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Download as PDF 27364 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 93 / Tuesday, May 15, 2007 / Rules and Regulations and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Summary presentation of final 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) 2005–17. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket FAR–2007–0002, Sequence 2] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005–17; Introduction Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), AGENCIES: For effective dates and comment dates, see separate documents, which follow. DATES: The analyst whose name appears in the table below in relation to the FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005–17, FAR case 2004–025. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the FAR Secretariat at (202) 501–4755. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LIST OF RULE IN FAC 2005–17 Item Subject I ............ Government Property ....................................................................................................................... Summary for the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments refer to FAR case 2004-025. FAC 2005–17 amends the FAR as specified below: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ycherry on PROD1PC64 with RULES2 Item I—Government Property (FAR Case 2004–025) This final rule amends Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 45, Government Property, and associated FAR language and clauses to implement a policy that fosters efficiency, flexibility, innovation and creativity while continuing to protect the Government’s interest. This rule simplifies procedures, clarifies language, and eliminates obsolete requirements related to the management and disposition of Government property in the possession of contractors by moving, clarifying, and deleting definitions; establishing a life-cycle approach to property management; and, sanctioning the use of consensus standards and/or industry-leading standards and practices for property management. This rule deletes outdated clauses, combines selected FAR property clauses into a single clause, and implements a new clause designed for military base and installation-level contracts awarded under the OMB Circular A–76 process. FAR language and associated clauses for special tooling, special test equipment and facilities contracts is deleted. It is not the Government’s intention to change the intent or meaning of the language pertaining to ‘‘title to Government property.’’ VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:30 May 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 FAR case Dated: May 2, 2007. Al Matera, Acting Director, Contract Policy Division. 2004–025 Analyst Parnell. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Federal Acquisition Circular Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-17 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 2005-17 is effective June 14, 2007. Dated: April 30, 2007. Shay D. Assad, Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy. Dated: April 27, 2007. George Barclay, Acting Senior Procurement Executive, General Services Administration. Dated: April 19, 2007. Sheryl Goddard, Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR-2007-0002, Sequence 2]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-17; Introduction

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

ACTION: Summary presentation of final 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) 2005-17. A companion document, the Small Entity 
Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, 
is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.

DATES: For effective dates and comment dates, see separate documents, 
which follow.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The analyst whose name appears in the 
table below in relation to the FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005-17, FAR 
case 2004-025. For information pertaining to status or publication 
schedules, contact the FAR Secretariat at (202) 501-4755.

                                           List of Rule in FAC 2005-17
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      Item                          Subject                             FAR case                 Analyst
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I..............  Government Property..........................  2004-025                 Parnell.
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary for the FAR rule follows. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments refer to FAR case 2004-025.
    FAC 2005-17 amends the FAR as specified below:

Item I--Government Property (FAR Case 2004-025)

    This final rule amends Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Part 
45, Government Property, and associated FAR language and clauses to 
implement a policy that fosters efficiency, flexibility, innovation and 
creativity while continuing to protect the Government's interest. This 
rule simplifies procedures, clarifies language, and eliminates obsolete 
requirements related to the management and disposition of Government 
property in the possession of contractors by moving, clarifying, and 
deleting definitions; establishing a life-cycle approach to property 
management; and, sanctioning the use of consensus standards and/or 
industry-leading standards and practices for property management. This 
rule deletes outdated clauses, combines selected FAR property clauses 
into a single clause, and implements a new clause designed for military 
base and installation-level contracts awarded under the OMB Circular A-
76 process. FAR language and associated clauses for special tooling, 
special test equipment and facilities contracts is deleted. It is not 
the Government's intention to change the intent or meaning of the 
language pertaining to ``title to Government property.''

    Dated: May 2, 2007.
Al Matera,
Acting Director, Contract Policy Division.

Federal Acquisition Circular

    Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-17 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 2005-17 is 
effective June 14, 2007.

    Dated: April 30, 2007.
Shay D. Assad,
Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy.

    Dated: April 27, 2007.
George Barclay,
Acting Senior Procurement Executive, General Services Administration.

    Dated: April 19, 2007.
Sheryl Goddard,
Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement, National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration.
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