Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments, 38312 [2015-16217]

Download as PDF 38312 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 127 / Thursday, July 2, 2015 / Rules and Regulations offers will include only commercial items. Contracting officers may use any simplified acquisition procedure in this part, subject to any specific dollar limitation applicable to the particular procedure. The purpose of these simplified procedures is to vest contracting officers with additional procedural discretion and flexibility, so that commercial item acquisitions in this dollar range may be solicited, offered, evaluated, and awarded in a simplified manner that maximizes efficiency and economy and minimizes burden and administrative costs for both the Government and industry (10 U.S.C. 2304(g) and 2305 and 41 U.S.C. 3305, 3306, and chapter 37, Awarding of Contracts. (b) When acquiring commercial items using the procedures in this part, the requirements of part 12 apply subject to the order of precedence provided at 12.102(c). This includes use of the provisions and clauses in subpart 12.3. (c) Under 41 U.S.C. 1903, the simplified acquisition procedures authorized in this subpart may be used for acquisitions that do not exceed $12 million when— (1) The acquisition is for commercial items that, as determined by the head of the agency, are to be used in support of a contingency operation or to facilitate the defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack; or (2) The acquisition will be treated as an acquisition of commercial items in accordance with 12.102(f)(1). 13.501 [Amended] 8. Amend section 13.501 by— a. Removing from paragraph (a)(1)(ii) ‘‘an acquisition under the authority of the test program for commercial items at’’ and adding ‘‘that the procedures in FAR subpart 13.5 were used in accordance with’’ in its place; and ■ b. Removing from paragraph (b)(1) the word ‘‘test’’. ■ ■ PART 18—EMERGENCY ACQUISITIONS 9. Amend section 18.201 by revising paragraph (e) to read as follows: ■ 18.201 Contingency operation. asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with RULES * * * * * (e) Simplified procedures for certain commercial items. The threshold limits authorized for use of this authority may be increased for acquisitions to support a contingency operation. (See 13.500(c)). ■ 8. Amend section 18.202 by— ■ a. Removing from paragraph (c) ‘‘13.500(e))’’ and adding ‘‘13.500(c))’’ in its place; and ■ b. Revising paragraph (d). VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:24 Jul 01, 2015 Jkt 235001 The revision reads as follows: 18.202 Defense or recovery from certain attacks. 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 15 and 52 continues to read as follow: * Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 U.S.C. 20113. * * * * (d) Simplified procedures for certain commercial items. The threshold limits authorized for use of this authority may be increased when it is determined the acquisition is to facilitate defense against or recovery from nuclear, biological, chemical, or radiological attack. (See 13.500(c)). [FR Doc. 2015–16216 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P ■ PART 15–CONTRACTING BY NEGOTIATION 15.404–2 [Amended] 2. Amend section 15.404–2 by removing from paragraph (b)(2) ‘‘(see 4.807(f))’’ and adding ‘‘(see 4.803(a)(19))’’ in its place. ■ PART 52—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 3. Amend section 52.204–16 by— a. Revising the date of the provision; and ■ b. Removing from paragraph (c)(3) ‘‘http://www.dlis.dla.mil/Forms/Form_ AC135.asp’’ and adding ‘‘http:// www.dlis.dla.mil/nato/ ObtainCAGE.asp’’ in its place. The revision reads as follows: ■ ■ GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 15 and 52 [FAC 2005–83; Item VII; Docket No. 2015– 0052; Sequence No. 2] 52.204–16 Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting. Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments * Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCIES: This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes. DATES: Effective: July 2, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20405, 202–501–4755, for information pertaining to status or publication schedules. Please cite FAC 2005–83, Technical Amendments. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to update certain elements in 48 CFR parts 15 and 52 this document makes editorial changes to the FAR. SUMMARY: List of Subject in 48 CFR Parts 15 and 52 * * * * Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (JUL 2015) * * * * * 4. Amend section 52.204–18 by— a. Revising the date of the clause; and b. Removing from paragraph (d) ‘‘http://www.dlis.dla.mil/Forms/Form_ AC135.asp’’ and adding ‘‘http:// www.dlis.dla.mil/nato/ ObtainCAGE.asp’’ in its place. The revision reads as follows: ■ ■ ■ 52.204–18 Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance. * * * * * Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (JUL 2015) * * * * * 5. Amend section 52.212–5, Alternate II, by revising the date of the Alternate and paragraph (e)(1)(ii)(E) to reads as follows: ■ 52.212–5 Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items. * Dated: June 18, 2015. William Clark, Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. Therefore, DoD, GSA, and NASA amend 48 CFR parts 15 and 52 as set forth below: * * * * Alternate II (JUL 2015). * * * * * * * * (e)(1) * * * (ii) * * * (E) 52.222–26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246). * * * * * [FR Doc. 2015–16217 Filed 7–1–15; 8:45 am] Government procurement. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 9990 BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P E:\FR\FM\02JYR3.SGM 02JYR3

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 127 (Thursday, July 2, 2015)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 38312]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-16217]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Parts 15 and 52

[FAC 2005-83; Item VII; Docket No. 2015-0052; Sequence No. 2]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments

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

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition 
Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.

DATES: Effective: July 2, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Regulatory Secretariat Division 
(MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20405, 202-501-
4755, for information pertaining to status or publication schedules. 
Please cite FAC 2005-83, Technical Amendments.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    In order to update certain elements in 48 CFR parts 15 and 52 this 
document makes editorial changes to the FAR.

List of Subject in 48 CFR Parts 15 and 52

    Government procurement.

    Dated: June 18, 2015.
William Clark,
Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.

    Therefore, DoD, GSA, and NASA amend 48 CFR parts 15 and 52 as set 
forth below:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 15 and 52 continues to read 
as follow:

    Authority:  40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 
U.S.C. 20113.

PART 15-CONTRACTING BY NEGOTIATION


15.404-2  [Amended]

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2. Amend section 15.404-2 by removing from paragraph (b)(2) ``(see 
4.807(f))'' and adding ``(see 4.803(a)(19))'' in its place.

PART 52--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

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3. Amend section 52.204-16 by--
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a. Revising the date of the provision; and
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b. Removing from paragraph (c)(3) ``http://www.dlis.dla.mil/Forms/
Form_AC135.asp'' and adding ``http://www.dlis.dla.mil/nato/
ObtainCAGE.asp'' in its place.
    The revision reads as follows:


52.204-16   Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting.

* * * * *

Commercial and Government Entity Code Reporting (JUL 2015)

* * * * *

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4. Amend section 52.204-18 by--
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a. Revising the date of the clause; and
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b. Removing from paragraph (d) ``http://www.dlis.dla.mil/Forms/
Form_AC135.asp'' and adding ``http://www.dlis.dla.mil/nato/
ObtainCAGE.asp'' in its place.
    The revision reads as follows:


52.204-18  Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance.

* * * * *

Commercial and Government Entity Code Maintenance (JUL 2015)

* * * * *

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5. Amend section 52.212-5, Alternate II, by revising the date of the 
Alternate and paragraph (e)(1)(ii)(E) to reads as follows:


52.212-5  Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes 
or Executive Orders--Commercial Items.

* * * * *
    Alternate II (JUL 2015). * * *
* * * * *
    (e)(1) * * *
    (ii) * * *
    (E) 52.222-26, Equal Opportunity (Apr 2015) (E.O. 11246).
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