Membership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Performance Review Board, 54217-54218 [2011-22231]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 25, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–22194 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XA663 Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) will convene a meeting of the Stock Assessment Review (STAR) Panel, to consider and review the 2011 Pacific sardine stock assessment. DATES: The meeting will take place from Tuesday, October 4 through Friday, October 7, 2011. The meeting will begin at 10 a.m. on October 4, and will begin at 8 a.m. each subsequent day. The meeting will continue until 5 p.m. each day or until business for the day has been completed. The meeting may adjourn early on Friday, October 7, if sufficient progress has been achieved. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Green Room of the National Marine Fisheries Service’s Southwest Fisheries SUMMARY: Science Center; 8604 La Jolla Shores Drive, La Jolla, CA 92037. Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220–1384. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Kerry Griffin, Staff Officer, Pacific Council: (503) 820–2280. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the meeting is to review the 2011 stock assessment for Pacific sardine, which will be used to develop management measures for the 2012 sardine fishery off the U.S. west coast. Although non-emergency issues not contained in the meeting agenda may come before this group for discussion, those issues may not be the subject of formal action during this meeting. Action will be restricted to those issues specifically listed in this notice and any issues arising after publication of this notice that require emergency action under section 305(c) of the MagnusonStevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, provided the public has been notified of the Council’s intent to take final action to address the emergency. Special Accommodations This meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids should be directed to Mr. Kris Kleinschmidt at (503) 820–2280 at least 5 days prior to the meeting date. Dated: August 25, 2011. Tracey L. Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Sustainable Fisheries, National Marine Fisheries Service. [FR Doc. 2011–22193 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P Louisa Koch ....................................................................... Maureen E. Wylie ............................................................... Charles S. Baker ................................................................ Russell F. Smith III ............................................................. Christopher C. Cartwright .................................................. David Robinson .................................................................. Laura K. Furgione .............................................................. jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES John S. Gray II ................................................................... Craig McLean ..................................................................... Dr. Ned Cyr ........................................................................ VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 PO 00000 54217 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Membership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Performance Review Board National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of membership of the NOAA Performance Review Board. AGENCY: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), NOAA announces the appointment of members who will serve on the NOAA Performance Review Board (PRB). The NOAA PRB is responsible for reviewing performance appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service Professional members and making written recommendations to the appointing authority on retention and compensation matters, including performance-based pay adjustments, awarding of bonuses, and reviewing recommendations for potential Presidential Rank Award nominees. The appointment of members to the NOAA PRB will be for a period of 12 months. DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of service of the four new appointees to the NOAA Performance Review Board is September 30, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Omar Williams, Executive Resources Program Manager, Workforce Management Office, NOAA, 1305 EastWest Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 713–6301. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The names and positions of the members of the NOAA PRB are set forth below: SUMMARY: Director, Office of Education. Chief Financial Officer, Office of the Chief Financial Officer. Deputy Assistant Administrator, NESDIS National Environmental Satellite, Data and Information Service. Deputy Assistant Secretary for International Fisheries Office of the Under Secretary for Oceans and Atmosphere. Chief Financial Officer National Ocean Service. Associate Director for Management Resources, National Institute of Standards and Technology, DOC. Deputy Assistant Administrator for Weather Services, National Weather Services, National Weather Service. Director, Legislative Affairs Office of Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs. Acting Assistant Administrator For Oceanic and Atmospheric Research. Director, Office of Science and Technology National Marine Fisheries Service. Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1 54218 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 169 / Wednesday, August 31, 2011 / Notices Dated: August 16, 2011. Jane Lubchenco, Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere. [FR Doc. 2011–22231 Filed 8–30–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–12–P CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION [CPSC Docket No. CPSC–2011–0050] Third Party Testing for Certain Children’s Products; Toys: Requirements for Accreditation of Third Party Conformity Assessment Bodies Consumer Product Safety Commission. ACTION: Notice of Requirements. AGENCY: The Consumer Product Safety Commission (‘‘CPSC,’’ ‘‘Commission,’’ or ‘‘we’’) is issuing a notice of requirements that provides the criteria and process for Commission acceptance of accreditation of third party conformity assessment bodies for testing, pursuant to ASTM International’s (formerly the American Society for Testing and Materials) (‘‘ASTM’’) Standard Consumer Safety Specification for Toy Safety, F 963–08 (‘‘ASTM F 963–08’’), and section 4.27 (toy chests) from ASTM International’s F 963–07e1 version of the standard (‘‘ASTM F 963–07e1’’), which are the consumer product safety standards for toys, pursuant to section 106 of the Consumer Product Safety Improvement Act of 2008 (CPSIA), Public Law 110– 314. The Commission is issuing this notice of requirements pursuant to section 14(a)(3)(B)(vi) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) (15 U.S.C. 2063(a)(3)(B)(vi)). SUMMARY: Effective Date: The requirements for accreditation of third party conformity assessment bodies to assess conformity with ASTM F 963–08 and/ or section 4.27 of ASTM F 963–07e1 are effective upon publication of this notice in the Federal Register.1 Comments in response to this notice of requirements should be submitted by September 30, 2011. Comments on this notice should be captioned ‘‘Third party Testing for Certain Children’s Products; Toys: Requirements for Accreditation of Third party Conformity Assessment Bodies.’’ jlentini on DSK4TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: 1 The Commission voted 5–0 to publish this notice of requirements. Chairman Inez M. Tenenbaum and Commissioner Nancy A. Nord each issued a statement, and the statements can be found at http://www.cpsc.gov/pr/statements.html. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:51 Aug 30, 2011 Jkt 223001 You may submit comments, identified by Docket No. CPSC–2011– 0050, by any of the following methods: Electronic Submissions: Submit electronic comments in the following way: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. To ensure timely processing of comments, the Commission is no longer accepting comments submitted by electronic mail (e-mail) except through http://www.regulations.gov. Written Submissions: Submit written submissions in the following ways: Mail/Hand delivery/Courier (for paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions) preferably in five copies, to: Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, Room 820, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone (301) 504–7923. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All comments received may be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Do not submit confidential business information, trade secret information, or other sensitive or protected information (such as a Social Security Number) electronically; if furnished at all, such information should be submitted in writing. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Richard McCallion, Team Leader for the Mechanical, Recreation, and Sports Program Area, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, Maryland 20814; email RMcCallion@cpsc.gov. CPSC intends to issue a Federal Register notice providing information about its proposed education and outreach plan for stakeholders directly affected by the Notice of Requirements for Third Party Testing for Certain Children’s Products. The Federal Register notice will also request public comment and input. Many of the informative materials for stakeholders will be available at a dedicated toy safety standard webpage: http://www.cpsc.gov/toysafety. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Introduction Section 14(a)(3)(B)(vi) of the CPSA, as added by section 102(a)(2) of the CPSIA, directs the CPSC to publish a notice of requirements for accreditation of third party conformity assessment bodies to PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 assess children’s products for conformity with ‘‘other children’s product safety rules.’’ Section 14(f)(1) of the CPSA defines ‘‘children’s product safety rule’’ as ‘‘a consumer product safety rule under [the CPSA] or similar rule, regulation, standard, or ban under any other Act enforced by the Commission, including a rule declaring a consumer product to be a banned hazardous product or substance.’’ Under section 14(a)(3)(A) of the CPSA, each manufacturer (including the importer) or private labeler of products subject to those regulations must have products that are manufactured more than 90 days after the Federal Register publication date of a notice of the requirements for accreditation, tested by a third party conformity assessment body accredited to do so, and must issue a certificate of compliance with the applicable regulations based on that testing. Section 14(a)(2) of the CPSA, as added by section 102(a)(2) of the CPSIA, requires that certification be based on testing of sufficient samples of the product, or samples that are identical in all material respects to the product. The Commission also emphasizes that, irrespective of certification, the product in question must comply with applicable CPSC requirements (see, e.g., section 14(h) of the CPSA, as added by section 102(b) of the CPSIA). This notice provides the criteria and process for Commission acceptance of accreditation of third party conformity assessment bodies for testing toys, pursuant to ASTM F 963–08, and for testing toy chests, pursuant to section 4.27 of ASTM F 963–07e1. ASTM F 963–08 and section 4.27 of ASTM F 963–07e1 are voluntary standards, but under section 106(a) of the CPSIA, they have become mandatory federal requirements, ‘‘except for section 4.2 and Annex 4 [of ASTM F 963], or any provision that restates or incorporates an existing mandatory standard or ban promulgated by the Commission or by statute.’’ Readers may obtain a copy of ASTM F 963–08 and/or ASTM F 963– 07e1 from ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA, 19428–2959; (610)– 832–9500; http://www.astm.org. Section 106(a) of the CPSIA states that, beginning 180 days after August 14, 2008—the date the CPSIA was enacted—ASTM F 963–07 shall be considered a consumer product safety standard issued by the Commission under section 9 of the CPSA. Under section 106(g) of the CPSIA, when ASTM proposes to revise ASTM F 963, it must notify the Commission of the proposed revision. The revised standard will be considered the consumer E:\FR\FM\31AUN1.SGM 31AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 31, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54217-54218]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22231]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Membership of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration 
Performance Review Board

