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

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Safety and Health-Alternate 1 to Major Breach of Safety or Security Clause
Document Number: 05-11419
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This proposed rule amends the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to add an Alternate to the ``Major Breach of Safety or Security Clause.'' This Alternate deletes references to termination for default and makes other changes to be consistent with the FAR termination clauses prescribed for use with educational or nonprofit institutions performing research and development work on a nonprofit or no-fee basis, and in contracts for commercial items.
Notice of Prospective Patent License
Document Number: 05-11308
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice that FARO Technologies, Inc. of Kennett Square, Pennsylvania has applied for a partially exclusive license to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent No. 5,965,879, entitled ``Method and Apparatus for Ultra-High- Sensitivity, Incremental and Absolute Optical Encoding `` 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 a license should be sent to NASA Goddard Space Flight Center. 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.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 05-11306
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
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: 05-11305
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
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: 05-11304
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
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: 05-11303
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
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: 05-11302
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
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: 05-11301
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-06-08
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; Incentives for Use of Performance-Based Contracting for Services
Document Number: 05-11189
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 69 FR 34226, June 18, 2004, to a final rule with changes to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Sections 1431 and 1433 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004 (Pub. L. 108-136). Section 1431 enacts Governmentwide authority to treat performance-based contracts or task orders for services as commercial items if certain conditions are met, and requires agencies to report on performance- based contracts or task orders awarded using this authority. Section 1433 amends the definition of commercial item to add specific performance-based terminology and to conform to the language added by Section 1431.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission of Cost or Pricing Data on Noncommercial Modifications of Commercial Items
Document Number: 05-11188
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 prohibition on obtaining cost or pricing data to implement Section 818 of Public Law 108-375, the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Applicability of SDB and HUBZone Price Evaluation Factor
Document Number: 05-11187
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 remove some of the exceptions to the applicability of the Small Disadvantaged Business (SDB) and HUBZone price evaluation factor.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Labor Standards for Contracts Involving Construction
Document Number: 05-11186
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 implement the revised definitions of ``construction'' and ``site of the work'' in the Department of Labor (DoL) regulations. In addition, the Councils have clarified several definitions relating to labor standards for contracts involving construction and made requirements for flow down of labor clauses more precise.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Deferred Compensation and Postretirement Benefits Other Than Pensions
Document Number: 05-11185
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 the cost principles for Deferred compensation other than pensions, and Postretirement benefits other than pensions. The related contract clause, Reversion or Adjustment of Plans for Postretirement Benefits (PRB) Other Than Pensions, is also revised. The rule revises the cost principle and contract clause by improving clarity and structure, and removing unnecessary and duplicative language. The revisions are intended to revise contract cost principles and procedures, in light of the evolution of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), the advent of Acquisition Reform, and experience gained from implementation of the cost principles in the FAR.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Gains and Losses
Document Number: 05-11184
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 the contract cost principles for Gains and losses on disposition or impairment of depreciable property or other capital assets, Depreciation costs, and Rental costs. The final rule adds language to specifically address the gain or loss recognition of sale and leaseback transactions to be consistent with the date at which a contractor begins to incur an obligation for lease or rental costs. A date for recognition of gain or loss associated with sale and leaseback transactions was previously undefined within the cost principles. In addition, revised language is also added to recognize that an adjustment to the lease/rental cost limitations are required to ensure that the total costs associated with the use of the subject assets do not exceed the constructive costs of ownership.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 05-11183
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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) 2005-04 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 2005-04 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.acqnet.gov/far.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Telecommuting for Federal Contractors
Document Number: 05-11181
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 69 FR 59701, October 5, 2004, to a final rule without change. The final rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 1428 of the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003, Title XIV of Public Law 108- 136, Authorization of Telecommuting for Federal Contractors.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees
Document Number: 05-11180
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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 amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) published in the Federal Register at 69 FR 76352, December 20, 2004, to a final rule without change. This rule implemented Executive Order (E.O.) 13201, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees. The rule requires Government contractors and subcontractors to post notices, in all plants and offices, whether or not used in performing work that supports a Federal contract, informing their employees that under Federal law they cannot be required to join a union or maintain membership in a union to retain their jobs. The required notices also advise employees who are not union members that they can object to the use of their union dues for certain purposes.
Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-04; Introduction
Document Number: 05-11179
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-06-08
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) 2005-04. 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Business Credit for Alaskan Native Corporations and Indian Tribes
Document Number: 05-10935
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2005-06-03
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 702 of Public Law 107-117, as amended by section 3003 of Public Law 107-206 (43 U.S.C. 1626). The law permits subcontracts awarded to certain Alaskan Native Corporations (ANCs) to be counted towards a contractor's goals for subcontracting with small business (SB) and small disadvantaged business (SDB) concerns. The law also permits Indian tribes to be counted towards a contractor's goal for subcontracting with SB.
