National Boating Safety Advisory Council, 61422-61423 [2012-24752]

Download as PDF 61422 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 9, 2012 / Notices limit their comments to three minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the Office of Academic Engagement as indicated below to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lindsay Burton, Office of Academic Engagement/Mailstop 0440; Department of Homeland Security; 245 Murray Lane SW., Washington, DC 20528– 0440, email: AcademicEngagement@hq.dhs.gov, tel: 202–447–4686 and fax: 202–447–3713. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The HSAAC provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary and senior leadership on matters relating to student and recent graduate recruitment; international students; academic research; campus and community resiliency, security and preparedness; and faculty exchanges. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda The five HSAAC subcommittees (Student and Recent Graduate Recruitment, Homeland Security Academic Programs, Academic Research and Faculty Exchange, International Students, and Campus Resilience) will give progress reports and may present draft recommendations for action in response to initial taskings issued by Secretary Napolitano at the March 20, 2012 full committee meeting, including: how to attract student interns, student veterans, and recent graduates to jobs at DHS; how to use social media and other means of communication to most effectively reach this audience; how to ensure that students and recent graduates of Historically Black Colleges and Universities, Hispanic Serving Institutions, Tribal Colleges and Universities, and other Minority Serving Institutions know of and take advantage of DHS internship and job opportunities; how to define the core elements of a homeland security degree at the associate’s, bachelor’s and master’s levels; how to apply the TSA Associates Program model to other segments of the DHS workforce who wish to pursue a community college pathway; how to form relationships with 4-year schools so that DHS employees’ credits transfer towards a higher level degree; how to enhance existing relationships between FEMA’s Emergency Management Institute and the higher education community to support Presidential Policy Directive 8 (PPD–8): National Preparedness, expand VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:28 Oct 05, 2012 Jkt 229001 national capability, and support a whole community approach; how to expand DHS cooperation with the Department of Defense academies and schools to provide DHS’ current employees with educational opportunities; how academic research can address DHS’ biggest challenges; how DHS operational Components can form lasting relationships with universities to incorporate scientific findings and R&D into DHS’ operations and thought processes; how universities can effectively communicate to DHS the universities’ emerging scientific findings and technologies that will make DHS operations more effective and efficient; how to create a robust staff/faculty exchange program between academe and DHS; how DHS can improve its international student processes and outreach efforts; how DHS can better communicate its regulatory interpretations, policies and procedures to the academic community; how DHS can accommodate and support emerging trends in international education; how colleges and universities use specific capabilities, tools, and processes to enhance campus and community resilience as well as the cyber and physical infrastructure; how DHS’ grant programs may be adjusted to support resiliency-related planning and improvements; how campuses can better integrate with community planning and response entities; how to implement the whole community approach and preparedness culture within student and neighboring communities; how to strengthen ties between DHS’ Federal Law Enforcement Training Center and campus law enforcement professionals; and how DHS can better coordinate with individual campus IT departments on the risks towards and attacks on computer systems and networks. Responsible DHS Official Lauren Kielsmeier, AcademicEngagement@hq.dhs.gov, 202–447–4686. Dated: October 3, 2012. Lauren Kielsmeier, Executive Director for Academic Engagement. [FR Doc. 2012–24841 Filed 10–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9B–P PO 00000 Frm 00045 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2010–0164] National Boating Safety Advisory Council Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and three of its subcommittees will meet on November 9–11, 2012, in Watsonville, CA, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. The meetings will be open to the public. DATES: NBSAC will meet Friday, November 9, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. and Sunday, November 11, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee will meet on Friday, November 9, 2012 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Prevention through People Subcommittee will meet on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee will meet on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the meetings may conclude early if NBSAC has completed all business. All written materials, comments, and requests to make oral presentations at the meeting should reach Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Assistant Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) for NBSAC by October 26, 2012. For contact information please see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. Any written material submitted by the public will be distributed to the committee and become part of the public record. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Boathouse Room of the West Marine Watsonville Support Center, located at 500 Westridge Dr., Watsonville, CA 95076. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig 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 October 26, 2012, and must be identified by (USCG–2010–0164) and may be submitted by one of the following methods: SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1 wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 195 / Tuesday, October 9, 2012 / Notices • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: (202) 372–1908. • 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 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, and use ‘‘USCG– 2010–0164’’ as your search term. Opportunities for public comment will be held during the meeting concerning the matters being discussed. Public comments will be limited to three minutes per speaker. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO for NBSAC, COMDT (CG–BSX–21), 2100 2nd Street SW., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593; (202) 372–1061; jeffrey.a.ludwig@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 (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Congress established NBSAC in the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 (Pub. L. 92–75). NBSAC currently operates under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 13110, which requires the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Commandant of the Coast Guard by delegation to consult with NBSAC in prescribing regulations for recreational vessels and associated equipment, and on other major safety matters. See 46 U.S.C. 4302(c) and 13110(c). VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:28 Oct 05, 2012 Jkt 229001 Meeting Agenda The agenda for NBSAC meeting is as follows: Friday, November 9, 2012 (1) Opening Remarks—Mr. James P. Muldoon, NBSAC Chairman and RDML Joseph Servidio, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (Invited); (2) Swearing-in of Newly Appointed Members (3) Receipt and discussion of the following reports: (a) Chief, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety, Update on the Coast Guard’s implementation of NBSAC Resolutions and Recreational Boating Safety Program report. (b) Assistant Designated Federal Officer’s report concerning Council administrative and logistical matters. (4) Presentation on the Coast Guard’s progress in implementing NBSAC’s Recommendation Regarding the Development of New Life Jacket Standards and Approval Processes for Life Jackets. (5) Public comment. Sunday, November 11, 2012 (1) Receipt and Discussion of the Strategic Planning, Boats & Associated Equipment, and Prevention through People Subcommittees reports. (2) Public comment period. Members of the public will have an opportunity to provide comments on each subcommittee’s report prior to the NBSAC members taking action on each report. A more detailed agenda can be found at: http://homeport.uscg.mil/NBSAC, no later than October 25, 2012. Dated: September 24, 2012. Paul F. Thomas, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. 61423 Effective Date: October 1, 2012, and applies to major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: William Roche, Recovery Directorate, Federal Emergency Management Agency, 500 C Street SW., Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–3834. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Robert T. Stafford Disaster Relief and Emergency Assistance Act (the Stafford Act), 42 U.S.C. 5121–5207, prescribes that FEMA must annually adjust the maximum grant amount made under section 422, Simplified Procedures, relating to the Public Assistance program, to reflect changes in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers published by the Department of Labor. FEMA gives notice of an increase in the maximum amount of any Small Project Grant made to the State, local government, or to the owner or operator of an eligible private nonprofit facility, under section 422 of the Stafford Act, to $67,500 for all disasters declared on or after October 1, 2012. FEMA bases the adjustment on an increase in the Consumer Price Index for All Urban Consumers of 1.7 percent for the 12-month period ended in August 2012. The Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor released the information on September 14, 2012. DATES: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.036, Disaster Grants—Public Assistance (Presidentially Declared Disasters).) W. Craig Fugate, Administrator, Federal Emergency Management Agency. [FR Doc. 2012–24671 Filed 10–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–23–P [FR Doc. 2012–24752 Filed 10–5–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency Federal Emergency Management Agency Notice of Adjustment of Statewide Per Capita Impact Indicator Notice of Adjustment of Disaster Grant Amounts AGENCY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FEMA gives notice that the statewide per capita impact indicator under the Public Assistance program for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2012, will be increased. DATES: Effective Date: October 1, 2012, and applies to major disasters declared on or after October 1, 2012. SUMMARY: FEMA gives notice of an increase of the maximum amount for Small Project Grants to State and local governments and private nonprofit facilities for disasters declared on or after October 1, 2012. SUMMARY: Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. E:\FR\FM\09OCN1.SGM 09OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 195 (Tuesday, October 9, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 61422-61423]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-24752]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2010-0164]


