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Barry McVay's FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

DATE: October 25, 2000

FROM: Barry McVay, CPCM

SUBJECT: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Material Inspection and Receiving Report

SOURCE: Federal Register, October 25, 2000, Vol. 65, No. 207, page 63802

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Final Rule

SYNOPSIS: DOD is amending the instructions in DFARS Appendix F for completion of DD Form 250, Material Inspection and Receiving Report, to add a requirement for inclusion of the title, mailing address, and telephone number of the government official responsible for acceptance of supplies or services under a contract.

EDITOR'S NOTE: The DD Form 250 is available on the Internet at http://www.acq.osd.mil/dp/dars/dfars/toc253_3.htm.

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 25, 2000.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Rick Layser, Defense Acquisition Regulations Council, OUSD(AT&L)DP(DAR), IMD 3C132, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062; 703-602-0293; fax: 703-602-0350. Cite DFARS Case 2000-D008 when referring to this rule.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Paragraph (f)(6) of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 32.905, Invoice Payments, requires that a receiving report include the "signature,...printed name, title, mailing address, and telephone number of the designated government official responsible for acceptance or approval functions."

DOD has revised the DD Form 250 to provide for inclusion of all the information required by FAR 32.905(f)(6). This final rule amends the corresponding DD Form 250 preparation instructions in DFARS Appendix F, particularly in Part 3, Preparation of the DD Form 250 and DD Form 250C, Section F-301, Preparation Instructions, Block 21, Contract Quality Assurance (CQA), and Block 22, Receiver's Use.

Also, this final rule makes various minor editorial changes to Appendix F to update cross-references and clarify the text.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry McVay at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to BarryMcVay@FedGovContracts.com.

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