[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 38 (Thursday, February 26, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 10390]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-03858]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 218, 225, and 242


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical 
Amendments

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal 
Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide needed editorial 
changes.

DATES: Effective February 26, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Manuel Quinones, Defense 
Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3060. Telephone 571-372-6088; 
facsimile 571-372-6094.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This final rule amends the DFARS as follows:
    1. Directs contracting officers to additional procedures and 
guidance by adding a reference to DFARS Procedures, Guidance, and 
Information PGI 218.272 at DFARS 218.272. A cross reference to DFARS 
218.272 is also added at DFARS 225.7405.
    2. Directs contracting officers to additional procedures and 
guidance by adding a reference to DFARS Procedures, Guidance, and 
Information PGI 242.7502 at DFARS 242.7502.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 218, 225, and 242

    Government procurement.

Manuel Quinones,
Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
    Therefore, 48 CFR parts 218, 225, and 242 are amended as follows:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 218, 225, and 242 continues 
to read as follows:

    Authority:  41 U.S.C. 1303 and 48 CFR chapter 1.

PART 218-EMERGENCY ACQUISITIONS

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2. Add section 218.272 to read as follows:


218.272  Use of electronic business tools.

    When supporting a contingency operation or humanitarian or 
peacekeeping operation, follow the procedures at PGI 218.272 concerning 
the use of electronic business tools.

PART 225-FOREIGN ACQUISITION

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3. Add section 225.7405 to read as follows:


225.7405  Use of electronic business tools.

    See 218.272 concerning the use of electronic business tools in 
support of a contingency operation or humanitarian or peacekeeping 
operation.

PART 242-CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION AND AUDIT SERVICES

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4. Amend section 242.7502 by revising paragraph (g)(2) introductory 
text to read as follows:


242.7502  Policy.

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    (g) * * *
    (2) The contracting officer responsible for negotiation of a 
proposal generated by an accounting system with an identified 
deficiency shall evaluate whether the deficiency impacts the 
negotiations. See also PGI 242.7502(g)(2). If it does not, the 
contracting officer should proceed with negotiations. If it does, the 
contracting officer should consider other alternatives, e.g.--
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[FR Doc. 2015-03858 Filed 2-25-15; 8:45 am]
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