Federal Register: October 9, 2002 (Volume 67, Number 196)
DOCID: FR Doc 02-25704
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
Minerals Management Service
ACTION: Committees; establishment, renewal, termination, etc.:
DOCUMENT ACTION: Request for nomination.
Request for Nominations for Public Members to the Royalty Policy Committee of the Minerals Management Advisory Board
DATES: Submit nominations on or before January 31, 2003.
The Secretary of the Department of the Interior has
established a Royalty Policy Committee (RPC), on the Minerals
Management Advisory Board, to provide advice on the Department's
management of Federal and Indian minerals leases, revenues, and other
minerals related policies. RPC membership includes representatives from
States, Indian Tribes and allottee organizations, minerals industry
associations, other governmental agencies, and the interested public.
Members serve 2year terms without pay but will be reimbursed for
travel expenses incurred when attending official RPC meetings.
Reimbursements will be calculated in accordance with the Federal travel
regulations as implemented by the Department. The RPC currently has one
vacant public position and another due to expire at the beginning of
next year. The Director, MMS, is requesting nominations to complete the
RPC's public membership that allows up to four representatives. These
nominations may originate from State and local governments,
universities, other public organizations or individuals, and may
include selfnominations. Nominees should have knowledge of the mineral
and energy industry to assure sound representation of the public
interest. The nomination package must include a nomination letter from
an interested organization, or a selfnomination letter from an
individual, outlining the candidate's qualifications including an [[Page 62988]]
updated biography with mailing and email addresses. All nomination packages received will be subject to the Department's diversity policies.
Minerals Management Advisory Board,
The location and dates of future Committee meetings will be published in the Federal Register and posted on the Internet at http://www.rmp.mms.gov/LawsRD/RoyPC.htm. Meetings are open to the public without advanced registration on a space available basis. The public may make statements during the meetings, to the extent time permits, and file written statements with the Committee for its consideration. Copies of these written statements should be submitted to Gary Fields.
Committee meetings are conducted under the authority of the Federal
Advisory Committee Act, Pub. L. 92463, 5 U.S.C. appendix 1, and Office of Management and Budget Circular No. A63, revised.
Dated: October 2, 2002.
Lucy Querques Denett,
Associate Director for Minerals Revenue Management.
[FR Doc. 0225704 Filed 10802; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310MRP
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Gary Fields, Minerals Revenue Management, MMS, P.O. Box 25165, MS 300B3, Denver, CO 802250165, telephone number (303) 2313102, fax number (303) 2313780.