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), 
Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of membership of the NOAA Performance Review Board.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 4314(c)(4), NOAA announces the 
appointment of members who will serve on the NOAA Performance Review 
Board (PRB). The NOAA PRB is responsible for reviewing performance 
appraisals and ratings of Senior Executive Service Professional members 
and making written recommendations to the appointing authority on 
retention and compensation matters, including performance-based pay 
adjustments, awarding of bonuses, and reviewing recommendations for 
potential Presidential Rank Award nominees. The appointment of members 
to the NOAA PRB will be for a period of 12 months.

DATES: Effective Date: The effective date of service of the four new 
appointees to the NOAA Performance Review Board is September 30, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Omar Williams, Executive Resources 
Program Manager, Workforce Management Office, NOAA, 1305 East-West 
Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910, (301) 713-6301.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The names and positions of the members of 
the NOAA PRB are set forth below:

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Louisa Koch.......................  Director, Office of Education.
Maureen E. Wylie..................  Chief Financial Officer, Office of
                                     the Chief Financial Officer.
Charles S. Baker..................  Deputy Assistant Administrator,
                                     NESDIS National Environmental
                                     Satellite, Data and Information
                                     Service.
Russell F. Smith III..............  Deputy Assistant Secretary for
                                     International Fisheries Office of
                                     the Under Secretary for Oceans and
                                     Atmosphere.
Christopher C. Cartwright.........  Chief Financial Officer National
                                     Ocean Service.
David Robinson....................  Associate Director for Management
                                     Resources, National Institute of
                                     Standards and Technology, DOC.
Laura K. Furgione.................  Deputy Assistant Administrator for
                                     Weather Services, National Weather
                                     Services, National Weather Service.
John S. Gray II...................  Director, Legislative Affairs Office
                                     of Legislative and
                                     Intergovernmental Affairs.
Craig McLean......................  Acting Assistant Administrator For
                                     Oceanic and Atmospheric Research.
Dr. Ned Cyr.......................  Director, Office of Science and
                                     Technology National Marine
                                     Fisheries Service.
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    Dated: August 16, 2011.
Jane Lubchenco,
Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere.
[FR Doc. 2011-22231 Filed 8-30-11; 8:45 am]
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