Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 28530-28531 [2014-11416]

Download as PDF 28530 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Closed: June 18, 2014, 3:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603. Closed: June 19, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603. Closed: June 20, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The Palmer House Hilton, 17 East Monroe Street, Chicago, IL 60603. Contact Person: John F. Connaughton, Ph.D., Chief, Chartered Committees Section, Review Branch, DEA, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Room 753, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892– 5452, (301) 594–7797, connaughtonj@ extra.niddk.nih.gov. Name of Committee: National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases Initial Review Group Digestive Diseases and Nutrition C Subcommittee. Date: June 26–27, 2014. Open: June 26, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Agenda: To review policy and procedures. Place: Residence Inn Bethesda, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Closed: June 26, 2014, 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Residence Inn Bethesda, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Closed: June 27, 2014, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Residence Inn Bethesda, 7335 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, MD 20814. Contact Person: Robert Wellner, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Review Branch, DEA, NIDDK, National Institutes of Health, Room 706, 6707 Democracy Boulevard, Bethesda, MD 20892–5452, rw175w@nih.gov. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.847, Diabetes, Endocrinology and Metabolic Research; 93.848, Digestive Diseases and Nutrition Research; 93.849, Kidney Diseases, Urology and Hematology Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: May 12, 2014. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–11248 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 May 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2014–0352] 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, via teleconference, to discuss 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: The teleconference meeting will take place on June 10, 2014, from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. EST. Please note that this meeting may adjourn early if all business is finished. Written comments for distribution to committee members and inclusion on the MERPAC Web site must be submitted on or before June 3, 2014. Members of the public wishing to attend must register with Mr. Davis Breyer, ADFO of MERPAC no later than June 3, 2014. Contact Mr. Breyer as indicated in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice no later than June 3, 2014 to register as a speaker. 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 Jr Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593– 7509. Due to security at the Coast Guard Headquarters building, members of the public wishing to attend must register with Mr. Davis Breyer, ADFO of MERPAC, at (202) 372–1445 or davis.j.breyer@uscg.mil. 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 the Alternate Designated Federal Officer SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (ADFO) listed below in the FOR FURTHER section 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 must be identified by Docket No. USCG– 2014–0352 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 will end following the last call for comments. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG–2014–0352, at http:// www.regulations.gov. INFORMATION CONTACT Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated Federal Officer (ADFO), 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 or 1–800–647–5527. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Title 5, United States Code, Appendix (Pub. L. 92–463). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 95 / Friday, May 16, 2014 / Notices 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. Breyer as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. EMCDONALD on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES Agenda The agenda for the June 10, 2014 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) Report from the Task Statement 80 working group, concerning crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flashpoint fuels (IGF Code). (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: May 13, 2014. F.J. Sturm, Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2014–11416 Filed 5–15–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 20:00 May 15, 2014 Jkt 232001 28531 that was vacated on April 2, 2014: One representative of State officials responsible for state boating safety Coast Guard programs. The appointee for this position will serve the remainder of the [Docket No. USCG–2010–0316] previous member’s term, which expires December 31, 2015. National Boating Safety Advisory Applicants are considered for Council; Vacancy membership on the basis of their AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating ACTION: Request for applications. safety. Appointments for the 2014 SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks vacancies remain pending. The 2014 applications for membership on the vacancies were announced in the National Boating Safety Advisory Federal Register on January 9, 2013 (78 Council (NBSAC). This Council advises FR 1865). Any applicant who applied the Coast Guard on recreational boating for one of the ‘‘State officials safety regulations and other major responsible for state boating safety boating safety matters. programs’’ vacancies a will automatically be considered for this DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before June additional vacancy and does not need to submit another application. Similarly, 16, 2014. any applicant who applied for one of ADDRESSES: Applicants should send the 2015 vacancies for ‘‘State officials their cover letter and resume via one of responsible for state boating safety the following methods: • By mail: Commandant (CG–BSX–2)/ programs’’ announced in the Federal Register on March 11, 2014 (79 FR NBSAC, Attn: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, U.S. 13664) will automatically be considered Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King for this additional vacancy and does not Ave. SE., Stop 7581, Washington, DC need to submit another application. 20593–7581. • By email: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. Individuals, who submitted an application for any year prior to 2014, FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. are asked to re-submit an application if Jeff Ludwig, ADFO of National Boating the individual wishes to apply for any Safety Advisory Committee; telephone of the vacancies announced in this 202–372–1061 or email at notice. jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. To be eligible, you should have SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The experience in one of the categories National Boating Safety Advisory listed above. Registered lobbyists are not Council (NBSAC) is a federal advisory eligible to serve on Federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory committees. Registered lobbyists are Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix, lobbyists required to comply with Public Law 92–463, 86 Stat. 770 as provisions contained in The Lobbying amended. It was established under Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–65; authority of 46 U.S.C. 13110 and advises as amended by Title II of Pub. L. 110– the Coast Guard on boating safety 81). Member may be considered to serve regulations and other major boating consecutive terms. Member serves at safety matters. NBSAC has 21 members: their own expense and receives no Seven representatives of State officials salary, or other compensation from the responsible for State boating safety Federal Government. The exception to programs, seven representatives of this policy is when attending NBSAC recreational boat manufacturers and meetings; member may be reimbursed associated equipment manufacturers, for travel expenses and provided per and seven representatives of national diem in accordance with Federal Travel recreational boating organizations and Regulations. the general public, at least five of whom The Department of Homeland are representatives of national Security (DHS) does not discriminate in recreational boating organizations. selection of Council members on the Members are appointed by the Secretary basis of race, color, religion, sex, of the Department of Homeland national origin, political affiliation, Security. sexual orientation, gender identity, The Council usually meets at least marital status, disability and genetic twice each year at a location selected by information, age, membership in an the Coast Guard. It may also meet for employee organization, or other nonextraordinary purposes. Subcommittees merit factor. DHS strives to achieve a or working groups may also meet to widely diverse candidate pool for all of consider specific problems. We will its recruitment actions. If you are interested in applying to consider applications received in become a member of the Committee, response to this notice for the position DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\16MYN1.SGM 16MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 95 (Friday, May 16, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 28530-28531]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-11416]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2014-0352]


