Recreational Boating Accident Reporting Manual, COMDTINST M16782.1, 50860-50861 [2015-20738]

Download as PDF 50860 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 2015 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Notice of Charter Renewal In accordance with Title 41 of the U.S. Code of Federal Regulations, Section 102–3.65(a), notice is hereby given that the Charter for the Advisory Committee to the Deputy Director for Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health, was renewed for an additional two-year period on August 15, 2015. It is determined that the Advisory Committee to the Deputy Director for Intramural Research, National Institutes of Health, is in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties imposed on the National Institutes of Health by law, and that these duties can best be performed through the advice and counsel of this group. Inquiries may be directed to Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal, Advisory Committee Policy, Office of the Director, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 1000, Bethesda, Maryland 20892 (Mail code 4875), Telephone (301) 496– 2123, or spaethj@od.nih.gov . Dated: August 17, 2015. Anna Snouffer, Deputy Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–20646 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2015–0753] Recreational Boating Accident Reporting Manual, COMDTINST M16782.1 Coast Guard, DHS. Notice; request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard has developed a draft Recreational Boating Accident Reporting Manual, COMDTINST M16782.1, to replace Standard Method of Reporting (Boating Accidents), CG–449, which was last published in September 1973. We seek public comment on this draft. DATES: Comments must be received by the Coast Guard on or before November 19, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments using one of the listed methods, and see rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more information on public comments. (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Fax: (202) 493–2251. (3) Mail or Delivery: 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. Deliveries accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. The telephone number is (202) 366–9329. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about this document call or email Susan Weber; 202–372–1103, susan.m.weber@uscg.mil. For information about viewing or submitting material to the docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202–366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 1. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this rulemaking, indicate the specific section of this document to which each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online at http:// www.regulations.gov, or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If you submit a comment online, it will be considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is received at the Docket Management Facility. We recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, type the docket number [USCG–2015–0753] in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on ‘‘Submit a Comment’’ on the line associated with this rulemaking. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received PO 00000 Frm 00042 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 during the comment period and may change the rule based on your comments. 2. Viewing Comments and Documents To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, type the docket number (USCG–2015–0753) in the ‘‘SEARCH’’ box and click ‘‘SEARCH.’’ Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with this rulemaking. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. 3. Privacy Act Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review a Privacy Act notice regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). 4. Public Meeting We do not now plan to hold a public meeting. But you may submit a request for one, using one of the methods specified under ADDRESSES. Please explain why you believe a public meeting would be beneficial. If we determine that one would aid this rulemaking, we will hold one at a time and place announced by a later notice in the Federal Register. Discussion The Coast Guard’s National Recreational Boating Safety Program aims to reduce accidents, injuries and deaths on America’s waterways and to facilitate safe enjoyable boating. It promotes greater uniformity among States and localities in boating safety laws, enforcement, and administration. The Program also requires boating safety reporting by States and boaters involved in accidents. This notice announces the availability of a new draft accident reporting manual and seeks comment on its content. The manual addresses the following broad topics: • Regulations, vessel determinations, accident scenarios policy, and definitions of terms. • Report form and reporting system. • Expected roles of the Coast Guard and State. E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 162 / Friday, August 21, 2015 / Notices • Investigation and data entry expectations. Comments can discuss any aspects or other concerns about the Manual. Submissions will be reviewed internally to determine whether amendments need to be made to the Manual. This notice is issued under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 6102 and 5 U.S.C. 552(a). Dated: August 17, 2015. Verne B. Gifford, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–20738 Filed 8–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2015–0698] Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Department of Homeland Security, Coast Guard. 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 is scheduled to meet on Monday, September 28 and Tuesday, September 29, 2015, from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and 8 a.m. to 5:00 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 presentations at the meeting should reach Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, no later than September 21, 2015. 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 Texas A&M Maritime Academy, rmajette on DSK7SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:07 Aug 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 Mary Moody Northen Banquet Room, 200 Seawolf Parkway, Galveston, TX 77554 (http://www.tamug.edu/corps/ index.html). For further information about the meeting facilities, please contact Ms. Kathey Walker at (409) 740– 4408. 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. For planning purposes, please notify the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Alternate Designated Federal Officer of your attendance 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 submitted no later than September 21, 2015, in order for committee members to review comments before the meeting, and must be identified by docket number USCG–2015–0698 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. • 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. 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, 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 28, 2015, from approximately 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and September 29, 2015 from PO 00000 Frm 00043 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 50861 approximately 2:15 p.m.–2:45 p.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, Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, 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 United States Code Appendix. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is authorized by 46 United States Code 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; MEDMAC 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 the September 28, 2015 meeting is as follows: (1) Opening remarks from Texas A&M leadership. (2) Opening remarks from Coast Guard leadership. (3) Opening remarks from the Designated Federal Officer. (4) Roll call of committee members and determination of a quorum. (5) Review of last full committee meeting’s minutes. (6) Introduction of new task(s). (7) Presentation on Merchant Mariner Fitness for Duty. (8) Public comments. (9) Presentation on Infectious Diseases. E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 162 (Friday, August 21, 2015)]
[Notices]
[Pages 50860-50861]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-20738]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0753]


