Resources for NVLAP Assessors
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This section of the NVLAP website has been created to provide you with easy access to frequently used forms and documents and to important information pertaining to the on-site assessment of laboratories and working for NVLAP.
NVLAP Assessors - NVLAP Training Workshop - September 2013
New Labor and Per Diem Rates and SAM Registration
Effectively immediately your labor rates have increased from $82.40 to $84.80. New rates are in effect for all estimates received from this date forward. Current domestic per diem and POV mileage rates can be found at http://www.gsa.gov/. For locations not specifically listed, use the standard CONUS rates of $83.00 for lodging and $46.00 for meals and incidental expenses (M&IE). Foreign rates can be found at the following website: http://aoprals.state.gov/content.asp?content_id=184&menu_id=78.
The SAM database registration requirements were discussed at the assessor training workshop last fall. As a reminder, registration in the SAM database is completely optional. When considering whether or not to renew your information, please keep in mind if you choose not to renew your information in this database, you will not be able to do business with NIST/NVLAP via a contract. However, we do have the option to pay for services via a convenience check if the job is less than $2,500.
Please contact your NVLAP Program Manager if you have any questions or comments regarding this information.
New Privately Owned Vehicle (POV) Rates effective January 1, 2014
On December 18, 2013, Federal Register Vol. 78, No. 243 issued notice of changes to the “Privately Owned Vehicle Mileage Reimbursement Rates.” The adjusted mileage reimbursement rates determined by the General Services Administration will be published in FTR Bulletin 14-03 and will apply to official travel performed on or after January 1, 2014. The new rates are as follows:
You can view the new rates on the GSA Travel Management Policy & Regulation webpage at http://www.gsa.gov/portal/category/21219. (Click on Mileage Reimbursement under the Travel and Relocation Policy heading).
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