Department of Justice January 4, 2017 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Special Technical Committee on Law Enforcement Firearms
Document Number: 2016-31876
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-04
Agency: Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs
The National Institute of Justice (NIJ) is seeking qualified individuals to serve on a Special Technical Committee (STC) on Law Enforcement Firearms. The purpose of the STC will be to update and revise the minimum performance standards NIJ Standard 0112.03 (Revision A), Autoloading Pistols for Police Officers, and NIJ Standard 0113.00, 12-Gauge Shotguns for Police Use, and to develop a new minimum performance standard for patrol rifles.
Revision of Department of Justice Freedom of Information Act Regulations
Document Number: 2016-31508
Type: Rule
Date: 2017-01-04
Agency: Department of Justice
This rule amends the Department of Justice's regulations under the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) to incorporate certain changes made to the FOIA by the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016. In addition, this rule amends certain provisions in the fee section to reflect developments in the case law and to streamline the description of the factors to be considered when making fee waiver determinations.