Establishment of Federal Advisory Committee; Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel, 50781 [E9-23743]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 189 / Thursday, October 1, 2009 / Notices NPA: The Arc of Caddo-Bossier, Shreveport, LA. Contracting Activity: GSA/Public Buildings Service, Building Services Team, Fort Worth, TX. Federal Register Publication of A–B–C Lists Changes of AbilityOne products: The Committee will no longer publish a quarterly report of changes for AbilityOne products between the A–B–C list. Patricia Briscoe, Deputy Director, Business Operations (Pricing and Information Management). [FR Doc. E9–23731 Filed 9–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6353–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Establishment of Federal Advisory Committee; Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel Department of Defense (DoD). Establishment of Federal advisory committee. AGENCY: PWALKER on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES 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 102–3.50(a), the Department of Defense gives notice that it is establishing the charter for the Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel (hereafter referred to as the Panel). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel is a non-discretionary federal advisory committee established under the provisions of 10 U.S.C. 118(f), that shall provide the Committees on the Armed Services of the Senate and House of Representatives an assessment of the Department of Defense’s Quadrennial Defense Review. The Panel shall be comprised of no more than twelve members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, and shall be bipartisan. The Secretary of Defense shall appoint Panel members to serve for the duration of this Quadrennial Defense Review, and those members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal employees, shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109 and serve as Special Government Employees. The Secretary of Defense shall appoint two co-chairmen from the VerDate Nov<24>2008 19:32 Sep 30, 2009 Jkt 217001 twelve members appointed, and these individuals shall be divided equally on a bipartisan basis. Any vacancy in the Panel shall be filled in the same manner as the original appointment and, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Panel members shall serve without compensation. With DoD approval, the Panel is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provision of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C 552B, as amended), and other appropriate Federal regulations. Such Subcommittees or Working Groups shall not work independently of the chartered Panel, and shall report their recommendations and advice to the Panel for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or Working Groups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Panel nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Panel members. Subcommittee members, who are not Panel members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Board members. The Panel shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Panel’s Chairperson. The estimated number of Panel meetings is 3 per year. 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. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all meetings, however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Panel membership about its mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Panel. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Panel’s Designated Federal Officer can be obtained from the GSA’s FACA PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50781 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 Panel. 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: September 28, 2009. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E9–23743 Filed 9–30–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness), DoD. ACTION: Meeting notice. 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 102–3.150, the Department of Defense announces that the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military Services (hereafter referred to as the Task Force) will meet on October 19, 20, and 21, 2009. Subject to the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a firstcome basis. DATES: The Task Force will meet from 1 to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, October 19; and from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday, October 20 and Wednesday, October 21, 2009. Times are Eastern Daylight Time (hereafter referred to as EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Embassy Suites Hotel, 1900 Diagonal Road, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Molnar, Deputy to the Executive Director, 2850 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; phone (888) 325–6640; fax (703) 325–6710; e-mail michael.molnar@wso.whs.mil. Committee’s Designated Federal Officer: Colonel Cora M. JacksonChandler; 2850 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite 100, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; phone (888) 325–6640; fax (703) 325– E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Establishment of Federal Advisory Committee; Quadrennial Defense 
Review Independent Panel

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD).

ACTION: Establishment 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 102-3.50(a), the 
Department of Defense gives notice that it is establishing the charter 
for the Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel (hereafter 
referred to as the Panel).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-601-6128.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Panel is a non-discretionary federal 
advisory committee established under the provisions of 10 U.S.C. 
118(f), that shall provide the Committees on the Armed Services of the 
Senate and House of Representatives an assessment of the Department of 
Defense's Quadrennial Defense Review.
    The Panel shall be comprised of no more than twelve members 
appointed by the Secretary of Defense, and shall be bipartisan.
    The Secretary of Defense shall appoint Panel members to serve for 
the duration of this Quadrennial Defense Review, and those members, who 
are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal employees, shall be 
appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 
3109 and serve as Special Government Employees.
    The Secretary of Defense shall appoint two co-chairmen from the 
twelve members appointed, and these individuals shall be divided 
equally on a bipartisan basis.
    Any vacancy in the Panel shall be filled in the same manner as the 
original appointment and, with the exception of travel and per diem for 
official travel, Panel members shall serve without compensation.
    With DoD approval, the Panel is authorized to establish 
subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These 
subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provision of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the 
Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C 552B, as amended), and other appropriate 
Federal regulations.
    Such Subcommittees or Working Groups shall not work independently 
of the chartered Panel, and shall report their recommendations and 
advice to the Panel for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 
or Working Groups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the 
chartered Panel nor can they report directly to the Department of 
Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Panel members.
    Subcommittee members, who are not Panel members, shall be appointed 
in the same manner as the Board members.
    The Panel shall meet at the call of the Board's Designated Federal 
Officer, in consultation with the Panel's Chairperson. The estimated 
number of Panel meetings is 3 per year. 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. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is 
required to be in attendance at all meetings, however, in the absence 
of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal 
Officer shall attend the meeting.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the Panel 
membership about its mission and functions. Written statements may be 
submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned 
meeting of the Panel.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Quadrennial Defense Review Independent Panel, and this 
individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the 
membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Panel'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 Panel. 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: September 28, 2009.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E9-23743 Filed 9-30-09; 8:45 am]
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