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DOD/DARC RIN: 0750-AK77 Publication ID: Fall 2020 
Title: Peer Reviews of Contracts for Supplies and Services (DFARS Case 2019-D037) 

DoD is amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to revise the authorities for the conduct of peer reviews by the Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD).  OSD will no longer conduct peer reviews for competitive procurements above $1 billion, except for procurements of major defense acquisition programs above $1 billion for which the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD(A&S)) is the milestone decision authority and USD(A&S) special interest programs.  DPC may conduct peer reviews upon request by a military department, defense agency, or DoD field activity. OSD will also no longer conduct post award peer reviews for acquisitions for services with a total estimated value greater than $1 billion. 

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 201   
Legal Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Final Action  02/00/2021 
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 D. Johnson
Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment
Department of Defense
Defense Pricing and Contracting, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Room 3B941, 3060 Pentagon,
Washington, DC 20301-3060
Phone:571 372-6100