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Download as PDF 5732 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 7, 2007 / Notices reimbursement and per diem are provided. In support of the policy of the Department of Homeland Security on gender and ethic diversity, qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply for membership. Dated: January 27, 2007. J.G. Lantz, Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–1975 Filed 2–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket No. FEMA–2006–0034] National Advisory Council Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Committee Establishment and Request for Applicants for Membership. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: As provided for in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007, the Secretary of Homeland Security is establishing the National Advisory Council to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. Qualified individuals interested in serving on the National Advisory Council are invited to apply for appointment. DATES: Applications for membership should be received by March 9, 2007. If you want to submit comments on the establishment of the National Advisory Council, comments must be received by April 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Applications for appointment to the National Advisory Council must be sent by mail, electronic mail (E-mail), or facsimile to John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, Records Management and Privacy, FEMA, Attention: HQ/IT–IR–RM, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472; john.sharetts-sullivan@dhs.gov; telephone 202–646–2625; fax 202–646– 3347. Comments on the establishment of the National Advisory Council must be identified by docket number FEMA– 2006–0034 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:36 Feb 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. E-mail: FEMA-RULES@dhs.gov. Include docket number FEMA–2006– 0034 in the subject line of the message. Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Rules Docket Clerk, Office of the Chief Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Room 835, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472. Facsimile: 866–646–4536. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action, FEMA–2006– 0034. Comments received on the establishment of the National Advisory Council will be posted without alteration on the Web site http:// www.regulations.gov including any personal information submitted. Therefore, submitting any information makes the information known to the public. You may want to read the Privacy Act Notice located on the Privacy and Use Notice link on the Administration Navigation Bar of the Web site http://www.regulations.gov. Do not submit applications for appointment to this Web site. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. John A. Sharetts-Sullivan; email john.sharetts-sullivan@dhs.gov; phone 202–646–2625. Name of Committee: The National Advisory Council. Purpose and Objective: The National Advisory Council will advise the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on all aspects of emergency management. Any reference to the Administrator of FEMA in this Notice shall be considered to refer and apply to the Director of FEMA until March 31, 2007. The National Advisory Council shall incorporate State, local and tribal government and private sector input in the development and revision of the national preparedness goal, the national preparedness system, the National Incident Management System (NIMS), the National Response Plan, and other related plans and strategies. Balanced Membership Plans: The members of the National Advisory Council shall be appointed by the Administrator of FEMA, and shall, to the extent practicable, represent a geographic (including urban and rural) and substantive cross section of officials, emergency managers, and FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 emergency response providers from State, local, and tribal governments, private sector, and nongovernmental organizations. Duration: Pursuant to section 508(d)(2) of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–296), as amended by section 611 of the PostKatrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (Public Law 109–295), section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Public Law 92–463), shall not apply to the National Advisory Council. The National Advisory Council will therefore continue until terminated. Responsible DHS Official: Until a Designated Federal Official has been appointed, please contact John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, Records Management and Privacy, FEMA, Attention: HQ/IT–IR–RM, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472; john.sharetts-sullivan@dhs.gov; telephone 202–646–2625; fax 202–646– 3347. