National Aeronautics and Space Administration March 2005 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

National Environmental Policy Act; Development of Nuclear Reactors for Space Electric Power Applications
Document Number: 05-6317
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 CFR parts 1500-1508), and NASA's policy and procedures (14 CFR subpart 1216.3), NASA, in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), intends to prepare a PEIS for the research and development activities associated with space nuclear fission reactors for electric power production in potential future NASA missions. The design and development effort would take advantage of relevant knowledge gained from earlier space nuclear reactor development efforts. NASA will hold public scoping meetings as part of the scoping process associated with the PEIS. If the proposed technology proves to be feasible for space applications, the first mission could be launched from the Cape Canaveral, Florida area. A separate mission-specific EIS would be prepared prior to launch of a space nuclear reactor powered mission.
NASA Space Science Advisory Committee, Structure and Evolution of the Universe Subcommittee and Astronomical Search for Origins and Planetary Systems Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-6209
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming joint meeting of the NASA Space Science Advisory Committee (SScAC), Structure and Evolution of the Universe Subcommittee and Astronomical Search for Origins and Planetary Systems Subcommittee.
NASA Sun Solar System Connection Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting by Telephone Conference
Document Number: 05-6208
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting by teleconference of the NASA Sun Solar System Connection Strategic Roadmap Committee.
NASA Advisory Council (NAC), Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-6064
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-29
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a change of date for the meeting of the NASA Advisory Council, Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee (ARAC); Notice Number 05-035, March 7, 2005. Previously Announced Dates and Addresses of Meeting: Wednesday, March 23, 2005, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.; National Aeronautics and Space Administration, 300 E Street, SW., Room 6H46, Washington, DC 20546. Changes in the Meeting: Date changed to May 3, 2005, 8:30 a.m. to 5:15 p.m.
NASA Exploration Transportation System Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-5832
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-24
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Exploration Transportation System Strategic Roadmap Committee.
NASA Universe Exploration Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting by Telephone Conference
Document Number: 05-5831
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-24
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting by teleconference of the NASA Universe Exploration Strategic Roadmap Committee.
National Environmental Policy Act; Environmental Assessment and Finding of No Significant Impact; NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC)
Document Number: 05-5772
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-24
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA, and NASA's implementing regulations, the National Historic Preservation Act, as amended, NASA regulations for implementing Executive Order (EO) 11988, Floodplain Management, and EO 11990, Protection of Wetlands, and the NASA Environmental Justice Strategy (1994) for implementing EO 12898, Federal Actions to Address Environmental Justice in Minority Populations and Low-Income Populations; NASA has made a Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) for the three proposed alternatives including: the Proposed and Preferred Action (Alternative A, lease and operation of the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) at any of the following three sites: NASA Stennis Space Center, Mississippi, Aerospace Technology Park, Brook Park, Ohio, and Cummings Research Park, Huntsville, Alabama); Alternative B (Virtual Consolidation); and Alternative C (No Action). Accordingly, an environmental impact statement is not required.
The Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee, Council of Deans Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-5771
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee, announces a forthcoming meeting of the Council of Deans Subcommittee.
Notice of Prospective Patent License
Document Number: 05-5711
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice that the Modine Manufacturing Company of Racine, Wisconsin, has applied for a partially exclusive license to practice the NASA inventions disclosed in (1) Patent No. U.S. 6,399,020 B1, entitled Aluminum-Silicon Alloy Having Improved Properties at Elevated Temperatures and Articles Cast Therefrom; (2) Patent No. U.S. 6,419,769 B1, entitled Aluminum-Silicon Alloy Having Improved Properties at Elevated Temperatures and Process for Producing Cast Articles Therefrom; and (3) PCT International Application No. PCT/ US03/10372 entitled, High Strength Aluminum Alloy for High Temperature Application filed April 3, 2003, for European Patent Organizations (EPO), Australia, Brazil, Canada, Japan, Columbia, India, Indonesia, Mexico, Philippines, and Vietnam. All three inventions are assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Written objections to the prospective grant of a license should be sent to Mr. Jerry L. Seemann, Chief Patent Counsel/LS01, Marshall Space Flight Center, Huntsville, AL 35812. NASA has not yet made a determination to grant the requested license and may deny the requested license even if no objections are submitted within the comment period.
