Defense Production Act Title III (DPA Title III)

To create, maintain, protect, expand, or restore domestic industrial base capabilities essential for the national defense.



Agency - Department of Defense

The Department of Defense provides the military forces needed to deter war and protect the security of the United States through five major areas: peacekeeping and war-fighting efforts, Homeland Security, evacuation and humanitarian causes.

Office - See Regional Agency Offices.

The points of contact of the cognizant regional or local office soliciting a particular project and a point of contact for each project announcement will be provided in that particular announcement.



Program Accomplishments

Not Applicable.

Uses and Use Restrictions

Create - Establish a domestic industrial capability that doesn't currently exist Maintain - Refresh/sustain a domestic industrial capability that currently exists Protect - Assure use of a domestic industrial capability that currently exists Expand - Increase the capacity of a domestic industrial capability that currently exists Restore - Assist a domestic industrial capability that exists but has become dormant.

The assistance must be directly used to create, maintain, protect, expand or restore domestic industrial base capabilities essential to the national defense.

The domestic industrial base is defined in Section 702, paragraph 7 of the DPA Title III (50 U.S.C.

App.

§ 4501 et seq.). The criteria used for obtaining a Presidential Determination of a shortfall are: (A) the industrial resource, material, or critical technology item is essential to the national defense; (B) without Presidential action under this section, United States industry cannot reasonably be expected to provide the capability for the needed industrial resource, material, or critical technology item in a timely manner.; and (C) purchases, purchase commitments, or other action pursuant to this section are the most cost effective, expedient, and practical alternative method for meeting the need.

No specific percentage of the appropriation is set aside from DPA Title III receives a yearly, non-expiring appropriation from Congress; however, a majority of the funds for projects come from stakeholder resources transferred into the fund.

Loans are described in Section 302 of the DPA Title III authority.

The loan function is not currently active; however, this section will be updated after that capability is established.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicant Eligibility

The Title III Office makes the determination of applicant eligibility and assistance types based on the criticality of the national defense need and availability of funds.

Beneficiary Eligibility

The Title III Office makes the determination for beneficiary eligibility based on the criticality of need and availability of funds.

Credentials/Documentation

All responsible domestic sources will be considered by the Government. If applicable, necessary actions may be taken to protect the national security of the United States. DOMESTIC SOURCE.? The term ?domestic source? means a business concern? ``(A) that performs in the United States or Canada substantially all of the research and development, engineering, manufacturing, and production activities required of such business concern under a contract with the United States relating to a critical component or a critical technology item; and``(B) that procures from business concerns described in subparagraph (A) substantially all of any components and assemblies required under a contract with the United States relating to a critical component or critical technology item. 2 CFR 200, Subpart E - Cost Principles applies to this program.

Aplication and Award Process

Preapplication Coordination

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Environmental impact information is not required for this program.

This program is excluded from coverage under E.O.

12372.

Application Procedures

2 CFR 200, Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards applies to this program. 2 CFR 200 may apply, depending on the type of recipient and assistance instrument. General application submission procedures for this program are provided under a Broad Area Announcement (BAA) with more specific procedures provided under project-specific announcements.

Award Procedures

General award procedures for this program (i.e., Proposal Acceptance and project initiation) are provided under project-specific announcements in FedBizOpps (a synopsis and link to FedBizops will be posted to grants.gov). Directions for submission, review and selection are outlined in the BAA.

Deadlines

Contact the headquarters or regional office, as appropriate, for application deadlines.

Authorization

50 U.S.C. App. section § 4501 et seq. , Executive Order 13603EO, Public Law 111-67, 50 U.S.C 2061.

Range of Approval/Disapproval Time

As described under BAA criteria, under BAA project-specific announcements, and under individual FOAs.

Appeals

As described under BAA criteria, under BAA project-specific announcements, and under individual FOAs.

Renewals

As described under BAA criteria, under BAA project-specific announcements, and under individual FOAs.

Assistance Considerations

Formula and Matching Requirements

This program has no statutory formula. Matching Requirements: Percent: 50%. 50% Recipient contribution to the maximum extent practicable depending on assistance instrument and BAA directions. MOE requirements are not applicable to this program.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance

Typical projects undergo a five (5) year period of performance (3 years execution and 2 years performance monitoring). Projects may be fully funded or incrementally funded in distinct phases. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: May be fully funded or incrementally funded.

Post Assistance Requirements

Reports

Reporting requirements will be specific to the individual agreements awarded but, at a minimum will include monthly cost/financial, schedule and technical performance reports; quarterly project management and equipment installation and tracking reports; and quarterly business reports as well as an annual forecast for the industrial capacity being improved.

The requirement to use the SF 425, Federal Financial Report, will be specified in the individual agreement. Project reports, at a minimum, will include monthly cost/financial, schedule and technical performance reports; quarterly project management and equipment installation and tracking reports; and quarterly business reports as well as an annual forecast for the industrial capacity being improved.

Financial Statement requirements will be specific to the requirements set forth under the individual agreements awarded.

Examples may include the following: SF 425 Federal Financial Report.

Progress report requirements will be specific to the requirements set forth under the individual agreements awarded.

Expenditure report requirements will be specific to the requirements set forth under the individual agreements awarded.

Performance monitoring report requirements will be specific to the requirements set forth under the individual agreements awarded.

Audits

In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. In accordance with the provisions of 2 CFR 200, Subpart F - Audit Requirements, non-Federal entities that expend financial assistance of $750,000 or more in Federal awards will have a single or a program-specific audit conducted for that year. Non-Federal entities that expend less than $750,000 a year in Federal awards are exempt from Federal audit requirements for that year, except as noted in 2 CFR 200.503. 2 CFR 200, Subpart F ? Audits Requirements may apply

Records

Federal agency report requirements will be specific to the requirements set forth under the individual agreements awarded.

Financial Information

Account Identification

12-3222-2-2-222.

Obigations

(Cooperative Agreements) FY 17 Not Available; FY 18 est $0; and FY 19 Estimate Not Available - This the first CFDA specifically for DPA Title III program.

Range and Average of Financial Assistance

-Individual award amounts vary, according to the project need.

Regulations, Guidelines, and Literature

Awarding authorities and terms and conditions will be specific to the individual agreements awarded.

Information Contacts

Regional or Local Office

See Regional Agency Offices. The points of contact of the cognizant regional or local office soliciting a particular project and a point of contact for each project announcement will be provided in that particular announcement.

Headquarters Office

Travis T. Clemons ACC-NJ-ET 1 Buffington St., Bldg. 40 Benet Laboratories, Watervliet, New York 12189 Email: travis.t.clemons.civ@mail.mil Phone: 5182665100

Criteria for Selecting Proposals

Selection criteria will be specific to the requirements set forth under the BAA, BAA specific project announcements, and under individual FOAs.



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