Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies, 33142-33143 [2017-15162]

Download as PDF 33142 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 19, 2017 / Notices Public Participation and Request for Comments 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. These comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred to in this Notice. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number of this request, [USCG–2016–0896], and must be received by August 18, 2017. asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Submitting Comments We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. 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OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB Control Number: 1625–0084. Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has published the 60-day notice (81 FR 85991, November 29, 2016) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collections. Information Collection Request Title: Audit Reports under the International Safety Management Code. OMB Control Number: 1625–0084. Summary: This information helps to determine whether U.S. vessels, subject to SOLAS 74, engaged in international trade, are in compliance with that treaty. Organizations recognized by the Coast Guard conduct ongoing audits of vessels’ and companies’ safety management systems. Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 3203 authorizes the Coast Guard to prescribe regulations regarding safety management systems. Title 33 CFR part 96 contains the rules for those systems and hence the safe operation of vessels. Forms: N/A. Respondents: Owners and operators of vessels, and organizations authorized to issue ISM Code certificates for the United States. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 17,660 hours to 10,221 hours a year due to a decrease in the estimated annual number of response. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: July 12, 2017. Marilyn Scott-Perez, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Office of Information Management. [FR Doc. 2017–15177 Filed 7–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00103 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2017–0507] Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee; Vacancies U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Request for Applicants. AGENCY: The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee. The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee advises and makes recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security on a wide range of matters regarding all facets of navigation safety related to the Lower Mississippi River. DATES: Completed applications should be submitted to the U.S. Coast Guard on or before September 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in an appointment to the Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety 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 E–MAIL: brian.j.porter@uscg.mil, Subject line: The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee. • By Fax: (504)365–2287 ATTN: Lieutenant Brian Porter, Alternate Designated Federal Officer; or • By Mail: Lieutenant Brian Porter, Alternate Designated Federal Officer, 200 Hendee Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70114. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Brian Porter, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee; telephone (504) 365–2375 or Email at brian.j.porter@ uscg.mil. SUMMARY: The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee established and operating under the authority found in section 19 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 1991, (Public Law 102–241) as amended by section 621 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111–281). This Committee operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, U.S C., Appendix). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 137 / Wednesday, July 19, 2017 / Notices The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee advises the U.S. Coast Guard on matters relating to communications, surveillance, traffic management, anchorages, development and operation of the New Orleans Vessel Traffic Service, and other related topics dealing with navigation safety on the Lower Mississippi River as required by the U.S. Coast Guard. The Committee expects to meet at least two times annually. It may also meet for extraordinary purposes with the approval of the Designated Federal Officer. Each member serves for a term of 2 years. Members serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. All members serve at their own expense and receive no salary or other compensation from the Federal Government; however members may be reimbursed for travel and per diem. We will consider applications for 25 positions that expire or become vacant on May 23, 2018. To be eligible, you should have experience regarding the transportation, equipment, and techniques that are used to ship cargo and to navigate vessels on the Lower Mississippi River and its connecting navigable waterways, including the Gulf of Mexico. The 25 positions available for application are as follows: 1. Five members representing River Port authorities between Baton Rouge, Louisiana, and the Head of Passes of the Lower Mississippi River, of which one member shall be from the Port of St. Bernard and one member from the Port of Plaquemines. 2. Two members representing vessel owners domiciled in the state of Louisiana. 3. Two members representing organizations which operate harbor tugs or barge fleets in the geographical area covered by the committee. 4. Two members representing companies which transport cargo or passengers on the navigable waterways in the geographical area covered by the Committee. 5. Three members representing State Commissioned Pilot organizations, with one member each representing the New Orleans-Baton Rouge Steamship Pilots Association, the Crescent River Port Pilots Association, and the Associated Branch Pilots Association. 6. Two at-large members who utilize water transportation facilities located in the geographical area covered by the committee. 7. Three members, each of which represents one of three categories: consumers, shippers, and importersexporters that utilize vessels which VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:49 Jul 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 utilize the navigable waterways covered by the committee. 8. Two members representing those licensed merchant mariners, other than pilots, who perform shipboard duties on those vessels which utilize navigable waterways covered by the committee. 9. One member representing an organization that serves in a consulting or advisory capacity to the maritime industry. 10. One member representing an environmental organization. 11. One member representing the general public. 12. One member representing the Associated Federal Pilots and Docking Masters of Louisiana. To be eligible, you should have experience regarding the transportation, equipment, and techniques that are used to ship cargo and navigate waterways, including the Gulf of Mexico. Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory committees in an individual capacity. See ‘‘Revised Guidance on Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and Commissions’’ (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014). The positions referred to in (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (7), (8), (9), (10), and (12) are representatives. The positions referred to in (6), and (11) are designated as a Special Government Employee as defined in Section 202(a), Title 18, U.S.C. Applicants for appointment as a Special Government Employee are required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE Form 450). The U.S. 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). 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. 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 Brian Porter, Alternate PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 33143 Designated Federal Officer of the Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee via one of the transmittal methods in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section of this notice. All email submittals will receive email receipt confirmation. Dated: July 11, 2017. D.R. Callahan, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District. [FR Doc. 2017–15162 Filed 7–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Internal Agency Docket No. FEMA–4315– DR: Docket ID FEMA–2017–0001] Oklahoma; Amendment No. 1 to Notice of a Major Disaster Declaration Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. 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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 137 (Wednesday, July 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-15162]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

 Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0507]


Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee; 
Vacancies

AGENCY: U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Request for Applicants.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Coast Guard seeks applications for membership on the 
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee. The Lower 
Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee advises and makes 
recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security on a wide range 
of matters regarding all facets of navigation safety related to the 
Lower Mississippi River.

