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DOD/DOA RIN: 0702-AA68 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Carrying of Firearms and Use of Force for Law Enforcement, Security, Counterintelligence, and Protective Services 

This rule finalizes revisions to a current Army regulation covering carrying firearms and the use of force by DoD personnel, law enforcement, security (DoD and contractor), counterintelligence, and protective services. The rule also discusses the roles of civilian officers and employees of the Department of Defense to carry firearms or other appropriate weapons while assigned investigative duties or such other duties as the Secretary of Defense may prescribe. The revisions to this rule will be reported in future status updates as part of DoD's retrospective plan under Executive Order 13563 completed in August 2011. DoD's full plan can be accessed at:!docketDetail;D=DOD-2011-OS-0036.

Agency: Department of Defense(DOD)  Priority: Other Significant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Final Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 32 CFR 632   
Legal Authority: 10 U.S.C. 807    18 U.S.C. 13    50 U.S.C. 787    50 U.S.C. 797    18 U.S.C. 926, para B&C    18 U.S.C. 3261   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/11/2015  80 FR 76889   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/09/2016 
Final Action  05/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: Federal 
Small Entities Affected: No  Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Brenda S. Bowen
Department of Defense
Department of the Army
U.S. Army Records Management and Declassification Agency, ATTN: AAHS-RDR-C, 9301 Chapek Road, Suite 1NW6305,
Ft. Belvoir, VA 22060
Phone:571 515-0206