[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 218 (Tuesday, November 14, 2017)]
[Pages 52739-52740]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-24619]



Federal Emergency Management Agency

[Docket ID FEMA-2007-0008]

National Advisory Council; Meeting

AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; notice of open Federal Advisory Committee 


SUMMARY: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) National 
Advisory Council (NAC) will meet in person on November 28-30, 2017 in 
Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The NAC will meet Tuesday, November 28, 2017 from 8:00 a.m. to 
5:00 p.m., Wednesday, November 29, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., 
and Thursday, November 30, 2017 from 8:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Eastern 
Standard Time (EST). Please note that the meeting may close early if 
the NAC has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at The National Association of 
Counties located at 660 North Capitol Street NW., Washington, DC 20001. 
It is recommended that attendees register with FEMA by November 21 by 
providing their name, telephone number, email address, title, and 
organization to the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
    For information on facilities or services for people with 
disabilities and others with access and functional needs, or to request 
assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, members of the public are 
invited to provide written comments on the issues to be considered by 
the NAC. The ``Agenda'' section below outlines these issues. The full 
agenda and any related documents for this meeting will be posted by 
Friday, November 17 on the NAC Web site at http://www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council. Written comments must be submitted and 
received by 5:00 p.m. EST on November 17, 2017, identified by Docket ID 
FEMA-2007-0008, and submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.

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     Fax: (540) 504-2331. Please include a cover sheet 
addressing the fax to ATTN: Deana Platt.
     Mail: Regulatory Affairs Division, Office of Chief 
Counsel, FEMA, 500 C Street SW., Room 8NE, Washington, DC 20472-3100.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the words ``Federal 
Emergency Management Agency'' and the docket number for this action. 
Comments received, including any personal information provided, will be 
posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read comments received by the 
NAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov, and search for Docket ID FEMA-
    A public comment period will be held on Wednesday, November 29 from 
1:30 p.m. to 1:45 p.m. EST. All speakers must limit their comments to 5 
minutes. Comments should be addressed to the NAC. Any comments not 
related to the agenda topics will not be considered by the NAC. To 
register to make remarks during the public comment period, contact the 
individual listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by November 17, 
2017. Please note that the public comment period may end before the 
time indicated, following the last call for comments.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deana Platt, Designated Federal 
Officer, Office of the National Advisory Council, Federal Emergency 
Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472-3184, 
telephone (202) 646-2700, fax (540) 504-2331, and email [email protected]. The NAC Web site is: http://www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.
    The NAC advises the FEMA Administrator on all aspects of emergency 
management. The NAC incorporates state, local, and tribal government, 
and private sector input in the development and revision of FEMA plans 
and strategies. The NAC includes a cross-section of officials, 
emergency managers, and emergency response providers from state, local, 
and tribal governments, the private sector, and nongovernmental 
    Agenda: On Tuesday, November 28, the NAC will hear about priorities 
across FEMA regions from the Region III team and receive briefings on 
federal insurance and mitigation as well as protection and national 
    On Wednesday, November 29, the NAC will hear from the Office of 
Response and Recovery and will engage in an open discussion with the 
FEMA Administrator. The three NAC subcommittees (Federal Insurance and 
Mitigation Subcommittee, Preparedness and Protection Subcommittee, and 
Response and Recovery Subcommittee) will provide reports to the NAC 
about their work, whereupon the NAC will deliberate on any 
recommendations presented in the subcommittees' reports, and, if 
appropriate, vote on recommendations for the FEMA Administrator. 
Potential recommendation topics include (1) disaster housing and (2) 
disaster costs.
    On Thursday, November 30, the NAC will review potential topics for 
research before the next in-person meeting, review agreed upon 
recommendations, and confirm charges for the subcommittees.
    The full agenda and any related documents for this meeting will be 
posted by Friday, November 17 on the NAC Web site at http://www.fema.gov/national-advisory-council.

    Dated: November 6, 2017.
William B. ``Brock'' Long,
Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency.
[FR Doc. 2017-24619 Filed 11-13-17; 8:45 am]