Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee; Meetings, 72827-72829 [2016-25541]

Download as PDF 72827 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices Service Form Numbers: NPS Forms 10–902, 10–902A, 10–903, 10–904, and 10–905. Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection. Description of Respondents: States; the Commonwealths of Puerto Rico and the Northern Mariana Islands; the District of Columbia; and the territories of Guam, U.S. Virgin Islands, and American Samoa. Number of annual respondents Activity Number of responses per respondent Number of Respondents: 56. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain a benefit. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Estimated Annual Nonhour Cost Burden: None. Total annual responses Completion time per response (hours) Total annual burden hours 60 50 50 11 11 8 5 2 5 3.6 1 1 1 1 1 1 300 180 50 11 11 8 5 2 12 5 92.5 600 30 16 16 16 3,600 900 4,625 6,600 330 128 80 32 5 56 56 56 1 78 11.8 1 5 4,368 661 56 16 5.75 1 40 80 25,116 661 2,240 56 1 6 1 336 1 1 16 336 16 Totals ............................................................................ asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Application ............................................................................ Grant Amendment (not including Conversion of Use) ........ Conversion of Use ............................................................... Statewide Comprehensive Outdoor Recreation Plan .......... Open Project Selection Process .......................................... Proposal for Public Facility .................................................. Request for Temporary Non-Conforming Use ..................... Request for Significant Change of Use ............................... Extension of 3-Year Limit for Delayed Outdoor Recreation Development .................................................................... Onsite Inspection Reports ................................................... Financial and Program Performance Reports (per grant) ... Recordkeeping ..................................................................... Requests for Reimbursement/Record of Electronic Payment .................................................................................. Proposal to Shelter Facilities ............................................... ........................ ........................ 5,994 ........................ 44,744 III. COMMENTS On March 11, 2016, we published in the Federal Register (81 FR 12949) a Notice of our intent to request that OMB renew approval for this information collection. In that Notice, we solicited comments for 60 days, ending on May 10, 2016. One comment was received in response the Notice; it objected to the use of federal dollars for support of state projects and did not address the information collection. We again invite comments concerning this information collection on: • Whether or not the collection of information is necessary, including whether or not the information will have practical utility; • The accuracy of our estimate of the burden for this collection of information; • Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment, including your personal identifying information, may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask OMB in your comment to withhold your personal identifying VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:39 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 information from public review, we cannot guarantee that it will be done. Dated: October 18, 2016. Madonna L. Baucum, Information Collection Clearance Officer, National Park Service. [FR Doc. 2016–25495 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–EH–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22033; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP16.R50000] Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee; Meetings National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1– 16), of two meetings of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review Committee). All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Review Committee will meet on March 15–16, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m. (Mountain); and July 11, 2017, from 2 p.m. until approximately 6 p.m. (Eastern). Related deadlines for participating in each meeting are detailed in this notice. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The Review Committee will meet on March 15–16, 2017, at History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203. Electronic submissions of materials or requests are to be sent to nagpra_info@nps.gov. Those who desire to attend the telephonic meeting should register at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra to be provided the telephone access number for the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Review Committee was established in Section 8 of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3006. ADDRESSES: March 15–16, 2017 The Review Committee will meet on March 15–16, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. (Mountain), at History Colorado, Denver, CO. This meeting will be open to the public. The agenda for this meeting will include a report from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 2017; subcommittee reports and discussion; and other topics related to the Review Committee’s responsibilities under Section 8 of NAGPRA. In addition, the agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable proceed; presentations by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 72828 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices agencies, associations, and individuals; public comment; requests to the Review Committee, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items; and facilitation of the resolution of disputes among parties convened by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4). Presentation to the Review Committee by telephone may be requested but is not guaranteed. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on or before February 15, 2017, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the following two topics: (1) The progress made, and any barriers encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4). The Review Committee also will consider other presentations from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, associations, and individuals. A presentation request must, at minimum, include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the presenter(s). Presentation requests and materials must be received by February 1, 2017. Written comments will be accepted from any party and provided to the Review Committee. Written comments received by February 8, 2017, will be provided to the Review Committee before the meeting. The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreedupon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable (CUI) proceed. A CUI disposition request must include the appropriate, completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the appropriate form— either the form for CUI with a ‘‘tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience or the form for CUI without a ‘‘tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience—go to http://www.nps.gov/ nagpra, and then click on ‘‘Request for CUI Disposition Forms.’’ CUI disposition requests must be received by January 4, 2017. The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items, where consensus among affected VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 parties is unclear or uncertain. A request for findings of fact must be accompanied by a statement of the fact(s) at issue and supporting materials, including those exchanged by the parties to consultation concerning the Native American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access procedures for presenting findings of fact, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/ REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests for findings of fact must be received by November 18, 2016. The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4), to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute, where consensus clearly has not been reached among affected parties regarding the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items. A request to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute must be accompanied by a statement of the decision of the museum or Federal agency subject to the dispute resolution request, a statement of the issue, and the materials exchanged by the parties concerning the Native American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access procedures for presenting disputes, go to http://www.nps.gov/ nagpra/REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests to convene parties and facilitate resolution of a dispute must be received by November 18, 2016. Submissions and requests should be sent to nagpra_info@nps.gov. Such items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program Web site prior to the meeting. July 11, 2017 The Review Committee will meet via teleconference on July 11, 2017, from 2 p.m. until approximately 6 p.m. (Eastern). This meeting will be open to the public. The agenda for this meeting will include a report from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review Committee Report to Congress for 2017; subcommittee reports and discussion; and other topics related to the Review Committee’s responsibilities under Section 8 of NAGPRA. In addition, the agenda may include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable proceed; presentations by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, associations, and individuals; and public comment. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 on or before June 13, 2017, at http:// www.nps.gov/nagpra. The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on the following two topics: (1) The progress made, and any barriers encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4). The Review Committee also will consider other presentations from Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, associations, and individuals. A presentation request must, at minimum, include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the presenter(s). Presentation requests and materials must be received by May 30, 2017. Written comments will be accepted from any party and provided to the Review Committee. Written comments received by June 6, 2017, will be provided to the Review Committee before the meeting. The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to the Secretary of the Interior that an agreedupon disposition of Native American human remains determined to be CUI proceed. A CUI disposition request must include the appropriate, completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and download the appropriate form—either the form for CUI with a ‘‘tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience or the form for CUI without a ‘‘tribal land’’ or ‘‘aboriginal land’’ provenience—go to http://www.nps.gov/ nagpra, and then click on ‘‘Request for CUI Disposition Forms.’’ CUI disposition requests must be received by May 2, 2017. Submissions and requests should be sent to nagpra_info@nps.gov. Such items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program Web site prior to the meeting. Those who desire to attend the meeting should register at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra to be provided the telephone access number for the meeting. General Information Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web site at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. Approximately fourteen weeks after each Review Committee meeting, the meeting transcript is posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site. Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of the E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 204 / Friday, October 21, 2016 / Notices Interior. The Review Committee is responsible for monitoring the NAGPRA inventory and identification process; reviewing and making findings related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural items, or the return of such items; facilitating the resolution of disputes; compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human remains that are in the possession or control of each Federal agency and museum, and recommending specific actions for developing a process for disposition of such human remains; consulting with Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters affecting such tribes or organizations lying within the scope of work of the Review Committee; consulting with the Secretary of the Interior on the development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee’s work is carried out during the course of meetings that are open to the public. Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your submission, you should be aware that your entire submission— including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–25541 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NERO–STSP–22113; PPNESTSP00, PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] Notice of Meeting for the StarSpangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council National Park Service, Interior. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1–16), the National Park Service is hereby giving notice that the Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory Council will hold a meeting on Monday, January 23, 2017, in Baltimore, Maryland. DATES: The Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail Advisory asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:06 Oct 20, 2016 Jkt 241001 Council will meet from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Monday, January 23, 2017. (EASTERN) The meeting will be held at the Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, 2400 E. Fort Avenue, Baltimore, Maryland 21030. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Charles Grady, Assistant Superintendent and Designated Federal Official, Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine, Hampton National Historic Site, StarSpangled Banner National Historic Trail, National Park Service, telephone (410) 962–4290, or email Charles_ Grady@nps.gov. This meeting is open to the public. Preregistration is required for both public attendance and comment. Any individual who wishes to attend the meeting and/or participate in the public comment session should register via email at Neil_Heinlein@nps.gov or telephone (410) 962–4290. For those wishing to make comments, please provide a written summary of your comments prior to the meeting. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Designated through an amendment to the National Trails System Act (16 U.S.C. 1241 to 1251, as amended), the trail consists of ‘‘water and overland routes totaling approximately 290 miles, extending from Tangier Island, Virginia, through southern Maryland, the District of Columbia, and northern Virginia, in the Chesapeake Bay, Patuxent River, Potomac River, and north to the Patapsco River, and Baltimore, Maryland, commemorating the Chesapeake Campaign of the War of 1812 (including the British invasion of Washington, District of Columbia, and its associated feints, and the Battle of Baltimore in summer 1814).’’ Topics to be discussed include setting priorities for the trail in the coming years and reporting of past year’s actions. The Council meeting is open to the public. Comments will be taken for 30 minutes at the end of the meeting (from 1:30 p.m. to 2 p.m.). Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you may ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. All comments will be made part of the public record and will be ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72829 electronically distributed to all Council members. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–25546 Filed 10–20–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NCR–CHOH–22123; PPNCCHOHS0– PPMPSPD1Z.YM0000] Notice of November 9, 2016, Meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice sets forth the meeting date of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission. SUMMARY: The public meeting of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at 9 a.m. (Eastern). ADDRESSES: The meeting of the Commission will be held on Wednesday, November 9, 2016, at 9 a.m., in the second floor conference room at park headquarters, 1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740 to discuss the following: 1. Welcome and Introductions 2. History of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park Commission 3. Review of Commission Charter 4. Review of Federal Advisory Committee Act 5. Discussion of General Policies and Specific Matters Related to the Administration of the Park FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kevin D. Brandt, Superintendent and Designated Federal Officer, Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park, 1850 Dual Highway, Suite 100, Hagerstown, Maryland 21740–6620, or by email kevin_brandt@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Commission is established by Section 6 of the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal Development Act (16 U.S.C. 410y–4), Public Law 91–664, 84 Stat. 1978 (1971), as amended, and is regulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1–16. The purpose of the Commission is to consult with the Secretary of the Interior, or her designee, with respect to matters relating to the development of the DATES: E:\FR\FM\21OCN1.SGM 21OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-22033; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP16.R50000]


