National Aeronautics and Space Administration January 2015 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2015-01527
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-29
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) 2005-80, 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 2005-80, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2015-01526
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-29
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; Management and Oversight of the Acquisition of Services
Document Number: 2015-01525
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-29
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 a recommendation to strengthen guidance on service acquisitions on uncompensated overtime.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Ending Trafficking in Persons
Document Number: 2015-01524
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-29
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 strengthen protections against trafficking in persons in Federal contracts. These changes are intended to implement Executive Order (E.O.) 13627, entitled ``Strengthening Protections Against Trafficking in Persons in Federal Contracts,'' and title XVII of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2013.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-80; Introduction
Document Number: 2015-01523
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-01-29
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) 2005-80. 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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Term License
Document Number: 2015-01116
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
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 a partially exclusive term license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. US 61/771,149 Superelastic Ternary Ordered Intermetallic Compounds, LEW-19029-1; U.S. Patent Serial No. US 8,182,741 Ball Bearings Comprising Nickel-Titanium and Methods of Manufacture Thereof, LEW-18476-1; and U.S. Patent Serial No. US 8,377,373 Compositions Comprising Nickel-Titanium and Methods of Manufacture Thereof and Articles Comprising the Same, LEW-18476-2, to Puris, LLC, having its principal place of business in Bruceton Mills, West Virginia. The fields of use may be limited to additive manufacturing. The patent rights in these inventions as applicable 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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-01115
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-23
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 in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Applications Serial Numbers 12/ 571,049 and 14/168,830, Polyimide Aerogels With Three Dimensional Cross-Linked Structure, LEW-18486-1 and LEW 18,486-2; U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 13/804,546, Flexible, High Temperature Polyimide/Urea Aerogels, LEW-18825-1; U.S. Patent Applications Serial Numbers 13/756,855 and 61/594,657, Polyimide Aerogel Thin Films, LEW- 18864-1; U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 13/653,027, Novel Aerogel-Based Antennas (ABA) for Aerospace Applications, LEW-18893-1; and U.S. Patent Application Serial Number 61/993,610, Polyimide Aerogels with Polyamide Cross-Links, LEW 19,200-1, to FLEXcon Company, Inc., having its principal place of business in Spencer, Massachusetts. The fields of use may be limited to thin films in roll form in thicknesses ranging from 0 to 100 mils in the following industries: Aerospace, wire insulation, pipe insulation, variable printing labeling, automotive, electromagnetic electronics, thermal electronics, general insulation, large appliances, and wireless devices. The patent rights in these inventions as applicable 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.
Notice of Information Collection
Document Number: 2015-00711
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-20
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: 2015-00561
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-16
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 to take this opportunity to comment on the ``Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery '' for approval under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). This collection was developed as part of a Federal Government- wide effort to streamline the process for seeking feedback from the public on service delivery. This notice announces our intent to submit this collection to OMB for approval and solicits comments on specific aspects for the proposed information collection.
Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Meeting
Document Number: 2015-00536
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-15
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 forthcoming meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-00329
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-01-13
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 in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in USPN 6,133,036, Preservation of Liquid Biological Samples, NASA Case No. MSC-22616-2 and USPN 6,716,392, Preservation of Liquid Biological Samples, NASA Case No. MSC-22616-3 to Coated Preservative Products, LLC, having its principal place of business in Warner Robins, GA. 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.