Charter Re-Establishment for the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board, 55989-55990 [2019-22777]

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[FR Doc. 2019–22727 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–18–P JUSTICE DEPARTMENT National Institute of Corrections Charter Re-Establishment for the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board Re-establishment of Federal Advisory Committee. ACTION: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (FACA) and the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976, the National Institute of Corrections (NIC) gives notice that it is re-establishing the charter for the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board (hereafter referred to as ‘‘the Board’’). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaina Vanek, Advisory Board Designated Federal Officer for the National Institute of Corrections, 202– 514–4202 or svanek@bop.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The overall policy and operations of the NIC are under the supervision of the Board. In general, the NIC provides training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/program development assistance to Federal, state, and local corrections agencies; through cooperative agreements, awards funds to support program initiatives; and provides leadership to influence correctional policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging interest and concern to correctional executives and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 55989 practitioners as well as public policymakers. The Board will help develop long-range plans, advise on program development, and recommend guidance to assist the NIC’s efforts in these areas. The Board will also advise the Attorney General about the appointment of the Director of the NIC. The Board shall report to the Director of the NIC. The Director of NIC or his/ her designated representatives may act upon the Board’s advice and recommendations. Under 18 U.S.C. 4351(b) and (c), the Board shall consist of sixteen members. The following six individuals shall serve as members of the Board ex officio: The Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or his designee, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance or his designee, the Chairman of the United States Sentencing Commission or his designee, the Director of the Federal Judicial Center or his designee, the Administrator for the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention or his designee, and the Assistant Secretary for Human Development of the Department of Health and Human Services or his designee. The remaining ten members of the Board shall be selected by the Attorney General of the United States, after consultation with the Federal Bureau of Prisons and the NIC. Five of these shall be qualified as a practitioner (Federal, State, or local) in the field of corrections, probation, or parole, and shall serve for staggered three-year terms. Five of these members shall be from the private sector, such as business, labor, and education, having demonstrated an active interest in corrections, probation, or parole, and shall serve for staggered three-year terms. The NIC, when necessary, and consistent with the Board’s mission and NIC policies and procedures may establish subcommittees, task groups, or working groups deemed necessary to support the Board. Establishment of subcommittees will be based upon an identified and articulated need, a verbal or written vote by the Board, and approval by the NIC Director. The Board has established no permanent subcommittees. Any established subcommittees shall not work independently of the chartered Board, and shall report all of their recommendations and advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board; nor can any subcommittees or any of its members update or report directly to the NIC or any Federal officers or employees. All E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1 55990 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 202 / Friday, October 18, 2019 / Notices subcommittees operate under the provisions of the FACA (5 U.S.C. appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), governing Federal statutes and regulations, and governing NIC policies/procedures. The Board shall meet at the call of the Board’s Designated Federal Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of Committee meetings is two per year. In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in attendance at all Board and subcommittee meetings for the entire duration of each and every meeting; however, in the absence of the Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer shall attend the entire duration of the Committee or subcommittee meeting. Pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.105(j) and 102–3.140, the public or interested organizations may submit written statements to NIC Advisory Board’s membership about the Board’s mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of NIC Advisory Board. All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal Officer for the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board, and this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for their consideration. The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102–3.150, will announce planned meetings of the Department of Defense Historical Advisory Committee. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in question. Dated: October 15, 2019. Shaina Vanek, Acting Director and Advisory Board Designated Federal Officer, National Institute of Corrections. [FR Doc. 2019–22777 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF LABOR Employee Benefits Security Administration 199th Meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans; Notice of Meeting Pursuant to the authority contained in Section 512 of the Employee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974 (ERISA), 29 U.S.C. 1142, the 199th open meeting of the Advisory Council on Employee VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:37 Oct 17, 2019 Jkt 250001 Welfare and Pension Benefit Plans (also known as the ERISA Advisory Council) will be held on November 4–5, 2019. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Labor, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210 on November 4, from 2:00 p.m. to approximately 5:00 p.m. and on November 5, from 9:00 a.m. to approximately 3:30 p.m., with a break for lunch. The afternoon session on November 4 and the morning session on November 5 will be in C–5521 Room 4. The afternoon session on November 5 will take place in Room S–2508. The purpose of the sessions on November 4 and the morning of November 5 is for the Advisory Council members to finalize the recommendations they will present to the Secretary of Labor. At the November 5 afternoon session, the Council members will receive an update from leadership of the Employee Benefits Security Administration (EBSA) and present their recommendations. The Council recommendations will be on the following issues: (1) Beyond Plan Audit Compliance: Improving the Financial Statement Audit Process and (2) Permissive Transfers of Uncashed Checks from ERISA Plans to State Unclaimed Property Funds. Descriptions of these topics are available on the Advisory Council page of the Employee Benefits Security Administration website, at https:// www.dol.gov/agencies/ebsa/about-ebsa/ about-us/erisa-advisory-council. Organizations or members of the public wishing to submit a written statement may do so by submitting 30 copies on or before October 28, 2019 to Larry Good, Executive Secretary, ERISA Advisory Council, U.S. Department of Labor, Suite N–5623, 200 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20210. Statements also may be submitted as email attachments in word processing or pdf format transmitted to good.larry@ dol.gov. It is requested that statements not be included in the body of an email. Statements deemed relevant by the Advisory Council and received on or before October 28 will be included in the record of the meeting and made available through the EBSA Public Disclosure Room. Do not include any personally identifiable information (such as name, address, or other contact information) or confidential business information that you do not want publicly disclosed. Individuals or representatives of organizations wishing to address the Advisory Council should forward their requests to the Executive Secretary or telephone (202) 693–8668. Oral presentations will be limited to ten PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 minutes, time permitting, but an extended statement may be submitted for the record. Individuals with disabilities who need special accommodations should contact the Executive Secretary by October 28, 2019 at the address indicated. Signed at Washington, DC, this 10th day of October, 2019. Preston Rutledge, Assistant Secretary, Employee Benefits Security Administration. [FR Doc. 2019–22738 Filed 10–17–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4510–29–P NATIONAL SCIENCE FOUNDATION Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board The National Science Board’s Committee on National Science and Engineering Policy (SEP), pursuant to NSF regulations (45 CFR part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1862n–5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice of the scheduling of three related teleconference meetings for the transaction of National Science Board business, as follows: TIME AND DATE: (1) Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at 4:00–4:30 p.m. EDT; (2) Friday, October 25, 2019 at 1:00–2:00 p.m. EDT; and (3) Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 11:00–11:30 a.m. EDT. PLACE: These meetings will be held by teleconference at the National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. An audio link will be available for the public. Members of the public must contact the Board Office to request the public audio link by sending an email to nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov at least 24 hours prior to the teleconference. STATUS: Open. MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: For each open teleconference, the SEP Committee will hear a presentation on the revision plan for the specified Indicators 2020 Report, developed in response to reviews of the draft report from NSB members, federal agency stakeholders, and content experts. The SEP Committee will discuss and provide feedback to the Report authors on the revision plan. October 22, 2019 Report topic: Knowledge and Technology Intensive Industries October 25, 2019 Report topic: Academic R&D (reports ‘‘A’’ and ‘‘B’’) October 29, 2019 Report topic: Innovation E:\FR\FM\18OCN1.SGM 18OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 202 (Friday, October 18, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 55989-55990]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-22777]


