Notice of Meeting of The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (COAC), 60871-60872 [E7-21121]

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 60872 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 207 / Friday, October 26, 2007 / Notices The fourth meeting of the tenth term of COAC will be held at the date, time and location specified above. A tentative agenda for the meeting is set forth below. Tentative Agenda 1. Post Incident Trade Resumption. 2. Secure Freight Initiative. 3. Advance Data Elements. 4. C–TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism). 5. ITDS (International Trade Data System). 6. ACE (Automated Commercial Environment). 7. Office of International Trade. 8. Import Safety Working Group. 9. Intellectual Property Rights. 10. World Customs Organization Updates. Procedural This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. Participation in COAC deliberations is limited to committee members, Department of Homeland Security officials, and persons invited to attend the meeting for special presentations. All visitors to the Ronald Reagan building will have to go through a security checkpoint to be admitted to the building. Since seating is limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide notice, preferably by close of business Tuesday, November 13, 2007, to Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20229, telephone 202–344–1440; facsimile 202–344–2064. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities rmajette on PROD1PC64 with NOTICES For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Wanda Tate as soon as possible. Dated: October 23, 2007. Michael C. Mullen, Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection. [FR Doc. E7–21121 Filed 10–25–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:23 Oct 25, 2007 Jkt 214001 DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5125–N–43] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities to Assist the Homeless Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This Notice identifies unutilized, underutilized, excess, and surplus Federal property reviewed by HUD for suitability for possible use to assist the homeless. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kathy Ezzell, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Room 7262, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speechimpaired (202) 708–2565 (these telephone numbers are not toll-free), or call the toll-free Title V information line at 800–927–7588. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with 24 CFR part 581 and section 501 of the Stewart B. McKinney Homeless Assistance Act (42 U.S.C. 11411), as amended, HUD is publishing this Notice to identify Federal buildings and other real property that HUD has reviewed for suitability for use to assist the homeless. The properties were reviewed using information provided to HUD by Federal landholding agencies regarding unutilized and underutilized buildings and real property controlled by such agencies or by GSA regarding its inventory of excess or surplus Federal property. This Notice is also published in order to comply with the December 12, 1988 Court Order in National Coalition for the Homeless v. Veterans Administration, No. 88–2503– OG (D.D.C.). Properties reviewed are listed in this Notice according to the following categories: Suitable/available, suitable/ unavailable, suitable/to be excess, and unsuitable. The properties listed in the three suitable categories have been reviewed by the landholding agencies, and each agency has transmitted to HUD: (1) Its intention to make the property available for use to assist the homeless, (2) its intention to declare the property excess to the agency’s needs, or (3) a statement of the reasons that the property cannot be declared excess or made available for use as facilities to assist the homeless. Properties listed as suitable/available will be available exclusively for homeless use for a period of 60 days from the date of this Notice. Where PO 00000 Frm 00077 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 property is described as for ‘‘off-site use only’’ recipients of the property will be required to relocate the building to their own site at their own expense. Homeless assistance providers interested in any such property should send a written expression of interest to HHS, addressed to John Hicks, Division of Property Management, Program Support Center, HHS, Room 5B–17, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; (301) 443–2265. (This is not a toll-free number.) HHS will mail to the interested provider an application packet, which will include instructions for completing the application. In order to maximize the opportunity to utilize a suitable property, providers should submit their written expressions of interest as soon as possible. For complete details concerning the processing of applications, the reader is encouraged to refer to the interim rule governing this program, 24 CFR part 581. For properties listed as suitable/to be excess, that property may, if subsequently accepted as excess by GSA, be made available for use by the homeless in accordance with applicable law, subject to screening for other Federal use. At the appropriate time, HUD will publish the property in a Notice showing it as either suitable/ available or suitable/unavailable. For properties listed as suitable/ unavailable, the landholding agency has decided that the property cannot be declared excess or made available for use to assist the homeless, and the property will not be available. Properties listed as unsuitable will not be made available for any other purpose for 20 days from the date of this Notice. Homeless assistance providers interested in a review by HUD of the determination of unsuitability should call the toll free information line at 1– 800–927–7588 for detailed instructions or write a letter to Mark Johnston at the address listed at the beginning of this Notice. Included in the request for review should be the property address (including zip code), the date of publication in the Federal Register, the landholding agency, and the property number. For more information regarding particular properties identified in this Notice (i.e., acreage, floor plan, existing sanitary facilities, exact street address), providers should contact the appropriate landholding agencies at the following addresses: ARMY: Ms. Veronica Rines, Department of the Army, Office of the Assistant Chief of Staff for Installation Management, Attn: DAIM–ZS, Rm 8536, 2511 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA 22202; (703) E:\FR\FM\26OCN1.SGM 26OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 207 (Friday, October 26, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60871-60872]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-21121]


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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)

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS).

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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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. 
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.

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    The fourth meeting of the tenth term of COAC will be held at the 
date, time and location specified above. A tentative agenda for the 
meeting is set forth below.

Tentative Agenda

1. Post Incident Trade Resumption.
2. Secure Freight Initiative.
3. Advance Data Elements.
4. C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism).
5. ITDS (International Trade Data System).
6. ACE (Automated Commercial Environment).
7. Office of International Trade.
8. Import Safety Working Group.
9. Intellectual Property Rights.
10. World Customs Organization Updates.

Procedural

    This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting 
may close early if all business is finished.
    Participation in COAC deliberations is limited to committee 
members, Department of Homeland Security officials, and persons invited 
to attend the meeting for special presentations.
    All visitors to the Ronald Reagan building will have to go through 
a security checkpoint to be admitted to the building. Since seating is 
limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide notice, 
preferably by close of business Tuesday, November 13, 2007, to Ms. 
Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20229, 
telephone 202-344-1440; facsimile 202-344-2064.

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 
Ms. Wanda Tate as soon as possible.

    Dated: October 23, 2007.
Michael C. Mullen,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs and Trade 
Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E7-21121 Filed 10-25-07; 8:45 am]
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