Management and Budget Office 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Request for Comments on Category Management Policy 16-1: Improving the Acquisition and Management of Common Information Technology: Software Licensing
Document Number: 2015-32059
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-22
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is seeking public comment on a draft memorandum titled, ``Category Management Policy 16- 1: Improving the Acquisition and Management of Common Information Technology: Software Licensing.''
Information Collection; Request for Public Comments
Document Number: 2015-30986
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-09
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) invites the general public and Federal agencies to comment on a revision of an approved information collection, Form SF-SAC, that is used to report audit results, audit findings, and questioned costs as required by the Single Audit Act Amendments of 1996 (31 U.S.C. 7501 et seq.) and 2 CFR part 200, ``Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards.'' A draft of the proposed Form SF-SAC can be reviewed at the OMB Grants Management Internet home page at http://www.whitehouse.gov/OMB/grants/grants_docs.html. The Form SF-SAC instructions contain a detailed listing of the proposed changes to the Form SF-SAC.
Guidance for Reporting and Use of Information Concerning Recipient Integrity and Performance; Corrections
Document Number: 2015-28441
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-11-09
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is correcting the final guidance that appeared in the Federal Register on July 22, 2015 (80 FR 43301). OMB is amending the guidance to make technical corrections where necessary. The final guidance is revised to reflect that due to the 14 day delay of the publically available information entered into the OMB-designated integrity and performance system accessible through SAM (currently the Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System (FAPIIS)), Federal awarding agencies should review the non-public segment of the system when conducting their risk review as described in the guidance. This will ensure that Federal awarding agencies have the most current information available when completing the review.
Draft 2015 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations and Unfunded Mandates on State, Local, and Tribal Entities
Document Number: 2015-27163
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-26
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requests comments on its Draft 2015 Report to Congress on the Benefits and Costs of Federal Regulations, available at: http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/inforeg_regpol_reports_congress/. The Draft Report is divided into three chapters. Chapter I examines the benefits and costs of major Federal regulations issued in fiscal year 2014 and summarizes the benefits and costs of major regulations issued between October 2004 and September 2014. It also discusses regulatory impacts on State, local, and tribal governments, small business, wages, and economic growth. Chapter II offers recommendations for regulatory reform. Chapter III summarizes agency compliance with the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act. OMB requests that comments be submitted electronically to OMB by December 21, 2015 through www.regulations.gov.
Request for Comments on Circular No. A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource
Document Number: 2015-26939
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-10-22
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget is seeking public comment on draft revisions to Circular No. A-130, Managing Information as a Strategic Resource.
Fiscal Year 2015 Cost of Hospital and Medical Care Treatment Furnished by the Department of Defense Medical Treatment Facilities; Certain Rates Regarding Recovery From Tortiously Liable Third Persons
Document Number: 2015-23254
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-16
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
By virtue of the authority vested in the President by Section 2(a) of Pub. B. 87-603 (76 Stat. 593; 42 U.S.C. 2652), and delegated to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) by the President through Executive Order No. 11541 of July 1, 1970, the rates referenced below are hereby established. These rates are for use in connection with the recovery from tortiously liable third persons for the cost of inpatient medical services furnished by military treatment facilities through the Department of Defense. They are the same rates as the Adjusted Standardized Amounts inpatient third party reimbursement rates that became effective October 1, 2014, for billing medical insurers, but require a different approval authority for the purpose of billing for tort liability. The rates have been established in accordance with the requirements of OMB Circular A-25, requiring reimbursement of the full cost of all services provided. The Fiscal Year 2015 Inpatient Medical Rates referenced are effective upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register and will remain in effect until further notice. Previously published outpatient medical and dental, and cosmetic surgery rates remain in effect until further notice. Pharmacy rates are updated periodically. A full disclosure of the rates is posted on Defense Health Agency's Uniform Business Office Web site: http://www.tricare.mil/ocfo/mcfs/ubo/mhs_rates.cfm.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-22545
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-22058
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Notice of Meeting: Advisory Committee on the Maternal, Infant and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program Evaluation
Document Number: 2015-21332
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Executive Office of the President, Management and Budget Office
Home Visiting Program
Document Number: 2015-21886
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
HRSA has issued a 12-month project period extension with full funding for the Home Visiting Research Network Cooperative Agreement (HVRN) for the current budget period to Johns Hopkins University (JHU). JHU will continue responsibility for the HVRN and receive one year of additional funding for year 4 in the amount of $299,000 for Grant Number UD5MC24070, during the budget period of 7/1/2015-6/30/2016 to support the objectives of the HVRN. The Maternal, Infant, and Early Childhood Home Visiting Program is authorized by the Social Security Act, Title V, Part D, Section 511(h)(3) (42 U.S.C. 711(h)(3)). The Home Visiting Research Network carries out a continuous program of research and evaluation activities in order to increase knowledge about the implementation and effectiveness of home visiting programs, with the goal of improving health, development, and family outcomes for mothers, infants, and young children.
