Office of the Secretary, Department of Transportation.
Notice of second public meeting of advisory committee.
This notice announces the second meeting of the Advisory Committee on Accessible Air Transportation (ACCESS Advisory Committee).
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The second meeting of the ACCESS Advisory Committee will be held on June 14 and 15, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time.
The meeting will be held at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street NW., Washington DC 20036, in the Congressional Room. Attendance is open to the public up to the room's capacity of 150 attendees. Since space is limited, any member of the general public who plans to attend this meeting must notify the registration contact identified below no later than June 7, 2016.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
To register to attend the meeting, please contact Alyssa Battle (Abattle@linkvisum.com; 703-442-4575 extension 127) or Kyle Illgenfritz (email@example.com; 703-442-4575 extension 128). For other information, please contact Livaughn Chapman or Vinh Nguyen, Office of the Aviation Enforcement and Proceedings, U.S. Department of Transportation, by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com or by telephone at 202-366-9342.
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I. Second Public Meeting of the ACCESS Committee
The second meeting of the ACCESS Advisory Committee will be held on June 14 and 15, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time. The meeting will be held at the Capital Hilton, 1001 16th Street NW., Washington DC 20036, in the Congressional Room. At the meeting, the ACCESS Advisory Committee will continue to address whether to require accessible inflight entertainment (IFE) and strengthen accessibility requirements for other in-flight communications, whether to require an accessible lavatory on new single-aisle aircraft over a certain size, and whether to amend the definition of “service animals” that may accompany passengers with a disability on a flight. This meeting will include reports from working groups formed to address the three issues listed above. Prior to the meeting, the agenda will be available on the ACCESS Advisory Committee's Web site, www.transportation.gov/access-advisory-committee. The agenda will also be posted to the Federal Docket Management System (FDMC), Docket Number DOT-OST-2015-0246. Information on how to access advisory committee documents via the FDMC is contained in Section III, below.
The meeting will be open to the public. Attendance will be limited by the size of the meeting room (maximum 150 attendees). Because space is limited, we ask that any member of the public who plans to attend the meeting notify the registration contact, Alyssa Battle (Abattle@linkvisum.com; 703-442-4575 extension 127) or Kyle Illgenfritz (firstname.lastname@example.org; 703-442-4575 extension 128) at Linkvisum, no later than June 7, 2016. At the discretion of the facilitator and the Committee and time permitting, members of the public are invited to contribute to the discussion and provide oral comments.
II. Submitting Written Comments
Members of the public may submit written comments on the topics to be considered during the meeting by June 7, 2016, to FDMC, Docket Number DOT-OST-2015-0246. You may submit your comments and material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. DOT recommends that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the body of your document so that DOT can contact you if there are questions regarding your submission.
To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, put the docket number, DOT-OST-2015-0246, in the keyword box, and click “Search.” When the new screen appears, click on the “Comment Now!” button and type your comment into the text box on the following screen. Choose whether you are submitting your comment as an individual or on behalf of a third party and then submit. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81/2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing.
III. Viewing Comments and Documents
To view comments and any documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to www.regulations.gov. Enter the docket number, DOT-OST-2015-0246, in the keyword box, and click “Search.” Next, click the link to “Open Docket Folder” and choose the document to review. If you do not have access to the Internet, you may view the docket online by visiting the Docket Management Facility in Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.
IV. ACCESS Advisory Committee Charter
The ACCESS Advisory Committee is established by charter in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Secretary of Transportation Anthony Foxx approved the ACCESS Advisory Committee charter on April 6, 2016. The committee's charter sets forth policies for the operation of the advisory committee and is available on the Department's Web site at www.transportation.gov/office-general-counsel/negotiated-regulations/charter.
V. Privacy Act
In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT posts these comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL-14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy.
VI. Future Committee Meetings
DOT anticipates that the ACCESS Advisory Committee will have four additional two-day meetings in Washington DC The meetings are tentatively scheduled for following dates: third meeting, July 11-12; fourth meeting, August 16-17; fifth meeting, September 22-23, and the sixth and final meeting, October 13-14. Notices of all future meetings will be published in the Federal Register at least 15 calendar days prior to each meeting.
Notice of this meeting is being provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act and the General Services Administration regulations covering management of Federal advisory committees. See 41 CFR part 102-3.
Issued under the authority of delegation in 49 CFR 1.27(n).
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Dated: May 25, 2016.
Judith S. Kaleta,
Acting General Counsel.
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