SAM Registration Waived for Some Hurricane Contractors

PTACs can help obtain expedited CAGE codes September 12, 2017 – Due to the emergency situation caused by the hurricanes, some contracting offices are using authority to waive the requirement for SAM registration per FAR 4.1102(a)(3)(iii) and part 18.102 in … Continued

Disaster Response Registry in SAM

GSA reminds contractors about this important contracting platform The US General Services Adminstration (GSA) reminds all contractors that when national emergencies or disasters such as floods and hurricanes occur, supplies and services need to be procured and rushed to the … Continued

SBA Seeking Input on Reducing Regulations

Public comments sought regarding regulations to repeal, replace, or modify On August 15, 2017, the US Small Business Administration (SBA) released a request for information (“RFI”) seeking input from the public as to which SBA regulations should be repealed, replaced, … Continued

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