Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC), 45366-45367 [2012-18631]

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[FR Doc. 2012–18650 Filed 7–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2012–0027] Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. 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 material, 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: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel Member Conflict: Skeletal Pathobiology and Orthopedics. Date: August 28, 2012. Time: 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Yi-Hsin Liu, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4214, MSC 7814, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–1781, liuyh@csr.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Jul 30, 2012 Jkt 226001 The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) will meet on August 15, 2012, in Seattle, WA. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: COAC will meet on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. PST. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. Registration: If you plan on attending, please register either online at https:// apps.cbp.gov/te_registration/ index.asp?w=80 or by email to tradeevents@dhs.gov, or by fax to 202– 325–4290 by close-of-business on August 12, 2012. If you have completed an online onsite registration and wish to cancel your registration, you may do so at https:// apps.cbp.gov/te_registration/ cancel.asp?w=80. Please feel free to share this information with interested members of your organizations or associations. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at Jackson Federal Building, 915 2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98174, in the South Auditorium—4th Floor. All visitors report to main lobby of the building. All visitors to the Jackson Federal Building must show a stateissued ID or Passport to proceed through the security checkpoint to be admitted to the building. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection at 202–344–1661 as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00039 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than August 8, 2012, and must be identified by USCBP– 2012–0027 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Tradeevents@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: 202–325–4290 • Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229. 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. Do not submit personal information to this docket. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the COAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov. There will be two public comment periods held during the meeting on August 15, 2012. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to two (2) minutes or less to facilitate greater participation. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. Please note that the public comment period for speakers may end before the time indicated on the schedule that is posted on the CBP web page at the time of the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone 202–344–1440; facsimile 202–325–4290. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The COAC provides advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related functions within DHS or the Department of the Treasury. Agenda The COAC will hear from the following subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will review, deliberate, and formulate E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 147 / Tuesday, July 31, 2012 / Notices recommendations on how to proceed on those topics: • The work of ACE Strategic Communications Working Group and how CBP should proceed in communicating with the trade community as the agency shifts from the Automated Commercial System (ACS) when ACE becomes fully functional. • The work of the Trade Facilitation Subcommittee: Recommendations and resolutions on CBP’s Trade Transformation initiatives, report of findings from the COAC Industry Survey regarding the expected benefits of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise and recommendations on next steps based on Survey results, and conclusions from the Instruments of International Trade (IITs) Residue Work Group on its study of the various concerns regarding establishing a test on the manifesting and entry of ITTs containing residue with no commercial value. Prior to the COAC taking action on any of these topics of the abovementioned subcommittees, members of the public will have an opportunity to provide oral or written comments. The COAC will also receive an update and discuss the following initiatives and subcommittee topics that were discussed at its May 22, 2012 meeting: • The National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security as it relates to an effort to solicit, consolidate, and provide to DHS sector and stakeholder input on implementation of the National Strategy. • The Air Cargo Security Subcommittee work on the Air Cargo Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot, providing feedback on international outreach efforts and Input on a list of Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs). • The Bond Subcommittee work on proposed modifications to the CBP Form 5106 (Importer Identification Input Record); input on single transaction bonds (STBs) centralization; liquidated damages/mitigation guidelines and the use of STBs when additional security is merited. • The Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Subcommittee work on providing CBP guidance on new tools to be used in the port of entry to help identify counterfeit products, the distribution chain management and serialization pilot projects, and modifications to the CBP recordation database of federally registered trademarks, trade names, and copyrights. • The Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties Subcommittee: Updates and observations from the trade community regarding CBP’s recent implementation VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:48 Jul 30, 2012 Jkt 226001 of policy regarding use of single transaction bonds (STBs) as an enforcement tool, update on CBP’s efforts to work with various industries on obtaining trade intelligence and subcommittee feedback on CBP’s Draft 5 year Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties Enforcement Strategy. • The Land Border Security Subcommittee: Updates and observations on the Customs—Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C– TPAT) Program Internet survey and the National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security to include CBP Trusted Trader programs and Beyond the Border initiatives. • The One U.S. Government at the Border Subcommittee: Updates on discussions regarding Trusted Trader Partnership Programs. • The work of the Role of the Broker Subcommittee: Receive subcommittee feedback on CBP’s efforts to update 19 CFR Part 111 (Broker Regulations). • The formation of an Export subcommittee; review of subcommittee scope and goals. Dated: July 26, 2012. Maria Luisa O’Connell, Senior Advisor for Trade, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2012–18631 Filed 7–30–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5603–N–53] Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grant Application; Continuum of Care Application Office of the Chief Information Officer, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The proposed information collection requirement described below has been 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. Pre-established communities, called Continuums of Care (CoC), will complete the Exhibit 1 of the Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance application which collects data about the CoC’s strategic planning activities, performance, homeless populations, and data collection methods. This information will be scored using the rating factors listed in the NOFA to determine CoC rank and level of new and renewal funding. State and local SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00040 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45367 governments, public housing authorities and nonprofit organizations will concurrently submit project proposals electronically. The information will be used for grantee selection and monitoring the administration of funds. Response to this request for information is required in order to receive the benefits to be derived. DATES: Comments Due Date: August 30, 2012. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB approval Number (2506–0112) and should be sent to: HUD Desk Officer, Office of Management and Budget, New Executive Office Building, Washington, DC 20503; fax: 202–395–5806. Email: OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov fax: 202–395–5806. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard., Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov. or telephone (202) 402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that the Department of Housing and Urban Development has submitted to OMB a request for approval of the Information collection described below. This notice is soliciting comments from members of the public and affecting agencies concerning the proposed collection of information to: (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; (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 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: Continuum of Care Homeless Assistance Grant Application—Continuum of Care Application. OMB Approval Number: 2506–0112. E:\FR\FM\31JYN1.SGM 31JYN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2012-0027]


Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border 
Protection (COAC)

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS).

