Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Public Meetings on DFARS Cases Regarding Technical Data Rights, 64878-64879 [2019-25562]

Download as PDF 64878 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2019 / Notices Combat Capabilities Dev Command, Ground Vehicle Systems Center Research, Technology & Integration Office, Warren, MI. 48. Mr. Charles F. Sardo, Chief of Staff, U.S. Army Intelligence and Security Command, Fort Belvoir, VA. 49. Mr. Robert J. Sander, Principal Deputy General Counsel, Office of the General Counsel, Washington, DC. 50. LTG Thomas C. Seamands, Deputy Chief of Staff, Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1, Washington, DC. 51. Mr. Craig Schmauder, Deputy General Counsel, Office of the Office of General Counsel, Washington, DC. 52. LTG Thomas Seamands, Deputy Chief of Staff, G–1, Washington, DC. 53. LTG Todd T. Semonite, Chief of Engineers/Commanding General, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Washington, DC. 54. Ms. Lauri Snider, Senior Advisor, CI, DISCL, Sec Ent Intel and Operations Support, Deputy Chief of Staff, G–2, Washington, DC. 55. Mr. Robin P. 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Williams, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs), Office of the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Manpower & Reserve Affairs), Washington, DC. Thomas E. Kelly III, Deputy Under Secretary of the Army. [FR Doc. 2019–25495 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 Nov 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System [Docket DARS–2019–0043] Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Public Meetings on DFARS Cases Regarding Technical Data Rights Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Announcement of public meeting. AGENCY: DoD is hosting a public meeting to obtain views of experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement statutory amendments and revise policies and procedures for acquisition of technical data and computer software, and associated license rights. DATES: Public Meeting Dates: The public meeting will be held on December 20, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Eastern time. The public meeting will end at the stated time, or when the discussion ends, whichever comes first. Registration Dates: Registration to attend the public meeting must be received no later than close of business on December 13. Information on how to register for the public meeting may be found in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in the Pentagon Library and Conference Center (PLCC), Conference Room B6, 1155 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301. Conference Room B6 is located on the lower level of the PLCC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer D. Johnson, telephone 571– 372–6100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DoD is hosting a public meeting to obtain the views of experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding amending the DFARS to implement statutory amendments and revise policies and procedures for acquisition of technical data and computer software, and associated license rights. DoD also seeks to obtain information on the potential increase or decrease in public costs or savings that would result from such amendments to the DFARS. In addition to the statutory changes, DoD is considering recommendations related to that SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 statutory subject matter that were provided in the November 13, 2018, Final Report of the GovernmentIndustry Advisory Panel on Technical Data Rights (Section 813 Panel), established pursuant to section 813 of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016. To facilitate discussion at the public meeting, DoD anticipates publication of advance notices of proposed rulemaking, which will include initial drafts of the DFARS amendments, prior to the public meetings. This approach is based in part on a recommendation of the Section 813 Panel to invite industry to participate in the drafting of rules concerning technical data rights. For the public meeting listed in the DATES section of this notice, DoD anticipates discussion of DFARS case 2018–D071, Negotiation of Price for Technical Data and Preference for Specially Negotiated Licenses, which implements section 835 of the NDAA for FY 2018 and section 867 of the NDAA for FY 2019. After this meeting, DoD anticipates scheduling and hosting additional public meetings, structured in the same manner and for the same overall objective, to address the following DFARS cases: • 2018–D070, Continuation of Technical Data Rights during Challenges, which implements section 866 of the NDAA for FY 2018. • 2018–D018, Noncommercial Computer Software, which implements section 871 of the NDAA for FY 2018. • 2019–D043, Small Business Innovation Research Program Data Rights, which implements changes made by the Small Business Administration in its Policy Directive for the Small Business Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs. • 