President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 54572-54573 [2012-21757]

Download as PDF 54572 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2012 / Notices The President’s Board of Advisors on Historically Black Colleges and Universities (the Board) is established by Executive Order 13532 (February 26, 2010). The Board is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (Pub. L. 92–463; as amended, 5 U.S.C.A., Appendix 2) which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The purpose of the Board is to advise the President and the Secretary of Education (Secretary) on all matters pertaining to strengthening the educational capacity of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). The Board shall advise the President and the Secretary in the following areas: (i) Improving the identity, visibility, and distinctive capabilities and overall competitiveness of HBCUs; (ii) engaging the philanthropic, business, government, military, homelandsecurity, and education communities in a national dialogue regarding new HBCU programs and initiatives; (iii) improving the ability of HBCUs to remain fiscally secure institutions that can assist the nation in reaching its goal of having the highest proportion of college graduates by 2020; (iv) elevating the public awareness of HBCUs; and (v) encouraging public-private investments in HBCUs. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: comments will be allowed three to five minutes to speak. Those members of the public interested in submitting written comments may do so by submitting them to the attention of John S. Wilson, Jr., White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, by Friday, September 21, 2012. Records are kept of all Board proceedings and are available for public inspection at the office of the White House Initiative on Historically Black Colleges and Universities, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC, 20202, Monday through Friday (excluding federal holidays) during the hours of 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Electronic Access to the Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: www.ed.gov/fedregister/ index.html. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1–866–512–1830; or in the Washington, DC, area at 202–512–0000. Agenda The Board will receive updates from the chairman of the President’s Board of Advisors on HBCUs, the Board’s subcommittees and the executive director of the White House Initiative on HBCUs on their respective activities, thus far, during Fiscal Year 2012 including activities that have occurred since the Board’s last meeting, which was held on June 6, 2012. In addition, the Board will discuss possible strategies to meet its duties under its charter. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or material in alternative format) should notify John P. Brown, Deputy Director, White House Initiative on HBCUs, at (202) 453–5645, no later than Friday, September 21, 2012. We will attempt to meet requests for such accommodations after this date, but cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. An opportunity for public comment is available on Thursday, September 27, 2012, from 1:30 p.m.–2:00 p.m. Individuals who wish to provide Dated: August 29, 2012. Martha J. Kanter, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelly W. Coles, White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 453–7277, fax: 202–453–5632. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders is established under Executive Order 13515, dated October 14, 2009 and subsequently continued and amended by Executive Order 13585. Per E.O. 13515, The Commission shall provide advice to the President, through the Secretary of Education and a senior official to be designated by the President, as Co-Chairs of the Initiative, on: (i) The development, monitoring, and coordination of executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of AAPIs through increased participation in Federal programs in which such persons may be underserved; (ii) the compilation of research and data related to AAPI populations and subpopulations; (iii) the development, monitoring, and coordination of Federal efforts to improve the economic and community development of AAPI businesses; and (iv) strategies to increase public and private-sector collaboration, and community involvement in improving the health, education, environment, and well-being of AAPIs. [FR Doc. 2012–21853 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] Agenda BILLING CODE 4000–01–P The purpose of the meeting is to discuss strategic planning and establish sub-committees of the Commission to help facilitate and focus its work; review the work of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; and determine key strategies to help meet the Commission’s charge as outlined in E.O. 13515. VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:14 Sep 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Department of Education. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice of an open meeting. This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. SUMMARY: September 28, 2012. Time: 8:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m. EDT. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ADDRESSES: Additional Information Individuals of the public who would like to attend the meeting on September 28, 2012, please R.S.V.P. to Shelly Coles via email at shelly.coles@ed.gov no later than, September 24, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EDT. Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Shelly Coles at (202) 453–7277, no later than Wednesday, September 12, 2012. We will attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but, E:\FR\FM\05SEN1.SGM 05SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 172 / Wednesday, September 5, 2012 / Notices cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. Due to time constraints, there will not be a public comment period at this meeting. However, individuals wishing to provide comment(s) about the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders or the President’s Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders may contact Shelly Coles via email at shelly.coles@ed.gov. Please include in the subject line, the wording, ‘‘Public Comment’’. Records are kept of all Commission proceedings and are available for public inspection at the office of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, Monday– Friday during the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Electronic Access to this Document: You may view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the Internet at the following site: www.ed.gov/news/ fedregister/index.html. To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1–866–512–1800; or in the Washington, DC area at 202–512–0000. Martha Kanter, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Agency Information Collection; Correction U.S. Department of Energy. Notice and request for comments; correction. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Energy (DOE) published a document in the Federal Register of August 24, 2012, announcing the submission of an information request to the OMB for the Foreign Travel Management System (FTMS). This document corrects an error in that notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Umeki Thorne at umeki.thorne@hq.doe.gov. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:14 Sep 04, 2012 Jkt 226001 In the Federal Register of August 24, 2012, in FR Doc No: 2012–20840 (77 FR 51530), on page 51530, under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, in the second column, correct the last paragraph beginning at ‘‘(4)’’ to read as follows: (4) Estimated Annual number of 2,230. (5) Estimated Annual number of Burden Hours of 5,389. (6) Estimated Annual Cost Burden: $450,000. Statutory Authority: DOE O 551.1D, ‘‘Official Foreign Travel,’’ dated April 2, 2012. Issued in Washington, DC on August 27, 2012. Julie Squires, Staff Advisor, Office of Management, Office of International Travel and Exchange Visitor Programs. [FR Doc. 2012–21802 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB) Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of open teleconference. AGENCY: This notice announces a teleconference call of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public Law 92–463; 86 Stat.770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. DATES: Thursday, September 20, 2012, 3:30 p.m.–4 p.m. (EDT). To receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact the Board’s Designated Federal Officer (DFO) at the address or phone number listed below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gil Sperling, STEAB Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 1000 Independence Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20585. Phone number: (202) 287–1644. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose of the Board: To provide advice and make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out the Board’s responsibilities as designated in SUMMARY: [FR Doc. 2012–21757 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] SUMMARY: Correction PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 54573 the State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101– 440). Tentative Agenda: Receive an update on the activities of the STEAB’s Task Forces, review letters and resolutions transmitted to EERE on behalf of the STEAB, and provide an update to the Board on routine business matters and other topics of interest, and discuss the upcoming October 2012 meeting with the Brookhaven National Laboratory. Public Participation: The meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Gil Sperling at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests to make oral comments must be received five days prior to the meeting; reasonable provision will be made to include requested topic(s) on the agenda. The Chair of the Board is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business. Minutes: The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days on the STEAB Web site at: www.steab.org. Issued at Washington, DC, on August 29, 2012. LaTanya R. Butler, Acting Deputy Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2012–21812 Filed 9–4–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6450–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY Federal Energy Regulatory Commission Combined Notice of Filings #1 Take notice that the Commission received the following electric corporate filings: Docket Numbers: EC12–130–000. Applicants: Viridity Energy Inc. Description: Viridity Energy, Inc. submits additional information in support of the Application filed on 8/3/ 12. Filed Date: 8/28/12. Accession Number: 20120828–5117. Comments Due: 5 p.m. ET 9/4/12. Take notice that the Commission received the following electric rate filings: Docket Numbers: ER12–1102–000; AC12–38–000. Applicants: Entergy Services, Inc. Description: Supplemental Information of Entergy Services, Inc. Filed Date: 8/28/12. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 172 (Wednesday, September 5, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 54572-54573]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-21757]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders

AGENCY: President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders, U.S. Department of Education.

ACTION: Notice of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting 
of the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders (Commission). The notice also describes the functions of the 
Commission. Notice of the meeting is required by section 10(a)(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act and intended to notify the public of 
its opportunity to attend.

DATES: September 28, 2012.
    Time: 8:30 a.m.-5:00 p.m. EDT.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20202.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shelly W. Coles, White House 
Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, 400 Maryland 
Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202; telephone: (202) 453-7277, fax: 202-
453-5632.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The President's Advisory Commission on Asian 
Americans and Pacific Islanders is established under Executive Order 
13515, dated October 14, 2009 and subsequently continued and amended by 
Executive Order 13585. Per E.O. 13515, The Commission shall provide 
advice to the President, through the Secretary of Education and a 
senior official to be designated by the President, as Co-Chairs of the 
Initiative, on: (i) The development, monitoring, and coordination of 
executive branch efforts to improve the quality of life of AAPIs 
through increased participation in Federal programs in which such 
persons may be underserved; (ii) the compilation of research and data 
related to AAPI populations and subpopulations; (iii) the development, 
monitoring, and coordination of Federal efforts to improve the economic 
and community development of AAPI businesses; and (iv) strategies to 
increase public and private-sector collaboration, and community 
involvement in improving the health, education, environment, and well-
being of AAPIs.

Agenda

    The purpose of the meeting is to discuss strategic planning and 
establish sub-committees of the Commission to help facilitate and focus 
its work; review the work of the White House Initiative on Asian 
Americans and Pacific Islanders; and determine key strategies to help 
meet the Commission's charge as outlined in E.O. 13515.

Additional Information

    Individuals of the public who would like to attend the meeting on 
September 28, 2012, please R.S.V.P. to Shelly Coles via email at 
shelly.coles@ed.gov no later than, September 24, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. EDT.
    Individuals who will need accommodations for a disability in order 
to attend the meeting (e.g., interpreting services, assistive listening 
devices, or material in alternative format) should notify Shelly Coles 
at (202) 453-7277, no later than Wednesday, September 12, 2012. We will 
attempt to meet requests for accommodations after this date, but,

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cannot guarantee their availability. The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities.
    Due to time constraints, there will not be a public comment period 
at this meeting. However, individuals wishing to provide comment(s) 
about the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific 
Islanders or the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and 
Pacific Islanders may contact Shelly Coles via email at 
shelly.coles@ed.gov. Please include in the subject line, the wording, 
``Public Comment''.
    Records are kept of all Commission proceedings and are available 
for public inspection at the office of the White House Initiative on 
Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders, U.S. Department of Education, 
400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20202, Monday-Friday during the 
hours of 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
    Electronic Access to this Document: You may view this document, as 
well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF) on the 
Internet at the following site: www.ed.gov/news/fedregister/index.html. 
To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free 
at this site. If you have questions about using PDF, call the U.S. 
Government Printing Office (GPO), toll free at 1-866-512-1800; or in 
the Washington, DC area at 202-512-0000.

Martha Kanter,
Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 2012-21757 Filed 9-4-12; 8:45 am]
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