Science and Technology Directorate, DHS.
Committee Management; Notice of Closed Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.
The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee will meet October 20—22, 2009 at the Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA. This meeting will be closed to the public.
The Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee will meet October 20, 2009, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., October 21, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and on October 22, 2009, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
The meeting will be held at the Naval Postgraduate School, 1 University Circle, Monterey, CA. Requests to have written material distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting should reach the contact person at the address below by Friday, October 9, 2009. Send written material to Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528. Comments must be identified by DHS-2009-0109 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
- Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
- E-mail: HSSTAC@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message.
- Fax: 202-254-6173.
- Mail: Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the (committee name), go to http://www.regulations.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Tiwanda Burse, Science and Technology Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Start Printed Page 49392Bldg. 410, Washington, DC 20528, 202-254-6877.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
At this meeting, the Committee will receive classified (SECRET-level) updated threat and Homeland Security related briefings; and classified reports from the Committee panels. West Coast laboratories, Federally Funded Research and Development Centers (FFRDCs), and Homeland Security experts will present SECRET-level briefings concerning matters sensitive to homeland security.
Basis for Closure: In accordance with section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, it has been determined that the Homeland Security Science and Technology Advisory Committee meeting concerns sensitive Homeland Security information and classified matters within the meaning of 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and (c)(9)(B) which, if prematurely disclosed, would significantly jeopardize national security and frustrate implementation of proposed agency actions and that, accordingly, the portion of the meeting that concerns these issues will be closed to the public.Start Signature
Dated: September 16, 2009.
Bradley I. Buswell,
Under Secretary for Science and Technology (Acting).
[FR Doc. E9-23221 Filed 9-25-09; 8:45 am]
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