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L. 92–463), the purpose of this notice is to announce that the Election Assistance Commission (EAC) has renewed the charter for the Standards Board for a two-year period through October 27, 2010. The Standards Board is a Federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act. DATES: Renewed through October 27, 2010. Election Assistance Commission, 1225 New York Avenue, NW., Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gineen Beach, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 566–3100. E-mail: havainfo@eac.gov. The Standards Board is a Federal advisory committee created by statute whose mission is to advise the EAC through review of the voluntary voting systems guidelines; through review of voluntary guidance; and review of best practices recommendations. In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92–463, as amended, this SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65299 notice advises interested persons of the renewal of the Standards Board charter. Thomas R. Wilkey, Executive Director, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. Charter of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards Board Official Designation: Election Assistance Commission Standards Board The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby Charters the Standards Board established in title II section 211 of the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) [Pub. L. 107–252] pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Objectives and Duties 1. The objective of the Standards Board (the Board) is to advise the EAC through review of the voluntary voting systems guidelines (VVSG) described in title II Part 3 of HAVA when the EAC proposes updates to the VVSG; through review of the voluntary guidance described under title III of HAVA; and through the review of the best practices recommendations contained in the report submitted under Section 242(b) of title II of HAVA. 2. The Board will function solely as an advisory body and will comply fully with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. Membership 1. The Board shall consist of 110 members. Fifty-five members shall be State election officials selected by the chief State election official of each State. Fifty-five shall be local election officials selected under a process supervised by the chief election official of the State. The two members of the Standards Board who represent the same State may not be members of the same political party (HAVA title II section 213(a)). Vacancy appointments shall be made in the same manner as the original appointments. 2. The Board shall select nine of its members as an Executive Board of whom, not more than five may be State election officials; not more than five may be local election officials; and not more than five may be members of the same political party. Members of the Executive Board shall serve two-year terms and may not serve more than three consecutive terms. Of the initial Executive Board, three members shall serve for one term; three shall serve for two consecutive terms; and three shall serve for three consecutive terms, as determined by lot at the time the members are first appointed. (HAVA title II, section 213(c).) E:\FR\FM\03NON1.SGM 03NON1 65300 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 213 / Monday, November 3, 2008 / Notices Administrative Provisions DFO, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 1. The Board will report to the EAC through the Advisory Committee Management Officer pursuant to 5 U.S.C. App. 1 section 8(b). This officer shall be a member of the EAC staff designated by the Chairman of the EAC. 2. Pursuant to HAVA, the Standards Board shall meet: (1) Not less frequently than once every year for purposes of voting on the voluntary voting system guidelines referred to the Board; (2) not less frequently than once every 2 years for purposes of selecting the Executive Board; and (3) at such other times as it considers appropriate for purposes of conducting such other business as it considers appropriate consistent with Title II. In addition, pursuant to the Board’s bylaws, the Board will meet either on an annual basis or as otherwise requested by EAC to address the Board’s responsibilities under HAVA and attend to other issues presented by EAC. 3. The EAC will provide clerical and other necessary support services to the Board. (HAVA title II, section 215(d).) 4. Members of the Board will not be compensated for their services but will be reimbursed for travel expenses and subsistence. (HAVA title II, section 215(e).) 5. The Board may use the United States mails in the same manner and under the same conditions as a department or agency of the Federal Government. (HAVA title II, section 215(c).) 6. The annual cost for operating the Board is estimated at $352,256.00 which includes one quarter staff year for support services. 7. The Board may establish such committees of its members as may be necessary subject to the provisions of the law. 8. The Board may, by simple majority vote, adopt resolutions and make recommendations. Such resolutions and recommendations will, however, be only advisory to the EAC and will be restricted to the EAC’s activities described in title II, section 212 of the Help America Vote Act of 2002. 9. The EAC will provide liaison services between the Board and the Advisory Panel Secretariat as required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act. [FR Doc. E8–26144 Filed 10–31–08; 8:45 am] sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Duration BILLING CODE 6820–KF–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection Extension; Correction U.S. Department of Energy. Notice and Request for Comments; Correction. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of Energy (DOE) published a document in the Federal Register of September 18, 2008, announcing the submission of an information request to the OMB for the Foreign Travel Management System (FTMS). This document corrects errors in that notice. 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E8–26138 Filed 10–31–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission While the duration of the Board is continuing, the Charter shall be renewed every two years from the date of the filing. [Docket No. CP09–10–000] Dated: October 27, 2008. lllllllllllllllllllll Commissioner Gineen Beach, October 27, 2008. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:58 Oct 31, 2008 Jkt 217001 Dominion Transmission, Inc.; Notice of Application Take notice that on October 15, 2008, Dominion Transmission, Inc. (DTI), 120 PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219, filed an application in Docket No. CP09–10–000, pursuant to section 7(c) of the Natural Gas Act (NGA), requests permission and approval to construct, install, own, operate and maintain certain facilities located in McKean, Elk, Armstrong and Westmoreland Counties, Pennsylvania. Specifically, DTI seeks Commission authorization of its Rural Valley Project (Project) pursuant to which DTI will provide firm transportation service for a Maximum Daily Transportation Quantity (MDTQ) of 57,500 dekatherms per day (Dth/d), all as more fully set forth in the application which is on file with the Commission and open to public inspection. The filing may also be viewed on the Web at http:// www.ferc.gov using the ‘‘eLibrary’’ link. Enter the docket number excluding the last three digits in the docket number field to access the document. For assistance, please contact FERC Online Support at FERCOnlineSupport@ferc.gov or toll free at (866) 208–3676, or TTY, contact (202) 502–8659. Any questions regarding this application should be directed to Matthew R. Bley, Manager, Gas Transmission Certificates, Dominion Transmission, Inc., 120 Tredegar Street, Richmond, VA 23219, telephone: (804) 819–2877, facsimile: (804) 819–2064 and e-mail: Matthew.R.Bley@dom.com. Pursuant to section 157.9 of the Commission’s rules, 18 CFR 157.9, within 90 days of this Notice the Commission staff will either complete its environmental assessment (EA) and place it into the Commission’s public record (eLibrary) for this proceeding; or issue a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review. If a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review is issued, it will indicate, among other milestones, the anticipated date for the Commission staff’s issuance of the final environmental impact statement (FEIS) or EA for this proposal. The filing of the EA in the Commission’s public record for this proceeding or the issuance of a Notice of Schedule for Environmental Review will serve to notify federal and state agencies of the timing for the completion of all necessary reviews, and the subsequent need to complete all federal authorizations within 90 days of the date of issuance of the Commission staff’s FEIS or EA. 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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Federal Advisory Committee Act; Standards Board Charter Renewal

