Department of Defense August 2016 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Army Education Advisory Committee Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-18975
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Army Education Advisory Committee. This meeting is open to the public.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendment
Document Number: 2016-18705
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making a technical amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide needed editorial changes.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Procurement of Commercial Items (DFARS Case 2016-D006)
Document Number: 2016-18704
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-11
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement sections of the National Defense Authorization Acts for Fiscal Years 2013 and 2016 relating to commercial item acquisitions.
Deauthorization of Water Resources Projects
Document Number: 2016-19026
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a notice in the Federal Register, 74 FR 126 E9-15663 (July 2, 2009) announcing projects deauthorized under Section 1001(b)(2) WRDA 1986, as amended. This correction notice clarifies the deauthorization related to the Reelfoot Lake-Lake No 9 project.
Deauthorization of Water Resources Projects
Document Number: 2016-19024
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is publishing the names of water resources projects that have been automatically deauthorized under the provisions of Sec. 1001(a), Public Law 99-662, as amended, 33 U.S.C. 579a(a).
United States Navy Restricted Area, Menominee River, Marinette Marine Corporation Shipyard, Marinette, Wisconsin
Document Number: 2016-19023
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers published a document in the Federal Register on May 24, 2011, amending its regulations to establish a restricted area in the Menominee River at the Marinette Marine Corporation Shipyard in Marinette, Wisconsin. The Corps published correcting amendments in the Federal Register on April 4, 2012, which corrected latitude and longitude coordinates and also revised administrative and enforcement responsibilities. The Corps is proposing to further amend these regulations to expand the existing restricted area to provide additional area of protection during the construction and launching of Littoral Combat Ships. The proposed expansion would result in temporary encroachment within the Menominee River Federal Navigation Channel. The regulations are necessary to provide adequate protection of U.S. Navy combat vessels, their materials, equipment to be installed therein, and crew, while located at the Marinette Marine Corporation Shipyard.
Deauthorization of Water Resources Projects
Document Number: 2016-19020
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is publishing the names of water resources projects that have been automatically deauthorized under the provisions of Sec. 1001(b)(2), Public Law 99-662, as amended, 33 U.S.C 579a(b)(2).
Deauthorization of Water Resources Projects
Document Number: 2016-19016
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers is publishing the name of one water resources project that has been automatically deauthorized under the provisions of Sec. 350(b) of Public Law 106-541.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-18927
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records, DFMP 09, entitled ``Defense Equal Opportunity Management Institute Student File.'' The system is used to manage administrative and academic functions related to student registration and courses attempted and completed. Records are used to ensure class diversity; input grades; track student progress; advise/counsel as needed; verify attendance; and are used by the academic review board and the Commandant to make decisions regarding the release of students from the program. Records are also used as a management tool for statistical analysis, tracking, and reporting.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2016-18823
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army proposes to alter a system of records notice A0690-600 SAMR, entitled ``Equal Opportunity and Equal Employment Opportunity Complaint Files.'' This system is used to ensure complaints are properly investigated and appropriate remedial action initiated to correct inequities. It is also used to collect, record, and maintain racial, ethnic group, and gender data; and complaints statistical data.
Army Privacy Program
Document Number: 2016-18822
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army is amending the Army Privacy Program Regulation. Specifically, Army is adding exemption rules for Army system of records ``A0600-20 SAMR, Soldiers Equal Opportunity Investigative Files''. This rule provides policies and procedures for the Army's implementation of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This direct final rule makes changes to the Department of the Army's Privacy Program rule. These changes will allow the Department to exempt records from certain portions of the Privacy Act. This will improve the efficiency and effectiveness of the Department of Defense's (DoD's) program by preserving the exempt status of the records when the purposes underlying the exemption are valid and necessary to protect the contents of the records.
Submission for OMB Review; Pollution Prevention and Right-to-Know Information
Document Number: 2016-18818
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 pollution prevention and right-to-know information. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 26564 on May 3, 2016. No comments were received.
Submission for OMB Review; Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles
Document Number: 2016-18817
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-09
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, the Regulatory Secretariat Division 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 contractor use of interagency fleet management system vehicles. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 81 FR 28871 on May 10, 2016. No comments were received.
Government-Industry Advisory Panel; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2016-18813
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the Government-Industry Advisory Panel. This meeting is open to the public.
