Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Boston, MA, 24595 [E7-8484]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 85 / Thursday, May 3, 2007 / Notices mmaher on DSK3CLS3C1PROD with $$_JOB addition, rules that allow for the approval of non-specification portable tanks ensure that innovation and new designs are not frustrated by the regulation. Respondents: Owners of marine portable tanks and owners/designers of non-specification portable tanks. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains unchanged at 18 hours a year. 3. Title: Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain Towing Vessels. OMB Control Number: 1625–0082. Summary: Navigation safety regulations in 33 CFR part 164 help assure that the mariner piloting a towing vessel has adequate equipment, charts, maps, and other publications. For inspected towing vessels, under 46 CFR 199.80 a muster list and emergency instructions provide effective plans and references for crew to follow in an emergency situation. Need: The purpose of the regulations is to improve the safety of towing vessels and the crews that operate them. Respondents: Owners, operators and masters of vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 367,701 hours to 362,907 hours a year. 4. Title: Sewage and Graywater Discharge Records for Certain Cruise Vessels Operating on Alaskan Waters. OMB Control Number: 1625–0092. Summary: To comply with the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2001, Public Law 106–554, 114 Stat. 2763, 2763A–315, this information collection is needed to enforce sewage and graywater discharge requirements from certain cruise ships operating on Alaskan waters. Need: Title 33 CFR part 159 subpart E prescribes regulations governing the discharge of sewage and graywater from cruise vessels, requires sampling and testing of sewage and graywater discharges, and establishes reporting and recordkeeping requirements. Respondents: Owners, operators and masters of vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 910 hours to 637 hours a year. Dated: April 26, 2007. C. S. Johnson, Jr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–8494 Filed 5–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P VerDate Mar 15 2010 05:02 Aug 19, 2011 Jkt 223001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD01–07–029] Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Boston, MA Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, Boston, MA. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Boston, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for the Boston area of responsibility. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port Boston, MA by June 4, 2007. ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator at the following address: Captain of the Port Boston, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Boston, Contingency Planning and Force Readiness Department, 427 Commercial St., Boston, MA 02109. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Phillip Smith, 617–223–3008. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Committee The Area Maritime Security Committee, Boston, MA (AMSC), is established under 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2) and 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 6 vacancies on the Committee. Members may be selected from— (1) The Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government; PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 24595 (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 should 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 will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMS Committee. Format of Applications Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because members must demonstrate appropriate skills to evaluate the security of the port in accordance with part 103, as described in 33 CFR 103.410, we particularly encourage the submission of information highlighting experience in maritime or port security matters. Authority Section 70112 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 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 92–463, section 2, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. Dated: April 23, 2007. James L. McDonald, Jr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Boston, MA. [FR Doc. E7–8484 Filed 5–2–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P E:\FEDREG\03MYN1.LOC 03MYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD01-07-029]


Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Boston, MA

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard 
Captain of the Port Boston, MA by June 4, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the 
Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator at the 
following address: Captain of the Port Boston, U.S. Coast Guard Sector 
Boston, Contingency Planning and Force Readiness Department, 427 
Commercial St., Boston, MA 02109.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Phillip Smith, 617-223-3008.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Committee

    The Area Maritime Security Committee, Boston, MA (AMSC), is 
established under 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2) and 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 6 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 should 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 will not 
receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMS 
Committee.

Format of Applications

    Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because 
members must demonstrate appropriate skills to evaluate the security of 
the port in accordance with part 103, as described in 33 CFR 103.410, 
we particularly encourage the submission of information highlighting 
experience in maritime or port security matters.

Authority

    Section 70112 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 
(Pub. L. 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 92-463, section 2, 86 Stat. 770, 5 U.S.C. App. 2.

    Dated: April 23, 2007.
James L. McDonald, Jr.,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime 
Security Coordinator, Commander, Coast Guard Sector Boston, MA.
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