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Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Contract Closeout Authority (DFARS Case 2018-D012)
Document Number: 2018-11342
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-30
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 Act for Fiscal Years 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: Delegation of Special Emergency Procurement Authority (DFARS Case 2018-D024)
Document Number: 2018-11341
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to delegate to the head of the contracting activity the decision authorities provided to the head of the agency by sections of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2018 that provide new special emergency procurement authorities. This final rule also makes conforming changes to nonstatutory emergency acquisition flexibilities relating to item-unique identification, receipt of only one offer, and limitations on time-and-materials contracts.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Repeal of DFARS Provision “Representation Regarding Combating Trafficking in Persons” (DFARS Case 2018-D003)
Document Number: 2018-11340
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove a provision that is no longer necessary and duplicative of an existing Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) clause.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Repeal of DFARS Provision “Alternative Line Item Structure” (DFARS Case 2017-D045)
Document Number: 2018-11339
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-30
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to remove a provision that provided guidelines to offerors when proposing an alternative line item structure in response to a solicitation.
U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-11439
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-29
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.
Use of Force by Personnel Engaged in Law Enforcement and Security Duties
Document Number: 2018-11397
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
This final rule removes DoD's regulation concerning the use of force by Department of the Army personnel engaged in law enforcement and security duties. This part conveys internal Army policy and procedures, and is unnecessary.
Motor Vehicle Traffic Supervision (Specific Installations)
Document Number: 2018-11396
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-29
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
This final rule removes DoD's regulation concerning the use of motor vehicles on specific military installations. This part conveys Army policy and procedures duplicated in 32 CFR part 634, and it is unnecessary.
National Security Education Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-11286
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-25
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 National Security Education Board will take place.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-11130
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Visitors for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation (``the Board'').
Reserve Forces Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-11078
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-24
Agency: Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Reserve Forces Policy Board (RFPB) will take place.
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: 2018-11064
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-23
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 LCAC 1 through 91 and 100 through 173 are vessels of the Navy which, due to their special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with their special functions as naval ships. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Notice of Request for Information on Technologies To Support Operations in the Information Environment
Document Number: 2018-11019
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
The Department of the Army hereby gives notice of its intent to conduct an Information Event (meeting) on technologies to support operations in the information environment. This event will identify existing technologies to address requirements identified in the Joint Concept for Operations in the Information Environment (JCOIE). The intended effect of the Information Event is to identify potential performers and technology capabilities for future contract actions.
Army Science Board Closed Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2018-11018
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 and the Code of the Federal Regulations, the Department of the Army announces the following committee meeting: Name of Committee: Army Science Board (ASB) Summer Voting Session. Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Location: Arnold and Mabel Beckman Center of the National Academies of Sciences and Engineering, 100 Academy Way, Irvine, CA 92617. Purpose of Meeting: The purpose of the meeting is for ASB members to review, deliberate, and vote on the findings and recommendations presented for four Fiscal Year 2018 (FY18) ASB studies. Agenda: The board will present findings and recommendations for deliberation and vote on the following FY17 studies: Multi-Domain Operations. This study is classified and will be presented in a closed meeting at 8:30 a.m. to 10:00 p.m. Man Unmanned-Teaming. This study is classified and will be presented in a closed meeting at 10:15 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
Little Creek Harbor, Fisherman's Cove, Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Little Creek, Virginia, Restricted Areas
Document Number: 2018-11017
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Corps of Engineers is proposing to establish a restricted area in the waters of Fisherman's Cove and Little Creek Harbor at Joint Expeditionary Base Little Creek-Fort Story, Little Creek (JEBLCFS) in Virginia Beach, Virginia. JEBLCFS is the homeport of numerous ships, small boats and special operational units. The proposed amendment is necessary to better protect vessels and personnel assigned to JEBLCFS by implementing a waterside security program. The proposed amendment establishes the restricted area waters within the boundaries of the existing installation and in the entry channel into the harbor.
