General Services Administration 2006 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of updated System of Records
Document Number: E6-22003
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of an update to the record system Employee Drug Abuse/Alcoholism Files (GSA/HRO-2). The system includes counseling and rehabilitation referrals and records of counseling and rehabilitation.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-032, Biobased Products Preference Program
Document Number: 06-9846
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-26
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002 (FSRIA), as amended by Sections 205 and 943 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005. Entitled Federal Procurement of Biobased Products, section 9002 requires that a procurement preference be afforded biobased products within items designated by the Secretary of Agriculture.
No FEAR Act Notice
Document Number: E6-21733
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-20
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration is publishing this notice to inform Federal employees, former Federal employees and applicants for Federal employment of the rights and protections available to them under Federal antidiscrimination and whistleblower protection laws.
Implementation of a mileage based Fuel Cost Price Adjustment (Surcharge) for Household Goods
Document Number: E6-21732
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-20
Agency: General Services Adminstration, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA is proposing a change to the Centralized Household Goods Traffic Management Program (CHAMP) and the Household Goods Standard Tender of Service (HTOS) to implement a mileage based Fuel Cost Price Adjustment on the shipment of household goods effective May 1, 2007.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Debarment and Suspension
Document Number: 06-9702
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 debarment and suspension. The OMB clearance expires March 31, 2007.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-016, Performance-based Payments
Document Number: 06-9678
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-14
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement recommendations to change the regulations related to performance-based payments (PBP).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2003-027, Additional Commercial Contract Types
Document Number: 06-9613
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
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 agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1432 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004. Title XIV of the Act, referred to as the Services Acquisition Report Act of 2003 (SARA), amended section 8002(d) of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 (FASA) to expressly authorize the use of time-and-materials (T&M) and labor-hour (LH) contracts for certain commercial services under specified conditions.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-15; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 06-9612
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
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) 2005-15 which amend the 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 2005-15 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-15; Introduction
Document Number: 06-9611
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
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 in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-15. 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; FAR Case 2004-015, Payments Under Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts
Document Number: 06-9610
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-12-12
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 agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify payment procedures for Time-and-Materials (T&M) and Labor-Hour (LH) Contracts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-008, Implementation of Section 104 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005
Document Number: 06-9523
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-12-07
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address implementation of Section 104 of the Energy Policy Act of 2005.
Federal Management Regulation; Designations and Redesignations of Federal Buildings
Document Number: E6-20627
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-06
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The attached bulletin announces the designations and redesignations of nine (9) Federal Buildings.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a New System of Records
Document Number: E6-20484
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-05
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of a new record system, Excluded Parties List System (GSA/GOVT-8). The system contains information entered by Federal agencies that identifies individuals excluded from Federal Government procurement and nonprocurement programs and the applicable authority for the exclusion. System functions include Web Service capability, ad hoc search and report capabilities, integration with the Central Contractor Registration system to allow Data Universal Numbering System (DUNS) and data sharing capabilities for Debar Maintenance users, and a new data field to accept the reporting of cage codes.
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) Maximum Per Diem Rates for Florida and Virginia
Document Number: E6-20407
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-12-04
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) has reviewed the lodging rate of a certain location in the State of Florida. Also, GSA is adding Greene County, Virginia to the County column for Charlottesville, Virginia, and will begin to receive Charlottesville's maximum per diem rate. The per diems prescribed in Bulletin 07-02 may be found at www.gsa.gov/perdiem.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E6-20201
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-29
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA), Public Buildings Service (PBS) proposes to establish a system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a. The system of records, eLease (GSA/PBS-5), is an electronic system for managing Federal real property leases and for tracking leasing projects and associated documents. The system will ensure that the leasing program collects, assembles, and maintains information necessary for efficient and cost effective operation, control, and management of Federal leasing by PBS. The system will include personal information of individuals who engage in leasing activities with PBS.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-14; Introduction
Document Number: 06-9309
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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 in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-14. 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; FAR Case 2005-015, Common Identification Standard for Contractors
Document Number: 06-9308
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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 agreed to convert the interim rule published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 208 on January 3, 2006, to a final rule with changes. This final rule is amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to add the contractor personal identification requirements identified in the Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 12, ``Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors,'' and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) Number 201, ``Personal Identity Verification (PIV) of Federal Employees and Contractors,'' as amended.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-045, Removal of Sanctions Against Certain EU Countries
Document Number: 06-9307
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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 agreed to adopt as final, without change, an interim rule that amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to remove the sanctions against certain European Union (EU) countries.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-017, Free Trade Agreements-Bahrain and Guatemala
Document Number: 06-9306
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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 agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Dominican RepublicCentral AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement with respect to Guatemala and the United StatesBahrain Free Trade Agreement.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-001, Free Trade Agreements-Morocco
Document Number: 06-9305
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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) agree to adopt as final, without change, an interim rule that amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the new Free Trade Agreement with Morocco as approved by Congress (Public Law 108-302).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 06-9303
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-14; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 06-9302
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-11-22
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) 2005-14 which amend the 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 2005-14 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Notification of a Public Meeting of the Small Business Advisory Committee
Document Number: E6-19660
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-21
Agency: Office of Small Business Utilization; Small Business Advisory Committee;, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is announcing a public meeting of the GSA Small Business Advisory Committee (the Committee).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Notification of Ownership Changes
Document Number: 06-9301
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 notification of ownership changes. This OMB clearance expires on January 31, 2007. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Architect-Engineer Qualifications (SF 330)
Document Number: 06-9299
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-21
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 for the ArchitectEngineer Qualifications form (SF 330). The clearance currently expires on December 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection ofinformation on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Preaward Survey Forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408)
Document Number: 06-9268
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-20
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 preaward survey forms (Standard Forms 1403, 1404, 1405, 1406, 1407, and 1408.) A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38867, July 10, 2006. No comments were received. The clearance currently expires on January 31, 2007. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Proposed Best Practices Guide for Contractor Performance Data Collection and Use
Document Number: E6-19392
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-16
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Director, Integrated Acquisition Environment Division, General Services Administration invites comments on the proposed best practices guide, Contractor Performance in the Acquisition Process, for the collection and usage of contractor performance data.
