General Services Administration June 21, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-67; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2013-14621
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, 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) 2005-67, 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 2005-67, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2013-14620
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Updated Postretirement Benefit (PRB) References
Document Number: 2013-14619
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove references to specific paragraphs of an accounting standard that were deleted in the Financial Accounting Standards Board's (FASB's) Accounting Standards Codification (ASC) of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP). The references no longer exist in the authoritative GAAP (the ASC). This final rule replaces the current GAAP references in the FAR with explicit criteria that generally replicate the substance of the formerly referenced GAAP methodology so that the substance of the FAR does not change as a result of this final rule.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Free Trade Agreement (FTA)-Panama
Document Number: 2013-14618
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement. This Trade Promotion Agreement is a free trade agreement that provides for mutually non-discriminatory treatment of eligible products and services from Panama.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Deletion of Report to Congress on Foreign-Manufactured Products
Document Number: 2013-14617
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to eliminate an obsolete Congressional reporting requirement on acquisitions of end products manufactured outside the United States.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contracting With Women-Owned Small Business Concerns
Document Number: 2013-14616
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove the dollar limitation for set-asides to economically disadvantaged women-owned small business concerns and to women-owned small business concerns eligible under the Women-owned Small Business Program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Price Analysis Techniques
Document Number: 2013-14615
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify and give a precise reference in the use of a price analysis technique in order to establish a fair and reasonable price.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Terms of Service and Open-Ended Indemnification, and Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations
Document Number: 2013-14614
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address concerns raised in an opinion from the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) Office of Legal Counsel (OLC) involving the use of unrestricted, open-ended indemnification clauses in acquisitions for social media applications.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Interagency Acquisitions: Compliance by Nondefense Agencies With Defense Procurement Requirements
Document Number: 2013-14613
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are adopting as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to add new requirements specific to the acquisition of supplies and services by nondefense agencies on behalf of DoD. This rule implements a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008, with later amendments; and section 801 of the NDAA for FY 2013, Public Law 112-239.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; System for Award Management Name Change, Phase 1 Implementation
Document Number: 2013-14612
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to reflect the joining of the Central Contractor Registration (CCR), Online Representations and Certification Application (ORCA), and Excluded Parties List System (EPLS) databases into the System for Award Management (SAM) database.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contracting Officer's Representative
Document Number: 2013-14611
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to improve contract surveillance by clarifying the contracting officer's representative (COR) responsibilities.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States
Document Number: 2013-14610
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Governmentwide requirements in National Defense Authorization Acts that establish minimum processes and requirements for the selection, accountability, training, equipping, and conduct of personnel performing private security functions outside the United States.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-67; Introduction
Document Number: 2013-14603
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-06-21
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-67. 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.