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FAR RIN: 9000-AN83 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); FAR Case 2018-017, Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment 

This rule will finalize an interim rule that prohibits the Government from procuring covered telecommunications equipment and services from Huawei Technologies Company, ZTE Corporation, Hytera Communications Corporation, Hangzhou Technology Company, or Dahua Technology Company, to include any subsidiaries or affiliates. The FAR provisions require that an offeror represent at an entity level in SAM, and if applicable on an offer-by-offer basis, if the offeror will or will not provide any covered telecommunications equipment or services to the Government. If an offeror responds in an offer that it will provide covered telecommunications, the offeror will need to provide additional disclosures. This FAR rule protects U.S. networks against cyber activities conducted through Chinese Government-supported telecommunications equipment and services. This rule is being issued in accordance with section 889 (a)(1)(A) of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.  Paragraph (a)(1)(B) of section 889 is being implemented separately through FAR Case 2019-009. DoD, GSA and NASA received public comments in response to the interim rules published in August and December of 2019, which are being considered in the development of the final rule.

Agency: DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)(FAR)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 4    48 CFR 13    48 CFR 39   
Legal Authority: 40 U.S.C. 121(c)    10 U.S.C. ch. 4    10 U.S.C. ch. 137 legacy provisions    10 U.S.C. 3016    51 U.S.C. 20113   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
Interim Final Rule  08/13/2019  84 FR 40216   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  10/15/2019 
Interim Final Rule  12/13/2019  84 FR 68314   
Interim Final Rule Effective  12/13/2019 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  02/11/2020 
Final Rule  07/00/2024 
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:
FAR Policy
1800 F Street, NW,
Washington, DC 20405
Phone:202 969-4075