DATE: February 25, 2000
FROM: Barry McVay, CPCM
SUBJECT: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement (NFS); Foreign Acquisition
SOURCE: Federal Register, February 25, 2000, Vol. 65, No. 38, page 10031
AGENCIES: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
ACTION: Final Rule
SYNOPSIS: NASA is amending NFS Part 1825, Foreign Acquisition, to bring it into conformance with FAR Part 25, which was rewritten and implemented by Federal Acquisition Circular 97-15, which was published on December 27, 1999, and is effective February 25, 2000.
EFFECTIVE DATE: February 25, 2000.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Flynn, NASA, Office of Procurement, Contract Management Division (Code HK), 202-358-0460, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: This final rule conforms NFS Part 1825 to FAR Part 25 as revised by FAC 97-15, which became final on December 27, 1999, and enters into effect on February 25, 2000. While internal coordination procedures have been clarified, no substantive changes have been made to NASA policy.
The following are the revised contents of NFS Part 1825:
1825.003-70 NASA definitions
Subpart 1825.1, Buy American Act -- Supplies
Subpart 1825.4, Trade Agreements
1825.400 Scope of subpart
Subpart 1825.9, Customs and Duties
1825.903 Exempted supplies
Subpart 1825.10, Additional Foreign Acquisition Regulations
1825.1001 Waiver of right to examination of records
1825.1002 Use of foreign currency BR>
Subpart 1825.11, Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
1825.1101 Acquisition of supplies
1825.1103 Other provisions and clauses
1825.1103-70 Export control
(EDITOR'S NOTE: NFS 1825.1103-70 was added to the NFS on February 11, 2000, as NFS 1825.970, Export Control (which consisted of NFS 1825.970-1, Background, and NFS 1825.970-2, Contract Clause). Former NFS 1825.970-1 is now paragraph (a) of NFS 1825.1103-70, and former NFS 1825.970-2 is now paragraph (b) of NFS 1825.1103-70. See the February 11, 2000, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "National Aeronautics and Space Administration Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement (NFS); Standard Clause for Export Controlled Technology.")
Subpart 1825.70, Foreign Contract and International Agreement Clearances
1825.7000 Scope of subpart
1825.7002 Foreign Contracts
1825.7003 International Agreements
In addition, several NFS cross-references to sections of NFS Part 1825 have been amended to reflect the revised section identifications. Also, the following are added:
The following are removed:
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry McVay at 703-451-5953 or by e-mail to BarryMcVay@FedGovContracts.com.
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