General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Updates to the Issuance of GSA's Acquisition Policy; Correction, 44750 [2019-18408]

Download as PDF 44750 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 166 / Tuesday, August 27, 2019 / Rules and Regulations PART 76—MULTICHANNEL VIDEO AND CABLE TELEVISION SERVICE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION 1. The authority citation for part 76 continues to read as follows: 48 CFR Parts 501, 507, 515, 538, and 552 ■ Authority: 47 U.S.C. 151, 152, 153, 154, 201, 230, 301, 302, 302a, 303, 303a, 307, 308, 309, 312, 315, 317, 325, 338, 339, 340, 341, 503, 521, 522, 531, 532, 534, 535, 536, 537, 541, 542, 543, 544, 544a, 545, 548, 549, 552, 554, 556, 558, 560, 561, 571, 572, 573. 2. Revise subpart C heading to read as follows: ■ Subpart C—Cable Franchising ■ 3. Add § 76.42 to read as follows: § 76.42 [GSAR Case 2016–G506; Docket GSA– GSAR–2019–0009; Sequence 1] RIN 3090–AJ483 General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Updates to the Issuance of GSA’s Acquisition Policy; Correction Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administration. ACTION: Final rule; correction. AGENCY: GSA is issuing a correction to GSAR Case 2016–G506; Updates to the Issuance of GSA’s Acquisition Policy, which was published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2019. This correction amends the heading of the document. SUMMARY: In-kind contributions. (a) In-kind, cable-related contributions are ‘‘franchise fees’’ subject to the five percent cap set forth in 47 U.S.C. 542(b). Such contributions, which count toward the five percent cap at their fair market value, include any non-monetary contributions related to the provision of cable service by a cable operator as a condition or requirement of a local franchise, including but not limited to: (1) Costs attributable to the provision of free or discounted cable service to public buildings, including buildings leased by or under control of the franchising authority; (2) Costs in support of public, educational, or governmental access facilities, with the exception of capital costs; and (3) Costs attributable to the construction of institutional networks. (b) In-kind, cable-related contributions do not include the costs of complying with build-out and customer service requirements. DATES: Effective: August 27, 2019. Mr. Thomas O’Linn, Procurement Analyst, at 202–445–0390, for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat Division at 202–501–4755. Please cite GSAR Case 2016–G509—Updates to the Issuance of GSA’s Acquisition Policy. Corrections. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Correction In rule FR Doc. 2019–15056, published in the Federal Register at 84 FR 33858, on July 16, 2019, on page 33858, in the third column, in the docket number in the document heading, remove ‘‘GSAR Change 102’’. Jeffrey A. Koses, Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2019–18408 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] ■ 4. Add § 76.43 to read as follows: § 76.43 BILLING CODE 6820–61–P Mixed-use rule. A franchising authority may not regulate the provision of any services other than cable services offered over the cable system of a cable operator, with the exception of channel capacity on institutional networks. jspears on DSK3GMQ082PROD with RULES [FR Doc. 2019–18230 Filed 8–26–19; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY 48 CFR Part 970 RIN 1991–AC14 Inclusion of Early Stage Technology Demonstration in Authorized Technology Transfer Activities BILLING CODE 6712–01–P Office of Management, Department of Energy. ACTION: Final rule; technical amendments. AGENCY: The Department of Energy (DOE) is publishing this final rule to SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:38 Aug 26, 2019 Jkt 247001 PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 amend its current acquisition regulations regarding allowability of costs associated with technology transfer activities pursuant to the Stevenson-Wydler Technology Innovation Act of 1980, as amended. The content of these technical amendments correspond with the provisions enacted by Congress through the Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act. DATES: This rule is effective August 27, 2019. ADDRESSES: The docket, which includes Federal Register notices and other supporting documents/materials, is available for review at https:// www.regulations.gov. All documents in the docket are listed in the https:// www.regulations.gov index. A link to the docket web page can be found at https://www.regulations.gov. The docket web page will contain simple instructions on how to assess all documents, including public comments, in the docket. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jason Taylor, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Management, at (202)– 287–1560 or by email at Jason.Taylor@ hq.doe.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Table of Contents I. Background II. Summary of This Action III. Final Action IV. Procedural Requirements V. Approval of the Office of the Secretary I. Background Section 102 of the Department of Energy Research and Innovation Act, Public Law 115–246 (Research and Innovation Act), amended section 1001 of EPACT 2005, 42 U.S.C. 16391 to require DOE to permit specified National Laboratories owned by DOE to use funds authorized to support technology transfer within DOE to carry out early stage and precommercial technology demonstration activities to remove technology barriers that limit private sector interest and demonstrate potential commercial applications of any research and technologies arising from National Laboratory activities. The Technology Transfer Mission clause at 48 CFR 970.5227–3 (paragraph (c)(1)) currently limits the use of funds used to support Office of Research and Technology Applications (ORTAs) to three categories: (1) Obtaining, maintaining, licensing, and assigning Intellectual Property rights; (2) increasing the potential for the transfer of technology; and (3) providing widespread notice of technology E:\FR\FM\27AUR1.SGM 27AUR1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2019)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 44750]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18408]


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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Parts 501, 507, 515, 538, and 552

[GSAR Case 2016-G506; Docket GSA-GSAR-2019-0009; Sequence 1]
RIN 3090-AJ483


General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); 
Updates to the Issuance of GSA's Acquisition Policy; Correction

AGENCY: Office of Acquisition Policy, General Services Administration.

ACTION: Final rule; correction.

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SUMMARY: GSA is issuing a correction to GSAR Case 2016-G506; Updates to 
the Issuance of GSA's Acquisition Policy, which was published in the 
Federal Register on July 16, 2019. This correction amends the heading 
of the document.

DATES: Effective: August 27, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Thomas O'Linn, Procurement 
Analyst, at 202-445-0390, for clarification of content. For information 
pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory 
Secretariat Division at 202-501-4755. Please cite GSAR Case 2016-G509--
Updates to the Issuance of GSA's Acquisition Policy. Corrections.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Correction

    In rule FR Doc. 2019-15056, published in the Federal Register at 84 
FR 33858, on July 16, 2019, on page 33858, in the third column, in the 
docket number in the document heading, remove ``GSAR Change 102''.

Jeffrey A. Koses,
Senior Procurement Executive, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of 
Government-wide Policy.
[FR Doc. 2019-18408 Filed 8-26-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6820-61-P