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DOD/DARC RIN: 0750-AJ74 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Restrictions on Use of Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process (DFARS Case 2018-D010) 

DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement sections 822, 832, 882, and 1002 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 and sections 813, 814, and 892 of the NDAA for FY 2017. These sections establish minimum requirements for the use of the lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) sources selection procedures, as well as specific restrictions on the use of LPTA procedures in acquisitions.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 208    48 CFR 212    48 CFR 213    48 CFR 214    48 CFR 215    48 CFR 216    48 CFR 237   
Legal Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303    Pub. L. 115-91, sec. 822, 832, 882, and 1002    Pub. L. 114-328, sec. 813, 814, and 892    10 U.S.C. 2442   
Legal Deadline:
Action Source Description Date
Final  Statutory  Upon enactment (sec. 822, 832, 882, 1002)  12/12/2017 
Final  Statutory  120 days after enactment (sec. 813, 814, 892)  04/22/2017 
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/04/2018  83 FR 62550   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/04/2019 
Final Action  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