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee; Meetings

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Meeting notice.

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SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), of two meetings of the Native 
American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee (Review 
Committee). All meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The Review Committee will meet on March 15-16, 2017, from 8:30 
a.m. until 5 p.m. (Mountain); and July 11, 2017, from 2 p.m. until 
approximately 6 p.m. (Eastern). Related deadlines for participating in 
each meeting are detailed in this notice.

ADDRESSES: The Review Committee will meet on March 15-16, 2017, at 
History Colorado, 1200 Broadway, Denver, CO 80203. Electronic 
submissions of materials or requests are to be sent to 
nagpra_info@nps.gov. Those who desire to attend the telephonic meeting 
should register at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra to be provided the 
telephone access number for the meeting.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Review Committee was established in 
Section 8 of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act 
of 1990 (NAGPRA), 25 U.S.C. 3006.

March 15-16, 2017

    The Review Committee will meet on March 15-16, 2017, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5 p.m. (Mountain), at History Colorado, Denver, CO. This meeting 
will be open to the public. The agenda for this meeting will include a 
report from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review 
Committee Report to Congress for 2017; subcommittee reports and 
discussion; and other topics related to the Review Committee's 
responsibilities under Section 8 of NAGPRA. In addition, the agenda may 
include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the 
Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native 
American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable 
proceed; presentations by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, 
museums, Federal

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agencies, associations, and individuals; public comment; requests to 
the Review Committee, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(3), for review and 
findings of fact related to the identity or cultural affiliation of 
human remains or other cultural items, or the return of such items; and 
facilitation of the resolution of disputes among parties convened by 
the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4). Presentation to 
the Review Committee by telephone may be requested but is not 
guaranteed. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on 
or before February 15, 2017, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra.
    The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from Indian 
tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on 
the following two topics: (1) The progress made, and any barriers 
encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes 
reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4). The 
Review Committee also will consider other presentations from Indian 
tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, 
associations, and individuals. A presentation request must, at minimum, 
include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the 
presenter(s). Presentation requests and materials must be received by 
February 1, 2017. Written comments will be accepted from any party and 
provided to the Review Committee. Written comments received by February 
8, 2017, will be provided to the Review Committee before the meeting.
    The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to 
the Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native 
American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable (CUI) 
proceed. A CUI disposition request must include the appropriate, 
completed form posted on the National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as 
applicable, the ancillary materials noted on the form. To access and 
download the appropriate form--either the form for CUI with a ``tribal 
land'' or ``aboriginal land'' provenience or the form for CUI without a 
``tribal land'' or ``aboriginal land'' provenience--go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and then click on ``Request for CUI Disposition 
Forms.'' CUI disposition requests must be received by January 4, 2017.
    The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3006(c)(3), for review and findings of fact related to the identity or 
cultural affiliation of human remains or other cultural items, or the 
return of such items, where consensus among affected parties is unclear 
or uncertain. A request for findings of fact must be accompanied by a 
statement of the fact(s) at issue and supporting materials, including 
those exchanged by the parties to consultation concerning the Native 
American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access 
procedures for presenting findings of fact, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests for findings of fact must be 
received by November 18, 2016.
    The Review Committee will consider requests, pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 
3006(c)(4), to convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a 
dispute, where consensus clearly has not been reached among affected 
parties regarding the identity or cultural affiliation of human remains 
or other cultural items, or the return of such items. A request to 
convene parties and facilitate the resolution of a dispute must be 
accompanied by a statement of the decision of the museum or Federal 
agency subject to the dispute resolution request, a statement of the 
issue, and the materials exchanged by the parties concerning the Native 
American human remains and/or other cultural items. To access 
procedures for presenting disputes, go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra/REVIEW/Procedures.htm. Requests to convene parties and facilitate 
resolution of a dispute must be received by November 18, 2016.
    Submissions and requests should be sent to nagpra_info@nps.gov. 
Such items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program Web 
site prior to the meeting.