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 508 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–296), as amended by section 611 of the Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (Public Law 109–295), directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish the National Advisory Council to ensure effective and ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. The National Advisory Council will assist FEMA in carrying out its missions by providing advice and recommendations in the development and revision of the national preparedness goal, the national preparedness system, NIMS, the National Response Plan, and other related plans and strategies. The National Advisory Council is a statutory advisory committee established in accordance with the provisions of FACA. The members of the National Advisory Council shall be appointed by the Administrator of FEMA and will be composed of Federal, State, local, tribal, and private-sector leaders and subject matter experts in law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, hospital, public works, emergency management, State and local governments, public health, emergency response, standardssetting and accrediting organizations, representatives of individuals with E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 25 / Wednesday, February 7, 2007 / Notices disabilities and other special needs, infrastructure protection, cybersecurity, communications, and homeland security communities. Some members will be appointed as Special Government Employees (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). OGE Form 450 or the information contained therein may not be released to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). The National Advisory Council may establish subcommittees for any purpose consistent with its charter upon the approval of the Administrator of FEMA. Of the members initially appointed to the National Advisory Council, the term of office of each member shall be 3 years. Initially, one-third of the members shall be appointed for a term of 1 year, one-third shall be appointed for a term of 2 years; and one-third shall be appointed for the full 3-year term. The National Advisory Council will meet in a plenary session approximately once per quarter. With respect to quarterly meetings, it is anticipated that the National Advisory Council will hold at least one teleconference meeting with public call-in lines. Members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, consistent with the charter, they will receive travel reimbursement and per diem under applicable Federal travel regulations. In support of the Department of Homeland Security policy on gender and ethnic diversity, qualified women and minorities are encouraged to apply for this membership. Dated: January 30, 2007. R. David Paulison, Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA. [FR Doc. E7–2030 Filed 2–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–21–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES [Docket No. FR–5121–N–07] Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Comment Request; Implementation of the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:36 Feb 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: April 9, 2007. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Lillian Deitzer, Reports Management Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street, SW., L’Enfant Plaza Building, Room 8001, Washington, DC 20410 or Lillian_L._Deitzer@hud.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gail Williamson, Office of Housing Assistance and Contract Administration, 451 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–2473 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond; including the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Implementation of the Violence Against Women and Department of Justice Reauthorization Act of 2005. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–NEW. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Residents of Section 8 project-based PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5733 units who are victims of abuse sign and submit to the project owner or management agent a form certifying that the individual is a victim of domestic violence, dating violence, or stalking and that the incident in question is bona fide. Owners and management agents will use the information in order to evaluate whether individuals are eligible to receive VAWA 2005 protections that will enable the individuals to retain their housing assistance and/or occupancy of subsidized housing units. Agency form numbers, if applicable: HUD–90066. Estimation of the total numbers of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated total number of burden hours needed to prepare the information collection is 900; the number of respondents is estimated to be 300 generating approximately 900 annual responses (form HUD–90066); the frequency of response is on occasion; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response is one hour. Status of the proposed information collection: This is a new collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: January 31, 2007. Frank L. Davis, General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. E7–2032 Filed 2–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [ID 100 1220MA 214A: DBG071005] Notice of Public Meeting: Resource Advisory Council to the Boise District, Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior Bureau of Land Management, U.S. Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA), the U.S. Department of the Interior, Bureau of Land Management (BLM) Boise District Resource Advisory Council (RAC), will hold a meeting as indicated below. DATES: The meeting will be held February 27, 2007, beginning at 9 a.m. and adjourning at 1 p.m. The meeting E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 25 (Wednesday, February 7, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-2030]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket No. FEMA-2006-0034]


