DATE: June 21, 2013

SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-67, Miscellaneous Amendments

SOURCE: Federal Register, June 21, 2013, Vol. 78, No. 120, page 37667

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 2005-67 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following subject areas: (1) contractors performing private security runctions outside the United States; (2) contracting officer's representative; (3) phase 1 implementation of System for Award Management name change; (4) compliance by nondefense agencies with defense procurement requirements for interagency acquisitions; (5) terms of service and open-ended indemnification, and unenforceability of unauthorized obligations; (6) price analysis techniques; (7) contracting With women-owned small business concerns; (8) deletion of report to Congress on foreign-manufactured products; (9) implementation of the United States Panama Trade Promotion Agreement; (10) updated postretirement benefit references; and (11) technical amendments.

DATES: The effective date for these rules is July 22, 2013, except Items V, VII, and IX are effective June 21, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments on Items V and VII on or before August 20, 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 V by "FAC 2005-67, FAR Case 2013-005," and comments on Item VII by "FAC 2005-67, FAR Case 2013-010."


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

      Item III, Curtis Glover, 202-501-1448.

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

      Item V, Marissa Petrusek, 202-501-0136.

      Items VI and X, Edward Chambers, 202-501-3221

      Item VII, Karlos Morgan, 202-501-2364

      Items VIII and IX, Cecelia L. Davis, 202-219-0202

SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Item I, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States

Item II, Contracting Officer's Representative

Item III, Phase 1 Implementation of System for Award Management Name Change

Item IV, Compliance by Nondefense Agencies With Defense Procurement Requirements for Interagency Acquisitions

Item V, Terms of Service and Open-Ended Indemnification, and Unenforceability of Unauthorized Obligations

Item VI, Price Analysis Techniques

Item VII, Contracting With Women-Owned Small Business Concerns

Item VIII, Deletion of Report to Congress on Foreign-Manufactured Products

Item IX, Implementation of the United States Panama Trade Promotion Agreement

Item X, Updated Postretirement Benefit References

Item XI, Technical Amendments

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