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FAR RIN: 9000-AN23 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: ●Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); FAR Case 2015-035, Removal of Regulations Relating to Telegraphic Communication 

DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to delete the use of telegram, telegraph, and related terms. The objective is to delete reference to obsolete technologies no longer in use and replace with references to electronic communications. In addition, conforming changes are proposed covering expedited notice of termination and change orders.

Agency: DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)(FAR)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 5    48 CFR 14    48 CFR 19    48 CFR 22    48 CFR 25    48 CFR 28    48 CFR 43    48 CFR 47    48 CFR 49    48 CFR 52    48 CFR 53   
Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)    10 USC ch 137    51 USC 20113   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/06/2016  81 FR 36245   
NPRM Comment Period End  08/05/2016 
Final Rule  02/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL:   Public Comment URL:  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
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Phone:202 969-4075