818 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012.

DoD is particularly interested in further implementation of Section 818’s requirements on trusted suppliers. DoD partially implemented the NDAA in the May 16, 2013, DFARS Case 2012-D055 proposed rule, Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts. DoD is preparing to publish a final rule under this case.

The meeting will be held on March 27, 2014, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., at the General Services Administration Regional Office Building Auditorium, 301 7th Street SW, Washington, D.C., 20407.

For the text of the notice and registration information, see the Federal Register notice

About William Van Huis

Bill Van Huis is a Senior Writer/Analyst for Wolters Kluwer Law & Business who tracks and analyzes new regulations impacting federal government contracting. He also follows court decisions involving bid protests and contract disputes. You can find his work in WK publications like Government Contract Reports and the FAR and DFARS Matrix Tools. Bill is a Certified Professional Contracts Manager, and he has a law degree from Southern Illinois University, where he graduated summa cum laude. Prior to joining WK, Bill worked both inside and outside state and local government in the areas of procurement and municipal finance. Bill also worked as a staff attorney for the Illinois Supreme Court.
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