SAM, the System for Award Management, has recently released a valuable resource for accessing and downloading FASCSA orders. FASCSA, which stands for Federal Acquisition Supply Chain Security Act, is an important regulation aimed at enhancing the security of the federal government's supply chain. To help users navigate the process, SAM has provided a training video and a comprehensive knowledge article.
The training video, available at https://youtu.be/9vi5Y6zMnqQ?si=WFcWZ17m0l-dH1eT, offers step-by-step instructions on how to access and download FASCSA orders. It is a convenient and user-friendly resource for individuals who want to ensure compliance with this regulation.
In addition to the training video, SAM has also published a knowledge article that provides detailed information on FASCSA orders.
This article serves as a comprehensive guide, explaining the purpose and significance of these orders, as well as the procedures for accessing and downloading them. It is an invaluable resource for anyone involved in federal procurement.
It’s important to note that the release of this video and knowledge article coincides with an interim rule that goes into effect on December 4, 2023. This interim rule, known as FAR Case 2020-011, is currently open for public comment until February 2, 2024. This means that stakeholders and interested parties have the opportunity to provide feedback and suggestions regarding the implementation of FASCSA orders. If you wish to participate in the public comment process, you can find the permalink for the interim rule, along with instructions on how to submit your comments, at [link].
Your input is valuable in shaping the final implementation of this important regulation. So, whether you are a government contractor, a procurement professional, or simply interested in understanding the intricacies of federal supply chain security, SAM’s resources on accessing and downloading FASCSA orders are essential.
Take advantage of the training video and knowledge article to stay informed and compliant with this important regulation. Full Article: https://www.federalregister.gov/documents/2023/10/05/2023-21320/federal-acquisition-regulation-implementation-of-federal-acquisition-supply-chain-security-act