Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Inspector General Address (DFARS Case 2009-D001), 53412-53413 [E9-25066]

Download as PDF 53412 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 200 / Monday, October 19, 2009 / Rules and Regulations List of Subjects in 33 CFR Part 165 Harbors, Marine safety, Navigation (water), Reporting and recordkeeping requirements, Security measures, Waterways. ■ For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Coast Guard amends 33 CFR part 165 as follows: Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1226, 1231; 46 U.S.C. Chapter 701, 3306, 3703; 50 U.S.C. 191, 195; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.04–1, 6.04–6, 160.5; Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. 2. Add temporary § 165.T11–238 to read as follows: ■ cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with RULES § 165.T11–238 Safety Zone; Catholic Church Procession; San Diego Bay, San Diego, CA. (a) Location. The following area is a safety zone: All waters of San Diego Bay, from surface to bottom, within 300 feet of the firing site located at the end of Grape Street, Pier 2, San Diego, California. (b) Enforcement Period. This section will be enforced from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. on October 19, 2009. If the event concludes prior to the scheduled termination time, the Captain of the Port will cease enforcement of this safety zone and will announce that fact via Broadcast Notice to Mariners. (c) Definitions. The following definition applies to this section: Designated representative, means any commissioned, warrant, or petty officers of the Coast Guard on board Coast Guard, Coast Guard Auxiliary, or local, Jkt 220001 B. Regulatory Flexibility Act A. Background Section 3.1003(b) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation requires that, if a contracting officer becomes aware of a possible contractor violation of Federal criminal law or the civil False Claims Act, the contracting officer must coordinate the matter with the agency Office of the Inspector General or must take action in accordance with agency procedures. This final rule adds text at DFARS 203.1003(b) to provide the address of the DoD Inspector General office designated to receive such information. In addition, the rule makes a correction to the address of the DoD Inspector General office shown at 203.1004(b). This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review under Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993. 48 CFR Part 203 This rule will not have a significant cost or administrative impact on contractors or offerors, or a significant effect beyond the internal operating procedures of DoD. Therefore, publication for public comment under 41 U.S.C. 418b is not required. However, DoD will consider comments from small entities concerning the affected DFARS subpart in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Such comments should cite DFARS Case 2009–D001. RIN 0750–AG34 C. Paperwork Reduction Act The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply, because the rule does not impose any information collection requirements that require the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq. BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE 1. The authority citation for part 165 continues to read as follows: ■ 13:53 Oct 16, 2009 20301–3062. Telephone 703–602–0328; facsimile 703–602–7887. Please cite DFARS Case 2009–D001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Inspector General Address (DFARS Case 2009– D001) PART 165—REGULATED NAVIGATION AREAS AND LIMITED ACCESS AREAS VerDate Nov<24>2008 State, or Federal law enforcement vessels who have been authorized to act on behalf of the Captain of the Port. (d) Regulations. (1) Entry into, transit through or anchoring within this safety zone is prohibited unless authorized by the Captain of the Port of San Diego or his designated on-scene representative. (2) Mariners requesting permission to transit through the safety zone may request authorization to do so from the Sector San Diego Communications Center (COMCEN). The COMCEN may be contacted via VHF–FM Channel 16 or (619) 278–7033. (3) All persons and vessels shall comply with the instructions of the Coast Guard Captain of the Port or the designated representative. (4) Upon being hailed by U.S. Coast Guard patrol personnel by siren, radio, flashing light, or other means, the operator of a vessel must proceed as directed. (5) The Coast Guard may be assisted by other Federal, State, or local agencies. Dated: September 21, 2009. T.H. Farris, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port San Diego. [FR Doc. E9–25023 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] Environment We have analyzed this rule under Department of Homeland Security Management Directive 023–01 and Commandant Instruction M16475.lD, which guide the Coast Guard in complying with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) (42 U.S.C. 4321–4370f), and have concluded this action is one of a category of actions which do not individually or cumulatively have a significant effect on the human environment. This rule is categorically excluded, under figure 2–1, paragraph (34)(g.), of the Instruction because the rule involves the establishment of a safety zone. An environmental analysis checklist and a categorical exclusion determination are available in the docket where indicated under ADDRESSES. Defense Acquisition Regulations System AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Final rule. DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add the address of the DoD Inspector General office designated for receipt of information relating to a possible contractor violation of Federal criminal law or the civil False Claims Act. DATES: Effective Date: October 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Williams, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 List of Subjects in 48 CFR Part 203 Government procurement. Amy G. Williams, Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations System. Therefore, 48 CFR Part 203 is amended as follows: ■ PART 203—IMPROPER BUSINESS PRACTICES AND PERSONAL CONFLICTS OF INTEREST 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR Part 203 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1. 