Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice, 63660-63661 [2011-26547]

Download as PDF 63660 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 198 / Thursday, October 13, 2011 / Notices notification disclosing all changes in membership or planned activities. to time the presiding Chair may solicit comments from the public. Patricia A. Brink, Director of Civil Enforcement, Antitrust Division. Call-In Directions for Open Sessions LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION • Call toll-free number: 1–866–451– 4981; • When prompted, enter the following numeric pass code: 5907707348 • When connected to the call, please immediately ‘‘MUTE’’ your telephone. Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice Meeting Schedule: [FR Doc. 2011–26430 Filed 10–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–11–M Date And Time: The Legal Services Corporation Board of Directors and its six committees will meet on October 16–18, 2011. On Sunday, October 16, the Governance & Performance Review Committee will meet at 4:45 p.m., Central Daylight Time. On Monday, October 17, the first meeting will commence at 1:15 p.m., Central Daylight Time. On Tuesday, October 18, the first meeting will commence at 10:15 a.m., Central Daylight Time. DATES: Location On Sunday, October 16, the Governance & Performance Review Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, 151 East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. On Tuesday, October 18, the Promotion & Provision Committee meeting will be held at the Chicago Bar Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois 60604. The remaining Board and committee meetings on Monday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 18, will be held at the American Bar Association Headquarters, 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654. sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Public Observation Unless otherwise noted herein, the Board and all committee meetings will be open to public observation. Members of the public who wish to attend the Board and committee meetings on Monday, October 17 and Tuesday, October 18 at the American Bar Association Headquarters will need to identify themselves to building security upon entering the building. If you plan to attend any meeting(s) on the 17th or 18th, please contact Kathleen Connors, at connorsk@lsc.gov or 202–295–1617, at least 2 business days in advance of the meeting to place your name on the guest list. Members of the public who are unable to attend in person but wish to listen to the public proceedings may do so by following the telephone call-in directions provided below but are asked to keep their telephones muted to eliminate background noises. From time VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Oct 12, 2011 Jkt 226001 Sunday, October 16, 2011 Time.* 1. Governance and Performance Review Committee 4:45 p.m. Monday, October 17, 2011 1. Operations & Regulations Committee 1:15 p.m. 2. Finance Committee** 2:15 p.m. 3. Institutional Advancement Committee** 3:00 p.m. 4. Audit Committee** 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Time. 1. Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services Committee. 10:15 p.m. 2. Board of Directors. 1:45 p.m. Status of Meeting Open, except as noted below. • Board of Directors—Open, except that, upon a vote of the Board of Directors, a portion of the meeting may be closed to the public to consider and act on the report of the Finance Committee regarding a technical correction to LSC’s benefits plan document, to consider and act on the report of the Institutional Advancement Committee regarding reports by consultant candidates, to consider and act on briefings from management and LSC’s Inspector General, and to consider and act on the General Counsel’s report on potential and pending litigation involving LSC.*** • Finance Committee—Open, except that, upon a vote of the Board of Directors, a portion of the meeting may be closed to the public to consider and act on a technical correction to LSC’s benefits plan document. • Institutional Advancement Committee—Upon a vote of the Board of * Please note that all times in this notice are in the Central Daylight Time. ** The meeting of the Institutional Advancement Committee will run concurrently with the meetings of the Finance Committee and the Audit Committee. *** Any portion of the closed session consisting solely of staff briefings does not fall within the Sunshine Act’s definition of the term ‘‘meeting’’ and, therefore, the requirements of the Sunshine Act do not apply to such portion of the closed session. 5 U.S.C. 552b(a)(2) and (b). See also 45 CFR 1622.2 & 1622.3. PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Directors, the meeting may be closed to the public to hear briefings by consultant candidates and to consider and act on selection of a consultant.**** A verbatim written transcript will be made of the closed session of the Board, Finance Committee and Institutional Advancement Committee meetings. However, the transcript of any portions of the closed session falling within the relevant provisions of the Government in the Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), (9) and (10), and the corresponding provisions of the Legal Services Corporation’s implementing regulations, 45 CFR 1622.5(e), (g) and (h), will not be available for public inspection. A copy of the General Counsel’s Certification that in his opinion the closing is authorized by law will be available upon request. Matters To Be Considered Sunday, October 16, 2011 Governance & Performance Review Committee 1. Approval of agenda. 2. Approval of minutes of the Committee’s meeting of April 16, 2011. 3. Staff report on: • 2011 Board and Board Member selfevaluations. • 2011 Committee evaluations. • Update on research agenda. • Update on GAO recommendations. 4. Discussion of President, Officers, and IG evaluations for 2011. 5. Consider and act on other business. 6. Public Comment. 7. Consider and act on motion to adjourn meeting . * * * * * Monday, October 17, 2011 Operations & Regulations Committee 1. Approval of agenda. 2. Approval of minutes of the Committee’s meeting of July 20, 2011. 3. Approval of minutes of the Committee’s meeting of September 16, 2011. 