[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 118 (Tuesday, June 19, 2018)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 28386-28387]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-13088]


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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Parts 1801, 1803, 1804, 1815, and 1852


NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Technical amendments.

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SUMMARY: NASA is making technical amendments to the NASA FAR Supplement 
(NFS) to provide needed editorial changes.

DATES: Effective: June 19, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Geoffrey Sage, NASA, Office of 
Procurement, Contract and Grant Policy Division, via email at 
geoffrey.s.sage@nasa.gov, or telephone (202) 358-2420.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    As part of NASA's retrospective review of existing regulations NASA 
is conducting periodic reviews of the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to 
ensure the accuracy of information disseminated to the acquisition 
community. This rule makes administrative changes to the NFS to correct 
typographical errors as well as inadvertent omissions from prior 
rulemaking actions. A summary of changes follows:
     Section 1801.105-1, paragraph (b)(iii), is revised to 
update the internet link to ``https://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/NFS.pdf ''.
     Section 1803.906, paragraph (d), is revised by replacing 
the word ``Unites'' with the word ``United''.
     Section 1804.170 is revised to remove the paragraph 
designations ``(a)'' and ``(b)'' and combine the two paragraphs.
     Section 1815.203-72 is revised to remove the redundant 
words ``and RFOs''.
     Section 1815.305-70, paragraph (a)(3), is revised by 
replacing the word ``eficiencies'' with the word ``deficiencies''.
     Section 1852.215-79 is revised by replacing the clause 
reference ``52.215-21'' with the clause reference ``52.215-9''.
     Section 1852.216-76 is revised to remove the words ``, 
e.g., issuance of unilateral modification by contracting officer'' from 
paragraph (c).
     Section 1852.245-71 is revised to provide space for a 
contracting officer to ``check'' if property and services are provided 
in paragraphs (c)(1) through (11).
     Section 1852.247-71 is revised by replacing the word 
``Mammals'' with the word ``Mammal'' in paragraph (a).

List of Subject in 48 CFR Parts 1801, 1803, 1804, 1815, and 1852

    Government procurement.

Geoffrey Sage,
NASA FAR Supplement Manager.

    Accordingly, 48 CFR parts 1801, 1803, 1804, 1815, and 1852 are 
amended as follows:

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1. The authority citation for parts 1801, 1803, 1804, 1815, and 1852 
continues to read as follows:

    Authority:  51 U.S.C. 20113(a) and 48 CFR chapter 1.

PART 1801--FEDERAL ACQUISITION REGULATIONS SYSTEM


1801.105-1   [Amended]

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2. Amend section 1801.105-1 by removing ``http://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/nfstoc.htm'' from paragraph (b)(iii) and adding 
``https://www.hq.nasa.gov/office/procurement/regs/NFS.pdf '' in its 
place.

PART 1803--IMPROPER BUSINESS PRACTICES AND PERSONAL CONFLICTS OF 
INTEREST


1803.906   [Amended]

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3. Amend section 1803.906 by removing from paragraph (d) ``Unites'' and 
adding ``United'' in its place.

PART 1804-ADMINISTRATIVE MATTERS


1804.170   [Amended]

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4. Revise section 1804.170 to read as follows:


1804.170   Contract effective date.

    ``Contract effective date'' means the date agreed upon by the 
parties for beginning the period of performance under the contract. In 
no case shall the effective date precede the date on which the 
contracting officer or designated higher approval authority signs the 
document. Costs incurred before the contract effective date are 
unallowable unless they qualify as precontract costs (see FAR 31.205-
32) and the clause prescribed at 1831.205-70 is used.

PART 1815--CONTRACTING BY NEGOTIATION


1815.203-72  [Amended]

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5. Amend section 1815.203-72 by removing the words ``and RFOs''.


1815.305-70   [Amended]

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6. Amend section 1815.305-70 by removing from paragraph (a)(3) the word 
``eficiencies'' and adding ``deficiencies'' in its place.

PART 1852--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES


1852.215-79   [Amended]

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7. Amend section 1852.215-79 by--
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a. In the clause heading, removing ``(DEC 1988)'' and adding ``(JUN 
2018)'' in its place; and
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b. Removing ``52.215-21'' and adding ``52.215-9'' in its place.


1852.216-76   [Amended]

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8. Amend section 1852.216-76 by--
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a. In the clause heading, removing ``(APR 2012)'' and adding ``(JUN 
2018)'' in its place; and
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b. Removing from paragraph (c) ``, e.g., issuance of unilateral 
modification by contracting officer''.


1852.245-71   [Amended]

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9. Amend section 1852.245-71 by revising the date of the clause and

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paragraphs (c)(1) through (11) to read as follows:


1852.245-71   Installation-accountable Government Property.

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INSTALLATION--ACCOUNTABLE GOVERNMENT PROPERTY (JUN 2018)

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    (c) * * *
    _(1) Office space, work area space, and utilities. Government 
telephones are available for official purposes only.
    _(2) Office furniture.
    _(3) Property listed in [Insert attachment number or ``not 
applicable'' if no equipment is provided].
    (i) If the Contractor acquires property, title to which vests in 
the Government pursuant to other provisions of this contract, this 
property also shall become accountable to the Government upon its 
entry into Government records.
    (ii) The Contractor shall not bring to the installation for use 
under this contract any property owned or leased by the Contractor, 
or other property that the Contractor is accountable for under any 
other Government contract, without the Contracting Officer's prior 
written approval.
    _(4) Supplies from stores stock.
    _(5) Publications and blank forms stocked by the installation.
    _(6) Safety and fire protection for Contractor personnel and 
facilities.
    _(7) Installation service facilities: [Insert the name of the 
facilities or ``none''].
    _(8) Medical treatment of a first-aid nature for Contractor 
personnel injuries or illnesses sustained during on-site duty.
    _(9) Cafeteria privileges for Contractor employees during normal 
operating hours.
    _(10) Building maintenance for facilities occupied by Contractor 
personnel.
    _(11) Moving and hauling for office moves, movement of large 
equipment, and delivery of supplies. Moving services may be provided 
on-site, as approved by the Contracting Officer.
* * * * *


1852.247-71   [Amended]

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10. Amend section 1852.247-71 by--
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a. In the clause heading, removing ``(JUL 2015)'' and adding ``(JUN 
2018)'' in its place; and
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b. Removing from paragraph (a) ``Mammals'' and adding ``Mammal'' in its 
place.

[FR Doc. 2018-13088 Filed 6-18-18; 8:45 a.m.]
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