Request for Public Comment on Proposed Revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, 7776-7777 [2018-03674]

Download as PDF 7776 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 36 / Thursday, February 22, 2018 / Notices Authority: These investigations are being conducted under authority of title VII of the Tariff Act of 1930; this notice is published pursuant to section 207.21 of the Commission’s rules. By order of the Commission. Issued: February 15, 2018. Lisa R. Barton, Secretary to the Commission. [FR Doc. 2018–03591 Filed 2–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7020–02–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Lodging of Proposed Consent Decree Under the Clean Water Act On February 9, 2018, the Department of Justice lodged a proposed Consent Decree with the United States District Court for the Western District of Washington in the lawsuit entitled United States of America v. Trident Seafoods Corporation, Civil Action No. 2:18–cv–00210. 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Box 7611, Washington, DC 20044–7611. Please enclose a check or money order for $3.00 (25 cents per page reproduction cost) payable to the United States Treasury. Susan M. Akers, Assistant Section Chief, Environmental Enforcement Section, Environment and Natural Resources Division. [FR Doc. 2018–03664 Filed 2–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–15–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1743] Request for Public Comment on Proposed Specification Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition To Test Equipment Intended To Protect U.S. Law Enforcement Against Handguns and Rifles National Institute of Justice, Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks feedback from the public on a proposed specification of the threat levels and associated ammunition intended for use with voluntary NIJ Standards that specify a minimum performance requirement for U.S. law enforcement equipment intended to protect against handgun and rifle ammunition. This document defines ballistic threats identified by U.S. law enforcement as representative of prevalent threats in the United States. DATES: Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on May 23, 2018. HOW TO RESPOND AND WHAT TO INCLUDE: The draft document can be found here: https://www.nij.gov/body-armor. The draft document is available in both Word and pdf formats. To submit comments, NIJ encourages commenters SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to fill out the comment template and send it in an email to the contact listed below with ‘‘Draft NIJ Specification of Threat Levels and Ammunition’’ in the subject line. Please provide contact information with the submission of comments. All materials submitted are subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act, and will be shared with U.S. Government staff or U.S. Government contractors for evaluation purposes to revise the draft document. Comments generally should not include any sensitive personal information or commercially confidential information. If you wish to voluntarily submit confidential commercial information, but do not want it to be publicly released, you must mark that information prominently as ‘‘CONFIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INFORMATION’’ and NIJ will, to the extent permitted by law, withhold such information from public release. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Greene, Policy and Standards Division Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, 810 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20531; telephone number: (202) 307–3384; email address: mark.greene2@usdoj.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The proposed specification Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition to Test Equipment Intended to Protect U.S. Law Enforcement Against Handguns and Rifles is incorporated by reference into a proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, which can be found at https:// www.nij.gov/body-armor. NIJ anticipates publishing the final version of the proposed specification document in late 2018. For more information on NIJ’s voluntary standards, please visit https:// www.nij.gov/standards. For more information on body armor, please visit https://www.nij.gov/body-armor and https://www.policearmor.org. David B. Muhlhausen, Director, National Institute of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–03672 Filed 2–21–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1744] Request for Public Comment on Proposed Revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor AGENCY: National Institute of Justice, Justice. E:\FR\FM\22FEN1.SGM 22FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 36 / Thursday, February 22, 2018 / Notices ACTION: Notice. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks feedback from the public on a proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, that specifies minimum performance requirements and test methods for the ballistic resistance of body armor used by U.S. law enforcement that is intended to protect the torso against handgun and rifle ammunition. DATES: Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on May 23, 2018. HOW TO RESPOND AND WHAT TO INCLUDE: The draft document can be found here: https://www.nij.gov/body-armor. The draft document is available in both Word and pdf formats. To submit comments, NIJ encourages commenters to fill out the comment template and send it in an email to the contact listed below with ‘‘Draft NIJ Standard 0101.07, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor’’ in the subject line. Please provide contact information with the submission of comments. All materials submitted are subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act, and will be shared with U.S. Government staff or U.S. Government contractors for evaluation purposes to revise the draft document. Comments should not include any sensitive personal information or commercially confidential information. If you wish to voluntarily submit confidential commercial information, but do not want it to be publicly released, you must mark that information prominently as ‘‘CONFIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INFORMATION’’ and NIJ will, to the extent permitted by law, withhold such information from public release. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Greene, Policy and Standards Division Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute of Justice, 810 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20531; telephone number: (202) 307–3384; email address: mark.greene2@usdoj.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This draft document is a proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, published in 2008 and found here: https://www.ncjrs.gov/ pdffiles1/nij/223054.pdf. The final version of this draft document is anticipated to be published in late 2018 as NIJ Standard 0101.07, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor. Its primary purpose will be for use by the NIJ Compliance Testing Program (CTP) for testing and evaluation of ballisticresistant body armor for certification by NIJ. It will be used by both ballistics daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:10 Feb 21, 2018 Jkt 244001 laboratories that test body armor and body armor manufacturers participating in the NIJ CTP. This standard will be included in the Personal Body Armor scope of accreditation used by the National Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) to accredit ballistics laboratories. The draft NIJ specification Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition to Test Equipment Intended to Protect U.S. Law Enforcement Against Handguns and Rifles referenced in Section 3 of the draft document here can be found at https://www.nij.gov/body-armor. For more information on NIJ’s voluntary standards, please visit https:// www.nij.gov/standards. For more information on body armor, please visit https://www.nij.gov/body-armor and https://www.policearmor.org. David B. Muhlhausen, Director, National Institute of Justice. 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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1744]