National Boating Safety Advisory Council

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council (NBSAC) and three 
of its subcommittees will meet on November 9-11, 2012, in Watsonville, 
CA, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. The 
meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: NBSAC will meet Friday, November 9, 2012, from 8:30 a.m. to 
11:45 a.m. and Sunday, November 11, 2012, from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The 
Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee will meet on Friday, 
November 9, 2012 from 1:15 p.m. to 5 p.m., the Prevention through 
People Subcommittee will meet on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 9 
a.m. to 12:30 p.m., and the Recreational Boating Safety Strategic 
Planning Subcommittee will meet on Saturday, November 10, 2012 from 
1:45 p.m. to 5 p.m. Please note that the meetings may conclude early if 
NBSAC has completed all business.
    All written materials, comments, and requests to make oral 
presentations at the meeting should reach Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Assistant 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) for NBSAC by October 26, 2012. For 
contact information please see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section below. Any written material submitted by the public will be 
distributed to the committee and become part of the public record.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held in the Boathouse Room of the West 
Marine Watsonville Support Center, located at 500 Westridge Dr., 
Watsonville, CA 95076.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Mr. Jeff Ludwig 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 October 26, 2012, and must be identified by (USCG-2010-0164) 
and may be submitted by one of the following methods:

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     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: (202) 372-1908.
     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 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, and use 
``USCG-2010-0164'' as your search term.
    Opportunities for public comment will be held during the meeting 
concerning the matters being discussed. Public comments will be limited 
to three minutes per speaker. Please note that the public comment 
period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for 
comments. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, ADFO for NBSAC, COMDT 
(CG-BSX-21), 2100 2nd Street SW., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593; 
(202) 372-1061; jeffrey.a.ludwig@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 (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2. Congress 
established NBSAC in the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 (Pub. L. 92-
75). NBSAC currently operates under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 13110, 
which requires the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Commandant of 
the Coast Guard by delegation to consult with NBSAC in prescribing 
regulations for recreational vessels and associated equipment, and on 
other major safety matters. See 46 U.S.C. 4302(c) and 13110(c).

Meeting Agenda

    The agenda for NBSAC meeting is as follows:

Friday, November 9, 2012

    (1) Opening Remarks--Mr. James P. Muldoon, NBSAC Chairman and RDML 
Joseph Servidio, Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy (Invited);
    (2) Swearing-in of Newly Appointed Members
    (3) Receipt and discussion of the following reports:
    (a) Chief, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety, Update on the 
Coast Guard's implementation of NBSAC Resolutions and Recreational 
Boating Safety Program report.
    (b) Assistant Designated Federal Officer's report concerning 
Council administrative and logistical matters.
    (4) Presentation on the Coast Guard's progress in implementing 
NBSAC's Recommendation Regarding the Development of New Life Jacket 
Standards and Approval Processes for Life Jackets.
    (5) Public comment.

Sunday, November 11, 2012

    (1) Receipt and Discussion of the Strategic Planning, Boats & 
Associated Equipment, and Prevention through People Subcommittees 
reports.
    (2) Public comment period. Members of the public will have an 
opportunity to provide comments on each subcommittee's report prior to 
the NBSAC members taking action on each report.
    A more detailed agenda can be found at: http://homeport.uscg.mil/NBSAC, no later than October 25, 2012.

    Dated: September 24, 2012.
Paul F. Thomas,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
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