Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards, 61827-61828 [E7-21554]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 211 / Thursday, November 1, 2007 / Proposed Rules to 5 p.m. on November 19 and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on November 20. fragrances for the comfort of other participants. The meeting will be held at the Access Board’s offices, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC. Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E7–21557 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] ADDRESSES: BILLING CODE 8150–01–P FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marsha Mazz, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. Telephone number (202) 272–0020 (Voice); (202) 272–0082 (TTY). These are not toll-free numbers. E-mail address: mazz@access-board.gov. On August 23, 2007, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established an advisory committee to make recommendations for possible revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Guidelines to include provisions for emergency transportable housing (72 FR 48251). The next meeting of the committee will take place on November 19 and 20, 2007. The preliminary meeting agenda, along with information about the committee, is available at the Access Board’s Web site (http://www.accessboard.gov/eth/index.htm). Committee meetings are open to the public and interested persons can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the committee on issues of interest to them during public comment periods scheduled on each day of the meeting. Additionally, all interested persons will have the opportunity to comment when proposed rules regarding emergency transportable housing accessibility are issued in the Federal Register by the Access Board. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Individuals who require sign language interpreters, real-time captioning, or materials in alternate formats should contact Marsha Mazz by November 2. Also, persons wishing to provide handouts or other written information to the committee are requested to provide electronic format in advance of the meeting to Marsha Mazz preferably via e-mail so that alternate formats such as large print can be distributed to committee members. Persons attending the meeting are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with PROPOSALS SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Oct 31, 2007 Jkt 214001 ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 36 CFR Parts 1193 and 1194 RIN 3014–AA22 Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and Information Technology Accessibility Standards Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has established a Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist it in revising and updating accessibility guidelines for telecommunications products and accessibility standards for electronic and information technology. This notice announces the dates, times, and location of six upcoming meetings of the committee, five of which will be held as conference calls, one of which will be an in-person meeting. DATES: The conference calls are scheduled for November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11, and December 18, 2007 (beginning at 1 p.m. and ending at 3 p.m. Eastern time each day). The in-person meeting will take place on November 13–16, 2007 (beginning at 12 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m. on November 13; beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on November 14 and 15; and, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. on November 16). ADDRESSES: Individuals can participate in the conference calls on November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11 and December 18, 2007 by dialing into the teleconference numbers which will be posted on the Access Board’s web site at: http://www.access-board.gov/ sec508/update-index.htm. The inperson meeting on November 13–16, 2007 will be held at the National Science Foundation. All attendees should go to 4201 Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, to pick up security passes and then go to 4121 Wilson Boulevard, Stafford Place II, Room 555, Arlington, VA 22230 for the meeting. PO 00000 Frm 00008 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 61827 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Creagan, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. Telephone number: 202–272–0016 (Voice); 202–272–0082 (TTY). Electronic mail address: creagan@access-board.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established the Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist it in revising and updating accessibility guidelines for telecommunications products and accessibility standards for electronic and information technology. The next in-person committee meeting will take place November 13–16, 2007 (beginning at 12 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m. on November 13; beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on November 14 and 15; and, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. on November 16). The teleconference meetings on November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11, and December 18, 2007 will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time). The meetings will focus on outstanding issues, particularly those identified in ‘‘minority reports’’ submitted to the committee by some members. The agendas, instructions (including information on captioning), and dial in telephone numbers for the in-person meeting, as well as for the teleconferences are available at http:// www.access-board.gov/sec508/updateindex.htm. Notices of future meetings will be published in the Federal Register. The committee may cancel any one of the teleconferences before they are scheduled to take place, depending on the needs of the committee and their progress in discussing and resolving outstanding issues. Any notices of cancellation of any of these teleconferences will be posted at: http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/ update-index.htm. The conference calls are open to the public and