Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-57; Small Entity Compliance Guide, 13956-13957 [2012-5530]

Download as PDF 13956 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 7, 2012 / Rules and Regulations Trade Agreement country end product (other than a Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, or Peruvian end product), an Israeli end product or, at the Contractor’s option, a domestic end product. 12. Amend section 52.225–4 by adding Alternate III to read as follows: ■ 52.225–4 Buy American Act—Free Trade Agreements—Israeli Trade Act Certificate. * * * * * Alternate III (MAR 2012). As prescribed in 25.1101(b)(2)(iv), substitute the following paragraph (b) for paragraph (b) of the basic provision: (b) The offeror certifies that the following supplies are Free Trade Agreement country end products (other than Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, or Peruvian end products) or Israeli end products as defined in the clause of this solicitation entitled ‘‘Buy American Act—Free Trade Agreements—Israeli Trade Act’’: Free Trade Agreement Country End Products (Other than Bahrainian, Korean, Moroccan, Omani, or Peruvian End Products) or Israeli End Products: COUNTRY OF ORIGIN LINE ITEM NO. paragraph (2) ‘‘Honduras, Mexico’’ and adding ‘‘Honduras, Korea (Republic of), Mexico’’ in its place; ■ c. Removing from the first sentence of paragraph (b)(1) ‘‘(41 U.S.C. 10a–10d)’’ and adding ‘‘(41 U.S.C. chapter 83)’’ in its place; ■ d. Removing from the second sentence of paragraph (b)(1) ‘‘41 U.S.C. 431’’ and adding ‘‘41 U.S.C. 1907’’ in its place; ■ e. Removing from the introductory text of Alternate I ‘‘(JUN 2009)’’ and adding ‘‘(MAR 2012)’’ in its place; ■ f. Removing from the first sentence in paragraph (b)(1) of Alternate I ‘‘(41 U.S.C. 10a–10d)’’ and adding ‘‘(41 U.S.C. chapter 83)’’ in its place; and ■ g. Removing from the second sentence in paragraph (b)(1) of Alternate I ‘‘41 U.S.C. 431’’ and adding ‘‘41 U.S.C. 1907’’ in its place. The revised text reads as follows: 52.225–11 Buy American Act— Construction Materials Under Trade Agreements. * * * * * BUY AMERICAN ACT— CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS UNDER TRADE AGREEMENTS (MAR 2012) * * * * * 15. Amend section 52.225–23 by— a. Revising the date of the clause; ■ b. In paragraph (a) in the definition ‘‘Designated country’’ removing from paragraph (2) ‘‘Honduras, Mexico’’ and adding ‘‘Honduras, Korea (Republic of), Mexico’’ in its place; and ■ c. In paragraph (a) in the definition ‘‘Recovery Act designated country’’ removing from paragraph (2) ‘‘Honduras, Mexico’’ and adding ‘‘Honduras, Korea (Republic of), Mexico’’ in its place. The revised text reads as follows: ■ ■ [List as necessary] 13. Amend section 52.225–5 by— a. Revising the date of the clause; and b. In paragraph (a) in the definition ‘‘Designated country’’ removing from paragraph (2) ‘‘Honduras, Mexico’’ and adding ‘‘Honduras, Korea (Republic of), Mexico’’ in its place. The revised text reads as follows: ■ ■ ■ 52.225–5 * * Trade Agreements. * * * TRADE AGREEMENTS (MAR 2012) 52.225–23 Required Use of American Iron, Steel, and Manufactured Goods—Buy American Act—Construction Materials under Trade Agreements. * * * * * ■ 14. Amend section 52.225–11 by— ■ a. Revising the date of the clause; ■ b. In paragraph (a) in the definition ‘‘Designated country’’ removing from * * * * * REQUIRED USE OF AMERICAN IRON, STEEL, AND MANUFACTURED GOODS—BUY AMERICAN ACT— CONSTRUCTION MATERIALS UNDER TRADE AGREEMENTS (MAR 2012) * * * * * [FR Doc. 2012–5528 Filed 3–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–14–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket FAR 2012–0081, Sequence 2] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005–57; Small Entity Compliance Guide Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Small Entity Compliance Guide. AGENCY: This document is issued under the joint authority of DOD, GSA, and NASA. 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) 2005–57, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005–57, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. DATES: March 7, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose name appears in the table below. Please cite FAC 2005–57 and the FAR case number. For information pertaining to status or publication schedule, contact the Regulatory Secretariat at 202–501–4755. SUMMARY: LIST OF RULE IN FAC 2005–57 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES3 Subject FAR case United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (Interim) ............................................................................................ A Summary for the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:48 Mar 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 made by this FAR case, refer to FAR Case 2012–004. PO 00000 Frm 00006 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 Analyst 2012–004 FAC 2005–57 amends the FAR as specified below: E:\FR\FM\07MRR3.SGM 07MRR3 Erwin Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 45 / Wednesday, March 7, 2012 / Rules and Regulations United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FAR Case 2012–004) (Interim) tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with RULES3 This interim rule implements the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (see the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. L. 112–41) (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)). VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:48 Mar 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 The Republic of Korea is already party to the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement (WTO GPA). This Free Trade Agreement now covers acquisition of supplies and services between $100,000 and the current WTO GPA threshold of $202,000. This interim rule is not expected to have a significant economic PO 00000 Frm 00007 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 9990 13957 impact on a substantial number of small entities. Dated: March 1, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–5530 Filed 3–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P E:\FR\FM\07MRR3.SGM 07MRR3

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 45 (Wednesday, March 7, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 13956-13957]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-5530]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR 2012-0081, Sequence 2]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-57; Small Entity Compliance Guide

AGENCY: 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 DOD, GSA, 
and NASA. 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) 2005-57, which amends 
the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain 
further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005-57, 
which precedes this document. These documents are also available via 
the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.

DATES: March 7, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For clarification of content, contact 
the analyst whose name appears in the table below. Please cite FAC 
2005-57 and the FAR case number. For information pertaining to status 
or publication schedule, contact the Regulatory Secretariat at 202-501-
4755.

                       List of Rule in FAC 2005-57
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                 Subject                     FAR case         Analyst
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United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement        2012-004           Erwin
 (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 2012-004.
    FAC 2005-57 amends the FAR as specified below:

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United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement (FAR Case 2012-004) (Interim)

    This interim rule implements the United States-Korea Free Trade 
Agreement (see the United States-Korea Free Trade Agreement 
Implementation Act (Pub. L. 112-41) (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)).
    The Republic of Korea is already party to the World Trade 
Organization Government Procurement Agreement (WTO GPA). This Free 
Trade Agreement now covers acquisition of supplies and services between 
$100,000 and the current WTO GPA threshold of $202,000. This interim 
rule is not expected to have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities.

    Dated: March 1, 2012.
Laura Auletta,
Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-5530 Filed 3-6-12; 8:45 am]
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