DFARS Change Notice 19991001

Reform of Affirmative Action in Federal Procurement (DFARS Case 98-D007)

The final rule published on September 30, 1999, effective October 1, 1999, has been incorporated into the DFARS. The publication of this rule was announced in Change Notice 19990930 (September 30, 1999). The rule addresses programs for small disadvantaged business concerns and is consistent with the changes made to the FAR in FACs 97-06 and 97-13. The final rule removes policy pertaining to historically black colleges and universities and minority institutions that duplicated policy contained in the FAR.

Affected subparts/sections: 226.70; 252.226; Part 252 Table of Contents

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

The final rule published on September 30, 1999, effective October 1, 1999, has been incorporated into the DFARS. The publication of this rule was announced in Change Notice 19990930 (September 30, 1999). The interim rule published on November 20, 1998 (Change Notice 19981120), is converted to a final rule without change. The rule addresses programs for small disadvantaged business concerns and is consistent with the changes made to the FAR in FACs 97-07 and 97-13.

Affected subparts/sections: None

Fiscal Year 2000 Contract Action Reporting Requirements (DFARS Case 99-D011/98-D017)

The final rule published on August 19, 1999, effective October 1, 1999, has been incorporated into the DFARS. The publication of this rule was announced in Change Notice 19990819 (August 19, 1999). The rule revises DD Form 350, Individual Contracting Action Report, and DD Form 1057, Monthly Contracting Summary of Actions $25,000 or Less, and corresponding instructions, to reflect fiscal year 2000 reporting requirements.

Affected subparts/sections: 204.6; 219.10; 253.204; Part 204 Table of Contents; DD Form 350; DD Form 1057