Government Contracts DFARS Class Deviation Addresses Supply Chain Risk Management
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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and will remain in effect until incorporated in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement or otherwise rescinded.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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