“This agenda provides summary descriptions of regulations being developed by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in compliance with Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review. This agenda is being published to allow interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rulemaking process. …”
The timetable for FAR Case 2013-002: Reporting of Nonconforming Items to the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program shows a final rule is now planned for release in November 2018.
When compared to the notice of proposed rulemaking published four years ago, the scope of the proposed rule appears to have changed…
“The primary benefit of this rule is to reduce the risk of counterfeit items entering the supply chain by ensuring that contractors report suspect items to a widely available database. This will allow the contracting officer to provide disposition instructions for counterfeit or suspect counterfeit items in accordance with agency policy.”