|Publication Date:||31 August 2018|
PURPOSE. In accordance with the authority in DoD Directive (DoDD) 5134.01 (Reference (a)), this instruction reissues and renames DoD Instruction (DoDI) 4000.19 (Reference (b)) to establish policy, assign responsibilities, and prescribe procedures for support agreements.
a. This instruction applies to OSD, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the DoD, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities within the DoD (referred to collectively in this instruction as the "DoD Components").
b. This instruction does not apply to:
(1) Interagency assisted acquisitions that are defined as a type of interagency acquisition where a servicing agency performs acquisition activities on a requesting agency's behalf, such as awarding and administering a contract, task order, or delivery order, in accordance with sub-part 2.101 of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (Reference (c)).
(2) Supported and supporting DoD Component memorandums of agreement (MOAs) entered into pursuant to the Deputy Secretary of Defense memorandum (Reference (d)).
(3) Reciprocal fire protection agreements that are consistent with chapter 15A of Title 42, United States Code (U.S.C.) (Reference (e)).
(4) Transactions by DoD Components to acquire goods or services from specific sources mandated by law, such as from the General Services Administration.
(5) Defense Working Capital Fund (DWCF) mission products or services provided by any DoD Component as outlined by their DWCF charter and section 2208 of Title 10, U.S.C. (Reference (f)). This exemption does not apply to services provided to DWCF organizations through host-tenant or other support agreements.
(6) Cooperative agreements and grants addressed in DoDD 3210.06 (Reference (g)). (7) International agreements (e.g., between the U.S. Government and foreign governments) that are consistent with DoDD 5530.3 (Reference (h)). (8) Acquisition and cross-servicing agreements addressed in DoDD 2010.9 (Reference (i)).
(9) Mutual aid agreements as addressed in DoDIs 3020.52, 6055.06, 6055.17, and 6200.03 (References (j), (k), (l), and (m)), and mutual aid agreements with State and local law enforcement agencies.
(10) Agreements with private entities for which there is specific statutory support authorization, such as qualified veterans' organizations, the Boy Scouts, the Girl Scouts, or the American National Red Cross, but may be applied for that purpose if the DoD Component determines it to be the most beneficial means of providing authorized support.
(11) Support provided to or obtained from non-federal entities off an installation.
(12) Acquisition instruments governed by Reference
(c) and the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) (Reference (n)).
(13) Cooperative Research and Development Agreements addressed in DoDI 5535.8 (Reference (o))