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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 5, 2008 / Notices April 10th, 2008 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 26, 2008. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee or subcommittee should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 26, 2008. ADDRESSES: The working group will meet in Room 217 of the RTM STAR Center, 2 West Dixie Highway, Dania Beach, FL. The full Committee will likewise meet in Room 217 of the RTM STAR Center. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Captain Michael Blair, Executive Director of MERPAC, Commandant (CG–5221, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second St., SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001). This notice is available in our online docket, USCG–2008–0109, at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant to the Executive Director of MERPAC; at 202–372–1409. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Agenda of Meeting The agenda for the April 8th, 2008, work group meeting of MERPAC is as follows: (1) Discuss Task Statement 68, concerning a review of the draft Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular entitled, ‘‘Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials’’; and (2) Discuss Task Statement 69, concerning revisions to forms CG–719K, Merchant Mariner Physical Examination Report, and CG–719K/E, Merchant Marine Certification of Fitness. The agenda for the April 9th, 2008 meeting of MERPAC is as follows: (1) The full committee will meet to discuss the objectives for the meeting. Working groups addressing the following task statements may meet to deliberate: Task Statement 30, concerning ‘‘Utilizing Military Sea Service for STCW Certifications’’; Task Statement 55, concerning ‘‘Recommendations to Develop a Voluntary Training Program For Deck and Engine Department Entry Level Mariners on Domestic and Seagoing Vessels’’; Task Statement 58, concerning ‘‘Stakeholder Communications During MLD Program Restructuring and Centralization’’; Task Statement 61, concerning ‘‘Merchant Mariner Medical Waiver Evaluation Guidelines’’; Task Statement 68, concerning ‘‘Medical and VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:03 Mar 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials’’; and Task Statement 69, concerning ‘‘Revisions to forms CG–719K, Merchant Mariner Physical Examination Report, and CG–719K/E, Merchant Marine Certification of Fitness.’’ New working groups may be formed to address issues proposed by the Coast Guard, MERPAC members, or the public. At the end of the day, the working groups will make a report to the full committee on what has been accomplished in their meetings. No action will be taken on these reports on this date. The agenda for the April 10th, 2008 meeting of MERPAC is as follows: (1) Introduction; (2) Working Groups’ Reports; and (3) Other items which may be discussed: (a) Standing Committee-Prevention Through People. (b) Briefings concerning on-going projects of interest to MERPAC. (c) Other items brought up for discussion by the Committee or the public. Procedural All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the Executive Director no later than March 26, 2008. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than March 26, 2008. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee or subcommittee in advance of a meeting, please submit 25 copies to the Executive Director no later than March 26, 2008. Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Executive Director as soon as possible. Dated: February 25, 2008. H.L. Hime, Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. E8–4196 Filed 3–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P PO 00000 Frm 00083 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11941 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–0110] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meetings. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working groups on the Medical Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) and on the Inspection of Towing Vessels will meet in Jeffersonville, IN. The committee will also discuss various issues relating to shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The working groups will meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. TSAC will meet on Wednesday, April 2, 2008, from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations at the meetings should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 24, 2008. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Committee or working groups should reach the Coast Guard electronically on or before March 24, 2008. ADDRESSES: The working groups and TSAC will meet at the offices of American Commercial Lines; 1701 East Market Street, Jeffersonville, IN 47130 Phone: 812–288–0347. TSAC is utilizing Louisville Airport (SDF) and the Residence Marriott Hotel Downtown Louisville, KY. The link to the hotel’s Web site is: http://www.marriott.com/ hotels/travel/sdfgj-residence-innlouisville-downtown/. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to TSAC’s Assistant Executive Director in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. This notice and related documents are available on the Internet at www.regulations.gov under the docket number USCG–2008–0110. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald P. Miante, Assistant Executive Director, TSAC; U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, CG–5221, Room 1210; 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. Telephone (202) 372– 1401, fax (202) 372–1926, or e-mail at: Gerald.P.Miante@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463)]. E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 11942 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 44 / Wednesday, March 5, 2008 / Notices Agenda of Meetings Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group. The agenda for the working group is to prepare draft recommendations to the committee on the latest round of draft text for inspections. Medical NVIC Working Group. The agenda for the working group is to prepare draft recommendations to the committee on the draft medical NVIC, and revisions to the Medical Forms CG– 719K and 719–KE. Towing Safety Advisory Committee. The agenda for the committee is as follows: (1) Update of the Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group; (2) Discussion and voting on recommendations for the Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials (Medical NVIC), and Medical Forms CG–719K and 719K–E; (3) Update on the Legislative Change Proposal (LCP) to form the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; (4) Update on the Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Rulemaking; (5) Update on the STCW Rulemaking; (6) Update on Training and Service Requirements for Merchant Marine Officers; (7) Update on Commercial/ Recreational Boating Interface; (8) Update on the National Maritime Center (NMC) Restructuring/ Centralization; (9) Update on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC); and (10) Discussion and voting on Task Statement 08–01, Review and recommendations for the revision of NVIC 4–01 ‘‘Licensing and Manning for Officers of Towing Vessels.’’ jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES Procedural All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the Assistant Executive Director no later than March 24, 2008. Written material (20 copies) for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than March 21, 2008. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Committee or Working Groups in advance of a meeting, please submit it electronically to the Assistant Executive Director, for e-mail distribution, no later than March 21, 2008. Also at the Chair’s discretion, VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:03 Mar 04, 2008 Jkt 214001 members of the public may present comment at the end of the Public Meeting. Please understand that the Committee’s schedule may be quite demanding and time for public comment may be limited. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact the Assistant Executive Director as soon as possible. Dated: February 25, 2008. H.L. Hime, Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. E8–4188 Filed 3–4–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5188–N–03] Notice of Proposed Information; Collection: Comment Request; Section 4 Loan Guarantee Recovery Fund Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: May 5, 2008. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 44 (Wednesday, March 5, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11941-11942]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-4188]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0110]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) and its working 
groups on the Medical Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 
and on the Inspection of Towing Vessels will meet in Jeffersonville, 
IN. The committee will also discuss various issues relating to shallow-
draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. All 
meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The working groups will meet on Tuesday, April 1, 2008, from 8 
a.m. to 5 p.m. TSAC will meet on Wednesday, April 2, 2008, from 8 a.m. 
to 3 p.m. These meetings may close early if all business is finished. 
Written material and requests to make oral presentations at the 
meetings should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 24, 2008. 
Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of 
the Committee or working groups should reach the Coast Guard 
electronically on or before March 24, 2008.

