General Services Administration December 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of updated System of Records
Document Number: E6-22003
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of an update to the record system Employee Drug Abuse/Alcoholism Files (GSA/HRO-2). The system includes counseling and rehabilitation referrals and records of counseling and rehabilitation.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-032, Biobased Products Preference Program
Document Number: 06-9846
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (FSRIA), as amended by Sections 205 and 943 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Entitled Federal Procurement of Biobased Products, section 9002 requires that a procurement preference be afforded biobased products within items designated by the Secretary of Agriculture.
No FEAR Act Notice
Document Number: E6-21733
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-20
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration is publishing this notice to inform Federal employees, former Federal employees and applicants for Federal employment of the rights and protections available to them under Federal antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Implementation of a mileage based Fuel Cost Price Adjustment (Surcharge) for Household Goods
Document Number: E6-21732
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-20
Agency: General Services Adminstration, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is proposing a change to the Centralized Household Goods Traffic Management Program (CHAMP) and the Household Goods Standard Tender of Service (HTOS) to implement a mileage based Fuel Cost Price Adjustment on the shipment of household goods effective May 1, 2007.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Debarment and Suspension
Document Number: 06-9702
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning debarment and suspension. The OMB clearance expires March 31, 2007.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-016, Performance-based Payments
Document Number: 06-9678
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement recommendations to change the regulations related to performance-based payments (PBP).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2003-027, Additional Commercial Contract Types
Document Number: 06-9613
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1432 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004. Title XIV of the Act, referred to as the Services Acquisition Report Act of 2003 (SARA), amended section 8002(d) of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 (FASA) to expressly authorize the use of time-and-materials (T&M) and labor-hour (LH) contracts for certain commercial services under specified conditions.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-15; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 06-9612
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-15 which amend the FAR. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-15 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-15; Introduction
Document Number: 06-9611
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-15. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-015, Payments Under Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts
Document Number: 06-9610
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify payment procedures for Time-and-Materials (T&M) and Labor-Hour (LH) Contracts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-008, Implementation of Section 104 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Document Number: 06-9523
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address implementation of Section 104 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Federal Management Regulation; Designations and Redesignations of Federal Buildings
Document Number: E6-20627
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The attached bulletin announces the designations and redesignations of nine (9) Federal Buildings.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a New System of Records
Document Number: E6-20484
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of a new record system, Excluded Parties List System (GSA/GOVT-8). The system contains information entered by Federal agencies that identifies individuals excluded from Federal Government procurement and nonprocurement programs and the applicable authority for the exclusion. System functions include Web Service capability, ad hoc search and report capabilities, integration with the Central Contractor Registration system to allow Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and data sharing capabilities for Debar Maintenance users, and a new data field to accept the reporting of cage codes.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Maximum Per Diem Rates for Florida and Virginia
Document Number: E6-20407
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-04
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) has reviewed the lodging rate of a certain location in the State of Florida. Also, GSA is adding Greene County, Virginia to the County column for Charlottesville, Virginia, and will begin to receive Charlottesville's maximum per diem rate. The per diems prescribed in Bulletin 07-02 may be found at www.gsa.gov/perdiem.