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New Telecom Rule Impacts ALL Contracts… Are You Prepared?

Industry Partners,

The FAR Rule implementing Section 889 of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) is published. The legislation was passed to combat national security and intellectual property threats that face the United States and contains two prohibitions: Part A and Part B.

GSA is working on implementation guidance and instructions, both of which will be communicated once completed. In the meantime, GSA invites industry to participate in the following two events:

  1. GSA's Office of Small Business Utilization is hosting a webinar on Section 889 on July 30, 2020 at 2:00 p.m. EDT. Register HERE
  2. GSA is hosting a live and recorded virtual webinar on August 12, 2020 1:00 p.m. EDT. Register HERE
  • This webinar is comprised of leaders from GSA's business lines who will explain how they are implementing Section 889 in their specific business lines
  • Panelists will also answer questions that have been pre-collected from industry
  • Please send in your questions no later than 5:00 p.m. EDT, August 5, 2020 to gsaombudsman@gsa.gov.

Please check GSA's Acqusition.Gov page often to see updates and additional resources.


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