General Services Administration March 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Maximum Per Diem Rates for the States of Kansas, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island, and Texas
Document Number: 2010-6612
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) has reviewed the per diem rates for certain locations in the States of Kansas, New Mexico, New York, Rhode Island and Texas and determined that they are inadequate.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Relocation Allowances-Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) Tables
Document Number: 2010-6610
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On June 25, 2008 the General Services Administration (GSA) published FTR Amendment 2008-04 in the Federal Register (73 FR 35952) specifying that GSA would no longer publish the RITA tables found in 41 CFR Part 301-17, Appendices A through D. The tables are instead published at http://www.gsa.gov/relocationpolicy.
General Services Administration; Office of Governmentwide Policy; Submission for Review; Tangible Personal Property Report; Standard Form SF-428
Document Number: 2010-6608
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the GSA will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding tangible personal property. Requests for public comments were published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 64648, November 16, 2007 and 73 FR 67175, November 13, 2008. Comments were received.
Submission for OMB Review; Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects
Document Number: 2010-6404
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-23
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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding Use of Project Labor Agreements for Federal Construction Projects.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Rights in Data and Copyrights
Document Number: 2010-6402
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-23
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 Regulatory 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 rights in data and copyrights.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; GSA Form 1217, Lessor's Annual Cost Statement
Document Number: 2010-6394
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-23
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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding Lessor's Annual Cost Statement. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 63704, on December 4, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-40; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2010-6331
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-23
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 the summary of the rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-40 which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding this rule by referring to FAC 2005-40 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-40; Introduction
Document Number: 2010-6330
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-40. 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 2008-027, Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
Document Number: 2010-6329
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-23
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 issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS), as required by section 872 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. FAPIIS is designed to improve the Government's ability to evaluate the business ethics and expected performance quality of prospective contractors and protect the Government from awarding contracts to contractors that are not responsible sources.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-39; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2010-5993
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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) 2005-39 which amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-39 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendment
Document Number: 2010-5992
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to make an editorial change.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-015, Payments Under Fixed-Price Architect-Engineer Contracts
Document Number: 2010-5991
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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 revise the withholding of payment requirements under FAR 52.232-10. This FAR change was initiated by the Small Business Administration (SBA) Advocacy Office and is a part of the SBA, Office of Advocacy's Regulatory Review and Reform Initiative, or r3 initiative. The r3
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-036, Trade Agreements-Costa Rica, Oman, and Peru
Document Number: 2010-5990
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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) have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Dominican RepublicCentral America United States Free Trade Agreement with respect to Costa Rica, the United States-Oman Free Trade Agreement, and the United States-Peru Trade Promotion Agreement.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-006, Enhanced Competition for Task- and Delivery-Order Contracts-Section 843 of the Fiscal Year 2008 National Defense Authorization Act
Document Number: 2010-5989
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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 adopted as final with changes the interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Section 843, Enhanced Competition for Task and Delivery Order Contracts, of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY08) (Pub. L. 110-181). Section 843 of the FY08 NDAA stipulates several requirements regarding enhancing competition within Federal contracting.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-040, Use of Standard Form 26 - Award/Contract
Document Number: 2010-5987
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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 revise FAR parts 15 and 53 instructions for use of the Standard Form (SF) 26 to strengthen the prohibition against using block 18 of the form when awarding a negotiated procurement and emphasize that block 18 should only be checked when awarding a sealed bid contract. In addition, the final sentence of the current FAR 53.214 is being amended because the updated SF 26 was issued in April 2008, making the sentence unnecessary.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-012, Clarification of Submission of Cost or Pricing Data on Non-Commercial Modifications of Commercial Items
Document Number: 2010-5986
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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 adopted as final, with minor changes, an interim rule which amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 814 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2008. Section 814 required the harmonization of the thresholds for cost or pricing data. Specifically, section 814 required alignment of the threshold for cost or pricing data on non-commercial modifications of commercial items with the Truth In Negotiation Act (TINA) threshold for cost or pricing data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2009-035, Extend Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Certain Commercial Items
Document Number: 2010-5985
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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 revise subpart 13.5, ``Test Program for Certain Commercial Items,'' to implement section 816 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 (Pub. L. 111-84). The rule extends the program for two more years. The program was to expire January 1, 2010.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-39; Introduction
