Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors, 26673-26674 [2020-09489]

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Except for reimbursement of official Board-related travel and per diem, members serve without compensation. The public or interested organizations may submit written statements to the Board’s membership about its mission and functions. Written statements may be submitted at any time or in response to the stated agenda of planned meeting of the Board. All written statements should be submitted to the Board’s DFO, who will ensure that the written statements are provided to the membership for consideration. Dated: April 30, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2020–09577 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors AGENCY: PO 00000 Department of the Navy, DoD. Frm 00018 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26673 Notice of partially closed meeting. ACTION: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors, hereafter ‘‘Board,’’ will take place. DATES: Open to the public, June 1, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Closed to the public, June 1, 2020, from 11 a.m. to noon (12 p.m.). ADDRESSES: This a virtual meeting that will be broadcasted live from the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Escort is not required. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Major Raphael Thalakottur, USMC, Executive Secretary to the Board of Visitors, Office of the Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402–5000, 410–293–1503, thalakot@ usna.edu, or visit https:// www.usna.edu/PAO/Superintendent/ bov.php. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), the General Services Administration’s (GSA) Federal Advisory Committee Management Final Rule (41 CFR part 102–3). Purpose of Meeting: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will meet to make such inquiry, as the Board deems necessary, into the state of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy. SUMMARY: Agenda Proposed meeting agenda for June 1st, 2020. 0830–0900 Assemble/Members log on (Broadcasted to Public) 0900 Call to Order (Broadcasted to Public) 0900–1055 Business Session (Broadcasted to Public) 1055–1100 Break (Broadcasted to Public) 1100–1200 Executive Session (Closed to Public) Current details on the board of visitors may be found at https:// www.usna.edu/PAO/Superintendent/ bov.php The executive session of the meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. on June 1st, 2020, will consist of discussions of new and pending administrative or minor disciplinary infractions and non- E:\FR\FM\05MYN1.SGM 05MYN1 khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES 26674 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 87 / Tuesday, May 5, 2020 / Notices judicial punishments involving midshipmen attending the Naval Academy to include but not limited to, individual honor or conduct violations within the Brigade, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. For this reason, the executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public, as the discussion of such information cannot be adequately segregated from other topics, which precludes opening the executive session of this meeting to the public. Accordingly, the (Acting) Secretary of the Navy, in consultation with the Department of the Navy General Counsel, has determined in writing that the meeting shall be partially closed to the public because the discussions during the executive session from 11 a.m. to noon (12 p.m.) will be concerned with matters protected under sections 552b(c) (5), (6), and (7) of title 5, United States Code. Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552b. Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to FACA and 41 CFR 102–3.140, this meeting is virtually open to the public. This meeting will be broadcasted live from the United States Naval Academy to include audio and video. The broadcast will be close captioned for the duration of the public portion of the meeting. The link to view the meeting will be posted at https://www.usna.edu/ PAO/Superintendent/bov.php fortyeight hours prior to the meeting. Due to expected health directives in light of COVID–19, the public cannot be accommodated to attend the meeting in person. Written Statements: Per Section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 102– 3.105(j) and 102–3.140, interested persons may submit a written statement for consideration at any time, but should be received by the Designated Federal Officer a least 15 business days prior to the meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Board for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written statements should be submitted via mail to 121 Blake Rd, Annapolis MD 21402. Please note that since the Board operates under the provisions of the FACA, as amended, all submitted comments and public presentations will be treated as public documents and will be made available for public inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the board website. VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:16 May 04, 2020 Jkt 250001 Dated: April 28, 2020. D.J. Antenucci, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–09489 Filed 5–4–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION Notice of Investigation and Record Requests You may also access documents of the Department published in the Federal Register by using the article search feature at www.federalregister.gov. Specifically, through the advanced search feature at this site, you can limit your search to documents published by the Department. Reed D. Rubinstein, Principal Deputy General Counsel, Delegated the Authority to Perform the Functions and Duties of the General Counsel. Office of the General Counsel, Department of Education. ACTION: Notice. Appendix—Letter to University of Texas System The Department publishes a letter, dated April 24, 2020, notifying the University of Texas System of an investigation related to the University of Texas System’s reports of defined gifts and contracts, including restricted and conditional gifts or contracts, from or with a statutorily defined foreign source. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Patrick Shaheen, U.S. Department of Education, Office of the General Counsel, 400 Maryland Avenue SW, Room 6E300, Washington, DC 20202. Telephone: (202) 453–6339. Email: Patrick.Shaheen@ed.gov. If you use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) or a text telephone (TTY), call the Federal Relay Service, toll free, at 1–800–877–8339. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department publishes this letter, dated April 24, 2020, notifying the University of Texas System of an investigation related to the University of Texas System’s reports of defined gifts and contracts, including restricted and conditional gifts or contracts, from or with a statutorily defined foreign source. The letter to the University of Texas System is in the Appendix of this notice. Accessible Format: Individuals with disabilities can obtain this document in an accessible format (e.g., braille, large print, audiotape, or compact disc) on request to the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Electronic Access to This Document: The official version of this document is the document published in the Federal Register. You may access the official edition of the Federal Register and the Code of Federal Regulations at www.govinfo.gov. At this site you can view this document, as well as all other documents of this Department published in the Federal Register, in text or Portable Document Format (PDF). To use PDF you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, which is available free at the site. James B. Milliken, Chancellor Office of the Chancellor The University of Texas System 210 West 7th St. Austin, TX 78701 AGENCY: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00019 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 April 24, 2020 Re: Notice of 20 U.S.C. 1011f Investigation and Record Request/ University of Texas System Dear Chancellor Milliken: Section 117 of the Higher Education Act of 1965 (20 U.S.C. 1011f) requires institutions of higher education (IHEs), including the University of Texas System (UT), to fully report statutorily defined gifts, contracts, and/or restricted and conditional gifts or contracts from or with a foreign source to the U.S. Department of Education (Department). These reports are posted at https:// studentaid.ed.gov/sa/about/data-center/ school/foreign-gifts. According to UT’s Medical Branch (UTMB), it is responsible for the operation of the Galveston National Laboratory (GNL) under UTMB’s Institute for Human Infections and Immunity. GNL, in turn, has substantial contractual relations with a maximum biocontainment laboratory (MCL) in Wuhan, China (Wuhan MCL) (also known as the Wuhan Institute of Virology) which is upon information and belief owned by the Chinese government’s Chinese Academy of Sciences. See https://www.utmb.edu/ gnl/news/2018/11/28/scientificdiplomacy-and-internationalcooperation-key-say-bsl4-directors; https://nationalinterest.org/blog/ coronavirus/wuhan-institute-virologyorigin-coronavirus-or-conspiracynonsense-144082; https:// www.foxnews.com/world/wuhanlaboratory-china-coronaviruscontroversy. 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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 87 (Tuesday, May 5, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26673-26674]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-09489]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting.

