Publication of Revision and Consolidation of Military Freight Traffic Rules Publications (MFTRP) 1C-R (Motor), 10 (Rail), 30 (Barge), 6A (Pipeline), 4A (Tank Truck), Military Standard Tender Instruction Publication (MSTIP) 364D, SpotBid Business Rules, and SDDC Military Class Rate Publication No. 100A to a Consolidation of Procurement Requirements for the Purchase of Commercial Transportation Services Into the Military Freight Traffic Unified Rules Publication (MFTURP) No. 1, 27294-27295 [E9-13436]

Download as PDF 27294 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices Location: Beckman Center, 100 Academy, Irvine, CA 92617. Purpose: The purpose of these meetings is to generate the reports for the 2009 ASB panels—studies (i.e., Persistent CSR, Army Installations 2025, Generation Y Communications, Armed Ground Robotics, and Survivability). Proposed Agenda: Monday 13 July: 0800 Kick Off Meeting, schedule, logistics, security and administrative briefings. 1000–1700 members break out into individual panels to generate study report. Tuesday 14 July: 0800–1700 panels (i.e., Persistent CSR, Army Installations 2025, Generation Communications, Armed Ground Robotics, and Survivability) meet separately. Wednesday 15 July: 0800–1700 panels meet separately. Thursday 16 July: 0800–1700 panels meet separately. Friday 17 July: 0800–1700 panels meet separately. Monday 20 July: 0800–1700 panels meet separately. Tuesday 21 July: 0800–1700 panels meet separately. Wednesday 22 July: 0800–1700 panels meet separately. Thursday 23 July: 0800–1200 Deliberation and adoption by ASB subcommittee findings and recommendation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information please contact Mr. Justin Bringhurst at justin.bringhurst@us.army.mil or (703) 604–7468 or Carolyn German at carolyn.t.german@us.army.mil or (703) 604–7490. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E9–13439 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Board of Visitors; Meeting Department of the Army, DoD. Notice; location change. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The location for the Western Hemisphere Institute for Security Cooperation Board of Visitors meeting scheduled for June 18, 2009 that was published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, June 2, 2009 (74 FR 26378) has VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 changed. The meeting will now be held at the Rayburn House Office Building, HR 2212, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: WHINSEC Board of Visitors Secretariat at (703) 614–1452. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: None. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E9–13441 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Publication of Revision and Consolidation of Military Freight Traffic Rules Publications (MFTRP) 1C–R (Motor), 10 (Rail), 30 (Barge), 6A (Pipeline), 4A (Tank Truck), Military Standard Tender Instruction Publication (MSTIP) 364D, SpotBid Business Rules, and SDDC Military Class Rate Publication No. 100A to a Consolidation of Procurement Requirements for the Purchase of Commercial Transportation Services Into the Military Freight Traffic Unified Rules Publication (MFTURP) No. 1 Department of the Army, DOD. The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) is providing notice that it intends to publish its consolidated procurement requirements of commercial transportation services publication, the MFTURP No. 1, which governs the purchase of surface freight transportation in the Continental United States (CONUS) by DOD using Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) exempt transportation service contracts. The purpose for this new procurement procedure is to streamline the transportation requirements to reflect the current needs of the DOD. DATES: This publication will be effective July 9, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Dora J. Elias, (757) 878–5379. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A notice proposing this publication and an open comment period was published in the Federal Register (74 FR 13423) on Friday, March 27, 2009. In response to this notice, a total of six (6) comments were received. A summary of the comments and SDDC’s responses are as follows: Comment one (1): It is not believed that the unified rules currently provide Full Replacement Value (FRV) for Household Goods (HHG) Freight All Kinds (FAK) shipments correctly. Also believes that deletion of verbiage that AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 indicates shipper can increase carrier liability because it is covered in another item. Response one (1): SDDC has no objection to the revised verbiage provided by the commenter and will incorporate changes as annotated. Comment two (2): For the sake of clarity and ease of understanding, SDDC is urged to adopt and use uniform terminology by referring specifically to TSP brokers, freight forwarders and logistics companies when that meaning is intended. Response two (2): SDDC agrees with commenter and will incorporate clear terminology when referring specifically to that segment of transportation service providers. Comment three (3): Within Section A, Part II, Paragraph C.1, there is a requirement to provide 24-hour on call point of contact information on all subcontracted TSPs. Commenter believes this information should be with the prime contractor, i.e., the broker, freight forwarder, or logistic provider. Response three (3): SDDC understands this might produce more information than what is truly needed. As a result, SDDC will retain the requirement of the broker, freight forwarder or logistic company to maintain an electronic listing of all subcontracted TSPs it may utilize in the transportation of DoD freight. However, the requirement to also provide the subcontracted TSP’s corporate office address, telephone numbers and 24-hour point of contact will be removed. This information should remain with the broker, freight forwarder and/or logistic company. Comment four (4): Within Section A, Part II, Paragraph C.3, contains ambiguity in terminology. To clarify intent, the first sentence should read: ‘‘Subcontracted TSP will provide sufficient documentation for SDDC to verify and confirm that they have been engaged by the TSP broker, freight forwarder or logistics company named on the BL or shipment documentation.’’ Response four (4): SDDC agrees, for the most part, with the verbiage provided by the commenter, with a small modification to provide the shipper the sufficient documentation to verify the subcontracted TSP has been engaged by the broker, freight forwarder or logistics company named on the BL or shipment documentation. Comment five (5): In Section A, Part II, Paragraph C.8, commenter believes that any request for shipment status should make clear that such requests be made to the prime broker, freight forwarder or logistics company. Response five (5): SDDC agrees and will provide the following verbiage: E:\FR\FM\09JNN1.SGM 09JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 109 / Tuesday, June 9, 2009 / Notices ‘‘The status of any shipment tendered to a broker, freight forwarder, or logistics company will be provided within 24 hours upon SDDC’s request to the broker, freight forwarder or logistics company’s designated POC.’’ Comment six (6): In Section A, Part II, Paragraph E.4, expand requirement to include email load confirmations that is available to SDDC and the driver. Response six (6): While this particular paragraph deals, specifically, with TSPs with motor authority that may participate in long-term leases with other TSPs, the suggestion is viable and will be incorporated. Miscellaneous: This publication, as well as the other SDDC publications, can be accessed via the SDDC Web site at: http://www.sddc.army.mil/Public/ Global%20Cargo%20Distribution/ Domestic/Publications/. Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. E9–13436 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] grouped by office, contains the following: (1) Type of review requested, e.g., new, revision, extension, existing or reinstatement; (2) Title; (3) Summary of the collection; (4) Description of the need for, and proposed use of, the information; (5) Respondents and frequency of collection; and (6) Reporting and/or Recordkeeping burden. OMB invites public comment. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Dated: June 4, 2009. Angela C. Arrington, Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management. BILLING CODE 3710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Proposed Information Collection Requests Office of Special Education and Rehabilitative Services Department of Education. SUMMARY: The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, invites comments on the proposed information collection requests as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before August 10, 2009. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 3506 of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) requires that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) provide interested Federal agencies and the public an early opportunity to comment on information collection requests. OMB may amend or waive the requirement for public consultation to the extent that public participation in the approval process would defeat the purpose of the information collection, violate State or Federal law, or substantially interfere with any agency’s ability to perform its statutory obligations. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management, publishes that notice containing proposed information collection requests prior to submission of these requests to OMB. Each proposed information collection, Type of Review: Extension. Title: Rehabilitative Services Administration (RSA) Grantee Reporting Form. Frequency: Annually. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit; Not-for-profit institutions; State, Local, or Tribal Gov’t, SEAs or LEAs. Reporting and Recordkeeping Hour Burden: Responses: 350. Burden Hours: 400. Abstract: Under section 302 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended (Act), RSA has the authority to provide financial assistance, through academic institutions, to students seeking a career in rehabilitative services. Students who receive scholarships under this program are required to work within the public rehabilitation program, such as with a state vocational rehabilitation agency, or an agency or organization that has a service arrangement with a state vocational rehabilitation. The student is expected to work two years in such settings for every year of full-time scholarship support. Section 302(b)(2)(C) of the Act requires the academic institutions (i.e., grantees) that administer a RSA LongTerm Training program to track the employment status and location of former scholars supported under their AGENCY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:45 Jun 08, 2009 Jkt 217001 PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27295 grants in order to ensure that students are meeting the payback requirement. Program regulations at 34 CFR 386.34 require each grantee to establish and maintain a tracking system on current and former RSA scholars for this purpose. Requests for copies of the proposed information collection request may be accessed from http://edicsweb.ed.gov, by selecting the ‘‘Browse Pending Collections’’ link and by clicking on link number 4053. When you access the information collection, click on ‘‘Download Attachments’’ to view. Written requests for information should be addressed to U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue, SW., LBJ, Washington, DC 20202–4537. Requests may also be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov or faxed to 202–401–0920. Please specify the complete title of the information collection when making your request. Comments regarding burden and/or the collection activity requirements should be electronically mailed to ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339. [FR Doc. E9–13496 Filed 6–8–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Department of Education. The Director, Information Collection Clearance Division, Regulatory Information Management Services, Office of Management invites comments on the submission for OMB review as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before July 9, 2009. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be addressed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Education Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Room 10222, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, be faxed to (202) 395–5806 or send e-mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army


