General Services Administration 2011 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

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Reducing Regulatory Burden; Retrospective Review Under Executive Order 13563 (E.O. 13563)
Document Number: 2011-13739
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In March 2011, the GSA requested public input on how it can best implement the goals of Executive Order (E.O.) 13563, ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.'' E.O. 13563 was signed by President Obama on January 18, 2011, and calls for an improvement in the creation and review of regulations and better opportunities for the public to be part of this process. Through comments received as well as internal input, GSA has created a retrospective review plan that is now available for comment. The plan is located at http://www.gsa.gov/open.
Federal Management Regulation; Motor Vehicle Management
Document Number: 2011-13215
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-06-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration is proposing to amend the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) by revising current policy on the definitions relating to the rental versus the lease of motor vehicles. The proposed rule would increase the less than 60 continuous day rental timeframe to less than 120 continuous days and adjust the definition of the term ``commercial lease or lease commercially'' accordingly to allow for the instances when agencies have a valid temporary mission requirement for a motor vehicle of 60 continuous days or more in duration but of significantly fewer days in duration than is typically available under commercial leases, which commonly require a minimum lease period of one year.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-52; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2011-12857
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-52, which amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-52, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2011-12856
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Oversight of Contractor Ethics Programs
Document Number: 2011-12855
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
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 add to the list of contract administration functions, the function to ensure that contractors have implemented the mandatory contractor business ethics program requirements.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Buy American Exemption for Commercial Information Technology-Construction Material
Document Number: 2011-12854
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 615 of Division C, Title VI, of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010, to authorize exemption from the Buy American Act for acquisition of information technology that is a commercial item.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
Document Number: 2011-12853
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, with changes, the interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 743 of Division D of the Omnibus Appropriations Act, 2009. Section 743 of Division D of this Act prohibits the award of contracts using appropriated funds to any foreign incorporated entity that is treated as an inverted domestic corporation or to any subsidiary of one. For Fiscal Year (FY) 2010, the same restrictions were continued under section 740 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contract Closeout
Document Number: 2011-12852
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
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) procedures for closing out contract files. This case revises procedures for clearing final patent reports and quick-closeout procedure, and sets forth a description of an adequate final indirect cost rate proposal and supporting data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Sustainable Acquisition
Document Number: 2011-12851
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
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 Executive Order 13514, Federal Leadership in Environmental, Energy, and Economic Performance, and Executive Order 13423, Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management. This interim rule requires Federal agencies to leverage agency acquisitions to foster markets for sustainable technologies, materials, products, and services. Federal agencies are additionally required to implement high- performance sustainable building design, construction, renovation, repair, commissioning, operation and maintenance, management, and deconstruction practices in applicable acquisitions. Contractors will be required to support the goals of an agency's environmental management system.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-52; Introduction
Document Number: 2011-12850
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-31
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 DoD, GSA, and NASA in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-52. 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 Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Improvements to the Calexico West Land Port of Entry, Calexico, CA
Document Number: 2011-13176
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) announces the availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Improvements to the Calexico West Land Port of Entry (LPOE), in Calexico, California. The Final EIS provides GSA and its stakeholders an analysis of the environmental impacts resulting from ongoing operations as well as reasonable alternatives for expansion of the Calexico West LPOE.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Rewrite of Part 570; Acquiring Leasehold Interests in Real Property
Document Number: 2011-12198
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-27
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to revise sections that provide requirements for acquiring leasehold interests in real property.
Federal Management Regulation; Change in Consumer Price Index Minimal Value
Document Number: 2011-13028
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 7342, at three-year intervals following January 1, 1981, the minimal value for foreign gifts must be redefined by the Administrator of General Services, after consultation with the Secretary of State, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index for the immediately preceding 3-year period. The required consultation has been completed and the minimal value has been increased to $350 or less as of January 1, 2011.
