National Institutes of Standards and Technology 2020 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities
Document Number: 2020-18745
Type: Rule
Date: 2020-09-29
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institutes of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) announces revisions to regulations updating guidance on Federal agency use of conformity assessment that reflects advancement in conformity assessment concepts, and the evolution in Federal agency strategies and coordination in using and relying on conformity assessment. The provisions are solely intended to be used as guidance for agencies in their use and reliance on conformity assessment to meet agency requirements and do not preempt the agency authority and responsibility to make decisions authorized by statute or required in establishing regulatory, procurement, or programmatic activities.
Guidance on Federal Conformity Assessment Activities
Document Number: 2020-01714
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2020-02-07
Agency: Department of Commerce, National Institutes of Standards and Technology
The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) requests comments on proposed revisions to regulations updating policy guidance on Federal agency use of conformity assessment that reflects advancement in conformity assessment concepts, and the evolution in Federal agency strategies and coordination in using and relying on conformity assessment. The provisions are solely intended to be used as guidance for agencies in their use and reliance on conformity assessment to meet agency requirements and do not preempt the agency authority and responsibility to make decisions authorized by statute or required in establishing regulatory, procurement, or programmatic activities.