Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities; Arts and Artifacts Indemnity Panel Advisory Committee
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, notice is hereby given that the Federal Council on the Arts and the Humanities will hold a meeting of the Arts and Artifacts Domestic Indemnity Panel.
Submission for OMB Review, Comment Request, Proposed Collection: “Museums Empowered: Professional Development and Capacity Building Opportunities for Museums”-A Museums for America Special Initiative
The Institute of Museum and Library Service (``IMLS'') as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, conducts a pre-clearance consultation program to provide the general public and federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing collections of information in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.). This program helps to ensure that requested data can be provided in the desired format, reporting burden (time and financial resources) is minimized, collection instruments are clearly understood, and the impact of collection requirements on respondents can be properly assessed. A copy of the proposed information collection request can be obtained by contacting the individual listed below in the ADDRESSES section of this notice.
Federal Advisory Committee on International Exhibitions (FACIE) Panel Meeting
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given that a meeting of the Federal Advisory Committee on International Exhibitions (FACIE) Panel will be held by teleconference from the National Endowment for the Arts, Constitution Center, 400 7th St. SW., Washington, DC 20506 as follows (all meetings are Eastern time and ending times are approximate): Federal Advisory Committee on International Exhibitions (application review): This meeting will be closed.
Arts Advisory Panel Meetings
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, notice is hereby given that 3 meetings of the Arts Advisory Panel to the National Council on the Arts will be held by teleconference unless otherwise noted.
Regulations Implementing the FOIA Improvement Act of 2016
On June 30, 2016, President Obama signed the Freedom of Information Act (``FOIA'') Improvement Act of 2016 (the ``FOIA Improvement Act''). Section 3 of the FOIA Improvement Act requires, that not later than 180 days after the date of its enactment, the head of each agency review and revise the agency's regulations to implement the FOIA Improvement Act's amendments. The FOIA Improvement Act specifically requires that the regulations of each agency include procedures for engaging in dispute resolution through the FOIA Public Liaison and the Office of Government Information Services. After undertaking a review of its FOIA regulations in accordance with Section 3 of the FOIA Improvement Act, NEH is revising its FOIA regulations to incorporate the statutory mandates.