Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive License; Doar, Pekuin, Sall Limited Liability Company
The National Security Agency hereby gives notice of its intent to grant Doar, Pekuin, Sall Limited Liability Company a revocable, non- assignable, exclusive, license to practice the following Government- Owned invention as described in U.S. Patent No. 6,404,407 entitled ``Ridge laser with oxidized strain-compensated superlattice of group III-V semiconductor.'' The invention is assigned to the United States Government as represented by the National Security Agency.
Professional Conduct of Attorneys Practicing Under the Cognizance and Supervision of the Judge Advocate General
The Department of the Navy (DON) is amending its rules to update existing sections relating to the professional conduct of attorneys practicing under the cognizance and supervision of the Judge Advocate General (JAG) for clients with diminished capacity. The amendment comports with current policy reflected in JAG Instruction 5803.1 (Series), Professional Conduct of Attorneys Practicing Under the Cognizance and Supervision of the Judge Advocate General.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS); Warranty Tracking of Serialized Items, DFARS Case 2009-D018
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a policy memorandum of the Undersecretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics dated February 6, 2007, that required definition of the requirements to track warranties for items subject to Item Unique Identification in the Item Unique Identification registry. This proposed rule stresses that the enforcement of warranties is essential to the effectiveness and efficiency of DoD's material readiness.
Science and Technology Reinvention Laboratory Personnel Management Demonstration Project, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL)
Section 342(b) of the National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year (FY) 1995, as amended (title 10, U.S.C. 2358 note) by section 1109 of NDAA for FY 2000 and section 1114 of NDAA for FY 2001, authorizes the Secretary of Defense to conduct personnel demonstration projects at DoD laboratories designated as STRLs. The above-cited legislation authorizes DoD to conduct demonstration projects to determine whether a specified change in personnel management policies or procedures would result in improved Federal personnel management. Section 1107 of Public Law 110-181, as amended by section 1109 of Public Law 110-417 requires the Secretary of Defense to execute a process and plan to employ the personnel management demonstration project authorities granted to the Office of Personnel Management under section 4703, title 5, U.S.C., at the STRLs enumerated in section 9902(c)(2) of title 5, U.S.C., as redesignated in Public Law 111-84, section 1105, and 73 FR 73248, to enhance the performance of these laboratories. AFRL is listed as one of the designated STRLs.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-45; Small Entity Compliance Guide
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) 2005-45 which amend the FAR. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-45, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (the Recovery Act)-Buy American Requirements for Construction Material
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (the Councils) have adopted as final, with changes, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (Recovery Act) with respect to the ``Buy AmericanRecovery Act'' provision, section 1605 in Division A.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Definition of Cost or Pricing Data
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify the distinction between ``certified cost or pricing data'' and ``data other than certified cost or pricing data'', and to clarify requirements for submission of cost or pricing data.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Inflation Adjustment of Acquisition-Related Thresholds
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 807 of the Ronald W. Reagan National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2005. Section 807 requires an adjustment every 5 years of acquisition-related thresholds for inflation using the Consumer Price Index (CPI) for all urban consumers, except for Davis-Bacon Act, Service Contract Act, and trade agreements thresholds. The Councils have also used the same methodology to adjust nonstatutory FAR acquisition-related thresholds in 2010.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-45; Introduction
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) 2005-45. 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.