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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 8, 2006 / Notices include the names of the proposal review panel and the time, date, place, and any information on changes, corrections, or cancellations, please visit the NSF Web site: https://www.nsf.gov/ events/advisory.jsp. This information may also be requested by telephoning 703/292–8182. Dated: February 3, 2006. Susanne Bolton, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 06–1156 Filed 2–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7555–01–M NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION Agency Information Collection Activities: Proposed Collection; Comment Request U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC). ACTION: Notice of pending NRC action to submit an information collection request to OMB and solicitation of public comment. rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 AGENCY: SUMMARY: The NRC is preparing a submittal to OMB for review of continued approval of information collections under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Information pertaining to the requirement to be submitted: 1. The title of the information collection: ‘‘Generic Customer Satisfaction Surveys and NRC Form 671, Request for Review of a Customer Satisfaction Survey Under Generic Clearance’’. 2. Current OMB approval number: 3150–0197. 3. How often the collection is required: On occasion. 4. Who is required or asked to report: Voluntary reporting by the public and NRC licensees. 5. The number of annual respondents: 1,770. 6. The number of hours needed annually to complete the requirement or request: 393 hours. 7. Abstract: Voluntary customer satisfaction surveys will be used to contact users of NRC services and products to determine their needs, and how the Commission can improve its services and products to better meet those needs. In addition, focus groups will be contacted to discuss questions concerning those services and products. Results from the surveys will give insight into how NRC can make its services and products cost effective, efficient, and responsive to its customer VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:26 Feb 07, 2006 Jkt 208001 needs. Each survey will be submitted to OMB for its review. Submit, by April 10, 2006, comments that address the following questions: 1. Is the proposed collection of information necessary for the NRC to properly perform its functions? Does the information have practical utility? 2. Is the burden estimate accurate? 3. Is there a way to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected? 4. How can the burden of the information collection be minimized, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology? A copy of the draft supporting statement may be viewed free of charge at the NRC Public Document Room, One White Flint North, 11555 Rockville Pike, Room O-1 F21, Rockville, MD 20852. OMB clearance requests are available at the NRC worldwide Web site: https://www.nrc.gov/public-involve/ doc-comment/omb/. The document will be available on the NRC home page site for 60 days after the signature date of this notice. Comments and questions about the information collection requirements may be directed to the NRC Clearance Officer, Brenda Jo. Shelton (T–5 F52), U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001, by telephone at 301–415–7233, or by Internet electronic mail to INFOCOLLECTS@NRC.GOV. Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 1st day of February 2006. For the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Brenda Jo. Shelton, NRC Clearance Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–1773 Filed 2–7–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7590–01–P OFFICE OF MANAGEMENT AND BUDGET Executive Office of the President; 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. PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6527 There are two meetings announced in this Federal Register Notice. Public meetings of the Panel will be held on February 23rd and March 17th, 2006. All meetings will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard Time and end no later than 5 p.m. ADDRESSES: The two meetings will be held at the White House Conference Center, Truman Room, 726 Jackson Place NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 preregistration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Members of the public wishing further information concerning these meetings or the Panel itself, or to pre-register for the meetings, 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 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. Any change will be announced in the Federal Register. All Meetings—While the Panel may hear from additional invited speakers, the focus of these two meetings will be discussions of working group findings and recommendations. 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 discuss with the full Panel the findings and recommendations briefed at the October and November 2005 public meetings. It DATES: E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1 rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES1 6528 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 26 / Wednesday, February 8, 2006 / Notices is anticipated that some voting may occur at one or both of these meetings. The Panel welcomes oral public comments at these meetings and has reserved one hour for this purpose at each meeting. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Ms. 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 to view draft reports. Currently, the working groups are staggering the posting of various sections of their draft reports at https:// www.acqnet.gov/aap under ‘‘Working Group Reports.’’ Additionally, many of the preliminary findings and recommendations may be found in Power Point slides under ‘‘Meeting Materials’’ for the October, November, and December meetings. The Panel voted on some small business recommendations on January 31, 2006 as well. The results of the vote are available on the slides under ‘‘Meeting Materials’’ for that date. (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 ‘‘firstcome/first-served’’ basis. To VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:26 Feb 07, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 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 this Federal Register 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 prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. Laura Auletta, Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory Panel. [FR Doc. E6–1720 Filed 2–7–06; 8:45 am] Frm 00084 Fmt 4703 [Release No. 34–53205; File No. SR–Amex– 2005–124] Self-Regulatory Organizations; American Stock Exchange LLC; Notice of Filing of Proposed Rule Change and Amendments No. 1, 2, and 3 Thereto Relating to Increases in the Original Listing and Annual Fees February 1, 2006. Pursuant to Section 19(b)(1) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (the ‘‘Act’’),1 and Rule 19b–4 thereunder,2 notice is hereby given that on December 6, 2005, the American Stock Exchange LLC (‘‘Amex’’ or ‘‘Exchange’’) filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (‘‘Commission’’) the proposed rule change as described in Items I, II, and III below, which Items have been prepared by Amex. On December 28, 2005, Amex filed Amendment No. 1 to the proposed rule change.3 On January 23, 2006, Amex filed Amendment No. 2 to the proposed rule change.4 On January 27, 2006, Amex filed Amendment No. 3 to the proposed rule change.5 The Commission is publishing this notice to solicit comments on the proposed rule change, as amended, from interested persons. I. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Terms of Substance of the Proposed Rule Change Amex proposes to amend Sections 140 and 141 of the Amex Company Guide and the Amex Fee Schedule to increase the original listing and the annual issuer fees. The text of the proposed rule change is available on Amex’s Web site (https:// www.amex.com), at the principal office of Amex, and at the Commission’s Public Reference Room. II. Self-Regulatory Organization’s Statement of the Purpose of, and Statutory Basis for, the Proposed Rule Change In its filing with the Commission, Amex included statements concerning the purpose of and basis for the 1 15 U.S.C. 78s(b)(1). CFR 240.19b–4. 3 Amendment No. 1 explains the differences in the percentage increases in the original listing and annual fees for smaller and larger companies and also makes technical corrections to the rule text in Exhibit 5. 4 Amendment No. 2 was withdrawn on January 31, 2006. 5 Amendment No. 3 discusses the reasons why the original listing and annual issuer fees vary depending on the size of the company and corrects non-substantive typographical errors in the text of the Amex Fee Schedule submitted as Exhibit 5. 2 17 BILLING CODE 3110–01–P PO 00000 SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\08FEN1.SGM 08FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 26 (Wednesday, February 8, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6527-6528]
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

