Daily Rules, Proposed Rules, and Notices of the Federal Government


Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy

State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB)

AGENCY: Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, Department of Energy.
ACTION: Notice of Open Teleconference.
SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference call of the State Energy Advisory Board (STEAB). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92-463; 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in theFederal Register.
DATES: Thursday, December 20, 2012; 3:30 p.m.-4:00 p.m. (EST).
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To receive the call-in number and passcode, please contact: Gil Sperling, STEAB's Designated Federal Officer, U.S. Department of Energy, Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy, 1000 Independence Avenue SW., Washington, DC 20585. Phone number is (202) 287-1644.

Purpose of the Board:To provide advice and make recommendations to the Assistant Secretary for the Office of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy regarding goals and objectives, programmatic and administrative policies, and to otherwise carry out the Board's responsibilities as designated in the State Energy Efficiency Programs Improvement Act of 1990 (Pub. L. 101-440).

Tentative Agenda:Receive an update on the activities of the STEAB's Task Forces, review the activities of the newly formed STEAB Strategic Planning Subcommittee, and provide an update to the Board on routine business matters and other topics of interest, and follow-up on activities of the Weatherization Taskforce's meeting at DOE.

Public Participation:The meeting is open to the public. Written statements may be filed with the Board either before or after the meeting. Members of the public who wish to make oral statements pertaining to agenda items should contact Gil Sperling at the address or telephone number listed above. Requests to make oral comments must be received five days prior to the meeting; reasonable provisions will be made to include requested topic(s) on the agenda. The Chair of the Board is empowered to conduct the meeting in a fashion that will facilitate the orderly conduct of business.

Minutes:The minutes of the meeting will be available for public review and copying within 60 days on the STEAB Web site

Issued at Washington, DC, on November 19, 2012. LaTanya R. Butler, Deputy Committee Management Officer.