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Kathy Greenlee, Administrator and Assistant Secretary for Aging. Authority [FR Doc. 2014–06201 Filed 3–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4154–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:18 Mar 20, 2014 Jkt 232001 Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2014–0101] Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes and Regional Sub-Committee Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of solicitation for membership. AGENCY: ACTION: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and the four regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, and Eastern New York Region to submit their applications for membership to the Captain of the Port (COTP), Buffalo. The Committee assists the Captain of the Port, Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime Security Plan for their area of responsibility. DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard Captain of the Port, Buffalo, on April 21, 2014. ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the Captain of the Port at the following address: Captain of the Port, Buffalo, Attention: LCDR Elizabeth Platt, 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard, Buffalo, NY 14203–3189. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an application, or about the AMSC in general, contact: For the Northeast Ohio Region Executive Coordinator: Mr. Peter Killmer at 216–937–0136; For the Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Executive Coordinator: Mr. Joseph Fetscher at 216–937–0126; For the Western New York Region; LCDR Elizabeth Platt at 716–843–9373; and, For the Eastern New York Region Executive Coordinator: Mr. Ralph Kring at 315–343–1551. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: SUMMARY: Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 2002 (Pub. L. 107–295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Advisory Committees (AMSCs) for any port area of the United States. PO 00000 Frm 00032 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (See 33 U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C.; 33 CFR 1.05–1, 6.01; Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1). The MTSA includes a provision exempting these AMSCs from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2). The AMSCs shall assist the Captain of the Port in the development, review, update, and exercising of the AMS Plan for their area of responsibility. Such matters may include, but are not limited to: Identifying critical port infrastructure and operations; Identifying risks (threats, vulnerabilities, and consequences); Determining mitigation strategies and implementation methods; Developing and describing the process to continually evaluate overall port security by considering consequences and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional mitigation strategies can be applied; and Providing advice to, and assisting the Captain of the Port in developing and maintaining the Area Maritime Security Plan. AMSC Membership Members of the AMSC should have at least five years of expertise related to maritime or port security operations. The AMSC Eastern Great Lakes Committee has 107 members. The Northeast Ohio Region Subcommittee has 29 members. The Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Subcommittee has 29 members. The Western New York Region has 29 members. The Eastern New York Region has 20 members. We are seeking to fill the following vacancies with this submission: (A) Northeast Ohio Region (2 members): (1) Executive Board member representing the maritime (on-water) Port Harbormaster community of Northeast Ohio {e.g., qualified harbormasters operating in local ports [list not all inclusive] of Vermilion, Lorain, Cleveland, Fairport Harbor, Ashtabula, Conneaut, etc.}; and (2) Executive Board member representing the surface transportation railroad industry (RAIL), especially expert candidates working for critical railroad infrastructure with a nexus to the maritime domain. (B) Northwestern Pennsylvania Region (1 member): Executive Board member representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR 104, vessels of Northwestern Pennsylvania. (C) Western New York Region (3 members): (1) Executive Board member to serve as Chairperson of the regional subcommittee and concurrently as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when so convened by the FMSC. E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1 15753 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 55 / Friday, March 21, 2014 / Notices Executive; (2) Executive Board member representing the surface transportation railroad industry (RAIL), especially expert candidates working for critical railroad infrastructure with a nexus to the maritime domain; (3) Board member representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR 104, vessels of Western New York. (D) Eastern New York Region (1 member): Executive Board member to serve as Co- Vice Chairperson of the regional subcommittee and concurrently as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when so convened by the FMSC. Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security background check prior to appointment to the committee. Applicants must register with and remain active as Coast Guard HOMEPORT users if appointed. Members’ terms of office will be for five years; however, a member is eligible to serve additional terms of office. Members will not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on an AMSC. In accordance with 33 CFR 103, members may be selected from— the Federal, Territorial, or Tribal governments; the State government and political subdivisions of the State; local public safety, crisis management, and emergency response agencies; law enforcement and security organizations; maritime industry, including labor; other port stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and port stakeholders affected by security practices and policies. In support of the USCG policy on gender and ethnic diversity, we encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply. Request for Applications Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal applications to the local Captain of the Port, however, because we do have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission of resumes highlighting Information collection Number of respondents mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES RHED Telephone Interviews ......................... RIFHED Telephone Interviews ................. Site Visits ..................... [FR Doc. 2014–06253 Filed 3–20–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–5758–N–05] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Rural Innovation Fund Evaluation Data Collection Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development & Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: HUD is seeking approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for the information collection described below. In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act, HUD is requesting comment from all interested parties on the proposed collection of information. The purpose of this notice is to allow for 60 days of public comment. SUMMARY: DATES: Comments Due Date: May 20, 2014. Interested persons are invited to submit comments regarding this proposal. Comments should refer to the proposal by name and/or OMB Control Number and should be sent to: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Room 4176, Washington, DC 20410–5000; telephone 202–402–5564 (this is not a toll-free number) or email at Colette.Pollard@hud.gov for a copy of the proposed forms or other available information. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll- ADDRESSES: Responses per annum Burden hour per response free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877– 8339. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Colette Pollard, Reports Management Officer, QDAM, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20410; email Colette Pollard at Colette.Pollard@ hud.gov or telephone 202–402–3400. This is not a toll-free number. Persons with hearing or speech impairments may access this number through TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339. Copies of available documents submitted to OMB may be obtained from Ms. Pollard. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This notice informs the public that HUD is seeking approval from OMB for the information collection described in Section A. A. Overview of Information Collection Title of Information Collection: Rural Innovation Fund Evaluation Data Collection. OMB Approval Number: N/A. Type of Request: New. Form Number: None. Description of the need for the information and proposed use: This information will be used in the evaluation of the Rural Innovation Fund (RIF) which is the successor program to the Rural Housing and Economic Development (RHED) Program. The RIF provides larger grant amounts and places a greater emphasis on leverage than the RHED. This evaluation aims to determine if these two major differences provide for economies of scale or program sustainability, and what the overall program outcomes and impacts are. Respondents: Rural nonprofit housing and community development organizations and corporations and federally recognized Indian tribes, state housing finance agencies and state economic development agencies. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 55 (Friday, March 21, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 15752-15753]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-06253]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0101]


