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DOD/OS RIN: 0790-AI82 Publication ID: Fall 2016 
Title: Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)  

This rule establishes the Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP) to identify a family member with special needs, providing family support to military families that include a family member with special needs, authorize travel at Government expense for active duty service family members with special needs, and, process DoD civilian employees who have family members with special needs for an overseas assignment. 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 75   
Legal Authority: 10 U.S.C. 1781(c)   
Legal Deadline:  None
Action Date FR Cite
NPRM  12/11/2015  80 FR 76881   
NPRM Comment Period End  02/09/2016 
Final Action  05/00/2017 
Additional Information: DoD Instruction 1315.19, "Exceptional Family Member Program (EFMP)"
Regulatory Flexibility Analysis Required: No  Government Levels Affected: None 
Federalism: No 
Included in the Regulatory Plan: No 
RIN Data Printed in the FR: No 
Agency Contact:
Edward Tyner
Department of Defense
Office of the Secretary
4000 Defense Pentagon,
Washington, DC 20301-4000
Phone:703 588-0099