National Boating Safety Advisory Council, 14037-14038 [2011-5892]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2011 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health National Library of Medicine; Notice of Closed Meeting Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable materials, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Biomedical Library and Informatics Review Committee. Date: June 9, 2011. Time: June 9, 2011, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Library of Medicine, Building 38, 2nd Floor, Board Room, 8600 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, MD 20892. Time: June 10, 2011, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Contact Person: Arthur A. Petrosian, PhD, Chief Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Programs, National Library of Medicine, 6705 Rockledge Drive, Suite 301, Bethesda, MD 20892–7968, 301–496–4253, petrosia@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program No. 93.879, Medical Library Assistance, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: March 9, 2011. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–6027 Filed 3–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. USCG–2010–0164] National Boating Safety Advisory Council Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) will meet on SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Mar 14, 2011 Jkt 223001 April 1–2, 2011, in Arlington, Virginia. NBSAC discusses issues relating to recreational boating safety. The meetings will be open to the public. DATES: NBSAC will meet Friday, April 1, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday, April 2, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the meetings may conclude early if NBSAC has completed all business. All written materials, comments, and requests to make oral presentations at the meetings should reach Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Assistant Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) for NBSAC by March 23, 2011, via one of the methods described in ADDRESSES. Any written material submitted by the public will be distributed to the committee and become part of the public record. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn Arlington, 4610 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. Please send written material, comments, and requests to make oral presentations to Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO for NBSAC, by one of the submission methods described below. All materials, comments, and requests must be identified by docket number USCG– 2010–0164. Submission Methods: Please use only one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • E-mail: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 372–1932. • Mail: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, COMDT (CG–54221), 2100 2nd Street, SW., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘U.S. Coast Guard’’ and docket number USCG– 2010–0164. All submissions received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received into any of our 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 notice regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008 issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or submissions received by the NBSAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO for NBSAC, COMDT (CG–54221), 2100 2nd Street, SW., Stop PO 00000 Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14037 7581, Washington, DC 20593; (202) 372– 1061; jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). Congress established NBSAC in the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 (Pub. L. 92–75). NBSAC currently operates under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 13110, which requires the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the Commandant of the Coast Guard by delegation, to consult with NBSAC in prescribing regulations for recreational vessels and associated equipment, and on other major boating safety matters. See 46 U.S.C. 4302(c) and 13110(c). Tentative Agendas of Meetings The agenda for NBSAC meeting is as follows: Friday, April 1, 2011: (1) Opening Remarks—Mr. James P. Muldoon, NBSAC Chairman; (2) Receipt and discussion of the following reports: (a) Chief, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety Update on NBSAC Resolutions and Recreational Boating Safety Program report. (b) Executive Secretary’s report. (c) Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) Liaison’s report. (d) Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) Liaison’s report. (e) National Association of State Boating Law Administrators (NASBLA) report. (f) Boating Industry Risk Management Council (BIRMC) Liaison’s report. (g) Life Jacket Working Group report. (3) Presentation on Boat Rental Education Kit. (4) Presentation on non-USCG Approved Life Jackets. (5) Presentation on Progress Made on Recommendation Regarding the Development of New Life Jacket Standards and Approval Processes for Life Jackets. (6) Discussion of Potential Recommendation to the Coast Guard on the Mandatory Wear of Life Jackets. Saturday, April 2, 2011: (7) Discussion of Potential Recommendation to the Coast Guard on the Mandatory Wear of Life Jackets (Cont.). A more detailed agenda can be found at: http://homeport.uscg.mil/NBSAC, after March 23, 2011. Procedural These meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meeting may conclude early if all business is finished. Members of the public may make oral presentations during the E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1 14038 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 50 / Tuesday, March 15, 2011 / Notices meetings concerning the matters being discussed. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker. If you would like to make an oral presentation at the meetings, please notify Mr. Jeff Ludwig as described in the ADDRESSES section above by March 23, 2011. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig as described in the ADDRESSES section above as soon as possible. Dated: March 8, 2011. Lincoln D. Stroh, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Prevention Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–5892 Filed 3–14–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2011–0129] TWIC/MTSA Policy Advisory Council; Voluntary Use of TWIC Readers Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of availability and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard announces the release of and seeks comments on Policy Advisory Council (PAC) Decision 01–11, ‘‘Voluntary Use of TWIC Readers.’’ This PAC Decision provides guidance for using Transportation Security Identification Credential (TWIC) readers as part of a Vessel Security Plan or Facility Security Plan. This PAC Decision is directed at owners and operators of vessels and facilities regulated under the Maritime Transportation Security Act, for the purpose of purchasing and installing TWIC readers and systems. DATES: Comments and related material must either be submitted to our online docket via http://www.regulations.gov on or before May 16, 2011 or reach the Docket Management Facility by that date. srobinson on DSKHWCL6B1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: You may submit comments identified by docket number USCG– 2011–0129 using any one of the following methods: (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: 202–493–2251. (3) Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of ADDRESSES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:50 Mar 14, 2011 Jkt 223001 Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. (4) Hand Delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. To avoid duplication, please use only one of these four methods. See the ‘‘Public Participation and Request for Comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below for instructions on submitting comments. The PAC Decision is available in the docket and can be viewed by going to http://www.regulations.gov, inserting USCG–2011–0129 in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and then clicking ‘‘Search.’’ This policy is also available at http:// www.homeport.uscg.mil; under the Maritime Security tab, click on the ‘‘MTSA/ISPS Policy Advisory Council’’ link, PAC 01–11. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: If you have questions on this notice or the policy, call or e-mail LCDR Loan O’Brien (CG–5442), U.S. Coast Guard, telephone 202–372–1133, e-mail Loan.T.O’Brien@uscg.mil. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation and Request for Comments We encourage you to submit comments and related material on the Policy Advisory Council (PAC) Decision 01–11, ‘‘Voluntary Use of TWIC Readers.’’ All comments received will be posted, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this notice (USCG–2011– 0129) and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online, or by fax, mail or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. We recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an e-mail address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov and insert ‘‘USCG–2011–0129’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box. If you submit your comments by PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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 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. Viewing the comments and PAC Decision 01–11: To view the comments and PAC Decision 01–11, 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–2011– 0129’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. If you do not have access to the Internet, you may view the docket online by visiting the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. We have an agreement with the Department of Transportation to use the Docket Management Facility. This PAC Decision 01–11 is also available at http:// www.homeport.uscg.mil under the TWIC tab of the ‘‘Featured Homeport Links’’ section, click on the ‘‘Policy Advisory Council Decisions for TWIC’’ link, PAC Decision 01–11. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received into any of our 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, system of records notice regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Background and Purpose In accordance with the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) (Pub. L. 107–295), and the Security and Accountability for Every Port Act of 2006 (Pub. L. 109–347), this PAC Decision facilitates the use of transportation security card readers to leverage the full security benefits of the Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC). The Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard, and the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) remain in the process of finishing the TWIC reader pilot program. As such, many facility owners and operators who received grant funding have been reluctant to move forward on purchasing TWIC E:\FR\FM\15MRN1.SGM 15MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 50 (Tuesday, March 15, 2011)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14037-14038]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2011-5892]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2010-0164]


