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(c) Treatment of disbursements. The disbursement described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section may be one or a combination of the following: (1) An in-kind contribution, subject to the limitations of 11 CFR 110.1 or 110.2; (2) A party coordinated expenditure, subject to the limitations, restrictions, and requirements of 11 CFR part 109, subpart D; or (3) Reimbursed by the Federal candidate described in paragraph (b)(1) of this section or the authorized committee of such candidate. BILLING CODE 6715–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE [REG–156779–06] Paragraph (b)—Alternative 3 (The Greater of a Fixed Percentage or a Space or Time Attribution) Dated: May 3, 2007. Robert D. Lenhard, Chairman, Federal Election Commission. [FR Doc. E7–8956 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Recruiting and Enlistments Determining the Amount of Taxes Paid for Purposes of Section 901; Correction Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Correction to notice of proposed rulemaking. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This document contains a correction to notice of proposed rulemaking that was published in the Federal Register on Friday, March 30, 2007 (71 FR 15081) providing guidance relating to the determination of the amount of taxes paid for purposes of section 901. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bethany A. Ingwalson, (202) 622–3850 (not a toll-free number). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The notice of proposed rulemaking (REG–156779–06) that is the subject of this correction is under section 901 of the Internal Revenue Code. Need for Correction As published, this notice of proposed rulemaking (REG–156779–06) contains an error that may prove to be misleading and is in need of clarification. Correction of Publication Accordingly, the notice of proposed rulemaking (REG–156779–06), that was the subject of FR Doc. E7–5862, is corrected as follows: On page 15085, column 3, in the preamble, first full paragraph of the column, under the paragraph heading ‘‘3. Comments and Proposed Regulations’’, lines 1 and 2, the language ‘‘The fifth condition is that the counterparty is a person (other than the’’ is corrected to read ‘‘The fifth condition is that the arrangement involves a counterparty. A counterparty is a person (other than the’’. LaNita Van Dyke, Branch Chief, Publications and Regulations Branch, Legal Processing Division, Office of Associate Chief Counsel (Procedure and Administration). [FR Doc. E7–8942 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:35 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Department of the Army, DoD. Proposed rule; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Army has revised its regulation that prescribes policies and procedures concerning recruiting and enlistment into the Regular Army and Reserve Components. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by 32 CFR Part 571, Docket No. USA–2007–0017 and or RIN 0702– AA57, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Tench, (703) 695–7520. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Background The Administrative Procedure Act, as amended by the Freedom of Information Act, requires publication of certain policies and procedures and other information concerning the Department of the Army in the Federal Register. The policies and procedures covered by this part fall into that category. The Army has changed the publications and policies, thus requiring the rules in the Federal Register to be updated. B. Regulatory Flexibility Act The Department of the Army has determined that the Regulatory Flexibility Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not have a significant economic impact on a E:\FR\FM\10MYP1.SGM 10MYP1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Proposed Rules government and the States, or on the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. substantial number of small entities within the meaning of the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601–612. C. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act The Department of the Army has determined that the Unfunded Mandates Reform Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not include a mandate that may result in estimated costs to State, local, or tribal governments in the aggregate, or the private sector, of $100 million or more. D. National Environmental Policy Act Subpart A—Recruiting and Enlistment Eligibility Sec. 571.1 General. 571.2 Basic qualifications for enlistment. 571.3 Waiver enlistment criteria. 571.4 Periods of enlistment. 571.5 Enlistment options. E. Paperwork Reduction Act The Department of the Army has determined that the Paperwork Reduction Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not involve collection of information from the public. Subpart B—[Reserved] Authority: 10 U.S.C. 504, 505, 509, 513, 520, 3262. F. Executive Order 12630 (Government Actions and Interference With Constitutionally Protected Property Rights) The Department of the Army has determined that Executive Order 12630 does not apply because the proposed rule does not impair private property rights. G. Executive Order 12866 (Regulatory Planning and Review) The Department of the Army has determined that, according to the criteria defined in Executive Order 12866, this proposed rule is not a significant regulatory action. As such, the proposed rule is not subject to Office of Management and Budget review under section 6(a)(3) of the Executive Order. H. Executive Order 13045 (Protection of Children From Environmental Health Risk and Safety Risks) The Department of the Army has determined that, according to the criteria defined in Executive Order 13045, this proposed rule does not apply. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with PROPOSALS I. Executive Order 13132 (Federalism) VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:35 May 09, 2007 Jkt 211001 List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 571 Military personnel. For reasons stated in the preamble, the Department of the Army proposes to revise 32 CFR part 571 to read as follows: PART 571—RECRUITING AND ENLISTMENTS The Department of the Army has determined that the National Environmental Policy Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not have an adverse impact on the environment. The Department of the Army has determined that, according to the criteria defined in Executive Order 13132, this proposed rule does not apply because it will not have a substantial effect on the States, on the relationship between the national Alphonsa D. Green, Chief, Recruiting Policy Branch. Subpart A—Recruiting and Enlistment Eligibility § 571.1 General. (a) Purpose. This part gives the qualifications for men and women enlisting in the Regular Army (RA) or Reserve Components (RC). The procedures simplify and standardize the processing of recruited applicants. The applicant’s ability to meet all requirements or exceptions will determine eligibility. This includes obtaining prescribed waivers. (b) References—(1) Required Publications. (i) AR 601–210, Active and Reserve Components Enlistment Program. (Cited in §§ 571.2, 571.3, and 571.5). (ii) AR 40–501, Standards of Medical Fitness. (Cited in §§ 571.2 and 571.3). (iii) AR 600–9, The Army Weight Control Program. (Cited in §§ 571.2 and 571.3). (2) Related Publications. (i) DOD Directive 1304.26, Qualifications for Enlistment, Appointment, and Induction. (ii) Army Retention Program. (c) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this part: (1) Enlistment. Voluntary contract (DD Form 4) for military service that creates military status as an enlisted member of the Regular Army or a Reserve Component. This includes enlistment of both non-prior service and prior service personnel. (2) Reenlistment. The second or subsequent voluntary enrollment in the PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 26577 Regular Army or a Reserve Component as an enlisted member. (3) United States Army. The Regular Army, Army of the United States (AUS), Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and the United States Army Reserve (USAR). (4) Regular Army (RA). The Regular Army is the component of the Army that consists of persons whose continuous service on active duty in both peace and war is contemplated by law and of retired members of the Regular Army. (5) Prior Service (PS). For persons enlisting in the RA, those who have 180 days or more of active duty in any component; or, for persons enlisting in a Reserve Component, those who have 180 days of active duty in any component of the armed forces and who have been awarded an MOS; or former members of an armed forces academy who did not graduate and who served 180 days or more. (6) Non-Prior Service (NPS). Those persons who have never served in any component of the armed forces or who have served less than 180 days of active duty as a member of any component of the armed forces. Reserve Component applicants must not have been awarded an MOS; or have enlisted illegally while underage and been separated for a void enlistment; or be a former member of a service academy who did not graduate and who served fewer than 180 days; or have completed ROTC and served only Active Duty for Training as an officer. (7) Delayed Entry Program (DEP). A program in which Soldiers may enlist and are assigned to a United States Army Reserve (USAR) Control Group until they enlist in the Regular Army. The Commanding General, United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) is authorized by 10 U.S.C. 513 to organize and administer DEP. § 571.2 Basic qualifications for enlistment. (a) Age requirements for non-prior service and prior service personnel are defined in AR 601–210. (b) Applicants must meet citizenship requirements as defined in AR 601–210. (c) Non-prior and prior service applicants must meet medical fitness standards prescribed in AR 40–501. Height and weight standards for nonprior service personnel AR 40–501 and in AR 600–9 for prior service personnel. (d) Education standards, dependency criteria, and trainability requirements are prescribed in AR 601–210. § 571.3 Waiver enlistment criteria. (a) Waiver criteria—(1) All persons who process applicants for enlistment in the Army use the utmost care to procure qualified personnel. Eligibility E:\FR\FM\10MYP1.SGM 10MYP1 26578 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 90 / Thursday, May 10, 2007 / Proposed Rules of personnel for enlistment will be based upon their ability to meet all requirements, including procurement of prescribed waivers. (2) Applicants applying for moral or medical waivers will document their waiver requests, as prescribed by AR 601–210 or AR 40–501. (3) The approval authorities for various types of waiver