Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Notice of Nomination Solicitation, 9540-9541 [2018-04539]

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[FR Doc. 2018–04483 Filed 3–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–DN–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES [NPS–WASO–NAGPRA–22748; PPWOCRADN0–PCU00RP15.R50000] Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee: Notice of Nomination Solicitation National Park Service, Interior. Request for nominations. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service is soliciting nominations for one member of the Native American Graves SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:39 Mar 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 Protection and Repatriation Review Committee. The Secretary of the Interior will appoint one member from nominations submitted by national museum organizations or national scientific organizations. The Review Committee was established by the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 (NAGPRA), and is regulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). DATES: Nominations must be received by June 4, 2018. ADDRESSES: Melanie O’Brien, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee, National NAGPRA Program (2253), National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Room 7360, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 354–2201 or via email nagpra_dfo@nps.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie O’Brien, Designated Federal Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee, National NAGPRA Program (2253), National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Room 7360, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 354–2201 or via email nagpra_dfo@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Review Committee is responsible for: 1. Monitoring the NAGPRA inventory and identification process; 2. Reviewing and making findings related to the identity or cultural affiliation of cultural items, or the return of such items; 3. Facilitating the resolution of disputes; 4. Compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human remains and developing a process for disposition of such remains; 5. Consulting with Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations and museums on matters within the scope of the work of the Review Committee affecting such tribes or organizations; 6. Consulting with the Secretary of the Interior in the development of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and 7. Making recommendations regarding future care of repatriated cultural items. The Review Committee consists of seven members appointed by the Secretary of the Interior. The Secretary may not appoint Federal officers or employees to the Review Committee. Three members are appointed from nominations submitted by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian organizations, and traditional Native American religious leaders. At least two of these members must be traditional Indian religious leaders. Three members are appointed from nominations submitted by national PO 00000 Frm 00067 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 museum or scientific organizations. One member is appointed from a list of persons developed and consented to by all of the other members. Members serve as Special Government Employees, and are required to complete annual ethics training. Members are appointed for 4year terms and incumbent members may be reappointed for 2-year terms. The Review Committee’s work is completed during public meetings. The Review Committee attempts to meet in person twice a year and meetings normally last two or three days. In addition, the Review Committee may also meet by public teleconference one or more times per year. Review Committee members serve without pay but are reimbursed for each day of meeting attendance. Review Committee members are also reimbursed for travel expenses incurred in association with Review Committee meetings (25 U.S.C. 3006(b)(4)). Additional information regarding the Review Committee, including the Review Committee’s charter, meeting protocol, and dispute resolution procedures, is available on the National NAGPRA Program website, at www.nps.gov/NAGPRA/REVIEW/. Individuals who are federally registered lobbyists are ineligible to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils in an individual capacity. The term ‘‘individual capacity’’ refers to individuals who are appointed to exercise their own individual best judgment on behalf of the government, such as when they are designated Special Government Employees, rather than being appointed to represent a particular interest. Nominations must: 1. Be submitted by a national museum organization or national scientific organization and should be submitted on the official letterhead of the organization. 2. Affirm that the signatory is the official authorized by the organization to submit the nomination. 3. Affirm that the organization’s activity pertains or relates to the United States as a whole, as opposed to a lesser geographical scope. 4. Provide the nominator’s original signature, daytime telephone number, and email address. 5. Include the nominee’s full legal name, home address, home telephone number, and email address. Nominations should include a resume providing an adequate description of the nominee’s qualifications, including information that would enable the Department of the Interior to make an E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 44 / Tuesday, March 6, 2018 / Notices informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the Committee and permit the Department of the Interior to contact a potential member. Public Disclosure of Comments: Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information with your nomination, you should be aware that your entire nomination—including your personal identifying information— may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your nomination to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2; 25 U.S.C. 3006. