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

Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the Proposed Mather Specific Plan, Sacramento County, CA, Permit Application number SPK-2002-561
Document Number: E9-29603
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District, (Corps) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Mather Specific Plan in Sacramento County, CA. The Sacramento County Department of Economic Development has applied for a Department of the Army permit to fill approximately 35.4 acres of waters of the United States, including wetlands, to construct the project.
Waiver of 10 U.S.C. 2534 for Certain Defense Items Produced in the United Kingdom
Document Number: E9-29568
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics) is waiving the limitation of 10 U.S.C. 2534 for certain defense items produced in the United Kingdom (UK). 10 U.S.C. 2534 limits DoD procurement of certain items to sources in the national technology and industrial base. The waiver will permit procurement of enumerated items from sources in the UK, unless otherwise restricted by statute.
Notice of Public Hearings for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for the Gulf of Alaska Navy Training Activities
Document Number: E9-29565
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA); the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for implementing the procedural provisions of NEPA (Title 40 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1500-1508); and Executive Order 12114, Environmental Effects Abroad of Major Federal Actions, the Department of the Navy (Navy) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) for public release on December 11, 2009. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) is a Cooperating Agency for the EIS/OEIS.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: E9-29465
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Navy. U.S. Patent No. 7,515,096: Program to Generate an Aircrew Display Aid to Assess Jam Effectiveness, Navy Case No. 98911//U.S. Patent No. 7,511,657: Aircrew Display Aid to Assess Jam Effectiveness, Navy Case No. 98910//U.S. Patent application Serial Number 12/040,412: Dynamic Replanning Algorithm for Aircrew Display Aid to Assess Jam Effectiveness, Navy Case No. 99021, filed on February 29, 2008//U.S. Patent application Serial Number 12/040,452: Method for Using a Dynamic Mission Replanning Algorithm as an Aid to Assess Jam Effectiveness, Navy Case No. 99022, filed on February 29, 2008//U.S. Patent application Serial Number 12/ 417,301: Program to Generate an Aircrew Display Aid to Assess JAM Effectiveness, Navy Case No. 99810, filed on September 12, 2007.
Civilian Health and Medical Program of the Uniformed Services (CHAMPUS)/TRICARE: Inclusion of Retail Network Pharmacies as Authorized TRICARE Providers for the Administration of TRICARE Covered Vaccines
Document Number: E9-29432
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
This interim final rule allows a TRICARE retail network pharmacy to be an authorized provider for the administration of three TRICARE-covered vaccines in the retail pharmacy setting. The three immunizations are H1N1 vaccine, seasonal influenza vaccine, and pneumococcal vaccine. In addition, this interim final rule solicits public comment on also including other TRICARE-covered immunizations in the future for which retail network pharmacies will be authorized providers. As part of DoD preparations for a possible public health emergency involving H1N1 influenza this fall and winter, this is being issued as an interim final rule.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Patents
Document Number: E9-29401
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-10
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 Regulatory 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 Patents. This OMB clearance currently expires on May 31, 2010.
Meeting of the Uniform Formulary Beneficiary Advisory Panel
Document Number: E9-29380
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (title 5, United States Code (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 on January 14, 2010. During the meeting the Panel will review and comment on recommendations made to the Director, TRICARE Management Activity, by the Pharmacy and Therapeutics Committee regarding the Uniform Formulary.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License; University of Maryland
Document Number: E9-29379
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The National Security Agency hereby gives notice of its intent to grant the University of Maryland a revocable, non-assignable, exclusive license to practice the following Government-Owned invention as described in U.S. Provisional Patent Application Serial No. 61/ 119,848 entitled: ``RF Power Harvesting Circuit Design,'' filed 04 December 2008, and any related non-provisional patent application and all Letters Patent issuing thereon, and any continuation, continuation- in-part or division of said non-provisional patent application and any reissue or extension of said Letters Patent, in the field of RF Power Harvesting Technologies. The above-mentioned invention is assigned to the United States Government as represented by the National Security Agency.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-38; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: E9-28939
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-38 which amend the FAR. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-38 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Technical Amendments
Document Number: E9-28937
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document makes amendments to the Federal Acquisition Regulation in order to make editorial changes.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-024, Travel Costs
Document Number: E9-28935
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
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 issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to change the travel cost principle to ensure a consistent application of the limitation on allowable contractor airfare costs.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-021, Postretirement Benefits (PRB), FAS 106
Document Number: E9-28934
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
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 issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to permit the contractor to measure accrued PRB costs using either the criteria in Internal Revenue Code (IRC) 419 or the criteria in Financial Accounting Standard (FAS) 106.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-017, Federal Food Donation Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110-247)
Document Number: E9-28933
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
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) have adopted, as final, with no changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the Federal Food Donation Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110- 247), which encourages executive agencies and their contractors, in contracts for the provision, service, or sale of food, to the maximum extent practicable and safe, to donate apparently wholesome excess food to nonprofit organizations that provide assistance to food-insecure people in the United States.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-041, Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6)
Document Number: E9-28931
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
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 issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require Internet Protocol Version 6 (IPv6) compliant products be included in all new information technology (IT) acquisitions using Internet Protocol (IP). IP is one of the primary mechanisms that define how and where information moves across networks. The widely-used IP industry standard is IP Version 4 (IPv4). The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Memorandum M-05-22, dated August 2, 2005, requires all new IT procurements, to the maximum extent practicable, to include IPv6 capable products and standards.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-026, Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Restrictions for Treasury Offset Program Debts
Document Number: E9-28930
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
