U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting, 36612-36613 [2011-15628]

Download as PDF 36612 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 120 / Wednesday, June 22, 2011 / Notices IV. Solicitation of Comments Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments concerning the foregoing, including whether the proposed rule change is consistent with the Act. Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: For the Commission, by the Division of Trading and Markets, pursuant to delegated authority.13 Elizabeth M. Murphy, Secretary. [FR Doc. 2011–15555 Filed 6–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8011–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE • Use the Commission’s Internet comment form (http://www.sec.gov/ rules/sro.shtml); or • Send an e-mail to rulecomments@sec.gov. 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Reference Room on official business Dated: June 14, 2011. days between the hours of 10 a.m. and Patrick J. Kennedy, 3 p.m. Copies of such filing also will be Under Secretary for Management. available for inspection and copying at the principal office of the Exchange. All [FR Doc. 2011–15626 Filed 6–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–43–P comments received will be posted without change; the Commission does not edit personal identifying DEPARTMENT OF STATE information from submissions. You [Public Notice 7474] should submit only information that you wish to make available publicly. All U.S. Advisory Commission on Public submissions should refer to File Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting Number SR–NASDAQ–2011–079 and should be submitted on or before July The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public 13, 2011. 13 17 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Jun 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 CFR 200.30–3(a)(12). Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on July 12, 2011, at the Capitol Visitor’s Center, room SVC 203–02. The meeting will include discussions on funding public diplomacy and the Smith-Mundt Act. The Commission welcomes commentary from subject matter experts from several organizations, including the State Department, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Congress, and the public on this and other relevant topics. This meeting is open to the public, Members and staff of Congress, the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations. To attend or request further information, contact the Commission at (202) 203– 7463 or pdcommission@state.gov by 3 p.m. on July 11, 2011. Please arrive for the meeting at least 15 minutes early to allow for a prompt meeting start. The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy is charged with appraising U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Commission formulates and recommends to the President, the Secretary of State, and Members of Congress, policies and programs to carry out the public diplomacy functions vested in the State Department, Broadcasting Board of Governors and other government entities. The Commission may submit reports to the Congress, the President, and the Secretary of State on public diplomacy programs and activities. The Commission makes reports available to the public in the United States and abroad to develop a better understanding of and support for public diplomacy programs. These reports are subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the Executive Director. The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any one political party. The President designates a member to chair the Commission. The current members of the Commission are: Mr. William Hybl of Colorado, Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas, Vice Chairman; Mr. Jay Snyder of New York; Ambassador Penne Korth-Peacock of Texas; Ms. Lezlee Westine of Virginia; E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 120 / Wednesday, June 22, 2011 / Notices and, Mr. Sim Farar of California. The seventh seat on the Commission is currently vacant. The following individual has been nominated to the Commission but awaits Senate confirmation as of this writing: Anne Wedner of Illinois. Ms. Wedner will replace Mr. Jay Snyder on the Commission. The Commission was established under Section 604 of the United States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, commonly known as the Smith-Mundt Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1469) and Section 8 of Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1977. The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy is authorized by Public Law 101–246 (2009), 22 U.S.C. 6553, and has been further authorized through September 20, 2011. Dated: June 15, 2011. Matthew C. Armstrong, Executive Director, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–15628 Filed 6–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 7473] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Committee Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 1 p.m. on Thursday, July 21, 2011, in Room 5–1224 of the United States Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the fifty fourth Session of the International Maritime Organization’s (IMO) Subcommittee on Stability and Load Lines and on Fishing Vessels Safety (SLF) to be held at the IMO Headquarters, United Kingdom, January 16–20, 2012. The primary matters to be considered include: —Adoption of the agenda. —Decisions of other IMO bodies. —Development of second generation intact stability criteria —Development of performance standards on time-dependent survivability of passenger ships in damaged condition. — Development of guidelines for verification of damage stability requirements for tankers. —Revision of the damage stability regulations for ro-ro passenger ships. —Development of amendments to SOLAS chapter II–1 subdivision standards for cargo ships. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:40 Jun 21, 2011 Jkt 223001 —Revision of SOLAS chapter II–1 subdivision and damage stability regulations. —Development of provisions to ensure the integrity and uniform implementation of the 1969 TM Convention. —Development of amendments to part B of the 2008 IS Code on towing and anchor operations. —Consideration of IACS unified interpretations. —Development of amendments to the criterion for maximum angle of heel in turns of the 2008 IS Code. —Development of amendments to SOLAS regulation II–1/4 concerning subdivision standards for cargo ships. —Biennial agenda and provisional agenda for SLF 55. —Election of Chairman and ViceChairman for 2013. —Any other business. —Report to the Maritime Safety Committee. —Consideration of the report of the Committee on its fifty fourth session. Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. To facilitate the building security process, and to request reasonable accommodation, those who plan to attend should contact the meeting coordinator, LCDR Catherine Phillips, by e-mail at Catherine.A.Phillips@uscg.mil, by phone at (202) 372–1374, by fax at (202) 372–1925, or in writing at Commandant (CG–5212), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd Street, SW., Stop 7126, Washington, DC 20593–7126 not later than July 14, 2011, 7 days prior to the meeting. Requests made after July 14, 2011 might not be able to be accommodated. Please note that due to security considerations, two valid, government issued photo identifications must be presented to gain entrance to the Headquarters building. The Headquarters building is accessible by taxi and privately owned conveyance (public transportation is not generally available). However, parking in the vicinity of the building is extremely limited. Additional information regarding this and other IMO SHC public meetings may be found at: http://www.uscg.mil/imo. Dated: June 14, 2011. Greg O’Brien, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–15627 Filed 6–21–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36613 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration Environmental Impact Statement; Nueces County, TX Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Intent (NOI). AGENCY: Pursuant to 40 CFR 1508.22 and 43 TAC § 2.5(e)(2), the FHWA and the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) are issuing this notice to advise the public that an environmental impact statement (EIS) will be prepared for the proposed United States (US) Highway 181 Harbor Bridge replacement/State Highway (SH) 286 (Crosstown Expressway) improvement project in Nueces County, Texas. The project and study limits include the US 181 and Beach Avenue interchange on the north and the SH 286 and Morgan Avenue interchange on the south. Areas within the city of Corpus Christi are included in the study area. The project will be developed in compliance with Section 6002 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gregory Punske, P.E., District Engineer, Federal Highway Administration— Texas Division, 300 East 8th Street, Austin, Texas 78701. Telephone: 512– 536–5960. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The US 181 Harbor Bridge project is listed in the Corpus Christi Metropolitan Planning Organization’s Metropolitan Transportation Plan 2010–2035 (the long range transportation plan) as construction of a new bridge over the Corpus Christi Ship Channel. An NOI for this project was first published on May 20, 2005, for proposed improvements that included replacement of the existing Harbor Bridge and approaches where US 181 crosses the Corpus Christi Ship Channel, a roadway distance of approximately 2.25 miles. On March 20, 2007, a revised NOI was published to advise the public that the study limits described in the 2005 NOI had been expanded to accommodate added capacity that might have included managed lanes or various tolling strategies; the primary change was to the southern limit which would have extended the project along SH 286 to SH 358 (South Padre Island Drive). On November 3, 2010, the revised NOI published in 2007 was rescinded, via a notice in the Federal Register, because SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22JNN1.SGM 22JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 120 (Wednesday, June 22, 2011)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-15628]


