Department of Defense (DoD).
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement section 812 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002. Section 812 extends, through September 30, 2005, the period during which companies may enter into agreements under the DoD Pilot Mentor-Protégé Program.
December 20, 2002.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Angelena Moy, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062. Telephone (703) 602-1302; facsimile (703) 602-0350. Please cite DFARS Case 2002-D029.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This final rule amends DFARS 219.7104 and Appendix I to implement section 812 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2002 (Pub. L. 107-107). Section 812 extends, through September 30, 2005, the period during which companies may enter into agreements under the DoD Pilot Mentor-Protégé Program. In addition, section 812 extends, through September 30, 2008, the period during which mentor firms may incur costs that are eligible for reimbursement or credit under the Program.
This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review under Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993.
B. Regulatory Flexibility Act
This rule will not have a significant cost or administrative impact on contractors or offerors, or a significant effect beyond the internal operating procedures of DoD. Therefore, publication for public comment is not required. However, DoD will consider comments from small entities concerning the affected DFARS subparts in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Such comments should cite DFARS Case 2002-D029.
C. Paperwork Reduction Act
The information collection requirements associated with the DoD Pilot Mentor Protégé Program have been approved by the Office of Management and Budget, under Control Number 0704-0332, for use through March 31, 2004.Start List of Subjects Start Printed Page 77937
List of Subjects in 48 CFR Part 219End List of Subjects Start Signature
Michele P. Peterson,
Executive Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council.
Therefore, 48 CFR part 219 and Appendix I to chapter 2 are amended as follows:Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation forEnd Amendment Part Start Part
PART 219—SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS
2. Section 219.7104 is amended in paragraph (b), in the last sentence, and in paragraph (d) by removing “2005” and adding in its place “2008”.End Amendment Part
Appendix I—Policy and Procedures for the DOD Pilot Mentor-Protege Program
3. Appendix I to chapter 2 is amended in section I-102, in paragraphs (a) and (b), by removing “2002” and adding in its place “2005”.End Amendment Part
4. Appendix I to chapter 2 is amended in section I-103 as follows:End Amendment Part
a. In paragraph (a), by removing “2002” and adding in its place “2005”; and
b. In paragraph (b) introductory text and paragraph (c), by removing “2005” and adding in its place “2008”.
5. Appendix I to chapter 2 is amended in section I-109, in paragraph (e)(3), by removing “2005” and adding in its place “2008”.End Amendment Part End Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. 02-31947 Filed 12-19-02; 8:45 am]
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