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. Public meetings of the Panel will be held on February 23rd and 
March 17th, 2006. All meetings will begin at 10 a.m. Eastern Standard 
Time and end no later than 5 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The two meetings will be held at the White House Conference 
Center, Truman Room, 726 Jackson Place NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 these meetings or the Panel itself, or to pre-
register for the meetings, 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 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. Any change will be announced in the Federal 
Register.
    All Meetings--While the Panel may hear from additional invited 
speakers, the focus of these two meetings will be discussions of 
working group findings and recommendations. 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 discuss with the full Panel the findings and 
recommendations briefed at the October and November 2005 public 
meetings. It

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is anticipated that some voting may occur at one or both of these 
meetings. The Panel welcomes oral public comments at these meetings and 
has reserved one hour for this purpose at each meeting. Members of the 
public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Ms. 
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 to view draft reports. Currently, the 
working groups are staggering the posting of various sections of their 
draft reports at https://www.acqnet.gov/aap under ``Working Group 
Reports.'' Additionally, many of the preliminary findings and 
recommendations may be found in Power Point slides under ``Meeting 
Materials'' for the October, November, and December meetings. The Panel 
voted on some small business recommendations on January 31, 2006 as 
well. The results of the vote are available on the slides under 
``Meeting Materials'' for that date.
    (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 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 this Federal 
Register 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 prior to the meeting so that 
appropriate arrangements can be made.

Laura Auletta,
Designated Federal Officer (Executive Director), Acquisition Advisory 
Panel.
 [FR Doc. E6-1720 Filed 2-7-06; 8:45 am]
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