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Proposed Information Collection-2018 Election Administration and Voting Survey; Comment Request
Document Number: 2017-18876
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-09-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the EAC announces an information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. The EAC intends to submit this proposed information collection (2018 Election Administration and Voting Survey) to the Director of the Office of Management and Budget for approval. The 2018 Election Administration and Voting Survey (Survey) asks election officials questions concerning voting and election administration. These questions request information concerning ballots cast; voter registration; overseas and military voting; Election Day activities; voting technology; and other important issues. The EAC issues the survey to meet its obligations under the Help America Vote Act to serve as national clearinghouse and resource for the compilation of information with respect to the administration of Federal elections; to fulfill both the EAC's and the Department of Defense Federal Voting Assistance Programs' (FVAP) quantitative State data collection requirements under the Uniformed and Overseas Citizens Absentee Voting Act (UOCAVA); and meet its National Voter Registration Act (NVRA) mandate to collect information from states concerning the impact of that statute on the administration of Federal Elections.
Technical Guidelines Development Committee
Document Number: 2017-17793
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-23
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), notice is hereby given that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission's (EAC) Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Monday, September 11, 2017 and Tuesday, September 12, 2017 at the U.S. Election Assistance Commission in Silver Spring, MD.
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2017-16778
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-08-08
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2017-09204
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-05-08
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting Notice; EAC Standards Board
Document Number: 2017-07401
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-04-12
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice; Notice of Public Hearing Agenda
Document Number: 2017-06219
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-03-28
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee
Document Number: 2017-01884
Type: Notice
Date: 2017-01-27
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The U.S. Election Assistance Commission announces that the Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Monday, February 13, 2017 and Tuesday, February 14, 2017 at the U.S. Access Board in Washington, DC.
Sunshine Act Notice of Public Meeting Agenda
Document Number: 2016-29592
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-12-08
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-21441
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-09-06
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting Notice; Public Meeting of the Technical Guidelines Development Committee
Document Number: 2016-20901
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-08-31
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), notice is hereby given that the U.S. Election Assistance Commission's (EAC) Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Thursday, September 15, 2016 and Friday, September 16, 2016 at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
Notice of Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-12177
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-05-23
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Meeting Notice
Document Number: 2016-08677
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-15
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Notice of Public Meeting for EAC Standards Board (Correction)
Document Number: 2016-08402
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-13
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
EAC is correcting the original notice that published on March 30, 2016 to reference that the meeting is being held in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), and to provide instructions on the submission of relevant public statements regarding the meeting. Purpose: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. Appendix 2), the U.S. Election Assistance Commission (EAC) Standards Board will meet to address its responsibilities under the Help America Vote Act of 2002 (HAVA), to present its views on issues in the administration of Federal elections, formulate recommendations to the EAC, and receive updates on EAC activities. Agenda: The Standards Board will receive an overview of EAC Agency Operations, and will receive updates on EAC Grants and Audits, EAC Testing and Certification, and EAC's New Web site Rollout. The Board will receive an update on the Status of State Testing and Certification Consortium. The Board will receive an update on the work of EAC's Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC). The Board will discuss and vote on recommendations from the TGDC. The Board will receive briefings from the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS), the Federal Voting Assistance Program (FVAP), and the United States Postal Service (USPS). The Standards Board will conduct committee breakout sessions and hear committee reports. The Board will discuss and vote on proposed Bylaws amendments, and will fill vacancies on the Executive Board of the Standards Board. The Executive Board will elect new officers, appoint Standards Board committee members and chairs, and consider other administrative matters.
Sunshine Act Meeting
Document Number: 2016-08398
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-04-11
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-07287
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-03-30
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Sunshine Act Notice
Document Number: 2016-01670
Type: Notice
Date: 2016-01-26
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
The Technical Guidelines Development Committee (TGDC) will meet in open session on Monday, February 8, 2016 and Tuesday, February 9, 2016 at the U.S. Access Board in Washington, DC.
