Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Functions (COAC), 53800-53801 [05-17953]

Download as PDF 53800 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 175 / Monday, September 12, 2005 / Notices and mainstream services for persons experiencing homelessness, (4) what challenges/barriers States and Territories faced in trying to achieve short- and long-term goals, and (5) to what extent relationships among the Governor’s office, legislators, key program administrators, and public and private stakeholders were created or strengthened. In order to reduce burden on informants, the outcome evaluation will focus on a sample of States and Territories (the 19 States and Territories participating in the last two Policy Academies on Chronic Homelessness and the three Pacific Territories). Data collection will be conducted over a 12-month period and will include both telephone interviews and site visits. Data collection instruments are semi-structured and will be administered by trained evaluation staff. Telephone interviews will be conducted with state team leaders and other team members. During site visits, in-person Number of respondents Instrument interviews will be conducted with team leaders, other team members, and other stakeholders. Both telephone and inperson interview protocols have been adapted to reflect the slightly different Policy Academy process used in the Pacific Territories and to reflect the different needs, funding sources, resources, and service systems in these territories. The estimated annual response burden to collect this information is as follows: Burden/ response (hrs) Responses/ respondent Annual burden (hrs) Telephone Interviews (Process Evaluation) Team Leader Interview .................................................................................... Other Team Member Interview ........................................................................ *80 64 1 1 2 1.5 160 96 In-Person Interviews (Outcome Evaluation) Team Leader Interview .................................................................................... Other Team Member Interview ........................................................................ Other Stakeholder Interview ............................................................................ *40 154 110 1 1 1 2 1.5 1.5 80 231 165 Total Annual ............................................................................................. 448 ........................ ........................ 732 * Some States and Territories have more than one team leader. Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 71–1045, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: September 2, 2005. Anna Marsh, Executive Officer, SAMHSA. [FR Doc. 05–17983 Filed 9–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Customs and Border Protection Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Functions (COAC) ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: This notice announces the date, time, and location for the third meeting of the ninth term of the Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Functions (COAC), and the expected agenda for its consideration. DATES: The next meeting of the COAC will be held on Thursday, October 6, 2005, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:25 Sep 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & Marina Hotel, 300 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, Phone: 310– 318–8888; the meeting is in the ‘‘Seascape’’ room of this hotel. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Monica Frazier, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Border and Transportation Security, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, telephone 202–282–8431; facsimile 202–282–8504. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The third meeting of the ninth term of the Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Functions (COAC) will be held at the date, time and location specified above. This notice announces the expected agenda for that meeting. This meeting is open to the public; however, participation in COAC deliberations is limited to COAC members, Homeland Security and Treasury Department officials, and persons invited to attend the meeting for special presentations. Since seating is limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide notice preferably by 2 p.m. e.s.t. on Monday, October 3, 2005, to Ms. Monica Frazier, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Border and Transportation Security, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, telephone 202– 282–8431; facsimile 202–282–8504. ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Monica Frazier, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Border and Transportation Security, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, telephone 202– 282–8431; facsimile 202–282–8504, as soon as possible. Draft Agenda The COAC is expected to pursue the following agenda, which may be modified prior to the meeting: 1. Introductory Remarks 2. World Customs Organization (WCO) Security Framework/Implementation A. Adoption of the Framework—June 2005 B. Creation of the Private Sector Consultative Group 3. Continuity Planning A. Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 13 (White House Release) B. Coordination of Planning Groups (National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC), etc) 4. Security Subcommittee—CustomsTrade Partnership Against Terrorism (C–TPAT) A. Carrier Criteria B. Benefits Update C. Automation Update E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 175 / Monday, September 12, 2005 / Notices 5. Update on Infrastructure Issues 6. Secure Freight 7. Updates from CBP A. Textiles & Apparel Entry Processing—Import Requirements B. Container Seals Regulatory Status C. International Trade Data Systems D. Update on ACE 8. Update from COAC A. Broker Confidentiality B. Other 9. New Action Items A. Next Committee Meeting— Washington DC (December) B. Other Dated: September 2, 2005. Elaine Dezenski, Acting Assistant Secretary, Border and Transportation Security Policy and Planning. [FR Doc. 05–17953 Filed 9–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–06–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1605–DR] Alabama; Major Disaster and Related Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This is a notice of the Presidential declaration of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA–1605–DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: August 29, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated August 29, 2005, the President declared a major disaster under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act), as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Alabama, resulting from Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude to warrant a major disaster declaration under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I declare that such a major disaster exists in the State of Alabama. In order to provide Federal assistance, you are hereby authorized to allocate from funds VerDate Aug<18>2005 15:25 Sep 09, 2005 Jkt 205001 available for these purposes such amounts as you find necessary for Federal disaster assistance and administrative expenses. You are authorized to provide Individual Assistance and assistance for debris removal and emergency protective measures (Categories A and B) under the Public Assistance program in the designated areas, Hazard Mitigation throughout the State, and any other forms of assistance under the Stafford Act you may deem appropriate subject to completion of Preliminary Damage Assessments (PDAs), unless you determine the incident is of such unusual severity and magnitude that PDAs are not required to determine the need for supplemental Federal assistance pursuant to 44 CFR 206.33(d). Direct Federal assistance is authorized. Consistent with the requirement that Federal assistance be supplemental, any Federal funds provided under the Stafford Act for Public Assistance, Hazard Mitigation, and the Other Needs Assistance under Section 408 of the Stafford Act will be limited to 75 percent of the total eligible costs. For a period of up to 72 hours, you are authorized to fund assistance for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, at 100 percent of the total eligible costs. Federal funding for debris removal will remain at 75 percent. The time period prescribed for the implementation of section 310(a), Priority to Certain Applications for Public Facility and Public Housing Assistance, 42 U.S.C. 5153, shall be for a period not to exceed six months after the date of this declaration. The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) hereby gives notice that pursuant to the authority vested in the Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security, under Executive Order 12148, as amended, Ron Sherman, of FEMA is appointed to act as the Federal Coordinating Officer for this declared disaster. I do hereby determine the following areas of the State of Alabama to have been affected adversely by this declared major disaster: Baldwin, Mobile, and Washington Counties for Individual Assistance. Baldwin, Clarke, Choctaw, Mobile, Sumter, and Washington Counties for Public Assistance Categories A and B (debris removal and emergency protective measures), including direct Federal assistance. For a period of up to 72 hours, assistance for emergency protective measures, including direct Federal assistance, will be provided at 100 percent of the total eligible costs. The period of up to 72 hours at 100 percent excludes debris removal. All counties within the State of Alabama are eligible to apply for assistance under the Hazard Mitigation Grant Program. (The following Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Numbers (CFDA) are to be used for reporting and drawing funds: 97.030, Community Disaster Loans; 97.031, Cora Brown Fund Program; 97.032, Crisis PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 53801 Counseling; 97.033, Disaster Legal Services Program; 97.034, Disaster Unemployment Assistance (DUA); 97.046, Fire Management Assistance; 97.048, Individual and Household Housing; 97.049, Individual and Household Disaster Housing Operations; 97.050, Individual and Household Program— Other Needs; 97.036, Public Assistance Grants; 97.039, Hazard Mitigation Grant Program.) Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 05–18000 Filed 9–9–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [FEMA–1605–DR] Alabama; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, Emergency Preparedness and Response Directorate, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice amends the notice of a major disaster for the State of Alabama (FEMA–1605–DR), dated August 29, 2005, and related determinations. EFFECTIVE DATE: September 1, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Magda Ruiz, Recovery Division, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–2705. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given that, in a letter dated September 1, 2005, the President amended the cost sharing arrangements concerning Federal funds provided under the authority of the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (Stafford Act), in a letter to Michael D. Brown, Under Secretary for Emergency Preparedness and Response, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security as follows: I have determined that the damage in certain areas of the State of Alabama, resulting from Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005, and continuing, is of sufficient severity and magnitude that special conditions are warranted regarding the cost sharing arrangements concerning Federal funds provided under the Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act, 42 U.S.C. 5121–5206 (the Stafford Act). Therefore, I amend my declaration of August 29, 2005, to authorize Federal funds E:\FR\FM\12SEN1.SGM 12SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 175 (Monday, September 12, 2005)]
[Notices]
[Pages 53800-53801]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 05-17953]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Customs and Border Protection


Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of 
Customs and Border Protection and Related Functions (COAC)

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces the date, time, and location for the 
third meeting of the ninth term of the Departmental Advisory Committee 
on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related 
Functions (COAC), and the expected agenda for its consideration.

DATES: The next meeting of the COAC will be held on Thursday, October 
6, 2005, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Crowne Plaza Redondo Beach & 
Marina Hotel, 300 North Harbor Drive, Redondo Beach, CA 90277, Phone: 
310-318-8888; the meeting is in the ``Seascape'' room of this hotel.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Monica Frazier, Office of the 
Assistant Secretary for Border and Transportation Security, Department 
of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20528, telephone 202-282-8431; 
facsimile 202-282-8504.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The third meeting of the ninth term of the 
Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and 
Border Protection and Related Functions (COAC) will be held at the 
date, time and location specified above. This notice announces the 
expected agenda for that meeting. This meeting is open to the public; 
however, participation in COAC deliberations is limited to COAC 
members, Homeland Security and Treasury Department officials, and 
persons invited to attend the meeting for special presentations. Since 
seating is limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide 
notice preferably by 2 p.m. e.s.t. on Monday, October 3, 2005, to Ms. 
Monica Frazier, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Border and 
Transportation Security, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, 
DC 20528, telephone 202-282-8431; facsimile 202-282-8504.
    Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities: For 
information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities 
or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Monica 
Frazier, Office of the Assistant Secretary for Border and 
Transportation Security, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, 
DC 20528, telephone 202-282-8431; facsimile 202-282-8504, as soon as 
possible.

Draft Agenda

    The COAC is expected to pursue the following agenda, which may be 
modified prior to the meeting:

1. Introductory Remarks
2. World Customs Organization (WCO) Security Framework/Implementation
    A. Adoption of the Framework--June 2005
    B. Creation of the Private Sector Consultative Group
3. Continuity Planning
    A. Homeland Security Presidential Directive (HSPD) 13 (White House 
Release)
    B. Coordination of Planning Groups (National Maritime Security 
Advisory Committee (NMSAC), etc)
4. Security Subcommittee--Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism 
(C-TPAT)
    A. Carrier Criteria
    B. Benefits Update
    C. Automation Update

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5. Update on Infrastructure Issues
6. Secure Freight
7. Updates from CBP
    A. Textiles & Apparel Entry Processing--Import Requirements
    B. Container Seals Regulatory Status
    C. International Trade Data Systems
    D. Update on ACE
8. Update from COAC
    A. Broker Confidentiality
    B. Other
9. New Action Items
    A. Next Committee Meeting--Washington DC (December)
    B. Other

    Dated: September 2, 2005.
Elaine Dezenski,
Acting Assistant Secretary, Border and Transportation Security Policy 
and Planning.
[FR Doc. 05-17953 Filed 9-9-05; 8:45 am]
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