Board of Contract Appeals; The Establishment of The Civilian Board of Contract Appeals and the Termination of The Boards of Contract Appeals of the General Services Administration and the Departments of Agriculture, Energy, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs
Document Number: E6-18982
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In section 847 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006, Pub. L. No. 109-163, Congress established the Civilian Board of Contract Appeals (CBCA) within GSA to hear and decide contract disputes involving executive agencies (other than the Department of Defense, the Department of the Army, the Department of the Navy, the Department of the Air Force, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, the United States Postal Service, the Postal Rate Commission, and the Tennessee Valley Authority) under the provisions of the Contract Disputes Act of 1978 and regulations and rules issued thereunder. Boards of contract appeals currently exist at the General Services Administration and the departments of Agriculture, Energy, Housing and Urban Development, Interior, Labor, Transportation, and Veterans Affairs. Effective January 6, 2007, all of those boards in existence on that date will terminate, and their cases, Board judges, and other personnel will transfer to the new Civilian Board.
Seventh National Federal Fleet Management Workshop and Information Fair, Including Aviation and Motor Vehicle Workshops (FedFleet 2007)
Document Number: E6-18872
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is announcing that it will hold its Seventh National Federal Fleet Management Workshop and Information Fair (including Aviation and Motor Vehicle workshops) (FedFleet 2007). FedFleet 2007: Performance Measurement/Navigating Success will take place July 24-26 at Rosen Shingle Creek in Orlando, Florida. FedFleet 2007 offers three days of valuable educational opportunities, with sessions being facilitated by fleet and aviation experts as well as invited professional speakers, various networking opportunities, and a first-class exhibit hall. In addition, a Basic Fleet class, optional but included in the registration fee, will be held on Sunday, July 22. A 24-hour ICAP Aircraft Safety Officer's (ASO) training course will begin on Monday, July 23. To attend, exhibit, or hold an agency-wide meeting, visit the FedFleet 2007 web site at www.fedfleet.org.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit
Document Number: 06-9119
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 the examination of records by comptroller general and contract audit. The clearance currently expires on January 31, 2007. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Contractors' Purchasing Systems Reviews
Document Number: 06-9106
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-08
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat is 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 contractors' purchasing systems reviews. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38866 on July 10, 2006. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated Systems of Records
Document Number: E6-18763
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-07
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of a revision to the record system Labor-Management Relations Files (GSA/HRO-4). The system includes records of GSA employees who are union officials or who are in an exclusively recognized union.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration
Document Number: 06-9093
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-07
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 cost accounting standards administration. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 40998, July 19, 2006. No public comments were received. The clearance currently expires on January 31, 2007. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Summary Subcontract Report
Document Number: 06-9092
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-07
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 summary subcontract report. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 42838, July 28, 2006. No comments were received. The OMB clearance currently expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E6-18600
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is publishing a final notice for the Government-wide system of records, GSA SmartPay[reg] Purchase Charge Card Program (GSA/GOVT-6). This final notice incorporates changes from feedback received to the notice originally published for public comment on June 16, 2006, proposing the establishment of the SmartPay[reg] Purchase Charge Care Program as a system of records under the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a. The feedback was provided by Federal agencies' program coordinators and were minor in nature, consisting of requests for clarification of terms and inclusion of certain examples, i.e., an explanation of what constitutes an ``expert, consultant, or contractor'' in routine use h., and inclusion of ``Approving Agency Officials and Federal agency/ organization program coordinators'' to clarify the types of Federal employees covered by the system. Additionally, minor editorial changes were made to ensure clarity. All changes were agreed to by the individuals who provided the feedback. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The GSA SmartPay[reg] Purchase Charge Card Program (GSA/GOVT-6) system of records, for which GSA has Government-wide responsibility, assembles and maintains charge card related information and ensures the efficient and cost effective operation, control, and management of commercial purchasing activities by Federal agencies. The system includes personal information of individuals to enhance the Federal government's ability to monitor official purchases, payments, and expenses involving purchase charge card transactions.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Patents
Document Number: 06-8994
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork ReductionAct of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation(FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget(OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approvedinformation collection requirement concerning patents. A request forpublic comments was published in the Federal Register at 71FR 40998, on July 19, 2006. No public comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection ofinformation is necessary for the proper performance of functions of theFAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate ofthe public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and basedon valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility,and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we canminimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are torespond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniquesor other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection;Defense Production Act Amendments
Document Number: 06-8993
