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AGENCY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee’s (MCSAC) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA), and Motorcoach Hours of Service (HOS) subcommittees will meet from Monday– SUMMARY: Frm 00070 Fmt 4703 Thursday, June 17–20, 2013, in Arlington, VA. On Monday and Tuesday, June 17 and 18, the CSA subcommittee will meet to discuss ideas, concepts, and suggestions on FMCSA’s CSA program. On Wednesday and Thursday, June 19 and 20, the Motorcoach HOS subcommittee will meet to complete its draft recommendations for the full MCSAC to consider on hours-of-service for motorcoach drivers. Both meetings are open to the public for their entirety and there will be a public comment period at the end of each day. Times and Dates: The meetings will be held Monday–Thursday, June 17–20, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.). The meetings will be held at the National Training Center, 1310 N. Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201. Copies of all MCSAC Task Statements and an agenda for the entire meeting will be made available in advance of the meeting at http://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Senior Advisor to the Associate Administrator for Policy, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 385–2395, mcsac@dot.gov. Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Luis Mejias at (617) 494–2041, luis.mejias@dot.gov, by Wednesday, June 12, 2013. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Background BILLING CODE 7040–01X–P PO 00000 32295 Sfmt 4703 MCSAC Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59, 119 Stat. 1144, August 10, 2005) required the Secretary of Transportation to establish the MCSAC. The MCSAC provides advice and recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on motor carrier safety programs and regulations, and operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA, 5 U.S.C. App 2). Task 12–03: CSA Subcommittee The CSA Subcommittee will discuss information, concepts, and ideas concerning FMCSA’s CSA program. The subcommittee will continue its efforts to: 1. Identify and make recommendations for enhancements of E:\FR\FM\29MYN1.SGM 29MYN1 32296 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 103 / Wednesday, May 29, 2013 / Notices the CSA program. These topics should include but not be limited to Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the interventions/investigative processes. 2. Prioritize recommended enhancements of CSA to enable the Agency to direct its efforts to the most important or timely needs of the program. Task 11–06: Motorcoach HOS The Motorcoach HOS Subcommittee will meet to discuss information, concepts, and ideas it believes the full MCSAC should provide to FMCSA relating to the hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for drivers of passengercarrying vehicles. A copy of the full task statement is posted at FMCSA’s Web site: http://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov. II. Meeting Participation Oral comments from the public will be heard during the last half-hour of the meetings each day. Should all public comments be exhausted prior to the end of the specified period, the comment period will close. Members of the public may submit written comments on the topics to be considered during the meeting by Wednesday, June 12, 2013, to Federal Docket Management System (FDMC) Docket Number FMCSA–2006– 26367 using any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2006-26367]


Motor Carrier Safety Advisory Committee (MCSAC); Public Meetings 
of the CSA and Motorcoach Subcommittees

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of MCSAC subcommittee meetings.

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SUMMARY: FMCSA announces that the Motor Carrier Safety Advisory 
Committee's (MCSAC) Compliance, Safety, Accountability (CSA), and 
Motorcoach Hours of Service (HOS) subcommittees will meet from Monday-
Thursday, June 17-20, 2013, in Arlington, VA. On Monday and Tuesday, 
June 17 and 18, the CSA subcommittee will meet to discuss ideas, 
concepts, and suggestions on FMCSA's CSA program. On Wednesday and 
Thursday, June 19 and 20, the Motorcoach HOS subcommittee will meet to 
complete its draft recommendations for the full MCSAC to consider on 
hours-of-service for motorcoach drivers. Both meetings are open to the 
public for their entirety and there will be a public comment period at 
the end of each day.
    Times and Dates: The meetings will be held Monday-Thursday, June 
17-20, 2013, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., Eastern Daylight Time (E.D.T.). The 
meetings will be held at the National Training Center, 1310 N. 
Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201.
    Copies of all MCSAC Task Statements and an agenda for the entire 
meeting will be made available in advance of the meeting at http://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Shannon L. Watson, Senior Advisor 
to the Associate Administrator for Policy, Federal Motor Carrier Safety 
Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, (202) 385-2395, mcsac@dot.gov.
    Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on 
facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request 
special assistance at the meeting, contact Luis Mejias at (617) 494-
2041, luis.mejias@dot.gov, by Wednesday, June 12, 2013.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Background

MCSAC

    Section 4144 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient 
Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU, Pub. L. 109-
59, 119 Stat. 1144, August 10, 2005) required the Secretary of 
Transportation to establish the MCSAC. The MCSAC provides advice and 
recommendations to the FMCSA Administrator on motor carrier safety 
programs and regulations, and operates in accordance with the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act (FACA, 5 U.S.C. App 2).

Task 12-03: CSA Subcommittee

    The CSA Subcommittee will discuss information, concepts, and ideas 
concerning FMCSA's CSA program. The subcommittee will continue its 
efforts to:
    1. Identify and make recommendations for enhancements of

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the CSA program. These topics should include but not be limited to 
Safety Measurement System (SMS) and the interventions/investigative 
processes.
    2. Prioritize recommended enhancements of CSA to enable the Agency 
to direct its efforts to the most important or timely needs of the 
program.

Task 11-06: Motorcoach HOS

    The Motorcoach HOS Subcommittee will meet to discuss information, 
concepts, and ideas it believes the full MCSAC should provide to FMCSA 
relating to the hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for drivers of 
passenger-carrying vehicles. A copy of the full task statement is 
posted at FMCSA's Web site: http://mcsac.fmcsa.dot.gov.

II. Meeting Participation

    Oral comments from the public will be heard during the last half-
hour of the meetings each day. Should all public comments be exhausted 
prior to the end of the specified period, the comment period will 
close. Members of the public may submit written comments on the topics 
to be considered during the meeting by Wednesday, June 12, 2013, to 
Federal Docket Management System (FDMC) Docket Number FMCSA-2006-26367 
using any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12-
140, Washington, DC 20590.
     Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Room W12-140, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., E.T. Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Issued on: May 22, 2013.
 Larry W. Minor,
 Associate Administrator for Policy.
[FR Doc. 2013-12693 Filed 5-28-13; 8:45 am]
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