World War One Centennial Commission; Notification of Upcoming Public Advisory Meeting
Notice of this meeting is being provided according to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. This notice provides the schedule and agenda for the June 23, 2021 meeting of the World War One Centennial Commission (the Commission). The meeting is available to the public. Dial in information will be provided upon request.
General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Personal Identity Verification Requirements Clarification
The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to clarify the requirements for Personal Identity Verification (PIV). This direct final rule revises a GSAR clause to provide a more specific reference to the location of the GSA credentialing handbook. GSA is also moving language addressing internal operating procedures around option exercise from the GSAR to the non-regulatory General Services Administration Acquisition Manual (GSAM).
Notice of GSA Live Webinar Regarding the Federal Government's Implementation of M-21-07 “Completing the Transition to Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)”
GSA is hosting an IPv6 Summit to bring together the federal and industry communities for an engaging series of panels covering IPv6 implementation progress, opportunities, and best practices.
Federal Travel Regulation; Removal and Reservation of Part 300-90-Telework Travel Expenses Test Programs and Appendix E to Chapter 301-Suggested Guidance for Conference Planning
GSA is proposing to amend the Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) to remove and reserve the regulations implementing GSA's authority to conduct telework travel expenses test programs. GSA's authority to authorize agencies to conduct such test programs expired in accordance with the William M. (Mac) Thornberry National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2021. GSA is also proposing to remove and reserve Appendix E to Chapter 301, which contains suggested guidance for conference planning.
Office of Asset and Transportation Management; Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States; Notification of Upcoming Public Virtual Meeting
GSA is providing notice of an open public virtual meeting of the Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States (Commission) in accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The purpose of this meeting is to provide introductions and a statement of plan for the meeting, a ceremonial swearing in of the Commission members, discussion of the public meeting format and calls for testimony, areas of research focus, and information available on the Commission website.
Mail Management-Deployment of the Simplified Mail Accountability and Reporting Tool (SMART) and Temporary Waiver of Federal Management Regulation (FMR) Sections 102-192.85-105 Reporting Requirements
GSA has issued FMR Bulletin G-07, which announces GSA's decision to deploy the SMART and resume Federal Agency mail program data collections when the SMART is fully deployed. Additionally, FMR Bulletin G-07 temporarily waives the annual mail management reporting requirement for large Federal agencies.