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Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2007-017; Service Contractor Employee Personal Conflicts of Interest

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


Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; Reopening of comment period.


The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) are interested in determining if, when, and how service contractor employees' personal conflicts of interest (PCI) need to be addressed and whether greater disclosure of contractor practices, specific prohibitions, or reliance on specified principles would be most effective and efficient in promoting ethical behavior. The comment period is reopened for an additional 30 days to provide additional time for interested parties to review and comment on the Advance notice of proposed rulemaking.


Comment Date: Interested parties should submit written comments to the FAR Secretariat on or before July 17, 2008 to be considered in the formulation of any proposed or interim rule.


Submit comments identified by FAR case 2007-017, by any of the following methods:

  • Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting “FAR Case 2007-017” under the heading “Comment or Submission”. Select the link “Send a Comment or Submission” that corresponds with FAR Case 2007-017. Follow the instructions provided to complete the “Public Comment and Submission Form”. Please include your name, company name (if any), and “FAR Case 2007-017” on your attached document.
  • Fax: 202-501-4067.
  • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, ATTN: Laurieann Duarte, Washington, DC 20405.

Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAR case 2007-017, in all correspondence related to this case. All comments received will be posted without change to Please include your name and company name (if any) inside the document.

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For clarification of content, contact Ms. Meredith Murphy, at (202) 208-6925. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the FAR Secretariat, Room 4035, GS Building, Washington, DC 20405, (202) 501-4755. Please cite FAR Case 2007-017.

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The Councils published an Advance notice of proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register at 73 FR 15961, March 26, 2008. To allow additional time for interested parties to review the Advance notice of proposed rulemaking and submit comments, the comment period is reopened for an additional 30-days.

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Dated: June 11, 2008.

Al Matera,

Director, Acquisition Policy Division.

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[FR Doc. E8-13634 Filed 6-16-08; 8:45 am]