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Download as PDF 4188 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 15 / Monday, January 24, 2011 / Rules and Regulations and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACTION: Summary presentation of rules. This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by DOD, GSA, and NASA in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005–49. 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: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket FAR 2011–0076, Sequence 1] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005–49; Introduction Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), AGENCY: The analyst whose name appears in the table below in relation to each FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005–49 and the specific FAR case number. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat at (202) 501– 4755. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For effective dates see separate documents, which follow. DATES: LIST OF RULE IN FAC 2005–49 Subject FAR case Public Access to the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (Interim) ............................ A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments made by this FAR case, refer to FAR Case 2010–016. FAC 2005–49 amends the FAR as specified below: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Public Access to the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAR Case 2010–016) (Interim) 48 CFR Parts 1, 9, 12, and 52 This interim rule amends the FAR to implement section 3010 of the Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111–212), enacted July 29, 2010. Section 3010 requires that the Administrator of the General Services post all information contained in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), excluding past performance reviews, on a publicly available Web site. This interim rule notifies contractors that FAPIIS data, excluding past performance reviews, will be available to the public after a certain date, and creates a new FAR clause to support the posting of information in FAPIIS. Contracting officers are encouraged to the extent feasible to amend existing solicitations in accordance with FAR 1.108(d), in order to include this revised clause in contracts to be awarded on or after the effective date of this rule. RIN 9000–AL94 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with RULES3 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: January 19, 2011. Michael O. Jackson, Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–1324 Filed 1–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:57 Jan 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [FAC 2005–49; FAR Case 2010–016; Docket 2010–0016, Sequence 1] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Public Access to the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Interim rule. AGENCIES: DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 3010 of Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010. Section 3010 requires that the information in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), excluding past performance reviews, shall be made publicly available. This interim rule notifies contractors of this new statutory requirement for public access to FAPIIS and creates a new FAR clause to support the posting of information in FAPIIS consistent with section 3010. All information posted in FAPIIS on or after April 15, 2011, except for past performance reviews, will be publicly available. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 Loeb. Effective Date: January 24, 2011. Comment Date: Interested parties should submit written comments to the Regulatory Secretariat on or before March 25, 2011 to be considered in the formulation of a final rule. Applicability Date: This rule applies to solicitations issued on or after January 24, 2011. Contracting officers are encouraged, to the extent feasible, to amend existing solicitations in accordance with FAR 1.108(d), in order to include the clause at FAR 52.209–9 in contracts to be awarded on or after January 24, 2011. Prior to April 15, 2011, contracting officers shall bilaterally modify existing contracts, including indefinite-delivery indefinitequantity contracts, that contain the clause 52.209–8, Updates of Information Regarding Responsibility Matters, if a six-month update will be due on or after April 15, 2011. The modification shall replace the clause 52.209–8 with a new clause 52.209–9, Updates of Publicly Available Information Regarding Responsibility Matters, Alternate I (JAN 2011). If the contracting officer is unable to negotiate this modification prior to April 15, 2011, the contracting officer shall obtain approval at least one level above the contracting officer to negotiate an alternate resolution. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by FAC 2005–49, FAR Case 2010–016, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘FAR Case 2010–016’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds DATES: GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 2010–016 Analyst E:\FR\FM\24JAR3.SGM 24JAR3

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR 2011-0076, Sequence 1]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-49; Introduction

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

ACTION: Summary presentation of rules.

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SUMMARY: This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) rules agreed to by DOD, GSA, and NASA in this Federal Acquisition 
Circular (FAC) 2005-49. 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 see separate documents, which follow.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The analyst whose name appears in the 
table below in relation to each FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005-49 and 
the specific FAR case number. For information pertaining to status or 
publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat at (202) 501-
4755.

                       List of Rule in FAC 2005-49
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             Subject                  FAR case            Analyst
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Public Access to the Federal             2010-016  Loeb.
 Awardee Performance and
 Integrity Information System
 (Interim).
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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments made by this FAR case, refer to FAR 
Case 2010-016.
    FAC 2005-49 amends the FAR as specified below:

Public Access to the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity 
Information System (FAR Case 2010-016) (Interim)

    This interim rule amends the FAR to implement section 3010 of the 
Supplemental Appropriations Act, 2010 (Pub. L. 111-212), enacted July 
29, 2010. Section 3010 requires that the Administrator of the General 
Services post all information contained in the Federal Awardee 
Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), excluding past 
performance reviews, on a publicly available Web site.
    This interim rule notifies contractors that FAPIIS data, excluding 
past performance reviews, will be available to the public after a 
certain date, and creates a new FAR clause to support the posting of 
information in FAPIIS. Contracting officers are encouraged to the 
extent feasible to amend existing solicitations in accordance with FAR 
1.108(d), in order to include this revised clause in contracts to be 
awarded on or after the effective date of this rule.

    Dated: January 19, 2011.
Michael O. Jackson,
Acting Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy.
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