GSA Guidance on Section 889 FAR Rule – New Supply Chain Security FAR Rule is Effective August 13

In order to combat the national security and intellectual property threats that face the United States, Section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (the NDAA) prohibits the Federal Government from procuring or obtaining, or extending or renewing a contract to procure or obtain, “any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as critical technology as part of any system.”

As more information becomes available, The Gormley Group will keep you informed via its Newsletter or through communication with your Gormley Group Consultant.

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