Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting, 58378-58379 [2019-23780]

Download as PDF 58378 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2019 / Notices Total Annual Burden Hours: 995,174. Needs and Uses: DFARS subparts 227.71 and 227.72 prescribe the use of solicitation provisions and contract clauses containing information collection requirements that are associated with rights in technical data and computer software. DoD needs this information to implement 10 U.S.C. 2320, Rights in technical data, and 10 U.S.C. 2321, Validation of proprietary data restrictions. DoD uses the information to recognize and protect contractor rights in technical data and computer software that are associated with privately funded developments; and to ensure that technical data delivered under a contract are complete and accurate and satisfy contract requirements. Comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to Ms. Jasmeet Seehra, DoD Desk Officer, at Oira_submission@ omb.eop.gov. Please identify the proposed information collection by DoD Desk Officer and the Docket ID number and title of the information collection. You may also submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by the following method: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. DoD Clearance Officer: Ms. Angela James. Requests for copies of the information collection proposal should be sent to Ms. James at whs.mcalex.esd.mbx.dd-dod-informationcollections@mail.mil. Jennifer Lee Hawes, Regulatory Control Officer, Defense Acquisition Regulations System. [FR Doc. 2019–23814 Filed 10–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Department of Defense. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: The Department of Defense (DoD) is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Defense Science Board (DSB) will take place. DATES: Closed to the public Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 3:45 SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Oct 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 p.m. and Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The address of the closed meeting is the Nunn-Lugar Conference Room, 3E863 at the Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kevin Doxey, (703) 571–0081 (Voice), (703) 697–1860 (Facsimile), kevin.a.doxey.civ@mail.mil (email). Mailing address is Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301–3140. Website: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/. 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 and the Designated Federal Officer, the Defense Science Board was unable to provide public notification required by 41 CFR 102–3.150(a), concerning the meeting on November 6, 2019 and November 7, 2019 of the Defense Science Board. 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) (Title 5 United States Code (U.S.C), Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and Title 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 102–3.140 and 102–3.150. Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the DSB is to provide independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the DoD’s 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 classified current and future national security challenges within the DoD. Agenda: The DSB Fall Quarterly Meeting will begin on November 6, 2019 at 8:00 a.m. with opening remarks by Mr. Kevin Doxey, the Designated Federal Officer, and Dr. Craig Fields, DSB Chairman. The first presentation will be from Mr. James Carlini and Mr. Mark Maybury, Co-Chairs of the DSB Task Force on Counter Autonomy, who will provide a classified brief on the Task Force on Counter Autonomy’s findings and recommendations and engage in classified discussion with the DSB. The DSB will vote on the Task Force’s findings and recommendations. Next, Dr. Michael Griffin and Dr. Lisa Porter will provide a classified brief on PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 their view of the defense challenges and issues the DoD faces. Following break, Dr. Ruth David and Mr. Bill LaPlante, Co-Chairs of the DSB Task Force on Gaming, Exercising, Modeling, and Simulation (GEMS) will brief the DSB on the Task Force on GEMS’s findings and recommendations and engage in classified discussion with the DSB. The DSB will vote on the Task Force’s findings and recommendations. Next, General John Raymond, Commander of Air Force Space Command, will provide a classified brief on his view of the defense challenges and issues Air Force Space Command faces. Following break, Mr. Alan Shaffer, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and Sustainment, will provide a classified brief on his view of the defense challenges and issues the DoD faces. The meeting will adjourn at 3:45 p.m. On November 7, 2019, the meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. with Mr. David Van Buren, Co-Chair of the DSB Task Force on Multi-Domain Effects, who will provide a classified briefing on the Task Force on Multi-Domain Effects’ findings and recommendations and engage in classified discussion with the DSB. The DSB will vote on the Task Force’s findings and recommendations. Next, Mr. Bob Nesbit and Dr. William Schneider, Co-Chairs of the