James River, Skiffes Creek and Warwick River Surrounding Joint Base Langley-Eustis (JBLE-Eustis), Virginia; Restricted Areas and Danger Zones
Document Number: 2018-11016
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The Corps of Engineers is proposing to amend an existing permanent danger zone in the waters of the James River, Skiffes Creek and Warwick River in Newport News, Virginia. JBLE-Eustis contains a military port berthing numerous Army vessels and conducts exercises to include small craft testing and live fire training activities. The proposed amendment is necessary to protect the public from hazards associated with training and mission operations, and to protect government assets, missions, and the base population in general. The proposed amendment increases the restricted areas and creates danger zones surrounding the existing installation and firing ranges.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-10952
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (``the Committee'').
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Construction and Architect-Engineer Contracts; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-10911
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Administrative Matters; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-10908
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Earned Value Management System; Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-10906
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Information Collection Requirement; Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Information Collection in Support of the DoD Acquisition Process (Various Miscellaneous Requirements); Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-10905
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Manual for Courts-Martial; Proposed Amendments
Document Number: 2018-09949
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-23
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Joint Service Committee on Military Justice (JSC) is publishing the response to public comments concerning amendments to the Manual for Courts-Martial, United States (MCM). These amendments include provisions implementing the Military Justice Act of 2016 and subsequent amendments necessitated by follow-on legislation. The changes concern the rules of procedure and evidence applicable in trials by court-martial, nonjudicial punishment proceedings, and the punitive articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice. Also included is a proposed revision of Appendix 12A of the Manual for Courts-Martial concerning lesser included offenses. The approval authority for these changes is the President. These proposed changes have not been coordinated within the Department of Defense under DoD Directive 5500.01, ``Preparing, Processing and Coordinating Legislation, Executive Orders, Proclamations, Views Letters, and Testimony,'' June 15, 2007, and do not constitute the official position of the Department of Defense, the Military Departments, or any other Government agency.
Notice of Intended Disinterment
Document Number: 2018-10772
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
Army National Military Cemeteries (ANMC) is honoring the requests of four families to disinter the human remains of four Native American students from the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery, Carlisle, Pennsylvania. The decedent names are Little Plume (aka Hayes Vanderbilt Friday), George Ell (aka George Eli), Herbert Little Hawk (aka Herbert J. Littlehawk), and Her Pipe Woman (aka as Dora Brave Bull). These students died in the 1880s and 1890s while attending the Carlisle Indian Industrial School. At the request of the closest living relative for each decedent, ANMC will disinter, transfer custody, transport, and reinter the remains in private cemeteries chosen by the families. This disinterment will be conducted in accordance with Army Regulation 210- 190. This is not a Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act (NAGPRA) action because the remains are not part of a collection as they are interred in graves that are individually marked at the Carlisle Barracks Post Cemetery.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2018-10770
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Department of Defense
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to add a new system of records, Spouse Education and Career Opportunities (SECO) Program, DPR 46 DoD. This program makes available the resources and tools to help military spouses with career exploration and discovery, career education and training, employment readiness, and career connections at any point within the military spouse's career. The records allow the spouse to build a profile including their contact information, education, and employment data. This allows the individual to save information over time in order to easily prepopulate it into tools such as resume builders and career and education planning resources. Records may also be used as a management tool for statistical analysis, tracking, reporting, evaluating program effectiveness and conducting research.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-10745
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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.
Information Collection; Construction Wage Rate Requirements-Price Adjustment (Actual Method)
Document Number: 2018-10611
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
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 for the Construction Wage Rate Requirements-Price Adjustment (Actual Method). There are no changes to the existing information collection.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-10608
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board.
Charter Establishment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-10607
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the U.S. Army Science Board (``the Board'').
Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-10588
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-18
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 will take place.
