National Aeronautics and Space Administration October 2007 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-014, SmartBUY
Document Number: 07-5405
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-10-31
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 the Governmentwide Enterprise Software Licensing Program, also known as SmartBUY. This action is necessary to comply with Office of Management and Budget Memorandum M-04-08, Maximizing Use of SmartBuy and Avoiding Duplication of Agency Activities with the President's 24 E-Gov Initiatives, dated February 25, 2004. By leveraging the Federal Government Enterprise Software Licensing Program, the Government will achieve the maximum cost savings and favorable terms and conditions for acquiring software and software maintenance. This rule impacts contracting officers and other acquisition officials responsible for reviewing the terms, conditions, and prices for the acquisition of commercial software and software maintenance.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Environmentally Sound Products
Document Number: 07-4951
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-05
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 environmentally sound products. The clearance curently expires on January 31, 2008.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Contract Financing
Document Number: 07-4950
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-05
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 has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension to a currently approved information collection requirement concerning contract financing. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 31815, June 8, 2007. 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; Information Collection; Trade Agreements Certificate
Document Number: 07-4908
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-04
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 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 trade agreements certificate. The clearance currently expires on February 29, 2008. 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E7-19541
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Each Federal agency is required by the Privacy Act of 1974 to publish a description of the systems of records it maintains containing personal information when a system is substantially revised, deleted, or created. In this notice, NASA provides the required information for a new system of records on users of NASA's Earth Observation System Data and Information System (EOSDIS). The EOSDIS is a system that processes, archives and distributes NASA's Earth science data, the bulk of which consists of satellite observations from EOS missions and data products derived from them. User information is gathered and maintained by this SOR to establish voluntary user accounts that enable distribution to the users, upon their request, data from Goddard Space Flight Center or one of the eight (8) Distributed Active Archive Centers (DAACs) across the United States.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Duty-Free Entry
Document Number: 07-4874
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
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 duty-free entry. The clearance currently expires on February 29, 2008. 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 Certificate
Document Number: 07-4873
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
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 Act certificate. The clearance currently expires on February 29, 2008. 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; Standard Form 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety
Document Number: 07-4872
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
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 Standard Form 28, affidavit of individual surety. The clearance currently expires on February 29, 2008. 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; Submission for OMB Review; Statement and Acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413)
Document Number: 07-4871
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-03
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 statement and acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413). The clearance currently expires on January 31, 2008. 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 Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: E7-19284
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-01
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 an exclusive license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent No. 6,745,942 B1 and U.S. Patent No. 7,017,812 B1 to QI3 Corporation, DBA Quest Integrated., having its principal place of business in Kent, Washington. The patent rights in this invention have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. The prospective exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E7-19278
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to modify its previously noticed system of records: This notice publishes updates of those systems of records as set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E7-19268
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to combine four of its existing systems of into one new system of records, NASA 10ORIS Occupational Radiation Information System. This system of records combines GRC 22ORER Glenn Research Center Occupational Radiation Exposure Records, GSFC 51RSCR Goddard Space Flight Center Radiation Safety Committee Records, KSC 76RTES Kennedy Space Center Radiation Training and Experience Summary, and KSC 76XRAD Kennedy Space Center Occupational External Radiation Exposure History for Nuclear Regulatory Commission Licenses. It further expands the system of records to locations and subsystem managers at other NASA installations, and adds greater clarification of categories of individuals covered by the system, categories of records in the system, routine uses, and storage practices. This notice also further elaborates procedures of safeguarding the records, and of their retention and disposal.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records
Document Number: E7-19267
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), the National Aeronautics and Space Administration is issuing public notice of its proposal to modify its existing system of records entitled ``Health Information Management System (NASA 10HIMS)'' and ``Human Experimental and Research Data Records (NASA 10HERD).'' System modifications are set forth below under the caption SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION.
Privacy Act of 1974; Privacy Act System of Records Appendices
Document Number: E7-19266
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-10-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Notice is hereby given that NASA is amending the standard appendices that it regularly publishes with the Agency's systems of records under the Privacy Act of 1974. In this notice, NASA (1) names an additional location, the NASA Shared Services Center, and updates Locations 16 and 17 for clarity in Appendix A where NASA systems of records may be maintained; (2) updates Office of Inspector General locations; (3) revises its previous routine use in Appendix B, the Agency's Standard Routine Uses to ensure the Agency's litigation routine use is in compliance with the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Privacy Act GuidanceUpdate dated May 24, 1985; and (4) sets forth a new routine use in Appendix B, the Agency's Standard Routine Uses as required by OMB Memorandum 07-16 dated May 22, 2007 entitled ``Safeguarding Against and Responding to the Breach of Personally Identifiable Information.'' This new routine use enables the Agency to quickly and effectively respond to a breach of personally identifiable information through disclosure of information regarding the breach to those individuals affected by it, as well as to persons and entities in a position to cooperate, either by assisting in notification to affected individuals or playing a role in preventing or minimizing harms from the breach.