Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council, 33856-33857 [2013-13292]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 33856 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2013 / Notices Committee (MEDMAC) will meet to discuss Task Statement 1, ‘‘Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04–08’’ and Task Statement 4, ‘‘Revision of CG–719K, Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report and CG–719K/E, Merchant Mariner Evaluation of Fitness for Entry Level Ratings.’’ The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The working groups will meet Tuesday, June 18 and Wednesday, June 19, 2013, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that the working groups may end early if they have completed their business. Written comments to be distributed to working group members are due by June 10, 2013. ADDRESSES: The working groups will meet at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education, 2nd floor conference room (Maryland Room), 45353 St. Georges Avenue, Piney Point, Maryland 20674–0075. For further information about the Paul Hall Center hotel facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Mr. Howard Thompson at (301) 994–0010 Ext. 0. Please be advised that in order to gain access to the Paul Hall Center, you must provide identification in the form of a government-issued picture identification card. If you plan to attend, please notify the individual listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT, no later than June 10, 2013, so that administrative access into the Paul Hall Center can be processed prior to arrival. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the working groups as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Comments must be submitted in writing to the Coast Guard on or before June 10, 2013, and must be identified by USCG–2011–0138 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:43 Jun 04, 2013 Jkt 229001 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). Please provide an electronic copy to the contact listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below no later than June 10, 2013. Your material will be placed on the MEDMAC Web site https://homeport.uscg.mil to be made available to the members of the working group and the public. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search the docket number. A public comment period will be held on June 18, 2013, approximately 8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m., and on June 19, 2013, from approximately 8:15 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Additionally, public comment will be sought throughout the meeting as specific issues are discussed by the working groups. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the MEDMAC Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), at telephone 202–372–1128 or email Ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil. 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, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The MEDMAC is authorized by 46 U.S.C. 7115 as amended by section 210 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111–281) and advises the Secretary on matters related to (a) Medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents; (b) medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; (c) medical examiner education; and (d) medical research. Agenda Day 1 The agenda for the June 18, 2013, working group meeting is as follows: PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (1) Opening comments by Working Group Chairman. (2) Public Comment Period. (3) Working Groups address the following task statements: (a) Task Statement 1, Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular (NVIC) 04–08. The NVIC can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/ nvic/ Medical and Physical Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials. (b) Task Statement 4, Revision of CG– 719K, Merchant Mariner Credential Medical Evaluation Report and CG– 719K/E, Merchant Mariner Evaluation of Fitness for Entry Level Ratings. (4) Closing remarks. Day 2 The agenda for the June 19, 2013, working groups meeting is as follows: (1) Public comment period. (2) Continue work on Task Statement 1 and Task Statement 4. (3) Working Groups will discuss and prepare final draft recommendations for the full committee to consider for presentation to the Coast Guard. The public will have an opportunity to speak after Working Group’s discussion. (4) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting. Dated: May 30, 2013. P.F. Thomas, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2013–13404 Filed 6–3–13; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–HQ–EA–2013–N126; FF09X60000– FVWF97920900000–XXX] Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Notice of teleconference. AGENCY: SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a public teleconference of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council (Council). DATES: Teleconference: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. (Eastern daylight time). For deadlines and directions on registering to listen to the teleconference, submitting written material, and giving an oral presentation, please see ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator, E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2013 / Notices 4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103–AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; telephone (703) 358–2336; fax (703) 358–2548; or email doug_hobbs@fws.gov. In accordance with the requirements of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council will hold a teleconference. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The Council was formed in January 1993 to advise the Secretary of the Interior, through the Director of the Service, on nationally significant recreational fishing, boating, and aquatic resource conservation issues. The Council represents the interests of the public and private sectors of the sport fishing, boating, and conservation communities and is organized to enhance partnerships among industry, constituency groups, and government. The 18-member Council, appointed by the Secretary of the Interior, includes the Service Director and the president of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, who both serve in ex officio capacities. Other Council members are directors from State agencies responsible for managing recreational fish and wildlife resources and individuals who represent the interests of saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing, recreational boating, the recreational fishing and boating industries, recreational fisheries resource conservation, Native American tribes, aquatic resource outreach and education, and tourism. Background information on the Council is available at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Meeting Agenda The Council will hold a teleconference to: • Consider and approve recommendations to the Director of the Fish and Wildlife Service for funding Round 2 of Fiscal Year 2013 Boating Infrastructure Grant Program project proposals, • Consider the transmittal of Council recommendations regarding a vision for fish and aquatic resource conservation in the Service. The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Public Input You must contact the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than If you wish to Listen to the teleconference ....................................................................................................................................... Submit written information or questions before the teleconference for the council to consider during the teleconference. Give an oral presentation during the teleconference ................................................................................................ Submitting Written Information or Questions Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or questions for the Council to consider during the teleconference. Written statements must be received by the date listed in ‘‘Public Input’’ under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, so that the information may be made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this teleconference. Written statements must be supplied to the Council Coordinator in one of the following formats: One hard copy with original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text file). mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation during the teleconference will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, with no more than a total of 15 minutes for all speakers. Interested parties should contact the Council Coordinator, in writing (preferably via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be placed on the public speaker list for this teleconference. To ensure an opportunity to speak during the public comment period of the teleconference, members of the public must register with the Council Coordinator. 16:43 Jun 04, 2013 Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the agenda, may submit written statements to the Council Coordinator up to 30 days subsequent to the teleconference. Meeting Minutes Summary minutes of the teleconference will be maintained by the Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) and will be available for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting and will be posted on the Council’s Web site at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc. Stephen Guertin, Director. [FR Doc. 2013–13292 Filed 6–4–13; 8:45 am] Giving an Oral Presentation VerDate Mar<15>2010 33857 Jkt 229001 BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service [FWS–R9–HQ–2013–N125; 91100–3740– GRNT 7C] Meeting Announcements: North American Wetlands Conservation Council; Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Advisory Group AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. PO 00000 Frm 00060 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Tuesday, June 18, 2013. Notice of meetings. SUMMARY: The North American Wetlands Conservation Council (Council) will meet to select North American Wetlands Conservation Act (NAWCA) grant proposals for recommendation to the Migratory Bird Conservation Commission (Commission). This meeting is open to the public. The Advisory Group for the Neotropical Migratory Bird Conservation Act (NMBCA) grants program (Advisory Group) will also meet. This meeting is also open to the public, and interested persons may present oral or written statements. DATES: Council: Meeting is July 9, 2013, 2:30–4:30 p.m., and July 10, 2013, 8:30 a.m.–12 p.m. and 1–4:30 p.m. If you are interested in presenting information at this public meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than June 24, 2013. Advisory Group: Meeting is July 9, 2013, 8 a.m.–2 p.m. If you are interested in presenting information at this public meeting, contact the Council Coordinator no later than June 24, 2013. ADDRESSES: The Council meeting and the Advisory Group meeting will be held at Lord Elgin Hotel, 100 Elgin Street, Ottawa, ON K1P 5K8, Canada. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Cyndi Perry, Council Coordinator, by phone at (703) 358–1784; by email at cyndi_perry@fws.gov; or by U.S. mail at E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 108 (Wednesday, June 5, 2013)]
[Notices]
[Pages 33856-33857]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2013-13292]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Fish and Wildlife Service

