National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies, 27182-27183 [2015-11408]

Download as PDF 27182 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 91 / Tuesday, May 12, 2015 / Notices Docket: For access to the docket to read documents or comments related to this notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov insert USCG– 2010–0164 in the ‘‘Search’’ box, press Enter, then click the item you wish to view. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the National Boating Safety Advisory Council, telephone (202) 372–1061, or at jeffrey.a.ludwig@ 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, (Title 5, U.S.C, Appendix). Congress established the National Boating Safety Advisory Council in the Federal Boat Safety Act of 1971 (Pub. L. 92–75). The National Boating Safety Advisory Council currently operates under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 13110, which requires the Secretary of Homeland Security and the Commandant of the Coast Guard by delegation to consult with the National Boating Safety Advisory Council in prescribing regulations for recreational vessels and associated equipment and on other major safety matters. See 46 U.S.C. 4302(c) and 13110(c). Meeting Agenda The agenda for the National Boating Safety Advisory Council meeting is as follows: mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Thursday, May 28, 2015 (1) Opening remarks and swearing-in of new members. (2) Receipt and discussion of the following reports: (a) Chief, Office of Auxiliary and Boating Safety, Update on the Coast Guard’s implementation of National Boating Safety Advisory Council Resolutions and Recreational Boating Safety Program report. (b) Alternate Designated Federal Officer’s report concerning Council administrative and logistical matters. (3) Subcommittee Session: Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee. Issues to be discussed include alternatives to pyrotechnic visual distress signals; grant projects related to boats and associated equipment; and updates to 33 CFR 181 ‘‘Manufacturer Requirements’’ and 33 CFR 183 ‘‘Boats and Associated Equipment.’’ (4) Public comment period. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 May 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 (5) Adjournment of Meeting. Friday, May 29, 2015 The meeting will primarily be dedicated to Subcommittee sessions: (1) Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee. Issues to be discussed include progress on implementation of the 2012–2016 Strategic Plan, and development of the 2017–2021 Strategic Plan. (2) Prevention Through People Subcommittee. Issues to be discussed include life jacket carriage requirements for certain recreational vessels and licensing requirements for on-water boating safety instruction providers. Saturday, May 30, 2015 The full Council will resume meeting on this day. (1) Receipt and Discussion of the Boats and Associated Equipment, Prevention through People and The Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee reports. (2) Discussion of any recommendations to be made to the Coast Guard. (3) Public comment period. (4) Voting on any recommendations to be made to the Coast Guard. (5) Adjournment of meeting. There will be a comment period for the National Boating Safety Advisory Council members and a comment period for the public after each report presentation, but before each is voted on by the Council. The Council members will review the information presented on each issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented in the Subcommittees’ reports, and formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. The meeting agenda and all meeting documentation can be found at: http:// homeport.uscg.mil/NBSAC. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. Public oral comment periods will be held during the meetings after each presentation and at the end of each day. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the public comment periods may end before the time indicated, following the last call for comments. Contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig as indicated above to register as a speaker. Dated: May 6, 2015. Jonathan C. Burton, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–11407 Filed 5–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00041 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2010–0316] National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applicants; extension of deadline. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard is extending the deadline for accepting applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council. This Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters. DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before June 11, 2015. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in an appointment to the National Boating Safety Advisory Council that also identifies which membership category the applicant is applying under, along with a resume detailing the applicant’s boating experience via one of the following methods: • By email: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil (preferred). • By mail: Commandant (CG–BSX–2)/ NBSAC, Attn: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Ave. SE., Stop 7581, Washington, DC 20593–7581. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of National Boating Safety Advisory Council; telephone 202–372–1061 or email at jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 4, 2015, the Coast Guard published a request in the Federal Register (80 FR 6096), for applications for membership in the National Boating Safety Advisory Council. The deadline to submit an application was April 6, 2015. The Coast Guard is extending the deadline until May 26, 2015. Applicants who responded to the initial notice do not need to reapply. The National Boating Safety Council is a Federal advisory committee under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., Appendix). It was established under the authority of 46 United States Code 13110 and advises the Coast Guard on boating safety regulations and other major boating safety matters. The National Boating Safety Advisory Council has 21 members: Seven representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12MYN1.SGM 12MYN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 91 / Tuesday, May 12, 2015 / Notices programs, seven representatives of recreational boat manufacturers and associated equipment manufacturers, and seven representatives of national recreational boating organizations and the general public, at least five of whom are representatives of national recreational boating organizations. Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security. The Council usually meets at least twice each year at a location selected by the Coast Guard. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes. Subcommittees or working groups may also meet to consider specific issues. We will consider applications for seven positions that expire or become vacant on December 31, 2015: • Two representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety programs; • Two representatives of recreational boat and associated equipment manufacturers; and • Three representatives of national recreational boating organizations or the general public. • Applications will also be considered for a one vacancy in the national recreational boating organizations or the general public membership category that was caused by a last minute change in eligibility of an individual recommended for appointment in 2015. This position will serve a term that expires on December 31, 2017. Applicants are considered for membership on the basis of their particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating safety. The vacancies announced in this notice apply to membership positions that become vacant on January 1, 2016. To be eligible, you should have experience in one of the categories listed above. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on Federal advisory committees in an individual capacity. See ‘‘Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and Commissions’’ (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014). The category for a member from the general public would be someone appointed in their individual capacity and would be designated as a Special Government Employee as defined in 202(a) of Title 18, United States Code. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in The Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–65; as amended by Title II of Pub. L. 110–81). Each member serves for a term of three years. Members may be considered VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:31 May 11, 2015 Jkt 235001 to serve a maximum of two full consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary, or other compensation from the Federal Government. The exception to this policy is when attending National Boating Safety Advisory Council meetings; members may be reimbursed for travel expenses and provided per diem in accordance with Federal Travel Regulations. The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in selection of Council members on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other nonmerit factor. The Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a widely diverse candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions. If you are selected as a nonrepresentative member or as a member from the general public, you will serve as a Special Government Employee as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. As a candidate for appointment as a Special Government Employee, applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). The Coast Guard may not release the reports or the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 552a). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the Office of Government Ethics (www.oge.gov) or by contacting the individual listed above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. Applications which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not be considered. If you are interested in applying to become a member of the Council, send your cover letter and resume to Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of National Boating Safety Advisory Council by email or mail according to the instructions in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. Indicate the specific category you request to be considered for and specify your area of expertise that qualifies you to serve on the National Boating Safety Advisory Council. All email submittals will receive email receipt confirmation. To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Enter the docket number for this notice (USCG– 2010–0316) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ Please do not post your resume or OGE–450 Form on this site. PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 27183 Dated: May 6, 2015. Jonathan C. Burton, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–11408 Filed 5–11–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Fish and Wildlife Service Privacy Act of 1974, As Amended; Revision of a System of Records U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Interior. ACTION: Proposed revisions to an existing system of records. 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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 91 (Tuesday, May 12, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-11408]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2010-0316]


