[Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions]
[General Services Administration Semiannual Regulatory Agenda]
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Semiannual Regulatory Agenda

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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION (GSA)






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GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

41 CFR Chs. 101, 102, 105, 300, 301, 302, 303, and 304

48 CFR Ch. 5

Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions

AGENCY: General Services Administration (GSA).

ACTION: Semiannual regulatory agenda.

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SUMMARY: This agenda announces the proposed regulatory actions that GSA 
plans for the next 12 months and those that were completed since the 
fall 2002 edition. This agenda was developed under the guidelines in an 
Office of Management and Budget memorandum. GSA's purpose in publishing 
this agenda is to allow interested persons an opportunity to 
participate in the rulemaking process. GSA also invites interested 
persons to recommend existing significant regulations for review to 
determine whether they should be modified or eliminated.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rodney P. Lantier, Regulatory and 
Federal Assistance Publication Division, (202) 501-2647.

Dated: April 11, 2003.

 John Sindelar,

Deputy Associate Administrator,
Office of Governmentwide Policy.

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                                                                                                    Regulation
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  Number                                                                                              Number
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3431        Telecommunications Management.......................................................     3090-AG03
3432        Disposition of Seized and Forfeited, Voluntarily Abandoned, and Unclaimed Personal       3090-AH11
            Property............................................................................
3433        FPMR Case 2003-101-1, Disposition of Personal Property With Special Handling             3090-AH21
            Requirements........................................................................
3434        Federal Management Regulation; Personal Property Management.........................     3090-AH31
3435        FPMR Case 2003-101-2, Federal Management Regulation; Supply and Procurement.........     3090-AH80
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                                                                                                    Regulation
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  Number                                                                                              Number
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3436        Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Handicap, and Age in     3090-AH33
            Programs and Activities Receiving Federal Financial Assistance......................
3437        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) Case 2002-G504;            3090-AH01
            Acquisition of Leasehold Interests in Real Property; Historic Preference............
3438        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) Case 2002-G503, Tax        3090-AH03
            Adjustment..........................................................................
3439        Sale of Personal Property...........................................................     3090-AH10
3440        Mail Management.....................................................................     3090-AH13
3441        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) Case 2002-G501,            3090-AH67
            FedBizOpps Notice on Charging for E-mail Notification Service.......................
3442        Federal Management Regulation; Motor Vehicle Management.............................     3090-AH68
3443        GSBCA Rules of Procedure (Standard Proceedings and Expedited Proceedings)...........     3090-AH69
3444        GSBCA Rules of Procedure for Transportation Rate Cases..............................     3090-AH70
3445        GSBCA Rules of Procedure for Travel and Relocation Expenses Cases; GSBCA Rules of        3090-AH71
            Procedure for Decisions Authorized by 31 U.S.C. 3529................................
3446        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) Case 2002-G505, FSS        3090-AH76
            Contracts-Acquisition of Information Technology by State and Local Governments
            Through Federal Supply Schedules....................................................
3447        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) Case 2002-G507,            3090-AH79
            Consolidation of Industrial Funding Fee and Sales Reporting Clauses; Reduction in
            Amount of Industrial Funding Fee....................................................
3448        Pricing Policy for Occupancy in GSA Space...........................................     3090-AG33
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3449        Enforcement of Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Federally Assisted          3090-AE32
            Programs............................................................................
3450        Federal Property Management Regulations; Discrimination Prohibited on the Basis of       3090-AH46
            Age.................................................................................
3451        Federal Property Management Regulations; Nondiscrimination in Programs Receiving         3090-AH47
            Federal Financial Assistance........................................................
3452        General Services Administration; Office of Civil Rights; Nondiscrimination Based on      3090-AH48
            Sex in All Programs and Activities Receiving Federal Surplus Property...............

