DATE: September 30, 2013
SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-70, Contractor Whistleblowers
SOURCE: Federal Register, September 30, 2013, Vol. 78, No. 189, page 60167
AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA)
ACTION: Interim Rules
SYNOPSIS: The Federal Acquisition Secretariat is issuing FAC 2005-70 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following subject areas: (1) pilot program for enhancement of contractor employee whistleblower protections; and (2) allowability of legal costs for whistleblower proceedings.
DATES: The effective date for these rules is September 30, 2013.
ADDRESSES: Submit comments on these interim rules on or before November 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 2005-70, FAR Case 2013-015," and comments on Item II by "FAC 2005-70, FAR Case 2013-017."
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following analysts:
Item I, Patricia Corrigan, 202-208-1963.
Item II, Edward Chambers, 202-501-3221.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Item I, Pilot Program for Enhancement of Contractor Employee Whistleblower Protections
Item II, Allowability of Legal Costs for Whistleblower Proceedings
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953.
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