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–04539 Filed 3–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR National Park Service [NPS–NERO–GATE–25026; PPNEGATEB0, PPMVSCS1Z.Y00000] Notice of March 23, 2018, Meeting of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee National Park Service, Interior. Meeting notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Park Service is hereby giving notice of a meeting of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee. SUMMARY: The meeting will take place on Friday, March 23, 2018, at 9:00 a.m., with a public comment period at 11:00 a.m. (Eastern). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the meeting room at the Northeast Fisheries Science Center James J. Howard Marine Sciences Laboratory, 74 Magruder Road, Sandy Hook Highlands, New Jersey 07732. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Daphne Yun, Acting Public Affairs Officer, Gateway National Recreation Area, 210 New York Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10305, or by telephone (718) 354–4602, or by email daphne_yun@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1– 16), the purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of the sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:39 Mar 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 Interior, through the Director of the National Park Service, on the development of a reuse plan and on matters relating to future uses of certain buildings at the Fort Hancock Historic District, located within the Sandy Hook Unit of Gateway National Recreation Area in New Jersey. All meetings are open to the public. The Committee website, https:// www.forthancock21.org, includes summaries from all prior meetings. Interested persons may present, either orally or through written comments, information for the Committee to consider during the public meeting. Written comments will be accepted prior to, during, or after the meeting. Due to time constraints during the meeting, the Committee is not able to read written public comments submitted into the record. Individuals or groups requesting to make oral comments at the public Committee meeting will be limited to no more than five minutes per speaker. All comments will be made part of the public record and will be electronically distributed to all Committee members. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your written comments, you should be aware that your entire comment including your personal identifying information will be publicly available. While you can 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. Authority: 54 U.S.C. 100906; 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1–16. Alma Ripps, Chief, Office of Policy. [FR Doc. 2018–04485 Filed 3–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4312–52–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement [Docket ID BSEE–2018–0004; 189E1700D2 ET1SF0000.PSB000.EEEE500000; OMB Control Number 1014–0017] Agency Information Collection Activities; Safety and Environmental Management Systems (SEMS) Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of Information Collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Safety and Environmental SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00068 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9541 Enforcement (BSEE) proposes to renew an information collection with revisions. Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before May 7, 2018. DATES: Send your comments on this information collection request (ICR) by either of the following methods listed below: • Electronically go to http:// www.regulations.gov. In the Search box, enter BSEE–2018–0004 then click search. Follow the instructions to submit public comments and view all related materials. We will post all comments. • Email kye.mason@bsee.gov, fax (703) 787–1546, or mail or hand-carry comments to the Department of the Interior; Bureau of Safety and Environmental Enforcement; Regulations and Standards Branch; ATTN: Nicole Mason; 45600 Woodland Road, Sterling, VA 20166. Please reference OMB Control Number 1014– 0017 in the subject line of your comments. ADDRESSES: To request additional information about this ICR, contact Nicole Mason by email at kye.mason@bsee.gov or by telephone at (703) 787–1607. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we provide the general public and other Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on new, proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps us assess the impact of our information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand our information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. We are soliciting comments on the proposed ICR that is described below. We are especially interested in public comments addressing the following issues: (1) Is the collection necessary to the proper functions of BSEE; (2) Will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) Is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) How might BSEE enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) How might BSEE minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Comments that you submit in response to this notice are a matter of public record. We will include or summarize each comment in our request to OMB to approve this ICR. Before FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

