[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 71 (Tuesday, April 14, 2015)]
[Proposed Rules]
[Pages 19885-19886]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-08600]

Proposed Rules
                                                Federal Register

This section of the FEDERAL REGISTER contains notices to the public of 
the proposed issuance of rules and regulations. The purpose of these 
notices is to give interested persons an opportunity to participate in 
the rule making prior to the adoption of the final rules.


Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 71 / Tuesday, April 14, 2015 / 
Proposed Rules

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10 CFR Parts 429, 430 and 431

[Docket No. EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0005]

Appliance Standards and Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee: 
Notice of Open Meeting and Webinar

AGENCY: Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of 

ACTION: Notice of open meeting and webinar.


SUMMARY: This notice announces a meeting of the Appliance Standards and 
Rulemaking Federal Advisory Committee (ASRAC). The Federal Advisory 
Committee Act requires that agencies publish notice of an advisory 
committee meeting in the Federal Register.

DATES: Meeting and Webinar: Thursday, April 30, 2015, 10 a.m.-3 p.m.

ADDRESSES: U.S. Department of Energy, Forrestal Building, Room 4A-104, 
1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. For individuals 
that wish to attend by webinar, please register at--http://energy.gov/eere/buildings/appliance-standards-and-rulemaking-federal-advisory-committee. After registering you will receive an email with the 
appropriate link to join the meeting and the necessary call-in 

Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy (DOE), Office of Energy 
Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Washington, DC 
20024. Email: [email protected].

    Purpose of Meeting: To provide advice and recommendations to the 
Energy Department on the development of standards and test procedures 
for residential appliances and commercial equipment.
    Tentative Agenda: (Subject to change; final agenda will be posted 
at http://www.regulations.gov/#!docketDetail;D=EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0005):
     Discussion and prioritization of topic areas that ASRAC 
can assist the Appliance and Equipment Standards Program
     Discussion of options to engage the public under DOE's 
retrospective regulatory review plan
    Public Participation: Members of the public are welcome to observe 
the business of the meeting and, if time allows, may make oral 
statements during the specified period for public comment. To attend 
the meeting and/or to make oral statements regarding any of the items 
on the agenda, email [email protected]. In the email, please indicate 
your name, organization (if appropriate), citizenship, and contact 
information. Please note that foreign nationals participating in the 
public meeting are subject to advance security screening procedures 
which require advance notice prior to attendance at the public meeting. 
If a foreign national wishes to participate in the public meeting, 
please inform DOE as soon as possible by contacting Ms. Regina 
Washington at (202) 586-1214 or by email: [email protected] 
so that the necessary procedures can be completed. Anyone attending the 
meeting will be required to present a government photo identification, 
such as a passport, driver's license, or government identification. Due 
to the required security screening upon entry, individuals attending 
should arrive early to allow for the extra time needed.
    Due to the REAL ID Act implemented by the Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS) recent changes regarding ID requirements for individuals 
wishing to enter Federal buildings from specific states and U.S. 
territories. Driver's licenses from the following states or territory 
will not be accepted for building entry and one of the alternate forms 
of ID listed below will be required.
    DHS has determined that regular driver's licenses (and ID cards) 
from the following jurisdictions are not acceptable for entry into DOE 
facilities: Alaska, Louisiana, New York, American Samoa, Maine, 
Oklahoma, Arizona, Massachusetts, Washington, and Minnesota.
    Acceptable alternate forms of Photo-ID include: U.S. Passport or 
Passport Card; An Enhanced Driver's License or Enhanced ID-Card issued 
by the states of Minnesota, New York or Washington (Enhanced licenses 
issued by these states are clearly marked Enhanced or Enhanced Driver's 
License); A military ID or other Federal government issued Photo-ID 
    Members of the public will be heard in the order in which they sign 
up for the Public Comment Period. Time allotted per speaker will depend 
on the number of individuals who wish to speak but will not exceed five 
minutes. Reasonable provision will be made to include the scheduled 
oral statements on the agenda. The co-chairs of the Committee will make 
every effort to hear the views of all interested parties and to 
facilitate the orderly conduct of business.
    Participation in the meeting is not a prerequisite for submission 
of written comments. ASRAC invites written comments from all interested 
parties. Any comments submitted must identify the ASRAC, and provide 
docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-0005. Comments may be submitted using 
any of the following methods:
    1. Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Follow the 
instructions for submitting comments.
    2. Email: [email protected] Include docket number EERE-2013-BT-NOC-
0005 in the subject line of the message.
    3. Mail: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of Energy, Building 
Technologies Program, Mailstop EE-2J, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., 
Washington, DC 20585-0121. If possible, please submit all items on a 
compact disc (CD), in which case it is not necessary to include printed 
    4. Hand Delivery/Courier: Ms. Brenda Edwards, U.S. Department of 
Energy, Building Technologies Program, 950 L'Enfant Plaza SW., Suite 
600, Washington, DC 20024. Telephone: (202) 586-2945. If possible, 
please submit all items on a CD, in which case it is not necessary to 
include printed copies.
    No telefacsimilies (faxes) will be accepted.
    Docket: The docket is available for review at www.regulations.gov, 
including Federal Register notices, public meeting attendee lists and 
transcripts, comments, and other supporting documents/materials. All 
documents in the docket are listed in

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the www.regulations.gov index. However, not all documents listed in the 
index may be publicly available, such as information that is exempt 
from public disclosure.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2015.
Kathleen B. Hogan,
Deputy Assistant Secretary for Energy Efficiency, Energy Efficiency and 
Renewable Energy.
[FR Doc. 2015-08600 Filed 4-13-15; 8:45 am]