General Services Administration 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Price Reductions Clause
Document Number: 2011-33430
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 regarding the GSAR Price Reductions Clause. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Progress Payments (SF-1443)
Document Number: 2011-33348
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 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 information collection requirement concerning progress payments. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Biobased Procurements
Document Number: 2011-33347
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding biobased procurements. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Clarification of Standards for Computer Generation of Forms
Document Number: 2011-32722
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-12-22
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove any reference to Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) 161 and codify requirements for standards already in use.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSAR Parts 542 and 546; GSA Form 1678 and GSA Form 308)
Document Number: 2011-32157
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 previously approved information collection requirement regarding contract administration, and quality assurance. 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.
Information Collection; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision
Document Number: 2011-32156
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the GSAR, 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Correction
Document Number: 2011-31654
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document contains corrections to the final rule which was published in the Federal Register of Wednesday, November 2, 2011 (76 FR 68039). The final rule amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the definitions of ``Caribbean Basin country'' and ``designated country'' due to the change in status of the islands that comprised the Netherlands Antilles.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Material and Workmanship
Document Number: 2011-31627
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-12-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 material and workmanship. 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.
Federal Management Regulation; Motor Vehicle Management
Document Number: 2011-31470
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-12-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration is amending the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) by revising current policy on the definitions relating to the rental versus the lease of motor vehicles. The rule increases the less than 60 continuous day rental timeframe to less than 120 continuous days and adjust the definition of the term ``commercial lease or lease commercially'' accordingly to allow for the instances when agencies have a valid temporary mission requirement for a motor vehicle of 60 continuous days or more in duration but of significantly fewer days in duration than is typically available under commercial leases, which commonly require a minimum lease period of one year.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Updates to Contract Reporting and Central Contractor Registration
Document Number: 2011-30622
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-11-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to limit the use of generic substitutes instead of Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) numbers, and update the policies and procedures associated with reporting in the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS). Additionally, changes are proposed for the clauses requiring contractor registration in the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database and DUNS number reporting.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Organization and Direction of Work
Document Number: 2011-30221
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-23
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 organization and direction of work. A notice published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 49483, on August 10, 2011. 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.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Payment of Expenses Connected With the Death of Certain Employees
Document Number: 2011-30022
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) to establish policy for the transportation of the immediate family, household goods, personal effects, and one privately owned vehicle of a covered employee whose death occurred as a result of personal injury sustained while in the performance of the employee's duty as defined by the agency.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Storage of a Privately Owned Vehicle When Assigned a Temporary Change of Station in Support of a Contingency Operation
Document Number: 2011-29565
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), and allows agencies to establish internal policy and procedures for storage of a privately owned vehicle (POV) when an employee is assigned a temporary change of station (TCS) in support of a contingency operation.
Review of Regulatory Coverage Regarding Prevention of Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees (FAR PCI COMMENT)
Document Number: 2011-27795
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA in consultation with the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) and the Office of Government Ethics (OGE), are seeking public comment on the question of whether additional guidance is necessary to address personal conflicts of interest by employees of Government contractors.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-54; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2011-27794
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of DOD, GSA, and NASA. 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) 2005-54, which amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-54, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2011-27791
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Labor Relations Costs
Document Number: 2011-27790
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Executive Order (E.O.) on Economy in Government Contracting, issued on January 30, 2009, and amended on October 30, 2009. This E.O. treats as unallowable the costs of any activities undertaken to persuade employees, whether employees of the recipient of Federal disbursements or of any other entity, to exercise or not to exercise, or concerning the manner of exercising, the right to organize and bargain collectively through representatives of the employee's own choosing.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Successor Entities to the Netherlands Antilles
Document Number: 2011-27789
