Department of Defense March 17, 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Delegation of Settlement Authority Under the Federal Tort Claims Act
Document Number: E9-5709
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to Department of Justice Civil Division Directive (28 CFR part 14) and 10 U.S.C. 113(d), the Secretary of Defense has delegated to the Secretaries of the Army, Navy, and Air Force the authority to adjust, determine, compromise, and settle administrative claims involving their respective Military Departments under 28 U.S.C. 2672 (relating to the administrative settlement of Federal tort claims), if the amount of the proposed settlement, compromise, or award does not exceed $300,000. The Delegation to the Secretary of the Army includes the authority to adjust, determine, compromise, and settle administrative claims arising out of the acts or omissions of civilian personnel of DoD Components other than the Military Departments in accordance with DoD Directive 5515.9, ``Settlement of Tort Claims,'' April 19, 2004. The authority delegated above may be re-delegated in writing.
Privacy Act of 1974; Notice of a Computer Matching Program
Document Number: E9-5708
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Subsection (e)(12) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, (5 U.S.C. 552a) requires agencies to publish advance notice of any proposed or revised computer matching program by the matching agency for public comment. The DoD, as the matching agency under the Privacy Act is hereby giving notice to the record subjects of a computer matching program between the Social Security Administration (SSA) and DoD that their records are being matched by computer. The purpose of this agreement is to verify applicants for, and recipients of Supplement Security Income (SSI) payments and Special Veterans Benefits (SVB) with respect of determination of eligibility and calculating payment amounts.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-5707
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
The Department of the Air Force proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
DoD Board of Actuaries Open Meeting
Document Number: E9-5706
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Under the provision of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., appendix as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal Advisory committee meeting of the DoD Board of Actuaries will take place:
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS)/TRICARE: Inclusion of TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Program in Federal Procurement of Pharmaceuticals
Document Number: E9-5702
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Section 703 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (NDAA-08) states with respect to any prescription filled on or after the date of enactment of the NDAA, the TRICARE Retail Pharmacy Program shall be treated as an element of the DoD for purposes of procurement of drugs by Federal agencies under section 8126 of title 38, United States Code (U.S.C.), to the extent necessary to ensure pharmaceuticals paid for by the DoD that are provided by network retail pharmacies under the program to eligible covered beneficiaries are subject to the pricing standards in such section 8126. NDAA-08 was enacted on January 28, 2008. The statute requires implementing regulations. This final rule is to implement section 703 of the NDAA- 08.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-5700
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
The Department of Air Force proposes to delete a system of records to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-5699
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Defense Threat Reduction Agency is amending a system of records notices in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Notice of Partially Closed Meeting of the Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel
Document Number: E9-5696
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-03-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Secretary of the Navy Advisory Panel will meet to receive ethics training and discuss top areas of concern that the Secretary of the Navy should address. The discussion of such information would be exempt from public disclosure as set forth in section 552b(c)(5), (6), and (7) of title 5, United States Code. For this reason the executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public.