National Infrastructure Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting, 20934 [2013-08143]

Download as PDF 20934 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 67 / Monday, April 8, 2013 / Notices Dated: April 2, 2013. Michelle Trout, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–08002 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2013–0004] National Infrastructure Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of an Open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet Monday, April 8, 2013, at the United States Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The NIAC will meet Monday, April 8, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. For additional information, please consult the NIAC Web site, www.dhs.gov/NIAC, or contact the NIAC Secretariat by phone at (703) 235–2888 or by email at NIAC@hq.dhs.gov. ADDRESSES: United States Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. Persons attending meetings in the Access Board’s conference space are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other fragrances (see http://www.access-board.gov/about/ policies/fragrance.htm for more information). For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed under SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Council as listed in the ‘‘Summary’’ section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than 12:00 p.m. on April 8, 2013, and must be identified by ‘‘DHS–2013–0004’’ and may be submitted by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting written comments. • Email: NIAC@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:02 Apr 05, 2013 Jkt 229001 • Fax: (703) 603–5098. • Mail: Nancy Wong, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598–0607. Instructions: All written submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. Written comments received will be posted without alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the NIAC, go to www.regulations.gov. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide oral comments after the presentation of the report from the Regional Resilience Working Group. We request that comments be limited to the issues listed in the meeting agenda and previous NIAC studies. All previous NIAC studies can be located at www.dhs.gov/NIAC. Relevant public comments may be submitted in writing or presented in person for the Council to consider. Comments received by Nancy Wong after 12:00 p.m. on April 8, 2013, will still be accepted and reviewed by the members, but not necessarily by the time of the meeting. In-person presentations will be limited to three minutes per speaker, with no more than 30 minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in making in-person comments should register no later than 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting at the meeting location. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Wong, National Infrastructure Advisory Council Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone (703) 235–2888. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The NIAC shall provide the President through the Secretary of Homeland Security with advice on the security and resilience of the Nation’s critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems. The NIAC will meet to discuss issues relevant to the critical infrastructure protection and resilience as directed by the President. At this meeting, the committee will receive and discuss a presentation from the NIAC Regional Resilience Working Group documenting their work to date on the Regional Resilience Study, which includes the role and impact of critical infrastructure on regional resiliency, best regional practices and models, and the contribution of public private PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 partnerships. The presentation will be posted no later than one week prior to the meeting on the Council’s public Web page on www.dhs.gov/NIAC. The Council will review and discuss the findings of the Working Group. Federal officials will brief the members on the recently issued Executive Order 13636 and Presidential Policy Directive 21 to receive comments. Federal officials will also provide further direction to the Council on the scope of the Working Group’s study, and on potential new topics for study by the Council. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that notices of meetings of advisory committees be announced in the Federal Register 15 days prior to the meeting date. However, this notice of the NIAC meeting is being published in the Federal Register on April 8, 2013, zero days prior to the meeting due to an immediate need by DHS to receive advice on the new implementation of Executive Order 13636 and Presidential Policy Directive 21. Both mandate comprehensive consultation with stakeholders in very short time lines for implementation. Although the meeting notice was published in the Federal Register late, the date of the meeting has been posted on the Council’s public Web site on www.dhs.gov since January 2013. Additional outreach will be accomplished through trade and professional associations. Meeting Agenda I. Opening of Meeting II. Roll Call of Members III. Opening Remarks and Introductions IV. NIAC Presentation on Regional Resilience Working Group V. Public Comment: Discussion Limited to Meeting Agenda Items and Previous NIAC Studies VI. Regional Resilience Working Group Discussion VII. Briefing and Discussion on Executive Order 13636 and Presidential Policy Directive 21 by the Department of Homeland Security VIII. Identification of Potential Areas to Recommend for Next NIAC Study IX. Closing Remarks Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the NIAC Secretariat at (703) 235–2888 as soon as possible. Dated: April 3, 2013. Nancy Wong, Designated Federal Officer for the NIAC. [FR Doc. 2013–08143 Filed 4–5–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–09–P E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2013-0004]


National Infrastructure Advisory Council; Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of an Open Federal Advisory 
Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet 
Monday, April 8, 2013, at the United States Access Board, 1331 F Street 
NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC 20004. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

DATES: The NIAC will meet Monday, April 8, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 
p.m. The meeting may close early if the committee has completed its 
business. For additional information, please consult the NIAC Web site, 
www.dhs.gov/NIAC, or contact the NIAC Secretariat by phone at (703) 
235-2888 or by email at NIAC@hq.dhs.gov.

