SJI Board of Directors Meeting, 51607-51608 [2012-20865]

Download as PDF erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 165 / Friday, August 24, 2012 / Notices Establishing a Secretariat for Environmental Matters Under CAFTA– DR; and (4) Decision No. 10 of the CAFTA–DR Environmental Affairs Council (Council). These documents are available at: http://www.state.gov/e/oes/ env/trade/caftadr/index.htm. DATES: To be assured of timely consideration, all written suggestions are requested no later than September 3, 2012. ADDRESSES: Written suggestions should be emailed or faxed to Kelly Milton, Office of Environment and Natural Resources, Office of the United States Trade Representative (KMilton@ustr.eop.gov, Fax: 202–395– 9517), and Abby Lindsay, Office of Environmental Policy, Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs, U.S. Department of State (LindsayA@state.gov, Fax: 202– 647–5947), with the subject line ‘‘CAFTA–DR Roster of Environmental Experts to Assist in Development of Factual Records.’’ If you have access to the Internet, you can view and comment on this notice by going to: http:// www.regulations.gov/#!home and searching on docket number: DOS– 2012–0047. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Abby Lindsay, telephone (202) 647– 8772 or Kelly Milton, telephone (202) 395–9590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Article 17.7 and 17.8 of the Dominican Republic-Central AmericaUnited States Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA–DR), any person of a Party may file a submission with the CAFTA–DR Secretariat asserting that a Party is failing to effectively enforce its environmental laws. Where the Secretariat determines that a submission meets the criteria set out in paragraph 2 and 4 of Article 17.7, and where the Secretariat considers that the submission, in light of any response provided by the Party, warrants developing a factual record, the Secretariat shall so inform the Council and provide its reasons. The Secretariat shall prepare a factual record if the Council, by vote of any Party, instructs it to do so. For more information on factual records, see the Web site of the CAFTA–DR Secretariat, available at: www.saa-sem.org. Pursuant to paragraph 2(d) of the Understanding Regarding the Establishment of a Secretariat for Environmental Matters Under CAFTA– DR (the Understanding), the Council shall establish a roster of environmental experts, comprising persons with a demonstrated record of good judgment, objectivity, and environmental VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Aug 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 expertise, including regional expertise, from which the Secretariat shall select, as appropriate, individuals to assist the Secretariat with the preparation of factual records pursuant to Article 17.8 of the CAFTA–DR. Consistent with the obligation of paragraph 2(d) of the Understanding and paragraphs 3 and 4 of Article 5 of the Agreement Establishing a Secretariat for Environmental Matters Under CAFTA–DR, on July 3, 2012, the Council set forth procedures for the Secretariat to follow regarding the engagement of such experts. See Decision No. 10 ‘‘Engagement of Environmental Experts to Assist the Secretariat for Environmental Matters with the Preparation of Factual Records.’’ Pursuant to Decision 10, the General Coordinator of the Secretariat shall compile the recommendations received from the Parties and present the Council with the proposed roster of environmental experts. The Council shall decide, by consensus, to establish the roster as proposed. According to Decision No. 10, individuals selected for inclusion on the roster shall: • Have demonstrated a record of good judgment, objectivity and environmental expertise; • Carry out all duties fairly, thoroughly and diligently; • Demonstrate national or regional expertise where possible; • Avoid impropriety or the appearance of impropriety and shall observe high standards of conduct so that the integrity or impartiality of any work performed by the expert at the request of the SEM shall not be called into question; • Not seek or receive instructions from any government or any other authority external to the SEM or Council. Accordingly, experts shall not have ex parte contacts with any of the Parties without the prior explicit consent of the Secretariat or Council; • Safeguard from public disclosure any information received in their capacity as an environmental expert, where the information is designated by its source as confidential or proprietary; • Ensure that his or her work complies with all applicable laws and regulations; and • Promptly disclose any interest, relationship or matter that is likely to affect the expert’s independence or impartiality or that might reasonably create an appearance of impropriety or an apprehension of bias in his work. The Department of State and the Office of the US Trade Representative are requesting expressions of interest in being included on the roster from environmental experts. To do so, please submit the following information: 1. Full Name. PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51607 2. Contact information (should include a business address, telephone number, and email address). 3. Citizenship(s). 4. A resume or curriculum vitae. 5. A letter of reference. 6. Three individuals, in addition to the author of the letter of reference, who are willing to serve as a reference and provide information regarding the expert’s professional experience (should include the names, contact information, and relationship to expert). 7. A summary of any current and past employment by, consulting experience, or other work for any of the Governments that are a Party to the CAFTA–DR. 8. Proof of Spanish and English language proficiency, written and spoken. For additional information, please visit: http://www.state.gov/e/oes/env/ trade/caftadr/index.htm. Disclaimer: This Public Notice is a request for expressions of interest, and is not a request for applications. No granting of money is directly associated with this request for environmental experts. The Department of State and the Office of the United States Trade Representative will select which environmental experts are included on the U.S. recommendation of candidates. Dated: August 20, 2012. John Thompson, Acting Director, Office of Environmental Policy, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–20896 Filed 8–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE SJI Board of Directors Meeting AGENCY: ACTION: State Justice Institute. Notice of Meeting. The SJI Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, September 17, 2012 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the National Judicial College, in Reno, Nevada. The purpose of this meeting is to consider grant applications for the 4th quarter of FY 2012, and other business. All portions of this meeting are open to the public. SUMMARY: National Judicial College, Judicial College Building, M/S 358, Reno, NV 89557, 1–800–25–JUDGE. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Mattiello, Executive Director, State Justice Institute, 11951 Freedom E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1 51608 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 165 / Friday, August 24, 2012 / Notices with the Internal Revenue Service as 501 C(6) or 501 C(3) tax-exempt organizations, to compete for participation in OSDBU’s Small Business Transportation Resource Center (SBTRC) program in the MidAtlantic Region. Drive, Suite 1020, Reston, VA 20190, 571–313–8843, contact@sji.gov. Jonathan D. Mattiello, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2012–20865 Filed 8–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Office of the Secretary Notice of Funding Availability for the Small Business Transportation Resource Center Program Issued in Washington, DC, on August 15, 2012. Brandon Neal, Director, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization,Office of the Secretary, U.S. Department of Transportation. [FR Doc. 2012–20846 Filed 8–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary of Transportation (OST), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU). ACTION: Notice of Funding Availability; Extension of closing and award dates. AGENCY: This action extends the closing and award dates for a Notice of Funding Availability for the Small Business Transportation Resource Center in the Mid-Atlantic Region that was published on July 20, 2012, 77 FR 42790. USDOT OSDBU is extending the closing date to allow eligible entities time to adequately submit a proposal. DATES: The submission period for the Notice of Funding Availability published on July 20, 2012 closing on September 3, 2012 is extended until September 17, 2012, 5 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Also, the notice of award for the competed region on or before August 17, 2012 is extended until October 1, 2012. ADDRESSES: Proposals must be electronically submitted to OSDBU via email at SBTRC@dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information concerning this notice, contact Ms. Patricia Martin, U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., W56–462, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 1–800 532 1169. Email: patricia.martin@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In the July 20, 2012 document (Notice No. USDOT– OST–OSDBU–SBTRC2012–11; Docket Number: DOT–OST–2009–0092), the Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary (OST), Office of Small and Disadvantaged Business Utilization (OSDBU) announces the opportunity for; (1) business centered community-based organizations; (2) transportation-related trade associations; (3) colleges and universities; (4) community colleges or; (5) chambers of commerce, registered erowe on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:22 Aug 23, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Commercial Space Transportation Licensing Regulations Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on May 18, 2012, vol. 77, no. 97, page 29748–29749. The information will determine if applicant proposals for conducting commercial space launches can be accomplished according to regulations issued by the Office of the Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by September 24, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy DePaepe at (405) 954–9362, or by email at: Kathy.A.DePaepe@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2120–0608. Title: Commercial Space Transportation Licensing Regulations. Form Numbers: FAA Form 8800–1. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The Commercial Space Launch Act of 1984, 49 U.S.C. App. §§ 2601–2623, as recodified at 49 U.S.C. Subtitle IX, Ch. 701—Commercial Space Launch Activities, 49 U.S.C. 70101– 70119 (1994), requires certain data be provided in applying for a license to conduct commercial space launch activities. These data are required to demonstrate to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation (AST), that a license applicant’s proposed activities meet applicable public safety, national security, and foreign policy interests of the United States. Respondents: Approximately 4 space launch applicants. Frequency: Information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 1544.5 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 6,178 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 20, 2012. Albert R. Spence, FAA Assistant Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. 2012–20811 Filed 8–23–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P E:\FR\FM\24AUN1.SGM 24AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 165 (Friday, August 24, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51607-51608]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20865]


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STATE JUSTICE INSTITUTE


SJI Board of Directors Meeting

AGENCY: State Justice Institute.

ACTION: Notice of Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The SJI Board of Directors will be meeting on Monday, 
September 17, 2012 at 1 p.m. The meeting will be held at the National 
Judicial College, in Reno, Nevada. The purpose of this meeting is to 
consider grant applications for the 4th quarter of FY 2012, and other 
business. All portions of this meeting are open to the public.

ADDRESSES: National Judicial College, Judicial College Building, M/S 
358, Reno, NV 89557, 1-800-25-JUDGE.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan Mattiello, Executive 
Director, State Justice Institute, 11951 Freedom

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Drive, Suite 1020, Reston, VA 20190, 571-313-8843, contact@sji.gov.

Jonathan D. Mattiello,
Executive Director.
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