National Advisory Council

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Committee Establishment and 
Request for Applicants for Membership.

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SUMMARY: As provided for in the Department of Homeland Security 
Appropriations Act of 2007, the Secretary of Homeland Security is 
establishing the National Advisory Council to ensure effective and 
ongoing coordination of Federal preparedness, protection, response, 
recovery, and mitigation for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and 
other man-made disasters. Qualified individuals interested in serving 
on the National Advisory Council are invited to apply for appointment.

DATES: Applications for membership should be received by March 9, 2007. 
If you want to submit comments on the establishment of the National 
Advisory Council, comments must be received by April 9, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Applications for appointment to the National Advisory 
Council must be sent by mail, electronic mail (E-mail), or facsimile to 
John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, Records Management and Privacy, FEMA, 
Attention: HQ/IT-IR-RM, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472; 
john.sharetts-sullivan@dhs.gov; telephone 202-646-2625; fax 202-646-
3347.
    Comments on the establishment of the National Advisory Council must 
be identified by docket number FEMA-2006-0034 and may be submitted by 
one of the following methods:
    Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    E-mail: FEMA-RULES@dhs.gov. Include docket number FEMA-2006-0034 in 
the subject line of the message.
    Mail/Hand Delivery/Courier: Rules Docket Clerk, Office of the Chief 
Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Room 835, 500 C Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20472.
    Facsimile: 866-646-4536.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action, FEMA-2006-0034. Comments received on the establishment of the 
National Advisory Council will be posted without alteration on the Web 
site http://www.regulations.gov including any personal information 
submitted. Therefore, submitting any information makes the information 
known to the public. You may want to read the Privacy Act Notice 
located on the Privacy and Use Notice link on the Administration 
Navigation Bar of the Web site http://www.regulations.gov. Do not 
submit applications for appointment to this Web site.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://
www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John A. Sharetts-Sullivan; email 
john.sharetts-sullivan@dhs.gov; phone 202-646-2625.
    Name of Committee: The National Advisory Council.
    Purpose and Objective: The National Advisory Council will advise 
the Administrator of the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on 
all aspects of emergency management. Any reference to the Administrator 
of FEMA in this Notice shall be considered to refer and apply to the 
Director of FEMA until March 31, 2007. The National Advisory Council 
shall incorporate State, local and tribal government and private sector 
input in the development and revision of the national preparedness 
goal, the national preparedness system, the National Incident 
Management System (NIMS), the National Response Plan, and other related 
plans and strategies.
    Balanced Membership Plans: The members of the National Advisory 
Council shall be appointed by the Administrator of FEMA, and shall, to 
the extent practicable, represent a geographic (including urban and 
rural) and substantive cross section of officials, emergency managers, 
and emergency response providers from State, local, and tribal 
governments, private sector, and nongovernmental organizations.
    Duration: Pursuant to section 508(d)(2) of the Homeland Security 
Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296), as amended by section 611 of the 
Post-Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in 
the Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (Public 
Law 109-295), section 14(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Public Law 92-463), shall not apply to the 
National Advisory Council. The National Advisory Council will therefore 
continue until terminated.
    Responsible DHS Official: Until a Designated Federal Official has 
been appointed, please contact John A. Sharetts-Sullivan, Chief, 
Records Management and Privacy, FEMA, Attention: HQ/IT-IR-RM, 500 C 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472; john.sharetts-sullivan@dhs.gov; 
telephone 202-646-2625; fax 202-646-3347.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 508 of the Homeland Security Act of 
2002 (Public Law 107-296), as amended by section 611 of the Post-
Katrina Emergency Management Reform Act of 2006, as set forth in the 
Department of Homeland Security Appropriations Act of 2007 (Public Law 
109-295), directs the Secretary of Homeland Security to establish the 
National Advisory Council to ensure effective and ongoing coordination 
of Federal preparedness, protection, response, recovery, and mitigation 
for natural disasters, acts of terrorism, and other man-made disasters. 
The National Advisory Council will assist FEMA in carrying out its 
missions by providing advice and recommendations in the development and 
revision of the national preparedness goal, the national preparedness 
system, NIMS, the National Response Plan, and other related plans and 
strategies.
    The National Advisory Council is a statutory advisory committee 
established in accordance with the provisions of FACA.
    The members of the National Advisory Council shall be appointed by 
the Administrator of FEMA and will be composed of Federal, State, 
local, tribal, and private-sector leaders and subject matter experts in 
law enforcement, fire, emergency medical services, hospital, public 
works, emergency management, State and local governments, public 
health, emergency response, standards-setting and accrediting 
organizations, representatives of individuals with

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disabilities and other special needs, infrastructure protection, 
cybersecurity, communications, and homeland security communities. Some 
members will be appointed as Special Government Employees (SGE) as 
defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a 
candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete 
a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). OGE Form 450 
or the information contained therein may not be released to the public 
except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise 
provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). The National Advisory 
Council may establish subcommittees for any purpose consistent with its 
charter upon the approval of the Administrator of FEMA.
    Of the members initially appointed to the National Advisory 
Council, the term of office of each member shall be 3 years. Initially, 
one-third of the members shall be appointed for a term of 1 year, one-
third shall be appointed for a term of 2 years; and one-third shall be 
appointed for the full 3-year term.
    The National Advisory Council will meet in a plenary session 
approximately once per quarter. With respect to quarterly meetings, it 
is anticipated that the National Advisory Council will hold at least 
one teleconference meeting with public call-in lines. Members serve 
without compensation from the Federal Government; however, consistent 
with the charter, they will receive travel reimbursement and per diem 
under applicable Federal travel regulations.
    In support of the Department of Homeland Security policy on gender 
and ethnic diversity, qualified women and minorities are encouraged to 
apply for this membership.

    Dated: January 30, 2007.
R. David Paulison,
Under Secretary for Federal Emergency Management and Director of FEMA.
[FR Doc. E7-2030 Filed 2-6-07; 8:45 am]
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