U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy: Notice of Meeting, 12390 [2017-04058]

Download as PDF 12390 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 40 / Thursday, March 2, 2017 / Notices The Small Business Administration (SBA) intends to request approval, from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the collection of information described below. The Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35 requires federal agencies to publish a notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information before submission to OMB, and to allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice complies with that requirement. SUMMARY: Submit comments on or before May 1, 2017. DATES: Send all comments to Sandra Johnston, Program Analyst, Office of Economic Opportunity, Small Business Administration, 409 3rd Street SW., Washington, DC 20416. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sandra Johnston, Program Analyst, Office of Economic Opportunity, Sandra.johnston@sba.gov 202–205– 7528, or Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst, 202–205–7030, curtis.rich@ sba.gov; SBA has established a pilot loan program, the Intermediary Lending Pilot Program (ILPP), to make direct loans to eligible intermediaries, for the purpose of making loans to startup, newly established, and growing small business concerns. This requested information, which will be provided by intermediaries that wish to participate in ILPP, will be used to select ILPP intermediaries, to monitor disbursement of ILPP loan proceeds, and to monitor program effectiveness while minimizing risk to the federal taxpayer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Solicitation of Public Comments SBA is requesting comments on (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the agency to properly perform its functions; (b) whether the burden estimates are accurate; (c) whether there are ways to minimize the burden, including through the use of automated techniques or other forms of information technology; and (d) whether there are ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Summary of Information Collection Title: Intermediary Lending Pilot Program Application and Reporting Requirements. Description of Respondents: Intermediary Lenders. Form Numbers: 2418, 2419. Total Estimated Annual Responses: 432. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:13 Mar 01, 2017 Jkt 241001 Total Estimated Annual Hour Burden: 3,168. Curtis B. Rich, Management Analyst. [FR Doc. 2017–04052 Filed 3–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8025–01–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 9901] U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy: Notice of Meeting The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public meeting from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2017 in the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2255 in Washington, DC 20515. The meeting will be on ‘‘The Past, Present, and Future of Voice of America (VOA)’’ and will feature current Director of VOA Amanda Bennett, former VOA Director Geoff Cowan, and former Undersecretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs James Glassman. This meeting is open to the public, Members and staff of Congress, the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other governmental and non-governmental organizations. To RSVP, and also to make any requests for reasonable accommodation, email pdcommission@state.gov by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Please arrive for the meeting by 10:15 a.m. to allow for a prompt meeting start. The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable and necessary in fulfilling its functions. The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any one political party. The PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 President designates a member to chair the Commission. The current members of the Commission are: Mr. Sim Farar of California, Chairman; Mr. William Hybl of Colorado, Vice Chairman; Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas; Ambassador Penne Korth-Peacock of Texas; Anne Terman Wedner of Illinois; and Ms. Georgette Mosbacher of New York. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant. To request further information about the meeting or the U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Senior Advisor, Chris Hensman, at HensmanCD@state.gov. Shawn Powers, U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2017–04058 Filed 3–1–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee; Meeting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of Aviation Rulemaking Advisory Committee (ARAC) meeting. AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of the ARAC. DATES: The meeting will be held on March 16, 2017, starting at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Arrange oral presentations by March 09, 2017. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place at the Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, 10th Floor, MacCracken Conference Room. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nikeita Johnson, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591, telephone (202) 267–4977; fax (202) 267–5075; email Nikeita.Johnson@ faa.gov. SUMMARY: Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), we are giving notice of a meeting of the ARAC taking place on March 16, 2017, at the Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20591. The Agenda includes: 1. Interim Recommendation Report a. Air Traffic Controller Training Working Group SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\02MRN1.SGM 02MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF STATE

[Public Notice 9901]


U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy: Notice of Meeting

    The U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy will hold a public 
meeting from 10:30 a.m. until 12:00 p.m., Thursday, March 16, 2017 in 
the Rayburn House Office Building, Room 2255 in Washington, DC 20515.
    The meeting will be on ``The Past, Present, and Future of Voice of 
America (VOA)'' and will feature current Director of VOA Amanda 
Bennett, former VOA Director Geoff Cowan, and former Undersecretary for 
Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs James Glassman.
    This meeting is open to the public, Members and staff of Congress, 
the State Department, Defense Department, the media, and other 
governmental and non-governmental organizations. To RSVP, and also to 
make any requests for reasonable accommodation, email 
pdcommission@state.gov by 5 p.m. on Tuesday, March 14, 2017. Please 
arrive for the meeting by 10:15 a.m. to allow for a prompt meeting 
start.
    The United States Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy appraises 
U.S. Government activities intended to understand, inform, and 
influence foreign publics. The Advisory Commission may conduct studies, 
inquiries, and meetings, as it deems necessary. It may assemble and 
disseminate information and issue reports and other publications, 
subject to the approval of the Chairperson, in consultation with the 
Executive Director. The Advisory Commission may undertake foreign 
travel in pursuit of its studies and coordinate, sponsor, or oversee 
projects, studies, events, or other activities that it deems desirable 
and necessary in fulfilling its functions.
    The Commission consists of seven members appointed by the 
President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The 
members of the Commission shall represent the public interest and shall 
be selected from a cross section of educational, communications, 
cultural, scientific, technical, public service, labor, business, and 
professional backgrounds. Not more than four members shall be from any 
one political party. The President designates a member to chair the 
Commission.
    The current members of the Commission are: Mr. Sim Farar of 
California, Chairman; Mr. William Hybl of Colorado, Vice Chairman; 
Ambassador Lyndon Olson of Texas; Ambassador Penne Korth-Peacock of 
Texas; Anne Terman Wedner of Illinois; and Ms. Georgette Mosbacher of 
New York. One seat on the Commission is currently vacant.
    To request further information about the meeting or the U.S. 
Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, you may contact its Senior 
Advisor, Chris Hensman, at HensmanCD@state.gov.

Shawn Powers,
U.S. Advisory Commission on Public Diplomacy, Department of State.
[FR Doc. 2017-04058 Filed 3-1-17; 8:45 am]
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