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DATES: The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. on May 1, 2019, and will conclude the same day. Requests to make oral presentations and the written text of any oral presentations must be received by the Division of the Secretariat not later than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on April 17, 2019. The Commission will accept written comments as well. These also must be received by the Division of the Secretariat not later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019. ADDRESSES: The hearing will be in the Hearing Room, 4th Floor of the Bethesda Towers Building, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. Requests to make oral presentations, and texts of oral presentations and written comments should be captioned, ‘‘Agenda and Priorities FY 2020 and/or 2021,’’ and sent by electronic mail (email) to: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov, or mailed or delivered to the Division of the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. Requests and written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 53 / Tuesday, March 19, 2019 / Notices For information about the hearing, or to request an opportunity to make an oral presentation, please send an email, call, or write Alberta E. Mills, Division of the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; email: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov; telephone: (301) 504– 7923; facsimile: (301) 504–0127. An electronic copy of the CPSC’s budget request for fiscal year 2020 and the CPSC’s 2018–2022 Strategic Plan can be found at: www.cpsc.gov/about-cpsc/ agency-reports/performance-andbudget. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background Section 4(j) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) (15 U.S.C. 2053(j)) requires the Commission to establish an agenda for action under the laws the Commission administers, and to the extent feasible, select priorities for action at least 30 days before the beginning of each fiscal year. Section 4(j) of the CPSA provides further that before establishing its agenda and priorities, the Commission conduct a public hearing and provide an opportunity for the submission of comments. II. Oral Presentations and Submission of Written Comments The Commission is preparing the agency’s fiscal year 2020 Operating Plan and fiscal year 2021 Congressional Budget Request. Fiscal year 2020 begins on October 1, 2019, and fiscal year 2021 begins on October 1, 2020. Through this notice, the Commission invites the public to comment on the following questions: 1. What are the priorities the Commission should consider emphasizing and dedicating resources toward in the fiscal year 2020 Operating Plan and/or the fiscal year 2021 Congressional Budget Request? 2. What activities should the Commission consider deemphasizing in the fiscal year 2020 Operating Plan and/ or the fiscal year 2021 Congressional Budget Request? 3. What retrospective review of rules should the Commission consider in the fiscal year 2020 Operating Plan and/or the fiscal year 2021 Congressional Budget Request? 4. The CPSC’s programs will align with the strategic goals outlined in the CPSC’s 2018–2022 Strategic Plan. The CPSC’s fiscal year 2020 Budget Request is based on four agency priorities: (1) Focusing the agency’s resources on the highest-priority consumer product VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Mar 18, 2019 Jkt 247001 safety risks; (2) continuing to support import surveillance by operating, maintaining, and developing the Risk Assessment Methodology (RAM) system to identify and stop noncompliant imported products from entering the U.S. marketplace; (3) emphasizing collaboration, outreach, and education by engaging all stakeholders through forums, advisory groups, seminars, webinars, technical stakeholder-togovernment discussions, and workshops; and (4) expanding the sources and types of data analysis used to identify and assess hazards and inform solutions to address identified hazards. The Commission requests comments on the priorities as presented in the FY 2020 Budget Request. The CPSC’s Budget Request for fiscal year 2020 can be found at: www.cpsc.gov/ about-cpsc/agency-reports/ performance-and-budget. The Commission also requests comments on whether the Commission should consider making any changes or adjustments to the agency’s proposed or ongoing safety standards activities, regulation and enforcement efforts in fiscal years 2020 and 2021 (16 CFR 1009.8). Comments are welcome on whether particular action items should be higher priority than others, should not be included, or should be added to the fiscal year 2020 and/or fiscal year 2021 agendas. Persons who desire to make oral presentations at the hearing on May 1, 2019 should send an email, call, or write Alberta E. Mills, Division of the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; email: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov; telephone: (301) 504– 7923; facsimile (301) 504–0127 not later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019. Requests to make oral presentations and texts of the presentation must be received not later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019. Presentations should be limited to approximately 10 minutes. The Commission reserves the right to impose further time limitations on all presentations and further restrictions to avoid duplication of presentations. If you do not want to make an oral presentation, but would like to provide written comments, you may do so. Please submit written comments in the manner described in the previous paragraph. Written comments must be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019. Alberta E. Mills, Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. 2019–05102 Filed 3–18–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6355–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 10051 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary Defense Innovation Board; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting; Amendment Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Department of Defense. 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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 53 (Tuesday, March 19, 2019)]
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CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION


Commission Agenda and Priorities; Notice of Hearing

AGENCY: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.

ACTION: Notice of public hearing.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission) will 
conduct a public hearing to receive views from all interested parties 
about the Commission's agenda and priorities for fiscal year 2020, 
which begins on October 1, 2019, and for fiscal year 2021, which begins 
on October 1, 2020. We invite members of the public to participate. 
Written comments and oral presentations concerning the Commission's 
agenda and priorities for fiscal years 2020 and 2021 will become part 
of the public record.