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-11-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork ReductionAct of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation(FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget(OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approvedinformation collection requirement concerning Defense Production ActAmendments. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38866, July 10, 2006. No commentswere received. The clearancecurrently expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection ofinformation is necessary for the proper performance of functions of theFAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate ofthe public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and basedon valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility,and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we canminimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are torespond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniquesor other forms of information technology.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E6-17896
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) proposes to establish a system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, 5 U.S.C. 552a. This system of records notice is for the GSA Smart Card Program (GSA/CIO-1), which covers the Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12, Policy for a Common Identification Standard for Federal Employees and Contractors (HSPD-12), process after adjudication and determines if the individual can receive identification (ID) card. The records include both mandatory and optional information necessary to the request for an ID card, registration, verification, and issuance procedures, the index/database of active and invalid ID cards, and the information stored on the ID cards. The system may include records of individuals who entered and exited Federal facilities or accessed systems. The GSA Smart Card Program will ensure the safety and security of Federal facilities, information systems, and their occupants and users, by verifying that all persons entering Federal facilities, using Federal information resources, or accessing classified information are authorized to do so. The system also will track and control identification ID cards issued to individuals for these purposes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Commercial Item Acquisitions
Document Number: 06-8865
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 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 the clauses and provisions required for use in commercial item acquisitions. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38867, July 10, 2006. No comments were received. The OMB clearance expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Government Property
Document Number: 06-8864
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning Government Property. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 40999, on July 19, 2006. No public comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Right of First Refusal of Employment
Document Number: 06-8863
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat is 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 right of first refusal of employment. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 38137 on July 5, 2006. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-018, Contract Debts
Document Number: 06-8806
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-24
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the policies and procedures for contract debts.
Federal Management Regulation; Disposition of Personal Property
Document Number: E6-17340
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-18
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration is reopening the comment period for the subject proposed rule. The proposed rule pertains to amending the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) by revising coverage on personal property and moving it into Subchapter B of the FMR. A proposed rule was published in the Federal Register on September 12, 2006 (71 FR 53646).
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated System of Records
Document Number: E6-17070
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-16
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of a revision to the record system Personnel Security Files (GSA/HRO- 37). The system provides control over personnel security. The revisions ensure that the system of records meet the requirements of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) and that individuals be fully informed about collection of their personal information.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a New System of Records
Document Number: E6-17069
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-16
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of a new record system, GSA/PPFM-11 (Pegasys). Pegasys is a commercial- off-the-shelf based financial management system. Effective Date: The system of records will become effective without further notice on November 27, 2006 unless comments received on or before that date result in a contrary determination.
SES Performance Review Board
Document Number: E6-16254
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-10-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given of the appointment of members of the GSA Performance Review Board.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-027, FAR Part 30-CAS Administration
Document Number: 06-8425
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-03
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement recommendations to change the regulations related to the administration of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-004, FAR Part 30 - CAS Administration
Document Number: 06-8413
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2006-10-03
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement recommendations to revise the regulations related to the administration of the Cost Accounting Standards (CAS).
Privacy Act of 1974; Proposed Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E6-15901
Type: Notice
Date: 2006-09-28
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, the General Services Administration (GSA) proposes to establish a new system of records titled the Federal Personal Identity Verification Identity Management System (PIV IDMS) (GSA-GOVT-7). This system will support the implementation of Homeland Security Presidential Directive 12 (HSPD-12) by providing a GSA managed shared infrastructure and services for participating Federal agencies. HSPD-12 requires the use of a common identification credential for both logical and physical access to federally controlled facilities and information systems. This system will enhance security, increase efficiency, reduce identity fraud, and protect personal privacy.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-13; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 06-8219
Type: Rule
Date: 2006-09-28
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) 2005-13 which amend the 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 2005-13 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.