Area Maritime Security Advisory Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great 
Lakes and Regional Sub-Committee Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of solicitation for membership.

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SUMMARY: This notice requests individuals interested in serving on the 
Area Maritime Security Committee (AMSC), Eastern Great Lakes, and the 
four regional sub-committees: Northeast Ohio Region, Northwestern 
Pennsylvania Region, Western New York Region, and Eastern New York 
Region to submit their applications for membership to the Captain of 
the Port (COTP), Buffalo. The Committee assists the Captain of the 
Port, Buffalo, in developing, reviewing, and updating the Area Maritime 
Security Plan for their area of responsibility.

DATES: Requests for membership should reach the U.S. Coast Guard 
Captain of the Port, Buffalo, on April 21, 2014.

ADDRESSES: Applications for membership should be submitted to the 
Captain of the Port at the following address: Captain of the Port, 
Buffalo, Attention: LCDR Elizabeth Platt, 1 Fuhrmann Boulevard, 
Buffalo, NY 14203-3189.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions about submitting an 
application, or about the AMSC in general, contact:
    For the Northeast Ohio Region Executive Coordinator: Mr. Peter 
Killmer at 216-937-0136;
    For the Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Executive Coordinator: Mr. 
Joseph Fetscher at 216-937-0126;
    For the Western New York Region; LCDR Elizabeth Platt at 716-843-
9373; and,
    For the Eastern New York Region Executive Coordinator: Mr. Ralph 
Kring at 315-343-1551.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Authority

