Sunshine Act Notice, 6798-6799 [2012-3175]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 6798 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2012 / Notices new STAA Committee that will serve for the next three years. Request for Nominations: The SAB Staff Office is soliciting nominations of nationally and internationally recognized scientists and engineers with a multidisciplinary background in the areas of: Ecological research; energy and the environment; environmental control systems and technology; environmental monitoring and measurement methods; environmental policy and decisionmaking studies; environmental risk management and restoration; environmental sustainability and innovation; environmental transport and fate; human health effects research and human health risk assessment; homeland security; industry and the environment; integrated environmental risk assessment and other environmental research. Process and Deadline for Submitting Nominations: Any interested person or organization may nominate qualified individuals in the areas of expertise described above. Nominations should be submitted in electronic format (preferred over hard copy) following the instructions for ‘‘Nominating Experts to Advisory Panels and Ad Hoc Committees Being Formed,’’ http:// www.epa.gov/sabprovided on the SAB Web site. If you wish to nominate yourself or another expert, please follow the instructions that can be accessed through the ‘‘Nomination of Experts’’ link on the blue navigational bar at the SAB Web site http://www.epa.gov/sab. To receive full consideration, nominations should include all of the information requested below. EPA’s SAB Staff Office requests contact information about the person making the nomination, contact information about the nominee, the disciplinary and specific areas of expertise of the nominee, the nominee’s resume or curriculum vita, sources of recent grant and/or contract support, and a biographical sketch of the nominee indicating current position, educational background, research activities, and recent service on other national advisory committees or national professional organizations. The bio-sketches and resume or curriculum vita of nominees identified by respondents to this Federal Register notice, and additional experts identified by the SAB Staff, will be made available to the public upon request. Persons having questions about the nomination procedures, or who are unable to submit nominations through the SAB Web site, should contact Mr. Edward Hanlon, DFO, as indicated above in this notice. Nominations should be submitted in time to arrive no VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Feb 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 later than March 1, 2012. EPA values and welcomes diversity. In an effort to obtain nominations of diverse candidates, EPA encourages nominations of women and men of all racial and ethnic groups. The EPA SAB Staff Office will acknowledge receipt of nominations. The names and bio-sketches of qualified nominees identified by respondents to this Federal Register notice, and additional experts identified by the SAB Staff, will be posted in a List of Candidates on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab. Public comments on this List of Candidates will be accepted for 21 days. The public will be requested to provide relevant information or other documentation on nominees that the SAB Staff Office should consider in evaluating candidates. For the EPA SAB Staff Office a review panel includes candidates who possess the necessary domains of knowledge, the relevant scientific perspectives (which, among other factors, can be influenced by work history and affiliation), and the collective breadth of experience to adequately address the charge. In forming this expert panel, the SAB Staff Office will consider public comments on the List of Candidates, information provided by the candidates themselves, and background information independently gathered by the SAB Staff Office. Selection criteria to be used for panel membership include: (a) Scientific and/or technical expertise, knowledge, and experience (primary factors); (b) availability and willingness to serve; (c) absence of financial conflicts of interest; (d) absence of an appearance of a lack of impartiality; (e) skills working in committees, subcommittees and advisory panels; and, (f) for the Panel as a whole, diversity of expertise and viewpoints. The SAB Staff Office’s evaluation of an absence of financial conflicts of interest will include a review of the ‘‘Confidential Financial Disclosure Form for Special Government Employees Serving on Federal Advisory Committees at the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’’ (EPA Form 3110– 48). This confidential form allows government officials to determine whether there is a statutory conflict between a person’s public responsibilities (which includes membership on an EPA federal advisory committee) and private interests and activities, or the appearance of a lack of impartiality, as defined by federal regulation. The form may be viewed and downloaded from the following URL PO 00000 Frm 00027 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 address http://www.epa.gov/sab/pdf/ epaform3110-48.pdf. The approved policy under which the EPA SAB Office selects subcommittees and review panels is described in the following document: Overview of the Panel Formation Process at the Environmental Protection Agency Science Advisory Board (EPA–SAB–EC– 02–010), which is posted on the SAB Web site at http://www.epa.gov/sab/pdf/ ec02010.pdf. Dated: January 30, 2012. Thomas Brennan, Deputy Director, EPA Science Advisory Board Staff Office. [FR Doc. 2012–3005 Filed 2–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6560–50–P EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION Sunshine Act Notice Equal Employment Opportunity Commission. DATE AND TIME: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time. PLACE: Commission Meeting Room on the First Floor of the EEOC Office Building, 131 ‘‘M’’ Street, NE., Washington, DC 20507. STATUS: The meeting will be open to the public. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: AGENCY HOLDING THE MEETING: Open Session 1. Announcement of Notation Votes, and 2. Unlawful Discrimination Against Pregnant Workers and Workers with Caregiving Responsibilities Note: In accordance with the Sunshine Act, the meeting will be open to public observation of the Commission’s deliberations and voting. Seating is limited and it is suggested that visitors arrive 30 minutes before the meeting in order to be processed through security and escorted to the meeting room. (In addition to publishing notices on EEOC Commission meetings in the Federal Register, the Commission also provides information about Commission meetings on its Web site, eeoc.gov., and provides a recorded announcement a week in advance on future Commission sessions.) Please telephone (202) 663–7100 (voice) and (202) 663–4074 (TTY) at any time for information on these meetings. The EEOC provides sign language interpretation and Communication Access Realtime Translation (CART) services at Commission meetings for the hearing impaired. Requests for other reasonable accommodations may be made by using the voice and TTY numbers listed above. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Bernadette B. Wilson, Senior Program Analyst on (202) 663–4077. E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 27 / Thursday, February 9, 2012 / Notices Dated: February 7, 2012. Bernadette B. Wilson, Senior Program Analyst. Executive Secretariat. This Notice Issued February 7, 2012. [FR Doc. 2012–3175 Filed 2–7–12; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 6570–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0142; Docket 2011– 0079; Sequence 19] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Submission for OMB Review; Past Performance Information Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance. AGENCIES: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act the Regulatory Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a previously approved information collection requirement concerning past performance information. A notice was published in the Federal Register at 76 FR 67153, on October 31, 2011. No comments were received. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before March 12, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit comments identified by Information Collection 9000–0142, Past Performance Information, by any of the following methods: • Regulations.gov: http:// www.regulations.gov. Submit comments mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:04 Feb 08, 2012 Jkt 226001 via the Federal eRulemaking portal by inputting ‘‘Information Collection 9000– 0142, Past Performance Information,’’ under the heading ‘‘Enter Keyword or ID’’ and selecting ‘‘Search.’’ Select the link ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ that corresponds with ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0142, Past Performance Information.’’ Follow the instructions provided at the ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ screen. Please include your name, company name (if any), and ‘‘Information Collection 9000–0142, Past Performance Information,’’ on your attached document. • Fax: 202–501–4067. • Mail: General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417. ATTN: Hada Flowers/IC 9000–0142, Past Performance Information. Instructions: Please submit comments only and cite Information Collection 9000–0142, Past Performance Information, in all correspondence related to this collection. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal and/or business confidential information provided. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Curtis E. Glover, Sr., Procurement Analyst, Acquisition Policy Division, at GSA (202) 501–1448 or email Curtis.glover@gsa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Past performance information regarding a contractor’s actions under previously awarded contracts is relevant information for future source selection purposes. B. Annual Reporting Burden Respondents: 150,000. Responses per Respondent: 4. Annual Responses: 600,000. Hours per Response: 2. Total Burden Hours: 1,200,000. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (MVCB), 1275 First Street NE., Washington, DC 20417, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0142, Past Performance Information, in all correspondence. Dated: February 3, 2012. Laura Auletta, Director, Office of Governmentwide Acquisition Policy, Office of Acquisition Policy, Office of Governmentwide Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–3050 Filed 2–8–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–P PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 6799 DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES Meeting of the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections Department of Health and Human Services, Office of the Secretary, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Health. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to Section 10(a) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, U.S.C. Appendix 2, notice is hereby given that the Secretary’s Advisory Committee on Human Research Protections (SACHRP) will hold its twenty-seventh meeting. The meeting will be open to the public. Information about SACHRP and the meeting agenda will be posted on the SACHRP Web site at: http://www.dhhs.gov/ohrp/sachrp/ mtgings/index.html. DATES: The meeting will be held on Tuesday, February 28, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Wednesday, February 29, 2012 from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 pm. ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, 200 Independence Avenue SW., Hubert H. Humphrey Building, Room 705, Washington, DC 20201. SUMMARY: Jerry Menikoff, M.D., J.D., Director, Office for Human Research Protections (OHRP), or Julia Gorey, J.D., Executive Director, SACHRP; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, 1101 Wootton Parkway, Suite 200, Rockville, Maryland 20852; 240–453–8141; fax: 240–453–6909; email address: Julia.Gorey@hhs.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Under the authority of 42 U.S.C. 217a, Section 222 of the Public Health Service Act, as amended, SACHRP was established to provide expert advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and the Assistant Secretary for Health on issues and topics pertaining to or associated with the protection of human research subjects. The meeting will open February 28 with remarks from SACHRP Chair Dr. Barbara Bierer and OHRP Director Dr. Jerry Menikoff, followed by a summary report from the Presidential Commission for the Study of Bioethical Issues on that group’s recent report Moral Science: Protecting Participants in Human Subjects Research. This will be followed by a summary of public comment from OHRP on the ANPRM Human Subjects Research Protections: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\09FEN1.SGM 09FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 27 (Thursday, February 9, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6798-6799]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-3175]


