Department of Defense (DoD).
DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement Section 1067 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003. Section 1067 requires DoD to prevent and mitigate corrosion during the design, acquisition, and maintenance of military equipment.
September 17, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Teresa Brooks, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062. Telephone (703) 602-0326; facsimile (703) 602-0350. Please cite DFARS Case 2004-D004.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
This final rule amends DFARS 207.105 to add corrosion prevention and mitigation to the areas that agencies must address in acquisition plans. The rule implements Section 1067 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2003 (Public Law 107-314), which requires DoD to prevent and mitigate corrosion during the design, acquisition, and maintenance of military equipment.
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 subpart in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Such comments should cite DFARS Case 2004-D004.
C. Paperwork Reduction Act
The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply because the rule does not impose any information collection requirements that require the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 48 CFR Part 207
- Government procurement
Michele P. Peterson,
Executive Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council.
Therefore, 48 CFR part 207 is amended as follows:End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation for 48 CFR part 207 continues to read as follows:End Amendment Part Start Part
PART 207—ACQUISITION PLANNINGEnd Part Start Amendment Part
2. Section 207.105 is amended in paragraph (b)(13)(ii) by adding a second sentence to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(b) * * *
(13) * * *
(ii) * * * Also discuss corrosion prevention and mitigation plans.
[FR Doc. 04-21019 Filed 9-16-04; 8:45 am]
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