Sunshine Act Meeting, 57293-57294 [05-19763]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices identified the following tentative agenda items: 1. National High Production Volume Chemical Data Users Conference. 2. Resource Conservation Challenge, including Toxic Chemicals of National Concern. 3. Area Source P2 Initiative. 4. Creating a Set of Guiding Principles for Incorporating P2 in Agency Media Programs. 5. Collaborative Activities--Tribal P2. 6. Navajo Healthy School Pilot Project. 7. Navajo Mercury Fish Tissue Sampling Project. List of Subjects Environmental protection, Pollution prevention, Chemical information and management. Dated: September 22, 2005. Barbara Cunningham, Director, Environmental Assistance Division, Office of Pollution Prevention and Toxics. [FR Doc. 05–19606 Filed 9– 29–05; 8;45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–S ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY [FRL–7977–8] Science Advisory Board Staff Office; Notification of an Upcoming Meeting of the Science Advisory Board Committee on Valuing the Protection of Ecological Systems and Services (C–VPESS) Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The EPA Science Advisory Board (SAB) Staff Office announces a public meeting of the SAB Committee on Valuing the Protection of Ecological Systems and Services (C–VPESS) to discuss a draft advisory and initial committee work on methods for valuing the protection of ecological systems and services. DATES: October 25–26, 2005. A public meeting of the C–VPESS will be held from 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. (eastern time) on October 25, 2005 and from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. (eastern time) on October 26, 2005. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the SAB Conference Center, 1025 F Street, NW., Suite 3700, Washington, DC 20004. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Members of the public wishing further information regarding the SAB C–VPESS meeting may contact Dr. Angela Nugent, Designated Federal VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 Jkt 205001 Officer (DFO), via telephone at: 202– 343–9981 or e-mail at: nugent.angela@epa.gov. The SAB mailing address is: U.S. EPA, Science Advisory Board (1400F), 1200 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20460. General information about the SAB, as well as any updates concerning the meetings announced in this notice, may be found in the SAB Web site at: http:// www.epa.gov/sab. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Background on the SAB C–VPESS and its charge was provided in 68 Fed. Reg. 11082 (March 7, 2003). The purpose of the meeting is for the SAB C–VPESS to discuss a draft advisory report calling for expanded and integrated approach for valuing the protection of ecological systems and services. The Committee will also discuss initial work on describing and assessing methods for such valuation, a topic that the Committee plans to address in a separate advisory report. These activities are related to the Committee’s overall charge: to assess Agency needs and the state of the art and science of valuing protection of ecological systems and services and to identify key areas for improving knowledge, methodologies, practice, and research. Availability of Review Material for the Meetings The Agenda and materials for this meeting will be available from the SAB Staff Office Web site at: http:// www.epa.gov/sab/agendas.htm. Procedures for Providing Public Comment It is the policy of the EPA SAB Staff Office to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. Requests to provide oral comments at the October 25–26th meeting must be made in writing (by mail, e-mail, or fax) and received by Dr. Nugent no later than October 18, 2005. Oral Comments: Each individual or group requesting an oral presentation at this meeting will be limited to a total time of ten minutes. Speakers should bring at least 35 copies of their comments and presentation slides for distribution to the participants and public at the meeting. Written Comments: Written comments should be received in the SAB Staff Office by October 18, 2005 so that the comments may be made available to the committee for their consideration. Comments should be supplied to the DFO at the address noted above in the PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57293 following formats: one hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via e-mail (acceptable file format: Adobe Acrobat, WordPerfect, Word, or Rich Text files (in IBM–PC/Windows 98/2000/XP format)). Those providing written comments and who attend the meeting are asked to bring 35 copies of their comments for public distribution. Meeting Accommodations For information on access or services for individuals with disabilities, please contact Dr. Nugent at the e-mail and phone number above. To request accommodation of a disability, please contact Dr. Nugent, preferably at least 10 days prior to the meeting, to give EPA as much time as possible to process your request. Dated: September 26, 2005. Anthony Maciorowski, Associate Director for Science, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 05–19624 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meeting PREVIOUSLY ANNOUNCED DATE & TIME: Thursday, September 29, 2005, 10 a.m. meeting open to the public. This meeting was cancelled. DATE & TIME: Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 10 a.m. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC. STATUS: This meeting will be closed to the public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Compliance matters pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g. Audits conducted pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g, 438(b), and Title 26, U.S.C. Matters concerning participation in civil actions or proceedings or arbitration. Internal personnel rules and procedures or matters affecting a particular employee. * * * * * (NOTE: The starting time for the open meeting on Thursday October 6, 2005 has been changed to 2 p.m.) DATE & TIME: Thursday, October 6, 2005, at 2 p.m. PLACE: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC (Ninth Floor) STATUS: This meeting will be open to the public. ITEMS TO BE DISCUSSED: Correction and Approval of Minutes. Report of the Audit Division on the Dole North Carolina Victory Committee, Inc. E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1 57294 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 189 / Friday, September 30, 2005 / Notices Routine Administrative Matters. PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION: Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Officer, Telephone: (202) 694–1220. Mary W. Dove, Secretary of the Commission. [FR Doc. 05–19763 Filed 9–28–05; 3:08 am] BILLING CODE 6715–01–M Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee (HICPAC) In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following meeting. Name: Healthcare Infection Control Practices Advisory Committee. Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., October 24, 2005; 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m., October 25, 2005. Place: Sheraton Colony Square, 188 14th Street, NE., Atlanta, Georgia 30361. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. Purpose: The committee is charged with providing advice and guidance to the Secretary; the Assistant Secretary for Health; the Director, CDC; and the Director, National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID), regarding (1) the practice of hospital infection control; (2) strategies for surveillance, prevention, and control of infections (e.g., nosocomial infections), antimicrobial resistance, and related events in settings where healthcare is provided; and (3) periodic updating of guidelines and other policy statements regarding prevention of healthcare-associated infections and healthcare-related conditions. Matters to be Discussed: Agenda items will include finalizing recommendations for isolation precautions to prevent transmission of infectious agents in healthcare settings, update on public reporting, and updates on CDC activities of interest to the committee. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Harriette Lynch, Committee Management Specialist, HICPAC, Division of Healthcare Quality Promotion, NCID, CDC, l600 Clifton Road, NE, M/S A–07, Atlanta, Georgia 30333, telephone 404/498–1182. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. 16:14 Sep 29, 2005 BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 Dated: September 26, 2005. Diane Allen, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 05–19559 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] Jkt 205001 In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) announces the following committee meeting: Name: Advisory Board on Radiation and Worker Health (ABRWH), National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) and Subcommittee for Dose Reconstruction and Site Profile Reviews. Subcommittee Meeting Time and Date: 10 a.m.–3:30 p.m., October 17, 2005. Committee Meeting Times and Dates: 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m., October 18, 2005. 8:30 a.m.–4:30 p.m., October 19, 2005. Place: Knoxville Marriott Hotel, 500 Hill Avenue, SE., Knoxville, Tennessee, 37915. Telephone: (865) 637–1234. Status: Open to the public, limited only by the space available. The meeting space accommodates approximately 75 people. Background: The ABRWH was established under the Energy Employees Occupational Illness Compensation Program Act (EEOICPA) of 2000 to advise the President, delegated to the Secretary of Health and Human Services (HHS), on a variety of policy and technical functions required to implement and effectively manage the new compensation program. Key functions of the Board include providing advice on the development of probability of causation guidelines which have been promulgated by HHS as a final rule, advice on methods of dose reconstruction which have also been promulgated by HHS as a final rule, advice on the scientific validity and quality of dose estimation and reconstruction efforts being performed for purposes of the compensation program, and advice on petitions to add classes of workers to the Special Exposure Cohort (SEC). In December 2000 the President delegated responsibility for funding, staffing, and operating the Board to HHS, which subsequently delegated this authority to CDC. NIOSH implements this responsibility for CDC. The charter was issued on August 3, 2001, and renewed on July 27, 2005. Purpose: This board is charged with (a) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the development of guidelines under Executive Order 13179; (b) providing advice to the Secretary, HHS, on the scientific PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 validity and quality of dose reconstruction efforts performed for this Program; and (c) upon request by the Secretary, HHS, advise the Secretary on whether there is a class of employees at any Department of Energy facility who were exposed to radiation but for whom it is not feasible to estimate their radiation dose, and on whether there is reasonable likelihood that such radiation doses may have endangered the health of members of this class. Matters to be Discussed: The agenda for the Subcommittee Meeting includes Individual Dose Reconstruction Reviews; Site Profile Reviews, particularly Bethlehem Steel, Y–12, Savannah River Site and Rocky Flats; and a Review of Task 3 of the S. Cohen & Associates Contract (SC&A). The Board meeting’s agenda includes Subcommittee Reports on the agenda items listed; SC&A Task 4; Site Profile Reviews; SEC Activities, specifically National Bureau of Standards Petition Evaluation and § 83.14 Petition Evaluation(s); Science Issues; Program Updates; and Conflict of Interest Discussions. The evening public comment periods are scheduled for October 17, 2005 from 4 p.m.– 5 p.m. and October 18, 2005 from 7 p.m.–8 p.m. The agenda is subject to change as priorities dictate. In the event an individual cannot attend, written comments may be submitted. Any written comments received will be provided at the meeting and should be submitted to the contact person below well in advance of the meeting. Contact Person for More Information: Dr. Lewis V. Wade, Executive Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 4676 Columbia Parkway, Cincinnati, Ohio 45226, telephone 513–533–6825, fax 513–533–6826. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities for both the CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: September 26, 2005. Diane Allen, Acting Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. 05–19563 Filed 9–29–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4163–18–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services [Document Identifier: CMS–10148] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. In compliance with the requirement of section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the AGENCY: E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 189 (Friday, September 30, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57293-57294]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-19763]


