Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 16806-16807 [E7-6294]

Download as PDF 16806 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 65 / Thursday, April 5, 2007 / Notices Time: 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Admiral Fell Inn, 888 South Broadway, Baltimore, MD 21231. Contact Person: Alexandra M. Ainsztein, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5140, MSC 7840, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–451– 3848, ainsztea@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Biological Chemistry and Macromolecular Biophysics Integrated Review Group; Synthetic and Biological Chemistry—a Study Section. Date: June 7–8, 2007. Time: 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Jurys Washington Hotel, 1500 New Hampshire Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20032. Contact Person: Kathryn M. Koeller, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4166, MSC 7806, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 2681, koellerk@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Health of the Population Integrated Review Group; Community-Level Health Promotion Study Section. Date: June 7–8, 2007. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hotel Palomar, 2121 P Street, NW., Washington, DC 20037. Contact Person: William N. Elwood, PhD, Scientific Review Administrator, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3162, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1503, elwoodwi@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) The meeting is open to the public and will include a presentation on SAMHSA’s Children and Families activities; and discussions on SAMHSA’s policy issues and programs relating to women. Attendance by the public will be limited to the space available. Public comments are welcome. Please communicate with the Committee’s Executive Secretary, Ms. Carol Watkins (see contact information below) to make arrangements to comment or to request special accommodations for persons with disabilities. Substantive program information, a summary of the meeting, and a roster of Council members will be available as soon as possible after the meeting, either by accessing the SAMHSA Committee’s Web site, https://www.nac.samhsa.gov, or by contacting Ms. Watkins. The transcript for the meeting will also be available on the SAMHSA Committee’s Web site within three weeks after the meeting. Committee Name: SAMHSA Advisory Committee for Women’s Service. Date/Time/Type: Tuesday, April 24, 2007, from 9 a.m. to 12 noon: Open. Place: Hyatt Regency Hotel, 100 Heron Boulevard, Cambridge, Maryland 21613. Contact: Carol Watkins, Executive Secretary, SAMHSA Advisory Committee for Women’s Services, 1 Choke Cherry Road, Room 8–1002, Rockville, Maryland 20857, Telephone: (240) 276–2254; Fax: (240) 276– 1024 and e-mail: carol.watkin2@samhsa.hhs.gov. Dated: March 30, 2007. Toian Vaughn, SAMHSA Committee Management Officer [FR Doc. 07–1671 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Dated: March 29, 2007. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 07–1689 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] Coast Guard [USCG–2007–27771] BILLING CODE 4140–01–M Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting. ACTION: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Notice of a Meeting Pursuant to Public Law 92–463, notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Advisory Committee for Women’s Service on April 24, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Apr 04, 2007 Jkt 211001 SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for MERPAC to discuss and prepare recommendations for the Coast Guard concerning its supplemental notice of proposed rulemaking (SNPRM) on the consolidation of merchant mariner PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 qualification credentials [USCG–2006– 24371]. 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 call will take place on Monday, April 30th, from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m., EST. ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by dialing 1–866–456–0016 (Persons using international connections should dial 1–720–348– 6543). You will then be prompted to dial your conference number, which is *4632491*. Please ensure that you enter the * marks. Public participation is welcomed; however, the number of teleconference lines is limited, and lines are available first-come, first-served. Members of the public may also participate by coming to Room 6303, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. We request that members of the public who plan to attend this meeting notify Mr. Mark Gould at 202– 372–1409 so that he may notify building security officials. You may also gain access to this docket at http:// dms.dot.gov/search/ searchFormSimple.cfm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Lorne Thomas, Executive Director of MERPAC, or Mr. Gould, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 202–372–1409, fax 202–372– 1426. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register [5 U.S.C. App. 2]. MERPAC is chartered under that Act. It provides advice and makes recommendations to the Assistant Commandant for Operations, on issues concerning merchant marine personnel such as implementation of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, and developing standards of competency for ship’s security officers. Tentative Agenda: Monday, April 30th, 2007. 12 p.m.–12:05 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks—MERPAC Chairman Captain Andrew McGovern. 12:05 p.m.–12:45 p.m. Open discussion on the docket of the Coast Guard’s SNPRM concerning the consolidation of merchant mariner qualification credentials [USCG–2006– 24371]. E:\FR\FM\05APN1.SGM 05APN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 65 / Thursday, April 5, 2007 / Notices 12:45 p.m.–1 p.m. Public comment period. 1 p.m.–2 p.m. MERPAC vote on recommendations for the Coast Guard. 2 p.m. Adjourn. This tentative agenda is subject to change and the meeting may adjourn early if all committee business has been completed. Public Participation The Chairman of MERPAC is empowered to conduct the teleconference in a way that will, in his judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of business. During its teleconference, the committee welcomes public comment. The committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties, including the public. Written comments may be submitted to CAPT Lorne Thomas, Executive Director, MERPAC, Commandant (CG– 3PSO), 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington DC 20593–0001. 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 Mr. Gould as soon as possible. Dated: March 30, 2007. J. G. Lantz, Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–6294 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–27752] Towing Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups will meet as required to discuss various issues relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The working groups will meet on Tuesday, April 24, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. TSAC will meet on, Wednesday, April 25, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material for and requests to make oral presentations at the meetings should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 13, 2007. