The Civilian Agency Acquisition and Defense Acquisition Regulations Councils
have published Federal
Acquisition Circular 2005-48, which contains four final rules amending
the Federal Acquisition Regulation. In order of appearance, the rules
address the following subjects: Item I, Repeal of the Small Business
Competitiveness Demonstration Program (FAR Case 2011-005); Item II, Personal
Identity Verification of Contractor Personnel (FAR Case 2009-027); Item III,
Terminating Contracts (FAR Case 2009-031); and Item IV, Payrolls and Basic
Records (FAR Case 2009-018). The first three rules go into effect on January
31, 2011, while the fourth rule carries a December 30, 2010, effective date.
This FAC also contains a Small Entity Compliance Guide. For the text of FAC
2005-48, see ¶70,002.128.
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