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documents from the General Services Missile Defense Agency, in consultation Dated: November 27, 2007.
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat with the Missile Defense Agency Office L.M. Bynum,
(VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, of General Counsel, has determined in Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison
Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) writing that the public interest requires Officer, Department of Defense.
501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. that all sessions of the committee’s [FR Doc. E7–23333 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am]
9000–0155, Prohibition on Acquisition meeting will be closed to the public BILLING CODE 5001–06–P
of Products Produced by Forced or because they will be concerned with
Indentured Child Labor, in all classified information and matters
correspondence. covered by section 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1). DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Dated: November 21, 2007. Committee’s Designated Federal
Officer: Mr. Al Bready,, Department of the Army
Al Matera,
Director, Office of Acquisition Policy. phone/voice mail 703–695–6438, or
Availability of Non-Exclusive,
mail at 7100 Defense Pentagon,
[FR Doc. 07–5918 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am] Exclusive License or Partially
Washington, DC 20301–7100.
BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S Exclusive Licensing of U.S. Patent
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant Concerning Polymerization of
to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, Aromatic Monomers Using Derivatives
DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE and section 10(a)(3) of the Federal of Hematin
Advisory Committee Act of 1972, the
Office of the Secretary of Defense public or interested organizations may AGENCY: Department of the Army, DoD.
submit written statements to the ACTION: Notice.
Missile Defense Advisory Committee membership of the Missile Defense
SUMMARY: In accordance with 37 CFR
AGENCY: Department of Defense; Missile Advisory Committee about its mission
and functions. Written statements may 404.6, announcement is made of the
Defense Agency (MDA). availability for licensing of U.S. Patent
ACTION: Notice of Closed Meeting. be submitted at any time or in response
to the stated agenda of a planned No. U.S. 7,294,686 entitled
SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the meeting of the Missile Defense Advisory ‘‘Polymerization of Aromatic Monomers
Federal Advisory Committee Act of Committee. Using Derivatives of Hematin’’ issued
1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended) November 13, 2007. This patent has
All written statements shall be been assigned to the United States
and the Government in the Sunshine submitted to the Designated Federal
Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) Government as represented by the
Officer for the Missile Defense Advisory Secretary of the Army.
and 41 CFR 102–3.150, the Department Committee, in the following formats:
of Defense announces that the following FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr.
one hard copy with original signature
Federal advisory committee meeting and one electronic copy via e-mail Jeffrey DiTullio at U.S. Army Soldier
will take place. (acceptable file formats: Adobe Acrobat Systems Center, Kansas Street, Natick,
Name of Committee: Missile Defense PDF, MS Word or MS PowerPoint), and MA 01760, Phone; (508) 233–4184 or E-
Advisory Committee. this individual will ensure that the mail:
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December 19 and Thursday, December membership for their consideration. licenses granted shall comply with 35
20, 2007. Contact information for the Designated U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR part 404.
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can also be obtained from the GSA’s Army Federal Register Liaison Officer.
for access. Federal Advisory Committee Act
Location: 7100 Defense Pentagon, [FR Doc. E7–23368 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am]
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Purpose of the Meeting: At this
meeting, the Committee will receive Statements being submitted in
classified briefings by Missile Defense response to the agenda mentioned in DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE
Agency senior staff, Program Managers, this notice must be received by the
senior Department of Defense leaders, Designated Federal Officer at the Department of the Army
representatives from industry and the address listed at least five calendar days
prior to the meeting which is the subject Mandatory Provision of Full
Services on the appropriate role for the Replacement Value Coverage by
Missile Defense Agency in Cruise of this notice. Written statements
received after this date may not be Department of Defense Personal
Missile Defense. Property Transportation Service
Agenda: Topics tentatively scheduled provided to or considered by the Missile
Defense Advisory Committee until its Providers (TSPs)/Contractors
for discussion include, but are not
limited to administrative work; next meeting. The Designated Federal
AGENCY: Department of the Army, DOD.
responsibilities for Cruise Missile Officer will review all timely
submissions with the Missile Defense ACTION: Notice.
Defense development; current Missile
Defense Agency Cruise Missile Defense Advisory Committee Chairperson and SUMMARY: This cancels the notice
capabilities and responsibilities; review ensure they are provided to all members previously published in the Federal
of governing directives; and Cruise of the Missile Defense Advisory Register on December 15, 2006 (71 FR
Missile Defense capabilities Committee before the meeting that is the 75509). Pursuant to Chapter 157,
subject of this notice.
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development programs for the Services. § 2636a of Title 10 United States Code
Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to 5 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. enacted by Congress on November 26,
U.S.C. 552b, as amended, and 41 CFR Al Bready, Designated Federal Officer at 2003, as amended by the Department of
102–3.155 the Missile Defense Agency, phone/voice mail 703– Defense Authorizations Act for FY 2007,
has determined that the meeting shall be 695–6438, or mail at 7100 Defense the Military Surface Deployment and
closed to the public. The Director, Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–7100. Distribution Command (SDDC), as the

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Traffic Manager for Department of HHG or $4 times the gross weight of the ‘‘The committee believes that the time
Defense (DOD) Personal Property UB, in pounds, not to exceed $50,000. is past due for implementing the
Program, is informing the Certificate of Cargo Liability Insurance/ contractual authority requested by the
Transportation Service Provider (TSP)/ Certificate of Warehousemen’s Liability Department in 2003 and included in
contractor community of the mandatory Insurance must also reflect the new FRV section 634 of the National Defense
requirement to provide Full limits. The TSP/contractor must report Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2004
Replacement Value (FRV) coverage to settled claims information to SDDC (Pub. L. 108–136). Military personnel
all customers of the DOD Personal within seven calendar days of claims and their families have waited long
Property Program. The cost of FRV shall settled. enough for realization of the Families
be included in contracts with movers Implementing guidelines and First promise of full replacement value
and FRV shall be made available to procedures covering liability for loss/ for household goods lost and damaged
Service members and civilian damage along with the claims process by movers in connection with
employees. can be found on SDDC’s Web site: permanent changes of station.