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, via teleconference, to discuss 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: The teleconference meeting will take place on June 10, 2014, 
from 1 p.m. until 3 p.m. EST. Please note that this meeting may adjourn 
early if all business is finished. Written comments for distribution to 
committee members and inclusion on the MERPAC Web site must be 
submitted on or before June 3, 2014. Members of the public wishing to 
attend must register with Mr. Davis Breyer, ADFO of MERPAC no later 
than June 3, 2014. Contact Mr. Breyer as indicated in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice no later than June 3, 2014 
to register as a speaker.

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 Jr Ave. SE., Washington, DC 20593-7509. Due 
to security at the Coast Guard Headquarters building, members of the 
public wishing to attend must register with Mr. Davis Breyer, ADFO of 
MERPAC, at (202) 372-1445 or davis.j.breyer@uscg.mil. 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 the Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer (ADFO) listed below in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section 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 must be identified by Docket 
No. USCG-2014-0352 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 will end following the 
last call for comments. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, 
USCG-2014-0352, at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer (ADFO), 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 or 1-800-647-5527.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Title 5, United States Code, 
Appendix (Pub. L. 92-463).

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    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. Breyer as noted 
in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above.

Agenda

    The agenda for the June 10, 2014 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) Report from the Task Statement 80 working group, concerning 
crew training requirements onboard vessels subject to the International 
Code of Safety for ships using gases or low flashpoint fuels (IGF 
Code).
    (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: May 13, 2014.
F.J. Sturm,
Acting Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2014-11416 Filed 5-15-14; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P