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National Capital Memorial Commission; Notice of Public Meeting

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Notice is hereby given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act that a meeting of the National Capital Memorial Commission (the Commission) will be held at 1 p.m. on Tuesday, January 16, at the National Building Museum, Room 312, 5th and F Streets, NW., Washington, DC.

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss currently authorized and proposed memorials in the District of Columbia and environs.

In addition to discussing general matters and routine business, the Commission will consider:

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Consideration of a recommendation relative to placement, within Area I as established by the Commemorative Works Act of 1986, of the Memorial of Honor Veterans Who Become Disabled While Serving in the Armed Forces of the United States of America.

The Commission was established by Public Law 99-652, the Commemorative Start Printed Page 82389Works Act, to advise the Secretary and the Administrator, General Services Administration, (the Administrator) on policy and procedures for establishment of (and proposals to establish) commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs, as well as such other matters as it may deem appropriate concerning commemorative works.

The Commission examines each memorial proposal for conformance to the Commemorative Works Act, and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator and to Members and Committees of Congress. The Commission also serves as a source of information for persons seeking to establish memorials in Washington, DC, and its environs.

The members of the Commission are as follows: Director, National Park Service; Chairman, National Capital Planning Commission; Architect of the Capitol; Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission; Chairman, Commission of Fine Arts; Mayor of the District of Columbia; Administrator, General Services Administration; and Secretary of Defense.

The meeting will be open to the public. Any person may file with the Commission a written statement concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons who wish to file a written statement or testify at the meeting or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Ms. Nancy Young, Executive Secretary to the Commission, at (202) 619-7097.

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Dated: December 22, 2000.

Joseph M. Lawler,

Regional Director, National Capital Region.

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[FR Doc. 00-33094 Filed 12-27-00; 8:45 am]