Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 73198-73199 [2015-29836]

Download as PDF 73198 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 226 / Tuesday, November 24, 2015 / Notices We do not estimate any reporting burden or third party disclosure burden associated with this information collection. Manufacturers who want to make use of this voluntary labeling claim option are considered to be those that already have such wording on their products’ labels. We do not expect that this guidance will cause labels already in the marketplace to need to be reworded. III. Electronic Access Persons with access to the Internet may obtain the guidance at http://www. fda.gov/FoodGuidances or http:// www.regulations.gov. Use the FDA Web site listed in the previous sentence to find the most current version of the guidance. Dated: November 19, 2015. Leslie Kux, Associate Commissioner for Policy. 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Name of Committee: National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Special Emphasis Panel, NIAID Investigator Initiated Program Project Applications (P01). Date: December 17, 2015. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Room 4H200 A/B, 5601 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Kelly Y. Poe, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Scientific Review Program, Division of Extramural Activities, Room 3F40B, National Institutes of Health, NIAID, 5601 Fishers Lane, MSC 9823, Bethesda, MD 20892–9823, (240) 669–5036, poeky@mail.nih.gov. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Nov 23, 2015 Jkt 238001 (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.855, Allergy, Immunology, and Transplantation Research; 93.856, Microbiology and Infectious Diseases Research, National Institutes of Health, HHS) DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Dated: November 18, 2015. Natasha M. Copeland, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [USCG–2015–1005] Coast Guard Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; Vacancies Coast Guard, DHS. Request for applications. [FR Doc. 2015–29854 Filed 11–23–15; 8:45 am] AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4140–01–P ACTION: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents; medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research. Applicants selected for service on the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee via this solicitation will not begin their respective term until August 8, 2016. DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before January 25, 2016. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in an appointment to the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee that also identifies which membership category the applicant is applying under, along with a resume detailing the applicant’s experience via one of the following methods: • By Email: ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil. • By Fax: 202–372–4908. • By Mail: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, Commandant, Mariner Credentialing Program Policy Division (CG–CVC–4), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7501 Washington, DC 20593–7501. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, Commandant, Mariner Credentialing Program Policy Division (CG–CVC–4), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7501 Washington, DC 20593–7501, ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil, phone: 202– 372–1128, fax: 202–372–4908. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee was established under Section 210 of the Coast Guard SUMMARY: DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES National Institutes of Health Center for Scientific Review; Notice of Closed Meeting 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 meeting. The meeting 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; Fellowships: Physiology and Pathobiology of Cardiovascular and Respiratory Systems. Date: November 23–24, 2015. Time: 8:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: The St. Regis Washington, DC, 923 16th St.NW., Washington, DC 20006. Contact Person: Abdelouahab Aitouche, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 4222, MSC 7812, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 2365, aitouchea@csr.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to the timing limitations imposed by the review and funding cycle. (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: November 18, 2015. David Clary, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2015–29853 Filed 11–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00037 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 226 / Tuesday, November 24, 2015 / Notices Authorization Act of 2010, Public Law 111–281 and operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5 U.S.C. Appendix). The Committee’s purpose is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents; medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee is expected to meet at least twice a year at various locations around the country. It may also meet intercessionally for extraordinary purposes. Working groups may also meet to consider specific tasks as required. The Coast Guard will consider applications for seven positions that expire on August 8, 2016. These positions include two professional mariners with knowledge and experience in mariners’ occupational requirements, and five health care professionals with particular expertise, knowledge, or experience regarding the medical examinations of merchant mariners or occupational medicine. The members appointed will serve a term of office of five years. The members are limited to serving no more than two consecutive terms. All members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; however, members may be reimbursed for travel and per diem depending on fiscal budgetary constraints. Members of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will be appointed and serve as Special Government Employees as defined in section 202(a) of Title 18 United States Code. As candidates for appointment as Special Government Employees, applicants are required to complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE Form 450). 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). Only the Designated Coast Guard Ethics Official or his designee may release a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. 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 for a Special Government Employees that are not accompanied by VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:20 Nov 23, 2015 Jkt 238001 a completed OGE Form 450 will not be considered. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on Federal advisory committees in an individual capacity. Registered lobbyists are lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in the Lobbying Disclosure Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1605; Pub. L. 104–65; as amended by Title II of Pub. L. 110–81). The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee members are appointed in their individual capacity and would be designated as a Special Government Employee as defined in 202(a) of Title 18, U.S.C. See ‘‘Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyist to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and Commissions’’ (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014). The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in selection of Committee members on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or any 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 interested in applying to become a member of the Committee, send your cover letter and resume to Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Designated Alternate Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee by email or mail according to instructions in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. 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– 2015–1005) in the Search box, and click ‘‘Search’’. Please do not post your resume or OGE 450 Form on this site. Dated: November 17, 2015. V.B. Gifford, Jr., Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director, Inspections and Compliance. [FR Doc. 2015–29836 Filed 11–23–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00038 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73199 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2015–1018] Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee’s Response to Task Statement 1, Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04–08 Revision Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of availability. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard announces the availability of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee’s response to Task Statement 1, ‘‘Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04–08 Revision Working Group.’’ This document recommends various changes to NVIC 04–08, ‘‘Medical and Physical Evaluation Guidelines for Merchant Mariner Credentials,’’ which the Coast Guard uses when making decisions on mariner credentialing. The Coast Guard has not adopted this document as policy, but will consider it in future policy development. ADDRESSES: Task Statement 1 and the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee’s response to the task are available on the Coast Guard’s Web site at: https://homeport.uscg.mil. To locate the documents on the Web site, select Missions/Ports and Waterways/Safety Advisory Committees/MEDMAC/ Announcements/MEDMAC’s Response to Task Statement 1—Navigation and Vessel Inspection Circular 04–08 Revision. SUMMARY: If you have questions on this notice, email MMCPolicy@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Background and Purpose The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (the Committee) is authorized under 46 United States Code 7115 and operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5 U.S.C., Appendix). The Committee advises the Secretary on matters related to (a) medical certification determinations for issuances 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. The Committee voted to accept Task Statement 1 during the second public meeting held on May 8–9, 2012 in Martinsburg, WV. This task requested E:\FR\FM\24NON1.SGM 24NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2015-1005]


Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; Vacancies

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Request for applications.

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SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee. The Merchant Mariner 
Medical Advisory Committee provides advice and recommendations to the 
Secretary on matters related to medical certification determinations 
for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant 
mariners' documents; medical standards and guidelines for the physical 
qualifications of operators of commercial vessels; medical examiner 
education; and medical research. Applicants selected for service on the 
Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee via this solicitation will 
not begin their respective term until August 8, 2016.

DATES: Completed applications should reach the Coast Guard on or before 
January 25, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in 
an appointment to the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee that 
also identifies which membership category the applicant is applying 
under, along with a resume detailing the applicant's experience via one 
of the following methods:
     By Email: ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil.
     By Fax: 202-372-4908.
     By Mail: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, 
Commandant, Mariner Credentialing Program Policy Division (CG-CVC-4), 
U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7501 
Washington, DC 20593-7501.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Ashley Holm, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory 
Committee, Commandant, Mariner Credentialing Program Policy Division 
(CG-CVC-4), U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., 
Stop 7501 Washington, DC 20593-7501, ashley.e.holm@uscg.mil, phone: 
202-372-1128, fax: 202-372-4908.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory 
Committee was established under Section 210 of the Coast Guard

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Authorization Act of 2010, Public Law 111-281 and operates in 
accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 
(5 U.S.C. Appendix). The Committee's purpose is to provide advice and 
recommendations to the Secretary on matters related to medical 
certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of 
registry, and merchant mariners' documents; medical standards and 
guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial 
vessels; medical examiner education; and medical research.
    The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee is expected to meet 
at least twice a year at various locations around the country. It may 
also meet intercessionally for extraordinary purposes. Working groups 
may also meet to consider specific tasks as required.
    The Coast Guard will consider applications for seven positions that 
expire on August 8, 2016. These positions include two professional 
mariners with knowledge and experience in mariners' occupational 
requirements, and five health care professionals with particular 
expertise, knowledge, or experience regarding the medical examinations 
of merchant mariners or occupational medicine.
    The members appointed will serve a term of office of five years. 
The members are limited to serving no more than two consecutive terms. 
All members serve without compensation from the Federal Government; 
however, members may be reimbursed for travel and per diem depending on 
fiscal budgetary constraints.
    Members of the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee will be 
appointed and serve as Special Government Employees as defined in 
section 202(a) of Title 18 United States Code. As candidates for 
appointment as Special Government Employees, applicants are required to 
complete Confidential Financial Disclosure Reports (OGE Form 450). 
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). Only the 
Designated Coast Guard Ethics Official or his designee may release a 
Confidential Financial Disclosure Report. 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 for a Special Government 
Employees that are not accompanied by a completed OGE Form 450 will not 
be considered.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on Federal advisory 
committees in an individual capacity. Registered lobbyists are 
lobbyists required to comply with provisions contained in the Lobbying 
Disclosure Act of 1995 (2 U.S.C. 1605; Pub. L. 104-65; as amended by 
Title II of Pub. L. 110-81).
    The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee members are 
appointed in their individual capacity and would be designated as a 
Special Government Employee as defined in 202(a) of Title 18, U.S.C. 
See ``Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyist to Federal Advisory 
Committees, Boards and Commissions'' (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014).
    The Department of Homeland Security does not discriminate in 
selection of Committee members on the basis of race, color, religion, 
sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender 
identity, marital status, disabilities and genetic information, age, 
membership in an employee organization, or any 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 interested in applying to become a member of the 
Committee, send your cover letter and resume to Lieutenant Ashley Holm, 
Designated Alternate Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner Medical 
Advisory Committee by email or mail according to instructions in the 
ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice.
    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-2015-1005) in the Search box, 
and click ``Search''. Please do not post your resume or OGE 450 Form on 
this site.

    Dated: November 17, 2015.
V.B. Gifford, Jr.,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director, Inspections and Compliance.
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