U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL): Public Meeting on Electronic Commerce, 77584-77585 [2011-31982]

Download as PDF 77584 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2011 / Notices srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The DOS’ independent analysis of the issues will be presented in the EA. The EA will be placed in the public record and, depending on the comments received during the scoping process, may be published and distributed to the public. A comment period will be allotted if the EA is published for review. The DOS will consider all comments on the EA before it issues a Presidential Permit. To ensure your comments are considered, please carefully follow the instructions in the Public Participation section. With this notice, the DOS is asking agencies with jurisdiction and/or special expertise with respect to environmental issues to formally cooperate with DOS in the preparation of the EA. These agencies may choose to participate once they have evaluated the proposal relative to their responsibilities. Agencies that would like to request cooperating agency status should follow the instructions for filing comments provided under the Public Participation section of this notice. During this scoping period, the DOS also plans to use the scoping process to help identify historic preservation issues for consideration under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act and its implementing regulations (Title 36 Code of Federal Regulations Part 800). Public Participation You are encouraged to become involved in this process and provide your specific comments or concerns about the proposed project. By becoming a commenter, your concerns will be considered by the DOS and addressed appropriately in the EA. Your comments should focus on the potential environmental impacts, reasonable alternatives (including alternative facility sites and alternative pipeline routes), and measures to avoid or lessen environmental impacts. Parties interested in being involved in Section 106 consultation should also contact the DOS. The more specific your comments, the more useful they will be. To ensure that your comments are timely and properly recorded, please send your comments so they will be received on or before January 17, 2011. For your convenience, there are two methods that you can use to submit your comments to the DOS. In all instances please reference the project (i.e., Vantage) with your submission. The DOS encourages electronic filing of comments. (1) You may file a paper copy of your comments at the following address: Alexander Yuan, OES/ENV, NEPA Compliance Officer, P.O. Box 18500, VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:25 Dec 12, 2011 Jkt 226001 Minneapolis, MN 55418, REFERENCE: VANTAGE; or (2) You may email comments to AlexanderYuan@merjent.com. 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Additional Information The application and related documents that are part of the record to be considered by the DOS in connection with this application, including environmental information and associated maps, are downloadable from a Web site that is being established for this purpose: http:// www.vantagepipeline.state.gov. A Vantage hosted project Web site is also available at http:// www.vantagepipeline.com. The Vantage Pipeline Project toll free number is 1– (877) 918–6818 (United States). Dated: December 7, 2011. George N. Sibley, Director, Office of Environmental Policy, Bureau of Oceans and International, Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–31964 Filed 12–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 7713] U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law (ACPIL): Public Meeting on Electronic Commerce The Department of State, Office of Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law would like to give notice of a public meeting to discuss electronic transferable records. Working Group IV (international electronic commerce) of the United Nations PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) met October 10–14, 2011, to discuss matters relating to electronic transferable records. A report from that meeting, once it is published, should be available at http://www.uncitral.org/ uncitral/en/commission/ working_groups/ 4Electronic_Commerce.html. The ACPIL public meeting will discuss relevant rules applicable to electronic transferable records, current practice involving the use of electronic transferable records, and potential areas in which work by UNCITRAL could be beneficial. Time and Place: The public meeting will take place on Friday, January 6, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST in Room 1207 in the Department of State’s Harry S. Truman Building, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC 20520. If you are unable to attend the public meeting and would like to participate from a remote location, teleconferencing will be available. Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public, subject to the capacity of the meeting room. Access to the meeting building is controlled. Persons wishing to attend in person or telephonically should contact both Tricia Smeltzer (SmeltzerTK@state.gov) and Niesha Toms (TomsNN@state.gov) of the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser for Private International Law, and provide your name, affiliation, email address, and mailing address. If you would like to participate in person, please also provide your date of birth, citizenship, and driver’s license or passport number for entry in the building. Members of the public who are not pre-cleared might encounter delays with security procedures. Personal data from the public is requested pursuant to Public Law 99– 399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107–56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS–D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS–D at http://www.state.gov/ documents/organization/100305.pdf for additional information. A member of the public needing reasonable accommodation should advise either of the aforementioned contacts not later than December 27, 2011. E:\FR\FM\13DEN1.SGM 13DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 239 / Tuesday, December 13, 2011 / Notices Dated: December 7, 2011. Michael S. Coffee, Attorney-Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Washington, DC. inspection and copying. The public may inspect comments received at the U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Room 1317, Washington, DC 20520. Please call ahead to (202) 736–7824 to facilitate entry into the building. [FR Doc. 2011–31982 Filed 12–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–08–P Dara Duncan, Committee Executive Secretary, U.S. Department of State, 2201 C Street, NW., Room 1317, Washington, DC 20520; (202) 736–7824; fax (202) 736–7961; civilsociety@state.gov. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1 (800) 877–8339 between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday. Requests for reasonable accommodation for access to the facility or proceedings may be made by contacting Dara Duncan at the contact information provided above prior to January 2. Requests made after that date will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice: 6828] Meeting of Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State’s Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society ACTION: Notice of meeting. Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the Advisory Committee on the Secretary of State’s Strategic Dialogue With Civil Society will convene in Washington, DC on January 17, 2012. The Committee provides advice on the formulation of U.S. policies, proposals, and strategies for engagement with, and protection of, civil society worldwide. The objective of this meeting is to review the progress of the Committee’s five subcommittees. The meeting is open to the public and will be streamed live at https:// statedept.connectsolutions.com/ csenglish. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on January 17, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of State, Room 1107, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC This meeting is open to public participation, though seating is limited. Entry to the building is controlled. To obtain pre-clearance for entry provide, by January 11, your name, professional affiliation, valid government-issued ID number, passport number and country of issuance, or driver’s license number and state of issuance, date of birth, and citizenship to Dara Duncan via email to civilsociety@state.gov or facsimile to (202) 736–7961. One of the following forms of valid photo identification will be required for entry into the meeting: U.S. driver’s license, U.S. Government identification card, or any valid passport. Enter the Department of State from the entrance on C Street. In view of escorting requirements, nonGovernment attendees should plan to arrive 15 minutes before the meeting begins. Written comments may also be submitted to Dara Duncan via the contact information above. All comments, including names and addresses when provided, are placed in the record and are available for srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:25 Dec 12, 2011 Jkt 226001 The meeting is open to the public and will be streamed live at: https:// statedept.connectsolutions.com/ csenglish. Agenda items to be covered include: (1) Introductions, (2) Presentations by the Chairs of the Subcommittees, (3) Public Comment, (4) General Discussion, (5) Adjournment. Anyone who would like to bring related matters to the attention of the Committee may file written statements with the Committee staff. The agenda will allow time for people to make oral statements of two minutes or less. Individuals wishing to make an oral statement should submit this request in writing by January 2, 2012 to be scheduled on the agenda. Written comments and requests of time for oral comments must be sent to Dara Duncan, Committee Executive Secretary, at the contact information provided above. Personal data is requested for building entry pursuant to Pub. L. 99–399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Pub. L. 107–56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS–D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS–D at http://www.state.gov/ documents/organization/100305.pdf for additional information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 77585 Dated: December 5, 2011. Dara Duncan, Policy Coordinator, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2011–31985 Filed 12–12–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–10–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice to Manufacturers of Airport Lighting and Navigation Aid Equipment Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), US DOT. ACTION: Notice to manufacturers of airport lighting and navigation aid equipment. AGENCY: Projects funded under the Airport Improvement Program (AIP) must meet the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 50101, Buy American Preferences. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is considering issuing waivers to foreign manufacturers of certain airport lighting and navigation aid equipment that is lit with Light Emitting Diode (LED) lighting. This notice requests information from manufacturers of systems meeting the technical requirements to determine whether a waiver to the Buy American Preferences should be issued. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Nancy S. Williams, Airports Financial Assistance, APP 501, Room 619, FAA, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, Telephone (202) 267–3831. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) manages a federal grant program for airports called the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). AIP grant recipients must follow 49 U.S.C. 50101, Buy American Preferences. Under 49 U.S.C. 50101(b)(3), the Secretary of Transportation may waive the Buy American Preference requirement if the goods are not produced in a sufficient and reasonably available amount or are not of a satisfactory quality. The purpose of this notice is to request manufacturers of L–850A, L850B, L852K, and L852S LED airport lighting equipment, LED Runway End Identified Lighting (REIL) equipment, and LED Precision Approach Path Indicator (PAPI) equipment, both domestic and foreign, to advise FAA of the system that they manufacture and whether it can meet the FAA Advisory Circular technical requirements. 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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 239 (Tuesday, December 13, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 77584-77585]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice: 7713]


