Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings, 69454-69455 [2013-27776]

Download as PDF TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 69454 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 19, 2013 / Notices Response: No change to Form. Section § ll.320 of the Circular A–133 states the submission of the data collection form and audit package are required to comply with the provisions of the Circular. The submission of these documents is the official record of the single audit for the Federal government. Comment: General—In order to comply with guidance provided in Section 703 of the OMB Proposed Uniform Guidance, CIGIE/and the NSACs request that OMB consider adding an option for ‘‘Audit under Threshold’’. Response: No change to Form. OMB will consider alternate submission options for audits with expenditures of Federal awards below the minimum threshold in the future when the proposed uniform guidance is finalized and effective. Comment: General—Commenters requested a question be added: ‘‘Was a Management Letter Issued?’’ Under new GAS and AICPA standards, auditors are no longer required to include a statement regarding management letters in the report. Agency officials will not be notified when a management letter has been issued. Response: No Change to Form. OMB will consider adding this information on a future iteration of the Form. Comment: General—Some commenters asked for a new requirement for the text of each finding and auditee response be added to the data collection form. Response: No Change to Form. OMB will consider adding this information on a future iteration of the Form. Comment: General—Some commenters questioned why the estimated hours to complete the SF– SAC have not changed since 2008, particularly considering the changes to expand the amount of data collected on the Form. Response: No Change to Form. Although the Form has been revised to add a few additional information inputs, it has also been revised to streamline the reporting of data inputs including the upload of the Form electronically. We believe that on the average hours to complete the form remain leveled. Comment: General—Commenters requested training materials such as how-to videos, articles, and other means to help auditors and auditees prepare and avoid last minute submission problems with the new Form. Response: No change to Form. The FAC will make additional efforts to disseminate information on upcoming changes before the official roll-out of the Form. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Nov 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 Comment: General—Some commenters suggested that for audits that are currently completed, respondents be permitted to submit the 2013 audits on the 2010—2012 Form SF–SAC. They note that many audits are already done for 2013, and changing requirements will increase administrative cost and respondent burden. Response: No change to Form. For consistency of reporting, all 2013 audits should be reported using the 2013 form. We expect the 2013 Form to be available in October. OMB will extend a waiver for due dates falling before the Form is approved and available. Comment: General—Commenters advised that the FAC should prepare for numerous submissions in a short timeframe. When the 2013 Form is approved and released, there will be numerous submissions occurring simultaneously. Response: No change to Form. The FAC is working to ensure a smooth transition to the new submission system. Comment: General- Commenters recommends rigorous testing of the internet submission system to ensure that it is working properly. AICPA comments that they would be willing to assist the Clearinghouse with this endeavor. Response: No change to Form. The FAC staff is continuously improving and testing the usability and functionality of the new Form and the new system. Comment: General- Commenters requested that due dates for reporting packages be clarified when due dates fall on holidays or weekends. Additionally, AICPA notes that questions arise as to the time zone that is used to identify when the audit is due. AICPA recommends that FAC and OMB address these questions in the Frequently Asked Questions section or in another readily available manner. Response: No change to Form. OMB agreed to allow extensions until the next business day for nine-month due dates that fall on non-business days such as weekends and holidays. FAC will make these adjustments automatically. If a submission in a different time zone was on time in the auditee’s time zone, but marked as late by the FAC system in the Eastern time zone, the FAC is allowed to make time-zone adjustments to submissions by request. Norman S. Dong, Deputy Controller. [FR Doc. 2013–27585 Filed 11–18–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) will hold a quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 9:00 a.m.–5:15 p.m. (GMT), and Thursday, December 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m.–12:15 p.m. (GMT). PLACE: The meeting will occur in Topeka, Kansas at the Kansas State House in the Old Supreme Court Chambers, located at SW 10th and SW Jackson, Topeka, KS 66612. The quarterly meeting is available to the public to attend in-person or by phone. Those attending in person should be prepared to process through Kansas State House security upon entrance. Those interested in joining the meeting by phone in a listen-only capacity (with the exception of the public comment period) may access the proceedings by phone by using the following call-in number: 1–888–417–8533; Passcode/ Conference ID: 3860992. If asked, the call host’s name is Jeff Rosen. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Council will receive reports from its standing committees; and receive panel presentations from policy experts on the topics of living with a disability in rural America, Kansas legislation on the rights of parents with disabilities, the Kansas Employment First initiative, and finally, on the topic of KanCare implementation. The Council will also receive public comment exclusively from Kansans on Day 1 and from all other interested parties on Day 2. AGENDA: The times provided below are approximations for when each agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times CMT): Wednesday, December 3: 9:00–9:30 a.m.—Call to Order and Welcome 9:30–10:00 a.m.—Committee Reports (Audit and Finance; Governance; Policy Development and Program Evaluation) 10:00–11:30 a.m.—Policy Panel and Discussion—Panel 1: Living with a Disability in Rural America 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m.—Break for Lunch 1:00–2:30 p.m.—Policy Panel and Discussion—Panel 2: Kansas Legislation for Parents with Disabilities 2:30–4:00 p.m.