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FAR RIN: 9000-AN75 Publication ID: Fall 2019 
Title: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); FAR Case 2018-016, Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process 
Abstract:

DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 880 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 to avoid using lowest price technically acceptable source selection criteria in circumstances that would deny the Government the benefits of cost and technical tradeoffs in the source selection process.

 
Agency: DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)(FAR)  Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
EO 13771 Designation: Not subject to, not significant 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 15    48 CFR 37   
Legal Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c)    10 U.S.C. ch. 137    51 U.S.C. 20113   
Legal Deadline:  None
Timetable:
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  10/02/2019  84 FR 52425   
NPRM Comment Period End  12/02/2019 
Final Rule  02/00/2020 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Information URL: www.regulations.gov   Public Comment URL: www.regulations.gov  
RIN Data Printed in the FR: Yes 
Agency Contact:
Michael O. Jackson
Procurement Analyst
DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)
1800 F Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20405
Phone:202 208-4949
Email: michaelo.jackson@gsa.gov