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National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.


Committee Management; Notice of an open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.


The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet on Tuesday, July 12, 2011, at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Salon A, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATE: The NIAC will meet Tuesday, July 12, 2011, from 1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. The meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. For additional information, please consult the NIAC Web site,​niac, or contact the NIAC Secretariat by phone at (703) 235-2888 or by e-mail at


The meeting will be held at the Washington Marriott at Metro Center, Salon A, 775 12th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20005.

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Immediately following the committee member deliberation and discussion period, there will be a limited time period for public comment on listed agenda items only. Relevant public comments may be submitted in writing or presented in person for the Council to consider. Off-topic questions or comments will not be permitted or discussed. In-person presentations will be limited to three minutes per speaker, with no more than 30 minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in making in-person comments must register no fewer than 15 minutes prior to the beginning of the meeting at the meeting location. Oral comments will be permitted based upon the order of registration; all registrants may not be able to speak if time does not permit. Written comments may be sent to Nancy Wong, Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607. Written comments must be received by Nancy Wong no later than July 5, 2011, identified by Federal Register Docket Number DHS-2011-0034, and may be submitted by any one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting written comments.
  • E-mail: Include the docket number in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (703) 603-5098.
  • Mail: Nancy Wong, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607.

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

Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the NIAC, go to

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Nancy Wong, National Infrastructure Advisory Council Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone (703) 235-2888.

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Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The NIAC shall provide the President through the Secretary of Homeland Security with advice on the security of the critical infrastructure sectors and their information systems.

The NIAC will meet to address issues relevant to the protection of critical infrastructure as directed by the President. At this meeting, the committee will receive work from a NIAC working group to review, deliberate on, and provide further direction to the working group.

Meeting Agenda

I. Opening of Meeting

II. Roll Call of Members

III. Opening Remarks and Introductions

IV. Approval of January 18, 2011, Minutes

V. Deliberation: Information Sharing Study

VI. Public Comment: Discussion Limited to Meeting Agenda Items and Previous or Current NIAC Studies

VII. Closing Remarks

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 NIAC Secretariat at (703) 235-2888 as soon as possible.

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Dated: June 10, 2011.

Nancy J. Wong,

Designated Federal Officer for the NIAC.

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[FR Doc. 2011-15343 Filed 6-20-11; 8:45 am]