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Download as PDF 5202 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 19 / Tuesday, January 29, 2008 / Notices Send comments to Summer King, SAMHSA Reports Clearance Officer, Room 7–1044, One Choke Cherry Road, Rockville, MD 20857 and e-mail her a copy at summer.king@samhsa.hhs.gov. Written comments should be received within 60 days of this notice. Dated: January 22, 2008. Elaine Parry, Acting Director, Office of Program Services. [FR Doc. E8–1484 Filed 1–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2007–0173] Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi, in developing, renewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security plan for their area of responsibility. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi, on or before February 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Submit applications for membership to the Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi, Commander, USCG Sector Corpus Christi, 8930 Ocean Drive, Hangar 41. Corpus Christi, Texas 78419. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Zarbock at 361–888–3162 (X501). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES The Committee The Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas (The Committee) 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 strategies and implementation methods for mitigation. (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously evaluating overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied. VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:52 Jan 28, 2008 Jkt 214001 (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. Positions Available on the Committee There are three vacancies on 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 must 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 before appointment to the Committee. The terms of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member may serve one additional term of office. Members are not salaried or otherwise compensated for their service on the Committee. Format for Applications Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because members must demonstrate an interest in the security of the area covered by the Committee, we particularly encourage the submission of information highlighting experience in maritime security matters. Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) (The Act) 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 Act exempts Area Maritime Security Committees from the Federal Advisory PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub L. 92–463) Dated: January 7, 2008. P. S. Simons, Captain U. S. Coast Guard, Acting Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi. [FR Doc. E8–1473 Filed 1–28–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2007–0055, formerly CGD08–07–029] Lower Mississippi River Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications; extension of application deadline. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard extends the deadline for applications for membership in the Lower Mississippi River Safety Advisory Committee. This Committee advises and makes recommendations to the Coast Guard on matters relating to navigation safety on the Lower Mississippi River. DATES: Application forms should reach us on or before February 28, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing U.S. Coast Guard, Sector New Orleans, Attn: Waterways Management, 1615 Poydras Street, New Orleans, LA 70112–2711 or by calling 504–565–5108. Send your application in written form to the above street address. A copy of this notice and the application form are available in our online docket, CGD08–07–029, at http://frwebgate.access.gpo.gov/cgi–bin/ leaving.cgi?from=leaving FR.html&log=linklog&to=http:// regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: LTJG Tonya Harrington, Assistant to Executive Director of Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee at 504–565–5108. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On October 30, 2007, we published a request in the Federal Register (72 FR 61362) for applications for membership in the Lower Mississippi River Safety Advisory Committee. The deadline for applications announced in that notice is being extended until February 28, 2008. If you applied in response to the initial notice, you do not need to send another application form. The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee is a Federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). This E:\FR\FM\29JAN1.SGM 29JAN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2007-0173]


Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership in the Area 
Maritime Security Committee, South Texas. The Committee assists the 
Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi, in developing, renewing, and 
updating the Area Maritime Security plan for their area of 
responsibility.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Captain of the Port, 
Corpus Christi, on or before February 1, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications for membership to the Captain of the 
Port, Corpus Christi, Commander, USCG Sector Corpus Christi, 8930 Ocean 
Drive, Hangar 41. Corpus Christi, Texas 78419.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. John Zarbock at 361-888-3162 
(X501).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

The Committee

    The Area Maritime Security Committee, South Texas (The Committee) 
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 strategies and implementation methods for 
mitigation.
    (4) Developing and describing the process for continuously 
evaluating 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.

Positions Available on the Committee

    There are three vacancies on 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 must 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 before appointment to the 
Committee.
    The terms of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member 
may serve one additional term of office. Members are not salaried or 
otherwise compensated for their service on the Committee.

Format for Applications

    Applications for membership may be in any format. However, because 
members must demonstrate an interest in the security of the area 
covered by the Committee, we particularly encourage the submission of 
information highlighting experience in maritime security matters.

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 
2002 (Pub. L. 107-295) (The Act) 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 Act exempts Area Maritime 
Security Committees from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 
U.S.C. App. (Pub L. 92-463)

    Dated: January 7, 2008.
P. S. Simons,
Captain U. S. Coast Guard, Acting Captain of the Port, Corpus Christi.
 [FR Doc. E8-1473 Filed 1-28-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-15-P