B-219495.2, B-233323.2, Mar 20, 1989, Office of General Counsel

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Which require offerors in certain noncompetitive acquisitions to certify that the prices offered to the government for parts or components sold to the public are not higher than the offerors' lowest commercial prices. FAR case No. 85-32 is a proposed rule to revise FAR Parts 14. Which require offerors in certain noncompetitive acquisitions to certify that the prices offered to the government for parts or components sold to the public are no higher than the offerors' lowest commercial prices. FAR case No. 88-56 is a proposed rule to add paragraph (c) to FAR section 47.104-4 and a contract clause at FAR section 52.247-65 concerning the submission of commercial freight bills to the General Services Administration for audit.

B-219495.2, B-233323.2, Mar 20, 1989, Office of General Counsel

PROCUREMENT - Payment/Discharge - Federal procurement regulations/laws - Revision - Prices - Certification DIGEST: 1. General Accounting Office has no comments on Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) case No. 85-32, a proposed rule to revise FAR Parts 14, 15, and 52 to implement Public Law Nos. 98-577 and 98-591, which require offerors in certain noncompetitive acquisitions to certify that the prices offered to the government for parts or components sold to the public are not higher than the offerors' lowest commercial prices, or justify higher prices in writing. PROCUREMENT - Payment/Discharge - Federal procurement regulations/laws - Amendments - Audits - Commercial carriers 2. General Accounting Office has no comments on Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) case No. 88-56, a proposed rule to add paragraph (c) to FAR section 47.104-4 and a contract clause at FAR section 52.247-65 concerning the submission of commercial freight bills to the General Services Administration for audit.

Margaret A. Willis

FAR Secretariat

General Services Administration:

This responds to your letter of November 29, 1988, requesting our comments on Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) case Nos. 85-32 and 88 56.

FAR case No. 85-32 is a proposed rule to revise FAR Parts 14, 15 and 52 to implement Public Law Nos. 98-577 and 98-591, which require offerors in certain noncompetitive acquisitions to certify that the prices offered to the government for parts or components sold to the public are no higher than the offerors' lowest commercial prices, or justify higher prices in writing. FAR case No. 88-56 is a proposed rule to add paragraph (c) to FAR section 47.104-4 and a contract clause at FAR section 52.247-65 concerning the submission of commercial freight bills to the General Services Administration for audit.

We have no comments to the proposed changes.