FOIA Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member Nominations, 16400 [2018-07798]

Download as PDF 16400 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 73 / Monday, April 16, 2018 / Notices Interested parties are encouraged to send comments to the OMB, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs at the address shown in the ADDRESSES section within thirty (30) days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. In order to help ensure appropriate consideration, comments should mention OMB Control Number 1210–0112. The OMB is particularly interested in comments that: • Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; • Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and • Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Agency: DOL–EBSA. Title of Collection: Furnishing Documents to the Secretary of Labor on Request Under Employee Retirement Income Security Act Section 104(a)(6). OMB Control Number: 1210–0112. Affected Public: Private Sector— businesses or other for-profits and notfor-profit institutions. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 831. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 831. Total Estimated Annual Time Burden: 55 hours. Total Estimated Annual Other Costs Burden: $3,451. [NARA–2018–033] III. Committee Membership FOIA Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member Nominations The Committee includes ten Government and ten non-Government representatives. We select Committee members so that the Committee membership includes the following range of representatives, at a minimum: Government members: Three FOIA professionals from Cabinet-level Departments; four FOIA professionals from non-Cabinet agencies; one representative from the Department of Justice, Office of Information Policy; and one representative from OGIS. Non-Governmental members: Three individuals representing the interests of non-governmental organizations that advocate on FOIA matters; two individuals representing the interests of FOIA requesters who qualify for the ‘‘all other’’ FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of requesters who qualify for the ‘‘news media’’ FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of requesters who qualify for the ‘‘commercial’’ FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of historians and historyrelated organizations; and one individual representing the interests of academia. Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), National Archives and Records Administration. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) seeks member nominations for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee (Committee). DATES: We must receive nominations for Committee membership before 5:00 p.m. EDT on Friday, June 1, 2018. ADDRESSES: Email nominations to OGIS at foia-advisory-committee@nara.gov, fax them to Amy Bennett’s attention at 202–741–5769, or mail them to Amy Bennett; National Archives and Records Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS; College Park, MD 20740– 6001. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bennett by phone at 202–741– 5782, by mail at National Archives and Records Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS; College Park, MD 20740–6001, or by email at foiaadvisory-committee@nara.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: IV. Nomination Information [FR Doc. 2018–07863 Filed 4–13–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:42 Apr 13, 2018 Jkt 244001 Patrice Murray, Alternate Committee Management Officer. NARA initially chartered the Committee on May 20, 2014, the Dated: April 10, 2018. Michel Smyth, Departmental Clearance Officer. The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee was established in accordance with the United States Second Open Government National Action Plan, released on December 5, 2013, and the directive in the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552(h)(2)(C), that the Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) within the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) ‘‘identify procedures and methods for improving compliance’’ with the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA). This Committee is governed by the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, Public Law 92–463, 86 Stat. 770 (1972); 5 U.S.C. App. and the Government in the Sunshine Act (GISA). All nominations for Committee membership should provide the following information: 1. Your name, title, and relevant contact information (including telephone, fax, and email address); 2. The nominee’s name, title, and relevant contact information, and the Committee position for which you are submitting the nominee; 3. A short paragraph or biography about the nominee (fewer than 250 ´ words), summarizing their resume or otherwise highlighting the contributions the nominee would bring to the Committee; and ´ 4. The nominee’s resume or curriculum vitae. OGIS will notify nominees selected for appointment to the Committee by the Archivist in the summer of 2018. II. Charter and Membership Appointment Terms Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3507(a)(1)(D). srobinson on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES Office of Government Information Services Archivist renewed the Committee’s charter in May 2016, and is expected to renew the charter in 2018. Member appointment terms run for two years, concurrent with the Committee charter. NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION [FR Doc. 2018–07798 Filed 4–13–18; 8:45 am] I. 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NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

Office of Government Information Services

[NARA-2018-033]


FOIA Advisory Committee; Solicitation for Committee Member 
Nominations

AGENCY: Office of Government Information Services (OGIS), National 
Archives and Records Administration.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) seeks 
member nominations for the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory 
Committee (Committee).

DATES: We must receive nominations for Committee membership before 5:00 
p.m. EDT on Friday, June 1, 2018.

ADDRESSES: Email nominations to OGIS at [email protected], fax them to Amy Bennett's attention at 202-741-
5769, or mail them to Amy Bennett; National Archives and Records 
Administration; Office of Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi 
Road-OGIS; College Park, MD 20740-6001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Amy Bennett by phone at 202-741-5782, 
by mail at National Archives and Records Administration; Office of 
Government Information Services; 8601 Adelphi Road-OGIS; College Park, 
MD 20740-6001, or by email at [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Background

    The Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) Advisory Committee was 
established in accordance with the United States Second Open Government 
National Action Plan, released on December 5, 2013, and the directive 
in the Freedom of Information Act, 5 U.S.C. 552(h)(2)(C), that the 
Office of Government Information Services (OGIS) within the National 
Archives and Records Administration (NARA) ``identify procedures and 
methods for improving compliance'' with the Freedom of Information Act 
(FOIA). This Committee is governed by the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, as amended, Public Law 92-463, 86 Stat. 770 
(1972); 5 U.S.C. App. and the Government in the Sunshine Act (GISA).

II. Charter and Membership Appointment Terms

    NARA initially chartered the Committee on May 20, 2014, the 
Archivist renewed the Committee's charter in May 2016, and is expected 
to renew the charter in 2018. Member appointment terms run for two 
years, concurrent with the Committee charter.

III. Committee Membership

    The Committee includes ten Government and ten non-Government 
representatives. We select Committee members so that the Committee 
membership includes the following range of representatives, at a 
minimum:
    Government members: Three FOIA professionals from Cabinet-level 
Departments; four FOIA professionals from non-Cabinet agencies; one 
representative from the Department of Justice, Office of Information 
Policy; and one representative from OGIS.
    Non-Governmental members: Three individuals representing the 
interests of non-governmental organizations that advocate on FOIA 
matters; two individuals representing the interests of FOIA requesters 
who qualify for the ``all other'' FOIA requester fee category; one 
individual representing the interests of requesters who qualify for the 
``news media'' FOIA requester fee category; one individual representing 
the interests of requesters who qualify for the ``commercial'' FOIA 
requester fee category; one individual representing the interests of 
historians and history-related organizations; and one individual 
representing the interests of academia.

IV. Nomination Information

    All nominations for Committee membership should provide the 
following information:
    1. Your name, title, and relevant contact information (including 
telephone, fax, and email address);
    2. The nominee's name, title, and relevant contact information, and 
the Committee position for which you are submitting the nominee;
    3. A short paragraph or biography about the nominee (fewer than 250 
words), summarizing their resum[eacute] or otherwise highlighting the 
contributions the nominee would bring to the Committee; and
    4. The nominee's resum[eacute] or curriculum vitae.
    OGIS will notify nominees selected for appointment to the Committee 
by the Archivist in the summer of 2018.

Patrice Murray,
Alternate Committee Management Officer.
[FR Doc. 2018-07798 Filed 4-13-18; 8:45 am]
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