Department of Defense December 30, 2014 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-30463
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 35).
Intent To Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patent
Document Number: 2014-30457
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In accordance with 35 U.S.C. 209(e) and 37 CFR 404.7(a)(1)(i), announcement is made of the intent to grant an exclusive, royalty- bearing, revocable license to U.S. Patents 7,899,687; 8,510,129; and 8,682,692; issued respectively on March 1, 2011, August 13, 2013 and March 25, 2014, entitled respectively ``System and method for handling medical information,'' ``Medical information handling system and method,'' and ``Medical information handling method, and foreign patents derived from PCT Application PCT/US03/15071 filed on May 15, 2003, entitled ``System and method for handling medical information'' to Vista Partners, LLC, with its principal place of business at Hanger 9B2, 7375 South Peoria, Englewood, CO 80112-4157.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-30418
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's 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 through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Clarification on Justification for Urgent Noncompetitive Awards Exceeding One Year
Document Number: 2014-30417
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to clarify that a determination of exceptional circumstances is needed when a noncompetitive contract awarded on the basis of unusual and compelling urgency exceeds one year, either at time of award or due to post-award modifications.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-30364
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records, DPR 40 DoD, entitled ``Wounded Warrior Care and Recovery Transition Coordination Program System Solution'' in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This system is used to improve the timeliness, efficacy, and transparency of the care, management, and transition of recovering Service Members or eligible family members and caregivers receiving support (as defined in DoD Instruction 1300.24). Contact information is used by case managers to facilitate the uniformity and effectiveness of care and/or transition from active duty to temporary or permanent retirement for eligible individuals. These records are also used as a management tool for statistical analysis, tracking, reporting, evaluating program effectiveness and conducting research.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-30356
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
TRICARE; Revision of Nonparticipating Providers Reimbursement Rate; Removal of Cost Share for Dental Sealants; TRICARE Dental Program
Document Number: 2014-30322
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) proposes several amendments to the TRICARE Dental Program (TDP) regulation. Specifically, this proposed rule revises the benefit payment provision for nonparticipating providers to more closely mirror industry practices by requiring TDP nonparticipating providers to be reimbursed (minus the appropriate cost-share) at the lesser of billed charges: or the network maximum allowable charge for similar services in that same locality (region) or state. This rule also updates the regulatory provisions regarding dental sealants to clearly categorize them as a preventive service and, consequently, eliminate the current 20 percent cost-share applicable to sealants to conform the language in the regulation to the statute.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2014-30245
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2014-30223
Type: Notice
Date: 2014-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to add a new system of records, DAU 08, entitled ``Defense Acquisition University Student Information System (SIS)'' to manage administrative and academic functions related to student registration, and courses attempted and completed. Records are used to verify attendance and grades, and are also used as a management tool for statistical analysis, tracking, and reporting.