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President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders

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AGENCY:

Minority Business Development Agency, Department of Commerce.

ACTION:

Notice of open meeting.

SUMMARY:

The President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPI Commission) will convene an open meeting to discuss issues related to the draft Commission report to the President. This meeting is open to the public and interested persons may listen to the teleconference by using the call-in number and pass code provided below (see ADDRESSES).

DATES:

This meeting will be held on Wednesday, May 20, 2020, from 4:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Eastern Time (ET).

ADDRESSES:

This meeting will be held by teleconference, beginning at 3:45 p.m. (ET) on Wednesday, May 20, 2020. Advance registration is required to access the teleconference. Interested persons may register at https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join/​ ; conference number: PWXO1256066; audience passcode: 1147620 . Participants can join the event directly at: https://www.mymeetings.com/​nc/​join.php?​i=​PWXW1256066&​p=​1147620&​t=​c.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

For information regarding the teleconference, please contact Ms. Tina Wei Smith, Executive Director, Office of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders; telephone (202) 482-1375; email: whiaapi@doc.gov.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background. The President, through Executive Order 13872 (May 13, 2019), re-established the President's Advisory Commission on Asian Americans and Start Printed Page 30685Pacific Islanders to advise the President, through the Secretary of Commerce and the Secretary of Transportation. The AAPI Advisory Commission provides advice to the President on executive branch efforts to broaden access of AAPI communities, families and businesses to economic resources and opportunities that empower AAPIs to improve the quality of their lives, raise the standard of living of their communities and families, and more fully participate in the U.S. economy.

Public Participation. In accordance with Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), this notice is the public announcement of the Commission's intent to hold a teleconference on May 20, 2020. This meeting is open to the public and interested persons may listen to the teleconference by using the call-in number and pass code set forth above (see ADDRESSES). Prospective agenda items for the meeting include a deliberation of the draft Commission report to the President, discussion regarding ratification of the report, administrative tasks and such other Commission business as may arise during the meeting. The Commission welcomes interested persons to submit written comments at any time before or after the meeting to the Office of the White House Initiative on Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT). To facilitate distribution of written comments to Commission members prior to the meeting, the Commission suggests that comments be submitted by facsimile or by email no later than May 19, 2020. The Commission will reserve a portion of the meeting to receive pertinent oral comments from members of the public.

Copies of the Commission open meeting minutes will be made available to the public.

This announcement might appear in the Federal Register less than 15 days prior to the meeting. The Minority Business Development Agency finds that there is an exceptional circumstance in that this advisory committee meeting must be held on May 20, 2020 due scheduling issues related to the public health crisis.

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Josephine Arnold,

Chief Counsel, Minority Business Development Agency.

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[FR Doc. 2020-10904 Filed 5-19-20; 8:45 am]

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