DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program, 60397-60398 [2010-24537]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 189 / Thursday, September 30, 2010 / Proposed Rules section shall consist of electronic submissions filed in a format approved by FinCEN either discretely, on a transaction-by-transaction basis, or by batching transactions. FinCEN may authorize a designated reporting financial institution to report in a nonelectronic manner if the financial institution demonstrates to FinCEN that the form of the required report is unnecessarily onerous on the institution as prescribed; that a report in a different form will provide the information FinCEN deems necessary; and that submission of the information in a different manner will not unduly hinder the effective administration of this part. (e) Annual Reports. On an annual basis, all banks must submit to FinCEN a report that provides the following information: the number of the account that was credited or debited to originate or receive a cross-border electronic transmittal of funds, and the U.S. taxpayer identification number of the respective accountholder. This report shall be submitted to FinCEN no later than April 15 of the year following the transaction date of the cross-border electronic transmittal of funds. The report shall be in a form and manner to be determined by FinCEN. (f) Exemptions. The following crossborder electronic transmittals of funds are not subject to the reporting requirements of paragraphs (a) and (e) of this section: (1) Cross-border electronic transmittals of funds where either the transmittor is a bank and the recipient is a foreign bank, or the transmittor is a foreign bank and the recipient is a bank and, in each case, there is no thirdparty customer to the transaction; or (2) The transmittal order and advice of the transmittal order are communicated solely through systems proprietary to a bank. Dated: September 24, 2010. James H. Freis, Jr., Director, Financial Crimes Enforcement Network. [FR Doc. 2010–24417 Filed 9–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–02–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with PROPOSALS-1 Office of the Secretary 32 CFR Part 285 [DoD–OS–2010–0103; RIN 0790–AI51] DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program Department of Defense. Proposed rule. AGENCY: ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:10 Sep 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 The Department of Defense is proposing to update current policies and procedures to reflect the DoD FOIA Program as prescribed by Executive Order 13392. The changes will ensure appropriate agency disclosure of information and offer consistency with the goals of section 552 of title 5, United States Code. DATES: Submit comments on or before November 29, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and or RIN number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Room 3C843, Washington, DC 20301– 1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make 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. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Hogan, (703) 696–468 fax number: (703) 696–4506. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Executive Order 12866, ‘‘Regulatory Planning and Review’’ It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 does not: (1) Have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or adversely affect in a material way the economy; a section of the economy; productivity; competition; jobs; the environment; public health or safety; or state, local, or tribal governments or communities; (2) Create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an action taken or planned by another agency; (3) Materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, user fees, or loan programs, or the rights and obligations of recipients thereof; or (4) Raise novel legal or policy issues arising out of legal mandates, the President’s priorities, or the principles set forth in this Executive Order. Sec. 202, Pub. L. 104–4, ‘‘Unfunded Mandates Reform Act’’ It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 does not contain a Federal mandate PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 60397 that may result in the expenditure by state, local and tribal governments, in aggregate, or by the private sector, of $100 million or more in any one year. Public Law 96–354, ‘‘Regulatory Flexibility Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 601) It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 is not subject to the Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601) because it would not, if promulgated, have a significant economic impact on a substantial number of small entities. Public Law 96–511, ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act’’ (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35) It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 does not impose reporting or recordkeeping requirements under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Executive Order 13132, ‘‘Federalism’’ It has been certified that this rule does not have federalism implications, as set forth in Executive Order 13132. This rule does not have substantial direct effects on: (1) The States; (2) The relationship between the National Government and the States; or (3) The distribution of power and responsibilities among the various levels of government. List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 285 Freedom of information. Accordingly, 32 CFR part 285 is proposed to be amended as follows. PART 285—[AMENDED] 1. The authority citation for part 285 continues to read as follows: Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552. 