[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 47 (Tuesday, March 11, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Page 13679]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-05357]


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NATIONAL COUNCIL ON DISABILITY


Sunshine Act Meetings

TIME AND DATES: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting on Monday, March 31, 2014, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. 
(Eastern). This meeting takes the place of the meeting previously 
noticed to have occurred on Monday, March 3, 2014, which was cancelled 
due to inclement weather.

PLACE: The meeting will occur by phone. NCD staff will participate in 
the call from the NCD office at 1331 F Street NW., Suite 850, 
Washington, DC 20004. Interested parties may join the meeting in person 
at the NCD office or may join the phone line in a listening-only 
capacity (other than the period allotted for by-phone public comment) 
using the following call-in number: 888-428-9490; Conference ID: 
5307787; Conference Title: NCD Meeting; Host Name: Jeff Rosen.

MATTERS TO BE CONSIDERED: The Council will receive reports from its 
standing committees; receive panel presentations from policy experts on 
the Affordable Care Act; and receive its annual ethics training.

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

11-11:30 a.m.--Call to Order and Council Committee Reports
11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m.--Presentation on the Affordable Care Act (ACA), 
with presentations by Judy Solomon, Vice President for Health Policy, 
Center on Budget and Policy Priorities; Melissa Harris, Director, 
Division of Benefits and Coverage, Disabled and Elderly Health Programs 
Group, Center for Medicaid and CHIP Services, Centers for Medicare and 
Medicaid Services; Sharon Lewis, Principal Deputy Administrator, 
Administration for Community Living (ACL), U.S. Department of Health 
and Human Services:

12:15-12:30 p.m.--Public Comment on the Affordable Care Act
12:30-1 p.m.--Annual Ethics Training for NCD Council Members and Staff
1:00 p.m.--Meeting Adjourned

PUBLIC COMMENT: Due to NCD's focus on the Affordable Care Act (ACA) on 
this Council call, the brief public comment period available by phone 
will be used to receive only comments related to ACA. All those who are 
interested in making public comment regarding ACA by phone must 
register in advance by emailing [email protected] and noting 
``Registration'' in the subject line. Phone comment space is limited 
and will be accommodated on a first-registered, first-acknowledged 
basis until the time is filled. Commenters will be asked to limit their 
remarks to three minutes and are welcome to submit more detailed 
comments to the Council via email. The Council always welcomes all 
comments, regardless of topic, via email. NCD encourages those 
interested in raising an issue or concern to the Council's attention to 
email their thoughts to [email protected].

CONTACT PERSON FOR MORE INFORMATION: Anne Sommers, NCD, 1331 F Street 
NW., Suite 850, Washington, DC 20004; 202-272-2004 (V), 202-272-2074 
(TTY).

ACCOMMODATIONS: A CART streamtext link has been arranged for this 
meeting. The web link to access CART is: http://www.streamtext.net/text.aspx?event=033114NCD1100am. 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: March 7, 2014.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2014-05357 Filed 3-7-14; 11:15 am]
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