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3453        Title IX of the Education Amendments Act............................................     3090-AH49
3454        General Services Administration; Office of Civil Rights; Enforcement of                  3090-AH59
            Nondiscrimination on the Basis of Handicap in Programs and Activities Conducted by
            General Services Administration.....................................................
3455        General Services Administration; Administrative Personnel; Prohibited Purchases of       3090-AH50
            Property Sold by GSA................................................................
3456        FTR Interim Rule 7--Income Tax Reimbursement Allowance (ITRA).......................     3090-AG99
3457        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation; Clarification of HUBZone....     3090-AH17
3458        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR), Identification of         3090-AH25
            Energy-Efficient Office Equipment and Supplies Containing Recovered Materials or
            Other Environmental Attributes......................................................
3459        General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR), Guidance on               3090-AH30
            Electronic Funds Transfer...........................................................
3460        Governmentwide Debarment and Suspension (Nonprocurement) and Governmentwide              3090-AH35
            Requirements for Drug-Free Workplace (Grants).......................................
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3461        Federal Travel Regulation; Payment of Travel Expenses From a Non-Federal Source.....     3090-AE19
3462        Federal Property Management Regulations; Centralized Field Reproduction Services....     3090-AH37
3463        Federal Management Regulation; Internet GOV Domain..................................     3090-AH41
3464        Federal Management Regulation; Real Property Policies Update........................     3090-AH45
3465        Federal Property Management Regulations; Real Property Policies.....................     3090-AH60
3466        Federal Property Management Regulations; Management of Government Aircraft..........     3090-AH63
3467        FTR Case 2003-301, Federal Travel Regulation; Per Diem Rates--Removal of Appendix A      3090-AH72
            Per Diem Rate Tables to Chapter 301-Prescribed Maximum Per Diem Rates for CONUS.....
3468        Federal Travel Regulation; Maximum Per Diem Rates for Indiana, Kansas, Minnesota,        3090-AH73
            Missouri, and Pennsylvania..........................................................
3469        Federal Management Regulation; Notification of Allocation of Surplus Personal            3090-AH74
            Property for Donation...............................................................
3470        Federal Travel Regulation; Maximum Per Diem Rates for Massachusetts, Michigan,           3090-AH75
            Missouri, New Mexico, North Carolina, and Pennsylvania..............................
3471        Federal Travel Regulation; Privately Owned Vehicle Mileage Reimbursement............     3090-AH77
3472        FTR Case 2003-302, Federal Travel Regulation; Relocation Income Tax (RIT) Allowance      3090-AH78
            Tax Tables (2003 Update)............................................................
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  Regulation
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3090-AH05        GSA Privacy Act                                                                                03/12/2003   Withdrawn
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General Services Administration (GSA)               Proposed Rule Stage






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OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTWIDE POLICY


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3431. TELECOMMUNICATIONS MANAGEMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c); 40 USC 1424(b)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-35; 41 CFR 102-172

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-35 to update GSA's 
telecommunications management policy and moves it into the Federal 
Management Regulation at 102-172. The regulation is being rewritten in 
a plain language, question and answer format to make it easier to use 
and understand.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Interim Final Rule              08/07/96                    61 FR 41003
Interim Final Rule Effective    08/08/96

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Interim Final Rule Comment 
Period End                      10/07/96
NPRM                            05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Keith Thurston, Assistant to Deputy Associate 
Administrator, Office of Information Technology Policy, General 
Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-0202
Email: keith.thurston@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AG03
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3432. DISPOSITION OF SEIZED AND FORFEITED, VOLUNTARILY ABANDONED, AND 
UNCLAIMED PERSONAL PROPERTY

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 484(m)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-48; 41 CFR 102-41

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-48 and moves it into the 
Federal Management Regulation at 102-41. The regulation is being 
rewritten in a plain language, question and answer format to make the 
regulation easier to use and understand.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Robert Holcombe, Director, Personal Property Management 
Policy Division, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-3828
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: robert.holcombe@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH11
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3433. FPMR CASE 2003-101-1, DISPOSITION OF PERSONAL PROPERTY WITH 
SPECIAL HANDLING REQUIREMENTS

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-42; 41 CFR 102-40

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-42 and moves it into the 
Federal Management Regulation at 102-40. The regulation revises use, 
handling, and disposal requirements for special categories of personal 
property. The rule is being rewritten in plain language in a question 
and answer format.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Federal

Agency Contact: Robert Holcombe, Director, Personal Property Management 
Policy Division, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-3828
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: robert.holcombe@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH21
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3434. FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION; PERSONAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 481; 40 USC 483 to 487

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 102-35

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking provides a general outline of the policies 
governing the management of Federal personal property and summarizes 
the processes provided for in FMR parts 102-36 through 102-42.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Robert Holcombe, Director, Personal Property Management 
Policy Division, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-3828
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: robert.holcombe@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH31
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3435. [bull] FPMR CASE 2003-101-2, FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION; SUPPLY 
AND PROCUREMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-25 to 101-30; 41 CFR 102-21 to 102-28

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is proposing to 
amend the Federal Property Management Regulation (FPMR) by revising 
coverage on Government property management policies and moving it into 
the Federal Management Regulation (FMR) at 41 CFR chapter 102. A cross-
reference in the FPMR will direct readers to the coverage in the FMR.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Robert Holcombe, Director, Personal Property Management 
Policy Division, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-3828
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: robert.holcombe@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH80

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General Services Administration (GSA)                  Final Rule Stage






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OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS


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3436. NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF RACE, COLOR, NATIONAL ORIGIN, 
HANDICAP, AND AGE IN PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL 
ASSISTANCE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 42 USC 794; 42 USC 2000d to 2000d-7; 42 USC 6101 to 
6107; EO 12250

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-6; 41 CFR 101-8.3; 41 CFR 101-8.7

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking proposes to amend the FPMR to implement title 
VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 (title VI), section 504 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1972 (section 504), and the Age Discrimination 
Act of 1975 (Age Discrimination Act) to incorporate the 1987 Civil 
Rights Restoration Act's expanded definition of programs and 
activities. Together, these statutes prohibit discrimination on the 
basis of race, color, national origin, disability, and age in programs 
or activities that receive Federal financial assistance. GSA's proposed 
rulemaking was published as part of a joint notice of proposed 
rulemaking involving up to 24 agencies.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            12/06/00                    65 FR 76460
NPRM Comment Period End         01/05/01
Final Action                    09/00/03
Final Action Effective          10/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Federal

