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

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Federal Acquisition Regulation; Expiration of the Price Evaluation Adjustment
Document Number: 05-19475
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 cancel for civilian agencies (except National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) and Coast Guard) the Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) price evaluation adjustment which was originally authorized under the Federal Acquisition Streamlining Act of 1994 (Public Law 103-355, Sec. 7102). Civilian agencies (except NASA and Coast Guard) are not authorized to apply the price evaluation adjustment to their acquisitions.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Powers of Attorney for Bid Bonds
Document Number: 05-19474
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 establish that a copy of an original power of attorney, including a photocopy or facsimile copy, when submitted in support of a bid bond, is sufficient evidence of the authority to bind the surety. The authenticity and enforceability of the power of attorney at the time of the bid opening will be treated as a matter of responsibility.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Addition of Landscaping and Pest Control Services to the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program
Document Number: 05-19473
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 to finalize, without change, the interim rule published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 11740, March 9, 2005. This rule implements Section 821 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005. Section 821 added landscaping and pest control services to the Small Business Competitiveness Demonstration Program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Increased Justification and Approval Threshold for DOD, NASA, and Coast Guard
Document Number: 05-19472
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 to convert the interim rule published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 11739, March 9, 2005, to a final rule with minor changes. The rule amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to increase the justification and approval thresholds for DoD, NASA, and the U.S. Coast Guard. The FAR revision implemented Section 815 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005 which amended 10 U.S.C. 2304(f)(1)(B) by striking $50,000,000 both places it appears and inserting $75,000,000. In addition, corresponding language in the FAR is also changed to reflect these higher thresholds for DoD, NASA, and the Coast Guard.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Implementation of the Anti-Lobbying Statute
Document Number: 05-19471
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) have agreed to convert the interim rule published in the Federal Register at 55 FR 3190, January 30, 1990, to a final rule with several minor changes. The interim rule amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 319 of the Department of the Interior and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, Public Law 101-121, which added a new section 1352 to title 31 U.S.C. entitled ``Limitation on use of appropriated funds to influence certain Federal contracting and financial transactions.'' Section 319 generally prohibits recipients of Federal contracts, grants, and loans from using appropriated funds for lobbying the executive or legislative branches of the Federal Government in connection with a specific contract, grant, or loan. Section 319 also requires that each person who requests or receives a Federal contract, grant, or cooperative agreement in excess of $100,000, or a loan, or Federal commitment to insure or guarantee a loan, in excess of $150,000 must disclose lobbying with other than appropriated funds.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Title 40 of United States Code Reference Corrections
Document Number: 05-19470
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 reflect the most recent codification of Title 40 of the United States Code.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Improvements in Contracting for Architect-Engineer Services
Document Number: 05-19469
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 adopted as final, without change, 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 Public Law 108-136). This final rule emphasizes the requirement to place orders for architect- engineer services consistent with the FAR and reiterates that such orders shall not be placed under General Services Administration (GSA) multiple award schedule (MAS) contracts and Governmentwide task and delivery order contracts unless the contracts were awarded using the procedures as stated in the FAR.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Technology Security
Document Number: 05-19468
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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 the Information Technology (IT) Security provisions of the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA) (Title III of the E-Government Act of 2002 (E-Gov Act)).
Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-06; Introduction
Document Number: 05-19467
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
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) 2005-06. 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.
Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) Contractor Re-Certification of Program Compliance
Document Number: 05-19399
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-30
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule is to amend the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to include a requirement for NASA's Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) and the Small Business Technology Transfer (STTR) contractors to complete a re-certification of program compliance prior to final payment. This requirement is being established to facilitate the Government's ability to hold contractors accountable for compliance with Federal statute, regulation, and program requirements as outlined in the Office of Inspector General's Management Alert Memorandum dated April 28, 2004. As part of its continuing effort to reduce the paperwork and respondent burden, NASA invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on this proposed rule 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)).
Announcement of Contract Awards
Document Number: 05-19398
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-29
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule revises the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) by amending the anticipated value at which public announcements are required from $25M million or greater to $5 million or greater.
Notice of Prospective Patent License
Document Number: 05-19376
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-28
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice that United Aerospace, Inc., of New York, New York, has applied for an exclusive license to practice the invention disclosed in U.S. Patent No. 6,186,693 entitled PASSIVE CAPTURE JOINT WITH THREE DEGREES OF FREEDOM and 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 Information Collection
Document Number: 05-19167
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-26
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; Information Collection; Indirect Cost Rates
Document Number: 05-19156
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-26
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 indirect cost rates. The clearance currently expires on December 31, 2005. 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; Additional Contract Types
Document Number: 05-18965
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-26
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 proposing to 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Payments Under Time-and-Materials and Labor-Hour Contracts
Document Number: 05-18964
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-26
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 proposing to amend the FAR regarding payments under Time-and-Materials (T&M) and Labor-Hour (LH) Contracts.
