National Call for Nominations for Site-Specific Advisory Councils, 65070-65072 [2020-22701]

Download as PDF 65070 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES apparent South Right-of Way line of U.S. Highway 70, Section 8, Township 5 South, Range 2 East, Indian Meridian, Carter County, Oklahoma AND the Northwest Quarter (NW/4) of the Northeast Quarter (NE/ 4) of Section 17, Township 5 South, Range 2 East, Indian Meridian, Carter County, Oklahoma, more particularly described as follows: BEGINNING from the Southwest Corner of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 8; THENCE N00°09′28″ W along the West line of the Northwest Quarter, a distance of 289.13 feet to the Southwest Corner of a Tract recorded in Book 5917 on Page 297 in the Office of the Carter County Clerk; THENCE along the boundary of said Tract for the following Two Courses; 1. Thence N89°50′32″ E, a distance of 172.75 feet; 2. 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All bearings contained in this legal description were based upon True North. Prepared on this date, June 10, 2019 by Obert D. Bennett, RPLS No. 1471 Oklahoma. SURFACE ONLY. Tara Sweeney, Assistant Secretary—Indian Affairs. [FR Doc. 2020–22666 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4337–15–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [18X LLWO600000.L18200000.XP0000] National Call for Nominations for SiteSpecific Advisory Councils Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to four of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) citizens’ advisory committees affiliated with specific sites on the BLM’s National Conservation Lands. The four advisory committees provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on the development and implementation of management plans in accordance with the statutes under which the sites were established. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 All nominations must be received no later than November 13, 2020. DATES: Nominations and completed applications should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Richardson, BLM Office of Communications, 1849 C Street NW, Room 5614, Washington, DC 20240; email: crichardson@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Richardson during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizenbased advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The rules governing advisory councils are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. Individuals may nominate themselves or others for appointment by the Secretary. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographic area of the advisory council. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations. Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. ADDRESSES: Oregon/Washington San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC) Marcia deChadene`des, BLM San Juan Islands National Monument Manager, P.O. Box 3, 37 Washburn Place, Lopez Island, WA 98261; Phone: (360) 468– 3051. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES To Apply to the San Juan Islands MAC: Nomination forms and instructions can be obtained online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/ sanjuan-mac-app.pdf. All applications must be accompanied by letters of reference that describe the nominee’s experience and qualifications to serve on the San Juan Islands MAC from any represented interests or organizations, a completed MAC application, and any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. The MAC consists of 12 members that include two representatives of recreation and tourism interests; two representatives of wildlife and ecological interests; two representatives of cultural and heritage interests; two public-at-large representatives; one representative of Tribal interests; one representative of local government; one representative of education and interpretation interests; and one representative of private landowners. Steens Mountain Advisory Council (SMAC) Tara Thissell, BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, OR 97738; Phone: (541) 573–4519. To Apply to the SMAC: Nomination forms and instructions can be obtained by mail through phone request or online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/ files/1120-019_0.pdf. All applications must be accompanied by letters of reference that describe the nominee’s experience and qualifications to serve on the SMAC from any represented interests or organizations, a completed SMAC application, and any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. The SMAC consists of 13 members that include a private landowner in the Steens Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area (CMPA) appointed from nominees submitted by the County Court for Harney County, Oregon; two representatives who are grazing permittees on Federal lands in the CMPA, appointed from nominees submitted by the County Court for Harney County, Oregon; a representative interested in fish and recreational fishing in the CMPA, appointed from nominees submitted by the Governor of Oregon; a representative of the Burns Paiute Tribe, appointed from nominees submitted by the Burns Paiute Tribe; two representatives who are recognized environmental representatives, one of whom shall represent the State as a whole, and one of whom is from the local area, appointed from nominees submitted by the Governor of Oregon; a