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DOD/DARC RIN: 0750-AJ32 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Use of Fixed-Priced Contracts (DFARS Case 2017-D024) 

DoD is amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement sections 829 and 830 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017. Section 829 establishes a preference for fixed-priced contract types and requires review and approval for certain contract types at specified thresholds. Section 830 requires the use of firm-fixed-price contracts for foreign military sales, unless an exception applies or a waiver is executed.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Other 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 202    48 CFR 216    48 CFR 217    48 CFR 225    48 CFR 234    48 CFR 235   
Legal Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303    Pub. L. 114-328, sec. 829 and 830    10 U.S.C. 2306 note   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  180 days after enactment  06/21/2017 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  04/01/2019  84 FR 12179   
NPRM Comment Period End  06/14/2019  84 FR 24734   
Final Action  11/00/2019 
Final Action Effective  11/00/2019 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Jennifer Hawes
Defense Acquisition Regulations System
Department of Defense
3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941,
Washington, DC 20301-3060
Phone:571 372-6115