Federal Acquisition Regulation; Buy-Back of Assets
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) by revising the contract cost principle regarding depreciation. The proposed rule adds language which addresses the allowability of depreciation costs of reacquired assets involved in a sales and leaseback arrangement.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Payment by Electronic Fund Transfer
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning payment by electronic fund transfer. This OMB clearance currently expires on September 30, 2005. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Meeting of the Independent Review Panel To Study the Relationships Between Military Department General Counsels and Judge Advocates General-Open Meeting
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 96-463, notice is hereby given that the Independent Review Panel to Study the Relationships between Military Department General Counsels and Judge Advocates General will hold an open meeting at the Hilton Crystal City, 2399 Jefferson Davis Highway, Arlington, Virginia 22202, on June 28-29, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Purpose: The Panel will meet on June 28-29, 2005, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., to hear testimony of current and former Defense Department officials and the public and to conduct deliberations concerning the relationships between the legal elements of their respective Military Departments. These sessions will be open to the public, subject to the availability of space. In keeping with the spirit of FACA, the Panel welcomes written comments concerning its work from the public at any time. Interested citizens are encouraged to attend the sessions.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to add a system of records notice to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification; Correction
DSCA published a document in the Federal Register of June 1, 2005, concerning the sale of defense articles and services to Australia. The package contained the wrong cover letter.
Notice of Meeting; Correction
The Department of Defense published a document in the Federal Register on May 31, 2005, concerning a meeting on June 15-16, 2005, of the Independent Review Panel to Study the Relationships between Military Department General Counsels and Judge Advocates General. The Panel has decided to cancel the meeting scheduled for June 16.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.