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

General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Construction Contract Administration
Document Number: 2018-27885
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
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 a new information collection requirement regarding OMB Control No. 3090-0308, Construction Contract Administration.
Information Collection; GSA Mentor Protégé Program and Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans
Document Number: 2018-27884
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to terminate previously approved information collection requirements under OMB Control Number 3090-0252, Preparation, Submission, and Negotiation of Subcontracting Plans.
Information Collections; GSA Mentor Protégé Program and Subcontracting Plans
Document Number: 2018-27883
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to terminate previously approved information collection requirements under OMB Control Number 3090-0286, GSA Mentor Prot[eacute]g[eacute] Program.
2019 Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) Mileage Reimbursement Rates; 2019 Standard Mileage Rate for Moving Purposes
Document Number: 2018-27789
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is updating the mileage reimbursement rate for privately owned vehicles (POV) as required by statute. This information will be available in FTR Bulletin 19-03, which can be found on GSA's website at www.gsa.gov/mileage.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Whistleblower Protection for Contractor Employees
Document Number: 2018-27493
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-26
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 an act to enhance whistleblower protection for contractor employees. The rule would make permanent the protection for disclosure of certain information. It also would clarify that the prohibition on reimbursement for certain legal costs applies to subcontractors, as well as contractors.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Combating Trafficking in Persons-Definition of “Recruitment Fees”
Document Number: 2018-27541
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-20
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 provide a definition of ``recruitment fees'' to further implement the FAR policy on combating trafficking in persons. One element in combating trafficking in persons is to prohibit contractors from charging employees recruitment fees.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-01; Introduction
Document Number: 2018-27540
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-01. 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.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Conference Calls
Document Number: 2018-27437
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-19
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 May 16, 2019 meeting of the Green Building Advisory Committee (the Committee), as well as the schedule for a series of conference calls for two task groups of the Committee.
Submission for OMB Review; Violations of Arms Control Treaties or Agreements With the United States
Document Number: 2018-27365
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-18
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 existing OMB emergency clearance notice regarding violations of arms control treaties or agreements with the United States.
World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2018-27240
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-17
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 January 22, 2019 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is open to the public.
Submission for OMB Review; Authorized Negotiators and Integrity of Unit Prices
Document Number: 2018-27020
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
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 regarding authorized negotiators and integrity of unit prices.
Information Collection; Value Engineering Requirements
Document Number: 2018-27019
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Council invites the public to comment on a renewal of an approved information collection requirement concerning value engineering requirements.
Submission for OMB Review; Use of Products and Services of Kaspersky Lab
Document Number: 2018-26525
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-07
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 an existing OMB emergency clearance notice regarding the use of products and services of Kaspersky Labs.
Rescission of FMR Bulletin
Document Number: 2018-26409
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA has determined the guidance for requesting a delegation of authority for the procurement of transportation (freight and cargo, including household goods) and traffic management services from the Administrator of General Services to be administratively burdensome and ineffective. Therefore, GSA is officially rescinding GSA Bulletin FMR D-1, Transportation Management. Agencies that seek to request a transportation delegation of authority in the future must contact GSA- OGP Office of Asset and Transportation Management for instructions on how to make this request.
Relocation Allowances: Taxes on Travel, Transportation, and Relocation Expenses
Document Number: 2018-26342
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-04
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The purpose of this notice is to inform Federal agencies that FTR Bulletin 19-02, 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 Acquisition Regulation: Revision of Limitations on Subcontracting
Document Number: 2018-25506
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-12-04
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 the final rule published by the Small Business Administration implementing section 1651 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013, which revised and standardized the limitations on subcontracting, including the nonmanufacturer rule, that apply to small business concerns under FAR part 19 procurements.
Submission for OMB Review; Subcontract Consent and Contractors' Purchasing System Review
Document Number: 2018-26165
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
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 consent to subcontract, advance notification, and Contractors' purchasing system review.
Submission for OMB Review; Claims and Appeals
Document Number: 2018-26164
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
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 regarding claims and appeals.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the New U.S. Land Port of Entry in Madawaska, Maine and Madawaska-Edmundston International Bridge Project
Document Number: 2018-26125
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the requirements of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations, the GSA Public Buildings Service NEPA Desk Guide, and the FHWA Policy Guide, GSA, PBS, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), and MaineDOT, in cooperation with the U.S. Coast Guard and in coordination with the U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), announce the availability of a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (DSEIS) assessing the potential impacts of a proposed new U.S. Land Port of Entry (LPOE) in Madawaska, Maine and an International Bridge project between Madawaska and Edmundston, New Brunswick, Canada (the ``Proposed Action'').
Submission for OMB Review; Identification of Predecessors
Document Number: 2018-26104
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-12-03
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 regarding identification of predecessors.