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DOD/DOA RIN: 0702-AA70 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Manufacture and Sale of Decorations, Medals, Badges, Insignia, Commercial Use of Heraldic Designs and Heraldic Quality Control Program 

This rule announces an administrative revision of the Army's policies and procedures for manufacturing and selling military insignia for the armed forces. The rule outlines the Department of the Army policy governing the manufacture, commercial sale, reproduction, possession, and wear of military decorations, medals badges, insignia and their components and appurtenances. It also establishes the Heraldic Quality Control Program to improve the appearance of the Army by controlling the quality of heraldic items purchased from commercial sources. 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: Substantive, Nonsignificant 
RIN Status: Previously published in the Unified Agenda Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Proposed Rule Stage 
Major: No  Unfunded Mandates: No 
CFR Citation: 32 CFR 507   
Legal Authority: 10 U.S.C. 4594    18 U.S.C. 701    18 U.S.C. 704   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  06/00/2017 
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
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