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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments

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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 needed editorial changes.

DATES:

Effective: July 12, 2021.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Lois Mandell, Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB), at 202-501-4755 or GSARegSec@gsa.gov. Please cite FAC 2021-06, Technical Amendment.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

This document makes editorial changes to 48 CFR parts 11, 19, 22, 26, 42, 52 and 53 of the FAR.

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List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 11, 19, 22, 26, 42, 52, and 53

  • Government procurement
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William F. Clark,

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 11, 19, 22, 26, 42, 52, and 53 as set forth below:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 11, 19, 22, 26, 42, 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 11—DESCRIBING AGENCY NEEDS

[Amended]
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2. Amend section 11.201 by removing paragraph (d)(2)(iii).

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PART 19—SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS

[Amended]
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3. Amend section 19.102 by removing from paragraph (a)(2) “ https://www.census.gov/​eos/​www/​naics/​” and adding “https://www.census.gov/​naics/​” in its place.

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[Amended]
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4. Amend section 19.201 by removing from paragraph (c)(1) “Director of Small” and adding “Director of the Office of Small” in its place.

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[Amended]
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5. Amend section 19.702 by removing from paragraph (d) “ http://www.acq.osd.mil/​osbp/​mentor_​protege/​” and adding “https://business.defense.gov/​Programs/​Mentor-Protege-Program/​” in its place.

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[Amended]
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6. Amend section 19.812 by removing from paragraph (a) “ https://pubapp.dcma.mil/​CASD/​main.jsp” and adding “https://piee.eb.mil/​pcm/​xhtml/​unauth/​index.xhtml))” in its place.

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PART 22—APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITIONS

[Amended]
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7. Amend section 22.805 by removing from paragraph (a)(4)(i) “ https://ofccp.dol-esa.gov/​preaward/​pa_​reg.html” and adding “https://www.dol.gov/​agencies/​ofccp/​pre-award/​registry” in its place.

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PART 26—OTHER SOCIOECONOMIC PROGRAMS

[Amended]
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8. Amend section 26.201 in the definition “Major disaster or emergency area” by removing “ http://www.fema.gov/​news/​disasters.fema” and adding “https://www.fema.gov/​disasters/​disaster-declarations” in its place.

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PART 42—CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION AND AUDIT SERVICES

[Amended]
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9. Amend section 42.203 by removing “ https://pubapp.dcma.mil/​CASD/​main.jsp” and adding “https://piee.eb.mil/​pcm/​xhtml/​unauth/​index.xhtml” in its place.

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PART 52—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

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10. Amend section 52.211-2 by—

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a. Revising the date of the provision;

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b. Removing from the end of paragraph (a)(2) the semicolon and adding a period in its place; and

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c. Removing paragraph (a)(3).

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The revision reads as follows:

Availability of Specifications, Standards, and Data Item Descriptions Listed in the Acquisition Streamlining and Standardization Information System (ASSIST).
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Availability of Specifications, Standards, and Data Item Descriptions Listed in the Acquisition Streamlining and Standardization Information System (ASSIST) (JUL 2021)

* * * * *
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11. Amend section 52.212-1 by—

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a. Revising the date of the clause; and

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b. Removing paragraph (i)(2)(iii).

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The revision reads as follows:

Instructions to Offerors—Commercial Items.
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Instructions to Offerors—Commercial Items (JUL 2021)

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12. Amend section 52.212-5 by—

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a. Revising the clause heading and the date of the clause;

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b. Removing from paragraph (b)(51) “(JUNE 2008)” and adding “(FEB 2021)” in its place;

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c. Removing from paragraph (b)(55) “(JUN 2020)” and adding “(FEB 2021)” in its place

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d. Removing from paragraphs (b)(63)(i) and (e)(1)(xxii) “46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b)” and adding “ 46 U.S.C. 55305” in their places, respectively; and

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e. In Alternate II—

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i. Revising the date of the Alternate; and

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ii. Removing from paragraph (e)(1)(ii)(U) “46 U.S.C. Appx. 1241(b)” and adding “46 U.S.C. 55305” in its place.

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The revisions read as follows:

Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items.
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Contract Terms and Conditions Required To Implement Statutes or Executive Orders—Commercial Items (JUL 2021)

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Alternate II (JUL 2021). * * *

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13. Amend section 52.213-4 by—

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a. Revising the date of the clause;

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b. Removing from paragraph (a)(1)(vii) “(JUN 2008)” and adding “(FEB 2021)” in its place;

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c. Removing from paragraph (a)(2)(viii) “(NOV 2020)” and adding “(JUL 2021)” in its place; and

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d. Removing from paragraph (b)(1)(xxi) “46 U.S.C. App. 1241” and adding “ 46 U.S.C. 55305” in its place.

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The revision reads as follows:

Terms and Conditions—Simplified Acquisitions (Other Than Commercial Items).
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Terms and Conditions—Simplified Acquisitions (Other Than Commercial Items) (JUL 2021)

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14. Amend section 52.222-8 by—

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a. Revising the date of the clause; and

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b. Removing from paragraph (b)(1) “ http://www.dol.gov/​whd/​forms/​wh347.pdf” and adding “https://www.dol.gov/​agencies/​whd/​forms” in its place.

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The revision reads as follows:

Payrolls and Basic Records.
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Payrolls and Basic Records (JUL 2021)

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15. Amend section 52.244-6 by—

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a. Revising the date of the clause; and

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b. Removing from paragraph (c)(1)(xx) “46 U.S.C. App. 1241” and adding “ 46 U.S.C. 55305” in its place.

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The revision reads as follows:

Subcontracts for Commercial Items.
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Subcontracts for Commercial Items (JUL 2021)

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PART 53—FORMS

[Amended]
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16. Amend section 53.236-2 by removing from the paragraph (b) subject heading “(Rev. 8/2016)” and adding “(Rev. JUL 2021)” in its place.

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[FR Doc. 2021-11867 Filed 6-9-21; 8:45 am]

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