[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 56 (Friday, March 22, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Page 17640]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-05469]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of Oceanic and Atmospheric Research (OAR), National 
Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of charter renewal.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce's Chief Financial Officer and 
Assistant Secretary for Administration has renewed the charter for the 
National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory Committee (NCADAC) 
for a six-month period, through July 10, 2013. The NCADAC is a federal 
advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 
92-463).

DATES: Renewed through July 10, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Cynthia J. Decker, Designated 
Federal Officer, National Climate Assessment and Development Advisory 
Committee, NOAA, Rm. 11230, R/SAB, 1315 East-West Highway, Silver 
Spring, Maryland 20910. (Phone: 301-734-1156, Email: 
Cynthia.decker@noaa.gov); or visit the NOAA SAB Web site at http://www.ncadac.noaa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The renewal of the Charter for six months is 
critical to the success of the national climate assessment.
    One amendment was made to the charter. Under section 5. Authority 
to Which the Committee Reports, first sentence ``The committee shall 
report to the USGCRP through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans 
and Atmosphere (``Under Secretary'') or her or his designee on the 
committee's activities and recommendations regarding the contents and 
process of the National Climate Assessment.'' The phrase ``the USGCRP 
through'' was removed. At the end of the section, this sentence was 
added--``The Under Secretary shall ensure that the National Climate 
Assessment is forwarded to the USGCRP.''

    Dated: March 5, 2013.
Jason Donaldson,
Chief Financial Officer/Chief Administrative Officer, Office of Oceanic 
and Atmospheric Research, National Oceanic and Atmospheric 
Administration.
[FR Doc. 2013-05469 Filed 3-21-13; 8:45 am]
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