Charter Amendment of the U.S. Army Science Board, 44890 [2019-18411]

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board’s charter is being amended in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., Appendix) and 41 CFR 102–3.50(d). The DoD is amending the Board’s current charter, which was previously announced in the Federal Register on May 18, 2018 (83 FRN 23621), to add the ‘‘Army Science Board Chief of Engineers’ Environmental Advisory Board Subcommittee’’ as a permanent subcommittee. As stated in the Board’s new charter, the Army Science Board Chief of Engineers’ Environmental Advisory Board Subcommittee shall consist of no more than 10 members who are eminent authorities in the fields of natural, social, and related sciences to focus on matters relating to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Military and Civil Works programs. The Army Science Board Chief of Engineers’ Environmental Advisory Board Subcommittee shall not work independently of the Board and shall report all of their advice and recommendations solely to the Board for its deliberation and discussion. The Army Science Board Chief of Engineers’ Environmental Advisory Board Subcommittee has no authority to make decisions and recommendations, verbally or in writing, on behalf the Board. Furthermore, no subcommittee member can provide updates or report, verbally or in writing, directly to the DoD or to any Federal officer or employee. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 Office of the Secretary PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 Individual members of the Board, including its five subcommittees, shall be appointed according to DoD policy and procedures to serve a term of service of one-to-four years with annual renewals. Leadership appointments for the Board and its subcommittees shall be selected from among previously approved members of the Board or subcommittee, in question, for one-totwo years of service, with annual renewal, which shall not exceed the individual’s Board or subcommittee appointment, as appropriate. Members of the Board and its subcommittees who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, or members of the Armed Forces will be appointed as experts or consultants, pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 3109, to serve as special government employee members. Board members who are full-time or permanent parttime Federal officers or employees, or members of the Armed Forces will be appointed, pursuant to 41 CFR 102– 3.130(a), to serve as regular government employee members. All members of the Board and its subcommittees are appointed to provide advice on the basis of his or her best judgment without representing any particular point of view and in a manner that is free from conflict of interest. Except for reimbursement of official Board-related travel and per diem, members serve without compensation. The public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board’s membership about its mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board. All written statements should be submitted to the Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO), who will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for consideration. The Board’s charter and contact information for the DFO can be found at https://www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/ apex/FACAPublicAgencyNavigation. Dated: August 22, 2019. Aaron T. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 166 (Tuesday, August 27, 2019)]
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[FR Doc No: 2019-18411]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Charter Amendment of the U.S. Army Science Board

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Amendment of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that it is amending the charter for the U.S. Army Science 
Board (``the Board'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee 
Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703-692-5952.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board's charter is being amended in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (5 U.S.C., 
Appendix) and 41 CFR 102-3.50(d). The DoD is amending the Board's 
current charter, which was previously announced in the Federal Register 
on May 18, 2018 (83 FRN 23621), to add the ``Army Science Board Chief 
of Engineers' Environmental Advisory Board Subcommittee'' as a 
permanent subcommittee. As stated in the Board's new charter, the Army 
Science Board Chief of Engineers' Environmental Advisory Board 
Subcommittee shall consist of no more than 10 members who are eminent 
authorities in the fields of natural, social, and related sciences to 
focus on matters relating to U.S. Army Corps of Engineers' Military and 
Civil Works programs.
    The Army Science Board Chief of Engineers' Environmental Advisory 
Board Subcommittee shall not work independently of the Board and shall 
report all of their advice and recommendations solely to the Board for 
its deliberation and discussion. The Army Science Board Chief of 
Engineers' Environmental Advisory Board Subcommittee has no authority 
to make decisions and recommendations, verbally or in writing, on 
behalf the Board. Furthermore, no subcommittee member can provide 
updates or report, verbally or in writing, directly to the DoD or to 
any Federal officer or employee.
    Individual members of the Board, including its five subcommittees, 
shall be appointed according to DoD policy and procedures to serve a 
term of service of one-to-four years with annual renewals. Leadership 
appointments for the Board and its subcommittees shall be selected from 
among previously approved members of the Board or subcommittee, in 
question, for one-to-two years of service, with annual renewal, which 
shall not exceed the individual's Board or subcommittee appointment, as 
appropriate.
    Members of the Board and its subcommittees who are not full-time or 
permanent part-time Federal officers or employees, or members of the 
Armed Forces will be appointed as experts or consultants, pursuant to 5 
U.S.C. 3109, to serve as special government employee members. Board 
members who are full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers or 
employees, or members of the Armed Forces will be appointed, pursuant 
to 41 CFR 102-3.130(a), to serve as regular government employee 
members.
    All members of the Board and its subcommittees are appointed to 
provide advice on the basis of his or her best judgment without 
representing any particular point of view and in a manner that is free 
from conflict of interest. Except for reimbursement of official Board-
related travel and per diem, members serve without compensation.
    The public or interested organizations may submit written 
statements to the Board's membership about its mission and functions. 
Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the 
stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board. All written statements 
should be submitted to the Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO), 
who will ensure that the written statements are provided to the 
membership for consideration.
    The Board's charter and contact information for the DFO can be 
found at https://www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/apex/FACAPublicAgencyNavigation.

    Dated: August 22, 2019.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2019-18411 Filed 8-26-19; 8:45 am]
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