[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 139 (Wednesday, July 22, 2009)]
[Pages 36269-36270]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-17411]



Employment and Training Administration

Notice of Renewal of the Native American Employment and Training 
Council (NAETC) Charter

AGENCY: Employment and Training Administration, Labor.

ACTION: Notice of Renewal of the Native American Employment and 
Training Council (NAETC) Charter.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of the renewal of the Workforce 
Investment Act (WIA), Section 166 Indian and Native American program 
Charter that is necessary and in the public interest. Accordingly, the 
U.S. Department of Labor (DOL), the Employment and Training 
Administration has renewed the NAETC Charter for two years and

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has made changes to the terms of members.

    Background: Pursuant to WIA Section 166(4)(C), the NAETC advises 
the Secretary on all aspects of the operation and administration of the 
Native American programs authorized under Section 166 of WIA. In 
addition, the Council advises the Secretary on matters that promote the 
employment and training needs of Indian and Native Americans, as well 
as enhance the quality of life in accordance with the Indian Self-
Determination Act and Education Assistance Act. The Council shall also 
provide guidance to the Secretary on ways for Indian, Alaska Natives, 
and Native Hawaiians to successfully access and obtain DOL 
discretionary funding and participate in special initiatives.
    The charter is required to be renewed every two years; the current 
charter expired on June 26, 2009. The NAETC recommendations and 
accomplishments have and continue to assist ETA and the Secretary to 
transform and expand the apprenticeship model. The current charter is 
being renewed with changes to the terms of members.
    Summary of Revisions: The charter is amended to state that 
``appointments shall remain effective until a replacement is designated 
by the Secretary in writing.'' However, all council members shall serve 
at the pleasure of the Secretary and members may be appointed, 
reappointed, and/or replaced, and their terms may be extended, changed, 
or terminated at the Secretary discretion.

Designated Federal Officer, Office of Workforce Investment, Employment 
and Training Administration, U.S. Department of Labor, Room S-4209, 200 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20210. Telephone: (202) 693-
3737, (this is not a toll-free number).

    Signed at Washington, DC this 13th day of July 2009.
Jane Oates,
Assistant Secretary, Employment and Training Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-17411 Filed 7-21-09; 8:45 am]