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Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-026, Governmentwide Commercial Purchase Card Restrictions for Treasury Offset Program Debts
Document Number: E7-25424
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-31
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to restrict the use of the Governmentwide commercial purchase card as a method of payment for contractors with debts subject to the Treasury Offset Program.
Implementation of the Base Realignment and Closure (BRAC) Final Recommendations and Associated Actions for the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard at Westfield-Barnes Airport, Westfield, MA
Document Number: E7-25410
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-31
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
On December 10, 2007, the United States Air Force signed the Record of Decision (ROD) for Implementation of the BRAC Final Recommendations and Associated Actions for the 104th Fighter Wing, Massachusetts Air National Guard at Westfield-Barnes Airport, Westfield, Massachusetts. The ROD states the Air Force decision to implement the Preferred Alternative (focus aircraft take-offs on Runway 02, which will result in most of the take-offs occurring toward the north of the airport). The decision was based on matters discussed in the Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS), inputs from the public and regulatory agencies, and other relevant factors. The Final EIS was made available on November 2, 2007 in the Federal Register (Volume 72, Number 212, Pages 62229-62230) with a wait period ending December 3, 2007. The ROD documents only the decision of the Air Force with respect to the proposed Air Force actions analyzed in the Final EIS.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: E7-25287
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
The Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS) is proposing to add a system of records notice to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: E7-25286
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
The Defense Commissary Agency (DeCA) is proposing to add a system of records notice to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E7-25283
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
The Office of the Secretary of Defense proposes to add a new ``Blanket Routine Use'' to DoD systems of records to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25253
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
In compliance with 44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A)) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps, announces a proposed extension of an approved public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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.
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for Proposed Range Enhancements at the Barry M. Goldwater Range, Arizona
Document Number: E7-25234
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
This NOI is being issued pursuant to the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) of 1969, as amended (42 United States Code 4321, et seq.), the Council on Environmental Quality Regulations for implementing procedural provisions of NEPA (40 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) Parts 1500-1508), and Air Force policy and procedures (32 CFR Part 989) to advise the public of the Air Force's intent to prepare an EIS that will evaluate the environmental effects associated with range enhancements and alternatives within the eastern portion of the Barry M. Goldwater Range (BMGR), Arizona. The Air Force is also initiating a scoping process and public meetings to assist in determining the extent of issues to be addressed in the EIS. Three scoping meetings will be held, as scheduled below. Each meeting will include an open house where the public may review maps and other displays. Federal, state, and local agencies; Native American tribes; and interested individuals are encouraged to take this opportunity to identify environmental concerns that should be addressed in the preparation of the EIS.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25229
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
In compliance with 44 U.S.C. Sec. 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Headquarters, U.S. Marine Corps announces a proposed extension of an approved public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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.
Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: E7-25227
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Defense Advisory Committee on Military Personnel Testing (hereafter referred to as the Committee). The Committee is a discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense independent advice and recommendations on matters pertaining to military personnel testing. The Committee shall review the calibration of personnel selection and classification tests to ensure the accuracy of resulting scores, review relevant validation studies to ensure that the tests have utility in predicting success in technical training and on the job, review ongoing testing research and development in support of the enlistment program, and make recommendations for improvements to make the testing process more responsible to the needs of the Department of Defense and the Military Services. The Committee shall be composed of not more than seven members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of educational and psychological testing. Committee Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Committee Members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and shall serve terms of three years on the Committee. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, they shall serve without compensation. The Under Secretary of Defense (Personnel and Readiness) shall select the Committee's Chairperson. The Committee shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976, and other appropriate federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Committee, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Committee for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Committee nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Committee Members.
Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: E7-25220
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, (5 U.S.C. Appendix, as amended), the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), and 41 CFR 102-3.65, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Board of Visitors National Defense University (hereafter referred to as the Board). The Board is a discretionary federal advisory committee established by the Secretary of Defense to provide the Department of Defense independent advice and recommendations on organization management, curricula, instructional methods, facilities and other matters of interest to the National Defense University. The Board shall be composed of approximately twenty-one members, who are eminent authorities in the fields of national defense, academia, business, national security affairs, and the defense industry. Board Members appointed by the Secretary of Defense, who are not federal officers or employees, shall serve as Special Government Employees under the authority of 5 U.S.C. 3109. Board Members shall be appointed on an annual basis by the Secretary of Defense, and shall serve no more than fifteen years on the Board. With the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, they shall serve without compensation. The Board Membership shall select the Board's Chairperson and the Co-Chairperson from the total Board Membership, and this individual shall serve at the discretion of the Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff or designee. In addition, the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff or designated representative may invite other distinguished Government officers to serve as non-voting observers of the Board, and appoint consultants, with special expertise, to assist the Board on an ad hoc basis. The Board shall be authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission, and these subcommittees or working groups shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976, and other appropriate federal regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees or workgroups have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any federal officers or employees who are not Board Members.
