[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 26 (Thursday, February 9, 2017)]
[Pages 10026-10027]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-02828]



Sunshine Act Meetings

Time and Dates: The Members of the National Council on Disability (NCD) 
will hold a quarterly meeting on Thursday and Friday, February 23 and 
24, 2017 in Detroit, Michigan, from 9:00 a.m.-4:15 p.m., Eastern, on 
Thursday, February 23; and from 9:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Eastern, on 
Friday, February 24.

Place: The meeting will occur at the Detroit Marriott at the 
Renaissance Center located at 400 Renaissance Drive, Detroit, MI 48243. 
Interested parties may join the meeting in person at the meeting 
location or may join the phone line in a listening-only capacity (other 
than the period allotted for public comment noted below) using the 
following call-in information: Teleconference number: 888-417-8525; 
Conference ID: 9110702; Conference Title: NCD Meeting; Host Name: Clyde 

Matters to be Considered: The Council will receive panel presentations 
on education and mental health; the

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connection between disability and poverty; economic mobility gridlock; 
what a system would look like to help someone with a disability escape 
poverty; and on autonomous vehicle technology and people with 
disabilities. The Council will also receive agency updates on finance, 
governance, and other business. The Council will receive public comment 
on education and mental health; economic mobility gridlock; and on what 
a system would look like that helps people with disabilities escape 

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

Thursday, February 23

9:00-9:30 a.m.--Welcome and Introductions
9:30-10:15 a.m.--(Panel Presentation) Connection between disability and 
poverty in Michigan
10:15-10:30 a.m.--Break
10:30-11:15 a.m.--(Panel Presentation) Education and mental health
11:15-11:45 a.m.--Town hall to receive comments on education and mental 
11:45 a.m.-1:15 p.m.--Lunch Break
1:15-2:00 p.m.--(Panel Presentation) Economic mobility gridlock: 
systemic challenges and incompatibilities, and contradictions
2:00-2:30 p.m.--Town hall to receive comments on economic mobility 
2:30-2:45 p.m.--Break
2:45-3:45 p.m.--(Panel Presentation) What would a system look like if 
it was designed to get a person with a disability out of poverty?
3:45-4:15 p.m.--Town hall to receive comments on what a system would 
look like if it was designed to get a person with a disability out of 
4:15 p.m.--Adjournment

Friday, February 24

9:00-11:15 a.m.--(Panel Presentation) Autonomous vehicle discussion
11:15-11:30 a.m.--Break
11:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.--NCD business meeting
12:30 p.m.--Adjournment

Public Comment: To better facilitate NCD's public comment, any 
individual interested in providing public comment is asked to register 
his or her intent to provide comment in advance by sending an email to 
[email protected] with the subject line ``Public Comment'' 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 quarterly meeting must be received by Wednesday, February 22, 
2017. Priority will be given to those individuals who are in-person to 
provide their comments during the town hall portions of the agenda. 
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. Comments received 
at the February quarterly meeting will be limited to those regarding 
education and mental health; economic mobility gridlock; and what a 
system would look like if it was designed to get a person with a 
disability out of poverty, each during its respective slot of time for 
the themed town hall as previously noted in the agenda.

Contact Person: 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 
teleconference meeting. The web link to access CART on both Thursday 
and on Friday, February 23-24, 2017 is: https://www.streamtext.net/player?event=NCD. 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. To help reduce exposure to fragrances for 
those with multiple chemical sensitivities, NCD requests that all those 
attending the meeting in person refrain from wearing scented personal 
care products such as perfumes, hairsprays, and deodorants.

     Dated: February 7, 2017.
Rebecca Cokley,
Executive Director.
[FR Doc. 2017-02828 Filed 2-7-17; 4:15 pm]