Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery; Request for Nominations, 41525-41526 [2016-15151]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Notices mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES • PTO/SB/64/PCT Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Number of Respondents: 423,970 responses per year. Average Hours per Response: The USPTO estimates that it will take the public approximately 0.25 hours (15 minutes) to 8 hours to gather the necessary information, prepare the appropriate form or documents, and submit the information to the USPTO. Burden Hours: 364,830 burden hours per year. Cost Burden: $149,380,300 per year. Needs and Uses: The purpose of the Patent Cooperation Treaty (PCT) is to provide a standardized filing format and procedure that allows an applicant to seek protection for an invention in several countries by filing one international application in one location, in one language, and paying one initial set of fees. The information in this collection is used by the public to submit a patent application under the PCT and by the USPTO to fulfill its obligation to process, search, and examine the application as directed by the treaty. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other forprofits; and not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: Nicholas A. Fraiser, email: Nicholas_A._Fraiser@ omb.eop.gov. Once submitted, the request will be publicly available in electronic format through reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Further information can be obtained by: • Email: InformationCollection@ uspto.gov. Include ‘‘0651–0021 copy request’’ in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, Office of the Chief Information Officer, United States Patent and Trademark Office, P.O. Box 1450, Alexandria, VA 22313– 1450. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent on or before July 27, 2016 to Nicholas A. Fraiser, OMB Desk Officer, via email to Nicholas_A._Fraiser@omb.eop.gov, or by fax to 202–395–5167, marked to the attention of Nicholas A. Fraiser. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 Dated: June 21, 2016. Marcie Lovett, Records Management Division Director, USPTO, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15108 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–16–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery; Request for Nominations Department of the Army, DoD. Notice; Request for Nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery is an independent Federal advisory committee chartered to provide the Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Army, independent advice and recommendations on Arlington National Cemetery, including, but not limited to cemetery administration, the erection of memorials at the cemetery, and master planning for the cemetery. The Secretary of the Army may act on the Committee’s advice and recommendations. The Committee is comprised of no more than nine (9) members. Subject to the approval of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army appoints no more than seven (7) of these members. The purpose of this notice is to solicit nominations from a wide range of highly qualified persons to be considered for appointment to the Committee. Nominees may be appointed as members of the Committee and its sub-committees for terms of service ranging from one to four years. This notice solicits nominations to fill Committee membership vacancies that may occur through 31 December, 2016. Nominees must be preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise. DATES: All nominations must be received at (see ADDRESSES) no later than September 1, 2016. ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit a resume for consideration by the Department of the Army to the Committee’s Designated Federal Officer at the following address: Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery, ATTN: Designated Federal Officer (DFO) (Ms. Yates), Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Renea C. Yates, Designated Federal SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 41525 Officer, by email at renea.c.yates.civ@ mail.mil or by telephone 877–907–8585. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery was established pursuant to Title 10, United States Code, Section 4723. The selection, service and appointment of members of the Committee are covered by the Committee Charter, available on the Arlington National Cemetery Web site http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ About/Advisory-Committee-onArlington-National-Cemetery/Charter. The substance of these provisions of the Charter is as follows: a. Selection. The Committee Charter provides that the Committee shall be comprised of no more than nine members, all of whom are preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or expertise. Of these, no more than seven members are nominated by the Secretary of the Army. By direction of the Secretary of the Army, all resumes submitted in response to this notice will be presented to and reviewed by a panel of three senior Army leaders. Potential nominees shall be prioritized after review and consideration of their resumes for: demonstrated technical/professional expertise; preeminence in a field(s) of interest or expertise; potential contribution to membership balance in terms of the points of view represented and the functions to be performed; potential organizational and financial conflicts of interest; commitment to our Nation’s veterans and their families; and published points of view relevant to the objectives of the Committee. The panel will provide the DFO with a prioritized list of potential nominees for consideration by the Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries, in making an initial recommendation to the Secretary of the