Recognizing Private Sector Certification Programs for Criminal Justice Restraints, 40569 [2018-17467]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 158 / Wednesday, August 15, 2018 / Notices The workshop will be held on Wednesday, September 19, 2018 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern time. ADDRESSES: The workshop will be held at the Loews Annapolis Hotel, 126 West St., Annapolis, MD 21401. 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: NIJ Standard 0101.07—the proposed revision of NIJ Standard 0101.06, Ballistic Resistance of Body Armor— 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. A request for public comment was published in the Federal Register on February 22, 2018 (https:// www.federalregister.gov/d/2018-03674). The proposed specification Threat Levels and Associated Ammunition to Test Equipment Intended to Protect U.S. Law Enforcement Against Handguns and Rifles defines ballistic threats identified by U.S. law enforcement as representative of prevalent threats in the United States. A request for public comment was published in the Federal Register on February 22, 2018 (https:// www.federalregister.gov/d/2018-03672). DATES: David B. Muhlhausen, Director, National Institute of Justice. [FR Doc. 2018–17466 Filed 8–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE Office of Justice Programs [OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1749] Recognizing Private Sector Certification Programs for Criminal Justice Restraints National Institute of Justice, Justice. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:28 Aug 14, 2018 Jkt 244001 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. Criminal justice agencies may still obtain NIJ’s Compliant Products List (CPL) for metallic handcuffs that are compliant with NIJ Standard 0307.01 via the contact information below until December 31, 2018 by sending a request from an agency email address. While the CPL has remained published during the transition period, agencies should be aware that NIJ discontinued the metallic handcuffs Compliance Test Program on September 14, 2016 (https:// www.federalregister.gov/d/2016-22057) and the CPL has not been updated since then. For criminal justice agencies wishing to purchase or procure restraints certified to meet NIJ Standard 1001.00, NIJ suggests the following procurement language: ‘‘Restraints tested in accordance with NIJ Standard 1001.00 and certified by a certification body recognized by the National Institute of Justice.’’ Please note that restraints are certified by the NIJrecognized private sector organization. They are not certified by NIJ, and the products should not be referred to as ‘‘NIJ certified.’’ More information on NIJ Standard 1001.00, Criminal Justice Restraints Standard, and certification of restraints may be found at https:// nij.gov/topics/technology/standardstesting/Pages/restraints.aspx, or by using the shortened link https:// go.usa.gov/xU2Ay. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: David B. Muhlhausen, Director, National Institute of Justice. The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has been transitioning certification of restraints and handcuffs from an NIJ-operated program to recognition of private sector programs, as previously reported in the Federal Register (https://federalregister.gov/a/ 2017-14638). NIJ recognizes the following certification program for restraints as in compliance with SUMMARY: Minimum Scheme Requirements to Certify Criminal Justice Restraints Described in NIJ Standard 1001.00: Safety Equipment Institute, Inc., 1307 Dolley Madison Boulevard, Suite 3A, McLean, VA 22101, Telephone: (703) 442–5732, Fax: (703) 442–5756, Email: info@seinet.org, http://www.seinet.org/. [FR Doc. 2018–17467 Filed 8–14–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40569 DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Occupational Safety and Health Administration [Docket No. OSHA–2012–0004] The Cadmium in Construction Standard; Extension of the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) Approval of Information Collection (Paperwork) Requirements Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), Labor. ACTION: Request for public comments. AGENCY: OSHA solicits public comments concerning the proposal to extend OMB approval of the information collection requirements contained in the Cadmium in General Industry Standard. DATES: Comments must be submitted (postmarked, sent, or received) by October 15, 2018. ADDRESSES: Electronically: You may submit comments and attachments electronically at http:// www.regulations.gov, which is the Federal eRulemaking Portal. Follow the instructions online for submitting comments. Facsimile: If your comments, including attachments, are not longer than 10 pages you may fax them to the OSHA Docket Office at (202) 693–1648. Mail, hand delivery, express mail, messenger, or courier service: When using this method, you must submit a copy of your comments and attachments to the OSHA Docket Office, Docket No. OSHA–2012–0004, Occupational Safety and Health Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room N–3653, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Deliveries (hand, express mail, messenger, and courier service) are accepted during the OSHA Docket Office’s normal business hours, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., ET. Instructions: All submissions must include the Agency name and the OSHA docket number (OSHA–2012–0004) for the Information Collection Request (ICR). All comments, including any personal information you provide, are placed in the public docket without change, and may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov. For further information on submitting comments, see the ‘‘Public Participation’’ heading in the section of this notice titled SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. Docket: To read or download comments or other material in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15AUN1.SGM 15AUN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 158 (Wednesday, August 15, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 40569]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-17467]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1749]


Recognizing Private Sector Certification Programs for Criminal 
Justice Restraints

AGENCY: National Institute of Justice, Justice.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) has been transitioning 
certification of restraints and handcuffs from an NIJ-operated program 
to recognition of private sector programs, as previously reported in 
the Federal Register (https://federalregister.gov/a/2017-14638). NIJ 
recognizes the following certification program for restraints as in 
compliance with Minimum Scheme Requirements to Certify Criminal Justice 
Restraints Described in NIJ Standard 1001.00: Safety Equipment 
Institute, Inc., 1307 Dolley Madison Boulevard, Suite 3A, McLean, VA 
22101, Telephone: (703) 442-5732, Fax: (703) 442-5756, Email: 
[email protected], http://www.seinet.org/.

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: Criminal justice agencies may still obtain 
NIJ's Compliant Products List (CPL) for metallic handcuffs that are 
compliant with NIJ Standard 0307.01 via the contact information below 
until December 31, 2018 by sending a request from an agency email 
address. While the CPL has remained published during the transition 
period, agencies should be aware that NIJ discontinued the metallic 
handcuffs Compliance Test Program on September 14, 2016 (https://www.federalregister.gov/d/2016-22057) and the CPL has not been updated 
since then. For criminal justice agencies wishing to purchase or 
procure restraints certified to meet NIJ Standard 1001.00, NIJ suggests 
the following procurement language: ``Restraints tested in accordance 
with NIJ Standard 1001.00 and certified by a certification body 
recognized by the National Institute of Justice.'' Please note that 
restraints are certified by the NIJ-recognized private sector 
organization. They are not certified by NIJ, and the products should 
not be referred to as ``NIJ certified.'' More information on NIJ 
Standard 1001.00, Criminal Justice Restraints Standard, and 
certification of restraints may be found at https://nij.gov/topics/technology/standards-testing/Pages/restraints.aspx, or by using the 
shortened link https://go.usa.gov/xU2Ay.

David B. Muhlhausen,
Director, National Institute of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2018-17467 Filed 8-14-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4410-18-P