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

NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee Earth Science Subcommittee; Meeting.
Document Number: 2016-31141
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
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 Earth 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Payment of Subcontractors
Document Number: 2016-31130
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-27
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 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 Payment of Subcontractors.
Information Collection; Prospective Subcontractor Requests for Bonds
Document Number: 2016-30702
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-21
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 concerning subcontractor requests for bonds.
Submission for OMB Review; Rights in Data and Copyrights
Document Number: 2016-30701
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-21
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 rights in data and copyrights. A notice published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 58940 on August 26, 2016. No comments were received.
Submission for OMB Review; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit
Document Number: 2016-30700
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-21
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 the examination of records by comptroller general and contract audit. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 62502 on September 9, 2016. No comments were received.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-30357
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-21
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.
Notice of Intent to Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-30501
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-20
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 inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent No. 7,623,972 entitled ``Detection of Presence of Chemical Precursors''; U.S. Patent No. 7,801,687 entitled ``Chemical Sensors Using Coated Or Doped Carbon Nanotube Networks''; U.S. Patent No. 7,968,054 entitled ``Nanostructure Sensing and Transmission of Gas Data''; U.S. Patent No. 8,000,903 entitled ``Coated or Doped Carbon Nanotube Network Sensors as Affected by Environmental Parameters''; ARC-16292-1 entitled ``Nanosensor/Cell Phone Hybrid for Detecting Chemicals and Concentrations''; ARC-16902-1, entitled ``Nanosensor for Medical Diagnoses''; ARC-17110-1 entitled ``Detection of Gases and Vapors at Low Concentrations'' to ENDO Medical Inc., having its principal place of business at 2345 Yale Street, 1st Floor, Palo Alto, CA 94306. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-93; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2016-30222
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-20
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) 2005-94, 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 2005-94, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulations; Payment of Subcontractors
Document Number: 2016-30221
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-20
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 a section of the Small Business Jobs Act of 2010. This statute requires contractors to notify the contracting officer, in writing, if the contractor pays a reduced price to a small business subcontractor or if the contractor's payment to a small business subcontractor is more than 90 days past due.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Privacy Training
Document Number: 2016-30213
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-20
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 require that contractors, whose employees have access to a system of records or handle personally identifiable information, complete privacy training.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-94; Introduction
Document Number: 2016-30212
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-20
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) 2005-94. 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.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-30319
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-16
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 Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Contractor Financial Reporting of Property (2016-N024)
Document Number: 2016-30157
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is issuing a final rule amending 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).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-93; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2016-30092
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-16
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) 2005-93, 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 2005-93, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces; Injunction
Document Number: 2016-30091
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
A final rule was published in the Federal Register on August 25, 2016 amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Executive Order (E.O.) on Fair Pay and Safe Workplaces. The E.O. was designed to promote contracting efficiency by improving compliance with basic labor standards during the performance of federal contracts. Implementation of portions of the E.O. was preliminarily enjoined by an order issued by a Federal District court on October 24, 2016. DoD, GSA, and NASA are amending sections of the FAR that are affected by the Court's preliminary injunction order.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors
Document Number: 2016-30090
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-16
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Executive Order, Establishing Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors, and a final rule issued by the Department of Labor.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-93; Introduction
Document Number: 2016-30089
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-16
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) 2005-93. 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 Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Revised Voucher Submission & Payment Process (NFS Case 2016-N025)
Document Number: 2016-29951
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-12-14
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA has adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFS) to implement revisions to the voucher submittal and payment process.
NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Award Term
Document Number: 2016-29443
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-12-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is proposing to amend the NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Supplement (NFS) to add policy on the use of additional contract periods of performance or ``award terms'' as a contract incentive.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-29265
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
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)).
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2016-29264
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-07
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)).
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Set-Asides Under Multiple-Award Contracts
Document Number: 2016-28432
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-12-06
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 regulatory changes made by the Small Business Administration, which provide Government-wide policy for partial set-asides and reserves, and setting aside orders for small business concerns under multiple-award contracts.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License
Document Number: 2016-29048
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-05
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). The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Number 8,111,943, titled ``Smart Image Enhancement Process,'' NASA Case Number LAR-17240-1; U.S. Patent Number 8,655,513, titled ``Methods of Real Time Image Enhancement of Flash LIDAR Data and Navigating a Vehicle Using Flash LIDAR Data,'' NASA Case Number LAR-17799-1; U.S. Patent Number 9,007,569, titled ``Coherent Doppler Lidar for Measuring Altitude, Ground Velocity, and Air Velocity of Aircraft and Spaceborne Vehicles,'' NASA Case Number LAR-17801-1; and U.S. Patent Number 8,494,687, titled ``Method for Enhancing A Three Dimensional Image From A Plurality of Frames of Flash LIDAR Data,'' NASA Case Number LAR- 17894-1, to light touch, LLC, having its principal place of business in Hampton, Virginia. 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.
NASA Federal Advisory Committees; Notice of Establishment Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App.
Document Number: 2016-28981
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions