Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings, 14314-14315 [2013-05081]

Download as PDF 14314 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Notices Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings. DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES ACTION: National Institutes of Health National Institutes of Health National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases; Notice of Closed Meetings National Institute of Mental Health; Notice of Closed Meeting SUMMARY: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet in New York City, New York, March 21 and 22, 2013, to review and discuss recommendations from its subcommittees, and to receive tasking and briefs listed in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section below. The subcommittees will meet March 20, 2012, and work on seven assigned tasks listed in the referenced agenda. All meetings will be open to the public. DATES: Subcommittees will meet on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The full Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Friday, March 22, 2013, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. These meetings may close early if all business is completed. Written statements and requests to make oral presentations at the meetings should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 14, 2013. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. Customs House, One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004. Information on and directions to the Custom House may be found at its Web site at www.gsa.gov/ portal/content/102466. If you are planning to attend the meeting, you will be required to pass through a security checkpoint and show your state-issued photo identification. Please arrive at least 30 minutes before the planned start of the meeting in order to pass through security. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the individuals listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 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. Written comments must be identified by the Docket Number USCG–2013–0090 and submitted via one of the following methods: • Federal Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • 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. We encourage use of electronic submissions because security screening may delay the delivery of mail. • Fax: 202–493–2251. emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD 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 meetings. The meetings 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: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; R13 Conference Review. Date: March 26–28, 2013. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Ellen S. Buczko, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institutes of Health/NIAID, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Room 3145 MSC 7616, Bethesda, MD 20892–7616, 301–451–2676, ebuczko1@niaid.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel; NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Application (P01). Date: April 5, 2013. Time: 11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20817, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Ellen S. Buczko, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institutes of Health/NIAID, 6700B Rockledge Drive, Room 3145 MSC 7616, Bethesda, MD 20892–7616, 301–451–2676, ebuczko1@niaid.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 26, 2013. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–04959 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] 15:14 Mar 04, 2013 Name of Committee: National Institute of Mental Health Special Emphasis Panel; Genomic Risk and Resilience in 22q11 Deletion Syndrome. Date: March 19, 2013. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Boulevard, Rockville, MD 20852, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Vinod Charles, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Division of Extramural Activities, National Institute of Mental Health, NIH, Neuroscience Center, 6001 Executive Blvd., Room 6151, MSC 9606, Bethesda, MD 20892–9606, 301–443–1606, charlesvi@mail.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.242, Mental Health Research Grants; 93.281, Scientist Development Award, Scientist Development Award for Clinicians, and Research Scientist Award; 93.282, Mental Health National Research Service Awards for Research Training, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: February 27, 2013. Carolyn A. Baum, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–04961 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0090] Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 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. Jkt 229001 PO 00000 Coast Guard, DHS. Frm 00051 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 43 / Tuesday, March 5, 2013 / Notices emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES • 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. Instruction: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number of this action. All comments submitted will be posted on www.regulations.gov without alteration and will contain any personal information you 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, insert USCG– 2013–0090 in the Search Box, press Enter, and then click on the item you are interested in viewing. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Robert L. Smith Jr., Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for TSAC, by Phone 202–372–1410, fax 202–372–1926, or email Robert.L.Smith@uscg.mil or Mr. William J. Abernathy, Alternate DFO TSAC; by Phone 202–372–1363, fax 202–372– 1926, or email William.J.Abernathy@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (PL 92–463). This Committee is established in accordance with and operates under the provisions of the FACA. The Towing Safety Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security on matters and actions concerning shallow-draft inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. See 33 U.S.C. 1231a. Agenda of Meetings The subcommittees will meet on March 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to work on their specific task assignments: (1) Task Statement 12–01, Recommendations for the Prevention of Towing Vessel Crewmember Falls Overboard. (2) Task Statement 12–02, Review and Recommendations for the Revision of NVIC 1–95, Voluntary Training Standards for Entry-Level Personnel on Towing Industry Vessels. (3) Task Statement 12–03, Recommendations for the Enhancement of Towing Vessel Operational Stability. (4) Task Statement 12–04, Recommendations for Safety Standards of Portable Facility Vapor Control Systems Used for Marine Operations. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:14 Mar 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 (5) Task Statement 12–05, Recommendations to Enhance Fire Prevention and Containment aboard Towing Vessels. (6) Task Statement 13–01, Recommendations to Automatic Identification System (AIS) Encoding for Towing Vessels. (7) Task Statement 13–02, Recommendations Regarding Manning of Inspected Towing Vessels. On March 21, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on March 22, 2013 from 8 a.m. until 12 noon, TSAC will meet to receive oral and written reports from its subcommittees on the following issues: (1) Recommendations for the Prevention of Towing Vessel Crewmember Falls Overboard. A final report will be given. (2) Review and Recommendations for the Revision of NVIC 1–95, Voluntary Training Standards for Entry-Level Personnel on Towing Industry Vessels. A final report will be given. (3) Recommendations for the Enhancement of Towing Vessel Operational Stability. A final report will be given. (4) Recommendations for Safety Standards of Portable Facility Vapor Control Systems Used for Marine Operations. A final report will be given. (5) Recommendations to Enhance Fire Prevention and Containment aboard Towing Vessels. An interim report will be given. (6) AIS encoding for Towing Vessels. An interim report will be given. (7) Recommendations regarding Manning of Inspected Towing Vessels. An interim report will be given. There will be a comment period for TSAC and a comment period for public after each report, but before each recommendation is formulated. The committee will review the information presented on each issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees’ reports, and formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. A copy of each report will be available at http:// homeport.uscg.mil/TSAC. The committee will also receive taskings from the Designated Federal Officer on the following: (1) Recommendations on the Designation of Narrow Channels; (2) Recommendations for the Standardization of Tug/Towboat Definitions, and; (3) Recommendations for Wake and Surge Attenuation Systems for Marinas Situated Near Commercial Navigation Channels. The Committee will receive briefs on the following topics: (1) A bi-annual report on the status of TSAC recommendations; PO 00000 Frm 00052 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 14315 (2) The Coast Guard’s Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise; (3) The Coast Guard’s Investigations National Center of Expertise; (4) The National Maritime Center concerning Medical Screening for Licensure; and (5) The Use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a Commercial Marine Fuel. Procedural All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is complete. An opportunity for oral comments by the public will be provided during the meetings on March 21 and March 22. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 minutes. Please note that the public oral comment period may end before the end of the stated meeting times if the committee has finished its business. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the DFO, listed above in the ‘‘For Further Information Contact’’ section, no later than March 14, 2013. Written statements (20 copies) for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than March 14, 2013. Minutes Minutes from the meeting will be available for public review within 90 days following the close of the meeting and can be accessed from the Coast Guard Homeport Web site http:// homeport.uscg.mil/TSAC. Dated: February 28, 2013. J. G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2013–05081 Filed 3–4–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2013–0003] Notice of Chargeable Rates Under the National Flood Insurance Program for Non-Primary Residences Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 43 (Tuesday, March 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 14314-14315]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0090]


