National Aeronautics and Space Administration January 29, 2013 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-65; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2013-01752
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
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) 2005-65, 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 2005-65, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2013-01751
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
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; Unallowability of Costs Associated With Foreign Contractor Excise Tax
Document Number: 2013-01750
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
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 certain requirements of section 301 of the James Zadroga 9/11 Health and Compensation Act of 2010, which imposes a 2 percent excise tax on certain Federal procurement payments to foreign persons. The rule disallows the cost associated with the 2 percent excise tax on certain foreign procurements.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Free Trade Agreement-Colombia
Document Number: 2013-01748
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, with change, the interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the United States-Colombia Trade Promotion Agreement. This Trade Promotion Agreement is a free trade agreement (FTA) that provides for mutually non-discriminatory treatment of eligible products and services from Colombia.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Extension of Sunset Date for Protests of Task and Delivery Orders
Document Number: 2013-01747
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are adopting as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement sections of the Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2011 and the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012. These statutes extend the sunset date for protests against the award of task or delivery orders from May 27, 2011 to September 30, 2016.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
Document Number: 2013-01745
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are adopting as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2012, that prohibits the award of contracts using appropriated funds to any foreign incorporated entity that is treated as an inverted domestic corporation or to any subsidiary of such entity.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-65; Introduction
Document Number: 2013-01740
Type: Rule
Date: 2013-01-29
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) 2005-65. 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.