South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Committee, 17573-17574 [E7-6538]

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Information developed by VIS to identify possible issues of misuse or fraud. EXEMPTIONS CLAIMED FOR THE SYSTEM: None. Issued in Arlington, Virginia. Hugo Teufel III, Chief Privacy Officer. [FR Doc. E7–6611 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4410–10–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [COTP Morgan City, LA 07–002] South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: Under the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, the Secretary of Homeland Security has established an Area Maritime Security (AMS) Committee under the direction of PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 17573 the Morgan City Captain of the Port (COTP)/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC). The Morgan City COTP/FMSC hereby requests that qualified individuals interested in serving on the South Louisiana AMS Committee submit an application for membership. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Marine Safety Unit Morgan City on or before July 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to Captain of the Port, USCG Marine Safety Unit Morgan City, 800 David Drive, Morgan City, Louisiana 70380. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning either the procedure for submitting an application or the South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Committee generally, contact Mr. Joe Pasqua at 985–380–5313. 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 Advisory Committees for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112; 33 CFR 103.205; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1.) The MTSA includes a provision exempting these AMS Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2). The AMS Committee assists the Captain of the Port (COTP)/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC)in the review and update of the South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Plan for the Marine Safety Unit Morgan City area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; (2) Identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); (3) Determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; (4) 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 (5) Providing advice to, and assisting the COTP/FMSC in reviewing and updating the South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Plan. E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1 17574 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 67 / Monday, April 9, 2007 / Notices South Louisiana AMS Committee Membership Applicants should have at least five years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. The South Louisiana AMS Committee currently has twenty-four members, which includes maritime industry members in addition to government agency members. We are seeking new members interested in improving maritime security along the Louisiana coast, west of the Mississippi River. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to the committee. Members’ term of office will be for five 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 South Louisiana AMS Committee. In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. Request for Applications Applicants seeking AMS Committee membership are not required to submit formal applications to the local COTP/ FMSC. However, because we 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. Applications should include the applicant’s name, employer, relationship to maritime industry and port interests, and general maritime security-related experience. Dated: February 12, 2007. T. D. Gilbreath, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator. [FR Doc. E7–6538 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–27672] Navigation Safety Advisory Council Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES ACTION: The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) will meet to discuss various issues relating to the safety of navigation. The meeting will be open to the public. SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:21 Apr 06, 2007 Jkt 211001 NAVSAC will meet on Monday, May 07, 2007, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.; Tuesday, May 08, 2007, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.; and Wednesday, May 09, 2007 from 8:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. The meeting may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 15, 2007. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee should reach the Coast Guard on or before April 15, 2007. ADDRESSES: NAVSAC will meet in the Holiday Inn Mart Plaza Hotel, 350 West Mart Street, Chicago, IL 60654. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Mr. John Bobb, Commandant (CG–3PWM–1), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. This notice is available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mike Sollosi, Executive Director of NAVSAC, or Mr. John Bobb, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 202– 372–1532, fax 202–372–1929 or e-mail at john.k.bobb@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of the meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. DATES: Agenda of Meeting The agenda includes the following: (1) Introduction and swearing-in of new members. (2) Automatic Identification System. (3) Aids to Navigation. (4) Navigation in reduced visibility. (5) Inland Rules of the Road. Procedural The meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. If you would like to make an oral presentation at the meeting, please notify the Executive Director no later than April 15, 2007. Written material for distribution at the meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than April 15, 2007. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting, please submit 20 copies to the Executive Director no later than April 15, 2007. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 meeting, contact the Executive Director as soon as possible. Dated: March 30, 2007. Wayne A. Muilenburg, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Waterways Management. [FR Doc. E7–6536 Filed 4–6–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2006–25843] Use of Reports of Marine Casualty in Claims Process by National Pollution Funds Center Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of interpretation; response to comments received. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: On October 13, 2006, the Coast Guard published a notice of interpretation that the prohibition in 46 U.S.C. 6308 on the use of any part of a report of a Coast Guard marine casualty investigation report (MCIR) in certain administrative proceedings does not prohibit use of such reports in the process used by the Coast Guard’s National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC) for determining to pay or deny claims under the Oil Pollution Act of 1990. We received two comments in response to the notice, neither of which effects the interpretation. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice, please contact Benjamin White, U.S. Coast Guard’s National Pollution Funds Center (NPFC), telephone 202–493–6863. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 13, 2006, we published a notice of interpretation entitled ‘‘Use of Reports of Marine Casualty in Claims Process by National Pollution Funds Center’’ (71 FR 60553). The notice provided for a comment period ending November 13, 2006. Background and Purpose The Coast Guard investigates and reports on marine casualties pursuant to 46 U.S.C. Chapter 63. Under 46 U.S.C. 6308 no part of a report of a marine casualty investigation ‘‘shall be admissible as evidence or subject to discovery in any civil or administrative proceedings, other than an administrative proceeding initiated by the United States.’’ Marine casualties may result in the discharge or substantial threat of discharge of oil to the navigable waters, adjoining shorelines or the exclusive economic E:\FR\FM\09APN1.SGM 09APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 67 (Monday, April 9, 2007)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: E7-6538]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[COTP Morgan City, LA 07-002]


South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: Under the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security has established an Area Maritime 
Security (AMS) Committee under the direction of the Morgan City Captain 
of the Port (COTP)/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC). The 
Morgan City COTP/FMSC hereby requests that qualified individuals 
interested in serving on the South Louisiana AMS Committee submit an 
application for membership.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard 
Captain of the Port, Marine Safety Unit Morgan City on or before July 
1, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to Captain of 
the Port, USCG Marine Safety Unit Morgan City, 800 David Drive, Morgan 
City, Louisiana 70380.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions concerning either the 
procedure for submitting an application or the South Louisiana Area 
Maritime Security Committee generally, contact Mr. Joe Pasqua at 985-
380-5313.

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 Advisory 
Committees for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 
46 U.S.C. 70112; 33 CFR 103.205; Department of Homeland Security 
Delegation No. 0170.1.) The MTSA includes a provision exempting these 
AMS Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public 
Law 92-436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2).
    The AMS Committee assists the Captain of the Port (COTP)/Federal 
Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC)in the review and update of the 
South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Plan for the Marine Safety Unit 
Morgan City area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are 
not limited to:
    (1) Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations;
    (2) Identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences);
    (3) Determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods;
    (4) 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
    (5) Providing advice to, and assisting the COTP/FMSC in reviewing 
and updating the South Louisiana Area Maritime Security Plan.

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South Louisiana AMS Committee Membership

    Applicants should have at least five years of experience related to 
maritime or port security operations. The South Louisiana AMS Committee 
currently has twenty-four members, which includes maritime industry 
members in addition to government agency members. We are seeking new 
members interested in improving maritime security along the Louisiana 
coast, west of the Mississippi River. Applicants may be required to 
pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to 
the committee.
    Members' term of office will be for five 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 South 
Louisiana AMS Committee. In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on 
gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members 
of minority groups to apply.

Request for Applications

    Applicants seeking AMS Committee membership are not required to 
submit formal applications to the local COTP/FMSC. However, because we 
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. Applications should include the applicant's name, employer, 
relationship to maritime industry and port interests, and general 
maritime security-related experience.

    Dated: February 12, 2007.
T. D. Gilbreath,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime 
Security Coordinator.
[FR Doc. E7-6538 Filed 4-6-07; 8:45 am]
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