Tag Archives: Federal Acquisition Regulation

Cost of Administering a Government Contract: $907

A May 12, 2016, proposed rule issued by the Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration estimates that it costs the government $907 to award and administer a contract. The rule proposes to amend the Federal Acquisition … Continue reading

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Rule to Require Reporting of Untimely Subcontractor Payments

A proposed rule would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to require prime contractors to self-report reduced or untimely payments to small business subcontractors. The rule would implement section 1334 of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (PL 111-240), which … Continue reading

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Proposed FAR Rule Prohibits Whistleblower Confidentiality Agreements

A proposed rule would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation to remove restrictions on the ability of contractor employees and subcontractors to report waste, fraud, or abuse to the government. The proposed rule implements section 743 of the Consolidated and Further Continuing … Continue reading

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FAR Acquisition Thresholds Updated

The FAR Case 2014-022 final rule issued with Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83, which goes into effect today, updates the acquisition-related thresholds prescribed in the Federal Acquisition Regulation. The rule implements 41 USC 1908, which requires an adjustment for inflation every … Continue reading

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FAR Rule Implements Equal Employment Opportunity Executive Order

The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council have issued FAC 2005-81, which contains one interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation. The rule, “Further Amendments to Equal Employment Opportunity” (FAR Case 2015-013), adds employment protections based … Continue reading

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FAC 2005-80: Trafficking in Persons, Services Acquistions

The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council have issued Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80, which contains three final rules amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation. The rules are: Item I—Ending Trafficking in Persons (FAR Case 2013-001), Item II—Management and … Continue reading

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Interim Rule Establishes Minimum Wage for Contractors

Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-79 contains an interim rule that amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation to implement Executive Order 13658, Establishing a Minimum Wage for Contractors, and a related rule issued by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of … Continue reading

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