2. Section 285.1 is amended by revising paragraph (c) to read as follows: § 285.1 Purpose. * * * * * (c) Implements E.O. 13392, Presidential Memorandum, ‘‘Freedom of Information Act,’’ January 21, 2009 (available at http:// www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/ Freedom_of_Information_Act/), and Attorney General Memorandum, ‘‘The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),’’ March 19, 2009 (available at http:// www.justice.gov/ag/foia-memomarch2009.pdf) within the Department of Defense. * * * * * 3. Section 285.2 is amended by revising paragraph (a) to read as follows: § 285.2 Applicability. * * * * * (a) The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military E:\FR\FM\30SEP1.SGM 30SEP1 60398 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 189 / Thursday, September 30, 2010 / Proposed Rules Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the ‘‘DoD Components’’). * * * * * 4. Section 285.3 is amended by revising paragraph (a) to read as follows: Dated: September 24, 2010. Patricia L. Toppings, OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. § 285.3 California: Proposed Authorization of State Hazardous Waste Management Program Revision Policy. * * * * * (a) Promote transparency and accountability by adopting a presumption in favor of disclosure in all decisions involving the FOIA and responding promptly to requests in a spirit of cooperation. * * * * * 5. Section 285.4 is amended by: a. Revising paragraph (a)(1), the first sentence of paragraph (a)(3), paragraph (a)(4), and paragraph (e)(7). b. Adding a sentence to the end of paragraph (e)(5). The revisions and amendments read as follows: jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with PROPOSALS-1 § 285.4 Responsibilities. (a) * * * (1) Serve as the DoD Chief FOIA Officer in accordance with Section 552 of title 5, United States Code. * * * * * (3) Designate the FOIA Public Liaisons for the Department of Defense in accordance with Section 552 of title 5, United States Code. * * * (4) Prepare and submit to the Attorney General the DoD Annual Freedom of Information Act Report as required by 5 U.S.C., and other reports as required by E.O. 13392 and Attorney General Memorandum, ‘‘The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),’’ March 19, 2009. * * * * * (e) * * * (5) * * * Additionally, DoD Component FOIA offices will provide DFOIPO with information copies of significant FOIA requests and responses. * * * * * (7) Submit to the DA&M, through DFOIPO, DoD Component inputs to the DoD FOIA Annual Report prescribed in 32 CFR part 286 and E.O. 13392 and other reports or data requested by the DA&M. All such submissions will be made by the FOIA Public Liaisons. * * * * * VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:10 Sep 29, 2010 Jkt 220001 [FR Doc. 2010–24537 Filed 9–29–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 271 [EPA–R09–RCRA–2010–0598; FRL–9205–1] Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: California has applied to EPA for final authorization of certain changes to its hazardous waste program under the Resource Conservation and Recovery Act (RCRA). EPA has reviewed California’s application and made the tentative decision that these changes satisfy all requirements needed to qualify for final authorization, and is proposing to authorize the State’s changes. 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ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, identified by Docket ID No. EPA–R09– RCRA–2010–0598 by one of the following methods: • http://www.regulations.gov: Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: smith.rebecca@epa.gov. • Fax: (415) 947–3533 (prior to faxing, please notify Rebecca Smith at 415–972–3313) • Mail: Send written comments to: Rebecca Smith, WST–2, EPA Region 9, 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105–3901. • Hand Delivery or Courier: Rebecca Smith, EPA Region 9 (WST–2), 75 Hawthorne Street, San Francisco, CA 94105. Such deliveries are only accepted during the office’s normal hours of operation, and special arrangements should be made for deliveries of boxed information. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 Instructions: We must receive your comments by November 1, 2010. Direct your comments to Docket ID No. EPA– R09–RCRA–2010–0598. EPA’s policy is that all comments received will be included in the public docket without change and may be made available online at http://www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided, unless the comment includes information claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other information the disclosure of which is restricted by statute, or you make special arrangements with the EPA contact. Do not submit information that you consider to be CBI or otherwise protected through http:// www.regulations.gov or e-mail. The http://www.regulations.gov Web site is an ‘‘anonymous access’’ system, which means EPA will not know your identity or contact information unless you provide it in the body of your comment. If you send an e-mail comment directly to EPA without going through http:// www.regulations.gov, your e-mail address will be automatically captured and included as part of the comment that is placed in the public docket and made available on the Internet. If you submit an electronic comment, EPA recommends that you include your name and other contact information in the body of your comment and with any disk or CD–ROM you submit. If you do so, this information will become a part of the public record, unless you have made arrangements with EPA prior to the submittal of your comments. If EPA cannot read your comment due to technical difficulties and cannot contact you for clarification, EPA may not be able to consider your comment. Electronic files should avoid the use of special characters, any form of encryption, and be free of any defects or viruses. (For additional information about EPA’s public docket, visit the EPA Docket Center homepage at http:// www.epa.gov/epahome/dockets.htm). Docket: All documents in the docket are listed in the http:// www.regulations.gov index. Although listed in the index, some information is not publicly available, e.g., CBI or other information whose disclosure is restricted by statute. 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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 189 (Thursday, September 30, 2010)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 60397-60398]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24537]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

