Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings, 75051 [2016-26111]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 209 / Friday, October 28, 2016 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings. AGENCY: The Defense Science Board (DSB) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 3, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the NunnLugar conference room 3E863 at the Pentagon, Washington, DC. DATES: November 2, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and November 3, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: Nunn-Lugar conference room 3E863 at the Pentagon, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Debra Rose, Executive Officer, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301– 3140, via email at debra.a.rose20.civ@ mail.mil, or via phone at (703) 571–0084 or the Defense Science Board Designated Federal Officer (DFO) Karen D.H. Saunders, Executive Director, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301, via email at karen.d.saunders.civ@mail.mil, or via phone at (703) 571–0079. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to difficulties beyond the control of the Department of Defense, the Designated Federal Officer was unable to submit the Federal Register notice pertaining to the Defense Science Board meeting for its scheduled meeting for November 2 through 3, that ensured compliance with the requirements of 41 CFR 102– 3.150(a). Accordingly the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense waives the 15calendar day notification requirement pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150(b). This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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. The mission of the DSB is to provide independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the Department of Defense’s (DoD) scientific and technical enterprise. The objective of the meeting is to obtain, review, and evaluate classified information related to the DSB’s mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:12 Oct 27, 2016 Jkt 241001 mission. DSB membership will meet with DoD Leadership to discuss current and future national security challenges within the Department. This meeting will focus on providing status and requesting additional input for current studies and proposed study topics on nuclear deterrence; rapid global tactical strike; cyber deterrence; military satellite communication and tactical networking; defense research enterprise assessment; achieving long-range military capabilities; and cyber supply chain. Additionally, it will provide background information on thoughts for study topics to help shape future study plans. In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the DoD has determined that the DSB meeting will be closed to the public. Specifically, the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), in consultation with the DoD Office of General Counsel, has determined in writing that all sessions will be closed to the public because it will consider matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). The determination is based on the consideration that it is expected that discussions throughout will involve classified matters of national security concern. To permit the meeting to be open to the public would preclude discussion of such matters and would greatly diminish the ultimate utility of the DSB’s findings or recommendations to the Secretary of Defense and to the USD (AT&L). In accordance with section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the DSB at any time regarding its mission or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Defense Science Board Designated Federal Official (DFO) provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section at any point; however, if a written statement is not received at least 3 calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Science Board until a later date. Dated: October 25, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–26111 Filed 10–27–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 75051 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2015–HA–0049] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs, DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs 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 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 December 27, 2016. SUMMARY: 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, 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. 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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meetings

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Defense Science Board (DSB) will meet in closed session on 
Wednesday, November 2, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. and Thursday, November 3, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 
a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Nunn-Lugar conference room 
3E863 at the Pentagon, Washington, DC.

DATES: November 2, 2016, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.; and November 3, 
2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES: Nunn-Lugar conference room 3E863 at the Pentagon, 
Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Debra Rose, Executive Officer, 
Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, 
DC 20301-3140, via email at debra.a.rose20.civ@mail.mil, or via phone 
at (703) 571-0084 or the Defense Science Board Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO) Karen D.H. Saunders, Executive Director, Defense Science 
Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301, via 
email at karen.d.saunders.civ@mail.mil, or via phone at (703) 571-0079.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to difficulties beyond the control of 
the Department of Defense, the Designated Federal Officer was unable to 
submit the Federal Register notice pertaining to the Defense Science 
Board meeting for its scheduled meeting for November 2 through 3, that 
ensured compliance with the requirements of 41 CFR 102-3.150(a). 
Accordingly the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the 
Department of Defense waives the 15-calendar day notification 
requirement pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b).
    This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA) 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.
    The mission of the DSB is to provide independent advice and 
recommendations on matters relating to the Department of Defense's 
(DoD) scientific and technical enterprise. The objective of the meeting 
is to obtain, review, and evaluate classified information related to 
the DSB's mission. DSB membership will meet with DoD Leadership to 
discuss current and future national security challenges within the 
Department. This meeting will focus on providing status and requesting 
additional input for current studies and proposed study topics on 
nuclear deterrence; rapid global tactical strike; cyber deterrence; 
military satellite communication and tactical networking; defense 
research enterprise assessment; achieving long-range military 
capabilities; and cyber supply chain. Additionally, it will provide 
background information on thoughts for study topics to help shape 
future study plans.
    In accordance with section 10(d) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102-3.155, 
the DoD has determined that the DSB meeting will be closed to the 
public. Specifically, the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, 
Technology, and Logistics), in consultation with the DoD Office of 
General Counsel, has determined in writing that all sessions will be 
closed to the public because it will consider matters covered by 5 
U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). The determination is based on the consideration that 
it is expected that discussions throughout will involve classified 
matters of national security concern. To permit the meeting to be open 
to the public would preclude discussion of such matters and would 
greatly diminish the ultimate utility of the DSB's findings or 
recommendations to the Secretary of Defense and to the USD (AT&L).
    In accordance with section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102-
3.105(j) and 102-3.140, interested persons may submit a written 
statement for consideration by the DSB at any time regarding its 
mission or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. 
Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement 
to the Defense Science Board Designated Federal Official (DFO) provided 
in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section at any point; however, 
if a written statement is not received at least 3 calendar days prior 
to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be 
provided to or considered by the Defense Science Board until a later 
date.

    Dated: October 25, 2016.
Aaron Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
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