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

RIN 9000-AN29
Document Number: 2016-28450
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-29
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 implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. This rule clarifies that agency acquisition personnel are permitted and encouraged to engage in responsible and constructive exchanges with industry, so long as those exchanges are consistent with existing law and regulation and do not promote an unfair competitive advantage to particular firms.
Privacy Act of 1974: Revised Privacy Act System of Records; Withdrawal
Document Number: 2016-28084
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Access Certificates for Electronic Services GSA/GOVT-5 original intent was to facilitate secure, on-line communication between federal automated information systems and the public, using digital signature technologies to authenticate and verify identity. The reason for the cancellation notice is the system is no longer in use as a government system and has been updated as a commercial affiliate program of the Federal PKI.
Information Collection; Acquisition of Helium
Document Number: 2016-28062
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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 (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 acquisition of helium.
Grace Hopper Day Hackathon
Document Number: 2016-28011
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is to announce a competition for all open source contributors to redesign the GSA Open Web site, http://open.gsa.gov, the current developer portal for all GSA data, APIs, and source code open to the public. This competition is hosted by GSA's IT Digital Services team. The competition details can be viewed at: http:// open.gsa.gov/grace-hopper-hackathon/. The goal of this redesign is to improve public engagement with GSA digital assets, and increase understanding and awareness of agency open technology. GSA challenges developers and designers from industry, academia, and Federal Government to create solutions using the site product roadmap provided on the competition details Web page.
Submission for OMB Review; Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representations
Document Number: 2016-28009
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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 for approval of an information collection requirement regarding Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representations. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 33192 on May 25, 2016, as part of a proposed rule under FAR Case 2015-024. No public comments were received on the information collection.
Federal Property Management Regulations; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-28010
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is amending the Federal Property Management Regulations (FPMR) to delete repetitive information that has already migrated to the Federal Management Regulation (FMR).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-92; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2016-27697
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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) 2005-92, 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 2005-92, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-27688
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-92; Introduction
Document Number: 2016-27687
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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) 2005-92. 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; Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representation
Document Number: 2016-27686
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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 establish a representation for offerors to indicate if and where they publicly disclose greenhouse gas emissions and greenhouse gas reduction goals or targets.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Removal of Regulations Relating to Telegraphic Communication
Document Number: 2016-27684
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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 delete the use of ``telegram,'' ``telegraph,'' and related terms. The objective is to delete references to obsolete technologies no longer in use and replace with references to electronic communications. In addition, conforming changes are made regarding expedited notices of termination and change orders.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Clarification of Requirement for Justifications for 8(a) Sole Source Contracts
Document Number: 2016-27245
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-15
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 clarify the guidance for sole-source 8(a) contract awards exceeding $22 million.
Submission for OMB Review; USA.gov National Contact Center Customer Evaluation Survey
Document Number: 2016-27064
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
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 regarding the National Contact Center customer evaluation surveys. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 48797 on July 26, 2016. No comments were received.
Information Collection; Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408)
Document Number: 2016-26948
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
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 preaward survey forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408).
Submission for OMB Review; Privacy Training
Document Number: 2016-26889
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
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 for approval of an information collection requirement regarding privacy training. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 63896 on October 14, 2011, as part of a proposed rule under FAR Case 2010-013. Two public comments were received on the information collection.
Information Collection; Reporting Purchases From Sources Outside the United States
Document Number: 2016-26396
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-02
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 currently approved information collection requirement concerning reporting purchases from sources outside the United States.