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Panoptic Enterprises' FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH

DATE: May 20, 2004

SUBJECT: Department of Defense; Technical Assistance Relating to Machine Tools

SOURCE: Federal Register, May 20, 2004, Vol. 69, No. 98, page 29129

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD)

ACTION: Notice

SYNOPSIS: This notice implements Section 823 of the Fiscal Year 2004 National Defense Authorization Act (Public Law 108-136), which requires the Secretary of Defense to publish information on resources available to assist machine tool companies and users of machine tools in understanding Government contracting procedures and in locating opportunities for contracting with DOD.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For information on a request for comments on the implementation of Section 822 of Public Law 108-136, which requires DOD to establish an incentive program for industry to use machine tools and other capital assets produced in the United States, see the April 23, 2004, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Department of Defense; Incentive Program for Major Defense Acquisition Programs To Use Machine Tools and Other Capital Assets Produced Within the United States."

For more on other acquisition-related provisions of Public Law 108-136, see the November 25, 2003, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Enactment of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004."

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan L. Schneider, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy, OUSD(AT&L), 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3060, (703) 614-4840; or e-mail to Susan.Schneider@osd.mil.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Public Law 108-136, Section 823, Technical Assistance Relating to Machine Tools, requires DOD to publish information on resources available to assist machine tool companies and users of machine tools in government contracting.

The notice contains information on the following resources: