Department of Defense November 3, 2010 – Federal Register Recent Federal Regulation Documents

Defense Federal Acquisition Regulation Supplement; Prohibition on Interrogation of Detainees by Contractor Personnel (DFARS Case 2010-D027)
Document Number: 2010-27780
Type: Rule
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Defense Acquisition Regulations System, Department of Defense
DoD is issuing an interim rule to implement section 1038 of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2010 (Pub. L. 111-84). Section 1038 prohibits contractor personnel from interrogating detainees under the control of the Department of Defense. It also allows the Secretary of Defense to waive the prohibition for a limited period of time, if determined necessary to the national security interests of the United States.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-27772
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
In compliance with section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Public Affairs announces the proposed extension of a 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 Expand Implementation of the TRICARE Program in Alaska
Document Number: 2010-27771
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs announces the intent to expand implementation of the TRICARE Program in Alaska. The expansion will require the Managed Care Support contractor to develop and operate a TRICARE civilian preferred provider network under 32 CFR 199.17(p) in two Prime Service Areas in the state of Alaska. Eligible TRICARE beneficiaries will be permitted to enroll in Prime with assignment to Military Treatment Facility (MTF) Primary Care Managers (PCMs) consistent with the established priorities provided in 32 CFR 199.17(c) or assignment to a PCM within the TRICARE civilian preferred provider network. The program will be offered to the Prime Service Areas around the MTFs located on Fort Wainwright and Eielson Air Force Base.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
Document Number: 2010-27770
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Air Force, Air Force Department
Membership of the Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2010-27717
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
This notice announces the appointment of the members of the Performance Review Board (PRB) of the Defense Finance and Accounting Service (DFAS). The publication of PRB membership is required by 5 U.S.C. 4314(C)(4). The PRB provides fair and impartial review of Senior Executive Service performance appraisals and makes recommendations regarding performance ratings and performance scores to the Director, DFAS.
Membership of the Performance Review Board
Document Number: 2010-27716
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
This notice announces the appointment of the Office of the Secretary of Defense, Performance Review Board (PRB) members, to include the Joint Staff, the U.S. Mission to the North Atlantic Treaty Organization, Defense Field Activities, the U.S Court of Appeals for the Armed Forces and the following Defense Agencies: Defense Advance Research Projects Agency, Defense Contract Management Agency, Defense Commissary Agency, Defense Security Cooperation Agency, Defense Business Transformation Agency, Defense Legal Services Agency, and Pentagon Force Protection Agency. The publication of PRB membership is required by 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4). The PRB shall provide fair and impartial review of Senior Executive Service and Senior Professional performance appraisals and make recommendations regarding performance ratings and performance awards to the Deputy Secretary of Defense.
Privacy Act of 1974; Systems of Records
Document Number: 2010-27715
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
The National Security Agency/Central Security Service (NSA/ CSS) proposes to add a system of records notice in its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Renewal of Department of Defense Federal Advisory Committees
Document Number: 2010-27714
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Under the provisions of Section 905 of Title IX, the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. Appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.50, the Department of Defense gives notice that it is renewing the charter for the Missouri River (South Dakota) Task Force (hereafter referred to as the Task Force). The Task Force is a non-discretionary federal advisory committee established to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Army on plans and projects to reduce siltation of the Missouri River in the State of South Dakota and to meet the objectives of the Pick-Sloan Program. Specifically, the Task Force's duties, set out in Public Law 106-541, Section 905, paragraphs (c)-(e) and include the following tasks: a. Prepare and approve, by a majority of the members, a plan for the use of the funds made available under Public Law 106-541, to promote conservation practices in the Missouri River watershed, control and remove the sediment from the Missouri River, protect recreation on the Missouri River from sedimentation, and protect Indian and non- Indian historical and cultural sites along the Missouri River from erosion; b. Develop and recommend to the Secretary of the Army for implementation, critical restoration projects meeting the goals of the plan; and c. Determine if these projects primarily benefit the Federal Government. The Secretary of the Army may act upon the Task Force's advice and recommendations. As prescribed by Public Law 106-541, the Task Force shall be composed of not more than twenty nine members. Specifically, the Task Force membership shall be composed of: a. Secretary of the Army or designee, who shall serve as the Chairperson; b. Secretary of Agriculture or designee; c. Secretary of Energy or designee; d. Secretary of the Interior or designee; and e. The Trust. The Trust is composed of twenty five members to be appointed by the Secretary of the Army, including; i. Fifteen members recommended by the Governor of South Dakota that represent equally the various interests of the public. Included in those fifteen individuals recommended by the Governor of South Dakota, there shall be recommendations of representatives of the South Dakota Department of Environment and Natural Resources; the South Dakota Department of Game, Fish, and Parks; environmental groups; the hydroelectric power industry, local governments; recreation user groups; agricultural groups; and other appropriate interests. ii. The Trust also shall include one member recommended by each of the nine Indian Tribes in the State of South Dakota, and one member recommended by the organization known as the ``Three Affiliated Tribes of North Dakota.'' The individuals described in (e) above, shall be appointed by the Secretary of the Army as representative members to the Task Force. All Task Force members shall be appointed for two-year terms and generally will serve no more than four years total on the Task Force, or as determined by the Secretary of the Army or designee. However, each member appointed to a term appointment must have his or her appointment renewed annually by the Secretary of Defense. Task Force members shall, with the exception of travel and per diem for official travel, serve without compensation. With DoD approval, the Task Force is authorized to establish subcommittees, as necessary and consistent with its mission. These subcommittees shall operate under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and other governing Federal statutes and regulations. Such subcommittees or workgroups shall not work independently of the chartered Task Force, and shall report all their recommendations and advice to the Task Force for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Task Force, nor can they report directly to the Department of Defense or any Federal officers or employees who are not Task Force members.
Meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS)
Document Number: 2010-27713
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to Section 10(a), Public Law 92-463, as amended, notice is hereby given of a forthcoming meeting of the Defense Department Advisory Committee on Women in the Services (DACOWITS). The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to receive Service specific briefings pertaining to recommendations contained in the 2009 annual report. Also, to review and discuss Service responses relating to assignments and well-being, concerns on units and assignments still closed to women, and challenges of the post-deployment/reintegration of women. Finally, to receive a briefing from the Defense Task Force on Sexual Assault in the Military. The meeting is open to the public, subject to the availability of space.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2010-27712
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army is deleting a systems of record notice from its existing inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974, (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
Meeting Cancellation for Advisory Council on Dependents' Education
Document Number: 2010-27711
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary, Department of Defense
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Appendix 2 of Title 5, United States Code, Public Law 92-463, a notice published on August 24, 2010, (FR Doc. 2010-15985), announcing the meetings of the Advisory Council on Dependents' Education (ACDE) scheduled to be held on November 12, 2010, from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. and on November 19, 2010, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.; those meetings have been cancelled. A new meeting date will be announced.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2010-27710
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
Department of the Army is altering 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.
Privacy Act of 1974; System of Records
Document Number: 2010-27709
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Army Department
The Department of the Army proposes to add a system of records to its inventory of record systems subject to the Privacy Act of 1974 (5 U.S.C. 552a), as amended.
U.S. Strategic Command Strategic Advisory Group Closed Meeting
Document Number: 2010-27708
Type: Notice
Date: 2010-11-03
Agency: Office of the Secretary of Defense, Department of Defense
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C. App. 2, Section 1), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b), and 41 CFR 102-3.150, the Department of Defense announces a closed meeting notice of the U.S. Strategic Command Strategic Advisory Group.