General Services Administration February 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Federal Acquisition and Community Right-To-Know
Document Number: E9-3889
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-24
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 Federal acquisition and community right-to-know. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 56561, September 29, 2008. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses, Placement of Orders Clause, and Ordering Information Clause
Document Number: E9-3888
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal of a currently approved information collection requirement regarding solicitation provisions and contract clauses, placement of orders clause, and ordering information clause. The clearance currently expires on May 31, 2008. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
Office of Facilities Management and Program Services; Information Collection; HSPD-12, Background Check Investigations for Temporary Contractors and Child Care Workers
Document Number: E9-3402
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-17
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the General Services Administration will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve the new information collection requirement regarding the collection of personal data for background check investigations for temporary contractors and child care workers accessing GSA owned and leased controlled facilities. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
National Capital Region (NCR), Office of Childcare Services; Information Collection; General Services Administration (GSA) Child Care Specialist Feedback Form
Document Number: E9-2945
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-12
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the General Services Administration 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. This information will be used to assess satisfaction with services delivered by staff from the Office of Child Care Services. The respondents are current users of the Office of Child Care Services. The OMB clearance currently expires on April 30, 2009. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate and based on valid assumptions and methodology; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
Multiple Award Schedule Advisory Panel; Notification of Public Advisory Panel Meetings
Document Number: E9-2624
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Multiple Award Schedule Advisory Panel (MAS Panel), a Federal Advisory Committee, will hold public meetings on the following dates: Friday, February 27, 2009 and Monday March 2, 2009. GSA utilizes the MAS program to establish long-term Governmentwide contracts with responsible firms to provide Federal, State, and local government customers with access to a wide variety of commercial supplies (products) and services. The MAS Panel was established to develop advice and recommendations on MAS program pricing policies, provisions, and procedures in the context of current commercial pricing practices. The Panel will be developing recommendations for MAS program pricing provisions for the acquisition of (1) professional services; (2) products; (3) total solutions which consist of professional services and products; and (4) non professional services. In developing the recommendations, the Panel will, at a minimum, address these 5 questions for each of the 4 types of acquisitions envisioned above: (1) Where does competition take place?; (2) If competition takes place primarily at the task/delivery order level, does a fair and reasonable price determination at the MAS contract level really matter?; (3) If the Panel consensus is that competition is at the task order level, are the methods that GSA uses to determine fair and reasonable prices and maintain the price/discount relationship with the basis of award customer(s) adequate?; (4) If the current policy is not adequate, what are the recommendations to improve the policy/guidance; and (5) If fair and reasonable price determination at the MAS contract level is not beneficial and the fair and reasonable price determination is to be determined only at the task/delivery order level, then what is the GSA role? The meetings will be held at U.S. General Services Administration, Federal Acquisition Service, 2200 Crystal Drive, Room L1301, Arlington, VA 22202. The location is within walking distance of the Crystal City metro stop. The start time for each meeting is 9 a.m., and each meeting will adjourn no later than 5 p.m.
Federal Asset Sales (eFAS) Reporting Tool; Notice of GSA Bulletin FMR B-23
Document Number: E9-2547
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces GSA Federal Management Regulation (FMR) Bulletin B-23 which provides guidance to all agencies selling Federal personal and real property under the provisions of the eFAS program. GSA Bulletin FMR B-23 may be found at http://www.gsa.gov/fmrbulletin.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records
Document Number: E9-2326
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-02-04
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This system of records was established for the purpose of serving as a basis for taking civil, criminal, and administrative actions, including the issuance of subpoenas, security clearances, suitability determinations, suspension and debarment recommendations and similar authorized activities.