Notice Pursuant to Executive Order 12600 of Receipt of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests for Access to the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Data
Document Number: 2011-12986
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice replaces the notice VSI-Notice 2011-01; Notice Pursuant to Executive Order 12600 of Receipt of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests for Access to the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Data, published on May 16, 2011. It provides submitters notice pursuant to Executive Order 12600 that the General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide Policy, Acquisition Systems Division (ASD) has received several FOIA requests for certain data elements within the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. This notice describes each data element contained in CCR and its exemption status under FOIA. The non-exempt data elements are packaged in a monthly CCR FOIA extract available on Acquisition.gov (http:// www.acquisition.gov). The exempt data elements are not made public as part of the CCR FOIA extract. However, certain data elements that are exempt for CCR FOIA requests may be displayed publicly in other Federal systems after they are associated with a Federal award as required by law. For instance, CCR data elements 250-254 address Executive Compensation as required under section 2 of the Federal Funding Accountability and Transparency Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109-282), as amended by section 6202 of the Government Funding Transparency Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-252). While collected in CCR as part of the registrant's profile, the Executive Compensation responses are not displayed until they are associated with an eligible Federal award at USAspending.gov (http:// www.usaspending.gov), nor are they releasable under CCR FOIA prior to association with an eligible Federal award and subsequent display on USAspending.gov. In addition, CCR data elements 255-260 address Proceedings information in accordance with FAR clause 52.209-7 (version dated January 2011). While collected in CCR as part of the registrant's profile (in accordance with FAR 52.209-7(d)), the Proceedings information is only displayed in association with a record in the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS) and is not releasable under CCR FOIA. The following information applies to CCR data fields 255 through 260, dealing with the Proceedings section of the CCR registration, which are marked with ``*'': Any information entered in data fields 255 to 260 before April 15, 2011, will be handled in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act procedures at 5 U.S.C 552. Information posted on or after April 15, 2011, will be available to the public through FAPIIS, as required by Section 3010 of Public Law 111-212 (see 41 U.S.C. 417b, as recodified, 41 U.S.C. 2313) and in accordance with FAR clause 52.209-9 (version dated January 2011). Federal contractors must not post information to data fields 255 to 260 under former FAR clause 52.209-8 (version dated April 2010) on or after April 15, 2011. Any contractors with a contract containing clause 52.209-8 (version dated April 2010) that requires update of information on or after April 15, 2011, should contact their contracting officer immediately to discuss a modification. Contracting officers are required to bilaterally modify existing contracts (including indefinite-delivery indefinite-quantity contracts) that contain the FAR clause 52.209-8 (version dated April 2010) if a six-month update is due on or after April 15, 2011. The modification shall replace FAR clause 52.209-8 (version dated April 2010) with the new FAR clause 52.209-9 (version dated January 2011).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Acquisition of Helium
Document Number: 2011-12931
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 acquisition of helium. 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.
The President's Management Advisory Board (PMAB); Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Document Number: 2011-12647
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The President's Management Advisory Board, a Federal Advisory Committee established in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C., App., and Executive Order 13538, will hold a public meeting on June 17, 2011.
