Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee; Notice Inviting Individuals To Serve on the Committee, 3219-3220 [2014-00864]

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Juanita Perry, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Jan 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 The Department of Housing and Urban Development invites the public to submit nominations for appointment by the Secretary to the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC), a Federal Advisory Committee established by the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended by the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000. DATES: The Department will accept nominations on a continuing basis and may make appointments from nominations on file or from nominations submitted in response to this Notice. Nominations not selected SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for appointment to a current vacancy will be retained for three (3) years and may be considered for vacancies as they arise. New members are appointed for a term of three (3) years, usually beginning in January of each year. ADDRESSES: Submission Address: Nominations must be in writing and may be submitted to: Henry S. Czauski, Acting Deputy Administrator, Office of Manufactured Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 9168, Washington, DC 20410–8000; telephone number 202–708–6423 (this is not a toll-free number); or by email to: mhcc@hud.gov or fax to HUD at 202– 708–4213. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Henry S. Czauski, Acting Deputy Administrator, Office of Manufactured Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 9168, Washington, DC 20410–8000; telephone number 202– 708–6423 (this is not a toll-free number). For hearing and speechimpaired persons, this number may be accessed via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Section 604 of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106–569) amended the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5401–5426) (Act) to require the establishment of the MHCC, a Federal Advisory Committee, to: (1) Provide periodic recommendations to the Secretary to adopt, revise, and interpret the Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards; and (2) to provide periodic recommendations to the Secretary to adopt, revise, and interpret the procedural and enforcement manufactured housing regulations, including regulations specifying the permissible scope and conduct of monitoring. The Act authorizes the Secretary to appoint a total of twentytwo members to the MHCC. Twenty-one members have voting rights; the twentysecond member represents the Secretary and is a non-voting position. Service on the MHCC is voluntary. Travel and per diem for meetings is provided in E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 3220 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 12 / Friday, January 17, 2014 / Notices emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES accordance with federal travel policy pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5703. HUD seeks highly qualified and motivated individuals who meet the requirements set forth in the Act to serve as voting members of the MHCC at the pleasure of the Secretary for a term of three (3) years; not to exceed two consecutive terms. The MHCC anticipates four annual meetings. Meetings may take place by conference call or in person. Members of the MHCC undertake additional work commitments on subcommittees and task forces regarding issues under deliberation; members are expected to fulfill the obligation of active participation and failure to do so may result in termination of membership. Nominee Selection and Appointment Members of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) are appointed to serve in one of the following three member categories: 1. Producers/Retailers—Seven producers or retailers of manufactured housing. 2. Users/Consumers—Seven persons representing consumer interests, such as consumer organizations, recognized consumer leaders, and owners who are residents of manufactured homes. 3. General Interest and Public Officials—Seven general interest and public official members. The Act provides that the Secretary shall ensure that all interests directly and materially affected by the work of the MHCC have the opportunity for fair and equitable participation without dominance by any single interest; and may reject the appointment of any one or more individuals in order to ensure that there is not dominance by any single interest. For purposes of this determination, dominance is defined as a position or exercise of dominant authority, leadership, or influence by reason of superior leverage, strength, or representation. Additional requirements governing appointment and member service include: (1) No individual appointed to the Users category, and three of the individuals appointed to the General Interest and Public Official category shall have a significant financial interest in any segment of the manufactured housing industry; or a significant relationship to any person engaged in the manufactured housing industry. (2) Each member serving in the Users category or General Interest/Public Officials category shall be subject to a ban disallowing compensation from the manufactured housing industry during the period of, and during the 1-year VerDate Mar<15>2010 19:20 Jan 16, 2014 Jkt 232001 following, the membership of the individual on the MHCC. (3) Nominees selected for appointment to the MHCC shall be required to provide disclosures and certifications regarding conflict-ofinterest and eligibility for membership prior to final appointment. Consensus Committee—Advisory Role The role of the MHCC is solely advisory to the Secretary on the subject matter described above. Federal Advisory Committee Act The MHCC is subject to the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix), and to the Presidential Memorandum, dated June 18, 2010, directing all heads of executive departments and agencies not to make any new appointments or reappointments of federally registered lobbyists to advisory committees and other boards and commissions. Term of Office MHCC members are appointed at the discretion of the Secretary for a threeyear term, not to exceed two (2) consecutive terms. Nominee Information Individuals seeking nomination to the MHCC should submit detailed information documenting their qualifications for the category selected. Individuals may nominate themselves. A sample application form that contains information for consideration is available on the HUD Web site www.hud.gov or by contacting the Office of Manufactured Housing Programs at 202–708–6423 or by email to mhcc@ hud.gov. The application form may be accompanied by a resume. Additional Information Appointments will be made at the Secretary’s discretion. Dated: January 10, 2014. Carol J. Galante, Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2014–00864 Filed 1–16–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [FWS–R4–FHC–2014–N006; FVHC98130406900–XXX–FF04G01000] DEEPWATER HORIZON Oil Spill; Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement AGENCY: PO 00000 Interior. 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Submitting Comments: You may submit comments on the Draft Phase III ERP/PEIS by one of following methods: (1) Electronically: http://www.gulfspill restoration.noaa.gov. (2) By hard copy: Submit by U.S. mail to: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, P.O. Box 49567, Atlanta, GA 30345. We request that you send comments by only one of the methods described above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nanciann Regalado, at nanciann_ regalado@fws.govmailto:fw4coastal DERPcomments@fws.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Oil Pollution Act of 1990 (OPA; 33 U.S.C. 2701 et seq.) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA; 42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.), the Federal and State natural resource trustee agencies (Trustees) have prepared a Draft Programmatic and Phase III Early Restoration Plan and Draft Early Restoration Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement (Draft Phase III ERP/PEIS). The Draft Phase III ERP/PEIS considers programmatic alternatives to restore natural resources, ecological services, and recreational use services injured or lost as a result of the DEEPWATER HORIZON oil spill. The restoration alternatives are comprised of early restoration project types; the Trustees additionally propose 44 specific early restoration projects that are consistent with the proposed early restoration program alternatives. The Trustees have developed restoration SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 12 (Friday, January 17, 2014)]
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[FR Doc No: 2014-00864]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT

[Docket No. FR-5765-N-01]


Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee; Notice Inviting 
Individuals To Serve on the Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing--Federal Housing 
Commissioner, HUD.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Housing and Urban Development invites the 
public to submit nominations for appointment by the Secretary to the 
Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC), a Federal Advisory 
Committee established by the National Manufactured Housing Construction 
and Safety Standards Act of 1974, as amended by the Manufactured 
Housing Improvement Act of 2000.

DATES: The Department will accept nominations on a continuing basis and 
may make appointments from nominations on file or from nominations 
submitted in response to this Notice. Nominations not selected for 
appointment to a current vacancy will be retained for three (3) years 
and may be considered for vacancies as they arise. New members are 
appointed for a term of three (3) years, usually beginning in January 
of each year.

ADDRESSES: Submission Address: Nominations must be in writing and may 
be submitted to: Henry S. Czauski, Acting Deputy Administrator, Office 
of Manufactured Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban 
Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 9168, Washington, DC 20410-8000; 
telephone number 202-708-6423 (this is not a toll-free number); or by 
email to: mhcc@hud.gov or fax to HUD at 202-708-4213.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Henry S. Czauski, Acting Deputy 
Administrator, Office of Manufactured Housing Programs, Department of 
Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 9168, 
Washington, DC 20410-8000; telephone number 202-708-6423 (this is not a 
toll-free number). For hearing and speech-impaired persons, this number 
may be accessed via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 1-800-
877-8339.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background

    Section 604 of the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000 
(Pub. L. 106-569) amended the National Manufactured Housing 
Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974 (42 U.S.C. 5401-5426) 
(Act) to require the establishment of the MHCC, a Federal Advisory 
Committee, to: (1) Provide periodic recommendations to the Secretary to 
adopt, revise, and interpret the Manufactured Housing Construction and 
Safety Standards; and (2) to provide periodic recommendations to the 
Secretary to adopt, revise, and interpret the procedural and 
enforcement manufactured housing regulations, including regulations 
specifying the permissible scope and conduct of monitoring. The Act 
authorizes the Secretary to appoint a total of twenty-two members to 
the MHCC. Twenty-one members have voting rights; the twenty-second 
member represents the Secretary and is a non-voting position. Service 
on the MHCC is voluntary. Travel and per diem for meetings is provided 
in

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accordance with federal travel policy pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 5703.
    HUD seeks highly qualified and motivated individuals who meet the 
requirements set forth in the Act to serve as voting members of the 
MHCC at the pleasure of the Secretary for a term of three (3) years; 
not to exceed two consecutive terms. The MHCC anticipates four annual 
meetings. Meetings may take place by conference call or in person. 
Members of the MHCC undertake additional work commitments on 
subcommittees and task forces regarding issues under deliberation; 
members are expected to fulfill the obligation of active participation 
and failure to do so may result in termination of membership.

Nominee Selection and Appointment

    Members of the Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC) are 
appointed to serve in one of the following three member categories:
    1. Producers/Retailers--Seven producers or retailers of 
manufactured housing.
    2. Users/Consumers--Seven persons representing consumer interests, 
such as consumer organizations, recognized consumer leaders, and owners 
who are residents of manufactured homes.
    3. General Interest and Public Officials--Seven general interest 
and public official members.
    The Act provides that the Secretary shall ensure that all interests 
directly and materially affected by the work of the MHCC have the 
opportunity for fair and equitable participation without dominance by 
any single interest; and may reject the appointment of any one or more 
individuals in order to ensure that there is not dominance by any 
single interest. For purposes of this determination, dominance is 
defined as a position or exercise of dominant authority, leadership, or 
influence by reason of superior leverage, strength, or representation.
    Additional requirements governing appointment and member service 
include:
    (1) No individual appointed to the Users category, and three of the 
individuals appointed to the General Interest and Public Official 
category shall have a significant financial interest in any segment of 
the manufactured housing industry; or a significant relationship to any 
person engaged in the manufactured housing industry.
    (2) Each member serving in the Users category or General Interest/
Public Officials category shall be subject to a ban disallowing 
compensation from the manufactured housing industry during the period 
of, and during the 1-year following, the membership of the individual 
on the MHCC.
    (3) Nominees selected for appointment to the MHCC shall be required 
to provide disclosures and certifications regarding conflict-of-
interest and eligibility for membership prior to final appointment.

Consensus Committee--Advisory Role

    The role of the MHCC is solely advisory to the Secretary on the 
subject matter described above.

Federal Advisory Committee Act

    The MHCC is subject to the requirements of the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix), and to the Presidential Memorandum, 
dated June 18, 2010, directing all heads of executive departments and 
agencies not to make any new appointments or reappointments of 
federally registered lobbyists to advisory committees and other boards 
and commissions.

Term of Office

    MHCC members are appointed at the discretion of the Secretary for a 
three-year term, not to exceed two (2) consecutive terms.

Nominee Information

    Individuals seeking nomination to the MHCC should submit detailed 
information documenting their qualifications for the category selected. 
Individuals may nominate themselves. A sample application form that 
contains information for consideration is available on the HUD Web site 
www.hud.gov or by contacting the Office of Manufactured Housing 
Programs at 202-708-6423 or by email to mhcc@hud.gov. The application 
form may be accompanied by a resume.

Additional Information

    Appointments will be made at the Secretary's discretion.

    Dated: January 10, 2014.
Carol J. Galante,
Assistant Secretary for Housing--Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2014-00864 Filed 1-16-14; 8:45 am]
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