Document Number: 2010-5984
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-03-19
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 (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-39. 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.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; GSA Advantage!® and Electronic Commerce-FACNET
Document Number: 2010-5931
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-18
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 new information collection requirement regarding GSA Advantage![reg] and Electronic Commerce-FACNET. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 4596, January 26, 2009. No comments were received.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Submission and Distribution of Authorized FSS Schedule Price Lists, Contract Price Lists, and Dissemination of Information by Contractor
Document Number: 2010-5930
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-18
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 new information collection requirement regarding Submission and Distribution of Authorized FSS Schedule Price Lists, Contract Price Lists, and Dissemination of Information by Contractor. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 4596, January 26, 2009. No comments were received.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Sales Practice Format-Supplies and/or Services With an Established Catalog Price and Sales Practices Format-Supplies and/or Services With Market Pricing Without an Established Catalog Price
Document Number: 2010-5928
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-18
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 new information collection requirement regarding Sales Practice FormatSupplies and/or Services with an Established Catalog Price and Sales Practices FormatSupplies and/or Services with Market Pricing without an Established Catalog Price. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 4596, January 26, 2009. No comments were received.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Submission Instructions (Federal Supply Schedules) and Evaluation Factors for Award
Document Number: 2010-5923
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-18
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 new information collection requirement regarding Submission Instructions (Federal Supply Schedules) and Evaluation Factors for Award. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 4596, January 26, 2009. No comments were received.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Sale of Plum Island, NY
Document Number: 2010-5833
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-18
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, and the President's Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR 1500-1508), as implemented by the U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) Order PBS P 1095.4C, GSA, as the operational Joint Lead Agency, announces its Notice of Intent (NOI) to prepare an EIS for the anticipated sale of Plum Island, New York and an ancillary support facility at Orient Point, New York. The US Department of Homeland Security (DHS) will act as a Joint Lead Agency in ongoing consultation with GSA for the NEPA and associated regulatory compliance activities.
Maximum Per Diem Rates for the Continental United States (CONUS)
Document Number: 2010-5832
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-17
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On December 3, 2009, the IRS announced a $0.075 cent decrease in the Standard Mileage Rate for moving purposes from $0.24 cents to $0.165 cents per mile. This new Standard Mileage Rate for moving purposes is effective January 1, 2010, through December 31, 2010. Thus, the reimbursement rate for privately owned vehicles (POV) used in conjunction with official relocation will also be $0.165 for the same period.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Contractor Use of Interagency Motor Pool Vehicles
Document Number: 2010-4655
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-05
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 Regulatory 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 contractor use of interagency motor pool vehicles. A request for public comments published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 62782, December 1, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit
Document Number: 2010-4590
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-05
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 Regulatory 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 the examination of records by comptroller general and contract audit.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Subcontracting Plans/Individual Subcontract Report
Document Number: 2010-4398
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
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 Regulatory 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 subcontracting plans/individual subcontract report. A request for public comments published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 21779 on April 22, 2008. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Summary Subcontract Report
Document Number: 2010-4396
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
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 Regulatory 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 summary subcontract report. A request for public comments published in the Federal Register at 73 FR 21779, on April 22, 2008. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Notification of Ownership Changes
Document Number: 2010-4393
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-03
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 Regulatory 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 notification of ownership changes.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Otay Mesa Land Port of Entry
Document Number: 2010-4188
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the modernization of the Otay Mesa Land Port of Entry (LPOE) in San Diego, California. The project will modernize the existing port to improve its functionality, capacity, and security.
Notice of Availability Record of Decision for the Update to the Master Plan for the Consolidation of the Food and Drug Administration Headquarters at the Federal Research Center at White Oak in Silver Spring, MD
Document Number: 2010-4120
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), GSA Order PBS P1095.1F (Environmental considerations in decisionmaking, date October 19, 1999), and the GSA Public Buildings Service NEPA Desk Guide, GSA has signed a Record of Decision (ROD) for the update to the Master Plan to support the consolidation of the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Headquarters at the Federal Research Center at White Oak in Silver Spring, Maryland. The ROD identifies that Alternative 2: Dispersed Density Action Alternative, as defined in the FDA Headquarters Consolidation Master Plan Update Final Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (GSA, July 2009), is the alternative selected for implementation. The complete ROD can be viewed at: http:[sol][sol]www.gsa.gov/ncrnepa.
Submission for OMB Review; Information Regarding Responsibility Matters
Document Number: 2010-4057
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-03-01
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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding Information Regarding Responsibility Matters.