Federal Acquisition Regulation; Organizational Conflicts of Interest, 38089 [2011-16338]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 125 / Wednesday, June 29, 2011 / Proposed Rules Dated: June 17, 2011. Mark S. Ogle, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Hampton Roads. comments to the Regulatory Secretariat at one of the addressees shown below on or before July 27, 2011 to be considered in the formation of the final rule. [FR Doc. 2011–16345 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION 48 CFR Parts 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 37, 42, 52, and 53 [FAR Case 2011–001; Docket 2011–0001; Sequence 1] RIN 9000–AL82 Federal Acquisition Regulation; Organizational Conflicts of Interest Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to provide revised regulatory coverage on organizational conflicts of interest (OCIs), provide additional coverage regarding contractor access to nonpublic information, and add related provisions and clauses. Section 841 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 required a review of the FAR coverage on OCIs. This proposed rule was developed as a result of a review conducted in accordance with Section 841 by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) and the Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP), in consultation with the Office of Government Ethics (OGE). This proposed rule was preceded by an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), under FAR Case 2007–018 (73 FR 15962), to gather comments from the public with regard to whether and how to improve the FAR coverage on OCIs. The comment period is being reopened for an additional 30 days to provide additional time for interested parties to review the proposed FAR changes. DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule that published on April 26, 2011 at 76 FR 23236 is reopened. Interested parties should submit written srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with PROPOSALS SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:52 Jun 28, 2011 Submit comments in response to FAR case 2011–001 by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘FAR Case 2011–001’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘FAR Case 2011–001.’’ Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘FAR Case 2011–001’’ on your attached document. • Fax: (202) 501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Hada Flowers, 1275 First Street, NE., 7th Floor, Washington, DC 20417. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAR Case 2011–001, in all correspondence related to this case. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. ADDRESSES: Jkt 223001 Mr. Anthony Robinson, Procurement Analyst, at (202) 501–2658, for clarification of content. For information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the Regulatory Secretariat at (202) 501–4755. Please cite FAR Case 2011–001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Councils published a proposed rule in the Federal Register at 76 FR 23236, April 26, 2011. The comment period is being reopened for an additional 30 days to provide additional time for interested parties to review the proposed FAR changes. Therefore, accordingly, the comment period for the proposed rule that published on April 26, 2011 at 76 FR 23236 is reopened. Dated: June 23, 2011. Millisa Gary, Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division. [FR Doc. 2011–16338 Filed 6–28–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 38089 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System 48 CFR Parts 204 and 252 RIN 0750–AG47 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Safeguarding Unclassified DoD Information (DFARS Case 2011–D039) Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add a new subpart and associated contract clauses to address requirements for safeguarding unclassified DoD information. SUMMARY: Comments on the proposed rule should be submitted in writing to one of the addresses shown below on or before August 29, 2011, to be considered in the formation of the final rule. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by DFARS Case 2011–D039, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Æ E-mail: dfars@osd.mil. Include DFARS Case 2011–D039 in the subject line of the message. Æ Fax: 703–602–0350. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Mr. Julian Thrash, OUSD(AT&L)DPAP(DARS), Room 3B855, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment, please check http://www.regulations.gov approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Julian Thrash, telephone 703–602–0310. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: I. Background The DFARS does not presently address the safeguarding of unclassified DoD information within industry, nor does it address cyber intrusion reporting for that information. DoD published an Advance Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), and notice of public meeting in the Federal Register E:\FR\FM\29JNP1.SGM 29JNP1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 125 (Wednesday, June 29, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Page 38089]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-16338]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

48 CFR Parts 2, 3, 4, 7, 9, 11, 12, 13, 14, 15, 16, 18, 37, 42, 52, 
and 53

[FAR Case 2011-001; Docket 2011-0001; Sequence 1]
RIN 9000-AL82


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Organizational Conflicts of 
Interest

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Proposed rule; reopening of comment period.

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SUMMARY: DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal 
Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to provide revised regulatory coverage on 
organizational conflicts of interest (OCIs), provide additional 
coverage regarding contractor access to nonpublic information, and add 
related provisions and clauses. Section 841 of the Duncan Hunter 
National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009 required a 
review of the FAR coverage on OCIs. This proposed rule was developed as 
a result of a review conducted in accordance with Section 841 by the 
Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition 
Regulations Council (the Councils) and the Office of Federal 
Procurement Policy (OFPP), in consultation with the Office of 
Government Ethics (OGE). This proposed rule was preceded by an Advance 
Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (ANPR), under FAR Case 2007-018 (73 FR 
15962), to gather comments from the public with regard to whether and 
how to improve the FAR coverage on OCIs. The comment period is being 
reopened for an additional 30 days to provide additional time for 
interested parties to review the proposed FAR changes.

DATES: The comment period for the proposed rule that published on April 
26, 2011 at 76 FR 23236 is reopened. Interested parties should submit 
written comments to the Regulatory Secretariat at one of the addressees 
shown below on or before July 27, 2011 to be considered in the 
formation of the final rule.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments in response to FAR case 2011-001 by any of 
the following methods:
     Regulations.gov: http://www.regulations.gov. Submit 
comments via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ``FAR Case 
2011-001'' under the heading ``Enter Keyword or ID'' and selecting 
``Search.'' Select the link ``Submit a Comment'' that corresponds with 
``FAR Case 2011-001.'' Follow the instructions provided at the ``Submit 
a Comment'' screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), 
and ``FAR Case 2011-001'' on your attached document.
     Fax: (202) 501-4067.
     Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (MVCB), ATTN: Hada Flowers, 1275 First Street, NE., 7th 
Floor, Washington, DC 20417.
    Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite FAR Case 2011-
001, in all correspondence related to this case. All comments received 
will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including 
any personal and/or business confidential information provided.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Anthony Robinson, Procurement 
Analyst, at (202) 501-2658, for clarification of content. For 
information pertaining to status or publication schedules, contact the 
Regulatory Secretariat at (202) 501-4755. Please cite FAR Case 2011-
001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    The Councils published a proposed rule in the Federal Register at 
76 FR 23236, April 26, 2011. The comment period is being reopened for 
an additional 30 days to provide additional time for interested parties 
to review the proposed FAR changes. Therefore, accordingly, the comment 
period for the proposed rule that published on April 26, 2011 at 76 FR 
23236 is reopened.

    Dated: June 23, 2011.
Millisa Gary,
Acting Director, Federal Acquisition Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 2011-16338 Filed 6-28-11; 8:45 am]
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