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Download as PDF 27494 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 113 / Wednesday, June 12, 2019 / Rules and Regulations and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACTION: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION SUMMARY: Summary presentation of a final rule. 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket No. FAR 2019–0002, Sequence No. 2] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019–03; Introduction Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), AGENCY: This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019–03. 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. For effective date, see the separate document, which follows. DATES: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, at 202–208–4949 for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202–501–4755. Please cite FAC 2019–03, FAR case 2017–006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RULE LISTED IN FAC 2019–03 Subject FAR case Exception from Certified Cost or Pricing Data Requirements—Adequate Price Competition .................................... A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments made by this FAR Case, refer to the specific subject set forth in the document following this item summary. FAC 2019–03 amends the FAR as follows: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Exception From Certified Cost or Pricing Data Requirements—Adequate Price Competition (FAR Case 2017–006) jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with RULES2 This final rule amends the FAR to provide guidance to DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard, consistent with section 822 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that addresses the exception from certified cost or pricing data requirements when price is based on adequate price competition. Section 822 excludes from the standard for adequate price competition the situation in which there was an expectation of competition, but only one offer is received. The standard of adequate price competition that is based on a reasonable expectation of competition is now applicable only to agencies other than DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard. This final rule will not have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Kim Herrington, Acting Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department of Defense. [FAC 2019–03; FAR Case 2017–006; Docket No. 2017–0006; Sequence No. 1] Jeffrey A. Koses, Senior Procurement Executive/Deputy CAO, Office of Acquisition Policy, U.S. General Services Administration. William G. Roets, II, Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Procurement, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–12267 Filed 6–11–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P Jkt 247001 PO 00000 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Part 15 RIN 9000–AN53 Federal Acquisition Regulation: Exception From Certified Cost or Pricing Data Requirements—Adequate Price Competition Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Final rule. AGENCY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to provide guidance to DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard, consistent with a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that addresses the exception from certified cost or pricing data requirements when price is based on adequate price competition DATES: Effective July 12, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement Analyst, at 202–208–4949 for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory SUMMARY: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019–03 is issued under the authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services, and 17:36 Jun 11, 2019 Jackson. the Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Unless otherwise specified, all Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other directive material contained in FAC 2019–03 is effective June 12, 2019 except for FAR Case 2017–006, which is effective July 12, 2019. William F. Clark, Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. VerDate Sep<11>2014 2017–006 Analyst Frm 00002 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 4700 E:\FR\FM\12JNR2.SGM 12JNR2

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket No. FAR 2019-0002, Sequence No. 2]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2019-03; Introduction

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

ACTION: Summary presentation of a final rule.

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SUMMARY: This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the 
Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal 
Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-03. 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 date, see the separate document, which follows.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael O. Jackson, Procurement 
Analyst, at 202-208-4949 for clarification of content. For information 
pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory 
Secretariat Division at 202-501-4755. Please cite FAC 2019-03, FAR case 
2017-006.

                                           Rule Listed in FAC 2019-03
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                           Subject                               FAR case                   Analyst
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Exception from Certified Cost or Pricing Data Requirements--        2017-006  Jackson.
 Adequate Price Competition.
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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 the 
specific subject set forth in the document following this item summary. 
FAC 2019-03 amends the FAR as follows:

Exception From Certified Cost or Pricing Data Requirements--Adequate 
Price Competition (FAR Case 2017-006)

    This final rule amends the FAR to provide guidance to DoD, NASA, 
and the Coast Guard, consistent with section 822 of the National 
Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that addresses the 
exception from certified cost or pricing data requirements when price 
is based on adequate price competition. Section 822 excludes from the 
standard for adequate price competition the situation in which there 
was an expectation of competition, but only one offer is received. The 
standard of adequate price competition that is based on a reasonable 
expectation of competition is now applicable only to agencies other 
than DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard.
    This final rule will not have a significant economic impact on a 
substantial number of small entities.

William F. Clark,
Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.

    Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-03 is issued under the 
authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General 
Services, and the Administrator of National Aeronautics and Space 
Administration.
    Unless otherwise specified, all Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) and other directive material contained in FAC 2019-03 is 
effective June 12, 2019 except for FAR Case 2017-006, which is 
effective July 12, 2019.

Kim Herrington,
Acting Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting, Department 
of Defense.

Jeffrey A. Koses,
Senior Procurement Executive/Deputy CAO, Office of Acquisition Policy, 
U.S. General Services Administration.

William G. Roets, II,
Acting Assistant Administrator, Office of Procurement, National 
Aeronautics and Space Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-12267 Filed 6-11-19; 8:45 am]
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