[Federal Register: January 5, 2006 (Volume 71, Number 3)]
[Rules and Regulations]               
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48 CFR Chapter 1

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Entity Compliance Guide

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

ACTION: Small Entity Compliance Guide.


SUMMARY: This document is issued under the joint authority of the 
Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the 
Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 
This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with 
Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act 
of 1996. It consists of a summary of rule appearing in Federal 
Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-08 which amends the FAR. An asterisk 
(*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has 
been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information 
regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005-08 which precedes this 
document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi-bin/leaving.cgi?from=leavingFR.html&log=linklog&to=http://www.acqnet.gov/far

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Laurieann Duarte, FAR Secretariat, 
(202) 501-4225. For clarification of content, contact the analyst whose 
name appears in the table below.

                                          List of Rules in FAC 2005-08
    Item                      Subject                        FAR case           FAR Analyst
I..........  Trade Agreements--Thresholds (Interim)...  2005-030            Marshall.

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Item I--Trade Agreements--Thresholds (Interim) (FAR Case 2005-030)

    This interim rule changes the thresholds for application of the 
World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and the other 
Free Trade Agreements with Canada, Mexico, Chile, Singapore, and 
Australia. These threshold increases occur every two years in order to 
keep pace with inflation. The United States Trade Representative 
published the thresholds in the December 12, 2005, Federal Register (70 
FR 73510 to 73511).

    Dated: December 28, 2005.
Gerald Zaffos,
Director, Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-52 Filed 1-4-06; 8:45 am]