Announcement of an Open Meeting, 70103-70104 [2016-24487]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices Written Statements available at the DHB Web site, http:// www.health.mil/About-MHS/OtherMHS-Organizations/Defense-HealthBoard/Meetings. Purpose of the Meeting The purpose of the meeting is to provide progress updates on specific taskings before the DHB. In addition, the DHB will receive information briefings on current issues or lessons learned related to military medicine, health policy, health research, disease/injury prevention, health promotion, and health care delivery. Agenda Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165 and subject to availability of space, the Defense Health Board meeting is open to the public from 9:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on November 1, 2016. The DHB anticipates receiving progress updates from the Health Care Delivery Subcommittee on the pediatric health care services tasking, Public Health Subcommittee on its review of improving Defense Health Program medical research processes, and a subset of the Board on the Deployment Health Centers review. In addition, the DHB anticipates receiving information briefings on Pediatric Care in the Military Health System; the DHB history and the vision for the DHB; a Defense Suicide Prevention Office update; and a DHB Scholars Presentation to honor the innovative research being conducted in the Military Health System and to celebrate the efforts of early career investigators. Any changes to the agenda can be found at the link provided in this SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Public’s Accessibility to the Meeting BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Announcement of an Open Meeting U.S. Department of Education, President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans. ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting of the President’s Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for African Americans (PACEEAA). The notice also describes the functions of the PACEEAA. Notice of the meeting is required by § 10(a)(2) of the Federal SUMMARY: Special Accommodations Individuals requiring special accommodations to access the public meeting should contact Ms. Kendal Brown at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting so that appropriate arrangements can be made. 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Dated: October 5, 2016. Aaron Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2016–24451 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] Pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b, and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165 and subject to availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is limited and is on a first-come basis. All members of the public who wish to attend the public meeting must contact Ms. Kendal Brown at the number listed in the section FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than 12:00 p.m. on Tuesday, October 25, 2016 to register. Additional details will be provided to all registrants. VerDate Sep<11>2014 Any member of the public wishing to provide comments to the DHB may do so in accordance with section 10(a)(3) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, and the procedures described in this notice. Individuals desiring to provide comments to the DHB may do so by submitting a written statement to the DHB Designated Federal Officer (DFO) (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). Written statements should not be longer than two type-written pages and address the following details: The issue, discussion, and a recommended course of action. Supporting documentation may also be included, as needed, to establish the appropriate historical context and to provide any necessary background information. If the written statement is not received at least five (5) business days prior to the meeting, the DFO may choose to postpone consideration of the statement until the next open meeting. The DFO will review all timely submissions with the DHB President and ensure they are provided to members of the DHB before the meeting that is subject to this notice. After reviewing the written comments, the President and the DFO may choose to invite the submitter to orally present their issue during an open portion of this meeting or at a future meeting. The DFO, in consultation with the DHB President, may allot time for members of the public to present their issues for review and discussion by the Defense Health Board. Jkt 241001 PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70103 Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of its opportunity to attend. Due to challenges associated with assembling the quorum required to carry out necessary functions prior to the end of the administration, and to ensure the availability and attendance of the chair to lead the meeting, this meeting notice is submitted late. DATES: The PACEEAA meeting will be held October 10, 2016 from 9:00 a.m.– 4:00 p.m. EST at Mason & Rook Hotel, 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW., Washington, DC 20005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Monique Toussaint. Monique.Toussaint@ed.gov (202) 260– 0964. