[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 155 (Wednesday, August 12, 2015)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-19867]

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Office of the Secretary

Invasive Species Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of public meeting (via Web Conferencing) of the Invasive 
Species Advisory Committee.


SUMMARY: Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act, notice is hereby given of meetings of the Invasive Species 
Advisory Committee. The purpose of the Advisory Committee is to provide 
advice to the National Invasive Species Council, as authorized by 
Executive Order 13112, on a broad array of issues related to preventing 
the introduction of invasive species and providing for their control 
and minimizing the economic, ecological, and human health impacts that 
invasive species cause. The Council is co-chaired by the Secretary of 
the Interior, the Secretary of Agriculture, and the Secretary of 
Commerce. The duty of the Council is to provide national leadership 
regarding invasive species issues. The purpose of a meeting via web 
conferencing, in lieu of physical travel, on August 18, 2015 is to 
convene the full Advisory Committee to discuss the work of its 
Subcommittee on Early Detection and Rapid Response (EDRR) in providing 
advice on a National EDRR Framework and Emergency Funding Plan; present 
an overview of the status of the report; discuss changes that have been 
made since the May 20-22, 2015 ISAC meeting in Silver Spring, Maryland; 
and to invite comments prior to submission of the final report to the 
White House Council on Climate Preparedness and Resilience in September 
2015 (comments are due August 25, 2015.) The web conference URL, call-
in number and access code will be provided upon registering online at 
https://app.smartsheet.com/b/form?EQBCT=4466bff1189943eda4d1039a0e98fa42, or by phone at 202-208-
4122. A conference room will be available for members of the public to 
observe the web conference in person. For location, see ADDRESSES 
section below.

DATES: Meeting of the Invasive Species Advisory Committee via web 
conferencing: Tuesday, August 18, 2015; 3 p.m.-5 p.m. (EDT)

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of the Interior, Stuart Udall Building 
(MIB), 1849 C Street NW., Room 1548, Washington, DC 20240. All visiting 
members of the public must be cleared through building security prior 
to being escorted to the conference room.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kelsey Brantley, National Invasive 
Species Council Program Specialist and ISAC Coordinator, Phone: (202) 
208-4122; Fax: (202) 208-4118; Email: Kelsey_Brantley@ios.doi.gov.

    Dated: August 7, 2015.
Christopher P. Dionigi,
Acting Executive Director, National Invasive Species Council.
[FR Doc. 2015-19867 Filed 8-11-15; 8:45 am]