Sunshine Act Notice, 15132-15133 [07-1609]

Download as PDF cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 15132 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 61 / Friday, March 30, 2007 / Notices notice announces the U.S. Election Assistance Commission’s (EAC) intention to request an extension and revision of a currently approved collection. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on January 24, 2007, at 72 FR 3127. The notice allowed for a 60-day public comment period. No comments were received on this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until April 27, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before April 27, 2007. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed information collection should be sent to OMB Reviewer: Alexander T. Hunt, Office of Management and Budget, Room 10235, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503, (202) 395–7316. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to the above address or call Mr. Brian Hancock at (202) 566–3100. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: EAC Voting System Testing and Certification Program Manual. OMB Number: 3265–0004. Type of Review: Extension with change of a currently approved collection. Needs and Uses: HAVA requires that the EAC certify and decertify voting systems (42 U.S.C. 15371). Section 231(a)(1) of HAVA specifically requires the EAC to ‘‘* * * provide for the certification, decertification and recertification of voting system hardware and software by accredited laboratories.’’ The EAC will perform this mandated function through the use of its Voting System Testing and Certification Program. Voting systems certified by the EAC will be used by VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:49 Mar 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 citizens to cast votes in Federal Elections. Therefore, it is paramount that the program operates in a reliable and effective manner. In order to certify a voting system, it is necessary for the EAC to (1) Require voting system manufacturers to submit information about their organization and the voting systems they submit for testing and certification; (2) require voting system manufacturers to retain voting system technical and test records; and (3) to provide a mechanism for election officials to report events which may effect a voting system’s certification. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit institutions and state and local election officials. Estimated Number of Respondents: 94 annually. Total Annual Responses: 99 annually. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 119 hours. Donetta L. Davidson, Chair, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 07–1556 Filed 3–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–M ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notice United States Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Notice of Public Teleconference Meetings for the Working Subcommittees of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee. AGENCY: DATES AND TIMES: Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, April 5 at 11 a.m. ET. Thursday, April 5 at 1 p.m. ET. Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, April 12 at 11 a.m. ET. Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. ET. Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, April 19 at 11 a.m. ET. Friday, April 20 at 11 a.m. ET. Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, April 26 at 11 a.m. ET. Thursday, April 26 at 1 p.m. ET. Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, May 3 at 11 a.m. ET. Friday, May 4 at 11 a.m. ET. Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, May 10 at 11 a.m. ET. Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. ET. Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Thursday, May 17 at 11 a.m. ET. Friday, May 18 at 11 a.m. ET. Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET. Friday, May 25 at 11 a.m. ET. STATUS: Audio recordings of working subcommittee teleconferences are PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 available upon conclusion of each meeting at: http://vote.nist.gov/ subcomm_mtgs.htm. Agendas for each teleconference will be posted one week in advance of each meeting at the above Web site. SUMMARY: The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the ‘‘Development Committee’’) was established to act in the public interest to assist the Executive Director of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) in the development of voluntary voting system guidelines. The Committee held their first plenary meeting on July 9, 2004. At this meeting, the Development Committee agreed to a resolution forming three working groups: (1) Human Factors & Privacy; (2) Security & Transparency; and (3) Core Requirements & Testing to gather and analyze information on relevant issues. These working subcommittees propose resolutions to the TGDC on best practices, specifications and standards. Specifically, NIST staff and Committee members will meet via the above scheduled teleconferences to review and discuss progress on tasks defined in resolutions passed at Development Committee plenary meetings. The resolutions define technical work tasks for NIST that will assist the Committee in developing recommendations for voluntary voting system guidelines. The Committee met in its eighth plenary session on March 22–23, 2007. Documents and transcriptions of Committee proceedings are available at: http://vote.nist.gov/ PublicHearingsandMeeting.html. The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the ‘‘Development Committee’’) was established pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 15361, to act in the public interest to assist the Executive Director of the Election Assistance Commission in the development of the voluntary voting system guidelines. The information gathered and analyzed by the working subcommittees during their teleconference meetings will be reviewed at future Development Committee plenary meetings. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allan Eustis 301–975–5099. If a member of the public would like to submit written comments concerning the Committee’s affairs at any time before or after subcommittee teleconference meetings, written comments should be E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 61 / Friday, March 30, 2007 / Notices addressed to the contact person indicated above, or to voting@nist.gov. Thomas R. Wilkey, Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. [FR Doc. 07–1609 Filed 3–28–07; 2:07 pm] BILLING CODE 6820–KF–M DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 cprice-sewell on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES March 26, 2007. