Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Passenger Vessels; Passenger Vessel Emergency Alarms Advisory Committee Meeting, 38353 [E8-14952]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 130 / Monday, July 7, 2008 / Proposed Rules ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD 36 CFR Part 1195 RIN 3014–AA11 Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines for Passenger Vessels; Passenger Vessel Emergency Alarms Advisory Committee Meeting Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board. ACTION: Notice of meeting. jlentini on PROD1PC65 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. The advisory committee recommendations will assist the Access Board in developing accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act for passenger vessels. This notice announces the dates, time, and location of the next committee meeting. DATES: The meeting is scheduled for August 12 and 13, 2008 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 Street, NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 advisory committee recommendations will assist the Access Board in developing accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act for passenger vessels. The next meeting of the committee will take place on August 12 and 13, 2008. The preliminary meeting agenda, along with VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:17 Jul 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 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. Lawrence W. Roffee, Executive Director. [FR Doc. E8–14952 Filed 7–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8150–01–P ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY 40 CFR Part 52 [EPA–R05–OAR–2007–1044; FRL–8688–4] Approval and Promulgation of Air Quality Implementation Plans; Illinois and Indiana; Finding of Attainment for 1-Hour Ozone for the Chicago-GaryLake County, IL-IN Area Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). ACTION: Proposed rule. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 130 (Monday, July 7, 2008)]
[Proposed Rules]
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ARCHITECTURAL AND TRANSPORTATION BARRIERS COMPLIANCE BOARD

36 CFR Part 1195

RIN 3014-AA11


Americans With Disabilities Act (ADA) Accessibility Guidelines 
for Passenger Vessels; Passenger Vessel Emergency Alarms Advisory 
Committee Meeting

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 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. The advisory committee recommendations will assist 
the Access Board in developing accessibility guidelines under the 
Americans with Disabilities Act for passenger vessels. This notice 
announces the dates, time, and location of the next committee meeting.

DATES: The meeting is scheduled for August 12 and 13, 2008 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 Street, NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: 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.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    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 advisory 
committee recommendations will assist the Access Board in developing 
accessibility guidelines under the Americans with Disabilities Act for 
passenger vessels. The next meeting of the committee will take place on 
August 12 and 13, 2008. 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.

Lawrence W. Roffee,
Executive Director.
 [FR Doc. E8-14952 Filed 7-3-08; 8:45 am]
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