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Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendment

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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

DoD is making a technical amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide needed editorial changes.

DATES:

Effective August 11, 2016.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Jennifer L. Hawes, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), Room 3B941, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3060. Telephone 571-372-6115; facsimile 571-372-6094.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This final rule amends DFARS 213.201(g) to add a reference to guidance available in DFARS Procedures, Guidance, and Information on the use of the higher micro-purchase thresholds prescribed in FAR 13.201(g) to support a declared contingency operation or to facilitate defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack. A reference to DFARS 213.201 is also added at DFARS 218.201.

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List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 213 and 218

  • Government procurement
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Jennifer L. Hawes,

Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.

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Therefore, 48 CFR parts 213 and 218 are amended as follows:

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PART 213—SIMPLIFIED ACQUISITION PROCEDURES

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR part 213 continues to read as follows:

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

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2. Add section 213.201 to read as follows:

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(g) See PGI 213.201(g) for guidance on use of the higher micro-purchase thresholds prescribed in FAR 13.201(g) to support a declared contingency operation or to facilitate defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack.

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PART 218—EMERGENCY ACQUISITIONS

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3. The authority citation for 48 CFR part 218 is revised to read as follows:

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

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4. Amend section 218.201 by, in paragraph (3), removing “See 213.270(c)(3)” and adding “See 213.201(g) and 213.270(c)(3)” in its place.

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[FR Doc. 2016-18705 Filed 8-10-16; 8:45 am]

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