National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 18618-18619 [2013-07088]

Download as PDF 18618 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / Notices for allocation in the fiscal year in which they are withdrawn or the following fiscal year. Use of these funds requires compliance with standard Federal contracting rules with associated lead and processing times resulting in a lag time between available funds and spending. The total amount of funding transferred to the Coast Guard from the Sport Fish Restoration and Boating Trust Fund and committed, obligated, and/or expended during fiscal year 2012 for each activity is shown below. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Specific Accounting of Funds Factory Visit Program/Boat Testing Program: Funding was provided to continue the national recreational boat factory visit program, initiated in January 2001. Under the factory visit program, contracted personnel, acting on behalf of the Coast Guard, visited 1,150 recreational boat manufacturers during the 2012 reporting year to either inspect for compliance with Federal regulations, communicate with the manufacturers as to why they need to comply with Federal regulations, or educate them, as necessary, on how to comply with Federal regulations. Funding was also provided for testing of certain associated equipment and inwater testing of atypical and used recreational boats for compliance with capacity and flotation standards. Funding in the amount of $1,984,621 was provided for the Factory Visit Program/Boat Testing Program, with an additional $857 for travel expenses. ($1,985,478).1 New Recreational Boating Safety Associated Travel: Travel by employees of the Boating Safety Division was performed to carry out additional recreational boating safety actions and to gather background and planning information for new recreational boating safety initiatives, in support of the National Recreational Boating Safety Program Strategic Plan. ($23,367). Boating Accident News Clipping Services: Funding was provided to continue to gather daily news stories of recreational boating accidents nationally for more real time accident information and to identify accidents that may 1 Section 13707(c)(1) of title 46 U.S.C. requires that ‘‘* * *not less than $2,000,000 be available to ensure compliance with chapter 43 of title 46 U.S.C.[—Recreational Vessels].’’ For purposes of satisfying this requirement, we consider $100,000 of funding for ‘‘personnel support’’ and $140,000 for ‘‘reimbursable salaries’’ in addition to the amount of $1,985,478 itemized for Factory Visit Program/ Boat Testing Program. We did not include those amounts in the total for Factory Visit Program/Boat Testing Program because the broad categories of ‘‘personnel support’’ and ‘‘reimbursable salaries’’ are accounted for separately below. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:10 Mar 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 involve regulatory non-compliances or safety defects. ($82,900). Web-based Document Management System: Funding was provided to continue to provide a web-based document management system to better enable the handling of thousands of recreational boating recall case and campaign reports. ($60,000). Recreational Boating Safety (RBS) Outreach Program: Funding was allocated for this program, which provides full marketing, media, public information, and program strategy support to the nation-wide RBS effort. The goal is to coordinate the RBS outreach initiatives and campaigns, some of which include: National Boating Under the Influence Campaign (BUI), ‘‘Boat Responsibly!’’, Life Jacket Wear, Vessel Safety Check Program (VSC), Boating Safety Education Courses, Propeller Strike Avoidance, Carbon Monoxide Poisoning Awareness and Education, and other recreational boating safety issues on an as needed basis. ($845,598). Boating Accident Report Database (BARD) Web System: Funding was allocated to continue providing the BARD Web System, which enables reporting authorities in the 50 States, five U.S. Territories, and the District of Columbia to submit their accident reports electronically over a secure Internet connection. The system also enables the user community to generate statistical reports that show the frequency, nature, and severity of boating accidents. Fiscal year 2012 funds supported system maintenance, development, and technical (hotline) support. ($372,440). Personnel Support: Funding was provided for personnel to support the development of new regulations and to conduct boating safety-related research and analysis. ($681,773). Reimbursable Salaries: Funding was provided to carry out the work as prescribed in 46 U.S.C. 13107(c) and as described herein. The first position was that of a professional mathematician/ statistician to conduct necessary national surveys and studies on recreational boating activities as well as to serve as a liaison to other Federal agencies that are conducting boating surveys so that we can pool our resources and reduce costs. The second position was that of an Outreach Coordinator with responsibilities that include overseeing and managing RBS projects related to carbon monoxide poisoning, propeller injury mitigation, and manufacturer compliance initiatives. ($296,000). Web site Support: Funding for this initiative provides a full range of public PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 media and boating safety information at http://www.uscgboating.org for a worldwide audience. It covers a wide spectrum of boating safety related topics and is dedicated to reducing loss of life, injuries, and property damage that occur on U.S. waterways by improving the knowledge, skills, and abilities of recreational boaters. ($79,658). Of the $5.5 million made available to the Coast Guard in fiscal year 2012, $2,280,621 has been committed, obligated, or expended and an additional $2,146,591 of prior fiscal year funds have been committed, obligated, or expended, as of September 30, 2012. Authority This notice is issued pursuant to 46 U.S.C. 13107(c)(4). Dated: March 20, 2013. Paul F. Thomas, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections & Compliance. [FR Doc. 2013–06986 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0184] National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies AGENCY: United States Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Request for applications. SUMMARY: The United States Coast Guard is requesting applications from qualified candidates seeking consideration for appointment as members to the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within Coast Guard jurisdiction. DATES: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in