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Emergency Transportable Housing Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) has established an advisory committee to make recommendations for possible revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Guidelines to include provisions for emergency transportable housing. This notice announces the dates and times of upcoming committee conference calls.

DATES:

The conference calls are scheduled for July 24 and August 21, 2008. Both calls will begin at 10 a.m. and will conclude no later than 1 p.m. (Eastern time).

ADDRESSES:

Individuals can participate in the conference calls by dialing a teleconference number which will be posted on the Access Board's Web site at http://www.access-board.gov/​eth/​.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Marsha Mazz, Office of Technical and Information Services, Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board, 1331 F Street, NW., Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20004-1111. Telephone number (202) 272-0020 (Voice); (202) 272-0082 (TTY). These are not toll-free numbers. E-mail address: mazz@access-board.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

On August 23, 2007, the Architectural and Transportation Barriers Compliance Board (Access Board) established an advisory committee to make recommendations for possible revisions to the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and Architectural Barriers Act (ABA) Accessibility Guidelines to include provisions for emergency transportable housing (72 FR 48251; August 23, 2007).

The committee will hold conference calls on July 24 and August 21, 2008 (a call that was previously scheduled for July 28 has been cancelled) to discuss a variety of outstanding issues yet to be resolved. Information about the committee, and the agenda, instructions (including information on requesting captioning), and dial in telephone numbers for the conference calls are available at http://www.access-board.gov/​eth/​. The conference calls are open to the public and interested persons can dial in and communicate their views during a public comment period scheduled during each conference call. Participants may call in from any location of their choosing.

To enable individuals who are Deaf or hard-of-hearing to participate, Federal Relay Conference Captioning (RCC) services will be provided on request. Requests for RCC should be made no later than three (3) business days in advance of each scheduled teleconference by contacting Marsha Mazz. Persons wishing to provide handouts or other written information to the committee are requested to provide them in an electronic format to Marsha Mazz preferably by e-mail so that alternate formats such as large print can be distributed to committee members.

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Lawrence W. Roffee,

Executive Director.

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[FR Doc. E8-16312 Filed 7-15-08; 8:45 am]

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