    Section 102 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act (MTSA) of 
2002 (Pub. L. 107-295) added section 70112 to Title 46 of the U.S. 
Code, and authorized the Secretary of the Department in which the Coast 
Guard is operating to establish Area Maritime Security Advisory 
Committees (AMSCs) for any port area of the United States. (See 33 
U.S.C. 1226; 46 U.S.C.; 33 CFR 1.05-1, 6.01; Department of Homeland 
Security Delegation No. 0170.1). The MTSA includes a provision 
exempting these AMSCs from the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 
Public Law 92-436, 86 Stat. 470 (5 U.S.C. App.2). The AMSCs shall 
assist the Captain of the Port in the development, review, update, and 
exercising of the AMS Plan for their area of responsibility. Such 
matters may include, but are not limited to: Identifying critical port 
infrastructure and operations; Identifying risks (threats, 
vulnerabilities, and consequences); Determining mitigation strategies 
and implementation methods; Developing and describing the process to 
continually evaluate overall port security by considering consequences 
and vulnerabilities, how they may change over time, and what additional 
mitigation strategies can be applied; and Providing advice to, and 
assisting the Captain of the Port in developing and maintaining the 
Area Maritime Security Plan.

AMSC Membership

    Members of the AMSC should have at least five years of expertise 
related to maritime or port security operations. The AMSC Eastern Great 
Lakes Committee has 107 members. The Northeast Ohio Region Subcommittee 
has 29 members. The Northwestern Pennsylvania Region Subcommittee has 
29 members. The Western New York Region has 29 members. The Eastern New 
York Region has 20 members. We are seeking to fill the following 
vacancies with this submission:
    (A) Northeast Ohio Region (2 members): (1) Executive Board member 
representing the maritime (on-water) Port Harbormaster community of 
Northeast Ohio {e.g., qualified harbormasters operating in local ports 
[list not all inclusive] of Vermilion, Lorain, Cleveland, Fairport 
Harbor, Ashtabula, Conneaut, etc.{time} ; and (2) Executive Board 
member representing the surface transportation railroad industry 
(RAIL), especially expert candidates working for critical railroad 
infrastructure with a nexus to the maritime domain.
    (B) Northwestern Pennsylvania Region (1 member): Executive Board 
member representing local MTSA regulated, 33 CFR 104, vessels of 
Northwestern Pennsylvania.
    (C) Western New York Region (3 members): (1) Executive Board member 
to serve as Chairperson of the regional subcommittee and concurrently 
as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when so convened by the FMSC.

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Executive; (2) Executive Board member representing the surface 
transportation railroad industry (RAIL), especially expert candidates 
working for critical railroad infrastructure with a nexus to the 
maritime domain; (3) Board member representing local MTSA regulated, 33 
CFR 104, vessels of Western New York.
    (D) Eastern New York Region (1 member): Executive Board member to 
serve as Co- Vice Chairperson of the regional subcommittee and 
concurrently as member of the Eastern Great Lakes AMSC when so convened 
by the FMSC.
    Applicants may be required to pass an appropriate security 
background check prior to appointment to the committee. Applicants must 
register with and remain active as Coast Guard HOMEPORT users if 
appointed. Members' terms of office will be for five years; however, a 
member is eligible to serve additional terms of office. Members will 
not receive any salary or other compensation for their service on an 
AMSC. In accordance with 33 CFR 103, members may be selected from--the 
Federal, Territorial, or Tribal governments; the State government and 
political subdivisions of the State; local public safety, crisis 
management, and emergency response agencies; law enforcement and 
security organizations; maritime industry, including labor; other port 
stakeholders having a special competence in maritime security; and port 
stakeholders affected by security practices and policies.
    In support of the USCG policy on gender and ethnic diversity, we 
encourage qualified women and members of minority groups to apply.

Request for Applications

    Those seeking membership are not required to submit formal 
applications to the local Captain of the Port, however, because we do 
have an obligation to ensure that a specific number of members have the 
prerequisite maritime security experience, we encourage the submission 
of resumes highlighting experience in the maritime and security 
industries.

    Dated: February 26, 2014.
B.W. Roche,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Captain of the Port, Buffalo.
[FR Doc. 2014-06253 Filed 3-20-14; 8:45 am]
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