Supplemental Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United States-India CEO Forum, 54965-54966 [E9-25710]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 205 / Monday, October 26, 2009 / Notices and species. It does not necessarily indicate that NMFS will only consider persons who have expertise in the species that are listed. 54965 Table 1. Current expiring representation on the HMS AP by sector and species. Species Date Appointed Date Term Expires Academic Academic Academic Commercial Commercial Recreational Recreational Recreational Recreational Recreational mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Sector Tuna Shark Tuna/Shark Shark Swordfish/Tuna Billfish Swordfish HMS HMS HMS 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 1/1/2007 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 12/31/2009 Each sector must be adequately represented, and the intent is to have a group that, as a whole, reflects an appropriate and equitable balance and mix of interests given the responsibilities of the AP. Criteria for membership include one or more of the following: (1) experience in the HMS recreational fishing industry; (2) experience in the HMS commercial fishing industry; (3) experience in fishery-related industries (e.g., marinas, bait and tackle shops); (4) experience in the scientific community working with HMS; and/or (5) representation of a private; non-governmental; regional, national, or international organization representing marine fisheries; environmental, governmental, or academic interests dealing with HMS. Five additional members on the AP include one member representing each of the following Councils: New England Fishery Management Council, the MidAtlantic Fishery Management Council, the South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, the Gulf of Mexico Fishery Management Council, and the Caribbean Fishery Management Council. The AP also includes 22 ex-officio participants: 20 representatives of the coastal states and two representatives of the interstate commissions (the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission and the Gulf States Marine Fisheries Commission). NMFS will provide the necessary administrative support, including technical assistance, for the AP. However, NMFS will not compensate participants with monetary support of any kind. Depending on availability of funds, members may be reimbursed for travel costs related to the AP meetings. C. Meeting Schedule Meetings of the AP will be held as frequently as necessary but are routinely held twice each year in the spring and fall. The meetings may be held in conjunction with public hearings. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:19 Oct 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 Dated: October 20, 2009. Emily H. Menashes, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Servce. [FR Doc. E9–25753 Filed 10–23–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–S DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Supplemental Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United StatesIndia CEO Forum AGENCY: Market Access and Compliance, International Trade Administration, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: In 2005, the governments of the United States and India established the U.S.-India CEO Forum. The two sides are reconstituting the Forum. On September 10, 2009, we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-India CEO Forum’’ (74 FR 46571), announcing membership opportunities for appointment as representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. The application period closed on October 1, 2009. We are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of September 10, 2009. Interested parties who have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. DATES: Applications should be received no later than 12 p.m. noon EST on Monday, November 2, 2009. ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Linda Droker and Awinash Bawle, Office of South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of Commerce, either by e-mail at linda.droker@mail.doc.gov and awinash.bawle@mail.doc.gov, or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 1401 PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2310, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Droker, Director, Office of South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 482–2955. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S.India CEO Forum, consisting of both private and public sector members, is expected to bring together leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and India to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries, and to communicate their joint recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. The Forum will have U.S. and Indian co-chairs; the Deputy Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for International Economic Affairs, together with the Deputy Chairman of the Planning Commission of India, plan to co-chair the Forum. The Forum will include a Committee comprising private sector members. The Committee will be composed of two Sections, each consisting of 10–12 members from the private sector representing the views and interests of the private sector business community in the United States and India. Each government will appoint the members to its respective Section. The Committee will provide recommendations to the two governments and their senior officials that reflect private sector views, needs, and concerns about the creation of an environment in which their respective private sectors can partner, thrive, and enhance bilateral commercial ties to expand trade and economic links between the United States and India. On September 10, 2009, we published in the Federal Register a ‘‘Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-India CEO Forum’’ (74 FR 46571), announcing the opportunity to apply for membership on the U.S. Section of the Forum. The application period closed on October 1, 2009. We E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES 54966 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 205 / Monday, October 26, 2009 / Notices are now reopening the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice supplements the notice of September 10, 2009. Interested parties who have already applied do not need to re-apply. Candidates are currently being sought for membership on the U.S. Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be Chief Executive Officer or President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-owned or controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main headquarters located in the United States and is currently doing business in both India and the United States. Each candidate also must be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United States and be able to travel to India and locations in the United States to attend official Forum meetings as well as Section meetings on the U.S. side. In addition, the candidate may not be a lobbyist registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended, or a registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 1938, as amended. Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria: • A demonstrated commitment by the individual’s company to the Indian market either through exports or investment. • A demonstrated strong interest in India and its economic development. • The ability to offer a broad perspective and business experience to the discussions. • The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect the entire business community. • The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Members will be selected on the basis of who best will carry out the objectives of the Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also include members who represent a diversity of business sectors and geographic locations. To the extent possible, Section members also should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms. U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. It is anticipated that the first meeting will be held on November 23 in Washington, DC, in conjunction with senior level government exchanges. The U.S. and VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:19 Oct 23, 2009 Jkt 220001 Indian Sections should be prepared to work together ahead of that time to prepare recommendations to the U.S. and Indian governments. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. U.S. members will normally serve for twoyear terms but may be reappointed. To be considered for membership, please submit the following information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: Name and title of the individual requesting consideration; name and address of company’s headquarters; location of incorporation; size of the company; size of company’s export trade, investment, and nature of operations or interest in India; and a brief statement of why the candidate should be considered, including information about the candidate’s ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in which the Forum will be active. Interested parties who have already applied pursuant to the September 10, 2009, Federal Register notice do not need to re-apply. All candidates will be notified of whether they have been selected. Dated: October 20, 2009. Linda S. Droker, Director of the Office of South Asia and Oceania. [FR Doc. E9–25710 Filed 10–21–09; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 3510–DA–P COMMODITY FUTURES TRADING COMMISSION Notice of Intent, Pursuant to the Authority in Section 2(h)(7) of the Commodity Exchange Act and Commission Rule 36.3(c)(3), To Undertake a Determination Whether the PJM WH Real Time Peak Daily Contract; PJM WH Real Time Peak Contract; PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak Contract; PJM WH Day Ahead LMP Peak Daily Contract; and PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak Daily Contract, Offered for Trading on the IntercontinentalExchange, Inc., Perform Significant Price Discovery Functions AGENCY: Commodity Futures Trading Commission. ACTION: Notice of action and request for comment. SUMMARY: The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (‘‘CFTC’’ or ‘‘Commission’’) is undertaking a review PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to determine whether the PJM 1 WH 2 Real Time Peak Daily (‘‘PDP’’) contract; PJM WH Real Time Peak (‘‘PJM’’) contract; PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak (‘‘OPJ’’) contract; PJM WH Day Ahead LMP 3 Peak Daily (‘‘PDA’’) contract; and PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak Daily (‘‘ODP’’) contract, offered for trading on the IntercontinentalExchange, Inc. (‘‘ICE’’), an exempt commercial market (‘‘ECM’’) under Sections 2(h)(3)–(5) of the Commodity Exchange Act (‘‘CEA’’ or the ‘‘Act’’), perform significant price discovery functions. Authority for this action is found in Section 2(h)(7) of the CEA and Commission rule 36.3(c) promulgated thereunder. In connection with this evaluation, the Commission invites comment from interested parties. DATES: Comments must be received on or before November 10, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Follow the instructions for submitting comments: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. • E-mail: secretary@cftc.gov. Include PJM WH Real Time Peak Daily (PDP) Contract; PJM WH Real Time Peak (PJM) Contract; PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak (OPJ) Contract; PJM WH Day Ahead LMP Peak Daily (PDA) Contract; and/or PJM WH Real Time Off-Peak Daily (ODP) Contract in the subject line of the message, depending on the subject contract(s) to which the comments apply. • Fax: (202) 418–5521. • Mail: Send to David A. Stawick, Secretary, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 20581. • Courier: Same as mail above. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.CFTC.gov/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory K. Price, Industry Economist, Division of Market Oversight, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Three Lafayette Centre, 1155 21st Street, NW., Washington, DC 1 The acronym ‘‘PJM’’ stands for Pennsylvania New Jersey Maryland Interconnection, LLC (‘‘PJM Interconnection’’), and signifies the regional electricity transmission organization that coordinates the generation and distribution of electricity in all or parts of 13 states and the District of Columbia. 2 The acronym WH signifies the PJM’s Western Hub. 3 The term ‘‘LMP’’ stands for ‘‘locational marginal price’’ and represents the additional cost associated with producing an incremental amount of electricity. LMPs account for generation costs, congestion along the transmission lines, and electricity loss. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Supplemental Request for Applicants for Appointment to the United 
States-India CEO Forum

AGENCY: Market Access and Compliance, International Trade 
Administration, Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In 2005, the governments of the United States and India 
established the U.S.-India CEO Forum. The two sides are reconstituting 
the Forum. On September 10, 2009, we published in the Federal Register 
a ``Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-
India CEO Forum'' (74 FR 46571), announcing membership opportunities 
for appointment as representatives to the U.S. Section of the Forum. 
The application period closed on October 1, 2009. We are now reopening 
the application period to solicit additional applications. This notice 
supplements the notice of September 10, 2009. Interested parties who 
have already applied in response to that Federal Register notice do not 
need to re-apply.

