In another significant change, prime vendors will have to submit subcontracting plan on all contracts worth more than $650,000 instead of $500,000.
The FAR Councils state that the final rule doesn’t change from the proposed rule issued in February.
Other changes in the final rule include:
The FedBizOpps pre-award and post-award notices remain at $25,000 because of trade agreements.
Commercial items test program ceiling is raised from to $6.5 million from $5.5 million.
The cost or pricing data threshold is raised to $700,000 from $650,000.
The Miller Act threshold is raised by this rule to $150,000 from $100,000. The Miller Act requires payment and performance bonds when agencies acquire construction services at rates higher than the threshold.
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