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Notice of open teleconference Federal advisory committee meeting.


The Homeland Security Advisory Council (HSAC) will meet via teleconference for the purpose of reviewing and deliberating on recommendations by the HSAC's Border Infrastructure Task Force.


The HSAC conference call will take place from 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST on Thursday, November 8, 2012. Please be advised that the meeting is scheduled for one hour and may end early if all business is completed before 4:30pm.


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 November 5, 2012. Comments must be identified by Docket No. DHS-2012-0064 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:

  • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
  • Email: Include docket number in the subject line of the message.
  • Fax: (202) 282-9207
  • Mail: Homeland Security Advisory Council, Department of Homeland Security, Mailstop 0445, 245 Murray Lane SW., Washington, DC 20528.

Instructions: All submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and DHS-2012-0064, 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 comments received by the DHS Homeland Security Advisory Council, go to


William Smith at or 202-282-9445.


Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. The HSAC provides organizationally independent, strategic, timely, specific and actionable advice to the Secretary and senior leadership on matters related to homeland security. The HSAC will meet to review and deliberate on the Border Infrastructure Task Force report of findings and recommendations.

Public Participation: Members of the public will be in listen-only mode. The public may register to listen to this HSAC teleconference via the following procedures. Each individual must provide his or her full legal name and email address no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on November 5, 2012, to a staff member of the HSAC via email at or via phone at (202) 447-3135. HSAC conference call details and the Border Infrastructure Task Force report will be provided to interested members of the public at the time they register.

Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance during the teleconference, contact William Smith (202) 282-9445.

Dated: October 15, 2012.

Becca Sharp,

Executive Director, Homeland Security Advisory Council, DHS.

[FR Doc. 2012-25985 Filed 10-19-12; 8:45 am]