[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 225 (Thursday, November 21, 2013)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 69812-69813]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-27878]





48 CFR Parts 1, 2, 9, 12, 22, and 52

[FAR Case 2013-001; Docket 2013-0001, Sequence 1]
RIN 9000-AM55

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons; 
Extension of Time for Comments

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

ACTION: Proposed rule; extension of comment period.


SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a proposed rule on September 26, 
2013, amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to strengthen 
protections against trafficking in persons in Federal contracts. These 
changes are intended to implement E.O. 13627 and Title XVII of the 
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013. The comment 
period is being extended to provide additional time for interested 
parties to provide comments for FAR Case 2013-001, Ending Trafficking 
in Persons, to December 20, 2013.

DATES: For the proposed rule published on September 26, 2013 (78 FR 
59317), submit comments by December 20, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments in response to FAR Case 2013-001 by any of 
the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by entering ``FAR Case 
2013-001'' under the heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and selecting 
``Search''. Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with 
``FAR Case 2013-001''. Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit 
a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), 
and ``FAR Case 2013-001'' on your attached document.
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Hada Flowers, 1800 F Street NW., 2nd Floor, 
Washington, DC 20405.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite ``FAR Case 2013-
001'' in all correspondence related to this case.

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All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business 
confidential information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Marissa Petrusek, Procurement 
Analyst, at 202-501-0136 for clarification of content. For information 
pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory 
Secretariat at 202-501-4755. Please cite FAR Case 2013-001.


I. Background

    DoD, GSA, and NASA published a proposed rule in the Federal 
Register at 78 FR 59317, September 26, 2013. The comment period is 
extended to provide additional time for interested parties to submit 
comments on the FAR case until December 20, 2013.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 1, 2, 9, 12, 22, and 52

    Government procurement.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.
William Clark,
Acting Director, Office of Government-wide Acquisition Policy, Office 
of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2013-27878 Filed 11-20-13; 8:45 am]