Tag Archives: DFARS

Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds Raised by DoD

Department of Defense Class Deviation 2018-O0013 raises micro-purchase and simplified acquisition thresholds and revises the special emergency procurement authority. The deviation raises the DoD micro-purchase threshold to $5,000, except the threshold is $10,000 for certain DoD research program and laboratory … Continue reading

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DoD Announces Higher Certified Cost or Pricing Data Threshold

The Department of Defense has issued Class Deviation 2018-O0012, which raises the threshold for obtaining certified cost or pricing data to $2 million. FAR 15.403-4 sets the threshold for obtaining CCPD at $750,000. However, section 811 of the National Defense … Continue reading

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DoD Seeks Comments on Removal of DFARS Contract Clauses

The Department of Defense is seeking input on Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement solicitation provisions and contract clauses that may be appropriate for repeal, replacement, or modification. Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda, issued February 24, 2017, directed … Continue reading

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DFARS Rule on Use of Trusted Sources for Electronic Parts Finalized

The Department of Defense has finalized the rule in DFARS Case 2014-D005, Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts—Further Implementation, which addresses required sources of electronic parts for defense contractors and subcontractors. The new requirements are added at revised DFARS … Continue reading

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GAO Completes Review of DFARS Rulemaking Procedures

The Government Accountability Officer has issued a final report entitled “Department of Defense: Acquisition Rulemaking Practices.” For the April 17, 2015, report (GAO-15-423R), GAO analyzed 279 final and interim DFARS rules published in the Federal Register between 2010 and 2014 to determine the … Continue reading

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DoD Holding Public Meeting on Proposed Business Systems Compliance Rule

In connection with today’s proposed DFARS rule, Business Systems Compliance, the Department of Defense is holding a public meeting. As explained in yesterday’s blog post, the DFARS Case 2012-D042 proposed rule would allow a contractor to demonstrate compliance with DFARS system criteria for accounting systems, estimating … Continue reading

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DoD Issuing New DFARS Business Systems Compliance Rule

The Department of Defense is issuing a proposed rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement addressing contractor accountability for adequate business systems. The rule, which appears in today’s advance Federal Register, would allow a contractor to demonstrate compliance with DFARS system criteria for accounting … Continue reading

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