Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting, 26822-26823 [E7-9061]

Download as PDF 26822 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 91 / Friday, May 11, 2007 / Notices Agendas of the Meetings DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD08–07–011] Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: The Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC) and its working groups will meet to discuss waterway improvements, aids to navigation, area projects impacting safety on the Houston Ship Channel, and various other navigation safety matters in the Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The next meeting of HOGANSAC will be held on Tuesday, May 22, 2007 at 9 a.m. The meeting of the Committee’s working groups will be held on Tuesday, May 8, 2007 at 9 a.m. Members of the public may present written or oral statements at either meeting. Requests to make oral presentations or distribute written materials should reach the Coast Guard five (5) working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. Requests to have written materials distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting should reach the Coast Guard at least ten (10) working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. ADDRESSES: The full Committee will be held at the Houston Pilots Association, 8150 South Loop East, Houston, Texas 7701–1747, (713) 645–9620. The working groups meeting will be held at the Foret Enterprises, Inc., 15201 East Freeway, Suite 109, Channelview, Texas 77530, (281) 452–9940. This notice is available on the Internet at http:// dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Jerry Torok, Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 671–5164, or Lieutenant Jon Stewart, Assistant to the Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone (713) 678–9001, e-mail jon.d.stewart@uscg.mil. Written materials and requests to make presentations should be sent to Commanding Officer, Sector Houston/ Galveston, Attn: LT Stewart, 9640 Clinton Drive, Houston, TX 77029. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. ycherry on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 21:09 May 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 Houston/Galveston Navigation Safety Advisory Committee (HOGANSAC). The tentative agenda includes the following: (1) Opening remarks by the Committee Sponsor (RADM Whitehead) or the Committee Sponsor’s representative, Executive Director (CAPT Diehl) and Chairperson (Ms. Patricia Clark). (2) Approval of the January 23, 2007 minutes. (3) Old Business: (a) Navigation Operations/Maritime Incident Review subcommittee report. (b) Deep draft Entry Facilitation subcommittee report. (c) Dredging subcommittee report. (d) Technology subcommittee report. (e) Area Maritime Security Committee Liaison’s report. (f) Harbor of Safe Refuge subcommittee report. (g) HOGANSAC Outreach report. (h) Maritime Awareness subcommittee report. (4) New Business: (a) Presentation of new HOGANSAC Charter—CDR Torok. Working Groups Meeting. The tentative agenda for the working groups meeting includes the following: (1) Review and discuss the work completed by each working group. (2) Put forth any action items for consideration at full committee meeting. Procedural. Working groups have been formed to examine the following issues: Dredging and related issues, electronic navigation systems, AtoN knockdowns, impact of passing vessels on moored ships, boater education issues, facilitating deep draft movements, mooring infrastructure, and safe refuge during hurricanes. Not all working groups will provide a report at this session. Further, working group reports may not necessarily include discussions on all issues within the particular working group’s area of responsibility. All meetings are open to the public. Members of the public may make presentations, oral or written, at either meeting. Requests to make oral or written presentations should reach the Coast Guard five (5) working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. If you would like to have written materials distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting, you should send your request along with fifteen (15) copies of the materials to the Coast Guard at least ten (10) working days before the meeting at which the presentation will be made. Information on Services for the Handicapped: For information on PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 facilities or services for the handicapped or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Executive Secretary or Assistant to the Executive Secretary as soon as possible. Dated: April 26, 2007. J.R. Whitehead, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–9060 Filed 5–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–28120] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Teleconference Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). The purpose of this teleconference is for TSAC to present its comments to the Coast Guard on certain draft regulatory text contemplated for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making for Towing Vessel Inspection currently under development. The teleconference call will take place on Tuesday, May 22, 2007, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. EDT. The meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. DATES: Members of the public may participate by coming to Room 6319, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice, contact Mr. Gerald Miante, TSAC’s Assistant Executive Director, telephone 202–372– 1401, fax 202–372–1926, or e-mail Gerald.P.Miante@uscg.mil. ADDRESSES: TSAC advises, consults with, and makes recommendations to the Secretary DHS on matters relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). Members of the public may also participate in this meeting by dialing 1–866–675–0373, pass code 8388087. Public participation is welcomed; however, the number of teleconference lines is limited and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11MYN1.SGM 11MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 91 / Friday, May 11, 2007 / Notices available on a first-come, first-served basis. Tentative Agenda • Welcome and Opening Remarks— TSAC Chairman (11 a.m.). • Discussion, presentation and voting of the Committee’s recommendations to the Coast Guard on draft text for a Towing Vessel Inspection rulemaking. • Public comment period (as time permits). • Meeting adjourned—(1 p.m.). Procedural This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may adjourn 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 Mr. Miante no later than May 17, 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 meetings, contact Mr. Miante as soon as possible. Dated: May 4, 2007. J.G. Lantz, Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. 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The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until June 11, 2007. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, 3rd floor, Washington, DC 20529. Comments may also be submitted to DHS via facsimile to 202–272–8352 or via e-mail at rfs.regs@dhs.gov, and to the OMB USCIS Desk Officer via facsimile at 202–395– 6974 or via e-mail at kastrich@omb.eop.gov. When submitting comments by e-mail please make sure to add OMB Control Number 1615–0079 in the subject box. 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(5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 12,195 responses at 25 minutes (.416 hours) per response. (6) An estimate of the total public burden (in hours) associated with the collection: 5,073 annual burden hours. If you have additional comments, suggestions, or need a copy of the information collection instrument, please contact Richard A. Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, NW., Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529; Telephone 202–272–8377. Dated: May 8, 2007. Richard Sloan, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 91 (Friday, May 11, 2007)]
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[FR Doc No: E7-9061]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2007-28120]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Notice of Open Teleconference 
Meeting

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the Towing Safety 
Advisory Committee (TSAC). The purpose of this teleconference is for 
TSAC to present its comments to the Coast Guard on certain draft 
regulatory text contemplated for the Notice of Proposed Rule Making for 
Towing Vessel Inspection currently under development.

DATES: The teleconference call will take place on Tuesday, May 22, 
2007, from 11 a.m. until 1 p.m. EDT. The meeting may adjourn early if 
all business is finished.

ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by coming to Room 
6319, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20593-0001.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on this notice, contact 
Mr. Gerald Miante, TSAC's Assistant Executive Director, telephone 202-
372-1401, fax 202-372-1926, or e-mail Gerald.P.Miante@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: TSAC advises, consults with, and makes 
recommendations to the Secretary DHS on matters relating to shallow-
draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. Notice 
of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 
U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). Members of the public may also 
participate in this meeting by dialing 1-866-675-0373, pass code 
8388087. Public participation is welcomed; however, the number of 
teleconference lines is limited and

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available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Tentative Agenda

     Welcome and Opening Remarks--TSAC Chairman (11 a.m.).
     Discussion, presentation and voting of the Committee's 
recommendations to the Coast Guard on draft text for a Towing Vessel 
Inspection rulemaking.
     Public comment period (as time permits).
     Meeting adjourned--(1 p.m.).

Procedural

    This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting 
may adjourn 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 Mr. Miante no later than May 17, 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 meetings, contact 
Mr. Miante as soon as possible.

    Dated: May 4, 2007.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of National and International Standards, Assistant Commandant 
for Prevention.
[FR Doc. E7-9061 Filed 5-10-07; 8:45 am]
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