Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States, Madagascar, 60283-60284 [E9-27876]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 223 / Friday, November 20, 2009 / Notices including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (3) Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) Minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. Overview of This Information Collection srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Application for Naturalization. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form N–400; U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. 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E9–27905 Filed 11–19–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–97–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 Nov 19, 2009 Jkt 220001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2009–0800] Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain Vessels Arriving to the United States, Madagascar Coast Guard, DHS. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of entry on vessels arriving to the United States from Madagascar, with the exception of vessels arriving from the port of Toamasina (also known as Tamatave). DATES: The requirements announced in this notice will become effective December 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: This notice will be available for inspection and copying at the Docket Management Facility at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Room W12–140 on the Ground Floor of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366– 9329. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, call Mr. Michael Brown, International Port Security Evaluation Division, Coast Guard, telephone 202–372–1081. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background and Purpose Section 70110 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295, Nov. 25, 2002) (46 U.S.C. 70110) provides that the Secretary of Homeland Security may impose conditions of entry on vessels requesting entry into the United States arriving from ports that are not maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures, may deny entry into the United States to any vessel that does not meet such conditions set forth herein, and shall provide public notice for passengers of the ineffective antiterrorism measures. The Coast Guard has been delegated the authority by the Secretary to carry out the provisions of this section. Previous notices have imposed or removed conditions of entry on vessels arriving from certain countries and those conditions of entry and the countries PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60283 they pertain to remain in effect unless modified by this notice. Based on an assessment conducted pursuant to the provisions of 46 U.S.C. 70108 and the International Ship and Port Facility Security (ISPS) Code, the Coast Guard has determined that ports in Madagascar are not maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures. Inclusive to this determination is an assessment that Madagascar presents significant risk of introducing instruments of terror into international maritime commerce. Consistent with 46 U.S.C. 70109, the United States notified Madagascar of this determination on May 17, 2007, and identified steps necessary to improve the antiterrorism measures in Madagascar. To date, the United States cannot confirm that the identified deficiencies have been corrected. Accordingly, effective December 4, 2009 the Coast Guard will impose the following conditions of entry on vessels that visited ports in Madagascar, with the exception of vessels arriving from the port of Toamasina (also known as Tamatave) during their last five port calls. Vessels must: • Implement measures per the ship’s security plan equivalent to ‘‘Security Level 2’’ while in a port in Madagascar. As defined in the ISPS Code and incorporated herein, ‘‘Security Level 2’’ refers to the ‘‘level for which appropriate additional protective security measures shall be maintained for a period of time as a result of heightened risk of a security incident.’’ • Ensure that each access point to the ship is guarded and that the guards have total visibility of the exterior (both landside and waterside) of the vessel while the vessel is in ports in Madagascar. Guards may be provided by the ship’s crew, however additional crewmembers should be placed on the ship if necessary to ensure that limits on maximum hours of work are not exceeded and/or minimum hours of rest are met. Guards may also be provided by outside security forces approved by the ship’s master and ‘‘Company Security Officer.’’ As defined in the ISPS Code and incorporated herein, ‘‘Company Security Officer’’ refers to the ‘‘person designated by the Company for ensuring that a ship security assessment is carried out; that a ship security plan is developed, submitted for approval, and thereafter implemented and maintained and for liaison with port facility security officers and the ship security officer.’’ • Attempt to execute a Declaration of Security while in port in Madagascar; • Log all security actions in the ship’s log; and E:\FR\FM\20NON1.SGM 20NON1 60284 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 223 / Friday, November 20, 2009 / Notices • Report actions taken to the cognizant Coast Guard Captain of the Port prior to arrival into U.S. waters. In addition, based on the findings of a Coast Guard boarding or examination, vessels may be required to ensure that each access point to the ship is guarded by armed security guards and that they have total visibility of the exterior (both landside and waterside) of the vessel while in U.S. ports. The number and position of the guards has to be acceptable to the cognizant Coast Guard Captain of the Port prior to the vessel’s arrival. Consistent with 46 U.S.C. 70110, the United States may deny entry into the United States to any vessel that does not meet the conditions set forth herein. This notice also informs passengers of the ineffective antiterrorism measures at ports in Madagascar with the exception of the Port of Toamasina, also known as Tamatave. This notice is issued under authority of 46 U.S.C. 70110(a). Dated: October 15, 2009. Sally Brice-O’Hara, USCG, Deputy Commandant for Operations. [FR Doc. E9–27876 Filed 11–19–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5280–N–45] Federal Property Suitable as Facilities To Assist the Homeless AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Community Planning and Development, HUD. ACTION: Notice. 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 7266, Washington, DC 20410; telephone (202) 708–1234; TTY number for the hearing- and speech-impaired (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 srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Nov<24>2008 17:03 Nov 19, 2009 Jkt 220001 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 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 Theresa Rita, 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. PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, DAIM–ZS, Room 8536, 2511 Jefferson Davis Hwy., Arlington, VA 22202; (703) 601–2545; (These are not toll-free numbers). Dated: November 12, 2009. Mark R. Johnston, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Special Needs. 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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 223 (Friday, November 20, 2009)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2009-0800]


Notification of the Imposition of Conditions of Entry for Certain 
Vessels Arriving to the United States, Madagascar

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard announces that it will impose conditions of 
entry on vessels arriving to the United States from Madagascar, with 
the exception of vessels arriving from the port of Toamasina (also 
known as Tamatave).

