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National Aeronautics and Space Administration.
This final rule amends NASA regulations by removing from NASA grant officers responsibility for submitting Individual Procurement Action Reports (NF 507) for all grant and cooperative agreement actions. This rule also removes the “Individual Procurement Action Report (NASA Form 507)”.
July 23, 2007.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Paul Brundage, NASA Headquarters, Contract Management Division, Washington, DC, (202) 358-0481, e-mail: email@example.com.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
The NF 507 was rendered obsolete in 2003 and has been eliminated as a NASA form. Thus, the requirement for its submission by NASA grant officers on all grant and cooperative agreement actions is eliminated.
B. Regulatory Flexibility Act
The Regulatory Flexibility Act does not apply to this final rule. This final rule does not constitute a significant revision within the meaning of Public Law 98-577, and publication for public comment is not required. However, NASA will consider comments from small entities concerning the affected coverage in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Interested parties should cite 5 U.S.C. 601, et seq., in correspondence.
C. Paperwork Reduction Act
The Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104-13) does not apply because this rule does not impose any new recordkeeping or information collection requirements, or collection of information from offerors, contractors, or members of the public that require the approval of the Office of Management (OMB) and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq.Start List of Subjects
List of Subjects in 14 CFR Parts 1260 and 1274
- Grant programs-science and technology
- Cooperative agreements with commercial firms-science and technology
Acting Assistant Administrator for Procurement.
Accordingly,End Amendment Part Start Amendment Part
1. The authority citation forEnd Amendment Part Start Part
PART 1260—GRANTS AND COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTSEnd Part Start Amendment Part
2. Revise paragraph (a) of § 1260.75 to read as follows:End Amendment Part
(a) The Committee on Academic Science and Engineering (CASE) Report (NF 1356), for grants and cooperative agreements awarded to educational institutions, is submitted by the program office with the basic award procurement request and completed by the grant officer. The grant officer should initiate an amendment to the NF 1356 whenever the principal investigator or the technical officer changes.
PART 1274-COOPERATIVE AGREEMENTS WITH COMMERCIAL FIRMS
Appendix to Part 1274 [Amended]End Part Start Amendment Part
3. In the appendix to part 1274, under the section “Exhibit B to Part 1274—Reports,” remove paragraph 1 and redesignate paragraphs 2 and 3 as 1 and 2, respectively.End Amendment Part End Supplemental Information
[FR Doc. E7-14135 Filed 7-20-07; 8:45 am]
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