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Download as PDF 51310 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 172 / Thursday, September 6, 2007 / Rules and Regulations reported under the pilot program will not be disclosed to the public. 4.1401 Contract clause. (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this section, insert the clause at 52.204–10, Reporting Subcontract Awards, in all solicitations and contracts with values of $500,000,000 or more when the contract will be awarded and performed in the United States. (b) The clause is not required in— (1) Solicitations and contracts for commercial items issued under FAR Part 12; or (2) Classified solicitations and contracts. PART 12—ACQUISITION OF COMMERCIAL ITEMS 3. Amend section 12.503 by adding new paragraph (a)(6) to read as follows: I 12.503 Applicability of certain laws to Executive agency contracts for the acquisition of commercial services. (a) * * * (6) 31 U.S.C. 6101 note, Pub. L. 109– 282, Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006, requirement to report subcontract data. * * * * * PART 52—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES 4. Add section 52.204–10 to read as follows: I 52.204–10 modifications to purchase orders, but does not include contracts that provide supplies or services benefiting two or more contracts. (b) Section 2(d) of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (Pub. L. No. 109–282) requires establishment of a pilot program for a single searchable website, available to the public at no charge that includes information on Federal subcontracts. (c) Within thirty days after the end of March, June, September, and December of each year through 2008, the Contractor shall report the following information at www.esrs.gov for each subcontract award with a value greater than $1 million made during that quarter. (The Contractor shall follow the instructions at www.esrs.gov to report the data.) (1) Name of the subcontractor. (2) Amount of the award. (3) Date of award. (4) The applicable North American Industry Classification System code. (5) Funding agency or agencies. (6) Award title descriptive of the purpose of the action. (7) Contract number. (8) Subcontractor location including address. (9) Subcontract primary performance location including address. (10) Unique identifier for the subcontractor. (End of clause) [FR Doc. 07–4336 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S Reporting Subcontract Awards. As prescribed in 4.1401(a), insert the following clause: REPORTING SUBCONTRACT AWARDS (SEP 2007) (a) Definition. Subcontract, as used in this clause, means any contract as defined in FAR Subpart 2.1 entered into by the Contractor to furnish supplies or services for performance of this contract. It includes, but is not limited to, purchase orders and changes and DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket FAR—2007—002; Sequence 5] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005–20; Small Entity Compliance Guide Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Small Entity Compliance Guide. AGENCIES: SUMMARY: This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of the rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005–20 which amends the FAR. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005–20 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurieann Duarte, FAR Secretariat, (202) 501–4755. For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose name appears in the table below. RULE LISTED IN FAC 2005–20 Subject FAR case Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) - Reporting Requirement of Subcontractor Award Data A summary of the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments to this FAR case, refer to FAR Case 2006–029. FAC 2005–20 amends the FAR as specified below: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with RULES2 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) - Reporting Requirement of Subcontractor Award Data (FAR Case 2006–029) VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Sep 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 This final rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require that contractors report specific subcontract awards to a public database. The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (FFATA) (Pub. L. 109–282) requires the existence and operation of a searchable website that provides public access to information about Federal expenditures. This final rule establishes a pilot PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 2006–029 Analyst Woodson. program to test the collection and accession of subcontract award data. As a result, subcontracts awarded and funded with Federal appropriated funds will eventually be disclosed to the public in a single searchable website. However, information reported under the pilot program will not be disclosed to the public. E:\FR\FM\06SER2.SGM 06SER2 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 172 / Thursday, September 6, 2007 / Rules and Regulations Dated: August 29, 2007. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. 07–4337 Filed 9–5–07; 8:45 am] mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with RULES2 BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:26 Sep 05, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\06SER2.SGM 06SER2 51311

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 172 (Thursday, September 6, 2007)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 51310-51311]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-4337]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR--2007--002; Sequence 5]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-20; Small Entity Compliance Guide

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

ACTION: Small Entity Compliance Guide.

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SUMMARY: This document is issued under the joint authority of the 
Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the 
Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 
This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with 
Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act 
of 1996. It consists of a summary of the rule appearing in Federal 
Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-20 which amends the FAR. An asterisk 
(*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has 
been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information 
regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005-20 which precedes this 
document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/
/www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurieann Duarte, FAR Secretariat, 
(202) 501-4755. For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose 
name appears in the table below.

                                                                                   Rule listed in FAC 2005-20
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Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) - Reporting Requirement of Subcontractor Award Data                              2006-029                   Woodson.
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A summary of the FAR rule follows. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments to this FAR case, refer to FAR Case 
2006-029.
    FAC 2005-20 amends the FAR as specified below:

Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act (FFATA) - Reporting 
Requirement of Subcontractor Award Data (FAR Case 2006-029)

    This final rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to 
require that contractors report specific subcontract awards to a public 
database. The Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 
2006 (FFATA) (Pub. L. 109-282) requires the existence and operation of 
a searchable website that provides public access to information about 
Federal expenditures. This final rule establishes a pilot program to 
test the collection and accession of subcontract award data. As a 
result, subcontracts awarded and funded with Federal appropriated funds 
will eventually be disclosed to the public in a single searchable 
website. However, information reported under the pilot program will not 
be disclosed to the public.


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    Dated: August 29, 2007.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. 07-4337 Filed 9-5-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6820-EP-S