Department of Defense February 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Part 205, Publicizing Contract Actions
Document Number: 2010-2704
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection requirement for use through October 31, 2010. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval to expire three years after the approval date.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Rights in Technical Data and Computer Software (OMB Control Number 0704-0369)
Document Number: 2010-2702
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-08
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), DoD announces the proposed extension of a public information collection requirement and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. DoD invites comments on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of DoD, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has approved this information collection for use through February 28, 2010. DoD proposes that OMB approve an extension of the information collection requirement, to expire three years after the approval date.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2665
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-08
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2010-2620
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-02-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS MOBILE BAY (CG 53) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement and Dam Safety Assurance Program Modification Report for the Isabella Dam Project, Kern County, CA
Document Number: 2010-2510
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Defense, United States Army Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Sacramento District (Corps), in cooperation with the U.S. Forest Service, Sequoia National Forest, intends to prepare a draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Federal action to remediate seismic, seepage, and hydrologic dam safety concerns at the Isabella Lake main and auxiliary dams. Isabella Lake is located on the Kern River approximately 45 miles northeast of Bakersfield, Kern County, California. The proposed action is being conducted through the Corps' Dam Safety Assurance Program (DSAP) for the evaluation of existing dams.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2457
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment request
Document Number: 2010-2456
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2455
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2454
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2453
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2452
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2451
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2449
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2448
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2447
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-2446
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2010-2445
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to delete 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: 2010-2444
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
The Department of the Air Force 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.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2010-2443
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of six section 36(b)(1) arms sales notifications to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2010-2442
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The National Security Agency (NSA) is proposing to alter a system of records notice in its 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: 2010-2441
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Defense Logistics Agency proposes to alter 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.
Preparation of a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for the Stationing and Operation of Joint High Speed Vessels (JHSVs)
Document Number: 2010-2142
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Army intends to prepare a PEIS for the proposed stationing and operation of up to 12 JHSVs. The JHSV is a strategic transport vessel that is designed to support the rapid transport of Army Soldiers, other military personnel and equipment in the U.S. and abroad. The PEIS will assess the potential environmental impacts associated with the proposed stationing of JHSVs at the following military port locations: Virginia Tidewater area; San Diego, CA area; Seattle-Tacoma, WA area; Pearl Harbor, HI area; and Guam. These locations were selected based on the following criteria: sites have existing military port facilities that do not require new infrastructure construction or improvements; sites have existing maintenance facilities for up to, but not including, depot level facilities for major JHSV repairs and maintenance; and sites are capable of supporting the strategic needs of the nation's Combatant Commanders. Not all of the proposed ports will receive JHSVs and other viable locations raised during public scoping may be considered as stationing sites. The Army's Record of Decision will make the determination as to which of the potential sites will serve as home port locations.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement To Evaluate Improvements to the Federal Deep-Draft Pascagoula Harbor Navigation Channel in Jackson County, MS
Document Number: 2010-2392
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The Mobile District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) intends to prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement (DEIS) to
Inland Waterways Users Board; Request for Nominations
Document Number: 2010-2386
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Section 302 of Public Law 99-662 established the Inland Waterways Users Board. The Board is an independent Federal advisory committee. The Secretary of the Army appoints its 11 members. This notice is to solicit nominations for appointments or reappointments to two-year terms that will begin after July 1, 2010.
Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction; Meeting
Document Number: 2010-2368
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-04
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 Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) the Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) and the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) announce the following advisory board meeting of the Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction (VBDR). The public is invited to attend.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2008-024, Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds
Document Number: 2010-2318
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2010-02-04
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 807 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005. The Act requires an adjustment every 5 years of acquisition- related thresholds for inflation using the Consumer Price Index for all urban consumers, except for Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, and trade agreements thresholds. The Councils are also proposing to use the same methodology to change nonstatutory FAR acquisition-related thresholds for adjustment in 2010.
Federal Advisory Committee; Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel
Document Number: 2010-2258
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense announced on October 1, 2009 (74 FR 50781) that the Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel (hereafter referred to as the Panel), which was established by 10 U.S.C. 118f, would operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b). The Department has determined that the Panel is a legislative advisory committee that works for and reports to the Legislative Branch; therefore, the Department is withdrawing the Panel's charter.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2010-2222
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-03
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.
Defense Health Board (DHB) Meeting
Document Number: 2010-2164
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
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 Defense Health Board (DHB or Board) will meet on March 1-2, 2010, to
Federal Advisory Committee; Advisory Panel on Department of Defense Capabilities for Support of Civil Authorities After Certain Incidents; Charter Modification
Document Number: 2010-2163
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to section 1082 of Public Law 110-181 (122 Stat. 337), the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C., Appendix), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.65, the Department of Defense established the Advisory Panel on Department of Defense Capabilities for Support of Civil Authorities After Certain Incidents (hereafter referred to as the Panel) on November 14, 2008. The Panel was established to carry out an assessment of the Department's capabilities to provide support to U.S. civil authorities in the event of a chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear, or high-yield explosive incident. While the Panel's mission remains unchanged, section 1034 of Public Law 111-84 added additional tasks to be performed by the Panel: The Department intends to modify the Panel's existing charter to reflect this change directed by Congress.
