Military Pay Allotment Policy Change Notice, 70858 [2014-28104]

Download as PDF 70858 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 229 / Friday, November 28, 2014 / Notices provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all written comments will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection. If members of the public are interested in making an oral statement, a written statement must be submitted along with a request to provide an oral statement. Oral presentations by members of the public will be permitted between 4:45 p.m. and 5:00 p.m. on December 12, 2014, in front of the Panel. The number of oral presentations to be made will depend on the number of requests received from members of the public on a first-come basis. After reviewing the requests for oral presentation, the Chairperson and the Designated Federal Officer will, having determined the statement to be relevant to the Panel’s mission, allot five minutes to persons desiring to make an oral presentation. Committee’s Designated Federal Officer: The Board’s Designated Federal Officer is Ms. Maria Fried, Judicial Proceedings Panel, 1600 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B747, Washington, DC 20301–1600. Dated: November 24, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–28089 Filed 11–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Military Pay Allotment Policy Change Notice Authority: 10 U.S.C. 113. Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Secretary of Defense approved establishment of policy that prohibits the use of discretionary military pay allotments to acquire personal property. His purpose in doing so is to eliminate one mechanism that predatory lenders use to take advantage of service members who finance purchases using the military pay allotment system. To address predatory practices, the changes will prohibit active duty service members from establishing new allotments for the purchase, lease, or rental of vehicles (e.g., an automobile, motorcycle, or boat); appliances or household goods (e.g., a washer, dryer, or furniture); electronics (e.g., a laptop, tablet, cell phone, or television); or other consumer items that are tangible tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:58 Nov 26, 2014 Jkt 235001 and movable. This change is effective January 1, 2015. DATES: The policy change becomes effective January 1, 2015. ADDRESSES: Written questions may be mailed to: Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Attention: Director, Resource Issues, 1100 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, please contact Ms. Sandra V. Richardson, Director, Resource Issues, Office of the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1100 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1100, sandra.v.richardson.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697–7150. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Allotments remain authorized for service member payments to dependents and relatives, payment of premiums for insurance, repayment of indebtedness to the U.S. Government, mortgages, savings or other deposit accounts (for other than the prohibited purposes described above), and for Combined Federal Campaign charitable contributions, among other things. Existing allotments involving the purchase, lease, or rental of personal property may remain in effect and the amount of such allotments may be changed. This policy change does not affect military retiree or Department of Defense civilian employee allotments. It affects active duty service members only. This policy will be incorporated in the next published update to DoD Financial Management Regulation, Volume 7A, Chapters 40 and 42. Dated: November 24, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–28104 Filed 11–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID: USA–2014–0041] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Army & Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Army & Air Force Exchange announces a proposed public information SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 27, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 4800 Mark Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. 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 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. Any associated form(s) for this collection may be located within this same electronic docket and downloaded for review/testing. Follow the instructions at http:// www.regulations.gov for submitting comments. Please submit comments on any given form identified by docket number, form number, and title. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, Office of the General Counsel, Compliance Division, Attn: Teresa Schreurs, 3911 South Walton Walker Blvd., Dallas, TX 75236–1598 or call the Exchange Compliance Division at 800–967–6067. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Exchange Retail Sales Transaction Data; Exchange Form 6800– 023 ‘‘Army and Air Force Exchange Service (Exchange) Sweepstakes E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 229 (Friday, November 28, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-28104]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Military Pay Allotment Policy Change Notice

AGENCY: Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Secretary of Defense approved establishment of policy that 
prohibits the use of discretionary military pay allotments to acquire 
personal property. His purpose in doing so is to eliminate one 
mechanism that predatory lenders use to take advantage of service 
members who finance purchases using the military pay allotment system.
    To address predatory practices, the changes will prohibit active 
duty service members from establishing new allotments for the purchase, 
lease, or rental of vehicles (e.g., an automobile, motorcycle, or 
boat); appliances or household goods (e.g., a washer, dryer, or 
furniture); electronics (e.g., a laptop, tablet, cell phone, or 
television); or other consumer items that are tangible and movable. 
This change is effective January 1, 2015.

DATES: The policy change becomes effective January 1, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Written questions may be mailed to: Office of the Under 
Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), Attention: Director, Resource 
Issues, 1100 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1100.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information, please 
contact Ms. Sandra V. Richardson, Director, Resource Issues, Office of 
the Under Secretary of Defense (Comptroller), 1100 Defense Pentagon, 
Washington, DC 20301-1100, sandra.v.richardson.civ@mail.mil, (703) 697-
7150.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Allotments remain authorized for service 
member payments to dependents and relatives, payment of premiums for 
insurance, repayment of indebtedness to the U.S. Government, mortgages, 
savings or other deposit accounts (for other than the prohibited 
purposes described above), and for Combined Federal Campaign charitable 
contributions, among other things.
    Existing allotments involving the purchase, lease, or rental of 
personal property may remain in effect and the amount of such 
allotments may be changed. This policy change does not affect military 
retiree or Department of Defense civilian employee allotments. It 
affects active duty service members only.
    This policy will be incorporated in the next published update to 
DoD Financial Management Regulation, Volume 7A, Chapters 40 and 42.

    Authority: 10 U.S.C. 113.

    Dated: November 24, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-28104 Filed 11-26-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 5001-06-P