All shipments that have been picked, Full ‘‘The committee has concluded that
up or are already in storage prior to the Replacement Value). implementation of the full replacement
effective dates noted below will not be Background: Chapter 157, Title 10 standard for both military members and
required to be covered by FRV. This U.S. Code § 2636a, also known as The civilian employees by means of
notice updates the implementation Full Replacement Value Act of 2003, contractual changes with TSPs must
timeline for providing FRV for loss/ was passed on November 26, 2003. This precede implementation of the Defense
damage protection. law amended (in part) Chapter 157 of Personal Property System (DPS) under
Current Program Implementation: The Title 10 by inserting after section 2636 the Families First program.’’
cost for FRV coverage shall be included a new section § 2636a entitled, ‘‘Loss or
damage to personal property transported Regulation Flexibility Act
in all rates for the International
Household Goods (iHHG) program, the at Government expense: Full This action is not considered rule
Unaccompanied Baggage (UB) program, replacement value; deduction from making within the meaning of
the Domestic Household Goods (dHHG) amounts due TSPs.’’ This law allows the Regulatory Flexibility Act, 5 U.S.C. 601–
program, Intra-Theater Tender (ITT) Secretary of Defense to include a clause 612.
program, Non-Temporary Storage (NTS) for full replacement value in contracts
Paperwork Reduction Act
program, and the Direct Procurement with TSPs. It also allows a deduction of
the FRV from the amount due to a The Paperwork Reduction Act, 44
Method (DPM) program according to the U.S.C. 3051 et seq., does not apply
following schedule: carrier if the carrier fails to settle.
The FRV Act allowed for immediate because no information collection or
The international household goods record keeping requirements are
inclusion of FRV into the Personal
(iHHG) program and unaccompanied imposed on contractors, offerors or
Property Program, but SDDC decided to
baggage (UB), shall have FRV coverage members of the public.
delay FRV to coincide with the roll-out
for all shipments picked up on or after
of the reengineered future Personal Daniel J. Bradley,
October 1, 2007.
Property Program known as Families
For the domestic household goods Lt. Col, USAF, DCS, Passenger and Personal
First. Current uncertainty surrounding Property.
(dHHG) program, all shipments picked
the actual roll-out date of Families First
up on or after November 1, 2007, shall [FR Doc. E7–23382 Filed 11–30–07; 8:45 am]
and the Defense Personal Property
have FRV coverage. BILLING CODE 3710–08–P
System (DPS) has caused Congress and
For the Intra-Theater Tender (ITT)
SDDC to decide to implement FRV into
program all rates effective on or after
the current Personal Property Program.
March 1, 2008 shall include FRV In June 2006 the Senate Arms DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY
coverage. The current rate cycle will Services Committee published the
expire February 29, 2008, with the next Request for Information (DE–PS36–
following recommendation:
rate cycle beginning on March 1, 2008 ‘‘Subtitle C—Travel and 08GO38002) and Notice of Pre-
and shall be inclusive of FRV coverage. Transportation Allowances. Solicitation Workshop for a Planned
For the Non-Temporary Storage (NTS) ‘‘Expansion of payment of Fuel Cell Funding Opportunity
program, shipments ordered with a date replacement value of personal property Announcement (DE–PS36–08GO98009)
on or after March 1, 2008 shall include damaged during transport at AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and
FRV coverage. New rates that include Government expense (sec. 631). Renewable Energy, Department of
the cost of providing FRV must be ‘‘The committee recommends a Energy (DOE).
postmarked between December 16, 2007 provision that would amend Section ACTION: Notice of Pre-Solicitation
and January 15, 2008. 2636a of Title 10, United States Code, to
All DPM contracts will be modified to Workshop for Financial Assistance
require the Secretary of Defense, no later Funding Opportunity Announcement
require the provision of FRV by March than March 1, 2008, to include in
1, 2008. (See Traffic Management (FOA) and Request for Information
contracts for the transportation of (RFI).
Advisory released by USTRANSCOM, baggage and household effects for
September 13, 2007). military members and civilian SUMMARY: In preparation for a planned
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FRV employees a clause requiring the carrier Funding Opportunity Announcement
coverage shall be provided at the to pay the full replacement value for (FOA), DOE’s Office of Hydrogen, Fuel
following limits: If a claim is filed loss or damage. The provision would Cells and Infrastructure Technologies
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directly with the TSP/contractor within also require certain certifications by the (HFCIT) is requesting information
nine (9) months of delivery, then the Secretary about, and a review and regarding potential topic areas for
TSP’s/contractor’s maximum liability on assessment by the General research, development, and
each HHG and UB shipment will be the Accountability Office on December 1, demonstration that will improve fuel
greater of: (1) $5,000 per shipment; or 2006, and June 1, 2007, of the ‘Families cell technology. This information is
(2) $4 times either the net weight of the First’ program. requested through an RFI (DE–PS36–

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