Notice of Prospective Patent License
Document Number: 05-5710
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice that Phoenix Systems International, Inc. of Pine Brooke, NJ, has applied for an exclusive license to practice the invention described and claimed in NASA Case No. KSC- 12664-3-CIP entitled ``Emission Control System,'' which is assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. Written objections to the prospective grant of an exclusive license to Phoenix Systems International, Inc. should be sent to Assistant Chief Counsel/Patent Counsel, NASA, Mail Code: CC-A, Office of the Chief Counsel, John F. Kennedy Space Center, Kennedy Space Center, FL 32899.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 05-5657
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 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) 2005-02 which amends the 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 2005-02, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.acqnet.gov/far.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Procurement Program for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns
Document Number: 05-5656
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) governing the procurement program for Service-Disabled Veteran-Owned Small Business Concerns (SDVOSB). The final rule retains the interim rule with changes. The final rule deletes commissary or exchange resale items from a list of actions excluded from the SDVOSB program and modifies protest procedures. The final rule also includes technical corrections adding service-disabled veteran-owned small, veteran-owned small, and HUBZone small business concerns to the list of socioeconomic programs, and makes changes to the Optional Form 347, Order for Supplies and Services, Standard Form 1447, Solicitation/Contract, and Standard Form 1449, Solicitation/Contract/Order for Commercial Items.
Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-02; Introduction
Document Number: 05-5655
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-23
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-02. 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.acqnet.gov/far.
NASA International Space Station Strategic Roadmap Committee Meeting
Document Number: 05-5395
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-18
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA International Space Station Strategic Roadmap Committee.
NASA Nuclear Systems Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-5394
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-18
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Nuclear Systems Strategic Roadmap Committee.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5253
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below are assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5252
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below are assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5251
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below are assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5250
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below are assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5249
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below are assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5248
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below are assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and are available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5247
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The invention listed below is assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, has been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is available for licensing.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-5246
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The invention listed below is assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, is the subject of a patent application that has been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark Office, and is available for licensing.
Small Self-Contained Payloads (SSCPs)
Document Number: 05-5089
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-17
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is removing the rule on ``Small Self-Contained Payloads (SSCPs).'' This rule established the rules on Space Shuttle services that are provided by NASA to participants in the SSCP program. Removal of this rule will terminate the SSCP program.
NASA Advisory Council, Task Force on International Space Station Operational Readiness; Meeting
Document Number: 05-5091
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces an open meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), Task Force on International Space Station Operational Readiness (IOR).
Return to Flight Task Group; Meeting
Document Number: 05-5090
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Return to Flight Task Group (RTF TG).
Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Meeting
Document Number: 05-4769
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-11
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Claims and Appeals
Document Number: 05-4719
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
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 claims and appeals. A request for public comments was published at 70 FR 4096 on January 28, 2005. No comments were received. 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; Submission for OMB Review; Overtime
Document Number: 05-4717
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
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 overtime. A request for public comments was published at 69 FR 77235 on December 27, 2004. No comments were received. 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; 2005 FAR Reissue Posted to FAR Website for Download and Use
Document Number: 05-4697
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This notice advises users that the 2005 Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Reissue will be available for downloading and use on March 18, 2005, at http://www.acqnet.gov/far. Periodically, the FAR is reissued because of administrative necessity, i.e., headers and change bars are removed. A FAR reissue does not revise the FAR language; however, the flow of the context changes. Therefore, users are required to refer to this latest version (current through FAC 2001-27). The FAR is available in HTML and PDF formats. Users intending to print the FAR can refer to the downloadable, print-only version in PDF.