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Statutory Authority and Function: The PACEEAA is established under Executive Order 13621, dated July 26, 2012 and extended by Executive Order 13708 dated September 30, 2015. The PACEEAA is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92–463, as amended; 5 U.S.C. App. 2), which sets forth standards for the formation and use of advisory committees. The purpose of the PACEEAA is to advise the President and the Secretary of Education on matters pertaining to the educational attainment of the African American community, including: (1) The development, implementation, and coordination of educational programs and initiatives at the Department and other agencies to improve educational opportunities and outcomes for African Americans of all ages; (2) efforts to increase the participation of the African American community and institutions that serve the African American community in the Department’s programs and in education programs at other agencies; (3) efforts to engage the philanthropic, business, nonprofit, and education communities in a national dialogue on the mission and objectives of this order; and (4) the establishment of partnerships with public, private, philanthropic, and nonprofit stakeholders to meet the mission and policy objectives of its Executive Order. Meeting Agenda October 10, 2016 9:00 a.m.–11:00 a.m. EST PACEEAA Updates and Initiative Resources 11:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. EST Policy, Program, and Transition Updates 12:30 p.m.–1:30 p.m. EST PACEEAA Member Deliberation & Discussion 1:00 p.m.–3:30 p.m. EST PACEEAA Led Engagements E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 70104 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 196 / Tuesday, October 11, 2016 / Notices 3:30 p.m. EST Remarks from Secretary John King 4:00 p.m. EST Adjournment Submission of written public comments: The Committee invites written comments, which will be taken into consideration by the Committee. Include in the subject line ‘‘Written Public Comments’’. Send an email to AfAmEvents@ed.gov. The email must include the name(s), title, organization/ affiliation, mailing address, email address, and telephone number, of the person(s) making the comment. Comments should be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or in a medium compatible with Microsoft Word (not a PDF file) that is attached to an electronic mail message (email) or provided in the body of an email message. Please do not send material directly to PACEEAA members. Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the official report of the meeting on the PACEEAA’s Web site 90 days after the meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect the materials at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC, by emailing AfAmEvents@ed.gov or by calling (202) 260–0964 to schedule an appointment. Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), notify Monique Toussaint. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at: www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Authority: PACEEEAA—Executive Order 13621, dated July 26, 2012 and extended by VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:12 Oct 07, 2016 Jkt 241001 Executive Order 13708 dated September 30, 2015. Ted Mitchell, Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education. [FR Doc. 2016–24487 Filed 10–7–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2016–ICCD–0035] Agency Information Collection Activities; Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Accrediting Agencies Reporting Activities for Institutions and Programs Office of Postsecondary Education (OPE), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing a new information collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before November 10, 2016. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2016–ICCD–0035. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the Director of the Information Collection Clearance Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Avenue SW., LBJ, Room 2E–347, Washington, DC 20202–4537. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Herman Bounds, 202–453–6128. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00020 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Accrediting Agencies Reporting Activities for Institutions and Programs. OMB Control Number: 1840–NEW. Type of Review: A new information collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 8,050. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 2,689. Abstract: Sections 496(a)(7), (a)(8), (c)(7), and (c)(8) of the Higher Education Act (HEA), and federal regulations at 34 CFR 602.26 and 602.27(a)(6) and (a)(7) contain certain requirements for reporting by recognized accrediting agencies to the Department on the institutions and programs the agencies accredit. The proposed information collection outlines categories of terminology used by accrediting agencies to describe actions and statuses, and provides guidance to federally recognized accrediting agencies on the information to be reported to the Department under 34 CFR 602.26 and 602.27(a)(6) and (a)(7). Some of the reporting discussed is required; some is requested. This collection specifies which is which. It also discusses the channel for reporting this information, whether requested or required, and for reporting information the accrediting agency may wish to submit voluntarily to ensure that the Department’s Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs is accurate and comprehensive. E:\FR\FM\11OCN1.SGM 11OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 196 (Tuesday, October 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 70103-70104]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-24487]


