[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 44 (Monday, March 7, 2011)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5062]

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Committees on Collaborative Governance, Regulation, Rulemaking, 
Judicial Review, and Adjudication

ACTION: Notice of public meetings.


SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given of public meetings of five committees 
of the Assembly of the Administrative Conference of the United States 
(ACUS). Each committee will consider a research report and will prepare 
recommendations on the subject of the report for consideration by the 
full Conference. Complete details regarding each committee's meeting, 
related research reports, how to attend (including information about 
remote access and obtaining special accommodations for persons with 
disabilities), and how to submit comments to the committee can be found 
in the ``Research'' section of the ACUS Web site, http://www.acus.gov.
    Comments may be submitted by e-mail to [email protected], with the 
name of the relevant committee in the subject line, or by postal mail 
to ``[Name of Committee] Comments'' at the address given below.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at 1120 20th Street, NW., Suite 
706 South, Washington, DC 20036.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Designated Federal Officer for the 
individual committee, ACUS, Suite 706 South, 1120 20th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20036; Telephone 202-480-2080.


Committee on Collaborative Governance

    The Committee on Collaborative Governance will meet to consider a 
report by Professor James T. O'Reilly of the University of Cincinnati 
College of Law concerning the ``Federal Advisory Committee Act in the 
21st Century.'' The objective of this study is to consider possible 
recommendations for improvements of the Act, particularly in light of 
technological and social developments since its passage.
    Date: Wednesday, March 23, 2011, from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
    Designated Federal Officer: David M. Pritzker.

Committee on Regulation

    The Committee on Regulation will consider a report dealing with the 
timing, availability, confidentiality, and impact of comments submitted 
during agency rulemakings, as well as agencies' duty to reply to such 
comments. The consultant for this study is Professor Steven J. Balla of 
The George Washington University.
    Date: Thursday, March 24, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Designated Federal Officer: Reeve T. Bull.

Committee on Rulemaking

    The Committee on Rulemaking will consider a report on the legal 
issues agencies face in e-Rulemaking. The report was prepared by ACUS 
staff member Bridget C.E. Dooling.
    Date: Friday, March 25, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
    Designated Federal Officer: Emily F. Schleicher.

Committee on Judicial Review

    The Committee on Judicial Review will consider a report dealing 
with possible solutions to the procedural trap posed by 28 U.S.C. 1500, 
a statute that regulates the Court of Federal Claims' jurisdiction over 
claims pending in other courts. The report was prepared by ACUS staff 
members Emily F. Schleicher and Jonathan R. Siegel.
    Date: Monday, March 28, 2011, from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m.
    Designated Federal Officer: Reeve T. Bull.

Committee on Adjudication

    The Committee on Adjudication will consider a report by ACUS staff 
member Funmi E. Olorunnipa regarding the use of video hearings by 
Federal agencies, which examines the costs and benefits of video 
hearings as they are currently being used and the possibilities for 
expansion of use by Federal agencies.
    Date: Wednesday, March 30, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon.
    Designated Federal Officer: Funmi E. Olorunnipa.

    Dated: March 2, 2011.
Jonathan R. Siegel,
Director of Research & Policy.
[FR Doc. 2011-5062 Filed 3-4-11; 8:45 am]