National Aeronautics and Space Administration August 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Heliophysics Advisory Committee; Meeting.
Document Number: 2020-19166
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-31
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 Heliophysics Advisory Committee (HPAC). This Committee functions in an advisory capacity to the Director, Heliophysics Division, in the NASA Science Mission Directorate. The meeting will be held for the purpose of soliciting, from the science community and other persons, scientific and technical information relevant to program planning.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Modifications to Cost or Pricing Data Requirements; Corrections
Document Number: 2020-16975
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-28
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a correction to FAC 2020-07; FAR Case 2018-005; Modifications to Cost or Pricing Data Requirements; Item IV; which published in the Federal Register on July 2, 2020. This correction makes editorial changes to correct erroneous dates to the affected FAR sections.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-09; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2020-18773
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
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 rule appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-09, 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 this rule by referring to FAC 2020-09, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Prohibition on Contracting With Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment
Document Number: 2020-18772
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a second interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require an offeror to represent annually, after conducting a reasonable inquiry, whether it uses covered telecommunications equipment or services, or any equipment, system, or service that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services. The new annual representation in the provision implements a section of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2020-09; Introduction
Document Number: 2020-18771
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2020-09. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC.
NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Parts (NFS Case 2017-N010)
Document Number: 2020-16986
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-08-27
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
NASA is finalizing a revision to the NASA Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (NFS) requiring covered contractors and subcontractors at all tiers to use electronic parts that are currently in production and purchased from the original manufacturers of the parts, their authorized dealers, or suppliers who obtain such parts exclusively from the original manufacturers of the parts or their authorized dealers. These changes implement section 823(c)(2)(B) of Public Law 115-10, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration Transition Authorization Act of 2017.
NASA Advisory Council; Science Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-18646
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-25
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: Analysis for Equipment Acquisitions
Document Number: 2020-15769
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-08-24
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 FAA Reauthorization Act of 2018, which requires, when acquiring equipment, a case-by-case analysis of cost and other factors associated with certain methods of acquisition, including purchase, short-term rental or lease, long-term rental or lease, interagency acquisition, and, if applicable, acquisition agreements with a State or local government.
Information Collection; Prohibition on Contracting With Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment (FAR Case 2019-009)
Document Number: 2020-17695
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-17
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 an extension of information collection 9000-0201 concerning representations and reporting associated with implementation of Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rule 2019-009, Prohibition on Contracting with Entities Using Certain Telecommunications and Video Surveillance Services or Equipment. OMB authorized information collection 9000-0201 as an emergency collection. DoD, GSA, and NASA propose that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Name of Information Collection: NASA Enterprise Salesforce COVID-19 Contact Tracing
Document Number: 2020-17475
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-11
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.
NASA Advisory Council; Technology, Innovation and Engineering Committee; Meeting
Document Number: 2020-17070
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-05
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 Technology, Innovation, and Engineering Committee of the NASA Advisory Council (NAC). This Committee reports to the NAC.
Name of Information Collection: NASA Universal Registration and Data Management System
Document Number: 2020-16864
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
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.
Name of Information Collection: NASA Electronic Health Record System (EHRS)
Document Number: 2020-16863
Type: Notice
Date: 2020-08-04
Agency: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions
The Office of Chief Health and Medical Officer (OCHMO), within the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), 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.