Commission Agenda and Priorities; Notice of Hearing

CourtConsumer Product Safety Commission
Citation87 FR 15209
Published date17 March 2022
Record Number2022-05637
Federal Register, Volume 87 Issue 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2022)
[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 52 (Thursday, March 17, 2022)]
                [Notices]
                [Pages 15209-15210]
                From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
                [FR Doc No: 2022-05637]
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                CONSUMER PRODUCT SAFETY COMMISSION
                Commission Agenda and Priorities; Notice of Hearing
                AGENCY: U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
                ACTION: Notice of public hearing.
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                SUMMARY: The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (Commission or
                CPSC) will conduct a public hearing to receive views from all
                interested parties about the Commission's agenda and priorities for
                fiscal year 2023, which begins on October 1, 2022, and for fiscal year
                2024, which begins on October 1, 2023. We invite members of the public
                to participate. Written comments and oral presentations concerning the
                Commission's agenda and priorities for fiscal years 2023 and 2024 will
                become part of the public record. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this
                year's hearing will be held virtually as a CPSC webinar meeting. All
                attendees should preregister for the webinar. To preregister for the
                webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5493266066878024208 and fill in the information. After registering, you
                will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining
                the webinar. Detailed instructions for the hearing participants and
                other interested parties will be made available on the CPSC website on
                the public calendar: https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/Public-Calendar.
                DATES: The hearing will begin via webinar at 10 a.m. on April 27, 2022
                and will conclude the same day.
                ADDRESSES: Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, this year's hearing will be
                held virtually as a webinar meeting at https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5493266066878024208. Requests to make
                oral presentations, and texts of oral presentations and
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                written comments should be captioned, ``Agenda and Priorities FY 2023
                and/or 2024,'' and sent by electronic mail (email) to: [email protected]. Requests to make oral presentations and the written text
                of any oral presentations must be received by the Division of the
                Secretariat not later than 5 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) on March
                30, 2022. The Commission will accept written comments as well. These
                also must be received by the Division of the Secretariat not later than
                5 p.m. EDT on March 30, 2022.
                FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about the hearing, or
                to request an opportunity to make an oral presentation, please send an
                email to Alberta E. Mills, Division of the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer
                Product Safety Commission at [email protected]. An electronic copy of
                the CPSC's Strategic Plan can be found at: www.cpsc.gov/about-cpsc/agency-reports/performance-and-budget.
                SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
                I. Background
                 Section 4(j) of the Consumer Product Safety Act (CPSA) (15 U.S.C.
                2053(j)) requires the Commission to establish an agenda for action
                under the laws the Commission administers, and to the extent feasible,
                select priorities for action at least 30 days before the beginning of
                each fiscal year. Section 4(j) of the CPSA provides further that before
                establishing its agenda and priorities, the Commission shall conduct a
                public hearing and provide an opportunity for the submission of
                comments.\1\
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                 \1\ The Commission voted 4-0 to approve this notice.
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                II. Registration for CPSC Webinar
                 The public hearing will be held on April 27, 2022, at 10:00 a.m.
                EDT via CPSC Webinar. All attendees should pre-register for the
                Webinar. To pre-register for the Webinar, please visit https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/5493266066878024208 and fill in the
                information. After registering you will receive a confirmation email
                containing information about joining the webinar. Detailed instructions
                for the hearing participants and other interested parties will be made
                available on the CPSC website on the public calendar: https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/Public-Calendar.
                III. Oral Presentations and Submission of Written Comments
                 The Commission is preparing the agency's fiscal year 2023 Operating
                Plan and fiscal year 2024 Congressional Budget Request. Fiscal year
                2023 begins on October 1, 2022, and fiscal year 2024 begins on October
                1, 2023. Through this notice, the Commission invites the public to
                comment on the Commission's agenda and priorities that will be
                established in the fiscal year 2023 Operating Plan and the fiscal year
                2024 Congressional Budget.
                 Persons who desire to make oral presentations at the hearing on
                April 27, 2022 should send an email to Alberta E. Mills, Division of
                the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission at [email protected] not later than 5 p.m. EDT on March 30, 2022. Texts of the
                oral presentation should be captioned ``Agenda and Priorities FY 2023,
                and/or 2024'' and must be received not later than 5 p.m. EDT on March
                30, 2022. Oral presentations should be limited to approximately 10
                minutes. The Commission reserves the right to impose further time
                limitations on all presentations and other restrictions.
                 If you do not want to make an oral presentation, but would like to
                provide written comments, you may do so. Written comments should be
                captioned, ``Agenda and Priorities FY 2023 and/or 2024,'' and sent to
                Alberta E. Mills, Division of the Secretariat, U.S. Consumer Product
                Safety Commission at [email protected] not later than 5 p.m. EDT on
                March 30, 2022. There is no length restriction for written comments.
                Alberta E. Mills,
                Secretary, U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
                [FR Doc. 2022-05637 Filed 3-16-22; 8:45 am]
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