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 DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 7474]


U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy; Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public 
meeting from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on July 12, 2011, at the Capitol 
Visitor's Center, room SVC 203-02.
    The meeting will include discussions on funding public diplomacy 
and the Smith-Mundt Act. The Commission welcomes commentary from 
subject matter experts from several organizations, including the State 
Department, the Broadcasting Board of Governors, the Congress, and the 
public on this and other relevant topics.
    This meeting is open to the public, Members and staff of Congress, 
the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other 
governmental and non-governmental organizations. To attend or request 
further information, contact the Commission at (202) 203-7463 or 
pdcommission@state.gov by 3 p.m. on July 11, 2011. Please arrive for 
the meeting at least 15 minutes early to allow for a prompt meeting 
start.
    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy is charged with 
appraising U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, 
and influence foreign publics. The Commission formulates and recommends 
to the President, the Secretary of State, and Members of Congress, 
policies and programs to carry out the public diplomacy functions 
vested in the State Department, Broadcasting Board of Governors and 
other government entities. The Commission may submit reports to the 
Congress, the President, and the Secretary of State on public diplomacy 
programs and activities. The Commission makes reports available to the 
public in the United States and abroad to develop a better 
understanding of and support for public diplomacy programs. These 
reports are subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation 
with the Executive Director.
    The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the 
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The 
members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall 
be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, 
cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and 
professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any 
one political party. The President designates a member to chair the 
Commission.
    The current members of the Commission are: Mr. William Hybl of 
Colorado, Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas, Vice Chairman; 
Mr. Jay Snyder of New York; Ambassador Penne Korth-Peacock of Texas; 
Ms. Lezlee Westine of Virginia;

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and, Mr. Sim Farar of California. The seventh seat on the Commission is 
currently vacant.
    The following individual has been nominated to the Commission but 
awaits Senate confirmation as of this writing: Anne Wedner of Illinois. 
Ms. Wedner will replace Mr. Jay Snyder on the Commission.
    The Commission was established under Section 604 of the United 
States Information and Educational Exchange Act of 1948, commonly known 
as the Smith-Mundt Act, as amended (22 U.S.C. 1469) and Section 8 of 
Reorganization Plan Numbered 2 of 1977. The U.S. Advisory Commission on 
Public Diplomacy is authorized by Public Law 101-246 (2009), 22 U.S.C. 
6553, and has been further authorized through September 20, 2011.

    Dated: June 15, 2011.
Matthew C. Armstrong,
Executive Director, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2011-15628 Filed 6-21-11; 8:45 am]
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