32 CFR Part 285

[DoD-OS-2010-0103; RIN 0790-AI51]


DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Proposed rule.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is proposing to update current 
policies and procedures to reflect the DoD FOIA Program as prescribed 
by Executive Order 13392. The changes will ensure appropriate agency 
disclosure of information and offer consistency with the goals of 
section 552 of title 5, United States Code.

DATES: Submit comments on or before November 29, 2010.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and or 
RIN number and title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Room 3C843, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name 
and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this 
Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other 
submissions from members of the public is to make 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. James Hogan, (703) 696-468 fax 
number: (703) 696-4506.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Executive Order 12866, ``Regulatory Planning and Review''

    It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 does not:
    (1) Have an annual effect on the economy of $100 million or more or 
adversely affect in a material way the economy; a section of the 
economy; productivity; competition; jobs; the environment; public 
health or safety; or state, local, or tribal governments or 
communities;
    (2) Create a serious inconsistency or otherwise interfere with an 
action taken or planned by another agency;
    (3) Materially alter the budgetary impact of entitlements, grants, 
user fees, or loan programs, or the rights and obligations of 
recipients thereof; or
    (4) Raise novel legal or policy issues arising out of legal 
mandates, the President's priorities, or the principles set forth in 
this Executive Order.

Sec. 202, Pub. L. 104-4, ``Unfunded Mandates Reform Act''

    It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 does not contain a 
Federal mandate that may result in the expenditure by state, local and 
tribal governments, in aggregate, or by the private sector, of $100 
million or more in any one year.

Public Law 96-354, ``Regulatory Flexibility Act'' (5 U.S.C. 601)

    It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 is not subject to the 
Regulatory Flexibility Act (5 U.S.C. 601) because it would not, if 
promulgated, have a significant economic impact on a substantial number 
of small entities.

Public Law 96-511, ``Paperwork Reduction Act'' (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35)

    It has been certified that 32 CFR part 285 does not impose 
reporting or recordkeeping requirements under the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995.

Executive Order 13132, ``Federalism''

    It has been certified that this rule does not have federalism 
implications, as set forth in Executive Order 13132. This rule does not 
have substantial direct effects on:
    (1) The States;
    (2) The relationship between the National Government and the 
States; or
    (3) The distribution of power and responsibilities among the 
various levels of government.

List of Subjects in 32 CFR Part 285

    Freedom of information.

    Accordingly, 32 CFR part 285 is proposed to be amended as follows.

PART 285--[AMENDED]

    1. The authority citation for part 285 continues to read as 
follows:

    Authority:  5 U.S.C. 552.

    2. Section 285.1 is amended by revising paragraph (c) to read as 
follows:


Sec.  285.1  Purpose.

* * * * *
    (c) Implements E.O. 13392, Presidential Memorandum, ``Freedom of 
Information Act,'' January 21, 2009 (available at http://www.whitehouse.gov/the_press_office/Freedom_of_Information_Act/), 
and Attorney General Memorandum, ``The Freedom of Information Act 
(FOIA),'' March 19, 2009 (available at http://www.justice.gov/ag/foia-memo-march2009.pdf) within the Department of Defense.
* * * * *
    3. Section 285.2 is amended by revising paragraph (a) to read as 
follows:


Sec.  285.2  Applicability.

* * * * *
    (a) The Office of the Secretary of Defense (OSD), the Military

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Departments, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and the Joint 
Staff, the Combatant Commands, the Office of the Inspector General of 
the Department of Defense, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field 
Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of 
Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the ``DoD Components'').
* * * * *
    4. Section 285.3 is amended by revising paragraph (a) to read as 
follows:


Sec.  285.3  Policy.

* * * * *
    (a) Promote transparency and accountability by adopting a 
presumption in favor of disclosure in all decisions involving the FOIA 
and responding promptly to requests in a spirit of cooperation.
* * * * *
    5. Section 285.4 is amended by:
    a. Revising paragraph (a)(1), the first sentence of paragraph 
(a)(3), paragraph (a)(4), and paragraph (e)(7).
    b. Adding a sentence to the end of paragraph (e)(5).
    The revisions and amendments read as follows:


Sec.  285.4  Responsibilities.

    (a) * * *
    (1) Serve as the DoD Chief FOIA Officer in accordance with Section 
552 of title 5, United States Code.
* * * * *
    (3) Designate the FOIA Public Liaisons for the Department of 
Defense in accordance with Section 552 of title 5, United States Code. 
* * *
    (4) Prepare and submit to the Attorney General the DoD Annual 
Freedom of Information Act Report as required by 5 U.S.C., and other 
reports as required by E.O. 13392 and Attorney General Memorandum, 
``The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA),'' March 19, 2009.
* * * * *
    (e) * * *
    (5) * * * Additionally, DoD Component FOIA offices will provide 
DFOIPO with information copies of significant FOIA requests and 
responses.
* * * * *
    (7) Submit to the DA&M, through DFOIPO, DoD Component inputs to the 
DoD FOIA Annual Report prescribed in 32 CFR part 286 and E.O. 13392 and 
other reports or data requested by the DA&M. All such submissions will 
be made by the FOIA Public Liaisons.
* * * * *

    Dated: September 24, 2010.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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