Contracting Rules and Tools

Federal Acquisition Regulation

FAR Case 2016-013:  Tax on Certain Foreign Procurement. (September 20, 2019)

FAR Case 2018-023Foreign Contracts in Afghanistan. (September 20, 2019)

Department of Defense

Fiscal Year 2020 Waiver to Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. (September 20, 2019)

Committee for Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled

Procurement List; Additions and Deletions

Document 1. (September 20, 2019)

Document 2. (September 20, 2019)

Environmental Protection Agency

Unenforceable Commercial Supplier Agreement Terms, Class Deviations, and Update for Fixed Rates for Services - Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity Contract. (September 17, 2019)

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Appendix A, Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals, Part 1 - Charter. (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2018-D035:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Cancellation or Termination of Orders." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2018-D045:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Orders for Facilities and Services." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D017:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Readjustment of Payments." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D012:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Release of Past Infringement." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D018:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Reporting and Payment of Royalties." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D016:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Trade Agreements." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D025:  Repeal of DFARS Clause "Returnable Containers Other Than Cylinders." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D024:  Repeal of DFARS Provision "Award to Single Offeror." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2019-D033:  Update to Performance Information System References. (September 13, 2019)

Technical Amendments. (September 13, 2019)

Proposed Rules

DFARS Case 2018-D049:  Modification of DFARS Clause "Tax Relief." (September 13, 2019)

DFARS Case 2018-D069:  Validation of Proprietary and Technical Data. (September 13, 2019)

Federal Acquisition Regulation

Information collection.

Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States. (September 13, 2019)

Department of Defense

Waiver to Section 801 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008. (September 12, 2019)

Department of Labor

Department Issues Three New Wage and Hour Opinion Letters. (September 11, 2019)

Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-06

Introduction.  (September 10, 2019)

FAR Case 2018-010:  Use of Products and Services of Kaspersky Lab.  (September 10, 2019)

FAR Case 2019-006:  Update of "Affiliates" and Section 8(a) Clauses.  (September 10, 2019)

FAR Case 2019-005:  Update to Contractor Performance Assessment Reporting System.  (September 10, 2019)

FAR Case 2019-0011:  New World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement Country - Australia.  (September 10, 2019)

Small Entity Compliance Guide.  (September 10, 2019)

Department of Energy

DOE Research and Innovation Act -- Inclusion of Early Stage Technology Demonstration in Authorized Technology Transfer Activities.  September 6, 2019)

Veterans Affairs Acquisition Regulation

Contracting by Negotiation; Service Contracting.  (September 4, 2019)

Department of Energy

Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment.  (September 4, 2019)

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Government Accountability Office

ServeFed, Inc. B-417708: Sep 18, 2019.  (September 23, 2019)

Semper Valens Solutions, Inc. B-417028.4: Sep 17, 2019.  (September 23, 2019)

BZ Defense, LLC B-417657: Sep 12, 2019.  (September 23, 2019)

Court of Federal Claims

ANHAM FZCO v. U. S. and KGL Food Services WLL, No. 19-55C, September 20, 2019.  (September 23, 2019)


Wifcon Blog

The Guy Lacks Initiative. Read.

Don Mansfield

Plain Language Writing Contest. Read.

Emptor Cautus

Acquisition Reform ― It’s Soylent Green!  Read.



Government Accountability Office

Sigmatech, Inc. B-417589, B-417589.2, B-417589.3: Aug 27, 2019. (September 17, 2019)

Sanford Federal, Inc. B-417756: Sep 12, 2019. (September 16, 2019)

William Schaeffer B-417654: Sep 12, 2019. (September 16, 2019)

Poplar Point RBBR, LLC B-417006.2, B-417006.3: Sep 3, 2019. (September 16, 2019)

Logistics Management Institute B-417601, B-417601.2, B-417601.3, B-417601.4: Aug 30, 2019. (September 16, 2019)

BAI, Inc.--Costs B-416681.7: Aug 30, 2019. (September 12, 2019)

Alphapointe B-417834: Sep 4, 2019. (September 11, 2019)


Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

Stobil Enterprise, CBCA 5698, September 10, 2019. (September 12, 2019)

WSSA Birmingham, LLC, CBCA 6161, September 10, 2019.  (September 12, 2019)

Armed Services Board of Contract Appeals

Langdon Engineering & Mgt., ASBCA No. 61959, August 22, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)

Optimization Consulting, Inc., ASBCA No. 58752, August 20, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)

Advanced Powder Solutions, Inc., ASBCA No. 61818,  August 19, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)

Fluor Federal Solutions, LLC, ASBCA No. 61093, August 19, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)


Government Accountability Office

Hope Village, Inc.--Costs B-414342.7: Aug 30, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)

Austal USA, LLC B-417593: Aug 28, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)

Defense Base Services, Inc. B-416874.3, B-416874.4: Aug 19, 2019. (September 6, 2019)

