[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 189 (Thursday, September 29, 2011)]
[Page 60474]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-25048]



Defense Acquisition Regulations System

Commercial Item Handbook

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 

ACTION: Request for public input.


SUMMARY: DoD has updated its Commercial Item Handbook. The purpose of 
the Handbook is to help acquisition personnel develop sound business 
strategies for procuring commercial items. DoD is seeking industry 
input on the contents before finalizing the Handbook.

DATES: Comments should be submitted in writing to the address shown 
below on or before November 30, 2011, to be considered in the formation 
of the final Handbook.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to the Office of the Director, 
Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, Attention OUSD(AT&L)DPAP/
CPIC, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3060. Comments also 
may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Cassandra R. Freeman, 703-693-
7062, or by e-mail at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 1, 2009, DoD published a request for 
public input on the draft Commercial Item Handbook issued by the Office 
of the Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) in 
November 2001. Comments were received and incorporated. A draft of the 
updated Commercial Item Handbook can be found at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/cpic/draftcihandbook08012011.docx. DoD is seeking 
industry input on the contents before finalizing the Handbook.

Ynette R. Shelkin,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2011-25048 Filed 9-28-11; 8:45 am]