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Download as PDF 72482 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 230 / Friday, November 28, 2008 / Notices Federal Register, whichever comes first.22 Such requests, however, will not ordinarily be granted.23 The Bureau may reverse or limit the scope of suspension only upon a finding of extraordinary circumstances.24 Absent extraordinary circumstances, the Bureau will decide any request for reversal or modification of suspension within 90 days of its receipt of such request.25 II. Initiation of Debarment Proceedings Your guilty plea to criminal conduct in connection with the E-Rate program, in addition to serving as a basis for immediate suspension from the program, also serves as a basis for the initiation of debarment proceedings against you. Your conviction falls within the categories of causes for debarment defined in section 54.8(c) of the Commission’s rules.26 Therefore, pursuant to section 54.8(a)(4) of the Commission’s rules, your conviction requires the Bureau to commence debarment proceedings against you. As with your suspension, you may contest debarment or the scope of the proposed debarment by filing arguments and any relevant documentation within 30 calendar days of the earlier of the receipt of this letter or of publication in the Federal Register.27 Absent extraordinary circumstances, the Bureau will debar you.28 Within 90 days of receipt of any opposition to your suspension and proposed debarment, the Bureau, in the absence of extraordinary circumstances, will provide you with notice of its decision to debar.29 If the Bureau decides to debar you, its decision will become effective upon the earlier of your receipt of a debarment notice or publication of the decision in the Federal Register.30 If and when your debarment becomes effective, you will be prohibited from participating in activities associated with or related to the schools and libraries support Mechanism for three years from the date of 22 47 CFR 54.8(e)(4). 23 Id. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 24 47 CFR 54.8(e)(5). 25 See Second Report and Order, 18 FCC Rcd at 9226, para. 70; 47 CFR 54.8(e)(5), 54.8(f). 26 ‘‘Causes for suspension and debarment are the conviction of or civil judgment for attempt or commission of criminal fraud, theft, embezzlement, forgery, bribery, falsification or destruction of records, making false statements, receiving stolen property, making false claims, obstruction of justice and other fraud or criminal offense arising out of activities associated with or related to the schools and libraries support mechanism.’’ 47 CFR 54.8(c). Such activities ‘‘include the receipt of funds or discounted services through [the Federal universal service] support mechanisms, or consulting with, assisting, or advising applicants or service providers regarding [the Federal universal service] support mechanism.’’ 47 CFR 54.8(a)(1). 27 See Second Report and Order, 18 FCC Rcd at 9226, para. 70; 47 CFR 54.8(e)(3). 28 Second Report and Order, 18 FCC Rcd at 9227, para. 74. 29 See id., 18 FCC Rcd at 9226, para. 70; 47 CFR 54.8(e)(5). 30 Id. The Commission may reverse a debarment, or may limit the scope or period of debarment upon a finding of extraordinary circumstances, following the filing of a petition by you or an interested party or upon motion by the Commission. 47 CFR 54.8(f). VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:16 Nov 26, 2008 Jkt 217001 debarment.31 The Bureau may, if necessary to protect the public interest, extend the debarment period.32 Please direct any response, if by messenger or hand delivery, to Marlene H. Dortch, Secretary, Federal Communications Commission, 236 Massachusetts Avenue, NE., Suite 110, Washington, DC 20002, to the attention of Rebekah Bina, Attorney Advisor, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Room 4–C330, with a copy to Vickie Robinson, Assistant Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Room 4–C330, Federal Communications Commission. If sent by commercial overnight mail (other than U.S. Postal Service Express Mail and Priority Mail), the response should be sent to the Federal Communications Commission, 9300 East Hampton Drive, Capitol Heights, Maryland 20743. If sent by first-class, Express, or Priority mail, the response should be sent to Rebekah Bina, Attorney Advisor, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 4–C330, Washington, DC, 20554, with a copy to Vickie Robinson, Assistant Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau, Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th Street, SW., Room 4–C330, Washington, DC, 20554. You shall also transmit a copy of the response via e-mail to Rebekah.Bina@fcc.gov and to Vickie.Robinson@fcc.gov. If you have any questions, please contact Ms. Bina via mail, by telephone at (202) 418– 7931 or by e-mail at Rebekah.Bina@fcc.gov. If Ms. Bina is unavailable, you may contact Ms. Vickie Robinson, Assistant Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, by telephone at (202) 418–1420 and by e-mail at Vickie.Robinson@fcc.gov. Sincerely yours, Hillary S. DeNigro, Chief, Investigations and Hearings Division, Enforcement Bureau. cc: Calvin B. Kurimai, Esq., Assistant United States Attorney Kristy Carroll, Esq., Universal Service Administrative Company (via e-mail) [FR Doc. E8–28373 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6712–01–P FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Notice of Agency Meeting Pursuant to the provisions of the ‘‘Government in the Sunshine Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given that at 10:04 p.m. on Sunday, November 23, 2008, the Board of Directors of the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation met in closed session to consider matters relating to an open bank assistance transaction. 31 Second Report and Order, 18 FCC Rcd at 9225, para. 67; 47 CFR 54.8(d), 54.8(g). 32 Id. PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 In calling the meeting, the Board determined, on motion of Vice Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg, seconded by Chairman Sheila C. Bair, concurred in by Director John M. Reich (Director, Office of Thrift Supervision), Director Thomas J. Curry (Appointive), and Director John C. Dugan (Comptroller of the Currency), that Corporation business required its consideration of the matters on less than seven days’ notice to the public; that no earlier notice of the meeting was practicable; that the public interest did not require consideration of the matters in a meeting open to public observation; and that the matters could be considered in a closed meeting by authority of subsections (c)(4), (c)(8), (c)(9)(A)(ii), and (c)(9)(B) of the ‘‘Government in the Sunshine Act’’ (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), (c)(8), (c)(9)(A)(ii), and (c)(9)(B)). The meeting was held in the Board Room of the FDIC Building located at 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC. Dated: November 24, 2008. Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation. Robert E. Feldman, Executive Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–28264 Filed 11–26–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6714–01–P FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM Federal Open Market Committee; Domestic Policy Directive of the Conference Calls Held on September 29, 2008, and October 7, 2008, and its Meeting Held on October 28 and 29, 2008 In accordance with § 271.25 of its rules regarding availability of information (12 CFR part 271), there is set forth below the domestic policy directive issued by the Federal Open Market Committee of the conference calls held on September 29, 2008, and October 7, 2008, and its meeting held on October 28 and 29, 2008.1 The Federal Open Market Committee seeks monetary and financial conditions that will foster price stability and promote sustainable growth in output. To further its long–run objectives, the Committee in the immediate future seeks conditions in reserve markets 1 Copies of the Minutes of the Federal Open Market Committee conference calls held on September 29, 2008, and October 7, 2008, and its meeting held on October 28 and 29, 2008, which includes the domestic policy directive issued at the meeting, are available upon request to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, Washington, D.C. 20551. The minutes are published in the Federal Reserve Bulletin and in the Board’s annual report. E:\FR\FM\28NON1.SGM 28NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 230 (Friday, November 28, 2008)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E8-28264]


