Department of Defense April 2019 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-08751
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD) is rescinding a system of records entitled Washington Headquarters Service (WHS) Living Disaster Recovery Planning System (LDRPS) Records, DWHS M01.
Meeting of the Board of Visitors of Marine Corps University
Document Number: 2019-08725
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Board of Visitors of the Marine Corps University will meet to review, develop and provide recommendations on all aspects of the academic and administrative policies of the University; examine all aspects of professional military education operations; and provide such oversight and advice, as is necessary, to facilitate high educational standards and cost effective operations. The Board will be focusing primarily on the internal procedures of Marine Corps University. All sessions of the meeting will be open to the public.
Defense Health Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-08662
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Health Board will take place. DATES: Open to the public Monday, May 20, 2019 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2019-08488
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is making a technical amendment to the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to update the list of debarring and suspending officials.
Performance-Based Payments (DFARS Case 2019-D002)
Document Number: 2019-08487
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
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 2017, which amends 10 U.S.C. 2307 to address the use of performance-based payments.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Small Business Set-Asides for Architect-Engineer and Construction Design Contracts (DFARS Case 2018-D057)
Document Number: 2019-08486
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
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 section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 regarding set- asides for architect-engineer and construction design contracts.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Restriction on the Acquisition of Certain Magnets and Tungsten (DFARS Case 2018-D054)
Document Number: 2019-08485
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement a section of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 that prohibits acquisition of certain magnets and tungsten from North Korea, China, Russia, and Iran.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Modification of DFARS Clause “Orders for Facilities and Services” (DFARS Case 2018-D045)
Document Number: 2019-08484
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to modify the text of an existing DFARS clause to include the text of another DFARS clause on the same subject in an effort to streamline contract terms and conditions for contractors, pursuant to action taken by the DoD Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Modification of DFARS Clause “Cancellation or Termination of Orders” (DFARS Case 2018-D035)
Document Number: 2019-08483
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is proposing to amend the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to modify the text of an existing DFARS clause to clarify DoD's liability in the event DoD cancels or terminates a telecommunications services order, and include the text of another DFARS clause to streamline terms and conditions for contractors subject to both of the clauses, pursuant to action taken by the DoD Regulatory Reform Task Force.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Contract Closeout Authority (DFARS Case 2018-D012)
Document Number: 2019-08482
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2017 and 2018 to permit expedited closeout of certain contracts entered into on a date that is at least 17 fiscal years before the current fiscal year.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Use of the Government Property Clause (DFARS Case 2015-D035)
Document Number: 2019-08481
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to expand the prescription for using the Federal Acquisition (FAR) Government property clause.
Proposals by Non-Federal Interests, for Feasibility Studies and for Modifications to an Authorized Water Resources Development Project or Feasibility Study, for Inclusion in the Annual Report to Congress on Future Water Resources Development
Document Number: 2019-08583
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
Section 7001 of Water Resources Reform and Development Act (WRRDA) 2014, as amended, requires that the Secretary of the Army annually submit to the Congress a report (Annual Report) that identifies feasibility reports, proposed feasibility studies submitted by non-Federal interests, proposed modifications to authorized water resources development projects or feasibility studies, and proposed modifications to environmental infrastructure program authorities that meet certain criteria. The Annual Report is to be based, in part, upon requests for proposals submitted by non-Federal interests.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-08581
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
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.
Information Collection; Price Redetermination
Document Number: 2019-08541
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a revision and renewal concerning price redetermination.
Information Collection; Accident Prevention Plans
Document Number: 2019-08540
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning accident prevention plans.
Information Collection; Schedules for Construction Contracts
Document Number: 2019-08539
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-29
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning advanced payments.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-08417
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
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.
Information Collection; Contractors Performing Private Security Functions Outside the United States
Document Number: 2019-08385
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-26
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning contractors performing private security functions outside the United States.
Inland Waterways Users Board Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2019-08265
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-25
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Department of the Army is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal advisory committee meeting of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Inland Waterways Users Board (Board). This meeting is open to the public. For additional information about the Board, please visit the committee's website at http:// www.iwr.usace.army.mil/Missions/Navigation/ InlandWaterwaysUsersBoard.aspx.
Payments of Amounts Due Mentally Incompetent Members of the Naval Service
Document Number: 2019-08252
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes the Department of the Navy (DON) regulation concerning Payments of Amounts Due Mentally Incompetent Members of the Naval Service. Removal is appropriate because the regulation does not affect how the public engages the DON regarding these payments and does not place obligations on the public. The Department of Defense, the Secretary of the Navy, and the Bureau of Medicine and Surgery (BUMED) issue internal instructions that establish requirements for competency boards, the process for determining mental incompetence, and the process and requirements for making payments within the parameters established by many controlling statutes. These internal instructions do not require publication in the Code of Federal Regulations.
Notice of Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License; Vedevo Corporation
Document Number: 2019-08025
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-22
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
The Department of the Navy published a document in the Federal Register of December 3, 2018, announcing its intent to grant to Vedevo, Inc. (Capitola, CA) a revocable, nonassignable, exclusive license. The notice is being corrected to reflect the company's change of name, state of incorporation, and fields of use.
Regulations Affecting Military Reservations
Document Number: 2019-07897
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
This final rule removes subparts containing internal policies concerning real estate claims upon contract, and obsolete information on the operation and use of fishing facilities at Fort Monroe, Virginia and the restriction of training areas on Fort Benjamin Harrison, Indiana. Those military installations have been decommissioned.
