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

NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Contractor Financial Reporting of Property (2016-N024)
Document Number: 2016-17559
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-07-26
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is proposing to amend the NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFS) to add a monthly reporting requirement for contractors having custody of $10 million or more in NASA-owned Property, Plant and Equipment (PP&E).
Submission for OMB Review; Contract Funding-Limitation of Costs/Funds
Document Number: 2016-17479
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-25
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 limitation of costs/funds.
Submission for OMB Review; Right of First Refusal of Employment
Document Number: 2016-16685
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-14
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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2016-16250
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-89, 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 2005-89, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-16249
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
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 editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Revision to Standard Forms for Bonds
Document Number: 2016-16248
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend five Standard Forms prescribed by the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) for contracts involving bonds and other financial protections. The revisions are aimed at clarifying liability limitations and expanding the options for organization types.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FPI Blanket Waiver Threshold
Document Number: 2016-16247
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
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 increase the blanket waiver threshold for small dollar-value purchases from Federal Prison Industries (FPI) by Federal agencies.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; OMB Circular Citation Update
Document Number: 2016-16246
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
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 update outdated Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular citation references.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Business Subcontracting Improvements
Document Number: 2016-16245
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
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 regulatory changes made by the Small Business Administration, which provide for a Governmentwide policy on small business subcontracting.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-89; Introduction
Document Number: 2016-16244
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-89. 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.regulations.gov.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16548
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-13
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 NASA Advisory Council.
Submission for OMB Review; Cost Accounting Standards Administration
Document Number: 2016-16382
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
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 an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning cost accounting standards administration. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 7343 on February 11, 2016. One letter containing numerous comments was received.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Heliophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16367
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-12
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 Heliophysics 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.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Meeting.
Document Number: 2016-16186
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to 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.
NASA Advisory Council; Technology, Innovation and Engineering Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16185
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 Technology, Innovation and Engineering (TI&E) Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
NASA Advisory Council; Ad Hoc Task Force on STEM Education Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16184
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 Ad Hoc Task Force on Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Task Force reports to the NAC.
NASA Advisory Council; Aeronautics Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16183
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the aeronautics community and other persons, research and technical information relevant to program planning.
NASA Advisory Council; Institutional Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16182
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 Institutional Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
NASA Advisory Council; Human Exploration and Operations Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-16181
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-08
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 Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
Submission for OMB Review; Bankruptcy
Document Number: 2016-15997
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 Bankruptcy. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 24104 on April 25, 2016. No comments were received.
Information Collection; Termination Settlement Proposal Forms-FAR (SF 1435 Through 1440)
Document Number: 2016-15995
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-07
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 Termination Settlement Proposal FormsFAR (Standard Forms 1435 through 1440), as prescribed at FAR subpart 49.6, Contract Termination Forms and Formats.
Submission for OMB Review; Notification of Ownership Changes
Document Number: 2016-15925
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
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 notification of ownership changes.
Notice of Intent To Grant a Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-15860
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-06
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 a partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent No. 7,086,593 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response Measurement Acquisition System,'' NASA Case No. LAR-16908-1; U.S. Patent No. 7,047,807 B2 titled ``Flexible Framework for Capacitive Sensing,'' NASA Case No. LAR-16974-1; U.S. Patent No. 7,159,774 B2 titled ``Magnetic Field Response Measurement Acquisition System,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17280-1; U.S. Patent No. 8,167,204 B2 titled ``Wireless Damage Location Sensing System,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17593-1; U.S. Patent No. 8,179,203 B2 titled ``Wireless Electrical Device Using Open-Circuit Elements Having No Electrical Connections,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17711-1; U.S. Patent No. 8,430,327 B2 titled ``Wireless Sensing System Using Open-Circuit, Electrically- Conductive Spiral-Trace Sensor,'' NASA Case No. LAR-17294-1; U.S. Patent Application No. 14/520,785 titled ``Multi-Layer Wireless Sensor Construct for Use at Electrically Conductive Material Surfaces,'' NASA Case No. LAR-18399-1; U.S. Patent Application No. 14/520,863 titled ``Antenna for Far Field Transceiving,'' NASA Case No. LAR-18400-1; U.S. Patent Application No. 14/520,679 titled ``Plasma Generator Using Spiral Conductors,'' NASA Case No. LAR-18401-1, to Remcal Products having its principal place of business in Warrington, PA. The fields of use may be limited to, but not necessarily limited to, nondestructive evaluation and testing of manufactured products (including molded plastic parts, rubber parts, extruded parts and machined parts) using hand-held probes and/or custom-designed test assemblies. The patent rights in these inventions 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.
Information Collection; Patents
Document Number: 2016-15723
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-05
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 patents.
Information Collection; Commercial Item Acquisitions
Document Number: 2016-15703
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-07-01
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 the clauses and provisions required for use in commercial item acquisitions.
Space Flight
Document Number: 2016-15431
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-07-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) is issuing a final rule for its regulations that govern International Space Station crewmembers, mementos aboard Orion and Space Launch System (SLS) missions, and the authority of the NASA Commander, and removes the Agency's policy on space flight participation and other policies that were relevant to the Space Shuttle. The revision to this rule is part of NASA's retrospective plan under Executive Order (EO) 13563 completed in August 2011. NASA's full plan can be accessed on the Agency's open Government Web site at http://www.nasa.gov/open/.