General Services Administration July 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection; Rights in Data and Copyrights
Document Number: 2020-16402
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-29
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 rights in data and copyrights. 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, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Notice of GSA Live Webinar regarding GSA's Implementation of Section 889 of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA); Correction
Document Number: 2020-16242
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On July 22, 2020, GSA published a notice regarding the hosting of a live and recorded virtual webinar on August 12, 2020 at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). This notice is to list the correct website for the meeting registration.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Updated Notification Extending Conference Calls
Document Number: 2020-16067
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings within the Office of Government-wide Policy is announcing an amendment to notice Notice-MG-2020-02, dated January 15, 2020. The recurring, biweekly conference calls of the Green Building Advisory Committee's Embodied Energy Task Group will now be extended to last through November 18, 2020.
Notice of GSA Live Webinar Regarding GSA's Implementation of Section 889 of the FY 2019 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA)
Document Number: 2020-15846
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is committed to fostering productive relationships between GSA and its industry partners. Toward that end, GSA is hosting a live and recorded virtual webinar on August 12, 2020.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-08; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2020-15294
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-14
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) 2020-08, 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 2020-08, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Prohibition on Contracting With Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment
Document Number: 2020-15293
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 889(a)(1)(B) 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 2020-08; Introduction
Document Number: 2020-15292
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-14
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) 2020-08. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC.
Cancellation of FMR Bulletins B-37 and B-39
Document Number: 2020-14999
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the cancellation of GSA Federal Management Regulation (FMR) Bulletins B-37 and B-39.
Submission for OMB Review; Privacy Training
Document Number: 2020-14962
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-13
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 privacy training.
Submission for OMB Review; Acquisition of Helium
Document Number: 2020-14961
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-13
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 acquisition of helium.
Notice of Availability and Announcement of Meeting for the Chet Holifield Federal Building Draft Environmental Impact Statement, Laguna Niguel, California
Document Number: 2020-14710
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), which examines the potential impacts of a proposal by the General Services Administration (GSA) to address long-term housing for the tenants of the Chet Holifield Federal Building (CHFB). The building is owned and managed by GSA and is occupied by various federal agency tenants, with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) serving as the largest tenant. The DEIS describes the reason the project is being proposed, the alternatives being considered, the potential impacts of each of the alternatives on the existing environment, and avoidance, minimization, and/or mitigation measures related to those alternatives. GSA is serving as the lead agency in this undertaking, and acting on behalf of its tenants at this facility.
Federal Travel Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2020-12788
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) to make necessary editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Orders Issued via Fax or Electronic Commerce
Document Number: 2020-12766
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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 a Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause to permit the issuance of task or delivery orders via facsimile or electronic commerce and clarify when an order is considered ``issued'' when using these methods.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Modifications to Cost or Pricing Data Requirements
Document Number: 2020-12765
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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 National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 to increase the threshold for requiring certified cost or pricing data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Evaluation Factors for Multiple-Award Contracts
Document Number: 2020-12764
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Increased Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds
Document Number: 2020-12763
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and several sections of the NDAA for FY 2018 that increase the micro- purchase threshold (MPT), increase the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT), and clarify certain procurement terms, as well as align some non-statutory thresholds with the MPT and SAT.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Requirements for DD Form 254, Contract Security Classification Specification
Document Number: 2020-12762
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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 require electronic submission of the DD Form 254, Contract Security Classification Specification.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-07; Introduction
Document Number: 2020-12761
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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) 2020-07. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-07; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2020-12758
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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) 2020-07, 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 2020-07, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2020-12757
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-07-02
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.
Announcement of Virtual Public Meeting for the Revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Expansion and Modernization of the San Luis I Land Port of Entry, San Luis, Arizona
Document Number: 2020-14103
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-07-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the virtual public meeting for the revised Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS), which analyzes the potential environmental impacts of a proposal by the General Services Administration (GSA) to expand and modernize the San Luis I Land Port of Entry (LPOE) located in San Luis, Arizona along the U.S.-Mexico international border.