National Aeronautics and Space Administration January 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2007-013, Employment Eligibility Verification
Document Number: E9-2060
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-30
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have agreed to delay the applicability date of FAR Case 2007-013, Employment Eligibility Verification, to May 21, 2009.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E9-1709
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-27
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: E9-1503
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
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)).
Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Meeting
Document Number: E9-1337
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: E9-1328
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-23
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 Application Serial No. 11/543,284 ``Fiber Optic Liquid Mass Flow Sensor and Method'' to Triad Technologies, Inc., having its principal place of business in Lafayette, LA. 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.
Notice of Information Collection Under OMB Review
Document Number: E9-869
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-16
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-13, 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)).
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-023, SAFETY Act: Implementation of DHS Regulations
Document Number: E9-577
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 that published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 63027, November 7, 2007 to a final rule. The final rule amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) regulations on the SAFETY Act.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2004-038, Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS)
Document Number: E9-556
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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, with one minor change, the interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the process for reporting contract actions to the Federal Procurement Data System (FPDS). This final rule revises the definition of indefinite delivery vehicle at FAR 4.601.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-003, Public Disclosure of Justification and Approval Documents for Noncompetitive Contracts-Section 844 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
Document Number: E9-555
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Section 844 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 ``Public Disclosure of Justification and Approval Documents for Noncompetitive Contracts'' (FY08 NDAA). Section 844 of the FY08 NDAA stipulates the requirements regarding the public availability of justification and approval documents after the award of Federal contracts, except for information exempt from public disclosure.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-30; Introduction
Document Number: E9-553
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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) 2005-30. 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.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2000-305, Commercially Available Off-the-Shelf (COTS) Items
Document Number: E9-551
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 Section 4203 of the Clinger-Cohen Act of 1996 (41 U.S.C. 431) (the Act) with respect to the inapplicability of certain laws to contracts and subcontracts for the acquisition of commercially available off-the- shelf (COTS) items.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-030, Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)
Document Number: E9-549
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 adopt as final, without change, the interim rule published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 73215 on December 26, 2007. The interim rule amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to provide regulations for purchasing environmentally preferable products and services when acquiring personal computer products such as desktops, notebooks (also known as laptops), and monitors with use of Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and Executive Order 13423, ``Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management.''
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-012, Combating Trafficking in Persons
Document Number: E9-548
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 adopt as final, with changes, the second interim rule published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 46335, August 17, 2007, amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement 22 U.S.C. 7104(g). This statute requires that contracts include a provision that authorizes the department or agency to terminate the contract, if the contractor or any subcontractor engages in trafficking in persons.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2007-016, Trade Agreements-New Thresholds
Document Number: E9-547
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 incorporate increased thresholds for application of the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and the Free Trade Agreements, as determined by the United States Trade Representative.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendment
Document Number: E9-546
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes an amendment to the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to make an editorial change.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-30; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: E9-538
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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 of 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) 2005-30 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 2005-30, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2001-004, Exemption of Certain Service Contracts from the Service Contract Act (SCA)
Document Number: E9-532
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-15
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, with changes, the interim rule which amended the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to revise the current SCA exemption and to add an SCA exemption for contracts for certain additional services that meet specific criteria.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2007-013, Employment Eligibility Verification
Document Number: E9-651
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-01-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense, General Services Administration, and National Aeronautics and Space Administration have agreed to delay the effective and applicability dates of FAR Case 2007-013, Employment Eligibility Verification, to January 19, 2009, and February 20, 2009, respectively.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: E9-285
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council. The agenda for the meeting includes updates from each of the Council committees, including discussion and deliberation of potential recommendations. The Council Committees address NASA interests in the following areas: Aeronautics, Audit and Finance, Space Exploration, Human Capital, Science, and Space Operations.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: E9-281
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
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. 6,899,275 B1 and U.S. Patent Application Serial No. 12/047/686 and NASA Case No. MFS- 32603-1 ``Methods for Identification and Verification Using a Multi- spectral Alias Pattern Identification Data System (MAPIDS)'' to Quest Integrated Inc., having its principal place of business in Kent, Washington. The patent rights in these inventions 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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: E9-278
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-12
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This notice is issued in accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i). NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive license worldwide to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Nos. 6,133,036, entitled ``Preservation Of Liquid Biological Samples'' and 6,716,392, entitled ``Preservation Of Liquid Biological Samples'', to Profound Technologies, having its principal place of business in Warner Robbins, Georgia. The fields of use may be limited to preservation of liquid biological samples, including clinical laboratory samples, vaccines, and food. The patent rights in these inventions 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2007-021, Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Act Price Adjustment Clauses
Document Number: E9-217
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-01-09
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to specifically require the incorporation of the FAR clauses regarding Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Act-Price Adjustment (Multi-Year and Option Contracts) and Fair Labor Standards Act and Service Contract Act-Price Adjustment in time-and-materials and laborhour service contracts that are subject to the Service Contract Act.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: E9-15
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-07
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: E9-13
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-07
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: E8-31250
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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: E8-31247
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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: E8-31245
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-01-05
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)).