Tag Archives: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

DoD Seeks Feedback on Interim Rule for CMMC Implementation

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The Department of Defense (DoD) is seeking comments on an interim rule to implement the Cybersecurity Maturity Model Certification framework and an assessment methodology as part of efforts to better protect unclassified data within the DoD supply chain and evaluate vendors’ implementation of cyber requirements. DoD introduced the interim rule as an amendment. 

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DoD Proposes New Rule on Performance-Based Contract Payments

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The Department of Defense has proposed a new rule to address the use of performance-based payments in contracts, Federal News Network reported Tuesday. According to the report, the proposed rule would subject all fixed-price contracts to performance-based payments to help companies manage their cash flow and reduce compliance and oversight costs.

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DoD Proposes Rule to Limit Use of LPTA Approach in Competitive Procurements

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The Department of Defense has proposed a rule that aims to set restrictions on the use of the lowest price technically acceptable approach in the source-selection process. A Federal Register notice published Tuesday says DoD introduced the rule as an amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to comply with the provisions of the National Defense Authorization Act for fiscal years 2017 and 2018.

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DoD to Hold Meeting About Performance-Based & Progress Payments

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The Defense Department's Defense Acquisition Regulations System plans to host a public meeting on Friday to gather feedback from government and industry professionals regarding proposed revisions to policies for issuing performance-based contract payments.

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NDIA Study Finds That Policy Frameworks Complicate Defense Contracting

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The National Defense Industrial Association has found that the revised Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement and continued development of the National Institute of Standards and Technology cybersecurity framework create burdens on defense contracting, National Defense reported Tuesday. The study, “Implementing Cybersecurity in DoD Supply Chains", describes how defense contractors are responding to increasing regulation requirements.

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DoD Proposes Rule on Cost, Records Examination Requirements Exceptions for Small Biz Contracts

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The Defense Department has proposed a rule that seeks to exclude contracts, subcontracts and contract modifications worth below $7.5 million that were awarded to small businesses or nonconventional contractors from pricing data, records examination and cost requirements. DoD said in a Federal Register notice published Tuesday the proposed regulation would amend the …

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