Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS), 50633-50634 [2014-20139]

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[FR Doc. 2014–20164 Filed 8–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6050–28–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) Department of Defense. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will take place. This meeting is open to the public. DATES: Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; Friday, September 19, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. ADDRESSES: Sheraton National HotelPentagon City, 900 South Orme St., Arlington, VA 22204. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Bowling or DACOWITS Staff at 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 5A734, Washington, DC 20301–4000. Robert.d.bowling1.civ@mail.mil. Telephone (703) 697–2122. Fax (703) 614–6233. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to 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), and Section 10(a), Public Law 92–463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to receive briefings and updates relating to their current work and to vote on their 2014 recommendations. The Committee will receive an update on the Women in Service Review (WISR) plan. The Committee will also receive briefings from the Services on improving female accessions and recruitment. The Army and Navy will give briefings on the alignment of their sexual assault and sexual harassment programs. The Sexual Assault and Prevention Response Office (SAPRO) will provide an update briefing. Health Affairs will SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50633 provide an update on the review of the Military Health System. Additionally, there will be a public comment period. Finally, the Committee will propose and vote on their 2014 recommendations. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the point of contact listed at the address in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 16, 2014. If a written statement is not received by Tuesday, September 16, 2014, prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services until its next open meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Chair and ensure they are provided to the members of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services. If members of the public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement should be submitted. After reviewing the written comments, the Chair and the Designated Federal Officer will determine who of the requesting persons will be able to make an oral presentation of their issue during an open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.140(d), determination of who will be making an oral presentation is at the sole discretion of the Committee Chair and the Designated Federal Officer and will depend on time available and if the topics are relevant to the Committee’s activities. Two minutes will be allotted to persons desiring to make an oral presentation. Oral presentations by members of the public will be permitted only on Friday, September 19, 2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in front of the full Committee. The number of oral presentations to be made will depend on the number of requests received from members of the public. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165, this meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space. Meeting agenda: Thursday, September 18, 2014, From 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. —Welcome, Introductions, Announcements —Briefing—Request for Information Update E:\FR\FM\25AUN1.SGM 25AUN1 50634 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 164 / Monday, August 25, 2014 / Notices —Briefing—WISR Implementation Plan DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Friday, September 19, From 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m. [OE Docket No. EA–295–B] —Welcome and Announcements —Briefing—Services Briefing on Improving Female Accession and Focused Recruitment —Briefing—Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment Alignment —Briefing—SAPRO Update —Briefing—Update on Military Health System —Public Comment Period —Propose and Vote on 2014 Recommendations Dated: August 20, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. 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On October 5, 2009, DOE issued Order No. EA–295–A to MLCI, which authorized MLCI to transmit electric energy from the United States to Canada as a power marketer for a five-year term using existing international transmission facilities. That authority expires on October 5, 2014. On August 13, 2014, MLCI filed an application with DOE for renewal of the export authority contained in Order No. EA–295–A for an additional five-year term. In its application, MLCI states that it does not own or operate any electric transmission facilities, and it does not have a franchised service area. The electric energy that MLCI proposes to export to Canada would be surplus energy purchased from third parties such as electric utilities and Federal power marketing agencies, qualifying cogeneration, small power production facilities and exempt wholesale generators. The existing international transmission facilities to be utilized by SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 the Applicant have previously been authorized by Presidential permits issued pursuant to Executive Order 10485, as amended, and are appropriate for open access transmission by third parties. Procedural Matters: Any person desiring to be heard in this proceeding should file a comment or protest to the application at the address provided above. Protests should be filed in accordance with Rule 211 of the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission’s (FERC) Rules of Practice and Procedures (18 CFR 385.211). Any person desiring to become a party to these proceedings should file a motion to intervene at the above address in accordance with FERC Rule 214 (18 CFR 385.214). Five copies of such comments, protests, or motions to intervene should be sent to the address provided above on or before the date listed above. Comments and other filings concerning the MLCI application to export electric energy to Canada should be clearly marked with OE Docket No. EA–295–B. An additional copy is to be provided directly to Merida de la Pena, Merrill Lynch Commodities, Inc., Vice President, Commodities Counsel, 20 E. Greenway Plaza, Suite 700, Houston, TX 77046. A final decision will be made on this application after the environmental impacts have been evaluated pursuant to DOE’s National Environmental Policy Act Implementing Procedures (10 CFR part 1021) and after a determination is made by DOE that the proposed action will not have an adverse impact on the sufficiency of supply or reliability of the U.S. electric power supply system. Copies of this application will be made available, upon request, for public inspection and copying at the address provided above, by accessing the program Web site at http://energy.gov/ node/11845, or by emailing Angela Troy at Angela.Troy@hq.doe.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Meeting of the Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the 
Services (DACOWITS)

