Class Deviation 2008-O0003
Extension of Test Program for Certain Commercial Items

Effective as of the date of this memo, all Military Departments and Defense Agencies shall deviate from the requirements of Federal Acquisition Reg Subpart 13.5(d) Test Program for Certain Commercial Items, which provides an expiration date of January 1, 2008, for the authority to issue solicitations under Subpart 13.5.

As a result of the enactment of the Fiscal Year 2008 National Defense Authorization Act, contracting officers can continue processing solicitations and contracts under Subpart 13.5 until implementation of FAR language that updates FAR 13.5(d).

This deviation remains in effect until implemented in the FAR, or otherwise rescinded.

Effective Date: February 8, 2008 (15 years ago)
Expire Date: None Given
Incorporated: September 17, 2008 (14 years ago)
References: 2002-O0001
Official Documents: Memo
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