—Policy Panel and Discussion—Panel 3: Kansas Employment First 4:00–4:15 p.m.—Break 4:15–5:15 p.m.—Kansas Public Comments (phone and in-person; all topics; this public comment period is intended for Kansans TIME AND DATES: E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1 TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 223 / Tuesday, November 19, 2013 / Notices only; all those who plan to make public comment are asked to please register their intent to comment in advance. Please see details below. A general public comment is open to all other interested parties on Day 2 of the Council meeting) 5:15 p.m.—Adjourn Thursday, December 5: 9:00–9:30 a.m.—Call to Order and Welcome 9:30–11:00 a.m.—Policy Panel and Discussion—Panel 4: KanCare Implementation 11:00–11:15 a.m.—Break 11:15–11:45 a.m.—Public Comment (phone and in-person; all topics) 11:45 a.m.–12:15 p.m.—Council Business continued 12:15 p.m.–Council Meeting Adjourns PUBLIC COMMENT REGISTRATION: To better facilitate NCD’s public comment periods, any individual interested in providing public comment will be asked to register their intent to provide comment in advance by sending an email to PublicComment@ncd.gov with the subject line ‘‘Public Comment, Topeka, KS’’ with your name, organization, state, and topic of comment included in the body of your email. Full-length written public comments may also be sent to that email address. All emails to register for public comment at the October quarterly meeting must be received by Monday, December 2, 2013. Priority will be given on both days to those individuals who are in-person to provide their comments. Those commenters on the phone will be called on according to the list of those registered via email. Due to time constraints, NCD asks all commenters to limit their comments to three minutes. CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Anne Sommers, NCD, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202–272–2004 (V), 202–272–2074 (TTY). ACCOMMODATIONS: A CART streamtext link has been arranged for each day of the board meeting. For Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., CMT, the web link to access CART is http:// www.streamtext.net/ text.aspx?event=120413NCD1000am. For Thursday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., CMT, the web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/ text.aspx?event=120513NCD1000am. Those who plan to attend the meeting in-person and require accommodations should notify NCD as soon as possible to allow time to make arrangements. Please note: To help reduce exposure to fragrances for those with multiple chemical sensitivities, NCD requests VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:21 Nov 18, 2013 Jkt 232001 that all those attending the meeting in person please refrain from wearing scented personal care products such as perfumes, hairsprays, colognes, and deodorants. Dated: November 15, 2013. Rebecca Cokley, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2013–27776 Filed 11–15–13; 11:15 am] BILLING CODE 6820–MA–P NATIONAL FOUNDATION ON THE ARTS AND THE HUMANITIES Meetings of Humanities Panel National Endowment for the Humanities. ACTION: Notice of meetings. AGENCY: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given that twelve meetings of the Humanities Panel will be held during December, 2013 as follows. The purpose of the meetings is for panel review, discussion, evaluation, and recommendation of applications for financial assistance under the National Foundation on the Arts and Humanities Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 951–960, as amended). DATES: See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting dates. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Old Post Office Building, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20506, unless otherwise indicated. See SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for meeting room numbers. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lisette Voyatzis, Committee Management Officer, 1100 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Room 529, Washington, DC 20506, or call (202) 606–8322. Hearingimpaired individuals are advised that information on this matter may be obtained by contacting the National Endowment for the Humanities’ TDD terminal at (202) 606–8282. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Meetings 1. DATE: December 03, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 415. This meeting will discuss applications on the subjects of Music and Performing Arts for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program, submitted to the Division of Preservation and Access. 2. DATE: December 04, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of Scholarly PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 69455 Communications for the Digital Humanities Start Up Grants grant program, submitted to the Office of Digital Humanities. 3. DATE: December 05, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of Research for the Digital Humanities Start Up Grants grant program, submitted to the Office of Digital Humanities. 4. DATE: December 05, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 415. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of American Studies for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program, submitted to the Division of Preservation and Access. 5. DATE: December 06, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of Research for the Digital Humanities Start Up Grants grant program, submitted to the Office of Digital Humanities. 6. DATE: December 09, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subjects of Archives and Collections for the Digital Humanities Start Up Grants grant program, submitted to the Office of Digital Humanities. 7. DATE: December 10, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 415. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of Historical Geography for the Humanities Collections and Reference Resources grant program, submitted to the Division of Preservation and Access. 8. DATE: December 10, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subjects of Geospatial and Visualization for the Digital Humanities Start Up Grants grant program, submitted to the Office of Digital Humanities. 9. DATE: December 11, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of New Media for the Digital Humanities Start Up Grants grant program, submitted to the Office of Digital Humanities. 10. DATE: December 12, 2013. TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ROOM: 402. This meeting will discuss applications on the subject of Education E:\FR\FM\19NON1.SGM 19NON1

