National Aeronautics and Space Administration July 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFS): Contractor Whistleblower Protections
Document Number: 2014-17728
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-29
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is issuing an interim rule amending the NASA FAR Supplement (NFS) to implement statutory requirements providing whistleblower protections for contractor and subcontractor employees and to address the allowability of legal costs incurred by a contractor related to whistleblower proceedings.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2014-17502
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document is issued under the joint authority of DOD, GSA, and NASA. 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 the rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-76, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (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 2005-76, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2014-17501
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Allowability of Legal Costs for Whistleblower Proceedings
Document Number: 2014-17500
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 that addresses the allowability of legal costs incurred by a contractor or subcontractor related to a whistleblower proceeding commenced by the submission of a complaint of reprisal by the contractor or subcontractor employee.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Small Business Protests and Appeals
Document Number: 2014-17499
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Small Business Administration's revision of the small business size and small business status protest and appeal procedures.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Equal Employment and Affirmative Action for Veterans and Individuals With Disabilities
Document Number: 2014-17498
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement final rules issued by the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs at the Department of Labor (DOL) relating to equal opportunity and affirmative action for veterans and individuals with disabilities.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-76; Introduction
Document Number: 2014-17496
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-25
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-76. 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.
Information Collection; Affidavit of Individual Surety, Standard Form 28
Document Number: 2014-17405
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-24
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 (SF) 28, Affidavit of Individual Surety.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Statement and Acknowledgment (Standard Form 1413)
Document Number: 2014-17404
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-24
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 (SF) 1413. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 24429 on April 30, 2014, no comments were received.
Submission for OMB Review; Request for Authorization of Additional Classification and Rate, Standard Form 1444
Document Number: 2014-16761
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-16
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Request for Authorization of Additional Classification and Rate, Standard Form (SF) 1444. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 26429 on May 8, 2014. One Comment was received.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Astrophysics Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16607
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-16
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 (NASA) announces a meeting of the Astrophysics Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Planetary Science Subcommittee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16606
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-16
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 (NASA) announces a meeting of the Planetary Science Subcommittee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Subcommittee reports to the Science Committee of the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Submission to OMB for review; Federal Acquisition Regulation; Duty-Free Entry
Document Number: 2014-16601
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning duty-free entry. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 18551, on April 2, 2014. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Place of Performance
Document Number: 2014-16600
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 place of performance.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16548
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
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 (NAC).
NASA Advisory Council; Institutional Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16439
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-15
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 (NAC) Institutional Committee. This committee reports to the NAC.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-16389
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-14
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; Human Exploration and Operations Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16296
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-14
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 92, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Human Exploration and Operations Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Review and Justification of Pass-Through Contracts
Document Number: 2014-16149
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-10
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 802 of the National Defense Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2013. This section provides additional requirements relative to the review and justification of Pass-Through contracts.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Public Voucher for Purchases and Services Other Than Personal
Document Number: 2014-16082
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-10
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a new information collection requirement regarding Public Voucher for Purchases and Services other than Personal.
Submission for OMB Review; Commercial and Government Entity Code
Document Number: 2014-16084
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35) applies. The proposed rule contains information collection requirements. Accordingly, the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) has submitted a request for approval of a new information collection requirement concerning Commercial and Government Entity Code (FAR Case 2012-024) to the Office of Management and Budget. A request for comments was published in the Federal Register at 75 FR 23194, on April 18, 2013. One comment was received.
Information Collection; Prohibition on Acquisition of Products Produced by Forced or Indentured Child Labor
Document Number: 2014-16081
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding prohibition on acquisition of products produced by forced or indentured child labor.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; OMB Circular A-119
Document Number: 2014-16078
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning OMB Circular A-119.
NASA Advisory Council; Technology, Innovation, and Engineering Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16015
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the Technology, Innovation and Engineering Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC).
NASA Advisory Council; Aeronautics Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16014
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-09
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 Aeronautics Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the aeronautics community and other persons, research and technical information relevant to program planning.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2014-16013
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-09
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 Science Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the science community and other persons, research and technical information relevant to program planning.
Submission to OMB for Review; Federal Acquisition Regulation; Certification of Independent Price Determination and Parent Company and Identifying Data
Document Number: 2014-15639
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-07
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) 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 certification of independent price determination and parent company and identifying data. A notice was published in the Federal Register on April 14, 2014. No comments were received.
Government-Owned Inventions, Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2014-15678
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on 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: 2014-15677
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on 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: 2014-15676
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on 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: 2014-15675
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on 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: 2014-15674
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on 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: 2014-15673
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Patent applications on 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 Acquistion Regulation; Submission to OMB Review; Environmentally Sound Products
Document Number: 2014-15643
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning environmentally sound products. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 15591 on March 20, 2014. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission to OMB for Review, Architect-Engineer Qualifications (Standard Form 330)
Document Number: 2014-15641
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-03
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35), the Regulatory Secretariat Division (MVCB) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement for the Architect-Engineer Qualifications form (SF 330). A notice was published in the Federal Register at 79 FR 19085, on April 7, 2014. No comments were received.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2014-15515
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-07-02
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 Protective Services Enforcement
Document Number: 2014-15156
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-07-01
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is proposing to amend its regulations by adding a subpart to establish traffic enforcement regulations, authorities, and procedures at all NASA Centers and component facilities. The revisions to this rule are part of NASA's retrospective plan under EO 13563 completed in August 2011.