Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons; FAR Case 2013-001

Docket ID: FAR-2013-0001
Agency: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR)
Parent Agency: General Services Administration (GSA)

DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to strengthen protections against trafficking in persons in Federal contracts. These changes are intended to implement Executive Order 13627, entitled "Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts," and title XVII of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013. This case is included in the FAR retrospective review of existing regulations under Executive Order 13563. Additional information is located in the FAR final plan (2015), available at: https://www.acquisition.gov/.

RIN: 9000-AM55
Impacts and Effects: International
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 1,48 CFR 2,48 CFR 9,48 CFR 12,48 CFR 22,48 CFR 42,48 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: Yes
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM09/26/201378 FR 59317
NPRM Comment Period End12/20/2013
Final Rule01/29/201580 FR 4967
Final Rule Effective03/02/2015
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Dec 20, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 11/21/2013
ID: FAR-2013-0001-0002
Comment Period Closed
Nov 25, 2013 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 09/26/2013
ID: FAR-2013-0001-0001
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 02/09/2015
ID: FAR-2013-0001-0023
Comment Period Closed
Posted: 01/29/2015
ID: FAR-2013-0001-0022

Supporting Documents

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Comments Received*
Regulatory Timeline
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Proposed Rule
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Final Rule
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Agency Contact
Cecelia L Davis
Procurement Analyst
202 219-0202
1800 F Street, NW.
Washington, DC 20405
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