Office of Acquisition Policy; Establishment of Online Portal for GSA Guidance Documents
In accordance with Executive Order (E.O.) 13891, ``Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents,'' dated October 9, 2019, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-20-02, dated October 31, 2019, GSA established an online portal for the public to access GSA guidance documents. Although GSA did not identify agency guidance that falls under the auspices of E.O. 13891 in terms of effecting the behavior of regulated parties, the portal provides links to GSA program web pages, which contain internal GSA guidance documents, in support of the intent of E.O. 13891.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Construction Contract Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which requires agencies to provide a notice along with the solicitation to prospective bidders and offerors regarding definitization of requests for an equitable adjustment related to change orders under construction contracts.