Department of Defense.
Notice of advisory committee meetings.
The Defense Science Board will meet in closed session on December 18-19, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Pentagon, Room 3E863, Washington, DC.
December 18-19, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
The Pentagon, Room 3E863, Washington, DC.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Debra Rose, Executive Officer, Defense Science Board, 3140 Defense Pentagon, Room 3B888A, Washington, DC 20301-3140, via email at firstname.lastname@example.org, or via phone at (703) 571-0084.
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This meeting is being held 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 mission of the Defense Science Board is to advise the Secretary of Defense and the Under Secretary of Defense for Acquisition, Technology & Logistics on scientific and technical matters as they affect the perceived needs of the Department of Defense. At this meeting, the Board will discuss interim finding and recommendations resulting from ongoing Task Force activities. The Board will also discuss plans for future consideration of scientific and technical aspects of specific strategies, tactics, and policies as they may affect the U.S. national defense posture and homeland security.
In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App. 2) and 41 CFR 102-3.155, the Department of Defense has determined that the Defense Science Board quarterly meeting for December 18-19, 2013, will be closed to the public. Specifically, the Under Secretary of Defense (Acquisition, Technology, and Logistics), in consultation with the DoD Office of General Counsel, has determined in writing that all sessions of the meeting for December 18-19, 2013, will be closed to the public because it will consider matters covered by 5 U.S.C. §§ 552b(c)(1) and (4).
Interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration by the Defense Science Board. Individuals submitting a written statement must submit their statement to the Designated Federal Official at the address detailed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, at any point, however, if a written statement is not received at least 10 calendar days prior to the meeting, which is the subject of this notice, then it may not be provided to or considered by the Defense Science Board. The Designated Federal Official will review all timely submissions with the Defense Science Board Chairperson, and ensure they are provided to members of the Defense Science Board before the meeting that is the subject of this notice.
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Dated: November 18, 2013.
Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. 2013-27951 Filed 11-20-13; 8:45 am]
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