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Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing

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ACTION:

Notice of meeting.

SUMMARY:

The Advisory Committee on Commercial Remote Sensing (“ACCRES” or “the Committee”) will meet July 11, 2019.

DATES:

The meeting is scheduled as follows: July 11, 2019, 1 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

ADDRESSES:

The meeting will be held at the Center for Strategic and International Studies (CSIS)-1616 Rhode Island Avenue, Room 212A/B, NW, Washington, DC 20036.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Tahara Dawkins, NOAA/NESDIS/CRSRA, 1335 East-West Highway, G-101, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; (301) 713-3385 or tahara.dawkins@noaa.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

As required by Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (FACA) and its implementing regulations, see 41 CFR 102-3.150, notice is hereby given of the meeting of ACCRES. ACCRES was established by the Secretary of Commerce (Secretary) on May 21, 2002, to advise the Secretary of Commerce through the Under Secretary of Commerce for Oceans and Atmosphere on matters relating to the U.S. commercial remote sensing space industry and on the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration's activities to carry out the responsibilities of the Department of Commerce set forth in the National and Commercial Space Programs Act of 2010 (51 U.S.C. 60101 et seq.).

Purpose of the Meeting and Matters To Be Considered

The meeting will be open to the public pursuant to Section 10(a)(1) of the FACA. During the meeting, the Committee will receive updates on NOAA's Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs activities and discuss updates to the commercial remote sensing regulatory regime. The Committee will also discuss the New Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) on Commercial Remote Sensing Licensing.

Special Accommodations

The meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Requests for special accommodations may be directed to Tahara Dawkins, NOAA/NESDIS/CRSRA, 1335 East-West Highway, G-101, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; (301) 713-3385 or tahara.dawkins@noaa.gov.

Additional Information and Public Comments

In accordance with 41 CFR 102-3.140(b), the meeting room is sufficient to accommodate advisory committee members, agency staff, and a reasonable number of interested members of the public. However, to avoid overcrowding should an unexpected number of members of the public attend the meeting, ACCRES invites interested members of the public to RSVP through the following link: https://forms.gle/​dQ5Qy79eTuXwvk1c6, or directly to the office of Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs at (301) 713-2560, or by email at CRSRA@noaa.gov, by July 8, 2019. Any member of the public wishing further information concerning the meeting or who wishes to submit oral or written comments should contact Tahara Dawkins, Designated Federal Officer for ACCRES, NOAA/NESDIS/CRSRA, 1335 East-West Highway, G-101, Silver Spring, Maryland 20910; (301) 713-3385 or tahara.dawkins@noaa.gov. Copies of the draft meeting agenda will be posted on the Commercial Remote Sensing Regulatory Affairs Office at https://www.nesdis.noaa.gov/​CRSRA/​accresMeetings.html.

ACCRES expects that public statements presented at its meetings will not be repetitive of previously-submitted oral or written statements. In general, each individual or group making an oral presentation may be limited to a total time of five minutes. Written comments sent to NOAA/NESDIS/CRSRA on or before June 29, 2019 will be provided to Committee members in advance of the meeting. Comments received too close to the meeting date will normally be provided to Committee members at the meeting. All questions and comments about the proposed regulations must be directed to the Federal Register website for public comments https://www.federalregister.gov/​documents/​2019/​05/​14/​2019-09320/​licensing-of-private-remote-sensing-space-systems.

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Stephen M. Volz,

Assistant Administrator for Satellite and Information Services.

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[FR Doc. 2019-12732 Filed 6-14-19; 8:45 am]

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