GSAR Case 2006-G507; Rewrite of GSAR Part 538, Federal Supply Schedule Contracting

Docket ID: GSA-GSAR-2009-0004
Agency: General Services Administration (GSA)
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to revise sections of GSAR part 538 that provide requirements for Federal Supply Schedule Contracting actions. Areas in the rewrite include the following: subpart 538.1, Definitions; subpart 538.4, Administrative Matters; subpart 538.7, Acquisition Planning; subpart 538.9, Contractor Qualifications; subpart 538.12, Acquisition of Commercial Items-FSS; subpart 538.15, Negotiation and Award of Contracts; subpart 538.17, Administration of Evergreen Contracts; subpart 538.19, FSS and Small Business Programs; subpart 538.25, Requirements for Foreign Entities; subpart 538.42, Contract Administration and subpart 538.43, Contract Modifications. This case is included in GSA's retrospective review of existing regulations under E.O. 13563. Additional information is located in GSA's retrospective review (2013), available at:
RIN: 3090-AI77
Impacts and Effects: None
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 538,48 CFR 552
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Spring 2013
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 40 USC 121(c)
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
Energy Effects: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
NPRM01/26/200974 FR 4596
NPRM Comment Period End03/27/2009
Withdrawn12/28/201277 FR 76446
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Type: Rulemaking

Primary Documents

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Comment Period Closed
Mar 27, 2009 11:59 PM ET
Proposed Rule
Posted: 02/20/2009
ID: GSA-GSAR-2009-0004-0001
Comment Period Closed
Proposed Rule
Posted: 12/28/2012
ID: GSA-GSAR-2009-0004-0022

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Agency Contact
Dana L Munson
Procurement Analyst
202 357-9652
1275 First Street, NE., Washington, DC 20417
Washington, DC 20417
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