Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies, 35247-35248 [E7-12365]

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Dated: June 18, 2007. Karen Pelham O’Steen, Director, Office of Operations Management, Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services. [FR Doc. E7–12359 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4120–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–28311] Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00033 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 35247 SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues related to the prevention of collisions, rammings, and groundings. This includes, but is not limited to: Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems. Application forms should reach us on or before September 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commandant (CG–3PWM–1), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001; by calling 202–372–1532; or by faxing 202–372– 1929. Send your application in written form to the above street address. This notice and the application form are available on the Internet at http:// dms.dot.gov. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Sollosi, Executive Director of NAVSAC, or John Bobb, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 202–372– 1532, fax 202–372–1929. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) is a Federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. 1. NAVSAC provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland Security on a wide range of issues related to the prevention of collisions, rammings, and groundings. This includes, but is not limited to: Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems. NAVSAC meets at least once a year at Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC or another location selected by the Coast Guard. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees and working groups may meet to consider specific problems as required. Selected individuals will serve as either a Special Government Employee (SGE) or a Representative Member. An SGE Member is an officer or employee of the executive or legislative branch who is retained, designated, appointed, or employed to perform temporary duties (either on a full-time or intermittent basis) for not to exceed 130 days during any period of 365 consecutive days. The definition of SGE also includes individuals in certain E:\FR\FM\27JNN1.SGM 27JNN1 jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 35248 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 123 / Wednesday, June 27, 2007 / Notices miscellaneous positions, who are deemed SGEs without regard to the number of days of service. In general, SGEs provide Federal advisory committees with their own best independent judgment based on their individual expertise. (See 18 U.S.C. 202(a).) A Representative Member is an individual who is not a Federal employee (or a Federal employee who is attending in a personal capacity), who is selected for membership on a Federal advisory committee for the purpose of obtaining the point of view or perspective of an outside interest group or stakeholder interest. While representative members may have expertise in a specific area, discipline, or subject matter, they are not selected solely on the basis of this expertise, but rather are selected to represent the point of view of a group or particular interest. A representative member may represent groups or organizations, such as industry, labor, consumers or any other recognizable group of persons having an interest in matters before the committee. We will consider applications for seven positions that expire or become vacant in November 2007. Applications will be considered from persons representing, insofar as practical, the following groups: Two persons from among recognized experts and leaders in organizations having an active interest in the Rules of the Road and vessel and port safety; three persons from among professional mariners, recreational boaters and the recreational boating industry; one person with an interest in maritime law; and one person who is a Federal or State official with responsibility for vessel and port safety. Organizations having an active interest in the Rules of the Road and vessel and port safety are considered to include organizations representing vessel owners and operators of vessels operating on international waters and/or the inland waters of the United States; the Federal and State maritime academies; maritime education and training institutions teaching Rules of the Road, navigation, and electronic navigation; and organizations established to facilitate vessel movement and navigational safety. Members from these organizations are appointed to express the viewpoint of the organizations listed above and are SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code and will not be appointed as Representative Members. Professional mariners are considered to include actively working or retired mariners experienced in applying the Inland and/or International Rules as masters or licensed deck officers of VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:50 Jun 26, 2007 Jkt 211001 vessels operating on international waters or the inland waters of the United States, and federal or state licensed pilots. Recreational boaters and the recreational boating industry are specifically identified groups that members may represent. Members from these groups are appointed to express the viewpoint of the groups listed above in which they serve or have served and are not SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code and will be appointed as Representative Members. Individuals with an interest in maritime law are SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code and will not be appointed as Representative Members. Individuals who are Federal or State officials with a responsibility for vessel and port safety are not SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code and will be appointed as Representative Members. All individuals meeting the above requirements are invited to apply. Each member serves for a term of 3 years. A few members may serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary but receive reimbursement for travel expenses and per diem expenses from the Federal Government. 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. If you are selected as a member who represents the general public, we will require you to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). We may not release the report or the information in it to the public, except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Dated: June 8, 2007. W.A. Muilenburg, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Waterways Management. [FR Doc. E7–12365 Filed 6–26–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Revision of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day Notice of Information Collection under Review: Form I–821, ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00034 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Application for Temporary Protected Status; OMB Control No. 1615–0043. The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2007-28311]


Navigation Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC). NAVSAC provides advice and 
makes recommendations to the Secretary on a wide range of issues 
related to the prevention of collisions, rammings, and groundings. This 
includes, but is not limited to: Inland and International Rules of the 
Road, navigation regulations and equipment, routing measures, marine 
information, diving safety, and aids to navigation systems.

