National Boating Safety Advisory Council, 15324-15325 [2016-06426]

Download as PDF 15324 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2016 / Notices related to the carriage of liquid bulk dangerous cargoes. Title 46 CFR 151 prescribes rules for barges carrying bulk liquid hazardous materials. Forms: N/A. Respondents: Owners and operators of tank barges. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 28,958 hours a year to 40,307 hours a year. The change in burden is an ADJUSTMENT due to a change in the estimated annual number of new construction (n/c) tank barges. In the last ICR, the Coast Guard estimated about 160 n/c tank barges per year. In this ICR, the Coast Guard estimates about 282 n/c tank barges per year. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: March 14, 2016. Thomas P. Michelli, U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–06430 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2010–0164] National Boating Safety Advisory Council Coast Guard, DHS. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its Subcommittees will meet on April 21, 22, and 23, 2016, in Arlington, VA, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council will meet on Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and on Saturday, April 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Boats and Associated Equipment Subcommittee will meet on April 21, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning Subcommittee will meet on April 22, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Prevention through People Subcommittee will meet on April 22, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that these meetings may conclude early if the National Boating Safety Advisory Council has completed all business. asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 All meetings will be held in the Ballroom of the Holiday Inn Arlington (http://www.hiarlington.com), 4610 N Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA 22203. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, telephone 202–372–1061, or at jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Council as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments for distribution to Council members must be submitted no later than April 14, 2016, if Council review is desired prior to the meeting, and must be identified by docket number USCG 2010–0164. Written comments may be submitted using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be submitted using http:// www.regulations.gov, contact the Alternate Designated Federal Officer for alternate instructions. Instructions: All submissions received must include the words ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number of this action, USCG–2010– 0164. 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 the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086). 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 of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council, telephone (202) 372–1061, or at jeffrey.a.ludwig@ uscg.mil. 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 ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Thursday, April 21, 2016 (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. (5) Meeting Recess. Friday, April 22, 2016 The day will be dedicated to Subcommittee sessions: (1) Prevention Through People Subcommittee. Issues to be discussed include paddlesports participation, boater education requirements, and licensing requirements for on-water boating safety instruction providers. (2) 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. Saturday, April 23, 2016 The full Council will resume meeting. (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. E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 55 / Tuesday, March 22, 2016 / Notices (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: March 10, 2016. Verne B. Gifford, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance. Public Participation and Request for Comments [FR Doc. 2016–06426 Filed 3–21–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2016–0125] Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625–0105 Coast Guard, DHS. Sixty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of revisions to the following collection of information: 1625–0105, Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:34 Mar 21, 2016 Jkt 238001 OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below. DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before May 23, 2016. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2016–0125] to the Coast Guard using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the ‘‘Public participation and request for comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments. A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: COMMANDANT (CG–612), ATTN: PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT MANAGER, U.S. COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AVE. SE., STOP 7710, WASHINGTON, DC 20593– 7710. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of Information Management, telephone 202–475–3532, or fax 202–372–8405, for questions on these documents. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information describing the Collection’s purpose, the Collection’s likely burden on the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, and other important information describing the Collection. There is one ICR for each Collection. The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In response to your comments, we may revise this ICR or decide not to seek approval of revisions of the Collection. We will PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15325 consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG–2016–0125], and must be received by May 23, 2016. Submitting Comments We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be submitted using http:// www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, are in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that Web site’s instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086). Information Collection Request Title: Regulated Navigation Area; Reporting Requirements for Barges Loaded with Certain Dangerous Cargoes, Inland Rivers, Eighth Coast Guard District and the Illinois Waterway, Ninth Coast Guard District. OMB Control Number: 1625–0105. SUMMARY: The Coast Guard requires position and intended movement reporting, and fleeting operations reporting, from barges carrying certain dangerous cargoes (CDCs) in the inland rivers within the Eighth and Ninth Coast Guard Districts. Need: This information is used to ensure port safety and security and to ensure the uninterrupted flow of commerce. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners, agents, masters, towing vessel operators, or persons in charge of barges loaded with CDCs or having CDC residue operating on the inland rivers located within the Eighth and Ninth Coast Guard Districts. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 1,901 hours E:\FR\FM\22MRN1.SGM 22MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 55 (Tuesday, March 22, 2016)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06426]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2010-0164]


National Boating Safety Advisory Council

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council and its 
Subcommittees will meet on April 21, 22, and 23, 2016, in Arlington, 
VA, to discuss issues relating to recreational boating safety. These 
meetings will be open to the public.

DATES: The National Boating Safety Advisory Council will meet on 
Thursday, April 21, 2016, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and on Saturday, 
April 23, 2016 from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The Boats and Associated 
Equipment Subcommittee will meet on April 21, 2016, from 1:30 p.m. to 
5:00 p.m. The Recreational Boating Safety Strategic Planning 
Subcommittee will meet on April 22, 2016, from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
The Prevention through People Subcommittee will meet on April 22, 2016, 
from 1:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that these meetings may 
conclude early if the National Boating Safety Advisory Council has 
completed all business.

ADDRESSES: All meetings will be held in the Ballroom of the Holiday Inn 
Arlington (http://www.hiarlington.com), 4610 N Fairfax Drive, 
Arlington, VA 22203.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Mr. Jeff Ludwig, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, telephone 202-
372-1061, or at jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the Council as listed in the 
``Agenda'' section below. Written comments for distribution to Council 
members must be submitted no later than April 14, 2016, if Council 
review is desired prior to the meeting, and must be identified by 
docket number USCG 2010-0164. Written comments may be submitted using 
the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If your 
material cannot be submitted using http://www.regulations.gov, contact 
the Alternate Designated Federal Officer for alternate instructions.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the words 
``Department of Homeland Security'' and the docket number of this 
action, USCG-2010-0164. 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 the 
Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the 
Federal Register (70 FR 15086).
    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 of the National Boating Safety Advisory Council, 
telephone (202) 372-1061, or at jeffrey.a.ludwig@uscg.mil.

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:

Thursday, April 21, 2016

    (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.
    (5) Meeting Recess.

Friday, April 22, 2016

    The day will be dedicated to Subcommittee sessions:
    (1) Prevention Through People Subcommittee. Issues to be discussed 
include paddlesports participation, boater education requirements, and 
licensing requirements for on-water boating safety instruction 
providers.
    (2) 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.

Saturday, April 23, 2016

    The full Council will resume meeting.
    (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.

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    (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: March 10, 2016.
Verne B. Gifford,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2016-06426 Filed 3-21-16; 8:45 am]
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