Threat Reduction Advisory Committee; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 43112-43113 [2019-17928]

Download as PDF 43112 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 20, 2019 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DoD–2019–OS–0099] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Defense Logistics Agency, DoD. Information collection notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Logistics Agency 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 October 21, 2019. 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 Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Suite 08D09, 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. 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 Defense Logistics Agency, Andrew T. McNamara Building, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6221, ATTN: Karen Bond, or call (571) 767–6871. jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:49 Aug 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 Dated: August 14, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–17840 Filed 8–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Threat Reduction Advisory Committee; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions and Sustainment, Department of Defense. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00014 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. ACTION: Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: ASSIST Database; OMB Control Number 0704–0188. Needs and Uses: The Data Item Descriptions in the ASSIST database, formerly the Acquisition Management Systems and Data Requirements Control List (AMSDL), contain data requirements used in Department of Defense (DoD) contracts. The information collected will be used by DoD personnel and other DoD contractors to support the design, test, manufacture, training, operation, and maintenance of procured items, including weapons systems critical to the national defense. Affected Public: Business or other For-Profit. Annual Burden Hours: 29,652,480. Number of Respondents: 1,040. Responses per Respondent: 432. Annual Responses: 449,280. Average Burden per Response: 66 hours. Frequency: On occasion. The Data Item Descriptions in the ASSIST database, formerly the AMSDL, is a collection of data requirements used in Department of Defense contracts. Information collection requests are contained in DoD contract actions for supplies, services, hardware, and software. This information is collected and used by DoD and its component Military Departments and Agencies to support the design, test, manufacture, training, operation, maintenance, and logistical support of procured items, including weapons systems. The collection of such data is essential to accomplishing the assigned mission of the Department of Defense. Failure to collect this information would have a detrimental effect on the DoD acquisition programs and National Security. Information used to determine the burden hours is contained in the ASSIST Online database. SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC) will take place. DATES: Monday, August 26, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. ADDRESSES: The Pentagon, Room 3A912A, Washington, DC 20301–1400. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Polchek, (571) 616–6520 (Voice), 703–767–4206 (Facsimile), stephen.j.polchek.civ@mail.mil (Email). Mailing address is Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) VDir–PP– STO, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MS 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6201. Website: http://www.dtra.mil/Home/ TRAC.aspx. The most up-to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to circumstances beyond the control of the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Designated Federal Officer, the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee was unable to provide public notification required by 41 CFR 102–3.150(a) concerning the August 26, 2019 meeting of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee. Accordingly, the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150(b), waives the 15calendar day notification requirement. This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., App.), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The TRAC will conduct SECRET and higher-level discussions and deliberations on the continued viability of the Chemical Weapons Convention and Biological Weapons Convention, in as far as current international agreements on chemical and biological weapons and the implementation and enforcement of those treaties. Also the consideration of analytic and data-driven frameworks for the evaluation of the current strategic nuclear environment and the assessment of emergent challenges to the U.S. ability to deter threats from peer and near-peer competitors; and providing independent, executive-level advice and recommendations in support of Special Operations Command (SOCOM) efforts as the DoD coordinating authority for countering weapons of mass destruction. E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 161 / Tuesday, August 20, 2019 / Notices Agenda: Threat Reduction Advisory Committee Plenary Location: Pentagon, Room 3A912A—All discussions will be conducted at or above the Secret classification level.—August 26, 2019, Designated Federal Officer Remarks from Mr. Polchek followed by opening remarks from the Chair, Ambassador Lehman on how he expects the deliberations and recommendation process to occur. The TRAC will then hold classified discussions and final deliberations on all Subcommittee work. After a short lunch break, the TRAC will resume discussion and final deliberations on all Subcommittee recommendations. The TRAC chair and subcommittee leads will then brief their classified recommendations to Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)) Ms. Ellen M. Lord. After providing their recommendations, Ms. Lord will provide instructions for future studies. After USD Lord departs, the TRAC will begin classified discussion of Ms. Lord’s instructions and comments. Following the discussions, AMB Lehman will provide a summary of the day, and adjourn the meeting. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), and 41 CFR 102–3.155, the DoD has determined that the meeting shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, in consultation with the DoD FACA Attorney, has determined in writing that all sessions of this meeting are required to be closed to the public because the discussions will contain classified information and matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). Such classified matters are inextricably intertwined with the unclassified material and cannot reasonably be segregated into separate discussions without disclosing secret-level or higher material. Written Statements: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the membership of the TRAC at any time or in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. Written statements should be submitted to the TRAC’s Designated Federal Officer. The Designated Federal Officer’s contact information is listed in this notice, or it can be obtained from the General Services Administration’s FACA Database: http:// www.facadatabase.gov/committee/ committee.aspx?cid=1663&aid=41. Written statements that do not pertain to a scheduled meeting of the TRAC may be submitted at any time. However, if individual comments pertain to a VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:49 Aug 19, 2019 Jkt 247001 specific topic being discussed at a planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted no later than five business days prior to the meeting in question. The Designated Federal Officer will review all submitted written statements and provide copies to all TRAC members. Dated: August 15, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–17928 Filed 8–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Proposed Collection; Comment Request Defense Logistics Agency, DoD. Information collection notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Logistics Agency 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 October 21, 2019. 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 Chief Management Officer, Directorate for Oversight and Compliance, 4800 Mark Center Drive, Mailbox #24, Suite 08D09, 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 PO 00000 Frm 00015 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 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. 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 Defense Logistics Agency, DLA Human Capital Program Development, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, Fort Belvoir, VA 22060–6220, ATTN: Shannon Lewis, or call 571– 767–0956. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [Docket ID: DoD–2019–OS–0100] ACTION: 43113 Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: DLA Climate Culture Survey; OMB Control Number 0704–0575. Needs and Uses: The information collection requirement is necessary to obtain and record the perceptions of DLA employees regarding the organizational culture and climate. The DLA Culture/Climate Survey standardizes how organizational culture/climate is measured across the DLA enterprise, focuses leadership attention on culture/climate, and drives actions to improve the overall culture/ climate and DLA organizational performance. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Annual Burden Hours: 645. Number of Respondents: 860. Responses per Respondent: 1. Annual Responses: 860. Average Burden per Response: 45 minutes. Frequency: Biennially. Respondents are Foreign Nationals employed by DLA (and thereby considered members of the public). The DLA Culture/Climate Survey provides a confidential mechanism for employees to share feedback on their work environment, resulting in opportunities for DLA employees and leaders to engage in thoughtful, data-driven discussions that lead to informed action and improve the DLA collective performance. Dated: August 14, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–17842 Filed 8–19–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P E:\FR\FM\20AUN1.SGM 20AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 161 (Tuesday, August 20, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Threat Reduction Advisory Committee; Notice of Federal Advisory 
Committee Meeting

