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E6–22008 Filed 12–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD01–06–133] Area Maritime Security Committee, Southeastern New England; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Request for applications. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, Southeastern New England. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Southeastern New England, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Captain of the Port, Southeastern New England, on 19 January 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit applications for membership to the Captain of the Port, Southeastern New England, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern New England, Contingency Planning and Force Readiness Department, 20 Risho Ave Unit D, East Providence, RI 02914– 1208. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter Popko, 401–435–2380. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\29DEN1.SGM 29DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 250 / Friday, December 29, 2006 / Notices The Committee The Area Maritime Security Committee, Southeastern New England (AMSC), is established under, and governed by, 33 CFR part 103, subpart C. The functions of the Committee include, but are not limited to, the following: (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations. (2) Identifying risks (i.e., threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences). (3) Determining strategies and implementation methods for mitigation. (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously evaluating overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied. (5) Advising and assisting the Captain of the Port in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan under 33 CFR part 103, subpart E. pwalker on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES Positions Available on the Committee There are 2 vacancies on the Committee. Members may be selected from— (1) The Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government; (2) The State government and political subdivisions of the State; (3) Local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; (4) Law enforcement and security organizations; (5) Maritime industry, including labor; (6) Other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and (7) Port stakeholders affected by security practices and policies. In support of the Coast Guard’s policy on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. Qualification of Members Members must have at least 5 years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check before appointment to the Committee. The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member may serve one additional term of office. Members are not salaried or otherwise compensated for their service on the Committee. Format of Applications Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:15 Dec 28, 2006 Jkt 211001 members must demonstrate an interest in the security of the area covered by the Committee, we particularly encourage the submission of information highlighting experience in maritime or security matters. Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107–295) (the Act) authorizes the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Committees for any port area of the United States. See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2); 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. The Act exempts Area Maritime Security Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–436, 86 Stat. 470, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Dated: December 7, 2006. Roy A. Nash, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Sector Southeastern New England. [FR Doc. E6–22424 Filed 12–28–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2006–26560] National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program Coast Guard, DHS. Notice; request for public comment. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard, the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Minerals Management Service, in concert with representatives from various State governments, industry, environmental interest groups, and the general public, developed the National Preparedness for Response Exercise Program (PREP) Guidelines to reflect the consensus agreement of the entire oil spill response community. This notice announces the PREP triennial exercise cycle for 2007 through 2009, requests comments from the public, and requests industry participants to volunteer for scheduled PREP Area exercises. DATES: Comments and related material must reach the Docket Management Facility on or before February 27, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number USCG–2006–26560 to the PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 78449 Docket Management Facility at the U.S. Department of Transportation. To avoid duplication, please use only one of the following methods: (1) Web Site: http://dms.dot.gov. (2) Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. (3) Fax: 202–493–2251. (4) Delivery: Room PL–401 on the Plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366– 9329. If you have questions on this notice, or need general information regarding the PREP or the triennial exercise schedule, contact Lieutenant Damon Sanders, Office of Contingency Exercises and Training (CG–3RPE), U.S. Coast Guard, telephone (202) 372–2151, or e-mail Damon.C.Sanders@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–493–0402. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD01-06-133]


Area Maritime Security Committee, Southeastern New England; 
Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area 
Maritime Security Committee, Southeastern New England. The Committee 
assists the Captain of the Port, Southeastern New England, in 
developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for 
their area of responsibility.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Captain of the Port, 
Southeastern New England, on 19 January 2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications for membership to the Captain of the 
Port, Southeastern New England, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Southeastern 
New England, Contingency Planning and Force Readiness Department, 20 
Risho Ave Unit D, East Providence, RI 02914-1208.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter Popko, 401-435-2380.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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The Committee

    The Area Maritime Security Committee, Southeastern New England 
(AMSC), is established under, and governed by, 33 CFR part 103, subpart 
C. The functions of the Committee include, but are not limited to, the 
following:
    (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations.
    (2) Identifying risks (i.e., threats, vulnerabilities, and 
consequences).
    (3) Determining strategies and implementation methods for 
mitigation.
    (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously 
evaluating overall port security by considering consequences and 
vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional 
mitigation strategies can be applied.
    (5) Advising and assisting the Captain of the Port in developing, 
reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan under 33 CFR 
part 103, subpart E.

Positions Available on the Committee

    There are 2 vacancies on the Committee. Members may be selected 
from--
    (1) The Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government;
    (2) The State government and political subdivisions of the State;
    (3) Local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response 
agencies;
    (4) Law enforcement and security organizations;
    (5) Maritime industry, including labor;
    (6) Other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime 
security; and
    (7) Port stakeholders affected by security practices and policies.
    In support of the Coast Guard's policy on gender and ethnic 
diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups 
to apply.

Qualification of Members

    Members must have at least 5 years of experience related to 
maritime or port security operations. Applicants may be required to 
pass an appropriate security background check before appointment to the 
Committee.
    The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member 
may serve one additional term of office. Members are not salaried or 
otherwise compensated for their service on the Committee.

Format of Applications

    Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because 
members must demonstrate an interest in the security of the area 
covered by the Committee, we particularly encourage the submission of 
information highlighting experience in maritime or security matters.

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 
(Public Law 107-295) (the Act) authorizes the Secretary of the 
Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area 
Maritime Security Committees for any port area of the United States. 
See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2); 33 CFR 1.05-1, 6.01; 
Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1. The Act exempts 
Area Maritime Security Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (FACA), Public Law 92-436, 86 Stat. 470, 5 U.S.C. App. 2.

    Dated: December 7, 2006.
Roy A. Nash,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Sector Southeastern New England.
[FR Doc. E6-22424 Filed 12-28-06; 8:45 am]
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