Department of Defense January 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Update to the 24 October 2016 Military Freight Traffic Unified Rules Publication (MFTURP) No. 1-New Carrier Performance Standard
Document Number: 2017-02022
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) is providing notice that it's implementing a new carrier performance enterprise standard. SDDC will conduct reviews to monitor and evaluate Transportation Service Providers (TSP) performance nationwide. The enterprise standard will be 90% calculated by comparing shipments to service failures. Complete details of the program were released via an SDDC advisory 22 November 2017 and entered into SDDC's Docketing System for comment. The advisory and docket can be viewed at the following links:
Withdrawal of Notice of Intent for the Environmental Impact Statement Process for the Delta Wetlands Project in San Joaquin and Contra Costa Counties, California.
Document Number: 2017-02021
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), on February 28, 2013, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps), Sacramento District, initiated the Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) process to evaluate the effects of the proposed development of two Reservoir Islands (Bacon Island and Webb Tract) and to assist the Corps in deciding whether to approve Delta Wetlands Properties' application under Section 404 of the Clean Water Act. On July 25, 2016, the applicant for the proposed project withdrew their application for a Department of the Army Permit. Therefore, the Corps is terminating the EIS process, and is issuing this Notice of Intent to withdraw the February 28, 2013, Notice of Intent to Prepare an SEIS.
Record of Decision for the Fort Campbell Training Mission and Mission Support Activities Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement, Fort Campbell, KY
Document Number: 2017-01852
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army and Fort Campbell announce the decision to conduct proposed training mission and mission support activities at Fort Campbell, KY. The action was the preferred alternative identified in the Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) for Training, Mission and Mission Support Activities at Fort Campbell. The Record of Decision (ROD) explains the potential environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with the selected action, which includes implementing site-specific projects in support of Soldier training, using Adaptable Use Zones for future facility siting, streamlining review of routine range and training land actions, and pursuing reactivation of the airspace previously designated as the R3703 A, B, and C restricted airspace. The selected alternative best meets the Army's need to build, update, and operate military training ranges and other facilities on Fort Campbell to ensure that its Soldiers are proficiently trained across the full spectrum of military operations. As part of the implementation of this decision, the Army will take practical measures to mitigate impacts to protect and sustain the environment.
Intent To Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents
Document Number: 2017-01851
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The comment period for the Intent to Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents published in the Federal Register on Friday, December 9, 2016 (81 FR 89087), required comments be postmarked on or before December 24, 2016 and again on January 23, 2017. The comment period has been extended to March 10, 2017.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01823
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
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.
Intent To Prepare an Analysis Under the National Environmental Policy Act for the Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project, Broward County, Florida
Document Number: 2017-01804
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Jacksonville District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is beginning preparation of a supplemental National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) analysis for the Port Everglades Navigation Improvements Project. The Port Everglades Navigation Improvement Project is designed to address future growth of cargo being transported to southeast Florida on post-Panamax ships due to the completion of the Panama Canal expansion, and to ensure safe navigational conditions for those vessels, as well as vessels currently calling at Port Everglades. The Port Everglades Feasibility Study was authorized through House Document 126, 103rd Congress, 1st Session, and House Document 144, 93rd Congress, 1st Session and by a resolution of the House Committee on Transportation dated May 9, 1996. In response to the study authority, the feasibility study was initiated in 2001 and completed with the signature of a Chief's Report and Record of Decision in 2016. The final recommended project was authorized as part of the Water Infrastructure Improvements for the Nation Act signed December 2016. The non-federal sponsor for the project is Broward County. The primary federal objective is to provide for increased navigational safety, efficiency, and improved economic conditions while limiting impacts to the environment to the maximum extent practicable, in accordance with environmental statutes, applicable executive orders, and other federal planning requirements.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01734
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-26
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.
Defense Science Board; Notice of Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01516
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The 2017 Defense Science Board (DSB) Summer Study Task Force on Countering Anti-access Systems with Longer Range and Standoff Capabilities (``the Long Range Effects Summer Study Task Force'') will meet in closed session on Thursday, January 26, 2017, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. and Friday, January 27, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Strategic Analysis Inc. Executive Conference Center, 4075 Wilson Blvd., Suite 350, Arlington, VA.
Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for EA-18G “Growler” Airfield Operations at Naval Air Station Whidbey Island Complex, Washington
Document Number: 2017-01513
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
A notice of availability was published by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) in the Federal Register on November 10, 2016 (81 FR 79019) for the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for EA-18G ``Growler'' Airfield Operations at Naval Air Station (NAS) Whidbey Island Complex, Washington. At that time, the Department of the Navy (DoN) offered a 75-day extended public comment period which is will end on January 25, 2017. This notice confirms a 30-day extension of the public comment period through February 24, 2017.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2017-01477
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974 notice is hereby given that the Department of the Army proposes to alter a system of records, A0350-1b TRADOC, entitled ``Army Career Tracker (ACT),'' last published at 76 FR 26714 on May 9, 2011. The Army Career Tracker (ACT) exists to enable Soldiers and Army civilians world-wide with career development and transition resources. ACT provides users with a more efficient and effective way to monitor their career development while allowing leaders to track and advise subordinates on personalized leadership development. As a leader development tool, it integrates data on training, education, and experiential learning from a number of source systems into one personalized and easy-to-use interface. ACT allows supervisors to track and advise employees on their leadership development and allows career program managers the ability to reach their geographically dispersed careerists. The Total Army Sponsorship Program is also administered through ACT. The sponsorship program provides Soldiers and Army civilians and their families with resources to facilitate their transition and/or relocation between commands and duty assignments. This alteration to the system of records notice incorporates the applicable DoD Routine Uses in the notice to provide clarity for the public. The categories of individuals has been updated to reflect the inclusion of Army Reserve, Guard, and Reserve Officer Training Corps personnel. The category of records was expanded to cover data that is collected and used in support of the Total Army Sponsorship Program. Further, the authorities were updated to cite the specific sections of the United States Code and identify the DoD issuances that implement the program. The purpose has been revised to clarify the use and description of these records. The systems that are data sources or interface with ACT have been denoted in the records source categories. Lastly, administrative corrections were made to the system location, retrievability, safeguards, system manager and address, notification and record access procedures, and contesting records procedures.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2017-01450
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
Pursuant to the Privacy Act of 1974, and Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Circular No. A-130, notice is hereby given that the Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to alter a system of records, DPR 45 DoD, entitled ``Military OneSource (MOS) Case Management System (CMS)''. Military OneSource (MOS) is an Outreach Web site for the purpose of providing comprehensive information to members of the Armed Forces and their families about the benefits and services that are available to them. The covered benefits and services that are relevant to Military OneSource include information regarding financial compensation including financial counseling, educational assistance and benefits, relocation planning and preparation, quality of life programs, and family and community programs. The MOS is a Department of Defense-funded program (non-personal services contract) providing comprehensive information on every aspect of military life at no cost to Active Duty, Guard and Reserve Service members, and their families. These services are available 24 hours a day by telephone and online from any location in the world. This update reflects considerable administrative changes that in sum warrant an alteration to the systems of records notice. The applicable DoD Routine Uses have been incorporated in the notice to provide clarity for the public. Additionally, the categories records, authority for maintenance of the system, the purpose, retrievability, safeguards, retention and disposal, notification and record access procedures, and the contesting procedures.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01444
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
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.
Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01433
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
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 Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01432
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-24
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.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Effective Communication Between Government and Industry; Extension of Time for Comments
Document Number: 2017-01405
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA issued a proposed rule (FAR Case 2016-005) on November 29, 2016, amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016. This rule clarifies that agency acquisition personnel are permitted and encouraged to engage in responsible and constructive exchanges with industry, so long as those exchanges are consistent with existing law and regulation and do not promote an unfair competitive advantage to particular firms. The deadline for submitting comments is being extended from January 30, 2017 to March 2, 2017 to provide additional time for interested parties to provide comments on the FAR case.
Defense Health Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01395
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Health Board (DHB) will take place.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-01376
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
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.
Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC); Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-01361
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce a Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC). This meeting will be open to the public.
Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC); Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting; Cancellation
Document Number: 2017-01360
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
On Friday, December 16, 2016 (81 FR 91147-91148), the Department of Defense published a notice announcing a meeting of the Military Family Readiness Council (MFRC) that was to take place on Thursday, January 26, 2017. Due to schedule conflicts, the MFRC is unable to assemble a quorum of members for this meeting. Therefore, the Department of Defense is cancelling the January 26, 2017 meeting.
Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings
Document Number: 2017-00981
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The 2017 Defense Science Board (DSB) Summer Study Task Force on Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century's Multi-Polar, Multi-Threat Strategic Environment (``the Nuclear Deterrence Summer Study Task Force'') will meet in closed session on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, from 8:15 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. at the Virginia Tech Advanced Research Center, 900 Glebe Road, 7th Floor, Arlington, VA and Wednesday, January 25, 2017, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Executive Conference Center, 4075 Wilson Blvd., Suite 350, Arlington, VA.
Federal Acquisition Regulation: Sustainable Acquisition
Document Number: 2017-00480
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2017-01-18
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 implement Executive Order, Planning for Federal Sustainability in the Next Decade, and the biobased product acquisition provisions of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (also known as the 2014 Farm Bill).
Termination of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2017-00868
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is terminating the Advisory Council on Dependents' Education.
Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2017-00862
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
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 Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00829
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
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.
Notice of Availability of Government-Owned Inventions; Available for Licensing
Document Number: 2017-00813
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The inventions listed below are assigned to the United States Government, as represented by the Secretary of the Navy and are available for domestic and foreign licensing by the Department of the Navy. The following patents are available for licensing: Patent No. 9,536,620 (Navy Case No. 200321): METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR IMPROVING THE RADIATION TOLERANCE OF FLOATING GATE MEMORIES// and Patent No. 9,535,562 (Navy Case No. 101979): COGNITIVE LOAD REDUCTION AND FIELD OF VIEW ENHANCING STANDARDIZED GRAPHICAL USER INTERFACE (GUI) OVERLAY GENERATING SYSTEM OR SYSTEMS THAT INCLUDE ELEMENTS THAT CORRELATE VARIOUS DEVICE, EVENT, OR OPERATION INPUTS WITH COMMON GUI OVERLAY GENERATION MODULES AND GROUP RELATED GUI ELEMENTS ACROSS OVERLAYS ALONG WITH ASSOCIATED METHODS.
Meeting of the Ocean Research Advisory Panel
Document Number: 2017-00812
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Ocean Research Advisory Panel (ORAP) will hold a regularly scheduled meeting. The meeting will be open to the public.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: 2016-31500
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This document is issued under the joint authority of DOD, GSA, and NASA. 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 the rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-95, which amends the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR). An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-95, which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Prohibition on Reimbursement for Congressional Investigations and Inquiries
Document Number: 2016-31499
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement section 857 of the Carl Levin and Howard P. `Buck' McKeon National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2015. This section provides additional requirements relative to the allowability of costs incurred by a contractor in connection with a Congressional investigation or inquiry.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contracts Under the Small Business Administration 8(a) Program
Document Number: 2016-31498
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement regulatory clarifications made by the Small Business Administration regarding the 8(a) program.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Contractor Employee Internal Confidentiality Agreements or Statements
Document Number: 2016-31497
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the Consolidated and Further Continuing Appropriations Act, 2015, that prohibits the use of funds, appropriated or otherwise made available, for a contract with an entity that requires employees or subcontractors to sign an internal confidentiality agreement that restricts such employees or subcontractors from lawfully reporting waste, fraud, or abuse to a designated Government representative authorized to receive such information.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Acquisition Threshold for Special Emergency Procurement Authority
Document Number: 2016-31496
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2016 to raise the simplified acquisition threshold for special emergency procurement authority.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Uniform Use of Line Items
Document Number: 2016-31495
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
DoD, GSA, and NASA are issuing a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to establish uniform use of line items in Federal procurement.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-95; Introduction
Document Number: 2016-31494
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-13
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
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) 2005-95. 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.
Early Engagement Opportunity: Implementation of National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017
Document Number: 2017-00571
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD announces an early engagement opportunity regarding implementation of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 within the acquisition regulations.
Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00524
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following meeting of the Board of Regents, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (``the Board'').
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2016-31873
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN) 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 (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS OMAHA (LCS 12) 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.
Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors
Document Number: 2017-00430
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such inquiry, as the Board shall deem necessary, into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. The executive session of this meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on March 27, 2017, will include discussions of new and pending administrative/minor disciplinary infractions and non-judicial punishment proceedings involving midshipmen attending the Naval Academy to include but not limited to individual honor/conduct violations within the Brigade; the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. For this reason, the executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public.
