Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, 52738-52739 [2014-21043]

Download as PDF mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 52738 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 171 / Thursday, September 4, 2014 / Notices Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 5120, MSC 7854, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 2392, masoodk@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Population Sciences and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group, Infectious Diseases, Reproductive Health, Asthma and Pulmonary Conditions Study Section. Date: September 30-October 1, 2014. Time: 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Suites—DC Convention Center, Washington, DC. Contact Person: Lisa Steele, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3139, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 257– 2638, steeleln@csr.nih.gov. 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Contact Person: Andrea B Kelly, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3184, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 455– 1761, kellya2@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Population Sciences and Epidemiology Integrated Review Group, Behavioral Genetics and Epidemiology Study Section. Date: October 2, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Embassy Row Hotel, 2015 Massachusetts Ave NW., Washington, DC. Contact Person: George Vogler, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3140, MSC 7770, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 237– 2693, voglergp@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Molecular, Cellular and Developmental Neuroscience Integrated Review Group, Neurotransporters, Receptors, and Calcium Signaling Study Section. Date: October 2–3, 2014. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:14 Sep 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: Hotel Monaco, 700 F Street NW., Washington, DC 20001. Contact Person: Peter B Guthrie, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4182, MSC 7850, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 1239, guthriep@csr.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel, PAR–12– 259: Lymphatics in Health and Disease in the Digestive, Urinary, Cardiovascular and Pulmonary Systems. Date: October 2, 2014. Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 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: Bonnie L Burgess-Beusse, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 2182, MSC 7818, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 1783, beusseb@mail.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). Dated: August 28, 2014. Carolyn A. Baum, Program Analysts, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2014–20932 Filed 9–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2011–0138] Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will meet to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, merchant mariners’ documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will meet on Monday, September 29 and Tuesday, September 30, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 4:30 SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00114 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. respectively. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. All submitted written materials, comments, and requests to make oral presentation at the meeting should reach Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, no later than September 19, 2014. For contact information, please see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section below. Any written material submitted by the public both before and after the meeting will be distributed to the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and become part of the public record. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Paul Hall Center for Maritime Training and Education, 2nd floor conference room (Maryland Room), 45353 St. Georges Avenue, Piney Point, Maryland 20674–0075. For further information about the Paul Hall Center hotel facilities, please contact Mr. Howard Thompson at (301) 994–0010 Ext. 5463. For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section as soon as possible. Please be advised that all attendees will be required to provide identification in the form of a government-issued picture identification card in order to gain admittance to the facility. If you plan to attend, please notify the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Alternate Designated Federal Officer as soon as possible to assist with the administrative access into the Paul Hall Center prior to arrival. 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 submitted no later than September 19, 2014 if you want committee members to be able to review it before the meeting, and must be identified by docket number USCG–2011–0138 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. E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 171 / Thursday, September 4, 2014 / Notices • 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 must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number for this action. All comments submitted 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, insert USCG– 2011–0138 in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box, press Enter and then click on the item you wish to view. A public comment period will be held on September 29, 2014, from approximately 11 a.m.–11:30 a.m. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 5 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Additionally, public comment will be sought throughout the meeting as specific issues are discussed by the committee. Contact Lieutenant Ashley Holm as indicated below to register as a speaker. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Alternate Designated Federal Officer, at telephone 202–372–1128 or email Ashley.e.holm@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, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is authorized by 46 U.S.C. 7115 and advises the Secretary on matters related to (a) medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents; (b) medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; (c) medical examiner education; and (d) medical research. 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; MMMAC and then use the VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:14 Sep 03, 2014 Jkt 232001 announcements key. Alternatively, you may contact Lieutenant Ashley Holm as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Agenda Day 1 The agenda for September 29, 2014 meeting is as follows: (1) Remarks from the Vice President, Paul Hall Center. (2) Opening remarks from the Assistant Commandant for Prevention Policy. (3) Opening remarks from the Designated Federal Officer. (4) Swearing-in of new committee members. (5) Roll call of committee members and determination of a quorum. (6) Review of last full committee meeting’s minutes. (7) Presentation on sleep disorders in merchant mariners. (8) Public comments. (9) Introduction of new task(s). (10) Working Groups addressing the following task statements may meet to deliberate— (a) Task Statement 1, Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04–08. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/nvic/ Medical and Physical Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials. (b) Task Statement 4, Revising the CG–719K Medical Evaluation Report Form for mariner physicals. The form can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/ nmc. (c) Task Statement 5, Creating medical expert panels for the top medical conditions to analyze and determine proper implementation of required medical testing and minimum compliance. (d) Task Statement 6, Review of current statutory and regulatory medical requirements for merchant mariner credentialing. (e) The Committee will receive new task statements from the Coast Guard, review the information presented on each issue, deliberate and formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. (11) Adjournment of meeting. Day 2 The agenda for September 30, 2014 meeting is as follows: (1) Continue work on Task Statements. (2) By mid-afternoon, the Working Groups will report, and if applicable, make recommendations for the full committee to consider for presentation PO 00000 Frm 00115 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 52739 to the Coast Guard. The committee may vote on the working group’s recommendations on this date. The public will have an opportunity to speak after each Working Group’s Report before the full committee takes any action on each report. (3) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting. (4) Adjournment of Meeting. Dated: August 21, 2014. J.C. Burton, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2014–21043 Filed 9–3–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services [OMB Control Number 1615–0125] Agency Information Collection Activities: Secondary Inspections Tool, Form M–1061; Extension, Without Change, of a Currently Approved Collection ACTION: 60-Day notice. The Department of Homeland Security (DHS), U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) invites the general public and other Federal agencies to comment upon this proposed extension of a currently approved collection of information. 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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 171 (Thursday, September 4, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 52738-52739]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-21043]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2011-0138]


Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will meet to 
discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for 
issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, merchant mariners' 
documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical 
qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner 
education, and medical research. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

DATES: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will meet on 
Monday, September 29 and Tuesday, September 30, 2014, from 8 a.m. to 
4:30 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. respectively. Please note that the 
meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. 
All submitted written materials, comments, and requests to make oral 
presentation at the meeting should reach Lieutenant Ashley Holm, 
Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the Merchant Mariner Medical 
Advisory Committee, no later than September 19, 2014. For contact 
information, please see the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section 
below. Any written material submitted by the public both before and 
after the meeting will be distributed to the Merchant Mariner Medical 
Advisory Committee and become part of the public record.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Paul Hall Center for 
Maritime Training and Education, 2nd floor conference room (Maryland 
Room), 45353 St. Georges Avenue, Piney Point, Maryland 20674-0075. For 
further information about the Paul Hall Center hotel facilities, please 
contact Mr. Howard Thompson at (301) 994-0010 Ext. 5463.
    For information on services for individuals with disabilities or to 
request special assistance at the meeting, contact the individual 
listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section as soon as 
possible. Please be advised that all attendees will be required to 
provide identification in the form of a government-issued picture 
identification card in order to gain admittance to the facility. If you 
plan to attend, please notify the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory 
Committee Alternate Designated Federal Officer as soon as possible to 
assist with the administrative access into the Paul Hall Center prior 
to arrival.
    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 submitted no later 
than September 19, 2014 if you want committee members to be able to 
review it before the meeting, and must be identified by docket number 
USCG-2011-0138 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.

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     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 must include the words ``Department 
of Homeland Security'' and the docket number for this action. All 
comments submitted 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, insert USCG-
2011-0138 in the ``SEARCH'' box, press Enter and then click on the item 
you wish to view.
    A public comment period will be held on September 29, 2014, from 
approximately 11 a.m.-11:30 a.m. Speakers are requested to limit their 
comments to 5 minutes. Please note that the public comment period may 
end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. 
Additionally, public comment will be sought throughout the meeting as 
specific issues are discussed by the committee. Contact Lieutenant 
Ashley Holm as indicated below to register as a speaker.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, the Merchant 
Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Alternate Designated Federal 
Officer, at telephone 202-372-1128 or email Ashley.e.holm@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, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Merchant Mariner 
Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is authorized by 46 U.S.C. 7115 and 
advises the Secretary on matters related to (a) medical certification 
determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and 
merchant mariners' documents; (b) medical standards and guidelines for 
the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; (c) 
medical examiner education; and (d) medical research.
    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; MMMAC and then use the 
announcements key. Alternatively, you may contact Lieutenant Ashley 
Holm as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above.

Agenda

Day 1

    The agenda for September 29, 2014 meeting is as follows:
    (1) Remarks from the Vice President, Paul Hall Center.
    (2) Opening remarks from the Assistant Commandant for Prevention 
Policy.
    (3) Opening remarks from the Designated Federal Officer.
    (4) Swearing-in of new committee members.
    (5) Roll call of committee members and determination of a quorum.
    (6) Review of last full committee meeting's minutes.
    (7) Presentation on sleep disorders in merchant mariners.
    (8) Public comments.
    (9) Introduction of new task(s).
    (10) Working Groups addressing the following task statements may 
meet to deliberate--
    (a) Task Statement 1, Revision of Navigation and Vessel Inspection 
Circular 04-08. The Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular can be 
found at http://www.uscg.mil/hq/cg5/nvic/ Medical and Physical 
Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials.
    (b) Task Statement 4, Revising the CG-719K Medical Evaluation 
Report Form for mariner physicals. The form can be found at http://www.uscg.mil/nmc.
    (c) Task Statement 5, Creating medical expert panels for the top 
medical conditions to analyze and determine proper implementation of 
required medical testing and minimum compliance.
    (d) Task Statement 6, Review of current statutory and regulatory 
medical requirements for merchant mariner credentialing.
    (e) The Committee will receive new task statements from the Coast 
Guard, review the information presented on each issue, deliberate and 
formulate recommendations for the Department's consideration.
    (11) Adjournment of meeting.

Day 2

    The agenda for September 30, 2014 meeting is as follows:
    (1) Continue work on Task Statements.
    (2) By mid-afternoon, the Working Groups will report, and if 
applicable, make recommendations for the full committee to consider for 
presentation to the Coast Guard. The committee may vote on the working 
group's recommendations on this date. The public will have an 
opportunity to speak after each Working Group's Report before the full 
committee takes any action on each report.
    (3) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting.
    (4) Adjournment of Meeting.

    Dated: August 21, 2014.
J.C. Burton,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2014-21043 Filed 9-3-14; 8:45 am]
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