Request for Public Comment on Proposed Revision of NIJ Standard 
0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor

AGENCY: National Institute of Justice, Justice.

[[Page 7777]]


ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) seeks feedback from 
the public on a proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic 
Resistance of Body Armor, that specifies minimum performance 
requirements and test methods for the ballistic resistance of body 
armor used by U.S. law enforcement that is intended to protect the 
torso against handgun and rifle ammunition.

DATES: Comments must be received by 5 p.m. Eastern Time on May 23, 
2018.

HOW TO RESPOND AND WHAT TO INCLUDE: The draft document can be found 
here: https://www.nij.gov/body-armor. The draft document is available 
in both Word and pdf formats. To submit comments, NIJ encourages 
commenters to fill out the comment template and send it in an email to 
the contact listed below with ``Draft NIJ Standard 0101.07, Ballistic 
Resistance of Body Armor'' in the subject line. Please provide contact 
information with the submission of comments. All materials submitted 
are subject to public release under the Freedom of Information Act, and 
will be shared with U.S. Government staff or U.S. Government 
contractors for evaluation purposes to revise the draft document. 
Comments should not include any sensitive personal information or 
commercially confidential information. If you wish to voluntarily 
submit confidential commercial information, but do not want it to be 
publicly released, you must mark that information prominently as 
``CONFIDENTIAL COMMERCIAL INFORMATION'' and NIJ will, to the extent 
permitted by law, withhold such information from public release.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mark Greene, Policy and Standards 
Division Director, Office of Science and Technology, National Institute 
of Justice, 810 7th Street NW, Washington, DC 20531; telephone number: 
(202) 307-3384; email address: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This draft document is a proposed revision 
of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor, published 
in 2008 and found here: https://www.ncjrs.gov/pdffiles1/nij/223054.pdf. 
The final version of this draft document is anticipated to be published 
in late 2018 as NIJ Standard 0101.07, Ballistic Resistance of Body 
Armor. Its primary purpose will be for use by the NIJ Compliance 
Testing Program (CTP) for testing and evaluation of ballistic-resistant 
body armor for certification by NIJ. It will be used by both ballistics 
laboratories that test body armor and body armor manufacturers 
participating in the NIJ CTP. This standard will be included in the 
Personal Body Armor scope of accreditation used by the National 
Voluntary Laboratory Accreditation Program (NVLAP) to accredit 
ballistics laboratories.
    The draft NIJ specification Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition 
to Test Equipment Intended to Protect U.S. Law Enforcement Against 
Handguns and Rifles referenced in Section 3 of the draft document here 
can be found at https://www.nij.gov/body-armor.
    For more information on NIJ's voluntary standards, please visit 
https://www.nij.gov/standards. For more information on body armor, 
please visit https://www.nij.gov/body-armor and https://www.policearmor.org.

David B. Muhlhausen,
Director, National Institute of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2018-03674 Filed 2-21-18; 8:45 am]
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