National Telecommunications and Information Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce.
Notice of open meeting.
This notice announces a public meeting of the Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information and the National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA) on spectrum management policy matters.
The meeting will be held October 1, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
The meeting will be held at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20004. Public comments may be mailed to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230 or emailed to email@example.com.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
David J. Reed, Designated Federal Officer, at (202) 482-5955 or firstname.lastname@example.org; and/or visit NTIA's website at http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac.
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Background: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary of Commerce for Communications and Information on needed reforms to domestic spectrum policies and management in order to: License or authorize the use of radio frequencies in a way that maximizes public benefits, keep wireless networks as open to innovation as possible, and make wireless services available to all Americans. See Charter at https://www.ntia.gov/files/ntia/publications/csmac_signed_charter_9-30-17.pdf.
This Committee is subject to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2, and is consistent with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration Act, 47 U.S.C. 904(b). The Committee functions solely as an advisory body in compliance with the FACA. For more information about the Committee visit: http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac.
Matters to Be Considered: The Committee provides advice to the Assistant Secretary to assist in developing and maintaining spectrum management policies that enable the United States to maintain or strengthen its global leadership in the introduction of communications technology, services, and innovation; thus expanding the economy, adding jobs, and increasing international trade, while at the same time providing for the expansion of existing technologies and supporting the country's homeland security, national defense, and other critical government missions. NTIA will post a detailed agenda on its website, http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac, prior to the meeting. To the extent that the meeting time and agenda permit, any member of the public may address the Committee regarding the agenda items. See Open Meeting and Public Participation Policy, available at http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac.
Time and Date: The meeting will be held on October 1, 2019, from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT. The meeting time and the agenda topics are subject to change. The meeting will be available via two-way audio link. Please refer to NTIA's website, http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac, for the most up-to-date meeting agenda and access information.
Place: The meeting will be held at Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP, 1111 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 201, Washington, DC 20004. The meeting will be open to the public and members of the press on a first-come, first-served basis as space is limited. The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other auxiliary aids, are asked to notify Mr. Reed at (202) 482-5955 or email@example.com at least ten (10) business days prior to the meeting.
Status: Interested parties are invited to attend and to submit written comments to the Committee at any time before or after the meeting. Parties wishing to submit comments for consideration by the Committee in advance of a meeting may send them via electronic mail to firstname.lastname@example.org in Microsoft Word and/or PDF file formats. Alternatively, comments may be submitted via postal mail to Commerce Spectrum Management Advisory Committee, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, 1401 Constitution Avenue NW, Room 4600, Washington, DC 20230. It would be helpful if paper submissions also include a compact disc (CD) that contains the comments in one or both of the file formats specified above. CDs should be labeled with the name and organizational affiliation of the filer. Comments must be received five (5) business days before the scheduled meeting date in order to provide sufficient time for review. Comments received after this date will be distributed to the Committee, but may not be reviewed prior to the meeting.Start Printed Page 47937
Records: NTIA maintains records of all Committee proceedings. Committee records are available for public inspection at NTIA's Washington, DC office at the address above. Documents including the Committee's charter, member list, agendas, minutes, and reports are available on NTIA's website at http://www.ntia.gov/category/csmac.
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Dated: September 6, 2019.
Kathy D. Smith,
Chief Counsel, National Telecommunications and Information Administration.
[FR Doc. 2019-19653 Filed 9-10-19; 8:45 am]
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