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December 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 12)
     DFARS Transformation in Full Gear
     Safavian Confirmed to Head OFPP
     Proposed FAR Rule Addresses "FedTeDS"
     OMB Releases First Set of FY 2004 FAIR Act Inventories
     Two Nonmanufacturer Rules Waived, One Terminated
     Rejected DPAS Orders Could Be Transmitted Electronically

November 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 11)
     FY 2005 Defense Authorization Act Directs Review of GSA Procedures
     DOD Extends 8(a) Partnership Agreement
     Agencies Directed to Increase Service-Disabled Contracts
     FAC 2001-25 Authorizes Telecommuting for Contractors
     One Nonmanufacturer Rule Waived, Two Proposed
     NASA Removes NFS Subpart 1852.1, Parts 1853 and 1872
     EPA Withdraws Proposed Background Check Rule

October 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 10)
     Comments Sought on Use of T&M and Labor-Hour Contracts for Commercial Services
     FAR Rules on Evaluation, Unallowable Costs Proposed
     NASA Removes MidRange Procedures from NFS
     DOD Removes Iraq from List of Terrorist Countries
     GSA Applies DPAS to FSS

September 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 9)
     Federal Contract Spending Tops $321 Billion
     NFS Changes on Reps & Certs, COTR Training
     DFAR Rules on Taxes, Bonds
     SBA Proposes Six Nonmanufacturer Rule Waivers
     FAR Change on Bid Bonds Powers of Attorney Proposed
     Interior Adds Rules on Woody Biomass Utilization

August 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 8)
     SBA Withdraws Proposed Size Standards Revision
     GSA, DOD Announce "Get It Right" Program
     FAR Rules on Commercial-Type Contracts Proposed
     EPA Issues Four "Green" Purchasing Guides
     NASA Reissues NFS Parts 1842 Through 1851
     Prompt Payment Interest Rate Set at 4 1/2%
     GAO Changes Name

July 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 7)
     FAC 2001-24 Amends Federal Supply Schedule Rules To Add Services Procedures
     A Plethora of Changes Made to the DFARS
     Nonmanufacturer Rule Waived for Aluminum
     NASA Reissues NFS Parts 1827 Through 1841

June 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 6)
     FAC 2001-23 Institutes Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Set-Asides
     OMB Releases Third Set of 2003 FAIR Act Inventories
     Comments Sought on BAA Nonavailable Items
     Exceptions to the Berry Amendment Added to DFARS
     SBA Launches Business.gov, Gateway for Small Business
     OMB Establishes CFR Title 2 for Grants
     GSA Finalizes IT Cooperative Purchasing Regulations
     OMB Says A-76 Competitions Save Agencies $1.1 Billion
     Nonmanufacturer Rule Waiver Proposed for Aluminum
     Executive Compensation Benchmark Raised to $432,851
     Proposed NFS Reissuance Continues with Parts 1852-1872

May 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 5)
     FAC 2001-22 Simplifies Property Disposal Procedures
     NASA Reissues NFS Parts 1801 Through 1825
     Proposed DFARS Transformation Continues
     Government Workers Are Not A-76 "Interested Parties"
     Labor, State Departments Issue Revised Supplements
     NASA Imposes Five-Year Limit on Task Order Contracts
     DOD Mentor-Protege Agreement Approvals to Change
     DOD to Establish U.S. Machine Tools Incentive Program
     Davis Introduces ASIA

April 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 4)
     SBA Proposes to Restructure Size Standards
     FY 2003 Set Record for Small Business Contract Awards
     FAC 2001-21 Addresses Purchase from Federal Prison Industries
     Second Proposed Rule on Material Safety Data Sheets
     DFARS Limits Task/Delivery Order Contracts to Five Years
     Proposed NFS Reissuance Continues with Parts 1827-1833
     Nonmanufacturer Rule Waived for Turboprops

March 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 3)
     DFARS Transformation Gets Underway, Comments on 14 Proposed Rules Sought
     DOD Enters MOU with Sweden, Suspends SDB Adjustment
     Agencies to Designate Real Property Officers
     FAC 2001-20 Implements Emergency Purchasing Authority
     Revision Proposed for FAR Training Cost Principle
     NASA to Hold Meeting on Policies and Initiatives
     President Orders High Priority for Manufacturing R&D

February 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 2)
     FAC 2001-19 Delays SF 330 Implementation, Revises Trade Agreements Thresholds
     Proposed FAR Rules on Electronic Reps and Certs, COTS
     OMB Releases Second Set of 2003 FAIR Act Inventories
     DFARS Changes Address Payments, Unique Item IDs
     Size Standard Set for IT Vendors, Testing Laboratories
     NASA Continues Proposed NFS Reissuance
     Prompt Payment Interest Rate Set at 4%
     M&O Contracts Competition

January 2004

FEDERAL CONTRACTS PERSPECTIVE (Vol. V, No. 1)
     FAC 2001-18 Implements New A-E Form, Electronic Procurement Data Reporting
     Proposed FAR Changes on Debarred List, JWOD
     Navy Marine Corps Acquisition Regulation Issued
     Homeland Security Acquisition Regulation Issued
     Disabled Veteran Set-Asides Established
     Automobile Reimbursement Increased to 37.5 Cents/Mile
     Trade Agreements Act and NAFTA Thresholds Revised
     PRO-Net, CCR Databases Integrated


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