Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers, 76358 [E6-21649]

Download as PDF 76358 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 244 / Wednesday, December 20, 2006 / Notices result of an occurrence that involves the vessel or its equipment if any one of the following occurs: (1) A person dies; (2) A person is injured and requires medical treatment beyond first aid; (3) Damage to vessels and other property totals $2,000 or more or there is a complete loss of any vessel; or (4) A person disappears from the vessel under circumstances that indicate death or injury. The owner of the vessel shall be the respondent when the operator is unable to serve as such. Forms: CG–3865. Abstract: Under the authority of Title 46 U.S.C., including 46 U.S.C. 6102 and 6307, the Coast Guard has been delegated the responsibility to collect, analyze, and publish statistical information obtained from recreational boat numbering and casualty reporting systems. Information collected from Coast Guard Boating Accident Report Form (CG–3865) enables the Coast Guard to fulfill this statutory requirement. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 3,250 hours to 2,500 hours a year. Dated: December 13, 2006. R.T. Hewitt, Rear Admiral, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E6–21644 Filed 12–19–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2006–26521] Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of minimum random drug testing rate. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2007 minimum random drug testing rate at 50 percent of covered crewmembers. DATES: The minimum random drug testing rate is effective January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007. Marine employers must submit their 2006 Management Information System (MIS) reports no later than March 15, 2007. ADDRESSES: Annual MIS reports may be submitted in writing to Commandant (CG–3PCA), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Room 2404, Washington, DC 20593– 0001 or by electronic submission to the following Internet address: http:// www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/moa/dapip.htm. VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:03 Dec 19, 2006 Jkt 211001 For questions about this notice, please contact Mr. Robert C. Schoening, Drug and Alcohol Program Manager, Office of Investigations and Analysis (CG–3PCA), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, telephone 202–372–1033. If you have questions on viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Dockets Operations, Department of Transportation, telephone 202–366– 0402. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Under 46 CFR 16.230, the Coast Guard requires marine employers to establish random drug testing programs for covered crewmembers on inspected and uninspected vessels. Every marine employer is required to collect and maintain a record of drug testing program data for each calendar year, and submit this data by 15 March of the following year to the Coast Guard in an annual MIS report. Marine employers may either submit their own MIS reports or have a consortium or other employer representative submit the data in a consolidated MIS report. The purpose of setting a minimum random drug testing rate is to assist the Coast Guard in analyzing its current approach for deterring and detecting illegal drug abuse in the maritime industry. The testing rate for calendar year 2006 is 50 percent. The Coast Guard may lower this rate if, for two consecutive years, the drug test positive rate is less than 1.0 percent, in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230(f)(2). Since 2005 MIS data indicates that the positive rate is greater than one percent industry-wide (1.45 percent), the Coast Guard announces that the minimum random drug testing rate will continue at 50 percent of covered employees for the period of January 1, 2007 through December 31, 2007 in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230(e). Each year, the Coast Guard will publish a notice reporting the results of random drug testing for the previous calendar year’s MIS data and the minimum annual percentage rate for random drug testing for the next calendar year. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: December 13, 2006. C.E. Bone, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 244 (Wednesday, December 20, 2006)]
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[FR Doc No: E6-21649]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2006-26521]


Random Drug Testing Rate for Covered Crewmembers

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of minimum random drug testing rate.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has set the calendar year 2007 minimum random 
drug testing rate at 50 percent of covered crewmembers.

DATES: The minimum random drug testing rate is effective January 1, 
2007 through December 31, 2007. Marine employers must submit their 2006 
Management Information System (MIS) reports no later than March 15, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: Annual MIS reports may be submitted in writing to Commandant 
(CG-3PCA), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Room 
2404, Washington, DC 20593-0001 or by electronic submission to the 
following Internet address: http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/moa/dapip.htm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about this notice, 
please contact Mr. Robert C. Schoening, Drug and Alcohol Program 
Manager, Office of Investigations and Analysis (CG-3PCA), U.S. Coast 
Guard Headquarters, telephone 202-372-1033. If you have questions on 
viewing the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Dockets 
Operations, Department of Transportation, telephone 202-366-0402.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under 46 CFR 16.230, the Coast Guard 
requires marine employers to establish random drug testing programs for 
covered crewmembers on inspected and uninspected vessels.
    Every marine employer is required to collect and maintain a record 
of drug testing program data for each calendar year, and submit this 
data by 15 March of the following year to the Coast Guard in an annual 
MIS report. Marine employers may either submit their own MIS reports or 
have a consortium or other employer representative submit the data in a 
consolidated MIS report.
    The purpose of setting a minimum random drug testing rate is to 
assist the Coast Guard in analyzing its current approach for deterring 
and detecting illegal drug abuse in the maritime industry. The testing 
rate for calendar year 2006 is 50 percent.
    The Coast Guard may lower this rate if, for two consecutive years, 
the drug test positive rate is less than 1.0 percent, in accordance 
with 46 CFR 16.230(f)(2).
    Since 2005 MIS data indicates that the positive rate is greater 
than one percent industry-wide (1.45 percent), the Coast Guard 
announces that the minimum random drug testing rate will continue at 50 
percent of covered employees for the period of January 1, 2007 through 
December 31, 2007 in accordance with 46 CFR 16.230(e).
    Each year, the Coast Guard will publish a notice reporting the 
results of random drug testing for the previous calendar year's MIS 
data and the minimum annual percentage rate for random drug testing for 
the next calendar year.

    Dated: December 13, 2006.
C.E. Bone,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Prevention.
[FR Doc. E6-21649 Filed 12-19-06; 8:45 am]
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