DSB Task Force on Strengthening Counter Intelligence Capabilities Against the ‘‘Insider Threat,’’ will provide a classified briefing on the Task Force on Strengthening Counter Intelligence Capabilities Against the ‘‘Insider Threat’’ findings and recommendations and engage in classified discussion with the DSB. The DSB will vote on the Task Force’s findings and recommendations. Following break, Dr. Christopher Scolese, Director of the National Reconnaissance Office, will provide a classified brief on view of the defense challenges and issues the NRO faces. The meeting will adjourn at 4:00 p.m. Meeting Accessibility: 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 (Research and Engineering), in consultation with the DoD Office of General Counsel, has determined in writing that the meeting 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. Such classified material is so intertwined with the unclassified material that it cannot reasonably be segregated into E:\FR\FM\31OCN1.SGM 31OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 211 / Thursday, October 31, 2019 / Notices separate discussions without defeating the effectiveness and meaning of the overall meetings. 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 and recommendations to the Secretary of Defense and to the Under Secretary of Defense (Research and Engineering). Written Statements: 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 DSB DFO provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section at any point; however, if a written statement is not received at least three calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the DSB until a later date. Dated: October 28, 2019. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2019–23780 Filed 10–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission [Project No. 2490–030] khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Notice of Intent To File License Application, Filing of Pre-Application Document, and Approving Use of the Traditional Licensing Process: Green Mountain Power Corporation a. Type of Filing: Notice of Intent to File License Application and Request to Use the Traditional Licensing Process. b. Project No.: 2490–030. c. Date Filed: August 28, 2019. d. Submitted By: Green Mountain Power Corporation (Green Mountain). e. Name of Project: Taftsville Hydroelectric Project. f. Location: On the Ottauquechee River in the Village of Taftsville, in Windsor County, Vermont. No federal lands are occupied by the project works or located within the project boundary. g. Filed Pursuant to: 18 CFR 5.3 and 5.5 of the Commission’s regulations. h. Potential Applicant Contact: John Greenan, Green Mountain Power Corporation, 2152 Post Road, Rutland, VT 05701; (802) 770–2195; email at VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:38 Oct 30, 2019 Jkt 250001 John.Greenan@ greenmountainpower.com. i. FERC Contact: Erin Kimsey at (202) 502–8621; or email at erin.kimsey@ ferc.gov. j. Green Mountain filed its request to use the Traditional Licensing Process on August 28, 2019, and provided public notice of the request on August 23, 2019. In a letter dated October 24, 2019, the Director of the Division of Hydropower Licensing approved Green Mountain’s request to use the Traditional Licensing Process. k. With this notice, we are initiating informal consultation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and NOAA Fisheries under section 7 of the Endangered Species Act and the joint agency regulations thereunder at 50 CFR part 402; and NOAA Fisheries under section 305(b) of the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act and implementing regulations at 50 CFR 600.920. We are also initiating consultation with the Vermont State Historic Preservation Officer, as required by section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act, and the implementing regulations of the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation at 36 CFR 800.2. l. With this notice, we are designating Green Mountain as the Commission’s non-federal representative for carrying out informal consultation pursuant to section 7 of the Endangered Species Act; and consultation pursuant to section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act. m. Green Mountain filed a PreApplication Document (PAD; including a proposed process plan and schedule) with the Commission, pursuant to 18 CFR 5.6 of the Commission’s regulations. n. A copy of the PAD is available for review at the Commission in the Public Reference Room or may be viewed on the Commission’s website (http:// www.ferc.gov), using the eLibrary link. Enter the docket number, excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, contact FERC Online Support at FERConlineSupport@ ferc.gov, (866) 208–3676 (toll free), or (202) 502–8659 (TTY). A copy is also available for inspection and reproduction at the address in paragraph h. o. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 211 (Thursday, October 31, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 58378-58379]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-23780]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Defense Science Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting

AGENCY: Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, 
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 
Defense Science Board (DSB) will take place.

DATES:  Closed to the public Wednesday, November 6, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. 
to 3:45 p.m. and Thursday, November 7, 2019 from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES:  The address of the closed meeting is the Nunn-Lugar 
Conference Room, 3E863 at the Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Mr. Kevin Doxey, (703) 571-0081 
(Voice), (703) 697-1860 (Facsimile), [email protected] 
(email). Mailing address is Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense 
Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301-3140. Website: http://www.acq.osd.mil/dsb/. 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 and the Designated Federal Officer, the 
Defense Science Board was unable to provide public notification 
required by 41 CFR 102-3.150(a), concerning the meeting on November 6, 
2019 and November 7, 2019 of the Defense Science Board. 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) (Title 5 United States Code (U.S.C), 
Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 
Title 41 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 102-3.140 and 102-3.150.
    Purpose of the Meeting: The mission of the DSB is to provide 
independent advice and recommendations on matters relating to the DoD's 
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 
classified current and future national security challenges within the 
DoD.
    Agenda: The DSB Fall Quarterly Meeting will begin on November 6, 
2019 at 8:00 a.m. with opening remarks by Mr. Kevin Doxey, the 
Designated Federal Officer, and Dr. Craig Fields, DSB Chairman. The 
first presentation will be from Mr. James Carlini and Mr. Mark Maybury, 
Co-Chairs of the DSB Task Force on Counter Autonomy, who will provide a 
classified brief on the Task Force on Counter Autonomy's findings and 
recommendations and engage in classified discussion with the DSB. The 
DSB will vote on the Task Force's findings and recommendations. Next, 
Dr. Michael Griffin and Dr. Lisa Porter will provide a classified brief 
on their view of the defense challenges and issues the DoD faces. 
Following break, Dr. Ruth David and Mr. Bill LaPlante, Co-Chairs of the 
DSB Task Force on Gaming, Exercising, Modeling, and Simulation (GEMS) 
will brief the DSB on the Task Force on GEMS's findings and 
recommendations and engage in classified discussion with the DSB. The 
DSB will vote on the Task Force's findings and recommendations. Next, 
General John Raymond, Commander of Air Force Space Command, will 
provide a classified brief on his view of the defense challenges and 
issues Air Force Space Command faces. Following break, Mr. Alan 
Shaffer, Deputy Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition and 
Sustainment, will provide a classified brief on his view of the defense 
challenges and issues the DoD faces. The meeting will adjourn at 3:45 
p.m.
    On November 7, 2019, the meeting will begin at 8:00 a.m. with Mr. 
David Van Buren, Co-Chair of the DSB Task Force on Multi-Domain 
Effects, who will provide a classified briefing on the Task Force on 
Multi-Domain Effects' findings and recommendations and engage in 
classified discussion with the DSB. The DSB will vote on the Task 
Force's findings and recommendations. Next, Mr. Bob Nesbit and Dr. 
William Schneider, Co-Chairs of the DSB Task Force on Strengthening 
Counter Intelligence Capabilities Against the ``Insider Threat,'' will 
provide a classified briefing on the Task Force on Strengthening 
Counter Intelligence Capabilities Against the ``Insider Threat'' 
findings and recommendations and engage in classified discussion with 
the DSB. The DSB will vote on the Task Force's findings and 
recommendations. Following break, Dr. Christopher Scolese, Director of 
the National Reconnaissance Office, will provide a classified brief on 
view of the defense challenges and issues the NRO faces. The meeting 
will adjourn at 4:00 p.m.
    Meeting Accessibility: 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 
(Research and Engineering), in consultation with the DoD Office of 
General Counsel, has determined in writing that the meeting 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. Such classified material is so 
intertwined with the unclassified material that it cannot reasonably be 
segregated into

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separate discussions without defeating the effectiveness and meaning of 
the overall meetings. 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 and recommendations to the 
Secretary of Defense and to the Under Secretary of Defense (Research 
and Engineering).
    Written Statements: 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 DSB DFO provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
at any point; however, if a written statement is not received at least 
three calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this 
notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the DSB until a 
later date.

    Dated: October 28, 2019.
Aaron T. Siegel,
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2019-23780 Filed 10-30-19; 8:45 am]
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