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 issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to restrict the use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card as a method of payment for offerors with debts subject to the Treasury Offset Program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2009-017, Revocation of Executive Order 13201, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees
Document Number: E9-28929
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
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 (the Councils) are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to delete FAR Subpart 22.16 and the corresponding clause at FAR 52.222-39, Notification of Employee Rights Concerning Payment of Union Dues or Fees, which implemented Executive Order (E.O.) 13201 of February 17, 2001, of the same title. E.O. 13201 required contractors to post a notice informing employees of their rights concerning payment of union dues or fees and detailed that employees could not be required to join unions or maintain membership in unions to retain their jobs. E.O. 13201 was revoked by E.O. 13496 of January 30, 2009, Notification of Employee Rights Under Federal Labor Laws.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-38; Introduction
Document Number: E9-28928
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-10
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-38. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: E9-29071
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-07
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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning economic price adjustment. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 27025, on June 5, 2009. No comments were received. 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.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: E9-29022
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-07
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 to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164, dated 21 July 1996.
E9-28600
Document Number: E9-28600
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-07
Agency: Department of Defense
This agenda provides summary descriptions of regulations being developed by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in compliance with Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review.'' This agenda is being published to allow interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rulemaking process.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-28980
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
The Department of the Air Force is proposing to amend a system of records notice in 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: E9-28979
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Defense Threat Reduction Agency proposes to amend 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: E9-28978
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The National Security Agency (NSA) is proposing to amend a systems of records notices in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the State of Alaska's Proposed Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) Natural Gas Transportation Pipeline
Document Number: E9-28865
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) intends to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to identify and analyze the potential impacts associated with the construction of the proposed Alaska Stand Alone Pipeline (ASAP) natural gas transportation pipeline. The Corps is the lead federal agency and the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), National Park Service (NPS) and Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) are participating as cooperating agencies in the DEIS development process. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be used as a basis for the Corps permit decision and to ensure compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). The Corps will be evaluating a permit application for work under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. Because ASAP would require decisions and actions by other federal agencies (such as right-of-way grants and other permits), this DEIS will also fulfill the NEPA responsibilities of those federal agencies.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) for the Proposed Point Thomson Project To Develop the Thomson Sand Reservoir by Extracting Gas Condensate and Oil for the Purpose of Commercial Production as Proposed by the Exxon Mobil Corporation (ExxonMobil)
Document Number: E9-28864
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The Alaska District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) intends to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to identify and analyze the potential impacts associated with the development of the Thomson Sand Reservoir, including construction and operation of the proposed project. The Corps will be evaluating a permit application for work under Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbors Act and Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. The Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) will be used as a basis for the permit decision and to ensure compliance with the National Environmental Policy Act.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-28812
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Defense Logistics Agency is proposing to amend a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notifications
Document Number: E9-28811
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of two section 36(b)(1) arms sales notifications. They are published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164, dated 21 July 1996.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Price Redetermination
Document Number: E9-28713
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
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 Regulatory Secretariat (MVPR) will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Price Redetermination. A notice published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 27023, on June 5, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Economic Purchase Quantity-Supplies
Document Number: E9-28712
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to reinstate a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Economic Purchase QuantitySupplies. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 28497, on June 16, 2009. No comments were received.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Contractor Use of Interagency Motor Pool Vehicles
Document Number: E9-28711
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
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 Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning Contractor Use of Interagency Motor Pool Vehicles.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Drug-Free Workplace
Document Number: E9-28709
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
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 reinstatement of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning drug-free workplace. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 74 FR 27024 on June 5, 2009. No comments were received.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notifications
Document Number: E9-28667
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of two section 36(b)(1) arms sales notifications. They are published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164, dated 21 July 1996.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E9-28592
Type: Notice
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army is proposing to add a system of records to its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Privacy Act; Implementation
Document Number: E9-28528
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is withdrawing the final rule published on October 29, 2009 (74 FR 55782-55783), which claimed existing exemptions for the Defense Logistics Agency Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Requests and Administrative Appeal Records when an exemption had been previously claimed for the records in another Privacy Act system of records.
Privacy Act; Implementation
Document Number: E9-28527
Type: Rule
Date: 2009-12-01
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is withdrawing the final rule published on October 29, 2009 (74 FR 55781-55782), which updated the Defense Logistics Agency Privacy Act Program Rules, 32 CFR part 323, by replacing the (k)(2) exemption with a (k)(5) exemption for their Defense Logistics Agency Criminal Incident Reporting System Records.