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH33



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OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTWIDE POLICY


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3437. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION (GSAR) CASE 
2002-G504; ACQUISITION OF LEASEHOLD INTERESTS IN REAL PROPERTY; HISTORIC 
PREFERENCE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking updates GSAR clause 552.270-4, Historic 
Preference, that is used in the acquisition of leasehold interests. 
E.O. 13006 requires that Federal agencies give first consideration to 
historic properties within historic districts. If no such property is 
suitable, then Federal agencies shall consider other developed or 
undeveloped sites within historic districts. Federal agencies shall 
then consider historic properties outside of historic districts, if no 
suitable site within a district exists. As a result of the requirements 
of the E.O., 552.270-4 will be revised to establish the order of 
precedence.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            06/30/99                    64 FR 35122
NPRM Comment Period End         08/30/99
Second NPRM                     10/19/01                    66 FR 53193
Second NPRM Comment Period End  12/18/01
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH01
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3438. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION (GSAR) CASE 
2002-G503, TAX ADJUSTMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking establishes a provision at GSAR 552.270-74, 
Tax Adjustment. The provision outlines the methodology for calculating 
real estate taxes for use in solicitations for offers for acquisition 
of leasehold interests in real property.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            05/25/00                    65 FR 33799
NPRM Comment Period End         07/24/00
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH03
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3439. SALE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-45; 41 CFR 102-38

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-45 to streamline sales 
requirements and moves it into the Federal Management Regulation at 41 
CFR 102-38. The regulation is being rewritten in a plain language, 
question and answer format to make it easier to use and understand.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            07/19/02                    67 FR 47494
NPRM Comment Period End         08/19/02
Final Action                    05/00/03

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Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Robert Holcombe, Director, Personal Property Management 
Policy Division, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-3828
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: robert.holcombe@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH10
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3440. MAIL MANAGEMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c); 44 USC 2904; PL 94-575, sec 2

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-9; 41 CFR 102-192

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-9 and moves it into the 
Federal Management Regulation at 102-192. The new rule, rewritten in 
plain language, establishes four requirements at the agency level. 
Specifically, all agencies must (1) have written security plans at the 
agency and facility level; (2) ensure that mail costs are identified at 
the program level; (3) ensure that all payments to the United States 
Postal Service are made using commercial payment processes (i.e., not 
using the Postal Service's Official Mail Accounting System)--the 
effective date of this requirement will be October 1, 2003; (4) have 
performance measures for mail operations. In addition, the new rule 
requires all agencies that spend over $1 million per year on postage to 
send GSA an annual report that states the total amounts spent on 
postage, verifies that facility security plans have been reviewed at 
the agency level, identifies performance measures in use, and describes 
the agency's plans to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of their 
mail operations.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            05/29/01                    66 FR 29067
NPRM Comment Period End         07/30/01
NPRM Comment Period Extended    07/31/01                    66 FR 39473
NPRM Comment Period End         09/28/01
Interim Final Rule              06/06/02                    67 FR 38896
Interim Final Rule Effective    06/06/02
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Henry Maury, Senior Policy Analyst, Office of 
Transportation and Personal Property (MT), General Services 
Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 208-7928
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: henry.maury@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH13
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3441. [bull] GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION 
(GSAR) CASE 2002-G501, FEDBIZOPPS NOTICE ON CHARGING FOR E-MAIL 
NOTIFICATION SERVICE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 486(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 505

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is proposing to 
amend the General Services Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) to charge 
subscribers to the value-added e-mail notification service of Federal 
Business Opportunities (FedBizOpps.gov) a modest annual fee beginning 
October 1, 2003. The charge will be only for the members of the public 
who elect to register for options 2 or 3 of the FedBizOpps Vendor 
Notification Service, specifically to (1) receive all notices from 
selected organizations and product service classifications or (2) 
register to receive all procurement notices on the site.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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NPRM                            01/09/03                     68 FR 2003
NPRM Comment Period End         02/10/03
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal, State, Local, Tribal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH67
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3442. FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION; MOTOR VEHICLE MANAGEMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 102-34

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: An amendment to FMR 102-34 has been drafted to incorporate 
recent changes in the program. The significant changes proposed are:
1. The Fleet Average Fuel Economy Standards for FY 2000 and beyond is 
20.7 miles per gallon for light trucks.
2. Motor vehicle identification requirements have been changed. All 
required identifiers are now to be included on the license plate: ``For 
Official Use Only,'' ``U.S. Government,'' and Federal agency or bureau 
identification. Previously, the identifiers were on decals that were 
placed on the vehicles. A waiver is currently allowing agencies to 
deviate from the decal requirement.
3. UNICOR is the mandatory supplier of official U. S. Government 
license plates. Lorton Prison in Virginia was the supplier for a number 
of years but has closed. The GSA Federal Vehicle Policy Division (MTV) 
initiated a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with UNICIOR to provide 
license plates to all Federal agencies.
4. Agencies are identified by a letter code on the license plate. For 
example, the letter G designates GSA Fleet.
5. The exemption from displaying U.S. Government license plates and 
other motor vehicle identification currently did not allow agencies to 
request this on administrative vehicles that were not directly 
connected to investigative, law enforcement, or intelligence duties. 
Our office issued a wavier to this after the events of September 11, 
2001, at the request of the agencies. This note has been removed to 
allow agencies to request an exemption on all their vehicles.
6. Addition of a clause that agencies are required to purchase EPA-
designated content products such as re-