Proposed Collection, Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25196
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25195
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25193
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Defense Finance and Accounting Service announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) 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; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25171
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25170
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25169
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25168
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25167
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-25166
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-28
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Implementation of Limitations on Terms of Consumer Credit Extended to Service Members and Dependents
Document Number: E7-25119
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-27
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is preparing to draft a report to Congress and invites public comments and suggestions. An Item of Special Interest in the Senate Report 110-077 accompanying the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2008 (FY 2008 NDAA), requests the Department of Defense to report on the implementation of limitations on terms of consumer credit extended to Service members and dependents. The guidance from the Senate Armed Services Committee on drafting the report can be found at Senate Report 110-077, at pages 355-356, accompanying the FY 2008 NDAA.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-23; Introduction
Document Number: E7-24943
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document summarizes the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) rules agreed to by the Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council in this Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-23. A companion document, the Small Entity Compliance Guide (SECG), follows this FAC. The FAC, including the SECG, is available via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; Federal Acquisition Circular 2005-23; Small Entity Compliance Guide
Document Number: E7-24940
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
This document is issued under the joint authority of the Secretary of Defense, the Administrator of General Services and the Administrator of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. This Small Entity Compliance Guide has been prepared in accordance with Section 212 of the Small Business Regulatory Enforcement Fairness Act of 1996. It consists of a summary of rules appearing in Federal Acquisition Circular (FAC) 2005-23 which amend the FAR. An asterisk (*) next to a rule indicates that a regulatory flexibility analysis has been prepared. Interested parties may obtain further information regarding these rules by referring to FAC 2005-23 which precedes this document. These documents are also available via the Internet at http:/ /www.regulations.gov.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2005-016, Performance-Based Payments
Document Number: E7-24939
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on a final rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement recommendations to change the regulations related to performance-based payments.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-019, Contracts With Religious Entities
Document Number: E7-24938
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have adopted as final, without change, an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to implement Executive Order (E.O.) 11246, as amended, Equal Employment Opportunity, to incorporate the exemption for religious entities prescribed in E.O. 13279.
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-030, Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT)
Document Number: E7-24937
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) have agreed on an interim rule amending the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to require use of Electronic Products Environmental Assessment Tool (EPEAT) when acquiring personal computer products such as desktops, notebooks (also known as laptops), and monitors pursuant to the Energy Policy Act of 2005 and Executive Order 13423, ``Strengthening Federal Environmental, Energy, and Transportation Management.''
Certifications and Exemptions Under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972
Document Number: E7-24934
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy is amending its certifications and exemptions under the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), to reflect that the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined that USS FREEDOM (LCS 1) is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special construction and purpose, cannot fully comply with certain provisions of the 72 COLREGS without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this rule is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.
Notice of Intent To Grant Partially Exclusive Patent License; Elemental Wireless, LLC
Document Number: E7-24921
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Navy, Navy Department
The Department of the Navy herby gives notice of its intent to grant to Elemental Wireless, LLC., a revocable, nonassignable, partially exclusive license in the United States to practice the Government-Owned inventions described in U.S. Patent Numbers 5,528,612 entitled ``Laser with Multiple Gain Elements'', issue date June 18, 1996// U.S. Patent Number 5,530,711 entitled ``Low threshold diode- pumped tunable dye laser'', issue date June 25, 1996// U.S. Patent Number 5,541,946 entitled ``Laser with multiple gain elements pumped by a single excitation source'', issue date July 30, 1996// U.S. Patent Number 6,759,303 entitled ``Complementary vertical bipolar junction transistors fabricated of silicon-on-sapphire utilizing wide base PNP transistors'', issue date July 6, 2004.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 07-6177
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 07-6151
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 07-6150
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-26
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.
