DATE: March 20, 2002

SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statute or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items

SOURCE: Federal Register, March 20, 2002, Vol. 67, No. 54, page 13075

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

ACTION: Proposed Rule

SYNOPSIS: It is proposed that FAR 52.212-5, Contract Terms and Conditions Required to Implement Statutes or Executive Orders -- Commercial Items, be revised to update the clauses required to implement statute or executive orders that apply to commercial items.

DATES: Comments must be submitted before May 20, 2002 to be considered in the formulation of a final rule.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments to General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (MVP), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, ATTN: Laurie Duarte, Washington, DC 20405, or by e-mail to farcase.2000-009@gsa.gov. Cite FAR case 2000-009 in all correspondence related to this proposed rule.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Victoria Moss, 202-501-4764.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: FAR Part 12, Acquisition of Commercial Items, implements Title VIII of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 (FASA) (Public Law 103-355). The regulations became effective on October 1, 1995, and several areas need updating and clarification.

FAR 52.212-5 lists the contract clauses that are required to implement statutes and executive orders that apply to commercial items procured under FAR Part 12 procedures. This proposed rule would make the following changes to FAR 52.212-5:

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to Panoptic@FedGovContracts.com.

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