Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government
Summaries for each FAR rule follow. For the actual revisions and/or amendments made by these FAR cases, refer to the specific item numbers and subjects set forth in the documents following these item summaries. FAC 2005-62 amends the FAR as specified below:
GSA, DOD, and NASA published a proposed rule in the
This interim rule amends the FAR to implement section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (Pub. L. 110-181), as amended (10 U.S.C. 2304 note). Section 801 requires compliance certifications by non-defense agencies that purchase on behalf of DoD, and clarifies which DoD laws and regulations apply. The agencies must comply with new FAR subpart 17.7, in addition to complying with FAR subpart 17.5. To provide clarification for small business and contracting officers, existing policy for small business goal credit for assisted acquisitions is added to section FAR 4.603(c).
This interim rule implements a new Free Trade Agreement with Panama (see the United States-Panama Trade Promotion Agreement Implementation Act (Pub. L. 112-43) (19 U.S.C. 3805 note)).
This Trade Promotion Agreement is a free trade agreement that provides for mutually non-discriminatory treatment of eligible products and services from Panama. This interim rule is not expected to have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities.
Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-62 is issued under the authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services, and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
Unless otherwise specified, all Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) and other directive material contained in FAC 2005-62 is effective November 20, 2012, except for Item I which is effective December 20, 2012.