Sunshine Act Meetings, 39894 [2020-14428]

Download as PDF 39894 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 128 / Thursday, July 2, 2020 / Notices species and their critical habitats; navigation and navigable waters; induced flooding; employment and incomes; land use; property values; tax revenues; population and housing; community and regional growth; environmental justice; community cohesion; public services; recreation; transportation and traffic; utilities and community service systems; and cumulative effects of related projects in the study area. 6. Environmental Consultation and Review. The proposed Action is being coordinated with a number of federal, state, regional, and local agencies. In accordance with relevant environmental laws and regulations, CEMVN will consult with the following agencies: USFWS under the Fish and Wildlife Coordination Act; USFWS and NMFS under the Endangered Species Act; NMFS under the Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act; and, the ACHP, Louisiana SHPO, and the appropriate Tribal Historic Preservation Officers under the National Historic Preservation Act and integrated NHPA/EIS process. On March 15, 2018, NMFS issued a Marine Mammal Protection Act (MMPA) waiver pursuant to Title II, Section 20201 of the Bipartisan Budget Act of 2018 and Section 101(a)(3)(A) of the MMPA for the Mid-Barataria Sediment Diversion, Mid-Breton Sound Sediment Diversion, and Calcasieu Ship Channel Salinity Control Measures. 7. Availability. The draft EIS is presently scheduled to be available for public review and comment on November 9, 2022. All comments received throughout the review process will become part of the project file for the proposed Breton SD project and will be subject to public release. Edward E. Belk, Jr., Director of Programs. [FR Doc. 2020–14031 Filed 7–1–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3720–58–P ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION Sunshine Act Meetings U.S. Election Assistance Commission. ACTION: Sunshine Act Notice; Notice of Public Hearing Agenda. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Public Hearing: U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards Board Annual Meeting. DATES: Friday, July 24, 2020 1:30 p.m.– 3:30p.m. Eastern. ADDRESSES: Virtual via Zoom. SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:18 Jul 01, 2020 Jkt 250001 The hearing is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the U.S. Election Assistance Commission YouTube Channel: https:// www.youtube.com/channel/ UCpN6i0g2rlF4ITWhwvBwwZw. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kristen Muthig, Telephone: (202) 897– 9285, Email: kmuthig@eac.gov. 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 annual meeting of the EAC Standards Board to discuss the proposed Voluntary Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Requirements as submitted by the Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board will hold their 2020 Annual Meeting primarily to discuss the proposed VVSG 2.0 Requirements. This meeting will include a question and answer discussion between board members. Staff from NIST and the EAC will be available to answer questions, and provide information on the VVSG process and the proposed VVSG 2.0 Requirements. Board members will also review FACA Board membership guidelines and policies with EAC Associate Counsel and receive a general update about the EAC from the Executive Director. The Board will also elect a new member to the Executive Board Committee and consider amendments to the Bylaws. Background: The VVSG 2.0 Requirements were published for a 90day public comment period that concluded on June 22, 2020. The first VVSG public hearing on March 27, 2020 covered an introduction to the VVSG process as well a high-level overview of the proposed VVSG 2.0 requirements. A recording of the hearing is available on the EAC’s website. The second public hearing on May 6, 2020 addressed the importance of VVSG 2.0 at the state and local level, and the consideration of accessibility and security in VVSG 2.0. A recording of the second hearing is available on the EAC’s website. The third public hearing on May 20, 2020 included discussions with voting system manufacturers and voting system testing labs. A recording of the third hearing is available on the EAC’s website. The EAC Board of Advisors held their annual meeting to discuss the VVSG 2.0 on June 16, 2020. A recording of the hearing is available on the EAC’s website. PO 00000 Frm 00026 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The TGDC unanimously approved to recommend VVSG 2.0 Requirements on February 7, 2020, and sent the Requirements to the then EAC Acting Executive Director via the Director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), in the capacity of the Chair of the TGDC on March 9, 2020. Upon adoption, the VVSG 2.0 would become the fifth iteration of national level voting system standards. The Federal Election Commission published the first two sets of federal standards in 1990 and 2002. The EAC then adopted Version 1.0 of the VVSG on December 13, 2005. In an effort to update and improve version 1.0 of the VVSG, on March 31, 2015, the EAC commissioners unanimously approved VVSG 1.1. 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. Amanda Joiner, Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission. 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[FR Doc No: 2020-14428]


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ELECTION ASSISTANCE COMMISSION


Sunshine Act Meetings

AGENCY: U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

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

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SUMMARY: Public Hearing: U.S. Election Assistance Commission Standards 
Board Annual Meeting.

DATES: Friday, July 24, 2020 1:30 p.m.-3:30p.m. Eastern.

ADDRESSES: 
    Virtual via Zoom.
    The hearing is open to the public and will be livestreamed on the 
U.S. Election Assistance Commission YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpN6i0g2rlF4ITWhwvBwwZw.

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

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 annual 
meeting of the EAC Standards Board to discuss the proposed Voluntary 
Voting System Guidelines (VVSG) 2.0 Requirements as submitted by the 
Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC).
    Agenda: The U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards 
Board will hold their 2020 Annual Meeting primarily to discuss the 
proposed VVSG 2.0 Requirements. This meeting will include a question 
and answer discussion between board members. Staff from NIST and the 
EAC will be available to answer questions, and provide information on 
the VVSG process and the proposed VVSG 2.0 Requirements.
    Board members will also review FACA Board membership guidelines and 
policies with EAC Associate Counsel and receive a general update about 
the EAC from the Executive Director. The Board will also elect a new 
member to the Executive Board Committee and consider amendments to the 
Bylaws.
    Background: The VVSG 2.0 Requirements were published for a 90-day 
public comment period that concluded on June 22, 2020. The first VVSG 
public hearing on March 27, 2020 covered an introduction to the VVSG 
process as well a high-level overview of the proposed VVSG 2.0 
requirements. A recording of the hearing is available on the EAC's 
website. The second public hearing on May 6, 2020 addressed the 
importance of VVSG 2.0 at the state and local level, and the 
consideration of accessibility and security in VVSG 2.0. A recording of 
the second hearing is available on the EAC's website. The third public 
hearing on May 20, 2020 included discussions with voting system 
manufacturers and voting system testing labs. A recording of the third 
hearing is available on the EAC's website. The EAC Board of Advisors 
held their annual meeting to discuss the VVSG 2.0 on June 16, 2020. A 
recording of the hearing is available on the EAC's website.
    The TGDC unanimously approved to recommend VVSG 2.0 Requirements on 
February 7, 2020, and sent the Requirements to the then EAC Acting 
Executive Director via the Director of the National Institute of 
Standards and Technology (NIST), in the capacity of the Chair of the 
TGDC on March 9, 2020. Upon adoption, the VVSG 2.0 would become the 
fifth iteration of national level voting system standards. The Federal 
Election Commission published the first two sets of federal standards 
in 1990 and 2002. The EAC then adopted Version 1.0 of the VVSG on 
December 13, 2005. In an effort to update and improve version 1.0 of 
the VVSG, on March 31, 2015, the EAC commissioners unanimously approved 
VVSG 1.1.
    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.

Amanda Joiner,
Associate Counsel, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.
[FR Doc. 2020-14428 Filed 6-30-20; 4:15 pm]
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