2. Section 203.1003 is added to read as follows: ■ E:\FR\FM\19OCR1.SGM 19OCR1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 200 / Monday, October 19, 2009 / Rules and Regulations 203.1003 Requirements. [Amended] 3. Section 203.1004 is amended in paragraph (b)(2)(ii) by removing ‘‘Washington, DC 22202–2884’’ and adding in its place ‘‘Arlington, VA 22202–4704’’. ■ [FR Doc. E9–25066 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System 48 CFR Parts 225 and 252 RIN 0750–AG33 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Restriction on Research and Development—Deletion of Obsolete Text (DFARS Case 2009– D005) cprice-sewell on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with RULES AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Final rule. A. Background This final rule removes DFARS 225.7016, Restriction on Research and Development, since the underlying statutory provision (Section 744 of the DoD Appropriations Act for Fiscal Year 13:53 Oct 16, 2009 Jkt 220001 225.7016–3 [FR Doc. E9–25067 Filed 10–16–09; 8:45 am] [Amended] 4. Newly designated section 225.7016–3 is amended in paragraph (b), in the second sentence, by removing ‘‘225.7017–3’’ and adding in its place ‘‘225.7016–3’’. ■ PART 252—SOLICITATION PROVISIONS AND CONTRACT CLAUSES 252.225–7018 [Amended] 5. Section 252.225–7018 is amended in the introductory text by removing ‘‘225.7017–4’’ and adding in its place ‘‘225.7016–4’’. ■ BILLING CODE 5001–08–P This rule will not have a significant cost or administrative impact on contractors or offerors, or a significant effect beyond the internal operating procedures of DoD. Therefore, publication for public comment under 41 U.S.C. 418b is not required. However, DoD will consider comments from small entities concerning the affected DFARS subparts in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Such comments should cite DFARS Case 2009–D005. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration 49 CFR Parts 172 and 174 [RSPA Docket No. 2006–26322 (HM–206F)] RIN 2137–AE21 C. Paperwork Reduction Act The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply, because the rule does not impose any information collection requirements that require the approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, et seq. Hazardous Materials: Revision of Requirements for Emergency Response Telephone Numbers AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Final rule. List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 225 and 252 SUMMARY: DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove obsolete text addressing a restriction on awards to foreign entities for DoD research and development. The restriction implemented a statutory provision that is no longer in effect. DATES: Effective Date: October 19, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Williams, Defense Acquisition Regulations System, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3062. Telephone 703–602–0328; facsimile 703–602–7887. Please cite DFARS Case 2009–D005. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Nov<24>2008 1973 (Pub. L. 92–570)) is no longer in effect. Section 744 of Public Law 92–570 prohibited the use of DoD appropriations to make an award to any foreign corporation, organization, person, or entity, for research and development in connection with any weapon system or other military equipment, if a U.S. corporation, organization, person, or entity was equally competent and willing to perform at a lower cost. This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review under Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993. B. Regulatory Flexibility Act (b) Notification of possible contractor violation. Upon notification of a possible contractor violation of the type described in FAR 3.1003(b), coordinate the matter with the following office: DoD Inspector General, Investigative Policy and Oversight, Contractor Disclosure Program, 400 Army Navy Drive, Suite 1037, Arlington, VA 22202– 4704; Toll-Free Telephone: 866–429– 8011. 203.1004 53413 Government procurement. Amy G. Williams, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. Therefore, 48 CFR Parts 225 and 252 are amended as follows: ■ 1. The authority citation for 48 CFR Parts 225 and 252 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1. PART 225—FOREIGN ACQUISITION 225.7016 ■ [Removed] 2. Section 225.7016 is removed. 225.7017, 225.7017–1, 225.7017–2, 225.7017–3, and 225.7017–4 [Redesignated] 3. Sections 225.7017, 225.7017–1, 225.7017–2, 225.7017–3, and 225.7017– 4 are redesignated as sections 225.7016, 225.7016–1, 225.7016–2, 225.7016–3, and 225.7016–4 respectively. ■ PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4700 Sfmt 4700 SUMMARY: In this final rule, PHMSA is amending the Hazardous Materials Regulations to clarify requirements governing emergency response information services provided by arrangement with hazardous materials offerors (shippers). In order to preserve the effectiveness of these arrangements for providing accurate and timely emergency response information, PHMSA is requiring basic identifying information (offeror name or contract number) to be included on shipping papers. This information will enable the emergency response information provider to identify the offeror on whose behalf it is accepting responsibility for providing emergency response information in the event of a hazardous materials incident and obtain additional information about the hazardous material as needed. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of this final rule is November 18, 2009. Voluntary Compliance Date: PHMSA is authorizing immediate voluntary compliance beginning November 18, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joan McIntyre, Office of Hazardous Materials E:\FR\FM\19OCR1.SGM 19OCR1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 200 (Monday, October 19, 2009)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Pages 53412-53413]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-25066]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Part 203

