Department of Defense August 22, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Notice of Public Meetings for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Gulf of Alaska Navy Training Activities
Document Number: 2014-20079
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, regulations implemented by the Council on Environmental Quality (40 Code of Federal Regulations Parts 1500-1508), and Presidential Executive Order 12114, the Department of the Navy (DoN) has prepared and filed with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency a Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS). The DoN prepared this analysis to update the Gulf of Alaska Navy Training Activities Final EIS/OEIS, which was completed with community input in May 2011 (hereafter referred to as the 2011 GOA Final EIS/OEIS), and to renew federal regulatory permits and authorizations. In the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS, the DoN uses a new acoustic modeling method and evaluates new, relevant information, such as new marine mammal density data and new scientific information, and updates environmental analyses, as appropriate. The DoN analyzes data using the Navy Acoustic Effects Model, not previously available for the 2011 GOA Final EIS/ OEIS, to evaluate potential effects on marine species from training activities. The National Marine Fisheries Service is a cooperating agency for this Supplemental EIS/OEIS. With the filing of the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS, the DoN is initiating a 60-day public comment period and has scheduled five public meetings to inform the public and receive comments on the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS. This notice announces the dates and locations of the public meetings and provides supplementary information about the environmental planning effort. Dates And Addresses: The 60-day Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS public review period will begin August 22, 2014, and end October 20, 2014. The DoN will hold five public meetings to inform the public about the Proposed Action and to provide an opportunity to comment on the adequacy and accuracy of the supplemental environmental analysis. Each of the public meetings will include an open house information session, followed by a short presentation by the DoN. DoN representatives will be available during the open house information sessions to provide information related to the Draft Supplemental EIS/OEIS. Federal, state, and local agencies and officials, as well as interested organizations and individuals are encouraged to provide comments in writing during the public review period or in person at one of the scheduled public meetings. The public meetings will be held from 5:00 p.m.-8:00 p.m., with a DoN presentation at 6:30 p.m., on the following dates and at the following locations:
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2014-19994
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
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 July 21, 1996.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Defense Group Inc.
Document Number: 2014-19982
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy hereby gives notice of its intent to grant to Defense Group Inc. a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license integrated with Defense Group Inc.'s proprietary CoBRA[supreg] software platform to practice in the field of use of Public Safety, which shall mean the protection from events involving Chemical, Biological, or Radiological (CBR) airborne plumes that could endanger the safety of the general public from significant danger, injury/harm, or damage; the field of use of Industrial Safety and Monitoring, which shall mean to ensure plant and factory worker protection from hazards involving CBR airborne plumes that could cause injury to personnel; and the field of use of Environmental Monitoring, which shall mean the assessment of environmental impacts of CBR airborne plumes on the local environment in the United States, the Government-owned inventions described in U.S. Patent No. 7,542,884: System and Method for Zero Latency, High Fidelity Emergency Assessment of Airborne Chemical, Biological and Radiological Threats by Optimizing Sensor Placement, Navy Case No. 097,281//U.S. Patent Application No. 13/629,842: Apparatus System and Method of Depicting Plume Arrival Time, Navy Case No. 101,728 and any continuations, divisionals or re-issues thereof.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-19968
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army is deleting a system of records notice in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The system of records is A0601-100 AHRC, Officer Appointment Files.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Acquisition of Information Technology
Document Number: 2014-19956
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
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 November 30, 2014. DoD proposes that OMB extend its approval for use for three additional years beyond the current expiration date.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-19954
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The Department of the Air Force proposes to alter a system of records notice, F044 AF SG I, entitled ``Civilian Employee Drug Testing Records'' in its existing inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system maintains a record on Air Force military and civilian personnel to track the identification, notification, testing, and retesting for drug usage.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-19935
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Defense Health Agency proposes to add a new system of records, EDHA 01, entitled ``Freedom of Information Act/Privacy Act Requests and Administrative Appeal Records'' to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system will be used to process access requests and administrative appeals under FOIA; to process access and amendment requests and administrative appeals under the Privacy Act; for litigation regarding agency action on such requests and administrative appeals; and to assist the DHA in carrying out any other responsibility under FOIA or the Privacy Act.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-19934
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to add a new system of records, DHRA 14 DoD, entitled ``Commercial Travel Information Management System'' to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system establishes a repository of DoD travel records consisting of travel booked within the Defense Travel System as well as through commercial travel vendors in order to satisfy reporting requirements; identify and notify travelers in potential distress due to natural or man-made disaster; assist in the planning, budgeting, and allocation of resources for future DoD travel; conduct oversight operations; analyze travel, budgetary, or other trends; detect fraud and abuse; and respond to authorized internal and external requests for data relating to DoD official travel and travel related services, including premium class travel. To provide Web site registered guests an online customer support site for submitting inquiries regarding commercial travel within the DoD, including assistance with DTS.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-19932
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records, DWHS P49, entitled ``Reasonable Accommodation Program Records'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system is used to document requests for reasonable accommodation(s) (regardless of type of accommodation) and the outcome of such requests for employees of Washington Headquarters Services/Human Resources Directorate serviced components with known physical and mental impairments and applicants for employment with Washington Headquarters Services/Human Resources Directorate serviced components.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2014-19892
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-08-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
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 July 21, 1996.