DATE: September 30, 2016
SUBJECT: Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-91, Miscellaneous Amendments
SOURCE: Federal Register, September 30, 2016, Vol. 81, No. 190, page 67726
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 2005-91 to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in the following subject areas: (1) prohibition on contracting with corporations with delinquent taxes or a felony conviction;(2) updating federal contractor reporting of veterans’employment; (3) non-retaliation for disclosure of compensation information; (4) sole source contracts for women-owned small businesses; (5) unique identification of entities receiving federal awards; (6) consolidation and bundling; (7) multi-year contract authority for acquisition of property; (8) new designated countries – Ukraine and Moldova; (9) contractors performing private security functions; (10) limitation on allowable government contractor employee compensation costs; and (11) technical amendments.
DATES: The effective date for Items I, II, III, IV, X, and XI is September 30, 2016, and the effective date for Items V, VI, VII, VIII, and IX is October 31, 2016.
ADDRESSES: Submit comments on Item III on or before November 29, 2016, by either: (a) the Federal eRulemaking portal at http://www.regulations.gov; or (b) mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Ms. Flowers, 1800 F Street NW, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20405-0001. Identify comments on Item III by "FAC 2005-91, FAR Case 2016-007."
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The following analysts:
Items I and VIII, Cecelia L. Davis, 202-219-0202.
Items II, III, and V, Zenaida Delgado, 202-969-7207.
Items IV and VI, Mahruba Uddowla, 703-605-2868.
Items VII and IX, Michael Jackson, 202-208-4949.
Item X, Kathlyn J. Hopkins, 202-969-7226.
SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: Item I, Prohibition on Contracting with Corporations with Delinquent Taxes or a Felony Conviction
Item II, Updating Federal Contractor Reporting of Veterans’ Employment
Item III, Non-Retaliation for Disclosure of Compensation Information
Item IV, Sole Source Contracts for Women-Owned Small Businesses
Item V, Unique Identification of Entities Receiving Federal Awards
Item VI, Consolidation and Bundling
Item VII, Amendment Relating to Multi-year Contract Authority for Acquisition of Property
Item VIII, New Designated Countries – Ukraine and Moldova
Item IX, Contractors Performing Private Security Functions
Item X, Limitation on Allowable Government Contractor Employee Compensation Costs
Item XI, Technical Amendments
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Panoptic Enterprises at 703-451-5953.
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