representative who participates in what is commonly called dispersed VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 Oct 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 recreation, such as hiking, camping, nature viewing, nature photography, bird watching, horseback riding, or trail walking, appointed from nominees submitted by the Oregon State Director of BLM; a representative who is a recreational permit holder or is a representative of a commercial recreation operation in the CMPA, appointed from nominees submitted jointly by the Oregon State Director of BLM and the County Court for Harney County, Oregon; a representative who participates in what is commonly called mechanized or consumptive recreation, such as hunting, fishing, off-road driving, hang gliding, or parasailing, appointed from nominees submitted by the Oregon State Director of BLM; a representative with expertise and interest in wild horse management on Steens Mountain, appointed from nominees submitted by the Oregon State Director of BLM; a representative who has no financial interest in the CMPA to represent statewide interests, appointed from nominees submitted by the Governor of Oregon; and one non-voting representative nominated by the Governor of Oregon, to serve as the State government liaison to the Council. Utah Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC) Lynn McAloon, BLM Canyon Country District Office, 82 East Dogwood, Moab, UT 84532; phone: (435) 259–2187. To Apply to the Bears Ears MAC: Nomination forms and instructions are available online at https://www.blm.gov/ sites/blm.gov/files/1120-019_0.pdf. Nominees should note the interest area(s) they are applying to represent on their application. All applications must be accompanied by letters of reference that describe the nominee’s experience and qualifications to serve on the Bears Ears MAC from any represented interests or organizations, a completed MAC application, and any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. The MAC consists of 15 members that include an elected official from San Juan County representing the County; a representative of State government; a representative with paleontological expertise; a representative with archaeological or historic expertise; a representative of the conservation community; a representative of livestock grazing permittees within the Monument; two representatives of Tribal interests; two representatives of developed outdoor recreation, offhighway vehicle users, or commercial recreation activities, including, for PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65071 example, commercial/charter or recreation fishing; a representative of dispersed recreational activities, including, for example, hunting and shooting sports; a representative of private landowners; a representative of local business owners; and, two representatives of the public-at-large, including, for example, sportsmen and sportswomen communities. Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC) David Hercher, BLM Paria River District Office, 669 South Highway 89A, Kanab, UT 84741; phone: (435) 644– 1209. To Apply to the Grand Staircase– Escalante MAC: Nomination forms and instructions are available online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/ 1120-019_0.pdf. Nominees should note the interest area(s) they are applying to represent on their application. All applications must be accompanied by letters of reference that describe the nominee’s experience and qualifications to serve on the Grand Staircase-Escalante MAC from any represented interests or organizations, a completed MAC application, and any other information that speaks to the nominee’s qualifications. The MAC consists of 15 members that include an elected official from Garfield County representing the County; an elected official from Kane County representing the County; a representative of State government; a representative of Tribal government with ancestral interest in the Monument; a representative of the educational community; a representative of the conservation community; a representative of developed outdoor recreation, offhighway vehicle users, or commercial recreation activities, including, for example, an outfitter or guide operating within the monument; a representative of dispersed recreation; a livestock grazing permittee operating within the Monument to represent grazing permittees; a representative of private landowners; a representative of local business owners; and a representative of the public-at- large, including, for example, sportsmen and sportswomen communities. Additionally, three representatives are appointed as special Government employees, one for each of the following areas of expertise: a representative with expertise in systems ecology; a representative with expertise in paleontology; and a representative with expertise in archaeology or history. As appropriate, certain MAC members may be appointed as special Government employees (SGEs). Please be aware that applicants selected to E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1 65072 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 199 / Wednesday, October 14, 2020 / Notices serve as SGEs will be required, prior to appointment, to file a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report in order to avoid involvement in real or apparent conflicts of interest. You may find a copy of the