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refined engine oils, retread tires, and reclaimed engine coolant.
7. The Federal Motor Vehicle Fleet Report reporting is now accomplished 
through the Federal Automotive Statistical Tool (FAST). FAST is an 
internet-based reporting system used by GSA and the Department of 
Energy to capture motor vehicle inventory, cost, fuel, and use data 
from all Federal agencies.
8. A new subpart has been added on Environmental Concerns, which 
addresses hazardous wastes, Clean Air Act Amendments of 1990, Energy 
Policy Act of 1992, Executive Order 13149, the Federal Fleet Program, 
EPA-designated recycled content products, and the Federal Alternative 
Fuel Vehicle USER Program.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: William T. Rivers, Director, Federal Vehicle Policy 
Division, General Services Administration, Office of Governmentwide 
Policy, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 208-7631
Fax: 202 208-0349
Email: bill.rivers@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH68
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3443. GSBCA RULES OF PROCEDURE (STANDARD PROCEEDINGS AND EXPEDITED 
PROCEEDINGS)

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 41 USC 601 to 613

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 6101; 48 CFR 6102

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This interim rule contains revisions to the rules of 
procedure of the GSA Board of Contract Appeals (Board). The rules 
governing the standard proceedings of the Board in contract disputes 
are contained in 48 CFR part 6101. Rules governing expedited 
proceedings in contract disputes, including alternative disputes 
resolution, are contained in 48 CFR part 6102. The revisions to the 
rules provide procedures for the filing by e-mail of documents in cases 
before the Board in both standard and expedited proceedings.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Interim Final Rule              05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Margaret S. Pfunder, Chief Counsel, GSA Board of 
Contract Appeals, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-0272
Fax: 202 501-3510
Email: margaret.pfunder@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH69
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3444. GSBCA RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR TRANSPORTATION RATE CASES

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 31 USC 3726(i)(1); 41 USC 601 to 613; PL 104-316, sec 
201(o)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 6103

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This interim rule contains revisions to the rules of 
procedure of the GSA Board of Contract Appeals (Board) applicable to 
the Board's review of claims made by a carrier or freight forwarder 
pursuant to 31 U.S.C. 3726(i)(1). The revisions to the rules provide 
procedures for the filing by e-mail of documents in rate determination 
cases.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Interim Final Rule              05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Margaret S. Pfunder, Chief Counsel, GSA Board of 
Contract Appeals, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-0272
Fax: 202 501-3510
Email: margaret.pfunder@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH70
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3445. GSBCA RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR TRAVEL AND RELOCATION EXPENSES CASES; 
GSBCA RULES OF PROCEDURE FOR DECISIONS AUTHORIZED BY 31 U.S.C. 3529

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 31 USC 3702; 31 USC 3529; 41 USC 601 to 613; PL 104-
316, sec 202(n), 202(o), 204

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 6104; 48 CFR 6105

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This interim rule contains revisions to the rules of 
procedure of the GSA Board of Contract Appeals (Board) applicable to 
the Board's review of claims made by Federal civilian agencies against 
the United States for reimbursement of expenses incurred while on 
temporary duty travel or in connection with relocation to a new duty 
station. The rules governing proceedings when a claim is filed with the 
Board by an employee or an employee's agency are contained in 48 CFR 
part 6104. Rules governing proceedings when a request for an advance 
decision involving certification or payment of a claim is made by a 
disbursing or certifying official of an agency, or the head of agency, 
are governed by 48 CFR part 6105. The revisions to the rules provide 
procedures for the filing by e-mail of documents in both types of 
travel and relocation expenses cases.

Timetable:
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Action                            Date                      FR Cite

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Interim Final Rule              05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Margaret S. Pfunder, Chief Counsel, GSA Board of 
Contract Appeals, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-0272
Fax: 202 501-3510
Email: margaret.pfunder@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH71

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3446. [bull] GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION 
(GSAR) CASE 2002-G505, FSS CONTRACTS-ACQUISITION OF INFORMATION 
TECHNOLOGY BY STATE AND LOCAL GOVERNMENTS THROUGH FEDERAL SUPPLY 
SCHEDULES

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 532; 48 CFR 538; 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: Final, Statutory, April 17, 2003.