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to 
announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the 
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS) will 
take place. This meeting is open to the public.

DATES: Thursday, September 18, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.; 
Friday, September 19, 2014, from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Sheraton National Hotel-Pentagon City, 900 South Orme St., 
Arlington, VA 22204.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Bowling or DACOWITS Staff 
at 4000 Defense Pentagon, Room 5A734, Washington, DC 20301-4000. 
Robert.d.bowling1.civ@mail.mil. Telephone (703) 697-2122. Fax (703) 
614-6233.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Pursuant to 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), and Section 10(a), Public Law 92-463, as amended, notice 
is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Advisory 
Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS).
    The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to receive 
briefings and updates relating to their current work and to vote on 
their 2014 recommendations. The Committee will receive an update on the 
Women in Service Review (WISR) plan. The Committee will also receive 
briefings from the Services on improving female accessions and 
recruitment. The Army and Navy will give briefings on the alignment of 
their sexual assault and sexual harassment programs. The Sexual Assault 
and Prevention Response Office (SAPRO) will provide an update briefing. 
Health Affairs will provide an update on the review of the Military 
Health System. Additionally, there will be a public comment period. 
Finally, the Committee will propose and vote on their 2014 
recommendations.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.140, and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act of 1972, interested persons may submit a written 
statement for consideration by the Defense Advisory Committee on Women 
in the Services. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit 
their statement to the point of contact listed at the address in FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 5:00 p.m., Tuesday, September 
16, 2014. If a written statement is not received by Tuesday, September 
16, 2014, prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, 
then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Advisory 
Committee on Women in the Services until its next open meeting. The 
Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the 
Defense Advisory Committee on Women in the Services Chair and ensure 
they are provided to the members of the Defense Advisory Committee on 
Women in the Services. If members of the public are interested in 
making an oral statement, a written statement should be submitted. 
After reviewing the written comments, the Chair and the Designated 
Federal Officer will determine who of the requesting persons will be 
able to make an oral presentation of their issue during an open portion 
of this meeting or at a future meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-
3.140(d), determination of who will be making an oral presentation is 
at the sole discretion of the Committee Chair and the Designated 
Federal Officer and will depend on time available and if the topics are 
relevant to the Committee's activities. Two minutes will be allotted to 
persons desiring to make an oral presentation. Oral presentations by 
members of the public will be permitted only on Friday, September 19, 
2014 from 1:00 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. in front of the full Committee. The 
number of oral presentations to be made will depend on the number of 
requests received from members of the public.
    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, 
this meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of 
space.
    Meeting agenda:

Thursday, September 18, 2014, From 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

--Welcome, Introductions, Announcements
--Briefing--Request for Information Update

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--Briefing--WISR Implementation Plan

Friday, September 19, From 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 p.m.

--Welcome and Announcements
--Briefing--Services Briefing on Improving Female Accession and Focused 
Recruitment
--Briefing--Sexual Assault/Sexual Harassment Alignment
--Briefing--SAPRO Update
--Briefing--Update on Military Health System
--Public Comment Period
--Propose and Vote on 2014 Recommendations

    Dated: August 20, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-20139 Filed 8-22-14; 8:45 am]
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