[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 79 (Monday, April 26, 2010)]
[Unknown Section]
[Pages 21899-21901]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-8993]


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Part XVII





Department of Defense





General Services Administration





National Aeronautics and Space Administration





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Federal Acquisition Regulation;

Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE/GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION/
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (FAR)

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Ch. 1

Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

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

ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

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SUMMARY: This agenda provides summary descriptions of regulations being 
developed by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense 
Acquisition Regulations Council in compliance with Executive Order 
12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review.'' This agenda is being 
published to allow interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rulemaking process.

    The Regulatory Secretariat Branch has attempted to list all 
regulations pending at the time of publication, except for minor 
and routine or repetitive actions; however, unanticipated 
requirements may result in the issuance of regulations that are not 
included in this agenda. There is no legal significance to the 
omission of an item from this listing. Also, the dates shown for 
the steps of each action are estimated and are not commitments to 
act on or by the dates shown.

    Published proposed rules may be reviewed in their entirety at 
the Government's rulemaking website at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Hada Flowers, Supervisor, Regulatory 
Secretariat Branch, Room 4041, 1800 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20405, 
(202) 501-4755.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DoD, GSA, and NASA, under their several 
statutory authorities, jointly issue and maintain the FAR through 
periodic issuance of changes published in the Federal Register and 
produced electronically as Federal Acquisition Circulars (FACs).

    The electronic version of the FAR, including changes, can be 
accessed on the FAR website at http://www.acquisition.gov/far.

Dated: February 25, 2010.

 David A. Drabkin,

Senior Procurement Executive,
Office of Acquisition Policy.

                                      DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)--Final Rule Stage
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300         FAR Case 2006-034, Socioeconomic Program Parity.......................................    9000-AK92
301         FAR Case 2006-005, HUBZone Program Revisions..........................................    9000-AL18
302         FAR Case 2009-009, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act)--    9000-AL21
            Reporting Requirements................................................................
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE/GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION/
NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION (FAR)    Final Rule Stage

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300. FAR CASE 2006-034, SOCIOECONOMIC PROGRAM PARITY

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c); 10 USC ch 137; 42 USC 2473(c)

Abstract: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense 
Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are amending the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to ensure that the FAR reflects the Small 
Business Administration's (SBA) interpretation of the Small Business 
Act and SBA regulations with regard to the relationship among various 
small business programs.
This is not a significant regulatory action and, therefore, was not 
subject to review under section 6(b) of Executive Order 12866, 
Regulatory Planning and Review, dated September 30, 1993. The rule is 
not a major rule under 5 U.S.C. 804.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            03/10/08                    73 FR 12699
NPRM Comment Period End         05/09/08
Final Rule                      12/00/10

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes

Agency Contact: Hada Flowers, Supervisor, Regulatory Secretariat, DOD/
GSA/NASA (FAR), Room 4041, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 208-7282
Fax: 202 501-4067
Email: [email protected]

RIN: 9000-AK92
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301. FAR CASE 2006-005, HUBZONE PROGRAM REVISIONS

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c); 10 USC ch 137; 42 USC 2473(c)

Abstract: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense 
Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are amending the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement revisions to the Small 
Business Administration's HUBZone Program as a result of revisions to 
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Small Business Administration's regulations. This was not a significant 
regulatory action and, therefore, was not subject to review under 
section 6 of Executive Order 12866, Regulatory Planning and Review, 
dated September 30, 1993. This rule is not a major rule under 5 U.S.C. 
804.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            04/13/09                    74 FR 16823
NPRM Comment Period End         06/12/09
Final Rule                      06/00/10

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes

Agency Contact: Hada Flowers, Supervisor, Regulatory Secretariat, DOD/
GSA/NASA (FAR), Room 4041, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 208-7282
Fax: 202 501-4067
Email: [email protected]

RIN: 9000-AL18
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302. FAR CASE 2009-009, AMERICAN RECOVERY AND REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2009 
(THE RECOVERY ACT)--REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c); 10 USC ch 137; 42 USC 2473(c)

Abstract: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense 
Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) are amending the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1512 of Division A of 
the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, which requires 
contractors to report on their use of Recovery Act funds.
This is a significant regulatory action and, therefore, was subject to 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) review under section 6(b) of 
Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,`` dated 
September 30, 1993. This rule is not a major rule under 5 U.S.C. 804.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Interim Final Rule              03/31/09                    74 FR 14639
Interim Final Rule Comment 
Period End                      06/01/09
Final Rule                      05/00/10

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes

Agency Contact: Hada Flowers, Supervisor, Regulatory Secretariat, DOD/
GSA/NASA (FAR), Room 4041, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 208-7282
Fax: 202 501-4067
Email: [email protected]

RIN: 9000-AL21
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