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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY


Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 9:00 a.m.-5:15 
p.m. (GMT), and Thursday, December 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (GMT).

PLACE: The meeting will occur in Topeka, Kansas at the Kansas State 
House in the Old Supreme Court Chambers, located at SW 10th and SW 
Jackson, Topeka, KS 66612. The quarterly meeting is available to the 
public to attend in-person or by phone. Those attending in person 
should be prepared to process through Kansas State House security upon 
entrance. Those interested in joining the meeting by phone in a listen-
only capacity (with the exception of the public comment period) may 
access the proceedings by phone by using the following call-in number: 
1-888-417-8533; Passcode/Conference ID: 3860992. If asked, the call 
host's name is Jeff Rosen.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Council will receive reports from its 
standing committees; and receive panel presentations from policy 
experts on the topics of living with a disability in rural America, 
Kansas legislation on the rights of parents with disabilities, the 
Kansas Employment First initiative, and finally, on the topic of 
KanCare implementation. The Council will also receive public comment 
exclusively from Kansans on Day 1 and from all other interested parties 
on Day 2.

AGENDA: The times provided below are approximations for when each 
agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times CMT):

Wednesday, December 3:
9:00-9:30 a.m.--Call to Order and Welcome
9:30-10:00 a.m.--Committee Reports (Audit and Finance; Governance; 
Policy Development and Program Evaluation)
10:00-11:30 a.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 1: Living with a 
Disability in Rural America
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.--Break for Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 2: Kansas 
Legislation for Parents with Disabilities
2:30-4:00 p.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 3: Kansas Employment 
First
4:00-4:15 p.m.--Break
4:15-5:15 p.m.--Kansas Public Comments (phone and in-person; all 
topics; this public comment period is intended for Kansans

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only; all those who plan to make public comment are asked to please 
register their intent to comment in advance. Please see details below. 
A general public comment is open to all other interested parties on Day 
2 of the Council meeting)
5:15 p.m.--Adjourn

Thursday, December 5:
9:00-9:30 a.m.--Call to Order and Welcome
9:30-11:00 a.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 4: KanCare 
Implementation
11:00-11:15 a.m.--Break
11:15-11:45 a.m.--Public Comment (phone and in-person; all topics)
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.--Council Business continued
12:15 p.m.-Council Meeting Adjourns

PUBLIC COMMENT REGISTRATION: To better facilitate NCD's public comment 
periods, any individual interested in providing public comment will be 
asked to register their intent to provide comment in advance by sending 
an email to PublicComment@ncd.gov with the subject line ``Public 
Comment, Topeka, KS'' with your name, organization, state, and topic of 
comment included in the body of your email. Full-length written public 
comments may also be sent to that email address. All emails to register 
for public comment at the October quarterly meeting must be received by 
Monday, December 2, 2013. Priority will be given on both days to those 
individuals who are in-person to provide their comments. Those 
commenters on the phone will be called on according to the list of 
those registered via email. Due to time constraints, NCD asks all 
commenters to limit their comments to three minutes.

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Anne Sommers, NCD, 1331 F Street 
NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), 202-272-2074 
(TTY).

ACCOMMODATIONS: A CART streamtext link has been arranged for each day 
of the board meeting. For Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., CMT, the 
web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=120413NCD1000am. For Thursday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., 
CMT, the web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=120513NCD1000am. Those who plan to attend the meeting 
in-person and require accommodations should notify NCD as soon as 
possible to allow time to make arrangements.
    Please note: To help reduce exposure to fragrances for those with 
multiple chemical sensitivities, NCD requests that all those attending 
the meeting in person please refrain from wearing scented personal care 
products such as perfumes, hairsprays, colognes, and deodorants.

    Dated: November 15, 2013.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-27776 Filed 11-15-13; 11:15 am]
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