Renewal of National Grain Car Council, 45657 [2017-20287]

Download as PDF asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 188 / Friday, September 29, 2017 / Notices Passport Services, Office of Legal Affairs (CA/PPT/S/L/LA). • Form Number: DS–60. • Respondents: Individuals. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 161,239. • Estimated Number of Responses: 161,239. • Average Time per Response: 40 minutes. • Total Estimated Burden Time: 107,493 hours. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain a Benefit. 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It is used by Passport Services to collect information for the purpose of establishing that a passport applicant has adopted a new name without formal court proceedings or by marriage and has publicly and exclusively used the adopted name over a period of time (at least five years). Methodology: When needed, the Affidavit Regarding a Change of Name is completed at the time a U.S. national applies for a U.S. passport. SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD OFFICE OF THE UNITED STATES TRADE REPRESENTATIVE [Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 5)] [Docket No. USTR–2017–0021] Renewal of National Grain Car Council Meeting on Implementation of the United States-Singapore Free Trade Agreement Environment Chapter Surface Transportation Board. Notice of intent to renew AGENCY: ACTION: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board intends to renew the charter of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC). ADDRESSES: A copy of the charter is available on the Board’s Web site at https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/graincar_ council.html. SUMMARY: Fred Forstall, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 245–0241. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: (800) 877–8339]. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGCC functions as a continuing working group to facilitate private-sector solutions and recommendations to the STB on matters affecting grain transportation. The NGCC functions solely as an advisory body, and complies with the provisions of FACA. The NGCC consists of approximately 40 members, excluding the governmental representatives. Members comprise a balanced representation of executives knowledgeable in the transportation of grain, including no fewer than 14 members from the Class I railroads (one marketing and one car management representative from each Class I), 7 representatives from Class II and III carriers, 14 representatives from grain shippers and receivers, and 5 representatives from private car owners and car manufacturers. The Vice Chairman of the Board is an ex officio (non-voting) member of the NGCC. The NGCC meets at least annually, and meetings are open to the public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409 (1976). Further information about the NGCC is available on the Board’s Web site (https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/graincar_ council.html) and at the GSA’s FACA Database (https://facadatabase.gov/). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Decided: September 19, 2017. By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of Proceedings. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 188 (Friday, September 29, 2017)]
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[FR Doc No: 2017-20287]


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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD

[Docket No. EP 519 (Sub-No. 5)]


Renewal of National Grain Car Council

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: Notice of intent to renew charter.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
notice is hereby given that the Surface Transportation Board intends to 
renew the charter of the National Grain Car Council (NGCC).

ADDRESSES: A copy of the charter is available on the Board's Web site 
at https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/graincar_council.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Fred Forstall, Designated Federal 
Officer, at (202) 245-0241. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at: 
(800) 877-8339].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The NGCC functions as a continuing working 
group to facilitate private-sector solutions and recommendations to the 
STB on matters affecting grain transportation. The NGCC functions 
solely as an advisory body, and complies with the provisions of FACA.
    The NGCC consists of approximately 40 members, excluding the 
governmental representatives. Members comprise a balanced 
representation of executives knowledgeable in the transportation of 
grain, including no fewer than 14 members from the Class I railroads 
(one marketing and one car management representative from each Class 
I), 7 representatives from Class II and III carriers, 14 
representatives from grain shippers and receivers, and 5 
representatives from private car owners and car manufacturers. The Vice 
Chairman of the Board is an ex officio (non-voting) member of the NGCC.
    The NGCC meets at least annually, and meetings are open to the 
public, consistent with the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 
94-409 (1976).
    Further information about the NGCC is available on the Board's Web 
site (https://www.stb.gov/stb/rail/graincar_council.html) and at the 
GSA's FACA Database (https://facadatabase.gov/).

    Decided: September 19, 2017.

    By the Board, Scott M. Zimmerman, Acting Director, Office of 
Proceedings.
Jeffrey Herzig,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2017-20287 Filed 9-28-17; 8:45 am]
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