NASA Advisory Council, Space Science Advisory Committee and Earth System Science and Applications Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-4628
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), Space Science Advisory Committee (SScAC) and Earth System Science and Applications Advisory Committee (ESSAAC).
NASA Robotic and Human Exploration of Mars Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-4627
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Robotic and Human Exploration of Mars Strategic Roadmap Committee.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Cost Accounting Standards Administration
Document Number: 05-4093
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by revising language pertaining to the Cost Accounting Standards Administration, and the related FAR contract clause, Administration of Cost Accounting Standards. In addition, a new contract clause is added, Proposal DisclosureCost Accounting Practice Changes. The rule describes the process for determining and resolving the cost-impact on contracts and subcontracts when a contractor makes a compliant change to a cost accounting practice or follows a noncompliant practice. To assist in understanding the changes between the current FAR rule and this final FAR rule, a matrix that summarizes the major changes is provided in Section C, Supplementary Information, below.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Elimination of Certain Subcontract Notification Requirements
Document Number: 05-4092
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) have agreed to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation language regarding advance notification requirements. This change is required to implement Section 842 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004, Public Law 108-136, which resulted in revisions to 10 U.S.C. 2306(e).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Use of FAR Clause 52.244-6, Subcontracts for Commercial Items
Document Number: 05-4091
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require that the FAR clause, Subcontracts for Commercial Items, be inserted in solicitations and contracts other than those for commercial items.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 05-4090
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 05-4089
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator for the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 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) 2005-01 which amend the 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 2005-01 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.acqnet.gov/far.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Nonavailable Articles-Policy
Document Number: 05-4088
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify the intent of the list of items determined to be nonavailable for purposes of the Buy American Act, and to emphasize the need to conduct market research, appropriate to the circumstances, for potential domestic sources.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Addition of Landscaping and Pest Control Services to the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program
Document Number: 05-4087
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) regarding the addition of landscaping and pest control services to the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program. This FAR revision implements Section 821 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005, Public Law 108-375, which amends Section 717 of the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program Act of 1988 (15 U.S.C. 644 note) to include landscaping and pest control services.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Extension of Authority for Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Certain Commercial Items, Test Program
Document Number: 05-4086
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to extend the timeframe to use the test program for commercial items.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Increased Justification and Approval Threshold for DoD, NASA, and Coast Guard
Document Number: 05-4085
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to increase the justification and approval thresholds for DoD, NASA, and the U.S. Coast Guard, as a result of Section 815 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005, Public Law 108-375, which amends 10 U.S.C. 2304(f)(1)(B) by striking $50,000,000 both places it appears and inserting $75,000,000 in its place. In addition, the FAR is amended by replacing the outdated reference to ``grade GS- 16'' with ``a grade above GS-15.''
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Improvements in Contracting for Architect-Engineer Services
Document Number: 05-4084
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Section 1427(b) of the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003 (Title XIV of Pub. L. 108-136).
Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-01; Introduction
Document Number: 05-4083
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-03-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-01. 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.acqnet.gov/far.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 05-4513
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Notice of Agency Report Forms Under OMB Review
Document Number: 05-4512
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
NASA Robotic and Human Lunar Exploration Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-4511
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Robotic and Human Lunar Exploration Strategic Roadmap Committee.
NASA Search for Earth-Like Planets Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-4510
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the Search for Earth-Like Planets Strategic Roadmap Committee.
NASA Advisory Council, Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-4330
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-07
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council, Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee (ARAC).
NASA Solar System Exploration Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-4329
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-07
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Adminstration, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Solar System Exploration Strategic Roadmap Committee.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; OMB Circular A-119
Document Number: 05-4259
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-03-04
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
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 OMB Circular A-119. A request for public comments was published at 69 FR 74504, December 14, 2004. No comments were received. 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.