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DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION


Announcement of an Open Meeting

AGENCY: U.S. Department of Education, President's Advisory Commission 
on Educational Excellence for African Americans.

ACTION: Announcement of an open meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice sets forth the schedule and agenda of the meeting 
of the President's Advisory Commission on Educational Excellence for 
African Americans (PACEEAA). The notice also describes the functions of 
the PACEEAA. Notice of the meeting is required by Sec.  10(a)(2) of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act and is intended to notify the public of 
its opportunity to attend. Due to challenges associated with assembling 
the quorum required to carry out necessary functions prior to the end 
of the administration, and to ensure the availability and attendance of 
the chair to lead the meeting, this meeting notice is submitted late.

DATES: The PACEEAA meeting will be held October 10, 2016 from 9:00 
a.m.-4:00 p.m. EST at Mason & Rook Hotel, 1430 Rhode Island Ave NW., 
Washington, DC 20005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Monique Toussaint. 
Monique.Toussaint@ed.gov (202) 260-0964.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Statutory Authority and Function: The PACEEAA is established under 
Executive Order 13621, dated July 26, 2012 and extended by Executive 
Order 13708 dated September 30, 2015. The PACEEAA is governed by the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Pub. L. 92-
463, as amended; 5 U.S.C. App. 2), which sets forth standards for the 
formation and use of advisory committees. The purpose of the PACEEAA is 
to advise the President and the Secretary of Education on matters 
pertaining to the educational attainment of the African American 
community, including: (1) The development, implementation, and 
coordination of educational programs and initiatives at the Department 
and other agencies to improve educational opportunities and outcomes 
for African Americans of all ages; (2) efforts to increase the 
participation of the African American community and institutions that 
serve the African American community in the Department's programs and 
in education programs at other agencies; (3) efforts to engage the 
philanthropic, business, nonprofit, and education communities in a 
national dialogue on the mission and objectives of this order; and (4) 
the establishment of partnerships with public, private, philanthropic, 
and nonprofit stakeholders to meet the mission and policy objectives of 
its Executive Order.

Meeting Agenda

October 10, 2016

    9:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m. EST PACEEAA Updates and Initiative Resources
    11:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m. EST Policy, Program, and Transition Updates
    12:30 p.m.-1:30 p.m. EST PACEEAA Member Deliberation & Discussion
    1:00 p.m.-3:30 p.m. EST PACEEAA Led Engagements

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    3:30 p.m. EST Remarks from Secretary John King
    4:00 p.m. EST Adjournment
    Submission of written public comments: The Committee invites 
written comments, which will be taken into consideration by the 
Committee. Include in the subject line ``Written Public Comments''. 
Send an email to AfAmEvents@ed.gov. The email must include the name(s), 
title, organization/affiliation, mailing address, email address, and 
telephone number, of the person(s) making the comment. Comments should 
be submitted as a Microsoft Word document or in a medium compatible 
with Microsoft Word (not a PDF file) that is attached to an electronic 
mail message (email) or provided in the body of an email message. 
Please do not send material directly to PACEEAA members.
    Access to Records of the Meeting: The Department will post the 
official report of the meeting on the PACEEAA's Web site 90 days after 
the meeting. Pursuant to the FACA, the public may also inspect the 
materials at 400 Maryland Avenue SW., Washington, DC, by emailing 
AfAmEvents@ed.gov or by calling (202) 260-0964 to schedule an 
appointment.
    Reasonable Accommodations: The meeting site is accessible to 
individuals with disabilities. If you will need an auxiliary aid or 
service to participate in the meeting (e.g., interpreting service, 
assistive listening device, or materials in an alternate format), 
notify Monique Toussaint.
    Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this 
document is the document published in the Federal Register. Free 
Internet access to the official edition of the Federal Register and the 
Code of Federal Regulations is available via the Federal Digital System 
at: www.gpo.gov/fdsys. At this site you can view this document, as well 
as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal 
Register, in text or Adobe Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF, 
you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the 
site.
    You may also access documents of the Department published in the 
Federal Register by using the article search feature at: 
www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search 
feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published 
by the Department.

    Authority: PACEEEAA--Executive Order 13621, dated July 26, 2012 
and extended by Executive Order 13708 dated September 30, 2015.


Ted Mitchell,
Under Secretary, U.S. Department of Education.
[FR Doc. 2016-24487 Filed 10-7-16; 8:45 am]
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