Submission for OMB Review; Reporting Purchases From Sources Outside the United States
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 reporting purchases from sources outside the United States.
Office of Human Resources Management; SES Performance Review Board
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of new members to the General Services Administration Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board. The Performance Review Board assures consistency, stability, and objectivity in the performance appraisal process.
Relocation Allowances: Withholding Tax Allowance (WTA) and Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) Eligibility
The purpose of this notice is to inform Federal agencies that Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Bulletin 20-04, pertaining to changes to eligibility for WTA and RITA impacted by recent changes to Federal law, has been published and is now available online at www.gsa.gov/ ftrbulletins.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-05; Small Entity Compliance Guide
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) 2020-05, 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 2020-05, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Set-Asides Under Multiple-Award Contracts
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement regulatory changes made by the Small Business Administration, which provide Governmentwide policy for partial set-asides and reserves, and for set-asides of orders for small business concerns under multiple-award contracts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-05; Introduction
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) 2020-05. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Individual Sureties
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 2016 to change the kinds of assets that individual sureties must pledge as security for their individual surety bonds.
Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission; Notification of Public Meeting
Notice is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the March 3, 2020 in-person meeting of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission (Commission), the June 3, 2020 telephonic Commission meeting, and the July 17, 2020 in-person Commission meeting. These meetings are open to the public.
Submission for OMB Review; Termination Settlement Proposal Forms-FAR (SF 1435 Through 1440)
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 termination settlement proposal forms in the FAR.
Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Utility Services
GSA is issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) 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 (FAR) 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.