AGENCY: Election Assistance Commission.

ACTION: Notice of Charter Renewal.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 
92-463), the purpose of this notice is to announce that the Election 
Assistance Commission (EAC) has renewed the charter for the Standards 
Board for a two-year period through October 27, 2010. The Standards 
Board is a Federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act.

DATES: Renewed through October 27, 2010.

ADDRESSES: Election Assistance Commission, 1225 New York Avenue, NW., 
Suite 1100, Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gineen Beach, Designated Federal 
Officer, at (202) 566-3100. E-mail: havainfo@eac.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Standards Board is a Federal advisory 
committee created by statute whose mission is to advise the EAC through 
review of the voluntary voting systems guidelines; through review of 
voluntary guidance; and review of best practices recommendations. In 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Public Law 92-463, 
as amended, this notice advises interested persons of the renewal of 
the Standards Board charter.

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

Charter of the U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards Board

Official Designation: Election Assistance Commission Standards Board

    The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) hereby Charters the 
Standards Board established in title II section 211 of the Help America 
Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA) [Pub. L. 107-252] pursuant to the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act.

Objectives and Duties

    1. The objective of the Standards Board (the Board) is to advise 
the EAC through review of the voluntary voting systems guidelines 
(VVSG) described in title II Part 3 of HAVA when the EAC proposes 
updates to the VVSG; through review of the voluntary guidance described 
under title III of HAVA; and through the review of the best practices 
recommendations contained in the report submitted under Section 242(b) 
of title II of HAVA.
    2. The Board will function solely as an advisory body and will 
comply fully with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act.

Membership

    1. The Board shall consist of 110 members. Fifty-five members shall 
be State election officials selected by the chief State election 
official of each State. Fifty-five shall be local election officials 
selected under a process supervised by the chief election official of 
the State. The two members of the Standards Board who represent the 
same State may not be members of the same political party (HAVA title 
II section 213(a)). Vacancy appointments shall be made in the same 
manner as the original appointments.
    2. The Board shall select nine of its members as an Executive Board 
of whom, not more than five may be State election officials; not more 
than five may be local election officials; and not more than five may 
be members of the same political party. Members of the Executive Board 
shall serve two-year terms and may not serve more than three 
consecutive terms. Of the initial Executive Board, three members shall 
serve for one term; three shall serve for two consecutive terms; and 
three shall serve for three consecutive terms, as determined by lot at 
the time the members are first appointed. (HAVA title II, section 
213(c).)

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Administrative Provisions

    1. The Board will report to the EAC through the Advisory Committee 
Management Officer pursuant to 5 U.S.C. App. 1 section 8(b). This 
officer shall be a member of the EAC staff designated by the Chairman 
of the EAC.
    2. Pursuant to HAVA, the Standards Board shall meet: (1) Not less 
frequently than once every year for purposes of voting on the voluntary 
voting system guidelines referred to the Board; (2) not less frequently 
than once every 2 years for purposes of selecting the Executive Board; 
and (3) at such other times as it considers appropriate for purposes of 
conducting such other business as it considers appropriate consistent 
with Title II. In addition, pursuant to the Board's bylaws, the Board 
will meet either on an annual basis or as otherwise requested by EAC to 
address the Board's responsibilities under HAVA and attend to other 
issues presented by EAC.
    3. The EAC will provide clerical and other necessary support 
services to the Board. (HAVA title II, section 215(d).)
    4. Members of the Board will not be compensated for their services 
but will be reimbursed for travel expenses and subsistence. (HAVA title 
II, section 215(e).)
    5. The Board may use the United States mails in the same manner and 
under the same conditions as a department or agency of the Federal 
Government. (HAVA title II, section 215(c).)
    6. The annual cost for operating the Board is estimated at 
$352,256.00 which includes one quarter staff year for support services.
    7. The Board may establish such committees of its members as may be 
necessary subject to the provisions of the law.
    8. The Board may, by simple majority vote, adopt resolutions and 
make recommendations. Such resolutions and recommendations will, 
however, be only advisory to the EAC and will be restricted to the 
EAC's activities described in title II, section 212 of the Help America 
Vote Act of 2002.
    9. The EAC will provide liaison services between the Board and the 
Advisory Panel Secretariat as required by the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act.

Duration

    While the duration of the Board is continuing, the Charter shall be 
renewed every two years from the date of the filing.

    Dated: October 27, 2008.

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Commissioner Gineen Beach,
DFO, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

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