National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting, 37238-37239 [2019-16234]

Download as PDF 37238 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2019 / Notices The applicant is requesting authority to reorganize its existing zone to include all of the existing sites as ‘‘magnet’’ sites. The ASF allows for the possible exemption of one magnet site from the ‘‘sunset’’ time limits that generally apply to sites under the ASF, and the applicant proposes that Site 1 be so exempted. No subzones/usage-driven sites are being requested at this time. In accordance with the FTZ Board’s regulations, Christopher Kemp of the FTZ Staff is designated examiner to evaluate and analyze the facts and information presented in the application and case record and to report findings and recommendations to the FTZ Board. Public comment is invited from interested parties. Submissions shall be addressed to the FTZ Board’s Executive Secretary and sent to: ftz@trade.gov. The closing period for their receipt is September 30, 2019. Rebuttal comments in response to material submitted during the foregoing period may be submitted during the subsequent 15-day period to October 15, 2019. A copy of the application will be available for public inspection in the ‘‘Reading Room’’ section of the FTZ Board’s website, which is accessible via www.trade.gov/ftz. For further information, contact Christopher Kemp at Christopher.Kemp@trade.gov or (202) 482–0862. Whereas, the Board adopted the alternative site framework (ASF) (15 CFR Sec. 400.2(c)) as an option for the establishment or reorganization of zones; Whereas, the Lewiston-Auburn Economic Growth Council, grantee of Foreign-Trade Zone 263, submitted an application to the Board (FTZ Docket B– 79–2018, docketed December 19, 2018) for authority to expand the service area of the zone to include York County, Maine, as described in the application, adjacent to the Portland, Maine Customs and Border Protection port of entry; Whereas, notice inviting public comment was given in the Federal Register (83 FR 66675, December 27, 2018) and the application has been processed pursuant to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations; and, Whereas, the Board adopts the findings and recommendations of the examiner’s report, and finds that the requirements of the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations are satisfied; Now, therefore, the Board hereby orders: The application to reorganize FTZ 263 to expand the service area under the ASF is approved, subject to the FTZ Act and the Board’s regulations, including Section 400.13, and to the Board’s standard 2,000-acre activation limit for the zone. Dated: July 25, 2019. Elizabeth Whiteman, Acting Executive Secretary. Dated: July 25, 2019. Jeffrey I. Kessler, Assistant Secretary for Enforcement and Compliance, Alternate Chairman, ForeignTrade Zones Board. [FR Doc. 2019–16323 Filed 7–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P [FR Doc. 2019–16324 Filed 7–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Foreign-Trade Zones Board DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE [Order No. 2085] National Institute of Standards and Technology jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Reorganization of Foreign-Trade Zone 263, (Expansion of Service Area) Under Alternative Site Framework, LewistonAuburn, Maine Pursuant to its authority under the Foreign-Trade Zones Act of June 18, 1934, as amended (19 U.S.C. 81a–81u), the Foreign-Trade Zones Board (the Board) adopts the following Order: Whereas, the Foreign-Trade Zones (FTZ) Act provides for ‘‘. . . the establishment . . . of foreign-trade zones in ports of entry of the United States, to expedite and encourage foreign commerce, and for other purposes,’’ and authorizes the Board to grant to qualified corporations the privilege of establishing foreign-trade zones in or adjacent to U.S. Customs and Border Protection ports of entry; VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Jul 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of open meeting. AGENCY: The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory Committee (Committee) will hold an open in-person meeting on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the progress of the NCST technical investigation to study building failures and emergency response and evacuation during Hurricane Maria, which made landfall SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00009 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/ disaster-failure-studies/nationalconstruction-safety-team-ncst/advisorycommittee. The NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. DATES: The meeting will be held in person in the Portrait Room of Building 101, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. For instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Davis, Management and Program Analyst, Disaster and Failure Studies Program, Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604. Benjamin Davis’ email address is Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov; and his phone number is (301) 975–6071. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established pursuant to Section 11 of the NCST Act (Pub. L. 107–231, codified at 15 U.S.C. 7301 et seq.). The Committee is currently composed of six members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established records of distinguished service in their professional community and their knowledge of issues affecting the National Construction Safety Teams. The Committee advises the Director of NIST on carrying out the NCST Act; reviews the procedures developed for conducting investigations; and reviews the reports issued documenting investigations. Background information on the NCST Act and information on the NCST Advisory Committee is available at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disasterfailure-studies/national-constructionsafety-team-ncst/advisory-committee. Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The meeting will be held in person in the Portrait Room of Building 101, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. The primary purposes of this meeting are to update the ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 147 / Wednesday, July 31, 2019 / Notices Committee on the progress of the NCST technical investigation to study building failures and emergency response and evacuation during Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on September 20, 2017, and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https:// www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failurestudies/national-construction-safetyteam-ncst/advisory-committee-meetings. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to items on the Committee’s agenda for this meeting are invited to request a place on the agenda. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the conclusion of the meeting for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. Public comments can be provided in person or by teleconference attendance. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered during this period. All those wishing to speak must submit their request by email to the attention of Benjamin Davis at Benjamin.Davis@ nist.gov, by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, August 23, 2019. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who wish to speak but cannot be accommodated on the agenda, and those who are unable to attend are invited to submit written statements to the NCST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–8604, or electronically by email to Benjamin.Davis@nist.gov. All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting in person must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, August 9, 2019, to attend. Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number to Benjamin Davis at Benjamin.Davis@ nist.gov; his phone number is (301) 975– 8912. Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact Mr. Davis. 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:09 Jul 30, 2019 Jkt 247001 (Pub. 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 visit: http:// www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–16234 Filed 7–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of Commerce. ACTION: Notice of closed meeting. AGENCY: The Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Judges Panel) will meet in closed session on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The entire meeting will be closed to the public. DATES: The meeting will be held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Fangmeyer, Director, Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899–1020, telephone number (301) 975–2360, email robert.fangmeyer@ nist.gov. ADDRESSES: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 15 U.S.C. 3711a(d)(1) and the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award will meet on Wednesday, August 21, 2019, from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern time. The Judges Panel is composed of twelve members, appointed by the Secretary of Commerce, with a balanced representation from U.S. service, manufacturing, nonprofit, education, and health care industries. Members are selected for their familiarity with quality improvement operations and competitiveness issues of manufacturing companies, service companies, small businesses, nonprofits, health care providers, and educational institutions. The purpose of this meeting is to review the results of examiners’ scoring of written applications. Panel members will vote on which applicants merit site visits by examiners to verify the accuracy of quality improvements claimed by applicants. The meeting is closed to the public in order to protect the proprietary data to be examined and discussed. The Chief Financial Officer and Assistant Secretary for Administration, with the concurrence of the Assistant General Counsel for Employment, Litigation and Information, formally determined on July 1, 2019 pursuant to Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended by Section 5(c) of the Government in the Sunshine Act, Public Law 94–409, that the meeting of the Judges Panel may be closed to the public in accordance with 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(4), because the meeting is likely to disclose trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person which is privileged or confidential, and 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) because the meeting is likely to disclose information the premature disclosure of which would, in the case of any agency, be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of a proposed agency action. The meeting, which involves examination of current Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award (Award) applicant data from U.S. organizations and a discussion of these data as compared to the Award criteria in order to recommend Award recipients, will be closed to the public. Kevin Kimball, NIST Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–16235 Filed 7–30–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the PO 00000 Frm 00010 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 37239 E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 147 (Wednesday, July 31, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 37238-37239]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-16234]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Institute of Standards and Technology