4. Consider and act on potential initiation of rulemaking on enforcement mechanisms and sanctions: • Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs. • Laurie Tarantowicz, Office of Inspector General. 5. Staff report on relationship between LSC laws and regulations and LSC guidance. **** Any portion of the closed session consisting solely of briefings does not fall within the Sunshine Act’s definition of the term ‘‘meeting’’ and, therefore, the requirements of the Sunshine Act do not apply to such portion of the closed session. 5 U.S.C. 552b(a)(2) and (b). See also 45 CFR 1622.2 & 1622.3. E:\FR\FM\13OCN1.SGM 13OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 198 / Thursday, October 13, 2011 / Notices • Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs. 6. Public comment. 7. Consider and act on other business. 8. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting. * * * * * Finance Committee Open Session 1. Approval of agenda. 2. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of July 20, 2011. 3. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of August 1, 2011. 4. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of September 13, 2011. 5. Presentation on LSC’s Financial Reports for period ending August 31, 2011: • David Richardson, Treasurer/ Comptroller. 6. Staff report on status of FY 2013 appropriations process: • John Constance, Office of Government Relations and Public Affairs 7. Consider and act on Resolution # 2011–0XX, Temporary Operating Budget for FY 2012: • Presentation by David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller. 8. Public comment. 9. Consider and act on other business. Closed Session 1. Consider and act on a technical correction to an LSC benefits plan document 2. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting * * * * * Institutional Advancement Committee Closed Session 1. Approval of agenda. 2. Briefing by consultant candidates. 3. Consider and act on selection of a consultant. 4. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting. * * * * * sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Audit Committee 1. Approval of agenda. 2. Approval of minutes of the Committee’s July 20, 2011 meeting. 3. Report on 403(b) annual plan review and update on annual audit: • Alice Dickerson, Director of Human Resources. 4. Consider and act on revised Audit Committee charter: • Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs. • Ronald Merryman, Office of Inspector General. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Oct 12, 2011 Jkt 226001 5. Briefing on LSC’s Contracting Procedures: • David Richardson, Comptroller/ Treasurer. 6. Consider and act on which major management processes the Committee will review in calendar year 2012. 7. Public comment. 8. Consider and act on other business. 9. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting. * * * * * Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services Committee 1. Approval of Agenda. 2. Approval of Minutes of the Committee’s meeting of July 20, 2011. 3. Courthouse help desk panel presentation. 4. Discussion of future agenda topics. 5. Public comment. 6. Consider and act on other business. 7. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting. * * * * * Board of Directors Open Session 1. Pledge of Allegiance. 2. Approval of agenda. 3. Approval of Minutes of the Board’s Open Session meeting of July 21, 2011. 4. Approval of Minutes of the Board’s Open Session meeting of September 19, 2011. 5. Chairman’s Report. 6. Members’ Reports. 7. President’s Report. 8. Inspector General’s Report. 9. Consider and act on the report of the Governance & Performance Review Committee. 10. Consider and act on the report of the Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services Committee. 11. Consider and act on the report of the Finance Committee. 12. Consider and act on the report of the Audit Committee. 13. Consider and act on the report of the Operations & Regulations Committee. 14. Consider and act on the Fiscal Oversight Task Force Report and public comment received in response to the request for comments published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 169 (August 31, 2011). 15. Public comment. 16. Consider and act on other business. 17. Consider and act on whether to authorize an executive session of the Board to address items listed below, under Closed Session. PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63661 Closed Session 18. Approval of Minutes of the Board’s Closed Session meeting of July 21, 2011 19. Consider and act on report of the Institutional Advancement Committee regarding selection of a consultant 20. Consider and act on report of the Finance Committee regarding a technical correction to LSC’s benefits plan document 21. Briefing by Management 22. Briefing by the Office of Inspector General 23. Consider and act on General Counsel’s report on potential and pending litigation involving LSC 24. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting * * * * * CONTACT PERSON FOR INFORMATION: Katherine Ward, Executive Assistant to the Vice President & General Counsel, at (202) 295–1500. Questions may be sent by electronic mail to FR_NOTICE_QUESTIONS@lsc.gov. ACCESSIBILITY: LSC complies with the American’s with Disabilities Act and Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. Upon request, meeting notices and materials will be made available in alternative formats to accommodate individuals with disabilities. Individuals who need other accommodations due to disability in order to attend the meeting in person or telephonically should contact Katherine Ward, at (202) 295–1500 or FR_NOTICE_QUESTIONS@lsc.gov, at least 2 business days in advance of the meeting. If a request is made without advance notice, LSC will make every effort to accommodate the request but cannot guarantee that all requests can be fulfilled. Dated: October 7, 2011. Victor M. Fortuno, Vice President and General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2011–26547 Filed 10–11–11; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 7050–01–P MORRIS K. UDALL AND STEWART L. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 198 (Thursday, October 13, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 63660-63661]
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LEGAL SERVICES CORPORATION


