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Download as PDF 28434 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 113 / Monday, June 15, 2009 / Rules and Regulations [FR Doc. E9–13977 Filed 6–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–C and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Small Entity Compliance Guide. 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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005–33 which amend the FAR. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005–33, SUMMARY: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket FAR 2009–0002, Sequence 4] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005–33; Small Entity Compliance Guide AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Hada Flowers, Regulatory Secretariat, (202) 208–7282. For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose name appears in the table below. LIST OF RULES IN FAC 2005–33 Item Subject I ............ II ........... Trade Agreements—Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru (Interim) .......................................................... Contractor’s Request for Progress Payments ................................................................................. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summaries for each FAR rule follow. For the actual revisions and/or amendments to these FAR cases, refer to the specific item number and subject set forth in the documents following these item summaries. FAC 2005–33 amends the FAR as specified below: Item I—Trade Agreements—Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru (FAR Case 2008–036) (Interim) pwalker on PROD1PC71 with RULES4 This interim rule allows contracting officers to purchase the goods and services of Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru without application of the Buy American Act if the acquisition is subject to the applicable trade VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:49 Jun 12, 2009 Jkt 217001 FAR case agreements. The free trade agreements with Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru join the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Australia, Bahrain, Chile, Morocco, and Singapore Free Trade Agreements, and the Dominican Republic-Central AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR) with respect to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, which are already in the FAR. The threshold for supplies and services is $67,826 for the CAFTA-DR and $194,000 for the Oman and Peru FTAs. The threshold for construction is $7,443,000 for the CAFTA-DR and the Peru FTA and $8,817,449 for the Oman FTA. PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 2008–036 2005–032 Analyst Murphy. Murphy. Item II—Contractor’s Request for Progress Payments (FAR Case 2005– 032) This final rule converts the proposed rule published at 73 FR 19035 on April 8, 2008, to a final rule with one editorial change. This final rule incorporates improvements related to requests for progress payments and the Standard Form (SF) 1443, Contractor’s Request for Progress Payments, used to request those progress payments. Dated: June 9, 2009. Al Matera, Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. E9–13976 Filed 6–12–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–C E:\FR\FM\15JNR4.SGM 15JNR4

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 113 (Monday, June 15, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 28434]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-13976]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR 2009-0002, Sequence 4]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-33; 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 rules appearing in Federal 
Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-33 which amend the FAR. Interested 
parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by 
referring to FAC 2005-33, which precedes this document. These documents 
are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Hada Flowers, Regulatory 
Secretariat, (202) 208-7282. For clarification of content, contact the 
analyst whose name appears in the table below.

                                          List of Rules in FAC 2005-33
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      Item                          Subject                             FAR case                 Analyst
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I..............  Trade Agreements--Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru   2008-036                 Murphy.
                  (Interim).
II.............  Contractor's Request for Progress Payments...  2005-032                 Murphy.
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summaries for each FAR rule follow. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments to these FAR cases, refer to the 
specific item number and subject set forth in the documents following 
these item summaries.
    FAC 2005-33 amends the FAR as specified below:

Item I--Trade Agreements--Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru (FAR Case 2008-
036) (Interim)

    This interim rule allows contracting officers to purchase the goods 
and services of Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru without application of the 
Buy American Act if the acquisition is subject to the applicable trade 
agreements. The free trade agreements with Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru 
join the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the Australia, 
Bahrain, Chile, Morocco, and Singapore Free Trade Agreements, and the 
Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement 
(CAFTA-DR) with respect to the Dominican Republic, El Salvador, 
Guatemala, Honduras, and Nicaragua, which are already in the FAR.
    The threshold for supplies and services is $67,826 for the CAFTA-DR 
and $194,000 for the Oman and Peru FTAs. The threshold for construction 
is $7,443,000 for the CAFTA-DR and the Peru FTA and $8,817,449 for the 
Oman FTA.

Item II--Contractor's Request for Progress Payments (FAR Case 2005-032)

    This final rule converts the proposed rule published at 73 FR 19035 
on April 8, 2008, to a final rule with one editorial change. This final 
rule incorporates improvements related to requests for progress 
payments and the Standard Form (SF) 1443, Contractor's Request for 
Progress Payments, used to request those progress payments.

    Dated: June 9, 2009.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E9-13976 Filed 6-12-09; 8:45 am]
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