ADDRESSES: The working groups and TSAC will meet at the offices of 
American Commercial Lines; 1701 East Market Street, Jeffersonville, IN 
47130 Phone: 812-288-0347. TSAC is utilizing Louisville Airport (SDF) 
and the Residence Marriott Hotel Downtown Louisville, KY. The link to 
the hotel's Web site is: http://www.marriott.com/hotels/travel/sdfgj-
residence-inn-louisville-downtown/.
    Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to 
TSAC's Assistant Executive Director in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section below. This notice and related documents are available 
on the Internet at www.regulations.gov under the docket number USCG-
2008-0110.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald P. Miante, Assistant 
Executive Director, TSAC; U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, CG-5221, Room 
1210; 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001. Telephone 
(202) 372-1401, fax (202) 372-1926, or e-mail at: 
Gerald.P.Miante@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463)].

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Agenda of Meetings

    Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group. The agenda for the working 
group is to prepare draft recommendations to the committee on the 
latest round of draft text for inspections.
    Medical NVIC Working Group. The agenda for the working group is to 
prepare draft recommendations to the committee on the draft medical 
NVIC, and revisions to the Medical Forms CG-719K and 719-KE.
    Towing Safety Advisory Committee. The agenda for the committee is 
as follows:
    (1) Update of the Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group;
    (2) Discussion and voting on recommendations for the Medical and 
Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials 
(Medical NVIC), and Medical Forms CG-719K and 719K-E;
    (3) Update on the Legislative Change Proposal (LCP) to form the 
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee;
    (4) Update on the Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC) Rulemaking;
    (5) Update on the STCW Rulemaking;
    (6) Update on Training and Service Requirements for Merchant Marine 
Officers;
    (7) Update on Commercial/Recreational Boating Interface;
    (8) Update on the National Maritime Center (NMC) Restructuring/
Centralization;
    (9) Update on the Transportation Worker Identification Credential 
(TWIC); and
    (10) Discussion and voting on Task Statement 08-01, Review and 
recommendations for the revision of NVIC 4-01 ``Licensing and Manning 
for Officers of Towing Vessels.''

Procedural

    All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings 
may close early if all business is finished. At the Chair's discretion, 
members of the public may make oral presentations during the meetings. 
If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please 
notify the Assistant Executive Director no later than March 24, 2008. 
Written material (20 copies) for distribution at a meeting should reach 
the Coast Guard no later than March 21, 2008. If you would like a copy 
of your material distributed to each member of the Committee or Working 
Groups in advance of a meeting, please submit it electronically to the 
Assistant Executive Director, for e-mail distribution, no later than 
March 21, 2008. Also at the Chair's discretion, members of the public 
may present comment at the end of the Public Meeting. Please understand 
that the Committee's schedule may be quite demanding and time for 
public comment may be limited.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meetings, contact 
the Assistant Executive Director as soon as possible.

    Dated: February 25, 2008.
H.L. Hime,
Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. E8-4188 Filed 3-4-08; 8:45 am]
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