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the definitions of ``Caribbean Basin country'' and ``designated country'' due to the change in status of the islands that comprised the Netherlands Antilles.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Sudan Waiver Process
Document Number: 2011-27788
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the prohibition on contracting with entities that conduct restricted business operations in Sudan. This rule adds specific criteria including foreign policy aspects that an agency must address when applying to the President or his appointed designee for a waiver of the prohibition on awarding a contract to a contractor that conducts restricted business operations in Sudan. The rule also describes the consultation process that will be used by the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP) in support of the waiver request review.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Set-Asides for Small Business
Document Number: 2011-27786
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1331 of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010 (Jobs Act). Section 1331 addresses set- asides of task- and delivery-orders under multiple-award contracts, partial set-asides under multiple-award contracts, and the reserving of one or more multiple-award contracts that are awarded using full and open competition. Within this same context, section 1331 also addresses the Federal Supply Schedules Program managed by GSA. DoD, GSA, and NASA are coordinating with the Small Business Administration (SBA) on the development of an SBA proposed rule that will provide greater detail regarding implementation of section 1331 authorities.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Representation Regarding Export of Sensitive Technology to Iran
Document Number: 2011-27784
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to add a representation to implement section 106 of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010. Section 106 imposes a procurement prohibition relating to contracts with persons that export certain sensitive technology to Iran.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Certification Requirement and Procurement Prohibition Relating to Iran Sanctions
Document Number: 2011-27783
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement sections 102 and 106 of the Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability, and Divestment Act of 2010. Section 102 requires certification that each offeror, and any person owned or controlled by the offeror, does not engage in any activity for which sanctions may be imposed under section 5 of the Iran Sanctions Act of 1996 (the Iran Sanctions Act). Section 106 imposes a procurement prohibition relating to contracts with persons that export certain sensitive technology to Iran. There will be further implementation of section 106 in FAR Case 2010-018, Representation Regarding Export of Sensitive Technology to Iran.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Disadvantaged Business Self-Certification
Document Number: 2011-27782
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to incorporate changes made by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to its small disadvantaged business (SDB) program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions
Document Number: 2011-27780
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address personal conflicts of interest by employees of Government contractors as required by statute.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act
Document Number: 2011-27779
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Department of Labor (DOL) regulations that implemented the Executive Order (E.O.), Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-54; Introduction
Document Number: 2011-27778
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-02
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 DoD, GSA, and NASA in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-54. 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 Management Regulation; Prohibited List for Exchange/Sale of Personal Property
Document Number: 2011-27757
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) by making changes to its policy on the replacement of personal property pursuant to the exchange/sale authority.
Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR); Procurement Sources and Programs
Document Number: 2011-27754
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-11-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is revising the Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR) by removing the provisions regarding priorities for use of Government supply sources. Users may access the FPMR and any corresponding documents at GSA's Web site at http://www.gsa.gov/fmr and by clicking on ``FPMR & Related Files'' on the left-hand menu.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Past Performance Information
Document Number: 2011-28119
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 past performance information. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer
Document Number: 2011-28118
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 payment by electronic fund transfer. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 35219, on June 16, 2011. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Cost or Pricing Data Requirements and Information Other Than Cost or Pricing Data
Document Number: 2011-28115
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 cost or pricing data requirements and information other than cost or pricing data. A noticed was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 35218, on June 16, 2011. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; General Services Administration; Information Specific to a Contract or Contracting Action; (Not Required by Regulation)
Document Number: 2011-27440
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 regarding information specific to a contract or contracting action (not required by regulation). A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 38396, on June 30, 2011. No comments were received. 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.
Record of Decision Addendum for the Department of Homeland Security Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths in Southeast, Washington, DC
Document Number: 2011-27349
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), 42 U.S.C. 4321-4347, the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 CFR 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, on September 28, 2011, GSA issued a Record of Decision Addendum to the DHS Headquarters Consolidation at St. Elizabeths Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) (GSA, November 2008), to implement the revised West Access Road from Firth Sterling Avenue to Gate 4 of the St. Elizabeths West Campus. The complete Record of Decision Addendum can be viewed on the project Web site http:// www.stelizabethsdevelopment.com.