National Boating Safety Advisory Council; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applicants; extension of deadline.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard is extending the deadline for accepting 
applications for membership on the National Boating Safety Advisory 
Council. This Council advises the Coast Guard on recreational boating 
safety regulations and other major boating safety matters.

DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before 
June 11, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in 
an appointment to the National Boating Safety Advisory Council that 
also identifies which membership category the applicant is applying 
under, along with a resume detailing the applicant's boating experience 
via one of the following methods:
     By email: jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil (preferred).
     By mail: Commandant (CG-BSX-2)/NBSAC, Attn: Mr. Jeff 
Ludwig, U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Ave. SE., Stop 7581, 
Washington, DC 20593-7581.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of National Boating Safety Advisory Council; telephone 
202-372-1061 or email at jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: On February 4, 2015, the Coast Guard 
published a request in the Federal Register (80 FR 6096), for 
applications for membership in the National Boating Safety Advisory 
Council. The deadline to submit an application was April 6, 2015. The 
Coast Guard is extending the deadline until May 26, 2015. Applicants 
who responded to the initial notice do not need to reapply.
    The National Boating Safety Council is a Federal advisory committee 
under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C., Appendix). It was 
established under the authority of 46 United States Code 13110 and 
advises the Coast Guard on boating safety regulations and other major 
boating safety matters.
    The National Boating Safety Advisory Council has 21 members: Seven 
representatives of State officials responsible for State boating safety

