Independent Review Panel on Military Medical Construction Standards; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 77461-77462 [2014-30159]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 247 / Wednesday, December 24, 2014 / Notices Dated: December 18, 2014. Brenda Mallory, General Counsel, Council on Environmental Quality. [FR Doc. 2014–30170 Filed 12–23–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3225–F5–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Independent Review Panel on Military Medical Construction Standards; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Department of Defense (DoD). Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Independent Review Panel on Military Medical Construction Standards (‘‘the Panel’’). DATES: SUMMARY: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 9:00 a.m.–11:15 a.m. EST (Open Session) 11:15 a.m.–12:15 p.m. EST (Preparatory Session) 12:15 p.m.–4:45 p.m. EST (Open Session) Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ), Pavilion Salons B–C, 7700 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, Virginia 22042 (escort required; see guidance in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, ‘‘Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting.’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Executive Director is Ms. Christine Bader, 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, christine.bader@dha.mil, (703) 681– 6653, Fax: (703) 681–9539. For meeting information, please contact Ms. Kendal Brown, 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, kendal.brown.ctr@dha.mil, (703) 681– 6670, Fax: (703) 681–9539. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of 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, as amended), and 41 CFR 102–3.150. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: the Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations regarding a construction standard for military medical centers to provide a single standard of care, as set forth below: a. Reviewing the unified military medical construction standards to determine the standards consistency with industry practices and benchmarks for world class medical construction; b. Reviewing ongoing construction programs within the DoD to ensure medical construction standards are uniformly applied across applicable military centers; c. Assessing the DoD approach to planning and programming facility improvements with specific emphasis on facility selection criteria and proportional assessment system; and facility programming responsibilities between the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs and the Secretaries of the Military Departments; d. Assessing whether the Comprehensive Master Plan for the National Capital Region Medical (‘‘the Master Plan’’), dated April 2010, is adequate to fulfill statutory requirements, as required by section 2714 of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (division B of Pub. L. 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; and e. Making 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. Agenda Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165 and subject to availability of space, the Panel meeting is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and from 12:15 p.m. to 4:45 p.m. on January 14, 2015, as the Panel will meet in an open forum for public deliberation of the annual report and receive briefings on military medical construction, sustainment, restoration, and modernization standards. Purpose of the Meeting Availability of Materials for the Meeting At this meeting, the Panel will address the Ike Skelton National Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2011 (Pub. L. 111–383), section 2852(b) requirement to provide A copy of the agenda or any updates to the agenda for the January 14, 2015, meeting, as well as any other materials presented in the meeting, may be obtained at the meeting. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Dec 23, 2014 Jkt 235001 PO 00000 Frm 00021 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77461 Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165 and subject to availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Ms. Kendal Brown at the number listed in the section FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, January 7, 2015, to register and make arrangements for an escort, if necessary. Public attendees requiring escort should arrive with sufficient time to complete security screening no later than 30 minutes prior to the start of each meeting. To complete security screening, please come prepared to present two forms of identification and one must be a picture identification card. Special Accommodations Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Kendal Brown at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Written Statements Any member of the public wishing to provide comments to the Panel may do so in accordance with 41 CFR 102– 3.105(j) and 102–3.140 and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the procedures described in this notice. Individuals desiring to provide comments to the Panel may do so by submitting a written statement to the Executive Director (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Independent Review Panel on Military Medical Construction 
Standards; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Department of Defense (DoD).

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to 
announce the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the 
Independent Review Panel on Military Medical Construction Standards 
(``the Panel'').

