[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 62 (Friday, March 30, 2012)]
[Pages 19300-19301]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-7695]



[Docket No. DHS-2012-0012]

National Infrastructure Advisory Council

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of an open Federal Advisory 
Committee meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Infrastructure Advisory Council (NIAC) will meet 
on Tuesday, April 17, 2012, 1310 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 300, 
Virginia Room, Arlington, VA 22201. The meeting will be open to the 

DATES: The NIAC will meet Tuesday, April 17, 2012, from 1:30 p.m. to 
4:30 p.m. The meeting may close early if the committee has completed 
its business. For additional information, please consult the NIAC Web 
site, www.dhs.gov/NIAC, or contact the NIAC Secretariat by phone at 
(703) 235-2888 or by email at [email protected].

ADDRESSES: 1310 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 300, Virginia Room, 
Arlington, VA 22201.
    While this meeting is open to the public, participation in the NIAC 
deliberations is limited to committee members and appropriate Federal 
Government officials. Discussions may include committee members, 
appropriate Federal Government officials, and other invited persons 
attending the meeting to provide information that may be of interest to 
the Council.
    Immediately following the committee member deliberation and 
discussion period, there will be a limited time period for public 
comment. Comments should be limited to meeting agenda items and 
previous NIAC studies. All previous NIAC studies can be located at 
www.dhs.gov/NIAC. Relevant public comments may be submitted in writing 
or presented in person for the Council to consider. Comments should be 
limited to the issues and topics addressed by the Council. In-person 
presentations will be limited to three minutes per speaker, with no 
more than 30 minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in making in-

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comments should register no fewer than 15 minutes prior to the 
beginning of the meeting at the meeting location. Oral comments will be 
permitted based upon the order of registration; all registrants may not 
be able to speak if time does not permit. Written comments may be sent 
to Nancy Wong, Department of Homeland Security, National Protection and 
Programs Directorate, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, 
VA 20598-0607. It is recommended that written comments be received by 
Nancy Wong no later than April 6, 2012, identified by Federal Register 
Docket Number DHS-2012-0012 for consideration by the NIAC members prior 
to the meeting. Written comments provided after April 6, 2012, will 
still be accepted and reviewed by the members. Comments may also be 
submitted by any one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow 
the instructions for submitting written comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number in the 
subject line of the message.
     Fax: 703-603-5098.
     Mail: Nancy Wong, National Protection and Programs 
Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane SW., Mail 
Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607.
    Instructions: All written submissions received must include the 
words ``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for 
this action. Written comments received will be posted without 
alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the NIAC, go to www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy Wong, National Infrastructure 
Advisory Council Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland 
Security, telephone (703) 235-2888.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
NIAC shall provide the President through the Secretary of Homeland 
Security with advice on the security of the critical infrastructure 
sectors and their information systems.
    The NIAC will meet to address issues relevant to the protection of 
critical infrastructure as directed by the President. At this meeting, 
the committee will receive a presentation from the NIAC Working Group 
regarding the scope of the next phase of the Working Group's critical 
infrastructure resilience study, which incorporates a regional 

Meeting Agenda

I. Opening of Meeting
II. Roll Call of Members
III. Opening Remarks and Introductions
IV. Approval of January 10, 2012, Minutes
V. NIAC Deliberation and Recommendation on Scope of Next Study on 
Critical Infrastructure Resilience incorporating a regional 
VI. Public Comment: Discussion Limited to Meeting Agenda Items and 
Previous NIAC Studies
VII. Closing Remarks

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, contact 
the NIAC Secretariat at (703) 235-2888 as soon as possible.

    Dated: March 26, 2012.
Nancy J. Wong,
Designated Federal Officer for the NIAC.
[FR Doc. 2012-7695 Filed 3-29-12; 8:45 am]