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FAR RIN: 9000-AN92 Publication ID: Fall 2023 
Title: Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR); FAR Case 2019-009, Prohibition on Contracting With Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment 

This rule will finalize an interim rule that prohibits the Government from entering into a contract or extending or renewing a contract with an entity that uses any equipment, system, or service that uses 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. 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 paragraph (a)(1)(B) of section 889 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. Paragraph (a)(1)(A) of section 889 is being implemented separately through FAR Case 2018-017. DoD, GSA and NASA received public comments in response to the interim rules published in July and August of 2020, which are being considered in the development of the final rule.

Agency: DOD/GSA/NASA (FAR)(FAR)  Priority: Section 3(f)(1) Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: Yes  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 48 CFR 1    48 CFR 4    48 CFR 13    48 CFR 39    48 CFR 52   
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  07/14/2020  85 FR 42665   
Interim Final Rule Effective  08/13/2020 
Interim Final Rule  08/27/2020  85 FR 53126   
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  09/14/2020 
Interim Final Rule Comment Period End  10/26/2020 
Interim Final Rule Effective  10/26/2020 
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