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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 14, 2006 / Notices It is imperative that the meeting be held on these dates to accommodate the scheduling priorities of the key participants. Attendees will be requested to sign a visitor’s register. Dated: June 8, 2006. P. Diane Rausch, Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Aeronautics and Space Administration. [FR Doc. E6–9268 Filed 6–13–06; 8:45 am] notice is hereby given that an Atomic Safety and Licensing Board is being established to preside over the following proceeding: Entergy Nuclear Operations, Inc. (Vermont Yankee Nuclear Power Station) BILLING CODE 7510–13–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Astronomy and Astrophysics Advisory Committee #13883; Notice of Meeting In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. 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ACTION: 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 June 29th and July 14th 2006. These meetings are in addition to those already announced for June and July in the Federal Register at 71 FR 25613. All meetings will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and end no later than 5 p.m. For a schedule of all confirmed meetings, please visit the Panel’s Web site at https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ index.html and select the link for ‘‘Schedule.’’ ADDRESSES: The June 29th meeting will be held at the General Services Administration (GSA) Auditorium at 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20405. The July 14th meeting will be held at a different facility, the General Services Administration Auditorium at 7th and D Streets, SW., Washington, DC (there is no building number but the address is 301 7th Street, SW.). This facility is across the street from the L’Enfant Plaza metro stop. Enter the building through the middle entrance on D Street. You must have a photo identification to gain access to both these facilities. The public must preregister one week in advance for all 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 Panel itself, or to pre-register for the meetings, 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 Mr. Emile Monette, AAP Staff Analyst, in writing at: emile.monette@gsa.gov or 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 E:\FR\FM\14JNN1.SGM 14JNN1 rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES 34398 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 114 / Wednesday, June 14, 2006 / Notices 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 the 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 meetings will be discussions of and voting on working group findings and recommendations from selected working groups, established at the February 28, 2005 and May 17, 2005 public meetings of the AAP (see https://acquisition.gov/comp/ aap/ for a list of working groups). The Panel welcomes oral public comments at these meetings and has reserved one-half hour for this purpose at each meeting. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during the meeting must contact Mr. Monette, in writing, as soon as possible to reserve time (see contact information above). (b) Posting of Draft Reports: Members of the public are encouraged to regularly visit the Panel’s Web site for draft reports. Currently, the working groups are staggering the posting of various sections of their draft reports at https:// acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ under the link for ‘‘Working Group Reports.’’ The most recent posting is from the Commercial Practices Working Group. The public is encouraged to submit written comments on any and all draft reports. (c) Adopted Recommendations: The Panel has adopted recommendations presented by the Small Business, Interagency Contracting, and Performance-Based Acquisition Working Groups as of the date of this notice. While additional recommendations from some of these working groups are likely and adopted recommendations from other working groups will be posted as recommendations are adopted, the public is encouraged to review and comment on the recommendations adopted by the Panel to date by going to https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ index.html and selecting the link for ‘‘Panel Recommendations To Date.’’ (d) Availability of Meeting Materials: Please see the Panel’s web site for any available materials, including draft agendas and minutes. 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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 Mr. Emile Monette, in writing (via mail, email, or fax identified above for Mr. Monette) 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/or presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-mail the presentation to Mr. Monette 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). PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Please note: Because 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. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 114 (Wednesday, June 14, 2006)]
[Notices]
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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 June 29th and July 
14th 2006. These meetings are in addition to those already announced 
for June and July in the Federal Register at 71 FR 25613. All meetings 
will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and end no later than 5 p.m. For a 
schedule of all confirmed meetings, please visit the Panel's Web site 
at https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ and select the link for 
``Schedule.''

ADDRESSES: The June 29th meeting will be held at the General Services 
Administration (GSA) Auditorium at 1800 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20405. The July 14th meeting will be held at a different facility, the 
General Services Administration Auditorium at 7th and D Streets, SW., 
Washington, DC (there is no building number but the address is 301 7th 
Street, SW.). This facility is across the street from the L'Enfant 
Plaza metro stop. Enter the building through the middle entrance on D 
Street. You must have a photo identification to gain access to both 
these facilities. The public must 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 CONTACT: Members of the public wishing further 
information concerning these meetings or the Panel itself, or to pre-
register for the meetings, 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 Mr. Emile Monette, AAP 
Staff Analyst, in writing at: emile.monette@gsa.gov or 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

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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 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 meetings will be discussions of and voting 
on working group findings and recommendations from selected working 
groups, established at the February 28, 2005 and May 17, 2005 public 
meetings of the AAP (see https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ for 
a list of working groups). The Panel welcomes oral public comments at 
these meetings and has reserved one-half hour for this purpose at each 
meeting. Members of the public wishing to address the Panel during the 
meeting must contact Mr. Monette, in writing, as soon as possible to 
reserve time (see contact information above).
    (b) Posting of Draft Reports: Members of the public are encouraged 
to regularly visit the Panel's Web site for draft reports. Currently, 
the working groups are staggering the posting of various sections of 
their draft reports at https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ under 
the link for ``Working Group Reports.'' The most recent posting is from 
the Commercial Practices Working Group. The public is encouraged to 
submit written comments on any and all draft reports.
    (c) Adopted Recommendations: The Panel has adopted recommendations 
presented by the Small Business, Interagency Contracting, and 
Performance-Based Acquisition Working Groups as of the date of this 
notice. While additional recommendations from some of these working 
groups are likely and adopted recommendations from other working groups 
will be posted as recommendations are adopted, the public is encouraged 
to review and comment on the recommendations adopted by the Panel to 
date by going to https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/ and 
selecting the link for ``Panel Recommendations To Date.''
    (d) Availability of Meeting Materials: Please see the Panel's web 
site for any available materials, including draft agendas and minutes. 
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 ``Revised Commercial Practices 
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.
    (e) 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 Mr. Emile Monette, in 
writing (via mail, e-mail, or fax identified above for Mr. Monette) 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/or presentation slides for distribution to the Panel at 
the meeting. Speakers wishing to use a Power Point presentation must e-
mail the presentation to Mr. Monette 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: Because 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.

    (f) 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. 06-5407 Filed 6-13-06; 8:45 am]
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