Towing Safety Advisory Committee; Meetings

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meetings.

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SUMMARY: The Towing Safety Advisory Committee will meet in New York 
City, New York, March 21 and 22, 2013, to review and discuss 
recommendations from its subcommittees, and to receive tasking and 
briefs listed in the agenda in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section 
below. The subcommittees will meet March 20, 2012, and work on seven 
assigned tasks listed in the referenced agenda. All meetings will be 
open to the public.

DATES: Subcommittees will meet on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 from 8:30 
a.m. to 5:30 p.m. The full Committee will meet on Thursday, March 21, 
2013, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and again on Friday, March 22, 2013, from 8 
a.m. to 12 noon. These meetings may close early if all business is 
completed. Written statements and requests to make oral presentations 
at the meetings should reach the Coast Guard on or before March 14, 
2013.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the Alexander Hamilton U.S. 
Customs House, One Bowling Green, New York, NY 10004. Information on 
and directions to the Custom House may be found at its Web site at 
www.gsa.gov/portal/content/102466. If you are planning to attend the 
meeting, you will be required to pass through a security checkpoint and 
show your state-issued photo identification. Please arrive at least 30 
minutes before the planned start of the meeting in order to pass 
through security.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the individuals listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
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. Written comments must be identified by the 
Docket Number USCG-2013-0090 and submitted via one of the following 
methods:
     Federal Rulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov.
    Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     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. We encourage use of 
electronic submissions because security screening may delay the 
delivery of mail.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.

