Establishment of the Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel, 78864 [E8-30589]

Download as PDF 78864 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 247 / Tuesday, December 23, 2008 / Notices Copies of the filing will also be available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the self-regulatory organization. All comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying information from submissions. You should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All submissions should refer to File Number SR–CBOE– 2008–117 and should be submitted on or January 13, 2009. For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.5 Florence E. Harmon, Acting Secretary. [FR Doc. E8–30408 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION [Docket No. SSA–2008–0052] Establishment of the Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA). Notice of the establishment of the Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel. ACTION: SUMMARY: We are establishing the Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel (Panel) under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The creation of the Panel, while discretionary, is necessary and in the public interest. It will help us to perform our statutory duties. We have consulted with the Committee Management Secretariat, General Services Administration. ADDRESSES: Members of the public may suggest to the Panel cities and States in the contiguous United States in which to hold Panel meetings. To the extent possible, we intend to hold Panel meetings in a variety of locations throughout the Nation to ensure access to as many interested parties as possible. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Debra Tidwell-Peters, Designated Federal Official, Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel, SSA, by: • Mail addressed to: SSA, Occupational Information Development. Advisory Panel, 3–E–26 Operations Building, Baltimore, MD 21235. • Telephone at: 410–965–9617. • Fax at: 410–597–0825. 5 17 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:29 Dec 22, 2008 Jkt 217001 • E-mail to debra.tidwell-peters @ssa.gov. Panel members will analyze the occupational information used by SSA in our disability programs and provide expert guidance as we develop an occupational information system (OIS) tailored for these programs. We plan to design the OIS to improve our disability policies and processes and to ensure up-to-date vocational evidence in our disability programs. We will select Panel members based primarily on their occupational expertise. This Panel will provide guidance on our plans and actions to replace the Dictionary of Occupational Titles and its companion volume, The Selected Characteristics of Occupations. We expect to tailor the OIS specifically for our disability programs. The Panel will be composed of not more than 12 members, including: (a) Members of academia recognized as experts in relevant subject areas, such as occupational analysis, vocational assessment, and physical and occupational rehabilitation; (b) professional experts in relevant subject areas, such as vocational rehabilitation, forensic vocational assessment, and disability insurance programs; (c) medical professionals with experience in relevant subject areas such as occupational or physical rehabilitation medicine, psychiatry or psychology, and physical or occupational therapy; (d) professional experts who represent or advocate on behalf of the disabled claimants; and (e) an agency employee who has expertise in our disability program policies, processes, and systems. The Panel is continuing in nature. In accordance with the FACA, we will publish a notice of the first Panel meeting in the Federal Register . SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 9, 2008. Michael J. Astrue, Commissioner of Social Security. [FR Doc. E8–30589 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4191–02–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6467] Determination on U.S. Position on Proposed European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) Facility in Serbia Pursuant to section 658 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (Div. J, Pub. L. 110–161) (SFOAA), and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 312, I hereby determine that the allocation of the EBRD’s Sustainable Energy Credit Line for the Western Balkans, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, FYR Macedonia, Montenegro, and Serbia will lead to sustainable development and economic integration in the region and contribute to a stronger economy in the Western Balkans, including Serbia, directly supporting implementation of the Dayton Accords. I therefore waive the application of Section 658 of the SFOAA to the extent that provision would otherwise prevent the U.S. Executive Directors of the EBRD from voting in favor of these projects. This Determination shall be reported to the Congress and published in the Federal Register. Dated: November 21, 2008. Marcie Ries, Acting Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E8–30579 Filed 12–22–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–23–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6466] Determination on U.S. Position on Proposed International Monetary Fund (IMF) Project: Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement Pursuant to section 658 of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2008 (Div. J, Pub. L. 110–161) (SFOAA), and Department of State Delegation of Authority Number 312, I hereby determine that the IMF’s proposed Precautionary Stand-By Arrangement for strengthening Serbia’s fiscal discipline and furthering its structural reform agenda will help facilitate a smooth balance of payments adjustment and promote good macroeconomic policies during the global financial crisis, leading to sustainable development and economic integration in the region and contribute to a stronger economy in Serbia, directly supporting implementation of the Dayton Accords. I therefore waive the application of Section 658 of the SFOAA to the extent that provision would otherwise prevent the U.S. Executive Directors of the IMF from voting in favor of these projects. This Determination shall be reported to the Congress and published in the Federal Register. E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION

[Docket No. SSA-2008-0052]


Establishment of the Occupational Information Development 
Advisory Panel

AGENCY: Social Security Administration (SSA).

ACTION: Notice of the establishment of the Occupational Information 
Development Advisory Panel.

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SUMMARY: We are establishing the Occupational Information Development 
Advisory Panel (Panel) under the provisions of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA). The creation of the Panel, while discretionary, 
is necessary and in the public interest. It will help us to perform our 
statutory duties. We have consulted with the Committee Management 
Secretariat, General Services Administration.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public may suggest to the Panel cities and 
States in the contiguous United States in which to hold Panel meetings. 
To the extent possible, we intend to hold Panel meetings in a variety 
of locations throughout the Nation to ensure access to as many 
interested parties as possible.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Debra Tidwell-Peters, Designated 
Federal Official, Occupational Information Development Advisory Panel, 
SSA, by:
     Mail addressed to: SSA, Occupational Information 
Development. Advisory Panel, 3-E-26 Operations Building, Baltimore, MD 
21235.
     Telephone at: 410-965-9617.
     Fax at: 410-597-0825.
     E-mail to debra.tidwell-peters @ssa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Panel members will analyze the occupational 
information used by SSA in our disability programs and provide expert 
guidance as we develop an occupational information system (OIS) 
tailored for these programs. We plan to design the OIS to improve our 
disability policies and processes and to ensure up-to-date vocational 
evidence in our disability programs. We will select Panel members based 
primarily on their occupational expertise. This Panel will provide 
guidance on our plans and actions to replace the Dictionary of 
Occupational Titles and its companion volume, The Selected 
Characteristics of Occupations. We expect to tailor the OIS 
specifically for our disability programs.
    The Panel will be composed of not more than 12 members, including: 
(a) Members of academia recognized as experts in relevant subject 
areas, such as occupational analysis, vocational assessment, and 
physical and occupational rehabilitation; (b) professional experts in 
relevant subject areas, such as vocational rehabilitation, forensic 
vocational assessment, and disability insurance programs; (c) medical 
professionals with experience in relevant subject areas such as 
occupational or physical rehabilitation medicine, psychiatry or 
psychology, and physical or occupational therapy; (d) professional 
experts who represent or advocate on behalf of the disabled claimants; 
and (e) an agency employee who has expertise in our disability program 
policies, processes, and systems. The Panel is continuing in nature. In 
accordance with the FACA, we will publish a notice of the first Panel 
meeting in the Federal Register .

    Dated: December 9, 2008.
Michael J. Astrue,
Commissioner of Social Security.
[FR Doc. E8-30589 Filed 12-22-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4191-02-P