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AGENCY:

U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

ACTION:

Notice of Virtual Public Forum for EAC Standards Board.

Date and Time:

Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 9 a.m. EDT through Friday, September 18, 2009, 9 p.m. EDT.

Place:

EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room at http://www.eac.gov. Once at the main page of EAC's Web site, viewers should click the link to the Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room. The virtual meeting room will open on Wednesday, September 9, 2009, at 9 a.m. EDT and will close on Friday, September 18, 2009, at 9 p.m. EDT. The site will be available 24 hours per day during that 9-day period.

Purpose:

The EAC Standards Board will review and provide comment on five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines. The draft chapters contain best practices and recommendations regarding: Building Community Partnerships; Canvassing and Certifying an Election; Communicating with the Public; Conducting a Recount, and Provisional Ballots.

The EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room was established to enable the Standards Board to conduct business in an efficient manner in a public forum, including being able to review and discuss draft documents, when it is not feasible for an in-person board meeting. The Standards Board will not take any votes or propose any resolutions during the 9-day forum of September 9-September 18, 2009. Members will post comments about the five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines.

This activity is open to the public. The public may view the proceedings of this special forum by visiting the EAC Standards Board Virtual Meeting Room at http://www.eac.gov at any time between Wednesday, September 9, 2009, 9 a.m. EDT and Friday, September 18, 2009, 9 p.m. EDT. The public also may view the five draft chapters of the Election Management Guidelines alternative, which will be posted on EAC'S Web site beginning September 9, 2009. The public may file written statements to the EAC Standards Board at standardsboard@eac.gov. Data on EAC's Web site is accessible to visitors with disabilities and meets the requirements of section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act.

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PERSON TO CONTACT FOR INFORMATION:

Bryan Whitener, Telephone: (202) 566-3100.

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Alice Miller,

Chief Operating Officer, U.S. Election Assistance Commission.

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[FR Doc. E9-20566 Filed 8-21-09; 4:15 pm]

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