Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-12; Introduction, 44546 [06-6671]

Download as PDF 44546 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 150 / Friday, August 4, 2006 / Rules and Regulations and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Summary presentation of interim rule. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005–12. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://acquisition.gov/ far. SUMMARY: 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket FAR—2006–0023] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005–12; Introduction Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), AGENCIES: For effective date and comment date, see separate document which follow. DATES: For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose name appears in the table below in relation to the FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005–12, FAR case 2006–014. Interested parties may also visit our Web site at http:// acquisition.gov/far. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the FAR Secretariat at (202) 501–4755. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Item Subject FAR case I ............ Local Community Recovery Act of 2006 (Interim) .............................................................................. A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments to this FAR case, refer to the specific item number and subject set forth in the document following this item summary. FAC 2005–12 amends the FAR as specified below: Dated: July 28, 2006. Col. Casey D. Blake, Director of Operations for Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy. Item I—Local Community Recovery Act of 2006 (Interim) (FAR Case 2006–014) Dated: July 28, 2006. Lou Becker, Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 06–6671 Filed 8–3–06; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This interim rule adds a local area setaside to the FAR for debris clearance, distribution of supplies, reconstruction, and other major disaster or emergency assistance activities. The contracting officer defines the set-aside area. The rule implements the Local Community Recovery Act of 2006, which strengthens the government’s ability to promote local economic recovery. The local area set-aside does not replace small business set-asides. Both can be used at the same time. The rule imposes subcontracting restrictions when a local area set-aside is used. No competition justification is required for the local area set-aside. Dated: July 28, 2006. Ralph De Stefano, Director, Contract Policy Division. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with RULES4 Jkt 208001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 6, 12, 26, and 52 [FAC 2005–12; FAR Case 2006–014; Docket 2006–0020, Sequence 8] Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006–014, Local Community Recovery Act of 2006 Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-12 is issued under the authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services, and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Unless otherwise specified, all Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other directive material contained in FAC 2005-12 is effective August 4, 2006. 22:35 Aug 03, 2006 BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S RIN 9000–AK54 Federal Acquisition Circular VerDate Aug<31>2005 Dated: July 28, 2006. Roger D. Waldron, Acting Senior Procurement Executive, General Services Administration. AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Interim rule with request for comments. SUMMARY: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 2006–014 Analyst Cundiff. rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Local Community Recovery Act of 2006. The Local Community Recovery Act of 2006 amended the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act to authorize set-asides for major disaster or emergency assistance acquisitions to businesses that reside or primarily do business in the geographic area affected by the disaster or emergency. DATES: Effective Date: August 4, 2006. Comment Date: Interested parties should submit written comments to the FAR Secretariat on or before October 3, 2006 to be considered in the formulation of a final rule. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by FAC 2005–12, FAR case 2006–014, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov/far. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Agency Web Site: http:// www.acquisition.gov/comp/far/ ProposedRules/comments.htm. Click on the FAR case number to submit comments. • E-mail: farcase.2006–014@gsa.gov. Include FAC 2005–12, FAR case 2006– 014 in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, ATTN: Laurieann Duarte, Washington, DC 20405. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAC 2005–12, FAR case 2006–014, in all correspondence related to this case. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.acquisition.gov/comp/far/ E:\FR\FM\04AUR4.SGM 04AUR4

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48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR--2006-0023]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-12; Introduction

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Summary presentation of interim rule.

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SUMMARY: This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the 
Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition 
Circular (FAC) 2005-12. A companion document, the Small Entity 
Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, 
is available via the Internet at http://acquisition.gov/far.

DATES: For effective date and comment date, see separate document which 
follow.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For clarification of content, contact 
the analyst whose name appears in the table below in relation to the 
FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005-12, FAR case 2006-014. Interested 
parties may also visit our Web site at http://acquisition.gov/far. For 
information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the 
FAR Secretariat at (202) 501-4755.

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I..........  Local Community Recovery Act of 2006       2006-014            Cundiff.
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments to this FAR case, refer to the 
specific item number and subject set forth in the document following 
this item summary.
    FAC 2005-12 amends the FAR as specified below:

Item I--Local Community Recovery Act of 2006 (Interim) (FAR Case 2006-
014)

    This interim rule adds a local area set-aside to the FAR for debris 
clearance, distribution of supplies, reconstruction, and other major 
disaster or emergency assistance activities. The contracting officer 
defines the set-aside area. The rule implements the Local Community 
Recovery Act of 2006, which strengthens the government's ability to 
promote local economic recovery. The local area set-aside does not 
replace small business set-asides. Both can be used at the same time. 
The rule imposes subcontracting restrictions when a local area set-
aside is used. No competition justification is required for the local 
area set-aside.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Ralph De Stefano,
Director, Contract Policy Division.

Federal Acquisition Circular

    Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-12 is issued under the 
authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General 
Services, and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration.
    Unless otherwise specified, all Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) and other directive material contained in FAC 2005-12 is 
effective August 4, 2006.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Col. Casey D. Blake,
Director of Operations for Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Roger D. Waldron,
Acting Senior Procurement Executive, General Services Administration.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Lou Becker,
Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement, National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration.
[FR Doc. 06-6671 Filed 8-3-06; 8:45 am]
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