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Leslie Kux, Acting Assistant Commissioner for Policy. Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee; Vacancies [FR Doc. 2011–31499 Filed 12–5–11; 4:15 p.m.] BILLING CODE 4160–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 06, 2011 Jkt 226001 Dated: November 30, 2011. Jennifer S. Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2011–31391 Filed 12–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2011–1103] Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. AGENCY: ACTION: PO 00000 Frm 00071 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 76429 The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC). This Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. DATES: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in time to reach the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) on or before February 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to the following address: Commandant (CG– 5221), Attn MERPAC, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St. SW., Stop 7126, Washington DC 20593–7126; or by calling (202) 372–1408; or by faxing (202) 372–1926; or by emailing to rogers.w.henderson@uscg.mil. This notice is available in our online docket, USCG–2011–1103, at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rogers W. Henderson, ADFO of MERPAC; telephone (202) 372–1408 or email at rogers.w.henderson@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MERPAC is a Federal advisory committee established under the authority of section 871 of The Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 6, United States Code, section 451. This committee is established in accordance with and operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix). MERPAC advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters relating to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. The Committee will advise, consult with, and make recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Secretary. MERPAC is expected to meet approximately twice a year as called for by its charter, 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 six positions that expire or become vacant on June 1, 2012. To be eligible, you should have experience in the following areas of expertise: One member for marine educators representing the viewpoint of State Maritime Academies; one member for marine educators SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1 srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 76430 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 235 / Wednesday, December 7, 2011 / Notices representing the viewpoint of the small vessel industry in maritime training institutions other than state or Federal Maritime Academies; one member for a licensed chief engineering officer authorized to serve on vessels of any horsepower; two members for licensed deck officers; and one member who will represent the general public. 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 (DAEO) or his or her designee may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–65 as amended). Each MERPAC committee member serves a term of office of up to three years. Members may be considered to serve consecutive terms. All members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, upon request, they do receive travel reimbursement and per diem. In support of the Coast Guard policy on gender and ethnic nondiscrimination, we encourage qualified men and women of all racial and ethnic groups to apply. The Coast Guard values diversity; all the different characteristics and attributes of persons that enhance the mission of the Coast Guard. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send your cover letter and resume to Rogers W. Henderson, ADFO of MERPAC at Commandant (CG–5221), Attn MERPAC, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St SW Stop 7126, Washington DC 20593–7126. Send your cover letter and resume in time for it to be received by the ADFO on or before February 6, 2012. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– 2011–1103) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Go’’. Please do not post your resume on this site. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:00 Dec 06, 2011 Jkt 226001 Dated: November 30, 2011. F.J. Sturm, Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2011–31333 Filed 12–6–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Agency Information Collection Activities: Documents Required Aboard Private Aircraft U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: 30-Day notice and request for comments; Extension of an existing information collection: 1651–0058. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) of the Department of Homeland Security will be submitting the following information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act: Documents Required Aboard Private Aircraft. 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 (76 FR 60853) on September 30, 2011, 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 January 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on this 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 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00072 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agencies/components estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, 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 collections of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological techniques or other forms of information. Title: Documents Required Aboard Private Aircraft. OMB Number: 1651–0058. Form Number: None. Abstract: In accordance with 19 CFR 122.27, a commander of a private aircraft arriving in the U.S. must present several documents to CBP officers for inspection. These documents include: (1) A pilot certificate/license; (2) a medical certificate; and (3) a certificate of registration, which is also called a ‘‘pink slip’’ and is a duplicate copy of the Aircraft Registration Application (FAA Form AC 8050–1). The information on these documents is used by CBP officers as part of the inspection process for private aircraft arriving from a foreign country. This collection of information is authorized by 19 U.S.C. 1433, as amended by Public Law 99– 570. Current Actions: CBP proposes to extend the expiration date of this information collection with a decrease to the burden hours as a result of revised estimates by CBP concerning the number of responses. Type of Review: Extension (with change). Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Number of Respondents: 120,000. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 120,000. Estimated Time per Response: 1 minute. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,992. If additional information is required contact: Tracey Denning, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Regulations and Rulings, Office of International Trade, 799 9th Street NW., 5th Floor, E:\FR\FM\07DEN1.SGM 07DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 235 (Wednesday, December 7, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-31333]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2011-1103]


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 
advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters 
related to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not 
limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and 
fitness standards.

DATES: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in time to 
reach the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) on or before 
February 6, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send their cover letter and resume to the 
following address: Commandant (CG-5221), Attn MERPAC, U.S. Coast Guard, 
2100 2nd St. SW., Stop 7126, Washington DC 20593-7126; or by calling 
(202) 372-1408; or by faxing (202) 372-1926; or by emailing to 
rogers.w.henderson@uscg.mil. This notice is available in our online 
docket, USCG-2011-1103, at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rogers W. Henderson, ADFO of MERPAC; 
telephone (202) 372-1408 or email at rogers.w.henderson@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: MERPAC is a Federal advisory committee 
established under the authority of section 871 of The Homeland Security 
Act of 2002, Title 6, United States Code, section 451. This committee 
is established in accordance with and operates under the provisions of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Title 5, United States Code, 
Appendix). MERPAC advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland 
Security on matters relating to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, 
including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, 
documentation, and fitness standards. The Committee will advise, 
consult with, and make recommendations reflecting its independent 
judgment to the Secretary.
    MERPAC is expected to meet approximately twice a year as called for 
by its charter, 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 six positions that expire or 
become vacant on June 1, 2012. To be eligible, you should have 
experience in the following areas of expertise: One member for marine 
educators representing the viewpoint of State Maritime Academies; one 
member for marine educators

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representing the viewpoint of the small vessel industry in maritime 
training institutions other than state or Federal Maritime Academies; 
one member for a licensed chief engineering officer authorized to serve 
on vessels of any horsepower; two members for licensed deck officers; 
and one member who will represent the general public.
    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 (DAEO) 
or his or her designee may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory 
committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with 
provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-65 as amended).
    Each MERPAC committee member serves a term of office of up to three 
years. Members may be considered to serve consecutive terms. All 
members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; 
however, upon request, they do receive travel reimbursement and per 
diem.
    In support of the Coast Guard policy on gender and ethnic 
nondiscrimination, we encourage qualified men and women of all racial 
and ethnic groups to apply. The Coast Guard values diversity; all the 
different characteristics and attributes of persons that enhance the 
mission of the Coast Guard.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 
Committee, send your cover letter and resume to Rogers W. Henderson, 
ADFO of MERPAC at Commandant (CG-5221), Attn MERPAC, U.S. Coast Guard, 
2100 2nd St SW Stop 7126, Washington DC 20593-7126. Send your cover 
letter and resume in time for it to be received by the ADFO on or 
before February 6, 2012.
    To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter 
the docket number for this notice (USCG-2011-1103) in the Search box, 
and click ``Go''. Please do not post your resume on this site.

    Dated: November 30, 2011.
F.J. Sturm,
Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, U.S. Coast 
Guard.
[FR Doc. 2011-31333 Filed 12-6-11; 8:45 am]
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