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Release of Official Information in Litigation and Presentation of Witness Testimony by DoD Personnel (Touhy Regulation)
Commonly known as the Touhy regulation, this rule prescribes the requirements for submitting subpoenas and litigation requests to the Department as well as the procedures that its personnel will follow to respond. The Department proposes to amend and consolidate component- level requirements and procedures into a single Department-level Touhy rule.
Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery Committee-Systems: SIGPR .420-Audit and Evaluations Records; SIGPR .421-Case Management System and Investigative Records; and SIGPR .423-Legal Records; Privacy Act of 1974; Proposed Implementation
In accordance with the requirements of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, the Department of the Treasury, Departmental Offices (DO), gives notice of a proposed exemption for the following new systems of records maintained by the Special Inspector General for Pandemic Recovery (SIGPR) from certain provisions of the Privacy Act:
The United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) proposes to amend the rules of practice to expand when certain types of patent applicants and patentees may, subject to other conditions, obtain or enforce a second patent for an invention that is similar (i.e., patentably indistinct) to a first patent. Ordinarily, in examination before the...