Agenda and Notice of Public Meetings of the New York Advisory Committee, 16277-16278 [2014-06474]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 57 / Tuesday, March 25, 2014 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Rural Business—Cooperative Service Inviting Applications for Value-Added Producer Grants Rural Business—Cooperative Service, USDA. ACTION: Notice of extension of application deadline to incorporate priority for veteran farmers and ranchers. AGENCY: The Rural Business— Cooperative Service (RBS) extends the original deadline (February 24, 2014) for submitting applications for grant funds to help independent producers enter into value-added activities under section 231 of the Agriculture Risk Protection Act of 2000 (Pub. L. 106– 224), as amended by section 6202 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Pub. L. 110–246) (see 7 U.S.C. 1632a) announced in a notice of funding availability (NOFA) published November 25, 2013 in Vol. 78, No. 227 of the Federal Register. This action is taken to incorporate the provision for scoring priority to applications from veteran farmers and ranchers included in Section 6203 of the Agricultural Act of 2014 (Pub. L. 113–79). DATES: The deadline for submitting applications under the notice published November 25, 2013, is extended to April 8, 2014. ADDRESSES: Applications may be submitted via mail, courier, or hand delivery to the relevant RD State Office or electronically via http:// www.grants.gov, in accordance with instructions published in the Federal Register Notice on November 25, 2013. Contact information for RD State Offices can be found at http:// www.rurdev.usda.gov/ StateOfficeAddresses.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Grants Division, Cooperative Programs, Rural Business—Cooperative Service, United States Department of Agriculture, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., MS–3250, Room 4016-South, Washington, DC 20250–3250, or call 202–720–8460. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background and Discussion of Extension of Application Deadline RBS published a Notice of Funding Availability (NOFA) on November 25, 2013 at 78 FR 70260 with an application deadline of February 24, 2014. A new Farm Bill, the Agricultural Act of 2014, (Pub. L. 113–79) was subsequently signed into law on February 7, 2014. RBS is extending the deadline to VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:16 Mar 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 incorporate Farm Bill language creating a priority category for veteran farmers and ranchers. Applicants may now qualify for the award of 10 priority points in one of the following categories: Beginning Farmers or Ranchers, Socially Disadvantaged Farmers or Ranchers, or if you are an Operator of a Small or Medium-sized farm or ranch structured as a Family Farm, propose a Mid-Tier Value Chain project, as a Farmer or Rancher Cooperative, or as veteran farmer or rancher. Applicants may apply and can receive points in only one category. The term ‘veteran farmer or rancher’ as now defined at 7 U.S.C. 1632a(b)(6) means a farmer or rancher who has served in the Armed Forces (as defined in section 101(10) of title 38 United States Code) and who (A) has not operated a farm or ranch; or (B) has operated a farm or ranch for not more than 10 years. The VAPG definition references section 2501(e) of the Food, Agriculture, Conservation, and Trade Act of 1990 (7 U.S.C. 2279(e)) that was amended by section 12201 of the Farm Bill. To qualify for priority points for projects that contribute to increasing opportunities for veteran farmers and ranchers, applicants must submit form DD–214, Report of Separation from the U.S. Military and must meet the requirements of Beginning Farmer or Rancher at 7 CFR 4284.922(d) and in the application guides. Applicants applying under the Veteran Farmer and Rancher category must meet all other program requirements found in 7 CFR 4284, subpart J. To ensure that all applicants are treated fairly, applicants who submitted an application in accordance with the original deadline may revise and resubmit their applications as necessary. Applicants who wish to revise their applications must resubmit their application by the extension deadline published in this Notice. Dated: March 18, 2014. Lillian Salerno, Administrator, Rural Business—Cooperative Service. [FR Doc. 2014–06668 Filed 3–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3410–XY–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS Agenda and Notice of Public Meetings of the New York Advisory Committee Dates and Times: Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:00 p.m. [EST]. Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:00 p.m. [EST]. Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:00 p.m. [EST]. PO 00000 Frm 00002 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16277 Place: Via Teleconference. Public Dial-in 1–877–446–3914; Listen Line Code: 5408739. TDD: Dial Federal Relay Service 1– 800–977–8339 give operator the following number: 202–376–7533—or by email at ero@usccr.gov. Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that planning meetings of the New York Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene via conference call on the above-referenced dates and times. The purpose of the meetings is to continue the Advisory Committee’s project planning on the Advisory Committee’s proposed review on disparate treatment of youth in the New York correctional system. The Advisory Committee will also discuss the recent settlement decision on the solitary confinement of incarcerated youth and the impact on the Advisory Committee’s proposed review. The meetings will be conducted via conference call. In order to reserve a sufficient number of lines, members of the public, including persons with hearing impairments, who wish to listen to the conference call, are asked to either call (202–376–7533) or email the Eastern Regional Office (ERO), (ero@ usccr.gov) ten days in advance of each scheduled meeting. Persons with hearing impairments must first dial the Federal Relay Service TDD: 1–800–977– 8339 and give the operator the Eastern Regional Office number (202–376– 7533). Members of the public who call-in can expect to incur charges for calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls they initiate over landline connections to the toll-free telephone number. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The comments must be received in the ERO by 30 days after each meeting date. Comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1150, Washington, DC 20425, faxed to (202) 376–7548, or emailed to Melanie Reingardt at ero@ usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information may contact the Eastern Regional Office at 202–376– 7533. Records generated from these meetings may be inspected and reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after each meeting. Persons E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1 16278 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 57 / Tuesday, March 25, 2014 / Notices interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address. The meetings will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Dated on March 20, 2014. David Mussatt, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. Southern Regional Office, as they become available, both before and after the meeting. Persons interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to the Commission’s Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Southern Regional Office at the above email or street address. The meeting will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA. Dated on March 20, 2014. David Mussatt, Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit. [FR Doc. 2014–06474 Filed 3–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P [FR Doc. 2014–06475 Filed 3–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6335–01–P COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Kentucky Advisory Committee Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) that a planning meeting of the Kentucky Advisory Committee (Committee) to the Commission will be held on April 15, 2014, at the Louis D. Brandeis School of Law, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY 40292. The meeting is scheduled to begin at 10:00 a.m. and adjourn at approximately 12:00 noon. The purpose of the meeting is for the Committee to receive reports from the sub-committee on ex-felon voting rights and the sub-committee on school desegregation, discuss the ex-felon voting rights and school desegregation projects, and consider for approval any prepared draft reports by the subcommittees. Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The comments must be received in the Southern Regional Office of the Commission by May 15, 2014. The address is: Southern Regional Office, U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, 61 Forsyth Street SW., Suite 16T126, Atlanta, GA 30303. Persons wishing to email their comments or who desire additional information should contact Peter Minarik, Regional Director of the Southern Regional Office, at (404) 562– 7000 (or for hearing impaired TDD 913– 551–1414), or by email to pminarik@ usccr.gov. Hearing-impaired persons who will attend the meeting and require the services of a sign language interpreter should contact the Regional Office at least ten (10) working days before the scheduled date of the meeting. Records generated from this meeting may be inspected and reproduced at the VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:16 Mar 24, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: West Coast Region Longline Vessel Monitoring System and Pre-Trip Reporting Requirements. OMB Control Number: 0648–0498. Form Number(s): NA. Type of Request: Regular submission (revision and extension of a current information collection). Number of Respondents: 5. Average Hours Per Response: Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) installation and certification, 3 hours; annual maintenance, 2 hours; pre-trip notifications, 5 minutes. Burden Hours: 16. Needs and Uses: This request is for a revision and extension of a currently approved information collection. Owners of vessels that fish out of West Coast ports for highly migratory species such as tuna, billfish, and sharks are required to submit information about their intended and actual fishing activities. These submissions would allow the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) and the Pacific Fishery Management Council to monitor the fisheries and determine the effects and effectiveness of the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for U.S. West Coast Fisheries for Highly Migratory Species (HMS). Pre-trip reporting requirements are essential for effectively and efficiently assigning available observer PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 coverage to selected HMS vessels. Data collected by observers are critical to evaluating if the objectives of the FMP are being achieved and for evaluating the impact of potential changes in management to respond to new information or new problems in the fisheries. Vessel Monitoring System (VMS) units will facilitate enforcement of closures associated with HMS fisheries and provide timely information on associated fleet activities. Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations. Frequency: Daily and annually. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. Dated: March 20, 2014. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–06484 Filed 3–24–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–JE–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board [B–26–2014] Foreign-Trade Zone (FTZ) 39—DallasFort Worth, Texas; Application for Production Authority; CSI Calendering, Inc. (Rubber Coated Textile Fabric); Arlington, Texas An application has been submitted to the Foreign-Trade Zones Board by the Dallas/Fort Worth International Airport Board, grantee of FTZ 39, requesting production authority on behalf of CSI Calendering, Inc. (CSI), located in Arlington, Texas. The application conforming to the requirements of the regulations of the FTZ Board (15 CFR 400.23) was docketed on March 18, 2014. The CSI facilities (56 employees) are located at 1119 Commercial Boulevard South and 1120 Commercial Boulevard North, Arlington (Tarrant County), Texas. A separate application for ‘‘usage-driven’’ site designation at the CSI facilities is planned and will be processed under Section 400.24 of the FTZ Board’s regulations. The facilities are used for the calendering, slitting, and laminating of certain RFL E:\FR\FM\25MRN1.SGM 25MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 57 (Tuesday, March 25, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16277-16278]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06474]


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COMMISSION ON CIVIL RIGHTS


Agenda and Notice of Public Meetings of the New York Advisory 
Committee

    Dates and Times: Friday, April 11, 2014, 12:00 p.m. [EST].
    Friday, May 9, 2014, 12:00 p.m. [EST].
    Friday, June 13, 2014, 12:00 p.m. [EST].
    Place: Via Teleconference. Public Dial-in 1-877-446-3914; Listen 
Line Code: 5408739.
    TDD: Dial Federal Relay Service 1-800-977-8339 give operator the 
following number: 202-376-7533--or by email at ero@usccr.gov.
    Notice is hereby given, pursuant to the provisions of the rules and 
regulations of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights (Commission), and 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), that planning meetings of 
the New York Advisory Committee to the Commission will convene via 
conference call on the above-referenced dates and times. The purpose of 
the meetings is to continue the Advisory Committee's project planning 
on the Advisory Committee's proposed review on disparate treatment of 
youth in the New York correctional system. The Advisory Committee will 
also discuss the recent settlement decision on the solitary confinement 
of incarcerated youth and the impact on the Advisory Committee's 
proposed review.
    The meetings will be conducted via conference call. In order to 
reserve a sufficient number of lines, members of the public, including 
persons with hearing impairments, who wish to listen to the conference 
call, are asked to either call (202-376-7533) or email the Eastern 
Regional Office (ERO), (ero@usccr.gov) ten days in advance of each 
scheduled meeting. Persons with hearing impairments must first dial the 
Federal Relay Service TDD: 1-800-977-8339 and give the operator the 
Eastern Regional Office number (202-376-7533).
    Members of the public who call-in can expect to incur charges for 
calls they initiate over wireless lines, and the Commission will not 
refund any incurred charges. Callers will incur no charge for calls 
they initiate over land-line connections to the toll-free telephone 
number.
    Members of the public are entitled to submit written comments. The 
comments must be received in the ERO by 30 days after each meeting 
date. Comments may be mailed to the Eastern Regional Office, U.S. 
Commission on Civil Rights, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue, Suite 1150, 
Washington, DC 20425, faxed to (202) 376-7548, or emailed to Melanie 
Reingardt at ero@usccr.gov. Persons who desire additional information 
may contact the Eastern Regional Office at 202-376-7533.
    Records generated from these meetings may be inspected and 
reproduced at the Eastern Regional Office, as they become available, 
both before and after each meeting. Persons

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interested in the work of this advisory committee are advised to go to 
the Commission's Web site, www.usccr.gov, or to contact the Eastern 
Regional Office at the above phone number, email or street address.
    The meetings will be conducted pursuant to the provisions of the 
rules and regulations of the Commission and FACA.

    Dated on March 20, 2014.
David Mussatt,
Acting Chief, Regional Programs Coordination Unit.
[FR Doc. 2014-06474 Filed 3-24-14; 8:45 am]
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