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By admin on 12/26/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: December 26, 2014

This final rule amends the FAR to standardize the incorporation by reference of representations and certifications in contracts.
By admin on 12/26/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: December 26, 2014

This final rule amends the FAR to implement the Streamlining Claims Processing for Federal Contractor Employees Act (the Act) (Pub. L. 113–50), which transferred specific administrative authorities relating to the processing of claims for the payment of workers who were not paid appropriate wages under provisions of title 40 U.S.C. from the GAO to the DOL.
By admin on 12/26/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: December 26, 2014

This final rule amends the FAR to delete obsolete coverage relating to the year 2000 (Y2K) compliance.
By admin on 12/26/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: December 26, 2014

This final rule amends the FAR to remove outdated/obsolete higher-level quality standards and to add new examples of higher-level quality standards, including a standard related to counterfeit parts.
By admin on 12/15/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: December 15, 2014

This interim rule amends the FAR to. Amends the FAR to include procurement policy implementing Executive Order 13658, Establishing an Executive Order (EO) Minimum Wage for Contractors, dated February 12, 2014, and associated Department of Labor regulatory requirements at 29 CFR Part 10.
By admin on 12/15/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: December 15, 2014

This interim rule amends the FAR language that addresses the continuing Government wide statutory prohibition on the use of appropriated funds for contracts with any foreign incorporated entity that is an inverted domestic corporation (under section 835 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (codified at 6 U.S.C. 395).
By admin on 11/25/2014 12:00 AM
Effective Date: November 25, 2014

The FAR Council issued editorial changes to FAR Parts 1, 16, 22, 31, and 52.
By admin on 11/13/2014 4:19 PM
Effective Date: November 13, 2014

This final rule amends the FAR to implement a uniform Procurement Instrument Identification (PIID) numbering system, which will require the use of Activity Address Codes (AACs) as the unique identifier for contracting offices and other offices, in order to standardize procurement transactions across the Federal Government.
By admin on 11/13/2014 2:43 PM
Effective Date: November 13, 2014

This final rule amends the FAR in order to remove all references to OFPP Pamphlet No. 7, Use of Irrevocable Letters of Credit (ILC), and provides updated sources of data required to verify the credit worthiness of a financial entity issuing or confirming an ILC. The objective of the rule is to provide up to date and readily available information on requirements regarding credit rating for the financial institution issuing or confirming an ILC.

By admin on 10/14/2014 11:58 AM
Effective Date: October 14, 2014

The final rule amends the FAR to remove language based on the expired statutory authority at 10 U.S.C. 2323, which has been found to be unconstitutional.

As a result of the District Court’s injunction of 10 U.S.C. 2323, and the subsequent expiration of the law on September 30, 2009, there no longer is a statutory basis for a unique Small Disadvantaged Business Participation Program for Title 10 agencies (DoD, NASA and U.S. Coast Guard).