Sunshine Act Meetings; Notice

DATES: Date And Time: The Legal Services Corporation Board of Directors 
and its six committees will meet on October 16-18, 2011. On Sunday, 
October 16, the Governance & Performance Review Committee will meet at 
4:45 p.m., Central Daylight Time. On Monday, October 17, the first 
meeting will commence at 1:15 p.m., Central Daylight Time. On Tuesday, 
October 18, the first meeting will commence at 10:15 a.m., Central 
Daylight Time.

Location

    On Sunday, October 16, the Governance & Performance Review 
Committee meeting will be held at the Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, 151 
East Wacker Drive, Chicago, Illinois 60601. On Tuesday, October 18, the 
Promotion & Provision Committee meeting will be held at the Chicago Bar 
Association, 321 South Plymouth Court, Chicago, Illinois 60604. The 
remaining Board and committee meetings on Monday, October 17 and 
Tuesday, October 18, will be held at the American Bar Association 
Headquarters, 321 N. Clark Street, Chicago, Illinois 60654.

Public Observation

    Unless otherwise noted herein, the Board and all committee meetings 
will be open to public observation. Members of the public who wish to 
attend the Board and committee meetings on Monday, October 17 and 
Tuesday, October 18 at the American Bar Association Headquarters will 
need to identify themselves to building security upon entering the 
building. If you plan to attend any meeting(s) on the 17th or 18th, 
please contact Kathleen Connors, at connorsk@lsc.gov or 202-295-1617, 
at least 2 business days in advance of the meeting to place your name 
on the guest list.
    Members of the public who are unable to attend in person but wish 
to listen to the public proceedings may do so by following the 
telephone call-in directions provided below but are asked to keep their 
telephones muted to eliminate background noises. From time to time the 
presiding Chair may solicit comments from the public.

Call-In Directions for Open Sessions

     Call toll-free number: 1-866-451-4981;
     When prompted, enter the following numeric pass code: 
5907707348
     When connected to the call, please immediately ``MUTE'' 
your telephone.

Meeting Schedule:

Sunday, October 16, 2011 Time.*
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    * Please note that all times in this notice are in the Central 
Daylight Time.
    ** The meeting of the Institutional Advancement Committee will 
run concurrently with the meetings of the Finance Committee and the 
Audit Committee.
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    1. Governance and Performance Review Committee 4:45 p.m.

