Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel, 2068-2069 [06-258]

Download as PDF 2068 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 8 / Thursday, January 12, 2006 / Notices OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel January 9, 2006. Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the President. ACTION: Cancellation and Announcement of a Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget is issuing this notice to advise the public that the January 19, 2006 public meeting of the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ‘‘Panel’’) established in accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act (SARA) of 2003 has been cancelled and replaced with a January 31, 2006 public meeting. DATES: The meeting being cancelled by this notice is the January 19, 2006 meeting and a new meeting is announced for January 31, 2006, beginning at 9 a.m. eastern time and ending no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The January 31, 2006 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 all meetings due to security and/or seating limitations (see below for information on pre-registration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Members of the public wishing further information concerning this notice or the Panel itself, or to pre-register for the meeting, should contact 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 Anne Terry, AAP Senior 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, VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:02 Jan 11, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 the January 31, 2006 meeting. The Panel has been extended from one year to 18 months by the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year 2006. Therefore, additional public meetings are anticipated and will be announced in the Federal Register. January 31, 2006 Meeting. The preliminary recommendations of one or more selected working groups, established at the February 28, 2005 and May 17, 2005 public meetings of the AAP (see https://www.acqnet.gov/aap for a list of working groups), will be discussed by the full Panel during this meeting. The Panel may also hear from some additional invited speakers. The Panel welcomes oral public comments at this meeting and has reserved one hour for this purpose. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above). (b) Posting of Draft Reports and Preliminary Findings and Recommendations: Members of the public are encouraged to regularly visit the Panel’s Web site at https:// www.acqnet.gov/aap for draft reports (under ‘‘Working Group Reports’’) and preliminary findings and recommendations (under ‘‘Meeting Materials’’ or ‘‘Meeting Minutes’’). Currently, the working groups are staggering the posting of various sections of their draft reports. (c) Availability of Materials for the Meetings: Please see the Panel’s Web site for any available materials, including draft agendas and minutes (https://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,’’ ‘‘Questions for Commercial Organizations,’’ 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 encourages the public to address any of these questions/issues when presenting either PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 oral public comments or written statements to the Panel. (d) Procedures for Providing Public Comments: It is the policy of the Panel to accept written public comments of any length, and to accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The Panel Staff expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings will be 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 ‘‘firstcome/first-served’’ basis. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes. Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be approximate. Interested parties must contact 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 this 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. (e) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact Ms. Auletta at least five business days E:\FR\FM\12JAN1.SGM 12JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 8 / Thursday, January 12, 2006 / Notices prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. 06–258 Filed 1–11–06; 8:45 am] Dated: January 9, 2006. Connie M. Downs, OPIC Corporate Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–336 Filed 1–10–06; 1:20 pm] BILLING CODE 3210–01–M BILLING CODE 3110–01–P PEACE CORPS OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities: Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC–DP–969.1.2) Sunshine Act; Public Hearing AGENCY: January 12, 2006. OPIC’s Sunshine Act notice of its Public Hearing in Conjunction with each Board meeting was published in the Federal Register (Volume 70, Number 246, Page 7633) on December 23, 2005. No requests were received to provide testimony or submit written statements for the record; therefore, OPIC’s public hearing in conjunction with OPIC’s January 19, 2006 Board of Directors meeting scheduled for 3 p.m. on January 12, 2006 has been cancelled. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information on the hearing cancellation may be obtained from Connie M. Downs at (202) 336–8438, via facsimile at (202) 218–0136, or via e-mail at cdown@opic.gov. January 9, 2006. Connie M. Downs, OPIC Corporate Secretary. [FR Doc. 06–335 Filed 1–10–06; 1:20 pm] BILLING CODE 3210–01–M OVERSEAS PRIVATE INVESTMENT CORPORATION Sunshine Act; OPIC Annual Public Hearing January 12, 2006. erjones on PROD1PC68 with NOTICES OPIC’s Sunshine Act notice of its annual public hearing was published in the Federal Register (Volume 70, Number 246, Pages 76333 and 76334) on December 23, 2005. No requests were received to provide testimony or submit written statements for the record; therefore, OPIC’s annual public hearing scheduled for 2 p.m. on January 12, 2006 has been cancelled. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Information on the hearing cancellation may be obtained from Connie M. Downs at (202) 336–8438, via facsimile at (202) 218–0136, or via e-mail at cdown@opic.gov. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:02 Jan 11, 2006 Jkt 208001 Peace Corps. Notice of Reinstatement of OMB Control Number 0420–0531, with changes, of a previously approved collection for which approval has expired. ACTION: SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1981 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Peace Corps has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget, a request for approval of Reinstatement of OMB Control Number 4020–0531, the Career Information Consultants Waiver Form (PC–DP– 969.1.2). The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for individuals who volunteer to share information about their career field, their past or current employer(s), and their career and educational paths with current and returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The purpose of this notice is to allow for public comments on whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Peace Corps, including whether the information will have practical use; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; ways to enhance the quality, utility and the clarity of the information to be collected; and, 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 information collection may be obtained from Ms. Tamara Webb, Peace Corps, Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services, 1111 20th Street, NW., Room 2132, Washington, DC 20526. Ms. Webb can be contacted by telephone at 202–692–1435 or 800– 424–8580 ext 1435. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before March 13, 2006. Need for and Use of this Information: The Career Information Consultants Waiver Form is used to gather contact PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2069 information from individuals who have volunteered to serve as career resources for current Peace Corps Volunteers and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. The form is distributed and collected by the Peace Corps Office of Domestic Programs, Returned Volunteer Services Division. The Returned Volunteer Services division provides transition assistance to returning and recentlyreturned Volunteers through the Career Information Consultants project and other career, educational, and readjustment activities. The purpose of this information collection is to gather and update contact information for the Career Information Consultants database and publication. There is no other means of obtaining the required data. The Career information Consultants project supports the need to assist returned volunteers and enhance the agency’s capability to serve this population as required by Congressional legislation. Respondents: Professionals interested in supporting current and Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Respondent’s Obligation to Reply: Voluntary. Burden on the Public: a. Annual reporting burden: 208 hours. b. Annual record keeping burden: 0 hours. c. Estimated average burden per response: 5 minutes. d. Frequency of response: Annually. e. Estimated number of likely respondents: 2500. f. Estimated cost to respondents: $0. At this time, responses will be returned by mail. This notice is issued in Washington, DC on December 19, 2005. Gilbert Smith, Associated Director for Management. [FR Doc. 06–247 Filed 1–11–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6051–01–M SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Issuer Delisting; Notice of Application of Atlantis Plastics, Inc. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 8 (Thursday, January 12, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2068-2069]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET


Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; 
Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel

 January 9, 2006.
AGENCY: Office of Management and Budget, Executive Office of the 
President.

ACTION: Cancellation and Announcement of a Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget is issuing this notice to 
advise the public that the January 19, 2006 public meeting of the 
Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ``Panel'') established in accordance 
with the Services Acquisition Reform Act (SARA) of 2003 has been 
cancelled and replaced with a January 31, 2006 public meeting.

DATES: The meeting being cancelled by this notice is the January 19, 
2006 meeting and a new meeting is announced for January 31, 2006, 
beginning at 9 a.m. eastern time and ending no later than 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The January 31, 2006 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 all meetings due to security and/or seating 
limitations (see below for information on pre-registration).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Members of the public wishing further 
information concerning this notice or the Panel itself, or to pre-
register for the meeting, should contact 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 Anne Terry, AAP Senior 
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 the January 31, 2006 meeting. The Panel has been extended 
from one year to 18 months by the National Defense Authorization Act 
for Fiscal Year 2006. Therefore, additional public meetings are 
anticipated and will be announced in the Federal Register.
    January 31, 2006 Meeting. The preliminary recommendations of one or 
more selected working groups, established at the February 28, 2005 and 
May 17, 2005 public meetings of the AAP (see https://www.acqnet.gov/aap 
for a list of working groups), will be discussed by the full Panel 
during this meeting. The Panel may also hear from some additional 
invited speakers. The Panel welcomes oral public comments at this 
meeting and has reserved one hour for this purpose. Members of the 
public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact 
Anne Terry, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see 
contact information above).
    (b) Posting of Draft Reports and Preliminary Findings and 
Recommendations: Members of the public are encouraged to regularly 
visit the Panel's Web site at https://www.acqnet.gov/aap for draft 
reports (under ``Working Group Reports'') and preliminary findings and 
recommendations (under ``Meeting Materials'' or ``Meeting Minutes''). 
Currently, the working groups are staggering the posting of various 
sections of their draft reports.
    (c) Availability of Materials for the Meetings: Please see the 
Panel's Web site for any available materials, including draft agendas 
and minutes (https://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,'' ``Questions for Commercial 
Organizations,'' 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 
encourages the public to address any of these questions/issues when 
presenting either oral public comments or written statements to the 
Panel.
    (d) Procedures for Providing Public Comments: It is the policy of 
the Panel to accept written public comments of any length, and to 
accommodate oral public comments whenever possible. The Panel Staff 
expects that public statements presented at Panel meetings will be 
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-served'' basis. To accommodate as many speakers as 
possible, oral public comments must be no longer than 10 minutes. 
Because Panel members may ask questions, reserved times will be 
approximate. Interested parties must contact 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 this 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.
    (e) Meeting Accommodations: Individuals requiring special 
accommodation to access the public meetings listed above should contact 
Ms. Auletta at least five business days

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prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made.

Laura Auletta,
Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory 
Panel.
[FR Doc. 06-258 Filed 1-11-06; 8:45 am]
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