[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 182 (Thursday, September 19, 2013)]
[Page 57644]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-22830]



[Docket No. DHS-2103-0050]

Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council (CIPAC)

AGENCY: National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS.

ACTION: Committee management; Notice of an open Federal Advisory 
Committee Meeting.


SUMMARY: The Critical Infrastructure Partnership Advisory Council 
(CIPAC) Plenary Meeting will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, at 
the Washington DC Convention Center located at 801 Mount Vernon Place 
NW., Washington, DC 20001. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The CIPAC Plenary will be held on Tuesday, November 5, 2013, 
from 8:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Registration will begin at 7:30 a.m. For 
additional information, please consult the CIPAC Web site, http://www.dhs.gov/cipac, or contact the CIPAC Secretariat by phone at 
(703)235-3999 or by email at [email protected].

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Washington DC Convention 
Center, 801 Mount Vernon Place, Washington, DC 20001.
    While this meeting is open to the public, participation in the 
CIPAC deliberations is limited to committee members, Department of 
Homeland Security officials and persons invited to attend the meeting 
for special presentations. Immediately following the committee member 
deliberation and discussion period, there will be a limited time period 
for public comment. This public comment period is designed for 
substantive commentary that must pertain only to matters involving 
critical infrastructure security and resiliency. Off-topic questions or 
comments will not be permitted or discussed. Please note that the 
public comment period may begin prior to 3:00 p.m. if the committee has 
completed its business. To accommodate as many speakers as possible, 
oral presentations will be limited to three (3) minutes per speaker, 
with no more than 30 minutes for all speakers. Parties interested in 
presenting must register in person at the meeting location. Oral 
presentations will be permitted on a first-come, first-serve basis, and 
given based upon the order of registration; all registrants may not be 
able to speak if time does not permit.
    Written comments are welcome at any time prior to or following the 
meeting. Written comments may be sent to Renee Murphy, Department of 
Homeland Security, National Protection and Programs Directorate, 245 
Murray Lane SW., Mail Stop 0607, Arlington, VA 20598-0607. For 
consideration in the CIPAC deliberations, written comments must be 
received by Renee Murphy by no later than 12:00 p.m. on September 24, 
2013, identified by Federal Register Docket Number DHS-2013-0050 and 
may be submitted by 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: Renee Murphy, 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 http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal 
information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the CIPAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, CONTACT: Renee Murphy, Critical Infrastructure 
Partnership Advisory Council Alternate Designated Federal Officer, 
telephone (703) 235-3999.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: CIPAC represents a partnership between the 
Federal Government and critical infrastructure owners and operators, 
and provides a forum in which they can engage in a broad spectrum of 
activities to support and coordinate critical infrastructure security 
and resilience. The September 25, 2013, meeting will include topic-
specific discussions focused on partnership efforts to enhance critical 
infrastructure resilience. Topics such as the Executive Order for 
Improving Critical Infrastructure Cybersecurity, Presidential Policy 
Directive 21--Critical Infrastructure Security and Resilience, and 
Critical Infrastructure Program Updates will be discussed.
    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 CIPAC 
Secretariat at (703) 235-3999 as soon as possible.

    Dated: September 12, 2013.
Larry May,
Designated Federal Officer for the CIPAC.
[FR Doc. 2013-22830 Filed 9-18-13; 8:45 am]