Head of Contracting Activity (HCA) Change for Exploration Systems Directorate
Document Number: 05-9953
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-23
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule revises the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) by amending the definition of ``head of contracting activity'' consistent with the realignment of program management responsibilities between NASA Headquarters and the field centers.
Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Document Number: 05-10201
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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)).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Document Number: 05-10200
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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)).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Document Number: 05-10191
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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)).
Agency Information Collection Activities; Proposals, Submissions, and Approvals
Document Number: 05-10190
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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)).
Agency Information Collection Activities
Document Number: 05-10189
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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 (Public Law 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 05-10188
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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: 05-10187
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-23
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; Permits, Authorities, or Franchises Certification
Document Number: 05-10052
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-20
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 permits, authorities, or franchises certification. The clearance currently expires on July 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.
NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook-Research Misconduct
Document Number: 05-9952
Type: Rule
Date: 2005-05-19
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This final rule amends several of the NASA Grant and Cooperative Agreement Handbook sections, which are all entitled, ``Definitions,'' to include Research Misconduct as a defined term. In addition, provisions would be added to implement NASA's requirements on research misconduct.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Transportation Requirements
Document Number: 05-10019
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-19
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 transportation requirements. 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; Information Collection; Evaluation of Export Offers
Document Number: 05-10017
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-19
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 evaluation of export offers. The clearance currently expires on August 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.
Notice of Prospective Patent License
Document Number: 05-9937
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-18
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice that Turfgrass Management, Inc., a Nevada corporation, has applied for a partially exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Numbers 5,433,766 (``Slow-Release Fertilizer'') and 5,451,242 (``Active Synthetic Soil''). These patents 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 the Johnson Space Center.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contract Funding-Limitation of Costs/Funds
Document Number: 05-9850
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-18
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 limitation of costs/funds. The clearance currently expires on August 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; Information Collection; Advance Payments
Document Number: 05-9849
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-18
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 advance payments. The clearance currently expires on July 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; Information Collection; Payments
Document Number: 05-9848
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-18
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 payments. The clearance currently expires on July 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.
Return to Flight Task Group; Meeting
Document Number: 05-9801
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-17
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).
NASA Advisory Council, Minority Business Resource Advisory Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-9800
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-17
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 announce a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), Minority Business Resource Advisory Committee.
NASA Aeronautical Technologies Strategic Roadmap Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 05-9619
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-13
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: 05-9382
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-11
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 economic price adjustment. The clearance currently expires on August 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; Information Collection; U.S. Flag Air Carriers Certification
Document Number: 05-9381
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-11
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 U.S. Flag Air Carriers Certification. The clearance currently expires on August 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.
NASA Advisory Committees; Renewal of NASA's Advisory Committee Charters
Document Number: 05-9240
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-10
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 four Agency-established advisory committees is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon NASA by law. The structure and duties of these committees are unchanged. The four advisory committees are: NASA Advisory Council, Aerospace Medicine and Occupational Health Advisory Committee, Minority Business Resources Advisory Committee, and Planetary Protection Advisory Committee.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Bankruptcy
Document Number: 05-9172
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-09
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 bankruptcy. The clearance currently expires on June 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Freight Classification Description
Document Number: 05-9101
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-06
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 freight classification description. The clearance currently expires on July 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.
Notice of Information Collection Under OMB Review
Document Number: 05-8994
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
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 Under OMB Review
Document Number: 05-8989
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-05
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, Financial Audit Committee, Meeting
Document Number: 05-8809
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Pub. L. 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announce a forthcoming meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC), Financial Audit Committee (NFAC).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Incentive Contracts
Document Number: 05-8621
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-02
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 incentive contracts. The clearance currently expires on June 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Anti-Kickback Procedures
Document Number: 05-8620
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-02
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 anti-kickback procedures. The clearance currently expires on June 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Buy American Act--Construction
Document Number: 05-8619
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-05-02
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 Buy American ActConstruction (Grimberg Decision). The clearance currently expires on June 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.
Notice of Prospective Patent License
Document Number: 05-8337
Type: Notice
Date: 2005-04-26
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice that Penske Racing South, Inc. of 136 Knob Hill Road, Mooresville, NC 28117-6847, has applied for a Partially Exclusive license to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent No(s). 4,829,035, entitled ``Reactivation Of A Tin Oxide- Containing Catalyst,'' 4,855,274, entitled ``Process For Making A Noble Metal On Tin Oxide Catalyst,'' 4,912,082, entitled ``Catalyst For Carbon Monoxide Oxidation,'' 4,991,181, entitled ``Catalyst For Carbon Monoxide Oxidation,'' 5,585,083, entitled ``Catalytic Process For Formaldehyde Oxidation,'' and 6,132,694, entitled ``Catalyst For Oxidation Of Volatile Organic Compounds,'' all of which 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 Langley Research Center.