Publication of Revision and Consolidation of Military Freight 
Traffic Rules Publications (MFTRP) 1C-R (Motor), 10 (Rail), 30 (Barge), 
6A (Pipeline), 4A (Tank Truck), Military Standard Tender Instruction 
Publication (MSTIP) 364D, SpotBid Business Rules, and SDDC Military 
Class Rate Publication No. 100A to a Consolidation of Procurement 
Requirements for the Purchase of Commercial Transportation Services 
Into the Military Freight Traffic Unified Rules Publication (MFTURP) 
No. 1

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DOD.

SUMMARY: The Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command 
(SDDC) is providing notice that it intends to publish its consolidated 
procurement requirements of commercial transportation services 
publication, the MFTURP No. 1, which governs the purchase of surface 
freight transportation in the Continental United States (CONUS) by DOD 
using Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) exempt transportation 
service contracts. The purpose for this new procurement procedure is to 
streamline the transportation requirements to reflect the current needs 
of the DOD.

DATES: This publication will be effective July 9, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Dora J. Elias, (757) 878-5379.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    A notice proposing this publication and an open comment period was 
published in the Federal Register (74 FR 13423) on Friday, March 27, 
2009. In response to this notice, a total of six (6) comments were 
received. A summary of the comments and SDDC's responses are as 
follows:
    Comment one (1): It is not believed that the unified rules 
currently provide Full Replacement Value (FRV) for Household Goods 
(HHG) Freight All Kinds (FAK) shipments correctly. Also believes that 
deletion of verbiage that indicates shipper can increase carrier 
liability because it is covered in another item.
    Response one (1): SDDC has no objection to the revised verbiage 
provided by the commenter and will incorporate changes as annotated.
    Comment two (2): For the sake of clarity and ease of understanding, 
SDDC is urged to adopt and use uniform terminology by referring 
specifically to TSP brokers, freight forwarders and logistics companies 
when that meaning is intended.
    Response two (2): SDDC agrees with commenter and will incorporate 
clear terminology when referring specifically to that segment of 
transportation service providers.
    Comment three (3): Within Section A, Part II, Paragraph C.1, there 
is a requirement to provide 24-hour on call point of contact 
information on all subcontracted TSPs. Commenter believes this 
information should be with the prime contractor, i.e., the broker, 
freight forwarder, or logistic provider.
    Response three (3): SDDC understands this might produce more 
information than what is truly needed. As a result, SDDC will retain 
the requirement of the broker, freight forwarder or logistic company to 
maintain an electronic listing of all subcontracted TSPs it may utilize 
in the transportation of DoD freight. However, the requirement to also 
provide the subcontracted TSP's corporate office address, telephone 
numbers and 24-hour point of contact will be removed. This information 
should remain with the broker, freight forwarder and/or logistic 
company.
    Comment four (4): Within Section A, Part II, Paragraph C.3, 
contains ambiguity in terminology. To clarify intent, the first 
sentence should read: ``Subcontracted TSP will provide sufficient 
documentation for SDDC to verify and confirm that they have been 
engaged by the TSP broker, freight forwarder or logistics company named 
on the BL or shipment documentation.''
    Response four (4): SDDC agrees, for the most part, with the 
verbiage provided by the commenter, with a small modification to 
provide the shipper the sufficient documentation to verify the 
subcontracted TSP has been engaged by the broker, freight forwarder or 
logistics company named on the BL or shipment documentation.
    Comment five (5): In Section A, Part II, Paragraph C.8, commenter 
believes that any request for shipment status should make clear that 
such requests be made to the prime broker, freight forwarder or 
logistics company.
    Response five (5): SDDC agrees and will provide the following 
verbiage:

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``The status of any shipment tendered to a broker, freight forwarder, 
or logistics company will be provided within 24 hours upon SDDC's 
request to the broker, freight forwarder or logistics company's 
designated POC.''
    Comment six (6): In Section A, Part II, Paragraph E.4, expand 
requirement to include email load confirmations that is available to 
SDDC and the driver.
    Response six (6): While this particular paragraph deals, 
specifically, with TSPs with motor authority that may participate in 
long-term leases with other TSPs, the suggestion is viable and will be 
incorporated.
    Miscellaneous: This publication, as well as the other SDDC 
publications, can be accessed via the SDDC Web site at: http://www.sddc.army.mil/Public/Global%20Cargo%20Distribution/Domestic/Publications/.

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. E9-13436 Filed 6-8-09; 8:45 am]
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