Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing; Charter Renewal, 22751-22752 [2010-10121]

Download as PDF wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 83 / Friday, April 30, 2010 / Notices Title and OMB Number: Application for Correction of Military Record Under the Provisions of Title 10, U.S. Code, Section 1552, DD Form 149, OMB Control Number 0704–0003. Type of Request: Extension. Number of Respondents: 33,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 33,000. Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes. Annual Burden Hours: 16,500 hours. Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is necessary for all Service personnel (current and former Service members) to apply to their respective Boards for Correction of Military Records (BCMR) for a correction of their military records under Title 10, United States Code 1552. The BCMRs of the Services are the highest administrative boards and appellate review authorities in the Services for the resolution of military personnel disputes. 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Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Seehra at the Office of Management and Budget, Desk Officer for DoD, Room 10236, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:41 Apr 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 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: April 27, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–10128 Filed 4–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing; Charter Renewal Department of Defense (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), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102– 3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing (hereafter referred to as the Committee). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is a discretionary Federal advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense, through the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness on matters pertaining to military personnel testing. The Committee shall review the calibration of personnel selection and classification tests to ensure the accuracy of resulting scores, review relevant validation studies to ensure that the tests have utility in predicting success in technical training and on the job, review ongoing testing research and development in support of the enlistment program, and make recommendations for improvements to make the testing process more responsible to the needs of the PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22751 Department of Defense and the Military Services. The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness may act upon the Committee’s advice and recommendations. The Committee shall be comprised of not more than seven members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of educational and psychological testing. Committee members shall be appointed by the Secretary of Defense, Committee members shall serve terms of three years on the Committee, with annual appointment renewals by the Secretary of Defense. Committee members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not fulltime or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, shall be appointed under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees. In addition, all Committee members, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, shall serve without compensation. The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness shall select the Committee’s chairperson from the total membership. With DoD approval, the Committee is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. 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 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees or working groups shall not work independently of the chartered Committee, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Committee for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or working groups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Committee; nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Committee members. Subcommittee members, who are not Committee members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Committee members. The Committee shall meet at the call of the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness and the Chairperson. The estimated number of Committee meetings is two per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime or permanent part-time DoD employee, and shall be appointed in accordance with established DoD E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1 22752 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 83 / Friday, April 30, 2010 / Notices 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 Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing’s membership about the Committee’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing 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 Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing. 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: April 27, 2010. Mitchell S. Bryman, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–10121 Filed 4–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Federal Advisory Committee; Department of Defense Wage Committee; Charter Renewal Department of Defense (DoD). Renewal of Federal advisory committee. wwoods2 on DSK1DXX6B1PROD with NOTICES_PART 1 AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of 5 CFR part 532, Public Law 92–392, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.50, the Department of VerDate Mar<15>2010 13:41 Apr 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Department of Defense Wage Committee (hereafter referred to as the Committee). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Deputy Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–601–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is a non-discretionary Federal advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the conduct of wage surveys and the establishment of wage schedules for all appropriated fund and nonappropriated fund wage areas. The Committee, under the provisions of 5 CFR 532.243, 532.209, 532.227 and Appendix A; the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, Public Law 92– 292; and the Office of Personnel Management Operating Manual, Federal Wage System, Appropriated and NonAppropriated Fund, shall provide the Secretary of Defense through the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness, independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the conduct of wage surveys and the establishment of wage schedules for all appropriated fund and nonappropriated fund wage areas of bluecollar employees within the Department of Defense. The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness may act upon the Committee’s advice and recommendations. The Committee, consistent with 5 CFR 532.227, shall be composed of seven members appointed by the Secretary of Defense. All Committee member appointments shall be renewed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense. Committee members, who are not fulltime 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. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Committee Members shall serve without compensation. With DoD approval, the Committee is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. 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 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 chartered Committee, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Committee for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Committee; nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Committee members. Subcommittee members, who are not Committee members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Committee members. The Committee shall meet at the call of the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Committee meetings is fifty-two per year. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to DoD policy, shall be a fulltime 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 Department of Defense Wage Committee’s membership about the Committee’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of Department of Defense Wage Committee. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Department of Defense Wage Committee, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Department of Defense Wage Committee 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 Department of Defense Wage Committee. 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. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 83 (Friday, April 30, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22751-22752]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-10121]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Federal Advisory Committee; Defense Advisory Committee on 
Military Personnel Testing; Charter Renewal

AGENCY: Department of Defense (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), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 
(5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.50, the Department of Defense gives 
notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Advisory 
Committee on Military Personnel Testing (hereafter referred to as the 
Committee).

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee is a discretionary Federal 
advisory committee that shall provide independent advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary of Defense, through the Under 
Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness on matters pertaining 
to military personnel testing. The Committee shall review the 
calibration of personnel selection and classification tests to ensure 
the accuracy of resulting scores, review relevant validation studies to 
ensure that the tests have utility in predicting success in technical 
training and on the job, review ongoing testing research and 
development in support of the enlistment program, and make 
recommendations for improvements to make the testing process more 
responsible to the needs of the Department of Defense and the Military 
Services.
    The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness may act 
upon the Committee's advice and recommendations.
    The Committee shall be comprised of not more than seven members, 
who are eminent authorities in the fields of educational and 
psychological testing. Committee members shall be appointed by the 
Secretary of Defense, Committee members shall serve terms of three 
years on the Committee, with annual appointment renewals by the 
Secretary of Defense.
    Committee members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are 
not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, 
shall be appointed under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as 
special government employees. In addition, all Committee members, with 
the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, shall serve 
without compensation.
    The Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness shall 
select the Committee's chairperson from the total membership.
    With DoD approval, the Committee is authorized to establish 
subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. 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 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other appropriate Federal 
statutes and regulations.
    Such subcommittees or working groups shall not work independently 
of the chartered Committee, and shall report all their recommendations 
and advice to the Committee for full deliberation and discussion. 
Subcommittees or working groups have no authority to make decisions on 
behalf of the chartered Committee; nor can they report directly to the 
Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not 
Committee members.
    Subcommittee members, who are not Committee members, shall be 
appointed in the same manner as the Committee members.
    The Committee shall meet at the call of the Committee's Designated 
Federal Officer, in consultation with the Under Secretary of Defense 
for Personnel and Readiness and the Chairperson. The estimated number 
of Committee meetings is two 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

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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 Advisory 
Committee on Military Personnel Testing's membership about the 
Committee's mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted 
at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of 
Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing, and 
this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to 
the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the 
Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing 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 Advisory Committee on Military 
Personnel Testing. 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: April 27, 2010.
Mitchell S. Bryman,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2010-10121 Filed 4-29-10; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P