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Advanced Notice for MAS Refresh 10 and Upcoming Mass Modification

The General Services Administration (GSA) Federal Acquisition Service (FAS) is planning to issue GSA Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) Solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 - Refresh # 10 and an associated mass modification (mass mod) to all existing contracts in March 2022.

Outlined below are the upcoming changes associated with Solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 - Refresh # 10 and the mass mod:

A: Changes Applicable to Overall MAS Solicitation: 

 

1. Update SCP-FSS-001 to clarify that remanufactured items are allowable under certain SINs; however, refurbished, reconditioned, repaired items are not within scope of the MAS Solicitation. See SCP-FSS-001 document in the attachment section below for the revised language.

          NOTE: Minor changes to the SIN description will be made to the 6 SINs, that include remanufactured items, to clarify the scope of each SIN. 

2. Incorporate updated Service Contract Labor Standards (SCLS) Wage Determination.

3. Incorporate revised clause FAR 52.222-55, Minimum Wages for Contractor Workers, in order to implement Executive Order (EO) 14026, Increasing the Minimum Wage for Federal Contractors.

4. Delete clause I-FSS-163, Option to Extend the Term of the Contract (Evergreen) (APR 2000) and replace with new clause, GSAR 552.238-116, Option to Extend the Term of the FSS Contract.

5. Incorporate various clause and provision updates, as necessary, through Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2022-4 and GSAR Change 149

B: Changes Applicable to Specific Large Category, Subcategory or SIN:

1. Facilities (B):

a. Summary of changes for Facilities Solutions Subcategory (B03):

  • Combine SINs 541513 and 561210SB and move items previously awarded under SIN 541513 to SIN 561210SB.
  • Terminate SIN 541513 on 3/31/2022.
  • Revise SIN 561210SB title.

2. Furniture and Furnishings (C):

 

a. Summary of changes for Packaged Furniture Subcategory (C07):

  • Revise Packaged Furniture Subcategory Instructions.
  • Require the establishing of schedule-level Contractor Teaming Arrangements (CTAs) under the Packaged Furniture Subcategory to meet order requirements.

NOTE: Existing contractors will have 180 days to incorporate these changes.

3. Miscellaneous (G):

 

a. Summary of changes for Complementary SINs Subcategory (G06):

  • Apply administrative changes to the OLM SIN description.

 

GSA FAS will issue a bilateral modification to apply the changes to existing MAS contracts. Contractors will have 90 days to accept the mass mod.

See the Significant Changes document in the attachments section below for more detailed information on the changes applicable to the upcoming refresh.

 

Webinar

The GSA FAS public webinar regarding the upcoming changes to MAS Solicitation 47QSMD20R0001 was held on Thursday, March 17, 2022. Please see the attached Webinar Slides and Webinar Q&A to review the discussion.

Still have questions? Email opcpolicymailbox@gsa.gov.

 

ATTACHMENTS (See Below):

Significant Changes document

SCP-FSS-001

Webinar Slides

Webinar Q&A

 

Thank you for your continued partnership.

 

DISCLAIMER: GSA FAS is posting this notification of a planned solicitation refresh or mass modification as a courtesy to industry. 

All comments on the proposed changes must be submitted in the “Comments” section below within ten (10) business days of this posting. 

Comments provided elsewhere or after 10 business days will not be considered.

GSA FAS will consider all relevant comments and make changes to the DRAFT as appropriate, but will not issue a formal response to industry comments or related inquiries. Interested parties should thoroughly review the final version of the solicitation refresh or mass modification for changes made to this DRAFT.

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junwalla
When does GSAR 552.238-116 actually go into effect. The Federal Register had a date for March 28, 2022 for this to go into effect.
MAS Blogger
Hello, thank you for your comment. GSAR 552.238-116 is effective in the GSAR on March 28, 2022, and the GSA acquisition workforce will start to use the clause on March 31, 2022, the effective date of Refresh 10 and implementation date of the clause.
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