Federal Advisory Committee; Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Board of Visitors; Charter Renewal
Document Number: 2010-2162
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
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. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Board of Visitors (hereafter referred to as the Board).
U.S. Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces Code Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2010-2127
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
This notice announces the forthcoming public meeting of the Code Committee established by Article 146(a), Uniform Code of Military Justice, 10 U.S.C. 946(a), to be held at the Courthouse of the United States Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces, 450 E Street, NW., Washington, DC 20442-0001, at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, March 9, 2010. The agenda for this meeting will include consideration of proposed changes to the Uniform Code of Military Justice and the Manual for Courts- Martial, United States, and other matters relating to the operation of the Uniform Code of Military Justice throughout the Armed Forces.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2010-2121
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS BUNKER HILL (CG 52)) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Applied Minerals, Inc.
Document Number: 2010-2120
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Applied Minerals, Inc., a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice the field of use of building materials which means the use of Halloysite Microtubules for the elution of any and all substances from them as a biocide in building materials including but not limited to, grouts, cements, parging materials, stuccos, and mortars; and wallboards, and cellulose-based materials such as particleboard, paneling, medium density fiberboard (MDF) paneling, plywood, lumber, chipboard, and ceiling tile; and caulks, sealants and adhesives; and high pressure laminates, wall, counter top and floor coverings or components thereof; and ceramics, cultured marbles, and tiles; and non-cellulose (i.e. polymer) based wallpapers, paneling, and other wall, counter top, and floor coverings or components; and insulations; and the field of use of paint which means the use of Halloysite Microtubules for the elution of any and all substances in paints, sealers, fillers, varnishes, shellac, polyurethane coatings, and any and all ``paint-like'' coatings applied in liquid form to any and all surfaces for the beautification or protection of surfaces in structures or components thereof, including but not limited to, buildings, marine structures (including boats), furniture and other normally ``painted'' materials in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 5,492,696: Controlled Release Microstructures, Navy Case No. 76,896.// U.S. Patent No. 5,651,976: Controlled Release of Active Agents Using Inorganic Tubules, Navy Case No. 76,652.//U.S. Patent No. 5,705,191: Sustained Delivery of Active Compounds from Tubules with Rational Control, Navy Case No. 77,037.//U.S. Patent No. 6,280,759: Method of Controlled Release and Controlled Release Microstructures, Navy Case No. 78,215 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Ultratrace Detection, LLC
Document Number: 2010-2119
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Ultratrace Detection, LLC a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license to practice the field of use of a Pre-concentrator Device for sampling, collecting, analyzing, and detecting chemicals, warfare agents, or drugs in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Application No. 11/542,453 entitled ``Micro Scale Flow Through Sorbent Plate Collection Device'', Navy Case No. 100,203 and U.S. Patent Application No. 12/406,756 entitled ``Actively Cooled Vapor Preconcentrator'', Navy Case No. 99,832 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof. The inventions are jointly owned with the University of Louisville Research Foundation, Inc. and the University of Louisville will jointly execute the license.
Notice of the Record of Decision for the United States Marine Corps Grow the Force at Marine Corps Base Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station New River, and Marine Corps Air Station Cherry Point, NC
Document Number: 2010-2118
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
Pursuant to Section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, 42 United States Code (U.S.C.) Section 4332(2)(c), the regulations of the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) for Implementing the Procedural Provisions of NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulations [CFR] parts 1500-1508), the Department of the Navy NEPA regulations (32 CFR part 775), and the Marine Corps Environmental Compliance and Protection Manual, which is Marine Corps Order P5090.2A w/change 2 (MCO P5090.2A), the Department of the Navy (DON) announces its decision to implement the permanent incremental increase in personnel at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Lejeune, Marine Corps Air Station (MCAS) New River, and MCAS Cherry Point, North Carolina.
Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program, Scientific Advisory Board
Document Number: 2010-2049
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-02
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
This notice is published in accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463). The Scientific Advisory Board will meet on March 2-4, 2010, to review new start research requesting Strategic Environmental Research and Development Program funds in excess of $1M. This meeting is open to the public. Any interested person may attend, appear before, or file statements with the Scientific Advisory Board at the time and in the manner permitted by the Board.
Revised Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for Beddown of Training F-35A Aircraft
Document Number: 2010-2057
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The United States Air Force published a Notice of Intent to prepare an EIS in the Federal Register (Vol 74, Bi, 249, page 69080) on Dec 28, 2009. The phone number that was listed for the point of contact was entered incorrectly. This revised Notice of Intent has been prepared to notify the public of the correct phone number to be used for gaining further information.
Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB)
Document Number: 2010-1960
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-02-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
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, the Department of Defense announces that the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will meet on March 30 and 31, 2010. Subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public.