[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 1 (Tuesday, January 3, 2012)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 204-205]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-33424]



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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Parts 4, 8, 15, 19, 22, 23, 28, 42, and 52

[FAC 2005-55; Item VII; Docket 2011-0078; Sequence 4]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments

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

ACTION: Final rule.

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

DATES: Effective Date: January 3, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Regulatory Secretariat, 1275 First 
Street NE., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20417, (202) 501-4755, for 
information pertaining to status or publication schedules. Please cite 
FAC 2005-55, Technical Amendments.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In order to update certain elements in 48 
CFR parts 4, 8, 15, 19, 22, 23, 28, 42, and 52, this document makes 
editorial changes to the FAR.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 4, 8, 15, 19, 22, 23, 28, 42, and 
52

    Government procurement.

    Dated: December 21, 2011.
Laura Auletta,
Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy.

    Therefore, DoD, GSA, and NASA amend 48 CFR parts 4, 8, 15, 19, 22, 
23, 28, 42, and 52 as set forth below:

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR parts 4, 8, 15, 19, 22, 23, 28, 
42, and 52 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 42 
U.S.C. 2473(c).

PART 4--ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS


4.603  [Amended]

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2. Amend section 4.603 by removing from paragraph (c) ``http://
csrc.nist.gov/publications/nistpubs/800-87/sp800-87-Final.pdf'' and 
adding ``http://www.nist.gov/publication-portal.cfm'' in its place.

PART 8--REQUIRED SOURCES OF SUPPLIES AND SERVICES


8.402  [Amended]

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3. Amend section 8.402 by--
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a. Removing from paragraph (c)(1) ``http://www.gsa.gov/fss'' and adding 
``http://www.gsa.gov/fas'' in its place; and
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b. Removing from paragraph (e) ``http://www.fsstraining. gsa.gov'' and 
adding ``http://www.gsa.gov/training'' in its place.


8.405-5  [Amended]

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4. Amend section 8.405-5 by removing from paragraph (c) ``http://
www.gsa.gov/fss'' and adding ``http://www.gsa.gov/fas'' in its place.


8.703  [Amended]

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5. Amend section 8.703 by removing ``http://abilityone.gov/index.html'' 
and adding ``http://www.abilityone.gov.'' in its place.

PART 15--CONTRACTING BY NEGOTATION


15.402  [Amended]

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6. Amend section 15.402 by removing from paragraph (a)(2) ``15.403-4, 
obtain'' and adding ``15.403-4, shall obtain'' in its place.

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7. Amend section 15.403-1 by revising paragraph (c)(1)(ii)(B) to read 
as follows:


15.403-1  Prohibition on obtaining certified cost or pricing data (10 
U.S.C. 2306a and 41 U.S.C. 254b).

* * * * *
    (c) * * *
    (1) * * *
    (ii) * * *
    (B) The determination that the proposed price is based on adequate 
price competition and is reasonable has been approved at a level above 
the contracting officer; or
* * * * *

PART 19--SMALL BUSINESS PROGRAMS


19.102  [Amended]

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8. Amend section 19.102 by removing from paragraph (f)(4) ``http://
www.sba.gov/gc'' and adding ``http://www.sba/content/class-waivers'' in 
its place.


19.402  [Amended]

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9. Amend section 19.402 by removing from paragraph (a)(2) ``http://
www.sba.gov/GC/pcr.html'' and adding ``http://www.sba.gov/content/
procurement-center-representatives'' in its place.

PART 22--APPLICATION OF LABOR LAWS TO GOVERNMENT ACQUISITIONS


22.404-1  [Amended]

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10. Amend section 22.404-1 by removing from paragraph (a)(2) ``http://
www.dol.gov/esa'' and adding ``http://www.wdol.gov'' in its place.


22.1304  [Amended]

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11. Amend section 22.1304 by removing from paragraph (a) ``http://
www.vets100.com/login.aspx'' and adding ``https://webapps.dol.gov/
vets100'' in its place.


22.1306  [Amended]

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12. Amend section 22.1306 by removing from paragraph (b) ``http://vets100.vets.dol.gov'' and adding ``https://webapps.dol.gov/vets100'' 
in its place.

PART 23--ENVIRONMENT, ENERGY AND WATER EFFICIENCY, RENEWABLE ENERGY 
TECHNOLOGIES, OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY, AND DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE


23.205  [Amended]

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13. Amend section 23.205 by removing from paragraph (c)(1) ``http://
www.eren.doe.gov/femp/resources/legislation.html'' and adding ``http://
www1.eere.energy.gov/femp/financing/espcs--regulations.html'' in its 
place.


23.401  [Amended]

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14. Amend section 23.401 by removing from paragraph (a)(2) ``http://
www.epa.gov/epaoswer/non-hw/procure/backgrnd.htm'' and adding ``http://
www.epa.gov/epawaste/conserve/tools/cpg/index.htm'' in its place.

PART 28--BONDS AND INSURANCE


28.203-3  [Amended]

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15. Amend section 28.203-3 by removing from paragraph (a)(1) ``http://
www.usdoj.gov/enrd/2001_Title_Standards.html'' and adding ``http://
www.justice.gov/enrd/ENRD_Assets/Title_Standards_2001.pdf'' in its 
place.

PART 42--CONTRACT ADMINISTRATION AND AUDIT SERVICES

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16. Amend section 42.203 by revising the last sentence to read as 
follows:


42.203  Contract administration services directory.

    * * * For additional information contact--Defense Contract 
Management

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Agency, 3901 A Avenue, Building 10500, Ft. Lee, VA 23801-1809.

PART 52--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES


52.202-1  [Amended]

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17. Amend section 52.202-1 by revising the date of the clause to read 
(Jan 2012)''; and by removing from paragraph (b) ``http://www.acqnet.gov'' and adding ``http://www.acquisition.gov/far'' in its 
place.


52.212-3  [Amended]

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18. Amend section 52.212-3 by removing from Alternate II ``(Apr 2011)'' 
and adding ``(Jan 2012)'' in its place; and by removing from paragraph 
(iii) ``http://www.arnet.gov/References/sdbadjustments.htm'' and adding 
``http://www.acquisition.gov/References/sdbadjustments.htm'' in its 
place.


52.219-22  [Amended]

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19. Amend section 52.219-22 by removing from Alternate I ``(Apr 2011)'' 
and adding ``(Jan 2012)'' in its place; and by removing from paragraph 
(3) ``http://www.arnet.gov/References/sdbadjustments.htm'' and adding 
``http://www.acquisition.gov/References/sdbadjustments.htm'' in its 
place.


52.228-11  [Amended]

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20. Amend section 52.228-11 by revising the date of the clause to read 
(Jan 2012)''; and by removing from paragraph (b)(2)(i) ``http://
www.usdoj.gov/enrd/2001_Title_Standards.html'' and adding ``http://
www.justice.gov/enrd/ENRD_Assets/Title_Standards_2001.pdf'' in its 
place.

[FR Doc. 2011-33424 Filed 12-30-11; 8:45 am]
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