Notice of Availability of a Supplement to the Draft Environmental Impact Statement (SDEIS) and Extension of Comment Period for the Proposed Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Phosphate Mine Continuation Near Aurora, in Beaufort County, NC
Document Number: E7-24892
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The notice of availability of Supplement I of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement for the request for Department of the Army authorization, pursuant to Section 404 of the Clean Water Act and Section 10 of the Rivers and Harbor Act, from Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Phosphate Division (PCS) for the continuation of its phosphate mining operation near Aurora, Beaufort County, NC published in the Federal Register on Tuesday, November 6, 2007 (72 FR 62634), required comments be submitted by December 21, 2007. The comment period has been extended until December 31, 2007.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-24833
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-24830
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-24828
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-24827
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: E7-24823
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Board of Regents of the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
Document Number: 07-6178
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-21
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Federaql Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) and the Sunshine in the Government Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) announcement of the following meeting:
Federal Acquisition Regulation; FAR Case 2006-024, Travel Costs
Document Number: E7-24730
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
The Civilian Agency Acquisition Council and the Defense Acquisition Regulations Council (Councils) are proposing to amend the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) to change the travel cost principle to ensure a consistent application of the limitation on allowable contractor airfare costs.
Submission for OMB Review; Environmentally Sound Products
Document Number: E7-24721
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: General Services Administration, Agencies and Commissions, National Aeronautics and Space Administration, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning environmentally sound products. A request for public comments was published in the Federal Register at 72 FR 56991, October 5, 2007. No comments were received.
TRICARE Program; Overpayments Recovery
Document Number: E7-24707
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
This rule proposes amendments to the CHAMPUS and TRICARE program regulation that governs the recoupment of erroneous payments. The proposed rule implements changes required by the Debt Collection Improvement Act of 1996 and the revised Federal Claims Collection Standards.
U.S. Air Force Academy Board of Visitors Meeting
Document Number: E7-24695
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-20
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Pursuant to 10 U.S.C. 9355, the U.S. Air Force Academy (USAFA) Board of Visitors (BoV) will meet in Harmon Hall, 2304 Cadet Drive, Suite 3300, United States Air Force Academy, Colorado Springs, Colorado, on 10-11 January 2008. The purpose of this meeting is to review morale and discipline, social climate, curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, academic methods, and other matters relating to USAFA. Meeting sessions will begin at 9:00 a.m. on 10 January 2008, in Harmon Hall, USAFA, Colorado Springs, Colorado. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 52b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that a portion of this meeting shall be closed to the public. The Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Air Force, in consultation with the Office of the Air Force General Counsel, has determined in writing that one portion of this meeting will be closed to the public because it will involve matters covered by subsection (c) (6) of 5 U.S.C. 552b. Public attendance at the open portions of this USAFA BoV meeting shall be accommodated on a first-come, first-serve basis up to the reasonable and safe capacity of the meeting room. To enter the Academy Installation all that's required is a valid driver's license. To enter the Cadet Area requires an escort; therefore, all personnel interested in attending the meeting must call the USAFA Communications Office, at (719) 333-7714, to coordinate escort and arrival requirements. In addition, any member of the public wishing to provide input to the USAFA BoV should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements must address the following details: the issue, discussion, and a recommended course of action. Supporting documentation may also be included as needed to establish the appropriate historical context and provide any necessary background information. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the address detailed below at any time. However, if a written statement is not received at least 10 days before the first day of the meeting which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to, or considered by, the BoV until its next open meeting. The DFO will review all timely submissions with the BoV Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the BoV before the meeting that is the subject of this notice. For the benefit of the public, rosters that list the names of BoV members and any releasable materials presented during open portions of this BoV meeting shall be made available upon request. If, after review of timely submitted written comments, the BoV Chairperson and DFO deem appropriate, they may choose to invite the submitter of the written comments to orally present their issue during an open portion of the BoV meeting that is the subject of this notice. Members of the BoV may also petition the Chairperson to allow specific people to make oral presentations before the BoV. Any oral presentations before the BoV shall be in accordance with 41 CFR 102- 3.140(c), section 10(a)(3) of the FACA, and this paragraph. The DFO and BoV Chairperson may, if desired, allot a specific amount of time for members of the public to present their issues for BoV review and discussion. Direct questioning of BoV members or meeting participants by the public is not permitted except with the approval of the DFO and Chairperson.