Monday, October 17, 2011

    1. Operations & Regulations Committee 1:15 p.m.
    2. Finance Committee** 2:15 p.m.
    3. Institutional Advancement Committee** 3:00 p.m.
    4. Audit Committee** 3:30 p.m.

Tuesday, October 18, 2011 Time.

    1. Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services 
Committee. 10:15 p.m.
    2. Board of Directors. 1:45 p.m.

Status of Meeting

    Open, except as noted below.
     Board of Directors--Open, except that, upon a vote of the 
Board of Directors, a portion of the meeting may be closed to the 
public to consider and act on the report of the Finance Committee 
regarding a technical correction to LSC's benefits plan document, to 
consider and act on the report of the Institutional Advancement 
Committee regarding reports by consultant candidates, to consider and 
act on briefings from management and LSC's Inspector General, and to 
consider and act on the General Counsel's report on potential and 
pending litigation involving LSC.***
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    *** Any portion of the closed session consisting solely of staff 
briefings does not fall within the Sunshine Act's definition of the 
term ``meeting'' and, therefore, the requirements of the Sunshine 
Act do not apply to such portion of the closed session. 5 U.S.C. 
552b(a)(2) and (b). See also 45 CFR 1622.2 & 1622.3.
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     Finance Committee--Open, except that, upon a vote of the 
Board of Directors, a portion of the meeting may be closed to the 
public to consider and act on a technical correction to LSC's benefits 
plan document.
     Institutional Advancement Committee--Upon a vote of the 
Board of Directors, the meeting may be closed to the public to hear 
briefings by consultant candidates and to consider and act on selection 
of a consultant.****
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    **** Any portion of the closed session consisting solely of 
briefings does not fall within the Sunshine Act's definition of the 
term ``meeting'' and, therefore, the requirements of the Sunshine 
Act do not apply to such portion of the closed session. 5 U.S.C. 
552b(a)(2) and (b). See also 45 CFR 1622.2 & 1622.3.
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    A verbatim written transcript will be made of the closed session of 
the Board, Finance Committee and Institutional Advancement Committee 
meetings. However, the transcript of any portions of the closed session 
falling within the relevant provisions of the Government in the 
Sunshine Act, 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(6), (9) and (10), and the corresponding 
provisions of the Legal Services Corporation's implementing 
regulations, 45 CFR 1622.5(e), (g) and (h), will not be available for 
public inspection. A copy of the General Counsel's Certification that 
in his opinion the closing is authorized by law will be available upon 
request.

Matters To Be Considered

Sunday, October 16, 2011

Governance & Performance Review Committee
    1. Approval of agenda.
    2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's meeting of April 16, 
2011.
    3. Staff report on:
     2011 Board and Board Member self-evaluations.
     2011 Committee evaluations.
     Update on research agenda.
     Update on GAO recommendations.
    4. Discussion of President, Officers, and IG evaluations for 2011.
    5. Consider and act on other business.
    6. Public Comment.
    7. Consider and act on motion to adjourn meeting .
* * * * *

Monday, October 17, 2011

Operations & Regulations Committee
    1. Approval of agenda.
    2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's meeting of July 20, 2011.
    3. Approval of minutes of the Committee's meeting of September 16, 
2011.
    4. Consider and act on potential initiation of rulemaking on 
enforcement mechanisms and sanctions:
     Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs.
     Laurie Tarantowicz, Office of Inspector General.
    5. Staff report on relationship between LSC laws and regulations 
and LSC guidance.

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     Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs.
    6. Public comment.
    7. Consider and act on other business.
    8. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting.
* * * * *

Finance Committee

Open Session

    1. Approval of agenda.
    2. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of July 20, 2011.
    3. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of August 1, 2011.
    4. Approval of the minutes of the meeting of September 13, 2011.
    5. Presentation on LSC's Financial Reports for period ending August 
31, 2011:
     David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller.
    6. Staff report on status of FY 2013 appropriations process:
     John Constance, Office of Government Relations and Public 
Affairs
    7. Consider and act on Resolution  2011-0XX, Temporary 
Operating Budget for FY 2012:
     Presentation by David Richardson, Treasurer/Comptroller.
    8. Public comment.
    9. Consider and act on other business.