interested persons can dial into the teleconferences and communicate their views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the committee on issues of interest to them and the committee during public comment periods scheduled during each conference call. Participants may call into the teleconferences from any location of their choosing. E:\FR\FM\01NOP1.SGM 01NOP1 61828 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 211 / Thursday, November 1, 2007 / Proposed Rules The in-person meeting on November 13–16, 2007 is open to the public and interested persons can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the committee on issues of interest to them and the committee during public comment periods scheduled on each day of the meeting. The meeting site for the in-person meeting is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign language interpreters, an assistive listening system, and real-time captioning will be provided. For the comfort of other participants, persons attending committee meetings are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances. Due to security measures at the National Science Foundation, all attendees must notify the Access Board’s receptionist at (202) 272–0007 or receptionist@accessboard.gov by November 5, 2007 of their intent to attend the in-person meeting. This notification is required for expeditious entry into the facility and will enable the Access Board to provide additional information as needed. Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E7–21554 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 36 CFR Part 1195 RIN 3014–AA22 Passenger Vessel Emergency Alarms Advisory Committee Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of meeting. rfrederick on PROD1PC67 with PROPOSALS AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has established an advisory committee to make recommendations on issues related to the effectiveness of emergency alarm systems for individuals with hearing loss or deafness on passenger vessels. This notice announces the dates, time, and location of the next committee meeting. Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Paul Beatty, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004–1111. Telephone number (202) 272–0012 (Voice); (202) 272–0082 (TTY). These are not toll-free numbers. E-mail address: pvag@access-board.gov. Federal Emergency Management Agency FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: On August 13, 2007, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established an advisory committee to make recommendations on issues related to the effectiveness of emergency alarm systems for individuals with hearing loss or deafness on passenger vessels. (72 FR 45200; August 13, 2007). The next meeting of the committee will take place on November 28 and 29, 2007. The preliminary meeting agenda, along with information about the committee, is available at the Access Board’s Web site (http://www.access-board.gov/ pvaac/alarms/). Committee meetings are open to the public and interested persons can attend the meetings and communicate their views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the committee on issues of interest to them during public comment periods scheduled on each day of the meeting. Additionally, all interested persons will have the opportunity to comment when proposed rules regarding passenger vessel accessibility are issued in the Federal Register by the Access Board. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Sign language interpreters, an assistive listening system, and computer assisted real-time transcription (CART) will be provided. Persons attending the meeting are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances for the comfort of other participants. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E7–21555 Filed 10–31–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P The meeting is scheduled for November 28 and 29, 2007 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both days. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Access Board’s offices, 1331 F DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:51 Oct 31, 2007 Jkt 214001 PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4702 Sfmt 4702 44 CFR Part 67 [Docket No. FEMA–D–7826] Proposed Flood Elevation Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Proposed rule. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Comments are requested on the proposed Base (1 percent annualchance) Flood Elevations (BFEs) and proposed BFE modifications for the communities listed in the table below. The purpose of this notice is to seek general information and comment regarding these proposed regulatory flood elevations. The BFEs and modified BFEs are a part of the floodplain management measures that the community is required either to adopt or show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, these elevations, once finalized, will be used by insurance agents, and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium rates for new buildings and the contents in those buildings. DATES: Comments are to be submitted on or before January 30, 2008. ADDRESSES: The corresponding preliminary Flood Insurance Rate Map (FIRM) for the proposed BFEs for each community are available for inspection at the community’s map repository. The respective addresses are listed in the table below. You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. FEMA–D–7826, to William R. Blanton, Jr., Chief, Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William R. Blanton, Jr., Chief, Engineering Management Section, Mitigation Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street, SW., Washington, DC 20472. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) proposes to make determinations of BFEs and modified BFEs for each community listed below, in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR 67.4(a). E:\FR\FM\01NOP1.SGM 01NOP1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 211 (Thursday, November 1, 2007)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 61827-61828]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21554]