Sunshine Act Meetings
Document Number: 2015-33082
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-12-31
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Agencies and Commissions
Minor Boundary Revision at Richmond National Battlefield Park
Document Number: 2015-22691
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The boundary of Richmond National Battlefield Park is modified to include 165.69 acres of land, more or less, located in Henrico County, Virginia, consisting of four parcels immediately adjoining the boundary of Richmond National Battlefield Park. Subsequent to the proposed boundary revision, the National Park Service will acquire the lands by purchase from The Civil War Preservation Trust, a nonprofit conservation organization.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-22619
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-09
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Notice of Intent To Prepare an Environmental Impact Statement for a Breach Management Plan for Fire Island National Seashore, New York
Document Number: 2015-22560
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) will prepare an Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for a Breach Management Plan at Fire Island National Seashore (Seashore), New York. The purpose of the Breach Management Plan is to address issues associated with a breach that developed within the Otis Pike Fire Island High Dune Wilderness at the Seashore. The Breach Management Plan and EIS process is needed to analyze all the feasible alternatives and to make a decision on whether or not to close the breach.
Amended Meeting Notice for the National Park Service Subsistence Resource Commission for the Cape Krusenstern National Monument
Document Number: 2015-22559
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-08
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (16 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting schedule of the Cape Krusenstern National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), July 22, 2015, meeting to September 17-18, 2015, at the Northwest Arctic Heritage Center in Kozebue, Alaska which was published in the Federal Register, Vol. 80, July 6, 2015, pp. 38461-38462. The SRC will meet on Thursday, September 17, 2015, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. or until business is completed on Friday, September 18, 2015. Teleconference participants must call the Cape Krusenstern National Monument office at (907) 442-3890 by Wednesday, September 16, 2015, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information.
National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board Meeting
Document Number: 2015-21952
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-04
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Notice is hereby given in furtherance of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), and Part 65 of title 36 of the Code of Federal Regulations, that a meeting of the National Historic Landmarks Committee of the National Park System Advisory Board will be held beginning at 10:00 a.m. on November 16, 2015, at the Charles Sumner School Museum and Archives. The meeting will continue beginning at 9:30 a.m. on November 17, 2015.
Notice of Open Public Meetings and Teleconferences for the National Park Service Alaska Region Subsistence Resource Commission Program
Document Number: 2015-21949
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-09-03
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
As required by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (16 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), the National Park Service (NPS) is hereby giving notice that the Aniakchak National Monument Subsistence Resource Commission (SRC), the Lake Clark National Park SRC and the Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will hold public meetings to develop and continue work on NPS subsistence program recommendations, and other related regulatory proposals and resource management issues. The NPS SRC program is authorized under Section 808 of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act, (16 U.S.C. 3118), title VIII. Aniakchak National Monument SRC Meeting/Teleconfernce Date and Location: The Aniakchak National Monument SRC will meet from 1:30 p.m. to 5 p.m. or until business is completed on Thursday, September 24, 2015, at the Chignik Lagoon Subsistence Hall in Chignik Lake, AK. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service office in King Salmon, AK at (907) 246-2154 or (907) 246-3305, by Thursday, September 17, 2015, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership contact Designated Federal Official Diane Chung, Superintendent, at (907) 442-3890, or via email at diane_chung@nps.gov or Linda Chisholm, Subsistence Coordinator, at (907) 246-2154, or via email at linda_chisholm or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644- 3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Lake Clark National Park SRC Meeting/Teleconfernce Date and Location: The Lake Clark National Park SRC will meet from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. or until business is completed on Wednesday, October 7, 2015, at the National Park Service Visitor Center in Port Alsworth, AK. Teleconference participants must call the National Park Service office at (907) 644-3626 or (907) 781-2218, by Wednesday, September 30, 2015, prior to the meeting to receive teleconference passcode information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Designated Federal Official Margaret L. Goodro, Superintendent, at (907) 644-3627, or via email at margaret_goodro@nps.gov, or Liza Rupp, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603, or via email at liza_rupp@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC Meeting/Teleconference Date and Location: The Wrangell-St. Elias National Park SRC will meet from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Monday, October 19, 2015, and Tuesday, October 20, 2015, or until business is completed at the Tazlina Village Hall in Tazlina, AK. Evening sessions may take place on these dates at the call of the chair. If the work of the SRC is completed on Monday, October 19, 2015, the SRC will not meet on Tuesday, October 20, 2015. Teleconference participants must call National Park Service at (907) 822-7236 or (907) 822-5234, by Wednesday, October 14, 2015, to receive teleconference information. For more detailed information regarding this meeting, or if you are interested in applying for SRC membership, contact Barbara Cellarius, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 822-7236 or via email at barbara_cellarius@nps.gov or Clarence Summers, Subsistence Manager, at (907) 644-3603 or via email at clarence_summers@nps.gov. Proposed Meeting Agenda: The agenda may change to accommodate SRC business. The proposed meeting agenda for each meeting includes the following:
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Stanislaus National Forest, Sonora, CA
Document Number: 2015-21501
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, Stanislaus National Forest, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the Stanislaus National Forest. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: New York State Museum, Albany, NY
Document Number: 2015-21499