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC07–70–000. Applicants: Calcasieu Power, LLC; Entergy Gulf States, Inc. Description: Calcasieu Power, LLC and Entergy Gulf States, Inc. submit a Joint application for order authorizing the acquisition and disposition of jurisdictional assets under section 203 of the FPA. Filed Date: 03/15/2007. Accession Number: 20070326–0041. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Monday, April 30, 2007. Docket Numbers: EC07–72–000. Applicants: Brookfield Asset Management Inc.; Horizon Acquisition Co; Longview Fibre Company. Description: Brookfield Asset Management, Inc. et al. submit an application for authorization under Section 203(a)(2) of the Federal Act. Filed Date: 03/22/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0183 Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 12, 2007. Take notice that the Commission received the following exempt wholesale generator filings: Docket Numbers: EG07–43–000. Applicants: Sleeping Bear, LLC. Description: Sleeping Bear, LLC submits its notice of self-certification for a qualifying facility. Filed Date: 03/22/2007. Accession Number: 20070322–5021. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 12, 2007. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER06–615–006. Applicants: California Independent System Operator Corporation. Description: California Independent System Operator Corp submits its Ancillary Service Sub-Regions, and Reliability Must-Run resources & market resources in compliance with FERC’s 9/21/06 Order. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:49 Mar 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 Filed Date: 03/20/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0181. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, April 10, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER06–1474–003. Applicants: PJM Interconnection LLC. Description: PJM Interconnection, LLC submits a compliance filing providing additional information and amendments to the Amended and Restated Operating Agreement. Filed Date: 03/21/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0186. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–95–003. Applicants: Michigan Electric Transmission Company, LLC; Midwest Independent Transmission System, Inc. Description: Michigan Electric Transmission Company, LLC et al. submit revised tariff sheets, Substitute Original Sheet 1365Z.16A et al. to FERC Electric Tariff, Third Revised Vol 1, compliance with Commission’s 2/21/07 Order. Filed Date: 03/23/2007. Accession Number: 20070326–0017. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 13, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–318–001. Applicants: National Grid. Description: Niagara Mohawk Power Corp dba National Grid submits an amendment to its 12/13/06 filing of an Original Service Agreement with New Athens Generating Co, LLC. Filed Date: 03/21/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0182. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–365–001. Applicants: ISO New England Inc.; New England Power Pool Participants Committee. Description: ISO New England and the New England Power Pool Participants Committee submit a joint compliance filing re revisions to Market Rule 1 relating to the Methodology for Calculating Installed Capacity Requirements. Filed Date: 03/20/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0180. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Tuesday, April 10, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–482–001. Applicants: Xcel Energy Services Inc. Description: Xcel Energy Services Inc, agent for Northern States Power Co et al. submits an errata to its 1/30/07 filing. Filed Date: 03/21/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0185. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–636–000; ER07–637–000. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15133 Applicants: Calcasieu Power, LLC; Entergy Gulf States, Inc. Description: Calcasieu Power, LLC submits a notice of termination of rate schedule and Tariff. Filed Date: 03/15/2007. Accession Number: 20070326–0041. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 05, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–643–000. Applicants: Southwest Power Pool, Inc. Description: Southwest Power Pool, Inc submits eight executed Meter Agent Services Agreements with American Electric Power and various participants. Filed Date: 03/21/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0179. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–644–000. Applicants: New York Independent System Operator, Inc. Description: New York Independent System Operator, Inc submits proposed revisions to its Market Administration and Control Area Services Tariff. Filed Date: 03/21/2007. Accession Number: 20070323–0184. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Wednesday, April 11, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–645–000. Applicants: Sleeping Bear, LLC. Description: Sleeping Bear LLC submits a petition for order accepting market-based rate tariff for filing and granting waivers and blanket approvals. Filed Date: 03/22/2007. Accession Number: 20070326–0018. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 12, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–646–000. Applicants: Arizona Public Service Company. Description: Arizona Public Service Company submits an executed transmission Interconnection Agreement with Southwest Transmission Cooperative, Inc. Filed Date: 03/23/2007. Accession Number: 20070326–0015. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Friday, April 13, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–647–000. Applicants: PJM Interconnection, LLC. Description: PJM Interconnection, LLC submits an executed construction service agreement with Camp Grove Wind Farm, LLC and Commonwealth Edison Co. Filed Date: 03/22/2007. Accession Number: 20070326–0020. Comment Date: 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, April 12, 2007. Docket Numbers: ER07–648–000. Applicants: California Independent System Operator Corporation. E:\FR\FM\30MRN1.SGM 30MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 61 (Friday, March 30, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15132-15133]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 07-1609]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Notice