requests are set forth in AR 601–210. Commanders at levels below the approval authority may disapprove waivers for applicants who do not meet prescribed standards and who do not substantiate a meritorious case. (4) Unless otherwise stated in AR 601–210, waivers are valid for 6 months. (b) Nonwaiver medical, moral, and administrative disqualifications are defined in AR 601–210. § 571.4 Periods of enlistment. Enlistments are authorized for periods of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 years. § 571.5 Enlistment options. Personnel who enlist in the Regular Army for 2 or more years may select certain initial assignments or classifications, provided they meet the criteria set forth in AR 601–210 and valid Army requirements exist for the assignments and skills. Subpart B—[Reserved] [FR Doc. E7–8793 Filed 5–9–07; 8:45 am] Minerals and Geology Management (MGM) Staff, (2810), at Mail Stop 1126, Washington, DC 20250–1126; by electronic mail to 36cfr228a@fs.fed.us; or by fax to (703) 605–1575; or by the electronic process available at Federal eRulemaking portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. If comments are sent by electronic mail or by fax, the public is requested not to send duplicate written comments via regular mail. Please confine written comments to issues pertinent to the proposed rule; explain the reasons for any recommended changes; and, where possible, reference the specific wording being addressed. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, will be placed in the record and will be available for public inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received on this proposed rule in the Office of the Director, MGM Staff, 5th Floor, Rosslyn Plaza Central, 1601 North Kent Street, Arlington, Virginia 22209, Monday through Friday (except for Federal holidays) between the hours of 8:30 a.m. and 4 p.m. Those wishing to inspect comments are encouraged to call ahead at (703) 605–4545 to facilitate entry into the building. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Janine Clayton, Minerals and Geology Management Staff, (703) 605–4788, or electronic mail to jclayton01@fs.fed.us. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 3710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Forest Service 36 CFR Part 261 RIN 0596–AC38 Amend Certain Paragraphs in 36 CFR 261.2 and 261.10 To Clarify Issuing a Criminal Citation for Unauthorized Occupancy and Use of National Forest System Lands and Facilities by Mineral Operators Forest Service, USDA. Proposed rule; request for comments. 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Copies of the proposed rule also will be provided to the appropriate Congressional committee members. Background and Need for Proposed Rule The Forest Service uses two enforcement options, civil and criminal, to enforce its mining regulations at 36 CFR part 228, subpart A. Criminal enforcement (36 CFR part 261) is often used in situations that are factually uncomplicated and where immediate action is needed, or other resolutions have failed. In 1984, a Federal district judge ruled that the prohibitions at 36 CFR 261.10 PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 did not apply to mineral operations. As a result, the Forest Service amended §§ 261.10(a) and 261.10(l) to directly tie the wording to locatable mineral operations by adding ‘‘or approved operating plan’’ to both of these paragraphs. Unfortunately, the wording was not added to §§ 261.10(b) and 261.10(k), and that omission makes these paragraphs less clearly applicable to mineral operations. Two recent court decisions have prompted the Forest Service to amend the prohibitions at 36 CFR 261.10. In California, the Forest Service cited a suction dredge operator under the criminal regulations at 36 CFR 261.10(k) for use or occupancy without a special use permit authorization. The magistrate court judge dismissed the charge in U.S. v. McClure, 364 F. Supp. 2d 1183 (E.D.Cal., 2005), and cited in support of the ruling another recent California Eastern District Court decision, U.S. v. Lex, 300 F. Supp. 2d 951 (E.D.Cal., 2003). In summary, these decisions found that special-use authorizations and the application of 36 CFR 261.10(b) and 261.10(k) do not apply to mineral operations. As a result of the McClure and Lex court decisions, it is advisable to again amend certain paragraphs in 36 CFR 261.10 to clearly tie them to locatable mineral operations and other mineral operations. The Regions dealing with suction dredge operators are particularly concerned about the effects of the two adverse ruling on their use of provisions in 261. Clarification for Issuing a Criminal Citation for Unauthorized Occupancy and Use of National Forest System Lands and Facilities by Mineral Operators The technical amendments to 36 CFR part 261 clarify that a criminal citation can be issued for unauthorized occupancy and use of National Forest System lands and facilities by mineral operators when such authorization is required. The technical amendments to 36 CFR part 261 also clarify what constitutes residential occupancy as well as show there is a clear distinction between a special-use authorization and an operating plan. Exemption From Notice and Comment Comments received on this proposed rule will be considered in adoption of a final rule, notice of which will be published in the Federal Register. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army

