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AGENCY: ACTION: AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance; Office of Food for Peace; Announcement of Draft Food for Peace P.L. 480 Title II Program Policies and Proposal Guidelines (FY08) Notice ebenthall on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES Pursuant to the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act of 1954 (Pub. L. 480, as amended), notice is hereby given that the Draft Food for Peace P.L. 480 Title II Program Policies and Proposal Guidelines (FY 08) are being made available to interested parties for the required thirty (30) day comment period. Individuals who wish to receive a copy of these draft guidelines should contact: Office of Food for Peace, U.S. Agency for International Development, RRB 7.06–136, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20523– 7600. The draft guidelines may also be found at http://www.usaid.gov/ our_work/humanitarian_assistance/ffp/. Individuals who have questions or comments on the draft guidelines should contact both Juli Majernik (at the above address, by phone at (202) 712– 4088, or by e-mail at jmajernik@usaid.gov) and copy AMEX International, Inc., at ffpdocs@amexdc.com. The thirty-day comment period will begin on the date that this announcement is published in the Federal Register. Juli Majernik, Office of Food for Peace, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance. [FR Doc. E7–15979 Filed 8–14–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6116–01–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:00 Aug 14, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUMMARY: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) is proposing to reestablish the Advisory Committee on Universal Cotton Standards (Committee). The Committee reviews official Universal Standards for American Upland cotton prepared by USDA and would make recommendations regarding the establishment or revision of standards. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Darryl Earnest, Deputy Administrator, Cotton Program, AMS, USDA, Stop 0224, 1400 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20250–0224, telephone 202–720–2145, facsimile 202–690–1718, or e-mail at darryl.earnest@usda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture is considering the reestablishment of the Advisory Committee, which would be composed of foreign and domestic representatives of the cotton industry. The purpose of the Committee would be to review official Universal Standards for U.S. Upland cotton prepared by USDA and make recommendations regarding establishment or revision of the standards established under the United States Cotton Standards Act (7 U.S.C. 51 et seq.). The last Advisory Committee on Universal Cotton Standards was established August 6, 2004. The Advisory Committee’s term ended in 2006. Equal opportunity practices, in line with USDA policies, would be followed in all appointments to the committee. To ensure that the recommendations of the committee have taken into account the needs of diverse groups served by the Department, membership would include, to the extent practicable, individuals with demonstrated ability to represent minorities, women, and persons with disabilities. PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Balanced committee membership would be attained domestically and internationally through the following Committee composition. Representation by Domestic Industry The U.S. cotton industry’s committee membership would be comprised of 12 producers and ginners, 6 representatives of merchandising firms, and 6 representatives of textile manufacturers. These representatives would be appointed by the Secretary of Agriculture. Each member would have one vote. 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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
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and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
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Federal Register / Vol. 72 , No. 157 / Wednesday, August 15, 2007 / 
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AGENCY FOR INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT


Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance; 
Office of Food for Peace; Announcement of Draft Food for Peace P.L. 480 
Title II Program Policies and Proposal Guidelines (FY08)

Notice

    Pursuant to the Agricultural Trade Development and Assistance Act 
of 1954 (Pub. L. 480, as amended), notice is hereby given that the 
Draft Food for Peace P.L. 480 Title II Program Policies and Proposal 
Guidelines (FY 08) are being made available to interested parties for 
the required thirty (30) day comment period.
    Individuals who wish to receive a copy of these draft guidelines 
should contact: Office of Food for Peace, U.S. Agency for International 
Development, RRB 7.06-136, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, 
DC 20523-7600. The draft guidelines may also be found at http://
www.usaid.gov/our_work/humanitarian_assistance/ffp/. Individuals who 
have questions or comments on the draft guidelines should contact both 
Juli Majernik (at the above address, by phone at (202) 712-4088, or by 
e-mail at jmajernik@usaid.gov) and copy AMEX International, Inc., at 
ffpdocs@amexdc.com. The thirty-day comment period will begin on the 
date that this announcement is published in the Federal Register.

Juli Majernik,
Office of Food for Peace, Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and 
Humanitarian Assistance.
 [FR Doc. E7-15979 Filed 8-14-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6116-01-P