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ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

36 CFR Parts 1193 and 1194

RIN 3014-AA22


Telecommunications Act Accessibility Guidelines; Electronic and 
Information Technology Accessibility Standards

AGENCY: Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board 
(Access Board) has established a Telecommunications and Electronic and 
Information Technology Advisory Committee (Committee) to assist it in 
revising and updating accessibility guidelines for telecommunications 
products and accessibility standards for electronic and information 
technology. This notice announces the dates, times, and location of six 
upcoming meetings of the committee, five of which will be held as 
conference calls, one of which will be an in-person meeting.

DATES: The conference calls are scheduled for November 20, November 27, 
December 4, December 11, and December 18, 2007 (beginning at 1 p.m. and 
ending at 3 p.m. Eastern time each day). The in-person meeting will 
take place on November 13-16, 2007 (beginning at 12 p.m. and ending at 
6 p.m. on November 13; beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on 
November 14 and 15; and, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. on 
November 16).

ADDRESSES: Individuals can participate in the conference calls on 
November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11 and December 18, 2007 
by dialing into the teleconference numbers which will be posted on the 
Access Board's web site at: http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/update-
index.htm. The in-person meeting on November 13-16, 2007 will be held 
at the National Science Foundation. All attendees should go to 4201 
Wilson Boulevard, Arlington, VA 22230, to pick up security passes and 
then go to 4121 Wilson Boulevard, Stafford Place II, Room 555, 
Arlington, VA 22230 for the meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Timothy Creagan, Office of Technical 
and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers 
Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-
1111. Telephone number: 202-272-0016 (Voice); 202-272-0082 (TTY). 
Electronic mail address: creagan@access-board.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Architectural and Transportation 
Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established the 
Telecommunications and Electronic and Information Technology Advisory 
Committee (Committee) to assist it in revising and updating 
accessibility guidelines for telecommunications products and 
accessibility standards for electronic and information technology. The 
next in-person committee meeting will take place November 13-16, 2007 
(beginning at 12 p.m. and ending at 6 p.m. on November 13; beginning at 
9 a.m. and ending at 5 p.m. on November 14 and 15; and, beginning at 9 
a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. on November 16). The teleconference meetings 
on November 20, November 27, December 4, December 11, and December 18, 
2007 will be from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern time).
    The meetings will focus on outstanding issues, particularly those 
identified in ``minority reports'' submitted to the committee by some 
members. The agendas, instructions (including information on 
captioning), and dial in telephone numbers for the in-person meeting, 
as well as for the teleconferences are available at http://www.access-
board.gov/sec508/update-index.htm. Notices of future meetings will be 
published in the Federal Register.
    The committee may cancel any one of the teleconferences before they 
are scheduled to take place, depending on the needs of the committee 
and their progress in discussing and resolving outstanding issues. Any 
notices of cancellation of any of these teleconferences will be posted 
at: http://www.access-board.gov/sec508/update-index.htm.
    The conference calls are open to the public and interested persons 
can dial into the teleconferences and communicate their views. Members 
of the public will have opportunities to address the committee on 
issues of interest to them and the committee during public comment 
periods scheduled during each conference call. Participants may call 
into the teleconferences from any location of their choosing.

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    The in-person meeting on November 13-16, 2007 is open to the public 
and interested persons can attend the meetings and communicate their 
views. Members of the public will have opportunities to address the 
committee on issues of interest to them and the committee during public 
comment periods scheduled on each day of the meeting.
    The meeting site for the in-person meeting is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. Sign language interpreters, an assistive 
listening system, and real-time captioning will be provided. For the 
comfort of other participants, persons attending committee meetings are 
requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances. 
Due to security measures at the National Science Foundation, all 
attendees must notify the Access Board's receptionist at (202) 272-0007 
or receptionist@access-board.gov by November 5, 2007 of their intent to 
attend the in-person meeting. This notification is required for 
expeditious entry into the facility and will enable the Access Board to 
provide additional information as needed.

Lawrence W. Roffee,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. E7-21554 Filed 10-31-07; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 8150-01-P