Army. The Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries; the Secretary of the Army; and the Secretary of Defense are not limited or bound by the recommendations of the Army senior leader panel. Sources in addition to this Federal Register notice may be utilized in the solicitation and selection of nominations. b. Service. The Secretary of Defense may approve the appointment of a Committee member for a one-to-four year term of service; however, no member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense, may serve on the Committee or authorized subcommittee for more than two consecutive terms of service. The Secretary of the Army shall designate the Committee Chair from the total Advisory Committee membership. E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1 41526 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 123 / Monday, June 27, 2016 / Notices The Committee meets at the call of the DFO, in consultation with the Committee Chair. It is estimated that the Committee meets four times per year. c. Appointment. The operations of the Committee and the appointment of members are subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, as amended) and departmental implementing regulations, including Department of Defense Instruction 5105.04, Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committee Management Program, available at http:// www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/ 510504p.pdf. Appointed members who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the authority of Title 5, United States Code, Section 3109 and shall serve as special government employees. Committee members appointed as special government employees shall serve without compensation except that travel and per diem expenses associated with official Committee activities are reimbursable. Additional information about the Committee is available on the Internet at: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/ About/Advisory-Committee-onArlington-National-Cemetery/Charter Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–15151 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID: USA–2016–HQ–0026] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Assistant G–1 for Civilian Personnel, Non-Appropriated Funds Policy and Programs Division, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Assistant G–1 for Civilian Personnel, Non-Appropriated Funds Policy and Programs Division announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:52 Jun 24, 2016 Jkt 238001 to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 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 August 26, 2016. 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: Department of Defense, Office of the Deputy Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, ATTN: Mailbox 24, Alexandria, VA 22350–1700. 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 Department of the Army, Assistant G–1 for Civilian Personnel, Non-Appropriated Funds Policy and Programs Division, ATTN: DAPE–CPN, 6010 6th Street, Building 1465, Fort Belvoir, VA 33060, or call 703–806–3097. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: Application for NonAppropriated Funds Employment, DA Form 3433; OMB Control Number: 0702–XXXX. Needs And Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to determine qualification requirements and suitability of an applicant seeking employment with Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentalities. Affected Public: Individuals or Households; Federal Government. PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Annual Burden Hours: 158,875. Number of Respondents: 317,751. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 317,751. Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. Respondents are applicants seeking employment with Non-Appropriated Funds Instrumentalities. DA Form 3433, Application for Non-Appropriated Funds Employment, records employment history and qualifications of applicants to determine their eligibility for employment. The completed form is maintained electronically in the Official Personnel Folder system for the selected applicants upon appointment, and for non-selected applicants, the application is maintained in the staffing case file and destroyed after 1 year. Dated: June 22, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–15122 Filed 6–24–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [Docket ID: USA–2016–HQ–0025] Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records Department of the Army, DoD. Notice to alter a System of Records. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of the Army proposes to alter a system of records notice A0145–1 TRADOC, entitled ‘‘Army Reserve Officer’s Training Corps (ROTC) and Financial Assistance Programs’’ to provide a central database of potential prospects for enrollment in the ROTC and the Senior Army ROTC program, provide training and commissioning of eligible cadets in active Army and to assist prospects by providing information concerning educational institutions having ROTC programs; scholarship information and applications, information on specialized programs such as nursing, Green to Gold and historically Black Colleges and Universities and information regarding other Army enlistment, reserve or National Guard programs. This program also administers the financial assistance program; renders the selection of recipients for 2, 3, and 4 year scholarships; monitor selectees performance (academic and ROTC) and also develop policies and procedures, compile statistics and render reports. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 123 (Monday, June 27, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 41525-41526]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-15151]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army


Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery; Request for 
Nominations

AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.

ACTION: Notice; Request for Nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery is an 
independent Federal advisory committee chartered to provide the 
Secretary of Defense, through the Secretary of the Army, independent 
advice and recommendations on Arlington National Cemetery, including, 
but not limited to cemetery administration, the erection of memorials 
at the cemetery, and master planning for the cemetery. The Secretary of 
the Army may act on the Committee's advice and recommendations. The 
Committee is comprised of no more than nine (9) members. Subject to the 
approval of the Secretary of Defense, the Secretary of the Army 
appoints no more than seven (7) of these members. The purpose of this 
notice is to solicit nominations from a wide range of highly qualified 
persons to be considered for appointment to the Committee. Nominees may 
be appointed as members of the Committee and its sub-committees for 
terms of service ranging from one to four years. This notice solicits 
nominations to fill Committee membership vacancies that may occur 
through 31 December, 2016. Nominees must be preeminent authorities in 
their respective fields of interest or expertise.

DATES: All nominations must be received at (see ADDRESSES) no later 
than September 1, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons may submit a resume for consideration by 
the Department of the Army to the Committee's Designated Federal 
Officer at the following address: Advisory Committee on Arlington 
National Cemetery, ATTN: Designated Federal Officer (DFO) (Ms. Yates), 
Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington, VA 22211.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Renea C. Yates, Designated Federal 
Officer, by email at renea.c.yates.civ@mail.mil or by telephone 877-
907-8585.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Advisory Committee on Arlington National 
Cemetery was established pursuant to Title 10, United States Code, 
Section 4723. The selection, service and appointment of members of the 
Committee are covered by the Committee Charter, available on the 
Arlington National Cemetery Web site http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/About/Advisory-Committee-on-Arlington-National-Cemetery/Charter. The 
substance of these provisions of the Charter is as follows:
    a. Selection. The Committee Charter provides that the Committee 
shall be comprised of no more than nine members, all of whom are 
preeminent authorities in their respective fields of interest or 
expertise. Of these, no more than seven members are nominated by the 
Secretary of the Army.
    By direction of the Secretary of the Army, all resumes submitted in 
response to this notice will be presented to and reviewed by a panel of 
three senior Army leaders. Potential nominees shall be prioritized 
after review and consideration of their resumes for: demonstrated 
technical/professional expertise; preeminence in a field(s) of interest 
or expertise; potential contribution to membership balance in terms of 
the points of view represented and the functions to be performed; 
potential organizational and financial conflicts of interest; 
commitment to our Nation's veterans and their families; and published 
points of view relevant to the objectives of the Committee. The panel 
will provide the DFO with a prioritized list of potential nominees for 
consideration by the Executive Director, Army National Military 
Cemeteries, in making an initial recommendation to the Secretary of the 
Army. The Executive Director, Army National Military Cemeteries; the 
Secretary of the Army; and the Secretary of Defense are not limited or 
bound by the recommendations of the Army senior leader panel. Sources 
in addition to this Federal Register notice may be utilized in the 
solicitation and selection of nominations.
    b. Service. The Secretary of Defense may approve the appointment of 
a Committee member for a one-to-four year term of service; however, no 
member, unless authorized by the Secretary of Defense, may serve on the 
Committee or authorized subcommittee for more than two consecutive 
terms of service. The Secretary of the Army shall designate the 
Committee Chair from the total Advisory Committee membership.

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The Committee meets at the call of the DFO, in consultation with the 
Committee Chair. It is estimated that the Committee meets four times 
per year.
    c. Appointment. The operations of the Committee and the appointment 
of members are subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 
92-463, as amended) and departmental implementing regulations, 
including Department of Defense Instruction 5105.04, Department of 
Defense Federal Advisory Committee Management Program, available at 
http://www.dtic.mil/whs/directives/corres/pdf/510504p.pdf. Appointed 
members who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers 
or employees shall be appointed as experts and consultants under the 
authority of Title 5, United States Code, Section 3109 and shall serve 
as special government employees. Committee members appointed as special 
government employees shall serve without compensation except that 
travel and per diem expenses associated with official Committee 
activities are reimbursable.
    Additional information about the Committee is available on the 
Internet at: http://www.arlingtoncemetery.mil/About/Advisory-Committee-on-Arlington-National-Cemetery/Charter

Brenda S. Bowen,
Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-15151 Filed 6-24-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 5001-03-P