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DOD/DARC RIN: 0750-AK67 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Exception to Competition for Certain Follow-on Production Contracts (DFARS Case 2019-D031) 

DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement section 815(f) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016, which repeals and replaces the 10 U.S.C. 2371 note with 10 U.S.C. 2371b. This rule will amend the criteria to award a follow-on production contract without competition at DFARS subpart 206 to: (1) no longer require the quantities and prices for the follow-on contract to be equal to or less than those established in the transaction agreement; (2) require the follow-on contract be awarded to a participant in the transaction for the prototype project; and (3) update a citation to the conditions in 10 U.S.C. 2371b that must be satisfied and documented in order to except the contract from competition.

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 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 206   
Legal Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303    10 U.S.C. 2371b    Pub. L. 114-92, sec. 815(f)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  09/26/2019  84 FR 50811   
NPRM Comment Period End  11/25/2019 
Final Action  12/00/2021 
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 Johnson
Defense Acquisition Regulations System
Department of Defense
Defense Acquisition Regulations Council
3060 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B941,
Washington, DC 20301-3060
Phone:571 372-6100