Public Hearing: Election Response to COVID-19 Administering Elections During the Coronavirus Crisis, 21221 [2020-08027]

Download as PDF jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 74 / Thursday, April 16, 2020 / Notices information collection request by selecting ‘‘Department of Education’’ under ‘‘Currently Under Review,’’ then check ‘‘Only Show ICR for Public Comment’’ checkbox. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Alfreida Pettiford, 202–245–6110. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. 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Call-in information will be available at https:// www.eac.gov and a recording will be available on the EAC website at a later date. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Purpose: In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act (Sunshine Act), Public Law 94–409, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552b), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will conduct a virtual hearing to discuss issues facing state and local election officials regarding elections and the COVID–19 pandemic, including considerations regarding the expansion of voting by mail and absentee voting. Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host a virtual hearing to discuss the administration of federal elections during the COVID–19 pandemic. During this hearing, EAC Commissioners will hear panelists present on major considerations for expanding vote by mail options for the remaining primaries and the general election and considerations for inperson voting. Panelists will include state and local election officials, and other representatives from the elections administration field. Other considerations such as accessibility for voters with disabilities and ensuring secure elections will also be discussed. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Application To Rescind Presidential Permit; Application for Presidential Permit; Champlain Hudson Power Express, Inc. and CHPE, LLC Office of Electricity, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: Champlain Hudson Power Express, Inc. (CHPEI) and CHPE, LLC (together, the Applicants) have filed a joint application to voluntarily transfer ownership of the facilities owned by CHPEI and authorized for cross-border electric power transmission by Presidential Permit No. PP–362, to CHPE, LLC. The application requests that the Department of Energy (DOE) rescind the Presidential permit held by CHPEI and simultaneously issue a permit to CHPE, LLC covering the same international transmission facilities. DATES: Comments, protests, or motions to intervene must be submitted on or before May 18, 2020. SUMMARY: Comments or motions to intervene should be addressed to Christopher Lawrence, Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Christopher Lawrence (Program Office) at 202–586–5260 or by email to Christopher.Lawrence@hq.doe.gov, or Christopher Drake (Attorney-Adviser) at 202–586–2919 or by email to Christopher.Drake@hq.doe.gov. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 74 (Thursday, April 16, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Page 21221]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-08027]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Public Hearing: Election Response to COVID-19 Administering 
Elections During the Coronavirus Crisis

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

ACTION: Sunshine Act Notice; Notice of Public Hearing Agenda.

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DATES: Wednesday, April 22, 2020 1:00 p.m.-3:00 p.m. Eastern.

ADDRESSES: Virtual via Zoom. The hearing is open to the public and will 
be available through Zoom. Call-in information will be available at 
https://www.eac.gov and a recording will be available on the EAC 
website at a later date.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Purpose: In accordance with the Government in the Sunshine Act 
(Sunshine Act), Public Law 94-409, as amended (5 U.S.C. 552b), the U.S. 
Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will conduct a virtual hearing to 
discuss issues facing state and local election officials regarding 
elections and the COVID-19 pandemic, including considerations regarding 
the expansion of voting by mail and absentee voting.
    Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) will host a 
virtual hearing to discuss the administration of federal elections 
during the COVID-19 pandemic. During this hearing, EAC Commissioners 
will hear panelists present on major considerations for expanding vote 
by mail options for the remaining primaries and the general election 
and considerations for in-person voting. Panelists will include state 
and local election officials, and other representatives from the 
elections administration field. Other considerations such as 
accessibility for voters with disabilities and ensuring secure 
elections will also be discussed. The full agenda will be posted in 
advance on the EAC website: https://www.eac.gov.
    Status: This hearing will be open to the public.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Muthig, Telephone: (202) 897-
9285, Email: [email protected].

Amanda Joiner,
Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
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