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is proposing to 
amend the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) 
to implement section 211 of the E-Government Act of 2002. Section 211 
authorizes the Administrator of GSA to provide for the use by States or 
local governments of its federal supply schedule for ``automated data 
processing equipment (including firmware), software, supplies, support 
equipment, and services (as contained in Federal supply classification 
code group 70).'' To facilitate an open dialogue between the Government 
and interested parties on the implementation of section 211, GSA will 
hold a public meeting on the proposed GSAR rule on February 4, 2003.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                            01/23/03                     68 FR 3220
NPRM Comment Period End         03/24/03
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes

Small Entities Affected: Businesses

Government Levels Affected: Federal, State, Local

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH76
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3447. [bull] GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION 
(GSAR) CASE 2002-G507, CONSOLIDATION OF INDUSTRIAL FUNDING FEE AND SALES 
REPORTING CLAUSES; REDUCTION IN AMOUNT OF INDUSTRIAL FUNDING FEE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 501; 48 CFR 538; 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is proposing to 
amend the General Services Administration Acquisition Regulation (GSAR) 
to give GSA the unilateral right to change the percentage rate of the 
Industrial Funding Fee (IFF) in Multiple Award Schedule (MAS) 
contracts. The proposed rule also sets forth GSA's intent to modify and 
combine two existing General Services Administration (GSA) clauses that 
implement collection of the IFF by the Federal Supply Service (FSS) on 
sales from all Federal Supply Schedule contracts. These clauses are 
Industrial Funding Fee and Contractor's Report of Sales. Additionally, 
the proposed rule provides notice of the method FSS intends to utilize 
to modify each contract subject to the IFF. While the GSAR does not 
specify the percentage rate of the IFF, GSA intends to lower the 
current IFF rate from 1.0 percent to 0.75 percent of reported sales, 
effective January 1, 2004. The Administrator of GSA has the authority 
to change the IFF; GSA will consult with OMB prior to effecting any 
future changes to the IFF.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                            03/18/03                    68 FR 13212
NPRM Comment Period End         04/14/03
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH79



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PUBLIC BUILDINGS SERVICE


                    ________________________________



3448. PRICING POLICY FOR OCCUPANCY IN GSA SPACE

Priority: Other Significant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 586

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 102-85

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is revising the 
Federal Property Management Regulations (FPMR) by moving coverage of 
GSA's Rent Program into the Federal Management Regulation (FMR). A 
cross-reference is added to the FPMR to direct readers to the coverage 
in the FMR. The FMR is written in plain language to provide agencies 
with updated regulatory material that is easy to read and understand. 
This interim rule establishes the pricing policy guidance for Occupancy 
Agreements between GSA and the customer agencies. It also governs 
intragovernmental pricing of space and services.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Interim Final Rule              05/08/01                    66 FR 23169
Interim Final Rule Effective    05/08/01
Interim Final Rule Comment 
Period End                      07/09/01
Final Action                    05/00/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Cathleen Kronopolus, Director, Policy and Analysis, 
Portfolio Management (PT), General Services Administration, Washington, 
DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4940
Fax: 202 219-1966

RIN: 3090-AG33

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OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS


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3449. ENFORCEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAP IN 
FEDERALLY ASSISTED PROGRAMS

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 29 USC 794

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-8.3; 41 CFR 102-7

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-8.3 in plain language and 
moves it into the Federal Management Regulation at 102-7. The revised 
regulation updates coverage for enforcement of section 504 of the 
Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, in federally assisted programs 
or activities to include a cross-reference to the Uniform Federal 
Accessibility Standards.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                            09/00/04

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: Yes

Small Entities Affected: Businesses, Governmental Jurisdictions

Government Levels Affected: State, Federal

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AE32
_______________________________________________________________________




3450. FEDERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS; DISCRIMINATION PROHIBITED 
ON THE BASIS OF AGE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 42 USC 6101 et seq

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-8.7

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-8.7 in plain language and 
moves it into the Federal Management Regulation. The rule enforces the 
Age Discrimination Act of 1975, which prohibits discrimination based on 
age in programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                             To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Local, Tribal

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH46
_______________________________________________________________________




3451. FEDERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS; NONDISCRIMINATION IN 
PROGRAMS RECEIVING FEDERAL FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 476; 42 USC 2000d-1; 20 USC 1681

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-6; 41 CFR 102-4

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 101-6.2 in plain language and 
moves it into the Federal Management Regulation at 102-4. The rule 
enforces title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, which 
prohibits discrimination based on race, color, or national origin in 
programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                             To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Local, Tribal

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH47
_______________________________________________________________________




3452. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION; OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS; 
NONDISCRIMINATION BASED ON SEX IN ALL PROGRAMS AND ACTIVITIES RECEIVING 
FEDERAL SURPLUS PROPERTY

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 476

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-6.2

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The Office of Civil Rights has no implementing regulation for 
this provision at this time. However, the statute states that this 
provision shall be enforced through agency provisions and rules similar 
to those under title VI.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                             To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Local, Tribal

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH48
_______________________________________________________________________




3453. TITLE IX OF THE EDUCATION AMENDMENTS ACT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: Not Yet Determined

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-4.100 et seq

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking revises FPMR 41 CFR 101-4 into plain language 
and moves it into the Federal Management Regulation. The revised 
regulation enforces title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, as 
amended, in federally assisted education and training programs.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                            09/00/04

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Local, Tribal

[[Page 31132]]

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH49
_______________________________________________________________________