Confidential Financial Disclosure Report at the following Web site: https://www.doi.gov/ethics/ogeform-450. Additionally, after appointment, members appointed as SGEs will be required to meet applicable financial disclosure and ethics training requirements. Please contact (202) 202–208–7960 or DOI_ Ethics@sol.doi.gov with any questions about the ethics requirements for members appointed as SGEs. (Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4–1) Matthew Buffington, Assistant Director for Communications. [FR Doc. 2020–22701 Filed 10–13–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–84–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [18X LLWO600000.L18200000.XP0000] FY2020 National Call for Nominations for Resource Advisory Councils Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of call for nominations. AGENCY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations for 11 of the Bureau of Land Management’s (BLM) statewide and regional Resource Advisory Councils (RAC) located in the West that have vacant positions and/or members whose terms are scheduled to expire. These RACs provide advice and recommendations to the BLM on land use planning and management of the National System of Public Lands within their geographic areas. DATES: All nominations must be received no later than November 13, 2020. SUMMARY: Nominations and completed applications should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Richardson, BLM Communications, 1849 C Street NW, Room 5614, Washington, DC 20240, email: crichardson@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact Ms. Richardson during normal business hours. The FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 Oct 13, 2020 Jkt 253001 to leave a message or question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act (FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to establish 10- to 15-member citizenbased advisory councils that are consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA). As required by FACA, RAC membership must be balanced and representative of the various interests concerned with the management of the public lands. The rules governing RACs are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784. The RACs include the following three membership categories: Category One—Holders of Federal grazing permits or leases within the area for which the RAC is organized; represent interests associated with transportation or rights-of-way; represent developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle users, or commercial recreation activities, including, for example, commercial/ charter or recreational fishing; represent the commercial timber industry; or represent energy and mineral development. Category Two—Representatives of nationally or regionally recognized environmental organizations; dispersed recreational activities, including, for example, hunting and shooting sports; archaeological and historical interests; or nationally or regionally recognized wild horse and burro interest groups. Category Three—Hold State, county, or local elected office; are employed by a State agency responsible for the management of natural resources, land, or water, including, for example, State/ local fire associations; represent Indian tribes within or adjacent to the area for which the RAC is organized; are employed as academicians in natural resource management or the natural sciences; or represent the affected public at large, including, for example, sportsmen and sportswomen communities. Individuals may nominate themselves or others. Nominees must be residents of the State in which the RAC has jurisdiction. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, training, experience, and knowledge of the geographic area of the RAC. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to collaborative resource decision-making. PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The following must accompany all nominations: —A completed RAC application, which can either be obtained through your local BLM office or online at: https:// www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/ 1120-019_0.pdf. —Letters of reference from represented interests or organizations; and —Any other information that addresses the nominee’s qualifications. Simultaneous with this notice, BLM State Offices will issue press releases providing additional information for submitting nominations. Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will be able to do so. Nominations and completed applications for RACs should be sent to the appropriate BLM offices listed below: Arizona Arizona RAC Dolores Garcia, BLM Arizona State Office, 1 North Central Avenue, Suite 800, Phoenix, AZ 85004; Phone: (602) 417–9241. California California Desert District Resource Advisory Council Michelle Van Der Linder, BLM California Desert District Office, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553; Phone: (951) 567– 1531. Northern California RAC Jeff Fontana, BLM Eagle Lake Field Office, 2550 Riverside Drive, Susanville, CA 96130; Phone: (530) 252–5332. Montana and Dakotas Western Montana RAC David Abrams, BLM Western Montana District Office, 106 North Parkmont, Butte, MT 59701; Phone: (406) 533–7617. New Mexico Southern New Mexico RAC Glen Garnand, BLM Roswell Field Office, 2909 West Second Street, Roswell, NM 88201; Phone: (575) 627– 0209. E:\FR\FM\14OCN1.SGM 14OCN1