Assistance to and Support of Dependents; Paternity Complaints
Document Number: 2018-10587
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy
This final rule removes DoD's regulation requiring naval personnel to provide support to dependents. It has been determined that the content of this part is internal DoD policy, and while that policy is publicly available, the part should be removed.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-10529
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Security Service announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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: 2018-10525
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Air Force 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: 2018-10522
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-17
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Deputy Chief of Staff of the Army, G-1 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.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-10520
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-17
Agency: Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the U.S. Strategic Command Strategic Advisory Group (``the Group'').
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-10514
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-17
Agency: Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Science Board.
Information Collection; Claims and Appeals
Document Number: 2018-10408
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-16
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 claims and appeals.
Defense Policy Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-10219
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-14
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 Policy Board (DPB) will take place.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-09940
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-10
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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-09823
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-09
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of Economic Adjustment announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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: 2018-09811
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-09
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.
Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2018-09752
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-08
Agency: Department of Defense, Office of the Secretary
The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Air University Board of Visitors (``the Board'').
Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
Document Number: 2018-09688
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-08
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 Department of Defense Military Family Readiness Council will take place.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Amendments Related to Sources of Electronic Parts (DFARS Case 2016-D013)
Document Number: 2018-09491
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-04
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 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: Promoting Voluntary Post-Award Disclosure of Defective Pricing (DFARS Case 2015-D030)
Document Number: 2018-09489
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-04
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing a final rule amending the Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) to state that, in the interest of promoting voluntary contractor disclosures of defective pricing identified by the contractor after contract award, DoD contracting officers have discretion to request a limited-scope or full-scope audit, as appropriate for the circumstances.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Statement of Purpose for Department of Defense Acquisition (DFARS Case 2018-D005)
Document Number: 2018-09488
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-04
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 2018 to revise the DFARS to include a statement of purpose.
Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement: Mentor-Protégé Program Modifications (DFARS Case 2017-D016)
Document Number: 2018-09487
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2018-05-04
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 Act for Fiscal Year 2017 that provide modifications to the DoD Pilot Mentor-Prot[eacute]g[eacute] Program.
Joint Notice of Availability for the Draft Matagorda Ship Channel Project Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement
Document Number: 2018-09480
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-04
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
Pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Galveston District (USACE) announces the release of the Draft Integrated Feasibility Report and Environmental Impact Statement (DIFR-EIS) for the Tentatively Selected Plan of the Matagorda Ship Channel Improvement Project, Calhoun and Matagorda Counties, TX. The DIFR-EIS documents the existing condition of environmental resources in and around areas considered for development, and potential impacts on those resources as a result of implementing the alternatives.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-09360
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-03
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System 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: 2018-09358
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-03
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
The Defense Acquisition Regulations System has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.
Civil Monetary Penalty Inflation Adjustment Rule
Document Number: 2018-09316
Type: Rule
Date: 2018-05-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) is issuing this final rule to adjust its civil monetary penalties under the Clean Water Act (CWA) and the National Fishing Enhancement Act to account for inflation. This action is mandated by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act of 1990, as amended by the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015 (Inflation Adjustment Act), which requires agencies to adjust the levels of civil monetary penalties with an initial ``catch-up'' adjustment followed by annual adjustments for inflation. The Inflation Adjustment Act prescribes a formula for adjusting statutory civil penalties to reflect inflation, maintain the deterrent effect of statutory civil penalties, and promote compliance with the law. Using the adjustment criteria provided in the December 15, 2017, Office of Management and Budget Memorandum regarding the ``Implementation of Penalty Inflation Adjustments for 2018, Pursuant to the Federal Civil Penalties Inflation Adjustment Act Improvements Act of 2015'', the 2018 annual adjustment for inflation will increase the Class I civil penalty under Section 309 of the Clean Water Act to $21,394 per violation, and the maximum civil penalty increases to $53,484. The judicial civil penalty under Section 404(s) of the Clean Water Act increases to $53,484 per day for each violation. Under the National Fishing Enhancement Act, the Class I civil penalty increases to $23,426 per violation.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2018-09315
Type: Notice
Date: 2018-05-02
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army
In compliance with s the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed revision of a public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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.