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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 31 / Tuesday, February 15, 2011 / Notices jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Coast Guard collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information describing the Collection’s purpose, the Collection’s likely burden on the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, and other important information describing the Collections. There is one ICR for each Collection. The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. 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VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Feb 14, 2011 Jkt 223001 8765 You may submit comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES, but please submit them by only one means. To submit your comment online, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, and type ‘‘USCG– 2010–0981’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments 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 and will address them accordingly. Type of Request: Extension of a previously approved collection. Respondents: Public and private owners of bridges over navigable waters of the United States. Abstract: The collection of information is a request to determine if the bridge is unreasonably obstructive. Forms: None. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains the same at 240 hours a year. Viewing Comments and Documents To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click on the ‘‘read comments’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ‘‘Keyword’’ box insert ‘‘USCG–2010– 0981’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. You may also visit the DMF in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/ public/do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB Control Number: USCG–2010–0981. [FR Doc. 2011–3320 Filed 2–14–11; 8:45 am] Privacy Act Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received in dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review a Privacy Act statement regarding Coast Guard public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has published the 60-day notice (75 FR 67990, November 4, 2010) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments. Information Collection Request Title: Alteration of Unreasonable Obstructive Bridges. OMB Control Number: 1625–0073. PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: February 8, 2011. R.E. Day, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2011–0052] Eastern Great Lakes Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice solicits applications for membership in the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and its five regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, Lake Ontario Region and St. Lawrence Region. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Buffalo, on March 17, 2011. ADDRESSES: Submit applications to the Captain of the Port Buffalo, Attention Regional Executive Coordinator, 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14203–3189. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an application, or about the AMSC in general, contact Mr. Timothy Balunis, Planning Department, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14203–3189; 716–843– 9559. For questions about a particular regional sub-committee contact: The Northeast Ohio Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. Peter Killmer, at 216– 937–0136; the Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. Joseph Fetscher, at 216–937–0126; the Western New York Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1 8766 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 31 / Tuesday, February 15, 2011 / Notices Timothy Balunis, at 716–843–9559; the Lake Ontario Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. Ralph Kring, at 315– 343–1217; and the St. Lawrence Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. Ralph Kring, at 315–343–1217. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: jdjones on DSK8KYBLC1PROD with NOTICES Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of U.S. Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish AMSCs for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2); 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1). The MTSA includes a provision exempting these AMSCs from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92– 436). The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the development, review, update, and exercising of the AMS Plan for their area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; developing and describing the process to continually evaluate overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied; and providing advice to, and assisting the Captain of the Port in, developing the AMS Plan. AMSC Composition The composition of an AMSC, to include the AMSC Eastern Great Lakes and its sub-committees, is controlled by 33 CFR 103.305. Accordingly, members may be selected from the Federal, Territorial, or Tribal government; the State government and political subdivisions of the State; local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; law enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry, including labor; other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and port stakeholders affected by security practices and policies. Also, members must have at least 5 years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. AMSC Eastern Great Lakes Vacancies Currently, there are multiple vacancies on the Eastern Great Lakes VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:51 Feb 14, 2011 Jkt 223001 AMSC. Vacancies for each of the five regional subcommittees are as follows: (1) Northeast Ohio Region (2 members): Executive Board member representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR part 105, facilities of Northeast Ohio. Also, an Executive Board member representing the maritime (on-water) law enforcement community of Northeast Ohio (e.g. State of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, County Sheriff’s Department, municipal maritime police, etc.); (2) Northwestern Pennsylvania Region: No openings; (3) Western New York Region (1 member): Executive Board member representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR part 104, vessels of Western New York; (4) Lake Ontario Region: No openings; and (5) St. Lawrence Region (1 member): Executive Board member to serve as Chairperson of the subcommittee and concurrently as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when convened by the FMSC. Applying for AMSC Membership Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications. Because we have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the requisite maritime security experience, however, we encourage the submission of resumes that highlight experience in the maritime and security industries. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check before appointment to the committee or one of its sub-committees. The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member may serve one additional term of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMSC. Applicants must register and remain active as Coast Guard HOMEPORT users if appointed. In support of the policy of the USCG on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified men and women of all racial and ethnic groups to apply. Dated: January 31, 2011. R.S. Burchell, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Buffalo. [FR Doc. 2011–3324 Filed 2–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Andean Trade Preference Act U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Revision of an existing information collection: 1651–0091. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security has submitted the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Andean Trade Preference Act. This is a proposed extension of an information collection that was previously approved. CBP is proposing that this information collection be extended with no change to the burden hours. This document is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. This proposed information collection was previously published in the Federal Register (75 FR 73118) on November 29, 2010, allowing for a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an additional 30 days for public comments. This process is conducted in accordance with 5 CFR 1320.10. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before March 17, 2011. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the OMB Desk Officer for Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–5806. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) encourages the general public and affected Federal agencies to submit written comments and suggestions on proposed and/or continuing information collection requests pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act (Pub. L. 104– 13). Your comments should address one of the following four points: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency/component, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\15FEN1.SGM 15FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 31 (Tuesday, February 15, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 8765-8766]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2011-0052]


