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Download as PDF 36012 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Notices ‘‘Intended Use Plan,’’ was amended to use consistent language for services expenditure reporting and planning; (12) In Section IV, subparts IV–A and IV–B, ‘‘Voluntary Treatment Performance Measures’’ and ‘‘Voluntary Prevention Performance Measures’’ all references to the term Voluntary are deleted as reporting on these measures will no longer be voluntary; (13) In Section IV–A, ‘‘Treatment Performance Measures,’’ the general instructions were amended to implement mandatory reporting on performance measure Forms T1–T7 and a narrative requirement is proposed to collection information on States internal practices to use performance measure data to manage their systems; (14) In Section IV–A, ‘‘Treatment Performance Measures’’ Forms T1–T7 data specifications replaced State detail sheet narrative requirements for Forms T1–T7 to reduce the burden of reporting and improve the uniformity of data quality information being collected; (15) The Section IV–A, ‘‘Treatment Performance Measures’’ T6 on infectious disease Number of respondents control efforts was deleted because it was determined to be duplicative of information requirements in Section II of the application; (16) In Section IV, subpart IV–B, ‘‘Prevention Performance Measures’’ Forms P5 and P6 were removed, P1–P15 were substituted for the previous Forms P1–P4 and the instructions were amended to address pre-population of prevention performance data. 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Recordkeeping ................................................................................................. 60 60 60 60 1 1 1 1 470 40 42.75 16 28,200 2,400 2,565 960 Total .......................................................................................................... 60 ........................ ........................ 34,125 Written comments and recommendations concerning the proposed information collection should be sent by August 1, 2007 to: SAMHSA Desk Officer, Human Resources and Housing Branch, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503; due to potential delays in OBM’s receipt and processing of mail sent through the U.S. Postal Service, respondents are encouraged to submit comments by fax to 202–395–6974. Dated: June 25, 2007. Elaine Parry, Acting Director, Office of Program Services. [FR Doc. 07–3207 Filed 6–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–M DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [CGD08–07–013] Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (GOMAMSC). The Committee assists the Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District) for the portion of the Gulf of Mexico that is within the Eighth Coast Guard District and outside of state jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:57 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 waters in developing, reviewing, exercising, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan. DATES: Requests for membership should reach Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District on or before August 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to the following address: Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District(dxc), Attn: Mr. Guy Tetreau, Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street, Rm 1341, New Orleans, LA 70130–3310. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Guy Tetreau at (504) 671–2155. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (6) Participating in the development and evaluation of the required annual exercise of the Area Maritime Security Plan. Positions Available on the Committee The Committee The Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (GOMAMSC) is established under, and governed by, 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 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; (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. Up to seven persons may be selected for 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 PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 prior to appointment to the committee. Normal terms of office will be 5 years; however, some members may receive shorter terms to establish a reasonable rotation to avoid a major turnover every five years. Members may serve E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 126 / Monday, July 2, 2007 / Notices additional terms of office and current members are encouraged to reapply. Members are expected to register in Homeport, the Coast Guard maritime security information system for providing information (including sensitive security information) and services to the public over the internet, and regularly participate in meetings and standing/ad-hoc sub-committees/ work groups including the development and evaluation teams for the annual security exercise of the Area Maritime Security Plan. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the GOMAMSC. Format of Applications Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications, however, because a specific number of members must have prerequisite maritime security experience, submission of resumes highlighting experience in the maritime and security industries is encouraged. 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 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.; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1). The MTSA includes a provision exempting these Area Maritime Security (AMS) Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–436). Dated: June 12, 2007. J.R. Whitehead, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. E7–12684 Filed 6–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY (MERPAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for MERPAC to discuss and prepare recommendations for the Coast Guard concerning its notice of proposed rulemaking (NPRM) on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Biometric Reader Requirements. DATES: The teleconference call will take place on Thursday, July 19th, 2007, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Eastern Daylight Savings Time. ADDRESSES: Members of the public may participate by dialing 1–866–917–8653. You will then be prompted to dial your participant number, which is 9264498#. Please ensure that you enter the # sign after the participant number. Public participation is welcomed; however, the number of teleconference lines is limited, and lines are available firstcome, first-served. Members of the public may also participate by coming to Room 1303, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. We request that members of the public who plan to attend this meeting notify Mr. Mark Gould at 202–372–1409 so that he may notify building security officials. You may also gain access to this docket at http://dms.dot.gov/search/ searchFormSimple.cfm. The task statement may be accessed as a supplement to this docket. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant Executive Director of MERPAC, telephone 202– 372–1409, fax 202–372–1426. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Federal Advisory Committee Act requires that public notice of these meetings be announced in the Federal Register [5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92– 463)]. MERPAC is chartered under that Act. It provides advice and makes recommendations to the Assistant Commandant for Operations on issues concerning merchant marine personnel such as implementation of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, and developing standards of competency for ship’s security officers. Coast Guard Tentative Agenda [USCG–2007–28579] Thursday, July 19th, 2007. 10 a.m.–10:05 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks—MERPAC Chairman Captain Andrew McGovern. 10:05 a.m.–12 p.m. Open discussion concerning the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Biometric Reader Requirements. 12 p.m.–12:15 p.m. Public comment period. 12:15 p.m.–1 p.m. Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of open teleconference meeting. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:57 Jun 29, 2007 Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 36013 MERPAC vote on recommendations for the Coast Guard. 1 p.m. Adjourn. This tentative agenda is subject to change and the meeting may adjourn early if all committee business has been completed. Public Participation The Chairman of MERPAC is empowered to conduct the teleconference in a way that will, in his judgment, facilitate the orderly conduct of business. During its teleconference, the committee welcomes public comment. The committee will make every effort to hear the views of all interested parties, including the public. Written comments may be submitted to Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant Executive Director, MERPAC, Commandant (CG– 3PSO–1), 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington DC 20593–0001. 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 Mr. Gould as soon as possible. Dated: June 25, 2007. H.L. Hime, Acting Director of National and International Standards Assistant Commandant for Prevention. [FR Doc. E7–12685 Filed 6–29–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2007–28520] Towing Safety Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of open teleconference meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: This notice announces a teleconference of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC). The purpose of the teleconference is for TSAC to discuss and prepare recommendations for the Coast Guard concerning its Notice of Proposed Rulemaking (NPRM) on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) Biometric Reader Requirements. DATES: The teleconference call will take place on Tuesday, July 17th, 2007, from 9 a.m. until noon Eastern Daylight Savings Time. ADDRESSES: Committee members and members of the public may participate E:\FR\FM\02JYN1.SGM 02JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 126 (Monday, July 2, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[CGD08-07-013]


Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Gulf 
of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (GOMAMSC). The Committee 
assists the Captain of the Port/Federal Maritime Security Coordinator 
(Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District) for the portion of the Gulf of 
Mexico that is within the Eighth Coast Guard District and outside of 
state waters in developing, reviewing, exercising, and updating the 
Area Maritime Security Plan.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach Commander, Eighth Coast 
Guard District on or before August 1, 2007.

ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to the following 
address: Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District(dxc), Attn: Mr. Guy 
Tetreau, Hale Boggs Federal Building, 500 Poydras Street, Rm 1341, New 
Orleans, LA 70130-3310.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Guy Tetreau at (504) 671-2155.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Committee

    The Gulf of Mexico Area Maritime Security Committee (GOMAMSC) is 
established under, and governed by, 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 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;
    (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.
    (6) Participating in the development and evaluation of the required 
annual exercise of the Area Maritime Security Plan.

Positions Available on the Committee

    Up to seven persons may be selected for 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 prior to appointment to 
the committee.
    Normal terms of office will be 5 years; however, some members may 
receive shorter terms to establish a reasonable rotation to avoid a 
major turnover every five years. Members may serve

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additional terms of office and current members are encouraged to 
reapply.
    Members are expected to register in Homeport, the Coast Guard 
maritime security information system for providing information 
(including sensitive security information) and services to the public 
over the internet, and regularly participate in meetings and standing/
ad-hoc sub-committees/work groups including the development and 
evaluation teams for the annual security exercise of the Area Maritime 
Security Plan. Members will not receive any salary or other 
compensation for their service on the GOMAMSC.

Format of Applications

    Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal 
applications, however, because a specific number of members must have 
prerequisite maritime security experience, submission of resumes 
highlighting experience in the maritime and security industries is 
encouraged.

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 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.; 33 
CFR 1.05-1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 
0170.1). The MTSA includes a provision exempting these Area Maritime 
Security (AMS) Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act 
(FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-436).

    Dated: June 12, 2007.
J.R. Whitehead,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.
[FR Doc. E7-12684 Filed 6-29-07; 8:45 am]
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