3454. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION; OFFICE OF CIVIL RIGHTS; 
ENFORCEMENT OF NONDISCRIMINATION ON THE BASIS OF HANDICAP IN PROGRAMS 
AND ACTIVITIES CONDUCTED BY GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 29 USC 794

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 105-8

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This regulation enforces nondiscrimination on the basis of 
handicap in programs and activities conducted by GSA. This rulemaking 
will be revised and rewritten in plain language.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                             To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Local, Tribal

Agency Contact: Regina Budd, Acting Director, Office of Civil Rights, 
General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4571
Email: regina.budd@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH59



_______________________________________________________________________



OFFICE OF GENERAL COUNSEL


                    ________________________________



3455. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION; ADMINISTRATIVE PERSONNEL; 
PROHIBITED PURCHASES OF PROPERTY SOLD BY GSA

Priority: Info./Admin./Other

Legal Authority: 5 USC 7301; 5 CFR 2635.105; 5 CFR 2635.702; 5 CFR 
2635.703

CFR Citation: 5 CFR 6701.103

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: Under the current regulation at 5 CFR 6701.103, GSA employees 
(and their spouses and minor children) are prohibited from purchasing 
for themselves or others any personal or real property being sold by 
GSA. This regulation supplemented the prohibition on the use of public 
office for private gain at 5 CFR 2635.702 and the prohibition on the 
use of nonpublic information at 5 CFR 2635.703. GSA believes that the 
current prohibition at section 6701.103 for all GSA employees, their 
spouses, and minor children is unnecessarily broad and that the 
prohibition should be extended only to those employees where the 
possibility of using public office or nonpublic information for private 
gain exists or where the possibility of the appearance of a conflict of 
interest occurs. For that reason, GSA is retaining but liberalizing 
this provision, so as to allow the purchase by GSA employees of 
property sold by GSA, except for those GSA employees who personally and 
substantially participate in, or have official responsibility for, the 
sale of real and personal property.

Timetable: Next Action Undetermined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Eugenia Ellison, Associate General Counsel, General Law 
Division Office of General Counsel, General Services Administration, 
Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-0765
Fax: 202 501-6347

RIN: 3090-AH50



_______________________________________________________________________



OFFICE OF GOVERNMENTWIDE POLICY


                    ________________________________



3456. FTR INTERIM RULE 7--INCOME TAX REIMBURSEMENT ALLOWANCE (ITRA)

Priority: Other Significant

Legal Authority: 5 USC 5707

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 301-11

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking amended the FTR to add authority to implement 
sections of the Travel and Transportation Reform Act of 1998, which 
authorize Federal agencies to reimburse Federal, State, and local 
income taxes incurred as a result of long-term official travel. It also 
allows for the reimbursement of penalty and interest payments due to 
incorrect withholdings by the employee's agency for tax years 1993 and 
1994.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Interim Final Rule Effective    01/01/93
Interim Final Rule              06/18/99                    64 FR 32812
Interim Final Rule Comment 
Period End                      08/17/99
Final Action                     To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero, Acting Director, Travel Management 
Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AG99
_______________________________________________________________________




3457. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION; 
CLARIFICATION OF HUBZONE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 519; 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking will clarify how the HUBZone program applies 
to acquiring leasehold interests in real property.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                     To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH17

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3458. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION (GSAR), 
IDENTIFICATION OF ENERGY-EFFICIENT OFFICE EQUIPMENT AND SUPPLIES 
CONTAINING RECOVERED MATERIALS OR OTHER ENVIRONMENTAL ATTRIBUTES

Priority: Other Significant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 538; 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking would amend the GSAR for consistency with the 
proposed FAR revision of energy conservation regulations and President 
Clinton's issuance of E.O. 13123 on efficient energy management.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                            07/18/00                    65 FR 44508
NPRM Comment Period End         09/18/00
Final Action                     To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH25
_______________________________________________________________________




3459. GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION ACQUISITION REGULATION (GSAR), 
GUIDANCE ON ELECTRONIC FUNDS TRANSFER

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 121(c)

CFR Citation: 48 CFR 532; 48 CFR 552

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This rulemaking establishes procedures for implementing the 
Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 in accordance with Department 
of Treasury rules at 31 CFR part 208 and OMB Prompt Payment Act rules 
at 5 CFR 1315. To comply with these rules, GSA must collect specific 
vendor information. 5 CFR 1315.9(b) requires a proper invoice to 
include the Taxpayer Identification Number (TIN) and banking 
information for electronic funds transfer, unless agency procedures 
provide otherwise. GSA will require the TIN on each invoice but will 
enter banking information on the GSA Form 300 in lieu of requiring it 
on the invoice.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                     To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Rodney P. Lantier, Director, Regulatory and Fed. 
Assistance Pub. Div. (MVA), Office of Governmentwide Policy, General 
Services Administration, Room 4033, 1800 F Street NW, Washington, DC 
20405
Phone: 202 501-2647
Fax: 202 501-2727
Email: rodney.lantier@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH30
_______________________________________________________________________