time to reach the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) on or before May 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send their cover letter and resume via one of the following methods: • By mail: Commandant (CG–OES–2), Attn: Vessel and Facility Operations Standards, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street SW., STOP 7126, Washington, DC 20593–7126; or • By phone: (202) 372–1437; or • By fax: (202) 372–1926; or E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 59 / Wednesday, March 27, 2013 / Notices • By email: Scott.E.Hartley@uscg.mil. This notice, is available in our online docket, USCG–2013–0184, at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Scott E. Hartley, ADFO of NOSAC; telephone (202) 372–1437; fax (202) 372–1926; email Scott.E.Hartley@uscg.mil or Commander Rob Smith, Designated Federal Officer (DFO) of NOSAC; telephone 202–372– 1410; fax 202–372–1926; email at Robert.L.Smith@uscg.mil. NOSAC is governed by the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463) and was established under the authority of Title 6 U.S.C. Section 451 to advise the Secretary of DHS on matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within Coast Guard jurisdiction. The Committee expects to meet twice a year: April in New Orleans, LA and November in Houston, TX. We will consider applications for the six positions listed below that will become vacant on January 31, 2014: (a) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities engaged in the production of petroleum; (b) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities engaged in offshore drilling; (c) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities engaged in the support, by offshore supply vessels or other vessels, of offshore operations; (d) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities providing safety and training services to the offshore industry; (e) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities providing environmental protection, compliance or response services to the offshore industry; and (f) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities engaged in offshore oil exploration and production on the Outer Continental Shelf of Alaska. To be eligible, applicants for positions (a–f) should be employed by companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities, have expertise, knowledge and experience regarding the technology, equipment and techniques that are used or are being developed for use in the exploration for, and the recovery of, offshore mineral resources. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:10 Mar 26, 2013 Jkt 229001 Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–65, as amended). Each NOSAC member serves a term of office up to three years. Members may be considered to serve a maximum of three consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary or reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the Federal Government. DHS does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or any other non-merit factor. If you are interested in applying to become a member of NOSAC, send a cover letter stating the position you wish to represent, providing your expertise, knowledge and experience that qualify you for service on NOSAC. In addition, please include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume containing your current home address, a current email address, a current telephone number, your qualifications and work experience. During the vetting process, applicants may be asked by the White House Liaison Office through the United States Coast Guard to provide their date of birth and social security number. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– 2013–0184) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Go’’. Please do not post your resume on this site. Dated: March 21, 2013. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2013–07088 Filed 3–26–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Transportation Security Administration Extension of Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review: National Explosives Detection Canine Team Program (NEDCTP) Handler Training Assessment Survey (Formerly Named: Graduate Training Feedback Form) Transportation Security Administration, DHS. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00061 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: 18619 30-day Notice. SUMMARY: This notice announces that the Transportation Security Administration (TSA) has forwarded the Information Collection Request (ICR), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) control number 1652–0041 abstracted below, to OMB for review and approval of an extension of the currently approved collection under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA). The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. TSA published a Federal Register notice, with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments, of the following collection of information on December 13, 2012, 77 FR 74201. No comments were received in response to the notice. The collection involves the electronic submission of numerical ratings and written comments about the quality of training instruction from students who graduate from the Federal Air Marshal Service (FAMS)/Canine Training and Evaluation Section (CTES) Explosives Detection Canine Handlers Course, Passenger Screening Canine Handler Course and the Supervisor/ Trainer Seminars. DATES: Send your comments by April 26, 2013. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, OMB. Comments should be addressed to Desk Officer, Department of Homeland Security/TSA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov or faxed to (202) 395–6974. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Susan L. Perkins, TSA PRA Officer, Office of Information Technology (OIT), TSA–11, Transportation Security Administration, 601 South 12th Street, Arlington, VA 20598–6011; telephone (571) 227–3398; email TSAPRA@dhs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments Invited In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), an agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless it displays a valid OMB control number. The ICR documentation is available at http://www.reginfo.gov. Therefore, in preparation for OMB review and approval of the following information collection, TSA is soliciting comments to— E:\FR\FM\27MRN1.SGM 27MRN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 59 (Wednesday, March 27, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18618-18619]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-07088]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0184]


