Establishes standards of conduct for competing contractors and government procurement officers. Requires signed certificates of procurement integrity. Prohibits bidders on government contracts from soliciting or receiving proprietary and source selection information from agency personnel. Criminal sanctions apply.
Rate of pay requirements for employees working under federal service contracts. Also addresses fringe benefits, safe and sanitary working conditions, notification to employees of minimum compensation allowed, and equivalent federal employee classification wage rates.
Colleges and universities receiving federal funding are required to make certain certifications. The applicant for federal funding must certify, among other things, that neither it nor its principals have been debarred or suspended from participating in any federal program, and that they have not been convicted of or had civil judgments entered against them for fraud or certain other offenses.
Rate of pay requirements for employees working under federal construction contracts over $2,000. The Act requires contractors to pay their employees a specified minimum wage determined by the Secretary of Labor to be prevailing for similar work in that geographic area.
Technically the FAR as a whole does not apply to non-profits. Instead, non-profits follow the rules in OMB Circulars a-110, a-133, and A-21. However, indivdual clauses in the the FAR will be applicable to non-profits.