Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 19085-19086 [E8-7290]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 8, 2008 / Notices means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change the documents supporting this collection of information or even the underlying requirements in view of them. Viewing comments and documents: Go to http://www.regulations.gov to view documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket. 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A letter of application must be submitted along with letter-size drawings (plans) and maps showing the proposed project and its location. Need: Sections 401, 491, and 525 of 33 U.S.C. authorize the Coast Guard to approve plans and locations for all bridges and causeways that go over navigable waters of the United States. Bridge permit application regulations are contained in 33 CFR 115.50. Respondents: The public and private owners of bridges over navigable waters of the United States. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 2,240 to 3,315 hours a year. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Apr 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 Dated: March 28, 2008. D.T. Glenn, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E8–7266 Filed 4–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–0122] National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC). NBSAC advises the Coast Guard on matters related to recreational boating safety. DATES: Application forms should reach us on or before June 27, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Commandant, Boating Safety Division (CG–54221), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001; by calling 202–372–1062; or by faxing 202–372–1932. Send your application in written form to the above street address. This notice and the application form are available on the Internet at: http://www.uscgboating.org/ nbsac/nbsac.htm. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Executive Secretary of NBSAC, telephone 202–372–1062, fax 202–372–1932, or e-mail: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) is a Federal advisory committee under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). It advises the Coast Guard regarding regulations and other major boating safety matters. NBSAC’s 21 members are drawn equally from the following three sectors of the boating community: State officials responsible for State boating safety programs, recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers, and national recreational boating organizations and the general public. Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. NBSAC normally meets twice each year at a location selected by the Coast Guard. When attending meetings of the Council, members are provided travel expenses and per diem. PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 19085 We will consider applications received in response to this notice for the following seven positions that expire or become vacant in December 2008: three representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety programs, two representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers, and two representatives of the general public or national recreational boating organizations. Applicants are considered for membership on the basis of their particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating safety. Prior applicants should submit an updated application to ensure consideration for the vacancies announced in this notice. Each member serves for a term of up to 3 years. Members may serve consecutive terms. In support of the policy of the U. S. Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. If you are selected as a nonrepresentative member, or as a member who represents the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). A completed OGE Form 450 is not releasable to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Only the Designated Agency Ethics Official or the DAEO’s designate may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. Dated: March 26, 2008. J.A. Watson, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Prevention Policy. [FR Doc. E8–7387 Filed 4–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–0216] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). This Committee E:\FR\FM\08APN1.SGM 08APN1 19086 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 68 / Tuesday, April 8, 2008 / Notices advises the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, qualification, licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving in the U.S. merchant marine. Completed application forms should reach us on or before June 15, 2008. DATES: You may request an application form by writing to Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for MERPAC, at Commandant (CG–5221), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. Please submit applications to the same address. Also, a copy of the application form, as well as this notice, is available in our online docket, USCG–2008–0216, at http://www.regulations.gov. Send your completed application to the Assistant DFO at the street address above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant to DFO of MERPAC; telephone 202–372–1409 or e-mail mark.c.gould@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MERPAC (‘‘Committee’’) is a Federal advisory committee established by authority of the Federal Advisory Committee Act under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). MERPAC advises the Assistant Commandant for Prevention on matters of concern to seamen serving in our merchant marine, such as implementation of the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978 (STCW), as amended. MERPAC normally meets twice a year, once at or near Coast Guard Headquarters, Washington, DC, and once elsewhere in the country. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees and working groups may also meet to consider specific tasks as required. We will consider applications for five positions that expire or become vacant on January 31, 2009. To be eligible, you should have experience in the following areas of expertise: Shipping companies employed in ship operation management; marine training institutions other than state or federal maritime academies; licensed engineering officer; licensed deck officer, preferably with an inland or river endorsement, and who represents a labor point of view; and one person who represents the general public. Each member serves for a term of three years. Members may serve consecutive terms if re-appointed. Members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, they do receive travel reimbursement and per diem. pwalker on PROD1PC71 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:09 Apr 07, 2008 Jkt 214001 In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. If you are selected as a member who represents the general public, you will be appointed and serve as a special Government employee (SGE) as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). A completed OGE Form 450 is not releasable to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Only the Designated Agency Ethics Official or the DAEO’s designate may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send a completed application to Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant to the DFO of MERPAC, at the address above. Send the application in time for it to be received by the DFO on or before June 15, 2008. A copy of the application form is available in the docket for this notice. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– 2008–0216) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Go.’’ Dated: March 27, 2008. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. E8–7290 Filed 4–7–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 30-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: National Interest Waivers; Supplemental Evidence to I–140 and I–485; OMB Control No. 1615–0063. ACTION: The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 1995. The information collection was previously published in the Federal Register on February 1, 2008, at 73 FR 6195, allowing for a 60-day public comment period. USCIS did not receive any comments for this information collection. The purpose of this notice is to allow an additional 30 days for public comments. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted until May 8, 2008. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. Written comments and/or suggestions regarding the item(s) contained in this notice, especially regarding the estimated public burden and associated response time, should be directed to the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) USCIS Desk Officer. Comments may be submitted to: USCIS, Chief, Regulatory Management Division, Clearance Office, 111 Massachusetts Avenue, Suite 3008, Washington, DC 20529. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 68 (Tuesday, April 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 19085-19086]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-7290]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2008-0216]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). This Committee