[FWS-HQ-EA-2013-N126; FF09X60000-FVWF97920900000-XXX]


Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership Council

AGENCY: Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior.

ACTION: Notice of teleconference.

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SUMMARY: We, the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service), announce a 
public teleconference of the Sport Fishing and Boating Partnership 
Council (Council).

DATES: Teleconference: Tuesday, June 25, 2013, 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. 
(Eastern daylight time). For deadlines and directions on registering to 
listen to the teleconference, submitting written material, and giving 
an oral presentation, please see ``Public Input'' under SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Douglas Hobbs, Council Coordinator,

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4401 North Fairfax Drive, Mailstop 3103-AEA, Arlington, VA 22203; 
telephone (703) 358-2336; fax (703) 358-2548; or email doug_hobbs@fws.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with the requirements of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App., we announce that Sport 
Fishing and Boating Partnership Council will hold a teleconference.

Background

    The Council was formed in January 1993 to advise the Secretary of 
the Interior, through the Director of the Service, on nationally 
significant recreational fishing, boating, and aquatic resource 
conservation issues. The Council represents the interests of the public 
and private sectors of the sport fishing, boating, and conservation 
communities and is organized to enhance partnerships among industry, 
constituency groups, and government. The 18-member Council, appointed 
by the Secretary of the Interior, includes the Service Director and the 
president of the Association of Fish and Wildlife Agencies, who both 
serve in ex officio capacities. Other Council members are directors 
from State agencies responsible for managing recreational fish and 
wildlife resources and individuals who represent the interests of 
saltwater and freshwater recreational fishing, recreational boating, 
the recreational fishing and boating industries, recreational fisheries 
resource conservation, Native American tribes, aquatic resource 
outreach and education, and tourism. Background information on the 
Council is available at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc.

Meeting Agenda

    The Council will hold a teleconference to:
     Consider and approve recommendations to the Director of 
the Fish and Wildlife Service for funding Round 2 of Fiscal Year 2013 
Boating Infrastructure Grant Program project proposals,
     Consider the transmittal of Council recommendations 
regarding a vision for fish and aquatic resource conservation in the 
Service.
    The final agenda will be posted on the Internet at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc.

Public Input

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                                       You must contact the Council
         If you wish to                Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER
                                    INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than
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Listen to the teleconference....  Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
Submit written information or     Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
 questions before the
 teleconference for the council
 to consider during the
 teleconference.
Give an oral presentation during  Tuesday, June 18, 2013.
 the teleconference.
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Submitting Written Information or Questions

    Interested members of the public may submit relevant information or 
questions for the Council to consider during the teleconference. 
Written statements must be received by the date listed in ``Public 
Input'' under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION, so that the information may be 
made available to the Council for their consideration prior to this 
teleconference. Written statements must be supplied to the Council 
Coordinator in one of the following formats: One hard copy with 
original signature, and one electronic copy via email (acceptable file 
formats are Adobe Acrobat PDF, MS Word, MS PowerPoint, or rich text 
file).

Giving an Oral Presentation

    Individuals or groups requesting to make an oral presentation 
during the teleconference will be limited to 2 minutes per speaker, 
with no more than a total of 15 minutes for all speakers. Interested 
parties should contact the Council Coordinator, in writing (preferably 
via email; see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT), to be placed on the 
public speaker list for this teleconference. To ensure an opportunity 
to speak during the public comment period of the teleconference, 
members of the public must register with the Council Coordinator. 
Registered speakers who wish to expand upon their oral statements, or 
those who had wished to speak but could not be accommodated on the 
agenda, may submit written statements to the Council Coordinator up to 
30 days subsequent to the teleconference.

Meeting Minutes

    Summary minutes of the teleconference will be maintained by the 
Council Coordinator (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) and will be 
available for public inspection within 90 days of the meeting and will 
be posted on the Council's Web site at http://www.fws.gov/sfbpc.

Stephen Guertin,
Director.
[FR Doc. 2013-13292 Filed 6-4-13; 8:45 am]
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