Weekly Update Newsletter - April 2014

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In this issue:

- The DoD, GSA, and NASA Issue Proposed Rule to Amend FAR Extension of Limitations on Contractor Employee Personal Conflicts of Interest

- The DoD Issues Final Rule to Update Personnel Security Program

- The DoD Issues Final Rule to Amend DFARS Clauses With Alternates

- VA Issues a Notice Seeking Nominations for Appointment to the Advisory Committee on Minority Veterans

- VA Cut Claims Backlog by 44% Since March 2013

- SBA Issues a Notice of the April – June Quarter FY 2014 Interest Rate

- Notices Issued by the Committee for the Purchase From People Who Are Blind or Severely Disabled

- Excerpt from The DoD Issues Final Rule to Update Personnel Security Program:

Department of Defense (DoD) Personnel Security Program (PSP) issued a final rule to update policies and responsibilities in accordance with the provisions of current U.S. Code, Public Laws, and Executive Orders, 79 Fed. Reg. 18161. This rule establishes policy and assigns responsibilities related to the operation of the DoD PSP, including investigative and adjudicative policy for determining eligibility to hold a national security position. This rule also establishes investigative and adjudicative policy for the Department's personal identity verification (PIV) credential. The final rule will be effective May 1, 2014.

Please see full newsletter below for more information.

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Topics:  Conflicts of Interest, DFARS, DOD, FAR, Federal Contractors, GSA, NASA

Published In: Civil Rights Updates, Government Contracting Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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