[Federal Register Volume 65, Number 48 (Friday, March 10, 2000)]
[Page 12996]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 00-5900]

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Network Reliability and Interoperability Council

AGENCY: Federal Communications Commission.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, this 
notice advises interested persons of the first meeting of the Network 
Reliability and Interoperability Council (Council) under its charter 
renewed as of January 6, 2000. The meeting will be held at the Federal 
Communications Commission in Washington, DC.

DATES: Monday, March 20, 2000 at 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Publication of 
this notice was delayed due to the unforeseen urgency of setting the 
earliest possible meeting date so that necessary participants could be 

ADDRESSES: Federal Communications Commission, 445 12th St. S.W. Room 
TW-C305, Washington, DC.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Robert Kimball at 202-418-2339 or TTY 

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council was established by the Federal 
Communications Commission to bring together leaders of the 
telecommunications industry and telecommunications experts from 
academic, consumer and other organizations to explore and recommend 
measures that would enhance network reliability.
    The Council will consider a report on the success of its efforts to 
ameliorate the possible effects of the year 2000 date change on 
communications networks, and will also consider reports from the 
network reliability working groups. In addition, the Council will 
discuss the modifications that have been made to the Council's charter 
and how those modifications should be addressed, and any additional 
issues that may come before it.
    Members of the general public may attend the meeting. The Federal 
Communications Commission will attempt to accommodate as many people as 
possible. Admittance, however, will be limited to the seating 
available. The public may submit written comments before the meeting to 
Kent Nilsson, the Commission's Designated Federal Officer for the 
Network Reliability and Interoperability Council, by email 
(KNILSSON@FCC.GOV) or U.S. mail (7-B452, 445 12th St. SW, Washington, 
DC. 20554). Real Audio and streaming video Access to the meeting will 
be available at http://www.fcc.gov/.

Federal Communications Commission.
William F. Caton,
Deputy Secretary.
[FR Doc. 00-5900 Filed 3-9-00; 8:45 am]