DoD Seal

OFFICE OF THE SECRETARY OF DEFENSE


3000 DEFENSE PENTAGON
WASHINGTON, DC 20301-1000

March 3, 1997
DoD 50 Year Seal

 
ACQUISITION AND
 TECHNOLOGY

     DP(DAR)

                                                     In reply refer to
                                                     DFARS Case: 96-D011
                                                     D. L. 97-010



     MEMORANDUM FOR DIRECTORS OF DEFENSE AGENCIES
                    DEPUTY FOR ACQUISITION AND BUSINESS MANAGEMENT,
                      ASN(RD&A)/ABM
                    DEPUTY ASSISTANT SECRETARY OF THE AIR FORCE
                      (CONTRACTING), SAF/AQC
                    DIRECTOR, PROCUREMENT POLICY, ASA(RD&A)/SARD-PP
                    DEPUTY DIRECTOR (ACQUISITION), DEFENSE LOGISTICS
                      AGENCY



     SUBJECT:   Automatic Data Processing Equipment Leasing Costs
     
     
     
         We have amended Part 239 of the Defense Federal Acquisition 
     Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove references to the deleted 
     Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) cost principle at 31.205-2, 
     Automatic Data Processing Equipment Leasing Costs, and to remove 
     corresponding contractor documentation and Government oversight 
     requirements at DFARS 239.73, Acquisition of Automatic Data 
     Processing Equipment by DoD Contractors.
     
     
     
         This interim DFARS rule is effective immediately and will be 
     included in a future Defense Acquisition Circular.





                                              /s/

                                    Eleanor R. Spector
                                    Director, Defense Procurement

     Attachment

     cc: DSMC, Ft. Belvoir


Automatic Data Processing Equipment Leasing Costs
DFARS CASE 96-D011

SUBPART 239.73--ACQUISITION OF AUTOMATIC DATA PROCESSING
EQUIPMENT BY DOD CONTRACTORS

239.7300 Scope of subpart.
This subpart prescribes approval requirements for automatic data processing equipment (ADPE) purchased by contractors for use in performing DoD contracts.

239.7301 Applicability.

(a) This subpart applies when [t]he contractor [purchases] ADPE and title will pass to the Government(.)

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239.7302 Approvals and screening.

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(b) If the contractor proposes acquiring ADPE subject to 239.7301, and the unit acquisition cost is $50,000 or more--

(1) The contracting officer shall require the contractor to submit, through the administrative contracting officer, the documentation in 239.730[3].

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239.730[3] Contractor documentation.
Contracting officers may tailor the documentation requirements in paragraphs (a) through ([d]) of this section.

(a) List of existing ADPE and an analysis of its use.

(1) List of each component identified by manufacturer, type, model number, location, date of installation, and how acquired (lease, purchase, Government-furnished). Identify those acquired specifically to perform a Government contract.

(2) Reliability and usage data on each component for the past 12 months.

(3) Identification of users supported by each component, including how much time each user requires the component and the related contract or task involved.

(b) List of new ADPE needed and reasons why it is needed.

(1) Estimates of the new equipment's useful life.

(2) List of tasks the new equipment is needed for and why, including estimated monthly usage for each major task or project.

(3) Anticipated software and telecommunications requirements.

(c) Selection of computer equipment.

(1) If the acquisition is competitive--

(i) List sources solicited and proposals received;

(ii) Show how the evaluation was performed;

(iii) Provide an explanation if the selected offer is not the lowest evaluated offer.

(2) If the acquisition is not competitive, state why.

(d) Cost. (S)tate the ADPE cost.

Table 39.1 is deleted.

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