National Boating Safety Advisory Council

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) will meet 
on April 1-2, 2011, in Arlington, Virginia. NBSAC discusses issues 
relating to recreational boating safety. The meetings will be open to 
the public.

DATES: NBSAC will meet Friday, April 1, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and 
Saturday, April 2, 2011, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the 
meetings may conclude early if NBSAC has completed all business.
    All written materials, comments, and requests to make oral 
presentations at the meetings should reach Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Assistant 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) for NBSAC by March 23, 2011, via one 
of the methods described in ADDRESSES. Any written material submitted 
by the public will be distributed to the committee and become part of 
the public record.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Ballroom at the Holiday Inn 
Arlington, 4610 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203.
    Please send written material, comments, and requests to make oral 
presentations to Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO for NBSAC, by one of the 
submission methods described below. All materials, comments, and 
requests must be identified by docket number USCG-2010-0164.
    Submission Methods: Please use only one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     E-mail: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. Include the docket 
number in the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 372-1932.
     Mail: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, COMDT (CG-54221), 2100 2nd Street, 
SW., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``U.S. Coast Guard'' and docket number USCG-2010-0164. All submissions 
received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received into any of 
our 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 notice 
regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008 issue of the 
Federal Register (73 FR 3316).
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
submissions received by the NBSAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO for NBSAC, COMDT 
(CG-54221), 2100 2nd Street, SW., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593; 
(202) 372-1061; jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). 
Congress established NBSAC in the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 (Pub. 
L. 92-75). NBSAC currently operates under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 
13110, which requires the Secretary of Homeland Security, and the 
Commandant of the Coast Guard by delegation, to consult with NBSAC in 
prescribing regulations for recreational vessels and associated 
equipment, and on other major boating safety matters. See 46 U.S.C. 
4302(c) and 13110(c).

Tentative Agendas of Meetings

    The agenda for NBSAC meeting is as follows:
    Friday, April 1, 2011:
    (1) Opening Remarks--Mr. James P. Muldoon, NBSAC Chairman;
    (2) Receipt and discussion of the following reports:
    (a) Chief, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety Update on NBSAC 
Resolutions and Recreational Boating Safety Program report.
    (b) Executive Secretary's report.
    (c) Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) Liaison's report.
    (d) Navigation Safety Advisory Council (NAVSAC) Liaison's report.
    (e) National Association of State Boating Law Administrators 
(NASBLA) report.
    (f) Boating Industry Risk Management Council (BIRMC) Liaison's 
report.
    (g) Life Jacket Working Group report.
    (3) Presentation on Boat Rental Education Kit.
    (4) Presentation on non-USCG Approved Life Jackets.
    (5) Presentation on Progress Made on Recommendation Regarding the 
Development of New Life Jacket Standards and Approval Processes for 
Life Jackets.
    (6) Discussion of Potential Recommendation to the Coast Guard on 
the Mandatory Wear of Life Jackets.
    Saturday, April 2, 2011:
    (7) Discussion of Potential Recommendation to the Coast Guard on 
the Mandatory Wear of Life Jackets (Cont.).
    A more detailed agenda can be found at: http://homeport.uscg.mil/NBSAC, after March 23, 2011.

Procedural

    These meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meeting 
may conclude early if all business is finished. Members of the public 
may make oral presentations during the

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meetings concerning the matters being discussed. Public comments will 
be limited to three minutes per speaker. If you would like to make an 
oral presentation at the meetings, please notify Mr. Jeff Ludwig as 
described in the ADDRESSES section above by March 23, 2011.

Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities

    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Mr. Jeff Ludwig as described in the ADDRESSES section above as soon as 
possible.

    Dated: March 8, 2011.
Lincoln D. Stroh,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director of Prevention Policy.
[FR Doc. 2011-5892 Filed 3-14-11; 8:45 am]
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