Notice Pursuant to Executive Order 12600 of Receipt of Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Requests for Access to the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) Database
Document Number: 2011-11930
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-16
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice provides submitters notice pursuant to Executive Order 12600 that the General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide Policy, Acquisition Systems Division (ASD) has received several FOIA requests for certain data elements (CCR extracts) within the Central Contractor Registration (CCR) database. This notice describes each data element contained in CCR, and its exemption status under FOIA. The following information applies to CCR data fields 250 through 254 only, which are marked with a ``*'': Information posted in data fields 250 to 254 prior to April 15, 2011, regardless of which Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) provision or clause it is posted under, will be subject to release in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act procedures at 5 U.S.C. 552, including, where appropriate, procedures promulgated under E.O. 12600, ``Predisclosure Notification Procedures for Confidential Commercial Information.'' Information posted in data fields 250 to 254 (or subsequently on the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)), on or after April 15, 2011, will be available to the public, as required by Section 3010 of Public Law 111-212 (see 41 U.S.C. 417b, as codified, 41 U.S.C. 2313) and in accordance with FAR clause 52.209-9 (version dated JAN 2011). Federal contractors must NOT post information required under FAR clause 52.209-7 (version dated JAN 2011) on or after April 15, 2011. Any contractors with a contract containing clause 52.209-7 (version dated JAN 2011) that requires update of information on or after April 15, 2011, should contact their contracting officer immediately to discuss a modification. The following information applies to CCR data fields 255 through 260, which are marked with ``**'': Any information entered in data fields 255 to 260 before April 15, 2011, is only available to authorized individuals in accordance with the Freedom of Information Act procedures at 5 U.S.C. 552. Information posted on or after April 15, 2011, will be available to the public, as required by Section 3010 of Pub. L. 111-212 (see 41 U.S.C. 417b, as codified, 41 U.S.C. 2313) and in accordance with FAR clause 52.209-9 (version dated JAN 2011). Federal contractors must not post information to data fields 255 to 260 under FAR clause 52.209-7 (version dated JAN 2011) on or after April 15, 2011. Any contractors with a contract containing clause 52.209-7 (version dated JAN 2011) that requires update of information on or after April 15, 2011, should contact their contracting officer immediately to discuss a modification.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Statement and Acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413)
Document Number: 2011-11876
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 statement and acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413). Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the Federal Acquisition Regulation (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.
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposed Collection; Comment Request; General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery (GSA)
Document Number: 2011-11835
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
As part of a Federal Governmentwide effort to streamline the process to seek feedback from the public on service delivery, the General Services Administration (GSA) will be submitting a Generic Information Collection Request (Generic ICR): ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery'' to OMB for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA).
Submission for OMB Review; Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions
Document Number: 2011-11609
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-05-12
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding Preventing Personal Conflicts of Interest for Contractor Employees Performing Acquisition Functions. 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; Socioeconomic Program Parity
Document Number: 2011-11117
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-05-06
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document contains a correction to the interim rule which published in the Federal Register of Wednesday, March 16, 2011 (76 FR 14568). The regulations implement section 1347 of the ``Small Business Jobs Act of 2010.''
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Service Contracts Reporting Requirements; Correction
Document Number: 2011-10590
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-05-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document corrects the preamble to a proposed rule published in the Federal Register of April 20, 2011, regarding Service Contracts Reporting Requirements. This document adds text that was inadvertently omitted.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Buy American Act Certificate
Document Number: 2011-10291
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 Buy American Act certificate. 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; Trade Agreements Certificate
Document Number: 2011-10290
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 trade agreements certificate. 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.
Information Collection; Prohibition on Acquisition of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor
Document Number: 2011-10289
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 regarding prohibition on acquisition of products produced by forced or indentured child labor.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Organizational Conflicts of Interest
Document Number: 2011-9415
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-26
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 provide revised regulatory coverage on organizational conflicts of interest (OCIs), provide additional coverage regarding contractor access to nonpublic information, and add related provisions and clauses. Section 841 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 required a review of the FAR coverage on OCIs. This proposed rule was developed as a result of a review conducted in accordance with Section 841 by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), in consultation with the Office of Government Ethics (OGE). This proposed rule was preceded by an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), under FAR Case 2007-018 (73 FR 15962), to gather comments from the public with regard to whether and how to improve the FAR coverage on OCIs.
