Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency (CISA), Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) meeting; request for comments.
CISA announces a public meeting of the President's National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC). To facilitate public participation, CISA invites public comments on the agenda items and any associated briefing materials to be considered by the council at the meeting.
Meeting Registration: Individual registration to attend the meeting by phone is required and must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, December 7, 2020.
Speaker Registration: Individuals may register to speak during the meeting's public comment period. The registration must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, December 7, 2020.
Written Comments: Written comments must be received no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, November 30, 2020.
NIAC Meeting: The meeting will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020 from 1:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. EST. The meeting may close early if the council has completed its business.
The meeting will be held remotely via conference call. For access to the conference call bridge, information on services for individuals with disabilities, or to request special assistance to participate, please email NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, December 7, 2020.
Comments: Written comments may be submitted on the issues to be considered by the NIAC as described in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below and any briefing materials for the meeting. Any briefing materials that will be presented at the meeting will be made publicly available before the meeting at the following website: https://www.cisa.gov/niac.
Comments identified by docket number “CISA-2020-0017” may be submitted by any of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal:
www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting written comments.
NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov. Include docket number CISA-2020-0017 in the subject line of the message.
Mail: Rachel Liang, Designated Federal Officer, National Infrastructure Advisory Council, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency Stop 0380, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Washington, DC 20528-0380.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number for this notice. All written comments received will be posted without alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. For detailed instructions on sending comments and additional information on participating in the upcoming NIAC meeting, see the “PUBLIC PARTICIPATION” heading of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of this document.
Docket: For access to the docket and comments received by the NIAC, go to www.regulations.gov.
A public comment period is scheduled to be held during the meeting from 3:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. EST. Speakers who wish to participate in the public comment period must register by emailing NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes and will speak in order of registration. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last request for comments.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Rachel Liang, Rachel.Liang@cisa.dhs.gov; 202-936-8300.
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The NIAC is established under Section 10 of E.O. 13231 issued on October 16, 2001. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (Pub. L. 92-463). The NIAC shall provide the President, through the Secretary of Homeland Security, with advice on the security and resilience of the Nation's critical infrastructure sectors.
The NIAC will meet in an open meeting on Thursday, December 10, 2020, to discuss the following agenda items.
I. Call to Order
II. Opening Remarks
III. Approval of September 2020 Minutes
IV. Critical Infrastructure Command Center Follow-On Analysis
V. Workforce and Talent Management Study
VI. Public Comment
VII. Closing Remarks
Meeting Registration Information
Requests to attend via conference call will be accepted and processed in the order in which they are received. Individuals may register to attend the NIAC meeting by phone by sending an email to NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov.
While this meeting is open to the public, participation in FACA deliberations are limited to council members. A public comment period will be held during the meeting from approximately 3:30 p.m.-3:35 p.m. EST. Speakers who wish to comment must register in advance and can do so by emailing NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov no later than Monday, December 7, 2020, at 5:00 p.m. EST. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments.
Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities
For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, please contact NIAC@cisa.dhs.gov by 5:00 p.m. EST on Monday, December 7, 2020.
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Designated Federal Officer, National Infrastructure Advisory Council, Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency, Department of Homeland Security.
[FR Doc. 2020-25940 Filed 11-23-20; 8:45 am]
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