Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee-Public Teleconference, 59712-59713 [2016-20796]

Download as PDF 59712 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Notices SMALL BUSINESS ADMINISTRATION Reporting and Recordkeeping Requirements Under OMB Review Small Business Administration. 30-Day Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Small Business Administration (SBA) is publishing this notice to comply with requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), which requires agencies to submit proposed reporting and recordkeeping requirements to OMB for review and approval, and to publish a notice in the Federal Register notifying the public that the agency has made such a submission. This notice also allows an additional 30 days for public comments. DATES: Submit comments on or before September 29, 2016. 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SBA also uses some of the information for an annual report to Congress on the 8(a) BD Program. Respondents can be individuals and firms making applications to the 8(a) BD Program, or respondents can be individuals and Participant firms revising information related to the 8(a) BD Program Annual Review. Description of Respondents: Applicants for and Participants in the 8(a) Business Development Program. Form Numbers: 1010–Business; 1010– AIT; 1010–ANC; 1010–CDC; 1010–IND; 1010–NHO; and 1010C. Annual Responses: 6045. Annual Burden: 29,573. Copies: A copy of the Form OMB 83– 1, supporting statement, and other documents submitted to OMB for review may be obtained from the Agency Clearance Officer. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2016–20850 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD [Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 4)] Notice of National Grain Car Council Meeting Surface Transportation Board. Notice of National Grain Car Council meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC), pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., app. 2 10(a)(2). DATES: The meeting will be held on Thursday, September 15, 2016, beginning at 1 p.m. (CDT), and is expected to conclude at 5 p.m. (CDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Chase Park Plaza Hotel, 212 North Kingshighway Boulevard, Saint Louis, MO 63108. Phone (314) 858–8734. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Forstall at (202) 245–0241 or alfred.forstall@stb.dot.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGCC was established by the Interstate Commerce Commission (ICC) as a working group to facilitate privatesector solutions and recommendations SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00116 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 to the ICC (and now the Board) on matters affecting rail grain car availability and transportation. Nat’l Grain Car Supply—Conference of Interested Parties, EP 519 (ICC served Jan. 7, 1994). The general purpose of this meeting is to discuss rail carrier preparedness to transport the 2016 grain harvest. Agenda items include the following: remarks by Board Chairman Daniel R. Elliott III, Board Vice Chairman and NGCC CoChairman Deb Miller, and Commissioner Ann D. Begeman; reports by member groups on expectations for the upcoming harvest, domestic and foreign markets, the supply of rail cars and rail service; and a presentation on disruptive agricultural technologies. The full agenda, along with other information regarding the NGCC, is posted on the Board’s Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov/stb/rail/graincar_ council.html. The meeting, which is open to the public, will be conducted pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 2; Federal Advisory Committee Management, 41 CFR pt. 102–3; the NGCC Charter; and Board procedures. 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AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given of a teleconference of the Commercial Space Transportation SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\30AUN1.SGM 30AUN1 mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 168 / Tuesday, August 30, 2016 / Notices Advisory Committee (COMSTAC). The Teleconference will take place on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 starting at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time and will last approximately one hour. The agenda and call-in number will be posted at least one week in advance at http://www.faa.gov/go/ast. The purpose of this teleconference is to review draft legislation proposed by Representative Jim Bridenstine, Oklahoma, 1st District, that would authorize the Department of Transportation to perform an enhanced version of its current payload review process and consult with its interagency partners to ensure the compliance of proposed commercial space activities with U.S. treaty obligations, and national security and foreign policy interests. Examples of the types of activities that could fall under this authority include commercial space stations, satellite servicing, space resource utilization, and operations beyond Earth orbit. The FAA recently used an ad-hoc version of this approach to authorize a U.S. company to carry out the first private mission on the Moon. Interested members of the public may submit relevant written statements for the COMSTAC members to consider under the advisory process. Statements may concern the issues and agenda items mentioned above and/or additional issues that may be relevant for the U.S. commercial space transportation industry. Interested parties wishing to submit written statements should contact Michael Beavin, COMSTAC Executive Director, (the Contact Person listed below) in writing (mail or email) by September 9, 2016, so that the information can be made available to COMSTAC members for their review and consideration before the September 14 teleconference. Written statements should be supplied in the following formats: one hard copy with original signature and/or one electronic copy via email. An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at www.faa.gov/go/ast. Individuals who plan to participate and need special assistance should inform the Contact Persons listed below in advance of the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Beavin, telephone (202) 267– 9051; email Michael.beavin@faa.gov, FAA Office of Commercial Space Transportation (AST–3), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Room 331, Washington, DC 20591. Complete information regarding COMSTAC is available on the FAA Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_ org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_ committee/. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:04 Aug 29, 2016 Jkt 238001 Authority: Public Law 92–463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Issued in Washington, DC, August 24, 2016. George C. Nield, Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation. [FR Doc. 2016–20796 Filed 8–29–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. 2016–95] Petition for Exemption; Summary of Petition Received; Fusion Flight, LLC Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of petition for exemption received. AGENCY: This notice contains a summary of a petition seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA’s regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of the petition or its final disposition. DATES: Comments on this petition must identify the petition docket number and must be received on or before September 19, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may send comments identified by Docket Number FAA– 2016–5847 using any of the following methods: • Government-wide rulemaking Web site: Go to http://www.regulations.gov and follow the instructions for sending your comments electronically. • Mail: Send comments to the Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. • Fax: Fax comments to the Docket Management Facility at 202–493–2251. • Hand Delivery: Bring comments to the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy: We will post all comments we receive, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information you provide. Using the search function of our docket Web site, anyone can find and read the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00117 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59713 comments received into any of our dockets, including the name of the individual sending the comment (or signing the comment for an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–78). Docket: To read background documents or comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov at any time or to the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 of the West Building Ground Floor at 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thuy H. Cooper, (202) 267–4715. 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85. Issued in Washington, DC, on August 19, 2016. 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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 168 (Tuesday, August 30, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59712-59713]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20796]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION


Federal Aviation Administration Commercial Space Transportation 
Advisory Committee--Public Teleconference

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of Commercial Space Transportation Advisory Committee 
Teleconference.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is 
hereby given of a teleconference of the Commercial Space Transportation

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Advisory Committee (COMSTAC). The Teleconference will take place on 
Wednesday, September 14, 2016 starting at 3:00 p.m. Eastern Standard 
Time and will last approximately one hour. The agenda and call-in 
number will be posted at least one week in advance at http://www.faa.gov/go/ast.
    The purpose of this teleconference is to review draft legislation 
proposed by Representative Jim Bridenstine, Oklahoma, 1st District, 
that would authorize the Department of Transportation to perform an 
enhanced version of its current payload review process and consult with 
its interagency partners to ensure the compliance of proposed 
commercial space activities with U.S. treaty obligations, and national 
security and foreign policy interests. Examples of the types of 
activities that could fall under this authority include commercial 
space stations, satellite servicing, space resource utilization, and 
operations beyond Earth orbit. The FAA recently used an ad-hoc version 
of this approach to authorize a U.S. company to carry out the first 
private mission on the Moon.
    Interested members of the public may submit relevant written 
statements for the COMSTAC members to consider under the advisory 
process. Statements may concern the issues and agenda items mentioned 
above and/or additional issues that may be relevant for the U.S. 
commercial space transportation industry. Interested parties wishing to 
submit written statements should contact Michael Beavin, COMSTAC 
Executive Director, (the Contact Person listed below) in writing (mail 
or email) by September 9, 2016, so that the information can be made 
available to COMSTAC members for their review and consideration before 
the September 14 teleconference. Written statements should be supplied 
in the following formats: one hard copy with original signature and/or 
one electronic copy via email.
    An agenda will be posted on the FAA Web site at www.faa.gov/go/ast.
    Individuals who plan to participate and need special assistance 
should inform the Contact Persons listed below in advance of the 
meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Michael Beavin, telephone (202) 267-
9051; email Michael.beavin@faa.gov, FAA Office of Commercial Space 
Transportation (AST-3), 800 Independence Avenue SW., Room 331, 
Washington, DC 20591.
    Complete information regarding COMSTAC is available on the FAA Web 
site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ast/advisory_committee/.

    Authority:  Public Law 92-463, 5 U.S.C. App. 2.

    Issued in Washington, DC, August 24, 2016.
 George C. Nield,
Associate Administrator for Commercial Space Transportation.
[FR Doc. 2016-20796 Filed 8-29-16; 8:45 am]
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