National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships Cooperative Agreement
Document Number: 2015-21885
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
HRSA announces its intent to award a program expansion supplement in the amount of $118,700 for the National Center for Family/Professional Partnerships (NCFPP) cooperative agreement. The purpose of the NCFPP cooperative agreement, as stated in the funding opportunity announcement, is to improve the health delivery system and quality of life for children (and youth) with special health care needs (CSHCN) and their families. Strategies may include: (1) Family-centered care, (2) cultural and linguistic competence, and (3) shared decision- making for families of CSHCN at all levels of decision-making (individual, peer, community, etc.). Family/Professional Partnership program activities are primarily carried out through federal leadership strategies, the NCFPP cooperative agreement and state implementation grants in the form of Family-to-Family Health Information Centers. The purpose of this notice is to award supplemental funds to coordinate among leadership trainings for families partnering on state and national level system and service improvements by Family Voices, the cooperative agreement awardee who serves as the NCFPP, during the budget period of 6/1/2015- 5/31/2016.
340B Drug Pricing Program Omnibus Guidance
Document Number: 2015-21246
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) administers section 340B of the Public Health Service Act (PHSA), which is referred to as the ``340B Drug Pricing Program'' or the ``340B Program.'' This notice proposes guidance for covered entities enrolled in the 340B Program and drug manufacturers that are required by section 340B of the PHSA to make their drugs available to covered entities under the 340B Program. When finalized after consideration of public comments solicited by this notice, the guidance is intended to assist 340B covered entities and drug manufacturers in complying with the statute.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-21009
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-25
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2015-20944
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-25
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-20135
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-17
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Advisory Commission on Childhood Vaccines; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-20136
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-20134
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-14
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
National Advisory Council on the National Health Service Corps; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-19652
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
National Advisory Committee on Rural Health and Human Services; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-19546
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-10
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
Health Center Program
Document Number: 2015-19524
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-10
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In accordance with the Awarding Agency Grants Administration Manual (AAGAM) Chapter 2.04.103, the Bureau of Primary Health Care (BPHC) has been granted a class deviation from the exceptions to maximum competition requirements contained in the AAGAM Chapter 2.04.104A-5 to provide additional funding without competition to the 144 Health Center Program award recipients whose budget period ends November 30, 2015, for up to 5 months. The extension allows BPHC to eliminate the December 1 budget period start date by redistributing these grants to established start dates later in the fiscal year, thereby allowing award recipients comparable opportunity to prepare and submit applications while allowing BPHC to remain compliant with internal process timelines.
Program Expansion for the National Center for Medical Home Implementation Cooperative Agreement at the American Academy of Pediatrics
Document Number: 2015-19260
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-06
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
HRSA announces its intent to award a program expansion supplement in the amount of $300,000 for the National Center for Medical Home Implementation (NCMHI) cooperative agreement. The purpose of the NCMHI cooperative agreement, as stated in the funding opportunity announcement, is to: (1) Support a national resource and technical assistance effort to implement and spread the medical home model to all children and youth, particularly children with special health care needs (CSHCN), children who are vulnerable and/or medically underserved, and pediatric populations served by state public health programs, MCHB, and HRSA; and ( ) support activities of the Healthy Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program (HTPCP) grantees to improve children's health through innovative community-based efforts, and community and statewide partnerships among professionals in health, education, social services, government, and business. The purpose of this notice is to award supplemental funds to develop the Rural IMPACT project to support activities related to child health in rural and underserved communities by the American Academy of Pediatrics, the cooperative agreement awardee who serves as the NCMHI, during the budget period of July 1, 2015, to June 30, 2016. The NCMHI is authorized by the Social Security Act, Title V, Sections 501(a)(1)(D) and 501(a)(2)), (42 U.S.C. 701). The NCHMI is a national resource to implement and spread the medical home model to all children and youth, particularly children with special health care needs and children who are vulnerable and/or medically underserved. The NCMHI supports activities of the Health Tomorrows Partnership for Children Program grantees to improve children's health through innovative community-based efforts, and community and statewide partnerships among professionals in health, education, social services, government, and business.
