Executive Office of the President; Acquisition Advisory Panel; Notification of Upcoming Meetings of the Acquisition Advisory Panel, 46525 [E6-13288]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 156 / Monday, August 14, 2006 / Notices Dated at Rockville, Maryland, this 4th day of August, 2006. For the U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, James T. Wiggins, Deputy Director, Office of Nuclear Regulatory Research. [FR Doc. E6–13236 Filed 8–11–06; 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. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Office of Management and Budget announces one meeting of the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ‘‘Panel’’) established in accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003. DATES: There is one conditional meeting announced in this Federal Register Notice. A Public meeting of the Panel will be held on August 29, 2006 if the Panel does not complete its work at the previously published public meeting on August 10, 2006. If held, the meeting will begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and end no later than 5 p.m. The public is urged to call (202) 208–7279 after 5 p.m. the workday before this meeting for a pre-recorded message to learn if the meeting is cancelled. The public may also visit the Panel’s Web site for cancellation messages (https:// acquisition.gov/comp/aap/). ADDRESSES: The August 29, 2006 meeting, if held, will be at the new FDIC Building, 3501 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA in Room A2062. This facility is 1⁄4 block off of the orange line Metro stop for Virginia Square. The public is asked to pre-register one week in advance of the meeting due to security and/or seating limitations (see below for information on preregistration). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Members of the public wishing further information concerning this meeting or the Panel itself, or to pre-register for the meeting, 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:58 Aug 11, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 meeting. Meeting—The focus of this meeting 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/ index.html for a list of working groups). 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, PerformanceBased Acquisition, Acquisition Workforce and Commercial Practices Working Groups. While additional recommendations from some of these working groups are likely, 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 ‘‘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 PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46525 of the parties entitled ‘‘Revised Commercial Practices Proposal for Public Comment.’’ The Panel encourages the public to address any of these questions/issues in 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 orally or in writing 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. Written Comments: 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. 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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 one meeting of 
the Acquisition Advisory Panel (AAP or ``Panel'') established in 
accordance with the Services Acquisition Reform Act of 2003.

DATES: There is one conditional meeting announced in this Federal 
Register Notice. A Public meeting of the Panel will be held on August 
29, 2006 if the Panel does not complete its work at the previously 
published public meeting on August 10, 2006. If held, the meeting will 
begin at 9 a.m. Eastern Time and end no later than 5 p.m. The public is 
urged to call (202) 208-7279 after 5 p.m. the workday before this 
meeting for a pre-recorded message to learn if the meeting is 
cancelled. The public may also visit the Panel's Web site for 
cancellation messages (https://acquisition.gov/comp/aap/).

ADDRESSES: The August 29, 2006 meeting, if held, will be at the new 
FDIC Building, 3501 N. Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA in Room A2062. This 
facility is \1/4\ block off of the orange line Metro stop for Virginia 
Square. The public is asked to pre-register one week in advance of the 
meeting 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 meeting or the Panel itself, or to pre-
register for the meeting, 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.

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 meeting.
    Meeting--The focus of this meeting 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/
index.html for a list of working groups).
    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, Performance-
Based Acquisition, Acquisition Workforce and Commercial Practices 
Working Groups. While additional recommendations from some of these 
working groups are likely, 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 
``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 in 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 orally or in writing 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.
    Written Comments: 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. E6-13288 Filed 8-11-06; 8:45 am]
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