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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Entity Compliance Guide

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Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).


Small Entity Compliance Guide.


This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-08 which amends the FAR. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005-08 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at​far.

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Laurieann Duarte, FAR Secretariat, (202) 501-4225. For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose name appears in the table below.

List of Rules in FAC 2005-08

ItemSubjectFAR caseFAR Analyst
ITrade Agreements—Thresholds (Interim)2005-030Marshall.
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Item I—Trade Agreements—Thresholds (Interim) (FAR Case 2005-030)

This interim rule changes the thresholds for application of the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and the other Free Trade Agreements with Canada, Mexico, Chile, Singapore, and Australia. These threshold increases occur every two years in order to keep pace with inflation. The United States Trade Representative published the thresholds in the December 12, 2005, Federal Register (70 FR 73510 to 73511).

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Dated: December 28, 2005.

Gerald Zaffos,

Director, Contract Policy Division.

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[FR Doc. 06-52 Filed 1-4-06; 8:45 am]