National Aeronautics and Space Administration October 2, 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Intent To Grant a Partially Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2019-21395
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA hereby gives notice of its intent to grant a partially exclusive patent license in the United States to practice the invention described and claimed in U.S. Patent 9,770,405 entitled, ``Biocompatible Capsules and Methods of Making,'' to Capcell Biologics, Inc. having its principal place of business in New York, NY. The fields of use may be limited to health and medicine. The patent rights in this invention, directed to Health, Medicine, and Biotechnology, have been assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. 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.
Name of Information Collection: Flight Analog Projects (FAP) Crew Selection Questionnaire
Document Number: 2019-21383
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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.
Notice of Information Collection: NASA Safety Reporting System (NSRS)
Document Number: 2019-21382
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-10-02
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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Lowest Price Technically Acceptable Source Selection Process
Document Number: 2019-20798
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-02
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 John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019, which specifies the criteria that must be met in order to include lowest price technically acceptable (LPTA) source selection criteria in a solicitation; and requires procurements predominantly for the acquisition of certain services and supplies to avoid the use of LPTA source selection criteria, to the maximum extent practicable.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Modifications to Cost or Pricing Data Reporting Requirements
Document Number: 2019-20797
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-02
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 increase the threshold for requiring certified cost or pricing data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Increased Micro-Purchase and Simplified Acquisition Thresholds; 2018-004
Document Number: 2019-20796
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-10-02
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 (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2017 and several sections of the NDAA for FY 2018 that increase the micro-purchase threshold (MPT), increase the simplified acquisition threshold (SAT), and clarify certain procurement terms, as well as align some non- statutory thresholds with the MPT and SAT.