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advises the Coast Guard on matters related to the training, 
qualification, licensing, certification, and fitness of seamen serving 
in the U.S. merchant marine.

DATES: Completed application forms should reach us on or before June 
15, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may request an application form by writing to Mr. Mark 
Gould, Assistant to the Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for MERPAC, at 
Commandant (CG-5221), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street, SW., 
Washington, DC 20593-0001. Please submit applications to the same 
address. Also, a copy of the application form, as well as this notice, 
is available in our online docket, USCG-2008-0216, at http://
www.regulations.gov. Send your completed application to the Assistant 
DFO at the street address above.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant to DFO of 
MERPAC; telephone 202-372-1409 or e-mail mark.c.gould@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MERPAC (``Committee'') is a Federal advisory 
committee established by authority of the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act under 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). MERPAC advises the Assistant 
Commandant for Prevention on matters of concern to seamen serving in 
our merchant marine, such as implementation of the International 
Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for 
Seafarers, 1978 (STCW), as amended.
    MERPAC normally meets twice a year, once at or near Coast Guard 
Headquarters, Washington, DC, and once elsewhere in the country. It may 
also meet for extraordinary purposes. Its subcommittees and working 
groups may also meet to consider specific tasks as required.
    We will consider applications for five positions that expire or 
become vacant on January 31, 2009. To be eligible, you should have 
experience in the following areas of expertise: Shipping companies 
employed in ship operation management; marine training institutions 
other than state or federal maritime academies; licensed engineering 
officer; licensed deck officer, preferably with an inland or river 
endorsement, and who represents a labor point of view; and one person 
who represents the general public. Each member serves for a term of 
three years. Members may serve consecutive terms if re-appointed. 
Members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; 
however, they do receive travel reimbursement and per diem.
    In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic 
diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups 
to apply.
    If you are selected as a member who represents the general public, 
you will be appointed and serve as a special Government employee (SGE) 
as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a 
candidate for appointment as a SGE, applicants are required to complete 
a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). A completed 
OGE Form 450 is not releasable to the public except under an order 
issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy 
Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Only the Designated Agency Ethics Official or the 
DAEO's designate may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 
Committee, send a completed application to Mr. Mark Gould, Assistant to 
the DFO of MERPAC, at the address above. Send the application in time 
for it to be received by the DFO on or before June 15, 2008.
    A copy of the application form is available in the docket for this 
notice. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, 
enter the docket number for this notice (USCG-2008-0216) in the Search 
box, and click ``Go.''

    Dated: March 27, 2008.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. E8-7290 Filed 4-7-08; 8:45 am]
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