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Office of Defense Programs, National Nuclear Security Administration, Department of Energy.


Notice of closed meeting.


This notice announces a closed meeting of the Defense Programs Advisory Committee (DPAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of meetings be announced in the Federal Register. Due to national security considerations, under section 10(d) of the Act and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c), the meeting will be closed to the public and matters to be discussed are exempt from public disclosure under Executive Order 13526 and the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, 42 U.S.C. 2161 and 2162, as amended.


August 13, 2015, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and August 14, 2015, 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585.

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Loretta Martin, Office of RDT&E (NA-113), National Nuclear Security Administration, U.S. Department of Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585, (202) 586-7996.

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The DPAC provides advice and recommendations to the Deputy Administrator for Defense Programs on the stewardship and maintenance of the Nation's nuclear deterrent.

Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting of the DPAC is to review previous presentations received by the Committee and discuss a draft of the classified report to be provided to the National Nuclear Security Administration in response to the charge to the Committee.

Type of Meeting: In the interest of national security, the meeting will be closed to the public. The Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, section 10(d), and the Federal Advisory Committee Management Regulation, 41 CFR 102-3.155, incorporate by reference the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b, which, at 552b(c)(1) and (c)(3) permits closure of meetings where restricted data or other classified matters will be discussed. Such data and matters will be discussed at this meeting.

Tentative Agenda: Day 1—Welcome, annual ethics briefing, discussion of draft report; Day 2—Discussion of draft report, reconciliation of input, conclusion.

Public Participation: There will be no public participation in this closed meeting. Those wishing to provide written comments or statements to the Committee are invited to send them to Loretta Martin at the address listed above.


The minutes of the meeting will not be available.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on July 22, 2015.

LaTanya R. Butler,

Deputy Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 2015-18526 Filed 7-27-15; 8:45 am]