Record of Decision (ROD) for the United States Marine Corps Santa Margarita River Conjunctive Use Project (SMR CUP) at Marine Corps Base (MCB) Camp Pendleton, California
Document Number: 2017-00422
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy (DoN), after carefully considering the environmental consequences of the proposed action, announces its decision to implement a project for the conjunctive use of surface water and groundwater within the Lower Santa Margarita River (SMR) Basin. The DoN has selected the preferred alternative as identified in the 2016 Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS)/Environmental Impact Report (EIR). This alternative consists of construction and operation of new facilities for adaptive management of surface water and groundwater resources that would be achieved through the enhanced diversion of SMR surface waters to groundwater recharge ponds and the active use of groundwater aquifers for water storage. The proposed action would resolve the water rights disputes between the United States (on behalf of the Marine Corps) and Fallbrook Public Utility District (FPUD) and satisfy the United States District Court for the Southern District of California order to find a ``physical solution'' to the ongoing litigation in United States v. Fallbrook Public Utility District, et al. The Proposed Action would also efficiently meet the long-term water demands of Marine Corps Installations (MCI) West-MCB Camp Pendleton and FPUD, reduce FPUD's dependence on imported water, maintain watershed resources, and improve water supply reliability by managing the yield of the Lower SMR Basin. The DoN and Reclamation are the designated co-lead agencies for review of this project under the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), and FPUD is the designated lead agency for review of this project under the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) in the preparation of the joint EIS/ EIR. This ROD documents why the DoN has chosen to implement the preferred alternative as described in the 2016 Final EIS/EIR. The ROD includes descriptions and discussions of the anticipated environmental impacts of the proposed action as well as all practical means to avoid or minimize environmental impacts from the selected alternative. It also includes descriptions and discussions of all related actions and their anticipated impacts.
Intent To Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents
Document Number: 2017-00247
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The comment period for the Intent to Grant an Exclusive License of U.S. Government-Owned Patents published in the Federal Register on Friday, December 9, 2016, (81 FR 89087), required comments be postmarked on or before December 24, 2016. The comment period has been extended to January 23, 2017.
Uniform National Discharge Standards for Vessels of the Armed Forces-Phase II Batch One
Document Number: 2017-00153
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Environmental Protection Agency
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) are promulgating discharge performance standards for 11 discharges incidental to the normal operation of a vessel of the Armed Forces into the navigable waters of the United States, the territorial seas, and the contiguous zone. When implemented, the discharge performance standards will reduce the adverse environmental impacts associated with the vessel discharges, stimulate the development of improved vessel pollution control devices, and advance the development of environmentally sound vessels of the Armed Forces. The 11 discharges addressed by the final rule are the following: aqueous film-forming foam (AFFF), chain locker effluent, distillation and reverse osmosis brine, elevator pit effluent, gas turbine water wash, non-oily machinery wastewater, photographic laboratory drains, seawater cooling overboard discharge, seawater piping biofouling prevention, small boat engine wet exhaust, and welldeck discharges.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00267
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
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.
National Intelligence University Board of Visitors; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2017-00253
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the National Intelligence University Board of Visitors has been scheduled. The meeting is closed to the public.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-00248
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
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.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-00246
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
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.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2017-00241
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
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.
Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2017-00239
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-10
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 United States Naval Academy Board of Visitors.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-00173
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Director Army Safety 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: 2017-00049
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-06
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: 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.
Issuance and Reissuance of Nationwide Permits
Document Number: 2016-31355
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-06
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is reissuing 50 existing nationwide permits (NWPs), general conditions, and definitions, with some modifications. The Corps is also issuing two new NWPs and one new general condition. The effective date for the new and reissued NWPs is March 19, 2017. These NWPs will expire on March 18, 2022. The NWPs will protect the aquatic environment and the public interest while effectively authorizing activities that have no more than minimal individual and cumulative adverse environmental effects.
Publication of the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States (2016 ed.) and Updated Supplementary Materials
Document Number: 2016-32010
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-05
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The JSC announces the publication of the MCM and updates to the Supplementary Materials accompanying the MCM.