Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee, 49391-49392 [E9-23221]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices Contact Person for More Information: Theodore Katz, M.P.A., Executive Secretary, NIOSH, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, MS E–20, Atlanta, GA 30333, Telephone (513) 533– 6800, Toll Free 1 (800) CDC–INFO, E-mail ocas@cdc.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both CDC and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Dated: September 22, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–23300 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] Dated: September 19, 2009. Elaine L. Baker, Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. [FR Doc. E9–23301 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] Administration for Children and Families DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Centers for Disease Control and Prevention srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES In accordance with section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention announces the following meeting of the aforementioned subcommittee: Time and Date: 10 a.m.–11:30 a.m., October 15, 2009. Place: Teleconference. To participate in the teleconference, please dial (866) 919–3560 enter passcode 4168828. Status: Open to the public; teleconference access is limited only by availability of telephone ports. The public is welcome to participate during the public comment period which is tentatively scheduled from 11:10 a.m.–11:20 a.m. Purpose: The Ethics Subcommittee will provide counsel to the ACD, CDC, regarding a broad range of public health ethics questions and issues arising from programs, scientists and practitioners. Matter To Be Discussed: Ethical guidance for ventilator distribution during a severe pandemic. Agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Contact Person for More Information: Drue Barrett, PhD, Designated Federal Officer, Ethics Subcommittee, CDC, 1600 Clifton Road, NE., M/S D–50, Atlanta, Georgia 30333. Telephone (404) 639–4690. E-mail: dbarrett@cdc.gov. The Director, Management Analysis and Services Office, has been delegated the authority to sign Federal Register notices pertaining to announcements of meetings and other committee management activities, for both the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Jkt 217001 Statement of Organization, Functions, and Delegations of Authority (a) Authority Delegated Ethics Subcommittee, Advisory Committee to the Director (ACD), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) 16:33 Sep 25, 2009 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Notice is hereby given that I have delegated to the Director, Program Operations Division, Office of Head Start, Administration for Children and Families the following authority vested in me by the Assistant Secretary for Children and Families in the memorandum dated February 16, 2007. BILLING CODE 4163–18–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 BILLING CODE 4163–18–P Authority to approve or disapprove requests for non-Federal share waivers under 42 USC 9835(b) for expenditures funded by the American Recovery & Reinvestment Act of 2009, Public Law 111–5 (February 17, 2009) (b) Limitations 1. This delegation shall be exercised under financial and administrative requirements applicable to all Administration for Children and Families authorities. 2. Any delegation requires the concurrence of the Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Administration and the Director, Office of Head Start. (c) Effective Date This delegation is effective on the date of signature. (d) Effect on Existing Delegations This delegation of authority supplements the previous delegations from the Director, Office of Head Start in the memorandum dated April 26, 2007. I hereby affirm and ratify any actions taken by the Director, Program Operations Division, which involved the exercise of this authority prior to the effective date of this delegation. Dated: August 27, 2009. Patricia E. Brown, Acting Director, Office of Head Start. [FR Doc. E9–23291 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 49391 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2009–0109] Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Closed Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee will meet October 20—22, 2009 at the Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA. This meeting will be closed to the public. DATES: The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee will meet October 20, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 21, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on October 22, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA. Requests to have written material distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting should reach the contact person at the address below by Friday, October 9, 2009. Send written material to Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528. Comments must be identified by DHS–2009–0109 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: HSSTAC@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–254–6173. • Mail: Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the (committee name), go to http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1 49392 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 186 / Monday, September 28, 2009 / Notices Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202– 254–6877. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). At this meeting, the Committee will receive classified (SECRET-level) updated threat and Homeland Security related briefings; and classified reports from the Committee panels. West Coast laboratories, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), and Homeland Security experts will present SECRET-level briefings concerning matters sensitive to homeland security. Basis for Closure: In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined that the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting concerns sensitive Homeland Security information and classified matters within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (c)(9)(B) which, if prematurely disclosed, would significantly jeopardize national security and frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions and that, accordingly, the portion of the meeting that concerns these issues will be closed to the public. Dated: September 16, 2009. Bradley I. Buswell, Under Secretary for Science and Technology (Acting). [FR Doc. E9–23221 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9F–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–140, Revision of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES ACTION: 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–140, Immigrant Petition for Alien Worker; OMB Control Number 1615–0015. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on May 5, 2009, at 74 FR 20722, allowing for a 60-day public VerDate Nov<24>2008 16:33 Sep 25, 2009 Jkt 217001 comment period. USCIS received three comments. USCIS’s discussion and response to the comments are addressed in the supporting statement. The supporting statement will be posted to the Web site at: http:// www.regulations.gov. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until October 28, 2009. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), and to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Products Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, DC 20529–2210. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202– 272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 5806 or via e-mail at oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail, please make sure to add OMB Control No. 1615–0015 in the subject box. Written comments and suggestions from the public and affected agencies should address one or more of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection (1) Type of Information Collection: Revision of a currently approved information collection. PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Immigrant Petition for Alien Workers. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–140, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Business or other for profit. The information furnished on Form I–140 will be used by U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services to classify aliens under section 203(b)(1), 203(b)(2) or 203(b)(3) of the Immigration and Nationality Act (Act). (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 96,000 responses at one hour per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 96,000 annual burden hours. If you need a copy of the information collection instrument, please visit the Web site at: http://www.regulations.gov. We may also be contacted at: USCIS, Regulatory Products Division, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20529–2210, Telephone number 202–272–8377. Dated: September 23, 2009. Stephen Tarragon, Deputy Chief, Regulatory Products Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. [FR Doc. E9–23363 Filed 9–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Administrative Rulings AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 60-Day Notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing collection of information: 1651–0085. SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, CBP invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment on an information collection requirement concerning Administrative Rulings. This request for comment is being made pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3505(c)(2)). DATES: Written comments should be received on or before November 27, 2009, to be assured of consideration. E:\FR\FM\28SEN1.SGM 28SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 186 (Monday, September 28, 2009)]
[Notices]
[Pages 49391-49392]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-23221]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2009-0109]


Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Science and Technology Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Closed Federal Advisory 
Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory 
Committee will meet October 20--22, 2009 at the Naval Postgraduate 
School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA. This meeting will be closed 
to the public.

DATES: The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee 
will meet October 20, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 21, 2009, 
from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on October 22, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 
4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Naval Postgraduate School, 1 
University Circle, Monterey, CA. Requests to have written material 
distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting should 
reach the contact person at the address below by Friday, October 9, 
2009. Send written material to Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and 
Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray 
Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528. Comments must be identified by 
DHS-2009-0109 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: HSSTAC@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-254-6173.
     Mail: Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 
410, Washington, DC 20528.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the (committee name), go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and 
Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray 
Lane,

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Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202-254-6877.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
    At this meeting, the Committee will receive classified (SECRET-
level) updated threat and Homeland Security related briefings; and 
classified reports from the Committee panels. West Coast laboratories, 
Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), and 
Homeland Security experts will present SECRET-level briefings 
concerning matters sensitive to homeland security.
    Basis for Closure: In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined that the Homeland 
Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting concerns 
sensitive Homeland Security information and classified matters within 
the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (c)(9)(B) which, if prematurely 
disclosed, would significantly jeopardize national security and 
frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions and that, 
accordingly, the portion of the meeting that concerns these issues will 
be closed to the public.

    Dated: September 16, 2009.
Bradley I. Buswell,
Under Secretary for Science and Technology (Acting).
[FR Doc. E9-23221 Filed 9-25-09; 8:45 am]
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