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DOD/DARC RIN: 0750-AL48 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: Contract Closeout Authority for DoD Services Contracts (DFARS Case 2021-D012) 

DoD is issuing a final rule to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement to implement section 820 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021 (Pub. L. 116-283). Section 820 modifies the expedited contract closeout requirements implemented in DFARS 204.804. These modifications allow DoD contracting officers to use expedited contract closeout procedures for contracts entered into on a date that is at least 7 fiscal years (for military construction, at least 10 fiscal years) before the current fiscal year.

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 204   
Legal Authority: 41 U.S.C. 1303    Pub. L. 116-283, sec. 820   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  08/30/2021  86 FR 48366   
NPRM Comment Period End  10/29/2021 
Final Action  02/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  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