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

General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR); Updates to the Issuance of GSA's Acquisition Policy; Correction
Document Number: 2019-18408
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is issuing a correction to GSAR Case 2016-G506; Updates to the Issuance of GSA's Acquisition Policy, which was published in the Federal Register on July 16, 2019. This correction amends the heading of the document.
Submission for OMB Review; Freight Classification Description
Document Number: 2019-18405
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-27
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 freight classification description.
Submission for OMB Review; Certain Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 15 Requirements
Document Number: 2019-18403
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-27
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 has submitted 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 certain Federal Acquisition Regulation part 15 requirements.
Information Collection; Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, GSA Form 3702
Document Number: 2019-18350
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
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 an existing information collection requirement regarding OMB Control No: 3090-0310; Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, GSA 3702. This information is needed to facilitate nondiscrimination in GSA's Federal Financial Assistance Programs, consistent with Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to recipients of Federal financial assistance.
Information Collection; Report of Shipment
Document Number: 2019-18314
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
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 report of shipment. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. OMB has approved this information collection for use through October 31, 2019. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection; Anti-Kickback Procedures
Document Number: 2019-18312
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-26
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of 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 Anti-Kickback procedures. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. OMB has approved this information collection for use through October 31, 2019. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Proposal To Lease Space, GSA Form 1364 and Lessor's Annual Cost Statement, GSA Form 1217
Document Number: 2019-18143
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-23
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 for Proposal to Lease Space, GSA Form 1364 and Lessor's Annual Cost Statement, GSA Form 1217.
Submission for OMB Review; Right of First Refusal of Employment
Document Number: 2019-18142
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-23
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 has submitted 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 right of first refusal employment.
Federal Acquisition Regulations: Orders Issued via Fax or Electronic Commerce
Document Number: 2019-18141
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-23
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause to permit the issuance of task or delivery orders via fax or electronic commerce and clarify when an order is considered ``issued'' when using these methods.
Submission for OMB Review; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Construction Manager as Constructor (CMc)
Document Number: 2019-17699
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-19
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-XXXX, Adoption of Construction Project Delivery Method Involving Early Industry EngagementConstruction Manager as Constructor (CMc).
Maximum Per Diem Reimbursement Rates for the Continental United States (CONUS)
Document Number: 2019-17416
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The GSA Fiscal Year FY 2020 per diem reimbursement rates review has resulted in lodging and meal allowance changes for certain locations within CONUS to provide for reimbursement of Federal employees' subsistence expenses while on official travel.
Submission for OMB Review; Extraordinary Contractual Action Requests
Document Number: 2019-17283
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-13
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 has submitted 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 extraordinary contractual action requests.
Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Utility Services
Document Number: 2019-17210
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is proposing to amend the Federal Management Regulation part regarding utility services. The rule clarifies the authority an agency must have in order to procure utility services and describes in detail agencies' responsibilities concerning the procurement of such services. To better direct agencies that operate under a utility service delegation from GSA, the rule adds a reference to the section of the Federal Acquisition Regulation that addresses the acquisition of utility services and other procurement guidance. Additionally, the rule clarifies responsibilities for the Department of Defense and the Department of Energy for compliance.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-05; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2019-17202
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
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 rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2019-05, 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 this rule by referring to FAC 2019-05, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment
Document Number: 2019-17201
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 889(a)(1)(A) of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 (Pub. L. 115-232).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-05; Introduction
Document Number: 2019-17200
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-13
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) 2019-05. 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: Applicability of Small Business Regulations Outside the United States
Document Number: 2019-16957
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-08-12
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 support the Small Business Administration's (SBA) policy of including overseas contracts in agency small business contracting goals. This amendment is consistent with SBA's regulatory changes, which clarify that small business contracting provisions, e.g., set-asides, may apply to contracts performed overseas.
Submission for OMB Review; FAR Part 9 Responsibility Matters
Document Number: 2019-16976
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-08
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 has submitted 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 the responsibility of prospective contractors.
Submission for OMB Review; Indirect Cost Rates, Predetermined Indirect Cost Rates, and Bankruptcy Notifications
Document Number: 2019-16975
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-08
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 has submitted 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 indirect cost rates, predetermined indirect cost rates, and bankruptcy notifications.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-04; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2019-16408
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
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) 2019-04, 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 2019-04, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2019-16407
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
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: Ombudsman for Indefinite-Delivery Contracts
Document Number: 2019-16406
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
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 new clause for use in multiple-award indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contracts that provides information on the task-order and delivery-order ombudsman.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-04; Introduction
Document Number: 2019-16405
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-08-07
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) 2019-04. 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Payments
Document Number: 2019-16502
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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 has submitted 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 payments.
Submission for OMB Review; Price Redetermination
Document Number: 2019-16501
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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 has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal concerning price redetermination.
Submission for OMB Review; Prompt Payment
Document Number: 2019-16500
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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 has submitted 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 prompt payment.
Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration
Document Number: 2019-16499
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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 Cost Accounting Standards administration. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. OMB has approved this information collection for use through October 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; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: 2019-16498
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-08-02
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 has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding economic price adjustments on fixed-price contracts.