32 CFR Part 571

[Docket No. USA-2007-0017]
RIN 0702-AA57


Recruiting and Enlistments

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION: Proposed rule; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Army has revised its regulation that 
prescribes policies and procedures concerning recruiting and enlistment 
into the Regular Army and Reserve Components.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by July 9, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by 32 CFR Part 571, 
Docket No. USA-2007-0017 and or RIN 0702-AA57, by any of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this 
Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other 
submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions 
available for public viewing on the Internet at http://
www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any 
personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Tench, (703) 695-7520.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Background

    The Administrative Procedure Act, as amended by the Freedom of 
Information Act, requires publication of certain policies and 
procedures and other information concerning the Department of the Army 
in the Federal Register. The policies and procedures covered by this 
part fall into that category. The Army has changed the publications and 
policies, thus requiring the rules in the Federal Register to be 
updated.

B. Regulatory Flexibility Act

    The Department of the Army has determined that the Regulatory 
Flexibility Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not have 
a significant economic impact on a

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substantial number of small entities within the meaning of the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601-612.

C. Unfunded Mandates Reform Act

    The Department of the Army has determined that the Unfunded 
Mandates Reform Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not 
include a mandate that may result in estimated costs to State, local, 
or tribal governments in the aggregate, or the private sector, of $100 
million or more.

D. National Environmental Policy Act

    The Department of the Army has determined that the National 
Environmental Policy Act does not apply because the proposed rule does 
not have an adverse impact on the environment.

E. Paperwork Reduction Act

    The Department of the Army has determined that the Paperwork 
Reduction Act does not apply because the proposed rule does not involve 
collection of information from the public.

F. Executive Order 12630 (Government Actions and Interference With 
Constitutionally Protected Property Rights)

    The Department of the Army has determined that Executive Order 
12630 does not apply because the proposed rule does not impair private 
property rights.

G. Executive Order 12866 (Regulatory Planning and Review)

    The Department of the Army has determined that, according to the 
criteria defined in Executive Order 12866, this proposed rule is not a 
significant regulatory action. As such, the proposed rule is not 
subject to Office of Management and Budget review under section 6(a)(3) 
of the Executive Order.

H. Executive Order 13045 (Protection of Children From Environmental 
Health Risk and Safety Risks)

    The Department of the Army has determined that, according to the 
criteria defined in Executive Order 13045, this proposed rule does not 
apply.

I. Executive Order 13132 (Federalism)

    The Department of the Army has determined that, according to the 
criteria defined in Executive Order 13132, this proposed rule does not 
apply because it will not have a substantial effect on the States, on 
the relationship between the national government and the States, or on 
the distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels 
of government.

Alphonsa D. Green,
Chief, Recruiting Policy Branch.

List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 571

    Military personnel.

    For reasons stated in the preamble, the Department of the Army 
proposes to revise 32 CFR part 571 to read as follows:

PART 571--RECRUITING AND ENLISTMENTS

Subpart A--Recruiting and Enlistment Eligibility
Sec.
571.1 General.
571.2 Basic qualifications for enlistment.
571.3 Waiver enlistment criteria.
571.4 Periods of enlistment.
571.5 Enlistment options.
Subpart B--[Reserved]

    Authority: 10 U.S.C. 504, 505, 509, 513, 520, 3262.

Subpart A--Recruiting and Enlistment Eligibility


Sec.  571.1  General.