Court of Federal Claims

Winston-Salem Industries for the Blind, d/b/a IFB Solutions v. U. S., No. 19-1328C, September 9, 2019.  (September 10, 2019)


Civilian Board of Contract Appeals

Sotera Defense Solutions, Inc., CBCA 6029, 6030, August 29, 2019.  (September 5, 2019)


Government Accountability Office

Perimeter Security Partners, LLC B-417591: Aug 19, 2019. (September 5, 2019)

FEDSYNC BEI, LLC B-417492, B-417492.2: Jul 23, 2019.  (September 5, 2019)

Court of Federal Claims

Kingfisher Systems, Inc. v. U. S., No. 19-693C, September 3, 2019.  (September 4, 2019)

Chromalloy San Diego Corporation v. U. S. and General Electric Company, No. 19-974C, September 3, 2019.  (September 4, 2019)

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The Legislation page has been updated.  (September 23, 2019)

Contracting News

Department of Labor

Department Results in Federal Contractor Paying $350,000 In Back Wages to Settle Hiring Discrimination.  (September 23, 2019)

Security Contractor Pays $40,077 in Wages After the Department Finds Federal Contract Wage and Benefit Violations. (September 23, 2019)

Maritime Repair Company to Pay $239,380 After the Department Finds Davis-Bacon Act Violations.  (September 23, 2019)


Contracting News

House of Representatives

Update on VA Contracted Exams, Quality Review Process, and Service to Rural Veterans.  Statements Video. (September 20, 2019)

Developing Core Capabilities for Deep Space Exploration: An Update on NASA's SLS, Orion, and Exploration Ground Systems. (September 19, 2019)

House Committee on Small Business Pushes for Improvements to SBA’s 8(a) Program. (September 19, 2019)

Oversight Of The Renovations Of The Cannon House Office Building.  (September 10, 2019)

The Rand Corporation

Improving Army Installation Facility and Land Use Deals and Partnerships. (September 17, 2019)

Improving DoD's Weapon System Support Program.  (September 3, 2019)

Department of Justice

Owner of Defense Contracting Firm Sentenced to Prison for Defrauding DoD and Conspiring to Violate Arms Export Control Act.  (September 18, 2019)

Employee at U.S. Military Base Admits to Accepting Bribes and Kickbacks. (September 17, 2019)

United States Settles with United Parcel Service for Overcharging Federal Agencies under General Services Administration Contract.  (September 16, 2019)

Former Background Investigator for Federal Government Sentenced for Making False Statements. (September 12, 2019)

Former Executive Sentenced for Conspiracy to Commit Honest Services Fraud. (September 11, 2019)

Former Security Employee RE-Sentenced for Fatal 2007 Shooting at Nisur Square in Iraq. (September 11, 2019)

Owners Of Pasco County Marketing Firm Plead Guilty For Conspiring To Pay Healthcare Kickbacks. (September 11, 2019)

Contracting Audits

Environmental Protection Agency

Risk Assessment Determines that Travel Card Program Merits an Audit Next Year Because Internal Controls Not Adequate. (September 20, 2019)

Government Accountability Office

Federal Contracting: Awards to Mid-Sized Businesses and Options for Increasing Their Opportunities. (September 20, 2019)

Department of Veterans Affairs

Sole-Source Service Contracting at Regional Procurement Office East Needs Improvement.  (September 18, 2019)

Problems Were Identified on One Regional Procurement Office Central Ambulance Service Contract. (September 13, 2019)

Small Business Administration

SBA's Suspension and Debarment Process. (September 19, 2019)

Evaluation of SBA's All Small Mentor-Protege Program.  (September 18, 2019)

General Services Administration

A GSA Employee Has an Impartiality Impairment Regarding an Operations and Maintenance Contract for the Greater Southwest Region. (September 13, 2019)

Department of Energy

Subcontracts for Consulting Services at Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory. (September 13, 2019)

Kesselring Site Engine Room Team Trainer Facility Construction Project. (September 12, 2019)

Assessment of the Maintenance of Structures, Systems, Components, and Programmatic Equipment Providing Nuclear Safety. (September 12, 2019)

The Department of Energy’s Interagency Agreements. (September 11, 2019)

Government Accountability Office

Information Technology: DOD Needs to Fully Implement Program for Piloting Open Source Software. (September 11, 2019)

Defense Supplier Base: Challenges and Policy Considerations Regarding Offshoring and Foreign Investment Risks.  (September 6, 2019)

Defense Workforce: Steps Needed to Identify Acquisition Training Needs for Non-Acquisition Personnel.  (September 6, 2019)

Defense Management: Observations on DOD's Business Reform Efforts and Plan.  (September 4, 2019)

Department of Defense

Defense Logistics Agency’s Management of Excess Items in Long‑Term Storage. (September 11, 2019)

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