On September 21, 2015, the Department of Defense (DOD) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register that would amend the Department of Defense FAR Supplement (DFARS) to further implement Section 818 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012 regarding counterfeit electronic parts (Proposed Rule). (See Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts–Further Implementation, 80 Fed. Reg. 56,939.)
The Proposed Rule adds clarity on key issues under the current counterfeit electronic parts rule, DFARS 252.246-7007, Contractor Counterfeit Electronic Part Detection and Avoidance System, which was implemented in May 2014.
Comments on the Proposed Rule are due on or before November 20, 2015.
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