    (a) Purpose. This part gives the qualifications for men and women 
enlisting in the Regular Army (RA) or Reserve Components (RC). The 
procedures simplify and standardize the processing of recruited 
applicants. The applicant's ability to meet all requirements or 
exceptions will determine eligibility. This includes obtaining 
prescribed waivers.
    (b) References--(1) Required Publications. (i) AR 601-210, Active 
and Reserve Components Enlistment Program. (Cited in Sec. Sec.  571.2, 
571.3, and 571.5).
    (ii) AR 40-501, Standards of Medical Fitness. (Cited in Sec. Sec.  
571.2 and 571.3).
    (iii) AR 600-9, The Army Weight Control Program. (Cited in 
Sec. Sec.  571.2 and 571.3).
    (2) Related Publications. (i) DOD Directive 1304.26, Qualifications 
for Enlistment, Appointment, and Induction.
    (ii) Army Retention Program.
    (c) Definitions. The following definitions apply to this part:
    (1) Enlistment. Voluntary contract (DD Form 4) for military service 
that creates military status as an enlisted member of the Regular Army 
or a Reserve Component. This includes enlistment of both non-prior 
service and prior service personnel.
    (2) Reenlistment. The second or subsequent voluntary enrollment in 
the Regular Army or a Reserve Component as an enlisted member.
    (3) United States Army. The Regular Army, Army of the United States 
(AUS), Army National Guard of the United States (ARNGUS), and the 
United States Army Reserve (USAR).
    (4) Regular Army (RA). The Regular Army is the component of the 
Army that consists of persons whose continuous service on active duty 
in both peace and war is contemplated by law and of retired members of 
the Regular Army.
    (5) Prior Service (PS). For persons enlisting in the RA, those who 
have 180 days or more of active duty in any component; or, for persons 
enlisting in a Reserve Component, those who have 180 days of active 
duty in any component of the armed forces and who have been awarded an 
MOS; or former members of an armed forces academy who did not graduate 
and who served 180 days or more.
    (6) Non-Prior Service (NPS). Those persons who have never served in 
any component of the armed forces or who have served less than 180 days 
of active duty as a member of any component of the armed forces. 
Reserve Component applicants must not have been awarded an MOS; or have 
enlisted illegally while underage and been separated for a void 
enlistment; or be a former member of a service academy who did not 
graduate and who served fewer than 180 days; or have completed ROTC and 
served only Active Duty for Training as an officer.
    (7) Delayed Entry Program (DEP). A program in which Soldiers may 
enlist and are assigned to a United States Army Reserve (USAR) Control 
Group until they enlist in the Regular Army. The Commanding General, 
United States Army Recruiting Command (USAREC) is authorized by 10 
U.S.C. 513 to organize and administer DEP.


Sec.  571.2  Basic qualifications for enlistment.

    (a) Age requirements for non-prior service and prior service 
personnel are defined in AR 601-210.
    (b) Applicants must meet citizenship requirements as defined in AR 
601-210.
    (c) Non-prior and prior service applicants must meet medical 
fitness standards prescribed in AR 40-501. Height and weight standards 
for non-prior service personnel AR 40-501 and in AR 600-9 for prior 
service personnel.
    (d) Education standards, dependency criteria, and trainability 
requirements are prescribed in AR 601-210.


Sec.  571.3  Waiver enlistment criteria.

    (a) Waiver criteria--(1) All persons who process applicants for 
enlistment in the Army use the utmost care to procure qualified 
personnel. Eligibility

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of personnel for enlistment will be based upon their ability to meet 
all requirements, including procurement of prescribed waivers.
    (2) Applicants applying for moral or medical waivers will document 
their waiver requests, as prescribed by AR 601-210 or AR 40-501.
    (3) The approval authorities for various types of waiver requests 
are set forth in AR 601-210. Commanders at levels below the approval 
authority may disapprove waivers for applicants who do not meet 
prescribed standards and who do not substantiate a meritorious case.
    (4) Unless otherwise stated in AR 601-210, waivers are valid for 6 
months.
    (b) Nonwaiver medical, moral, and administrative disqualifications 
are defined in AR 601-210.


Sec.  571.4  Periods of enlistment.

    Enlistments are authorized for periods of 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, or 8 
years.


Sec.  571.5  Enlistment options.

    Personnel who enlist in the Regular Army for 2 or more years may 
select certain initial assignments or classifications, provided they 
meet the criteria set forth in AR 601-210 and valid Army requirements 
exist for the assignments and skills.

Subpart B--[Reserved]

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