Notice of Public Meeting of the Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States, 24934 [2017-11137]

Download as PDF 24934 Notices Federal Register Vol. 82, No. 103 Wednesday, May 31, 2017 This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency statements of organization and functions are examples of documents appearing in this section. ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES Notice of Public Meeting of the Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States Administrative Conference of the United States. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States will hold a meeting to consider two proposed recommendations and to conduct other business. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, June 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Constitution Center, 400 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shawne McGibbon, General Counsel (Designated Federal Officer), Administrative Conference of the United States, Suite 706 South, 1120 20th Street NW., Washington, DC 20036; Telephone 202–480–2088; email smcgibbon@acus.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Administrative Conference of the United States makes recommendations to federal agencies, the President, Congress, and the Judicial Conference of the United States regarding the improvement of administrative procedures (5 U.S.C. 594). The membership of the Conference, when meeting in plenary session, constitutes the Assembly of the Conference (5 U.S.C. 595). Agenda: The Assembly will consider two proposed recommendations as described below: Adjudication Materials on Agency Web sites. This proposed nlaroche on DSK30NT082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 14:54 May 30, 2017 Jkt 241001 recommendation provides guidance regarding the online dissemination of administrative adjudication materials. It offers best practices and factors for agencies to consider as they seek to increase the accessibility of adjudication materials on their Web sites and maintain comprehensive, representative online collections of adjudication materials, consistent with the transparency objectives and privacy considerations of the Freedom of Information Act and other relevant laws and directives. Negotiated Rulemaking. This proposed recommendation offers best practices to agencies for choosing the most appropriate of several methods— among them negotiated rulemaking—to engage the public in agency rulemakings. It also offers best practices to agencies that choose negotiated rulemaking on how to structure their processes to enhance the probability of success. Additional information about the proposed recommendations and the order of the agenda, as well as other materials related to the meeting, can be found at the 67th Plenary Session page on the Conference’s Web site: https:// www.acus.gov/meetings-and-events/ plenary-meeting/67th-plenary-session. Public Participation: The Conference welcomes the attendance of the public at the meeting, subject to space limitations, and will make every effort to accommodate persons with disabilities or special needs. Members of the public who wish to attend in person are asked to RSVP online at the 67th Plenary Session Web page shown above, no later than two days before the meeting, in order to facilitate entry. Members of the public who attend the meeting may be permitted to speak only with the consent of the Chairman and the unanimous approval of the members of the Assembly. If you need special accommodations due to disability, please inform the Designated Federal Officer noted above at least 7 days in advance of the meeting. The public may also view the meeting through a live webcast, which will be available at: https://livestream.com/ACUS/67th Plenary. Written Comments: Persons who wish to comment on any of the proposed recommendations may do so by submitting a written statement either online by clicking ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ PO 00000 Frm 00001 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 on the 67th Plenary Session Web page shown above or by mail addressed to: June 2017 Plenary Session Comments, Administrative Conference of the United States, Suite 706 South, 1120 20th Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Written submissions must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. (EDT), Monday, June 12, to assure consideration by the Assembly. Dated: May 24, 2017. David M. Pritzker, Deputy General Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–11137 Filed 5–30–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6110–01–P DEPARTMENT OF AGRICULTURE Office of Advocacy and Outreach Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers (ACBFR) Request for Nominations Office of Advocacy and Outreach, USDA. ACTION: Solicitation for nominations. AGENCY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Secretary of Agriculture is soliciting nominations for membership for the Advisory Committee on Beginning Farmers and Ranchers (the ‘‘Committee’’). Interested persons may submit applications and nomination packages which can be downloaded at: https:// www.ocio.usda.gov/document/ad-755. DATES: Consideration will be given to nominations received on or before June 15, 2017. ADDRESSES: Nomination packages may be sent by postal mail or commercial delivery to: Mrs. Kenya Nicholas, Designated Federal Official, USDA OAO, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 520–A, Washington, DC 20250– 0601 or faxed to (202) 720–7704. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mrs. Kenya Nicholas, Designated Federal Official, USDA OAO, 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Room 520– A, Washington, DC 20250–0601; Telephone (202) 720–6350; Fax (202) 720–7704; Email: kenya.nicholas@ osec.usda.gov. SUMMARY: The Committee advises the Secretary of Agriculture on matters broadly affecting SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\31MYN1.SGM 31MYN1

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This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains documents other than rules 
or proposed rules that are applicable to the public. Notices of hearings 
and investigations, committee meetings, agency decisions and rulings, 
delegations of authority, filing of petitions and applications and agency 
statements of organization and functions are examples of documents 
appearing in this section.

