Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting, 28602 [2013-11531]

Download as PDF 28602 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 94 / Wednesday, May 15, 2013 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0231] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal advisory committee working group meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work on Task Statement 83, entitled ‘‘Development of competency requirements to meet the provisions of Table A–III/2 of the Convention on the Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping (1978), as amended (STCW), for personnel working on small vessels with high horsepower.’’ This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: A MERPAC working group will meet on June 11, 2013, and June 12, 2013, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Please note that the meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. Written comments to be distributed to working group members and placed on MERPAC’s Web site are due by May 28, 2013. ADDRESSES: The working group will meet at U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, Room 6103, 2100 Second St. SW., Washington, DC 20593. Attendees will be required to provide a picture identification card and pass through a magnetometer in order to gain admittance to the Coast Guard Headquarters Building. Visitors should also arrive at least 30 minutes in advance of the meeting in case of long lines at the entrance. For further information about the Coast Guard facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Mr. Davis Breyer at (202) 372–1445 or davis.j.breyer@uscg.mil. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the working group, which are listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments must be identified by Docket No. USCG– 2013–0231 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: 202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility (M–30), U.S. Department of TKELLEY on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:16 May 14, 2013 Jkt 229001 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). Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments related to this notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2013–0231, at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of MERPAC, telephone 202–372–1445. If you have any questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Barbara Hairston, 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. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). MERPAC is an advisory committee authorized under section 871 of the Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 6, United States Code, section 451, and chartered under the provisions of the FACA. The Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) through the Commandant of the Coast Guard and the Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards on matters relating to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. The Committee will advise, consult with, and make recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Secretary. 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Day 2 The agenda for the June 12, 2013, working group meeting is as follows: (1) Continue discussion on proposed recommendations; (2) Public comment period; (3) Discuss and prepare final recommendations for the full committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 83, entitled ‘‘Development of competency requirements to meet the provisions of Table A–III/2 of the STCW for personnel working on small vessels with high horsepower’’; and (4) Adjournment of meeting. Procedural: A copy of all meeting documentation, including the Task Statement, is available at https:// homeport.uscg.mil by using these key strokes: Missions; Ports and Waterways; Safety Advisory Committees; MERPAC; and then use the event key. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Breyer as noted in the ADDRESSES section above. Public oral comment periods will be held during the working group meeting. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0231]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional 
Meeting

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal advisory committee working group meeting.

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SUMMARY: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory 
Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work on Task Statement 83, entitled 
``Development of competency requirements to meet the provisions of 
Table A-III/2 of the Convention on the Standards of Training, 
Certification and Watchkeeping (1978), as amended (STCW), for personnel 
working on small vessels with high horsepower.'' This meeting will be 
open to the public.

DATES: A MERPAC working group will meet on June 11, 2013, and June 12, 
2013, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. Please note that the meeting may adjourn 
early if all business is finished. Written comments to be distributed 
to working group members and placed on MERPAC's Web site are due by May 
28, 2013.

ADDRESSES: The working group will meet at U.S. Coast Guard 
Headquarters, Room 6103, 2100 Second St. SW., Washington, DC 20593. 
Attendees will be required to provide a picture identification card and 
pass through a magnetometer in order to gain admittance to the Coast 
Guard Headquarters Building. Visitors should also arrive at least 30 
minutes in advance of the meeting in case of long lines at the 
entrance.
    For further information about the Coast Guard facilities or 
services for individuals with disabilities or to request special 
assistance, contact Mr. Davis Breyer at (202) 372-1445 or 
davis.j.breyer@uscg.mil.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the working group, which are listed 
in the ``Agenda'' section below. Written comments must be identified by 
Docket No. USCG-2013-0231 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: 202-493-2251.
     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).
    Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments 
related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov.
    This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG-2013-0231, at 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of MERPAC, telephone 202-372-1445. If you have any 
questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Barbara 
Hairston, 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. App. (Pub. L. 92-463).
    MERPAC is an advisory committee authorized under section 871 of the 
Homeland Security Act of 2002, Title 6, United States Code, section 
451, and chartered under the provisions of the FACA. The Committee acts 
solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS) through the Commandant of the Coast Guard and 
the Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards on matters 
relating to personnel in the U.S. merchant marine, including but not 
limited to training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and 
fitness standards. The Committee will advise, consult with, and make 
recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Secretary.

Agenda

Day 1

    The agenda for the June 11, 2013, working group meeting is as 
follows:
    (1) Develop competency requirements to meet the provisions of Table 
A-III/2 of the STCW for personnel working on small vessels with high 
horsepower;
    (2) Public comment period;
    (3) Discuss and prepare proposed recommendations for the full 
committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 83, entitled 
``Development of competency requirements to meet the provisions of 
Table A-III/2 of the STCW for personnel working on small vessels with 
high horsepower''; and
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.

Day 2

    The agenda for the June 12, 2013, working group meeting is as 
follows:
    (1) Continue discussion on proposed recommendations;
    (2) Public comment period;
    (3) Discuss and prepare final recommendations for the full 
committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 83, entitled 
``Development of competency requirements to meet the provisions of 
Table A-III/2 of the STCW for personnel working on small vessels with 
high horsepower''; and
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.
    Procedural: A copy of all meeting documentation, including the Task 
Statement, is available at https://homeport.uscg.mil by using these key 
strokes: Missions; Ports and Waterways; Safety Advisory Committees; 
MERPAC; and then use the event key. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. 
Breyer as noted in the ADDRESSES section above.
    Public oral comment periods will be held during the working group 
meeting. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. 
Please note that the public oral comment periods may end before the 
prescribed ending time following the last call for comments. Contact 
Davis Breyer as indicated above no later than June 4, 2013 to register 
as a speaker.

    Dated: May 8, 2013.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2013-11531 Filed 5-14-13; 8:45 am]
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