National Aeronautics and Space Administration June 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: E6-10325
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in ``Ordered Biological Nanostructures Formed From Chaperonin Polypeptides,'' ARC-14744-1 and ``A Versatile Platform for Nanotechnology Based on Circular Permutations of Chaperonin Protein,'' ARC-14744-2, to Cambrios Technologies, having its principal place of business in Mountain View, California. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective partially-exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
NASA International Space Station Independent Safety Task Force; Meeting
Document Number: E6-10323
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the International Space Station Independent Safety Task Force (IISTF).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-10; Introduction
Document Number: 06-5712
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-10. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.acquisition.gov/far.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-007, Central Contractor Registration-Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) Validation
Document Number: 06-5711
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to include the process of validating a Central Contractor Registration (CCR) registrant's taxpayer identification number (TIN) with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to improve the quality of data in the Federal procurement system. Additionally, the amendment removes outdated language requiring modifications of contracts prior to December 31, 2003, regarding CCR.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-035, Submission of Cost or Pricing Data on Noncommercial Modifications of Commercial Items
Document Number: 06-5710
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regarding prohibition on obtaining cost or pricing data to implement Section 818 of Public Law 108-375, the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-003, Procedures Related to Procurement Center Representatives
Document Number: 06-5709
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to provide internal procedures to cover situations when the FAR requires interaction with a procurement center representative and one has not been assigned to the procuring activity or contract administration office.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-033, Implementation of Wage Determinations OnLine (WDOL)
Document Number: 06-5708
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Wage Determinations OnLine (WDOL) internet website as the source for Federal contracting agencies to obtain wage determinations issued by the Department of Labor (DOL) for service contracts subject to the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA) and for construction contracts subject to the Davis-Bacon Act (DBA).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-006, Free Trade Agreements-El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua
Document Number: 06-5707
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Dominican Republic-Central America-United States Free Trade Agreement with respect to El Salvador, Honduras, and Nicaragua.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-014, Buy-Back of Assets
Document Number: 06-5706
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by revising the contract cost principle regarding depreciation costs. The final rule adds language which addresses the allowability of depreciation costs of reacquired assets involved in a sale and leaseback arrangement.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 06-5705
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-10; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 06-5704
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-06-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-10 which amend the 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 2005-10 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.acquisition.gov/far.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Small Disadvantaged Business Procurement Credit Programs
Document Number: 06-5560
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension and revision of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning small business procurement credit programs. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 16563 on April 3, 2006. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of thepublic burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: E6-9964
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Science Subcommittees; Meeting
Document Number: E6-9268
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-14
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Science Subcommittees of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). These Subcommittees report to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting from the scientific community and other persons scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E6-8521
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
NASA International Space Station Independent Safety Task Force; Meeting
Document Number: E6-8426
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-06-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the International Space Station Independent Safety Task Force (IISTF).