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:37 Apr 04, 2007 Jkt 211001 Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Committee or working groups prior to the meetings should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 13, 2007. ADDRESSES: TSAC will meet in the Newberry Auditorium of the Calhoon MEBA Engineering School; 27050 Saint Michaels Road; Easton, MD 21601. Accommodations for the public are available in the nearby town of Easton, MD. Visit the school’s Web site at http://www.mebaschool.org/ for maps and directions. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to the Committee’s Assistant Executive Director in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. This notice and related documents are available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov under the docket number USCG–2007–27752. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald P. Miante, Assistant Executive Director, TSAC; U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, CG–3PSO–1, Room 1210; 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. Telephone (202) 372– 1401, fax (202) 372–1926, or e-mail at: Gerald.P.Miante@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). Agenda of Committee Meeting The agenda tentatively includes the following items: (1) Comprehensive Report of the Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group; (2) Status Report of the Licensing Implementation Working Group: an Approved Model Training Program for Wheelhouse Personnel; (3) Update from the Working Group on Lessons Learned from the Review of the AV KASTNER/BUCHANAN 14/ SWIFT Collision and the MV WALLY ROLLER Incident; (4) Report on the Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Rulemaking; (5) Report on the STCW Rulemaking; (6) Update on Training and Service Requirements for Merchant Marine Officers; (7) Request for Info re: Use of Weather Fax and USCG HF Voice Broadcast; (8) Update on a Legislative Change Proposal (LCP) and the Medical Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC); (9) Update on the National Maritime Center (NMC) Restructuring/ Centralization; (10) Presentation on DHS National Small-Vessel Security Summit; (11) Report of the Working Group on Voyage Planning; and PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 16807 (12) Update on Commercial/ Recreational Boating Interface. Procedural All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is finished. 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 the Assistant Executive Director no later than April 13, 2007. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than April 13, 2007. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Committee or Working Groups in advance of a meeting, please submit 20 copies to the Assistant Executive Director no later than April 9, 2007. You may also submit this material electronically to the e-mail address in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT no later than April 13, 2007. Also, at the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may present comment at the end of the Public Meeting. Please understand that the Committee’s schedule may be quite demanding and time for public comment may be limited. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Assistant Executive Director as soon as possible. Dated: March 29, 2007. J.G. Lantz, Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–6304 Filed 4–4–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of a Currently Approved Information Collection; Comment Request 60-day notice of information collection under review: Memorandum of Understanding to Participate in the Basic Pilot Employment Eligibility Program; Verify Employment Eligibility Status; OMB Control No. 1615–0092. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 65 (Thursday, April 5, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 16806-16807]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-6294]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2007-27771]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the Merchant Marine 
Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). The purpose of the 
teleconference is for MERPAC to discuss and prepare recommendations for 
the Coast Guard concerning its supplemental notice of proposed 
rulemaking (SNPRM) on the consolidation of merchant mariner 
qualification credentials [USCG-2006-24371]. 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 call will take place on Monday, April 30th, 
from 12 p.m. until 2 p.m., EST.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by dialing 1-866-456-
0016 (Persons using international connections should dial 1-720-348-
6543). You will then be prompted to dial your conference number, which 
is *4632491*. Please ensure that you enter the * marks. Public 
participation is welcomed; however, the number of teleconference lines 
is limited, and lines are available first-come, first-served. Members 
of the public may also participate by coming to Room 6303, U.S. Coast 
Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001. 
We request that members of the public who plan to attend this meeting 
notify Mr. Mark Gould at 202-372-1409 so that he may notify building 
security officials. You may also gain access to this docket at http://
dms.dot.gov/search/searchFormSimple.cfm.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Captain Lorne Thomas, Executive 
Director of MERPAC, or Mr. Gould, Assistant to the Executive Director, 
telephone 202-372-1409, fax 202-372-1426.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires 
that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal 
Register [5 U.S.C. App. 2]. MERPAC is chartered under that Act. It 
provides advice and makes recommendations to the Assistant Commandant 
for Operations, on issues concerning merchant marine personnel such as 
implementation of the International Convention on Standards of 
Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, 
and developing standards of competency for ship's security officers.

Tentative Agenda:

Monday, April 30th, 2007.

    12 p.m.-12:05 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks--MERPAC Chairman 
Captain Andrew McGovern.
    12:05 p.m.-12:45 p.m. Open discussion on the docket of the Coast 
Guard's SNPRM concerning the consolidation of merchant mariner 
qualification credentials [USCG-2006-24371].

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    12:45 p.m.-1 p.m. Public comment period.
    1 p.m.-2 p.m. MERPAC vote on recommendations for the Coast Guard.
    2 p.m. Adjourn.
    This tentative agenda is subject to change and the meeting may 
adjourn early if all committee business has been completed.

Public Participation

    The Chairman of MERPAC is empowered to conduct the teleconference 
in a way that will, in his judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of 
business. During its teleconference, the committee welcomes public 
comment. The committee will make every effort to hear the views of all 
interested parties, including the public. Written comments may be 
submitted to CAPT Lorne Thomas, Executive Director, MERPAC, Commandant 
(CG-3PSO), 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington DC 20593-0001.

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 
Mr. Gould as soon as possible.

    Dated: March 30, 2007.
J. G. Lantz,
Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant 
for Prevention.
[FR Doc. E7-6294 Filed 4-4-07; 8:45 am]
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