Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX, 60871 [E7-21112]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 207 / Friday, October 26, 2007 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration [Docket Nos. TSA–2006–24191; Coast Guard–2006–24196] Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); Enrollment Date for the Port of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast Guard; DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of Corpus Christi, in Corpus Christi, TX. DATES: TWIC enrollment in Corpus Christi, TX will begin on November 1, 2007. ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the TWIC Final Rule, identified by the docket numbers of this notice, using any one of the following methods. (1) Searching the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) web page at www.regulations.gov; (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office’s Web page at http:// www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html; or (3) Visiting TSA’s Security Regulations Web page at http:// www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ‘‘Research Center’’ at the top of the page. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Orgill, TSA–19, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202–4220. Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC Program, (571) 227–4545 e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov. rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 23, 2007. Stephen Sadler, Director, Maritime and Surface Credentialing, Office of Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security Administration. [FR Doc. E7–21112 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–05–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2007–0089] Notice of Meeting of The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (COAC) U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: Background The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA), issued a joint final rule (72 FR 3492; January 25, 2007) pursuant to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Pub. L. 107–295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Pub. L. 109–347 (October 13, 2006). This rule requires all credentialed merchant mariners and individuals with unescorted access to VerDate Aug<31>2005 secure areas of a regulated facility or vessel to obtain a TWIC. In this final rule, on page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment approach based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to implement the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice in the Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific location will begin and when it is expected to terminate. This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at the Port of Corpus Christi, TX only. Enrollment in this port will begin on November 1, 2007. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of the Port Zone Corpus Christi, including those in the Port of Corpus Christi, TX, must comply with the portions of the final rule requiring TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice will be published at least 90 days before compliance is required. To obtain information on the preenrollment and enrollment process, and enrollment locations, visit TSA’s TWIC Web site at http://www.tsa.gov/twic. 15:23 Oct 25, 2007 Jkt 214001 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 November 16, 2007 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: COAC will meet Friday, November 16th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60871 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 November 9th. 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 November 9, 2007. Comments must be identified by USCBP–2007–0089 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 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. E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 207 (Friday, October 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Transportation Security Administration

[Docket Nos. TSA-2006-24191; Coast Guard-2006-24196]


Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); 
Enrollment Date for the Port of Corpus Christi, Corpus Christi, TX

AGENCY: Transportation Security Administration; United States Coast 
Guard; DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the 
Transportation Security Administration (TSA) issues this notice of the 
dates for the beginning of the initial enrollment for the 
Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC) for the Port of 
Corpus Christi, in Corpus Christi, TX.

DATES: TWIC enrollment in Corpus Christi, TX will begin on November 1, 
2007.

ADDRESSES: You may view published documents and comments concerning the 
TWIC Final Rule, identified by the docket numbers of this notice, using 
any one of the following methods.
    (1) Searching the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) web page 
at www.regulations.gov;
    (2) Accessing the Government Printing Office's Web page at http://
www.gpoaccess.gov/fr/index.html; or
    (3) Visiting TSA's Security Regulations Web page at http://
www.tsa.gov and accessing the link for ``Research Center'' at the top 
of the page.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Orgill, TSA-19, Transportation 
Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 22202-
4220. Transportation Threat Assessment and Credentialing (TTAC), TWIC 
Program, (571) 227-4545 e-mail: credentialing@dhs.gov.

Background

    The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), through the United 
States Coast Guard and the Transportation Security Administration 
(TSA), issued a joint final rule (72 FR 3492; January 25, 2007) 
pursuant to the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA), Pub. L. 
107-295, 116 Stat. 2064 (November 25, 2002), and the Security and 
Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (SAFE Port Act), Pub. L. 109-
347 (October 13, 2006). This rule requires all credentialed merchant 
mariners and individuals with unescorted access to secure areas of a 
regulated facility or vessel to obtain a TWIC. In this final rule, on 
page 3510, TSA and Coast Guard stated that a phased enrollment approach 
based upon risk assessment and cost/benefit would be used to implement 
the program nationwide, and that TSA would publish a notice in the 
Federal Register indicating when enrollment at a specific location will 
begin and when it is expected to terminate.
    This notice provides the start date for TWIC initial enrollment at 
the Port of Corpus Christi, TX only. Enrollment in this port will begin 
on November 1, 2007. The Coast Guard will publish a separate notice in 
the Federal Register indicating when facilities within the Captain of 
the Port Zone Corpus Christi, including those in the Port of Corpus 
Christi, TX, must comply with the portions of the final rule requiring 
TWIC to be used as an access control measure. That notice will be 
published at least 90 days before compliance is required.
    To obtain information on the pre-enrollment and enrollment process, 
and enrollment locations, visit TSA's TWIC Web site at http://
www.tsa.gov/twic.

    Issued in Arlington, Virginia, on October 23, 2007.
Stephen Sadler,
Director, Maritime and Surface Credentialing, Office of Transportation 
Threat Assessment and Credentialing, Transportation Security 
Administration.
 [FR Doc. E7-21112 Filed 10-25-07; 8:45 am]
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