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FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION


Notice of Agency Meeting

    Pursuant to the provisions of the ``Government in the Sunshine 
Act'' (5 U.S.C. 552b), notice is hereby given that at 10:04 p.m. on 
Sunday, November 23, 2008, the Board of Directors of the Federal 
Deposit Insurance Corporation met in closed session to consider matters 
relating to an open bank assistance transaction.
    In calling the meeting, the Board determined, on motion of Vice 
Chairman Martin J. Gruenberg, seconded by Chairman Sheila C. Bair, 
concurred in by Director John M. Reich (Director, Office of Thrift 
Supervision), Director Thomas J. Curry (Appointive), and Director John 
C. Dugan (Comptroller of the Currency), that Corporation business 
required its consideration of the matters on less than seven days' 
notice to the public; that no earlier notice of the meeting was 
practicable; that the public interest did not require consideration of 
the matters in a meeting open to public observation; and that the 
matters could be considered in a closed meeting by authority of 
subsections (c)(4), (c)(8), (c)(9)(A)(ii), and (c)(9)(B) of the 
``Government in the Sunshine Act'' (5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), (c)(8), 
(c)(9)(A)(ii), and (c)(9)(B)).
    The meeting was held in the Board Room of the FDIC Building located 
at 550 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC.

    Dated: November 24, 2008.
    Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation.
Robert E. Feldman,
Executive Secretary.
[FR Doc. E8-28264 Filed 11-26-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 6714-01-P