DATE: October 7, 2002

SUBJECT: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Foreign Acquisition

SOURCE: Federal Register, October 7, 2002, Vol. 67, No. 194, page 62589

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Proposed Rule

SYNOPSIS: DOD is proposing to amend DFARS Part 225, Foreign Acquisition, and its corresponding clauses to simplify and clarify the policies pertaining to the acquisition of supplies and services from foreign sources.

DATES: Comments on the proposed rule must be submitted on or before December 6, 2002.

ADDRESSES: Respondents may submit comments directly on the web site at http://emissary.acq.osd.mil/dar/dfars.nsf/pubcomm. As an alternative, respondents may e-mail comments to: dfars@acq.osd.mil. Also, respondents who cannot submit comments through the web site or by e-mail may submit comments to Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, Attn: Amy Williams, OUSD(AT&L)DP(DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062, or by fax to 703-602-0350. Cite DFARS Case 2002-D009 when making comments on this proposed rule.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Williams, 703-602-0328.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Because of the complexity of the Buy American Act and the trade agreements, DOD has decided to propose an extensive revision to DFARS Part 225 to simplify and clarify the regulations governing the acquisition of supplies and services from foreign sources.

The following are the primary changes to DFARS Part 225 and the corresponding clauses that are being proposed:

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

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