Information Collection; Termination Settlement Proposal Forms-FAR (SF 1435 Through 1440)
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, DoD, GSA, and NASA invite the public to comment on a revision and renewal concerning termination settlement proposal forms in the FAR. DoD, GSA, and NASA invite comments on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of Federal Government acquisitions, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. OMB has approved this information collection for use through February 29, 2020. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Submission for OMB Review; Anti-Kickback Procedures
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding Anti-Kickback Procedures.
Submission for OMB Review; Report of Shipment
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding report of shipment.
Notice of Announcement of GSA Leasing Forum
The General Services Administration (GSA) is committed to fostering productive relationships between GSA and its industry partners. Toward that end, the GSA Office of Leasing within GSA's Public Buildings Service (PBS) is working with GSA's Office of the Procurement Ombudsman to host a GSA Leasing Forum in February 2020. The target audience for this event is the Office of Leasing's industry partners. In order to ensure that the GSA Leasing Forum is meaningful and effective, PBS is hosting a virtual Roundtable discussion to identify leasing topics of interest to GSA's industry partners.
Federal Travel Regulation; Taxes on Relocation Expenses, Relocation Expense Reimbursement
The General Services Administration (GSA), in consultation with the Secretary of the Treasury, is issuing a direct final rule to amend the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) to authorize relocation reimbursement for a number of expenditures. This amendment is necessary because the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 suspended both the moving expenses income tax deduction and the exclusion from income for qualified moving expense reimbursements for tax years 2018 through 2025.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-02; Introduction
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-02. 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; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-02; Small Entity Compliance Guide
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 the rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-02, which amends 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 this rule by referring to FAC 2020-02, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Reporting of Nonconforming Items to the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require contractors and subcontractors to report to the Government-Industry Data Exchange Program certain counterfeit or suspect counterfeit parts and certain major or critical nonconformances.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Chet Holifield Federal Building in Laguna Niguel, California
GSA intends to prepare an EIS to analyze the potential impacts from the proposed alternatives to address the long-term housing of all the tenants of the Chet Holifield Federal Building. The building is owned and managed by GSA and is occupied by various federal agency tenants, with the United States Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) serving as the largest tenant.
Submission for OMB Review; Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, GSA Form 3702
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an existing information collection requirement regarding OMB Control No: 3090-0310; Nondiscrimination in Federal Financial Assistance Programs, GSA 3702. This information is needed to facilitate nondiscrimination in GSA's Federal Financial Assistance Programs, consistent with Federal civil rights laws and regulations that apply to recipients of Federal financial assistance.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Proposal To Lease Space, GSA Form 1364 and Lessor's Annual Cost Statement, GSA Form 1217
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 for Proposal to Lease Space, GSA Form 1364 and Lessor's Annual Cost Statement, GSA Form 1217.
Notice of 2020 Presidential Transition Directory
The Presidential Transition Directory website is designed to help candidates in the 2020 Presidential election get quick and easy access to key resources about the federal government structure and key policies related to Presidential Transition. The creation of the Presidential Transition Directory is mandated by the Presidential Transition Act of 1963, as amended.
Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission; Notification of Public Meeting
Notice is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the December 3, 2019, telephonic meeting of the Women's Suffrage Centennial Commission (Commission), and the March 3, 2020, in- person meeting of the Commission. These meetings are open to the public.
Federal Management Regulation (FMR); Sleeping in Federal Buildings
This bulletin reaffirms that sleeping in buildings under the jurisdiction, custody or control of GSA, including those buildings delegated to other Federal agencies by the Administrator of General Services, is prohibited, except when expressly authorized by an agency official. Sleeping may be authorized if the person is directed by a supervisor to remain in the building to conduct official government business and it is necessary for the person to sleep on the premises or, in the case of an emergency where there is imminent danger to human life or property, where persons are directed to shelter-in-place.