National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting

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

ACTION: Notice of open meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Construction Safety Team (NCST) Advisory 
Committee (Committee) will hold an open in-person meeting on Friday, 
September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time. The 
primary purposes of this meeting are to update the Committee on the 
progress of the NCST technical investigation to study building failures 
and emergency response and evacuation during Hurricane Maria, which 
made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico on September 20, 
2017, and the implementation of recommendations from previous NCST 
investigations, including the Joplin tornado investigation. The agenda 
may change to accommodate Committee business. The final agenda will be 
posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee.

DATES: The NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Friday, September 6, 
2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in person in the Portrait Room of 
Building 101, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. For 
instructions on how to participate in the meeting, please see the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Benjamin Davis, Management and Program 
Analyst, Disaster and Failure Studies Program, Engineering Laboratory, 
NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8615, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-
8604. Benjamin Davis' email address is [email protected]; and his 
phone number is (301) 975-6071.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee was established pursuant to 
Section 11 of the NCST Act (Pub. L. 107-231, codified at 15 U.S.C. 7301 
et seq.). The Committee is currently composed of six members, appointed 
by the Director of NIST, who were selected on the basis of established 
records of distinguished service in their professional community and 
their knowledge of issues affecting the National Construction Safety 
Teams. The Committee advises the Director of NIST on carrying out the 
NCST Act; reviews the procedures developed for conducting 
investigations; and reviews the reports issued documenting 
investigations. Background information on the NCST Act and information 
on the NCST Advisory Committee is available at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the NCST Advisory Committee 
will meet on Friday, September 6, 2019, from 8:30 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. 
Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The meeting will 
be held in person in the Portrait Room of Building 101, NIST, 100 
Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899. The primary purposes of 
this meeting are to update the

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Committee on the progress of the NCST technical investigation to study 
building failures and emergency response and evacuation during 
Hurricane Maria, which made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto 
Rico on September 20, 2017, and the implementation of recommendations 
from previous NCST investigations, including the Joplin tornado 
investigation. The agenda may change to accommodate Committee business. 
The final agenda will be posted on the NIST website at https://www.nist.gov/topics/disaster-failure-studies/national-construction-safety-team-ncst/advisory-committee-meetings.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to 
offer comments and suggestions related to items on the Committee's 
agenda for this meeting are invited to request a place on the agenda. 
Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the conclusion of 
the meeting for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on 
a first-come, first-served basis. Public comments can be provided in 
person or by teleconference attendance. The amount of time per speaker 
will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to 
be three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered 
during this period. All those wishing to speak must submit their 
request by email to the attention of Benjamin Davis at 
[email protected], by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, August 23, 
2019.
    Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, those who 
wish to speak but cannot be accommodated on the agenda, and those who 
are unable to attend are invited to submit written statements to the 
NCST, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 100 Bureau Drive, 
MS 8604, Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604, or electronically by email 
to [email protected].
    All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be 
admitted. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting in person must register 
by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Friday, August 9, 2019, to attend. Please 
submit your full name, email address, and phone number to Benjamin 
Davis at [email protected]; his phone number is (301) 975-8912. 
Non-U.S. citizens must submit additional information; please contact 
Mr. Davis. 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 (Pub. 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 visit: 
http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/.

Kevin A. Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2019-16234 Filed 7-30-19; 8:45 am]
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