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The Office of Policy, DHS.


Notice of Open Teleconference Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.


The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for the purpose of reviewing the report of the HSAC's Southwest Border Task Force (SWBTF).


The HSAC conference call will take place from 4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. EDT on Thursday, September 16, 2010. Please be advised that the meeting is scheduled for one hour and all participating members of the public should promptly call-in at the beginning of the teleconference.


The HSAC meeting will be held via teleconference. Members of the public interested in participating in this teleconference meeting may do so by following the process outlined below (see “Public Participation”).

Written comments must be submitted and received by September 9, 2010.

Comments must be identified by Docket No. DHS-2010-0074 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • E-mail: Include docket number in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (202) 282-9207.
  • Mail: Homeland Security Advisory Council, Department of Homeland Security, Mailstop 0850, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Washington, DC 20528.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and DHS-2010-0074, the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at, including any personal information provided.

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or Start Printed Page 53708comments received by the DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council, go to

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HSAC Staff at or 202-447-3135.

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Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. The HSAC provides independent advice to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security to aid in the creation and implementation of critical and actionable policies and capabilities across the spectrum of homeland security operations. The HSAC periodically reports, as requested, to the Secretary, on such matters. The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires Federal Register publication 15 days prior to a meeting. The HSAC will meet to review the SWBTF report with findings and recommendations.

Public Participation: Members of the public may register to participate in this HSAC teleconference via aforementioned procedures. Each individual must provide his or her full legal name, e-mail address and phone number no later than 5 p.m. EDT on September 14, 2010, to a staff member of the HSAC via e-mail at or via phone at (202) 447-3135. HSAC conference call details will be provided to interested members of the public at this time.

Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the HSAC as soon as possible.

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Dated: August 25, 2010.

Becca Sharp,

Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council, DHS.

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[FR Doc. 2010-21787 Filed 8-31-10; 8:45 am]