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The New York State Museum, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of sacred objects and objects of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to the New York State Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region, Anchorage, AK, and the University of Alaska Museum of the North, Fairbanks, AK
Document Number: 2015-21498
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The U.S. Department of the Interior, Fish and Wildlife Service, Alaska Region (Alaska Region USFWS), and the University of Alaska Museum of the North have completed an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, in consultation with the appropriate Alaska Native Tribes, and have determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and associated funerary objects and a present-day Alaska Native Tribe. Representatives of any Alaska Native Tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains and associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the Alaska Region USFWS. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Alaska Native Tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Department of Anthropology at Indiana University, Bloomington, IN
Document Number: 2015-21496
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Department of Anthropology at Indiana University has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to Indiana University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion for Native American Human Remains and Associated Funerary Objects in the Possession of the U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Fort Benning, GA; Correction
Document Number: 2015-21495
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The U.S. Department of Defense, Department of the Army, Fort Benning, GA, has corrected an inventory of human remains and associated funerary objects, published in a Notice of Inventory Completion in the Federal Register on August 29, 2002. This notice corrects the number of associated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these associated funerary objects should submit a written request to the U.S. Army, Fort Benning, GA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the associated funerary objects to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: History Colorado, Formerly Colorado Historical Society, Denver, CO
Document Number: 2015-21493
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
History Colorado, formerly Colorado Historical Society, has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to History Colorado. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Anthropology Research Collections at Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Document Number: 2015-21492
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Anthropology Research Collections at Texas A&M University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Anthropology Research Collections at Texas A&M University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Dallas Water Utilities, Dallas, Texas
Document Number: 2015-21490
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Dallas Water Utilities has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Dallas Water Utilities. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Center for Archaeological Studies, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX
Document Number: 2015-21488
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-31
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Center for Archaeological Studies, Texas State University (Texas State), has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to Texas State. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the non-Federally recognized Indian group stated in this notice may proceed.
Everglades General Management Plan/East Everglades Wilderness Study, Final Environmental Impact Statement, Everglades National Park, Florida
Document Number: 2015-21358
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) announces the availability of a Final Environmental Impact Statement for the General Management Plan/ East Everglades Wilderness Study (EIS/GMP/EEWS) for Everglades National Park, Florida. The last comprehensive planning effort for Everglades National Park was completed in 1979. Much has changed since then patterns and types of visitor use have changed, the Comprehensive Everglades Restoration Plan was approved, and in 1989 the East Everglades Addition (109,506 acres) was added to restore Northeast Shark River Slough. Recent studies have enhanced the NPS's understanding of resources, resource threats, and visitor use in the national park. This GMP will provide updated management direction for the entire park, including the East Everglades Addition. The EEWS provides a forum for evaluating lands within the East Everglades Addition for possible recommendation to Congress for inclusion in the national wilderness preservation system.
Notice of Intent To Prepare a Draft Environmental Impact Statement for a Transportation Plan for Acadia National Park, Maine
Document Number: 2015-21357
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service (NPS) intends to prepare an environmental impact statement (EIS) for a Transportation Plan for Acadia National Park. The purpose of the Transportation Plan is to determine how best to provide safe and efficient transportation and a variety of high quality experiences to visitors within Acadia National Park while ensuring the protection of park resources and values. The NPS is soliciting input from interested parties on issues, concerns, and suggestions pertinent to transportation within and access to Acadia National Park.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-21292
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-28
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Special Regulations; Areas of the National Park System, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, Bicycling
Document Number: 2015-21198
Type: Rule
Date: 2015-08-27
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The rule authorizes and allows for the management of bicycle use on certain new trails within Cuyahoga Valley National Park. The National Park Service general regulation pertaining to bicycles requires promulgation of a special regulation to authorize bicycle use on new trails constructed outside of developed areas.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-20783
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-24
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council
Document Number: 2015-20782
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice announces the annual meeting of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area Advisory Council (Council). The agenda includes results of the Council survey, planning for the 20th anniversary of the Boston Harbor Islands National Recreation Area, the National Park Service (NPS) Centennial, and the Boston Light Tricentennial in 2016, and membership of and planning for the next steps for the Council. Superintendent Giles Parker will also give updates about park operations and planning efforts.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; Use of iNaturalist by the National Park Service To Record Natural History Observations
Document Number: 2015-20677
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-21
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number.