AGENCY: United States Election Assistance Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Public Teleconference Meetings for the Working 
Subcommittees of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee.

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DATES AND TIMES: 
Tuesday, April 3, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, April 5 at 11 a.m. ET.
Thursday, April 5 at 1 p.m. ET.
Tuesday, April 10, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, April 12 at 11 a.m. ET.
Friday, April 13 at 11 a.m. ET.
Tuesday, April 17, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, April 19 at 11 a.m. ET.
Friday, April 20 at 11 a.m. ET.
Tuesday, April 24, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, April 26 at 11 a.m. ET.
Thursday, April 26 at 1 p.m. ET.
Tuesday, May 1, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, May 3 at 11 a.m. ET.
Friday, May 4 at 11 a.m. ET.
Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, May 10 at 11 a.m. ET.
Friday, May 11 at 11 a.m. ET.
Tuesday, May 15, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Thursday, May 17 at 11 a.m. ET.
Friday, May 18 at 11 a.m. ET.
Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 10:30 a.m. ET.
Friday, May 25 at 11 a.m. ET.

Status: Audio recordings of working subcommittee teleconferences are 
available upon conclusion of each meeting at: http://vote.nist.gov/
subcomm_mtgs.htm. Agendas for each teleconference will be posted one 
week in advance of each meeting at the above Web site.

Summary: The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (the 
``Development Committee'') was established to act in the public 
interest to assist the Executive Director of the U.S. Election 
Assistance Commission (EAC) in the development of voluntary voting 
system guidelines. The Committee held their first plenary meeting on 
July 9, 2004. At this meeting, the Development Committee agreed to a 
resolution forming three working groups: (1) Human Factors & Privacy; 
(2) Security & Transparency; and (3) Core Requirements & Testing to 
gather and analyze information on relevant issues. These working 
subcommittees propose resolutions to the TGDC on best practices, 
specifications and standards. Specifically, NIST staff and Committee 
members will meet via the above scheduled teleconferences to review and 
discuss progress on tasks defined in resolutions passed at Development 
Committee plenary meetings. The resolutions define technical work tasks 
for NIST that will assist the Committee in developing recommendations 
for voluntary voting system guidelines. The Committee met in its eighth 
plenary session on March 22-23, 2007. Documents and transcriptions of 
Committee proceedings are available at: http://vote.nist.gov/
PublicHearingsandMeeting.html.

Supplementary Information: The Technical Guidelines Development 
Committee (the ``Development Committee'') was established pursuant to 
42 U.S.C. 15361, to act in the public interest to assist the Executive 
Director of the Election Assistance Commission in the development of 
the voluntary voting system guidelines. The information gathered and 
analyzed by the working subcommittees during their teleconference 
meetings will be reviewed at future Development Committee plenary 
meetings.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allan Eustis 301-975-5099. If a member 
of the public would like to submit written comments concerning the 
Committee's affairs at any time before or after subcommittee 
teleconference meetings, written comments should be

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addressed to the contact person indicated above, or to voting@nist.gov.

Thomas R. Wilkey,
Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
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