DFARS Change Notice 19990101

(See DCN 19981120 for text details)

The DFARS (http://www.acq.osd.mil/dp/dars/dfars/dfars.html) has been updated to reflect the following interim rule, published November 11, 1998, and effective for all solicitations issued on or after January 1, 1999, and all Mentor-Protege agreements entered into on or after January 1, 1999.

Reform of Affirmative Action in Federal Procurement, Part II (DFARS Case 98-D021)

This interim rule amends DFARS guidance concerning programs for small disadvantaged business concerns. The amendments conform to a Department of Justice proposal to reform affirmative action in Federal procurement, and are consistent with the changes made to the Federal Acquisition Regulation in Federal Acquisition Circular 97-07, dated July 1, 1998, effective January 1, 1999.

The Federal Register notice for this interim rule is online at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dp/dars/fedregs/98d021.txt.

Affected subparts: 215.3, 217.4, 219.0, 219.7, 219.12 (new), 226.70, 236.6, 252.212, 252.219, Appendix I, the DFARS Table of Contents, and the Table of Contents for Parts 219 and 252.

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