Commerce

  • Pacific Fishery Management Council; Public Meetings

    AGENCY: National Marine Fisheries Service, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, Commerce.

    ACTION: Notice of public meetings.


    SUMMARY: The Pacific Fishery Management Council (Pacific Council) and its advisory entities will hold public meetings.

    DATES: The Pacific Council and its advisory entities will meet June 19- 25, 2019. The Pacific Council meeting will begin on Thursday, June 20, 2019 at 9 a.m. Pacific Daylight Time (PDT), reconvening at 8 a.m. each day through Tuesday, June 25, 2019. All meetings are open to the public, except a closed session will be held from 8 a.m. to 9 a.m., Thursday, June 20 to address litigation and personnel matters. The Pacific Council will meet as late as necessary each day to complete its scheduled business.

    ADDRESSES: Meetings of the Pacific Council and its advisory entities will be held at the DoubleTree by Hilton Mission Valley, 7450 Hazard Center Drive, San Diego, CA; telephone: (619) 297-5466.

    Council address: Pacific Fishery Management Council, 7700 NE Ambassador Place, Suite 101, Portland, OR 97220. Instructions for attending the meeting via live stream broadcast are given under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, below.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Chuck Tracy, Executive Director; telephone: (503) 820-2280 or (866) 806-7204 toll-free; or access the Pacific Council website, http://www.pcouncil.org for the current meeting location, proposed agenda, and meeting briefing materials.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-29/html/2019-11150.htm

  • Solicitation for Applications for Advisory Councils Established Pursuant to the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and Executive Orders

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

    ACTION: Notice of solicitation.


    SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that ONMS will solicit applications to fill seats on its 13 national marine sanctuary advisory councils and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Advisory Council (advisory councils), under the National Marine Sanctuaries Act and the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands Coral Reef Ecosystem Reserve Executive Order, respectively. Vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary and alternate), for each of the advisory councils will be advertised differently at each site in accordance with the information provided in this notice. This notice contains web page links and contact information for each site, as well as additional resources on advisory council vacancies and the application process.

    DATES: Please visit individual site web pages, or reach out to a site as identified in this notice's SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section on Contact Information for Each Site, regarding the timing and advertisement of vacant seats, including positions (i.e., primary or alternate), for each of the advisory councils. Applications will only be accepted in response to current, open vacancies and in accordance with the deadlines and instructions included on each site's website.

    ADDRESSES: Vacancies and applications are specific to each site's advisory council. As such, questions about a specific council or vacancy, including questions about advisory council applications, should be directed to a site. Contact Information for Each Site is contained in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information on a particular advisory council or available seats, please contact the site as identified in this notice's SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section on Contact Information for Each Site, below. For general inquiries related to this notice or ONMS advisory councils established pursuant to the National Marine Sanctuaries Act or Executive Order 13178, contact Rebecca R. Holyoke, Ph.D., Office of National Marine Sanctuaries Deputy Director (Rebecca.Holyoke@noaa.gov; 240-533-0685).

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-29/html/2019-11080.htm

  • Health and Human Services

  • National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences; Amended Notice of Meeting

    Notice is hereby given of a change in the meeting of the National Advisory Environmental Health Sciences Council, June 4, 2019, 08:30 a.m. to June 5, 2019, 12:00 p.m., National Institute of Environmental Sciences, Building 101, Rodbell Auditorium, 111 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709 which was published in the Federal Register on February 15, 2019, 4502.

    This notice is being amended due to time changes in closed and open sessions. The closed session will now be held for June 4th from 1:00 p.m.-1:45 p.m. The open session for June 4th will be held from 2:00 p.m.-5:00 p.m. The open session for June 5th will be held from 8:30 a.m.-4:00 p.m., National Institute of Environmental Sciences, Building 101 Rodbell Auditorium, 111 T. W. Alexander Drive, Research Triangle Park, NC 27709. The meeting is partially closed.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-29/html/2019-11084.htm

  • National Science Foundation

  • Agency Information Collection Activities: Comment Request; National Science Foundation Proposal/Award Information--NSF Proposal and Award Policies and Procedures Guide

    AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation (NSF) is announcing plans to renew this collection. In accordance with the requirements of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we are providing opportunity for public comment on this action. After obtaining and considering public comment, NSF will prepare the submission requesting Office of Management and Budget (OMB) clearance of this collection for no longer than 3 years.

    DATES: Written comments on this notice must be received by July 29, 2019 to be assured consideration. Comments received after that date will be considered to the extent practicable. Send comments to the address below.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Suzanne H. Plimpton, Reports Clearance Officer, National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Suite W18200, Alexandria, Virginia 22314; telephone (703) 292-7556; or send email to splimpto@nsf.gov. Individuals who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-800-877-8339, which is accessible 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year (including Federal holidays).

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-29/html/2019-11124.htm

  • Membership of National Science Foundation's Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board

    AGENCY: National Science Foundation.

    ACTION: Notice.


    SUMMARY: The National Science Foundation is announcing the members of the Senior Executive Service Performance Review Board.

    ADDRESSES: Comments should be addressed to Branch Chief, Executive Services, Division of Human Resource Management, National Science Foundation, Room W15219, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314.

    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Jennifer Munz at the above address or (703) 292-2478.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-30/html/2019-11245.htm

  • Sunshine Act Meeting; National Science Board

    The National Science Board's Committee on National Science and Engineering Policy (SEP), pursuant to NSF regulations (45 CFR part 614), the National Science Foundation Act, as amended (42 U.S.C. 1862n- 5), and the Government in the Sunshine Act (5 U.S.C. 552b), hereby gives notice of the scheduling of a teleconference for the transaction of National Science Board business, as follows:

    TIME AND DATE: Friday, May 31, 2019 at 12:00-12:30 p.m. EDT Thursday, June 6, 2019 at 2:00-2:30 p.m. EDT Friday, June 7, 2019 at 11:30 a.m.-12:00 noon EDT

    PLACE: These meetings will be held by teleconference at the National Science Foundation, 2415 Eisenhower Avenue, Alexandria, VA 22314. An audio link will be available for the public. Members of the public must contact the Board Office to request the public audio link by sending an email to nationalsciencebrd@nsf.gov at least 24 hours prior to the teleconference.

    STATUS: Open.

    MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED:

    Friday, May 31, 2019: Committee chair's remarks; discussion of the draft Science and Engineering Indicators 2020 Thematic Report 3, S&E Labor Force.

    Thursday, June 6, 2019: Committee chair's remarks; discussion of the draft Science and Engineering Indicators 2020 Thematic Report 1, K- 12 Education.

    Friday, June 7, 2019: Committee chair's remarks; discussion of the draft Science and Engineering Indicators 2020 Thematic Report 2, Higher Education.

    CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Point of contact for these meetings is: Reba Bandyopadhyay, (rbandyop@nsf.gov), 703/292-7000.

    Meeting information and updates (time, place, subject matter or status of meeting) may be found at http://www.nsf.gov/nsb/meetings/notices.jsp#sunshine. Please refer to the National Science Board website www.nsf.gov/nsb for additional information.

    https://www.govinfo.gov/content/pkg/FR-2019-05-28/html/2019-11155.htm

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