National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: United States Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: The United States Coast Guard is requesting applications from 
qualified candidates seeking consideration for appointment as members 
to the National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC). NOSAC 
advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) on 
matters and actions concerning activities directly involved with or in 
support of the exploration of offshore mineral and energy resources 
insofar as they relate to matters within Coast Guard jurisdiction.

DATES: Applicants should submit a cover letter and resume in time to 
reach the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) on or before May 
28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send their cover letter and resume via one 
of the following methods:
     By mail: Commandant (CG-OES-2), Attn: Vessel and Facility 
Operations Standards, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 Second Street SW., STOP 
7126, Washington, DC 20593-7126; or
     By phone: (202) 372-1437; or
     By fax: (202) 372-1926; or

[[Page 18619]]

     By email: Scott.E.Hartley@uscg.mil.
    This notice, is available in our online docket, USCG-2013-0184, at 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Scott E. Hartley, ADFO of NOSAC; 
telephone (202) 372-1437; fax (202) 372-1926; email 
Scott.E.Hartley@uscg.mil or Commander Rob Smith, Designated Federal 
Officer (DFO) of NOSAC; telephone 202-372-1410; fax 202-372-1926; email 
at Robert.L.Smith@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: NOSAC is governed by the Federal Advisory 
Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92-463) and was 
established under the authority of Title 6 U.S.C. Section 451 to advise 
the Secretary of DHS on matters and actions concerning activities 
directly involved with or in support of the exploration of offshore 
mineral and energy resources insofar as they relate to matters within 
Coast Guard jurisdiction.
    The Committee expects to meet twice a year: April in New Orleans, 
LA and November in Houston, TX.
    We will consider applications for the six positions listed below 
that will become vacant on January 31, 2014:
    (a) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in the production of petroleum;
    (b) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in offshore drilling;
    (c) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in the support, by offshore supply vessels 
or other vessels, of offshore operations;
    (d) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities providing safety and training services to the 
offshore industry;
    (e) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities providing environmental protection, compliance or 
response services to the offshore industry; and
    (f) One member representing companies, organizations, enterprises 
or similar entities engaged in offshore oil exploration and production 
on the Outer Continental Shelf of Alaska.
    To be eligible, applicants for positions (a-f) should be employed 
by companies, organizations, enterprises or similar entities, have 
expertise, knowledge and experience regarding the technology, equipment 
and techniques that are used or are being developed for use in the 
exploration for, and the recovery of, offshore mineral resources.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory 
committees. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with 
provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 
104-65, as amended).
    Each NOSAC member serves a term of office up to three years. 
Members may be considered to serve a maximum of three consecutive 
terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary or 
reimbursement of travel expenses, or other compensation from the 
Federal Government.
    DHS does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, 
color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual 
orientation, gender identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic 
information, age, membership in an employee organization, or any other 
non-merit factor.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of NOSAC, send 
a cover letter stating the position you wish to represent, providing 
your expertise, knowledge and experience that qualify you for service 
on NOSAC. In addition, please include a Curriculum Vitae (CV) or resume 
containing your current home address, a current email address, a 
current telephone number, your qualifications and work experience. 
During the vetting process, applicants may be asked by the White House 
Liaison Office through the United States Coast Guard to provide their 
date of birth and social security number. To visit our online docket, 
go to http://www.regulations.gov, enter the docket number for this 
notice (USCG-2013-0184) in the Search box, and click ``Go''. Please do 
not post your resume on this site.

    Dated: March 21, 2013.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2013-07088 Filed 3-26-13; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P