U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private 
International Law (ACPIL): Public Meeting on Electronic Commerce

    The Department of State, Office of Legal Adviser, Office of Private 
International Law would like to give notice of a public meeting to 
discuss electronic transferable records. Working Group IV 
(international electronic commerce) of the United Nations Commission on 
International Trade Law (UNCITRAL) met October 10-14, 2011, to discuss 
matters relating to electronic transferable records. A report from that 
meeting, once it is published, should be available at http://www.uncitral.org/uncitral/en/commission/working_groups/4Electronic_Commerce.html.
    The ACPIL public meeting will discuss relevant rules applicable to 
electronic transferable records, current practice involving the use of 
electronic transferable records, and potential areas in which work by 
UNCITRAL could be beneficial.
    Time and Place: The public meeting will take place on Friday, 
January 6, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. EST in Room 1207 in the 
Department of State's Harry S. Truman Building, 2201 C Street NW., 
Washington, DC 20520. If you are unable to attend the public meeting 
and would like to participate from a remote location, teleconferencing 
will be available.
    Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public, subject 
to the capacity of the meeting room. Access to the meeting building is 
controlled. Persons wishing to attend in person or telephonically 
should contact both Tricia Smeltzer (SmeltzerTK@state.gov) and Niesha 
Toms (TomsNN@state.gov) of the Office of the Assistant Legal Adviser 
for Private International Law, and provide your name, affiliation, 
email address, and mailing address. If you would like to participate in 
person, please also provide your date of birth, citizenship, and 
driver's license or passport number for entry in the building. Members 
of the public who are not pre-cleared might encounter delays with 
security procedures. Personal data from the public is requested 
pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and 
Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT 
Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to 
validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. 
The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-
D) database. Please see the Privacy Impact Assessment for VACS-D at 
http://www.state.gov/documents/organization/100305.pdf for additional 
information. A member of the public needing reasonable accommodation 
should advise either of the aforementioned contacts not later than 
December 27, 2011.


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    Dated: December 7, 2011.
Michael S. Coffee,
Attorney-Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Washington, DC.
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