Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, 51039-51040 [2012-20705]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices Emergency approval is being requested to begin on August 31, 2012. About four months after OMB approval, SAMHSA will publish a 60Day Federal Register Notice to request comments during that period. SAMHSA encourages comments at anytime. Summer King, Statistician. [FR Doc. 2012–20720 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4162–20–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2011–0138] Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MMMAC) will meet on September 25– 26, 2012 to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of merchant mariner credentials, medical standards and guidelines for physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: MMMAC will meet on Tuesday, September 25, and Wednesday, September 26, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education, 2nd floor conference room (Maryland Room), 45353 St. Georges Avenue, Piney Point, Maryland 20674–0075. Please be advised that in order to gain access to the Paul Hall Center, you must provide identification in the form of a government-issued picture identification card. If you plan to attend, please notify the individual listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, no later than September 14, 2012 so that administrative access into the Paul Hall Center can be processed prior to arrival. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the MMMAC Assistant Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), 202–372–1128 as soon as possible. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 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 to the Coast Guard on or before September 14, 2012 and must be identified by USCG–2011–0138 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: 202–372–1246. • 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). If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of the meeting, please provide an electronic copy to the ADFO, no later than September 14, 2012, and it will be placed on the MMMAC Web site to be made available to the members of the committee and the public. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov. A public comment period will be held on September 25, 2012, from 9:35 a.m. to 10:05 a.m., and September 26, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Additionally, public comment will be sought throughout the meeting as specific tasks and issues are discussed by the committee. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the MMMAC ADFO, at telephone 202–372–1128 or PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51039 email Ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil. If you have 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, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The MMMAC is authorized by section 210 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–281) and the committee’s purpose is to advise the Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations for issuance of merchant mariner credentials; medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research. Agenda Day 1, September 25 (1) Opening comments by Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Captain K. P. McAvoy. (2) Remarks from Paul Hall Center staff representative. (3) Introduction and swearing in of the new members. (4) Review of Last Meeting’s Minutes. (5) Public Comments. (6) Working Groups addressing the following task statements may meet to deliberate— (a) Task Statement 1, Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04–08. The NVIC can be found at http:// www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/nvic/. Medical and Physical Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials. (b) Task Statement 2, Top medical conditions leading to denial of mariner credentials. (c) Task Statement 4, Revising the CG–719K Medical Evaluation Report Form for mariner physicals. The form can be found at http:// www.uscg.mil/nmc. (d) Task Statement 5, Creating medical expert panels for the top medical conditions. (e) Task Statement 6, Developing designated medical examiner program. Day 2, September 26 (1) Working Group Discussions continued from Day 1. (2) By mid-afternoon, the Working Groups will report, and if applicable, make recommendations for the full committee to consider for presentation to the Coast Guard. The committee may take official action on these recommendations on this date. The public will have E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1 51040 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 164 / Thursday, August 23, 2012 / Notices an opportunity to speak after each Working Group’s Report before the full committee takes any action on each report. (3) General public comments/ presentations. (4) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for October 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan McGrath, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 13331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for September 2014. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jonathan McGrath, Laboratories and Scientific Services, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1331 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, 202–344–1060. Dated: August 16, 2012. J.A. Servidio, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy. Dated: August 13, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director. Dated: August 13, 2012. Ira S. Reese, Executive Director. [FR Doc. 2012–20762 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–20770 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2012–20705 Filed 8–22–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection U.S. Customs And Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory Accreditation and Approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Columbia Inspection, Inc., as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Columbia Inspection, Inc., as a commercial gauger and laboratory. AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as a commercial gauger and laboratory. tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Columbia Inspection, Inc., 845 Marina Bay Parkway, Suite 8, Richmond, CA 94804, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344– 1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/ automated/labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf. SUMMARY: Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 2184 Jefferson Hwy, Lutcher, LA 70071, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344– 1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/trade/ automated/labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf SUMMARY: The accreditation and approval of Columbia Inspection, Inc., as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on October 12, 2011. DATES: The accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on September 28, 2011. DATES: DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:59 Aug 22, 2012 Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, Inspectorate America Corporation, 2947 Duttons Mill Road, Suite A–1, Aston, PA 19014, has been approved to gauge and accredited to test petroleum and petroleum products, organic chemicals and vegetable oils for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquires regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344– 1060. The inquiry may also be sent to cbp.labhq@dhs.gov. Please reference the Web site listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://cbp.gov/linkhandler/cgov/ trade/automated/labs_scientific_svcs/ commercial_gaugers/gaulist.ctt/ gaulist.pdf. The accreditation and approval of Inspectorate America Corporation, as commercial gauger and laboratory became effective on May 08, 2012. The E:\FR\FM\23AUN1.SGM 23AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 164 (Thursday, August 23, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51039-51040]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-20705]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0138]


Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (MMMAC) will 
meet on September 25-26, 2012 to discuss matters relating to medical 
certification determinations for issuance of merchant mariner 
credentials, medical standards and guidelines for physical 
qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner 
education, and medical research. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

DATES:  MMMAC will meet on Tuesday, September 25, and Wednesday, 
September 26, 2012 from 8:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Please note that the 
meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Paul Hall Center for 
Maritime Training and Education, 2nd floor conference room (Maryland 
Room), 45353 St. Georges Avenue, Piney Point, Maryland 20674-0075. 
Please be advised that in order to gain access to the Paul Hall Center, 
you must provide identification in the form of a government-issued 
picture identification card. If you plan to attend, please notify the 
individual listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, no later than 
September 14, 2012 so that administrative access into the Paul Hall 
Center can be processed prior to arrival.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the MMMAC Assistant Designated Federal Officer 
(ADFO), 202-372-1128 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 to the 
Coast Guard on or before September 14, 2012 and must be identified by 
USCG-2011-0138 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: 202-372-1246.
     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). If you 
would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the 
committee in advance of the meeting, please provide an electronic copy 
to the ADFO, no later than September 14, 2012, and it will be placed on 
the MMMAC Web site to be made available to the members of the committee 
and the public.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    A public comment period will be held on September 25, 2012, from 
9:35 a.m. to 10:05 a.m., and September 26, 2012 from 4:30 p.m. to 5:00 
p.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 minutes. 
Please note that the public comment period may end before the time 
indicated, following the last call for comments. Additionally, public 
comment will be sought throughout the meeting as specific tasks and 
issues are discussed by the committee. Contact the individual listed 
below to register as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the MMMAC 
ADFO, at telephone 202-372-1128 or email Ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil. If you 
have 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, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463). The 
MMMAC is authorized by section 210 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act 
of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-281) and the committee's purpose is to advise the 
Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations 
for issuance of merchant mariner credentials; medical standards and 
guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial 
vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research.

Agenda

Day 1, September 25

(1) Opening comments by Designated Federal Officer (DFO), Captain K. P. 
McAvoy.
(2) Remarks from Paul Hall Center staff representative.
(3) Introduction and swearing in of the new members.
(4) Review of Last Meeting's Minutes.
(5) Public Comments.
(6) Working Groups addressing the following task statements may meet to 
deliberate--
    (a) Task Statement 1, Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection 
Circular (NVIC) 04-08. The NVIC can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/nvic/. Medical and Physical Guidelines for Merchant Mariner 
Credentials.
    (b) Task Statement 2, Top medical conditions leading to denial of 
mariner credentials.
    (c) Task Statement 4, Revising the CG-719K Medical Evaluation 
Report Form for mariner physicals. The form can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/nmc.
    (d) Task Statement 5, Creating medical expert panels for the top 
medical conditions.
    (e) Task Statement 6, Developing designated medical examiner 
program.

Day 2, September 26

(1) Working Group Discussions continued from Day 1.
(2) By mid-afternoon, the Working Groups will report, and if 
applicable, make recommendations for the full committee to consider for 
presentation to the Coast Guard. The committee may take official action 
on these recommendations on this date. The public will have

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an opportunity to speak after each Working Group's Report before the 
full committee takes any action on each report.
(3) General public comments/presentations.
(4) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting.

    Dated: August 16, 2012.
J.A. Servidio,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Prevention 
Policy.
[FR Doc. 2012-20705 Filed 8-22-12; 8:45 am]
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