General Services Administration October 23, 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-02; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2020-21703
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2021-02, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2021-02, which precedes this document.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2020-21702
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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 needed editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Recreational Services on Federal Lands
Document Number: 2020-21701
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a Department of Labor (DOL) rule, which exempts certain contracts for seasonal recreational services or seasonal recreational equipment rental for the general public on Federal lands from an Executive order on minimum wage. This rule does not change the extent to which contractors can be used to assist Federal agencies with providing services on Federal lands. This rule only changes the extent to which minimum wages are required for applicable Federal contracts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Taxes-Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan
Document Number: 2020-21700
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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 add two new clauses that notify contractors of requirements relating to Afghanistan taxes or similar charges when contracts are being performed in Afghanistan.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Documentation of Market Research
Document Number: 2020-21699
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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 a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2020 that requires the head of the agency to document the results of market research in a manner appropriate to the size and complexity of the acquisition.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Reserve Officer Training Corps and Military Recruiting on Campus
Document Number: 2020-21698
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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 the United States Code section that prohibits the award of certain Federal contracts to institutions of higher education that prohibit Reserve Officer Training Corps units or military recruiting on campus.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Update to Excess Personal Property Procedures
Document Number: 2020-21697
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to update internal Government procedures on how agencies can locate excess personal property and to remove obsolete requirements.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Removal of Obsolete Definitions
Document Number: 2020-21696
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove the definitions of the terms ``annual receipts'' and ``number of employees'' in the regulations regarding small business programs and to move the definition of ``affiliates,'' as used with regard to small business size determination, to appropriate locations in the FAR.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Removal of FAR Appendix
Document Number: 2020-21695
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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 the FAR appendix. The Cost Accounting Standards Board regulations remain available in the Code of Federal Regulations. This final rule also deletes the few additional references to the FAR ``looseleaf''.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2021-02; Introduction
Document Number: 2020-21694
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-10-23
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) 2021-02. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC.