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Download as PDF 32176 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 108 / Friday, June 5, 2015 / Notices Mississippi Excess Land; 22.9 Acres Btw. 7th & 9th Streets Goodier Ave. & Upper Nixon Ave. Gulfport MS Landholding Agency: Navy Property Number: 77201520017 Status: Unutilized Comments: public access denied and no alternative method to gain access without compromising national security Reasons: Secured Area [FR Doc. 2015–13392 Filed 6–4–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–67–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR [GX15EE000101100] Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee U.S. Geological Survey, Interior. ACTION: Call for nominations. AGENCY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a Federal Advisory Committee established under the authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior through the Federal Geographic Data Committee related to management of Federal geospatial programs, development of the National Spatial Data Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and Budget Circular A–16 and Executive Order 12906. The Committee reviews and comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a forum for views of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial community. DATES: Nominations to participate on this Committee must be received by July 17, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@ fgdc.gov, or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104. Nominations may come from employers, associations, professional organizations, or other geospatial organizations. Nominations should include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the asabaliauskas on DSK5VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:31 Jun 04, 2015 Jkt 235001 John Mahoney, USGS (206–220–4621). Additional information about the NGAC and the nomination process is posted on the NGAC Web page at www.fgdc.gov/ ngac. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Committee conducts its operations in accordance with the provisions of FACA. It reports to the Secretary of the Interior through the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) and functions solely as an advisory body. The Committee provides recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC on policy and management issues related to the effective operation of Federal geospatial programs. The NGAC includes up to 30 members, selected to generally achieve a balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various stakeholders involved in national geospatial activities. NGAC members are appointed for staggered terms, and nominations received through this call for nominations may be used to fill vacancies on the Committee that will become available in 2015 and 2016. Nominations will be reviewed by the FGDC and additional information may be requested from nominees. Final selection and appointment of Committee members will be made by the Secretary of the Interior. Individuals who are Federally registered lobbyists are ineligible to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils in an individual capacity. The term ‘‘individual capacity’’ refers to individuals who are appointed to exercise their own individual best judgment on behalf of the government, such as when they are designated Special Government Employees, rather than being appointed to represent a particular interest. The Committee meets approximately 3–4 times per year. Committee members will serve without compensation, but travel and per diem costs will be provided by USGS. The USGS will also provide necessary support services to the Committee. Committee meetings are open to the public. Notice of committee meetings are published in the Federal Register at least 15 days before the date of the meeting. The public will have an SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: U.S. Geological Survey SUMMARY: Committee and permit the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member. 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AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC or Commission) is seeking comments on the renewal of information collections for the following activities: (i) Indian gaming management contract-related submissions, as authorized by Office of Management and Budget (OMB) Control Number 3141–0004 (expires on October 31, 2015); (ii) Indian gaming fee payments-related submissions, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141–0007 (expires on November 30, 2015); (iii) minimum internal control standards for class II gaming submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141–0009 (expires on October 31, 2015); (iv) facility license-related submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141–0012 (expires on October 31, 2015); and (v) minimum technical standards for class II gaming systems and equipment submission and recordkeeping requirements, as authorized by OMB Control Number 3141–0014 (expires on November 30, 2015). 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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

U.S. Geological Survey

[GX15EE000101100]


Call for Nominations to the National Geospatial Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Geological Survey, Interior.

ACTION: Call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The Department of the Interior is seeking nominations to serve 
on the National Geospatial Advisory Committee (NGAC). The NGAC is a 
Federal Advisory Committee established under the authority of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). The Committee provides advice 
and recommendations to the Secretary of the Interior through the 
Federal Geographic Data Committee related to management of Federal 
geospatial programs, development of the National Spatial Data 
Infrastructure, and the implementation of Office of Management and 
Budget Circular A-16 and Executive Order 12906. The Committee reviews 
and comments on geospatial policy and management issues and provides a 
forum for views of non-Federal stakeholders in the geospatial 
community.

DATES: Nominations to participate on this Committee must be received by 
July 17, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Send nominations electronically to ngacnominations@fgdc.gov, 
or by mail to John Mahoney, U.S. Geological Survey, U.S. Department of 
the Interior, 909 First Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98104. 
Nominations may come from employers, associations, professional 
organizations, or other geospatial organizations. Nominations should 
include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee's 
qualifications, including information that would enable the Department 
of the Interior to make an informed decision regarding meeting the 
membership requirements of the Committee and permit the Department of 
the Interior to contact a potential member. Nominees are strongly 
encouraged to include supporting letters from employers, associations, 
professional organizations, and/or other organizations that indicate 
support by a meaningful constituency for the nominee.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: John Mahoney, USGS (206-220-4621). 
Additional information about the NGAC and the nomination process is 
posted on the NGAC Web page at www.fgdc.gov/ngac.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee conducts its operations in 
accordance with the provisions of FACA. It reports to the Secretary of 
the Interior through the Federal Geographic Data Committee (FGDC) and 
functions solely as an advisory body. The Committee provides 
recommendations and advice to the Department and the FGDC on policy and 
management issues related to the effective operation of Federal 
geospatial programs.
    The NGAC includes up to 30 members, selected to generally achieve a 
balanced representation of the viewpoints of the various stakeholders 
involved in national geospatial activities. NGAC members are appointed 
for staggered terms, and nominations received through this call for 
nominations may be used to fill vacancies on the Committee that will 
become available in 2015 and 2016. Nominations will be reviewed by the 
FGDC and additional information may be requested from nominees. Final 
selection and appointment of Committee members will be made by the 
Secretary of the Interior. Individuals who are Federally registered 
lobbyists are ineligible to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, 
committees, or councils in an individual capacity. The term 
``individual capacity'' refers to individuals who are appointed to 
exercise their own individual best judgment on behalf of the 
government, such as when they are designated Special Government 
Employees, rather than being appointed to represent a particular 
interest.
    The Committee meets approximately 3-4 times per year. Committee 
members will serve without compensation, but travel and per diem costs 
will be provided by USGS. The USGS will also provide necessary support 
services to the Committee. Committee meetings are open to the public. 
Notice of committee meetings are published in the Federal Register at 
least 15 days before the date of the meeting. The public will have an 
opportunity to provide input at these meetings.

Kenneth Shaffer,
Deputy Executive Director, Federal Geographic Data Committee.
[FR Doc. 2015-13758 Filed 6-4-15; 8:45 am]
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