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FEDERAL ELECTION COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meeting

Previously announced date & Time: Thursday, September 29, 2005, 10 a.m. 
meeting open to the public. This meeting was cancelled.

Date & Time: Thursday, October 6, 2005 at 10 a.m.

Place: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC.

Status: This meeting will be closed to the public.

Items To Be Discussed: Compliance matters pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g.
    Audits conducted pursuant to 2 U.S.C. 437g, 438(b), and Title 26, 
U.S.C.
    Matters concerning participation in civil actions or proceedings or 
arbitration.
    Internal personnel rules and procedures or matters affecting a 
particular employee.
* * * * *
(Note: The starting time for the open meeting on Thursday October 6, 
2005 has been changed to 2 p.m.)

Date & Time: Thursday, October 6, 2005, at 2 p.m.

Place: 999 E Street, NW., Washington, DC (Ninth Floor)

Status: This meeting will be open to the public.

Items To Be Discussed: Correction and Approval of Minutes.
    Report of the Audit Division on the Dole North Carolina Victory 
Committee, Inc.

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    Routine Administrative Matters.

Person to Contact for Information: Mr. Robert Biersack, Press Officer, 
Telephone: (202) 694-1220.

Mary W. Dove,
Secretary of the Commission.
[FR Doc. 05-19763 Filed 9-28-05; 3:08 am]
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