Notice of Meeting of the Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (COAC), 23897 [E7-8246]

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 83 (Tuesday, May 1, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Page 23897]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-8246]



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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2007-0054]


Notice of Meeting of the Departmental Advisory Committee on 
Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related 
Homeland Security Functions (COAC)

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS).

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations 
of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security 
Functions (popularly known as ``COAC'') will meet on May 15, 2007 in 
Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: COAC will meet Tuesday, May 15th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please 
note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed 
its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building in 
the Rotunda Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 
20004. Written material and comments should reach the contact person 
listed below by May 4. Requests to have a copy of your material 
distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting should 
reach the contact person at the address below by May 8, 2007. Comments 
must be identified by USCBP-2007-0054 and may be submitted by one of 
the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: traderelations@dhs.gov. Include the docket number 
in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-344-2064.
     Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of International Affairs and 
Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of 
Homeland Security, Room 8.5C, Washington, DC 20229.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the COAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of 
International Affairs and Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Department of Homeland Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., 
NW., Room 8.5C, Washington, DC 20229; traderelations@dhs.gov; telephone 
202-344-1440; facsimile 202-344-2064.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (5 U.S.C., app.), DHS hereby announces the meeting of the 
Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions 
(COAC). COAC is tasked with providing advice to the Secretary of 
Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner 
of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to 
the commercial operations of CBP and related functions within DHS or 
the Department of the Treasury.
    The second meeting of the tenth term of COAC will be held at the 
date, time and location specified above. A tentative agenda for the 
meeting is set forth below.

Tentative Agenda

    1. Advance Trade Data.
    2. Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT).
    3. International Container Security.
    4. Supply Chain Security Strategy.
    5. National Response Plan.
    6. Post Incident Trade Resumption.
    7. Office of International Trade.
    8. World Customs Organization--High Level Strategic Group.

Procedural

    This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting 
may close early if all business is finished.
    Participation in COAC deliberations is limited to committee 
members, Department of Homeland Security officials, and persons invited 
to attend the meeting for special presentations.
    All visitors to the Ronald Reagan Building will have to go through 
a security checkpoint to be admitted to the building. Since seating is 
limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide notice, 
preferably by close of business Friday, May 11, 2007, to Ms. Wanda 
Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 
Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20229, telephone 202-
344-1440; facsimile 202-344-2064.

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 
Ms. Wanda Tate as soon as possible.

    Dated: April 25, 2007.
Michael C. Mullen,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs and Trade 
Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
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