NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook-Research and Development Abstracts, 60456 [05-20845]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In the proposed rule published Friday, October 31, 2003 (68 FR 62031– 62033), NASA proposed to amend the NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook to include a requirement for the electronic submission of abstracts of the planned research to be conducted under grants and cooperative agreements containing research and development (R&D) effort valued at over $25,000. The proposed rule added a new provision, 1260.40, NASA Research and Development (R&D) Abstracts, and related instructions, 1260.18, NASA Research and Development (R&D) Abstract Collection, to the Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook. The VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:51 Oct 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 CEB–A–73–5029. CEB–A–73–6041. TP CEB–A–183. TP CEB–A–1336. TP CEB–A–73–2032. new provision provided for the collections of abstracts or summaries for NASA-funded-awards with R&D effort greater than $25,000. The requirements of section 207(g) of the E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–347) provide the basis for this change. Section 207(g) mandates the development and maintenance of a repository that integrates information on research and development funded by the FederalGovernment. In furtherance of this requirement, NASA established a Web-based database system to collect summaries or abstracts for all the Agency’s procurements containing research and development effort valued over $25,000. A NASA Web site was also established for recipients of NASA R&D grants and cooperative agreements to enter their abstract data. The proposed rule is withdrawn because the automation of the requirements of section 207(g) of the E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–347) voids the need for the proposed rule. James A. Balinskas, Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement. 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NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

14 CFR Part 1260

RIN 2700-AC63


NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook--Research and 
Development Abstracts

AGENCY: National Aeronautics and Space Administration.

ACTION: Withdrawal of proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: This action withdraws the proposed rule published Friday, 
October 31, 2003 (68 FR 62031-62033). NASA will issue internal guidance 
to automate the collection and transfer of Research and Development 
(R&D) abstracts to an appropriate central repository where they will be 
available for use by government agencies and other users.

DATES: October 18, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Monique Sullivan, NASA Headquarters, 
Contract Management Division, Washington, DC, (703) 553-2560, e-mail: 
Monique.sullivan-1@nasa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    In the proposed rule published Friday, October 31, 2003 (68 FR 
62031-62033), NASA proposed to amend the NASA Grant and Cooperative 
Agreement Handbook to include a requirement for the electronic 
submission of abstracts of the planned research to be conducted under 
grants and cooperative agreements containing research and development 
(R&D) effort valued at over $25,000.
    The proposed rule added a new provision, 1260.40, NASA Research and 
Development (R&D) Abstracts, and related instructions, 1260.18, NASA 
Research and Development (R&D) Abstract Collection, to the Grant and 
Cooperative Agreement Handbook. The new provision provided for the 
collections of abstracts or summaries for NASA-funded-awards with R&D 
effort greater than $25,000. The requirements of section 207(g) of the 
E-Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-347) provide the basis for this 
change. Section 207(g) mandates the development and maintenance of a 
repository that integrates information on research and development 
funded by the FederalGovernment. In furtherance of this requirement, 
NASA established a Web-based database system to collect summaries or 
abstracts for all the Agency's procurements containing research and 
development effort valued over $25,000. A NASA Web site was also 
established for recipients of NASA R&D grants and cooperative 
agreements to enter their abstract data. The proposed rule is withdrawn 
because the automation of the requirements of section 207(g) of the E-
Government Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107-347) voids the need for the 
proposed rule.

James A. Balinskas,
Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement.
[FR Doc. 05-20845 Filed 10-17-05; 8:45 am]
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