Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting, 14348-14349 [2019-07098]

Download as PDF 14348 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES Director of NIST, to the Secretary and the Congress such additional reports on specific policy matters as it deems appropriate. 15 U.S.C. 278(h)(2). 3. The Committee will function solely as an advisory body, in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. 4. The Committee shall report to the Director of NIST. Membership 1. The Director of NIST shall appoint the members of the Committee. Members shall be selected on a clear, standardized basis, in accordance with applicable Department of Commerce guidance. 15 U.S.C. 278(a). Members shall be selected solely on the basis of established records of distinguished service; shall provide representation of a cross-section of traditional and emerging United States industries; and shall be eminent in fields such as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment, and international relations. No employee of the Federal Government shall serve as a member of the Committee. 15 U.S.C. 278(b). 2. Members of the Committee shall serve as Special Government Employees (SGEs) and will be subject to the ethics standards applicable to SGEs. 3. The Committee shall consist of not fewer than nine members appointed by the Director of NIST, a majority of whom shall be from United States industry. 15 U.S.C. 278(a). The term of office of each member of the Committee shall be three years, except that vacancy appointments shall be for the remainder of the unexpired term of the vacancy. 15 U.S.C. 278(c)(1). Members shall serve at the discretion of the Director of NIST. 4. Any person who has completed two consecutive full terms of service on the Committee shall be ineligible for appointment for a third term during the one-year period following the expiration o the second term. 15 U.S.C. 278(c)(1). 5. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 278(f), the Committee chairperson and vice chairperson shall be elected by the members of the Committee at each annual meeting occurring in an evennumbered year. The vice chairperson shall perform the duties of the chairperson in his or her absence. In case a vacancy occurs in the position of the chairperson or vice chairperson, the Committee shall elect a member to fill such vacancy. 6. Members of the Committee will not be compensated for their services, but will, upon request, be allowed travel expenses in accordance with 5 U.S.C. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:36 Apr 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 5701 et seq., while attending meetings of the Committee or of its subcommittees, or while otherwise performing duties at the request of the chairperson, while away from their homes or a regular place of business. 7. Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 278(g), the Committee may, with the concurrence of a majority of its members, permit the appointment of a staff consisting of not more than four professional staff members and such clerical staff members as may be necessary. Such staff members shall be appointed by the Director after consultation with the chairperson of the Committee and assigned at the direction of the Committee. 8. Subcommittees: Pursuant to 15 U.S.C. 278(e), the Committee shall have an executive committee, and may delegate to it such powers and functions of the Committee as it deems appropriate. The Committee and/or the Director of NIST may establish such other subcommittees, task forces, and working groups consisting of members from the parent Committee as may be necessary, subject to the provisions of FACA, the FACA implementing regulations, and applicable Department of Commerce guidance. Subcommittees must report back to the Committee and any recommendations based on their work will be deliberated and agreed upon by the Committee prior to dissemination to NIST. Miscellaneous 1. Meetings of the VCAT usually take place at the NIST headquarters in Gaithersburg, Maryland. The Committee will meet at least twice each year at the call of the chairperson or whenever onethird of the members so request in writing. The Committee shall not act in the absence of a quorum, which shall consist of a majority of the members of the Committee not having a conflict of interest in the matter being considered by the Committee. 15 U.S.C. 278(d). 2. Generally, Committee meetings are open to the public. Nomination Information 1. Nominations are sought from all fields described above. 2. Nominees should have established records of distinguished service and shall be eminent in fields such as business, research, new product development, engineering, labor, education, management consulting, environment and international relations. The category (field of eminence) for which the candidate is qualified should be specified in the nomination letter. Nominations for a particular category should come from organizations or PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 individuals within that category. A summary of the candidate’s qualifications should be included with the nomination, including (where applicable) current or former service on Federal advisory boards and Federal employment. In addition, each nomination letter should state that the candidate agrees to the nomination, acknowledges the responsibilities of serving on the VCAT, and will actively participate in good faith in the tasks of the VCAT. 3. The Department of Commerce is committed to equal opportunity in the workplace and seeks a broad-based and diverse VCAT membership. Kevin A. Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–07100 Filed 4–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)’s Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee) will hold an open meeting on Tuesday August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Heritage Room, Administration Building 101, at NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899, with an option to participate via teleconference or webinar. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Faecke, Management and Program Analyst, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Ms. Faecke’s email address is tina.faecke@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–5911. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 69 / Wednesday, April 10, 2019 / Notices jbell on DSK30RV082PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: Section 103 of the NEHRP Reauthorization Act of 2004 (Public Law 108–360), 42 U.S.C. 7704(a)(5), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Committee is composed of 12 members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for their established records of distinguished service in their professional community, their knowledge of issues affecting NEHRP, and to reflect the wide diversity of technical disciplines, competencies, and communities involved in earthquake hazards reduction. In addition, the Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee serves as an exofficio member of the Committee. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will meet on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The primary purpose of this meeting is for the Committee to finalize their 2019 biennial Report on the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda and any meeting materials will be posted on the NEHRP website at http:// nehrp.gov/. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee’s business are invited to request a place on the agenda. On August 20, 2019, approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the beginning of the meeting for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be about three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate are invited to submit written statements to ACEHR, National Institute of Standards and Technology, Mail Stop 8604, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, via fax at (301) 975–4032, or electronically by email to tina.faecke@ nist.gov. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your full name, estimated time of arrival, email address, and phone number to Tina Faecke by 5:00 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:36 Apr 09, 2019 Jkt 247001 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Ms. Faecke. Ms. Tina Faecke’s email address is tina.faecke@nist.gov, and her phone number is (301) 975–5911. If you wish to participate via teleconference or webinar, please submit your full name, affiliation, and phone number to Ms. Faecke by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, August 6, 2019. After preregistering, participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join the teleconference or webinar remotely. For participants attending in person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST, can only accept a state-issued driver’s license or identification card for access to federal facilities if such license or identification card is issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 (P.L. 109–13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID compliance. NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in lieu of a state-issued driver’s license. For detailed information please contact Ms. Faecke at (301) 975–5911 or visit: http:// www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–07098 Filed 4–9–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration RIN 0648–XG933 South Atlantic Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of public meetings. AGENCY: The South Atlantic Fishery Management Council’s (Council) will hold a meeting of the Snapper Grouper Advisory Panel (AP) in April. DATES: The Snapper Grouper AP meeting will take place April 24, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m., April 25, from 8:30 a.m. until 5 p.m., and April 26, from 8:30 a.m. until 12 p.m. ADDRESSES: Meeting address: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, 4831 Tanger Outlet Blvd., Charleston, SC 29418. Council address: South Atlantic Fishery Management Council, 4055 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00011 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14349 Faber Place Drive, Suite 201, N. Charleston, SC 29406. Kim Iverson, Public Information Officer, SAFMC; phone: (843) 571–4366 or toll free: (866) SAFMC–10; fax: (843) 769– 4520; email: kim.iverson@safmc.net. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Snapper Grouper AP meeting is open to the public and will be available via webinar as it occurs. Registration is required. Webinar registration information, a public comment form, and other meeting materials will be posted to the Council’s website at: http://safmc.net/safmc-meetings/ current-advisory-panel-meetings/ as it becomes available. Agenda items for the Snapper Grouper AP meeting include the following: A review and update on amendments to fishery management plans that are currently under development by the Council or undergoing Secretarial review that impact the snapper grouper fishery; a review of draft Regulatory Amendment 29 to the Snapper Grouper Fishery Management Plan (FMP) addressing best fishing practices with the AP providing recommendations on how to define a descending device ; a review and discussion of the draft Acceptable Biological Catch Control Rule Amendment with AP members providing recommendations on risk ratings for managed stocks; and a review of the proposed management actions and alternatives in the draft Recreational Accountability Measures Amendment. The AP will also draft a Fishery Performance Report for blueline tilefish; receive a presentation on the results of recent Recreational Workshops conducted by the American Sportfishing Association, Coastal Conservation Association, and Yamaha Marine Group; receive a presentation from the Permits Office at the NOAA Fisheries’ Southeast Regional Office; a presentation on the Effects of Recreational Management Actions on Select Snapper Grouper Species; an update on the Council’s Citizen Science Program, and discuss spearfishing in the snapper grouper fishery. In addition, the AP will review the objectives as listed in the Snapper Grouper FMP. The AP will also elect a new Chair and ViceChair. The AP will develop recommendations as necessary for consideration by the Council’s Snapper Grouper Committee. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Special Accommodations These meetings are physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for auxiliary aids should be E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 69 (Wednesday, April 10, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14348-14349]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-07098]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting

AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of 
Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s 
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee) 
will hold an open meeting on Tuesday August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 
a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Heritage Room, 
Administration Building 101, at NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, 
Maryland 20899, with an option to participate via teleconference or 
webinar. Please note admittance instructions under the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Faecke, Management and Program 
Analyst, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP), 
Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604, 
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604. Ms. Faecke's email address is 
[email protected] and her phone number is (301) 975-5911.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Authority: Section 103 of the NEHRP Reauthorization Act of 2004 
(Public Law 108-360), 42 U.S.C. 7704(a)(5), and the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Committee is composed of 
12 members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected for 
their established records of distinguished service in their 
professional community, their knowledge of issues affecting NEHRP, and 
to reflect the wide diversity of technical disciplines, competencies, 
and communities involved in earthquake hazards reduction. In addition, 
the Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey Scientific Earthquake 
Studies Advisory Committee serves as an ex-officio member of the 
Committee.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will meet on 
Tuesday, August 20, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time and 
Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Eastern Time. 
The meeting will be open to the public. The primary purpose of this 
meeting is for the Committee to finalize their 2019 biennial Report on 
the Effectiveness of the NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate 
Committee business. The final agenda and any meeting materials will be 
posted on the NEHRP website at http://nehrp.gov/.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee's business are 
invited to request a place on the agenda. On August 20, 2019, 
approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the beginning of 
the meeting for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on 
a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be 
determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be about 
three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered 
during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral 
statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated 
on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate are invited to 
submit written statements to ACEHR, National Institute of Standards and 
Technology, Mail Stop 8604, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899, 
via fax at (301) 975-4032, or electronically by email to 
[email protected].
    All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be 
admitted. Please submit your full name, estimated time of arrival, 
email address, and phone number to Tina Faecke by 5:00 p.m. Eastern 
Time, Tuesday, August 6, 2019. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional 
information; please contact Ms. Faecke. Ms. Tina Faecke's email address 
is [email protected], and her phone number is (301) 975-5911. If you 
wish to participate via teleconference or webinar, please submit your 
full name, affiliation, and phone number to Ms. Faecke by 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time, Tuesday, August 6, 2019. After pre-registering, 
participants will be provided with detailed instructions on how to join 
the teleconference or webinar remotely. For participants attending in 
person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST, can only 
accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card for 
access to federal facilities if such license or identification card is 
issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005 (P.L. 
109-13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID compliance. 
NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued identification in 
lieu of a state-issued driver's license. For detailed information 
please contact Ms. Faecke at (301) 975-5911 or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/.

Kevin A. Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2019-07098 Filed 4-9-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-13-P