Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, 59231-59232 [2016-20642]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2016 / Notices MSC 7892, Bethesda, MD 20892, 301–435– 2902, filpuladr@mail.nih.gov. Name of Committee: Center for Scientific Review Special Emphasis Panel; Risk, Prevention, and Health Behavior AREA Review. Date: September 23, 2016. Time: 12:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Bethesda, MD 20892 (Virtual Meeting). Contact Person: John H. Newman, Ph.D., Scientific Review Officer, Center for Scientific Review, National Institutes of Health, 6701 Rockledge Drive, Room 3222, MSC 7808, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 435– 0628, newmanjh@csr.nih.gov. (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: August 22, 2016. Sylvia L. Neal, Program Analyst, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2016–20556 Filed 8–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2016–0753] Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups 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 meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups are scheduled to meet on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 8 a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and Friday September 16, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Please note that these meetings may adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business. These meetings will be held as scheduled subject to the finalization of meeting site arrangements. Anyone jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:27 Aug 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 interested in attending the meeting may want to contact the Coast Guard before making their travel and hotel reservations. Please contact Mr. R. Sam Teague, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to confirm that the meeting will be held on these dates or if the meeting has been rescheduled. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the St. Louis City Center Hotel, 400 South 14th Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103 (http://www.stlouiscitycenter hotel.com/). For further information about the meeting facilities, please contact the St. Louis City Center Hotel at (314) 231–5007. 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. Instructions: 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 for distribution to Committee members must be submitted no later than September 8, 2016, if you want the Committee members to be able to review your comments before the meeting. You must include ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and the docket number USCG–2016–0753. Written comments may be submitted using the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. For technical difficulties, contact the individual in the section of this document. 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 Search: For access to the docket to read documents or comments related to this notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type USCG–2016– 0753 in the ‘‘Search’’ box, press Enter and then click on the item you wish to view. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. R. Sam Teague, Alternate Designated Federal Officer for the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop (7509), Washington, District of Columbia 20593–7509, telephone 202– 372–1425, fax 202–372–8382 or Ronald.s.teague@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is in compliance with the PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 59231 Federal Advisory Committee Act, Title 5 United States Code Appendix. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is authorized by 46 United States Code 7115, as amended by section 210 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111– 281), 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. Agenda Day 1 The agenda for the September 15, 2016 meeting is as follows: (1) Opening remarks from the Designated Federal Officer. (2) Opening remarks from Coast Guard leadership. (3) Roll call of Committee members and determination of a quorum. (4) Swearing in of new Committee members. (5) Introduction of new task(s) found in paragraph 7 below. (6) Public comment period. (7) Working Groups addressing the following task statements may meet to deliberate— (a) Task statement 21, requesting recommendations on chiropractors conducting mariner medical exams. (b) Task statement 22, requesting recommendations on mariner medical examinations of mariners prescribed the use of Marijuana. (c) Task statement 23, requesting merchant mariner educational material on over the counter medications and stimulants. (d) Task statement 24, requesting recommendations on appropriate diets and wellness for mariners while onboard merchant vessels. (e) The Committee may receive new task statements from the Coast Guard, review the information presented on each issue, deliberate and formulate recommendations for the Department’s consideration. (8) Adjournment of meeting. Day 2 The agenda for the September 16, 2016, meeting is as follows: (1) National Maritime Center Brief. (2) Marine casualty data analysis presentation. (3) Continue work on task statements. (4) Public comment period. (5) By mid-afternoon, the Working Groups will report, and if applicable, E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1 59232 Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 167 / Monday, August 29, 2016 / Notices make recommendations for the full Committee to consider for presentation to the Coast Guard. The Committee may deliberate and vote on the Working Group’s recommendations on this date. The public will have an opportunity to speak after each Working Group’s Report before the full Committee takes any action on each report. (6) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting. (7) Adjournment of Meeting. A public comment period will be held on September 15, 2016, from approximately 11:30 a.m.–12:00 p.m. and September 16, 2016, from 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 Mr. R. Sam Teague as indicated in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document to register as a speaker. Dated: August 24, 2016. J.G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2016–20642 Filed 8–26–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2016–0782] Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet to discuss various issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. The meetings will be open to the public. DATES: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee and its working groups are scheduled to meet on Tuesday, September 13, 2016, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m., and the full Committee is scheduled to meet on Wednesday, September 14, 2016, from 8 a.m. until 5:30 p.m. Please note that these meetings may adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business. These meetings will be held as jstallworth on DSK7TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 15:27 Aug 26, 2016 Jkt 238001 scheduled subject to the finalization of meeting site arrangements. Anyone interested in attending the meeting may want to contact the Coast Guard before making their travel and hotel reservations. Please contact Mr. R. Sam Teague, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to confirm that the meeting will be held on these dates or if the meeting has been rescheduled. ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the St. Louis City Center Hotel, 400 S. 14th St., St. Louis, Missouri, 63103 (http://www.stlouiscitycenterhotel .com/). For further information about the meeting facilities, please contact the St. Louis City Center Hotel at (314) 231– 5007. 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 using the contact information provided in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. 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 for distribution to Committee members must be submitted no later than September 5, 2016, if you want Committee members to review your comments before the meeting. Written comments may be submitted using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. For assistance with technical difficulties, contact the individual in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. Instructions: You must include ‘‘Department of Homeland Security’’ and docket number USCG–2016–0782 in all written comments. 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 Search: For access to the docket to read documents or comments related to this notice, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, type USCG–2016– 0782 in the ‘‘Search’’ box, press Enter, and then click on the item you wish to view. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. R. Sam Teague, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee, 2703 PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop 7509, Washington, District of Columbia, 20593–7509, telephone 202–372–1425, fax 202–372–8382 or ronald.s.teague@ uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given pursuant to 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. The Committee shall also 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; and shall advise, consult with, and make recommendations reflecting its independent judgment to the Secretary. Agenda DAY 1 The agenda for the September 13, 2016 meeting is as follows: (1) The full Committee will meet briefly to discuss the working groups’ business/task statements, which are listed under paragraph 3 (a)–(f) below. (2) Public comment period. (3) Working groups will separately address the following task statements which are available for viewing at https://homeport.uscg.mil/merpac: (a) Task Statement 30, Utilizing military education, training and assessment for the International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers and National Certifications; (b) Task Statement 58, Communication between external stakeholders and the mariner E:\FR\FM\29AUN1.SGM 29AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 167 (Monday, August 29, 2016)]
[Notices]
[Pages 59231-59232]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-20642]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2016-0753]


Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee

AGENCY: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its 
working groups 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 meetings 
will be open to the public.

DATES: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working 
groups are scheduled to meet on Thursday, September 15, 2016 from 8 
a.m. to 5:15 p.m. and Friday September 16, 2016, from 8 a.m. to 5:00 
p.m. Please note that these meetings may adjourn early if the Committee 
has completed its business. These meetings will be held as scheduled 
subject to the finalization of meeting site arrangements. Anyone 
interested in attending the meeting may want to contact the Coast Guard 
before making their travel and hotel reservations. Please contact Mr. 
R. Sam Teague, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to 
confirm that the meeting will be held on these dates or if the meeting 
has been re-scheduled.

ADDRESSES: The meetings will be held at the St. Louis City Center 
Hotel, 400 South 14th Street, St. Louis, Missouri 63103 (http://www.stlouiscitycenterhotel.com/). For further information about the 
meeting facilities, please contact the St. Louis City Center Hotel at 
(314) 231-5007.
    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.
    Instructions: 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 for 
distribution to Committee members must be submitted no later than 
September 8, 2016, if you want the Committee members to be able to 
review your comments before the meeting. You must include ``Department 
of Homeland Security'' and the docket number USCG-2016-0753. Written 
comments may be submitted using the Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. For technical difficulties, contact the individual 
in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document. 
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 Search: For access to the docket to read documents or 
comments related to this notice, go to http://www.regulations.gov, type 
USCG-2016-0753 in the ``Search'' box, press Enter and then click on the 
item you wish to view.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. R. Sam Teague, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer for the Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory 
Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE., Stop (7509), 
Washington, District of Columbia 20593-7509, telephone 202-372-1425, 
fax 202-372-8382 or Ronald.s.teague@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is in compliance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, Title 5 United States Code 
Appendix. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is 
authorized by 46 United States Code 7115, as amended by section 210 of 
the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Pub. L. 111-281), 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.

Agenda

Day 1

    The agenda for the September 15, 2016 meeting is as follows:
    (1) Opening remarks from the Designated Federal Officer.
    (2) Opening remarks from Coast Guard leadership.
    (3) Roll call of Committee members and determination of a quorum.
    (4) Swearing in of new Committee members.
    (5) Introduction of new task(s) found in paragraph 7 below.
    (6) Public comment period.
    (7) Working Groups addressing the following task statements may 
meet to deliberate--
    (a) Task statement 21, requesting recommendations on chiropractors 
conducting mariner medical exams.
    (b) Task statement 22, requesting recommendations on mariner 
medical examinations of mariners prescribed the use of Marijuana.
    (c) Task statement 23, requesting merchant mariner educational 
material on over the counter medications and stimulants.
    (d) Task statement 24, requesting recommendations on appropriate 
diets and wellness for mariners while onboard merchant vessels.
    (e) The Committee may receive new task statements from the Coast 
Guard, review the information presented on each issue, deliberate and 
formulate recommendations for the Department's consideration.
    (8) Adjournment of meeting.

Day 2

    The agenda for the September 16, 2016, meeting is as follows:
    (1) National Maritime Center Brief.
    (2) Marine casualty data analysis presentation.
    (3) Continue work on task statements.
    (4) Public comment period.
    (5) By mid-afternoon, the Working Groups will report, and if 
applicable,

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make recommendations for the full Committee to consider for 
presentation to the Coast Guard. The Committee may deliberate and vote 
on the Working Group's recommendations on this date. The public will 
have an opportunity to speak after each Working Group's Report before 
the full Committee takes any action on each report.
    (6) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting.
    (7) Adjournment of Meeting.
    A public comment period will be held on September 15, 2016, from 
approximately 11:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. and September 16, 2016, from 
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 Mr. R. Sam 
Teague as indicated in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this document to register as a speaker.

    Dated: August 24, 2016.
J.G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2016-20642 Filed 8-26-16; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 9110-04-P