Withdrawal of the Notice of Intent To Prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement for Land Acquisition, South Texas Training Center in McMullen County, TX
Document Number: 2019-07888
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
On December 23, 2010, the Department of the Army announced in the Federal Register its intent to prepare a Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (PEIS) to analyze the environmental and socioeconomic impacts associated with the proposed land acquisition and use of approximately 22,232 acres for joint maneuver training and mission activities in McMullen County, Texas. In March of 2018, the Texas Army National Guard determined that the proposed action is no longer needed. The NOI is withdrawn and the NEPA process is terminated.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2019-07854
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Reserve Forces Policy Board (``the Board'').
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2019-07845
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Advisory Committee on Industrial Security and Industrial Base Policy (``the Committee'').
Information Collection; Payments
Document Number: 2019-07816
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal regarding advanced payments.
Notice of Extension of Public Comment Period for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement for Northwest Training and Testing
Document Number: 2019-07815
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
A notice of public meetings was published in the Federal Register by the Department of the Navy on March 29, 2019 for the Draft Supplemental Environmental Impact Statement/Overseas Environmental Impact Statement (EIS/OEIS) for the Northwest Training and Testing (NWTT) Study Area.
Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07755
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Science Board (DSB) will take place.
Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07754
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Science Board (DSB) will take place.
Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07753
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Science Board (DSB) will take place.
Department of Defense Privacy Program; Correction
Document Number: 2019-07698
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is correcting a final rule that appeared in the Federal Register on April 11, 2019. The document issued a final rule revising its Privacy regulation to implement the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. This part establishes and promotes uniformity in the DoD Privacy Program, creating a single privacy rule for the Department, while incorporating other administrative changes. It takes precedence over all DoD component publications that supplement and implement the DoD Privacy program.
Information Collection; Economic Price Adjustment
Document Number: 2019-07646
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-17
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning economic price adjustments.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07571
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2019-07531
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to modify the system of records, Defense Manpower Data Center Data Base, DMDC 01, by amending Routine Use 15 regarding disclosures to the Department of Education (ED) to accommodate disclosures for a new computer matching agreement with the ED. This new matching agreement with ED ensures that service members who have received imminent danger pay (IDP) or hostile fire pay (HFP) benefits and who have student loans under Part D, Title IV of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (HEA), as amended, receive the no interest accrual benefit on their eligible loans during the period of time they received IDP or HFP pay. The system of records, DMDC 01, contains personnel, employment, and pay data on current and former military and civilian personnel and survivors and dependents of military personnel. System data is used to conduct computer matches with various agencies in accordance with the Computer Matching and Privacy Protection Act of 1988. The proposed modification to the routine use will enable the computer match with the ED.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07512
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07495
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07486
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-16
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.
Information Collection; Bid Guarantees, Performance and Payment Bonds, and Alternative Payment Protections
Document Number: 2019-07388
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-15
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations, the FAR Council invites the public to comment upon a renewal concerning bid guarantees, performance and payment bonds, and alternative payment protections.
Joint Rules of Appellate Procedure for Courts of Criminal Appeals
Document Number: 2019-07297
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
DoD updated the JRAP, which prescribe uniform procedures for the service Courts of Criminal Appeals. The changes implement the Military Justice Act of 2016 of the National Defense Authorization Act of 2017 and the 2018 Amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States. The approval authorities for these changes are the Judge Advocates General of the Army, Department of the Navy, Air Force, and Coast Guard.
Intent To Grant an Exclusive License for U.S. Government-Owned Invention
Document Number: 2019-07294
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In accordance with applicable laws and regulations, announcement is made of the intent to grant an exclusive within a field of use, royalty-bearing, revocable biological materials license.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for the Willamette Valley System Operations and Maintenance; Correction
Document Number: 2019-07293
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers published a document in the Federal Register of April 1, 2019, concerning the Portland District, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers intending to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement to address the continued operations and maintenance of the Willamette Valley System. The document contained an incorrect website address.
Notice of Intent To Grant an Exclusive Patent License
Document Number: 2019-07287
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
Pursuant to the Bayh-Dole Act and implementing regulations, the Department of the Air Force hereby gives notice of its intent to grant an exclusive patent license agreement to University of California, San Diego, having a place of business at 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla, California 92093-0910.
Information Collection; Qualification Requirements
Document Number: 2019-07268
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
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 Qualification Requirements.
Termination of the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors
Document Number: 2019-07234
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is terminating the Defense Acquisition University Board of Visitors (``the Board''), effective April 15, 2019.
Board of Visitors of the U.S. Air Force Academy; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-07226
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-12
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Board of Visitors (BoV) of the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) will take place.
Board of Visitors, United States Military Academy (USMA)
Document Number: 2019-07217
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976, the Department of Defense announces that the following Federal advisory committee meeting will take place.
Department of Defense Privacy Program
Document Number: 2019-03971
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-04-11
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is revising its Privacy regulation to implement the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended. The rule conforms to the requirements of the Office of Management and Budget Circular A-108, December 23, 2016. This part establishes and promotes uniformity in the DoD Privacy Program, creating a single privacy rule for the Department, while incorporating other administrative changes. It takes precedence over all DoD component publications that supplement and implement the DoD Privacy program. Subsequently, DoD plans to remove individual component Privacy Program rulemakings, given that the individual component exemption rules have been incorporated into this rule.
Notice of Availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment for the Juniper Butte Land Withdrawal Extension, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho
Document Number: 2019-07117
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
The U.S. Air Force (Air Force) is issuing this notice of availability to advise the public of the availability of a Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the Juniper Butte Land Withdrawal Extension, Mountain Home Air Force Base, Idaho.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-07116
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
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.
Publication of Housing Price Inflation Adjustment
Document Number: 2019-07111
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-04-10
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is announcing the 2019 rent threshold under the Servicemembers Civil Relief Act. Applying the inflation adjustment for 2018, the maximum monthly rental amount as of January 1, 2019, will be $3851.03.