3460. GOVERNMENTWIDE DEBARMENT AND SUSPENSION (NONPROCUREMENT) AND 
GOVERNMENTWIDE REQUIREMENTS FOR DRUG-FREE WORKPLACE (GRANTS)

Priority: Other Significant

Legal Authority: EO 12549 (02/18/1986); 41 USC 701 et seq; 40 USC 
121(c)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 105

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: Rewrites current rule into plain language, question and 
answer format and clarifies ambiguities in existing rules.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

NPRM                            01/23/02                     67 FR 3344
NPRM Comment Period End         03/25/02
Final Action                     To Be                       Determined

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Federal

Agency Contact: Donald J. Suda, Special Assistant, Office of 
Acquisition Policy (MV), General Services Administration, Washington, 
DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-4770
Email: donald.suda@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH35
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General Services Administration (GSA)                 Completed Actions






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3461. FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION; PAYMENT OF TRAVEL EXPENSES FROM A NON-
FEDERAL SOURCE

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 300-2; 41 CFR 304

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    03/17/03                    68 FR 12602
Final Action Effective          06/16/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AE19
_______________________________________________________________________




3462. FEDERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS; CENTRALIZED FIELD 
REPRODUCTION SERVICES

Priority: Info./Admin./Other

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-5.2

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    12/26/02                    67 FR 78731
Final Action Effective          12/26/02

[[Page 31134]]

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: None

Agency Contact: Theodore Dale Freed
Phone: 202 501-0492
Fax: 202 501-2343
Email: ted.freed@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH37
_______________________________________________________________________




3463. FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION; INTERNET GOV DOMAIN

Priority: Other Significant

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 102-173

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    03/28/03                    68 FR 15089
Final Action Effective          03/28/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: State, Local, Tribal, Federal

Agency Contact: Keith Thurston
Phone: 202 501-0202
Email: keith.thurston@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH41
_______________________________________________________________________




3464. FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION; REAL PROPERTY POLICIES UPDATE

Priority: Other Significant

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 102-71 to 41 CFR 102-76; 41 CFR 102-78 to 41 CFR 
102-81; 41 CFR 102-83

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    12/13/02                    67 FR 76820
Final Action Effective          12/13/02

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Stanley C. Langfeld
Phone: 202 501-1737
Fax: 202 219-0104
Email: stanley.langfeld@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH45
_______________________________________________________________________




3465. FEDERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS; REAL PROPERTY POLICIES

Priority: Other Significant

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-6; 41 CFR 101-18; 41 CFR 101-19; 41 CFR 101-
20; 41 CFR 101-33; ...

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    12/13/02                    67 FR 76882
Final Action Effective          12/13/02

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Stanley C. Langfeld
Phone: 202 501-1737
Fax: 202 219-0104
Email: stanley.langfeld@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH60
_______________________________________________________________________




3466. FEDERAL PROPERTY MANAGEMENT REGULATIONS; MANAGEMENT OF GOVERNMENT 
AIRCRAFT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 101-37; 41 CFR 102-33

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    11/06/02                    67 FR 67742
Final Action Effective          11/06/02

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peter Zuidema
Phone: 202 219-1377
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: peter.zuidema@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH63
_______________________________________________________________________




3467. FTR CASE 2003-301, FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION; PER DIEM RATES--
REMOVAL OF APPENDIX A PER DIEM RATE TABLES TO CHAPTER 301-PRESCRIBED 
MAXIMUM PER DIEM RATES FOR CONUS

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 301

Completed:
________________________________________________________________________

Reason                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    04/28/03                    68 FR 22314
Final Action Effective          04/28/03

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH72
_______________________________________________________________________




3468. [bull] FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION; MAXIMUM PER DIEM RATES FOR 
INDIANA, KANSAS, MINNESOTA, MISSOURI, AND PENNSYLVANIA

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 5 USC 5701 to 5709

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 301

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the 
Federal Travel Regulation (FTR) to improve the ability of the per diem 
rates to meet the lodging demands of Federal travelers to high cost 
travel locations. GSA has integrated the contracting mechanism of the 
new Federal Premier Lodging Program (FPLP) into the per diem rate-
setting process. An analysis of FPLP contracting actions and the 
lodging rate survey data reveals that the maximum per diem rate for the 
State of Indiana, city of Indianapolis, including Marion County and 
Fort Benjamin Harrison; State of Kansas, cities of Kansas City/Overland 
Park, including Wyandotte and Johnson Counties; State of Minnesota, 
cities of Minneapolis/St. Paul, including Hennepin County and Fort 
Snelling Military Reservation and Navy Astronautics Group (Detachment 
BRAVO), and Ramsey County; State of Missouri, city of Kansas City, 
including Jackson and Clay Counties and Kansas City International 
Airport, and city of Platte, including Platte County (except Kansas 
City International Airport); and State of Pennsylvania, cities of King 
of Prussia/Ft. Washington/Bala Cynwyd, including Montgomery County, and 
city of Philadelphia, including Philadelphia County, should be changed 
to provide for the reimbursement of Federal employees' lodging expenses 
covered by the per diem. This final rule amends the final rule 
published in the Federal Register on August 30, 2002, by changing the 
maximum lodging amounts in the prescribed areas. It also eliminates 
seasonal rates for the cities of King of Prussia/Ft. Washington/Bala 
Cynwyd, Pennsylvania.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action Effective          11/08/02
Final Action                    11/18/02                    67 FR 69634

