[Federal Register: June 18, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 118)]
[Proposed Rules]               
[Page 34686]
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48 CFR Parts 9 and 52

[FAR Case 2007-018; Docket 2008-0002; Sequence 1]
RIN 9000-AK98

Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2007-018, Organizational 
Conflicts of Interest

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

ACTION: Advance notice of proposed rulemaking; Reopening of comment 


SUMMARY: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense 
Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) are seeking information 
that will assist in determining whether the Federal Acquisition 
Regulation System's current guidance on organizational conflicts of 
interest (OCIs) adequately addresses the current needs of the 
acquisition community or whether providing standard provisions and/or 
clauses, or a set of such standard provisions and clauses, might be 
beneficial. The comment period is reopened an additional 30 days to 
provide additional time for interested parties to review and comment on 
the Advance notice of proposed rulemaking.

DATES: Comment Date: Interested parties should submit written comments 
to the FAR Secretariat at the address shown below on or before July 18, 
2008 to be considered in the formulation of a proposed rule.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by FAR case 2007-018 by any of 
the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting 
``FAR Case 2007-018'' under the heading ``Comment or Submission''. 
Select the link ``Send a Comment or Submission'' that corresponds with 
FAR Case 2007-018. Follow the instructions provided to complete the 
``Public Comment and Submission Form''. Please include your name, 
company name (if any), and ``FAR Case 2007-018'' on your attached 
     Fax: 202-501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VPR), 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4041, ATTN: Laurieann 
Duarte, Washington, DC 20405.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAR case 2007-
018 in all correspondence related to this case. All comments received 
will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including 
any personal and/or business confidential information provided. Please 
include your name and company name (if any) inside the document.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Meredith Murphy, Procurement Analyst, 
at (202) 208-6925 for clarification of content. For information 
pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the FAR 
Secretariat at (202) 501-4755. Please cite FAR case 2007-018.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Councils published an Advance notice of 
proposed rulemaking in the Federal Register at 73 FR 15962, March 26, 
2008. To allow additional time for interested parties to review the 
Advance notice of proposed rulemaking and submit comments, the comment 
period is reopened for an additional 30 days.

    Dated: June 11, 2008.
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy.
[FR Doc. E8-13724 Filed 6-17-08; 8:45 am]