Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting, 30304-30305 [2012-12314]

Download as PDF 30304 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 99 / Tuesday, May 22, 2012 / Notices ingested or accessed the information will not be accessible to the individual. Mary Ellen Callahan, Chief Privacy Officer, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2012–12396 Filed 5–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–06–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2012–0456] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Working Group Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to discuss Task Statement 76, ‘‘Review of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria);’’ and Task Statement 77, ‘‘Development of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria).’’ This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The working group will meet from June 11th through June 15th, 2012, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. Please note that the meeting may adjourn before June 15th if all business is finished. Written comments to be distributed to working group members and placed on MERPAC’s Web site are due by June 5th, 2012. ADDRESSES: The working group will meet at the Seafarers Harry Lundeberg School of Seamanship, 45353 Saint Georges Ave., Piney Point, MD 20674. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Mr. Howard Thompson at telephone number 301–994–0010 ext. 5463 as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the working group, which are listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments must be identified by Docket No. USCG– 2012–0456 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments (preferred method to avoid delays in processing). • Fax: 202–372–1918. • Mail: Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 May 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. • 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. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov. including any personal information provided. 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 documents or comments related to this notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2012–0456, at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Rogers Henderson, Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), telephone 202– 372–1408. If you have any questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). MERPAC is an advisory committee established under the Secretary’s authority in section 871 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 6, United States Code, section 451, and chartered under the provisions of the FACA. The Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Commandant of the Coast Guard and the Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards 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. Agenda June 11–15, 2012 The agenda for the June 11th–June 15th, 2012 working group meeting is as follows: (1) Discuss, prepare, and review proposed recommendations for the full committee to consider concerning Task Statement 76, ‘‘Review of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria),’’ and PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Task Statement 77, ‘‘Development of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria).’’ Task Statements 76 and 77 can be used to assess mariner competencies listed in the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping, 1978 as amended. The working group will specifically address performance measures (assessment criteria) for mariners seeking an endorsement as: Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch and Master on ships of less than 500 Gross Tonnage as measured under the International Tonnage Convention (ITC) while engaged on near-coastal voyages; Able Seafarer—Deck; Chief Engineer Officer and Second Engineer Officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 3,000 kW propulsion power or more; Chief Engineer Officer and Second Engineer Officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of between 750 kW and 3,000 kW propulsion power; Able Seafarer—Engine; ElectroTechnical Officer; and Electro-Technical Rating; (2) Public comment period (each day); and (3) Adjournment of meeting. Procedural: A copy of all meeting documentation is available at http:// www.fido.gov/facadatabase or by contacting Rogers Henderson as indicated above. Once you have accessed the site’s main page, click on ‘‘Public Access;’’ at the next page highlight ‘‘2012’’ then click ‘‘Explore Data.’’ At the next page, click on ‘‘Department of Homeland Security.’’ Click on the MERPAC Committee page, click on the meetings tab and then the ‘‘View’’ button for the meeting dated June 11, 2012 to access the information for this meeting. Minutes will be available 90 days after this meeting. Both minutes and documents applicable for this meeting can also be found at an alternative site using the following web address: https://homeport.uscg.mil and use these key strokes: Missions; Port and Waterways; Safety Advisory Committees; MERPAC; and then use the event key. A public oral comment period will be held each day during the working group meeting. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the public oral comment period may end before the prescribed ending time of the meeting. Contact Rogers Henderson as indicated above to register as a speaker. E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 99 / Tuesday, May 22, 2012 / Notices Dated: May 15, 2012. F.J. Sturm, Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2012–12314 Filed 5–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID: FEMA–2012–0020; OMB No. 1660–0009] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request; The Declaration Process: Requests for Damage Assessment, Federal Disaster Assistance, Appeals, Cost Share Adjustment Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice; correction. AGENCY: On May 15, 2012, the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) published a notice in the Federal Register at 77 FR 28615 notifying the public that it was submitting a request for review and approval of a collection of information under the emergency processing procedures in Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulation 5 CFR 1320.13. In that notice, FEMA stated that it was requesting that the information collection be approved by June 1, 2012. The correct date is actually June 14, 2012. Dated: May 15, 2012. Louis William Cortesio, Acting Director, Records Management Division, Office of the Chief Administrative Office, Mission Support Bureau, Federal Emergency Management Agency, Department of Homeland Security. [FR Doc. 2012–12299 Filed 5–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [Docket No. FR–5607–N–17] Notice of Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request Housing Counseling Program Office of the Assistant Secretary for Housing-Federal Housing Commissioner, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:20 May 21, 2012 Jkt 226001 The proposed information collection requirement described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act. The Department is soliciting public comments on the subject proposal. DATES: Comments Due Date: July 23, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Reports Liaison Officer, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, Room 9120 or the number for the Federal Information Relay Service (1– 800–877–8339). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Brian Siebenlist, Deputy Director, Office of Single Family Program Support Division, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–5415 (this is not a toll free number) for copies of the proposed forms and other available information. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department is submitting the proposed information collection to OMB for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended). This Notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affected agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (1) Evaluate whether the proposed collection 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; (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 the use of appropriate automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. This Notice also lists the following information: Title of Proposal: Housing Counseling Program. OMB Control Number, if applicable: 2502–0261. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: Nonprofit Housing Counseling organizations submit information to HUD through Grants.gov when applying for grant funds to provide housing SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 30305 counseling assistance to eligible homebuyers to find and purchase affordable housing; Housing Counseling organizations also assist eligible homeowners to avoid foreclosures; The Housing Counseling organizations also use grant funds to assist renters to avoid evictions; help the homeless find temporary or permanent shelter; report fair housing and discrimination. HUD uses the information collected to evaluate applicants competitively and then select qualified organizations to receive funding that supplement their housing counseling program. Postaward collection, such as quarterly reports, will allow HUD to evaluate grantees’ performance. This collection of information includes renewal of various HUD forms, including the HUD– 9900 which is the Housing Counseling Approval Application, and form HUD– 9902, Housing Counseling Agency Activity Report. Additionally, it covers the collection of client level activities, client financial leverage data, and agency profile information. Agency form numbers, if applicable: SF–424, SF–424Supp, SF–424CB, SF– LLL, HUD–27300, HUD–2880, HUD– 2990, HUD–2991, HUD–2994, HUD– 96010, HUD–9902. Estimation of the total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection including number of respondents, frequency of response, and hours of response: The estimated total number of hours needed to prepare the information collection is 36,320; the number of respondents is 12,450 generating approximately 39,980 annual responses; the frequency of response is on occasion or quarterly; and the estimated time needed to prepare the response is approximately 49 hours. Status of the proposed information collection: This is extension of currently approved collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C., Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: May 17, 2012. Ronald Y. Spraker, Acting General Deputy Assistant Secretary for Housing-Acting General Deputy Federal Housing Commissioner. [FR Doc. 2012–12391 Filed 5–21–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4210–27–P E:\FR\FM\22MYN1.SGM 22MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 99 (Tuesday, May 22, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 30304-30305]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-12314]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2012-0456]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional 
Meeting

