DATE: October 31, 2003

SUBJECT: National Aeronautics and Space Administration Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement (NFS); Conformance with FAC 2001-14 and FAC 2001-15

SOURCE: Federal Register, October 31, 2003, Vol. 68, No. 211, page 62022

AGENCIES: National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)

ACTION: Final Rule

SYNOPSIS: NASA is revising the NFS to bring it into conformance with changes made to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2001-14 and FAC 2001-15, specifically: revising the definition of "United States"; implementing environmental management system (EMS) requirements; and removing the requirement for the submission of Standard Form (SF) 129, Solicitation Mailing List Application. In addition, the designated NASA ombudsman is revised.

EDITOR'S NOTE: For more on FAC 2001-14, see the May 22, 2003, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2001-14, Miscellaneous Amendments."

For more on FAC 2001-15, see the July 24, 2003, FEDERAL CONTRACTS DISPATCH "Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2001-15, Miscellaneous Amendments."

EFFECTIVE DATE: October 31, 2003.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Celeste Dalton, NASA, Office of Procurement, Contract Management Division (Code HK); (202) 358-1645; e-mail: Celeste.M.Dalton@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: The following changes are being made to the NFS:

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