Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 73780-73781 [E7-25220]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 73780 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices The Committee is a discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to military personnel testing. The Committee shall review the calibration of personnel selection and classification tests to ensure the accuracy of resulting scores, review relevant validation studies to ensure that the tests have utility in predicting success in technical training and on the job, review ongoing testing research and development in support of the enlistment program, and make recommendations for improvements to make the testing process more responsible to the needs of the Department of Defense and the Military Services. The Committee shall be composed of not more than seven members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of educational and psychological testing. Committee Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Committee Members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and shall serve terms of three years on the Committee. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, they shall serve without compensation. The Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) shall select the Committee’s Chairperson. The Committee shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976, and other appropriate federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Committee, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Committee for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Committee nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Committee Members. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee shall meet at the call of the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness). The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all committee meetings and subcommittee meetings. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing membership about the Committee’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–2554, extension 128. Dated: December 21, 2007. L. M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25227 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Visitors National Defense University (hereafter referred to as the Board). The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense independent advice and recommendations on organization management, curricula, instructional methods, facilities and other matters of interest to the National Defense University. The Board shall be composed of approximately twenty-one members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of national defense, academia, business, national security affairs, and the defense industry. Board Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board Members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and shall serve no more than fifteen years on the Board. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, they shall serve without compensation. The Board Membership shall select the Board’s Chairperson and the CoChairperson from the total Board Membership, and this individual shall serve at the discretion of the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff or designee. In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or designated representative may invite other distinguished Government officers to serve as non-voting observers of the Board, and appoint consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. The Board shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976, and other appropriate federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board Members. E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the President National Defense University. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent parttime DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all committee meetings and subcommittee meetings. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board of Visitors National Defense University membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board of Visitors National Defense University. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Board of Visitors National Defense University, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Board of Visitors National Defense University Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA Database—https://www.fido.gov/ facadatabase/public.asp. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Board of Visitors National Defense University. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Contact Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–2554, extension 128. Dated: December 21, 2007. L. M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25220 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense [DoD–2007–OS–0143] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Office of the Secretary, DoD. ACTION: Notice to Add Blanket Routine Uses to Systems of Records. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to add a new ‘‘Blanket Routine Use’’ to DoD systems of records to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: The changes will be effective on January 28, 2008 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to Defense Privacy Office. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Samuel P. Jenkins at (703) 607–2943. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Defense notices for systems of records subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended, have been published in the Federal Register and are available from the address above or at www.dod.mil/ privacy/notices. The Office of the Secretary of Defense is proposing to establish a new Department of Defense ‘‘Blanket Routine Use’’ (BRU) that will apply to each of its current Privacy Act system of records unless the system notice for a particular system of records specifically excludes their application. The BRU will permit the sharing of terrorism information, if such information is contained within an identified system, among appropriate Federal, State, local, and tribal entities, as well as with Foreign governments, pursuant to the information sharing environment mandate as prescribed by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108– 458, Section 1016, as codified at 6 U.S.C. 485). The proposed systems reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were submitted on December 19, 2007, to the House Committee on Oversight and Government Reform, the Senate Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, and the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) pursuant to paragraph 4c of Appendix I to OMB Circular No. A–130, ‘Federal Agency Responsibilities for Maintaining Records About Individuals,’ dated February 8, 1996 (February 20, 1996, 61 FR 6427). PO 00000 Frm 00025 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73781 Dated: December 20, 2007. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. Department of Defense Blanket Routine Use Routine Use—Information Sharing Environment A record from a system of records maintained by a Component consisting of, or relating to, terrorism information (6 U.S.C. 485(a)(4)), homeland security information (6 U.S.C. 482(f)(1)), or Law enforcement information (Guideline 2 Report attached to White House Memorandum, ‘‘Information Sharing Environment, November 22, 2006) may be disclosed to a Federal, State, local, tribal, territorial, foreign governmental and/or multinational agency, either in response to its request or upon the initiative of the Component, for purposes of sharing such information as is necessary and relevant for the agencies to the detection, prevention, disruption, preemption, and mitigation of the effects of terrorist activities against the territory, people, and interests of the United States of America as contemplated by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Protection Act of 2004 (Pub. L. 108–458) and Executive Order 13388 (October 25, 2005). Note: Information relating to, but not in and of itself constituting, terrorism, homeland security, or law enforcement information, as defined above, may only be disclosed upon a showing by the requester that the information is pertinent to the conduct of investigations of, or the development of analyses regarding, terrorism. [FR Doc. E7–25283 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of Secretary of Defense [DoD–2007–OS–0137] Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records AGENCY: Defense Commissary Agency, DOD. Notice to Add a New System of Records. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is proposing to add a system of records notice to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: This action will be effective without further notice on January 28, 2008 unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 248 (Friday, December 28, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 73780-73781]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-25220]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense


Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees

AGENCY: DoD.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government 
Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.65, the 
Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for 
the Board of Visitors National Defense University (hereafter referred 
to as the Board).
    The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established 
by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense 
independent advice and recommendations on organization management, 
curricula, instructional methods, facilities and other matters of 
interest to the National Defense University.
    The Board shall be composed of approximately twenty-one members, 
who are eminent authorities in the fields of national defense, 
academia, business, national security affairs, and the defense 
industry. Board Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are 
not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government 
Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board Members shall be 
appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and shall 
serve no more than fifteen years on the Board. With the exception of 
travel and per diem for official travel, they shall serve without 
compensation.
    The Board Membership shall select the Board's Chairperson and the 
Co-Chairperson from the total Board Membership, and this individual 
shall serve at the discretion of the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff 
or designee. In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or 
designated representative may invite other distinguished Government 
officers to serve as non-voting observers of the Board, and appoint 
consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc 
basis.
    The Board shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as 
necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or 
working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Sunshine in the Government Act of 
1976, and other appropriate federal regulations.
    Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of 
the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and 
advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 
or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the 
chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of 
Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board Members.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall meet at the call of the 
Board's Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the President 
National Defense University. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant 
to DoD policy, shall be a full-time or permanent part-time DoD 
employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD 
policies and procedures. The Designated Federal Officer or duly 
appointed Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend all 
committee meetings and subcommittee meetings.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board of 
Visitors National Defense University membership about the Board's 
mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time 
or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board of 
Visitors National Defense University.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Board of Visitors National Defense University, and this 
individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the 
membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Board 
of Visitors National Defense University Designated Federal Officer can 
be obtained from the GSA's FACA Database--https://www.fido.gov/
facadatabase/public.asp.
    The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, will 
announce planned meetings of the Board of Visitors National Defense 
University. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide 
additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in 
response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-601-2554, 
extension 128.

    Dated: December 21, 2007.
L. M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E7-25220 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]
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