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JUSTICE DEPARTMENT

National Institute of Corrections


Charter Re-Establishment for the National Institute of 
Corrections Advisory Board

ACTION: Re-establishment of Federal Advisory Committee.

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 
1972 (FACA) and the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976, the 
National Institute of Corrections (NIC) gives notice that it is re-
establishing the charter for the National Institute of Corrections 
Advisory Board (hereafter referred to as ``the Board'').

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Shaina Vanek, Advisory Board 
Designated Federal Officer for the National Institute of Corrections, 
202-514-4202 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The overall policy and operations of the NIC 
are under the supervision of the Board. In general, the NIC provides 
training, technical assistance, information services, and policy/
program development assistance to Federal, state, and local corrections 
agencies; through cooperative agreements, awards funds to support 
program initiatives; and provides leadership to influence correctional 
policies, practices, and operations nationwide in areas of emerging 
interest and concern to correctional executives and practitioners as 
well as public policymakers. The Board will help develop long-range 
plans, advise on program development, and recommend guidance to assist 
the NIC's efforts in these areas. The Board will also advise the 
Attorney General about the appointment of the Director of the NIC.
    The Board shall report to the Director of the NIC. The Director of 
NIC or his/her designated representatives may act upon the Board's 
advice and recommendations.
    Under 18 U.S.C. 4351(b) and (c), the Board shall consist of sixteen 
members. The following six individuals shall serve as members of the 
Board ex officio: The Director of the Federal Bureau of Prisons or his 
designee, the Director of the Bureau of Justice Assistance or his 
designee, the Chairman of the United States Sentencing Commission or 
his designee, the Director of the Federal Judicial Center or his 
designee, the Administrator for the Office of Juvenile Justice and 
Delinquency Prevention or his designee, and the Assistant Secretary for 
Human Development of the Department of Health and Human Services or his 
designee. The remaining ten members of the Board shall be selected by 
the Attorney General of the United States, after consultation with the 
Federal Bureau of Prisons and the NIC. Five of these shall be qualified 
as a practitioner (Federal, State, or local) in the field of 
corrections, probation, or parole, and shall serve for staggered three-
year terms. Five of these members shall be from the private sector, 
such as business, labor, and education, having demonstrated an active 
interest in corrections, probation, or parole, and shall serve for 
staggered three-year terms.
    The NIC, when necessary, and consistent with the Board's mission 
and NIC policies and procedures may establish subcommittees, task 
groups, or working groups deemed necessary to support the Board. 
Establishment of subcommittees will be based upon an identified and 
articulated need, a verbal or written vote by the Board, and approval 
by the NIC Director. The Board has established no permanent 
subcommittees.
    Any established subcommittees shall not work independently of the 
chartered Board, and shall report all of their recommendations and 
advice to the Board for full deliberation and discussion. Subcommittees 
have no authority to make decisions on behalf of the chartered Board; 
nor can any subcommittees or any of its members update or report 
directly to the NIC or any Federal officers or employees. All

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subcommittees operate under the provisions of the FACA (5 U.S.C. 
appendix), the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), 
governing Federal statutes and regulations, and governing NIC policies/
procedures.
    The Board shall meet at the call of the Board's Designated Federal 
Officer, in consultation with the Chairperson. The estimated number of 
Committee meetings is two per year.
    In addition, the Designated Federal Officer is required to be in 
attendance at all Board and subcommittee meetings for the entire 
duration of each and every meeting; however, in the absence of the 
Designated Federal Officer, the Alternate Designated Federal Officer 
shall attend the entire duration of the Committee or subcommittee 
meeting.
    Pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, the public or 
interested organizations may submit written statements to NIC Advisory 
Board's membership about the Board's mission and functions. Written 
statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated 
agenda of planned meeting of NIC Advisory Board.
    All written statements shall be submitted to the Designated Federal 
Officer for the National Institute of Corrections Advisory Board, and 
this individual will ensure that the written statements are provided to 
the membership for their consideration.
    The Designated Federal Officer, pursuant to 41 CFR 102-3.150, will 
announce planned meetings of the Department of Defense Historical 
Advisory Committee. The Designated Federal Officer, at that time, may 
provide additional guidance on the submission of written statements 
that are in response to the stated agenda for the planned meeting in 
question.

    Dated: October 15, 2019.
Shaina Vanek,
Acting Director and Advisory Board Designated Federal Officer, National 
Institute of Corrections.
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