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

RIN 9000-AN29
Document Number: 2016-28450
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-29
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 National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. This rule clarifies that agency acquisition personnel are permitted and encouraged to engage in responsible and constructive exchanges with industry, so long as those exchanges are consistent with existing law and regulation and do not promote an unfair competitive advantage to particular firms.
Information Collection; Acquisition of Helium
Document Number: 2016-28062
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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 (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 concerning acquisition of helium.
Submission for OMB Review; Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representations
Document Number: 2016-28009
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-22
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 for approval of an information collection requirement regarding Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representations. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 33192 on May 25, 2016, as part of a proposed rule under FAR Case 2015-024. No public comments were received on the information collection.
Applied Sciences Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-27817
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-18
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 Applied Sciences Advisory Committee (ASAC). This Committee functions in an advisory capacity to the Director, Earth Science Division, in the NASA Science Mission Directorate. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the applied sciences community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-92; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2016-27697
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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) 2005-92, 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 2005-92, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-27688
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-92; Introduction
Document Number: 2016-27687
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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) 2005-92. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Public Disclosure of Greenhouse Gas Emissions and Reduction Goals-Representation
Document Number: 2016-27686
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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 establish a representation for offerors to indicate if and where they publicly disclose greenhouse gas emissions and greenhouse gas reduction goals or targets.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Removal of Regulations Relating to Telegraphic Communication
Document Number: 2016-27684
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-11-18
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 delete the use of ``telegram,'' ``telegraph,'' and related terms. The objective is to delete references to obsolete technologies no longer in use and replace with references to electronic communications. In addition, conforming changes are made regarding expedited notices of termination and change orders.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-27560
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Clarification of Requirement for Justifications for 8(a) Sole Source Contracts
Document Number: 2016-27245
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-11-15
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 clarify the guidance for sole-source 8(a) contract awards exceeding $22 million.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-27005
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license, in the field of use of human and/or animal healthcare, in the Australia, Brazil, Canada, China, Chile, Colombia, Hong Kong, European Union (EPO), India, Indonesia, Israel, Japan, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Philippines, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, United States and Vietnam, to practice the inventions described and claimed in Patent Cooperative Treaty (PCT) Application Number PCT/ US15/20964 and national/regional phase patent applications resulting therefrom, titled ``Infrasonic Stethoscope for Monitoring Physiological Processes,'' NASA Case Number LAR-18509-1-PCT, to Infrasonix Inc., having its principal place of business in Lawrenceville, GA. Certain 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 exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
Information Collection; Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408)
Document Number: 2016-26948
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
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 preaward survey forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408).
Submission for OMB Review; Privacy Training
Document Number: 2016-26889
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-08
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 for approval of an information collection requirement regarding privacy training. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 63896 on October 14, 2011, as part of a proposed rule under FAR Case 2010-013. Two public comments were received on the information collection.
National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2016-26761
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-07
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, and the President's 2004 U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation, and Timing (PNT) Policy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the National Space-Based PNT Advisory Board.
Information Collection; Reporting Purchases From Sources Outside the United States
Document Number: 2016-26396
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-11-02
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 currently approved information collection requirement concerning reporting purchases from sources outside the United States.