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

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Conforming Late Offer Treatment
Document Number: E9-23475
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2009-009, American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act)- Reporting Requirements
Document Number: E9-23329
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-25
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 (the Councils) are issuing this notice to provide information to Federal contractors who have contracts funded, in whole or in part, by the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (``Recovery Act''), and include the FAR clause 52.204-11. This notice is being provided to offer assistance to Federal contractors in understanding the FederalReporting.gov centralized reporting tool.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information
Document Number: E9-23091
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
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 pollution prevention and right-to-know information. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32163 on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Make-or-Buy Program
Document Number: E9-23090
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
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 a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Make-or-Buy Program. Requests for public comments were published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32164, July 7, 2007. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements
Document Number: E9-23089
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
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 value engineering requirements. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 32166, on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests
Document Number: E9-23088
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-24
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 extraordinary contractual action requests. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 32165, July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses
Document Number: E9-23053
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Federal Management Regulation; Federal Real Property Report
Document Number: E9-22625
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In furtherance of Federal Management Regulation (FMR) Bulletin 2008-B7, this notice announces the release of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2008 edition of the Federal Real Property Report, which provides an overview of the U.S. Government's owned and leased real property as of September 30, 2008. The FY 2008 Federal Real Property Report is now available.
General Services Acquisition Regulation; GSAR Case 2008-G505; Rewrite of GSAR Part 514, Sealed Bidding
Document Number: E9-22209
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-09-17
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the GSA Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) by revising the sections of GSAR Part 514 that provide requirements for sealed bidding. This rule is a result of the GSA Manual (GSAM) Rewrite initiative undertaken by GSA to revise the GSAM to maintain consistency with the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR), and to implement streamlined and innovative acquisition procedures that contractors, bidders, and GSA contracting personnel can utilize when entering into and administering contractual relationships. The GSAM incorporates the GSAR as well as internal agency acquisition policy.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: E9-22224
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) 4321-4347; the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), Title 40, chapter V, parts 1500-1508); GSA Order PBS P 1095.1F (Environmental considerations in decision-making, dated October 19, 1999); and the GSA Public Buildings Service NEPA Desk Guide, dated October 1999, GSA plans to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the amended Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Consolidation Master Plan at St. Elizabeths in Southeast Washington, DC. GSA will be initiating related consultation under Sections 106 and 110 of the National Historic Preservation Act (16 U.S.C. 470(f) and 470(h-2)), for the amended Master Plan consistent with the Programmatic Agreement concluded on December 9, 2008.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections
Document Number: E9-22067
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
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 previously approved information collection requirement concerning bid guarantees, performance and payment bonds, and alternative payment protections. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 27024, June 5, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Quality Assurance Requirements
Document Number: E9-22063
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
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 quality assurance requirements. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 32166 on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Hubzone Program
Document Number: E9-22060
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
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 a new information collection requirement regarding HUBZone Program revisions.
Privacy Act of 1974; Revised Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E9-21921
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA reviewed its Privacy Act systems to ensure that they are relevant, necessary, accurate, up-to-date, covered by the appropriate legal or regulatory authority, and compliant with OMB M-07-16. This notice is an updated Privacy Act system of records notice.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-027, Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
Document Number: E9-21174
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-03
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 872 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 872 requires the General Services Administration to establish and maintain a data system containing specific information on the integrity and performance of covered Federal agency contractors and grantees. Section 872 also requires awarding officials to review the data system and consider other past performance information when making any past performance evaluation or responsibility determination.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-016, Termination for Default Reporting
Document Number: E9-21176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish procedures for contracting officers to provide contractor information into the Past Performance Information System (PPIRS). This case sets forth requirements for reporting defective cost or pricing data and terminations for cause or default. Evaluation of past performance information, especially terminations, manages risks associated with timely, effective and cost efficient completion of contracts, a key objective of the President's March 4, 2009, Memorandum on Government Contracting.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; USASpending/IT Dashboard Feedback Mechanisms Information Collection; OMB Control No. 3090-0285
Document Number: E9-21175
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this document announces that GSA is planning to submit a request to replace an emergency Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Before submitting this ICR to OMB for review and approval, GSA is soliciting comments on specific aspects of the proposed information collection as described below.