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Proposed Project: The Office of Science and Technology Policy (OSTP) has requested an assessment of information regarding all object-based scientific collections maintained or VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Apr 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 20141 financially supported by the Federal government or used in research supported by the Federal government, and ancillary materials directly related to them. The Interagency Working Group on Scientific Collections (IWGSC), established in September 2005 by the Committee on Science of the National Science and Technology Council, is working with the IDA Science and Technology Policy Institute (STPI) to collect the information through an online survey. As part of the IWGSC, the National Science Foundation (NSF) has agreed to survey institutions with object-based scientific collections that receive support from the NSF or that are used by researchers that receive support from the NSF. 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The public may view the meeting via a live or archived Web cast by accessing a link under ‘‘News & Events’’ on the NTSB home page at http:// www.ntsb.gov. NEWS MEDIA CONTACT: NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Committee Management; Notice of Establishment The National Science Board and the Deputy Director, National Science Foundation have determined that the establishment of the Commission on 21st Century Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed upon the National Science Foundation (NSF), by 42 U.S.C. 1861 et seq. This determination follows consultation with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. Name of Committee: Commission on 21st Century Education in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Vicky D’Onofrio, (202) 314–6410. Dated: April 14, 2006. 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NATIONAL TRANSPORTATION SAFETY BOARD


Sunshine Act; Agenda

Time and Place:  9:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 25, 2006.

Place: NTSB Conference Center, 429 L'Enfant Plaza S.W., Washington, DC 
20594.

Status: The one item is open to the public.

Matter to be Considered: 
    7752A: Safety Report--Report on the Treatment of Safety-Critical 
Systems in Transport Airplanes.

News Media Contact: Ted Lopatkiewicz, Telephone: (202) 314-6100.
    Individuals requesting specific accommodations should contact Chris 
Bisett at (202) 314-6305 by Friday, April 21, 2006.
    The public may view the meeting via a live or archived Web cast by 
accessing a link under ``News & Events'' on the NTSB home page at 
http://www.ntsb.gov.

FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT: Vicky D'Onofrio, (202) 314-6410.

    Dated: April 14, 2006.
Vicky D'Onofrio,
Federal Register Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 06-3776 Filed 4-17-06; 12:20 pm]
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