National Register of Historic Places; Notification of Pending Nominations and Related Actions
Document Number: 2015-20455
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-19
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
Amended Meeting Schedule for the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Advisory Committee
Document Number: 2015-20441
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-19
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. Appendix 1-16), notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting schedule of the Gateway National Recreation Area Fort Hancock 21st Century Federal Advisory Committee September 11, 2015, meeting to September 18, 2015, at the Monmouth County Library, Eastern Branch, located at 1001 Route 35, Shrewsbury, New Jersey 07702 which was published in the Federal Register, Vol. 80, April 2, 2015, p. 17475. The September 18, 2015, meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. (EASTERN), with a public comment period at 11:30 a.m. (EASTERN). This meeting is open to the public. The October 23, 2015, meeting announced in the same notice, is cancelled.
Proposed Information Collection: Community Harvest Assessments for Alaskan National Parks and Preserves
Document Number: 2015-20404
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-18
Agency: Election Assistance Commission, Internal Revenue Service
We (National Park Service) will ask the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve the information collection (IC) concerning community harvest assessments for Alaskan National Parks and Preserves. As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 and as part of our continuing efforts to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, we invite the general public and other federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on this IC. A federal agency not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB control number.
Information Collection Request Sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for Approval; A Survey of National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Pass Holders
Document Number: 2015-19905
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-13
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
We (National Park Service, NPS) have sent an Information Collection Request (ICR) to OMB for review and approval. We summarize the ICR below and describe the nature of the collection and the estimated burden and cost. We may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently valid OMB Control Number. However, under OMB regulations, we may continue to conduct or sponsor this information collection while it is pending at OMB.
Gathering of Certain Plants or Plant Parts by Federally Recognized Indian Tribes for Traditional Purposes-Reopening of Public Comment Period
Document Number: 2015-19717
Type: Proposed Rule
Date: 2015-08-12
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The National Park Service is reopening the public comment period for the proposed rule to amend its regulations to authorize agreements between the National Park Service and federally recognized Indian tribes to allow the gathering and removal of plants or plant parts by designated tribal members for traditional purposes. Reopening the comment period for 45 days will allow more time for the public to review the proposal and submit comments.
Notice of September 14, 2015, Meeting for Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2015-19640
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice sets forth the date of the 299th Meeting of the Cape Cod National Seashore Advisory Commission.
Notice of September 14, 2015, Meeting for Acadia National Park Advisory Commission
Document Number: 2015-19639
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-11
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
This notice sets the date of September 14, 2015, meeting of the Acadia National Park Advisory Commission.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Heard Museum, Phoenix, AZ
Document Number: 2015-19265
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-06
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Heard Museum, in consultation with the Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah, has determined that the cultural item listed in this notice meets the definition of sacred object and object of cultural patrimony. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim this cultural item should submit a written request to the Heard Museum. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural item to the Navajo Nation, Arizona, New Mexico & Utah may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University, Pullman, WA
Document Number: 2015-19271
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University has completed an inventory of human remains, in consultation with the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, and has determined that there is a cultural affiliation between the human remains and present-day Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to the Museum of Anthropology at Washington State University. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Inventory Completion: Tennessee Valley Authority, Knoxville, TN
Document Number: 2015-19267
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) has completed an inventory of human remains in consultation with the appropriate federally recognized Indian tribes and has determined that there is no cultural affiliation between the human remains and any present-day federally recognized Indian tribes. Representatives of any federally recognized Indian tribe not identified in this notice that wish to request transfer of control of these human remains should submit a written request to TVA. If no additional requestors come forward, transfer of control of the human remains to the federally recognized Indian tribe stated in this notice may proceed.
Notice of Intent To Repatriate Cultural Items: Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission, Olympia, WA
Document Number: 2015-19266
Type: Notice
Date: 2015-08-05
Agency: Farm Service Agency, Election Assistance Commission
The Washington State Parks and Recreation Commission [hereafter State Parks], in consultation with lineal descendants and the appropriate Indian tribes or Native Hawaiian organizations, has determined that the cultural items listed in this notice meet the definition of unassociated funerary objects. Lineal descendants or representatives of any Indian tribe or Native Hawaiian organization not identified in this notice that wish to claim these cultural items should submit a written request to State Parks. If no additional claimants come forward, transfer of control of the cultural items to the lineal descendants, Indian tribes, or Native Hawaiian organizations stated in this notice may proceed.