Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting, 76635-76636 [2013-30074]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 18, 2013 / Notices Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Building 31, Conference Room 10, 31 Center Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892. Contact Person: Danilo A Tagle, Ph.D., Executive Secretary, National Center for Advancing Translational Sciences, 1 Democracy Plaza, Room 992, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–594–8064, Danilo.Tagle@nih.gov. Dated: December 12, 2013. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. 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AGENCY: ACTION: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 ehiers on DSK2VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 76636 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 243 / Wednesday, December 18, 2013 / Notices on Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flashpoint fuels (IGF Code). This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: A MERPAC working group will meet on January 8, 2014, and January 9, 2014, 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 January 6, 2014. ADDRESSES: The working group will meet in Room A307 of the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS), 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. For further information on the location of MITAGS or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, please contact Mr. Brian Senft at (410) 859– 5700. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issue to be considered by the work group, which is listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments must be submitted on or before January 6, 2014, and must be identified by Docket No. USCG–2013–0977, 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. 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Contact Gerald Miante as indicated below no later than January 6, 2014 to register as a speaker. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2013–0977, at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of MERPAC, 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), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (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. A copy of all meeting documentation, including the Task Statement, 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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Agenda Day 1 The agenda for the January 8, 2014, working group meeting is as follows: (1) Review and make recommendations concerning the draft International Maritime Organization (IMO) training tables and correspondence group tables for PO 00000 Frm 00044 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 crewmembers serving onboard vessels fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels; (2) Public comment period; (3) Discuss and prepare proposed recommendations for the full committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flash-point fuels (IGF Code); and (4) Adjournment of meeting. 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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2013-0977]


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

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on Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard 
vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for ships using 
gases or low flash-point fuels (IGF Code). This meeting will be open to 
the public.

DATES: A MERPAC working group will meet on January 8, 2014, and January 
9, 2014, 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 January 6, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The working group will meet in Room A307 of the Maritime 
Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS), 692 Maritime 
Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. For further information on the 
location of MITAGS or services for individuals with disabilities or to 
request special assistance, please contact Mr. Brian Senft at (410) 
859-5700.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issue to be considered by the work group, which is listed in the 
``Agenda'' section below. Written comments must be submitted on or 
before January 6, 2014, and must be identified by Docket No. USCG-2013-
0977, 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, enter the 
docket number in the ``Search'' field and follow instructions on the 
Web site.
    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 
Gerald Miante as indicated below no later than January 6, 2014 to 
register as a speaker.
    This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG-2013-0977, at 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Gerald Miante, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer of MERPAC, 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), 5 U.S.C. Appendix (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.
    A copy of all meeting documentation, including the Task Statement, 
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 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above.

Agenda

Day 1

    The agenda for the January 8, 2014, working group meeting is as 
follows:
    (1) Review and make recommendations concerning the draft 
International Maritime Organization (IMO) training tables and 
correspondence group tables for crewmembers serving onboard vessels 
fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels;
    (2) Public comment period;
    (3) Discuss and prepare proposed recommendations for the full 
committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 80, concerning 
crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International 
Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flash-point fuels (IGF 
Code); and
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.

Day 2

    The agenda for the January 9, 2014, 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 80, concerning 
crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the IGF Code; and
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.

    Dated: December 12, 2013.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
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