Federal Acquisition Regulation; Higher-Level Contract Quality Requirements; FAR Case 2012-032

 
Docket ID: FAR-2012-0032
Agency: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Parent Agency: General Services Administration (GSA)
Summary:

DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation to clarify when to use higher-level quality standards in solicitations and contracts. The rule also updates the examples of higher-level quality standards by removing obsolete standards and adding new industry standards that pertain to quality assurance for avoidance of counterfeit items.

RIN: 9000-AM65
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 44,48 CFR 46,48 CFR 52
Priority: Other Significant
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Publication Period: Spring 2015
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 40 U.S.C. 121(c), 10 U.S.C. ch 137, 51 U.S.C. 20113
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: Federal
Federalism Implications: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: Business
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
Timetable
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM12/03/201378 FR 72620
NPRM Comment Period End02/03/2014
Final Rule12/26/201479 FR 70344
Final Rule Effective12/26/2014
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): DoD, GSA, NASA, FAR, FMR, FPMR, FTR, GSAM, GSAR
Type: Rulemaking
 

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Feb 03, 2014 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/03/2013
ID: FAR-2012-0032-0001
Comment Period Closed
Rule
Posted: 11/25/2014
ID: FAR-2012-0032-0010

Supporting Documents

 
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Comments

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Agency Contact
Edward Loeb
Program Manager
FAR/GSA
edward.loeb@gsa.gov
202 501-0650
1800 F Street, NW.
Washington, DC 20405
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