RIN 0750-AG34


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; DoD Inspector 
General Address (DFARS Case 2009-D001)

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: DoD has issued a final rule amending the Defense Federal 
Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add the address of the DoD 
Inspector General office designated for receipt of information relating 
to a possible contractor violation of Federal criminal law or the civil 
False Claims Act.

DATES: Effective Date: October 19, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Amy Williams, Defense Acquisition 
Regulations System, OUSD (AT&L) DPAP (DARS), IMD 3D139, 3062 Defense 
Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-3062. Telephone 703-602-0328; facsimile 
703-602-7887. Please cite DFARS Case 2009-D001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

A. Background

    Section 3.1003(b) of the Federal Acquisition Regulation requires 
that, if a contracting officer becomes aware of a possible contractor 
violation of Federal criminal law or the civil False Claims Act, the 
contracting officer must coordinate the matter with the agency Office 
of the Inspector General or must take action in accordance with agency 
procedures. This final rule adds text at DFARS 203.1003(b) to provide 
the address of the DoD Inspector General office designated to receive 
such information. In addition, the rule makes a correction to the 
address of the DoD Inspector General office shown at 203.1004(b).
    This rule was not subject to Office of Management and Budget review 
under Executive Order 12866, dated September 30, 1993.

B. Regulatory Flexibility Act

    This rule will not have a significant cost or administrative impact 
on contractors or offerors, or a significant effect beyond the internal 
operating procedures of DoD. Therefore, publication for public comment 
under 41 U.S.C. 418b is not required. However, DoD will consider 
comments from small entities concerning the affected DFARS subpart in 
accordance with 5 U.S.C. 610. Such comments should cite DFARS Case 
2009-D001.

C. Paperwork Reduction Act

    The Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply, because the rule does 
not impose any information collection requirements that require the 
approval of the Office of Management and Budget under 44 U.S.C. 3501, 
et seq.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Part 203

    Government procurement.

Amy G. Williams,
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulations System.

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Therefore, 48 CFR Part 203 is amended as follows:

PART 203--IMPROPER BUSINESS PRACTICES AND PERSONAL CONFLICTS OF 
INTEREST

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1. The authority citation for 48 CFR Part 203 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority:  41 U.S.C. 421 and 48 CFR Chapter 1.

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2. Section 203.1003 is added to read as follows:

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203.1003  Requirements.

    (b) Notification of possible contractor violation. Upon 
notification of a possible contractor violation of the type described 
in FAR 3.1003(b), coordinate the matter with the following office: DoD 
Inspector General, Investigative Policy and Oversight, Contractor 
Disclosure Program, 400 Army Navy Drive, Suite 1037, Arlington, VA 
22202-4704; Toll-Free Telephone: 866-429-8011.


203.1004  [Amended]

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3. Section 203.1004 is amended in paragraph (b)(2)(ii) by removing 
``Washington, DC 22202-2884'' and adding in its place ``Arlington, VA 
22202-4704''.

[FR Doc. E9-25066 Filed 10-16-09; 8:45 am]
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