Department of Defense September 2009 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC)
Document Number: E9-22138
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-15
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to section 10(a), Public Law 92-463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC). The purpose of the meeting is to review the Council's Charter,
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections
Document Number: E9-22067
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
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 previously approved information collection requirement concerning bid guarantees, performance and payment bonds, and alternative payment protections. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 27024, June 5, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Quality Assurance Requirements
Document Number: E9-22063
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
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 quality assurance requirements. A request for public comments was published at 74 FR 32166 on July 7, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Hubzone Program
Document Number: E9-22060
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
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 a new information collection requirement regarding HUBZone Program revisions.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: E9-21990
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The invention listed below is assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and is available for licensing by the Department of the Navy. U.S. Patent Application Number 12/460,172 filed on July 9, 2009, Navy Case Number PAX 30 entitled ``Human Behavioral Simulator for Cognitive Decision-Making.''
Final Environmental Impact Statement (FEIS) for Stationing and Training of Increased Aviation Assets Within U.S. Army Alaska
Document Number: E9-21933
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army announces the availability of an FEIS for the implementation of the decision to increase numbers and types of aviation assets and training at Fort Wainwright, Fort Richardson, or other military installations in Alaska. The proposed aviation unit, an Aviation Task Force or Combat Aviation Brigade, would potentially consist of up to 62 medium and heavy lift helicopters, 30 combat scout helicopters, 24 attack helicopters, and between 1,200 to 2,850 Soldiers.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for Grow the Army Actions at Fort Lewis and the Yakima Training Center (YTC), WA
Document Number: E9-21932
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army announces the availability of a DEIS that analyzes the environmental and socioeconomic impacts of implementing the stationing and realignment decisions in the 2007 ``Grow the Army'' Programmatic EIS (GTA PEIS) and other ongoing Army realignment and stationing initiatives pertaining to Fort Lewis and YTC. The GTA PEIS Record of Decision (ROD) specified the stationing of additional units at Fort Lewis including an Expeditionary Sustainment Command, and directed unit restructuring actions that would increase active duty strength at Fort Lewis by approximately 1,900 Soldiers. The DEIS also analyzes Fort Lewis and YTC as potential locations for the stationing of approximately 1,000 combat service support (CSS) Soldiers consisting of quartermaster, medical, transportation, headquarters or other CSS units to support combat operations, and the potential stationing of a medium Combat Aviation Brigade (CAB) consisting of approximately 2,800 soldiers and 110 helicopters.
Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) 05 Actions at Fort Monroe, VA
Document Number: E9-21931
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-14
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army announces the availability of the DEIS, which evaluates the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts of BRAC actions at Fort Monroe, Virginia.
Defense Health Board (DHB) Meeting
Document Number: E9-21855
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
On October 14-15, 2009, the Traumatic Brain Injury Family Caregiver Panel will meet to: review and vote to approve the Traumatic
Notice of Record of Decision for Norfolk Harbor Channel Dredging, Norfolk and Portsmouth, VA
Document Number: E9-21819
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy (DON), after carefully weighing the operational and environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to deepen approximately five miles of Norfolk Harbor Channel, the Federal navigational channel in the Southern Branch of the Elizabeth River, separating Norfolk and Portsmouth, Virginia. Dredging in the heavily-used waterway would occur from the Lamberts Point Deperming Station in the Lamberts Bend Reach, south to Naval Support Activity Norfolk Naval Shipyard, commonly referred to as the Norfolk Naval Shipyard (NNSY), in the Lower Reach. Dredged material would be placed at The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' (USACE) Craney Island Dredged Material Management Area (CIDMMA). The deepening project will establish continuously safe and expeditious transit routes for U.S. Naval Ships to Lamberts Point Deperming Station and NNSY. Dredging would occur completely within the existing USACE-maintained federal navigation channel. In its decision, the Navy considered applicable executive orders, including an analysis of the effects of its actions in compliance with the Endangered Species Act, the Coastal Zone Management Act, and the National Historic Preservation Act, and the
Proposed Suspension and Modification of Nationwide Permit 21
Document Number: E9-21792
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
In the July 15, 2009, issue of the Federal Register (74 FR 34311) the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a proposal to take two actions concerning Nationwide Permit 21, which authorizes discharges of dredged or fill material into waters of the United States for surface coal mining activities. The two proposed actions are to suspend NWP 21 to prohibit its use to authorize surface coal mining activities in the Appalachian region of Kentucky, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Tennessee, Virginia, and West Virginia, and then to modify NWP 21 to make that prohibition permanent until NWP 21 expires on March 18, 2012. In the July 15, 2009, notice we also offered commenters opportunity to request a public hearing. In the August 13, 2009, issue of the Federal Register (74 FR 40815), we extended the comment period to September 14, 2009. We have received several requests to hold public hearings, and have determined that hearings would afford us the opportunity to gain additional information to assist us in reaching decisions on these two proposed actions. Therefore, we will be holding public hearings in each of the six affected states. Written comments to supplement the hearing records may be submitted until October 26, 2009.
Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Health Board (DHB) Meeting
Document Number: E9-21748
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, and in accordance with section 10(a)(2) of Public Law, DoD announces that the DoD Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces, a subcommittee of the Defense Health Board (DHB), will meet on October 8, 2009.
Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Health Board (DHB) Meeting
Document Number: E9-21747
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, and in accordance with section 10(a)(2) of Public Law, DoD announces that the DoD Task Force on the Prevention of Suicide by Members of the Armed Forces, a subcommittee of the Defense Health Board (DHB), will meet on October 1, 2009.
U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Comprehensive Review Advisory Committee
Document Number: E9-21746
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Under the provisions 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. paragraph 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102- 3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Comprehensive Review Advisory Committee will meet to review and discuss contents of its Final Report. The meeting is closed to the public.
Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel Meeting
Document Number: E9-21744
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) the Department of Defense announces that the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel (hereafter referred to as the Panel) will meet to review and comment on recommendations made to the Director, TRICARE Management Activity, by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee regarding the Uniform Formulary.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-21749
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service is deleting a system of records notice from its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-21745
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-09
Agency: Office of Secretary, Department of Defense
The Defense Intelligence Agency is proposing to alter a system of records in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
US Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E9-21512
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Under the provisions 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 United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board (SAB) meeting will take place on Wednesday and Thursday, October 7th-October 8th, 2009 at the SAF/AQ Conference and Innovation Center, 1560 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22209. The meeting on Wednesday, October 7th, will be from 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., and the meeting on Thursday, October 8th, will be from 7:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.
Notice of Availability of the Fiscal Year 2008 Department of Navy Services Contract Inventory Pursuant to Section 807 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008
Document Number: E9-21474
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
In accordance with section 2330a of Title 10 United States Code as amended by the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY 08) section 807, the Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Navy (DASN) for Acquisition and Logistics Management (A&LM) and the Office of the Director, Defense Procurement and Acquisition Policy (DPAP) will make available, to the public, an inventory of activities performed pursuant to contracts for services. The inventory will be published to the ASN (RDA) Web site at the following location: https:// acquisition.navy.mil/NDAAsection807.
Notice of Public Hearing for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for Renewal of Authorization To Use Pinecastle Range, Ocala National Forest, FL
Document Number: E9-21430
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(C) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] Parts 1500-1508), the U.S. Department of the Navy (Navy) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (Draft SEIS) to evaluate potential environmental effects of significant new circumstances and information not available at the time the Final Environmental Impact Statement for Renewal of Authorization to Use Pinecastle Range, Ocala National Forest, Florida, (January 2002) (2002 FEIS) was completed.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)-Louisiana, Maintain Landbridge Between Caillou Lake and the Gulf of Mexico Feasibility Study
Document Number: E9-21374
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), along with its local sponsor the Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, intends to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)Louisiana, Maintain Land Bridge between Caillou Lake and the Gulf of Mexico restoration project. This restoration project will examine measures to increase the stability of the land bridge separating Caillou (Sister) Lake from the Gulf of Mexico. This SEIS will tier from the programmatic EIS for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)Louisiana, Ecosystem Restoration Study, November 2004. The Record of Decision for the programmatic EIS was signed on November 18, 2005.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)-Louisiana, Modification of Davis Pond Diversion Project
Document Number: E9-21372
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE) intends to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (EIS) for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)Louisiana, Modification of Davis Pond Diversion Project. This modification project will be designed to increase wetland restoration outputs. This supplemental EIS will be tiered off of the programmatic final EIS for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)Louisiana, Ecosystem Restoration Study, November 2004, and the final EIS for the LCALouisiana, Freshwater Diversion to Barataria and Breton Sound Basins Study, September 1984. The record of decision (ROD) for the programmatic final EIS was signed on November 18, 2005 and the ROD for the freshwater diversion final EIS was signed on July 16, 1987.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)― Louisiana, Stabilize Gulf Shoreline at Point Au Fer Island Feasibility Study
Document Number: E9-21370
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), along with its local sponsor the Louisiana Office of Coastal Protection and Restoration, intends to prepare a supplemental environmental impact statement (SEIS) for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)Louisiana, Stabilize Gulf Shoreline at Point Au Fer Island restoration project. This restoration project will examine measures to increase the stability of the Gulf of Mexico shoreline on Point Au Fer Island. This SEIS will be tiered off of the programmatic EIS for the Louisiana Coastal Area (LCA)Louisiana, Ecosystem Restoration Study, November 2004. The Record of Decision for the programmatic EIS was signed on November 18, 2005.
Army Science Board (ASB)
Document Number: E9-21369
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The notice of an open meeting scheduled for Sep 15, 2009 published in the Federal Register on August 31, 2009 (74 FR 44828) has a revised classification and agenda. The survivability and deployability study of ground platforms session (1230-1330) will be a classified session at the Secret clearance level. A second unclassified session (1345-1430) has been added to adopt recommendations from the ASB Installation 2025 study. The meeting will now be adjourned at 1445 EDT.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: E9-21357
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
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.
Record of Decision (ROD) for the Maneuver Center of Excellence (MCOE) Actions at Fort Benning, GA
Document Number: E9-21300
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-09-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army announces the availability of the ROD that implements MCOE actions at Fort Benning including construction, operation and maintenance of proposed operational facilities, training areas (including ranges and maneuver areas), and infrastructure to accommodate the consolidated Armor and Infantry missions of the MCOE and the increase in military personnel and students due to Army growth.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-027, Federal Awardee Performance and Integrity Information System
Document Number: E9-21174
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-03
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Section 872 of the Duncan Hunter National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2009. Section 872 requires the General Services Administration to establish and maintain a data system containing specific information on the integrity and performance of covered Federal agency contractors and grantees. Section 872 also requires awarding officials to review the data system and consider other past performance information when making any past performance evaluation or responsibility determination.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-016, Termination for Default Reporting
Document Number: E9-21176
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2009-09-02
Agency: Department of Defense, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Agencies and Commissions, General Services Administration
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish procedures for contracting officers to provide contractor information into the Past Performance Information System (PPIRS). This case sets forth requirements for reporting defective cost or pricing data and terminations for cause or default. Evaluation of past performance information, especially terminations, manages risks associated with timely, effective and cost efficient completion of contracts, a key objective of the President's March 4, 2009, Memorandum on Government Contracting.