[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 165 (Thursday, August 27, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 43684-43685]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-20669]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Office of the Secretary


Advisory Panel on Department of Defense Capabilities for Support 
of Civil Authorities After Certain Incidents

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary of Defense (Homeland Defense 
and Americas' Security Affairs), DoD.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: 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 following Federal advisory 
committee meeting of the Advisory Panel on Department of Defense 
Capabilities for Support of Civil Authorities after Certain Incidents 
(hereinafter referred to as the Advisory Panel) will take place:

DATES: Tuesday, September 15, 2009, from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. and 
Wednesday, September 16, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. Eastern 
Daylight Time (hereinafter referred to as EDT).

ADDRESSES: The RAND Corporation, 1200 South Hayes Street, Arlington, 
Virginia 22202, 4th floor conference facilities. (Note: Members of the 
public who choose to attend the meeting should allow approximately 15 
minutes to clear building security on the ground floor (Hayes Street 
entrance) and RAND security (4th floor reception area)).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Wermuth, Co-Principal 
Investigator, RAND Corporation, 1200 South Hayes Street, Arlington, 
Virginia 22202, phone (703) 413-1100, x5414; Wermuth@rand.org.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose of the meeting: First an organizational meeting of the 
panel. The panel will elect a Chairperson from among its members and 
discuss the specifics of its congressional mandate. It will decide on 
topics for research and other activities for future meetings, based on 
its congressionally mandated tasks.

Agenda

 Welcome by RAND leadership
 Welcome by DoD official
 Panel Members Swearing-In
 Panel Member Introductions and Statements
 Ratification of By-Laws
 Election of Chairperson and Vice Chairperson
 RAND Overview and Staff Introductions
 Overview of Enabling Legislation--Congressional Mandate
 Charter/FACA Overview
 DoD Authorities and Key Policies Overview
 Key Definitions and Terminology
 Proposed Initial Research Topics
 Discussion of Future Meetings (including witnesses)
 Subpanels
 Other Protocols
 Administration
    Public's Accessibility to the Meeting: Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b 
and 41 CFR 102-3.140 through 102-3.165, and the availability of space, 
this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a first-come basis. 
(Note: Members of the public who choose to attend the meeting should 
allow approximately 15 minutes to clear building security on the ground 
floor (Hayes Street entrance) and RAND security (4th floor reception 
area)).
    Advisory Panel's Designated Federal Officer: Catherine Polmateer, 
telephone: 703-697-6370, OASD (HD&ASA), Resources Integration, 2600 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-2600, e-mail: 
Catherine.Polmateer@osd.mil.
    Advisory Panel's Points of Contact at the Federally Funded Research 
and Development Center (FFRDC): Michael Wermuth, Co-Principal 
Investigator, telephone 703-413-1100, x5414, e-mail: Wermuth@rand.org; 
or Gary Cecchine, Co-Principal Investigator, telephone 703-413-1100, 
x5319, e-mail: Cecchine@rand.org; The RAND Corporation, 1200 South 
Hayes Street, Arlington, Virginia 22202.
    Written Statements: Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, 
and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 
(FACA), the public or interested organizations may submit written 
statements to the Advisory Panel about its mission and functions. 
Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the 
stated agenda of a planned meeting of the Advisory Panel.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the Advisory Panel, and this individual will ensure that 
the written statements are provided to the membership for their 
consideration. Contact information for the Designated Federal Officer 
is provided in this notice or can be obtained from the GSA's FACA 
Database: https://www.fido.gov/facadatabase/public.asp.
    Written statements being submitted in response to the agenda 
mentioned in this notice must be received by the Designated Federal 
Officer at the address listed above no later than 11 a.m., EDT, 
Thursday, September 10, 2009. Written statements received after this 
date may not be provided to or considered by the Advisory Panel until 
its next meeting.
    The Designated Federal Officer will review all timely submissions 
with the Advisory Panel Chairperson and ensure they are provided to all 
members of the Advisory Panel before the meeting that is the subject of 
this notice.
    All written statements received by the Designated Federal Officer 
will be retained as part of the committee's official records. In 
addition, statements timely submitted in response to a stated agenda of 
a planned meeting and provided to committee members in preparation for 
a meeting, will be made available to the public during the meeting and 
posted to the GSA's FACA Database.
    Oral Statements: In addition to written statements, and time 
permitting, the Chairperson of the Advisory Panel may allow Oral 
Statements by the public to the Members of the Advisory Panel. Any 
person seeking to address orally the Advisory Panel must submit a 
request to the Designated Federal Officer no later than 11 a.m., EDT,

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Thursday, September 10, 2009. Oral statements will be limited to five 
minutes (or less depending on time available). The Designated Federal 
Officer will provide timekeeping for oral statements and will notify 
the Chairperson when a presenter has reached allotted time.

    Dated: August 21, 2009.
Patricia L. Toppings,
OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E9-20669 Filed 8-26-09; 8:45 am]
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