AGENCY: Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisitions and Sustainment, 
Department of Defense.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the 
Threat Reduction Advisory Committee (TRAC) will take place.

DATES: Monday, August 26, 2019, from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The Pentagon, Room 3A912A, Washington, DC 20301-1400.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephen Polchek, (571) 616-6520 
(Voice), 703-767-4206 (Facsimile), [email protected] 
(Email). Mailing address is Defense Threat Reduction Agency (DTRA) 
VDir-PP-STO, 8725 John J. Kingman Road, MS 6201, Fort Belvoir, VA 
22060-6201. Website: http://www.dtra.mil/Home/TRAC.aspx. The most up-
to-date changes to the meeting agenda can be found on the website.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Due to circumstances beyond the control of 
the Department of Defense (DoD) and the Designated Federal Officer, the 
Threat Reduction Advisory Committee was unable to provide public 
notification required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a) concerning the August 26, 
2019 meeting of the Threat Reduction Advisory Committee. Accordingly, 
the Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of 
Defense, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150(b), waives the 15-calendar day 
notification requirement. This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., 
App.), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 
102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The TRAC will conduct SECRET and higher-
level discussions and deliberations on the continued viability of the 
Chemical Weapons Convention and Biological Weapons Convention, in as 
far as current international agreements on chemical and biological 
weapons and the implementation and enforcement of those treaties. Also 
the consideration of analytic and data-driven frameworks for the 
evaluation of the current strategic nuclear environment and the 
assessment of emergent challenges to the U.S. ability to deter threats 
from peer and near-peer competitors; and providing independent, 
executive-level advice and recommendations in support of Special 
Operations Command (SOCOM) efforts as the DoD coordinating authority 
for countering weapons of mass destruction.

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    Agenda: Threat Reduction Advisory Committee Plenary Location: 
Pentagon, Room 3A912A--All discussions will be conducted at or above 
the Secret classification level.--August 26, 2019, Designated Federal 
Officer Remarks from Mr. Polchek followed by opening remarks from the 
Chair, Ambassador Lehman on how he expects the deliberations and 
recommendation process to occur. The TRAC will then hold classified 
discussions and final deliberations on all Subcommittee work. After a 
short lunch break, the TRAC will resume discussion and final 
deliberations on all Subcommittee recommendations. The TRAC chair and 
subcommittee leads will then brief their classified recommendations to 
Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment (USD (A&S)) 
Ms. Ellen M. Lord. After providing their recommendations, Ms. Lord will 
provide instructions for future studies. After USD Lord departs, the 
TRAC will begin classified discussion of Ms. Lord's instructions and 
comments. Following the discussions, AMB Lehman will provide a summary 
of the day, and adjourn the meeting.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to section 10(d) of the FACA, 5 
U.S.C. 552b(c), and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the DoD has determined that the 
meeting shall be closed to the public. The Under Secretary of Defense 
for Acquisition and Sustainment, in consultation with the DoD FACA 
Attorney, has determined in writing that all sessions of this meeting 
are required to be closed to the public because the discussions will 
contain classified information and matters covered by 5 U.S.C. 
552b(c)(1). Such classified matters are inextricably intertwined with 
the unclassified material and cannot reasonably be segregated into 
separate discussions without disclosing secret-level or higher 
material.
    Written Statements: Pursuant to section 10(a)(3) of FACA and 41 CFR 
102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or interested organizations may 
submit written statements to the membership of the TRAC at any time or 
in response to the stated agenda of a planned meeting. Written 
statements should be submitted to the TRAC's Designated Federal 
Officer. The Designated Federal Officer's contact information is listed 
in this notice, or it can be obtained from the General Services 
Administration's FACA Database: http://www.facadatabase.gov/committee/committee.aspx?cid=1663&aid=41. Written statements that do not pertain 
to a scheduled meeting of the TRAC may be submitted at any time. 
However, if individual comments pertain to a specific topic being 
discussed at a planned meeting, then these statements must be submitted 
no later than five business days prior to the meeting in question. The 
Designated Federal Officer will review all submitted written statements 
and provide copies to all TRAC members.

    Dated: August 15, 2019.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2019-17928 Filed 8-19-19; 8:45 am]
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