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National Council on the Humanities, 154th Meeting

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AGENCY:

The National Endowment for the Humanities.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

Pursuant to the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Public L. 92-463, as amended) notice is hereby given that the National Council on the Humanities will meet in Washington, DC on May 11-12, 2006.

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 at the Old Post Office Building, 1100 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC. A portion of the morning and afternoon sessions on May 11-12, 2006, 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 session on May 11, 2006 will be as follows:

Committee Meetings

[Open to the Public]

Policy Discussion:
9-10:30 a.m.Challenge Grants Federal/State Partnership Preservation and Access Public Programs Research ProgramsRoom M-07. Room 507. Room 415. Room 420. Room 315.
[Closed to the Public]
Discussion of specific grant applications and programs before the Council:
10:30 a.m. until AdjournedChallenge Grants Federal/State Partnership Preservation and Access Public Programs Research ProgramsRoom M-07. Room 507. Room 415. Room 420. Room 315.
1-2:15 p.m.Jefferson LectureRoom 527.

The agenda for the session on May 12, 2006 will be as follows: The morning session will convene at 9 a.m., in Room M-09, and will be open to the public, as set out below.

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. Federal/State Partnership.

c. Preservation and Access.

d. Public Programs.

e. Research Programs.

f. Jefferson Lecture.

The remainder of the session on May 12, 2006 will be given to the consideration of specific applications and will be closed to the public for the reasons stated above.

Further information about this meeting can be obtained from Ms. Heather Gottry, 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) 606-8282. Advance Start Printed Page 25248notice of any special needs or accommodations is appreciated.

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Heather Gottry,

Acting Advisory Committee Management Officer.

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[FR Doc. E6-6433 Filed 4-27-06; 8:45 am]

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