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

Extension of Comment Period; Mass Digitization Pilot Program; Request for Comments
Document Number: 2015-18473
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-29
Agency: Morris K. Udall Scholarship and Excellence in National Environmental Policy Foundation, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
The U.S. Copyright Office is extending the deadline for public comments that address topics listed in the Office's June 9, 2015 Notice of Inquiry regarding a mass digitization ``pilot program'' for certain copyrighted works.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16916
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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 (NASA) 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 scientific community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
NASA Advisory Council; Technology, Innovation, and Engineering Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16828
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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 Technology, Innovation and Engineering (TI&E) Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC. This meeting will include a joint session with the NAC Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Committee.
NASA Advisory Council; Human Exploration and Operations Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16827
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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 Human Exploration and Operations (HEO) Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
NASA Advisory Council; Institutional Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16826
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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 Institutional Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This committee reports to the NAC.
NASA Advisory Council; Aeronautics Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2015-16825
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-10
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.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2015-16641
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-08
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 license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in USPN 8,255,079, Human Grasp Assist Device and Method of Use, NASA Case No. MSC-24741-1; USSN 13/408,675, Control of a Glove-Based Grasp Assist Device, NASA Case No. 25320-1; USSN 13/408,668, Human Grasp Assist Device Soft Good, NASA Case No. MSC-25318-1; Japanese Patent Application No. 2014-064953, Human Grasp Assist Soft, NASA Case No. MSC-25318-2; USPN 8,849,453, Human Grasp Assist Device with Exoskeleton, NASA Case No. 25319-1 and USSN 14/ 175,094, Grasp Assist Device with Shared Tendon Actuator Assembly, NASA Case No. MSC-25783-1 to CSSDP Investments, Inc., having its principal place of business in Newport Coast, California. The fields of use may be limited to assistive wearable devices for humans. 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 partially exclusive license will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Incentive Contracts
Document Number: 2015-16566
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 incentive contracts. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 22735, on April 23, 2015. No Comments were received.
Submission for OMB Review; Delivery Schedules
Document Number: 2015-16565
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-07-07
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, 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 delivery schedules. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 80 FR 22735, on April 23, 2015. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2015-16218
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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) 2005-83, 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 2005-83, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2015-16217
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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; Permanent Authority for Use of Simplified Acquisition Procedures for Certain Commercial Items
Document Number: 2015-16216
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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 section of the Carl Levin and Howard P. `Buck' McKeon National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2015 that makes permanent the authority to issue solicitations using special simplified procedures for acquisition of certain commercial items.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations
Document Number: 2015-16215
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to address the continuing Governmentwide statutory prohibition on the use of appropriated (or otherwise made available) funds for contracts with any foreign incorporated entity that is an inverted domestic corporation or any subsidiary of such entity.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Clarification on Justification for Urgent Noncompetitive Awards Exceeding One Year
Document Number: 2015-16210
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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 clarify that a determination of exceptional circumstances is needed when a noncompetitive contract awarded on the basis of unusual and compelling urgency exceeds 1 year, either at time of award or due to post-award modifications.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Update to Product and Service Codes
Document Number: 2015-16209
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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 correct the terminology relating to preparation and transmittal of synopses and update the descriptions of Federal product and service codes related to exemptions from service contract labor standards, to conform to the current Federal Procurement Data System Product and Service Codes Manual.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Contracting With Inverted Domestic Corporations-Representation and Notification
Document Number: 2015-16208
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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 require additional actions by contractors to assist contracting officers in ensuring compliance with the Governmentwide statutory prohibition on the use of appropriated (or otherwise made available) funds for contracts with any foreign incorporated entity that is an inverted domestic corporation or to any subsidiary of such entity.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-83; Introduction
Document Number: 2015-16205
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-07-02
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) 2005-83. 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.