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EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Notice

Agency Holding the Meeting: Equal Employment Opportunity Commission.

Date and Time: Wednesday, February 15, 2012, 9:30 a.m. Eastern Time.

Place: Commission Meeting Room on the First Floor of the EEOC Office 
Building, 131 ``M'' Street, NE., Washington, DC 20507.

Status: The meeting will be open to the public.

Matters To Be Considered: 

Open Session

    1. Announcement of Notation Votes, and
    2. Unlawful Discrimination Against Pregnant Workers and Workers 
with Caregiving Responsibilities

    Note:  In accordance with the Sunshine Act, the meeting will be 
open to public observation of the Commission's deliberations and 
voting. Seating is limited and it is suggested that visitors arrive 
30 minutes before the meeting in order to be processed through 
security and escorted to the meeting room. (In addition to 
publishing notices on EEOC Commission meetings in the Federal 
Register, the Commission also provides information about Commission 
meetings on its Web site, eeoc.gov., and provides a recorded 
announcement a week in advance on future Commission sessions.)
    Please telephone (202) 663-7100 (voice) and (202) 663-4074 (TTY) 
at any time for information on these meetings. The EEOC provides 
sign language interpretation and Communication Access Realtime 
Translation (CART) services at Commission meetings for the hearing 
impaired. Requests for other reasonable accommodations may be made 
by using the voice and TTY numbers listed above.


CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Bernadette B. Wilson, Senior 
Program Analyst on (202) 663-4077.


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    Dated: February 7, 2012.
Bernadette B. Wilson,
Senior Program Analyst. Executive Secretariat.
    This Notice Issued February 7, 2012.

[FR Doc. 2012-3175 Filed 2-7-12; 4:15 pm]
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