Federal Acquisition Circular 97-25†
Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 97-25 amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) as specified below:
Preference for Performance-Based Contracting (FAR Case 2000-307)†
This interim rule amends FAR 2.101, Definitions, and 37.102, Policy, to implement Section 821 of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Pub. L. 106-398). The rule affects contracting officers that buy services by explicitly establishing a preference for performance-based contracts or task orders.
Replacement pages: 2-3 and 2-4; and 37-1 and 37-2.
Contractor Personnel in the Procurement of Information Technology Services (FAR Case 2000-609)†
This interim rule adds FAR 39.104 to implement Section 813 of the Floyd D. Spence National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2001 (Pub. L. 106-398). Section 813 prohibits the use of minimum experience or education requirements for contractor personnel in solicitations for the acquisition of information technology services, unless—
- The contracting officer first determines that the needs of the agency cannot be met without such requirement; or
- The needs of the agency require the use of a type of contract other than a performance-based contract.
Replacement pages: 39-1 thru 39-3.
(FAC 97-25 SUMMARY of ITEMS)