[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 27 (Thursday, February 9, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 6813]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-2934]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

[Docket No. DHS-2012-0004]


President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of an Open Federal Advisory 
Committee Teleconference.

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SUMMARY: The President's National Security Telecommunications Advisory 
Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Tuesday, February 28, 2012, via a 
conference call. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The NSTAC will meet Tuesday, February 28, 2012, from 2 p.m. to 
3:15 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee 
has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via a conference call. For access 
to the conference bridge, contact Ms. Deirdre Gallop-Anderson by email 
at deirdre.gallop-anderson@dhs.gov by 5 p.m. on February 21, 2012.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the 
``Supplementary Information'' section below. Documents associated with 
the issues to be discussed during the conference call are available at 
www.ncs.gov/nstac for review prior to the call. Written comments must 
be received by the NSTAC Designated Federal Officer no later than March 
14, 2012, and must be identified by ``DHS-2012-0004'' and may be 
submitted by any one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting written comments.
     Email: NSTAC@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the email message.
     Fax: (703) 235-4981.
     Mail: Deputy Manager, National Communications System, 
Office of Cybersecurity and Communications, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, 
Mail Stop 0615, Arlington, VA 20598-0615.
    Instructions: All written submissions received must include the 
words ``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for 
this action. Written comments received will be posted without 
alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket, including all documents and 
comments received by the NSTAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    A public comment period will be held during the meeting on February 
28, 2012, from 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. Speakers that wish to participate 
in the public comment period must register in advance no later than 
February 21, 2012 at 5 p.m. by emailing Deirdre Gallop-Anderson at 
deirdre.gallop-anderson@dhs.gov. Speakers are requested to limit their 
comments to 3 minutes and will speak in order of registration as time 
permits. Please note that the public comment period may end before the 
time indicated, following the last call for comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Allen F. Woodhouse, NSTAC Designated 
Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone (703) 235-
4900.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). 
The NSTAC advises the President on matters related to national security 
and emergency preparedness telecommunications policy.
    During the conference call, the NSTAC members will receive a 
quarterly update on NSTAC Recommendations from Mr. Gregory Schaffer, 
Assistant Secretary for Cybersecurity and Communications, an update on 
the Cloud Computing Subcommittee from Mr. Mark McLaughlin, Chair of the 
Cloud Computing Subcommittee, and an update on the National Public 
Safety Broadband Network scoping effort from Mr. Scott Charney and Mr. 
Michael Laphen, Co-Chairs of the National Public Safety Broadband 
Network Subcommittee.

    Dated: February 2, 2012.
Allen F. Woodhouse,
Designated Federal Officer for the NSTAC.
[FR Doc. 2012-2934 Filed 2-8-12; 8:45 am]
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