2018-12778. Policy on Technical Surveillance Countermeasures  

  • Start Preamble

    AGENCY:

    Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence, DoD.

    ACTION:

    Final rule.

    SUMMARY:

    This final rule removes DoD's regulation concerning the Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM) Program. DoD originally determined that rulemaking was required based on the portion of this part that speaks to providing assistance to non-DoD agencies. However, this part places no burden on other agencies. The description of the relationship with other agencies is in accordance with federal law, and this part is unnecessary. Therefore, this part can be removed from the CFR.

    DATES:

    This rule is effective on June 14, 2018.

    Start Further Info

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Richard Davison, 703-697-4850.

    End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information

    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    It has been determined that publication of this CFR part removal for public comment is impracticable, unnecessary, and contrary to public interest since it is based on removing DoD internal policies and procedures that are publically available on the Department's issuance website.

    This part contains internal DoD requirements and thus, does not fiscally impact parties outside of DoD. DoD's internal DoD Instruction 5240.05, “Technical Surveillance Countermeasures (TSCM),” remains in effect exclusively for the management of TSCM in DoD and is available at http://www.esd.whs.mil/​Portals/​54/​Documents/​DD/​issuances/​dodi/​524005_​2014.pdf.

    This rule is not significant under Executive Order (E.O.) 12866, “Regulatory Planning and Review,” therefore, E.O. 13771, “Reducing Regulation and Controlling Regulatory Costs” does not apply.

    Start List of Subjects

    List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 149

    • Classified information
    • Investigations
    End List of Subjects Start Part

    PART 149—[REMOVED]

    End Part Start Amendment Part

    Accordingly, by the authority of 5 U.S.C. 301, 32 CFR part 149 is removed.

    End Amendment Part Start Signature

    Dated: June 11, 2018.

    Shelly E. Finke,

    Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.

    End Signature End Supplemental Information

    [FR Doc. 2018-12778 Filed 6-13-18; 8:45 am]

    BILLING CODE 5001-06-P

Document Information

Effective Date:
6/14/2018
Published:
06/14/2018
Department:
Defense Department
EntryType:
Rule
Action:
Final rule.
Document Number:
2018-12778
Dates:
This rule is effective on June 14, 2018.
Pages:
27704-27704 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket ID: DOD-2017-OS-0050
RIN:
0790-AJ59
SectionNoes:
Topics:
Classified information, Investigations
PDF File:
2018-12778.pdf
CFR: (1)
32 CFR 149