Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 67842-67843 [E8-27197]

Download as PDF 67842 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 222 / Monday, November 17, 2008 / Notices AGENDA—Continued Time Topic 5 p.m. ............................................. Adjourn. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. paragraph 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR paragraph 102–3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that the meeting shall be closed to the public. The Director, U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff, in consultation with his General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the committee’s meeting will be closed to the public because they will be concerned with classified information and matters covered by section 5 U.S.C. paragraph 552b(c)(1). Committee’s Designated Federal Officer: Mr. William L. Jones, (703) 681– 8681, U.S. Nuclear Command and Control System Support Staff (NSS), Skyline 3, 5201 Leesburg Pike, Suite 500, Falls Church, Virginia 22041. William.jones@nss.pentagon.mil. Pursuant to 41 CFR paragraphs 102– 3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements at any time to the Nuclear Command and Control System Federal Advisory Committee about its mission and functions. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Nuclear Command and Control System Federal Advisory Committee. He will ensure that written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Written statements may also be submitted in response to the stated agenda of planned committee meetings. Statements submitted in response to this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after that date may not be provided or considered by the Committee until its next meeting. All submissions provided before that date will be presented to the committee members before the meeting that is subject of this notice. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer is listed above. Dated: November 7, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–27198 Filed 11–14–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:18 Nov 14, 2008 Presenter Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary of Defense Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees Department of Defense. Notice; 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 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 Defense Health 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 provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to operational programs, policy development, and research programs and requirements for the treatment and prevention of disease and injury, the promotion of health and the delivery of efficient, effective, and high quality health care services to Department of Defense beneficiaries. The Board shall be composed of not more than thirty members, who are eminent authorities within their respective disciplines related to clinical health care, disease and injury prevention, and health care delivery and administration. The Secretary of Defense, unless otherwise directed by statute, shall approve the appointment of all Board Members and Subcommittee Members, to include regular government employees. Board Members and Subcommittee Members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time federal officers or employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. The appointment of Board Members and Subcommittee Members, unless otherwise directed by statute, shall be reviewed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and no Board PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Member or Subcommittee Member shall serve more than four years on the Board. Board Members and Subcommittee Members, unless otherwise directed by statute or as determined by the Secretary of Defense, shall, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation. The Secretary of Defense may appoint regular government officers or employees as Board Members or Subcommittee Members depending upon the individual’s qualification or position within the Department of Defense. Regular government employees, who serve on the Board due to their position within the Department of Defense, shall be exempt from annual renewal as long as the Secretary of Defense continues the ex officio status of that position on the Board. The Secretary of Defense, based upon the recommendations of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness or designated representatives, shall appoint the President of the Board from the Board membership. The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, prior to his recommendation, may consult the Board membership. No Board Member shall serve more than two consecutive 2-year terms of service as Board President. Regular government officers or employees who participate in the Department of Defense’s decision making process for this Board are prohibited from serving as Board Members or Subcommittee Members. 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 Defense Health 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\17NON1.SGM 17NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 222 / Monday, November 17, 2008 / Notices Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. 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 Defense Health 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 Defense Health Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Defense Health Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Defense Health 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 Defense Health 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: Dated: November 7, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E8–27197 Filed 11–14–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P SUMMARY: The Department of the Air Force proposes to alter a system of records notice to its inventory of records systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. DATES: The actions will be effective on December 17, 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/XCPPI, 1800 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1800. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kenneth Brodie at (703) 696–7557. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of the Air Force’s record system notices for records systems 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 system report, as required by 5 U.S.C. 522a(r) of the Privacy Act of 1974, as amended, was submitted on November 7, 2008, 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). Dated: November 7, 2008. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. F051 AF JA C SYSTEM NAME: Legal Assistance Administration (June 11, 1997, 62 FR 31793). * * * * * CHANGES: * * * * * SYSTEM LOCATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Air Force [Docket ID USAF–2008–0035] jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records AGENCY: Department of the Air Force, DoD. Notice to Alter a System of Records Notice. ACTION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:18 Nov 14, 2008 Jkt 217001 Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. At Headquarters of major commands and at all levels down to and including Air Force installations. Official mailing addresses are published as an appendix to the Air Force’s compilation of record systems notices.’’ * * * * * PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67843 CATEGORIES OF RECORDS IN THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individual’s name, Social Security Number (SSN), financial records, personnel files, leases, tax documents, personal letters and documents, and all other information necessary to provide advice and assistance to personnel seeking legal assistance.’’ AUTHORITY FOR MAINTENANCE OF THE SYSTEM: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘10 U.S.C. 8013, Secretary of the Air Force; 10 U.S.C. 8037, Judge Advocate General, Deputy Judge Advocate General: Appointment and duties; Air Force Instruction 51–504, Legal Assistance, Notary, and Preventive Law Programs; and E.O. 9397(SSN).’’ PURPOSE(S): Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records are used and maintained to provide continuing legal assistance to clients; by Department of Defense employees to complete their official duties; to manage the legal assistance program; and used to assist the client with personal legal issues.’’ * * * * * STORAGE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Paper records in file folders and electronic storage media.’’ * * * * * SAFEGUARDS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Records are accessed by person(s) responsible for servicing the record system in performance of their official duties and by authorized personnel who are properly screened and cleared for need-to-know. Records are stored in locked rooms and cabinets. Those in computer storage devices are protected by computer system software. Computers must be accessed with a password.’’ * * * * * SYSTEM MANAGER(S) AND ADDRESS: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters, United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330– 1420.’’ NOTIFICATION PROCEDURE: Delete entry and replace with ‘‘Individuals seeking to determine whether this system of records contains information on themselves should address written inquiries to The Judge Advocate General, Headquarters United States Air Force, 1420 Air Force Pentagon, Washington, DC 20330–1420. Requests should include name and Social Security Number (SSN).’’ E:\FR\FM\17NON1.SGM 17NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 222 (Monday, November 17, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 67842-67843]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-27197]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary of Defense


Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice; 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 Defense Health 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 
provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Assistant Secretary of 
Defense for Health Affairs and the Under Secretary of Defense for 
Personnel and Readiness, independent advice and recommendations on 
matters pertaining to operational programs, policy development, and 
research programs and requirements for the treatment and prevention of 
disease and injury, the promotion of health and the delivery of 
efficient, effective, and high quality health care services to 
Department of Defense beneficiaries.
    The Board shall be composed of not more than thirty members, who 
are eminent authorities within their respective disciplines related to 
clinical health care, disease and injury prevention, and health care 
delivery and administration. The Secretary of Defense, unless otherwise 
directed by statute, shall approve the appointment of all Board Members 
and Subcommittee Members, to include regular government employees.
    Board Members and Subcommittee Members, who are not full-time or 
permanent part-time federal officers or employees, shall be appointed 
as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and 
serve as special government employees.
    The appointment of Board Members and Subcommittee Members, unless 
otherwise directed by statute, shall be reviewed on an annual basis by 
the Secretary of Defense, and no Board Member or Subcommittee Member 
shall serve more than four years on the Board. Board Members and 
Subcommittee Members, unless otherwise directed by statute or as 
determined by the Secretary of Defense, shall, with the exception of 
travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation.
    The Secretary of Defense may appoint regular government officers or 
employees as Board Members or Subcommittee Members depending upon the 
individual's qualification or position within the Department of 
Defense. Regular government employees, who serve on the Board due to 
their position within the Department of Defense, shall be exempt from 
annual renewal as long as the Secretary of Defense continues the ex 
officio status of that position on the Board.
    The Secretary of Defense, based upon the recommendations of the 
Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness or designated 
representatives, shall appoint the President of the Board from the 
Board membership. The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and 
Readiness, prior to his recommendation, may consult the Board 
membership. No Board Member shall serve more than two consecutive 2-
year terms of service as Board President.
    Regular government officers or employees who participate in the 
Department of Defense's decision making process for this Board are 
prohibited from serving as Board Members or Subcommittee Members.
    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 Defense Health 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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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-601-6128.

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 Defense 
Health 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 Defense Health Board.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Defense Health Board, and this individual will ensure 
that the written statements are provided to the membership for their 
consideration. Contact information for the Defense Health 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 Defense Health 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.

    Dated: November 7, 2008.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
 [FR Doc. E8-27197 Filed 11-14-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P