Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel, 39810-39811 [05-13561]

Download as PDF 39810 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 131 / Monday, July 11, 2005 / Notices 6. ProTechnics Division of Core Laboratories Letter to NRC, February 23, 2004 (ML040580736). 7. ProTechnics Division of Core Laboratories Letter to NRC, July 14, 1997 (ML003724357). 8. ProTechnics Division of Core Laboratories Letter to NRC, November 14, 1997 (ML003724675). 9. ProTechnics Division of Core Laboratories Letter to NRC, February 4, 1998 (ML003724694). 10. ProTechnics Division of Core Laboratories Letter to NRC, January 20, 1998 (ML003724684). 11. ProTechnics Division of Core Laboratories Letter to NRC, February 27, 2004 (ML040580735). 12. Federal Register Volume 67, Number 24, pages 5320–5321 13. NRC letter to Roger Mulder, State of Texas, January 7, 2005 (ML050130550). 14. NRC letter to Derrith Watchman-Moore, State of New Mexico, January 7, 2005 (ML050130548). 15. NRC letter to Michael Henry, State of Louisiana, January 7, 2005 (ML050130549). 16. NRC letter to Robert Smith, EPA, January 7, 2005 (ML050130547). 17. NRC letter to Bruce Kobelski, EPA, January 7, 2005 (ML050130545). 18. EPA letter to Mark Satorius, NRC, March 3, 2005 (ML050690294). Dated at Arlington, Texas, this 27th day of June, 2005. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Jack E. Whitten, Chief, Nuclear Materials Licensing Branch, Division of Nuclear Materials Safety, Region IV. [FR Doc. E5–3630 Filed 7–8–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meetings. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces two meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ‘‘Panel’’) established in accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. DATES: There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register Notice. A public meeting of the Panel will be held on July 27, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Time and ending no later than 5 p.m. A second public meeting of the Panel will be held on August 18, 2005, beginning at 9 a.m. VerDate jul<14>2003 16:03 Jul 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 Eastern Time and ending no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The July 27, 2005 meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Long Beach, Conference Room Beacon B, 200 South Pine Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802. The August 18, 2005 meeting will be held at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Basement auditorium, 801 17th Street NW., Washington DC 20434. The public is asked to pre-register one week in advance for each meetings due to security and/or seating limitations (see below for information on preregistration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public wishing further information concerning these meetings or the Acquisition Advisory Panel itself, or to pre-register for either meeting, should contact Ms. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at: laura.auletta@gsa.gov, phone/voice mail (202) 208–7279, or mail at: General Services Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4006, Washington, DC 20405. Members of the public wishing to reserve speaking time must contact Ms. Anne Terry, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: anne.terry@gsa.gov, by FAX at 202–501–3341, or mail at the address given above for the DFO, no later than one week prior to the meeting at which they wish to speak. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (a) Background: The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent advice and recommendations to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy and Congress pursuant to Section 1423 of the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. The Panel’s statutory charter is to review Federal contracting laws, regulations, and governmentwide policies, including the use of commercial practices, performancebased contracting, performance of acquisition functions across agency lines of responsibility, and governmentwide contracts. Interested parties are invited to attend the meetings. Opportunity for public comments will be provided at both meetings. Additional time for oral public comments is expected at future public meetings to be announced in the Federal Register. July 27, 2005 Meeting—The working groups, established at previous public meetings of the AAP (see http:// www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will report any significant updates during this meeting, which may include any follow-up recommendations for additional working groups or other issues to be examined. The Panel also expects to PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 hear from additional invited speakers from the public and private sectors who will address issues related to the Panel’s statutory charter, including commercial practices and performance-based contracting. In addition to working group reports and invited speakers, the Panel welcomes oral public comments at this meeting and has reserved an estimated one hour for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during either meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above). August 18, 2005 Meeting—In addition to working group reports on any significant updates, the Panel plans to hear invited speakers on a variety of topics related to the Panel’s statutory charter including a discussion group on commercial practices that will cover the use of Time and Material contracting. The Panel also welcomes oral public comments at this meeting and is reserving an estimated one hour for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during either meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see FOR INFORMATION CONTACT above). (b) Availability of Materials for the Meetings: Please see the Acquisition Advisory Panel Web site for any available materials, including draft agendas, for these meetings (http:// www.acqnet.gov/aap). Questions/issues of particular interest to the Panel are also available to the public on this Web site on its front page, including ‘‘Questions for Government Buying Agencies,’’ ‘‘Questions for Contractors that Sell Commercial Goods or Services to the Government,’’ and an issue raised by one Panel member regarding the rules of interpretation and performance of contracts and liabilities of the parties entitled ‘‘Proposal for Public Comment.’’ The Panel asks that the public address any of these questions/ issues when presenting either oral public comments or written statements to the Panel. The public may also obtain copies of Initial Working Group Reports presented at the March 30, 2005 public meeting at the Panel’s Web site under ‘‘Meeting Materials’’ at this Web site. (c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments: It is the policy of the Acquisition Advisory Panel to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. To facilitate Panel discussions at its meetings, the Panel may not accept oral comments at all meetings. The Panel Staff expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings will be E:\FR\FM\11JYN1.SGM 11JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 131 / Monday, July 11, 2005 / Notices focused on the Panel’s statutory charter and working group topics, and not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements, and that comments will be relevant to the issues under discussion. Oral Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a ‘‘first-come/first-serve’’ basis. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes for both the July 27th and August 18th meetings. Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be approximate. Interested parties must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing (via mail, e-mail, or fax identified above for Ms. Terry) at least one week prior to the meeting in order to be placed on the public speaker list for the meeting. Oral requests for speaking time will not be taken. Speakers are requested to bring extra copies of their comments and presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the presentation to Ms. Terry one week in advance of the meeting. Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied to the DFO at the address/ contact information given in the FR Notice in one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files, in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please note: Since the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up to and including being posted on the Panel’s Web site. (d) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact Ms. Auletta at least five business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. 05–13561 Filed 7–6–05; 1:16 pm] BILLING CODE 3110–01–P VerDate jul<14>2003 16:03 Jul 08, 2005 Jkt 205001 PEACE CORPS Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: Volunteer Application Peace Corps. Notice of submission for OMB Review, comment request. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Peace Corps is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the Peace Corps is required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension or revision of a collection of information, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments on the Volunteer Application. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 9, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should be mailed to Mr. Wilfredo Sauri, Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6112, Washington, DC 20526. Mr. Sauri can be contacted by telephone at (202) 692–1819 or 800–424–8580 ext. 1819 or e-mail at wsauri@peacecorps.gov. E-mail comments must be made in text and not in attachments. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Wilfredo Sauri, Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street NW., Room 6112, Washington, DC 20526. Mr. Sauri can be contacted by telephone at (202) 692– 1819 or e-mail at wsauri@peacecorps.gov. Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., the Peace Corps is seeking comments on proposed revisions to its Volunteer Application, which is currently OMB Control Number 0420–0005. This is renewal with revisions of an active OMB Control Number. The purpose of this notice is to solicit public comments on whether: (1) The proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have a practical use; (2) the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used is accurate; (3) there are ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 39811 there are ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of automated collection techniques, when appropriate, and other forms of information technology. A copy of the proposed information collection form can be obtained from Mr. Wilfredo Sauri, Office of Volunteer Recruitment and Selection, Peace Corps, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 6112, Washington, DC 20526. Mr. Sauri can be contacted by telephone at (202) 692– 1819 or 800–424–8580 ext. 1819 or email at wsauri@peacecorps.gov. Comments on the form should also be addressed to the attention of Mr. Sauri and should be received on or before August 29, 2005, 60 days from publication in the Federal Register. OMB Control Number: 0420–0005. Title: Peace Corps Volunteer Application form. Need and Uses: The Volunteer Application must be completed by applicants to the Peace Corps and is used by staff in the Peace Corps’ Volunteer Recruitment and Selection office to determine candidate eligibility and suitability for Peace Corps service. Applicants complete the volunteer application either online or via paper. The information is used initially to determine which applicants should be interviewed and which should be nominated. Following nomination, information on the volunteer application is used by Peace Corps staff in the Office of Placement to make a suitability determination and to determine the specific assignment area and country of service for the applicant. Type of Review: Renewal, with changes, of a previously approved collection that will expire on July 31, 2005. Respondents: Potential Peace Corps Volunteers. Respondents Obligation to Reply: Required for application for Peace Corps service. Burden on the Public: a. Annual reporting burden: 39,000 hours; b. Annual record keeping burden: 0 hours; c. Estimated average burden per response: 3 hours; d. Frequency of response: One time; e. Estimated number of likely respondents: 13,000; f. Estimated cost to respondents: 0. This notice is issued in Washington, DC on June 29, 2005. Gilbert Smith, Associate Director for Management. 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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 131 (Monday, July 11, 2005)]
[Notices]
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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel

AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the 
President.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces two meetings of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ``Panel'') established in 
accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003.

DATES: There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register 
Notice. A public meeting of the Panel will be held on July 27, 2005, 
beginning at 9 a.m. Pacific Time and ending no later than 5 p.m. A 
second public meeting of the Panel will be held on August 18, 2005, 
beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and ending no later than 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The July 27, 2005 meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency 
Long Beach, Conference Room Beacon B, 200 South Pine Avenue, Long 
Beach, CA 90802. The August 18, 2005 meeting will be held at the 
Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), Basement auditorium, 801 
17th Street NW., Washington DC 20434. The public is asked to pre-
register one week in advance for each meetings due to security and/or 
seating limitations (see below for information on pre-registration).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public wishing further 
information concerning these meetings or the Acquisition Advisory Panel 
itself, or to pre-register for either meeting, should contact Ms. Laura 
Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (DFO), at: laura.auletta@gsa.gov, 
phone/voice mail (202) 208-7279, or mail at: General Services 
Administration, 1800 F Street, NW., Room 4006, Washington, DC 20405. 
Members of the public wishing to reserve speaking time must contact Ms. 
Anne Terry, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: anne.terry@gsa.gov, by 
FAX at 202-501-3341, or mail at the address given above for the DFO, no 
later than one week prior to the meeting at which they wish to speak.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    (a) Background: The purpose of the Panel is to provide independent 
advice and recommendations to the Office of Federal Procurement Policy 
and Congress pursuant to Section 1423 of the Services Acquisition 
Reform Act of 2003. The Panel's statutory charter is to review Federal 
contracting laws, regulations, and governmentwide policies, including 
the use of commercial practices, performance-based contracting, 
performance of acquisition functions across agency lines of 
responsibility, and governmentwide contracts. Interested parties are 
invited to attend the meetings. Opportunity for public comments will be 
provided at both meetings. Additional time for oral public comments is 
expected at future public meetings to be announced in the Federal 
Register.
    July 27, 2005 Meeting--The working groups, established at previous 
public meetings of the AAP (see http://www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of 
working groups), will report any significant updates during this 
meeting, which may include any follow-up recommendations for additional 
working groups or other issues to be examined. The Panel also expects 
to hear from additional invited speakers from the public and private 
sectors who will address issues related to the Panel's statutory 
charter, including commercial practices and performance-based 
contracting. In addition to working group reports and invited speakers, 
the Panel welcomes oral public comments at this meeting and has 
reserved an estimated one hour for this purpose. Members of the public 
wishing to address the Panel during either meeting must contact Ms. 
Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see 
contact information above).
    August 18, 2005 Meeting--In addition to working group reports on 
any significant updates, the Panel plans to hear invited speakers on a 
variety of topics related to the Panel's statutory charter including a 
discussion group on commercial practices that will cover the use of 
Time and Material contracting. The Panel also welcomes oral public 
comments at this meeting and is reserving an estimated one hour for 
this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during 
either meeting must contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as 
possible to reserve time (see FOR INFORMATION CONTACT above).
    (b) Availability of Materials for the Meetings: Please see the 
Acquisition Advisory Panel Web site for any available materials, 
including draft agendas, for these meetings (http://www.acqnet.gov/
aap). Questions/issues of particular interest to the Panel are also 
available to the public on this Web site on its front page, including 
``Questions for Government Buying Agencies,'' ``Questions for 
Contractors that Sell Commercial Goods or Services to the Government,'' 
and an issue raised by one Panel member regarding the rules of 
interpretation and performance of contracts and liabilities of the 
parties entitled ``Proposal for Public Comment.'' The Panel asks that 
the public address any of these questions/issues when presenting either 
oral public comments or written statements to the Panel. The public may 
also obtain copies of Initial Working Group Reports presented at the 
March 30, 2005 public meeting at the Panel's Web site under ``Meeting 
Materials'' at this Web site.
    (c) Procedures for Providing Public Comments: It is the policy of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel to accept written public comments of any 
length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. To 
facilitate Panel discussions at its meetings, the Panel may not accept 
oral comments at all meetings. The Panel Staff expects that public 
statements presented at Panel meetings will be

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focused on the Panel's statutory charter and working group topics, and 
not be repetitive of previously submitted oral or written statements, 
and that comments will be relevant to the issues under discussion. Oral 
Comments: Speaking times will be confirmed by Panel staff on a ``first-
come/first-serve'' basis. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, 
oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes for both the 
July 27th and August 18th meetings. Because Panel members may ask 
questions, reserved times will be approximate. Interested parties must 
contact Ms. Anne Terry, in writing (via mail, e-mail, or fax identified 
above for Ms. Terry) at least one week prior to the meeting in order to 
be placed on the public speaker list for the meeting. Oral requests for 
speaking time will not be taken. Speakers are requested to bring extra 
copies of their comments and presentation slides for distribution to 
the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point 
presentation must e-mail the presentation to Ms. Terry one week in 
advance of the meeting.
    Written Comments: Although written comments are accepted until the 
date of the meeting (unless otherwise stated), written comments should 
be received by the Panel Staff at least one week prior to the meeting 
date so that the comments may be made available to the Panel for their 
consideration prior to the meeting. Written comments should be supplied 
to the DFO at the address/contact information given in the FR Notice in 
one of the following formats (Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich 
Text files, in IBM-PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format). Please note: Since 
the Panel operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended, all public presentations will be treated as 
public documents and will be made available for public inspection, up 
to and including being posted on the Panel's Web site.
    (d) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special 
accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact 
Ms. Auletta at least five business days prior to the meeting so that 
appropriate arrangements can be made.

Laura Auletta,
Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory 
Panel.
[FR Doc. 05-13561 Filed 7-6-05; 1:16 pm]
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