General Services Administration May 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection; Indirect Cost Rates, Predetermined Indirect Cost Rates, and Bankruptcy Notifications
Document Number: 2019-11346
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
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 concerning indirect cost rates, predetermined indirect cost rates, and bankruptcy notifications.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Transactional Data Reporting
Document Number: 2019-11030
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division is submitting a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) clauses 552.216-75 Transactional Data Reporting and 552.238-80 Industrial Funding Fee and Sales Reporting, Alternate I.\1\ GSA uses this information to establish price reasonableness on certain Government- wide contracts, inform category management activities, collect fees due from buying agencies, and administer the respective programs.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Federal Supply Schedule Pricing Disclosures and Sales Reporting
Document Number: 2019-11029
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division is submitting a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding Commercial Sales Practices disclosures and General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) clause 552.238-81 Price Reductions.\1\ The information collected is used to establish and maintain Federal Supply Schedule (FSS) pricing and price-related terms and conditions.
Information Collection; FAR Part 9 Responsibility Matters
Document Number: 2019-11007
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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, DoD, GSA, and NASA invite the public to comment on a revision and renewal concerning the responsibility of prospective contractors. OMB has approved this information collection for use through August 31, 2019. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Submission for OMB Review; Evaluation of Export Offers
Document Number: 2019-11004
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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 revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning evaluation of export offers.
Submission for OMB Review; Advance Payments
Document Number: 2019-11003
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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 revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding advanced payments.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Land Ports of Entry
Document Number: 2019-10783
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) and GSA have partnered to develop a program of projects at a number of Land Ports of Entry (LPOEs) so that FMCSA agents can safely and effectively inspect both commercial truck and bus traffic. GSA intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) to analyze the potential impacts from the proposed construction of six (6) inspection facilities at five (5) different LPOEs in both California and Arizona.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Federal Supply Schedule Contracting (Administrative Changes); Correction
Document Number: 2019-09910
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-17
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is issuing a correction to GSAR Case 2013-G502; Federal Supply Schedule Contracting (Administrative Changes), which was published in the Federal Register on April 23, 2019. This correction corrects GSAR clause numbers and titles.
Information Collection; Prompt Payment
Document Number: 2019-09851
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-14
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 concerning prompt payment.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Definition of “Commercial Item”
Document Number: 2019-09703
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
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 for Fiscal Year 2018 to revise the definition of a ``commercial item.''
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR); Clarification of Payment in Kind for Speakers at Meetings and Similar Functions
Document Number: 2019-09144
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-07
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The GSA is proposing to amend the FTR to change the definition of ``payment in kind''. As proposed, a waived or discounted registration fee provided by the non-Federal sponsor of a meeting or similar function would not be a payment in kind to the agency for the day(s) an employee speaks, participates in a panel, or presents at the event. This proposed rule also makes miscellaneous related corrections.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-02; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2019-06627
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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) 2019-02, 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 2019-02, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2019-06626
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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 needed editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Governmentwide and Other Interagency Contracts
Document Number: 2019-06625
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 that removes the requirement to make a best procurement approach determination to use an interagency acquisition.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-02; Introduction
Document Number: 2019-06621
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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) 2019-02. 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: Special Emergency Procurement Authority
Document Number: 2019-06620
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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 sections of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to expand special emergency procurement authorities for acquisitions of supplies or services that facilitate defense against or recovery from cyber attack, provide international disaster assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, or support response to an emergency or major disaster under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.