Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform, 70317-70318 [2013-28236]

Download as PDF sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2013 / Notices provide written comments on the issues to be considered by the NAC (see ‘‘Agenda’’). Written comments must be submitted through one of the following methods and received by December 2, 2013, identified by Docket ID FEMA– 2007–0008: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: FEMA–NAC@fema.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (540) 504–2331. • Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Federal Emergency Management Agency’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. A public comment period will be held during the meeting from 4:45 p.m. to 5:00 p.m., and speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker by December 2, 2013. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov, click on ‘‘Advanced Search,’’ then enter ‘‘FEMA–2010–0008’’ in the ‘‘By Docket ID’’ box, then select ‘‘FEMA’’ under ‘‘By Agency,’’ and then click ‘‘Search.’’ Submitted comments may also be inspected at the Office of Chief Counsel, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., 8NE, Washington, DC 20472–3100. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Alexandra Woodruff, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472– 3100, telephone (202) 646–2700, fax (540) 504–2331, and email FEMA– NAC@fema.dhs.gov. The NAC Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/nationaladvisory-council. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that notices for advisory committee meetings be published in the Federal Register 15 days prior to the meeting date. This notice is published less than 15 days prior to the meeting date due to rescheduling of the October 16, 2013 VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:53 Nov 22, 2013 Jkt 232001 meeting as a result of the recent lapse in Federal appropriations. Because the NAC meeting is being conducted via teleconference, there will not be an undue burden on the public to arrange travel to attend this meeting. Notice of this meeting is also provided on the NAC’s Web site at: http:// www.fema.gov/national-advisorycouncil. The NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency management. The NAC incorporates State, local, and tribal governments, nonprofit, and private sector input in the development and revision of FEMA plans and strategies. Agenda: The NAC will receive reports from its subcommittees on the following topics: Review and update of the National Incident Management System (NIMS) and the Biggert-Waters Flood Insurance Reform Act of 2012. The NAC will review the information presented on each topic, deliberate on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees’ reports, and formulate recommendations for FEMA’s consideration. Dated: November 18, 2013. W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2013–28096 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–48–P 70317 travel, on Thursday, December 12, 2013 is to convene the full Advisory Committee to discuss consideration, modification and adoption of an ISAC position paper on utilizing harvest incentives to control invasive species. Members of the public are welcome to participate by accessing the teleconference. Those in the Washington, DC Metropolitan area may visit the NISC headquarters, where the teleconference will be accessed in the conference room (see address below.) Call-in number and access code will be provided upon request by calling 202– 208–5978. DATES: Teleconference Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee: Thursday, December 12, 2013; 1:00–5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: NISC Conference Room, 1201 Eye Street, NW., Room 5–73; Washington, DC 20005. All visiting members of the public must be cleared through building security prior to being escorted to the meeting location. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive Species Council Program Analyst and ISAC Coordinator, (202) 513–7243; Fax: (202) 371–1751, Dated: November 20, 2013. Lori Williams, Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council. [FR Doc. 2013–28215 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR BILLING CODE 4310–RK–P Office of the Secretary DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Invasive Species Advisory Committee Office of the Secretary, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Public Meeting (via Teleconference) of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. AGENCY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting via teleconference, in lieu of physical SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Office of the Secretary [DR.5A311.IA000514] Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform Office of the Secretary, Interior. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform (the Commission) will hold a public webinar meeting on December 10, 2013. Because of delays from the Federal government shutdown, the Commission report and recommendations will be discussed and voted on during the December 10 public webinar, and time will be allowed to take public comments. DATES: The Commission’s public webinar meeting will begin at 11 a.m. and end at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on December 10, 2013. Members of the public who wish to participate should register by December 9, 2013 (see SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1 70318 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 227 / Monday, November 25, 2013 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for registration instructions). sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Official, Sarah Harris, Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Room 3071, Washington, DC 20240; or email to trustcommission@ios.doi.gov SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform was established under Secretarial Order No. 3292, dated December 8, 2009. The Commission plays a key role in the Department’s ongoing efforts to empower Indian nations and strengthen nation-to-nation relationships. The Commission is completing a comprehensive evaluation of the Department’s management and administration of the trust assets within a two-year period and will offer recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior on how to improve in the future. During the past two-year period, the Commission has been working to: (1) Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the Department’s management and administration of the trust administration system; (2) Review the Department’s provision of services to trust beneficiaries; (3) Review input from the public, interested parties, and trust beneficiaries and to conduct a number of regional listening sessions; (4) Consider the nature and scope of necessary audits of the Department’s trust administration system; (5) Recommend options to the Secretary for improving the Department’s management and administration of the trust administration system based on information obtained from these Commission activities, including whether any legislative or regulatory changes are necessary to permanently implement improvements; and (6) Consider the provisions of the American Indian Trust Fund Management Reform Act of 1994 providing for termination of the Office of the Special Trustee for American Indians, and make recommendations to the Secretary regarding termination. The Commission will hold its last public meeting by webinar on Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The following items will be on the agenda: • Welcome, introductions, and agenda review; • Review and approve Commission recommendations; • Public comments; and • Adjourn. Members of the public who wish to participate in the December 10, 2013, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:53 Nov 22, 2013 Jkt 232001 public webinar meeting should register at the following Web site by December 9, 2013: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/ register/704255144. Upon your registration, instructions on how to join the meeting will be sent to your email address. Written comments may be sent to the Designated Federal Official listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. To review all related material on the Commission’s work, please refer to http://www.doi.gov/ cobell/commission/index.cfm. All meetings are open to the public. Dated: November 20, 2013. Kevin K. Washburn, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2013–28236 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–W7–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R4–R–2013–N235; FXRS12650400000S3–123–FF04R02000] Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge; West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana; Notice of Intent To Prepare a Comprehensive Conservation Plan and Environmental Assessment; Correction AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. Notice of intent; request for comments; correction. ACTION: On October 22, 2013, we, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), published a notice of intent to prepare a comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and associated National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) documents for Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge (NWR). We provided this notice in compliance with our CCP policy to advise other Federal and State agencies, Native American Tribes, and the public of our intentions, and to obtain suggestions and information on the scope of issues to consider in the planning process. However, we made an error in the end date we gave for public comments. This notice corrects that date error. DATES: To ensure consideration, we must receive your written comments by December 21, 2013. ADDRESSES: You may send comments, questions, and requests for information to: Robert Strader, Project Leader, USFWS, Lower Mississippi River Refuge Complex, P.O. Box 217, Sibley, MS, 39165. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michelle Paduani, Project Planner, by telephone at 662–323–5548, or by email at michelle_paduani@fws.gov, or Robert Strader, Project Leader, by telephone at 601–442–6696, or by email at bob_ strader@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 668dd et seq.), Service comprehensive conservation plan policy, and NEPA regulations (40 CFR 1506.6), we initiated our intent to prepare a comprehensive conservation plan (CCP) and NEPA documents for Cat Island National Wildlife Refuge NWR, West Feliciana Parish, Louisiana, in a October 22, 2013, Federal Register notice (78 FR 62648). That notice complied with our CCP policy to: (1) Advise other Federal and State agencies, Native American Tribes, and the public of our intentions and to obtain suggestions and information on the scope of issues to consider in the planning process. The original notice had an incorrect end date for the comment period. Please see the DATES section for our corrected comment-period end date. For background information and public comments information, see our earlier notice. Authority This notice is published under the authority of the National Wildlife Refuge System Improvement Act of 1997 (16 U.S.C. 668dd et seq.). Mike Oetker, Acting Regional Director. [FR Doc. 2013–28187 Filed 11–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [LLCAD01000 L12200000.AL 0000] Meeting of the California Desert District Advisory Council Notice is hereby given, in accordance with Public Laws 92–463 and 94–579, that the California Desert District Advisory Council (DAC) to the Bureau of Land Management (BLM), U.S. Department of the Interior, will meet in formal session on Saturday, December 7, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Hyatt Place, 3500 Market St., Riverside, CA 92501. The Council will conduct an open work planning meeting on Friday, December 6, 2013 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. No field trip is scheduled for this meeting agenda. Meeting details will be posted on the DAC Web page, http:// SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\25NON1.SGM 25NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 227 (Monday, November 25, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary

[DR.5A311.IA000514]


Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and Reform

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust Administration and 
Reform (the Commission) will hold a public webinar meeting on December 
10, 2013. Because of delays from the Federal government shutdown, the 
Commission report and recommendations will be discussed and voted on 
during the December 10 public webinar, and time will be allowed to take 
public comments.

DATES: The Commission's public webinar meeting will begin at 11 a.m. 
and end at 1 p.m. Eastern Time on December 10, 2013. Members of the 
public who wish to participate should register by December 9, 2013 (see

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for registration instructions).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Official, Sarah 
Harris, Chief of Staff to the Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs, 
Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street NW., Room 3071, Washington, 
DC 20240; or email to trustcommission@ios.doi.gov

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Secretarial Commission on Indian Trust 
Administration and Reform was established under Secretarial Order No. 
3292, dated December 8, 2009. The Commission plays a key role in the 
Department's ongoing efforts to empower Indian nations and strengthen 
nation-to-nation relationships.
    The Commission is completing a comprehensive evaluation of the 
Department's management and administration of the trust assets within a 
two-year period and will offer recommendations to the Secretary of the 
Interior on how to improve in the future. During the past two-year 
period, the Commission has been working to:
    (1) Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of the Department's 
management and administration of the trust administration system;
    (2) Review the Department's provision of services to trust 
beneficiaries;
    (3) Review input from the public, interested parties, and trust 
beneficiaries and to conduct a number of regional listening sessions;
    (4) Consider the nature and scope of necessary audits of the 
Department's trust administration system;
    (5) Recommend options to the Secretary for improving the 
Department's management and administration of the trust administration 
system based on information obtained from these Commission activities, 
including whether any legislative or regulatory changes are necessary 
to permanently implement improvements; and
    (6) Consider the provisions of the American Indian Trust Fund 
Management Reform Act of 1994 providing for termination of the Office 
of the Special Trustee for American Indians, and make recommendations 
to the Secretary regarding termination.
    The Commission will hold its last public meeting by webinar on 
Tuesday, December 10, 2013. The following items will be on the agenda:
     Welcome, introductions, and agenda review;
     Review and approve Commission recommendations;
     Public comments; and
     Adjourn.
    Members of the public who wish to participate in the December 10, 
2013, public webinar meeting should register at the following Web site 
by December 9, 2013: https://www1.gotomeeting.com/register/704255144. 
Upon your registration, instructions on how to join the meeting will be 
sent to your email address.
    Written comments may be sent to the Designated Federal Official 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. To review 
all related material on the Commission's work, please refer to http://www.doi.gov/cobell/commission/index.cfm. All meetings are open to the 
public.

    Dated: November 20, 2013.
Kevin K. Washburn,
Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2013-28236 Filed 11-22-13; 8:45 am]
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