Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Validation of Proprietary and Technical Data (DFARS Case 2018-D069), 68283-68284 [2020-23885]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 28, 2020 / Proposed Rules 31 for channel 11 at Minneapolis in the DTV Table of Allotments. The Commission instituted a freeze on the acceptance of rulemaking petitions by full power television stations requesting channel substitutions in May 2011, and Multimedia asks that the Commission waive the freeze to permit KARE to change from a VHF to a UHF channel to better serve its over-the-air viewers. Multimedia states that the Commission has recognized that VHF channels have certain propagation characteristics which may cause reception issues for some viewers. While Multimedia acknowledges that VHF reception issues are not universal, it states that since the 2009 digital transition, when it began operating exclusively on digital channel 11, KARE has received a steady stream of complaints from viewers unable to receive the station’s over-the-air signal, despite being able to receive signals from other local stations. Multimedia believes that waiver of the channel substitution freeze would serve the public interest. DATES: Comments must be filed on or before November 12, 2020 and reply comments on or before November 23, 2020. Federal Communications Commission, Office of the Secretary, 45 L Street, NE, Washington, DC 20554. In addition to filing comments with the FCC, interested parties should serve counsel for petitioner as follows: Michael Beder, Esq., Associate General Counsel, TEGNA, Inc., 8350 Broad Street, Suite 2000, Tysons, Virginia 22102. ADDRESSES: jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with PROPOSALS FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 16:10 Oct 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 List of Subjects in 47 CFR Part 73 Television. Federal Communications Commission. Thomas Horan, Chief of Staff, Media Bureau. Proposed Rule For the reasons discussed in the preamble, the Federal Communications Commission proposes to amend 47 CFR part 73 as follows: PART 73—RADIO BROADCAST SERVICE 1. The authority citation for part 73 continues to read as follows: ■ Authority: 47 U.S.C. 154, 155, 301, 303, 307, 309, 310, 334, 336, 339. § 73.622 [Amended] 2. Amend § 73.622(i), the PostTransition Table of DTV Allotments under Minnesota, by removing channel 11 and adding channel 31 at Minneapolis. ■ Joyce Bernstein, Media Bureau, at (202) 418–1647; or Joyce Bernstein, Media Bureau, at Joyce.Bernstein@fcc.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a synopsis of the Commission’s Notice of Proposed Rulemaking, MB Docket No. 20–340; RM–11865; DA 20–1221, adopted October 15, 2020, and released October 15, 2020. The full text of this document is available for download at https://www.fcc.gov/edocs. To request materials in accessible formats (braille, large print, computer diskettes, or audio recordings), please send an email to FCC504@fcc.gov or call the Consumer & Government Affairs Bureau at (202) 418–0530 (VOICE), (202) 418–0432 (TTY). This document does not contain information collection requirements subject to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. In addition, therefore, it does not contain any proposed information collection burden ‘‘for small business concerns with fewer VerDate Sep<11>2014 than 25 employees,’’ pursuant to the Small Business Paperwork Relief Act of 2002, Public Law 107–198, see 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(4). Provisions of the Regulatory Flexibility Act of 1980, 5 U.S.C. 601– 612, do not apply to this proceeding. Members of the public should note that all ex parte contacts are prohibited from the time a Notice of Proposed Rulemaking is issued to the time the matter is no longer subject to Commission consideration or court review, see 47 CFR 1.1208. There are, however, exceptions to this prohibition, which can be found in Section 1.1204(a) of the Commission’s rules, 47 CFR 1.1204(a). See Sections 1.415 and 1.420 of the Commission’s rules for information regarding the proper filing procedures for comments, 47 CFR 1.415 and 1.420. [FR Doc. 2020–23311 Filed 10–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Defense Acquisition Regulations System 48 CFR Parts 227 and 252 [Docket DARS–2019–0048] RIN 0750–AK71 Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Validation of Proprietary and Technical Data (DFARS Case 2018–D069) Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense (DoD). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 68283 Announcement of meeting; extension of comment period. ACTION: DoD is hosting a public meeting to obtain views of experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding implementation in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) of the statutory presumption of development exclusively at private expense for commercial items in the procedures governing the validation of asserted restrictions on technical data as required to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019. DATES: Submission of Comments: The comment period for the proposed rule published on August 31, 2020 (85 FR 53755), is extended. Comments on the proposed rule should be submitted in writing to the address shown in ADDRESSES on or before November 30, 2020 to be considered in formation of the final rule. Public Meeting: A virtual public meeting will be held on November 19, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern time. The public meeting will end at the stated time, or when the discussion ends, whichever comes first. Registration: Registration to participate in this meeting must be received no later than close of business on November 12, 2020. Information on how to register for the public meeting may be found in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. ADDRESSES: Public Meeting: A virtual public meeting will be held using Microsoft video conferencing software. Submission of Comments: Submit comments identified by DFARS Case 2018–D069, using any of the following methods: Æ Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search for ‘‘DFARS Case 2018–D069.’’ Select ‘‘Comment Now’’ and follow the instructions provided to submit a comment. Please include ‘‘DFARS Case 2018–D069’’ on any attached documents. Æ Email: osd.dfars@mail.mil. Include DFARS Case 2018–D069 in the subject line of the message. Æ Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, OUSD(A&S)DPC/DARS, Room 3B938, 3060 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–3060. Comments received generally will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. To confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\28OCP1.SGM 28OCP1 68284 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 209 / Wednesday, October 28, 2020 / Proposed Rules jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with PROPOSALS approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting (except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, telephone 571–372– 6095. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DoD is interested in continuing a dialogue with experts and interested parties in Government and the private sector regarding amending the DFARS to implement statutory amendments for the acquisition of technical data and computer software, and associated license rights. On August 31, 2020, DoD published a proposed rule in the Federal Register at 85 FR 53755 to implement the requirements of section 865 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 115–232), which repeals several years of congressional adjustments to the statutory presumption of development at private expense for commercial items in the validation procedures at paragraph (f) of 10 U.S.C. 2321. DoD hosted public meetings to obtain the views of interested parties with notice published in the Federal Register on August 16, 2019, at 84 FR 41953. In addition, DoD published an advance notice of proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on September 13, 2019, at 84 FR 48513, VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:10 Oct 27, 2020 Jkt 253001 providing draft DFARS revisions and requesting any written public comments by November 12, 2019. Registration: Individuals wishing to participate in the virtual meeting must register by November 12, 2020, to facilitate entry to the meeting. Interested parties may register for the meeting by sending the following information via email to osd.dfars@mail.mil and include ‘‘Public Meeting, DFARS Case 2018– D069’’ in the subject line of the message: • Full name. • Valid email address, which will be used for admittance to the meeting. • Valid telephone number, which will serve as a secondary connection method. • Company or organization name. • Whether the individual desires to make a presentation. Pre-registered individuals will receive instructions for connecting using the Microsoft video conferencing software not more than one week before the meeting is scheduled to commence. Presentations: Presentations will be limited to 5 minutes per company or organization. This limit may be subject to adjustment, depending on the number of entities requesting to present, in order to ensure adequate time for discussion. If you wish to make a presentation, please submit an electronic copy of your presentation via email to osd.dfars@mail.mil no later PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 9990 than November 12, 2020. Each presentation should be in PowerPoint to facilitate projection during the public meeting and should include the presenter’s name, title, organization affiliation, telephone number, and email address on the cover page. Correspondence, Comments, and Presentations: Please cite ‘‘Public Meeting, DFARS Case 2018–D069’’ 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. The comment period for the proposed rule is extended to November 30, 2020, to provide additional time for interested parties to comment on the proposed DFARS changes. List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 227 and 252 Government procurement. Jennifer D. Johnson, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2020–23885 Filed 10–27–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\28OCP1.SGM 28OCP1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 209 (Wednesday, October 28, 2020)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 68283-68284]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-23885]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Defense Acquisition Regulations System

