Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting, 18570-18571 [2014-07344]

Download as PDF 18570 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 63 / Wednesday, April 2, 2014 / Notices Dated: March 25, 2014. Jessica Schwartz, NIA Project Clearance Liaison, National Institutes of Health. Dated: March 27, 2014. Carolyn A. Baum, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–07391 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 am] [FR Doc. 2014–07282 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Institutes of Health [Docket No. DHS–2014–0012] Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meetings Public Review of Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meetings. The meetings will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Member Conflict: Cancer Therapy. Date: April 25, 2014. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Sally A. Mulhern, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 6214, MSC 7804, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 5877, mulherns@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; PAR–13– 190: Detection of Pathogen Induced Cancer. Date: May 2, 2014. Time: 11:00 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: Gagan Pandya, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, National Institutes of Health, Center for Scientific Review, 6701 Rockledge Drive, RM 3200, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435–1167, pandyaga@mai.nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.306, Comparative Medicine; 93.333, Clinical Research, 93.306, 93.333, 93.337, 93.393–93.396, 93.837–93.844, 93.846–93.878, 93.892, 93.893, National Institutes of Health, HHS) VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:01 Apr 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 Office of Health Affairs, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Chemical Defense Program (CDP), under the Department of Homeland Security Office of Health Affairs (OHA), and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Preparedness and Response (ASPR), under the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS), are seeking public comment on a document titled ‘‘Patient Decontamination in a Mass Chemical Exposure Incident: National Planning Guidance for Communities.’’ DATES: Submit the completed comment matrix on or before May 19, 2014. ADDRESSES: Comments may be submitted, identified by docket number DHS–2014–0012, by one of the following methods: • Federal e-Rulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security and docket number for this rulemaking. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, please visit http:// www.regulations.gov and type the docket number (DHS–2014–0012) into the ‘‘SEARCH for: Rules, Comments, Adjudications or Supporting Documents:’’ field in the middle of the Web site. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This guidance document is developed for senior leaders, planners, incident commanders, emergency management personnel and trainers of local response organizations and health care facilities; it contains strategic-level, evidencebased best practices for use when planning and conducting patient decontamination in a mass chemical SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 casualty event. The subject matter is focused on external decontamination of living people exposed to toxic industrial chemicals (TICs), toxic industrial materials (TIMs) or chemical warfare agents (CWAs) resulting from either an intentional or accidental release. The guidance document provides an approach that is flexible and scalable according to the resource and capability limitations of the organization. The recommendations, therefore, are adaptable to each unique community as it sees fit. The principals set forth in this guidance document are strategic-level and designed to guide communities’ planning efforts rather than specify operational practices. The guidance is evidence-based using currently available scientific research to the extent possible, and the supporting evidence is documented and briefly discussed. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dhs.oha.cdp@hq.dhs.gov Dated: March 21, 2014. Mark A. Kirk, Director, Chemical Defense Program. [FR Doc. 2014–07392 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–9K–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2014–0212] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee: Intercessional Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee working group meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet to work 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 April 17, 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 April 7, 2014. ADDRESSES: The working group will meet in Room A129 of the Maritime Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS), 692 Maritime Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. For further information on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\02APN1.SGM 02APN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 63 / Wednesday, April 2, 2014 / Notices 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 working group, which is listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments must be identified by Docket No. USCG– 2014–0212, 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 Mr. Davis Breyer as indicated below no later than April 10, 2014 to register as a speaker. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2014–0212, at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of MERPAC, telephone 202–372–1445 or at davis.j.breyer@ uscg.mil. If you have any questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:01 Apr 01, 2014 Jkt 232001 Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), 5 U.S.C. Appendix 2 (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. Breyer as noted in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Agenda The agenda for April 17, 2014, working group meeting is as follows: (1) The working group will review and make recommendations concerning the use of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended (STCW) training tables for crewmembers serving onboard domestic small vessels fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels; (2) Public comment period; (3) The working group will discuss and prepare proposed recommendations for the full committee to consider with regards to Task Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard domestic small vessels fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels; and (4) Adjournment of meeting. Dated: March 28, 2014. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2014–07344 Filed 4–1–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00065 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 18571 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010] Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Open Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Board of Visitors for the National Fire Academy (Board) will meet via teleconference on Thursday, April 17, 2014. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The meeting will take place on Thursday, April 17, 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time. Please note that the meeting may close early if the Board has completed its business. ADDRESSES: Members of the public who wish to participate in the teleconference should contact Cindy Wivell as listed below in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section by close of business April 15, 2014, to obtain the call-in number and access code. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance, contact Cindy Wivell as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Board as listed in the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than April 15, 2014, and must be identified by Docket ID FEMA–2008–0010 and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail/Hand Delivery: Cindy Wivell, 16825 South Seton Avenue, Emmitsburg, Maryland 21727. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the Docket ID for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 63 (Wednesday, April 2, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 18570-18571]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-07344]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0212]


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 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 April 17, 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 April 7, 2014.

ADDRESSES: The working group will meet in Room A129 of the Maritime 
Institute of Technology and Graduate Studies (MITAGS), 692 Maritime 
Boulevard, Linthicum Heights, MD 21090. For further information on the

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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 working group, which is listed in 
the ``Agenda'' section below. Written comments must be identified by 
Docket No. USCG-2014-0212, 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 
Mr. Davis Breyer as indicated below no later than April 10, 2014 to 
register as a speaker.
    This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG-2014-0212, at 
http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of MERPAC, telephone 202-372-1445 or at 
davis.j.breyer@uscg.mil. If you have any questions on viewing or 
submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, 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 2 (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. 
Breyer as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above.

Agenda

    The agenda for April 17, 2014, working group meeting is as follows:
    (1) The working group will review and make recommendations 
concerning the use of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) 
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and 
Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1978, as amended (STCW) training 
tables for crewmembers serving onboard domestic small vessels fueled by 
gases or low flash-point fuels;
    (2) Public comment period;
    (3) The working group will discuss and prepare proposed 
recommendations for the full committee to consider with regards to Task 
Statement 80, concerning crew training requirements onboard domestic 
small vessels fueled by gases or low flash-point fuels; and
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.

    Dated: March 28, 2014.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2014-07344 Filed 4-1-14; 8:45 am]
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