Office of Procurement and Property Management 2012 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Designation of Product Categories for Federal Procurement
Document Number: 2012-29093
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2012-12-05
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Procurement and Property Management
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to amend the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement (Guidelines) to add eight sections that will designate the following product categories within which biobased products would be afforded Federal procurement preference: Aircraft and boat cleaners; automotive care products; engine crankcase oil; gasoline fuel additives; metal cleaners and corrosion removers; microbial cleaning products; paint removers; and water turbine bearing oils. USDA is also proposing to add the following subcategories to previously designated product categories: Countertops to the composite panels category; and wheel bearing and chassis grease to the greases category. USDA is also proposing minimum biobased contents for each of these product categories and subcategories.
Designation of Product Categories for Federal Procurement
Document Number: 2012-28045
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-11-19
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Procurement and Property Management
The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement, to add 12 sections to designate product categories within which biobased products will be afforded Federal procurement preference, as provided for under section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as amended by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (referred to in this document as ``section 9002''). USDA is also establishing minimum biobased contents for each of these product categories.
Guidelines for the Transfer of Excess Computers or Other Technical Equipment Pursuant to Section 14220 of the 2008 Farm Bill
Document Number: 2012-10745
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-05-07
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Procurement and Property Management
The Office of Procurement and Property Management (OPPM) of the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is establishing and implementing procedures for the transfer of excess computers or other technical equipment for the purposes of distribution to a city, town, or local government entity in a rural area.
Designation of Product Categories for Federal Procurement
Document Number: 2012-8068
Type: Rule
Date: 2012-04-04
Agency: Department of Agriculture, Office of Procurement and Property Management
In compliance with the February 21, 2012 Presidential Memorandum ``Driving Innovation and Creating Jobs In Rural America through Biobased and Sustainable Product Procurement,'' the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is amending the Guidelines for Designating Biobased Products for Federal Procurement, to add 13 sections to designate product categories within which biobased products will be afforded Federal procurement preference, as provided for under section 9002 of the Farm Security and Rural Investment Act of 2002, as amended by the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (referred to in this document as ``section 9002''). USDA is also establishing minimum biobased contents for each of these product categories.