Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 63232-63233 [2013-24747]

Download as PDF 63232 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 23, 2013 / Notices 3An.18, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Saraswathy Seetharam, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Room 3An.12C, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–2763, seetharams@nigms.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.375, Minority Biomedical Research Support; 93.821, Cell Biology and Biophysics Research; 93.859, Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research; 93.862, Genetics and Developmental Biology Research; 93.88, Minority Access to Research Careers; 93.96, Special Minority Initiatives, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: October 18, 2013. Melanie J. Gray, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2013–24823 Filed 10–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY [Docket No. DHS–2013–0057] President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee National Protection and Programs Directorate, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management Notice of an Open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The President’s National Security Telecommunications Advisory Committee (NSTAC) will meet on Wednesday, November 20, 2013. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The NSTAC will meet on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Department of Homeland Security’s U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facility located at 500 12th Street SW., Washington, DC, 20024. For access to the facility, contact Ms. Suzanne Daage by email at sue.daage@hq.dhs.gov or phone at (703)235–5461 by 5:00 p.m. on Wednesday, November 13, 2013. For information on services or facilities for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance to access the meeting, contact Ms. Suzanne Daage by email at sue.daage@hq.dhs.gov or phone at (703) 235–5461. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:13 Oct 22, 2013 Jkt 232001 issues to be considered by the committee as listed in the ‘‘Supplementary Information’’ section below. The documents associated with the topics to be discussed during the meeting will be available at www.dhs.gov/nstac for review by Tuesday, November 12, 2013. Written comments must be received by the NSTAC Alternate Designated Federal Officer no later than Monday, November 18, 2013, and may be submitted by any one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting written comments. • Email: NSTAC@hq.dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the email message. • Fax: (703) 235–5961 • Mail: Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Stakeholder Engagement and Cyber Infrastructure Resilience Division, National Protection and Programs Directorate, Department of Homeland Security, 245 Murray Lane, Mail Stop 3016B, Arlington, VA 20598–0615. 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. Docket: For access to the docket, including all documents and comments received by the NSTAC, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. A public comment period will be held during the meeting on Wednesday, November 20, 2013, from 1:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Speakers who wish to participate in the public comment period must register in advance no later than Wednesday, November 13, 2013, at 5:00 p.m. by emailing Suzanne Daage at sue.daage@hq.dhs.gov. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to three minutes and will speak in order of registration as time permits. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Mr. Mike Echols, NSTAC Alternate Designated Federal Officer, Department of Homeland Security, telephone (703) 235–5469. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). The NSTAC advises the President on matters related to national security and emergency preparedness (NS/EP) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00075 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 telecommunications policy. During the meeting, the Industrial Internet Subcommittee Co-Chairs will provide the NSTAC members with a status of its work. Next, the NSTAC will receive an update on the status of the Government’s progress implementing recommendations from recently completed reports. Next, the Executive Office of the President (EOP) will discuss with members its next tasking on information technology mobilization. Additionally, the members will hear several industry and Government briefings. The first briefing will be on the current threat environment. Next, the Federal Communications Commission will brief members on its cybersecurity activities. Finally, the EOP will facilitate a roundtable discussion with members on the National Institute of Standards and Technology’s Cybersecurity Framework. Dated: September 30, 2013. Mike Echols, Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the NSTAC. [FR Doc. 2013–24887 Filed 10–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9P–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0884] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Teleconference Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet on November 14, 2013 via teleconference, to discuss Task Statement 85, Review of Draft Update to Marine Safety Manual (Volume III), Chapters 20 through 26. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The teleconference meeting will take place on November 14, 2013, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. EST. Please note that this meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. ADDRESSES: To participate by phone, contact the Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to obtain teleconference information. Note the number of teleconference lines is limited and will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis. To join those participating in this teleconference from U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, come to Room 6J07–02, 2703 Martin Luther King SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23OCN1.SGM 23OCN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 205 / Wednesday, October 23, 2013 / Notices Jr. Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593– 7509. Due to security at the new Headquarters building, members of the public wishing to attend should register with Mr. Gerald Miante, ADFO of MERPAC, at (202) 372–1407 or gerald.p.miante@uscg.mil no later than November 7, 2013. All visitors to Coast Guard Headquarters must provide identification in the form of a Government issued picture identification card for access to the facility. 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, contact Mr. Gerald Miante at 202–372–1407 or at gerald.p.miante@uscg.mil 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 for distribution to committee members and inclusion on the MERPAC Web site must be submitted on or before November 7, 2013. Written comments must be identified by Docket No. USCG–2013–0884 and 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:// 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, enter the docket number in the ‘‘Search’’ field and follow the instructions on the Web site. A public oral comment period will be held after the working group report. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:13 Oct 22, 2013 Jkt 232001 Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the public oral comment period may end before the prescribed ending time following the last call for comments. Contact Gerald Miante as indicated above no later than November 7, 2013, to register as a speaker. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG– 2013–0884, at http://www.regulations. gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante, Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), telephone 202– 372–1407, or at gerald.p.miante@ 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 (FACA), Title 5, United States Code (Pub. L. 92–463). MERPAC is an advisory committee established under the Secretary’s authority in 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. A copy of all meeting documentation is available at https://homeport.uscg.mil by using these key strokes: Missions; Port and Waterways Safety; Advisory Committees; MERPAC; and then use the Announcements key. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Miante as noted in the ADDRESSES section above. Agenda The agenda for the November 14, 2013 committee teleconference meeting is as follows: (1) Introduction; (2) Roll call of committee members and determination of a quorum; (3) Designated Federal Officer (DFO) announcements; (4) Reports from the Task Statement 85 working group, concerning Review of Draft Update to Marine Safety Manual (Volume III), Chapters 20 through 26. (5) Public comment period/ presentations. PO 00000 Frm 00076 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 63233 (6) Discussion of working group recommendations. The committee will review the information presented on this issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented by the working group and approve/formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. Official action on these recommendations may be taken on this date. (7) Closing remarks. (8) Adjournment of meeting. Dated: October 10, 2013. J. G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2013–24747 Filed 10–22–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2013–0886] National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee; Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: The National Offshore Safety Advisory Committee (NOSAC) will meet on November 13 and 14, 2013, in Houston, TX, to discuss various issues related to safety of operations and other matters affecting the oil and gas offshore industry. These meetings are open to the public. DATES: Subcommittees of NOSAC will meet on Wednesday, November 13, 2013 from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. and the full committee will meet on Thursday, November 14, 2013, from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please note that the meetings may close early if the committee has completed its business or be extended based on the level of public comments. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the offices of Det Norske Veritas (DNV), 1400 Ravello Drive, Katy, TX, 77450, 1– 504–522–0083. The November 13th subcommittee meetings will be held in the DNV Conference space. The November 14th full committee meeting will also be held in the DNV Conference space. When arriving, please check in with the DNV receptionist for directions to the Conference space. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the person listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT as soon as possible. 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[Federal Register Volume 78, Number 205 (Wednesday, October 23, 2013)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0884]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Teleconference Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will 
meet on November 14, 2013 via teleconference, to discuss Task Statement 
85, Review of Draft Update to Marine Safety Manual (Volume III), 
Chapters 20 through 26. This meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The teleconference meeting will take place on November 14, 2013, 
from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. EST. Please note that this meeting may adjourn 
early if all business is finished.

