General Services Administration May 2018 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Meeting Concerning Procurement Through Commercial e-Commerce Portals
Document Number: 2018-11717
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) are interested in conducting further dialogue with industry about Section 846 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2018, Procurement through Commercial e-Commerce Portals. A public meeting was held on January 9, 2018 to provide external stakeholders an initial opportunity to offer input on Phase I implementation as outlined in Section 846. A second public meeting is scheduled for June 21, 2018, where GSA and OMB will share insights on our proposed approach and solicit feedback and insights from industry to inform our Phase II deliverable.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Conference Calls
Document Number: 2018-11707
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of this meeting and these conference calls is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the agendas and schedules for the September 27, 2018 meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee (the Committee), as well as the schedule for a series of conference calls for a task group of the Committee.
Relocation Allowances: Taxes on Travel, Transportation, and Relocation Expenses
Document Number: 2018-11443
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The purpose of this notice is to inform Federal agencies that FTR Bulletin 18-05, pertaining to travel, transportation, and relocation allowances impacted by recent changes to Federal tax law, has been published and is now available online at www.gsa.gov/ ftrbulletin.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Relocation Allowances-Relocation Income Tax (RIT) Allowance Tables
Document Number: 2018-11441
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The purpose of this notice is to inform agencies that FTR Bulletin 18-06 pertaining to Relocation AllowancesRelocation Income Tax (RIT) Allowance Tables is now available online at www.gsa.gov/ ftrbulletin.
Information Collection; Notarized Document Submittal for System for Award Management Registration
Document Number: 2018-11321
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
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 existing OMB clearance regarding a notarized document submittal for System for Award Management (SAM) Registration.
Information Collection; System for Award Management Registration Requirements for Prime Grant Recipients
Document Number: 2018-11319
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve revisions to the currently approved information collection requirement regarding the pre-award registration requirements for federal Prime Grant Recipients. These revisions will enable non-Federal entities to complete governmentwide certifications and representations for Federal financial assistance at the time of registration in the System for Award Management (SAM).
Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Solicitation Provisions and Contract Clauses; Placement of Orders Clause; and Ordering Information Clause
Document Number: 2018-11317
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
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 solicitation provisions and contract clauses, placement of orders clause, and ordering information clause.
World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2018-11230
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the June meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public.
Information Collection; Construction Wage Rate Requirements-Price Adjustment (Actual Method)
Document Number: 2018-10611
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal for the Construction Wage Rate Requirements-Price Adjustment (Actual Method). There are no changes to the existing information collection.
Rescission of FTR Bulletins
Document Number: 2018-10436
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-16
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is officially rescinding various FTR bulletins to ensure the Travel/Per Diem Bulletin section on the agency's FTR website displays only current information. Agencies' policies should be updated as warranted.
Information Collection; Claims and Appeals
Document Number: 2018-10408
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-16
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 claims and appeals.
Request for Comment: New Federal Real Property Profile Information for Communications Facility Installation: Correction
Document Number: 2018-10119
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-11
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA published a notice in the Federal Register on May 7, 2018 at 83 FR 20078, regarding Request for Comment: New Federal Real Property Profile Information for Communications Facility Installation. GSA is making corrections to the Dates section to clarify the comment due date.
Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Contract Administration, Quality Assurance (GSA Forms 1678 and 308)
Document Number: 2018-10118
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-11
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.
Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Identification of Products With Environmental Attributes
Document Number: 2018-10116
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-11
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 identification of products with environmental attributes.
Request for Comment: New Federal Real Property Profile Information for Communications Facility Installation
Document Number: 2018-09671
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-07
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration is seeking input on the inclusion of communications facility installation information into the Federal Real Property Profile (FRPP).
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-98; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2018-09171
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-01
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) 2005-98, 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 2005-98, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulations: Audit of Settlement Proposals
Document Number: 2018-09169
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-01
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to raise the dollar threshold requirement for the audit of prime contract settlement proposals and subcontract settlements from $100,000 to align with the threshold for obtaining certified cost or pricing data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Liquidated Damages Rate Adjustment
Document Number: 2018-09167
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-01
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to adjust for inflation the rate of liquidated damages assessed for violations of the overtime provisions of the Contract Work Hours and Safety Standards Act.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Duties of Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization
Document Number: 2018-09166
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-01
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 reflect sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017, which amend section 15(k) of the Small Business Act to provide additional duties for agencies' Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU), and for DoD's Office of Small Business Programs (OSBP).
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Task- and Delivery-Order Protests
Document Number: 2018-09165
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-01
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 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 to raise the threshold for task-and delivery-order protests from $10 million to $25 million (applicable to DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard) and to repeal the sunset date for the authority to protest the placement of an order (for the other civilian agencies), which was also previously repealed by the GAO Civilian Task and Delivery Order Protest Authority Act of 2016.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-98; Introduction
Document Number: 2018-09162
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-01
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) 2005-98. 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.