Higher Initial Maximum Uniform Allowance Rate, 20375 [2016-07963]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 67 / Thursday, April 7, 2016 / Notices The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by May 9, 2016. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title and OMB Number: Information Collection in Support of the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 242; Contract Administration and Audit Services, and related clauses in DFARS part 252; OMB Control Number 0704–0250. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit, and not-for-profit institutions. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 7,418. Responses per Respondent: 12.8. Annual Responses: 94,963. Average Burden per Response: Approximately 2.02 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 192,372. Reporting Frequency: On occasion. 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Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at: Publication Collections Program, WHS/ESD Information Management Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Amy G. Williams, Editor, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2016–07934 Filed 4–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Higher Initial Maximum Uniform Allowance Rate Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD or ‘‘the Department’’), is proposing to establish a higher initial maximum uniform allowance to procure and issue uniform items for uniformed security guard personnel. This proposal is pursuant to the authority granted to DoD by section 591.104 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which states that an agency may establish one or more initial maximum uniform allowance rates greater than the Governmentwide maximum uniform allowance rate established under 5 CFR 591.103. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 9, 2016. ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Cheryl A. Opere, Pay Team, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service, Department of Defense, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 05J25, Alexandria, VA 22350– 1100. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Opere, 571–372–1682. The Department is proposing to implement a higher initial maximum uniform allowance to procure and issue uniform SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20375 items for uniformed security guard personnel. This is being established in accordance with 5 CFR 591.104, which states that an agency may establish one or more initial maximum uniform allowance rates greater than the Governmentwide maximum uniform allowance rate established under 5 CFR 591.103. The current $800.00 limit has become inadequate to maintain the uniform standards and professional image expected of Federal uniformed security guards. The uniform items for uniformed security guard personnel include the following items or similar items such as: Winter gloves; battle dress uniform pants and blouses; cold weather and light weight duty jackets; duty sweaters; dress duty trousers; short sleeve summer and long sleeve winter duty dress shirts; jacket and pants rain gear; felt hats; duty caps; high gloss duty shoes; leather duty boots; duty ties; heavy duty battle dress uniform duty coats; cloth uniform insignia patches and cloth uniform badges. The average total uniform cost for the listed items is $1,800.00. Based on these current costs, the Department is proposing to increase the initial maximum uniform allowance for uniformed police personnel to $1,800.00. The number of uniformed security guard personnel affected by this change in the Department would be approximately 3,400 employees. The proposed effective date of this higher initial maximum uniform allowance rate is April 1, 2016. Dated: April 4, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–07963 Filed 4–6–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEFENSE NUCLEAR FACILITIES SAFETY BOARD Sunshine Act Notice Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of closed meeting. Pursuant to the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board’s (Board) regulations implementing the Government in the Sunshine Act, notice is hereby given of the Board’s closed meeting described below. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 67 (Thursday, April 7, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Page 20375]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-07963]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Higher Initial Maximum Uniform Allowance Rate

AGENCY: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and 
Readiness), Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD or ``the Department''), is 
proposing to establish a higher initial maximum uniform allowance to 
procure and issue uniform items for uniformed security guard personnel. 
This proposal is pursuant to the authority granted to DoD by section 
591.104 of title 5, Code of Federal Regulations (CFR), which states 
that an agency may establish one or more initial maximum uniform 
allowance rates greater than the Governmentwide maximum uniform 
allowance rate established under 5 CFR 591.103.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 9, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Address all comments concerning this notice to Cheryl A. 
Opere, Pay Team, Defense Civilian Personnel Advisory Service, 
Department of Defense, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Suite 05J25, Alexandria, 
VA 22350-1100.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cheryl Opere, 571-372-1682.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is proposing to implement a 
higher initial maximum uniform allowance to procure and issue uniform 
items for uniformed security guard personnel. This is being established 
in accordance with 5 CFR 591.104, which states that an agency may 
establish one or more initial maximum uniform allowance rates greater 
than the Governmentwide maximum uniform allowance rate established 
under 5 CFR 591.103.
    The current $800.00 limit has become inadequate to maintain the 
uniform standards and professional image expected of Federal uniformed 
security guards. The uniform items for uniformed security guard 
personnel include the following items or similar items such as: Winter 
gloves; battle dress uniform pants and blouses; cold weather and light 
weight duty jackets; duty sweaters; dress duty trousers; short sleeve 
summer and long sleeve winter duty dress shirts; jacket and pants rain 
gear; felt hats; duty caps; high gloss duty shoes; leather duty boots; 
duty ties; heavy duty battle dress uniform duty coats; cloth uniform 
insignia patches and cloth uniform badges. The average total uniform 
cost for the listed items is $1,800.00. Based on these current costs, 
the Department is proposing to increase the initial maximum uniform 
allowance for uniformed police personnel to $1,800.00. The number of 
uniformed security guard personnel affected by this change in the 
Department would be approximately 3,400 employees. The proposed 
effective date of this higher initial maximum uniform allowance rate is 
April 1, 2016.

    Dated: April 4, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2016-07963 Filed 4-6-16; 8:45 am]
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