ADDRESSES: To participate by phone, contact the Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer (ADFO) listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section to obtain teleconference information. Note the number 
of teleconference lines is limited and will be available on a first-
come, first-served basis. To join those participating in this 
teleconference from U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, come to Room 6J07-
02, 2703 Martin Luther King

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Jr. Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593-7509. Due to security at the new 
Headquarters building, members of the public wishing to attend should 
register with Mr. Gerald Miante, ADFO of MERPAC, at (202) 372-1407 or 
gerald.p.miante@uscg.mil no later than November 7, 2013. All visitors 
to Coast Guard Headquarters must provide identification in the form of 
a Government issued picture identification card for access to the 
facility. 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, contact Mr. Gerald 
Miante at 202-372-1407 or at gerald.p.miante@uscg.mil 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 for distribution to 
committee members and inclusion on the MERPAC Web site must be 
submitted on or before November 7, 2013.
    Written comments must be identified by Docket No. USCG-2013-0884 
and 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://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, 
enter the docket number in the ``Search'' field and follow the 
instructions on the Web site.
    A public oral comment period will be held after the working group 
report. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. 
Please note that the public oral comment period may end before the 
prescribed ending time following the last call for comments. Contact 
Gerald Miante as indicated above no later than November 7, 2013, to 
register as a speaker. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, 
USCG-2013-0884, at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), telephone 202-372-1407, or at 
gerald.p.miante@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 (FACA), Title 5, United States Code 
(Pub. L. 92-463).
    MERPAC is an advisory committee established under the Secretary's 
authority in 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.
    A copy of all meeting documentation is available at https://homeport.uscg.mil by using these key strokes: Missions; Port and 
Waterways Safety; Advisory Committees; MERPAC; and then use the 
Announcements key. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Miante as noted 
in the ADDRESSES section above.

Agenda

    The agenda for the November 14, 2013 committee teleconference 
meeting is as follows:
    (1) Introduction;
    (2) Roll call of committee members and determination of a quorum;
    (3) Designated Federal Officer (DFO) announcements;
    (4) Reports from the Task Statement 85 working group, concerning 
Review of Draft Update to Marine Safety Manual (Volume III), Chapters 
20 through 26.
    (5) Public comment period/presentations.
    (6) Discussion of working group recommendations. The committee will 
review the information presented on this issue, deliberate on any 
recommendations presented by the working group and approve/formulate 
recommendations for the Department's consideration. Official action on 
these recommendations may be taken on this date.
    (7) Closing remarks.
    (8) Adjournment of meeting.

    Dated: October 10, 2013.
J. G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2013-24747 Filed 10-22-13; 8:45 am]
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