[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 169 (Wednesday, August 31, 2011)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 54162-54163]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-22302]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Bureau of Indian Affairs

25 CFR Chapter I


No Child Left Behind School Facilities and Construction 
Negotiated Rulemaking Committee--Notice of Meeting

AGENCY: Bureau of Indian Affairs, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, the 
Bureau of Indian Affairs is announcing that the No Child Left Behind 
School Facilities and Construction Negotiated Rulemaking Committee will 
hold its seventh and final meeting in Washington, DC. The purpose of 
the meeting is to finalize the language and appearance of a final 
report to Congress and the Secretary as required under the No Child 
Left Behind Act of 2001.

DATES: The Committee's seventh meeting will begin at 8 a.m. on 
September 19, 2011, and end at 12:30 p.m. on September 22, 2011.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Residence Inn Capitol 
Marriott, 333 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20024.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The Designated Federal Official, 
Michele F. Singer, Director, Office of Regulatory Affairs and 
Collaborative Action, Office of the Assistant Secretary--Indian 
Affairs, 1001 Indian School Road, NW., Suite 312, Albuquerque, NM 
87104; telephone (505) 563-3805; fax (505) 563-3811.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The No Child Left Behind School Facilities 
and Construction Negotiated Rulemaking Committee was established to 
prepare and submit to the Secretary a catalog of the conditions at 
Bureau-funded schools, and to prepare reports covering: The school 
replacement and new construction needs at Bureau-funded school 
facilities; a formula for the equitable distribution of funds to 
address those needs; a list of major and minor renovation needs at 
those facilities; and a formula for equitable distribution of funds to 
address those needs. The reports are to be submitted to Congress and to 
the Secretary. The Committee also expects to draft

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proposed regulations covering construction standards for heating, 
lighting, and cooling in home-living (dormitory) situations.
    The following items will be on the agenda:
     Review all suggestions and feedback from five tribal 
consultation sessions and comment period;
     Discuss and reach consensus on all final recommendations 
in the reports;
     Finalize language and appearance of final report;
     Discuss implementation proposals for all committee 
recommendations;
     Meet with and share recommendations with Department of the 
Interior, Bureau of Indian Affairs, Bureau of Indian Education, and 
Congressional Officials; and
     Public comments.
    Written comments may be sent to the Designated Federal Official 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. All 
meetings are open to the public; however, transportation, lodging, and 
meals are the responsibility of the participating public.

    Dated: August 24, 2011.
Donald E. Laverdure,
Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary--Indian Affairs.
[FR Doc. 2011-22302 Filed 8-30-11; 8:45 am]
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