Recreational Boating Accident Reporting Manual, COMDTINST 
M16782.1

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice; request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard has developed a draft Recreational Boating 
Accident Reporting Manual, COMDTINST M16782.1, to replace Standard 
Method of Reporting (Boating Accidents), CG-449, which was last 
published in September 1973. We seek public comment on this draft.

DATES: Comments must be received by the Coast Guard on or before 
November 19, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments using one of the listed methods, and 
see SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION for more information on public comments.
    (1) Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov.
    (2) Fax: (202) 493-2251.
    (3) Mail or Delivery: 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. Deliveries 
accepted between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
federal holidays. The telephone number is (202) 366-9329.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information about this document 
call or email Susan Weber; 202-372-1103, susan.m.weber@uscg.mil. For 
information about viewing or submitting material to the docket, call 
Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-
9826.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

1. Submitting Comments

    If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this 
rulemaking, indicate the specific section of this document to which 
each comment applies, and provide a reason for each suggestion or 
recommendation. You may submit your comments and material online at 
http://www.regulations.gov, or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but 
please use only one of these means. If you submit a comment online, it 
will be considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully 
transmit the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, 
it will be considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when 
it is received at the Docket Management Facility. We recommend that you 
include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a 
telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact 
you if we have questions regarding your submission.
    To submit your comment online, go to http://www.regulations.gov, 
type the docket number [USCG-2015-0753] in the ``SEARCH'' box and click 
``SEARCH.'' Click on ``Submit a Comment'' on the line associated with 
this rulemaking.
    If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them 
in an unbound format, no larger than 8\1/2\ by 11 inches, suitable for 
copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would 
like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, 
self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and 
material received during the comment period and may change the rule 
based on your comments.

2. Viewing Comments and Documents

    To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this preamble 
as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, 
type the docket number (USCG-2015-0753) in the ``SEARCH'' box and click 
``SEARCH.'' Click on Open Docket Folder on the line associated with 
this rulemaking. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in 
Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the Department of Transportation 
West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.

3. Privacy Act

    Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received into any 
of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or 
signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, 
business, labor union, etc.). You may review a Privacy Act notice 
regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the 
Federal Register (73 FR 3316).

4. Public Meeting

    We do not now plan to hold a public meeting. But you may submit a 
request for one, using one of the methods specified under ADDRESSES. 
Please explain why you believe a public meeting would be beneficial. If 
we determine that one would aid this rulemaking, we will hold one at a 
time and place announced by a later notice in the Federal Register.

Discussion

    The Coast Guard's National Recreational Boating Safety Program aims 
to reduce accidents, injuries and deaths on America's waterways and to 
facilitate safe enjoyable boating. It promotes greater uniformity among 
States and localities in boating safety laws, enforcement, and 
administration. The Program also requires boating safety reporting by 
States and boaters involved in accidents. This notice announces the 
availability of a new draft accident reporting manual and seeks comment 
on its content.
    The manual addresses the following broad topics:
     Regulations, vessel determinations, accident scenarios 
policy, and definitions of terms.
     Report form and reporting system.
     Expected roles of the Coast Guard and State.

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     Investigation and data entry expectations.
    Comments can discuss any aspects or other concerns about the 
Manual. Submissions will be reviewed internally to determine whether 
amendments need to be made to the Manual.
    This notice is issued under the authority of 46 U.S.C. 6102 and 5 
U.S.C. 552(a).

    Dated: August 17, 2015.
Verne B. Gifford,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2015-20738 Filed 8-20-15; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P