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Federal Register Summary for week of 17 January

    Agriculture

  • Forest Resource Coordinating Committee

    AGENCY: Forest Service, USDA.

    ACTION: Call for nominations.


    SUMMARY: The Department of Agriculture is seeking nominations for the Forest Resource Coordinating Committee (Committee) pursuant to Section 8005 of the Food, Conservation, and Energy Act of 2008 (Act) (Pub. L. 110-246), and the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), (5 U.S.C. App. 2). Additional information on the Committee can be found by visiting the Committee's Web site at: http://www.fs.fed.us/spf/coop/frcc/.

    DATES: Written nominations must be received by February 12, 2014. Nominations must contain a completed application packet that includes the nominee's name, resume, and completed Form AD-755 (Advisory Committee or Research and Promotion Background Information). The package must be sent to the address below.

    ADDRESSES: Maya Solomon, USDA Forest Service, Office of Cooperative Forestry, Yates Federal Building, 201 14th Street SW., mail stop 1123, Washington, DC 20024 by express mail delivery or overnight courier service. Nominations sent via the U.S. Postal Service must be sent to the following address: USDA Forest Service; Office of Cooperative Forestry, State & Private Forestry; mail stop 1123; 1400 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20250-1123.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Maya Solomon, Forest Resource Coordinating Committee Program Coordinator, Telephone: (202) 205-1376 or Karl Dalla Rosa, Designated Federal Officer, Telephone: (202) 205- 6206. Individuals who use telecommunication devices for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339 between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m., Eastern Standard Time, Monday through Friday.

    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-01-13/html/2014-00336.htm

  • Commerce

  • Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council: Public Meeting

    AGENCY: Office of National Marine Sanctuaries (ONMS), National Ocean Service (NOS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce (DOC).

    ACTION: Notice of open meeting.


    SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Sanctuary System Business Advisory Council. The meeting is open to the public, and participants may provide comments at the appropriate time during the meeting.

    DATES: The meeting will be held Wednesday, January 29, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. Opportunity for public comment will be provided at 4:30. These times and the agenda topics described below are subject to change.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Polaris Suite of the Ronald Reagan Building and International Trade Center, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC, 2004.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Elizabeth Moore, Office of National Marine Sanctuaries, 1305 East West Highway, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-713-7270, Fax: 301-713-0404; email: elizabeth.moore@noaa.gov).

    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-01-16/html/2014-00619.htm

  • Western Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meeting

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of public meeting.


    SUMMARY: The Western Pacific Fishery Management Council (Council) will hold the First Meeting of its Protected Species Advisory Committee (PSAC) in Honolulu, HI.

    DATES: The PSAC meeting will be held on Tuesday, January 28, 2014, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Wednesday, January 29, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 12 noon.

    ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Council Office Conference Room, 1164 Bishop Street, Suite 1400, Honolulu, HI; telephone: (808) 522-8220.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kitty M. Simonds, Executive Director; telephone: (808) 522-8220.

    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-01-13/html/2014-00354.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • National Human Genome Research Institute Notice of Meetings

    Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of meetings of the National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

    The meetings will be open to the public as indicated below, with attendance limited to space available. Individuals who plan to attend and need special assistance, such as sign language interpretation or other reasonable accommodations, should notify the Contact Person listed below in advance of the meeting.

    The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy.

    Name of Committee: National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

    Date: February 10-11, 2014.

    Closed: February 10, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Open: February 10, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Agenda: To discuss matters of program relevance.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Closed: February 10, 2014, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Closed: February 11, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Contact Person: Rudy O. Pozzatti, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, MSC 9306, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 402-0838, pozzattr@mail.nih.gov.

    Name of Committee: National Advisory Council for Human Genome Research.

    Date: May 19-20, 2014.

    Closed: May 19, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Open: May 19, 2014, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Agenda: To discuss matters of program relevance.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Closed: May 19, 2014, 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Closed: May 20, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

    Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications and/or proposals.

    Place: National Human Genome Research Institute, Terrace Level Conference Room, 5635 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20852.

    Contact Person: Rudy O. Pozzatti, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Branch, National Human Genome Research Institute, 5635 Fishers Lane, Suite 4076, MSC 9306, Rockville, MD 20852, (301) 402-0838, pozzattr@mail.nih.gov.

    Any interested person may file written comments with the committee by forwarding the statement to the Contact Person listed on this notice. The statement should include the name, address, telephone number and when applicable, the business or professional affiliation of the interested person.

    Information is also available on the Institute's/Center's home page: http://www.genome.gov/11509849, where an agenda and any additional information for the meeting will be posted when available.

    http://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/pkg/FR-2014-01-17/html/2014-00814.htmd

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