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§ 310.5 Policy. c. Revise newly redesignated (d)(1)(vi) Component concerned, to serve on the
(a) The privacy of an individual is a and (d)(1)(x) to read as follows: Committee on those occasions when
personal and fundamental right that specialized knowledge or expertise shall
§ 310.9 Privacy boards and office
shall be respected and protected. be required.
composition and responsibilities.
* * * * * (a) * * * * * * * *
(g) Disclosure of records pertaining to (1) Membership. The Board shall (d) The Defense Privacy Office.
personnel of the National Security consist of the DA&M, OSD, who shall (1) * * *
Agency, the Defense Intelligence serve as the Chair; the Director of the (vi) Review proposed DoD Component
Agency, the National Reconnaissance Defense Privacy Office, DA&M, who privacy rulemaking, to include
Office, and the National Geospatial- shall serve as the Executive Secretary submission of the rule to the Office of
Intelligence Agency shall be prohibited and as a member; The representatives the Federal Register for publication and
to the extent authorized by Public Law designated by the Secretaries of the providing OMB and the Congress
86–36 (1959) and 10 U.S.C. 424. Military Departments; and the following reports, consistent with 5 U.S.S. 552a,
Disclosure of records pertaining to officials or their designees: The Deputy OMB Circular A–130, and DoD 5400.11–
personnel of overseas, sensitive, or Under Secretary of Defense for Program R.
routinely deployable units shall be Integration (DUSD(PI)); the Assistant * * * * *
prohibited to the extent authorized by Secretary of Defense for Health Affairs; (x) Compile and submit the ‘‘Biennial
10 U.S.C. 130b. Disclosure of medical the Assistant Secretary of Defense for Matching Activity Report’’ to the OMB
records is prohibited except as Networks and Information Integration as required by OMB Circular A–130 and
authorized by DoD 6025.18–R. (ASD(NII)/Chief Information Officer DoD 5400.11–R, and such other reports
* * * * * (CIO); the Director, Executive Services as required.
(j) DoD Field Activities shall receive and Communications Directorate, * * * * *
Privacy Program support from the Washington Headquarters Services
Dated: August 31, 2005.
Director, Washington Headquarters (WHS); the GC, DoD; and the Director
Services. for Information Technology L.M. Bynum,
6. Amend § 310.6 as follows: Management Directorate (ITMD), WHS. Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison
a. Revise paragraphs (a)(4), (b), (c) The designees also may be the principal Officer, Department of Defense.
introductory text, (c)(3), (d) introductory point of contact for the DoD Component [FR Doc. 05–17646 Filed 9–6–05; 8:45 am]
text and (d)(5); for privacy matters. BILLING CODE 5001–08–P
b. Add paragraph (a)(5[d3]) to read as * * * * *
follows: (b) * * *
(1) Membership. The Board shall FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS
§ 310.6 Responsibilities.
consist of the DA&M, OSD, who shall COMMISSION
(a) * * * serve as the Chair; the Director of the
(4) Serve as the Chair to the Defense Defense Privacy Office, DA&M, who 47 CFR Chapter I
Privacy Board and Defense Data shall serve as the Executive Secretary;
Integrity Board (§ 310.9). [IB Docket No. 05–254; FCC 05–152]
and the following officials or their
(5) Supervise and oversee the designees: The representatives Modifying the Commission’s Process
activities of the Defense Privacy Office designated by the Secretaries of the To Avert Harm to U.S. Competition and
(§ 310.9). Military Departments; the DUSD(PI); the
(b) The Director, Washington U.S. Customers Caused by
ASD(NII)/CIO; the GC, DoD; the Anticompetitive Conduct
Headquarters Services, under the Inspector General, DoD; the ITMD,
DA&M, OSD, shall provide Privacy WHS; and the Director, Defense AGENCY: Federal Communications
Program support for DoD Field Manpower Data Center. The designees Commission.
Activities. also may be the principal points of ACTION: Proposed rule.
(c) The General Counsel of the contact for the DoD Component for
Department of Defense (GC, DoD) shall: privacy matters. SUMMARY: This document is a summary
* * * * * * * * * * of the Notice of Inquiry that was
(3) Serve as a member of the Defense (c) * * * adopted by the Commission. The Notice
Privacy Board, the Defense Data (1) The Committee shall consist of the of Inquiry seeks comment on ways to
Integrity Board, the Defense Privacy Director, Defense Privacy Office, DA&M, address a developing concern in the
Board Legal Committee (§ 310.9). who shall serve as the Chair and the U.S.-international telecommunications
(d) The Secretaries of the Military Executive Secretary; the GC, DoD, or market: the use of circuit blockages or
Departments and the Heads of the Other designee; and civilian and/or military disruptions by foreign carriers as a way
DoD Components, except as noted in counsel from each of the DoD to compel U.S. carriers to agree to
§ 310.5(j), shall: Components. The General Counsels settlement rate increases. The record
* * * * * (GCs) and The Judge Advocates General developed by this Notice on Inquiry
(5) Submit reports, consistent with the of the Military Departments shall would assist the Commission in
requirements of DoD 5400.11–R, as determine who shall provide determining whether to propose
mandated by 5 U.S.C. 552a and OMB representation for their respective changes to current Commission policy
Circular A–130, and as otherwise Department to the Committee. This does and procedure in order to ensure that
directed by the Defense Privacy Office. not preclude representation from each U.S. consumers benefit from
* * * * * office. The GCs of the other DoD competitive prices as they make
7. Amend § 310.9 as follows: Components shall provide legal international calls.
a. Revise paragraphs (a)(1), (b)(1), representation to the Committee. Other DATES: Submit comments on or before
(c)(1); DoD civilian or military counsel may be October 7, 2005, and submit reply
b. Redesignate the second paragraph appointed by the Executive Secretary, comments on or before October 27,
(c) as a new paragraph (d); after coordination with the DoD 2005.

