South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee; Vacancies, 347-348 [E6-22425]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 2 / Thursday, January 4, 2007 / Notices Contact Person: Clayton C. Huntley, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, NIAID/NIH/DHHS, Room 3246, 6700B Rockledge Drive, MSC 7616, Bethesda, MD 20892–7616, (301) 451–2570 ch405t@nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel, Study of Antigen Presentation Unsolicited P01. Date: January 25, 2007. Time: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate contract proposals. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Cheryl K. 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Kerr, FAAN, RN, PhD, Deputy Director, National Institute of Nursing, National Institutes of Health, 31 PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 [COTP Corpus Christi–06–096] South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee to submit their application for membership, effective February 26, 2007, to the Corpus Christi Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Corpus Christi Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator on or before February 15, 2007. Requests for membership should be submitted to the Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator at the following address: Commander, USCG Sector Corpus Christi, 8930 Ocean Drive, Hangar 41, Corpus Christi, Texas 78419. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Zarbock at 361–888–3162 (x501). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. Code, and authorized 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.; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1.) The MTSA E:\FR\FM\04JAN1.SGM 04JAN1 348 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 2 / Thursday, January 4, 2007 / Notices includes a provision exempting these Area Maritime Security (AMS) Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2). The South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee assists the Captain of the Port(COTP)/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC) in the review and update of the STAMS Plan for the Corpus Christi Area of Responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; Identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); Determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; Developing and describing the process to continually evaluate overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied; and Providing advice to, and assisting the COTP/FMSC in, reviewing and updating the STAMS Plan. STAMS Committee Membership Applicants should have at least 5 years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. The STAMS Committee has ten members, made up of at least one individual from the Corpus Christi, Rio Grande Valley, Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort and Victoria Barge Canal, Port Security Working Groups (PSWG). We are seeking to fill one vacancy each from the Victoria Barge Canal, Rio Grande Valley and Corpus Christi PSWG areas with this solicitation. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to the committee. Members’ term of office will be for 5 years, however, a member is eligible to serve an additional term of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the STAMS Committee. In support of the Coast Guard’s policy on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. mstockstill on PROD1PC61 with NOTICES Request for Applications Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications to the local COTP/FMSC, however, because we do have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission of resumes highlighting VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:51 Jan 03, 2007 Jkt 211001 experience in the maritime and security industries. J.H. Korn, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Corpus Christi Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator. [FR Doc. E6–22425 Filed 1–3–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Bureau of Customs and Border Protection Interim Agreement Between the European Union and the United States Regarding the Transfer of Passenger Name Record Data Bureau of Customs and Border Protection; DHS. ACTION: General notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This Notice is intended to update a General Notice published in the Federal Register on July 9, 2004, advising that the Department of Homeland Security, Customs and Border Protection, had issued a document on May 11, 2004 (referred to as the ‘‘Undertakings’’) containing representations regarding the manner in which it would handle certain Passenger Name Record data relating to flights between the United States and European Union member states. This Notice describes updates and adjustments to the Undertakings to reflect changes in the law and circumstances surrounding these data transfers. EFFECTIVE DATES: This Notice is effective January 4, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Scardaville, (202) 282–8321. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On July 9, 2004, a Notice was published in the Federal Register (69 FR 41543; corrected at 69 FR 44082 on July 23, 2004), advising that the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), Customs and Border Protection (CBP), had issued a document on May 11, 2004 (referred to as the ‘‘Undertakings’’) containing representations regarding the manner in which CBP would handle certain Passenger Name Record (PNR) data relating to flights between the United States and European Union (EU) member states. When they were issued, these Undertakings were understood to provide the foundation for the European Community (EC) to enter into an agreement with the United States that permitted the transfer of PNR data to CBP consistent with applicable EC law. PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 However, through a diplomatic note presented on July 3, 2006, the EC terminated the agreement as of September 30, 2006, as a consequence of the determination of the European Court of Justice that the agreement had been concluded on an inapplicable basis under European Union law. On October 19, 2006, the United States and the EU concluded an agreement to last until July 31, 2007. This agreement was accompanied by a letter of the United States updating and adjusting the Undertakings to reflect changes in the law and circumstances surrounding this data transfer. The letter was discussed extensively with the EU, and the EU has acknowledged it without objection. Copies of the agreement and letter are contained in this notice. All representations contained in the Undertakings, as published on July 9 and 23, 2004 are to be interpreted consistently with the October 19, 2006 agreement and its accompanying letter. The letter reflects changes in U.S. law and experience since the Undertakings were issued and is consistent with existing relevant provisions of U.S. law. Both the agreement and the Undertakings shall terminate on July 31, 2007, unless extended. Dated: December 19, 2006. Stewart Baker, Assistant Secretary for Policy. Text of agreement: AGREEMENT Between the European Union and the United States of America on the Processing and Transfer of Passenger Name Record (PNR) Data by Air Carriers to the United States Department of Homeland Security THE EUROPEAN UNION AND THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, DESIRING to prevent and combat terrorism and transnational crime effectively as a means of protecting their respective democratic societies and common values, RECOGNISING that, in order to safeguard public security and for law enforcement purposes, rules should be laid down on the transfer of Passenger Name Record (‘‘PNR’’) data by air carriers to the Department of Homeland Security (hereinafter ‘‘DHS’’). For the purposes of this Agreement, DHS means the Bureau of Customs and Border Protection, U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement and the Office of the Secretary and the entities that directly support it, but does not include other components of DHS such as the Citizenship and Immigration Services, Transportation Security Administration, E:\FR\FM\04JAN1.SGM 04JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 2 (Thursday, January 4, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 347-348]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-22425]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[COTP Corpus Christi-06-096]


