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

Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-28214
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-28204
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2019-28196
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board will take place.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-28195
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-28189
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-28186
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Technical Amendments
Document Number: 2019-27829
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Defense Acquisition Regulation System
DoD is making needed technical amendments to update the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS).
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Trade Agreements Thresholds (DFARS Case 2019-D035)
Document Number: 2019-27828
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to incorporate revised thresholds for application of the World Trade Organization Government Procurement Agreement and the Free Trade Agreements, as determined by the United States Trade Representative.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Review of Defense Solicitations by Procurement Center Representatives (DFARS Case 2019-D008)
Document Number: 2019-27827
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
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 2017 that provides limits on the scope of review by the Small Business Administration's procurement center representatives for certain solicitations awarded by or for DoD.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Demonstration Project for Contractors Employing Persons With Disabilities (DFARS Case 2018-D058)
Document Number: 2019-27826
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
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 that requires the DFARS to be updated to include an instruction on the Demonstration Project for Contractors.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Restriction on the Acquisition of Certain Magnets and Tungsten (DFARS Case 2018-D054)
Document Number: 2019-27825
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD has adopted as final, with changes, 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: Covered Defense Telecommunications Equipment or Services (DFARS Case 2018-D022)
Document Number: 2019-27824
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to implement sections of the National Defense Authorization Acts for Fiscal Years 2018 and 2019 related to the procurement of covered telecommunications equipment or services. Specifically, the rule prohibits the procurement of any equipment, system, or service to carry out the DoD nuclear deterrence or homeland defense missions that uses covered telecommunications equipment or services as a substantial or essential component of any system, or as a critical technology as a part of any system. Covered telecommunications equipment or services includes telecommunications equipment or services from certain Chinese entities, including their subsidiaries and affiliates, and from any other entities that the Secretary of Defense reasonably believes to be owned or controlled by or otherwise connected to, the government of the People's Republic of China or the Russian Federation.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Contractor Purchasing System Review Threshold (DFARS Case 2017-D038)
Document Number: 2019-27823
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-31
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to establish a DoD contractor purchasing system review dollar threshold that provides a regulatory basis for allowing DoD personnel to support other essential priorities and missions of greater contractual risk, while reducing regulatory impact on contractors.
Submission for OMB Review; Commerce Patent Regulations
Document Number: 2019-28163
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
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 has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding commerce patent regulations.
Submission for OMB Review; Contractor Use of Interagency Fleet Management System Vehicles
Document Number: 2019-28162
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
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 has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve a revision and renewal of a previously approved information collection requirement regarding contractor use of Interagency Fleet Management System vehicles.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-28048
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Commissary Credit and Debit Card User Fee
Document Number: 2019-28018
Type: Rule
Date: 2019-12-30
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
This rule implements Section 621 of the John S. McCain National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2019 expanding patronage for commissary, exchange, and revenue-generating morale, welfare, and recreation (MWR) facilities. As part of DOD's implementation the Department is required to collect a user fee when these new populations utilize a credit or debit card that creates a cost to the Department of the Treasury for processing these transactions. As it related to this Section, such costs are only generated by credit or debit card transactions at Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) facilities.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27981
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27977
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27968
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27957
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Intent To Prepare a Draft Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries, Texas Resiliency Study
Document Number: 2019-27766
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-27
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA), as amended, the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District (USACE) intends to prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Buffalo Bayou and Tributaries, Texas Resiliency Study (BBTRS). The study will identify and evaluate the feasibility of reducing flood risks on Buffalo Bayou in Harris and Fort Bend Counties, Texas. The study will also complete a Dam Safety Modification Study (DSMS) on the Addicks and Barker Dams. This notice announces USACE's intent to determine the scope of the issues to be addressed and identify the significant issues related to a proposed action.
Semiannual Regulatory Agenda
Document Number: 2019-26576
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Department of Defense, General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration
This agenda announces the proposed regulatory actions the Council plans for the next 12 months and those completed since the fall 2018 edition. This agenda was developed under the guidelines of Executive Orders (E.O.) 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' as amended, Executive Order 13771 ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,'' and Executive Order 13563 ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.'' The purpose in publishing this agenda is to allow interested persons an opportunity to participate in the rulemaking process. Members of the public may submit comments on individual proposed and interim final rulemakings at www.regulations.gov during the comment period that follows publication in the Federal Register. This agenda updates the report published on June 24, 2019, and the next agenda is scheduled for publication in the spring of 2020. The complete Unified Agenda is available online at www.reginfo.gov.
Improving Government Regulations; Unified Agenda of Federal Regulatory and Deregulatory Actions
Document Number: 2019-26538
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-26
Agency: Department of Defense
This agenda announces the proposed regulatory actions the Department of Defense (DOD) plans for the next 12 months and those completed since the spring 2019 agenda. It was developed under the guidelines of Executive Order 12866 ``Regulatory Planning and Review,'' Executive Order 13771 ``Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs,'' and Executive Order 13563 ``Improving Regulation and Regulatory Review.'' This Agenda documents DOD's work under Executive Order 13777 ``Enforcing the Regulatory Reform Agenda,'' and many regulatory actions support the recommendations of the DoD Regulatory Reform Task Force (as indicated in the individual rule abstracts). Members of the public may submit comments on individual proposed and interim final rulemakings at www.regulations.gov during the comment period that follows publication in the Federal Register. This agenda updates the report published on May 22, 2019, and includes regulations expected to be issued and under review over the next 12 months. The next agenda will publish in the spring of 2020. The complete Unified Agenda will be available online at www.reginfo.gov. Because publication in the Federal Register is mandated for the regulatory flexibility agendas required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 602), the Department of Defense's printed agenda entries include only: (1) Rules that are in the Agency's regulatory flexibility agenda, in accordance with the Regulatory Flexibility Act, because they are likely to have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities; and (2) Any rules that the Agency has identified for periodic review under section 610 of the Regulatory Flexibility Act. Printing of these entries is limited to fields that contain information required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act's agenda requirements. Additional information on these entries is in the Unified Agenda available online.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27652
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27651
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27650
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27648
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27634
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27623
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27622
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27603
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27510
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27491
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27488
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27482
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 2019-27480
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of an arms sales notification.
Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting; Cancellation
Document Number: 2019-27441
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
On December 2, 2019, the DoD published a notice that announced the next meeting of the Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council, which was to take place on Tuesday, December 17, 2019 from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. DoD is publishing this notice to announce that this Federal Advisory Committee meeting has been cancelled and will be re-scheduled at a later date.
Environmental Analysis of Army Actions
Document Number: 2019-26336
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2019-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army is revising its procedures for implementing the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (NEPA) and the Council on Environmental Quality (CEQ) NEPA regulations. These proposed revisions clarify and update the regulation, incorporate current Army NEPA procedures and practices, and revise and add categorical exclusions (CXs), reduce paperwork and delays, and promote better decisions consistent with national environmental policy set forth in NEPA.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27393
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service 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: 2019-27389
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Joint Services Provider 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: 2019-27369
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27368
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27367
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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: 2019-27366
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27365
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27364
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27363
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2019-27362
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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: 2019-27360
Type: Notice
Date: 2019-12-19
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.