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Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation

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AGENCY:

Department of State.

ACTION:

Notice of Closed and Open Meetings for 2014.

SUMMARY:

The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet on the following days during 2014, in open session, to discuss unclassified matters concerning declassification and transfer of Department of State records to the National Archives and Records Administration and the status of the Foreign Relations series, as indicated:

1. March 3, 2014. The Committee will meet in open session from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Room 2208, Start Printed Page 9577Department of State, 2201 C Street NW., Washington, DC (Department of State). RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than February 25, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by February 21, 2014.

2. June 9, 2014. The Committee will meet in open session from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Room 1207 of the Department of State. RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than June 3, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by May 30, 2014.

3. September 8, 2014. The Committee will meet in open session from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Room 1207 of the Department of State. RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than September 2, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by August 29, 2014.

4. December 8, 2014. The Committee will meet in open session from 11:00 a.m. until 12:00 noon in Room 1207 of the Department of State. RSVP should be sent as directed below not later than December 2, 2014. Requests for reasonable accommodation should be made by November 28, 2014.

Closed Sessions. The Committee's sessions in the afternoon of Monday, March 3, 2014; in the afternoon of Monday, June 9, 2014; in the morning of Tuesday, June 10, 2014; in the afternoon of Monday, September 8, 2014; in the morning of Tuesday, September 9, 2014; in the afternoon of Monday, December 8, 2014; and in the morning of Tuesday, December 9, 2014, will be closed in accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (P. L. 92-463). The agenda calls for discussions of agency declassification decisions concerning the Foreign Relations series and other declassification issues. These are matters properly classified and not subject to public disclosure under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(l) and the public interest requires that such activities be withheld from disclosure.

RSVP Instructions. Prior notification and a valid government-issued photo ID (such as driver's license, passport, U.S. government or military ID) are required for entrance into the Department of State building. Members of the public planning to attend the meetings should RSVP for the open meetings, by the dates indicated above, to Julie Fort or Nick Sheldon, Office of the Historian (202-663-3265/1123). When responding, please provide date of birth, valid government-issued photo identification number and type (such as driver's license number/state, passport number/country, or U.S. government ID number/agency or military ID number/branch), and relevant telephone numbers. If you cannot provide one of the specified forms of ID, please consult with Julie Fort for acceptable alternative forms of picture identification.

Personal data is requested pursuant to Public Law 99-399 (Omnibus Diplomatic Security and Antiterrorism Act of 1986), as amended; Public Law 107-56 (USA PATRIOT Act); and Executive Order 13356. The purpose of the collection is to validate the identity of individuals who enter Department facilities. The data will be entered into the Visitor Access Control System (VACS-D) database. Please see the Security Records System of Records Notice (State-36) at http://www.state.gov/​documents/​organization/​l03419.pdf, for additional information.

Questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Dr. Stephen P. Randolph, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC 20520, telephone (202) 663-1123, (email history@state.gov).

Note that requests for reasonable accommodation received after the dates indicated in this notice will be considered, but might not be possible to fulfill.

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Dated: February 6, 2014.

Stephen P. Randolph,

Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation.

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[FR Doc. 2014-03516 Filed 2-18-14; 8:45 am]

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