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SUMMARY: The DoD is publishing this notice to announce that the 
following Federal Advisory Committee meeting of the U.S. Naval Academy 
Board of Visitors, hereafter ``Board,'' will take place.

DATES: Open to the public, June 1, 2020, from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. Closed 
to the public, June 1, 2020, from 11 a.m. to noon (12 p.m.).

ADDRESSES: This a virtual meeting that will be broadcasted live from 
the United States Naval Academy in Annapolis, MD. Escort is not 
required.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Major Raphael Thalakottur, USMC, 
Executive Secretary to the Board of Visitors, Office of the 
Superintendent, U.S. Naval Academy, Annapolis, MD 21402-5000, 410-293-
1503, [email protected], or visit https://www.usna.edu/PAO/Superintendent/bov.php.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This meeting is being held under the 
provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) of 1972 (5 
U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in the Sunshine Act of 
1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended), the General Services Administration's 
(GSA) Federal Advisory Committee Management Final Rule (41 CFR part 
102-3).
    Purpose of Meeting: The U.S. Naval Academy Board of Visitors will 
meet to make such inquiry, as the Board deems necessary, into the state 
of morale and discipline, the curriculum, instruction, physical 
equipment, fiscal affairs, and academic methods of the Naval Academy.

Agenda

    Proposed meeting agenda for June 1st, 2020.

0830-0900 Assemble/Members log on (Broadcasted to Public)
0900 Call to Order (Broadcasted to Public)
0900-1055 Business Session (Broadcasted to Public)
1055-1100 Break (Broadcasted to Public)
1100-1200 Executive Session (Closed to Public)
    Current details on the board of visitors may be found at https://www.usna.edu/PAO/Superintendent/bov.php
    The executive session of the meeting from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
on June 1st, 2020, will consist of discussions of new and pending 
administrative or minor disciplinary infractions and non-

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judicial punishments involving midshipmen attending the Naval Academy 
to include but not limited to, individual honor or conduct violations 
within the Brigade, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly 
unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. For this reason, the 
executive session of this meeting will be closed to the public, as the 
discussion of such information cannot be adequately segregated from 
other topics, which precludes opening the executive session of this 
meeting to the public. Accordingly, the (Acting) Secretary of the Navy, 
in consultation with the Department of the Navy General Counsel, has 
determined in writing that the meeting shall be partially closed to the 
public because the discussions during the executive session from 11 
a.m. to noon (12 p.m.) will be concerned with matters protected under 
sections 552b(c) (5), (6), and (7) of title 5, United States Code.
    Authority: 5 U.S.C. 552b.
    Meeting Accessibility: Pursuant to FACA and 41 CFR 102-3.140, this 
meeting is virtually open to the public. This meeting will be 
broadcasted live from the United States Naval Academy to include audio 
and video. The broadcast will be close captioned for the duration of 
the public portion of the meeting. The link to view the meeting will be 
posted at https://www.usna.edu/PAO/Superintendent/bov.php forty-eight 
hours prior to the meeting. Due to expected health directives in light 
of COVID-19, the public cannot be accommodated to attend the meeting in 
person.
    Written Statements: Per Section 10(a)(3) of the FACA and 41 CFR 
102-3.105(j) and 102-3.140, interested persons may submit a written 
statement for consideration at any time, but should be received by the 
Designated Federal Officer a least 15 business days prior to the 
meeting date so that the comments may be made available to the Board 
for their consideration prior to the meeting. Written statements should 
be submitted via mail to 121 Blake Rd, Annapolis MD 21402. Please note 
that since the Board operates under the provisions of the FACA, as 
amended, all submitted comments and public presentations will be 
treated as public documents and will be made available for public 
inspection, including, but not limited to, being posted on the board 
website.

    Dated: April 28, 2020.
D.J. Antenucci,
Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register 
Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-09489 Filed 5-4-20; 8:45 am]
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