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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Land Management

[18X LLWO600000.L18200000.XP0000]


National Call for Nominations for Site-Specific Advisory Councils

AGENCY: Bureau of Land Management, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of call for nominations.

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SUMMARY: The purpose of this notice is to request public nominations to 
four of the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) citizens' advisory 
committees affiliated with specific sites on the BLM's National 
Conservation Lands. The four advisory committees provide advice and 
recommendations to the BLM on the development and implementation of 
management plans in accordance with the statutes under which the sites 
were established.

DATES: All nominations must be received no later than November 13, 
2020.

ADDRESSES: Nominations and completed applications should be sent to the 
appropriate BLM offices listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section 
of this notice.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carrie Richardson, BLM Office of 
Communications, 1849 C Street NW, Room 5614, Washington, DC 20240; 
email: [email protected]. Persons who use a telecommunications device 
for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1-800-
877-8339 to contact Ms. Richardson during normal business hours. The 
FRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or 
question. You will receive a reply during normal business hours.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Land Policy and Management Act 
(FLPMA) directs the Secretary of the Interior to involve the public in 
planning and issues related to management of lands administered by the 
BLM. Section 309 of FLPMA (43 U.S.C. 1739) directs the Secretary to 
establish 10- to 15-member citizen-based advisory councils that are 
consistent with the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The rules governing 
advisory councils are found at 43 CFR subpart 1784.
    Individuals may nominate themselves or others for appointment by 
the Secretary. The BLM will evaluate nominees based on their education, 
training, experience, and knowledge of the geographic area of the 
advisory council. Nominees should demonstrate a commitment to 
collaborative resource decision-making. Simultaneous with this notice, 
BLM State Offices will issue press releases providing additional 
information for submitting nominations.
    Before including any address, phone number, email address, or other 
personal identifying information in the application, nominees should be 
aware this information may be made publicly available at any time. 
While the nominee can ask to withhold the personal identifying 
information from public review, the BLM cannot guarantee that it will 
be able to do so.

Oregon/Washington

San Juan Islands National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC)

    Marcia deChaden[egrave]des, BLM San Juan Islands National Monument 
Manager, P.O. Box 3, 37 Washburn Place, Lopez Island, WA 98261; Phone: 
(360) 468-3051.

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    To Apply to the San Juan Islands MAC: Nomination forms and 
instructions can be obtained online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/sanjuan-mac-app.pdf. All applications must be accompanied 
by letters of reference that describe the nominee's experience and 
qualifications to serve on the San Juan Islands MAC from any 
represented interests or organizations, a completed MAC application, 
and any other information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications. 
The MAC consists of 12 members that include two representatives of 
recreation and tourism interests; two representatives of wildlife and 
ecological interests; two representatives of cultural and heritage 
interests; two public-at-large representatives; one representative of 
Tribal interests; one representative of local government; one 
representative of education and interpretation interests; and one 
representative of private landowners.

Steens Mountain Advisory Council (SMAC)

    Tara Thissell, BLM Burns District Office, 28910 Hwy 20 West, Hines, 
OR 97738; Phone: (541) 573-4519.
    To Apply to the SMAC: Nomination forms and instructions can be 
obtained by mail through phone request or online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/1120-019_0.pdf. All applications must 
be accompanied by letters of reference that describe the nominee's 
experience and qualifications to serve on the SMAC from any represented 
interests or organizations, a completed SMAC application, and any other 
information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications. The SMAC 
consists of 13 members that include a private landowner in the Steens 
Mountain Cooperative Management and Protection Area (CMPA) appointed 
from nominees submitted by the County Court for Harney County, Oregon; 
two representatives who are grazing permittees on Federal lands in the 
CMPA, appointed from nominees submitted by the County Court for Harney 
County, Oregon; a representative interested in fish and recreational 
fishing in the CMPA, appointed from nominees submitted by the Governor 
of Oregon; a representative of the Burns Paiute Tribe, appointed from 
nominees submitted by the Burns Paiute Tribe; two representatives who 
are recognized environmental representatives, one of whom shall 
represent the State as a whole, and one of whom is from the local area, 
appointed from nominees submitted by the Governor of Oregon; a 
representative who participates in what is commonly called dispersed 
recreation, such as hiking, camping, nature viewing, nature 
photography, bird watching, horseback riding, or trail walking, 
appointed from nominees submitted by the Oregon State Director of BLM; 
a representative who is a recreational permit holder or is a 
representative of a commercial recreation operation in the CMPA, 
appointed from nominees submitted jointly by the Oregon State Director 
of BLM and the County Court for Harney County, Oregon; a representative 
who participates in what is commonly called mechanized or consumptive 
recreation, such as hunting, fishing, off-road driving, hang gliding, 
or parasailing, appointed from nominees submitted by the Oregon State 
Director of BLM; a representative with expertise and interest in wild 
horse management on Steens Mountain, appointed from nominees submitted 
by the Oregon State Director of BLM; a representative who has no 
financial interest in the CMPA to represent statewide interests, 
appointed from nominees submitted by the Governor of Oregon; and one 
non-voting representative nominated by the Governor of Oregon, to serve 
as the State government liaison to the Council.

