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

Information Collection; Prohibition on Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment under Lease Acquisitions
Document Number: 2020-21597
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, GSA invites the public to comment on an extension concerning prohibition on contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services or equipment under lease acquisitions. OMB has approved this information collection for use through February 28, 2021. GSA proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Notification of Upcoming Web-based Meetings
Document Number: 2020-21328
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of these Web-based meetings/conference calls is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule for a series of Web- based meetings for two task groups of the Committee, which are open for the public to listen in. Interested individuals must register to attend as instructed below under Supplementary Information.
Clarifying the Process for Meeting Federal Space Needs.
Document Number: 2020-20846
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This Federal Management Regulation (FMR) bulletin clarifies certain terms and concepts, Location of Space, to reflect current laws, executive orders and Office of Management and Budget bulletins and management procedure memoranda, thereby bringing federal location policy into compliance with those governing authorities, until such time as a new regulation is issued.
Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Art In Architecture
Document Number: 2020-20453
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is issuing a final rule amending the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) to update the Art in Architecture program provisions. This final rule provides clarification to the policies that support the efforts to collect, manage, fund, and commission fine art in Federal buildings, and fulfills the requirements in the Executive Order issued July 3, 2020, titled ``Building and Rebuilding Monuments to American Heroes.''
Submission for OMB Review; Prohibition on Contracting for Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment
Document Number: 2020-21033
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-24
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 an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding prohibition on contracting for certain telecommunications and video surveillance services or equipment.
Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission; Notification of Public Meeting
Document Number: 2020-20803
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the October 8, 2020 virtual meeting of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission (Commission). The meeting is open to the public.
Relocation Allowances-Waiver of Certain Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Provisions for Renewal Agreement Travel (RAT) During the COVID-19 Pandemic
Document Number: 2020-20683
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This FTR bulletin informs agencies that certain FTR provisions governing RAT are temporarily waived as a result of impacts to travel from the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19).
Information Collection; Contract Financing
Document Number: 2020-20521
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-17
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 contract financing. OMB approved this information collection for use through December 31, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Federal Acquisition Regulations: FAR Case 2017-014, Use of Acquisition 360 To Encourage Vendor Feedback
Document Number: 2020-18375
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-09-15
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 encourage use of voluntary feedback mechanisms, where appropriate, to support continual improvement of the acquisition process.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Maximizing Use of American-Made Goods, Products, and Materials
Document Number: 2020-20116
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-09-14
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 an Executive order (E.O.) addressing domestic preferences in Government procurement.
Request for Public Comment: Methodologies To Identify Excess Personal Property
Document Number: 2020-18209
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is seeking input on methodologies to identify personal property as excess. See the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for additional guidance.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance
Document Number: 2020-17551
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-09-14
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 the Protecting Life in Global Health Assistance policy in connection with the Presidential Memorandum regarding ``The Mexico City Policy,'' dated January 23, 2017.
Office of Federal High-Performance Buildings; Green Building Advisory Committee; Request for Membership Nominations
Document Number: 2020-19897
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Green Building Advisory Committee provides advice to GSA as a mandatory federal advisory committee, as specified in the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007 (EISA) and in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). This notice invites qualified candidates to apply for appointment to a voluntary position on the Committee. This is a competitive process for a limited number of positions.
Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision
Document Number: 2020-19870
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a renewal of the currently approved information collection requirement regarding Implementation of Information Technology Security Provision.
Information Collection; Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408)
Document Number: 2020-19551
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-04
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 preaward survey forms. OMB approved this information collection for use through December 31, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection; Prospective Subcontractor Requests for Bonds
Document Number: 2020-19548
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-04
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 prospective subcontractor requests for bonds. OMB approved this information collection for use through December 31, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Public Availability of General Services Administration Fiscal Year 2017 and Fiscal Year 2018 Service Contract Inventories
Document Number: 2020-19297
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-09-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with The Fiscal Year (FY) 2010 Consolidated Appropriations Act, GSA is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of the FY 2017 and Fiscal Year 2018 Service Contract Inventories.