Biobased Products — New Reporting Rule For Contractors
May 14, 2012, 1:21 PM EDT
Law360, New York (May 14, 2012, 1:21 PM EDT) -- On April 18, 2012, the U.S. Department of Defense, General Services Administration and NASA issued a final rule (77 FR 23365) amending the Federal Acquisition Regulations to require contractors to report all biobased products purchased under service and construction contracts. Contractors most likely to be affected by this new rule are involved in the following: cafeteria and food services; construction, maintenance and repair; facility operations and maintenance; and janitorial services.
The rule, which will become effective on May 18, 2012, implements Section 9002 of the Farm...