DATES: The hearing will begin at 10 a.m. on May 1, 2019, and will 
conclude the same day. Requests to make oral presentations and the 
written text of any oral presentations must be received by the Division 
of the Secretariat not later than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on 
April 17, 2019. The Commission will accept written comments as well. 
These also must be received by the Division of the Secretariat not 
later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019.

ADDRESSES: The hearing will be in the Hearing Room, 4th Floor of the 
Bethesda Towers Building, 4330 East-West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. 
Requests to make oral presentations, and texts of oral presentations 
and written comments should be captioned, ``Agenda and Priorities FY 
2020 and/or 2021,'' and sent by electronic mail (email) to: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov, or mailed or delivered to the Division of the Secretariat, 
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, 
Bethesda, MD 20814. Requests and written comments must be received no 
later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the hearing, or 
to request an opportunity to make an oral presentation, please send an 
email, call, or write Alberta E. Mills, Division of the Secretariat, 
U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-West Highway, 
Bethesda, MD 20814; email: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov; telephone: (301) 504-7923; 
facsimile: (301) 504-0127. An electronic copy of the CPSC's budget 
request for fiscal year 2020 and the CPSC's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan 
can be found at: www.cpsc.gov/about-cpsc/agency-reports/performance-and-budget.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

    Section 4(j) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) (15 U.S.C. 
2053(j)) requires the Commission to establish an agenda for action 
under the laws the Commission administers, and to the extent feasible, 
select priorities for action at least 30 days before the beginning of 
each fiscal year. Section 4(j) of the CPSA provides further that before 
establishing its agenda and priorities, the Commission conduct a public 
hearing and provide an opportunity for the submission of comments.

II. Oral Presentations and Submission of Written Comments

    The Commission is preparing the agency's fiscal year 2020 Operating 
Plan and fiscal year 2021 Congressional Budget Request. Fiscal year 
2020 begins on October 1, 2019, and fiscal year 2021 begins on October 
1, 2020. Through this notice, the Commission invites the public to 
comment on the following questions:
    1. What are the priorities the Commission should consider 
emphasizing and dedicating resources toward in the fiscal year 2020 
Operating Plan and/or the fiscal year 2021 Congressional Budget 
Request?
    2. What activities should the Commission consider deemphasizing in 
the fiscal year 2020 Operating Plan and/or the fiscal year 2021 
Congressional Budget Request?
    3. What retrospective review of rules should the Commission 
consider in the fiscal year 2020 Operating Plan and/or the fiscal year 
2021 Congressional Budget Request?
    4. The CPSC's programs will align with the strategic goals outlined 
in the CPSC's 2018-2022 Strategic Plan. The CPSC's fiscal year 2020 
Budget Request is based on four agency priorities: (1) Focusing the 
agency's resources on the highest-priority consumer product safety 
risks; (2) continuing to support import surveillance by operating, 
maintaining, and developing the Risk Assessment Methodology (RAM) 
system to identify and stop noncompliant imported products from 
entering the U.S. marketplace; (3) emphasizing collaboration, outreach, 
and education by engaging all stakeholders through forums, advisory 
groups, seminars, webinars, technical stakeholder-to-government 
discussions, and workshops; and (4) expanding the sources and types of 
data analysis used to identify and assess hazards and inform solutions 
to address identified hazards. The Commission requests comments on the 
priorities as presented in the FY 2020 Budget Request. The CPSC's 
Budget Request for fiscal year 2020 can be found at: www.cpsc.gov/about-cpsc/agency-reports/performance-and-budget. The Commission also 
requests comments on whether the Commission should consider making any 
changes or adjustments to the agency's proposed or ongoing safety 
standards activities, regulation and enforcement efforts in fiscal 
years 2020 and 2021 (16 CFR 1009.8). Comments are welcome on whether 
particular action items should be higher priority than others, should 
not be included, or should be added to the fiscal year 2020 and/or 
fiscal year 2021 agendas.
    Persons who desire to make oral presentations at the hearing on May 
1, 2019 should send an email, call, or write Alberta E. Mills, Division 
of the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East-
West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; email: cpsc-os@cpsc.gov; telephone: 
(301) 504-7923; facsimile (301) 504-0127 not later than 5 p.m. EDT on 
April 17, 2019. Requests to make oral presentations and texts of the 
presentation must be received not later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 
2019. Presentations should be limited to approximately 10 minutes. The 
Commission reserves the right to impose further time limitations on all 
presentations and further restrictions to avoid duplication of 
presentations.
    If you do not want to make an oral presentation, but would like to 
provide written comments, you may do so. Please submit written comments 
in the manner described in the previous paragraph. Written comments 
must be received no later than 5 p.m. EDT on April 17, 2019.

Alberta E. Mills,
Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
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