Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 21371-21372 [2016-08198]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 69 / Monday, April 11, 2016 / Notices Respondents: Vessel owners and operators. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 4,150 hours a year to 625 hours a year due to a decrease in the estimated number of responses. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: April 1, 2016. Thomas P. Michelli, U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 2016–08222 Filed 4–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2016–0253] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Working Group Meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee will meet to work on Task Statement 30, which asks the committee to evaluate utilizing military education, training, and assessment to satisfy national and STCW 1 credential requirements. The working group will specifically consider a pilot military-tomariner training and program/course approval workshop for Officer in Charge Engineering Watch. These meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee working group is scheduled to meet daily on April 27, 2016 to April 29, 2016 from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Please note that these meetings may adjourn early if the working group has completed its business. SUMMARY: The meetings will be held at the U.S. Army Transportation School, Maritime Simulation Center, 839 Levy Street, Fort Eustis, VA 23604. Entrance to the Base must be made via the Fort Eustis Main Gate and a government issued identification will be required. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early for processing. For further information about the meeting facilities, please contact Ms. Lesa Barbour at (757) 878– mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES ADDRESSES: 1 International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Apr 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 6240. Please be advised that all attendees are required to notify the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Alternate Designated Federal Officer of your attendance no later than April 21, 2016 using the contact information provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the Alternate Designated Federal Officer as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the working group as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Written comments for distribution to working group members must be submitted no later than April 21, 2016, if you want the working group members to be able to review your comments before the meeting, and must be identified by docket number USCG– 2016–0253. 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 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 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, type USCG–2016– 0253 in the Search box, press Enter, and then click on the item you wish to view. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509, telephone 202–372–1445, fax 202–372– 8382, or Davis.J.Breyer@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Title 5 United States Code Appendix. The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee was established under authority of section 310 of the Howard Coble Coast Guard and PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 21371 Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, Title 46, United States Code, section 8108, and chartered under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix). The Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the Coast Guard on matters relating to personnel in the United States merchant marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards and other matters as assigned by the Commandant; shall review and comment on proposed Coast Guard regulations and policies relating to personnel in the United States merchant marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards; may be given special assignments by the Secretary and may conduct studies, inquiries, workshops, and fact finding in consultation with individuals and groups in the private sector and with State or local governments; shall advise, consult with, and make recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Secretary. Agenda Day 1 The agenda for the April 27, 2016 meeting is as follows: (1) The working group will meet briefly to discuss Task Statement 30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and U.S. Coast Guard Certifications; the purpose and goals of this intercessional; and the organization of this intercessional/workshop; (2) Reports of working sub-groups. At the end of the day, the working subgroups will report to the full working group on what was accomplished in their meetings. The full working group will not take action on these reports on this date. Any action taken as a result of this working group meeting will be taken on day 3 of the meeting. (3) Public comment period. (4) Adjournment of meeting. Day 2 The agenda for the April 28, 2016 meeting is as follows: (1) The working group will meet briefly to discuss Task Statement 30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and U.S. Coast Guard E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1 21372 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 69 / Monday, April 11, 2016 / Notices Certifications; the purpose and goals of this intercessional for this date; and any adaptations to the organization of this intercessional; (2) Reports of working sub-groups. At the end of the day, the working sub-groups will report to the full working group on what was accomplished in their meetings. The full working group will not take action on these reports on this date. Any action taken as a result of this working group meeting will be taken on day 3 of the meeting. (3) Public comment period. (4) Adjournment of meeting. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Day 3 The agenda for the April 29, 2016 meeting is as follows: (1) The working group will meet briefly to discuss Task Statement 30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and U.S. Coast Guard Certifications; the purpose and goals of this intercessional for this date; and any adaptations to the organization of this intercessional; (2) Reports of working sub-groups. The working sub-groups will report to the full working group on what was accomplished in their meetings. The full working group will not take action on these reports at this time. Any action taken as a result of this working group meeting will be taken after the public comment period. (3) Public comment period. (4) Preparation of the meeting report to the Committee. (5) Adjournment of meeting. A public comment period will be held during each day during the working group meeting concerning matters being discussed. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the public comment periods may end before the prescribed ending times following the last call for comments. Please contact Mr. Davis Breyer, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, to register as a speaker. Please note that the meeting may adjourn early if the work is completed. Dated: April 5, 2016. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, United States Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2016–08198 Filed 4–8–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:37 Apr 08, 2016 Jkt 238001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2016–0017] Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting. AGENCY: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will meet in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will meet on Wednesday, April 27, 2016, from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. Pre-Registration: Meeting participants may attend either in person or via webinar after pre-registering using a method indicated below: —For members of the public who plan to attend the meeting in person, please register either online at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/ index.asp?w=69; by email to tradeevents@dhs.gov; or by fax to (202) 325–4290 by 5:00 p.m. EDT by April 22, 2016. You must register prior to the meeting in order to attend the meeting in person. —For members of the public who plan to participate via webinar, please register online at https:// apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/index.asp?w=68; by 5:00 p.m. EDT by April 22, 2016. Feel free to share this information with other interested members of your organization or association. Members of the public who are preregistered and later require cancellation, please do so in advance of the meeting by accessing one (1) of the following links: https://apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/ cancel.asp?w=69; to cancel an in person registration, or https://apps.cbp.gov/te_ reg/cancel.asp?w=68; to cancel a webinar registration. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Training and Development, 1717 H Street NW., Washington, DC 20006. There will be signage posted directing visitors to the location of the conference room. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Wanda Tate, Office SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00064 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection at (202) 344–1661 as soon as possible. To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the committee prior to the formulation of recommendations as listed in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than April 18, 2016, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP–2016–0017, and may be submitted by one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: Tradeevents@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 325–4290. • Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229. Instructions: All submissions received 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. Please do not submit personal information to this docket. Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or comments, go to http:// www.regulations.gov and search for Docket Number USCBP–2016–0017. To submit a comment, see the link on the Regulations.gov Web site for ‘‘How do I submit a comment?’’ located on the right hand side of the main site page. There will be multiple public comment periods held during the meeting on April 27, 2016. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to two (2) minutes or less to facilitate greater participation. Contact the individual listed below to register as a speaker. Please note that the public comment period for speakers may end before the time indicated on the schedule that is posted on the CBP Web page, http://www.cbp.gov/trade/ stakeholder-engagement/coac, at the time of the meeting. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344–1661; facsimile (202) 325– 4290. Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\11APN1.SGM 11APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 69 (Monday, April 11, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 21371-21372]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-08198]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0253]


Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Working Group Meeting.

