Department of Defense December 13, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Intent To Grant an Exclusive License for U.S. Army Owned Inventions to Polymer Processing Institute
Document Number: 2010-31174
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-12-13
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army announces that, unless there is an objection, after 15 days it contemplates granting an exclusive license to Polymer Processing Institute, a not-for-profit corporation having a place of business in the New Jersey Institute of Technology Campus in Newark, New Jersey, to produce the following inventions: ARDEC Reference 2006-043, and U.S. patent application 12/ 483420``Foamed Celluloid Mortar Propellant Increment Containers'' Inventors Ming-Wan Young, Costas G. Gogos; Niloufar Faridi; Linjie Zhu; Peter Bonnett; Howard Shimm; Elbert Caravaca; Joseph Palk. ARDEC Reference 2006-043 continuation (disclosure) ``Foamed Celluloid and Applications Therefor''. ARDEC Reference 2009-014 (disclosure)``Prepare Foamed Energetic Material at a High Production Rate''Inventors Linjie Zhu; Fei Shen; Ming-wan Young; Costas G. Gogos; Chong Peng; Mohamed Elalem; Joseph Palk; Howard (Howie) Shimm, Dale Conti; Elbert Caravaca; Peter Bonnett. ARDEC Reference 2009-015 (disclosure)``Prepare Foamed Energetic Material by Expandable Bead Methodology''Inventors Niloufar Faridi; Linjie Zhu; Ming-wan Young; Costas G. Gogos; Kuanyin Lin; Mohamed Elalem; Joseph Palk; Elbert Caravaca; Dale Conti. Any license granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-47; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2010-30568
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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) 2005-47, which amend the FAR. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been performed. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-47, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2010-30567
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Limitation on Pass-Through Charges
Document Number: 2010-30566
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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 adopted as final, with changes, the interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 866 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2009, which applies to executive agencies other than DoD. DoD is subject to section 852 of the John Warner NDAA for FY 2007, which is also implemented in this final rule. Section 866 requires the Councils to amend the FAR, and section 852 requires the Secretary of Defense to prescribe regulations to minimize excessive pass-through charges by contractors from subcontractors, or from tiers of subcontractors, that add no or negligible value, and to ensure that neither a contractor nor a subcontractor receives indirect costs or profit/fee (i.e., pass-through charges) on work performed by a lower-tier subcontractor to which the higher-tier contractor or subcontractor adds no or negligible value.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Uniform Suspension and Debarment Requirement
Document Number: 2010-30565
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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 (the Councils) are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 815 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010. Section 815 extends the flowdown of the restriction on subcontracting to lower tier subcontractors that have been suspended or debarred, with some exceptions for contracts for the acquisition of commercial items and commercially available off-the-shelf items.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Disadvantaged Business Self-Certification
Document Number: 2010-30563
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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) are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to incorporate changes made by the Small Business Administration (SBA) to its Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) Program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Preventing Abuse of Interagency Contracts
Document Number: 2010-30561
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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) are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement provisions regarding, the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2009 requirements for preventing abuse of interagency contracts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; HUBZone Program Revisions
Document Number: 2010-30560
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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) are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement revisions to the Small Business Administration's HUBZone Program. This case requires that, for award of a HUBZone contract, a HUBZone small business concern must be a HUBZone small business concern both at the time of its initial offer and at the time of contract award. In addition, for general construction or construction by special trade contractors, a HUBZone small business concern must spend at least 50 percent of the cost of contract performance incurred for personnel on its own employees or subcontract employees of other HUBZone small business concerns. The 50 percent requirement may be waived in some circumstances.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Notification of Employee Rights Under the National Labor Relations Act
Document Number: 2010-30559
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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) are issuing an interim rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Executive Order 13496, Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws, as implemented by the Department of Labor (DoL). This Executive Order requires contractors to display a notice to employees of their rights under Federal labor laws, and the DoL has determined that the notice shall include employee rights under the National Labor Relations Act.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-47; Introduction
Document Number: 2010-30558
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-12-13
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 (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-47. 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.