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Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463, as amended) notice is hereby given the National Council on the Humanities will meet in Washington, DC on July 28-29, 2005.

The purpose of the meeting is to advise the Chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities with respect to policies, programs, and procedures for carrying out his functions, and to review applications for financial support from and gifts offered to the Endowment and to make recommendations thereon to the Chairman.

The meeting will be held in the Old Post Office Building, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. A portion of the morning and afternoon sessions on July 28-29, 2005, will not be open to the public pursuant to subsections (c)(4), (c)(6) and (c)(9)(B) of section 552b of Title 5, United States Code because the Council will consider information that may disclose: Trade secrets and commercial or financial information obtained from a person and privileged or confidential; information of a personal nature the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy; and information the premature disclosure of which would be likely to significantly frustrate implementation of proposed agency action. I have made this determination under the authority granted me by the Chairman's Delegation of Authority dated July 19, 1993.

The agenda for the sessions on July 28, 2005 will be as follows:

Committee Meetings

(Open to the Public)

Policy Discussion

9-10:30 a.m.

Challenge Grants—Room 415

Education Programs—Room 315

Federal/State Partnership—Room 507

Public Programs—Room 420

(Closed to the Public)

Discussion of specific grant applications and programs before the Council.

10:30 a.m. until Adjourned

Challenge Grants—Room 415

Education Programs—Room 315

Federal/State Partnership—Room 507

Public Programs—Room 420

2:30-3:30 p.m.

National Humanities Medals—Room 527

The morning session on July 29, 2005 will convene at 9:00 a.m., in the 1st Floor Council Room M-09, and will be open to the public, as set out below. The agenda for the morning session will be as follows:

A. Minutes of the Previous Meeting

B. Reports

1. Introductory Remarks

2. Staff Report

3. Congressional Report

4. Reports on Policy and General Matters

a. Challenge Grants

b. Education Programs

c. Federal/State Partnership

d. Public Programs

e. National Humanities Medals

The remainder of the proposed meeting will be given to the consideration of specific applications and closed to the public for the reasons stated above.

Further information about this meeting can be obtained from Mr. Michael P. McDonald, Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer, National Endowment for the Humanities, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20506, or by calling (202) 606-8322, TDD (202) 606-Start Printed Page 387118282. Advance notice of any special needs or accommodations is appreciated.

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Michael P. McDonald,

Acting Advisory Committee, Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. 05-13183 Filed 7-1-05; 8:45 am]