Discontinuance of the Looseleaf Version of the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) and Federal Travel Regulation (FTR)
Document Number: 2011-9959
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-25
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
As part of GSA's effort to increase efficiency and reduce and attain the goal of zero environmental impact (ZEF), the Office of Governmentwide Policy (OGP) has determined that it will no longer produce the looseleaf version of the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) and the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Affidavit of Individual Surety, (Standard Form 28)
Document Number: 2011-9764
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-22
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 Affidavit of Individual Surety, Standard Form 28. 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; Duty-Free Entry
Document Number: 2011-9762
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-22
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 duty-free entry. 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; OMB Circular A-119
Document Number: 2011-9761
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-22
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 OMB Circular A-119. 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; Presolicitation Notice and Response
Document Number: 2011-9759
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-22
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 presolicitation notice and response. 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; Service Contracts Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2011-9515
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-20
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 section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2010. This proposed rule amends the FAR to require service contractors for executive agencies, except the Department of Defense (DoD), covered by the Federal Activities Inventory Reform (FAIR) Act of 1998, to submit information annually in support of agency-level inventories for service contracts.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Sealed Bidding
Document Number: 2011-9264
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-18
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 regarding sealed bidding. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of New System of Records
Document Number: 2011-9022
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
GSA proposes to establish a new system of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, 5 U.S.C. 552a.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Architect-Engineer Qualifications (SF 330)
Document Number: 2011-8646
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 Architect-Engineer Qualifications form (SF 330). 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; Government Property
Document Number: 2011-7436
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-04-04
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 clarify reporting, reutilization, and disposal of Government property and the contractor requirements under the Government property clause.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Government Property Disposal; Forms
Document Number: 2011-7810
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-01
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-51; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2011-7370
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-01
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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-51, which amend 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 2005-51, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Clarification of Standard Form 26-Award/Contract
Document Number: 2011-7369
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-01
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 include clarifications to Standard Form (SF) 26, Award/Contract. This revised form includes changes above blocks 17 and 18 and in block 18 to clarify that block 18 should not be used when awarding a negotiated procurement and should only be checked when awarding a sealed bid contract.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) Program
Document Number: 2011-7368
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-01
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 Small Business Administration's regulations establishing the Women-Owned Small Business Program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-51; Introduction
Document Number: 2011-7367
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-01
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 DoD, GSA, and NASA in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-51. 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 Travel Regulation; FTR Cases 2007-304 and 2003-309, Relocation Allowances
Document Number: 2011-6609
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-04-01
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA), Office of Governmentwide Policy (OGP) continually reviews and adjusts policies as part of its ongoing mission to provide policy assistance to Government agencies subject to the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR). This final rule is a combination of two previous proposed rules that were published in the Federal Register on November 23, 2004 and August 3, 2007. The result is a unified, single final rule that addresses a wide range of relocation issues.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Environmentally Sound Products
Document Number: 2011-7245
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-28
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 environmentally sound products.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Place of Performance
Document Number: 2011-7244
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-28
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 place of performance. 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; and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Certification of Independent Price Determination and Parent Company and Identifying Data
Document Number: 2011-7079
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB) 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 certification of independent price determination and parent company and identifying data. 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 Travel Regulation (FTR); Relocation Allowances-Relocation Income Tax Allowance (RITA) Tables
Document Number: 2011-6968
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-24
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The purpose of this notice is to inform agencies of FTR Bulletin 11-05, which provides the annual changes to the RIT allowance tables necessary for calculating the amount of a transferee's increased tax burden due to an employee's official permanent change of station is now available. FTR Bulletin 11-05 and all other FTR Bulletins can be found at http://www.gsa.gov/ftrbulletin. The RIT allowance tables are located at http://www.gsa.gov/relocationpolicy.
Maximum Per Diem Rates for the States of California, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia
Document Number: 2011-6659
Type: Notice
Date: 2011-03-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) has conducted its mid-year review and has determined that the per diem rates for certain locations in the States of California, Mississippi, New York, Pennsylvania, Texas, and Virginia are inadequate.
Reducing Regulatory Burden; Retrospective Review under E.O. 13563
Document Number: 2011-6657
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2011-03-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is requesting public input on how it can best implement the goals of Executive Order (EO) 13563, ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.'' E.O. 132563 was signed by President Obama on January 18, 2011, calls for an improvement in the creation and review of regulations and the better opportunities for the public to be part of this process. GSA will solicit public input through April 15, 2011, via comments received on a blog located at http://www.gsa.gov/improvingregulations. Later this year, GSA expects to release its retrospective review plan.
Standards of Conduct
Document Number: 2011-6608
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-22
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The General Services Administration (GSA) is removing a part from the Code of Federal Regulations because it no longer provides employees with guidance on employee standards of conduct.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-50; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2011-5562
Type: Rule
Date: 2011-03-16
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 rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-50, which amend 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 2005-50, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.