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

General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Remove Office of General Counsel Review for Final Payments; Withdrawal
Document Number: 2020-26118
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
On October 1, 2020, GSA published in the Federal Register a direct final rule entitled Remove Office of General Counsel Review for Final Payments. The rule revised internal agency approval procedures for processing a final payment for construction and building service contracts where, after 60 days, a contracting officer is unable to obtain a release of claims from a contractor. This action withdraws the rule because GSA received an adverse comment.
Information Collection; Federal Acquisition Regulation Part 3: Improper Business Practices and Personal Conflicts of Interest
Document Number: 2020-26096
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-25
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 an extension concerning alternatives to Government-unique standards. 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 February 28, 2021. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection; Organization and Direction of the Work
Document Number: 2020-25801
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
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 organization and direction of the work. 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 February 28, 2021. 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; Contract Financing
Document Number: 2020-25796
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-23
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 contract financing.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Removal of FAR Appendix; Correction
Document Number: 2020-24158
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-11-16
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a correction to FAC 2021-02; FAR Case 2020-003; Removal of FAR Appendix; Item I; which published in the Federal Register on October 23, 2020. This correction makes an editorial change to correct the amendatory language in the affected FAR section of part 30.
Submission for OMB Review; Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408)
Document Number: 2020-24932
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-10
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 preaward survey forms.
Submission for OMB Review; Prospective Subcontractor Requests for Bonds
Document Number: 2020-24931
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-10
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 prospective subcontractor requests for bonds.
Information Collection; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Zero Burden Information Collection Reports
Document Number: 2020-24725
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 Zero Burden Information Collection Reports.
Information Collection; Certified Cost or Pricing Data and Data Other Than Certified Cost or Pricing Data
Document Number: 2020-24614
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-06
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 certified cost or pricing data and data other than certified cost or pricing data. 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 January 31, 2021. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection; Alternatives to Government-Unique Standards
Document Number: 2020-24499
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-05
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 an extension concerning alternatives to Government-unique standards. 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 February 28, 2021. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety
Document Number: 2020-24417
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-04
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 the Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety. 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 February 28, 2021. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Information Collection; Ombudsman Inquiry/Request Instrument
Document Number: 2020-24352
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-11-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the OMB a request to review and approve a renewal to an existing information collection requirement regarding OMB Control No: 3090-0315; Ombudsman Inquiry/ Request Instrument.