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HISTORY: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES None. Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. Michele Taylor Fennell, Assistant Secretary of the Board. [FR Doc. 2020–06507 Filed 3–31–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:31 Mar 31, 2020 Jkt 250001 GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION [Notice–MV–2020–01; Docket No. 2020– 0002; Sequence No. 14] Office of Acquisition Policy; Establishment of Online Portal for GSA Guidance Documents Office of Government-wide Policy; General Services Administration (GSA). ACTION: Notice of online portal for agency guidance documents. AGENCY: In accordance with Executive Order (E.O.) 13891, ‘‘Promoting the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents,’’ dated October 9, 2019, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M–20–02, dated October 31, 2019, GSA established an online portal for the public to access GSA guidance documents. Although GSA did not identify agency guidance that falls under the auspices of E.O. 13891 in terms of effecting the behavior of regulated parties, the portal provides links to GSA program web pages, which contain internal GSA guidance documents, in support of the intent of E.O. 13891. DATES: The portal and associated link will be active as of March 28, 2020. ADDRESSES: The portal may be found at gsa.gov/guidance. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mathias Bustamante, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, 202–501– 2735. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Federal Register Notice announces that: (a) GSA launched a website at gsa.gov/guidance, which includes internal GSA guidance documents, in accordance with E.O. 13891 (84 FR 55235, Oct. 9, 2019); (b) GSA has updated its internal directive for writing external directives (1812.1A CHGE1 OGP) to provide instructions to GSA program components on how to comply with E.O. 13891, which will be available via gsa.gov/guidance; and (c) GSA will include additional internal guidance documents to the gsa.gov/ guidance website when identified. Although GSA has not identified any guidance that falls within the auspices of E.O. 13891, the above actions are in compliance with the intent of E.O. 13891. While GSA does issue guidance documents such as Federal Travel Regulation bulletins, these are internal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 guidance issued to Federal agencies, which are specifically excluded from the E.O. GSA has not identified any areas where GSA issues guidance intended to have future effects on the behavior of regulated parties, as defined by E.O. 13891. However, as GSA acknowledges that there is a possibility that it may issue such guidance in the future, it is proactively taking steps to ensure it remains compliant with all requirements of E.O. 13891. GSA’s online guidance portal contains links to GSA program websites containing internal guidance, as that term is defined in E.O. 13891. The portal also reiterates that: (1) The contents of the guidance documents found through the portal do not have the force and effect of law and are not legally binding, except as authorized by law or as incorporated into a contract, and (2) these documents are intended only to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under statutes and regulations administered by GSA. Jessica Salmoiraghi, Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration. 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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

[Notice-MV-2020-01; Docket No. 2020-0002; Sequence No. 14]


Office of Acquisition Policy; Establishment of Online Portal for 
GSA Guidance Documents

AGENCY: Office of Government-wide Policy; General Services 
Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Notice of online portal for agency guidance documents.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with Executive Order (E.O.) 13891, ``Promoting 
the Rule of Law Through Improved Agency Guidance Documents,'' dated 
October 9, 2019, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum 
M-20-02, dated October 31, 2019, GSA established an online portal for 
the public to access GSA guidance documents. Although GSA did not 
identify agency guidance that falls under the auspices of E.O. 13891 in 
terms of effecting the behavior of regulated parties, the portal 
provides links to GSA program web pages, which contain internal GSA 
guidance documents, in support of the intent of E.O. 13891.

DATES: The portal and associated link will be active as of March 28, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: The portal may be found at gsa.gov/guidance.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mathias Bustamante, Office of 
Acquisition Policy, Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services 
Administration, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 20405, 202-501-2735.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    This Federal Register Notice announces that: (a) GSA launched a 
website at gsa.gov/guidance, which includes internal GSA guidance 
documents, in accordance with E.O. 13891 (84 FR 55235, Oct. 9, 2019); 
(b) GSA has updated its internal directive for writing external 
directives (1812.1A CHGE1 OGP) to provide instructions to GSA program 
components on how to comply with E.O. 13891, which will be available 
via gsa.gov/guidance; and (c) GSA will include additional internal 
guidance documents to the gsa.gov/guidance website when identified. 
Although GSA has not identified any guidance that falls within the 
auspices of E.O. 13891, the above actions are in compliance with the 
intent of E.O. 13891.
    While GSA does issue guidance documents such as Federal Travel 
Regulation bulletins, these are internal guidance issued to Federal 
agencies, which are specifically excluded from the E.O. GSA has not 
identified any areas where GSA issues guidance intended to have future 
effects on the behavior of regulated parties, as defined by E.O. 13891. 
However, as GSA acknowledges that there is a possibility that it may 
issue such guidance in the future, it is proactively taking steps to 
ensure it remains compliant with all requirements of E.O. 13891.
    GSA's online guidance portal contains links to GSA program websites 
containing internal guidance, as that term is defined in E.O. 13891. 
The portal also reiterates that: (1) The contents of the guidance 
documents found through the portal do not have the force and effect of 
law and are not legally binding, except as authorized by law or as 
incorporated into a contract, and (2) these documents are intended only 
to provide clarity to the public regarding existing requirements under 
statutes and regulations administered by GSA.

Jessica Salmoiraghi,
Office of Government-wide Policy, General Services Administration.
[FR Doc. 2020-06700 Filed 3-31-20; 8:45 am]
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