U.S. Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Notice of Meeting
Document Number: E7-24573
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 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 Department of Defense announces that the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board meeting will take place on Tuesday, January 15th, 2008, from 7:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m., at the Under Secretary of the Air Force for Acquisition Conference and Innovation Center, 1560 Wilson Blvd, Suite 400, Rosslyn, VA 22209. The purpose of the meeting is to hold the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board quarterly meeting. The meeting agenda will include media relations training, deliberation of the results of the Fiscal Year 2007 Science and Technology Review of the Air Force Research Laboratory, and briefings and discussion on the four Fiscal Year 2008 study topics approved by the Secretary of the Air Force: Airborne Tactical Laser Feasibility for Gunship Operations, Kinetic Precision Effects, Implications of Spectrum Management for the Air Force, and Defending and Operating in a Contested Cyber Domain. Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Administrative Assistant of the Air Force, in consultation with the Office of the Air Force General Counsel, has determined in writing that the public interest requires that all sessions of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board meeting be closed to the public because they will be concerned with classified information and matters covered by sections 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1), (4), and (9)(b). Any member of the public wishing to provide input to the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board should submit a written statement in accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.140(c) and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the procedures described in this paragraph. Written statements can be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer at the address detailed below at any time. Statements being submitted in response to the agenda mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal Officer at the address listed below at least five calendar days prior to the meeting which is the subject of this notice. Written statements received after this date may not be provided to or considered by the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board until its next meeting. The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions with the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board Chairperson and ensure they are provided to members of the United States Air Force Scientific Advisory Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.
DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program Regulation
Document Number: E7-24359
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is proposing to update current policies and procedures to reflect the DoD FOIA Program as prescribed by Executive Order 13392. The proposed changes will ensure appropriate agency disclosure of information, and offer consistency with the goals of section 552 of title 5, United States Code.
DoD Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Program
Document Number: E7-24355
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is updating current policies and procedures reflecting the DoD FOIA Program as prescribed by Executive Order 13392. The changes will ensure appropriate agency disclosure of information and offer consistency with the goals of section 552 of title 5, United States Code.
Provision of Early Intervention and Special Education Services to Eligible DoD Dependents
Document Number: E7-24353
Type: Rule
Date: 2007-12-19
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense (DoD) school systems [DoD Dependents Schools (DoDDS) and the Defense Dependents Elementary and Secondary Schools (DDESS)] are required by law to provide services and safeguards to children with disabilities consistent with the ``Individuals With Disabilities Education Act'' (IDEA). This will bring the DoDDS and DDESS under a single rule codified at 32 CFR part 57. The rule integrates previous DoD policy memoranda.
Office of the Secretary of Defense; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E7-24464
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-18
Agency: Department of Defense
The Office of the Secretary of Defense is amending a system of records notices in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Office of Secretary of Defense; Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: E7-24461
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-18
Agency: Department of Defense
Defense Threat Reduction Agency is amending a system of records notices in its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Office of the Secretary of Defense; Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: E7-24460
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-18
Agency: Department of Defense
The Defense Logistics Agency is deleting eight systems of records notices to its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Notice of Availability of the Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Section 404 Permit Application for the Southern Beltway Transportation Project From I-79 to the Mon/Fayette Expressway, Washington County, PA
Document Number: E7-24446
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-18
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Corps of Engineers, Engineers Corps, Army Department
The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, in cooperation with the Pennsylvania Turnpike Commission and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, as a Cooperating Agency, have prepared a Draft Environmental Impact Statement/Section 404 Permit Application (DEIS) for the Southern Beltway Transportation Project from I-79 to the Mon/Fayette Expressway in Washington County, PA. The overall purpose of the project is to provide transportation mobility safety improvements, to relieve congestion, and to support economic development plans in southwestern Pennsylvania. The DEIS assesses the environmental effects of the various alternatives developed to address the project needs.
36(b)(1) Arms Sales Notification
Document Number: 07-6063
Type: Notice
Date: 2007-12-18
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Department of Defense is publishing the unclassified text of a section 36(b)(1) arms sales notification. This is published to fulfill the requirements of section 155 of Public Law 104-164 dated 21 July 1996.