Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 11398-11399 [E8-3997]

Download as PDF 11398 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 42 / Monday, March 3, 2008 / Notices Dated: February 25, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–3996 Filed 2–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DOD–2008–DARS–0014] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 2, 2008. Title and OMB Number: Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement (DFARS) Part 251, Use of Government Sources by Contractors, and related clauses in DFARS 252.251; OMB Control Number 0704–0252. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 3,500. 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Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–4000 Filed 2–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket No. DoD–2007–OS–0031] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by April 2, 2008. Title, Form, and OMB Number: Post Election Survey of Overseas Citizens and Post-Election Survey of Local Election Officials; OMB Number 0704– 0125. Type of Request: Revision. Number of Respondents: 2,167. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 2,167. Average Burden Per Response: .31 hours. Annual Burden Hours: 672. 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You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title 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. DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Patricia Toppings. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. Toppings at WHS/ESD/ Information Management Division, 1777 North Kent Street, RPN, Suite 11000, Arlington, VA 22209–2133. Dated: February 25, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–4001 Filed 2–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Charter Amendment 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 Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.85, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is amending the charter for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1 rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 42 / Monday, March 3, 2008 / Notices of Visitors (hereafter referred to as the Board). The Board is a non-discretionary federal advisory committee established by 10 U.S.C. 2166(e) to provide the Secretary of Defense through the Secretary of the Army, independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to the operations and management of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations (hereafter referred to as the Institute). Section 956 of Public Law 110–181 (National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008) amended the Board’s membership provisions of 10 U.S.C. 2166(e)(1) to include the commanders of the combatant commands having geographic responsibility for the Western Hemisphere. All other provisions of 10 U.S.C. 2166(e) remained unchanged. Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2166(e), the Board shall: 1. Inquire into the curriculum instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Institute, other matters relating to the Institute that the Board decides to consider, and any other matter that the Secretary of Defense determines appropriate; 2. Review the curriculum to determine whether it adheres to U.S. doctrine, complies with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, and is consistent with U.S. policy goals towards the Western Hemisphere; and 3. Determine whether the Institute emphasizes human rights to include the rule of law, due process, civilian control of the military, and the role of the military in a democratic society. Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2166(e)(1), the Board shall be composed of thirteen members: 1. Two members of the Senate (the Chair and Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee or their designees); 2. Two Members of the House of Representatives (the Chair and Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee or their designees); 3. One person designated by the Secretary of State; the senior military officer responsible for training and education in the U.S. Army (or designee); the commanders of the combatant commands having geographic responsibility for the Western Hemisphere (or designee); and 4. Six persons designated by the Secretary of Defense including, to the extent practicable, persons from academia, religious institutions, and human rights communities. Board Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:33 Feb 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board Members shall be appointed for a two-year term, and may be extended for an additional term of two years. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, they shall serve without compensation. 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Board’s chairperson. 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 Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board of Visitors 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 Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board of Visitors. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board of Visitors’ Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11399 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 Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board of Visitors. 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: February 26, 2008. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–3997 Filed 2–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [USDF–2008–0005] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD. Notice To Add a System of Records. ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force is proposing to add a system 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 April 2, 2008, unless comments are received that would result in a contrary determination. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Air Force Privacy Act Officer, Office of Warfighting Integration and Chief Information Officer, SAF/XCISI, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Suite 220, Washington, DC 20330–1800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Novell Hill at (703) 696–6518. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force 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. The proposed systems reports, as required by 5 U.S.C. 552a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, were submitted on February 11, 2008, to the House Committee on Government Oversight and Reform, the Senate E:\FR\FM\03MRN1.SGM 03MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 42 (Monday, March 3, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11398-11399]
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[FR Doc No: E8-3997]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense


Charter Amendment of Department of Defense Federal Advisory 
Committees

AGENCY: DoD.

ACTION: Charter Amendment 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 Government in the Sunshine 
Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.85, the 
Department of Defense gives notice that it is amending the charter for 
the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board

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of Visitors (hereafter referred to as the Board).
    The Board is a non-discretionary federal advisory committee 
established by 10 U.S.C. 2166(e) to provide the Secretary of Defense 
through the Secretary of the Army, independent advice and 
recommendations on matters pertaining to the operations and management 
of the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations (hereafter 
referred to as the Institute). Section 956 of Public Law 110-181 
(National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008) amended the 
Board's membership provisions of 10 U.S.C. 2166(e)(1) to include the 
commanders of the combatant commands having geographic responsibility 
for the Western Hemisphere. All other provisions of 10 U.S.C. 2166(e) 
remained unchanged.
    Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2166(e), the Board shall:
    1. Inquire into the curriculum instruction, physical equipment, 
fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Institute, other matters 
relating to the Institute that the Board decides to consider, and any 
other matter that the Secretary of Defense determines appropriate;
    2. Review the curriculum to determine whether it adheres to U.S. 
doctrine, complies with applicable U.S. laws and regulations, and is 
consistent with U.S. policy goals towards the Western Hemisphere; and
    3. Determine whether the Institute emphasizes human rights to 
include the rule of law, due process, civilian control of the military, 
and the role of the military in a democratic society.
    Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 2166(e)(1), the Board shall be composed of 
thirteen members:
    1. Two members of the Senate (the Chair and Ranking Member of the 
Armed Services Committee or their designees);
    2. Two Members of the House of Representatives (the Chair and 
Ranking Member of the Armed Services Committee or their designees);
    3. One person designated by the Secretary of State; the senior 
military officer responsible for training and education in the U.S. 
Army (or designee); the commanders of the combatant commands having 
geographic responsibility for the Western Hemisphere (or designee); and
    4. Six persons designated by the Secretary of Defense including, to 
the extent practicable, persons from academia, religious institutions, 
and human rights communities.
    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 for a two-year term, and may be extended for an additional 
term of two years. With the exception of travel and per diem for 
official travel, they shall serve without compensation.
    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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board shall meet at the call of the 
Board's Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Board's 
chairperson. 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 Western 
Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations Board of Visitors 
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 Western Hemisphere Institute for Security 
Operations Board of Visitors.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Operations 
Board of Visitors, and this individual will ensure that the written 
statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. 
Contact information for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security 
Operations Board of Visitors' 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 Western Hemisphere Institute for 
Security Operations Board of Visitors. 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: February 26, 2008.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E8-3997 Filed 2-29-08; 8:45 am]
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