The Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) contains the uniform policies and procedures for acquisitions by executive agencies of the federal government. The FAR is issued and maintained by the Department of Defense, the General Services Administration, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This CCH volume reproduces the FAR and all amendments to the regulations issued through January 1, 2010, along with an easy-to-use topical index. Sources of the amended text are listed in brackets along with the date of issuance and the effective date for all sections changed since the initial text of FAR appeared in the Federal Register of September 19, 1983. This new January 1, 2010 Edition reflects all of the changes contained in Federal Acquisition Circulars 2005-31 through 2005-38, including new reporting requirements related to the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009, the use of contractor performance information in the evaluation and award process, prohibitions on contracting with inverted domestic corporations, and many others (see list below). Included in this edition: - 9 Federal Acquisition Circulars; - 32 Final Rules; - 16 Interim Rules; - 3 Corrections With up-to-date coverage on these topics: - American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009; - GAO Access to Contractor Employees; - Exemptions from the Service Contract Act; - SAFETY Act Implementation; - Prohibition on Inverted Domestic Corporations; - Public Disclosures Regarding; - Noncompetitive Contracts; - Employee Rights Concerning Union Dues and Fees; - Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool; - Trade Agreement Thresholds; - Small Business Size Representations; - Cost or Pricing Data on Modifications of Commercial Items; - Incorporation of New Wage Determinations; - Requests for Progress Payments; - Contractor Performance Information; - Federal Technical Data Solution; - Purchase Card Restrictions for Treasury Offset Program Debts; - Price Adjustment Clauses; - Cost Accounting Standards Administration; - Conforming Late Offer Treatment; - Use of Commercial Services Item Authority; - National Response Framework; - Federal Procurement Data System; - Limitations on Length of Noncompetitive Contracts; Limitations on Pass-Through Charges.