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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 58 / Tuesday, March 26, 2019 / Notices Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. DoD Clearance Officer: Mr. Frederick C. Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at: WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center Drive, 2nd Floor, East Tower, Suite 03F09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2019–05750 Filed 3–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket No. DARS–2019–0011] Acquisition of Items for Which Federal Prison Industries Has a Significant Market Share Department of Defense (DoD). Notice. AGENCY: jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: DoD is publishing the updated annual list of product categories for which the Federal Prison Industries’ share of the DoD market is greater than five percent. DATES: Applicable Date: March 28, 2019. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Snyder, telephone 703–614–0719. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 19, 2009, a final rule was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 59914, which amended the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) subpart 208.6 to implement Section 827 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008, Public Law 110–181. Section 827 changed DoD competition requirements for purchases from Federal Prison Industries, Inc. (FPI) by requiring DoD to publish an annual list of product categories for which FPI’s share of the DoD market was greater than five percent, based on the most recent fiscal year data available. Product categories on the current list, and the products within each identified product category, must be procured using competitive or fair opportunity procedures in accordance with DFARS 208.602–70. The Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC), issued a memorandum dated February 26, 2019, that provided the current list of product categories for which FPI’s share of the DoD market is greater than five percent VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 25, 2019 Jkt 247001 based on fiscal year 2018 data from the Federal Procurement Data System. The product categories to be competed effective March 28, 2019, are the following: • 7125 (Cabinets, Lockers, Bins, and Shelving) • 7210 (Household Furnishings) • 7540 (Standard Forms) • 7810 (Athletic and Sporting Equipment) • 8420 (Underwear and Nightwear, Mend’s) • 8470 (Armor, Personal) The DPC memorandum with the current list of product categories for which FPI has a significant market share is posted at: https://www.acq.osd.mil/ dpap/cpic/cp/specific_policy_areas. html#federal_prison. The statute, as implemented, also requires DoD to— (1) Include FPI in the solicitation process for these items. A timely offer from FPI must be considered and award procedures must be followed in accordance with existing policy at Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 8.602(a)(4)(ii) through (v); (2) Continue to conduct acquisitions, in accordance with FAR subpart 8.6, for items from product categories for which FPI does not have a significant market share. FAR 8.602 requires agencies to conduct market research and make a written comparability determination, at the discretion of the contracting officer. Competitive (or fair opportunity) procedures are appropriate if the FPI product is not comparable in terms of price, quality, or time of delivery; and (3) Modify the published list if DoD subsequently determines that new data requires adding or omitting a product category from the list. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2019–05754 Filed 3–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 19–34–LNG] Annova LNG Common Infrastructure, LLC; Application for Long-Term, MultiContract Authorization To Export Liquefied Natural Gas to Non-Free Trade Agreement Nations Office of Fossil Energy, DOE. Notice of application. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice of receipt of an application (Application), filed on February 26, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11291 2019, and supplemented on March 13, 2019, by Annova LNG Common Infrastructure, LLC (Annova). The Application requests long-term, multicontract authorization to export domestically produced liquefied natural gas (LNG) in a volume equivalent to approximately 360 billion cubic feet per year (Bcf/yr) of natural gas (0.986 Bcf per day). Annova seeks to export the LNG by vessel from its proposed natural gas liquefaction and export facilities to be located on the Brownsville Ship Channel in Cameron County, Texas (the Project), to any country with which the United States does not have a free trade agreement (FTA) requiring national treatment for trade in natural gas, and with which trade is not prohibited by U.S. law or policy (non-FTA countries). DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, May 28, 2019. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@ hq.doe.gov. Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, P.O. Box 44375, Washington, DC 20026–4375. Hand Delivery or Private Delivery Services (e.g., FedEx, UPS, etc.): U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Nussdorf or Larine Moore, U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation, Analysis, and Engagement, Office of Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 3E–042, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586–7970; (202) 586– 9478. Cassandra Bernstein, U.S. Department of Energy (GC–76), Office of the Assistant General Counsel for Electricity and Fossil Energy, Forrestal Building, 1000 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586–9793. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Annova requests this authorization, on its own behalf and as agent for other entities that hold title to the LNG at the point of export, for a 20-year term commencing on the earlier of the date of first commercial export or seven years from the date of the requested authorization. Annova filed the E:\FR\FM\26MRN1.SGM 26MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket No. DARS-2019-0011]


Acquisition of Items for Which Federal Prison Industries Has a 
Significant Market Share

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: DoD is publishing the updated annual list of product 
categories for which the Federal Prison Industries' share of the DoD 
market is greater than five percent.

DATES: Applicable Date: March 28, 2019.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Greg Snyder, telephone 703-614-0719.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On November 19, 2009, a final rule was 
published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 59914, which amended the 
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) subpart 208.6 
to implement Section 827 of the National Defense Authorization Act for 
Fiscal Year 2008, Public Law 110-181. Section 827 changed DoD 
competition requirements for purchases from Federal Prison Industries, 
Inc. (FPI) by requiring DoD to publish an annual list of product 
categories for which FPI's share of the DoD market was greater than 
five percent, based on the most recent fiscal year data available. 
Product categories on the current list, and the products within each 
identified product category, must be procured using competitive or fair 
opportunity procedures in accordance with DFARS 208.602-70.
    The Principal Director, Defense Pricing and Contracting (DPC), 
issued a memorandum dated February 26, 2019, that provided the current 
list of product categories for which FPI's share of the DoD market is 
greater than five percent based on fiscal year 2018 data from the 
Federal Procurement Data System. The product categories to be competed 
effective March 28, 2019, are the following:

 7125 (Cabinets, Lockers, Bins, and Shelving)
 7210 (Household Furnishings)
 7540 (Standard Forms)
 7810 (Athletic and Sporting Equipment)
 8420 (Underwear and Nightwear, Mend's)
 8470 (Armor, Personal)
    The DPC memorandum with the current list of product categories for 
which FPI has a significant market share is posted at: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/cpic/cp/specific_policy_areas.html#federal_prison.
    The statute, as implemented, also requires DoD to--
    (1) Include FPI in the solicitation process for these items. A 
timely offer from FPI must be considered and award procedures must be 
followed in accordance with existing policy at Federal Acquisition 
Regulation (FAR) 8.602(a)(4)(ii) through (v);
    (2) Continue to conduct acquisitions, in accordance with FAR 
subpart 8.6, for items from product categories for which FPI does not 
have a significant market share. FAR 8.602 requires agencies to conduct 
market research and make a written comparability determination, at the 
discretion of the contracting officer. Competitive (or fair 
opportunity) procedures are appropriate if the FPI product is not 
comparable in terms of price, quality, or time of delivery; and
    (3) Modify the published list if DoD subsequently determines that 
new data requires adding or omitting a product category from the list.

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2019-05754 Filed 3-25-19; 8:45 am]
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