Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting

 
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Federal Register, Volume 85 Issue 30 (Thursday, February 13, 2020)
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 30 (Thursday, February 13, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8254-8255]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-02888]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE
National Institute of Standards and Technology
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction Meeting
AGENCY: National Institute of Standards and Technology, Department of
Commerce.
ACTION: Notice of open meeting.
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SUMMARY: National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)'s
Advisory Committee on Earthquake Hazards Reduction (ACEHR or Committee)
will hold an open meeting on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 8:30 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 8:30 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
DATES: The ACEHR will meet on Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 8:30 a.m.
to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time and Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 8:30 a.m.
to 2:00 p.m. Mountain Time.
ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Katharine Blodgett Gebbie
Laboratory Conference Room 1A106, Building 81, at NIST, 325 Broadway
Street, Boulder, Colorado 80305, with an option to participate via
teleconference or webinar. Please note admittance instructions under
the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this notice.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tina Faecke, Management and Program
Analyst, National Earthquake Hazards Reduction Program (NEHRP),
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Engineering Laboratory, NIST, 100 Bureau Drive, Mail Stop 8604,
Gaithersburg, Maryland 20899-8604. Ms. Faecke's email address is
[email protected] and her phone number is (301) 975-5911.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Authority: 42 U.S.C. 7704(a)(5) and the
Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5 U.S.C. App. The Committee
is composed of 12 members, appointed by the Director of NIST, who were
selected for their established records of distinguished service in
their professional community, their knowledge of issues affecting
NEHRP, and to reflect the wide diversity of technical disciplines,
competencies, and communities involved in earthquake hazards reduction.
In addition, the Chairperson of the U.S. Geological Survey Scientific
Earthquake Studies Advisory Committee serves as an ex-officio member of
the Committee.
    Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended, 5
U.S.C. App., notice is hereby given that the ACEHR will meet on
Wednesday, March 25, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Mountain Time
and Thursday, March 26, 2020, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Mountain
Time. The meeting will be open to the public. The primary purpose of
this meeting is for the Committee to review the latest activities of
NEHRP and receive responses to the Committee's 2019 biennial Report on
the Effectiveness of NEHRP. The agenda may change to accommodate
Committee business. The final agenda and any meeting materials will be
posted on the NEHRP website at http://nehrp.gov/.
    Individuals and representatives of organizations who would like to
offer comments and suggestions related to the Committee's business are
invited to request a place on the agenda. On March 25, 2020,
approximately fifteen minutes will be reserved near the beginning of
the meeting for public comments and speaking times will be assigned on
a first-come, first-serve basis. The amount of time per speaker will be
determined by the number of requests received but is likely to be about
three minutes each. Questions from the public will not be considered
during this period. Speakers who wish to expand upon their oral
statements, those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated
on the agenda, and those who were unable to participate are invited to
submit written statements to ACEHR, National Institute of Standards and
Technology, Mail Stop 8604, 100 Bureau Drive, Gaithersburg, MD 20899,
via fax at (301) 975-4032, or electronically by email to
[email protected].
    All visitors to the NIST site are required to pre-register to be
admitted. Please submit your full name, estimated time of arrival,
email address, and phone number to Tina Faecke by 5:00 p.m. Eastern
Time, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. Non-U.S. citizens must submit
additional information; please contact Ms. Faecke. Ms. Tina Faecke's
email address is [email protected], and her phone number is (301)
975-5911. If you wish to participate via teleconference or webinar,
please submit your full name, affiliation, and phone number to Ms.
Faecke by 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time, Wednesday, March 11, 2020. After pre-
registering, participants will be provided with detailed instructions
on how to join the teleconference or webinar remotely. For participants
attending in person, please note that federal agencies, including NIST,
can only accept a state-issued driver's license or identification card
for access to federal facilities if such license or identification card
is issued by a state that is compliant with the REAL ID Act of 2005
(Pub. L. 109-13), or by a state that has an extension for REAL ID
compliance. NIST currently accepts other forms of federal-issued
identification in lieu of a state-issued driver's license. For detailed
information please contact Ms. Faecke at (301) 975-5911 or visit:
http://www.nist.gov/public_affairs/visitor/.
Kevin A. Kimball,
Chief of Staff.
[FR Doc. 2020-02888 Filed 2-12-20; 8:45 am]
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