This article seeks to clear up some of the confusion in the interest of helping employers stay compliant and ensure plan participants are well served.
The Americans with Disabilities Act of see https: The proposed FAR subpart This is what Executive Order requires. However, in recognition of the fact that contractors and subcontractors were not previously required to track Practicable reasonableness report labor law decisions, and to provide time for affected parties to familiarize themselves with the ruleset up internal protocols, and create or modify internal databases to track labor law decisions in Practicable reasonableness more readily retrievable manner, the rule is being phased-in.
The disclosure reporting period in the final rule will be limited to one year and gradually increase to three years by October 25, — paragraphs c 1 and c 2 of FAR Paragraph b of FAR The requirement that covered subcontractors disclose labor law violations is phased-in as well, and subcontractors will not be required to begin making disclosures until one year after the rule becomes effective Practicable reasonableness October 25, FAR Paragraph b 1 i of FAR However, to clarify that the final rule does not compel public disclosure of these additional documents, the following sentence is added to paragraph b 1 ii: New paragraph b 1 iii of FAR Other elements that must be included on the wage statement are the total number of hours worked in the pay period; the number of those hours that were overtime hours; the gross pay; and any additions made to or deductions taken from gross pay this additions or deductions must be itemized — this is a new requirement.
Section VSubcontractor Responsibility: This new section consolidates the coverage of subcontractor responsibility that appeared in several locations of the proposed DOL Guidance.
Section VIPreassessment: This new section explains the phase-in schedule of the FAR regulations. The following is a summary of the schedule from https: The reporting disclosure period is initially limited to one 1 year and will gradually increase to three 3 years by October 25, The paycheck transparency clause takes effect, requiring contractors to provide wage statements and notice of any independent contractor relationship to their covered workers.
The Department of Labor estimates that the overwhelming majority of companies with federal contracts have no federal workplace violations in the past three years. All of these laws are on the books, and the information contractors must certify and provide is contained in various federal databases already.
So the Obama Administration's answer is to require contractors to provide the information to a new database and we all know how well the federal government runs its databases!
In addition to these three rules, DOD issued during August four final rules, three proposed rules, a class deviation, and two memoranda.
Section requires DOD to issue DFARS regulations requiring DOD and its contractors and subcontractors to acquire electronic parts from trusted suppliers to further address the avoidance of counterfeit electronic parts.
Twenty-three respondents submitted comments on the proposed ruleand the following are the most significant changes made in response to those comments: Paragraph b 2 iwhich addresses the acquisition of electronic parts not in production and not currently available in stock, adds the DOD-adopted standards at https: Paragraph c 2 is amended to delete contractor consideration of alternative parts if the contractor cannot establish traceability from the original manufacturer for a specific electronic part.
Instead the contractor is made responsible for inspection, testing, and authentication. New paragraph c 3 requires that the contractor maintain documentation of traceability or the inspection, testing, and authentication, and to make such documentation available to the government upon request.
Costs Related to Counterfeit Electronic Parts: Two respondents submitted comments on the proposed ruleand the rule is finalized with the following changes to paragraph b: To paragraph b 3 iiwhich requires the contractor to provide timely notice to the contracting officer when it becomes aware of counterfeit electronic parts or suspect counterfeit electronic parts, is added a requirement to provide notice of counterfeit parts to the Government Industry Data Exchange Program GIDEP — http: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: New Qualifying Countries — Japan and Slovenia: On June 4,the U.
Secretary of Defense signed a reciprocal defense procurement agreement with Japan, and on June 21,the U. Secretary of Defense signed a reciprocal defense procurement agreement with Slovenia. The agreements remove discriminatory barriers to procurements of supplies and services produced by industrial enterprises of the other country to the extent mutually beneficial and consistent with national laws, regulations, policies, and international obligations.
The agreements do not cover construction or construction material. This finalizeswithout changes, the rule that proposed to amend DFARS Appendix FMaterial Inspection and Receiving Report, to add instructions for the use, preparation, and distribution of the WAWF RRR, which has been created to differentiate between deliveries of new government assets new procurements and the return of government property that has been repaired or overhauled.
The WAWF website is https: In addition, the WAWF RRR eliminates manual intervention that is currently required to ensure accurate information flow between different government reporting systems. One respondent submitted a comment on the proposed rule but it was not adopted, so the proposed rule is finalized without changes.
In addition, this proposed rule would provide guidance to contracting officers to promote consistency and uniformity in the acquisition process.Definition of practicable in English: practicable. adjective. within reason, viable, reasonable, sensible, workable, achievable, attainable.
Able to be used; useful. ‘signal processing can let you transform a signal into a practicable form’.
Commercial Item. Handbook but they must require prime contractors and subcontractors to incorporate them to the maximum extent practicable in components of items. Even if an exception to cost or pricing data applies, the contracting officer is still required to determine price reasonableness.
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FAR -- Part 12 Acquisition of Commercial Items (FAC ) (13 Jan ) (FAC ) (26 Oct ) -- Scope of Part.
This part prescribes policies and procedures unique to the acquisition of commercial items. We would like to show you a description here but the site won’t allow us. AMERICANS WITH DISABILITIES ACT OF , AS AMENDED. Editor's Note: Following is the current text of the Americans with Disabilities Act of (ADA), including changes made by the ADA Amendments Act of (P.L.
), which became effective on January 1,