FOIA Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member Nominations, 15352 [2016-06319]

Download as PDF 15352 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2016 / Notices Planning Staff, Two Constitution Square, 145 N Street NE., Suite 3E.405B, Washington, DC 20530. Dated: March 17, 2016. Jerri Murray, Department Clearance Officer for PRA, U.S. Department of Justice. [FR Doc. 2016–06383 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–09–P NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION Office of Government Information Services FOIA Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member Nominations National Archives and Records Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) seeks member nominations for our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee (Committee). DATES: We must receive nominations for Committee membership before 5 p.m. EDT on April 30, 2016. ADDRESSES: Email nominations to OGIS at foia-advisory-committee@nara.gov, fax them to Kate Gastner’s attention at 202–741–5769, or mail them to Kate Gastner; National Archives and Records Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road; College Park, MD 20740–6001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Gastner by phone at 202–741–5770, by mail at National Archives and Records Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road; College Park, MD 20740–6001, or by email at foia-advisory-committee@ nara.gov. SUMMARY: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES I. Background We established the Committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., to advise NARA on improvements to the FOIA and to study the current FOIA landscape across the executive branch. We also established the Committee in accordance with the second United States Open Government National Action Plan released on December 5, 2013, and the directive in the FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552(h)(1)(C), that the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) within NARA ‘‘recommend policy changes . . . to improve’’ FOIA administration. 17:34 Mar 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 II. Charter and Membership Appointment Terms We first chartered the Committee on May 20, 2014, and we anticipate renewing the charter for another twoyear term beginning in May 2016. Member appointment terms run for two years, concurrently with the Committee charter. III. Committee Membership [NARA 2016–022] VerDate Sep<11>2014 This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), the FOIA, and the Government in the Sunshine Act (GISA). The Committee includes at least eight Government and seven non-Government representatives. We select Committee members so that the Committee membership includes the following range of representatives, at a minimum: Government members: Three FOIA professionals from Cabinet-level Departments; three FOIA professionals from non-Cabinet agencies; one representative from the Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy; and one representative from NARA. Non-Government Members: Two individuals representing the interests of non-Governmental organizations that advocate on FOIA matters; one individual representing the interests of FOIA requesters who qualify for the ‘‘all other’’ FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of requesters who qualify for the ‘‘news media’’ FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of requesters who qualify for the ‘‘commercial’’ FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of historians and historyrelated organizations; and one individual representing the interests of academia. IV. Nomination information All nominations for Committee membership should provide the following information: 1. Your name, title, and relevant contact information (including phone, fax, and email address); 2. The nominee’s name, title, and relevant contact information, and the Committee position for which you are submitting the nominee; 3. A short paragraph or biography about the nominee (fewer than 250 ´ words), summarizing their resume or otherwise highlighting the contributions the nominee would bring to the Committee; and ´ 4. The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae. PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 OGIS will notify nominees selected for appointment to the Committee in the summer of 2016. Dated: March 16, 2016. Patrice Little Murray, Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–06319 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7515–01–P NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION [NRC–2016–0056] Fees Development and Communications Nuclear Regulatory Commission. ACTION: Request for information. AGENCY: The U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) is requesting information from the public on a number of issues associated with the development of the agency’s fees. Specifically, the NRC would like stakeholder input regarding the general communications the NRC provides about its fees and the public’s understanding of the NRC’s fees. The information collected will be used by the NRC in developing ways to improve the transparency of its fees development and invoicing processes. DATES: Submit information and comments by May 6, 2016. Information and comments received after this date will be considered if it is practical to do so, but the NRC is able to assure consideration only for information and comments received on or before this date. SUMMARY: You may submit information and comments by any of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket ID NRC–2016–0056. Address questions about NRC dockets to Carol Gallagher; telephone: 301–415–3463; email: Carol.Gallagher@nrc.gov. For technical questions, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. • Mail information and comments to: Cindy Bladey, Office of Administration, Mail Stop: OWFN–12–H08, U.S. Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Washington, DC 20555–0001. 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NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

Office of Government Information Services

[NARA 2016-022]


FOIA Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member 
Nominations

AGENCY: National Archives and Records Administration.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) seeks 
member nominations for our Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory 
Committee (Committee).

DATES: We must receive nominations for Committee membership before 5 
p.m. EDT on April 30, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Email nominations to OGIS at foia-advisory-committee@nara.gov, fax them to Kate Gastner's attention at 202-741-
5769, or mail them to Kate Gastner; National Archives and Records 
Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi 
Road; College Park, MD 20740-6001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kate Gastner by phone at 202-741-5770, 
by mail at National Archives and Records Administration; Office of 
Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road; College Park, MD 
20740-6001, or by email at foia-advisory-committee@nara.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    We established the Committee under the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, 5 U.S.C. App., to advise NARA on improvements to the FOIA and to 
study the current FOIA landscape across the executive branch. We also 
established the Committee in accordance with the second United States 
Open Government National Action Plan released on December 5, 2013, and 
the directive in the FOIA, 5 U.S.C. 552(h)(1)(C), that the Office of 
Government Information Services (OGIS) within NARA ``recommend policy 
changes . . . to improve'' FOIA administration.
    This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), the FOIA, and the Government in the Sunshine Act (GISA).

II. Charter and Membership Appointment Terms

    We first chartered the Committee on May 20, 2014, and we anticipate 
renewing the charter for another two-year term beginning in May 2016. 
Member appointment terms run for two years, concurrently with the 
Committee charter.

III. Committee Membership

    The Committee includes at least eight Government and seven non-
Government representatives. We select Committee members so that the 
Committee membership includes the following range of representatives, 
at a minimum:
    Government members: Three FOIA professionals from Cabinet-level 
Departments; three FOIA professionals from non-Cabinet agencies; one 
representative from the Department of Justice, Office of Information 
Policy; and one representative from NARA.
    Non-Government Members: Two individuals representing the interests 
of non-Governmental organizations that advocate on FOIA matters; one 
individual representing the interests of FOIA requesters who qualify 
for the ``all other'' FOIA requester fee category; one individual 
representing the interests of requesters who qualify for the ``news 
media'' FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the 
interests of requesters who qualify for the ``commercial'' FOIA 
requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of 
historians and history-related organizations; and one individual 
representing the interests of academia.

IV. Nomination information

    All nominations for Committee membership should provide the 
following information:
    1. Your name, title, and relevant contact information (including 
phone, fax, and email address);
    2. The nominee's name, title, and relevant contact information, and 
the Committee position for which you are submitting the nominee;
    3. A short paragraph or biography about the nominee (fewer than 250 
words), summarizing their resum[eacute] or otherwise highlighting the 
contributions the nominee would bring to the Committee; and
    4. The nominee's resum[eacute] or curriculum vitae.
    OGIS will notify nominees selected for appointment to the Committee 
in the summer of 2016.

    Dated: March 16, 2016.
Patrice Little Murray,
Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-06319 Filed 3-21-16; 8:45 am]
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