[Federal Register Volume 59, Number 47 (Thursday, March 10, 1994)]
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[FR Doc No: 94-5539]

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[Federal Register: March 10, 1994]


National Technical Information Service


NTIS Advisory Board Meeting

AGENCIES: National Technical Information Service, Technology 
Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.

ACTION: Notice of partially closed meeting.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. app. 
2, notice is hereby given that the National Technical Information 
Service Advisory Board (the ``Board'') will meet on Thursday, March 24, 
1994, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. and on Friday, March 25, 1994, from 9 a.m. 
to 3 p.m. The afternoon session on March 24, 1994 will be closed to the 
    The Board was established under the authority of 15 U.S.C. 
3704b(c), and was chartered in 1989. The Board is composed of five 
members appointed by the Secretary of Commerce after soliciting 
recommendations from the major users and beneficiaries of NTIS' 
activities and selecting individuals experienced in providing or 
utilizing technical information. The purpose of the meeting is to 
review and make recommendations regarding general policies and 
operations of NTIS, including policies in connection with fees and 
charges for its services. The agenda with include presentations on 
NTIS' implementation of the regulations under the American Technology 
Preeminence Act, NTIS plans to assist Depository Libraries, a review of 
the progress with FedWorld, and a discussion of the support services 
that NTIS provides to other agencies. The closed session discussion is 
scheduled to begin at 1 p.m. and end at 4 p.m. on March 24, 1994. The 
session will be closed because permature disclosure of the information 
to be discussed would be likely to significantly frustrate 
implementation of NTIS' business plan, and thereby cause a significant 
adverse effect on the Government financial interests.

DATES: The meeting will convene on March 24, 1994 at 9 a.m. and adjourn 
at 4 p.m., and will convene again on March 25, 1994 at 9 a.m. and 
adjourn at 3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in room 1412, U.S. Department of 
Commerce, Herbert C. Hoover Building, 14th Street and Constitution 
Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20230.

PUBLIC PARTICIPATION: Except for the closed session from 1 to 4 p.m. on 
March 24, 1994, the meeting will be open to public participation. 
Approximately thirty minutes each day will be set aside for oral 
comments or questions as indicated in the agenda. Seats will be 
available to the public and to the media on a first-come, first-served 
basis. Any member of the public may submit written comments concerning 
the Board's affairs at any time. Copies of the minutes of the meeting 
will be available within thirty days of the meeting from the address 
given below.

Barbara Higgins, NTIS Advisory Board Secretary, National Technical 
Information Service, 5285 Port Royal Road, Springfield, Virginia 22161. 
Telephone: 703-487-4612; Fax 703-487-4093.

    Dated: February 25, 1994.
Donald R. Johnson,
[FR Doc. 94-5539 Filed 3-9-94; 8:45 am]