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Download as PDF 54762 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 197 / Thursday, October 10, 2019 / Rules and Regulations the statute. Small businesses would benefit from the streamlined commercial acquisition procedures. Interested parties may obtain a copy of the FRFA from the Regulatory Secretariat Division. The Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted a copy of the FRFA to the Chief Counsel for Advocacy of the Small Business Administration. VIII. Paperwork Reduction Act This rule does not contain any information collection requirements that require the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). List of Subjects in 48 CFR Part 2 William F. Clark, Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy. 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR part 2 continues to read as follows: Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 U.S.C. 20113. 2. Amend section 2.101, in paragraph (b)(2), in the definition of ‘‘commercial item’’, by revising paragraph (8), to read as follows: ■ Definitions. * * * * Commercial item * * * (8) A nondevelopmental item, if the procuring agency determines the item was developed exclusively at private expense and sold in substantial quantities, on a competitive basis, to Jkt 250001 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION Ms. Zenaida Delgado, Procurement Analyst, at 202–969–7207 or zenaida.delgado@ gsa.gov for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202– 501–4755. Please cite FAC 2020–01, FAR Case 2018–008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RULE LISTED IN FAC 2020–01 Subject FAR Case * Definition of ‘‘Commercial Item’’. 2018–008 48 CFR Chapter 1 [Docket No. FAR–2019–0001, Sequence No. 6] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 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) 2020–01, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2020–01, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http://www.regulations.gov. DATES: October 10, 2019. SUMMARY: ■ 21:01 Oct 09, 2019 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Small Entity Compliance Guide. PART 2—DEFINITIONS OF WORDS AND TERMS VerDate Sep<11>2014 BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P AGENCY: Therefore, GSA, DoD, and NASA amend 48 CFR part 2 as follows: * [FR Doc. 2019–21847 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020–01; Small Entity Compliance Guide Government procurement. 2.101 multiple State and local governments or to multiple foreign governments. * * * * * PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 9990 Analyst Delgado 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 2020–01 amends the FAR as follows: Definition of ‘‘Commercial Item’’ (FAR Case 2018–008) This final rule amends the definition of ‘‘commercial item’’ in FAR part 2 to reflect the statutory change made by section 847 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Section 847 expands the universe of nondevelopmental items that qualify as commercial items to include items sold, in substantial quantities on a competitive basis, to multiple foreign governments. 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. [FR Doc. 2019–21848 Filed 10–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P E:\FR\FM\10OCR2.SGM 10OCR2

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 197 (Thursday, October 10, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 54762]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-21848]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket No. FAR-2019-0001, Sequence No. 6]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2020-01; 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) 2020-01, which amends 
the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). An asterisk (*) next to a 
rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been 
prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding 
this rule by referring to FAC 2020-01, which precedes this document. 
These documents are also available via the internet at http://www.regulations.gov.

DATES: October 10, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Zenaida Delgado, Procurement 
Analyst, at 202-969-7207 or [email protected] for clarification 
of content. For information pertaining to status or publication 
schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202-501-4755. 
Please cite FAC 2020-01, FAR Case 2018-008.

                       Rule Listed in FAC 2020-01
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                Subject                  FAR Case         Analyst
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* Definition of ``Commercial Item''...   2018-008  Delgado
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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 2020-01 amends the FAR as follows:

Definition of ``Commercial Item'' (FAR Case 2018-008)

    This final rule amends the definition of ``commercial item'' in FAR 
part 2 to reflect the statutory change made by section 847 of the 
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018. Section 847 
expands the universe of nondevelopmental items that qualify as 
commercial items to include items sold, in substantial quantities on a 
competitive basis, to multiple foreign governments.
    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.
[FR Doc. 2019-21848 Filed 10-9-19; 8:45 am]
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