Utah

Bears Ears National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC)

    Lynn McAloon, BLM Canyon Country District Office, 82 East Dogwood, 
Moab, UT 84532; phone: (435) 259-2187.
    To Apply to the Bears Ears MAC: Nomination forms and instructions 
are available online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/1120-019_0.pdf.
    Nominees should note the interest area(s) they are applying to 
represent on their application. All applications must be accompanied by 
letters of reference that describe the nominee's experience and 
qualifications to serve on the Bears Ears MAC from any represented 
interests or organizations, a completed MAC application, and any other 
information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications. The MAC 
consists of 15 members that include an elected official from San Juan 
County representing the County; a representative of State government; a 
representative with paleontological expertise; a representative with 
archaeological or historic expertise; a representative of the 
conservation community; a representative of livestock grazing 
permittees within the Monument; two representatives of Tribal 
interests; two representatives of developed outdoor recreation, off-
highway vehicle users, or commercial recreation activities, including, 
for example, commercial/charter or recreation fishing; a representative 
of dispersed recreational activities, including, for example, hunting 
and shooting sports; a representative of private landowners; a 
representative of local business owners; and, two representatives of 
the public-at-large, including, for example, sportsmen and sportswomen 
communities.

Grand Staircase-Escalante National Monument Advisory Committee (MAC)

    David Hercher, BLM Paria River District Office, 669 South Highway 
89A, Kanab, UT 84741; phone: (435) 644-1209.
    To Apply to the Grand Staircase-Escalante MAC: Nomination forms and 
instructions are available online at https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/1120-019_0.pdf.
    Nominees should note the interest area(s) they are applying to 
represent on their application. All applications must be accompanied by 
letters of reference that describe the nominee's experience and 
qualifications to serve on the Grand Staircase-Escalante MAC from any 
represented interests or organizations, a completed MAC application, 
and any other information that speaks to the nominee's qualifications. 
The MAC consists of 15 members that include an elected official from 
Garfield County representing the County; an elected official from Kane 
County representing the County; a representative of State government; a 
representative of Tribal government with ancestral interest in the 
Monument; a representative of the educational community; a 
representative of the conservation community; a representative of 
developed outdoor recreation, off-highway vehicle users, or commercial 
recreation activities, including, for example, an outfitter or guide 
operating within the monument; a representative of dispersed 
recreation; a livestock grazing permittee operating within the Monument 
to represent grazing permittees; a representative of private 
landowners; a representative of local business owners; and a 
representative of the public-at- large, including, for example, 
sportsmen and sportswomen communities. Additionally, three 
representatives are appointed as special Government employees, one for 
each of the following areas of expertise: a representative with 
expertise in systems ecology; a representative with expertise in 
paleontology; and a representative with expertise in archaeology or 
history.
    As appropriate, certain MAC members may be appointed as special 
Government employees (SGEs). Please be aware that applicants selected 
to

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serve as SGEs will be required, prior to appointment, to file a 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report in order to avoid involvement 
in real or apparent conflicts of interest. You may find a copy of the 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report at the following Web site: 
https://www.doi.gov/ethics/oge-form-450. Additionally, after 
appointment, members appointed as SGEs will be required to meet 
applicable financial disclosure and ethics training requirements. 
Please contact (202) 202-208-7960 or [email protected] with any 
questions about the ethics requirements for members appointed as SGEs.

    (Authority: 43 CFR 1784.4-1)

Matthew Buffington,
Assistant Director for Communications.
[FR Doc. 2020-22701 Filed 10-13-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4310-84-P