DATE: December 6, 2001

SUBJECT: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Multiyear Contracting

SOURCE: Federal Register, December 6, 2001, Vol. 66, No. 235, page 63336

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Final Rule

SYNOPSIS: DOD is amending DFARS Subpart 217.1, Multiyear Contracting, to implement two sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Public Law 106-398): Section 802, Multiyear Services Contracts, which clarifies that the authority to enter into multiyear contracts up to five years in length also applies to services and related supplies; and Section 806, Reporting Requirements Relating to Multiyear Contracts, which adds reporting requirements pertaining to multiyear contracts for property.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more on the acquisition-related provisions of Public Law 106-398, see the November 2, 2000, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2001."

EFFECTIVE DATE: December 6, 2001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Haberlin, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, OUSD (AT&L) DP (DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062; 703-602-0289; facsimile: 703-602-0350. Cite DFARS case 2000-D303/304.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The following changes are made by this final rule:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to Panoptic@FedGovContracts.com.

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