Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC), 11671-11672 [2013-03760]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 19, 2013 / Notices provision exempting these AMSCs from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92–436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2). AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes Purpose The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the development, 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 (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; 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. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES AMSC Composition The composition of an AMSC, including the AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes and its subcommittees, 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 must have at least 5 years of experience related to maritime or port security operations. AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes Vacancies Currently, there are multiple vacancies on the AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes. Vacancies for each of the five regional subcommittees are as follows: (1) Northeast Ohio Region (3 members): Executive Board member to serve as Chairperson of the regional subcommittee and concurrently as member of the AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes when so convened by the Federal Maritime Security Coordinator (FMSC); Executive Board member representing local MTSA-regulated (33 CFR Part 105) facilities of Northeast Ohio; and an Executive Board member representing the maritime (on-water) port harbormaster community of Northeast Ohio (e.g., qualified harbormasters operating in local ports of Vermilion, Lorain, Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Feb 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 Ashtabula, Conneaut, and other local ports); (2) Northwestern Pennsylvania Region: no openings; (3) Western New York Region (1 member): Executive Board member representing local MTSA-regulated (33 CFR Part 104) vessels of Western New York; (4) Lake Ontario Region: no openings; and (5) St. Lawrence Region (2 members): Executive Board members to serve as Chairperson and Vice Chairperson of the regional subcommittee, and concurrently as members of the AMSC, Eastern Great Lakes when so convened by the FMSC. Applying for AMSC Membership Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications. Because we have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the requisite maritime security experience, however, we encourage the submission of resumes that highlight experience in the maritime and security industries. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check before appointment to the committee or one of its subcommittees. The term of office for each vacancy is 5 years. However, a member may serve one additional term of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on the AMSC. Applicants must register and remain active as Coast Guard HOMEPORT users if appointed. In support of the policy of the Coast Guard on gender and ethnic nondiscrimination, we encourage qualified men and women and members of all racial and ethnic groups to apply. The Coast Guard values diversity; all the different characteristics and attributes of persons that enhance the mission of the Coast Guard. Dated: January 29, 2013. J.S. Imahori, Commander, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Captain of the Port, Buffalo. [FR Doc. 2013–03696 Filed 2–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00050 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11671 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2013–0004] 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: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC) will meet on March 6, 2013, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: COAC will meet on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EST. 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=113 or by email to tradeevents@dhs.gov, or by fax to 202– 325–4290 by close-of-business on March 4, 2013. 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=113. Please feel free to share this information with interested members of your organizations or associations. SUMMARY: The meeting will be held at Ronald Reagan Building in the Horizon Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20229. All visitors to the Ronald Reagan Building must show a state-issued ID or Passport to proceed through the security checkpoint for admittance 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 February 25, 2013, and must be identified by USCBP– 2013–0004 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1 11672 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 33 / Tuesday, February 19, 2013 / Notices • 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 March 6, 2013. 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. This meeting starts the 13th Term of COAC and is the first meeting for some newly-appointed members. TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda The COAC will hear from the following subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will review, deliberate, provide observations and formulate recommendations on how to proceed on those topics: 1. Discuss Statement of Work and Next Steps for the Trade Modernization Subcommittee which will address VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:49 Feb 15, 2013 Jkt 229001 Centers of Excellence and Expertise (CEEs), the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), Role of the Broker issues throughout the 13th Term. 2. Discuss Next steps regarding the One U.S. Government at the Border Subcommittee since the approval of the Master Principles Document on January 15, 2012. 3. Discuss Statement of Work and Next Steps for the Trade Enforcement and Revenue Collection Subcommittee which will address Revenue, Intellectual Property Rights and Antidumping/Countervailing Duties (AD/CVD) issues throughout the 13th Term. 4. Discuss the Statement of Work and Next Steps regarding the Trusted Trader subcommittee which will address Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism (C–TPAT), Importer SelfAssessment (ISA) and Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) issues throughout the 13th Term. 5. Discuss the Statement of Work and Next Steps regarding the Global Supply Chain Subcommittee which will address Air Cargo Security and Land Border issues throughout the 13th Term. 6. Discuss the Statement of Work and Next Steps regarding the Exports Subcommittee. Dated: February 13, 2013. Maria Luisa O’Connell, Senior Advisor for Trade, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2013–03760 Filed 2–15–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [CACA–052537, LLCAD05000, L51010000.LVRWB11B4520.FX0000] Notice of Availability of the Final Environmental Impact Statement for the Alta East Wind Project, Kern County, CA, and Proposed Land Use Plan Amendment Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice of availability. AGENCY: In accordance with the National Environmental Policy Act of 1969, as amended (NEPA), and the Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976, as amended (FLPMA), the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) has prepared a Proposed California Desert Conservation Area (CDCA) Plan Amendment/Final Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for the Alta East Wind Project (Project), and by this notice is announcing its availability. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 BLM planning regulations state that any person who meets the conditions set forth in the regulations may protest the BLM’s proposed plan amendment. A person who meets those conditions and wishes to file a protest must file the protest within 30 days of the date that the Environmental Protection Agency publishes its notice of availability for the Project’s final EIS in the Federal Register. ADDRESSES: Copies of the Alta East proposed plan amendment/final EIS have been sent to affected Federal, State, and local government agencies and to other stakeholders. Copies of the proposed plan amendment/final EIS are also available for public inspection at the Ridgecrest Field Office, 300 S. Richmond Road, Ridgecrest, CA 93555, and the California Desert District Office, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553–9046. Interested persons may also review the proposed plan amendment/final EIS at http://www.blm.gov/ca/st/en/fo/ cdd.html. All protests must be in writing and mailed to one of the following addresses: Regular Mail: BLM Director (210), Attention: Brenda Williams, P.O. Box 71383, Washington, DC 20024–1383. Overnight Mail: BLM Director (210), Attention: Brenda Williams, 20 M Street SE., Room 2134LM, Washington, DC 20003. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeffery Childers, telephone 951–697– 5308; address BLM California Desert District Office, 22835 Calle San Juan de Los Lagos, Moreno Valley, CA 92553– 9046; email jchilders@blm.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1– 800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The FIRS is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Alta Windpower Development, LLC (AWD) has requested a right-of-way (ROW) authorization to construct, operate, maintain, and decommission the proposed 318-megawatt, wind-energy Project. The Project would be located on the north and south sides of State Route 58 in southeastern Kern County, California. The proposed project area is 3 miles northwest of the town of Mojave and 11 miles east of the city of Tehachapi. The project would include wind turbines, access roads, energy collection lines, and other ancillary facilities on 2,592 acres, of which 2,024 DATES: E:\FR\FM\19FEN1.SGM 19FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 33 (Tuesday, February 19, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11671-11672]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-03760]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2013-0004]


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 March 6, 2013, in Washington, DC. 
The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: COAC will meet on Wednesday, March 6, 2013, from 1:00 p.m. to 
5:00 p.m. EST. 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=113 or by 
email to tradeevents@dhs.gov, or by fax to 202-325-4290 by close-of-
business on March 4, 2013.
    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=113. Please feel free to share this 
information with interested members of your organizations or 
associations.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at Ronald Reagan Building in the 
Horizon Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20229. 
All visitors to the Ronald Reagan Building must show a state-issued ID 
or Passport to proceed through the security checkpoint for admittance 
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 February 25, 
2013, and must be identified by USCBP-2013-0004 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.
     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 
March 6, 2013. 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. This meeting starts the 13th Term of COAC and is the 
first meeting for some newly-appointed members.

Agenda

    The COAC will hear from the following subcommittees on the topics 
listed below and then will review, deliberate, provide observations and 
formulate recommendations on how to proceed on those topics:
    1. Discuss Statement of Work and Next Steps for the Trade 
Modernization Subcommittee which will address Centers of Excellence and 
Expertise (CEEs), the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE), Role of 
the Broker issues throughout the 13th Term.
    2. Discuss Next steps regarding the One U.S. Government at the 
Border Subcommittee since the approval of the Master Principles 
Document on January 15, 2012.
    3. Discuss Statement of Work and Next Steps for the Trade 
Enforcement and Revenue Collection Subcommittee which will address 
Revenue, Intellectual Property Rights and Antidumping/Countervailing 
Duties (AD/CVD) issues throughout the 13th Term.
    4. Discuss the Statement of Work and Next Steps regarding the 
Trusted Trader subcommittee which will address Customs-Trade 
Partnership Against Terrorism (C-TPAT), Importer Self-Assessment (ISA) 
and Authorized Economic Operator (AEO) issues throughout the 13th Term.
    5. Discuss the Statement of Work and Next Steps regarding the 
Global Supply Chain Subcommittee which will address Air Cargo Security 
and Land Border issues throughout the 13th Term.
    6. Discuss the Statement of Work and Next Steps regarding the 
Exports Subcommittee.

    Dated: February 13, 2013.
Maria Luisa O'Connell,
Senior Advisor for Trade, Office of Trade Relations.
[FR Doc. 2013-03760 Filed 2-15-13; 8:45 am]
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