DATES: Application forms should reach us on or before September 1, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commandant 
(CG-3PWM-1), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20593-0001; by calling 202-372-1532; or by faxing 202-372-1929. Send 
your application in written form to the above street address. This 
notice and the application form are available on the Internet at http:/
/dms.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Sollosi, Executive Director of 
NAVSAC, or John Bobb, Assistant to the Executive Director, telephone 
202-372-1532, fax 202-372-1929.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Navigation Safety Advisory Council 
(NAVSAC) is a Federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. 1. NAVSAC 
provides advice and makes recommendations to the Secretary of Homeland 
Security on a wide range of issues related to the prevention of 
collisions, rammings, and groundings. This includes, but is not limited 
to: Inland and International Rules of the Road, navigation regulations 
and equipment, routing measures, marine information, diving safety, and 
aids to navigation systems.
    NAVSAC meets at least once a year at Coast Guard Headquarters, 
Washington, DC or another location selected by the Coast Guard. It may 
also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees and working 
groups may meet to consider specific problems as required.
    Selected individuals will serve as either a Special Government 
Employee (SGE) or a Representative Member. An SGE Member is an officer 
or employee of the executive or legislative branch who is retained, 
designated, appointed, or employed to perform temporary duties (either 
on a full-time or intermittent basis) for not to exceed 130 days during 
any period of 365 consecutive days. The definition of SGE also includes 
individuals in certain

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miscellaneous positions, who are deemed SGEs without regard to the 
number of days of service. In general, SGEs provide Federal advisory 
committees with their own best independent judgment based on their 
individual expertise. (See 18 U.S.C. 202(a).)
    A Representative Member is an individual who is not a Federal 
employee (or a Federal employee who is attending in a personal 
capacity), who is selected for membership on a Federal advisory 
committee for the purpose of obtaining the point of view or perspective 
of an outside interest group or stakeholder interest. While 
representative members may have expertise in a specific area, 
discipline, or subject matter, they are not selected solely on the 
basis of this expertise, but rather are selected to represent the point 
of view of a group or particular interest. A representative member may 
represent groups or organizations, such as industry, labor, consumers 
or any other recognizable group of persons having an interest in 
matters before the committee.
    We will consider applications for seven positions that expire or 
become vacant in November 2007. Applications will be considered from 
persons representing, insofar as practical, the following groups: Two 
persons from among recognized experts and leaders in organizations 
having an active interest in the Rules of the Road and vessel and port 
safety; three persons from among professional mariners, recreational 
boaters and the recreational boating industry; one person with an 
interest in maritime law; and one person who is a Federal or State 
official with responsibility for vessel and port safety.
    Organizations having an active interest in the Rules of the Road 
and vessel and port safety are considered to include organizations 
representing vessel owners and operators of vessels operating on 
international waters and/or the inland waters of the United States; the 
Federal and State maritime academies; maritime education and training 
institutions teaching Rules of the Road, navigation, and electronic 
navigation; and organizations established to facilitate vessel movement 
and navigational safety. Members from these organizations are appointed 
to express the viewpoint of the organizations listed above and are SGEs 
as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code and will 
not be appointed as Representative Members.
    Professional mariners are considered to include actively working or 
retired mariners experienced in applying the Inland and/or 
International Rules as masters or licensed deck officers of vessels 
operating on international waters or the inland waters of the United 
States, and federal or state licensed pilots. Recreational boaters and 
the recreational boating industry are specifically identified groups 
that members may represent. Members from these groups are appointed to 
express the viewpoint of the groups listed above in which they serve or 
have served and are not SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, 
United States Code and will be appointed as Representative Members.
    Individuals with an interest in maritime law are SGEs as defined in 
section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code and will not be 
appointed as Representative Members. Individuals who are Federal or 
State officials with a responsibility for vessel and port safety are 
not SGEs as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code 
and will be appointed as Representative Members.
    All individuals meeting the above requirements are invited to 
apply. Each member serves for a term of 3 years. A few members may 
serve consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and 
receive no salary but receive reimbursement for travel expenses and per 
diem expenses from the Federal Government.
    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.
    If you are selected as a member who represents the general public, 
we will require you to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report (OGE Form 450). We may not release the report or the information 
in it to the public, except under an order issued by a Federal court or 
as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a).

    Dated: June 8, 2007.
W.A. Muilenburg,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Waterways Management.
[FR Doc. E7-12365 Filed 6-26-07; 8:45 am]
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