DATE: March 19, 2009

SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-31, Miscellaneous Amendments

SOURCE: Federal Register, March 19, 2009, Vol. 74, No. 52, page 11820

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

ACTION: Final and Interim Rules

SYNOPSIS: The Federal Acquisition Secretariat is issuing FAC 2005-31 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following areas: (1) small business size rerepresentation; (2) clarification of submission of cost or pricing data on non-commercial modifications of commercial items; (3) amendments to incorporate new wage determinations; (4) Least Developed Countries that are Designated Countries; (5) Federal Food Donation Act of 2008; and (6) technical amendments.

DATES: The effective date for these rules is March 19, 2009, except that the effective date for items (1) and (3) is April 20, 2009. Comments on items (2) and (5) should be submitted no later than May 18, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments on items (2) and (5) to: (a) http://www.regulations.gov; (b) fax: 202-501-4067; or (c) mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4041, ATTN: Hada Flowers, Washington, DC 20405. Identify comments on item (2) by "FAC 2005-31, FAR case 2008-012", and comments on item (5) by "FAC 2005-31, FAR case 2008-017."


      Item (1), Rhonda Cundiff, 202-501-0044.

      Item (2), Edward Chambers, 202-501-3221.

      Item (3), Ernest Woodson, 202-501-3775.

      Item (4), Meredith Murphy, 202-208-6925.

      Item (5), Michael Jackson, 202-208-4949.

For general information, contact the FAR Secretariat, 202-501-4755.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: (1) Small Business Size Rerepresentation

(2) Clarification of Submission of Cost or Pricing Data on Non-Commercial Modifications of Commercial Items

(3) Amendments to Incorporate New Wage Determinations

(4) Least Developed Countries that are Designated Countries

(5) Federal Food Donation Act of 2008

(6) Technical Amendments

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953.

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