Global Positioning System Directorate (GPSD) Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-18595
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
This notice informs the public that the Global Positioning Systems (GPS) Directorate will host the 2016 Public Interface Control Working Group and Open Forum on 21 and 22 September 2016 for the following NAVSTAR GPS public documents: IS-GPS-200 (Navigation User Interfaces), IS-GPS-705 (User Segment L5 Interfaces), IS-GPS-800 (User Segment L1C Interface), ICD-GPS-240 (NAVSTAR GPS Control Segment to User Support Community Interfaces), and ICD-GPS-870 (NAVSTAR GPS Control Segment to User Support Community Interfaces). Additional logistical details can be found below. The purpose of this meeting is to update the public on GPS public document revisions and collect issues/comments for analysis and possible integration into future GPS public document revisions. All outstanding comments on the GPS public documents will be considered along with the comments received at this year's open forum in the next revision cycle. The 2016 Interface Control Working Group and Open Forum are open to the general public. For those who would like to attend and participate, we request that you register no later than September 7, 2016. Please send the registration information to SMCGPER@us.af.mil, providing your name, organization, telephone number, email address, and country of citizenship. Comments will be collected, catalogued, and discussed as potential inclusions to the version following the current release. If accepted, these changes will be processed through the formal directorate change process for IS-GPS-200, IS-GPS-705, IS-GPS-800, ICD-GPS-240, and ICD- GPS-870. All comments must be submitted in a Comments Resolution Matrix (CRM). These forms along with current versions of the documents and the official meeting notice are posted at: http://www.gps.gov/technical/ icwg/. Please submit comments to the SMC/GPS Requirements (SMC/GPER) mailbox at SMCGPER@us.af.mil by August 19, 2016. Special topics may also be considered for the Public Open Forum. If you wish to present a special topic, please coordinate with SMC/GPER no later than September 7, 2016. For more information, please contact Capt Robyn Anderson at 310-653-3064 or Daniel Godwin at 310-653-3640.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-18460
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Security Service (DSS) announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2016-18458
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Security Service (DSS) announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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.
Record of Decision for Activities and Operations at Yuma Proving Ground, Arizona
Document Number: 2016-18364
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army announces the availability of the Record of Decision (ROD) for implementation of activities and operations at Yuma Proving Ground (YPG), AZ. Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the Department of the Army prepared a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) that evaluated the potential environmental and socioeconomic effects of proposed construction and demolition of facilities and infrastructure, and proposed changes to current types and levels of testing and training at YPG. The Army selected the Preferred Alternative identified in the Final PEIS. The ROD explains that the Army will proceed with its Preferred Alternative to implement 296 proposed activities, including construction and demolition of facilities and infrastructure, changes to current types and levels of testing and training, and activities conducted under private industry partnerships.
Notice of Intent To Return Human Remains: National Museum of Health and Medicine, Defense Health Agency, Silver Spring, MD
Document Number: 2016-18363
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The National Museum of Health and Medicine (NMHM), in consultation with appropriate descendant and memorial organizations, shall release the human remains of an unidentified child's skull, aged 6-10 years, for burial alongside other victim remains of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre, interred by the U.S. Army in 1859. Next-of- kin, or representatives of any organizations who believe they have a legitimate claim to the remains of victims of the 1857 Mountain Meadows Massacre, who wish to assert a legitimate claim for these remains or otherwise direct their disposition should submit a written request to the NMHM. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of possession of the human remains to the aforementioned descendant and memorial organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Amendments Related to Sources of Electronic Parts (DFARS Case 2016-D013)
Document Number: 2016-18194
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 that makes contractors and subcontractors subject to approval (as well as review and audit) by appropriate DoD officials when identifying a contractor-approved supplier of electronic parts.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2016-17959
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making technical amendments to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to provide needed editorial changes.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: New Qualifying Countries-Japan and Slovenia (DFARS Case 2016-D023)
Document Number: 2016-17958
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to add Japan and Slovenia as qualifying countries.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Detection and Avoidance of Counterfeit Electronic Parts-Further Implementation (DFARS Case 2014-D005)
Document Number: 2016-17956
Type: Rule
Date: 2016-08-02
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a requirement of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2012, as modified by a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015, that addresses required sources of electronic parts for defense contractors and subcontractors.
Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2016-18072
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-01
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is amending the charter for the Defense Innovation Advisory Board.