DATES: 

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

9:00 a.m.-11:15 a.m. EST (Open Session)
11:15 a.m.-12:15 p.m. EST (Preparatory Session)
12:15 p.m.-4:45 p.m. EST (Open Session)

ADDRESSES: Defense Health Headquarters (DHHQ), Pavilion Salons B-C, 
7700 Arlington Blvd., Falls Church, Virginia 22042 (escort required; 
see guidance in SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, ``Public's Accessibility to 
the Meeting.'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Executive Director is Ms. 
Christine Bader, 7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, 
Virginia 22042, christine.bader@dha.mil, (703) 681-6653, Fax: (703) 
681-9539. For meeting information, please contact Ms. Kendal Brown, 
7700 Arlington Boulevard, Suite 5101, Falls Church, Virginia 22042, 
kendal.brown.ctr@dha.mil, (703) 681-6670, Fax: (703) 681-9539.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of 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, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.150.

Purpose of the Meeting

    At this meeting, the Panel will address the Ike Skelton National 
Defense Authorization Act (NDAA) for Fiscal Year 2011 (Pub. L. 111-
383), section 2852(b) requirement to provide the Secretary of Defense 
independent advice and recommendations regarding a construction 
standard for military medical centers to provide a single standard of 
care, as set forth below:
    a. Reviewing the unified military medical construction standards to 
determine the standards consistency with industry practices and 
benchmarks for world class medical construction;
    b. Reviewing ongoing construction programs within the DoD to ensure 
medical construction standards are uniformly applied across applicable 
military centers;
    c. Assessing the DoD approach to planning and programming facility 
improvements with specific emphasis on facility selection criteria and 
proportional assessment system; and facility programming 
responsibilities between the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health 
Affairs and the Secretaries of the Military Departments;
    d. Assessing whether the Comprehensive Master Plan for the National 
Capital Region Medical (``the Master Plan''), dated April 2010, is 
adequate to fulfill statutory requirements, as required by section 2714 
of the Military Construction Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 
(division B of Pub. L. 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; and
    e. Making 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.

Agenda

    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 
102-3.165 and subject to availability of space, the Panel meeting is 
open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 11:15 a.m. and from 12:15 p.m. to 
4:45 p.m. on January 14, 2015, as the Panel will meet in an open forum 
for public deliberation of the annual report and receive briefings on 
military medical construction, sustainment, restoration, and 
modernization standards.

Availability of Materials for the Meeting

    A copy of the agenda or any updates to the agenda for the January 
14, 2015, meeting, as well as any other materials presented in the 
meeting, may be obtained at the meeting.

Public's Accessibility to the Meeting

    Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 
102-3.165 and subject to availability of space, this meeting is open to 
the public. Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. All 
members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must 
contact Ms. Kendal Brown at the number listed in the section FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 12:00 p.m. on Wednesday, 
January 7, 2015, to register and make arrangements for an escort, if 
necessary. Public attendees requiring escort should arrive with 
sufficient time to complete security screening no later than 30 minutes 
prior to the start of each meeting. To complete security screening, 
please come prepared to present two forms of identification and one 
must be a picture identification card.

Special Accommodations

    Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public 
meeting should contact Ms. Kendal Brown at least five (5) business days 
prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Written Statements

    Any member of the public wishing to provide comments to the Panel 
may do so in accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140 and 
section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, and the 
procedures described in this notice.
    Individuals desiring to provide comments to the Panel may do so by 
submitting a written statement to the Executive Director (see FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Written statements should address the 
following details: The issue, discussion, and a recommended course of 
action. Supporting documentation may also be included, as needed, to 
establish the appropriate historical context and to provide any 
necessary background information.
    If the written statement is not received at least five (5) business 
days prior to the meeting, the Executive Director may choose to 
postpone consideration of the statement until the next open meeting.
    The Executive Director will review all timely submissions with the 
Panel Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the Panel 
before the meeting that is subject to this notice. After reviewing the 
written comments, the Panel Chairperson and the Executive Director may 
choose to invite the submitter to orally present their issue

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during an open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. The 
Executive Director, in consultation with the Panel Chairperson, may 
allot time for members of the public to present their issues for review 
and discussion by the Panel.

    Dated: December 19, 2014.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2014-30159 Filed 12-23-14; 8:45 am]
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