Federal Travel Regulation; FTR Case 2006-304, Privately Owned Automobile Mileage Reimbursement
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR), by amending the mileage reimbursement rate for use of a privately owned automobile (POA) on official travel to reflect current costs of operation as determined in cost studies conducted by the General Services Administration (GSA). The governing regulation is revised to increase the mileage allowance for the cost of operating a privately owned automobile from $0.445 to $0.485 per mile. The FTR and any corresponding documents may be accessed at GSA's website at http://www.gsa.gov/ftr.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Examination of Records by Comptroller General and Contract Audit
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 the examination of records by comptroller general and contract audit. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 71 FR 65478, on November 8, 2006. No comments were received. The clearance currently expires on April 30, 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 Institute/Defense Acquisition University Vendor Meeting
The Federal Acquisition Institute (FAI) and the Defense Acquisition University (DAU) will hold a vendor meeting to provide information on shared initiatives and activities. FAI will describe plans and requirements for training related services under the Acquisition Workforce Training Fund (AWTF). FAI and DAU work together to address many of the acquisition workforce training needs of the Federal government. Partnering with DAU enables FAI to build upon existing DAU training, develop governmentwide curriculum, and promote a cohesive and agile workforce. At the vendor meeting, DAU will present information on recent contracting curriculum changes. FAI will discuss how the curriculum changes impact the federal acquisition workforce. WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Training developers, vendors with Commercial- Off-The-Shelf (COTS) training products, vendors with capabilities related to the full Instructional System Design (ISD) methodologies, and acquisition training experts. The meeting will be held January 24, 2007 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m., GSA Auditorium located at 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, D.C. Register by e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org, or telphone (703) 284- 6988.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of updated System of Records
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of an update to the record system Occupational Health and Injury Files (GSA/HRO-3). The system includes accident reports, claims for compensation for injury or occupational disease, claims for continuance of compensation or account of disability, list of employees receiving medical services, health records, and statistical information.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of Updated System of Records
The General Services Administration (GSA) is providing notice of an update to the record system Grievance Records (GSA/HRO-10). The system includes grievances filed by agency employees under part 771 of OPM regulations. It also includes files of internal grievance and arbitration systems that are established through negotiations with recognized labor unions.