National Aeronautics and Space Administration January 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Ad Hoc Task Force on Big Data; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01514
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-27
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 (NASA) announces a meeting of the Ad Hoc Task Force on Big Data. This task force reports to the NASA Advisory Council's Science Committee. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting and discussing, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to big data.
Notice of Intent to Grant Exclusive Term License
Document Number: 2016-01426
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive term license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent Applications Serial Numbers 12/571,049 and 14/168,830, Polyimide Aerogels With Three Dimensional Cross-Linked Structure, LEW-18486-1 and LEW 18,486-2; U.S. Patent Serial Number 8,974,903, Porous Cross-Linked Polyimide-Urea Networks, LEW-18825-1; U.S. Patent Serial Number 9,109,088, Porous Cross-Linked Polyimide Networks, LEW-18864-1; and U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 14/193,719, Process for Preparing Aerogels from Polyamides, LEW-19053-1; U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 14/ 698,084, Polyalkylene Imide Aerogel, LEW-19108-1; and, U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 14/660,492, Polyimide Aerogels with Polyamide Cross-Links, LEW-19200-1, to Aerogel Technologies, LLC, having its principal place of business in Boston, Massachusetts. The fields of use may be limited to monoliths of polyimide and/or polyamide aerogel with a thickness of 3 mm or greater in the fields of engineering materials, aviation, and automotive plastics. The patent rights in these inventions as applicable have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-01424
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
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 (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Contractor Employee Internal Confidentiality Agreements
Document Number: 2016-01050
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
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 a section of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, that prohibits the use of funds, appropriated or otherwise made available, for a contract with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors to sign an internal confidentiality agreement that restricts such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated Government representative authorized to receive such information.
Discrimination on the Basis of Disability in Federally Assisted and Federally Conducted Programs and Activities
Document Number: 2016-00610
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-22
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This rule revises the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) regulations implementing section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 (section 504), which prohibits discrimination on the basis of disability in programs, services, and activities by recipients of Federal financial assistance from NASA as well as those programs, services, and activities conducted by NASA. The revisions to this rule are part of NASA's retrospective plan under Executive Order 13563 completed in August 2011. NASA's full plan can be accessed at: http://www.nasa.gov/open/.
Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: 2016-01194
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
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 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 concerning economic price adjustment.
Information Collection; Change Order Accounting
Document Number: 2016-01192
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-21
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 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 concerning change order accounting.
NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement
Document Number: 2016-01085
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-01-21
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is making technical amendments to the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to provide needed editorial changes.
Information Collection; Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews
Document Number: 2016-00989
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
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 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 concerning contractors' purchasing systems reviews.
Submission for OMB Review; Value Engineering Requirements
Document Number: 2016-00988
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-20
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 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 concerning Value Engineering Requirements. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 60684 on October 7, 2015. No comments were received.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: 2016-00689
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to modify two of its previously noticed system of records. This notice publishes updates to systems of records as set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Submission for OMB Review; North Carolina Sales Tax Certification
Document Number: 2016-00396
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-12
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 will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning North Carolina sales tax certification. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 58254 on September 28, 2015. No comments were received.