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Working Group Meeting.

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SUMMARY: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory 
Committee (MERPAC) will meet to discuss Task Statement 76, ``Review of 
Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria);'' and Task Statement 77, 
``Development of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria).'' This 
meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The working group will meet from June 11th through June 15th, 
2012, from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. each day. Please note that the meeting 
may adjourn before June 15th if all business is finished. Written 
comments to be distributed to working group members and placed on 
MERPAC's Web site are due by June 5th, 2012.

ADDRESSES: The working group will meet at the Seafarers Harry Lundeberg 
School of Seamanship, 45353 Saint Georges Ave., Piney Point, MD 20674.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Mr. Howard 
Thompson at telephone number 301-994-0010 ext. 5463 as soon as 
possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the working group, which are listed 
in the ``Agenda'' section below. Written comments must be identified by 
Docket No. USCG-2012-0456 and may be submitted by one of the following 
methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments (preferred method to 
avoid delays in processing).
     Fax: 202-372-1918.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility (M-30), U.S. Department 
of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     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.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this 
action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov. including any personal information provided. 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 documents or comments 
related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG-2012-0456, at 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Rogers Henderson, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), telephone 202-372-1408. If you have 
any questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call 
Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-
9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
    MERPAC is an advisory committee established under the Secretary's 
authority in section 871 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 6, 
United States Code, section 451, and chartered under the provisions of 
the FACA. The Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the 
Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the 
Commandant of the Coast Guard and the Director of Commercial 
Regulations and Standards 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.

Agenda

June 11-15, 2012

    The agenda for the June 11th-June 15th, 2012 working group meeting 
is as follows:
    (1) Discuss, prepare, and review proposed recommendations for the 
full committee to consider concerning Task Statement 76, ``Review of 
Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria),'' and Task Statement 77, 
``Development of Performance Measures (Assessment Criteria).'' Task 
Statements 76 and 77 can be used to assess mariner competencies listed 
in the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification 
and Watchkeeping, 1978 as amended. The working group will specifically 
address performance measures (assessment criteria) for mariners seeking 
an endorsement as: Officer in Charge of a Navigational Watch and Master 
on ships of less than 500 Gross Tonnage as measured under the 
International Tonnage Convention (ITC) while engaged on near-coastal 
voyages; Able Seafarer--Deck; Chief Engineer Officer and Second 
Engineer Officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of 3,000 
kW propulsion power or more; Chief Engineer Officer and Second Engineer 
Officer on ships powered by main propulsion machinery of between 750 kW 
and 3,000 kW propulsion power; Able Seafarer--Engine; Electro-Technical 
Officer; and Electro-Technical Rating;
    (2) Public comment period (each day); and
    (3) Adjournment of meeting.
    Procedural: A copy of all meeting documentation is available at 
http://www.fido.gov/facadatabase or by contacting Rogers Henderson as 
indicated above. Once you have accessed the site's main page, click on 
``Public Access;'' at the next page highlight ``2012'' then click 
``Explore Data.'' At the next page, click on ``Department of Homeland 
Security.'' Click on the MERPAC Committee page, click on the meetings 
tab and then the ``View'' button for the meeting dated June 11, 2012 to 
access the information for this meeting. Minutes will be available 90 
days after this meeting. Both minutes and documents applicable for this 
meeting can also be found at an alternative site using the following 
web address: https://homeport.uscg.mil and use these key strokes: 
Missions; Port and Waterways; Safety Advisory Committees; MERPAC; and 
then use the event key. A public oral comment period will be held each 
day during the working group meeting. Speakers are requested to limit 
their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the public oral comment 
period may end before the prescribed ending time of the meeting. 
Contact Rogers Henderson as indicated above to register as a speaker.


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    Dated: May 15, 2012.
F.J. Sturm,
Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2012-12314 Filed 5-21-12; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P