2019–D042, Proprietary Data Restrictions, which implements section 809(a), (b), and (d) of the NDAA for FY 2017 and section 815(b) of the NDAA for FY 2012. • 2019–D044, Rights in Technical Data, which implements section 809(c) of the NDAA for FY 2017 and section 815(a) of the NDAA for FY 2012. Registration: To ensure adequate room accommodations and to facilitate security screening and entry to the PLCC, individuals wishing to attend the public meeting must register by close of business on the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, by sending the following information via email to osd.dfars@mail.mil: (1) Full name. (2) Valid email address. (3) Valid telephone number. (4) Company or organization name. E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2019 / Notices (5) Whether the individual is a U.S. citizen. (6) The date(s) of the public meeting(s) the individual wishes to attend. (7) Whether the individual intends to make a presentation, and, if so, the individual’s title. Building Entry: Upon receipt of an email requesting registration, the Defense Acquisition Regulations System will provide notification to the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) that the individual is requesting approval for entry to the PLCC on the date(s) provided. PFPA will send additional instructions to the email address provided in the request for registration. The registrant must follow the instructions in the PFPA email in order to be approved for entry to the PLCC. One valid government-issued photo identification card (i.e., driver’s license or passport) will be required in order to enter the building. Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting to accommodate security procedures. Public parking is not available at the PLCC. Presentations: If you wish to make a presentation, please submit an electronic copy of your presentation to osd.dfars@mail.mil no later than the registration date listed in the DATES section of this notice. Each presentation should be in PowerPoint to facilitate projection during the public meeting and should include the presenter’s name, organization affiliation, telephone number, and email address on the cover page. Please submit presentations only and cite ‘‘Public Meeting, DFARS Technical Data Rights Cases’’ in all correspondence related to the public meeting. There will be no transcription at the meeting. The submitted presentations will be the only record of the public meeting and will be posted to the following website at the conclusion of the public meeting: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/ technical_data_rights.html. Special accommodations: The public meeting is physically accessible to persons with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodations, sign language interpretation, or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Valencia Johnson, telephone 571–372– 6099, by no later than the registration date listed in the DATES section of this notice. The TTY number for further information is: 1–800–877–8339. When the operator answers the call, let him or her know the agency is the Department VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 Nov 22, 2019 Jkt 250001 of Defense and the point of contact is Valencia Johnson at 571–372–6099. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2019–25562 Filed 11–22–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No. ED–2019–ICCD–0145] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2021 National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a revision of an existing information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 24, 2020. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2019–ICCD–0145. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W208B, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Kashka Kubzdela, 202–245–7377 or email NCES.Information.Collections@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64879 accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP) 2021. OMB Control Number: 1850–0928. Type of Review: A revision of an existing information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 564,407. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 472,735. Abstract: The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NAEP), conducted by the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), is a federally authorized survey of student achievement at grades 4, 8, and 12 in various subject areas, such as mathematics, reading, writing, science, U.S. history, civics, geography, economics, technology and engineering literacy (TEL), and the arts. The National Assessment of Educational Progress Authorization Act (Pub. L. 107–279 Title III, section 303) requires the assessment to collect data on specified student groups and characteristics, including information organized by race/ethnicity, gender, socio-economic status, disability, and limited English proficiency. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

