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Download as PDF 32366 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 107 / Monday, June 5, 2006 / Notices The expert panel report was released for public comment on November 21, 2005 (Federal Register Vol. 70, No. 220, pp. 69567, November 16, 2005). Following this public comment period, CERHR staff prepared the draft NTP Brief for DEHP that provides in plain language: • Background information on the substance(s). • Findings of the expert panel. • Discussion of any relevant data available after the expert panel meeting. • NTP’s conclusions on the potential for the substance to cause adverse reproductive and/or developmental effects in exposed humans. Upon finalization, the NTP Brief for DEHP will be included in the CERHR Monograph for DEHP. 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The monograph is transmitted to appropriate federal and state agencies and made available to the public. Dated: May 25, 2006. Samuel H. Wilson, Deputy Director, National Institute of Environmental Health Sciences and National Toxicology Program. [FR Doc. E6–8677 Filed 6–2–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice, contact Mr. Gould, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 202–372–1409, fax 202–372–1926, or e-mail mgould@comdt.uscg.mil. Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Tentative Agendas Tuesday, June 20, 2006 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2006–24935] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Teleconference Meetings Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces teleconferences of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register. The purpose of these teleconferences is for MERPAC to discuss and prepare comments to the docket on the joint Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) and Coast Guard’s Transportation Worker’s Identification Credential (TWIC) proposed rule and on the Coast Guard’s Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) proposed rule. MERPAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, qualification, licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine. DATES: The teleconference calls will take place on Tuesday, June 20th, 2006, from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., and on Thursday, June 29th, 2006, from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m. These meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by dialing 1–202–366–3920, pass code 6934 on June 20th, and by dialing 1–202–366–3920, pass code 7124 on June 29th. Public participation is welcomed; however, the number of teleconference lines is limited and available on a first-come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also participate by coming to Room 1208, PO 00000 Frm 00066 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12 p.m.–12:05 p.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks—MERPAC Chairman Andrew McGovern. 12:05 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Open discussion and solicitation of comments to the docket of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Transportation Worker’s Identification Credential (TWIC) proposed rules and of the Coast Guard’s Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) proposed rules. 2:30 p.m.–3 p.m.: Public comment period. 3 p.m.: Meeting adjourned. Thursday, June 29, 2006 12 p.m.–12:05 p.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks—MERPAC Chairman Andrew McGovern. 12:05 p.m.–2:30 p.m.: Open discussion and solicitation of comments to the docket of the Transportation Security Administration’s (TSA) Transportation Worker’s Identification Credential (TWIC) proposed rules and of the Coast Guard’s Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) proposed rules. 2:30 p.m.–2:45 p.m.: Public comment period. 2:45 p.m.–3 p.m.: MERPAC votes on and delivers official recommendations to the Coast Guard. 3 p.m.: Meeting adjourned. Procedural All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may adjourn early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify Mr. Gould no later than June 13, 2006. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 107 (Monday, June 5, 2006)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E6-8631]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2006-24935]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Notice of Open 
Teleconference Meetings

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces teleconferences of the Merchant Marine 
Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770) requires that public notice of these 
meetings be announced in the Federal Register. The purpose of these 
teleconferences is for MERPAC to discuss and prepare comments to the 
docket on the joint Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) and 
Coast Guard's Transportation Worker's Identification Credential (TWIC) 
proposed rule and on the Coast Guard's Merchant Mariner Credential 
(MMC) proposed rule. MERPAC provides advice and makes recommendations 
to the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, qualification, 
licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving in the U.S. 
merchant marine.

DATES: The teleconference calls will take place on Tuesday, June 20th, 
2006, from 12 p.m. until 3 p.m., and on Thursday, June 29th, 2006, from 
12 p.m. until 3 p.m. These meetings may adjourn early if all business 
is finished.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by dialing 1-202-366-
3920, pass code 6934 on June 20th, and by dialing 1-202-366-3920, pass 
code 7124 on June 29th. Public participation is welcomed; however, the 
number of teleconference lines is limited and available on a first-
come, first-served basis. Members of the public may also participate by 
coming to Room 1208, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, 
SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice, contact 
Mr. Gould, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 202-372-1409, 
fax 202-372-1926, or e-mail mgould@comdt.uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 
Stat. 770, as amended).

Tentative Agendas

Tuesday, June 20, 2006

12 p.m.-12:05 p.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks--MERPAC Chairman Andrew 
McGovern.
12:05 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Open discussion and solicitation of comments to 
the docket of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) 
Transportation Worker's Identification Credential (TWIC) proposed rules 
and of the Coast Guard's Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) proposed 
rules.
2:30 p.m.-3 p.m.: Public comment period.
3 p.m.: Meeting adjourned.

Thursday, June 29, 2006

12 p.m.-12:05 p.m.: Welcome and Opening Remarks--MERPAC Chairman Andrew 
McGovern.
12:05 p.m.-2:30 p.m.: Open discussion and solicitation of comments to 
the docket of the Transportation Security Administration's (TSA) 
Transportation Worker's Identification Credential (TWIC) proposed rules 
and of the Coast Guard's Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) proposed 
rules.
2:30 p.m.-2:45 p.m.: Public comment period.
2:45 p.m.-3 p.m.: MERPAC votes on and delivers official recommendations 
to the Coast Guard.
3 p.m.: Meeting adjourned.

Procedural

    All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings 
may adjourn early if all business is finished. At the Chair's 
discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during 
the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a 
meeting, please notify Mr. Gould no later than June 13, 2006.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities

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or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact Mr. Gould as 
soon as possible.

    Dated: May 30, 2006.
Howard L. Hime,
Acting Director of Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention.
[FR Doc. E6-8631 Filed 6-2-06; 8:45 am]
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