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     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.
    Instruction: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number of this 
action. All comments submitted will be posted on www.regulations.gov 
without alteration and will contain any personal information you 
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, insert USCG-
2013-0090 in the Search Box, press Enter, and then click on the item 
you are interested in viewing.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Commander Robert L. Smith Jr., 
Designated Federal Officer (DFO) for TSAC, by Phone 202-372-1410, fax 
202-372-1926, or email Robert.L.Smith@uscg.mil or Mr. William J. 
Abernathy, Alternate DFO TSAC; by Phone 202-372-1363, fax 202-372-1926, 
or email William.J.Abernathy@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of these meetings is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (PL 92-463). This 
Committee is established in accordance with and operates under the 
provisions of the FACA. The Towing Safety Advisory Committee provides 
advice and recommendations to the Secretary of the Department of 
Homeland Security on matters and actions concerning shallow-draft 
inland and coastal waterway navigation and towing safety. See 33 U.S.C. 
1231a.

Agenda of Meetings

    The subcommittees will meet on March 20 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. to 
work on their specific task assignments:
    (1) Task Statement 12-01, Recommendations for the Prevention of 
Towing Vessel Crewmember Falls Overboard.
    (2) Task Statement 12-02, Review and Recommendations for the 
Revision of NVIC 1-95, Voluntary Training Standards for Entry-Level 
Personnel on Towing Industry Vessels.
    (3) Task Statement 12-03, Recommendations for the Enhancement of 
Towing Vessel Operational Stability.
    (4) Task Statement 12-04, Recommendations for Safety Standards of 
Portable Facility Vapor Control Systems Used for Marine Operations.
    (5) Task Statement 12-05, Recommendations to Enhance Fire 
Prevention and Containment aboard Towing Vessels.
    (6) Task Statement 13-01, Recommendations to Automatic 
Identification System (AIS) Encoding for Towing Vessels.
    (7) Task Statement 13-02, Recommendations Regarding Manning of 
Inspected Towing Vessels.
    On March 21, 2013 from 8 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and on March 22, 2013 
from 8 a.m. until 12 noon, TSAC will meet to receive oral and written 
reports from its subcommittees on the following issues:
    (1) Recommendations for the Prevention of Towing Vessel Crewmember 
Falls Overboard. A final report will be given.
    (2) Review and Recommendations for the Revision of NVIC 1-95, 
Voluntary Training Standards for Entry-Level Personnel on Towing 
Industry Vessels. A final report will be given.
    (3) Recommendations for the Enhancement of Towing Vessel 
Operational Stability. A final report will be given.
    (4) Recommendations for Safety Standards of Portable Facility Vapor 
Control Systems Used for Marine Operations. A final report will be 
given.
    (5) Recommendations to Enhance Fire Prevention and Containment 
aboard Towing Vessels. An interim report will be given.
    (6) AIS encoding for Towing Vessels. An interim report will be 
given.
    (7) Recommendations regarding Manning of Inspected Towing Vessels. 
An interim report will be given.
    There will be a comment period for TSAC and a comment period for 
public after each report, but before each recommendation is formulated. 
The committee will review the information presented on each issue, 
deliberate on any recommendations presented in the subcommittees' 
reports, and formulate recommendations for the Department's 
consideration. A copy of each report will be available at http://homeport.uscg.mil/TSAC.
    The committee will also receive taskings from the Designated 
Federal Officer on the following:
    (1) Recommendations on the Designation of Narrow Channels;
    (2) Recommendations for the Standardization of Tug/Towboat 
Definitions, and;
    (3) Recommendations for Wake and Surge Attenuation Systems for 
Marinas Situated Near Commercial Navigation Channels.
    The Committee will receive briefs on the following topics:
    (1) A bi-annual report on the status of TSAC recommendations;
    (2) The Coast Guard's Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise;
    (3) The Coast Guard's Investigations National Center of Expertise;
    (4) The National Maritime Center concerning Medical Screening for 
Licensure; and
    (5) The Use of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) as a Commercial Marine 
Fuel.

Procedural

    All meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings 
may close early if all business is complete. An opportunity for oral 
comments by the public will be provided during the meetings on March 21 
and March 22. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 
minutes. Please note that the public oral comment period may end before 
the end of the stated meeting times if the committee has finished its 
business. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, 
please notify the DFO, listed above in the ``For Further Information 
Contact'' section, no later than March 14, 2013. Written statements (20 
copies) for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no 
later than March 14, 2013.

Minutes

    Minutes from the meeting will be available for public review within 
90 days following the close of the meeting and can be accessed from the 
Coast Guard Homeport Web site http://homeport.uscg.mil/TSAC.

    Dated: February 28, 2013.
J. G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
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