Government Contracts DFARS Class Deviation Addresses Supply Chain Risk Management
Tuesday, October 9, 2018

DFARS Class Deviation Addresses Supply Chain Risk Management

By Government Contracts Editorial Staff

Department of Defense Class Deviation 2018-O0020, Permanent Supply Chain Risk Authority, removes the sunset date at DFARS 239.7300(b) and changes the statutory citations in DFARS Subpart 239.73 from section 806 of Public Law 111-383 to 10 USC 2339a. Contracting officers must use the solicitation provision and contract clause provided in the attachment to the deviation in lieu of the provision at DFARS 252.239-7017, Notice of Supply Chain Risk, and the clause at DFARS 252.239-7018, Supply Chain Risk, as prescribed in the attachment. This class deviation implements section 881 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (PL 115-232). It is effective September 19, 2018, and will remain in effect until incorporated in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement or otherwise rescinded. For the text of Class Deviation 2018-O0020, see ¶70,245.93.

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