New regs for Monday: DOD issuing ID cards

New and proposed regulations will be coming out of the Pentagon, the Federal Reserve and other agencies on Monday.

Here's a look at what's happening in the Federal Register:

Defense:

The Defense Department is trying to finalize a new policy for creating and issuing identification cards.

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The cards will be issued to uniformed members of the armed services, their dependents and family members, including same-sex spouses. 

Boats and fishing:

New draft regulations from the Navy change the way the service manages sunken military craft under its jurisdiction.

The National Marine Fisheries Service is adjusting the 2014 limits for catching pollock, mackerel and cod in the Bering Sea and publishing regulations to implement a new management plan for the area. 

The fishing agency is also proposing new rules for fishing in American Samoa, Guam and the Northern Mariana Islands.

Government workers:

The Office of Personnel Management has new regulations updating federal workers’ health benefits program, life insurance and its plans for collecting debts from workers. 

The agency is also releasing draft rules to implement new wage garnishment provisions to obtain some debts owed to the government, trying to change the rules for applying workers’ tenure and giving some employees a special life insurance enrollment period

Communications:

The Federal Communications Commission is establishing rules for certain bands of the spectrum. 

Finance:

The Federal Reserve Board is proposing rules to amend Federal Reserve banks’ ability to give out loans in emergency situations.

The draft regulations were called for under part of the Dodd-Frank Wall Street reform law. 

Chemicals:

The Environmental Protection Agency is exempting some chemicals from tolerance limits when used as part of a specific pesticide formulation.