Skip to main content
U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

October 2023 Shutdown Guidance

UPDATED: Sept. 28, 2023 @ 3:00 p.m. (Eastern) |  In the event of a lapse in government funding, all instructor-led FAI CSOD courses starting on or after Oct. 2, 2023, will be rescheduled until further notice. FAI will contact students enrolled in courses that are subject to rescheduling and work with course vendors to communicate new course schedules. Please consult with your agency’s acquisition career manager or small agency representative and plan accordingly.

Amendments to the FAR Buy American Requirements



FAI, "Amendments to the FAR Buy American Requirements," FAI Media Library, accessed October 1, 2023 06:02,


On March 7, 2022, the FAR council published FAR Rule 2021-008, which included substantial and complex changes to the requirements of the Buy American statute. FAI has created a five-minute  micro-learning video to help contracting professionals understand the changes which take effect on October 25, 2022.


An official website of the General Services Administration

Looking for U.S. government information and services?