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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 46 / Friday, March 7, 2008 / Notices Agreement on Textiles and Clothing (ATC), and the conversion factors for units of measure into square meter equivalents used by the United States in implementing the ATC. R. Matthew Priest, Chairman, Committee for the Implementation of Textile Agreements. [FR Doc. 08–989 Filed 3–5–08; 1:02 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–D–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) Department of Defense. Notice. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a), Public Law 92–463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the Committee meeting is to receive briefings on subject pertaining to the 2008 topics and review protocols for upcoming installation visits. The meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Point of Contact listed below at the address detailed below NLT 5 p.m., Friday, March 21, 2008. If a written statement is not received by Friday, March 21, 2008 prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Chairperson and ensure they are provided to the members of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. If members of the public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement must be submitted as above. After reviewing the written comments, the Chairperson and the Designated Federal Officer will determine who of the requesting persons will be able to make an oral presentation of their issue during an open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. Determination of who VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Mar 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 will be making an oral presentation will depend on time available and if the topics are relevant to the Committee’s activities. Two minutes will be allotted to persons desiring to make an oral presentation. Oral presentations by members of the public will be permitted only on Tuesday, March from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. before the full Committee. Number of oral presentations to be made will depend on the number of requests received from members of the public. Dates & Times: March 25, 2008, 8:30 a.m.—5 p.m. Location: Double Tree Hotel Crystal City National Airport, 300 Army Navy Drive, Arlington, VA 22202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: MSgt Robert Bowling, USAF, DACOWITS, 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 2C548A, Washington, DC 20301– 4000. Robert.bowling@osd.mil Telephone (703) 697–2122. Fax (703) 614–6233. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Meeting agenda. Tuesday, March 25, 2008 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m. Welcome & Administrative Remarks Receive briefings: —Recruiting, Retention, and Promotion Status of Active Duty and Reserve Women in the Armed Forces —From the National Military Impacted Schools Association —From the Educational Partnerships’ Directorate, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Military Community and Family Policy —From the Military Child Education Coalition Review Protocols for upcoming installation visits Public Forum Note: Exact order may vary. Dated: March 3, 2008. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, DoD. [FR Doc. E8–4505 Filed 3–6–08; 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 Government in the Sunshine Act of PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12395 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 U.S. Army Science Board (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, the Secretary of Army, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology), the Chief of Staff of the Army, and Army Commanders independent advice and recommendations on scientific, technical, manufacturing, acquisition and logistics processes. The Board, in accomplishing its mission: (a) Provides sound recommendations for Army leaders in support of Soldiers, warfighters, and national defense; (b) conducts science and technology initiatives; and (c) provides invaluable and unbiased technical advice on science and technology systems, products, and applications. The Board shall be composed of not more than 100 members, who are distinguished members of the scientific, technical, and manufacturing fields. 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 a term not to exceed three years. The Secretary of the Army or designed representative, along with the Secretary of Defense may extend a member’s term on the Board. The Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) shall select the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson from the total Board membership. Board members shall with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, 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 Government in the Sunshine 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 E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1 12396 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 46 / Friday, March 7, 2008 / Notices Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board members. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Department of the Army 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 U.S. Army Science Board 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 U.S. Army Science Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the U.S. Army Science Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the U.S. Army Science Board’s 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 U.S. Army Science Board. 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. Availability of Non-Exclusive, Exclusive License or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning NBC Marker Light Availability of Non-Exclusive, Exclusive License or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning Methods for the Purification and Aqueous Fiber Spinning of Spider Silks and Other Structural Proteins SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–2554, extension 128. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Dated: March 3, 2008. L.M. Bynum, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–4506 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent No. U.S. 7,298,244 entitled ‘‘NBC Marker Light’’ issued November 20, 2007. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey DiTullio at U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, Phone; (508) 233–4184 or Email: Jeffrey.Ditullio@natick.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any licenses granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–4567 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–P Department of the Army 18:46 Mar 06, 2008 Jkt 214001 Department of the Army, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent No. U.S. 7,332,297 entitled ‘‘Enzymatic Polymerization’’ issued February 19, 2007. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeffrey DiTullio at U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, Phone; (508) 233–4184 or Email: Jeffrey.Ditullio@natick.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any licenses granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR 404.6, announcement is made of the availability for licensing of U.S. Patent No. U.S. 7,335,739 entitled ‘‘Methods for the Purification and Aqueous Fiber Spinning of Spider Silks and other Structural Proteins’’ issued February 26, 2008. This patent has been assigned to the United States Government as represented by the Secretary of the Army. Mr. Jeffrey DiTullio at U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick, MA 01760, Phone; (508) 233–4184 or Email: Jeffrey.Ditullio@natick.army.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any licenses granted shall comply with 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: BILLING CODE 3710–08–P Availability of Non-Exclusive, Exclusive License or Partially Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent Concerning Enzymatic Polymerization Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–4568 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] VerDate Aug<31>2005 ACTION: Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E8–4503 Filed 3–6–08; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE BILLING CODE 3710–08–P Department of the Army, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers Notice of Availability for the Draft Program Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report for the San Diego Creek Watershed Special Area Management Plan (SAMP)/Watershed Streambed Alteration Agreement (WSAA) Process, Orange County, CA Army Corps of Engineers, DoD. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to section 102(2)(c) of the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969 (as amended), the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Los Angeles District, Regulatory Division (Corps), in coordination with the California Department of Fish and Game, Habitat Conservation Planning, South Coast Region (Department), has completed a Draft Program Environmental Impact Statement/ Environmental Impact Report (EIS/EIR) E:\FR\FM\07MRN1.SGM 07MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 46 (Friday, March 7, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12395-12396]
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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 Government in the Sunshine 
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 U.S. Army Science Board (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, the 
Secretary of Army, the Assistant Secretary of the Army (Acquisition, 
Logistics and Technology), the Chief of Staff of the Army, and Army 
Commanders independent advice and recommendations on scientific, 
technical, manufacturing, acquisition and logistics processes. The 
Board, in accomplishing its mission: (a) Provides sound recommendations 
for Army leaders in support of Soldiers, warfighters, and national 
defense; (b) conducts science and technology initiatives; and (c) 
provides invaluable and unbiased technical advice on science and 
technology systems, products, and applications.
    The Board shall be composed of not more than 100 members, who are 
distinguished members of the scientific, technical, and manufacturing 
fields. 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 a term not to exceed three years. The Secretary of the Army or 
designed representative, along with the Secretary of Defense may extend 
a member's term on the Board. The Assistant Secretary of the Army 
(Acquisition, Logistics and Technology) shall select the Chairperson 
and Vice Chairperson from the total Board membership. Board members 
shall with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, 
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 Government in the Sunshine 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

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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 U.S. Army 
Science Board 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 U.S. Army Science Board.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the U.S. Army Science Board, and this individual will 
ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for 
their consideration. Contact information for the U.S. Army Science 
Board's 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 U.S. Army Science Board. 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: March 3, 2008.
L.M. Bynum,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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