48 CFR Parts 227 and 252

[Docket DARS-2019-0048]
RIN 0750-AK71


Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Validation of 
Proprietary and Technical Data (DFARS Case 2018-D069)

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

ACTION: Announcement of meeting; extension of comment period.

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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 
implementation in the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement 
(DFARS) of the statutory presumption of development exclusively at 
private expense for commercial items in the procedures governing the 
validation of asserted restrictions on technical data as required to 
implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for 
Fiscal Year 2019.

DATES: Submission of Comments: The comment period for the proposed rule 
published on August 31, 2020 (85 FR 53755), is extended. Comments on 
the proposed rule should be submitted in writing to the address shown 
in ADDRESSES on or before November 30, 2020 to be considered in 
formation of the final rule.
    Public Meeting: A virtual public meeting will be held on November 
19, 2020, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern time. The public meeting will 
end at the stated time, or when the discussion ends, whichever comes 
first.
    Registration: Registration to participate in this meeting must be 
received no later than close of business on November 12, 2020. 
Information on how to register for the public meeting may be found in 
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

ADDRESSES:
    Public Meeting: A virtual public meeting will be held using 
Microsoft video conferencing software.
    Submission of Comments: Submit comments identified by DFARS Case 
2018-D069, using any of the following methods:
    [cir] Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Search for ``DFARS Case 2018-D069.'' Select ``Comment Now'' and follow 
the instructions provided to submit a comment. Please include ``DFARS 
Case 2018-D069'' on any attached documents.
    [cir] Email: [email protected]. Include DFARS Case 2018-D069 in 
the subject line of the message.
    [cir] Mail: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Attn: Ms. 
Kimberly Ziegler, OUSD(A&S)DPC/DARS, Room 3B938, 3060 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-3060.
    Comments received generally will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. To 
confirm receipt of your comment(s), please check www.regulations.gov,

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approximately two to three days after submission to verify posting 
(except allow 30 days for posting of comments submitted by mail).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kimberly Ziegler, telephone 571-
372-6095.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DoD is interested in continuing a dialogue 
with experts and interested parties in Government and the private 
sector regarding amending the DFARS to implement statutory amendments 
for the acquisition of technical data and computer software, and 
associated license rights.
    On August 31, 2020, DoD published a proposed rule in the Federal 
Register at 85 FR 53755 to implement the requirements of section 865 of 
the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 (Pub. L. 
115-232), which repeals several years of congressional adjustments to 
the statutory presumption of development at private expense for 
commercial items in the validation procedures at paragraph (f) of 10 
U.S.C. 2321.
    DoD hosted public meetings to obtain the views of interested 
parties with notice published in the Federal Register on August 16, 
2019, at 84 FR 41953. In addition, DoD published an advance notice of 
proposed rulemaking (ANPR) on September 13, 2019, at 84 FR 48513, 
providing draft DFARS revisions and requesting any written public 
comments by November 12, 2019.
    Registration: Individuals wishing to participate in the virtual 
meeting must register by November 12, 2020, to facilitate entry to the 
meeting. Interested parties may register for the meeting by sending the 
following information via email to [email protected] and include 
``Public Meeting, DFARS Case 2018-D069'' in the subject line of the 
message:
     Full name.
     Valid email address, which will be used for admittance to 
the meeting.
     Valid telephone number, which will serve as a secondary 
connection method.
     Company or organization name.
     Whether the individual desires to make a presentation.
    Pre-registered individuals will receive instructions for connecting 
using the Microsoft video conferencing software not more than one week 
before the meeting is scheduled to commence.
    Presentations: Presentations will be limited to 5 minutes per 
company or organization. This limit may be subject to adjustment, 
depending on the number of entities requesting to present, in order to 
ensure adequate time for discussion. If you wish to make a 
presentation, please submit an electronic copy of your presentation via 
email to [email protected] no later than November 12, 2020. Each 
presentation should be in PowerPoint to facilitate projection during 
the public meeting and should include the presenter's name, title, 
organization affiliation, telephone number, and email address on the 
cover page.
    Correspondence, Comments, and Presentations: Please cite ``Public 
Meeting, DFARS Case 2018-D069'' 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.
    The comment period for the proposed rule is extended to November 
30, 2020, to provide additional time for interested parties to comment 
on the proposed DFARS changes.

List of Subjects in 48 CFR Parts 227 and 252

    Government procurement.

Jennifer D. Johnson,
Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System.
[FR Doc. 2020-23885 Filed 10-27-20; 8:45 am]
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