[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 132 (Wednesday, July 10, 2013)]
[Rules and Regulations]
[Page 41305]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16581]


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NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION

36 CFR Part 1280

[FDMS No. NARA-13-0001]; Agency No. NARA-2013-033
RIN 3095-AB77


Use of Meeting Rooms and Public Spaces

AGENCY: National Archives and Records Administration (NARA).

ACTION: Final rule.

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SUMMARY: NARA has amended its regulations on the public use of NARA 
facilities in the Washington, DC, area. The regulations have been 
revised to clarify instances where fees may be charged for services 
related to building use. It also updates contact information for 
requesting use of NARA public areas in the Washington, DC, National 
Archives Building and the National Archives at College Park.

DATES: This rule is effective August 9, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kimberly Keravuori at 301-837-3151.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On April 5, 2013, NARA published a proposed 
rule in the Federal Register (78 FR 20563) for a 60-day comment period. 
This proposed rule clarified instances where fees may be charged for 
services related to building use. It also updated contact information 
for requesting use of NARA public areas in the Washington, DC National 
Archives Building and the National Archives at College Park. The public 
comment period closed on June 4, 2013. In response, NARA received no 
comments and is now issuing the changes in final form.
    This rule is not a significant rule for the purposes of Executive 
Order 12866 and has not been reviewed by the Office of Management and 
Budget. As required by the Regulatory Flexibility Act, it is hereby 
certified that this proposed rule will not have a significant impact on 
small entities.

List of Subjects in 36 CFR Part 1280

    Archives and records.

    For the reasons set forth in the preamble, NARA amends part 1280 of 
title 36, Code of Federal Regulations, as follows:

PART 1280--USE OF NARA FACILITIES

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1. The authority citation for part 1280 continues to read as follows:

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 2102 notes, 2104(a), 2112, 2903.


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2. Amend Sec.  1280.78 by revising paragraph (c) to read as follows:


Sec.  1280.78  Does NARA charge fees for the use of public areas in the 
National Archives Building?

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    (c) Federal and quasi-Federal agencies, State, local, and tribal 
governmental institutions using public space for official government 
functions pay fees to the National Archives Trust Fund only for the 
costs for room rental, administrative fees, additional cleaning, 
security, and other staff services NARA provides.

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3. Amend Sec.  1280.80 by revising paragraph (a) to read as follows:


Sec.  1280.80  How do I request to use NARA public areas in the 
National Archives Building?

    (a) Direct your request to use space to Special Events 
(Partnerships Division), National Archives and Records Administration, 
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20408; or request by email 
to specialevents@nara.gov.
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4. Revise Sec.  1280.87 to read as follows:


Sec.  1280.87  Does NARA charge fees for the use of public areas in the 
National Archives at College Park?

    NARA may charge a fee under 44 U.S.C. 2903(b) for the use of public 
areas in the National Archives at College Park. We inform organizations 
in advance and in writing of the total estimated cost of using the 
public areas. Federal and quasi-Federal agencies, State, local, and 
tribal governmental institutions using public space for official 
government functions pay fees to the National Archives Trust Fund only 
for the costs for room rental, administrative fees, additional 
cleaning, security, and other staff services NARA provides.

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5. Amend Sec.  1280.88 by revising paragraph (a) as follows:


Sec.  1280.88  How do I request to use NARA public areas in the 
National Archives at College Park?

    (a) Direct your request to use space to Special Events 
(Partnerships Division), National Archives and Records Administration, 
700 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20408; or request by email 
to specialevents@nara.gov.
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    Dated: June 28, 2013.
David S. Ferriero,
Archivist of the United States.
[FR Doc. 2013-16581 Filed 7-9-13; 8:45 am]
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