Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 77852-77853 [2010-31247]

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RETENTION AND DISPOSAL: Destroy or delete when 2 years old, or 2 years after the date of the latest entry, whichever is applicable. SYSTEM MANAGER: Office of Chief of Staff/Director-Chief of Staff-Secretary of the Director’s Staff VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:09 Dec 13, 2010 Jkt 223001 Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees Department of Defense. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: Under the provisions of Section 601(c) of Title VI of Public Law 108–183, 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 Veterans’ Advisory SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Board on Dose Reconstruction (hereafter referred to as the Board). The Board is a non-discretionary Federal advisory committee established to provide review and oversight of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction program and make such recommendation on modifications in the mission, procedures and administration of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program as it considers appropriate as a result of the audits conducted under the authority of Section 601(c)(3)(A) of Title VI of Public Law 108–183. The Board shall: a. Conduct periodic, random audits of dose reconstructions under the Radiation Dose Reconstruction program and Decisions by the Department of Veterans Affairs on Claims for service connection of radiogenic diseases; b. Assist the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Threat Reduction Agency in communicating to veterans information on the mission, procedures, and evidentiary requirements of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program; c. Carry out such other activities with respect to the review and oversight of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program as the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall jointly specify; d. Make recommendation on modifications to the mission and procedures of the Dose Reconstruction program as the Board considers appropriate as a result of the audits conducted pursuant to (a) above; e. Any additional actions the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs jointly determine are required to ensure that the quality assurance and quality control mechanisms of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program are adequate and sufficient for purpose of the program; and f. Any additional actions the Secretary of Defense and the Secretary of Veterans Affairs jointly determine are required to ensure that the mechanisms of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program for communication and interaction with veterans are adequate and sufficient for the program. The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and Logistics), as well as the Department of Veterans Affairs may act upon the Board’s advice and recommendations. The Council, pursuant to Section 601(c)(2) of Title VI of Public Law 108– 183, shall be comprised of: a. At least one expert in historical dose reconstruction of the type conducted under the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program; E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 14, 2010 / Notices b. At least one expert in radiation health matters; c. At least one expert in risk communications matters; d. A representative of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and a representative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and e. At least three veterans, including at least one veteran who is a member of an atomic veterans group. Board members shall be jointly appointed by the Secretary of Defense and Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and the appointments must be renewed on an annual basis. Board members, who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees shall be appointed to serve as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109 and serve as special government employees, whose appointments must be renewed on an annual basis. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, Board members shall serve without compensation. With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These subcommittees 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 governing Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees shall not work independently of the chartered Board and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 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. Subcommittee members, who are not Board members, shall be appointed in the same manner as the Board members. Such individuals, if not full-time or part-time government employees, shall be appointed to serve as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve as special government employees, whose appointments must be renewed on an annual basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 estimated number of Board meetings is two per year. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:09 Dec 13, 2010 Jkt 223001 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 for the full duration of all Board and subcommittee meetings; however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the entire meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction 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 Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction 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 Veterans’ Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction. 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: December 8, 2010. Morgan F. Park, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2010–31247 Filed 12–13–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID: USA–2010–0030] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Department of the Army, DoD. Notice to alter a system of AGENCY: ACTION: records. Department of the Army is to alter a system of records notices in its SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77853 existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended. This proposed action will be effective without further notice on January 13, 2011 unless comments are received which result in a contrary determination. DATES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and/ Regulatory Information Number (RIN) and title, by any of the following methods: *Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of Section 601(c) of Title VI of Public 
Law 108-183, 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 Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose 
Reconstruction (hereafter referred to as the Board).
    The Board is a non-discretionary Federal advisory committee 
established to provide review and oversight of the Radiation Dose 
Reconstruction program and make such recommendation on modifications in 
the mission, procedures and administration of the Radiation Dose 
Reconstruction Program as it considers appropriate as a result of the 
audits conducted under the authority of Section 601(c)(3)(A) of Title 
VI of Public Law 108-183. The Board shall:
    a. Conduct periodic, random audits of dose reconstructions under 
the Radiation Dose Reconstruction program and Decisions by the 
Department of Veterans Affairs on Claims for service connection of 
radiogenic diseases;
    b. Assist the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Defense Threat 
Reduction Agency in communicating to veterans information on the 
mission, procedures, and evidentiary requirements of the Radiation Dose 
Reconstruction Program;
    c. Carry out such other activities with respect to the review and 
oversight of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program as the Secretary 
of Defense and Secretary of Veterans Affairs shall jointly specify;
    d. Make recommendation on modifications to the mission and 
procedures of the Dose Reconstruction program as the Board considers 
appropriate as a result of the audits conducted pursuant to (a) above;
    e. Any additional actions the Secretary of Defense and the 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs jointly determine are required to ensure 
that the quality assurance and quality control mechanisms of the 
Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program are adequate and sufficient for 
purpose of the program; and
    f. Any additional actions the Secretary of Defense and the 
Secretary of Veterans Affairs jointly determine are required to ensure 
that the mechanisms of the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program for 
communication and interaction with veterans are adequate and sufficient 
for the program.
    The Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology and 
Logistics), as well as the Department of Veterans Affairs may act upon 
the Board's advice and recommendations.
    The Council, pursuant to Section 601(c)(2) of Title VI of Public 
Law 108-183, shall be comprised of:
    a. At least one expert in historical dose reconstruction of the 
type conducted under the Radiation Dose Reconstruction Program;

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    b. At least one expert in radiation health matters;
    c. At least one expert in risk communications matters;
    d. A representative of the Defense Threat Reduction Agency and a 
representative of the Department of Veterans Affairs, and
    e. At least three veterans, including at least one veteran who is a 
member of an atomic veterans group.
    Board members shall be jointly appointed by the Secretary of 
Defense and Secretary of Veterans Affairs, and the appointments must be 
renewed on an annual basis. Board members, who are not full-time or 
permanent part-time Federal officers or employees shall be appointed to 
serve as experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109 
and serve as special government employees, whose appointments must be 
renewed on an annual basis.
    With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, 
Board members shall serve without compensation.
    With DoD approval, the Board is authorized to establish 
subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These 
subcommittees 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 governing Federal statutes and 
regulations.
    Such subcommittees shall not work independently of the chartered 
Board and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the 
Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 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.
    Subcommittee members, who are not Board members, shall be appointed 
in the same manner as the Board members. Such individuals, if not full-
time or part-time government employees, shall be appointed to serve as 
experts and consultants under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109, and serve 
as special government employees, whose appointments must be renewed on 
an annual basis.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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 estimated number of Board 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 policies and procedures. In 
addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in 
attendance for the full duration of all Board and subcommittee 
meetings; however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, 
the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the entire 
meeting.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to the Veterans' 
Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction 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 Veterans' 
Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction, and 
this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to 
the membership for their consideration. Contact information for the 
Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose Reconstruction 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 Veterans' Advisory Board on Dose 
Reconstruction. 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: December 8, 2010.
Morgan F. Park,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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