Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 72654-72655 [2014-28657]

Download as PDF 72654 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 235 / Monday, December 8, 2014 / Notices Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814, (301) 504–7923. Office of the Secretary To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to Program Manager, Spouse Education & Career Opportunities Program, Office of Family Policy/Children and Youth, Military Community and Family Policy, 4800 Mark Center Drive Suite 03G15, Alexandria, VA 22350–2300 ATTN: Mr. Eddy Mentzer, or 571–372–0857. [Docket ID DoD–2014–OS–0156] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dated: December 4, 2014. Alberta E. Mills, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. 2014–28800 Filed 12–4–14; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness, DoD. ACTION: Notice. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel & Readiness announces a proposed public information 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 February 6, 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:19 Dec 05, 2014 Jkt 235001 Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Scholarship (MyCAA); OMB Control Number 0704– XXXX. Needs and Uses: This information collection requirement is necessary to allow eligible spouses to submit information for approval of financial scholarships to pursue portable careers. Affected Public: Military spouse users of MyCAA Portal. Annual Burden Hours: 262,500. Number of Respondents: 350,000. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 45 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. The Military Spouse Career Advancement Accounts Scholarship (MyCAA) is a career development and employment assistance program sponsored by the DoD to help military spouses and same-sex domestic partners pursue licenses, certificates, certifications or associate’s degrees (excluding associate’s degrees in general studies, liberal arts, and interdisciplinary studies that do not have a concentration) necessary for gainful employment in high demand, high growth portable career fields and occupations; to provide a record of educational endeavors and progress of military spouses and same-sex domestic partners participating in education services; and to manage the tuition assistance scholarship, track enrollments and funding and to facilitate communication with participants via email. Records may also be used as a management tool for statistical analysis, tracking, reporting, evaluating program effectiveness and conducting research. Dated: December 2, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–28624 Filed 12–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2013–OS–0227] Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request ACTION: Notice. The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 7, 2015. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Licari, 571–372–0493. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Personnel Security Investigation Projection for Industry Survey; OMB Control Number 0704– 0417. Type of Request: Reinstatement. Number of Respondents: 13,137. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 13,137. Average Burden per Response: 95 minutes total: 80 minutes (Industry Survey); 15 minutes (Contact Validation Test). Annual Burden Hours: 20,800 hours Needs and Uses: Executive order (E.O.) 12829, ‘‘National Industrial Security Program (NISP),’’ stipulates that the Secretary of Defense shall serve as the Executive Agent for inspecting and monitoring the contractors, licensees, and grantees who require or will require access to classified information; and for determining the eligibility for access to classified information of contractors, licensees, and grantees and their respective employees. The Under Secretary of Defense for Intelligence assigned Defense Security Service (DSS) the responsibility for central operational management of DoD personnel security investigation (PSI) workload projections, and for monitoring of PSI funding and investigation quality issues for DoD components. This responsibility includes managing workload projections, along with funding and quality oversight matters related to PSIs conducted for employees and consultants of contractors cleared under the NISP. Prior to 2001, DSS compared historical PSI data for budget formulation. Since 2001, DSS conducted an annual survey of cleared contractors to more accurately assess personnel security and trustworthiness investigation requirements. In this annual collection of information, DSS SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 235 / Monday, December 8, 2014 / Notices asks the Facility Security Officers of cleared contractor entities to provide for each of three fiscal years (e.g., 2015, 2016, 2017): Projections of the numbers and types of personnel security investigations (PSIs) required; a description of methodology used for the projections; and estimates of the numbers and types of cleared contractor’s PSI projections that are separately attributable to DoD contracts and the contracts of non-DoD agencies. The data will be incorporated into DSS’s budget submissions and will be used to track against cleared contractors’ actual PSI submissions. The Office of Personnel Management (OPM) has responsibility for conducting PSIs and the subsequent periodic reinvestigations (PRs) in accordance with the Code of Federal Regulations, Title 5, Part 736. Cleared contractors, representatives of various industry associations, the National Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC), various components of the department of Defense (including the Military Departments) and other Federal Government agencies are familiar with the annual survey. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit; Not-for-profit institutions under Department of Defense Security Cognizance. Frequency: Annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra. Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet 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 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: Mr. Frederick Licari. Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark Center VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:19 Dec 05, 2014 Jkt 235001 Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350–3100. Dated: December 3, 2014. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2014–28657 Filed 12–5–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees DoD. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Independent Review Panel on Military Medical Construction Standards (‘‘the Panel’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This committee’s charter is being renewed pursuant to Section 2852(b) of Public Law 111–383, and in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and 41 CFR 102–3.50(a), established the Panel. The Panel is a statutory Federal advisory committee that provides independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense regarding a unified construction standard for military medical centers that provides a single standard of care. The Panel shall perform the following tasks, as outlined in Section 2852(b)(1) of Public Law 111–383: a. Review the unified military medical construction standards, established by the Secretary of Defense pursuant to Section 2852(a) of Public Law 111–382, to determine the standards consistency with industry practices and benchmarks for world class medical construction. b. Review ongoing construction programs within the Department of Defense (DoD) to ensure medical construction standards are uniformly applied across applicable military medical centers. c. Assess the approach of the DoD to planning and programming facility improvements with specific emphasis on (i) facility selection criteria and the proportional assessment system and (ii) facility programming responsibilities between the Assistant Secretary of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00035 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72655 Defense for Health Affairs and the Secretaries of the Military Departments. d. Assess whether the Comprehensive Master Plan for the National Capital Region Medical (‘‘the Master Plan’’), dated April 2010, adequately fulfills statutory requirements, as required by Section 2714 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (division B of Public Law 111–84; 123 Stat. 2656), to ensure that the facilities and organizational structure described in the Master Plan result in world class military medical centers in the National Capital Region. e. Make recommendations regarding any adjustments of the Master Plan that are needed to ensure the provision of world class military medical centers and delivery system in the National Capital Region. The Panel, not later than 120 days after its first meeting, shall submit, to the Secretary of Defense, a written report containing an assessment of the adequacy of the Master Plan to address the above items relating to the purpose of the Panel and the recommendations of the Panel to improve the Master Plan. Additional Reports—Each year, until the Panel terminates, it shall submit, no later than February 1, an annual report to the Secretary of Defense on the Panel’s findings and recommendations to address any identified deficiencies. The Panel or its members, with the Department’s approval, may visit military health treatment centers and military headquarters in connection with the official duties of the Panel. Such visits shall be undertaken through the Under Secretary of Defense for Personnel and Readiness (USD(P&R)) and in coordination with the Secretaries of the Military Departments and the Chiefs of the Military Services, as appropriate. Visits to any U.S. military installations or headquarters under the operational control of a U.S. Combatant Commander will be done in consultation with the Director of the Joint Staff and the appropriate Combatant Commander. The Panel is not established to provide advice on individual DoD procurements. No matter shall be assigned to the Panel for its consideration that would require any member of the Panel to participate personally and substantially in the conduct of any specific procurement or place him or her in the positions of acting as a contracting or procurement official. The Panel reports to the Secretary of Defense. The USD(P&R), pursuant to DoD policy, may act upon the Panel’s advice and recommendations. E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 235 (Monday, December 8, 2014)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 72654-72655]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-28657]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary

[Docket ID: DoD-2013-OS-0227]


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, 
the following proposal for collection of information under the 
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 
7, 2015.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Licari, 571-372-0493.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title, Associated Form and OMB Number: Personnel Security 
Investigation Projection for Industry Survey; OMB Control Number 0704-
0417.
    Type of Request: Reinstatement.
    Number of Respondents: 13,137.
    Responses per Respondent: 1.
    Annual Responses: 13,137.
    Average Burden per Response: 95 minutes total: 80 minutes (Industry 
Survey); 15 minutes (Contact Validation Test).
    Annual Burden Hours: 20,800 hours
    Needs and Uses: Executive order (E.O.) 12829, ``National Industrial 
Security Program (NISP),'' stipulates that the Secretary of Defense 
shall serve as the Executive Agent for inspecting and monitoring the 
contractors, licensees, and grantees who require or will require access 
to classified information; and for determining the eligibility for 
access to classified information of contractors, licensees, and 
grantees and their respective employees. The Under Secretary of Defense 
for Intelligence assigned Defense Security Service (DSS) the 
responsibility for central operational management of DoD personnel 
security investigation (PSI) workload projections, and for monitoring 
of PSI funding and investigation quality issues for DoD components. 
This responsibility includes managing workload projections, along with 
funding and quality oversight matters related to PSIs conducted for 
employees and consultants of contractors cleared under the NISP. Prior 
to 2001, DSS compared historical PSI data for budget formulation. Since 
2001, DSS conducted an annual survey of cleared contractors to more 
accurately assess personnel security and trustworthiness investigation 
requirements. In this annual collection of information, DSS

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asks the Facility Security Officers of cleared contractor entities to 
provide for each of three fiscal years (e.g., 2015, 2016, 2017): 
Projections of the numbers and types of personnel security 
investigations (PSIs) required; a description of methodology used for 
the projections; and estimates of the numbers and types of cleared 
contractor's PSI projections that are separately attributable to DoD 
contracts and the contracts of non-DoD agencies. The data will be 
incorporated into DSS's budget submissions and will be used to track 
against cleared contractors' actual PSI submissions. The Office of 
Personnel Management (OPM) has responsibility for conducting PSIs and 
the subsequent periodic reinvestigations (PRs) in accordance with the 
Code of Federal Regulations, Title 5, Part 736. Cleared contractors, 
representatives of various industry associations, the National 
Industrial Security Program Policy Advisory Committee (NISPPAC), 
various components of the department of Defense (including the Military 
Departments) and other Federal Government agencies are familiar with 
the annual survey.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions under Department of Defense Security Cognizance.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Respondent's Obligation: Voluntary.
    OMB Desk Officer: Ms. Jasmeet Seehra.
    Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information 
collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet 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 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: Mr. Frederick Licari.
    Written requests for copies of the information collection proposal 
should be sent to Mr. Licari at WHS/ESD Directives Division, 4800 Mark 
Center Drive, East Tower, Suite 02G09, Alexandria, VA 22350-3100.

    Dated: December 3, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-28657 Filed 12-5-14; 8:45 am]
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