Clarifies responsibilities of administrative contracting officers and auditors in conducting reviews of a contractor's insurance programs, pension plans, and other deferred compensation plans; and updates and relocates
to PGI, the procedures for those reviews.
Globalization destroys lumber-related jobs in two ways: first, cheap wood and cheap resources motivate companies to relocate
their mills overseas; and second, onerous consumer and environmental regulations make offshore relocation beneficial to the bottom line.
Deletes text on the use of competitive procedures and delegated authority to acquire utility services, as these issues are adequately addressed in the FAR; deletes obsolete text on preaward contract reviews; and relocates
to PGI, procedures and corresponding definitions related to connection charges and award of separate contracts for utility services.
to PGI, procedures for preparation of records relating to contractor requests for adjustment and for submission of those requests to a contract adjustment board.
to PGI, guidance on evaluating offers of foreign end products; information on international agreements; and procedures for contracting with qualifying country sources, for administration of duty-free entry provisions, and for acquisitions involving foreign military sales requirements.
Proposed change streamlines text on the use of economic price adjustment clauses; increases, from 3 to 5 years, the standard maximum ordering period under basic ordering agreements; deletes obsolete text on the use of cost-plus-fixed-fee contracts for environmental restoration; deletes unnecessary text on design stability and use of incentive provisions; and relocates
to PGI, procedures for selecting contract type and for use of special economic price adjustment clauses, incentive contracts, and basic ordering agreements.
Proposed change relocates
text on termination of Canadian Commercial Corporation contracts, from Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, to a more appropriate location in Part 249, Termination of Contracts; deletes unnecessary cross-references; and relocates
to PGI, procedures for preparation of contract termination status reports, for completion of forms to document termination settlements, for preparation of settlement negotiation memoranda, and for congressional notification of significant contract terminations.
Proposed change clarifies responsibilities of administrative contracting officers and auditors in conducting reviews of a contractor's insurance programs, pension plans, and other deferred compensation plans; and updates and relocates
procedures for these reviews to PGI.
Proposed change deletes a definition of advisory and assistance services that is used primarily for budgeting and reporting purposes and is adequately addressed in financial management regulations; deletes obsolete text on contracting for engineering and technical services and requesting activity responsibilities; and relocates
to PGI, a list of DoD publications that govern the conduct of audits.
Proposed change deletes unnecessary text on contract modifications; clarifies procedures for determining if a request for equitable adjustment requires contractor certification; and relocates
to PGI, procedures for identifying foreign military sales requirements, for obligating or deobligating contract funds, and for review and definitization of change orders.
administrative procedures for signature of contract documents to PGI; deletes unnecessary cross-references; and deletes text on security requirements and IRS reporting requirements that are adequately addressed in the FAR.
Consolidates text on reporting of improper business practices to the appropriate authorities; updates a contract clause addressing prohibitions on persons convicted of fraud or other defense contract-related felonies; and relocates
to PGI, procedures for referring matters to the agency debarring and suspending official.