South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the 
South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee to submit their 
application for membership, effective February 26, 2007, to the Corpus 
Christi Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Corpus Christi Captain 
of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator on or before February 
15, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to the Captain 
of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator at the following 
address: Commander, USCG Sector Corpus Christi, 8930 Ocean Drive, 
Hangar 41, Corpus Christi, Texas 78419.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Zarbock at 361-888-3162 
(x501).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 
2002 (Pub. L. 107-295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. 
Code, and authorized 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.; 33 
CFR 1.05-1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 
0170.1.) The MTSA

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includes a provision exempting these Area Maritime Security (AMS) 
Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 
92-436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2).
    The South Texas Area Maritime Security (STAMS) Committee assists 
the Captain of the Port(COTP)/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator 
(FMSC) in the review and update of the STAMS Plan for the Corpus 
Christi Area of Responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not 
limited to: Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; 
Identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); 
Determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; 
Developing and describing the process to continually evaluate overall 
port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they 
may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be 
applied; and Providing advice to, and assisting the COTP/FMSC in, 
reviewing and updating the STAMS Plan.

STAMS Committee Membership

    Applicants should have at least 5 years of experience related to 
maritime or port security operations. The STAMS Committee has ten 
members, made up of at least one individual from the Corpus Christi, 
Rio Grande Valley, Port of Port Lavaca-Point Comfort and Victoria Barge 
Canal, Port Security Working Groups (PSWG). We are seeking to fill one 
vacancy each from the Victoria Barge Canal, Rio Grande Valley and 
Corpus Christi PSWG areas with this solicitation. Applicants may be 
required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to 
appointment to the committee.
    Members' term of office will be for 5 years, however, a member is 
eligible to serve an additional term of office. Members will not 
receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the STAMS 
Committee. In support of the Coast Guard's policy on gender and ethnic 
diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups 
to apply.

Request for Applications

    Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal 
applications to the local COTP/FMSC, however, because we do have an 
obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the 
prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission 
of resumes highlighting experience in the maritime and security 
industries.

J.H. Korn,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Corpus Christi Captain of the Port/Federal 
Maritime Security Coordinator.
 [FR Doc. E6-22425 Filed 1-3-07; 8:45 am]
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