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DATE: February 28, 2013

SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-66, Miscellaneous Amendments

SOURCE: Federal Register, February 28, 2013, Vol. 78, No. 40, page 13763

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

ACTION: Final and Interim Rules

SYNOPSIS: The Federal Acquisition Secretariat is issuing FAC 2005-66 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following subject areas: (1) definition of contingency operation; (2) changes to time-and-materials and labor-hour contracts and orders; (3) extension of authority for use of simplified acquisition procedures for certain commercial items; and (4) technical amendments.

DATES: The effective date for these rules is February 28, 2013, except Item II is effective April 1, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments on Item I on or before April 29, 2013, 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 I by "FAC 2005-66, FAR Case 2013-003."

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following analysts:

      Item I, Patricia Corrigan, 202-208-1963.

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

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Item I, Definition of Contingency Operation

Item II, Changes to Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts and Orders

Item III, Extension of Authority for Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Certain Commercial Items

Item IV, Technical Amendments



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

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