Rules

Comments Being Taken about New Rules Proposed by DHS

February 16, 2017 New DHS Acquisition Rules Proposal Could Disrupt Contracts, Hurt Small Business Source: MeriTalk, Eleanor Lamb, January 30, 2017 President Donald Trump on Monday celebrated a new executive order designed to eliminate regulations on small businesses. But a … Continued

CFRs are Like Having an Expert Staff on Board

August 11, 2016 What’s the “CFR” and Why Is It So Important to Me? Source: Government BookTalk, Ed Kessler, July 19, 2016 If you’re a GPO Online Bookstore regular or public official you probably know we’re speaking about the “Code … Continued

Industry Comments Requested on New DFARS Amendment

March 11, 2016 DoD proposes DFARS amendment to create awareness of contractors’ independent R&D Source: The Contracting Education Academy at Georgia Tech, Chuck Schadl, March 3, 2016 The Department of Defense (DoD) is proposing to amend to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) … Continued

Strengthening Background Information

February 9, 2016 New Background Check Agency Will Affect Contractors Source: SmallGovCon, Matthew Moriarty, February 1, 2016 Contractors often complaint that the background check process is slow, while contractors and their employee alike worry about information security in the wake of a … Continued

GSA Sources Sought for possible set-aside

Sources Sought for full building maintenance services – Responses due September 14th. The following sources sought notice was released by GSA.  If they receive sufficient responses, this valuable procurement for Full Maintenance performance based services at multiple federal buildings and … Continued

NARA Proposes New Rule for Controlled Unclassified Information

Actions Foreshadow Uniform Cybersecurity Regulations for Federal Contractors – Two Recent Executive Agency Actions Lay the Groundwork for a FAR Cybersecurity Clause in 2016 The National Archives and Record Administration (NARA) is proposing a new rule  pertaining to Controlled Unclassified … Continued