July 11, 2017

    The Review Committee will meet via teleconference on July 11, 2017, 
from 2 p.m. until approximately 6 p.m. (Eastern). This meeting will be 
open to the public. The agenda for this meeting will include a report 
from the National NAGPRA Program; the discussion of the Review 
Committee Report to Congress for 2017; subcommittee reports and 
discussion; and other topics related to the Review Committee's 
responsibilities under Section 8 of NAGPRA. In addition, the agenda may 
include requests to the Review Committee for a recommendation to the 
Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native 
American human remains determined to be culturally unidentifiable 
proceed; presentations by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, 
museums, Federal agencies, associations, and individuals; and public 
comment. The agenda and materials for this meeting will be posted on or 
before June 13, 2017, at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra.
    The Review Committee is soliciting presentations from Indian 
tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, and Federal agencies on 
the following two topics: (1) The progress made, and any barriers 
encountered, in implementing NAGPRA and (2) the outcomes of disputes 
reviewed by the Review Committee pursuant to 25 U.S.C. 3006(c)(4). The 
Review Committee also will consider other presentations from Indian 
tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, museums, Federal agencies, 
associations, and individuals. A presentation request must, at minimum, 
include an abstract of the presentation and contact information for the 
presenter(s). Presentation requests and materials must be received by 
May 30, 2017. Written comments will be accepted from any party and 
provided to the Review Committee. Written comments received by June 6, 
2017, will be provided to the Review Committee before the meeting.
    The Review Committee will consider requests for a recommendation to 
the Secretary of the Interior that an agreed-upon disposition of Native 
American human remains determined to be CUI proceed. A CUI disposition 
request must include the appropriate, completed form posted on the 
National NAGPRA Program Web site and, as applicable, the ancillary 
materials noted on the form. To access and download the appropriate 
form--either the form for CUI with a ``tribal land'' or ``aboriginal 
land'' provenience or the form for CUI without a ``tribal land'' or 
``aboriginal land'' provenience--go to http://www.nps.gov/nagpra, and 
then click on ``Request for CUI Disposition Forms.'' CUI disposition 
requests must be received by May 2, 2017.
    Submissions and requests should be sent to nagpra_info@nps.gov. 
Such items are subject to posting on the National NAGPRA Program Web 
site prior to the meeting. Those who desire to attend the meeting 
should register at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra to be provided the 
telephone access number for the meeting.

General Information

    Information about NAGPRA, the Review Committee, and Review 
Committee meetings is available on the National NAGPRA Program Web site 
at http://www.nps.gov/nagpra. Approximately fourteen weeks after each 
Review Committee meeting, the meeting transcript is posted on the 
National NAGPRA Program Web site.
    Review Committee members are appointed by the Secretary of the

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Interior. The Review Committee is responsible for monitoring the NAGPRA 
inventory and identification process; reviewing and making findings 
related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural items, or 
the return of such items; facilitating the resolution of disputes; 
compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human remains that 
are in the possession or control of each Federal agency and museum, and 
recommending specific actions for developing a process for disposition 
of such human remains; consulting with Indian tribes and Native 
Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters affecting such tribes or 
organizations lying within the scope of work of the Review Committee; 
consulting with the Secretary of the Interior on the development of 
regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and making recommendations regarding 
future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee's work 
is carried out during the course of meetings that are open to the 
public.
    Before including your address, telephone number, email address, or 
other personal identifying information in your submission, you should 
be aware that your entire submission--including your personal 
identifying information--may be made publicly available at any time. 
While you may ask us to withhold your personal identifying information 
from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

Alma Ripps,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2016-25541 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4312-52-P