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programs, seven representatives of recreational boat manufacturers and 
associated equipment manufacturers, and seven representatives of 
national recreational boating organizations and the general public, at 
least five of whom are representatives of national recreational boating 
organizations. Members are appointed by the Secretary of the Department 
of Homeland Security.
    The Council usually meets at least twice each year at a location 
selected by the Coast Guard. It may also meet for extraordinary 
purposes. Subcommittees or working groups may also meet to consider 
specific issues.
    We will consider applications for seven positions that expire or 
become vacant on December 31, 2015:
     Two representatives of State officials responsible for 
State boating safety programs;
     Two representatives of recreational boat and associated 
equipment manufacturers; and
     Three representatives of national recreational boating 
organizations or the general public.
     Applications will also be considered for a one vacancy in 
the national recreational boating organizations or the general public 
membership category that was caused by a last minute change in 
eligibility of an individual recommended for appointment in 2015. This 
position will serve a term that expires on December 31, 2017.
    Applicants are considered for membership on the basis of their 
particular expertise, knowledge, and experience in recreational boating 
safety. The vacancies announced in this notice apply to membership 
positions that become vacant on January 1, 2016. To be eligible, you 
should have experience in one of the categories listed above.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on Federal advisory 
committees in an individual capacity. See ``Revised Guidance on 
Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and 
Commissions'' (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014). The category for a member 
from the general public would be someone appointed in their individual 
capacity and would be designated as a Special Government Employee as 
defined in 202(a) of Title 18, United States Code. Registered lobbyists 
are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in The 
Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104-65; as amended by Title II 
of Pub. L. 110-81).
    Each member serves for a term of three years. Members may be 
considered to serve a maximum of two full consecutive terms. All 
members serve at their own expense and receive no salary, or other 
compensation from the Federal Government. The exception to this policy 
is when attending National Boating Safety Advisory Council meetings; 
members may be reimbursed for travel expenses and provided per diem in 
accordance with Federal Travel Regulations.
    The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in 
selection of Council members on the basis of race, color, religion, 
sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender 
identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, 
membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor. The 
Department of Homeland Security strives to achieve a widely diverse 
candidate pool for all of its recruitment actions.
    If you are selected as a non-representative member or as a member 
from the general public, you will serve as a Special Government 
Employee as defined in section 202(a) of title 18, United States Code. 
As a candidate for appointment as a Special Government Employee, 
applicants are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure 
Report (OGE Form 450). The Coast Guard may not release the reports or 
the information in them to the public except under an order issued by a 
Federal court or as otherwise provided under the Privacy Act (5 U.S.C. 
552a). Applicants can obtain this form by going to the Web site of the 
Office of Government Ethics (www.oge.gov) or by contacting the 
individual listed above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT. 
Applications which are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will 
not be considered.
    If you are interested in applying to become a member of the 
Council, send your cover letter and resume to Mr. Jeff Ludwig, 
Alternate Designated Federal Officer of National Boating Safety 
Advisory Council by email or mail according to the instructions in the 
ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. 
Indicate the specific category you request to be considered for and 
specify your area of expertise that qualifies you to serve on the 
National Boating Safety Advisory Council. All email submittals will 
receive email receipt confirmation.
    To visit our online docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov. Enter 
the docket number for this notice (USCG-2010-0316) in the Search box, 
and click ``Search.'' Please do not post your resume or OGE-450 Form on 
this site.

    Dated: May 6, 2015.
Jonathan C. Burton,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2015-11408 Filed 5-11-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P