NASA Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 05-18846
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-21
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to sections 14(b)(1)and 9(c) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92-463), and after consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration, the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) has determined that a renewal and amendment of the Charter for the Agency-established NASA Advisory Council is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon NASA by law. In connection with this renewal, a number of amendments have been made to the Charter as part of the overall restructuring of the NASA Advisory Council. The purpose of the NASA Advisory Council is to provide advice and make recommendations to the NASA Administrator on Agency programs, policies, plans, financial controls and other matters pertinent to the Agency's responsibilities.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Government Property
Document Number: 05-18516
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-09-19
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 proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to simplify procedures, clarify language, and eliminate obsolete requirements related to the management and disposition of Government property in the possession of contractors. Various FAR parts are amended to implement a policy that fosters efficiency, flexibility, innovation, and creativity, while continuing to protect the Government's interest in the public's property. The proposed rule specifically impacts contracting officers, property administrators, and contractors responsible for the management of Government property.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-18462
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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: 05-18451
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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: 05-18450
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-18449
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below 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: 05-18448
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below 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: 05-18447
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below 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: 05-18446
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The inventions listed below assigned to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration, have been filed in the United States Patent and Trademark office, and are available for licensing.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Qualification Requirements
Document Number: 05-18434
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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 qualification requirements. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 41211, on July 18, 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; Integrity of Unit Prices
Document Number: 05-18433
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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 integrity of unit prices. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 40005, on July 12, 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; Price Redetermination
Document Number: 05-18432
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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 price redetermination. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 40005, on July 12, 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; Economic Purchase Quantities-Supplies
Document Number: 05-18431
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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 economic purchase quantities-supplies. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 40006, on July 12, 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; Notice of Radioactive Materials
Document Number: 05-18430
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-16
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 notice of radioactive materials. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 40006, on July 12, 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: 05-18276
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-14
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 Advisory Council, Task Force on International Space Station Operational Readiness; Meeting
Document Number: 05-18138
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-13
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).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Federal Acquisition and Community Right-To-Know
Document Number: 05-18068
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-09-13
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Actof 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 reporting requirements of the Emergency Planning and Community Right-To-Know Act of 1986 (42 U.S.C. 11001-11050) and the Pollution Prevention Act of 1990 (42 U.S.C. 13101-13109). The clearance currently expires on December 31, 2005.
Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) Change for NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC)
Document Number: 05-17594
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-06
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule revises the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) by amending the definition of ``Contracting activity'' and ``Head of the contracting activity (HCA)'' consistent with the mission of the NASA Shared Services Center (NSSC) which is to provide selected services in support of Human Resources, Procurement, Financial Management and Information Technology operations across the Agency.
Packaging, Handling, and Transportation
Document Number: 05-17591
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-09-06
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This is a final rule to amend the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to delete the ``alpha'' and ``date'' associated with NASA's Procedural Requirements (NPR) 6000.1 referred to in the clause entitled Packaging, Handling, and Transportation (NOVEMBER 2004).
NASA Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee, Council of Deans Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-17119
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
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.
NASA Advisory Council, Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-17118
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-29
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 Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: 05-16713
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration proposes to establish a system of records titled ``National Aeronautics and Space Administration Foreign National Management System.'' This system of records is to document, track, manage, analyze, and/or report on foreign access to NASA resources. Routine uses of this system of records will be to determine eligibility of foreign nationals, and U.S. citizens representing foreign entities, to access NASA facilities and resources. The records in this system of records are intended for the sole use of the U.S. Government and its contractors who support U.S. Government operations, policies, laws and regulations.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Permits, Authorities, or Franchises Certification
Document Number: 05-16545
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-22
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 permits, authorities, or franchises certification. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 29288 on May 20, 2005. No comments were received. The clearance currently expires on October 31, 2005. 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; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer
Document Number: 05-16255
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-17
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 payment by electronic fund transfer. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 70 FR 34104, June 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Leadership in Environmental Management (E.O. 13148)
Document Number: 05-55509
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-11
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
NASA Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee, Aviation Safety and Security Program Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-15846
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-11
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee (ARAC), Aviation Safety and Security Program Subcommittee.
NASA Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee, Vehicle Systems Program Subcommittee; Meeting.
Document Number: 05-15845
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-11
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Aeronautics Research Advisory Committee (ARAC), Vehicle Systems Program Subcommittee (VSPS).
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 05-15794
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-10
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 Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook-Intellectual Property Required Reports and Publications
Document Number: 05-15665
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-08-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends the NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook (Handbook) to clarify intellectual property provisions. Provision Sec. 1260.28, ``Patent rights'' is amended to refer to NASA contractors as ``Contractors'' and not ``Recipients''. Provision Sec. 1260.30, ``Rights in data'' is amended to clarify the definition of the word ``data''. Provision Sec. 1260.75, ``Summary of report requirements'', is amended to correct the cross-references to the intellectual property provisions of the Handbook. These changes are administrative in nature. No change is being made to the actual reporting requirements.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Past Performance Information
Document Number: 05-15476
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-05
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 past performance information. The clearance currently expires on November 30, 2005. 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.
National Environmental Policy Act; New Horizons Mission
Document Number: 05-15250
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-08-03
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 policy and procedures (14 CFR part 1216 subpart 1216.3), NASA has prepared and issued a FEIS for the New Horizons mission. The FEIS addresses the potential environmental impacts associated with continuing the preparations for and implementing the mission. The purpose of the Proposed Action, that is NASA's Preferred Alternative, is to explore Pluto, its moon Charon, and possibly one or more objects within the Kuiper Belt. The New Horizons mission is planned for launch in January-February 2006 from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station (CCAFS), Florida, on an expendable launch vehicle. With a launch in mid January 2006, the New Horizons spacecraft would arrive at Pluto as early as 2015 and would conduct scientific investigations of Pluto and its moon, Charon, as it flies past these bodies. The spacecraft may then continue on an extended mission into the Kuiper Belt, where it would investigate one or more of the objects found there. The spacecraft would require electrical power for normal spacecraft operations and to operate the science instruments. One radioisotope thermoelectric generator (RTG) containing plutonium dioxide would be used for this purpose. A backup launch opportunity could occur in February 2007 with an arrival at Pluto in 2019 or 2020 depending upon the exact date of launch.
NASA Advisory Committee; Notice of Renewal
Document Number: 05-15091
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-29
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 Agency-established Return to Flight Task Group advisory committee is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon NASA by law. The structure and duties of this committee are unchanged.
Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel Meeting
Document Number: 05-14884
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-07-27
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.