Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees, 45131-45132 [2019-18488]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 28, 2019 / Notices Lisa Bishop, 202–606–6869, or by email at lbishop@cns.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: AmeriCorps Affiliates Application. OMB Control Number: 3045–0182. Type of Review: Renewal. Respondents/Affected Public: Nonprofit Organizations. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 20. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 200. Abstract: This information collection seeks feedback on CNCS’s AmeriCorps Affiliate Application Instructions in the event that CNCS conducts future AmeriCorps Affiliate competitions after the expiration of the current Application Instructions. CNCS also seeks to continue using the currently approved information collection until the revised information collection is approved by OMB. The currently approved information collection is due to expire on December 31, 2019. 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AGENCY: ACTION: The notice of an open meeting for the Honor Subcommittee, Remember and Explore Subcommittee and full Advisory Committee on Arlington National Cemetery published in the Federal Register on August 2, 2019 has changed the date and times of the meetings. They will now be held on Sep 25, 2019 (Honor subcommittee from 8:30 to 10 a.m. and Remember and Explore Subcommittee from 2:30 to 4 p.m.) and Sep 26, 2019 8:30–3 p.m. at the same location. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Renea Yates, Designated Federal Officer for the Committee, in writing at Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington VA 22211, or by email at renea.c.yates.civ@mail.mil, or by phone at 1–877–907–8585. SUMMARY: Brenda S. Bowen, Army Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–18610 Filed 8–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–03–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees Department of Defense. Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Policy Board (‘‘the Board’’). SUMMARY: Jim Freeman, Advisory Committee Management Officer for the Department of Defense, 703–692–5952. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Board’s charter is being renewed in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix) and 41 CFR 102– FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00012 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45131 3.50(d). The charter and contact information for the Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) are found at https://www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/ apex/FACAPublicAgencyNavigation. The Board provides the Secretary of Defense independent advice and recommendations on matters concerning defense policy. Specifically, the Board will focus on: (a) Issues central to strategic DoD planning; (b) policy implications of U.S. force structure and force modernization on DoD’s ability to execute U.S. defense strategy; (c) U.S. regional defense policies; (d) and any other topics raised by the Secretary of Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, or the Under Secretary of Defense for Policy. The Board shall be composed of not more than 20 members who have distinguished backgrounds in defense and national security affairs. Individual members will be appointed according to DoD policy and procedures, and serve a term of service of one-to-four years with annual renewals. One member will be appointed as Chair of the Board. No member, unless approved according to DoD policy and procedures, may serve more than two consecutive terms of service on the Board, to include its subcommittees, or serve on more than two DoD federal advisory committees at one time. Members of the Board who are not full-time or permanent part-time Federal officers, 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, 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 are appointed to provide advice on the basis of their 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 membership about the Board’s 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 shall be submitted to the DFO for the Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1 45132 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 167 / Wednesday, August 28, 2019 / Notices Dated: August 22, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–18488 Filed 8–27–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities U.S. Department of Education, President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Office of Undersecretary, U.S. Department of Education. ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the agenda for the September 11, 2019 meeting of the President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (PBA) and provides information to members of the public on submitting written comments and on the process as to how to request time to make oral comments at the meeting. The notice also describes the functions of the PBA. Notice of the meeting is required by § 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. DATE: The PBA meeting will be held on September 11, 2019, from 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. E.D.T. in the Renaissance Ballroom East at the Renaissance Washington, DC Downtown Hotel, 999 9th Street NW, Washington, DC 20001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sedika Franklin, Designated Federal Official/Associate Director, U.S. Department of Education, White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC 20204; telephone: (202) 453–5634 or (202) 453–5630, or email sedika.franklin@ed.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PBA’s Statutory Authority and Function: The PBA is established by Executive Order 13779 (February 28, 2017) and is continued by Executive Order 13811 (September 29, 2017). The PBA is governed by the provisions of FACA (Pub. L. 92–463; as amended, 5 U.S.C.A., Appendix 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The purpose of the PBA is to advise the President through the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (Initiative) on all matters pertaining to strengthening the jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Aug 27, 2019 Jkt 247001 educational capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The PBA shall advise the President in the following areas: (i) Improving the identity, visibility, and distinctive capabilities and overall competitiveness of HBCUs; (ii) engaging the philanthropic, business, government, military, homeland-security, and education communities in a national dialogue regarding new HBCU programs and initiatives; (iii) improving the ability of HBCUs to remain fiscally secure institutions that can assist the nation in reaching its goal of having the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020; (iv) elevating the public awareness of HBCUs; and (v) encouraging public-private investments in HBCUs. Meeting Agenda: The meeting agenda will include welcoming remarks; a discussion of Opportunity Zones; presentations and discussion with federal officials related to HBCUs; and a PBA member group discussion. An Opportunity Zone is an economicallydistressed community where new investments, under certain conditions, may be eligible for preferential tax treatment. Localities qualify as Opportunity Zones if they have been nominated for that designation by the state and that nomination has been certified by the Secretary of the U.S. Treasury via his delegation of authority to the Internal Revenue Service. The public comment period will begin immediately following the conclusion of the agenda items mentioned above. Access to the Meeting: An RSVP is required for anyone interested in attending the meeting in person on September 11, 2019. Submit an RSVP by email to the whirsvps@ed.gov mailbox. RSVPs must be received by close of business on September 5, 2019. Include in the subject line of the email request ‘‘Meeting RSVP: (organization name).’’ The email must include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, telephone number, of the person(s) requesting to attend. Submission of requests to make an oral comment: There are two methods the public may use to provide an oral comment pertaining to the work of the PBA at the September 11, 2019 meeting. Method One: Submit a request by email to the whirsvps@ed.gov mailbox. Please do not send materials directly to PBA members. Requests must be received by September 5, 2019. Include in the subject line of the email request ‘‘Oral Comment Request: (organization name).’’ The email must include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, PO 00000 Frm 00013 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 mailing address, email address, telephone number, of the person(s) requesting to speak, and a brief summary (not to exceed one page) of the principal points to be made. All individuals submitting an advance request in accordance with this notice will be afforded an opportunity to speak for three minutes. Method Two: Register at the meeting location on September 11, 2019, to make an oral comment during the public comment period. The requestor must provide his or her name, title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number. Individuals will be selected on a first-come, first-served basis. If selected, each commenter will have an opportunity to speak for three minutes. All oral comments made will become part of the official record of the PBA. Similarly, written materials distributed during oral presentations will become part of the official record of the meeting. Submission of written public comments: The PBA invites written comments, which will be read during the Public Comment segment of the agenda. Comments must be received by September 5, 2019, in the whirsvps@ ed.gov mailbox, include in the subject line ‘‘Written Comments: Public Comment’’. The email must include the name(s), title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, of the person(s) making the comment. Comments should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or in a medium compatible with Microsoft Word (not a PDF file) that is attached to an electronic mail message (email) or provided in the body of an email message. Please do not send material directly to the PBA members. Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the official report of the meeting on the PBA website 90 days after the meeting. Pursuant FACA, the public may also inspect PBA materials at 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Washington, DC, by emailing oswhihbcu@ed.gov or by calling (202) 453– 5634 to schedule an appointment. Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify the contact person listed in this notice at least one week before the meeting date. Although we will attempt to meet a request received after that date, we may not be able to make available the requested auxiliary aid or service because of insufficient time to arrange it. E:\FR\FM\28AUN1.SGM 28AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 167 (Wednesday, August 28, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45131-45132]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-18488]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Charter Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory 
Committees

