National Construction Safety Team Advisory Committee Meeting, 64276-64277 [2019-25183]

Download as PDF 64276 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2019 / Notices and discuss the work of the private sector contractor, which assists the NIST Director in administering the Award, and information received from NIST and from the Chair of the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award in order to make such suggestions for the improvement of the Award process as the Board deems necessary. The Board shall make an annual report on the results of Award activities to the Director of NIST, along with its recommendations for the improvement of the Award process. The agenda will include: Report from the Judges Panel of the Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award, Baldrige Program Business Plan Status Report, Baldrige Foundation Fundraising Update, Products and Services Update, and Recommendations for the NIST Director. The agenda may change to accommodate Board business. The final agenda will be posted on the NIST Baldrige Performance Excellence website at http://www.nist.gov/baldrige/ community/overseers.cfm. The meeting will be open to the public. Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to offer comments and suggestions related to the Board’s affairs are invited to request a place on the agenda. On December 10, 2019, approximately one-half hour will be reserved in the afternoon for public comments, and speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received, but is likely to be about 3 minutes each. The exact time for public comments will be included in the final agenda that will be posted on the Baldrige website at http:// www.nist.gov/baldrige/community/ overseers.cfm. 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 attend in person are invited to submit written statements to the Baldrige Performance Excellence Program, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 1020, Gaithersburg, Maryland, 20899–1020, via fax at 301–975–4967 or electronically by email to robyn.verner@ nist.gov. All visitors to the National Institute of Standards and Technology site must pre-register to be admitted. Please submit your name, time of arrival, email address and phone number to Robyn Verner no later than 8:00 a.m. Eastern Time, Tuesday, December 10, 2019 and she will provide you with instructions for admittance. Non-U.S. citizens must VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Nov 20, 2019 Jkt 250001 submit additional information and should contact Ms. Verner for instructions. Ms. Verner’s email address is robyn.verner@nist.gov and her phone number is (301) 975–2361. 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 contact Ms. Verner or visit: http://www.nist.gov/public_ affairs/visitor/. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–25184 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Institute of Standards and Technology 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 meeting via teleconference on Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee’s annual report to Congress. 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. DATES: The NCST Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public and will be held via teleconference. There will be no central meeting location. Interested members of the public will be able to participate in the meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee’s annual report due to Congress. 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-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. Public comments can be provided via email or by teleconference attendance. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved for public comments; speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number of requests received. 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 E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 225 / Thursday, November 21, 2019 / Notices p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, November 25, 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. Anyone wishing to attend this meeting via teleconference must register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, November 25, 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) 975–6071. Kevin A. Kimball, Chief of Staff. [FR Doc. 2019–25183 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–13–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce will submit to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Marine Recreational Information Program Social Network Analysis InPerson Survey. OMB Control Number: 0648–xxxx. Form Number(s): None. Type of Request: Regular (new collection). Number of Respondents: 180. Average Hours per Response: 0.5. Burden Hours: 90. Needs and Uses: NOAA Fisheries needs to educate and inform anglers about Marine Recreational Information Programs (MRIP) generally, and the agency is looking to identify how and where anglers get and share their information to more effectively communicate with recreational anglers on data collection issues by focusing communications efforts on important channels. In 2020, MRIP will conduct the Social Network Analysis In-Person Survey, which is the follow up to the 2019 Social Network Analysis Mail Survey. The subsequent analysis will VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:41 Nov 20, 2019 Jkt 250001 allow MRIP to more effectively engage with its audiences by identifying key influencers and information pathways, and identifying the areas of greatest need and greatest opportunity for relationship-building. Data gathered will include angler use of and trust in different sources and channels of fisheries management information. These data will be used to identify key information sources for recreational anglers, evaluate regional differences in information sources, and evaluate recreational angler confidence in management and data collection efforts. The information obtained will allow MRIP to more effectively communicate with recreational anglers on data collection issues by focusing communications efforts on important network channels. Affected Public: Individuals or Households. Frequency: One-time reporting. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. This information collection request may be viewed at reginfo.gov. Follow the instructions to view Department of Commerce collections currently under review by OMB. Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to OIRA_Submission@ omb.eop.gov or fax to (202) 395–5806. Sheleen Dumas, Departmental Lead PRA Officer, Office of the Chief Information Officer, Commerce Department. [FR Doc. 2019–25232 Filed 11–20–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration [RTID 0648–XT025] Atlantic Highly Migratory Species; Exempted Fishing, Scientific Research, Display, and Shark Research Fishery Permits; Letters of Acknowledgment National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce. ACTION: Notice of intent; request for comments; public webinar. AGENCY: NMFS announces its intent to issue exempted fishing permits (EFPs), scientific research permits (SRPs), display permits, letters of acknowledgment (LOAs), and shark research fishery permits for Atlantic highly migratory species (HMS) in 2020. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64277 EFPs and related permits would authorize collection of a limited number of HMS, including tunas, swordfish, billfishes, and sharks, from Federal waters in the Atlantic Ocean, Caribbean Sea, and Gulf of Mexico for the purposes of scientific research, data collection, the investigation of bycatch, and public display, among other things. LOAs acknowledge that scientific research activity aboard a scientific research vessel is being conducted. Generally, EFPs and related permits would be valid from the date of issuance through December 31, 2020, unless otherwise specified, subject to the terms and conditions of individual permits. This notice also schedules a public webinar/conference call for applicants, during which NMFS will provide a general overview of the EFP program and hold a question and answer session. DATES: Written comments received in response to this notice will be considered by NMFS when issuing EFPs and related permits and must be received on or before December 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted by any of the following methods: • Electronic Submission: Submit all electronic public comments via the Federal e-Rulemaking Portal. Go to www.regulations.gov/ #!docketDetail;D=NOAA-NMFS-20190132, click the ‘‘Comment Now’’ icon, complete the required fields, and enter or attach your comments. • Mail: Craig Cockrell, Highly Migratory Species Management Division (F/SF1), NMFS, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver Spring, MD 20910. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Craig Cockrell, phone: (301) 427–8503. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Issuance of EFPs and related permits are necessary because HMS regulations (e.g., regarding fishing seasons, prohibited species, authorized gear, closed areas, and minimum sizes) may otherwise prohibit the collection of live animals and/or biological samples for data collection and public display purposes or may otherwise prohibit certain fishing activity that NMFS has an interest in permitting or acknowledging. Pursuant to 50 CFR parts 600 and 635, a NMFS Regional Administrator or Director may authorize, for limited testing, public display, data collection, exploratory fishing, compensation fishing, conservation engineering, health and safety surveys, environmental cleanup, and/or hazard removal purposes, the target or incidental harvest of species managed under an FMP or fishery E:\FR\FM\21NON1.SGM 21NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 225 (Thursday, November 21, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Pages 64276-64277]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25183]


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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 meeting via teleconference on 
Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time. The 
primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's annual 
report to Congress. 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 Monday, December 2, 
2019, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. Eastern Time.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. 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 Monday, December 2, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. 
Eastern Time. The meeting will be open to the public and will be held 
via teleconference. There will be no central meeting location. 
Interested members of the public will be able to participate in the 
meeting from remote locations by calling into a central phone number. 
The primary purpose of this meeting is to finalize the Committee's 
annual report due to Congress. 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. 
Public comments can be provided via email or by teleconference 
attendance. Approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved for public 
comments; speaking times will be assigned on a first-come, first-served 
basis. The amount of time per speaker will be determined by the number 
of requests received. 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

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p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, November 25, 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].
    Anyone wishing to attend this meeting via teleconference must 
register by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday, November 25, 2019, to 
attend. Please submit your full name, email address, and phone number 
to Benjamin Davis at [email protected]; his phone number is (301) 
975-6071.

Kevin A. Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2019-25183 Filed 11-20-19; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 3510-13-P