DATES: Completed applications should be submitted to the U.S. Coast 
Guard on or before September 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Applicants should send a cover letter expressing interest in 
an appointment to the Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety 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 E-MAIL: brian.j.porter@uscg.mil, Subject line: The 
Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee.
     By Fax: (504)365-2287 ATTN: Lieutenant Brian Porter, 
Alternate Designated Federal Officer; or
     By Mail: Lieutenant Brian Porter, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer, 200 Hendee Street, New Orleans, Louisiana, 70114.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Brian Porter, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer of the Lower Mississippi River Waterway 
Safety Advisory Committee; telephone (504) 365-2375 or Email at 
brian.j.porter@uscg.mil.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety 
Advisory Committee is a federal advisory committee established and 
operating under the authority found in section 19 of the Coast Guard 
Authorization Act of 1991, (Public Law 102-241) as amended by section 
621 of the Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2010 (Public Law 111-281). 
This Committee operates in accordance with the provisions of the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act (Title 5, U.S C., Appendix).

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    The Lower Mississippi River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee 
advises the U.S. Coast Guard on matters relating to communications, 
surveillance, traffic management, anchorages, development and operation 
of the New Orleans Vessel Traffic Service, and other related topics 
dealing with navigation safety on the Lower Mississippi River as 
required by the U.S. Coast Guard.
    The Committee expects to meet at least two times annually. It may 
also meet for extraordinary purposes with the approval of the 
Designated Federal Officer. Each member serves for a term of 2 years. 
Members serve a maximum of two consecutive terms. All members serve at 
their own expense and receive no salary or other compensation from the 
Federal Government; however members may be reimbursed for travel and 
per diem.
    We will consider applications for 25 positions that expire or 
become vacant on May 23, 2018. To be eligible, you should have 
experience regarding the transportation, equipment, and techniques that 
are used to ship cargo and to navigate vessels on the Lower Mississippi 
River and its connecting navigable waterways, including the Gulf of 
Mexico. The 25 positions available for application are as follows:
    1. Five members representing River Port authorities between Baton 
Rouge, Louisiana, and the Head of Passes of the Lower Mississippi 
River, of which one member shall be from the Port of St. Bernard and 
one member from the Port of Plaquemines.
    2. Two members representing vessel owners domiciled in the state of 
Louisiana.
    3. Two members representing organizations which operate harbor tugs 
or barge fleets in the geographical area covered by the committee.
    4. Two members representing companies which transport cargo or 
passengers on the navigable waterways in the geographical area covered 
by the Committee.
    5. Three members representing State Commissioned Pilot 
organizations, with one member each representing the New Orleans-Baton 
Rouge Steamship Pilots Association, the Crescent River Port Pilots 
Association, and the Associated Branch Pilots Association.
    6. Two at-large members who utilize water transportation facilities 
located in the geographical area covered by the committee.
    7. Three members, each of which represents one of three categories: 
consumers, shippers, and importers-exporters that utilize vessels which 
utilize the navigable waterways covered by the committee.
    8. Two members representing those licensed merchant mariners, other 
than pilots, who perform shipboard duties on those vessels which 
utilize navigable waterways covered by the committee.
    9. One member representing an organization that serves in a 
consulting or advisory capacity to the maritime industry.
    10. One member representing an environmental organization.
    11. One member representing the general public.
    12. One member representing the Associated Federal Pilots and 
Docking Masters of Louisiana.
    To be eligible, you should have experience regarding the 
transportation, equipment, and techniques that are used to ship cargo 
and navigate waterways, including the Gulf of Mexico.
    Registered lobbyists are not eligible to serve on federal advisory 
committees in an individual capacity. See ``Revised Guidance on 
Appointment of Lobbyists to Federal Advisory Committees, Boards and 
Commissions'' (79 FR 47482, August 13, 2014).
    The positions referred to in (1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (7), (8), 
(9), (10), and (12) are representatives.
    The positions referred to in (6), and (11) are designated as a 
Special Government Employee as defined in Section 202(a), Title 18, 
U.S.C.
    Applicants for appointment as a Special Government Employee are 
required to complete a Confidential Financial Disclosure Report (OGE 
Form 450). The U.S. 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). 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.
    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 Brian 
Porter, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Lower Mississippi 
River Waterway Safety Advisory Committee via one of the transmittal 
methods in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline in the DATES section 
of this notice. All email submittals will receive email receipt 
confirmation.

    Dated: July 11, 2017.
D.R. Callahan,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Commander, Eighth Coast Guard District.
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