Advisory Committee on Heritable Disorders in Newborns and Children; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-18953
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-03
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program; List of Petitions Received
Document Number: 2015-18603
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is publishing this notice of petitions received under the National Vaccine Injury Compensation Program (the Program), as required by Section 2112(b)(2) of the Public Health Service (PHS) Act, as amended. While the Secretary of Health and Human Services is named as the respondent in all proceedings brought by the filing of petitions for compensation under the Program, the United States Court of Federal Claims is charged by statute with responsibility for considering and acting upon the petitions.
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2015-18415
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-27
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality: Change in Meeting Dates
Document Number: 2015-18179
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-24
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
Health Resources and Services Administration is issuing this notice to change the meeting dates for the Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the Secretary's Advisory Committee on Infant Mortality (SACIM). The meeting was originally scheduled for July 13-14, 2015 and was published in the Federal Register on June 26, 2015, 80 FR 123 (page 36826).
Statement of Organization, Functions and Delegations of Authority
Document Number: 2015-17902
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
Advisory Committee on Training in Primary Care Medicine and Dentistry; Notice of Meeting
Document Number: 2015-17885
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-17884
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-17883
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-17882
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-17873
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-22
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection: Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-17552
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with the requirement for opportunity for public comment on proposed data collection projects (Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995), the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announces plans to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR), described below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Prior to submitting the ICR to OMB, HRSA seeks comments from the public regarding the burden estimate, below, or any other aspect of the ICR.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to OMB for Review and Approval; Public Comment Request
Document Number: 2015-17550
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-17
Agency: Energy Policy and New Uses Office, Agriculture Department, Management and Budget Office
In compliance with Section 3507(a)(1)(D) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) has submitted an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. Comments submitted during the first public review of this ICR will be provided to OMB. OMB will accept further comments from the public during the review and approval period.
Audits of States, Local Governments, and Non-Profit Organizations; OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement
Document Number: 2015-17236
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-14
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
This notice announces the availability of the 2015 OMB Circular A-133 Compliance Supplement (Supplement). The notice also offers interested parties an opportunity to comment on the 2015 Supplement.
Announcement of Requirements and Registration for the Digital Service Contracting Professional Training and Development Program Challenge
Document Number: 2015-14683
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-06-16
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The U.S. Digital Service and Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), as part of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), give notice of the availability of the ``Digital Service Contracting Professional Training and Development Program'' prize competition and rules. Through a multi-phased challenge, participants are eligible for prize money up to $360,000.00 under this competition. In August 2014, the U.S. Digital Service was launched to bring in the country's brightest digital talent to transform how government works for American citizens and businesses by dramatically improving the way government builds and buys digital services. On December 4, 2014, Anne Rung, Administrator for Federal Procurement Policy, issued a memorandum titled Transforming the Marketplace: Simplifying Federal Procurement to Improve Performance, Drive Innovation, and Increase Savings.\1\ In this memorandum, Administrator Rung lays out several initiatives for driving greater innovation and strengthening Federal acquisition practices, one of which is building digital information technology (IT) acquisition expertise.
Request for Comments on FITARA Implementation Guidance
Document Number: 2015-09560
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-04-27
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
OMB's Office of E-Government & Information Technology (E-Gov) is seeking public comment on draft guidance to implement the Federal Information Technology Acquisition Reform Act (FITARA).
Discount Rates for Cost-Effectiveness Analysis of Federal Programs
Document Number: 2015-01616
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-29
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
The Office of Management and Budget revised Circular A-94 in 1992. The revised Circular specified certain discount rates to be updated annually when the interest rate and inflation assumptions used to prepare the Budget of the United States Government were changed. These discount rates are found in Appendix C of the revised Circular. The updated discount rates are shown below. The discount rates in Appendix C are to be used for cost-effectiveness analysis, including lease-purchase analysis, as specified in the revised Circular. They do not apply to regulatory analysis.
2014 Statutory Pay-As-You-Go Act Annual Report
Document Number: 2015-01528
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-28
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
This report is being published as required by the Statutory Pay-As-You-Go (PAYGO) Act of 2010, 2 U.S.C. 931 et seq. The Act requires that OMB issue (1) an annual report as specified in 2 U.S.C. 934(a) and (2) a sequestration order, if necessary.
OMB Final Sequestration Report to the President and Congress for Fiscal Year 2015
Document Number: 2015-01104
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
Agency: Management and Budget Office, Executive Office of the President
OMB is issuing its Final Sequestration Report to the President and Congress for FY 2015 to report on compliance of enacted or continuing 2015 discretionary appropriations legislation with the discretionary caps. The report finds that enacted or continuing appropriations are within the current law defense and non-defense discretionary limits for 2015; therefore, a sequestration of discretionary budget authority is not required.