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Industry backs new rule on commercial item determinations

February 6, 2018 at 10:26 AM
Industry groups are supporting a new rule intended to make commercial item determinations more consistent and bolster opportunities for nontraditional contractors. The Pentagon late last month published the new rule , which incorporates provisions from defense authorization legislation from fiscal years 2013, 2016 and 2018. "This rule provides guidance to contracting officers for making price reasonableness determinations, promotes consistency in making commercial item determinations, and expands opportunities for nontraditional defense contractors to do business with DOD," the Federal Register notice...

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