Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing—Federal Housing Commissioner, Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings: Manufactured Housing Consensus Committee (MHCC).
This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for the Technical System Subcommittee teleconference meeting of the MHCC. The meeting is open to the public. The agenda for the meeting provides an opportunity for citizens to comment on the business before the MHCC Subcommittee.
The Technical Systems Subcommittee meeting will be held on December 8, 2020, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). The teleconference number is: 301-715-8592 or 646-558-8656 and the Meeting ID is: 96243433408. To access the webinar, use the following link: https://zoom.us/j/96243433408.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Teresa B. Payne, Administrator, Office of Manufactured Housing Programs, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 9166, Washington, DC 20410, telephone 202-402-2698 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the Federal Relay Service at 800-877-8339 (this is a toll-free number).
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Notice of these meetings are provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2) through implementing regulations at 41 CFR 102-3.150. The MHCC was established by the National Manufactured Housing Construction and Safety Standards Act of 1974, 42 U.S.C. 5403(a)(3), as amended by the Manufactured Housing Improvement Act of 2000, (Pub. L. 106-569, Sec. 601, et seq.). According to 42 U.S.C. 5403, as amended, the purposes of the MHCC are to:
- Provide periodic recommendations to the Secretary to adopt, revise, and interpret the Federal manufactured housing construction and safety standards in accordance with this subsection;
- Provide periodic recommendations to the Secretary to adopt, revise, and interpret the procedural and enforcement regulations, including regulations specifying the permissible scope and conduct of monitoring in accordance with subsection (b); and
- Be organized and carry out its business in a manner that guarantees a fair opportunity for the expression and consideration of various positions and for public participation.
The MHCC is deemed an advisory committee not composed of Federal employees.
Public Comment: Citizens wishing to make comments on the business of the MHCC must register in advance by contacting the Administering Organization (AO), Home Innovation Research Labs; Attention: Kevin Kauffman, 400 Prince Georges Blvd., Upper Marlboro, MD 20774, or email to email@example.com, or call 888-602-4663. With advance registration, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide written comments relative to agenda topics for the Subcommittee's consideration. All written comments must be provided to firstname.lastname@example.org. Written comments must be provided no later than December 3, 2020. Please note, written comments submitted will not be read during the meeting but will be provided to the Subcommittee members prior to the meeting. The MHCC will also provide an opportunity for oral public comments on specific matters before the Subcommittee. The total amount of time for oral comments will be 30 minutes, in two 15-minute periods, with each commenter limited to two minutes to ensure pertinent Subcommittee business is completed and all public comments can be expressed. The Subcommittee will not respond to individual written or oral statements; however, it will take all public comments into account in its deliberations. The MHCC strives to accommodate citizen comments to the extent possible within the time constraints of the meeting agenda.
Tentative Agenda for Technical Systems Subcommittee Teleconference
Tuesday, December 8, 2020—10 a.m. to 4 p.m. EST
I. Call to Order—Subcommittee Chair & Designated Federal Officer (DFO) Roll Call—AO
II. Opening Remarks—Subcommittee Chair & DFO
III. Approval of minutes from the October 30, 2019, Technical Systems Subcommittee Meeting Occurring as Part of the MHCC Annual Meeting
IV. Public Comment Period—15 minutes
V. Assigned Proposed Change Review
Proposed Changes Log:
VI. Lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m.
VII. Assigned Proposed Change Review Continued
VIII. Public Comment Period—15 minutes
IX. Wrap Up—DFO & AO
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Dana T. Wade,
Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner.
[FR Doc. 2020-24940 Filed 11-9-20; 8:45 am]
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