[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 129 (Friday, July 5, 2013)]
[Pages 40516-40517]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-16310]



Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting on Thursday, July 25, 3:00 p.m.-5:30 p.m. 
(EDT), and Friday, July 26, 2013, 8:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Noon (EDT).

PLACE: The meeting will occur at a different location each day. On 
Thursday, the quarterly meeting will be held at the White House Old 
Executive Office Building. The location, due to security clearance 
considerations, will not be open to the public, however the quarterly 
meeting's proceedings will be available by phone to interested parties 
(in a listen-only capacity with the exception of the public comment 
period). Interested parties may access Thursday's meeting's proceedings 
by phone by using the following call-in number: 1-888-778-8914; 
passcode: 3123791. If asked, the call host's name is Jeff Rosen. On 
Friday, the quarterly meeting will be held at the Access Board 
Conference Room, 1331 F Street NW., Suite 800, Washington, DC. 
Interested parties may join the meeting in person or by phone in a 
listening-only capacity (with the exception of the public comment 
period) using the following call-in number: 1-888-778-8914; passcode: 
3123791. If asked, the call host's name is Jeff Rosen.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: On Thursday afternoon, the Council will 
discuss and deliberate a draft NCD Principles Statement. After the 
discussion, the Council will receive public comment for fifteen 
minutes. On Friday, the Council will receive reports from the Executive 
Director and the Chairperson as well as from NCD's standing committees. 
Following these reports, NCD will hear from a panel of policy experts 
on new models of workplace accommodations, including Chai Feldblum, 
Commissioner, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission; John Evans, WA 
Vocational Rehabilitation Employer Relations Manager; and Susan Mazrui, 
AT&T Director of Public Policy. Following the panel and brief break, 
NCD will receive public comment from individuals interested in focusing 
their remarks on workplace accommodations.
    Following public comment, the Council will discuss two pending NCD 
policy reports--one on the veterans disability benefits backlog, and 
the other on the Help America Vote Act.

AGENDA: The times provided below are approximations for when each 
agenda item is anticipated to be discussed (all times Eastern):

Thursday, July 25:

3:00-3:15 p.m. Overview of Afternoon Activities
3:15-5:15 Council Discussion on NCD Principles Statement
5:15-5:30 p.m. Public Comment (phone comment only; all topics)

Tuesday, April 23:

8:30-8:45 a.m. Introduction of NCD Members, Staff, and Guests;

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Chairperson's Report; Executive Director's Report
8:45-9:30 a.m. Committee Reports (Audit & Finance; Governance; Policy 
Development and Program Evaluation; CRPD Task Force)
9:30-10:30 a.m. Panel on New Models of Workplace Accommodations
10:45-11:15 a.m. Public Comment (phone and in-person; limited to 
comments about new ideas and models regarding workplace accommodations 
for people with disabilities)
11:15-11:45 a.m. Council Discussion on Draft Veterans Disability 
Benefits Backlog Report
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m. Council Discussion on Draft Help America Vote Act 
12:15 p.m. Adjourn

PUBLIC COMMENT: Any individuals interested in providing public comment 
will be asked to provide their names and their organizational 
affiliations, if applicable, and to limit their comments to three 
minutes. Individuals may also provide public comment by sending their 
comments in writing to Lawrence Carter-Long, Public Affairs Specialist, 
at [email protected], using the subject line of ``Public Comment.''

NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), 202-272-2074 

ACCOMMODATIONS: A CART streamtext link has been arranged for each day 
of the board meeting. For Thursday, beginning at 3:00 p.m., EDT, the 
web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=072513NCD300pm. For Friday, beginning at 8:30 a.m., 
e.d.t., the web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=072613NCD830am. Those who plan to attend Friday's 
meeting in person and require accommodations should notify NCD as soon 
as possible to allow time to make arrangements.
    Please note: To help reduce exposure to fragrances for those with 
multiple chemical sensitivities, NCD requests that all those attending 
the meeting in person please refrain from wearing scented personal care 
products such as perfumes, hairsprays, colognes, and deodorants.

    Dated: July 2, 2013.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-16310 Filed 7-2-13; 4:15 pm]