Closed Session

    1. Consider and act on a technical correction to an LSC benefits 
plan document
    2. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting
* * * * *

Institutional Advancement Committee

Closed Session

    1. Approval of agenda.
    2. Briefing by consultant candidates.
    3. Consider and act on selection of a consultant.
    4. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting.
* * * * *

Audit Committee

    1. Approval of agenda.
    2. Approval of minutes of the Committee's July 20, 2011 meeting.
    3. Report on 403(b) annual plan review and update on annual audit:
     Alice Dickerson, Director of Human Resources.
    4. Consider and act on revised Audit Committee charter:
     Mattie Cohan, Office of Legal Affairs.
     Ronald Merryman, Office of Inspector General.
    5. Briefing on LSC's Contracting Procedures:
     David Richardson, Comptroller/Treasurer.
    6. Consider and act on which major management processes the 
Committee will review in calendar year 2012.
    7. Public comment.
    8. Consider and act on other business.
    9. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting.
* * * * *

Tuesday, October 18, 2011

Promotion & Provision for the Delivery of Legal Services Committee
    1. Approval of Agenda.
    2. Approval of Minutes of the Committee's meeting of July 20, 2011.
    3. Courthouse help desk panel presentation.
    4. Discussion of future agenda topics.
    5. Public comment.
    6. Consider and act on other business.
    7. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting.
* * * * *

Board of Directors

Open Session

    1. Pledge of Allegiance.
    2. Approval of agenda.
    3. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Open Session meeting of July 
21, 2011.
    4. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Open Session meeting of 
September 19, 2011.
    5. Chairman's Report.
    6. Members' Reports.
    7. President's Report.
    8. Inspector General's Report.
    9. Consider and act on the report of the Governance & Performance 
Review Committee.
    10. Consider and act on the report of the Promotion & Provision for 
the Delivery of Legal Services Committee.
    11. Consider and act on the report of the Finance Committee.
    12. Consider and act on the report of the Audit Committee.
    13. Consider and act on the report of the Operations & Regulations 
Committee.
    14. Consider and act on the Fiscal Oversight Task Force Report and 
public comment received in response to the request for comments 
published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 169 (August 31, 2011).
    15. Public comment.
    16. Consider and act on other business.
    17. Consider and act on whether to authorize an executive session 
of the Board to address items listed below, under Closed Session.

Closed Session

    18. Approval of Minutes of the Board's Closed Session meeting of 
July 21, 2011
    19. Consider and act on report of the Institutional Advancement 
Committee regarding selection of a consultant
    20. Consider and act on report of the Finance Committee regarding a 
technical correction to LSC's benefits plan document
    21. Briefing by Management
    22. Briefing by the Office of Inspector General
    23. Consider and act on General Counsel's report on potential and 
pending litigation involving LSC
    24. Consider and act on adjournment of meeting
* * * * *

CONTACT PERSON FOR INFORMATION: Katherine Ward, Executive Assistant to 
the Vice President & General Counsel, at (202) 295-1500. Questions may 
be sent by electronic mail to FR_NOTICE_QUESTIONS@lsc.gov.

ACCESSIBILITY:  LSC complies with the American's with Disabilities Act 
and Section 504 of the 1973 Rehabilitation Act. Upon request, meeting 
notices and materials will be made available in alternative formats to 
accommodate individuals with disabilities. Individuals who need other 
accommodations due to disability in order to attend the meeting in 
person or telephonically should contact Katherine Ward, at (202) 295-
1500 or FR_NOTICE_QUESTIONS@lsc.gov, at least 2 business days in 
advance of the meeting. If a request is made without advance notice, 
LSC will make every effort to accommodate the request but cannot 
guarantee that all requests can be fulfilled.

    Dated: October 7, 2011.
Victor M. Fortuno,
Vice President and General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2011-26547 Filed 10-11-11; 11:15 am]
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