General Services Administration January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Travel Regulation; Optimal Use of the Government Contractor-Issued Travel Charge Card
Document Number: 2016-01302
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is proposing to amend the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) by updating the exemptions for mandatory use of the Government contractor-issued travel charge card to ensure the card is used as often as practicable.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Removal of Unnecessary Construction Clauses and Editorial Changes
Document Number: 2016-01422
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) coverage on Construction and Architect- Engineer Contracts, including provisions and clauses for solicitations and resultant contracts, to remove unnecessary regulations.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Technical Amendments; Corrections
Document Number: 2016-01225
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA published a technical amendment document, GSAR-TA-01, which was published in the Federal Register on Wednesday, January 13, 2016 at 81 FR 1531, to make editorial changes. That document inadvertently failed to update a subpart heading and a clause heading. This document corrects the final regulation by revising the subpart.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Contractor Employee Internal Confidentiality Agreements
Document Number: 2016-01050
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
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 implement a section of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, that prohibits the use of funds, appropriated or otherwise made available, for a contract with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors to sign an internal confidentiality agreement that restricts such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated Government representative authorized to receive such information.
Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: 2016-01194
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
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 economic price adjustment.
Information Collection; Change Order Accounting
Document Number: 2016-01192
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
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 change order accounting.
Information Collection; Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews
Document Number: 2016-00989
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
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 contractors' purchasing systems reviews.
Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements
Document Number: 2016-00988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
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 Value Engineering Requirements. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 60684 on October 7, 2015. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulations: FAR Case 2014-004, Payment of Subcontractors
Document Number: 2016-00950
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-20
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. This statute requires contractors to notify the contracting officer in writing if the contractor pays a reduced price to a small business subcontractor, or if the contractor's payment to a small business contractor is more than 90 days past due.
World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2016-00911
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-19
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the January 25, 2016 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public.
Notice of Availability of the Final Supplemental Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Federal Bureau of Investigation Central Records Complex in Winchester County, Virginia
Document Number: 2016-00330
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-15
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, the GSA has prepared and filed with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), a Supplement to the Final Environmental Impact Statement (SEIS), from May 2007, analyzing the environmental impacts of site acquisition and development of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), Central Records Complex (CRC), in Frederick County, Virginia.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-00475
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to make editorial changes. This technical amendment includes updating references and links, as well as deleting repetitive information that is covered elsewhere within the General Services Administration Acquisition Manual (GSAM). Changes incorporate both internal acquisition guidance, and the regulatory acquisition policies.
Submission for OMB Review; North Carolina Sales Tax Certification
Document Number: 2016-00396
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-12
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 a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning North Carolina sales tax certification. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 58254 on September 28, 2015. No comments were received.
Commission To Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities; Commission To Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities; Announcement of Meeting
Document Number: 2016-343
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-11
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Commission to Eliminate Child Abuse and Neglect Fatalities (CECANF), a Federal Advisory Committee established by the Protect Our Kids Act of 2012, will hold conference calls open to the public on the following dates: Thursday, January 14, 2016 and Saturday, January 16, 2016.
Federal Travel Regulation; Updating the Incidental Expenses Definition and the Laundry, Cleaning, and Pressing of Clothing Policy
Document Number: 2015-33147
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is proposing to amend the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) by updating the definition for incidental expenses to include ATM fees, and by clarifying the policy for laundry, cleaning, and pressing of clothing.
Notice of the General Services Administration's Labor-Management Relations Council Meeting
Document Number: 2015-33302
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration's Labor-Management Relations Council (GLMRC), a Federal Advisory Committee established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App., and Executive Order 13522, plans to hold one meeting that is open to the public.