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

[[Page 31135]]

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero, Acting Director, Travel Management 
Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH73
_______________________________________________________________________




3469. [bull] FEDERAL MANAGEMENT REGULATION; NOTIFICATION OF ALLOCATION 
OF SURPLUS PERSONAL PROPERTY FOR DONATION

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 40 USC 549 and 121(c)

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 102-37

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The General Services Administration (GSA) is amending the 
Federal Management Regulation (FMR) to clarify the period of time GSA 
normally requires to allocate surplus personal property for donation. 
This final rule will allow holding agencies to move property to sale if 
they have not received notification of allocation by day six after the 
surplus release date.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action                    12/26/02                    67 FR 78732
Final Action Effective          12/26/02

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Robert Holcombe, Director, Personal Property Management 
Policy Division, General Services Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-3828
Fax: 202 501-6742
Email: robert.holcombe@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH74
_______________________________________________________________________




3470. [bull] FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION; MAXIMUM PER DIEM RATES FOR 
MASSACHUSETTS, MICHIGAN, MISSOURI, NEW MEXICO, NORTH CAROLINA, AND 
PENNSYLVANIA

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 5 USC 5701 to 5709

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 301

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: To improve the ability of the per diem rates to meet the 
lodging demands of Federal travelers to high cost travel locations, the 
General Services Administration (GSA) has integrated the contracting 
mechanism of the new Federal Premier Lodging Program (FPLP) into the 
per diem rate-setting process. An analysis of FPLP contracting actions 
and the lodging rate survey data reveals that the maximum per diem rate 
for the State of Massachusetts, city of Boston, including Suffolk 
County, and city of Cambridge, including Middlesex Counties (except for 
the city of Lowell); State of Michigan, city of Detroit, including 
Wayne County; State of Missouri, city of St. Louis, including St. Louis 
and St. Charles Counties; State of New Mexico, city of Albuquerque, 
including Bernalillo County; State of North Carolina, city of 
Charlotte, including Mecklenburg County; State of Pennsylvania, city of 
Pittsburgh, including Allegheny County, should be adjusted to provide 
for the reimbursement of Federal employees' lodging expenses covered by 
the per diem. This final rule amends the final rule published in the 
Federal Register on August 30, 2002, and amended on November 18, 2002, 
by adjusting the maximum lodging amounts in the prescribed areas.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action Effective          12/15/02
Final Action                    01/02/03                      68 FR 196

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Small Entities Affected: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero, Acting Director, Travel Management 
Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH75
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3471. [bull] FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION; PRIVATELY OWNED VEHICLE MILEAGE 
REIMBURSEMENT

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 5 USC 5707; 40 USC 121(c); 40 USC 40118

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 301-10

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: This final rule decreases the mileage reimbursement rate for 
use of a privately owned vehicle (POV) on official travel to reflect 
current costs of operation as determined in cost studies conducted by 
the General Services Administration (GSA). The governing regulation is 
revised to decrease the mileage allowance for advantageous use of a 
privately owned airplane from 97.5 to 95.5 cents per mile, the cost of 
operating a privately owned automobile from 36.5 to 36.0 cents per 
mile, and the cost of operating a privately owned motorcycle from 28.0 
to 27.5 cents per mile.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action Effective          01/01/03
Final Action                    01/06/03                      68 FR 493

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero, Acting Director, Travel Management 
Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH77
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3472. [bull] FTR CASE 2003-302, FEDERAL TRAVEL REGULATION; RELOCATION 
INCOME TAX (RIT) ALLOWANCE TAX TABLES (2003 UPDATE)

Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant

Legal Authority: 5 USC 5738; 20 USC 905(a); EO 11609, 36 FR 13747, 3 
CFR, 1971-1975 Comp, p 586

CFR Citation: 41 CFR 302

Legal Deadline: None

Abstract: The Federal, State, and Puerto Rico tax tables for 
calculating the relocation income tax (RIT) allowance must be updated 
yearly to reflect changes in Federal, State, and Puerto Rico income tax 
brackets and

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rates. The Federal, State, and Puerto Rico tax tables contained in this 
rule are for calculating the 2003 RIT allowance to be paid to 
relocating Federal employees.

Timetable:
________________________________________________________________________

Action                            Date                      FR Cite

________________________________________________________________________

Final Action Effective          01/01/03
Final Action                    02/19/03                     68 FR 7941

Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No

Government Levels Affected: Federal

Agency Contact: Peggy DeProspero, Acting Director, Travel Management 
Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy, General Services 
Administration, Washington, DC 20405
Phone: 202 501-2826
Fax: 202 501-0349
Email: peggy.deprospero@gsa.gov

RIN: 3090-AH78
[FR Doc. 03-9569 Filed 05-23-03; 8:45 am]
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