[Federal Register Volume 61, Number 224 (Tuesday, November 19, 1996)]
[Page 58892]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 96-29642]



Minerals Management Service

Notice and Agenda for Meeting of the Royalty Policy Committee of 
the Minerals Management Advisory Board

AGENCY: Minerals Management Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.


SUMMARY: The Secretary of the Department of the Interior (Department) 
has established a Royalty Policy Committee, on the Minerals Management 
Advisory Board, to provide advice on the Department's management of 
Federal and Indian minerals leases, revenues, and other minerals 
related policies.
    Committee membership includes representatives from States, Indian 
Tribes and allottee organizations, minerals industry associations, the 
general public, and Federal Departments. At this third meeting, the 
Minerals Management Service (MMS) will present action plans responding 
to prior Committee reports on Audit and on Royalty reporting and 
Production Accounting. The Committee will hear a status report from the 
Appeals, Settlements, and Alternative Dispute Resolution subcommittee. 
The Committee will also hear how MMS plans to implement the Federal Oil 
and Gas Royalty Simplification and Fairness Act of 1996.

DATES: The meetings will be held on:

Tuesday, December 3, 1996, 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Wednesday, December 4, 1996, 8:30 a.m.-4 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Regal Harvest House, 1345 
Twenty-Eighth Street, Boulder, Colorado 80302-6899, Telephone (303) 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Clare Onstad, Senior Technical 
Advisor to the Associate Director of the Royalty Management Program, 
Minerals Management Service, Royalty Management Program, P.O. Box 
25165, MS-3000, Denver, CO 80225-0165, telephone number (303) 231-3827, 
fax number (303) 231-3780.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The location and dates of future meetings 
will be published in the Federal Register.
    The meetings will be open to the public without advanced 
registration. Public attendance may be limited to the space available. 
Members of the public may make statements during the meeting, to the 
extent time permits, and file written statements with the Committee for 
its consideration.
    Written statements should be submitted to Mr. Clare Onstad, at the 
address listed above. Minutes of Committee meetings will be available 
10 days following each meeting for public inspection and copying at the 
Royalty Management Program, Building No. 85, Denver Federal Center, 
Denver, Colorado.
    These meetings are being held by the authority of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. No. 92-463, 5 U.S.C. Appendix 1, and 
Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A-63, revised.

    Dated: November 14, 1996.
James W. Shaw,
Associate Director for Royalty Management.
[FR Doc. 96-29642 Filed 11-18-96; 8:45 am]