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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 7, 2012 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In response to your comments, we may revise this ICR or decide not to seek approval of revisions of the Collection. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. 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Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 30 hours per year. Dated: February 1, 2012. R.E. Day, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2012–2675 Filed 2–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Coast Guard Sector Upper Mississippi River Area Maritime Security Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Sector Upper Mississippi River Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) to submit their application for membership, to the Captain of the Port, Sector Upper Mississippi River. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Sector Upper Mississippi Captain of the Port on or before March 8, 2012. ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to the Captain of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River, AMSC Executive Administrator, 1222 Spruce Street, Room 7.103, St. Louis, MO 63103–2846 or by email to todd.a. epperson@uscg.mil or jared.p.angelle@ uscg.mil. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an application or about the AMSC in general, contact Port Security Specialist Mr. Todd Epperson at (314) 269–2595 or Mr. Jared Angelle at (314) 269–2593. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Authority Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Advisory Committees for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C.; 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), Public Law 92– 463, 86 Stat. 770 (5 U.S.C. App.2). Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC Purpose The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the review, update, and exercising of the Area Maritime Security (AMS) Plan for their area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; identifying risks E:\FR\FM\07FEN1.SGM 07FEN1 6134 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 25 / Tuesday, February 7, 2012 / Notices (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; developing strategies to facilitate the recovery of the Maritime Transportation Security (MTS) after a Transportation Security Incident; 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 and maintaining the AMS Plan. AMSC Composition The composition of an AMSC, to include the Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC, 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 of the AMSC should have at least 5 years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC Vacancies The Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC is comprised of individuals who represent federal, state, local, and industry stakeholders from port regions in the Upper Midwest (St. Paul/ Minneapolis), St. Louis, and Kansas City. We are seeking to fill up to three positions with this solicitation. Request for Applications Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications to the local Captain of the Port, however, because we do have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the ´ ´ submission of resumes highlighting experience in the maritime and security industries. Applicants will be required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to the committee. Members’ term of office will be for 5 years, however, a member is eligible to serve an additional term of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMSC. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Feb 06, 2012 Jkt 226001 In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified men and women and members of all racial and ethnic groups to apply. Dated: January 27, 2012. S.C. Teschendorf, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Alternate Federal Maritime Security Coordinator, Sector Upper Mississippi River. [FR Doc. 2012–2759 Filed 2–6–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services Agency Information Collection Activities: Form I–290B, Extension of an Existing Information Collection; Comment Request 60-Day Notice of Information Collection Under Review: Form I–290B, Notice of Appeal or Motion. ACTION: * * * * * The Department of Homeland Security, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services will be submitting the following information collection request for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The information collection is published to obtain comments from the public and affected agencies. Comments are encouraged and will be accepted for sixty days until April 9, 2012. During this 60-day period, USCIS will be evaluating whether to revise the Form I–290B. 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Written comments and suggestions from the PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 public and affected agencies concerning the collection of information should address one or more 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, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) Evaluate the accuracy of the agency’s 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 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: (1) Type of Information Collection: Extension of an existing information collection. (2) Title of the Form/Collection: Notice of Appeal or Motion. (3) Agency form number, if any, and the applicable component of the Department of Homeland Security sponsoring the collection: Form I–290B, U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services. (4) Affected public who will be asked or required to respond, as well as a brief abstract: Primary: Individuals or Households. Form I–290B is necessary in order for USCIS to make a determination that the appeal or motion to reopen or reconsider meets the eligibility requirements, and for USCIS to adjudicate the merits of the appeal or motion to reopen or reconsider. (5) An estimate of the total number of respondents and the amount of time estimated for an average respondent to respond: 38,926 responses at 90 minutes (1.5 hours) per response. 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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 25 (Tuesday, February 7, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 6133-6134]
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[FR Doc No: 2012-2759]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2011-1169]


Sector Upper Mississippi River Area Maritime Security Committee; 
Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the 
Sector Upper Mississippi River Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC) 
to submit their application for membership, to the Captain of the Port, 
Sector Upper Mississippi River.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the Sector Upper 
Mississippi Captain of the Port on or before March 8, 2012.

ADDRESSES: Requests for membership should be submitted to the Captain 
of the Port Sector Upper Mississippi River, AMSC Executive 
Administrator, 1222 Spruce Street, Room 7.103, St. Louis, MO 63103-2846 
or by email to todd.a.epperson@uscg.mil or jared.p.angelle@uscg.mil.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an 
application or about the AMSC in general, contact Port Security 
Specialist Mr. Todd Epperson at (314) 269-2595 or Mr. Jared Angelle at 
(314) 269-2593.

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 the U.S. 
Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast 
Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Advisory 
Committees for any port area of the United States. (See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 
46 U.S.C.; 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), Public Law 92-
463, 86 Stat. 770 (5 U.S.C. App.2).

Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC Purpose

    The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the review, 
update, and exercising of the Area Maritime Security (AMS) Plan for 
their area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not 
limited to: identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; 
identifying risks

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(threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); determining mitigation 
strategies and implementation methods; developing strategies to 
facilitate the recovery of the Maritime Transportation Security (MTS) 
after a Transportation Security Incident; 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 and 
maintaining the AMS Plan.

AMSC Composition

    The composition of an AMSC, to include the Sector Upper Mississippi 
River AMSC, 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 of the AMSC should have at least 5 years of 
experience related to maritime or port security operations.

Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC Vacancies

    The Sector Upper Mississippi River AMSC is comprised of individuals 
who represent federal, state, local, and industry stakeholders from 
port regions in the Upper Midwest (St. Paul/Minneapolis), St. Louis, 
and Kansas City. We are seeking to fill up to three positions with this 
solicitation.

Request for Applications

    Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal 
applications to the local Captain of the Port, however, because we do 
have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the 
prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission 
of r[eacute]sum[eacute]s highlighting experience in the maritime and 
security industries. Applicants will be required to pass an appropriate 
security background check prior to appointment to the committee. 
Members' term of office will be for 5 years, however, a member is 
eligible to serve an additional term of office. Members will not 
receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMSC.
    In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic 
diversity, we encourage qualified men and women and members of all 
racial and ethnic groups to apply.

    Dated: January 27, 2012.
S.C. Teschendorf,
Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Alternate Federal Maritime Security 
Coordinator, Sector Upper Mississippi River.
[FR Doc. 2012-2759 Filed 2-6-12; 8:45 am]
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