Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Procedures for Safety Investigations
Document Number: 2014-28248
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-12-01
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) is promulgating a final rule which establishes procedures for conducting preliminary and formal safety investigations of events or practices at Department of Energy (DOE) defense nuclear facilities that the Board determines have adversely affected, or may adversely affect, public health and safety. The Board's experience in conducting formal safety investigations necessitates codifying the procedures set forth in this final rule. Among other benefits, these procedures will ensure a more efficient investigative process, protect confidential and privileged safety information, and promote uniformity of future safety investigations. The rule also promotes public awareness through greater transparency in the conduct of Board investigations.
Extension of Hearing Record Closure Date
Document Number: 2014-26616
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-11-10
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) published a document in the Federal Register on September 25, 2014, (79 FR 57543) concerning notice of a public hearing and meeting on October 7, 2014, regarding safety culture at Department of Energy defense nuclear facilities. The Board stated in that notice that the hearing record would remain open until November 7, 2014, for the receipt of additional materials. The Board made the same representation at the conclusion of the hearing on October 7, 2014.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2014-25197
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-10-22
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the ``Government in the Sunshine Act,'' notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public business meeting described below.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2014-22941
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-25
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the ``Government in the Sunshine Act'' (5 U.S.C. 552b), and as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 2286b, notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public meeting and hearing described below. The Board invites any interested persons or groups to present any comments, technical information, or data concerning safety issues related to the matters to be considered.
Emergency Preparedness and Response
Document Number: 2014-22510
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-23
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 2286a(b)(5), the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board has made a recommendation to the Secretary of Energy concerning the need to take actions to improve the emergency preparedness and response capability at the Department of Energy's (DOE) defense nuclear facilities.
Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2014-21273
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-09-08
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
This notice announces the membership of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (DNFSB) Senior Executive Service (SES) Performance Review Board (PRB).
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2014-19430
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-14
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the ``Government in the Sunshine Act'' (5 U.S.C. 552b), and as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 2286b, notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public meeting and hearing described below. The Board invites any interested persons or groups to present any comments, technical information, or data concerning safety issues related to the matters to be considered.
Procedures for Safety Investigations
Document Number: 2014-18575
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-08-11
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) published a proposed rule in the Federal Register (77 FR 44174) on July 27, 2012. The proposed rule established procedures for conducting preliminary and formal safety investigations of events or practices at Department of Energy (DOE) defense nuclear facilities that the Board determines have adversely affected, or may adversely affect, public health and safety. The Board's experience in conducting formal safety investigations necessitates codifying the procedures set forth in the final rule. Among other benefits, these procedures will ensure a more efficient investigative process, protect confidential and privileged safety information, and promote uniformity of future safety investigations. The rule also promotes public awareness through greater transparency in the conduct of Board investigations. The Board's enabling legislation, 42 U.S.C. 2286 et seq., was amended on January 2, 2013, by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013. The amendments appeared before the final rule was published. This second notice of proposed rule incorporates changes necessitated by those amendments.
Rules Implementing the Government in the Sunshine Act; Correction
Document Number: 2014-16778
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-07-21
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) published a document in the Federal Register on March 7, 1991 (56 FR 9609), implementing the provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act. Subsequently, the Fiscal Year 2013 National Defense Authorization Act further amended the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, changing and renumbering the Board's enabling legislation. This document corrects the final regulations by changing the referenced sections in the Board's rules implementing the Government in the Sunshine Act.
Public Availability of Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board FY 2012 Service Contract Inventory Analysis/FY 2013 Service Contract Inventory
Document Number: 2014-14077
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-06-17
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with Section 743 of Division C of the Consolidated Appropriations Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-117), DNFSB is publishing this notice to advise the public of the availability of (1) its analysis of the FY 2012 Service Contract inventory and (2) the FY 2013 Service Contract inventory. This inventory provides information on service contract actions over $25,000 that were made in FY 2013. The information is organized by function to show how contracted resources are distributed throughout the agency. The inventory has been developed in accordance with guidance issued on November 5, 2010, and on December 19, 2011, by the Office of Management and Budget's Office of Federal Procurement Policy (OFPP). OFPP's guidance is available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/omb/procurement-service-contract-inventori es. DNFSB has posted its FY 2012 analysis and FY 2013 inventory and a summary of the inventory on the DNFSB homepage at the following link: http:// www.dnfsb.gov/open
FOIA Fee Schedule Update
Document Number: 2014-12762
Type: Rule
Date: 2014-06-03
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is publishing its Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Fee Schedule Update pursuant to the Board's regulations.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2014-10263
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-05-02
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the provisions of the ``Government in the Sunshine Act'' (5 U.S.C. 552b), and as authorized by 42 U.S.C. 2286b, notice is hereby given of the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board's (Board) public meeting and hearing described below. The Board invites any interested persons or groups to present any comments, technical information, or data concerning safety issues related to the matters to be considered.
Proposed FOIA Fee Schedule Update
Document Number: 2014-09199
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-04-23
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
Pursuant to the Board's regulations, the Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board is publishing its proposed Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Fee Schedule Update and solicits comments from interested organizations and individual members of the public.
Extension of Hearing Record Closure Date
Document Number: 2014-00458
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-01-14
Agency: Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board, Agencies and Commissions
The Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board (Board) convened a public meeting and hearing on December 10, 2013, as noticed in the Federal Register on August 13, 2013 (78 FR 49262), as amended, November 12, 2013 (78 FR 67344). The hearing concerned safety-related matters at defense nuclear facilities at the Y-12 National Security Complex. The Board stated at the conclusion of the hearing that the hearing record would remain open until January 10, 2014. Extension of Time: The Board now extends the period of time for which the hearing record will remain open to February 10, 2014, to further accommodate submission of an answer to a question taken for the record during the course of the public hearing.