DATE: December 10, 2009

SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-38, Miscellaneous Amendments

SOURCE: Federal Register, December 10, 2009, Vol. 74, No. 236, page 65597

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

ACTION: Final Rules

SYNOPSIS: The Federal Acquisition Secretariat is issuing FAC 2005-38 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following areas: (1) revocation of Executive Order 13201, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees; (2) governmentwide commercial purchase card restrictions for Treasury Offset Program debts; (3) Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6); (4) Federal Food Donation Act of 2008; (5) postretirement benefits; (6) travel costs; and (7) technical amendments.

DATES: The effective date for these rules is December 10, 2009, except Items V and VI are effective January 11, 2010, and Item II is effective February 1, 2010.


      Item I, Rhonda Cundiff, 202-501-0044.

      Items II and IV, Michael Jackson, 202-208-4949.

      Item III, Ernest Woodson, 202-501-3775.

      Items V and VI, Edward Chambers, 202-501-3221.

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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Item I, Revocation of Executive Order 13201, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees

Item II, Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Restrictions for Treasury Offset Program Debts

Item III, Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)

Item IV, Federal Food Donation Act of 2008

Item V, Postretirement Benefits (FAS 106)

Item VI, Travel Costs

Item VII, Technical Amendments

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

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