[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 152 (Tuesday, August 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 47117-47118]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-19206]


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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

Office of Justice Programs

[OJP (NIJ) Docket No. 1579]


Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) Protective 
Ensemble Standard, Certification Program Requirements, and Selection 
and Application Guide

AGENCY: National Institute of Justice.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In an effort to obtain comments from interested parties, the 
U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, National 
Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to the general public 
(at www.justnet.org) three draft documents related to Chemical, 
Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) protective ensembles used by 
law enforcement agencies.

DATES: The comment period will be open until September 21, 2012.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, see 
www.justnet.org, or contact David Otterson by telephone at 301-519-5498 
or by email at dotterson@justnet.org.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In an effort to obtain comments from 
interested parties, the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice 
Programs, National Institute of Justice (NIJ) will make available to 
the general public (at www.justnet.org) three draft documents related 
to Chemical, Biological, Radiological, Nuclear (CBRN) protective 
ensembles used by law enforcement agencies:
    1. Draft CBRN Protective Ensemble Standard for Law Enforcement.
    2. Draft Law Enforcement CBRN Protective Ensemble Certification 
Program Requirements.
    3. Draft Law Enforcement CBRN Protective Ensemble Selection and 
Application Guide.
    The opportunity to provide comments on these documents is open to 
industry technical representatives, law enforcement agencies and 
organizations, research, development and scientific communities, and 
all other stakeholders and interested parties. Those individuals 
wishing to obtain and provide comments on the draft documents under 
consideration are directed to the following Web site: http://www.justnet.org.
    Please note that all comments received are considered part of the 
public record and may be made available for public inspection online. 
Such information includes personal

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identifying information (such as name and address) voluntarily 
submitted by the commenter.
    If you wish to submit personal identifying information (such as 
your name, address, etc.) as part of your comment, but do not wish for 
it to be posted online, you must include the phrase ``PERSONAL 
IDENTIFYING INFORMATION'' in the first paragraph of your comment. You 
also must locate all the personal identifying information you do not 
wish to be posted online in the first paragraph of your comment and 
clearly identify what information you would like redacted.
    If you wish to submit confidential business information as part of 
your comment but do not wish for it to be posted online, you must 
include the phrase ``CONFIDENTIAL BUSINESS INFORMATION'' in the first 
paragraph of your comment. You also must prominently identify 
confidential business information to be redacted within the comment. If 
a comment has so much confidential business information that it cannot 
be effectively redacted, all or part of that comment may not be posted 
online.
    Personal identifying information and confidential business 
information identified and located as set forth above will be placed in 
the agency's public docket file (which will be made available for 
public inspection upon request), but not posted online.

John H. Laub,
Director, National Institute of Justice.
[FR Doc. 2012-19206 Filed 8-6-12; 8:45 am]
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