Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities; Notice of Meeting, 21198 [2013-08155]

Download as PDF 21198 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 9, 2013 / Notices (g) Update on Shake Cast—Krishna Banga 5. New Business (a) Revise H–18–8 to include: Æ Seismic instrumentation in VA buildings located in moderate high and high seismic zones—Asok Ghosh; and Æ Application of Viscous Dampers for seismic retrofit of existing buildings— Krishna Banga (a) Fire Safety Issues—David Klein 6. Assignment of new activities 7. Date of next meeting Adjourn [FR Doc. 2013–08144 Filed 4–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities; Notice of Meeting sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:19 Apr 08, 2013 Jkt 229001 2, that a meeting of the Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans Affairs Facilities will be held on April 25–26, 2013, in Room 6W405, 425 I Street NW., Washington, DC. The sessions will be from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on April 25 and from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on April 26. The meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans Affairs on matters of structural safety in the construction and remodeling of VA facilities and to recommend standards for use by VA in the construction and alteration of its facilities. On April 25, the Committee will review developments in the fields of fire safety issues and structural design as they relate to seismic and other natural hazards impact on the safety of buildings. On April 26, the Committee will receive appropriate briefings and presentations on current seismic, natural hazards, and fire safety issues that are particularly relevant to facilities owned and leased by the Department. PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 The Committee will also discuss appropriate structural and fire safety recommendations for inclusion in VA’s construction standards. No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the public. However, the Committee will accept written comments. Comments should be sent to Krishna K. Banga, Senior Structural Engineer, Facilities Standards Service, Office of Construction and Facilities Management (003C2B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420, or emailed at Krishna.banga@va.gov. Those wishing to attend or seeking additional information should contact Mr. Banga at (202) 632–4694. Dated: April 3, 2013. By Direction of the Secretary. Vivian Drake, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2013–08155 Filed 4–8–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 68 (Tuesday, April 9, 2013)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-08155]


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DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS


Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans 
Affairs Facilities; Notice of Meeting

    The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2, that a meeting of the 
Advisory Committee on Structural Safety of Department of Veterans 
Affairs Facilities will be held on April 25-26, 2013, in Room 6W405, 
425 I Street NW., Washington, DC. The sessions will be from 9 a.m. 
until 5 p.m. on April 25 and from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. on April 
26. The meeting is open to the public.
    The purpose of the Committee is to advise the Secretary of Veterans 
Affairs on matters of structural safety in the construction and 
remodeling of VA facilities and to recommend standards for use by VA in 
the construction and alteration of its facilities.
    On April 25, the Committee will review developments in the fields 
of fire safety issues and structural design as they relate to seismic 
and other natural hazards impact on the safety of buildings. On April 
26, the Committee will receive appropriate briefings and presentations 
on current seismic, natural hazards, and fire safety issues that are 
particularly relevant to facilities owned and leased by the Department. 
The Committee will also discuss appropriate structural and fire safety 
recommendations for inclusion in VA's construction standards.
    No time will be allocated for receiving oral presentations from the 
public. However, the Committee will accept written comments. Comments 
should be sent to Krishna K. Banga, Senior Structural Engineer, 
Facilities Standards Service, Office of Construction and Facilities 
Management (003C2B), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue 
NW., Washington, DC 20420, or emailed at Krishna.banga@va.gov. Those 
wishing to attend or seeking additional information should contact Mr. 
Banga at (202) 632-4694.

    Dated: April 3, 2013.
    By Direction of the Secretary.
Vivian Drake,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2013-08155 Filed 4-8-13; 8:45 am]
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