Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-04; Small Entity Compliance Guide, 6194 [2021-00711]

Download as PDF 6194 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 11 / Tuesday, January 19, 2021 / Rules and Regulations 52.225–23 Required Use of American Iron, Steel, and Manufactured Goods—Buy American Statute—Construction Materials Under Trade Agreements. * * * * * * * * 30. Amend section 52.225–24 by— a. Revising the date of the provision; ■ b. Removing from paragraph (b) ‘‘offeror’’ and adding ‘‘Offeror’’ in its place wherever it appears; ■ c. Removing from paragraph (c)(1)(ii) ‘‘6 percent’’ and adding ‘‘20 percent’’ in its place; ■ d. Removing from paragraph (c)(3) ‘‘offeror’’ and adding ‘‘Offeror’’ in its place; and ■ e. Removing from paragraphs (d)(1), (2), and (3) introductory text ‘‘offeror’’ and adding ‘‘Offeror’’ in their places, respectively. The revision reads as follows: ■ ■ 52.225–24 Notice of Required Use of American Iron, Steel, and Manufactured Goods—Buy American Statute— Construction Materials Under Trade Agreements. * * * * * Notice of Required Use of American Iron, Steel, and Manufactured Goods— Buy American Statute—Construction Materials Under Trade Agreements (Jan 2021) * * * * GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION * Required Use of American Iron, Steel, and Manufactured Goods—Buy American Statute—Construction Materials Under Trade Agreements (Jan 2021) * RULES LISTED IN FAC 2021–04 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE * [FR Doc. 2021–00710 Filed 1–15–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. FAR–2021–0051, Sequence No. 1] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2021–04; Small Entity Compliance Guide Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). AGENCY: Small Entity Compliance Guide. 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) 2021–04, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2021–04, which precedes this document. SUMMARY: DATES: FAR case * Maximizing Use of AmericanMade Goods, Products and Materials ......................................... 2019–016 The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the actual revisions and/or amendments made by this FAR rule, refer to the specific subject set forth in the document following this summary. FAC 2021–04 amends the FAR as follows: ADDRESSES: 48 CFR Chapter 1 ACTION: Subject January 19, 2021. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the internet at https://www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: 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 or GSARegSec@gsa.gov. Please cite FAC 2021–04, FAR Case 2019–016. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maximizing Use of American-Made Goods, Products, and Materials (FAR Case 2019–016) This final rule strengthens domestic preferences under the Buy American statute by making adjustments to the required percentage of domestic content and the existing percentages for the price evaluation preferences in an effort to decrease the amount of foreignsourced content in a U.S. manufactured product to promote economic and national security, help stimulate economic growth, and create jobs. The price evaluation preferences increase from 6 percent to 20 percent for large business and from 12 percent to 30 percent for small business; for DoD procurements there is no change to the DoD 50 percent amount. The domestic content requirement for iron and steel increases from 50 percent to 95 percent; for other end products and construction materials, the domestic content requirement increases from 50 percent to 55 percent. Foreign iron and steel is iron or steel products that are not produced in the United States. The rule implements E.O. 13881, Maximizing Use of American-Made Goods, Products, and Materials. 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. 2021–00711 Filed 1–15–21; 8:45 am] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with RULES11 BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:32 Jan 17, 2021 Jkt 253001 PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4701 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\19JAR11.SGM 19JAR11

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 11 (Tuesday, January 19, 2021)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 6194]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-00711]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket No. FAR-2021-0051, Sequence No. 1]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2021-04; 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) 2021-04, which amends 
the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain 
further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2021-04, 
which precedes this document.

DATES: January 19, 2021.

ADDRESSES: The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the internet 
at https://www.regulations.gov.

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 
or [email protected]. Please cite FAC 2021-04, FAR Case 2019-016. An 
asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility 
analysis has been prepared.

                       Rules Listed in FAC 2021-04
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                           Subject                              FAR case
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* Maximizing Use of American-Made Goods, Products and           2019-016
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ADDRESSES: The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the internet 
at https://www.regulations.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments made by this FAR rule, refer to the 
specific subject set forth in the document following this summary. FAC 
2021-04 amends the FAR as follows:

Maximizing Use of American-Made Goods, Products, and Materials (FAR 
Case 2019-016)

    This final rule strengthens domestic preferences under the Buy 
American statute by making adjustments to the required percentage of 
domestic content and the existing percentages for the price evaluation 
preferences in an effort to decrease the amount of foreign-sourced 
content in a U.S. manufactured product to promote economic and national 
security, help stimulate economic growth, and create jobs. The price 
evaluation preferences increase from 6 percent to 20 percent for large 
business and from 12 percent to 30 percent for small business; for DoD 
procurements there is no change to the DoD 50 percent amount. The 
domestic content requirement for iron and steel increases from 50 
percent to 95 percent; for other end products and construction 
materials, the domestic content requirement increases from 50 percent 
to 55 percent. Foreign iron and steel is iron or steel products that 
are not produced in the United States. The rule implements E.O. 13881, 
Maximizing Use of American-Made Goods, Products, and Materials. 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. 2021-00711 Filed 1-15-21; 8:45 am]
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