[Federal Register: January 20, 1999 (Volume 64, Number 12)]

[Rules and Regulations]

From the Federal Register Online via GPO Access

Part III

Department of Defense

General Services Administration

National Aeronautics and Space Administration

48 CFR Part 52

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Historically Underutilized Business

Zone (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program; Corrections; Interim Rule

DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Part 52

[FAC 97-10; FAR Case 97-307 Correction]

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Historically Underutilized

Business Zone (HUBZone) Empowerment Contracting Program; Corrections

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration

(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Interim rule, correcting amendments.

SUMMARY: The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense

Acquisition Regulations Council are issuing amendments to FAC 97-10,

FAR case 97-307, Historically Underutilized Business Zone (HUBZone)

Empowerment Contracting Program, published in the Federal Register at

63 FR 70265, December 18, 1998, to correct the language concerning the

HUBZone Empowerment Contracting Program. For those interested in the

FAR loose-leaf page reflecting this correction, please access the page

from our Internet Webpage at http://www.arnet.gov/far/loadmain52.html

or http://www.arnet.gov/far/facframe.html.

EFFECTIVE DATE: January 4, 1999.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Laurie Duarte at (202) 501-4225,

General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat, Washington, DC 20405.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Part 52

Government procurement.

Dated: January 13, 1999.

Edward C. Loeb, Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division.

Accordingly, 48 CFR Part 52 is corrected as follows:

PART 52--SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES

1. The authority citation for 48 CFR Part 52 continues to read as

follows:

Authority: 41 U.S.C. 486(c); 10 U.S.C. chapter 137; and 42

U.S.C. 2473(c).

2. In section 52.219-8, paragraph (c)(3) of the clause is revised

to read as follows:

Sec. 52.219-8 Utilization of Small, Small Disadvantaged and Women-Owned Small Business Concerns.

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Utilization of Small Business Concerns (Jan. 1999)

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(c) * * *

(3) Small business concern owned and controlled by socially and economically disadvantaged individuals means a small business concern that represents, as part of its offer, that it meets the definition of a small disadvantaged business concern in 13 CFR 124.1002.