Request for Comments on Category Management Policy 16-2: Improving the Acquisition and Management of Common Information Technology: Mobile Devices and Services
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking public comment on a draft memorandum titled, ``Category Management Policy 16- 2: Improving the Acquisition and Management of Common Information Technology: Mobile Devices and Services.''
Office of Federal Procurement Policy; Determination of Statutory Formula Benchmark Compensation Amount for Certain Executives and Contractor Employees
The Office of Management and Budget is publishing the attached memorandum to the Heads of Executive Departments and Agencies announcing that the ``benchmark compensation amount'' for certain executives and contractor employees in terms of costs allowable under Federal Government covered contracts during the contractor's fiscal years 2013 and 2014 is $980,796 and $1,144,888, respectively. These statutory formula cap determinations are required under Section 39 of the Office of Federal Procurement Policy Act, as amended (41 U.S.C. 1127). These benchmark compensation amounts apply to both defense and civilian agencies for their respective applicable periods, but only for contracts awarded before June 24, 2014.
Request for Comments on Federal Source Code Policy
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking public comment on a draft memorandum titled, ``Federal Source Code Policy Achieving Efficiency, Transparency, and Innovation through Reusable and Open Source Software.''
Calendar Year (CY) 2015 Cost of Outpatient Medical, Dental, and Cosmetic Surgery Services Furnished by Department of Defense Medical Treatment Facilities; Certain Rates Regarding Recovery From Tortiously Liable Third Persons
By virtue of the authority vested in the President by section 2(a) of Public Law 87-603 (76 Stat. 593; 42 U.S.C. 2652), and delegated to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) by the President through Executive Order No. 11541 of July 1, 1970, the rates referenced below are hereby established. These rates are for use in connection with the recovery from tortiously liable third persons for the cost of outpatient medical, dental and cosmetic surgery services furnished by military treatment facilities through the Department of Defense. They are the same rates as the outpatient medical, dental and cosmetic surgery services reimbursement rates that were set on July 1, 2015 for billing medical insurers, but require a different approval authority for the purpose of billing for tort liability. The rates were established in accordance with the requirements of OMB Circular A-25, requiring reimbursement of the full cost of all services provided. The CY 2015 outpatient medical, dental and cosmetic surgery rates referenced are effective upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register and will remain in effect until further notice. Previously published inpatient rates remain in effect until further notice. Pharmacy rates are updated periodically. A full disclosure of the rates is posted at Health.mil Web site in the Defense Health Agency Uniform Business Office section (http://health.mil/Military-Health-Topics/ Business-Support/Uniform-Business-Office).
Request for Comments on Data Center Optimization Initiative
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking public comment on a draft memorandum titled, ``Data Center Optimization Initiative''.
Guiding Principles for Sustainable Federal Buildings
The Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) has issued updated guidance to Federal agencies outlining the key principles and primary requirements for the design, construction, modernization, and operation of new and existing sustainable Federal buildings, as required under Executive Order 13693 (``E.O. 13693''), ``Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade,'' signed by President Obama on March 19, 2015, 80 FR 15871, March 25, 2015. Section 4(f) of E.O. 13693 calls for ``revised Guiding Principles for both new and existing Federal buildings . . .'' to support Federal efforts to improve the environmental performance, climate resilience, and occupant health and wellness as well as increase the operating efficiency of Federal buildings.