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National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission; Notice of Public Meeting

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AGENCY:

Department of the Interior, National Park Service.

ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission (the Commission) will be held on Monday, October 20, at 10 a.m., at the National Building Museum, Room 312, 401 F Street, NW., Washington, DC. If the meeting must be continued, the meeting will resume at this same location on Friday, November 7, 2008, at 1 p.m.

The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss currently authorized and proposed memorials in the District of Columbia and its environs. In addition to discussing general matters and conducting routine business, the Commission will review three action items:

1. A request to extend the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial Foundation's authority to establish the Martin Luther King, Jr., Memorial in Washington, DC.

2. H.R. 6195, a bill to authorize the Korean War Veterans Association to establish a commemorative work on Federal land in the District of Columbia near the Korean War Veterans Memorial to honor members of the Armed Forces who have served in Korea since July 28, 1953.

3. H.R. 6696, a bill to authorize the American Battle Monuments Commission to establish a memorial in the District of Columbia or its environs to honor members of the Armed Forces who served in World War I.

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, Secretary to the Commission.

DATES:

Monday, October 20, 2008, and Friday, November 7, 2008.

ADDRESSES:

National Building Museum, Room 312, 401 F Street, NW., Washington, DC 20001.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission, by telephone at (202) 619-7097, by e-mail at nancy_young@nps.gov, by telefax at (202) 619-7420, or by mail at the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission, 1100 Ohio Drive, SW., Room 220, Washington, DC 20242.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Commission was established by Public Law 99-652, the Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. Chapter 89 et seq.), to advise the Secretary of the Interior (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;

Administrator, General Services Administration;

Chairman, National Capital Planning Commission;

Chairman, Commission of Fine Arts;

Mayor of the District of Columbia;

Architect of the Capitol;

Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission;

Secretary of Defense.

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Dated: September 11, 2008.

Lisa A. Mendelson-Ielmini,

Regional Director, National Capital Region.

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[FR Doc. E8-22903 Filed 9-29-08; 8:45 am]

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