AGENCY: Department of Defense.

ACTION: Renewal of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to 
announce that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Policy 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 renewed in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 
U.S.C., Appendix) and 41 CFR 102-3.50(d). The charter and contact 
information for the Board's Designated Federal Officer (DFO) are found 
at https://www.facadatabase.gov/FACA/apex/FACAPublicAgencyNavigation.
    The Board provides the Secretary of Defense independent advice and 
recommendations on matters concerning defense policy. Specifically, the 
Board will focus on: (a) Issues central to strategic DoD planning; (b) 
policy implications of U.S. force structure and force modernization on 
DoD's ability to execute U.S. defense strategy; (c) U.S. regional 
defense policies; (d) and any other topics raised by the Secretary of 
Defense, the Deputy Secretary of Defense, or the Under Secretary of 
Defense for Policy.
    The Board shall be composed of not more than 20 members who have 
distinguished backgrounds in defense and national security affairs. 
Individual members will be appointed according to DoD policy and 
procedures, and serve a term of service of one-to-four years with 
annual renewals. One member will be appointed as Chair of the Board. No 
member, unless approved according to DoD policy and procedures, may 
serve more than two consecutive terms of service on the Board, to 
include its subcommittees, or serve on more than two DoD federal 
advisory committees at one time.
    Members of the Board who are not full-time or permanent part-time 
Federal officers, 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, 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 are appointed to provide advice on the 
basis of their 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 membership about the Board's 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 shall be submitted to the DFO for the Board, and 
this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to 
the membership for their consideration.


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    Dated: August 22, 2019.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2019-18488 Filed 8-27-19; 8:45 am]
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