Military Pay Allotment Policy Change Notice
The Secretary of Defense approved establishment of policy that prohibits the use of discretionary military pay allotments to acquire personal property. His purpose in doing so is to eliminate one mechanism that predatory lenders use to take advantage of service members who finance purchases using the military pay allotment system. To address predatory practices, the changes will prohibit active duty service members from establishing new allotments for the purchase, lease, or rental of vehicles (e.g., an automobile, motorcycle, or boat); appliances or household goods (e.g., a washer, dryer, or furniture); electronics (e.g., a laptop, tablet, cell phone, or television); or other consumer items that are tangible and movable. This change is effective January 1, 2015.
Judicial Proceedings Since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (Judicial Proceedings Panel); Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting
The Department of Defense is publishing this notice to announce the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the Judicial Proceedings since Fiscal Year 2012 Amendments Panel (``the Judicial Proceedings Panel'' or ``the Panel''). The meeting is open to the public.
Proposed Collection; Comment Request
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Army & Air Force Exchange 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.
Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request
The Department of Defense has submitted to OMB for clearance, the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act.