DATE: July 26, 2012

SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-60, Miscellaneous Amendments

SOURCE: Federal Register, July 26, 2012, Vol. 77, No. 144 page 44045

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

ACTION: Interim and Final Rules

SYNOPSIS: The Federal Acquisition Secretariat is issuing FAC 2005-60 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following subject areas: (1) reporting executive compensation and first-tier subcontract awards; (2) payments under time-and-materials and labor-hour contracts; (3) extension of sunset date for protests of task and delivery orders;(4) Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) New Mexico Tax Agreement; (5) clarification of standards for computer generation of forms; and (6) technical amendments.

DATES: The effective date for these rules is August 27, 2012, except Item III is effective July 26, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments on Item III on or before September 24, 2012, to: (a) http://www.regulations.gov; (b) fax: 202-501-4067; or (c) mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Hada Flowers, 1275 First Street, NE, Washington, DC 20417. Identify comments on Item III by "FAC 2005-60, FAR Case 2012-007."


      Item I, William Clark, 202-219-1813.

      Items II and IV, Edward Chambers, 202-501-3221.

      Items III and V, Deborah Lague, 202-694-8149.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Item I, Reporting Executive Compensation and First-Tier Subcontract Awards

Item II, Payments Under Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts

Item III, Extension of Sunset Date for Protests of Task and Delivery Orders

Item IV, Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) New Mexico Tax Agreement

Item V, Clarification of Standards for Computer Generation of Forms

Item VI, Technical Amendments

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