[Federal Register: August 4, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 150)]
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Part VII

Department of Defense

General Services Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration


48 CFR Chapter 1 and Parts 6, 12, 26, et al.

Federal Acquisition Regulations; Final Rules

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48 CFR Chapter 1

[Docket FAR--2006-0023]

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 
2005-12; Introduction

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Summary presentation of interim rule.


SUMMARY: This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the 
Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition 
Circular (FAC) 2005-12. A companion document, the Small Entity 
Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, 
is available via the Internet at http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://acquisition.gov/far.

DATES: For effective date and comment date, see separate document which 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For clarification of content, contact 
the analyst whose name appears in the table below in relation to the 
FAR case. Please cite FAC 2005-12, FAR case 2006-014. Interested 
parties may also visit our Web site at http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://acquisition.gov/far. For 

information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the 
FAR Secretariat at (202) 501-4755.

    Item                      Subject                        FAR case             Analyst
I..........  Local Community Recovery Act of 2006       2006-014            Cundiff.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A summary for the FAR rule follows. For the 
actual revisions and/or amendments to this FAR case, refer to the 
specific item number and subject set forth in the document following 
this item summary.
    FAC 2005-12 amends the FAR as specified below:

Item I--Local Community Recovery Act of 2006 (Interim) (FAR Case 2006-

    This interim rule adds a local area set-aside to the FAR for debris 
clearance, distribution of supplies, reconstruction, and other major 
disaster or emergency assistance activities. The contracting officer 
defines the set-aside area. The rule implements the Local Community 
Recovery Act of 2006, which strengthens the government's ability to 
promote local economic recovery. The local area set-aside does not 
replace small business set-asides. Both can be used at the same time. 
The rule imposes subcontracting restrictions when a local area set-
aside is used. No competition justification is required for the local 
area set-aside.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Ralph De Stefano,
Director, Contract Policy Division.

Federal Acquisition Circular

    Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-12 is issued under the 
authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General 
Services, and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space 
    Unless otherwise specified, all Federal Acquisition Regulation 
(FAR) and other directive material contained in FAC 2005-12 is 
effective August 4, 2006.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Col. Casey D. Blake,
Director of Operations for Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Roger D. Waldron,
Acting Senior Procurement Executive, General Services Administration.

    Dated: July 28, 2006.
Lou Becker,
Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement, National Aeronautics 
and Space Administration.
[FR Doc. 06-6671 Filed 8-3-06; 8:45 am]