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89-96

Procurement Notice


(July 9, 1997)

NASA FAR SUPPLEMENT (NFS) REWRITE (PARTS 1803, 1804, 1807, 1809, 1813, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1819, 1822, 1824, 1825, 1827, 1832, 1836, 1837, 1839, 1842, 1844, 1845, 1852, 1853, and 1870)

PURPOSE: To rewrite the NFS to: (1) delete unnecessary policy; (2) clarify valid policy; (3) revise obsolete policy; (4) delegate authority to the appropriate level; and (5) conform text numbering to that of the FAR.

BACKGROUND: The National Performance Review urged agencies to streamline and clarify their regulations. The NFS rewrite initiative was established to pursue these goals by conducting a section by section review of the NFS to verify its accuracy, relevancy, and validity. The NFS will be rewritten in blocks of parts and issued through PNs. Upon completion of all parts, the NFS will be reissued in a new edition.

REGULATION: Parts 1812, 1819, 1825, 1827, 1845, and 1853 are revised in their entirety as set foth in the enclosed replacement pages. Part 1852 is revised as a result of the rewritten parts. Part 1870 is removed. Miscellaneous changes are made in Parts 1803, 1804, 1807, 1815, 1816, 1817, 1822, 1824, 1832, 1836, 1837, 1839, and 1842 as set forth in the enclosed replacement pages.

REPLACEMENT PAGES: You may use the enclosed pages to replace TOC 3:1, 3:1, 3:2, 3:3, 3:4, TOC 4:1, TOC 4:2, 4:1, 4:2, 4:2.1 (added), TOC 7:1, 7:1, 7:2, 7:3, 7:4, 7:5, 7:6, 9:1, 9:2, Part 13, TOC 15:1, TOC 15:2, TOC 15:3 (added), 15:7, 15: 8, 15:9, 15:10, 15:11, 15:12, 15:13, 15:14, 15:15, 15:16, 15:17, 15:18, 15:19, 15:20, 15:21, 15:22, 15:23, 15:24, 15:25, 15:26, 15:27, 15:28, TOC 16:1, 16:3, 16:4, 16:5, 16:6, 16:7, 16:8, 16:9, 16:10, 17:1, 17:2, Part 19, TOC 22:1, TOC 22:2, 22:3, 22:4, 22:5, Part 1824, Part 1825, Part 1827, Part 1832, Part 1836, 37:1, 37:2, Part 1839, 42:9, 42:10, 44:1, 44:2, Part 1845, TOC 52:1, TOC 52:2, TOC 52:3, TOC 52:4, 52-1, 52-2, 52-11, 52-12, 52-13, 52-14, 52-15, 52-16, 52-17, 52-18, 52-19, 52-20, 52-21, 52-22, 52-23, 52-24, 52-25, 52-26, 52-27, 52-28, 52-29, 52-30, 52-31, 52-32, 52-33, 52-34, 52-35, 52-36, 52-37, 52-38, 52-39, 52-40, 52-83.4, 52-84, 52-85, 52-86, 52-87, 52-88, 52-88.3, 52-88.4, 52-89, 52-90, 52-91, 52-92, 52-93¸52-94, 52-95, 52-96, 52-107, 52-108, 52-109, 52-110, 51-111, 52-112, 52-113, 52-114, 52-115, Part 1853, of the NFS. Remove pages TOC 3:2, 3:5, 22:6, 52-50.1, 52-50.2, 52-50.3, 52-51, 52-52, 52-53, 52-54, 52-55, 52-56, 52-57, 52-58, 52-88.5, and Part 1870 of the NFS.

REGULATORY COMPLIANCE: This PN was published as a final rule in the Federal Register (62 FR 36704 - 36738, July 9,1997).

EFFECTIVE DATE: This PN is effective as dated and shall remain in effect until canceled or superseded.

HEADQUARTERS CONTACT: Tom O'Toole, Code HK, 202-358-0478.

Laura Layton Director,

Contract Management Division