Federal Acquisition Regulation; Set-Asides for Small Business; Extension of Comment Period, 1889 [2012-455]

Download as PDF 1889 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 8 / Thursday, January 12, 2012 / Rules and Regulations Location and case No. State and county Virginia: Henrico ...... Unincorporated areas of Henrico County (10–03– 0514P). Date and name of newspaper where notice was published Chief executive officer of community Effective date of modification December 14, 2010; December 21, 2010; The Richmond Times-Dispatch. Mr. Virgil R. Hazelett, Henrico County Manager, 4301 East Parham Road Henrico, VA 23228. April 20, 2011 ................. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Dated: December 27, 2011. Sandra K. Knight, Deputy Associate Administrator for Mitigation, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–488 Filed 1–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–12–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 8, 12, 16, 19, 38, and 52 [FAC 2005–54; FAR Case 2011–024; Item VI; Docket 2011–0024, Sequence 1] RIN 9000–AM12 Federal Acquisition Regulation; SetAsides for Small Business; Extension of Comment Period Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Interim rule; extension of comment period. AGENCY: DoD, GSA, and NASA issued an interim rule on November 2, 2011, amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1331 of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (Jobs Act). Section 1331 addresses set-asides of task- and delivery-orders under multiple-award contracts, partial set-asides under multiple-award contracts, and the reserving of one or more multiple-award contracts that are awarded using full and open competition. Within this same context, section 1331 also addresses the Federal Supply Schedules Program managed by GSA. DoD, GSA, and NASA are coordinating with the Small Business Administration (SBA) on the development of an SBA proposed rule that will provide greater detail regarding implementation of section 1331 authorities. The comment period is being extended to provide additional time for interested parties to review the pmangrum on DSK3VPTVN1PROD with RULES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:06 Jan 11, 2012 Jkt 226001 FAR changes of FAR Case 2011–024, Set-Asides for Small Business, to February 13, 2012. DATES: The comment period for the interim rule published November 2, 2011, at 76 FR 68032, and effective November 2, 2011, is extended. Interested parties should submit written comments to the Regulatory Secretariat on or before February 13, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by FAC 2005–54, FAR Case 2011–024, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘FAR Case 2011–024’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘FAR Case 2011–024.’’ Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘FAR Case 2011–024’’ on your attached document. • Fax: (202) 501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Hada Flowers, 1275 First Street NE., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20417. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAC 2005–54, FAR Case 2011–024, in all correspondence related to this case. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Karlos Morgan, Procurement Analyst, at (202) 501–2364, for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat at (202) 501– 4755. Please cite FAC 2005–54, FAR Case 2011–024. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background DoD, GSA, and NASA published an interim rule in the Federal Register at 76 FR 68032, November 2, 2011. The comment period is extended to provide additional time for interested parties to review and submit comments on the published FAR changes until February 13, 2012. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 Community No. 510077 List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 8, 12, 16, 19, 38, and 52 Government procurement. Dated: January 9, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy. Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–455 Filed 1–11–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration 49 CFR Part 391 [Docket No. FMCSA–2010–0096] RIN 2126–AB29 Drivers of CMVs: Restricting the Use of Cellular Phones; Technical Amendment Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule; technical amendment. AGENCY: The FMCSA amends its December 3, 2011, final rule that restricted the use of hand-held mobile telephones by drivers of commercial motor vehicles. That rule was jointly issued by FMCSA and Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), but this technical amendment only affects an FMCSA regulation. The purpose of this rule is to correct a clerical error. DATES: This final rule is effective January 12, 2012. ADDRESSES: Public Access to the Docket: You may view, print, and download this final rule and all related documents and background material on-line at http:// www.regulations.gov, using the Docket ID Number FMCSA–2010–0096. These documents can also be examined at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, West BuildingGround Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on today’s final rule, please contact: Mr. Brian Routhier, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12JAR1.SGM 12JAR1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 8 (Thursday, January 12, 2012)]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-455]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Parts 8, 12, 16, 19, 38, and 52

[FAC 2005-54; FAR Case 2011-024; Item VI; Docket 2011-0024, Sequence 1]
RIN 9000-AM12


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Set-Asides for Small Business; 
Extension of Comment Period

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Interim rule; extension of comment period.

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SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA issued an interim rule on November 2, 2011, 
amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 
1331 of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (Jobs Act). Section 1331 
addresses set-asides of task- and delivery-orders under multiple-award 
contracts, partial set-asides under multiple-award contracts, and the 
reserving of one or more multiple-award contracts that are awarded 
using full and open competition. Within this same context, section 1331 
also addresses the Federal Supply Schedules Program managed by GSA. 
DoD, GSA, and NASA are coordinating with the Small Business 
Administration (SBA) on the development of an SBA proposed rule that 
will provide greater detail regarding implementation of section 1331 
authorities. The comment period is being extended to provide additional 
time for interested parties to review the FAR changes of FAR Case 2011-
024, Set-Asides for Small Business, to February 13, 2012.

DATES: The comment period for the interim rule published November 2, 
2011, at 76 FR 68032, and effective November 2, 2011, is extended. 
Interested parties should submit written comments to the Regulatory 
Secretariat on or before February 13, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by FAC 2005-54, FAR Case 2011-
024, by any of the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``FAR Case 
2011-024'' under the heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and selecting 
``Search.'' Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with 
``FAR Case 2011-024.'' Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit 
a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), 
and ``FAR Case 2011-024'' on your attached document.
     Fax: (202) 501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Hada Flowers, 1275 First Street NE., 7th 
Floor, Washington, DC 20417.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAC 2005-54, FAR 
Case 2011-024, in all correspondence related to this case. All comments 
received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, 
including any personal and/or business confidential information 
provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Karlos Morgan, Procurement 
Analyst, at (202) 501-2364, for clarification of content. For 
information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the 
Regulatory Secretariat at (202) 501-4755. Please cite FAC 2005-54, FAR 
Case 2011-024.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    DoD, GSA, and NASA published an interim rule in the Federal 
Register at 76 FR 68032, November 2, 2011. The comment period is 
extended to provide additional time for interested parties to review 
and submit comments on the published FAR changes until February 13, 
2012.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 8, 12, 16, 19, 38, and 52

    Government procurement.

    Dated: January 9, 2012.
Laura Auletta,
Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Acquisition Policy. Office of Governmentwide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-455 Filed 1-11-12; 8:45 am]
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