approving authority


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approving authority

The individual agency, board, department, or official established and authorized by a political subdivision (e.g., state, province, county, city, or parish) which is created by law to administer and enforce specified requirements.
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68) On the other hand, a well-crafted rebuttal may convince the approving authority that financial liability is not warranted by the facts and circumstances.
While the regulation encourages that such notice should "be given before the beginning of a training period," it recognizes that unusual circumstances may require shorter notice and specifically recognizes the right of the approving authority to terminate an agreement "at any time to meet the mission needs of the AMEDD.
In coordination with the developer, the user representative, the CA or designated agent of the CA, the Designated Approving Authority, and the security engineer define the system by describing its intended environment, users, environment, and recommends a Mission Assurance Category (MAC 1, 2, or 3) and data sensitivity level (classified, sensitive, or public).
This is promoted by the Government's approving authority and that a handful of developers carry out the work.
The chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the approving authority for battle stars.
Only a combatant commander can initiate a request for a battle star, and the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff is the approving authority for them, according to a DOD release.
The DFAS Leadership Council is the final approving authority in our agency to implement the recommended option.
This is the last of three insignia posters produced by Naval Aviation History and Archives Office 178H, the final approving authority for Naval Aviation insignia).
More importantly, this novel accounting method also prevents the approving authority -- and eventually the public -- to learn of the true costs involved.
An MOA is required if two or more systems are networked between a DoD activity and a defense contractor because the systems are not all accredited by the same approving authority.
SecureInfo conducted Security Testing and Evaluation (ST&E) of the above systems and provided results and documentation to assist the Designated Approving Authority (DAA) in his decision making process.
The Experience certificate should have been issued by the officer not below the rank of JAG (DOM) level officer or the same should have been issued with approval of the SSA head/ Tender approving authority which should be mentioned in certificate itself.