General Services Administration July 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Management Regulation; Art-in-Architecture
Document Number: 2015-16902
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-07-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is proposing to amend the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) by revising its coverage of Art-in-Architecture. This proposed rule provides clarification to the policies that support the efforts to collect, manage, fund and commission fine art in Federal buildings.
Commission To Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities; Announcement of Meeting; Correction
Document Number: 2015-16698
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF) published a document in the Federal Register of June 22, 2015 concerning the request for comments on a meeting open to the public on Wednesday, July 15, 2015 and Thursday, July 16, 2015 in Madison, Wisconsin. The document contains an incorrect address.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Incentive Contracts
Document Number: 2015-16566
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
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 Division 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 incentive contracts. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 22735, on April 23, 2015. No Comments were received.
Submission for OMB Review; Delivery Schedules
Document Number: 2015-16565
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
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 Division 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 delivery schedules. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 22735, on April 23, 2015. No comments were received.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Removal of Privately Owned Vehicle Rates; Privately Owned Automobile Mileage Reimbursement When Government Furnished Automobiles Are Authorized; Correction
Document Number: 2015-16394
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This document makes an amendment to the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) in order to make an editorial change.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2015-16218
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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 the rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-83, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (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 2005-83, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2015-16217
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Permanent Authority for Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Certain Commercial Items
Document Number: 2015-16216
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the Carl Levin and Howard P. `Buck' McKeon National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015 that makes permanent the authority to issue solicitations using special simplified procedures for acquisition of certain commercial items.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
Document Number: 2015-16215
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address the continuing Governmentwide statutory prohibition on the use of appropriated (or otherwise made available) funds for contracts with any foreign incorporated entity that is an inverted domestic corporation or any subsidiary of such entity.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Clarification on Justification for Urgent Noncompetitive Awards Exceeding One Year
Document Number: 2015-16210
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify that a determination of exceptional circumstances is needed when a noncompetitive contract awarded on the basis of unusual and compelling urgency exceeds 1 year, either at time of award or due to post-award modifications.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Update to Product and Service Codes
Document Number: 2015-16209
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to correct the terminology relating to preparation and transmittal of synopses and update the descriptions of Federal product and service codes related to exemptions from service contract labor standards, to conform to the current Federal Procurement Data System Product and Service Codes Manual.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations-Representation and Notification
Document Number: 2015-16208
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require additional actions by contractors to assist contracting officers in ensuring compliance with the Governmentwide statutory prohibition on the use of appropriated (or otherwise made available) funds for contracts with any foreign incorporated entity that is an inverted domestic corporation or to any subsidiary of such entity.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds
Document Number: 2015-16206
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing this final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the inflation adjustment of acquisition-related dollar thresholds. A statute requires an adjustment every five years of acquisition-related thresholds for inflation using the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, except for the Construction Wage Rate Requirements statute (formerly Davis-Bacon Act), Service Contract Labor Standards statute, and trade agreements thresholds. DoD, GSA, and NASA have also used the same methodology to adjust nonstatutory FAR acquisition-related thresholds.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83; Introduction
Document Number: 2015-16205
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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) 2005-83. 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.