DATES: The requirements announced in this notice will become effective 
December 4, 2009.

ADDRESSES: This notice will be available for inspection and copying at 
the Docket Management Facility at the U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Room W12-140 on the Ground Floor of the West Building, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone 
number is 202-366-9329.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice, 
call Mr. Michael Brown, International Port Security Evaluation 
Division, Coast Guard, telephone 202-372-1081. If you have questions on 
viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, 
Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Background and Purpose

    Section 70110 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 
(Pub. L. 107-295, Nov. 25, 2002) (46 U.S.C. 70110) provides that the 
Secretary of Homeland Security may impose conditions of entry on 
vessels requesting entry into the United States arriving from ports 
that are not maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures, may deny 
entry into the United States to any vessel that does not meet such 
conditions set forth herein, and shall provide public notice for 
passengers of the ineffective antiterrorism measures. The Coast Guard 
has been delegated the authority by the Secretary to carry out the 
provisions of this section. Previous notices have imposed or removed 
conditions of entry on vessels arriving from certain countries and 
those conditions of entry and the countries they pertain to remain in 
effect unless modified by this notice.
    Based on an assessment conducted pursuant to the provisions of 46 
U.S.C. 70108 and the International Ship and Port Facility Security 
(ISPS) Code, the Coast Guard has determined that ports in Madagascar 
are not maintaining effective anti-terrorism measures. Inclusive to 
this determination is an assessment that Madagascar presents 
significant risk of introducing instruments of terror into 
international maritime commerce.
    Consistent with 46 U.S.C. 70109, the United States notified 
Madagascar of this determination on May 17, 2007, and identified steps 
necessary to improve the antiterrorism measures in Madagascar. To date, 
the United States cannot confirm that the identified deficiencies have 
been corrected.
    Accordingly, effective December 4, 2009 the Coast Guard will impose 
the following conditions of entry on vessels that visited ports in 
Madagascar, with the exception of vessels arriving from the port of 
Toamasina (also known as Tamatave) during their last five port calls. 
Vessels must:
     Implement measures per the ship's security plan equivalent 
to ``Security Level 2'' while in a port in Madagascar. As defined in 
the ISPS Code and incorporated herein, ``Security Level 2'' refers to 
the ``level for which appropriate additional protective security 
measures shall be maintained for a period of time as a result of 
heightened risk of a security incident.''
     Ensure that each access point to the ship is guarded and 
that the guards have total visibility of the exterior (both landside 
and waterside) of the vessel while the vessel is in ports in 
Madagascar. Guards may be provided by the ship's crew, however 
additional crewmembers should be placed on the ship if necessary to 
ensure that limits on maximum hours of work are not exceeded and/or 
minimum hours of rest are met. Guards may also be provided by outside 
security forces approved by the ship's master and ``Company Security 
Officer.'' As defined in the ISPS Code and incorporated herein, 
``Company Security Officer'' refers to the ``person designated by the 
Company for ensuring that a ship security assessment is carried out; 
that a ship security plan is developed, submitted for approval, and 
thereafter implemented and maintained and for liaison with port 
facility security officers and the ship security officer.''
     Attempt to execute a Declaration of Security while in port 
in Madagascar;
     Log all security actions in the ship's log; and

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     Report actions taken to the cognizant Coast Guard Captain 
of the Port prior to arrival into U.S. waters.

In addition, based on the findings of a Coast Guard boarding or 
examination, vessels may be required to ensure that each access point 
to the ship is guarded by armed security guards and that they have 
total visibility of the exterior (both landside and waterside) of the 
vessel while in U.S. ports. The number and position of the guards has 
to be acceptable to the cognizant Coast Guard Captain of the Port prior 
to the vessel's arrival. Consistent with 46 U.S.C. 70110, the United 
States may deny entry into the United States to any vessel that does 
not meet the conditions set forth herein. This notice also informs 
passengers of the ineffective antiterrorism measures at ports in 
Madagascar with the exception of the Port of Toamasina, also known as 
Tamatave.
    This notice is issued under authority of 46 U.S.C. 70110(a).

    Dated: October 15, 2009.
Sally Brice-O'Hara,
USCG, Deputy Commandant for Operations.
[FR Doc. E9-27876 Filed 11-19-09; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P