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FAR RIN: 9000-AO33 Publication ID: Fall 2021 
Title: ●Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); FAR Case 2021-016, Minimizing the Risk of Climate Change in Federal Acquisitions 
Abstract:

DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 5(b)(ii) of Executive Order 14030, Climate-Related Financial Risk.  Section 5(b)(ii) directs the FAR Council to consider amending the FAR to ensure that major agency procurements minimize the risk of climate change and to require consideration of the social cost of greenhouse gas emissions in procurement decisions for major agency procurements.

 
Agency: DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)(FAR)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: First time published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Prerule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 23   
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
ANPRM  10/15/2021  86 FR 57404   
ANPRM Comment Period End  12/14/2021 
NPRM  05/00/2022 
NPRM Comment Period End  07/00/2022 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes  Government Levels Affected: Federal, Local, State 
Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions  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:
Jennifer Hawes
Procurement Analyst
DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)
1800 F Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20405
Phone:202 969-7386
Email: jennifer.hawes@gsa.gov