National Aeronautics and Space Administration May 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection; Indirect Cost Rates, Predetermined Indirect Cost Rates, and Bankruptcy Notifications
Document Number: 2019-11346
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-31
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning indirect cost rates, predetermined indirect cost rates, and bankruptcy notifications.
Name of Information Collection: Flight Analog Projects (FAP) Crew Selection Questionnaire
Document Number: 2019-11299
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-30
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.
Information Collection; FAR Part 9 Responsibility Matters
Document Number: 2019-11007
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, DoD, GSA, and NASA invite the public to comment on a revision and renewal concerning the responsibility of prospective contractors. OMB has approved this information collection for use through August 31, 2019. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Submission for OMB Review; Evaluation of Export Offers
Document Number: 2019-11004
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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 a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning evaluation of export offers.
Submission for OMB Review; Advance Payments
Document Number: 2019-11003
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-28
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 a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding advanced payments.
Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10454
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-20
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration announces a forthcoming meeting of the Aerospace Safety Advisory Panel.
NASA Advisory Council; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10089
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC).
National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Advisory Board; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-10088
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-15
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, and the President's 2004 U.S. Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing Policy, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) announces a meeting of the National Space-Based Positioning, Navigation and Timing (PNT) Advisory Board.
Information Collection; Prompt Payment
Document Number: 2019-09851
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-14
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning prompt payment.
National Environmental Policy Act; Wallops Flight Facility; Site-Wide
Document Number: 2019-09763
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-13
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), as amended, the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA, and NASA's NEPA policy and procedures, NASA has prepared a Final PEIS for the improvement of infrastructure and services at WFF. The Federal Aviation Administration's Air Traffic Organization and the Office of Commercial Space Transportation; the Federal Highway Administration; the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's (NOAA) National Environmental Satellite, Data, and Information Service; the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers; the U.S. Coast Guard; the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service; the U.S. Navy, Naval Sea Systems Command; the U.S. Navy, Naval Air Systems Command; U.S. Navy, U.S. Fleet Forces Command; the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA); the U.S. Air Force Space Command/Space and Missile Systems Center; and Virginia Commercial Space Flight Authority have served as Cooperating Agencies in preparing the Final PEIS as they either have permanent facilities or missions at WFF or possess regulatory authority or specialized expertise pertaining to the Proposed Action. The purpose of this notice is to apprise interested agencies, organizations, tribal governments, and individuals of the availability of the Final PEIS.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Definition of “Commercial Item”
Document Number: 2019-09703
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-05-10
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 a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 to revise the definition of a ``commercial item.''
NASA Advisory Council; STEM Engagement Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-09586
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
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, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) Engagement Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards
Document Number: 2019-09569
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
This direct final rule removes Certifications, Assurances, and Representations and Terms and Conditions from NASA's Uniform Administrative Requirements, Cost Principles, and Audit Requirements for Federal Awards regulations and all references to both because this information is already available in NASA's Grant and Cooperative Agreements Manual (GCAM). This direct final rule also removes Deviations for terms, conditions, and forms and makes minor administrative changes.
NASA Federal Advisory Committees; Notice of Committees Re-Establishment Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act
Document Number: 2019-09486
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-09
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA Advisory Council Human Exploration and Operations Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-09206
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-06
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 Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
NASA Advisory Council Science Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2019-09205
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-06
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-02; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2019-06627
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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) 2019-02, 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 2019-02, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2019-06626
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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 needed editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Governmentwide and Other Interagency Contracts
Document Number: 2019-06625
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2019 that removes the requirement to make a best procurement approach determination to use an interagency acquisition.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2019-02; Introduction
Document Number: 2019-06621
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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) 2019-02. 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: Special Emergency Procurement Authority
Document Number: 2019-06620
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-05-06
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 sections of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 to expand special emergency procurement authorities for acquisitions of supplies or services that facilitate defense against or recovery from cyber attack, provide international disaster assistance under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, or support response to an emergency or major disaster under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive License
Document Number: 2019-09048
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-05-03
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive patent license in the United States to practice the inventions described and claimed in U.S. Patent Number 9,309,369 entitled, ``Polyimide Aerogels with Three Dimensional Crosslinked Structure'', LEW-18486-2; U.S. Patent Number 8,974,903 entitled, ``Porous Cross- Linked Polyimide-Urea Networks'', LEW-18825-1; U.S. Patent Number 9,109,088 entitled, ``Porous Cross-Linked Polyimide Networks'', LEW- 18864-1; and U.S. Patent 9,434,832 entitled, ``Polyimide Aerogels with Polyamide Cross-Links'', LEW-19200-1 to Aerogel Technologies, LLC, having its principal place of business in Boston, Massachusetts. The fields of use may be limited to polyimide aerogel/fiber composites for use in apparel and soft goods.