Eastern Great Lakes Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: This notice solicits applications for membership in the Area 
Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and its five 
regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern 
Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, Lake Ontario Region and 
St. Lawrence Region.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard 
Captain of the Port, Buffalo, on March 17, 2011.

ADDRESSES: Submit applications to the Captain of the Port Buffalo, 
Attention Regional Executive Coordinator, 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard, 
Buffalo, NY 14203-3189.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an 
application, or about the AMSC in general, contact Mr. Timothy Balunis, 
Planning Department, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Buffalo, 1 Fuhrmann 
Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14203-3189; 716-843-9559. For questions about a 
particular regional sub-committee contact: The Northeast Ohio Region 
Executive Coordinator, Mr. Peter Killmer, at 216-937-0136; the 
Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. Joseph 
Fetscher, at 216-937-0126; the Western New York Region Executive 
Coordinator, Mr.

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Timothy Balunis, at 716-843-9559; the Lake Ontario Region Executive 
Coordinator, Mr. Ralph Kring, at 315-343-1217; and the St. Lawrence 
Region Executive Coordinator, Mr. Ralph Kring, at 315-343-1217.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 
2002 (Pub. L. 107-295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of U.S. Code, 
and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard 
is operating to establish AMSCs for any port area of the United States. 
(See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C. 70112(a)(2); 33 CFR 1.05-1, 6.01; 
Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1). The MTSA 
includes a provision exempting these AMSCs from the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92-436). The AMSCs shall 
assist the Captain of the Port in the development, review, update, and 
exercising of the AMS Plan for their area of responsibility. Such 
matters may include, but are not limited to: Identifying critical port 
infrastructure and operations; identifying risks (threats, 
vulnerabilities, and consequences); determining mitigation strategies 
and implementation methods; developing and describing the process to 
continually evaluate overall port security by considering consequences 
and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional 
mitigation strategies can be applied; and providing advice to, and 
assisting the Captain of the Port in, developing the AMS Plan.

AMSC Composition

    The composition of an AMSC, to include the AMSC Eastern Great Lakes 
and its sub-committees, is controlled by 33 CFR 103.305. Accordingly, 
members may be selected from the Federal, Territorial, or Tribal 
government; the State government and political subdivisions of the 
State; local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response 
agencies; law enforcement and security organizations; maritime 
industry, including labor; other port stakeholders having a special 
competence in maritime security; and port stakeholders affected by 
security practices and policies. Also, members must have at least 5 
years of experience related to maritime or port security operations.

AMSC Eastern Great Lakes Vacancies

    Currently, there are multiple vacancies on the Eastern Great Lakes 
AMSC. Vacancies for each of the five regional subcommittees are as 
follows:
    (1) Northeast Ohio Region (2 members): Executive Board member 
representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR part 105, facilities of 
Northeast Ohio. Also, an Executive Board member representing the 
maritime (on-water) law enforcement community of Northeast Ohio (e.g. 
State of Ohio Department of Natural Resources, County Sheriff's 
Department, municipal maritime police, etc.);
    (2) Northwestern Pennsylvania Region: No openings;
    (3) Western New York Region (1 member): Executive Board member 
representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR part 104, vessels of Western 
New York;
    (4) Lake Ontario Region: No openings; and
    (5) St. Lawrence Region (1 member): Executive Board member to serve 
as Chairperson of the subcommittee and concurrently as member of the 
Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when convened by the FMSC.

Applying for AMSC Membership

    Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal 
applications. Because we have an obligation to ensure that a specific 
number of members have the requisite maritime security experience, 
however, we encourage the submission of resumes that highlight 
experience in the maritime and security industries.
    Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security 
background check before appointment to the committee or one of its sub-
committees. The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a 
member may serve one additional term of office. Members will not 
receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMSC. 
Applicants must register and remain active as Coast Guard HOMEPORT 
users if appointed.
    In support of the policy of the USCG on gender and ethnic 
diversity, we encourage qualified men and women of all racial and 
ethnic groups to apply.

    Dated: January 31, 2011.
R.S. Burchell,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port Buffalo.
[FR Doc. 2011-3324 Filed 2-14-11; 8:45 am]
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