National Park Service

[NPS-WASO-NAGPRA-22748; PPWOCRADN0-PCU00RP15.R50000]


Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee: Notice of Nomination Solicitation

AGENCY: National Park Service, Interior.

ACTION: Request for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The National Park Service is soliciting nominations for one 
member of the Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee. The Secretary of the Interior will appoint one member from 
nominations submitted by national museum organizations or national 
scientific organizations. The Review Committee was established by the 
Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Act of 1990 
(NAGPRA), and is regulated by the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA).

DATES: Nominations must be received by June 4, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Melanie O'Brien, Designated Federal Officer, Native American 
Graves Protection and Repatriation Review Committee, National NAGPRA 
Program (2253), National Park Service, 1849 C Street NW, Room 7360, 
Washington, DC 20240, (202) 354-2201 or via email [email protected].

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melanie O'Brien, Designated Federal 
Officer, Native American Graves Protection and Repatriation Review 
Committee, National NAGPRA Program (2253), National Park Service, 1849 
C Street NW, Room 7360, Washington, DC 20240, (202) 354-2201 or via 
email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Review Committee is responsible for:
    1. Monitoring the NAGPRA inventory and identification process;
    2. Reviewing and making findings related to the identity or 
cultural affiliation of cultural items, or the return of such items;
    3. Facilitating the resolution of disputes;
    4. Compiling an inventory of culturally unidentifiable human 
remains and developing a process for disposition of such remains;
    5. Consulting with Indian tribes and Native Hawaiian organizations 
and museums on matters within the scope of the work of the Review 
Committee affecting such tribes or organizations;
    6. Consulting with the Secretary of the Interior in the development 
of regulations to carry out NAGPRA; and
    7. Making recommendations regarding future care of repatriated 
cultural items.
    The Review Committee consists of seven members appointed by the 
Secretary of the Interior. The Secretary may not appoint Federal 
officers or employees to the Review Committee. Three members are 
appointed from nominations submitted by Indian tribes, Native Hawaiian 
organizations, and traditional Native American religious leaders. At 
least two of these members must be traditional Indian religious 
leaders. Three members are appointed from nominations submitted by 
national museum or scientific organizations. One member is appointed 
from a list of persons developed and consented to by all of the other 
members.
    Members serve as Special Government Employees, and are required to 
complete annual ethics training. Members are appointed for 4-year terms 
and incumbent members may be reappointed for 2-year terms. The Review 
Committee's work is completed during public meetings. The Review 
Committee attempts to meet in person twice a year and meetings normally 
last two or three days. In addition, the Review Committee may also meet 
by public teleconference one or more times per year.
    Review Committee members serve without pay but are reimbursed for 
each day of meeting attendance. Review Committee members are also 
reimbursed for travel expenses incurred in association with Review 
Committee meetings (25 U.S.C. 3006(b)(4)). Additional information 
regarding the Review Committee, including the Review Committee's 
charter, meeting protocol, and dispute resolution procedures, is 
available on the National NAGPRA Program website, at www.nps.gov/NAGPRA/REVIEW/.
    Individuals who are federally registered lobbyists are ineligible 
to serve on all FACA and non-FACA boards, committees, or councils in an 
individual capacity. The term ``individual capacity'' refers to 
individuals who are appointed to exercise their own individual best 
judgment on behalf of the government, such as when they are designated 
Special Government Employees, rather than being appointed to represent 
a particular interest.
    Nominations must:
    1. Be submitted by a national museum organization or national 
scientific organization and should be submitted on the official 
letterhead of the organization.
    2. Affirm that the signatory is the official authorized by the 
organization to submit the nomination.
    3. Affirm that the organization's activity pertains or relates to 
the United States as a whole, as opposed to a lesser geographical 
scope.
    4. Provide the nominator's original signature, daytime telephone 
number, and email address.
    5. Include the nominee's full legal name, home address, home 
telephone number, and email address.
    Nominations should include a resume providing an adequate 
description of the nominee's qualifications, including information that 
would enable the Department of the Interior to make an

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informed decision regarding meeting the membership requirements of the 
Committee and permit the Department of the Interior to contact a 
potential member.
    Public Disclosure of Comments: Before including your address, phone 
number, email address, or other personal identifying information with 
your nomination, you should be aware that your entire nomination--
including your personal identifying information--may be made publicly 
available at any time. While you can ask us in your nomination to 
withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we 
cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so.

    Authority: 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2; 25 U.S.C. 3006.

Alma Ripps,
Chief, Office of Policy.
[FR Doc. 2018-04539 Filed 3-5-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4312-52-P