ADDRESSES: United States Access Board, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, 
Washington, DC 20004.
    Persons attending meetings in the Access Board's conference space 
are requested to refrain from using perfume, cologne, and other 
fragrances (see http://www.access-board.gov/about/policies/fragrance.htm for more information).
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon 
as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the Council as listed in the 
``Summary'' section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no 
later than 12:00 p.m. on April 8, 2013, and must be identified by 
``DHS-2013-0004'' and may be submitted by any one of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting written comments.
     Email: NIAC@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the message.
     Fax: (703) 603-5098.
     Mail: Nancy Wong, National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail 
Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607.
    Instructions: All written submissions received must include the 
words ``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for 
this action. Written comments received will be posted without 
alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the NIAC, go to www.regulations.gov.
    Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide oral 
comments after the presentation of the report from the Regional 
Resilience Working Group. We request that comments be limited to the 
issues listed in the meeting agenda and previous NIAC studies. All 
previous NIAC studies can be located at www.dhs.gov/NIAC. Relevant 
public comments may be submitted in writing or presented in person for 
the Council to consider. Comments received by Nancy Wong after 12:00 
p.m. on April 8, 2013, will still be accepted and reviewed by the 
members, but not necessarily by the time of the meeting. In-person 
presentations will be limited to three minutes per speaker, with no 
more than 30 minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in making in-
person comments should register no later than 15 minutes prior to the 
beginning of the meeting at the meeting location.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Wong, National Infrastructure 
Advisory Council Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland 
Security, telephone (703) 235-2888.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
NIAC shall provide the President through the Secretary of Homeland 
Security with advice on the security and resilience of the Nation's 
critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems.
    The NIAC will meet to discuss issues relevant to the critical 
infrastructure protection and resilience as directed by the President. 
At this meeting, the committee will receive and discuss a presentation 
from the NIAC Regional Resilience Working Group documenting their work 
to date on the Regional Resilience Study, which includes the role and 
impact of critical infrastructure on regional resiliency, best regional 
practices and models, and the contribution of public private 
partnerships. The presentation will be posted no later than one week 
prior to the meeting on the Council's public Web page on www.dhs.gov/NIAC. The Council will review and discuss the findings of the Working 
Group. Federal officials will brief the members on the recently issued 
Executive Order 13636 and Presidential Policy Directive 21 to receive 
comments. Federal officials will also provide further direction to the 
Council on the scope of the Working Group's study, and on potential new 
topics for study by the Council.
    The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that notices of 
meetings of advisory committees be announced in the Federal Register 15 
days prior to the meeting date. However, this notice of the NIAC 
meeting is being published in the Federal Register on April 8, 2013, 
zero days prior to the meeting due to an immediate need by DHS to 
receive advice on the new implementation of Executive Order 13636 and 
Presidential Policy Directive 21. Both mandate comprehensive 
consultation with stakeholders in very short time lines for 
implementation. Although the meeting notice was published in the 
Federal Register late, the date of the meeting has been posted on the 
Council's public Web site on www.dhs.gov since January 2013. Additional 
outreach will be accomplished through trade and professional 
associations.

Meeting Agenda

I. Opening of Meeting
II. Roll Call of Members
III. Opening Remarks and Introductions
IV. NIAC Presentation on Regional Resilience Working Group
V. Public Comment: Discussion Limited to Meeting Agenda Items and 
Previous NIAC Studies
VI. Regional Resilience Working Group Discussion
VII. Briefing and Discussion on Executive Order 13636 and Presidential 
Policy Directive 21 by the Department of Homeland Security
VIII. Identification of Potential Areas to Recommend for Next NIAC 
Study
IX. Closing Remarks

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the NIAC Secretariat at (703) 235-2888 as soon as possible.

    Dated: April 3, 2013.
Nancy Wong,
Designated Federal Officer for the NIAC.
[FR Doc. 2013-08143 Filed 4-5-13; 8:45 am]
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