Office of Governmentwide Policy; Office of Federal High-Performance Green Buildings; the Green Building Advisory Committee Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2011-27347
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the first meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee Meeting (the Committee). The meeting is open to the public and the site is accessible to individuals with disabilities.
The President's Management Advisory Board (PMAB); Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2011-27335
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The President's Management Advisory Board (PMAB), a Federal Advisory Committee established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App., and Executive Order 13538, will hold a public meeting on Friday, November 4, 2011.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American-Construction
Document Number: 2011-27333
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 Buy American ActConstruction (Grimberg Decision). A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 40367, on July 8, 2011. 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; Submission for OMB Review; Zero Burden Information Collection Reports
Document Number: 2011-26895
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-18
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 regarding zero burden information collection reports. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 38396, on June 30, 2011. No comments were received. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Presolicitation Notice and Response
Document Number: 2011-26803
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-17
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 presolicitation notice and response. A notice published in the Federal Register at FR 76 at 22706 on April 22, 2011. 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.
Notice of Availability To Distribute a Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for the Construction of a New Land Port of Entry in International Falls, MN
Document Number: 2011-26647
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The GSA announces its intent to distribute a FEIS under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 to assess the potential impacts from the construction and operation of a new land port of entry (LPOE) in International Falls, Minnesota (the ``Proposed Action'').
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Lodging Reimbursement
Document Number: 2011-26576
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-10-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) regarding reimbursement of lodging per diem expenses while on temporary duty travel (TDY). This final rule specifically states GSA's policy in regards to reimbursement for personally-owned residence and personally-owned recreational vehicle expenses while on TDY.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Privacy Training, 2010-013
Document Number: 2011-26546
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-10-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require contractors to complete training that addresses the protection of privacy, in accordance with the Privacy Act of 1974, and the handling and safeguarding of personally identifiable information.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) and To Announce Public Scoping Meetings
Document Number: 2011-25458
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-10-04
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] parts 1500-1508), the GSA announces its intent to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze and assess the environmental impacts of site acquisition and development of the United States Department of State (DOS), Bureau of Diplomatic Security, the Foreign Affairs Security Training Center (FASTC) at the Virginia Army National Guard's Maneuver Training Center at Fort Pickett and Pickett Park in Nottoway County, Virginia. DOS, United States Army Corps of Engineers, United States Environmental Protection Agency and National Guard Bureau are cooperating agencies in this EIS.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contractor Business Ethics Compliance Program and Disclosure Requirements
Document Number: 2011-25219
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 contractor business ethics compliance program and disclosure requirements. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Federal Acquisition Regulation; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety
Document Number: 2011-24906
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
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 (MVCB) 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 Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 22706, on April 22, 2011. Two 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Buy American Act Certificate
Document Number: 2011-24905
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 Buy American Act certificate. This information collection requirement collects data for compliance with 41 U.S.C., Buy American. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Trade Agreements Certificate
Document Number: 2011-24904
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 trade agreements certificate. Two 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. Two comments were received. One comment is not relevant to this collection. The other comment supports the extension of this collection.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Terms and Definitions for “Dependent”, “Domestic Partner”, “Domestic Partnership”, and “Immediate Family”
Document Number: 2011-24605
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-09-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA has adopted as final, with two changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) by adding terms and definitions for ``Dependent'', ``Domestic partner'', and ``Domestic partnership'', and by revising the definition of ``Immediate family'' to include ``Domestic partner'' and children, dependent parents, and dependent brothers and sisters of the Domestic partner as named members of the employee's household. This final rule also adds references to domestic partners and domestic partnerships, where applicable, in the FTR.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of New System of Records
Document Number: 2011-23467
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA proposes to establish a new system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records
Document Number: 2011-23466
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (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. This notice is an updated Privacy Act system of record notice.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Constitutionality of Federal Contracting Programs for Minority-Owned and Other Small Businesses
Document Number: 2011-22944
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-09-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address the impact of the decision in Rothe Development Corporation vs. the DoD and the U.S. Department of the Air Force (USAF) on small disadvantaged business concerns and certain institutions of higher education.