The System for Award Management (SAM) is a federal online portal providing contracting officers various informational access about companies doing business with the federal government. Under a new rule, DOD, GSA and NASA contractors must be registered in SAM prior to submitting offers or quotes. Additionally, the new rule will require contracting officers to use the name and physical address from contractor's SAM registration. More information about the proposed rule is available as of the posting of this blog at:

https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/granule/FR-2016-05-20/2016-11977