Federal Register: January 28, 2008 (Volume 73, Number 18)
DOCID: fr28ja08-107 FR Doc E8-1387
DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR
National Park Service
DOCUMENT ACTION: Notice of meeting.
National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission; Notice of Public Meeting
DATES: Tuesday, February 26, 2008.
Notice is hereby given that a meeting of the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission (the Commission) will be held on Tuesday, February 26, 2008, at 1:30 p.m., at the National Building Museum, Room 312, 401 F Street, NW., Washington, DC.
The purpose of the meeting will be to discuss currently authorized
and proposed memorials in the District of Columbia and its environs. In
addition to discussing general matters and conducting routine business,
the Commission will review the status of legislative proposals
introduced in the 110th Congress to establish memorials in the District of Columbia and its environs, as follows:
(1) Legislation currently under consideration by the 110th Congress.
(a) H.R. 3707, a bill to authorize the establishment of a memorial to all victims of terrorism.
(b) H.R. 3935, to extend the time limit of the authority of the Frederick Douglass Gardens, Inc., to establish a memorial and gardens on Department of the Interior lands in the District of Columbia or its environs in honor and commemoration of Frederick Douglass, and for other purposes.
(2) Alternative Sites Study, Memorial to Victims of Ukraine Famine Genocide.
Status of Legislation under consideration in the 110th Congress. Other Business
(1) General matters and routine business.
The meeting will be open to the public. Any person may file with the Commission a written statement concerning the matters to be discussed. Persons who wish to file a written statement or testify at the meeting or who want further information concerning the meeting may contact Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission.
National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission,
The Commission was established by Public Law 99652, the Commemorative Works Act (40 U.S.C. Chapter 89 et seq.), to advise the Secretary of the Interior (the Secretary) and the Administrator, General Services Administration (the Administrator), on policy and procedures for establishment of, and proposals to establish, commemorative works in the District of Columbia and its environs, as well as such other matters as it may deem appropriate concerning commemorative works.
The Commission examines each memorial proposal for conformance to the Commemorative Works Act, and makes recommendations to the Secretary and the Administrator and to Members and Committees of Congress. The Commission also serves as a source of information for persons seeking to establish memorials in Washington, DC, and its environs.
The members of the Commission are as follows:
Director, National Park Service
Administrator, General Services Administration
Chairman, National Capital Planning Commission
Chairman, Commission of Fine Arts
Mayor of the District of Columbia
Architect of the Capitol
Chairman, American Battle Monuments Commission
Secretary of Defense
Dated: December 14, 2007.
Joseph M. Lawler,
Regional Director, National Capital Region.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT
Ms. Nancy Young, Secretary to the Commission, by telephone at (202) 6197097, by email at nancy email@example.com, by telefax at (202) 6197420, or by mail at the National Capital Memorial Advisory Commission, 1100 Ohio Drive, SW., Room 220, Washington, DC 20242.