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SUMMARY: A working group of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory 
Committee will meet to work on Task Statement 30, which asks the 
committee to evaluate utilizing military education, training, and 
assessment to satisfy national and STCW \1\ credential requirements. 
The working group will specifically consider a pilot military-to-
mariner training and program/course approval workshop for Officer in 
Charge Engineering Watch. These meetings will be open to the public.
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    \1\ International Convention on Standards of Training, 
Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended.

DATES: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee working group 
is scheduled to meet daily on April 27, 2016 to April 29, 2016 from 8 
a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Please note that these meetings may adjourn early 
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if the working group has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the U.S. Army Transportation 
School, Maritime Simulation Center, 839 Levy Street, Fort Eustis, VA 
23604. Entrance to the Base must be made via the Fort Eustis Main Gate 
and a government issued identification will be required. Please arrive 
at least 30 minutes early for processing. For further information about 
the meeting facilities, please contact Ms. Lesa Barbour at (757) 878-
6240. Please be advised that all attendees are required to notify the 
Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of your attendance no later than April 21, 2016 using 
the contact information provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section of this notice.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
the Alternate Designated Federal Officer as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the working group as listed in the 
``Agenda'' section below. Written comments for distribution to working 
group members must be submitted no later than April 21, 2016, if you 
want the working group members to be able to review your comments 
before the meeting, and must be identified by docket number USCG-2016-
0253. 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 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 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, type USCG-
2016-0253 in the Search box, press Enter, and then click on the item 
you wish to view.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Davis Breyer, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593-
7509, telephone 202-372-1445, fax 202-372-8382, or 
Davis.J.Breyer@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, Title 5 United States Code Appendix.
    The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee was established 
under authority of section 310 of the Howard Coble Coast Guard and 
Maritime Transportation Act of 2014, Title 46, United States Code, 
section 8108, and chartered under the provisions of the Federal 
Advisory Committee Act, (Title 5, United States Code, Appendix). The 
Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the 
Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the Coast 
Guard on matters relating to personnel in the United States merchant 
marine, including training, qualifications, certification, 
documentation, and fitness standards and other matters as assigned by 
the Commandant; shall review and comment on proposed Coast Guard 
regulations and policies relating to personnel in the United States 
merchant marine, including training, qualifications, certification, 
documentation, and fitness standards; may be given special assignments 
by the Secretary and may conduct studies, inquiries, workshops, and 
fact finding in consultation with individuals and groups in the private 
sector and with State or local governments; shall advise, consult with, 
and make recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the 
Secretary.

Agenda

Day 1

    The agenda for the April 27, 2016 meeting is as follows:
    (1) The working group will meet briefly to discuss Task Statement 
30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the 
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and 
Watchkeeping for Seafarers and U.S. Coast Guard Certifications; the 
purpose and goals of this intercessional; and the organization of this 
intercessional/workshop;
    (2) Reports of working sub-groups. At the end of the day, the 
working sub-groups will report to the full working group on what was 
accomplished in their meetings. The full working group will not take 
action on these reports on this date. Any action taken as a result of 
this working group meeting will be taken on day 3 of the meeting.
    (3) Public comment period.
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.

Day 2

    The agenda for the April 28, 2016 meeting is as follows:
    (1) The working group will meet briefly to discuss Task Statement 
30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the 
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and 
Watchkeeping for Seafarers and U.S. Coast Guard

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Certifications; the purpose and goals of this intercessional for this 
date; and any adaptations to the organization of this intercessional;
    (2) Reports of working sub-groups. At the end of the
    day, the working sub-groups will report to the full working group 
on what was accomplished in their meetings. The full working group will 
not take action on these reports on this date. Any action taken as a 
result of this working group meeting will be taken on day 3 of the 
meeting.
    (3) Public comment period.
    (4) Adjournment of meeting.

Day 3

    The agenda for the April 29, 2016 meeting is as follows:
    (1) The working group will meet briefly to discuss Task Statement 
30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the 
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and 
Watchkeeping for Seafarers and U.S. Coast Guard Certifications; the 
purpose and goals of this intercessional for this date; and any 
adaptations to the organization of this intercessional;
    (2) Reports of working sub-groups. The working sub-groups will 
report to the full working group on what was accomplished in their 
meetings. The full working group will not take action on these reports 
at this time. Any action taken as a result of this working group 
meeting will be taken after the public comment period.
    (3) Public comment period.
    (4) Preparation of the meeting report to the Committee.
    (5) Adjournment of meeting.
    A public comment period will be held during each day during the 
working group meeting concerning matters being discussed. Speakers are 
requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that the 
public comment periods may end before the prescribed ending times 
following the last call for comments.
    Please contact Mr. Davis Breyer, listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section, to register as a speaker. Please note that 
the meeting may adjourn early if the work is completed.

    Dated: April 5, 2016.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards, United States Coast 
Guard.
[FR Doc. 2016-08198 Filed 4-8-16; 8:45 am]
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