Federal Acquisition Regulation: Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to further implement the statute which requires an adjustment every five years of statutory acquisition- related thresholds for inflation. The adjustment uses the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, and does not apply to the Construction Wage Rate Requirements statute (Davis-Bacon Act), Service Contract Labor Standards statute, and trade agreements thresholds. DoD, GSA, and NASA are also proposing to use the same methodology to adjust nonstatutory FAR acquisition-related thresholds in 2020.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments for URL Corrections
The General Services Administration (GSA) is issuing this final rule to amend the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to make needed technical amendments. These technical amendments are to update the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to correct several outdated website addresses (i.e. URL addresses) and, if applicable, make corresponding editorial changes.
Information Collection; USA.gov National Contact Center Customer Evaluation Survey
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 the National Contact Center customer evaluation surveys.
Information Collection; Improving Customer Experience (OMB Circular A-11, Section 280 Implementation)
The General Services Administration (GSA) as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, is announcing an opportunity for public comment on a new proposed collection of information by the Agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Federal Agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on new collection proposed by the Agency.
Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Personal Property; Multiple Repeal or Replace Regulatory Actions; Multiple FMR Parts
The U.S. General Services Administration (GSA) is replacing, modifying, and consolidating provisions in multiple parts of the Federal Management Regulation (FMR), pursuant to an Executive Order, which requires agencies to make recommendations to the agency head regarding regulatory repeal, replacement, or modification, consistent with applicable law.
Information Collection; Federal Management Regulation; Standard Form 94, Statement of Witness
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: 3090-0118; Standard Form 94, Statement of Witness.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Policy on Joint Ventures
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement statutory and regulatory changes regarding joint ventures made by the Small Business Administration (SBA) in its final rule published in the Federal Register on July 25, 2016, and to clarify that 8(a) joint ventures are not certified into the 8(a) program and that 8(a) joint venture agreements need only be approved by the SBA prior to contract award.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Good Faith in Small Business Subcontracting
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 2017, which requires examples of failure to make good faith efforts to comply with a small business subcontracting plan.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Updated Notification of Upcoming Meeting
The General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings within the Office of Government-wide Policy is announcing amendments to notice Notice-MG-2020-02, dated January 15, 2020. The public meeting originally announced as an in-person meeting for June 11, 2020, will now be held solely via Web conference.