[Docket DARS-2019-0043]


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Public 
Meetings on DFARS Cases Regarding Technical Data Rights

AGENCY: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense 
(DoD).

ACTION: Announcement of public meeting.

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SUMMARY: DoD is hosting a public meeting to obtain views of experts and 
interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding 
amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) 
to implement statutory amendments and revise policies and procedures 
for acquisition of technical data and computer software, and associated 
license rights.

DATES: 
    Public Meeting Dates: The public meeting will be held on December 
20, 2019, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m., Eastern time. The public 
meeting will end at the stated time, or when the discussion ends, 
whichever comes first.
    Registration Dates: Registration to attend the public meeting must 
be received no later than close of business on December 13. Information 
on how to register for the public meeting may be found in the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

ADDRESSES: The public meeting will be held in the Pentagon Library and 
Conference Center (PLCC), Conference Room B6, 1155 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301. Conference Room B6 is located on the lower level 
of the PLCC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer D. Johnson, telephone 
571-372-6100.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DoD is hosting a public meeting to obtain 
the views of experts and interested parties in Government and the 
private sector regarding amending the DFARS to implement statutory 
amendments and revise policies and procedures for acquisition of 
technical data and computer software, and associated license rights. 
DoD also seeks to obtain information on the potential increase or 
decrease in public costs or savings that would result from such 
amendments to the DFARS. In addition to the statutory changes, DoD is 
considering recommendations related to that statutory subject matter 
that were provided in the November 13, 2018, Final Report of the 
Government-Industry Advisory Panel on Technical Data Rights (Section 
813 Panel), established pursuant to section 813 of the National Defense 
Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2016.
    To facilitate discussion at the public meeting, DoD anticipates 
publication of advance notices of proposed rulemaking, which will 
include initial drafts of the DFARS amendments, prior to the public 
meetings. This approach is based in part on a recommendation of the 
Section 813 Panel to invite industry to participate in the drafting of 
rules concerning technical data rights. For the public meeting listed 
in the DATES section of this notice, DoD anticipates discussion of 
DFARS case 2018-D071, Negotiation of Price for Technical Data and 
Preference for Specially Negotiated Licenses, which implements section 
835 of the NDAA for FY 2018 and section 867 of the NDAA for FY 2019.
    After this meeting, DoD anticipates scheduling and hosting 
additional public meetings, structured in the same manner and for the 
same overall objective, to address the following DFARS cases:
     2018-D070, Continuation of Technical Data Rights during 
Challenges, which implements section 866 of the NDAA for FY 2018.
     2018-D018, Noncommercial Computer Software, which 
implements section 871 of the NDAA for FY 2018.
     2019-D043, Small Business Innovation Research Program Data 
Rights, which implements changes made by the Small Business 
Administration in its Policy Directive for the Small Business 
Innovation Research and Small Business Technology Transfer Programs.
     2019-D042, Proprietary Data Restrictions, which implements 
section 809(a), (b), and (d) of the NDAA for FY 2017 and section 815(b) 
of the NDAA for FY 2012.
     2019-D044, Rights in Technical Data, which implements 
section 809(c) of the NDAA for FY 2017 and section 815(a) of the NDAA 
for FY 2012.
    Registration: To ensure adequate room accommodations and to 
facilitate security screening and entry to the PLCC, individuals 
wishing to attend the public meeting must register by close of business 
on the date listed in the DATES section of this notice, by sending the 
following information via email to [email protected]:
    (1) Full name.
    (2) Valid email address.
    (3) Valid telephone number.
    (4) Company or organization name.

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    (5) Whether the individual is a U.S. citizen.
    (6) The date(s) of the public meeting(s) the individual wishes to 
attend.
    (7) Whether the individual intends to make a presentation, and, if 
so, the individual's title.
    Building Entry: Upon receipt of an email requesting registration, 
the Defense Acquisition Regulations System will provide notification to 
the Pentagon Force Protection Agency (PFPA) that the individual is 
requesting approval for entry to the PLCC on the date(s) provided. PFPA 
will send additional instructions to the email address provided in the 
request for registration. The registrant must follow the instructions 
in the PFPA email in order to be approved for entry to the PLCC.
    One valid government-issued photo identification card (i.e., 
driver's license or passport) will be required in order to enter the 
building.
    Attendees are encouraged to arrive at least 30 minutes prior to the 
start of the meeting to accommodate security procedures.
    Public parking is not available at the PLCC.
    Presentations: If you wish to make a presentation, please submit an 
electronic copy of your presentation to [email protected] no later 
than the registration date listed in the DATES section of this notice. 
Each presentation should be in PowerPoint to facilitate projection 
during the public meeting and should include the presenter's name, 
organization affiliation, telephone number, and email address on the 
cover page. Please submit presentations only and cite ``Public Meeting, 
DFARS Technical Data Rights Cases'' in all correspondence related to 
the public meeting. There will be no transcription at the meeting. The 
submitted presentations will be the only record of the public meeting 
and will be posted to the following website at the conclusion of the 
public meeting: https://www.acq.osd.mil/dpap/dars/technical_data_rights.html.
    Special accommodations: The public meeting is physically accessible 
to persons with disabilities. Requests for reasonable accommodations, 
sign language interpretation, or other auxiliary aids should be 
directed to Valencia Johnson, telephone 571-372-6099, by no later than 
the registration date listed in the DATES section of this notice.
    The TTY number for further information is: 1-800-877-8339. When the 
operator answers the call, let him or her know the agency is the 
Department of Defense and the point of contact is Valencia Johnson at 
571-372-6099.

Jennifer Lee Hawes,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2019-25562 Filed 11-22-19; 8:45 am]
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