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Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 31, 2017 / 
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ADMINISTRATIVE CONFERENCE OF THE UNITED STATES


Notice of Public Meeting of the Assembly of the Administrative 
Conference of the United States

AGENCY: Administrative Conference of the United States.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the Assembly 
of the Administrative Conference of the United States will hold a 
meeting to consider two proposed recommendations and to conduct other 
business. This meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The meeting will take place on Friday, June 16, 2017, 10:00 a.m. 
to 2:00 p.m. The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Constitution Center, 400 7th 
Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shawne McGibbon, General Counsel 
(Designated Federal Officer), Administrative Conference of the United 
States, Suite 706 South, 1120 20th Street NW., Washington, DC 20036; 
Telephone 202-480-2088; email smcgibbon@acus.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Administrative Conference of the United 
States makes recommendations to federal agencies, the President, 
Congress, and the Judicial Conference of the United States regarding 
the improvement of administrative procedures (5 U.S.C. 594). The 
membership of the Conference, when meeting in plenary session, 
constitutes the Assembly of the Conference (5 U.S.C. 595).
    Agenda: The Assembly will consider two proposed recommendations as 
described below:
    Adjudication Materials on Agency Web sites. This proposed 
recommendation provides guidance regarding the online dissemination of 
administrative adjudication materials. It offers best practices and 
factors for agencies to consider as they seek to increase the 
accessibility of adjudication materials on their Web sites and maintain 
comprehensive, representative online collections of adjudication 
materials, consistent with the transparency objectives and privacy 
considerations of the Freedom of Information Act and other relevant 
laws and directives.
    Negotiated Rulemaking. This proposed recommendation offers best 
practices to agencies for choosing the most appropriate of several 
methods--among them negotiated rulemaking--to engage the public in 
agency rulemakings. It also offers best practices to agencies that 
choose negotiated rulemaking on how to structure their processes to 
enhance the probability of success.
    Additional information about the proposed recommendations and the 
order of the agenda, as well as other materials related to the meeting, 
can be found at the 67th Plenary Session page on the Conference's Web 
site: https://www.acus.gov/meetings-and-events/plenary-meeting/67th-plenary-session.
    Public Participation: The Conference welcomes the attendance of the 
public at the meeting, subject to space limitations, and will make 
every effort to accommodate persons with disabilities or special needs. 
Members of the public who wish to attend in person are asked to RSVP 
online at the 67th Plenary Session Web page shown above, no later than 
two days before the meeting, in order to facilitate entry. Members of 
the public who attend the meeting may be permitted to speak only with 
the consent of the Chairman and the unanimous approval of the members 
of the Assembly. If you need special accommodations due to disability, 
please inform the Designated Federal Officer noted above at least 7 
days in advance of the meeting. The public may also view the meeting 
through a live webcast, which will be available at: https://livestream.com/ACUS/67thPlenary.
    Written Comments: Persons who wish to comment on any of the 
proposed recommendations may do so by submitting a written statement 
either online by clicking ``Submit a Comment'' on the 67th Plenary 
Session Web page shown above or by mail addressed to: June 2017 Plenary 
Session Comments, Administrative Conference of the United States, Suite 
706 South, 1120 20th Street NW., Washington, DC 20036. Written 
submissions must be received no later than 10:00 a.m. (EDT), Monday, 
June 12, to assure consideration by the Assembly.

    Dated: May 24, 2017.
David M. Pritzker,
Deputy General Counsel.
[FR Doc. 2017-11137 Filed 5-30-17; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 6110-01-P