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AGENCY:

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

ACTION:

Final rule.

SUMMARY:

This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.

DATES:

Effective: November 25, 2014.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

The Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), 1800 F Street NW., 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20405, 202-501-4755, for information pertaining to status or publication schedules. Please cite FAC 2005-78, Technical Amendments.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

In order to update certain elements in 48 CFR parts 1, 16, 22, 31, 52, and 53 this document makes editorial changes to the FAR.

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List of Subject in 48 CFR Parts 1, 16, 22, 31, 52, and 53

  • Government procurement
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Dated: November 17, 2014.

William Clark,

Acting Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.

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Therefore, DoD, GSA, and NASA amend 48 CFR parts 1, 16, 22, 31, 52, and 53 as set forth below:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 1, 16, 22, 31, 52, and 53 continues to read as follows:

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Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 51 U.S.C. 20113.

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PART 1—FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS SYSTEM

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2. Amend section 1.106 in the table following the introductory text, by adding in numerical sequence, FAR segment “52.203-13” and its corresponding OMB Control Number “9000-0164”.

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PART 16—TYPES OF CONTRACTS

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3. Amend section 16.103 by removing paragraph (d) introductory text and paragraph (d)(3).

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PART 22—APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITIONS

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4. Amend section 22.1006 by—

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a. Removing from paragraph (a)(2)(i)(C) “52.204-8(c)(2)(ii) or (iii)” and adding “52.204-8(c)(2)(iii) or (iv)” in its place;

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b. Removing from paragraph (e)(2)(i) “52.204-8(c)(2)(ii)” and adding “52.204-8(c)(2)(iii)” in its place; and

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c. Removing from paragraph (e)(4)(i) “52.204-8(c)(2)(iii)” and adding “52.204-8(c)(2)(iv)” in its place.

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PART 31—CONTRACT COST PRINCIPLES AND PROCEDURES

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5. Amend section 31.109 by—

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a. Adding the word “and” at the end of paragraph (h)(15);

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b. Removing paragraph (h)(16); and

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c. Redesignating paragraph (h)(17) as paragraph (h)(16).

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PART 52—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

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6. Amend section 52.204-8 by removing paragraphs (c)(1)(xxi)(i) through (vi); and adding paragraph (c)(2) to read as follows:

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Annual Representations and Certifications.
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(2) The following certifications are applicable as indicated by the Contracting Officer:

[Contracting Officer check as appropriate.]

_ (i) 52.204-17, Ownership or Control of Offeror.

_ (ii) 52.222-18, Certification Regarding Knowledge of Child Labor for Listed End Products.

_ (iii) 52.222-48, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Maintenance, Calibration, or Repair of Certain Equipment—Certification.

_ (iv) 52.222-52, Exemption from Application of the Service Contract Labor Standards to Contracts for Certain Services—Certification.

_ (v) 52.223-9, with its Alternate I, Estimate of Percentage of Recovered Material Content for EPA-Designated Products (Alternate I only).Start Printed Page 70349

_ (vi) 52.227-6, Royalty Information.

_ (A) Basic.

_ (B) Alternate I.

_ (vii) 52.227-15, Representation of Limited Rights Data and Restricted Computer Software.

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PART 53—FORMS

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7. Amend section 53.219 by removing “( Rev. OCT 2014)” and adding “(Rev. 8/2014)” in its place.

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[FR Doc. 2014-27662 Filed 11-24-14; 8:45 am]

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