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

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Payments Under Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts
Document Number: 05-23395
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-11-29
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) are extending the date for submittal of public comments by two weeks for the proposed rule regarding payments under Time-and-Materials (T&M) and Labor-Hour (LH) Contracts. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 56314, September 26, 2005.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Additional Contract Types
Document Number: 05-23394
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-11-29
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 extended the due date by two weeks for public comments on their proposed rule that would amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1432 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004. Title XIV of the Act, referred to as the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003 (SARA), amended section 8002(d) of the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 (FASA) to expressly authorize the use of time- and-materials (T&M) and labor-hour (LH) contracts for certain categories of commercial services under specified conditions. The proposed rule was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 56318, September 26, 2005.
NASA Advisory Committee; Renewal of NASA's Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Charter
Document Number: 05-23232
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-25
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to sections 14(b)(1) and 9(c) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463), and after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration has determined that a renewal of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon NASA by law. The structure and duties of this panel is unchanged.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Federal Acquisition and Community Right-To-Know
Document Number: 05-23085
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-22
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 Federal acquisition and community right-to-know. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 54035, September 13, 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.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 05-22667
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-16
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 Information Collection
Document Number: 05-22666
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-16
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)).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 05-22505
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-11-14
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 are issuing amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to correct references included in FAC 2005-06, FAR cases 2004-018, Information Technology Security (Item I), and 2004-006, Accounting for Unallowable Costs (Item IX), which were published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 57449 and 57463, September 30, 2005.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 05-22389
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-10
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.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 05-22065
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-04
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 Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive License
Document Number: 05-21897
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(c)(1) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Nos. 5,153,131, entitled ``High Aspect Reactor Vessel and Method of Use''; 5,153,132, entitled ``Three-Dimensional Co-culture Process''; 5,153,133, entitled ``Method for Culturing Mammalian Cells in a Horizontally Rotated Bioreactor''; 5,155,034, entitled ``Three Dimensional Cell to Tissue Assembly Process''; 5,155,035, entitled `` Method for Culturing Mammalian Cells in a Perfused Bioreactor''; 5,308,764, entitled ``Multi-Cellular Three-Dimensional Living Mammalian Tissue''; 5,496,722, entitled ``Method for Producing Non-neoplastic, Three- dimensional, Mammalian Tissue and Cell Aggregates under Microgravity Culture Conditions and the Products Produced Therefrom''; 5,627,021, entitled ``Three- Dimensional Co-Culture Process''; 5,637,477, entitled ``Recombinant Protein Production and Insect Cell Culture and Process''; 5,846,807, entitled ``Media Compositions for Three-dimensional Mammalian Tissue Grown under Microgravity Culture Conditions''; 5,851,816, entitled ``Cultured High-Fidelity Three-Dimensional Human Urogenital Tract Carcinomas and Process''; 5,858,783, entitled ``Production of Normal Mammalian Organ Culture Using a Medium Containing MEM-alpha, Leibovitz L-15, Glucose Galactose Fructose''; 5,962,324, entitled ``Three Dimensional Optic Tissue Culture and Process''; 6,177,674, entitled ``Pathogen Propagation in Cultured Three-Dimensional Tissue Mass''; 6,485,963, entitled ``Growth Stimulation of Biological Cells and Tissue by Electromagnetic Fields and Uses Thereof'', 6,673,597, entitled ``Growth Stimulation of Biological Cells and Tissue by Electromagnetic Fields and Uses Thereof''; 6,730,498, entitled ``Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress and Gravity''; 6,946,246, entitled ``Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress and Gravity'', and U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 10/734,759, entitled ``Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress and Gravity'', U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 10/947,786, entitled ``Production of Functional Proteins: Balance of Shear Stress and Gravity'', to Renautus Bio Therapeutics, LLC, having its principal place of business in Baton Rouge, LA. The patent rights in the inventions have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective partially exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Davis Bacon Act-Price Adjustment (Actual Method)
Document Number: 05-21787
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-11-02
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 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 the Davis-Bacon Act price adjustment (actual method). The clearance currently expires on March 31, 2006. 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.