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Peggy Reitzel or Francis Gutierrez, appropriate for U.S. ratepayers to Kelli Farmer, Consumer Policy Division,
Policy Division, International Bureau, subsidize universal service in other Consumer & Governmental Affairs
(202) 418–1460. countries. Bureau, (202) 418–2512 (voice),
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a The Commission encourages all
summary of the Commission’s Notice of interested parties to respond to the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This is a
Inquiry in IB Docket No. 05–254, FCC questions and requests set forth in the summary of the Commission’s
05–152, which was adopted on August Notice of Inquiry. document, DA 05–2266, released
5, 2005. The full text of this Ordering Clauses August 9, 2005. The full text of this
Commission decision is available for document and copies of any
inspection and copying during normal Pursuant to the authority contained in
subsequently filed documents in this
business hours in the FCC Reference 47 U.S.C. 151, 4(i), 201–205, 208, 211,
matter will be available for public
Center (Room CY–A257), 445 12th 303(r), 403 this Notice of Inquiry is
inspection and copying during regular
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20554. The adopted.
business hours at the FCC Reference
document may also be downloaded Federal Communications Commission. Information Center, Portals II, 445 12th
from the Commission’s Web site at Marlene H. Dortch, Street, SW., Room CY–A257, Secretary. Washington, DC 20554, (202) 418–0270.
attachmatch/FCC–05–152A1.doc. The [FR Doc. 05–17795 Filed 9–6–05; 8:45 am] This document may be purchased from
complete text may also be purchased BILLING CODE 6712–01–P the Commission’s duplicating
from the Commission’s copy contractor, contractor, Best Copy and Printing
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at 445 12th Street, SW., Room CY–B402, FEDERAL COMMUNICATIONS SW., Room CY–B402, Washington, DC
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(202) 488–5300, via facsimile at (202) Inc. at their Web site: http://
488–5563, or via e-mail at 47 CFR Part 64 or by calling 1–800–
FCC@BCPIWEB.COM. [CG Docket No. 02–386; DA 05–2266] 378–3160.
Summary of the Notice of Inquiry To request materials in accessible
Rules and Regulations Implementing formats for people with disabilities
On August 5, 2005, the Commission the Minimum Customer Account (Braille, large print, electronic files,
adopted a Notice of Inquiry on Record Exchange Obligations on All audio format) send an e-mail to
Modifying the Commission’s Process to Local and Interexchange Carriers or call the Consumer &
Avert Harm to U.S. Competition and Governmental Affairs Bureau at (202)
U.S. Customers Caused by AGENCY: Federal Communications 418–0530 (voice) or (202) 418–0432
Anticompetitive Conduct. By this Commission. (TTY). This document can also be
Notice of Inquiry, the Commission seeks ACTION: Proposed rule. downloaded in Word or Portable
to develop a record on ways to improve Document Format (PDF) at http://
the process available to the Commission SUMMARY: In this document, the
to protect U.S. consumers from the Commission seeks comment on When filing comments, please
effect of anticompetitive conduct by proposed modifications/clarifications to reference CG Docket No. 02–386, DA
foreign carriers and on alternative rules governing the exchange of 05–2266. Comments may be filed using
approaches the Commission may take to customer account information between the Commission’s Electronic Comment
avert circuit disruptions or blockages. local and long distance carriers. Filing System (ECFS) or by filing paper
In particular, this Notice of Inquiry DATES: Comments are due on or before copies. See Electronic Filing of
seeks comment on the following issues: September 22, 2005, and reply Documents in Rulemaking Proceedings,
(1) What constitutes a circuit disruption comments are due on or before October 63 FR 24121, May 1, 1998. Comments
or blockage that would trigger possible 3, 2005. filed through the ECFS can be sent as an
Commission action; (2) what should be ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, electronic file via the Internet to
the appropriate length of the pleading identified by CG 02–386, DA 05–2266
cycle associated with any action the by any of the following methods: Generally, only one copy of an
Commission may take in response to • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// electronic submission must be filed. In
reports of anticompetitive behavior on Follow the completing the transmittal screen,
the part of foreign carriers; (3) whether instructions for submitting comments. commenters should include their full
the Commission should propose • Federal Communications name, U.S. Postal Service mailing
procedures for taking interim measures Commission’s Web site: http:// address, and the applicable docket or
when U.S. carriers notify the Follow the rulemaking number. Parties may also
Commission that foreign carriers have instructions for submitting comments. submit an electronic comment by
threatened to disrupt circuits; (4) how • People with Disabilities: Contact Internet e-mail. To get filing instructions
should the Commission assess the the FCC to request reasonable for e-mail comments, commenters
immediacy of such threats, and how accommodations (accessible format should send e-mail to, and
should it coordinate any action with the documents, sign language interpreters, should include the following words in
appropriate U.S. government agencies; CART, etc.) by e-mail: the body of the message, ‘‘get form
(5) what showing is required of U.S. or phone: 202–418–0530 or TTY: 202– <your e-mail address>.’’ A sample form
carriers to demonstrate that the public 418–0432. and directions will be sent in reply.
interest will be served by Commission For detailed instructions for Parties who choose to file by paper
intervention, and what is the submitting comments and additional must send an original and four (4)
appropriate form of relief; (6) whether information on the rulemaking process, copies of each filing. Filings can be sent
U.S. carriers are passing through see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION by hand or messenger delivery, by
settlement rate reductions to U.S. section of this document. electronic media, by commercial

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