[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 223 (Tuesday, November 19, 2013)]
[Pages 69454-69455]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-27776]



Notice of Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting on Wednesday, December 4, 9:00 a.m.-5:15 
p.m. (GMT), and Thursday, December 5, 2013, 9:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m. (GMT).

PLACE: The meeting will occur in Topeka, Kansas at the Kansas State 
House in the Old Supreme Court Chambers, located at SW 10th and SW 
Jackson, Topeka, KS 66612. The quarterly meeting is available to the 
public to attend in-person or by phone. Those attending in person 
should be prepared to process through Kansas State House security upon 
entrance. Those interested in joining the meeting by phone in a listen-
only capacity (with the exception of the public comment period) may 
access the proceedings by phone by using the following call-in number: 
1-888-417-8533; Passcode/Conference ID: 3860992. If asked, the call 
host's name is Jeff Rosen.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Council will receive reports from its 
standing committees; and receive panel presentations from policy 
experts on the topics of living with a disability in rural America, 
Kansas legislation on the rights of parents with disabilities, the 
Kansas Employment First initiative, and finally, on the topic of 
KanCare implementation. The Council will also receive public comment 
exclusively from Kansans on Day 1 and from all other interested parties 
on Day 2.

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

Wednesday, December 3:
9:00-9:30 a.m.--Call to Order and Welcome
9:30-10:00 a.m.--Committee Reports (Audit and Finance; Governance; 
Policy Development and Program Evaluation)
10:00-11:30 a.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 1: Living with a 
Disability in Rural America
11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m.--Break for Lunch
1:00-2:30 p.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 2: Kansas 
Legislation for Parents with Disabilities
2:30-4:00 p.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 3: Kansas Employment 
4:00-4:15 p.m.--Break
4:15-5:15 p.m.--Kansas Public Comments (phone and in-person; all 
topics; this public comment period is intended for Kansans

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only; all those who plan to make public comment are asked to please 
register their intent to comment in advance. Please see details below. 
A general public comment is open to all other interested parties on Day 
2 of the Council meeting)
5:15 p.m.--Adjourn

Thursday, December 5:
9:00-9:30 a.m.--Call to Order and Welcome
9:30-11:00 a.m.--Policy Panel and Discussion--Panel 4: KanCare 
11:00-11:15 a.m.--Break
11:15-11:45 a.m.--Public Comment (phone and in-person; all topics)
11:45 a.m.-12:15 p.m.--Council Business continued
12:15 p.m.-Council Meeting Adjourns

PUBLIC COMMENT REGISTRATION: To better facilitate NCD's public comment 
periods, any individual interested in providing public comment will be 
asked to register their intent to provide comment in advance by sending 
an email to [email protected] with the subject line ``Public 
Comment, Topeka, KS'' with your name, organization, state, and topic of 
comment included in the body of your email. Full-length written public 
comments may also be sent to that email address. All emails to register 
for public comment at the October quarterly meeting must be received by 
Monday, December 2, 2013. Priority will be given on both days to those 
individuals who are in-person to provide their comments. Those 
commenters on the phone will be called on according to the list of 
those registered via email. Due to time constraints, NCD asks all 
commenters to limit their comments to three minutes.

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 Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., CMT, the 
web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=120413NCD1000am. For Thursday, beginning at 9:00 a.m., 
CMT, the web link to access CART is http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=120513NCD1000am. Those who plan to attend the 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: November 15, 2013.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-27776 Filed 11-15-13; 11:15 am]