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and 
Border Protection (COAC) will meet on August 15, 2012, in Seattle, WA. 
The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: COAC will meet on Wednesday, August 15, 2012 from 1:00 p.m. to 
5:30 p.m. PST. Please note that the meeting may close early if the 
committee has completed its business.
    Registration: If you plan on attending, please register either 
online at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_registration/index.asp?w=80 or by 
email to tradeevents@dhs.gov, or by fax to 202-325-4290 by close-of-
business on August 12, 2012.
    If you have completed an online on-site registration and wish to 
cancel your registration, you may do so at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_registration/cancel.asp?w=80. Please feel free to share this 
information with interested members of your organizations or 
associations.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Jackson Federal Building, 915 
2nd Avenue, Seattle, WA 98174, in the South Auditorium--4th Floor. All 
visitors report to main lobby of the building. All visitors to the 
Jackson Federal Building must show a state-issued ID or Passport to 
proceed through the security checkpoint to be admitted to the building.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection at 202-344-1661 as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the 
``Agenda'' section below.
    Comments must be submitted in writing no later than August 8, 2012, 
and must be identified by USCBP-2012-0027 and may be submitted by one 
of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: Tradeevents@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in 
the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-325-4290
     Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, 
Washington, DC 20229.
    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. Do 
not submit personal information to this docket.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received by the COAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    There will be two public comment periods held during the meeting on 
August 15, 2012. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to two 
(2) minutes or less to facilitate greater participation. Contact the 
individual listed below to register as a speaker. Please note that the 
public comment period for speakers may end before the time indicated on 
the schedule that is posted on the CBP web page at the time of the 
meeting.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade 
Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue 
NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone 202-344-1440; facsimile 
202-325-4290.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
COAC provides advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the 
Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and 
Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to the commercial 
operations of CBP and related functions within DHS or the Department of 
the Treasury.

Agenda

    The COAC will hear from the following subcommittees on the topics 
listed below and then will review, deliberate, and formulate

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recommendations on how to proceed on those topics:
     The work of ACE Strategic Communications Working Group and 
how CBP should proceed in communicating with the trade community as the 
agency shifts from the Automated Commercial System (ACS) when ACE 
becomes fully functional.
     The work of the Trade Facilitation Subcommittee: 
Recommendations and resolutions on CBP's Trade Transformation 
initiatives, report of findings from the COAC Industry Survey regarding 
the expected benefits of the Centers of Excellence and Expertise and 
recommendations on next steps based on Survey results, and conclusions 
from the Instruments of International Trade (IITs) Residue Work Group 
on its study of the various concerns regarding establishing a test on 
the manifesting and entry of ITTs containing residue with no commercial 
value.
    Prior to the COAC taking action on any of these topics of the 
above-mentioned subcommittees, members of the public will have an 
opportunity to provide oral or written comments.
    The COAC will also receive an update and discuss the following 
initiatives and subcommittee topics that were discussed at its May 22, 
2012 meeting:
     The National Strategy for Global Supply Chain Security as 
it relates to an effort to solicit, consolidate, and provide to DHS 
sector and stakeholder input on implementation of the National 
Strategy.
     The Air Cargo Security Subcommittee work on the Air Cargo 
Advance Screening (ACAS) pilot, providing feedback on international 
outreach efforts and Input on a list of Frequently Asked Questions 
(FAQs).
     The Bond Subcommittee work on proposed modifications to 
the CBP Form 5106 (Importer Identification Input Record); input on 
single transaction bonds (STBs) centralization; liquidated damages/
mitigation guidelines and the use of STBs when additional security is 
merited.
     The Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Subcommittee 
work on providing CBP guidance on new tools to be used in the port of 
entry to help identify counterfeit products, the distribution chain 
management and serialization pilot projects, and modifications to the 
CBP recordation database of federally registered trademarks, trade 
names, and copyrights.
     The Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties Subcommittee: 
Updates and observations from the trade community regarding CBP's 
recent implementation of policy regarding use of single transaction 
bonds (STBs) as an enforcement tool, update on CBP's efforts to work 
with various industries on obtaining trade intelligence and 
subcommittee feedback on CBP's Draft 5 year Anti-Dumping/Countervailing 
Duties Enforcement Strategy.
     The Land Border Security Subcommittee: Updates and 
observations on the Customs--Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C-
TPAT) Program Internet survey and the National Strategy for Global 
Supply Chain Security to include CBP Trusted Trader programs and Beyond 
the Border initiatives.
     The One U.S. Government at the Border Subcommittee: 
Updates on discussions regarding Trusted Trader Partnership Programs.
     The work of the Role of the Broker Subcommittee: Receive 
subcommittee feedback on CBP's efforts to update 19 CFR Part 111 
(Broker Regulations).
     The formation of an Export subcommittee; review of 
subcommittee scope and goals.

    Dated: July 26, 2012.
Maria Luisa O'Connell,
Senior Advisor for Trade, Office of Trade Relations.
[FR Doc. 2012-18631 Filed 7-30-12; 8:45 am]
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