Federal Acquisition Regulation; Effective Communication Between Government and Industry; Extension of Time for Comments
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
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
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
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
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.