DATES: Applications should be received no later than 12 p.m. noon EST 
on Monday, November 2, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Please send requests for consideration to Linda Droker and 
Awinash Bawle, Office of South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, either by e-mail at linda.droker@mail.doc.gov and 
awinash.bawle@mail.doc.gov, or by mail to U.S. Department of Commerce, 
1401 Constitution Avenue, NW., Room 2310, Washington, DC 20230.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Droker, Director, Office of 
South Asia and Oceania, U.S. Department of Commerce, telephone: (202) 
482-2955.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The U.S.-India CEO Forum, consisting of both 
private and public sector members, is expected to bring together 
leaders of the respective business communities of the United States and 
India to discuss issues of mutual interest, particularly ways to 
strengthen the economic and commercial ties between the two countries, 
and to communicate their joint recommendations to the U.S. and Indian 
governments. The Forum will have U.S. and Indian co-chairs; the Deputy 
Assistant to the President and Deputy National Security Advisor for 
International Economic Affairs, together with the Deputy Chairman of 
the Planning Commission of India, plan to co-chair the Forum. The Forum 
will include a Committee comprising private sector members. The 
Committee will be composed of two Sections, each consisting of 10-12 
members from the private sector representing the views and interests of 
the private sector business community in the United States and India. 
Each government will appoint the members to its respective Section. The 
Committee will provide recommendations to the two governments and their 
senior officials that reflect private sector views, needs, and concerns 
about the creation of an environment in which their respective private 
sectors can partner, thrive, and enhance bilateral commercial ties to 
expand trade and economic links between the United States and India.
    On September 10, 2009, we published in the Federal Register a 
``Request for Applicants for the Appointment to the United States-India 
CEO Forum'' (74 FR 46571), announcing the opportunity to apply for 
membership on the U.S. Section of the Forum. The application period 
closed on October 1, 2009. We

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are now reopening the application period to solicit additional 
applications. This notice supplements the notice of September 10, 2009. 
Interested parties who have already applied do not need to re-apply.
    Candidates are currently being sought for membership on the U.S. 
Section of the Forum. Each candidate must be Chief Executive Officer or 
President (or have a comparable level of responsibility) of a U.S.-
owned or controlled company that is incorporated in and has its main 
headquarters located in the United States and is currently doing 
business in both India and the United States. Each candidate also must 
be a U.S. citizen or otherwise legally authorized to work in the United 
States and be able to travel to India and locations in the United 
States to attend official Forum meetings as well as Section meetings on 
the U.S. side. In addition, the candidate may not be a lobbyist 
registered under the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995, as amended, or a 
registered foreign agent under the Foreign Agents Registration Act of 
1938, as amended.
    Evaluation of applications for membership in the U.S. Section by 
eligible individuals will be based on the following criteria:
     A demonstrated commitment by the individual's company to 
the Indian market either through exports or investment.
     A demonstrated strong interest in India and its economic 
development.
     The ability to offer a broad perspective and business 
experience to the discussions.
     The ability to address cross-cutting issues that affect 
the entire business community.
     The ability to initiate and be responsible for activities 
in which the Forum will be active.
    Members will be selected on the basis of who best will carry out 
the objectives of the Forum. The U.S. Section of the Forum should also 
include members who represent a diversity of business sectors and 
geographic locations. To the extent possible, Section members also 
should represent a cross-section of small, medium, and large firms.
    U.S. members will receive no compensation for their participation 
in Forum-related activities. Individual members will be responsible for 
all travel and related expenses associated with their participation in 
the Forum, including attendance at Committee and Section meetings. It 
is anticipated that the first meeting will be held on November 23 in 
Washington, DC, in conjunction with senior level government exchanges. 
The U.S. and Indian Sections should be prepared to work together ahead 
of that time to prepare recommendations to the U.S. and Indian 
governments. Only appointed members may participate in official Forum 
meetings; substitutes and alternates will not be designated. U.S. 
members will normally serve for two-year terms but may be reappointed.
    To be considered for membership, please submit the following 
information as instructed in the ADDRESSES and DATES captions above: 
Name and title of the individual requesting consideration; name and 
address of company's headquarters; location of incorporation; size of 
the company; size of company's export trade, investment, and nature of 
operations or interest in India; and a brief statement of why the 
candidate should be considered, including information about the 
candidate's ability to initiate and be responsible for activities in 
which the Forum will be active. Interested parties who have already 
applied pursuant to the September 10, 2009, Federal Register notice do 
not need to re-apply. All candidates will be notified of whether they 
have been selected.

    Dated: October 20, 2009.
Linda S. Droker,
Director of the Office of South Asia and Oceania.
[FR Doc. E9-25710 Filed 10-21-09; 4:15 pm]
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