Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC), 45648-45649 [2018-19614]

Download as PDF 45648 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories. Dated: August 29, 2018. Dave Fluty, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2018–19615 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection Accreditation and Approval of Bennett Testing Service, Inc. (Rahway, NJ), as a Commercial Gauger and Laboratory U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security. AGENCY: Notice of accreditation and approval of Bennett Testing Service, Inc. ACTION: CBPL No. D 4052 API chapters 1 ................... 3 ................... 7 ................... 8 ................... 12 ................. 17 ................. Title Vocabulary. Tank Gauging. Temperature Determination. Sampling. Calculations. Marine Measurement. Bennett Testing Service, Inc. is accredited for the following laboratory analysis procedures and methods for petroleum and certain petroleum products set forth by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection Laboratory Methods (CBPL) and American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM): Standard Test Method for Density and Relative Density of Liquids by Digital Density Meter. Dated: August 29, 2018. Dave Fluty, Executive Director, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate. [FR Doc. 2018–19611 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes, in accordance with the provisions of 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13. Bennett Testing Service, Inc. is approved for the following gauging procedures for petroleum and certain petroleum products from the American Petroleum Institute (API): Title Anyone wishing to employ this entity to conduct laboratory analyses and gauger services should request and receive written assurances from the entity that it is accredited or approved by the U.S. Customs and Border Protection to conduct the specific test or gauger service requested. Alternatively, inquiries regarding the specific test or gauger service this entity is accredited or approved to perform may be directed to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection by calling (202) 344–1060. The inquiry may also be sent to CBPGaugersLabs@cbp.dhs.gov. Please reference the website listed below for a complete listing of CBP approved gaugers and accredited laboratories. http://www.cbp.gov/about/labsscientific/commercial-gaugers-andlaboratories daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Notice is hereby given, pursuant to CBP regulations, that Bennett Testing Service, Inc. (Rahway, NJ), has been approved to gauge petroleum and certain petroleum products and accredited to test petroleum and certain petroleum products for customs purposes for the next three years as of May 22, 2018. DATES: Bennett Testing Service, Inc. (Rahway, NJ) was accredited and approved, as a commercial gauger and laboratory as of May 22, 2018. The next triennial inspection date will be scheduled for May 2021. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Justin Shey, Laboratories and Scientific Services Directorate, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Suite 1500N, Washington, DC 20229, tel. 202–344–1060. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to 19 CFR 151.12 and 19 CFR 151.13, that Bennett Testing Service, Inc., 1045 E Hazelwood Ave., Rahway, NJ 07065 has been approved to SUMMARY: ASTM 27–48 .............. VerDate Sep<11>2014 (Rahway, NJ), as a commercial gauger and laboratory. Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY U.S. Customs and Border Protection [Docket No. USCBP–2018–0034] Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of Homeland Security (DHS). ACTION: Committee management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting. AGENCY: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The COAC will meet on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Dirksen Senate Office Building, 50 Constitution Avenue NE, Room SD– G50, Washington, DC 20002. For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Ms. Florence ConstantSUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00055 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Gibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs & Border Protection, at (202) 344–1440 as soon as possible. Pre-Registration: Meeting participants may attend either in person or via webinar after pre-registering using one of the methods indicated below: For members of the public who plan to attend the meeting in person, please register by 5:00 p.m. EDT October 2, 2018 either online at https:// teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=140; by email to tradeevents@dhs.gov; or by fax to (202) 325–4290. 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:// teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=139 by 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 2, 2018. Please feel free to share this information with other interested members of your organization or association. Members of the public who are preregistered to attend via webinar and later need to cancel, please do so by October 2, 2018 utilizing the following links: https://teregistration.cbp.gov/ cancel.asp?w=139 to cancel an in person registration or https:// teregistration.cbp.gov/cancel.asp?w=140 to cancel a webinar registration. E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1 daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 175 / Monday, September 10, 2018 / Notices To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues the committee will consider prior to the formulation of recommendations as listed in the Agenda section below. Comments must be submitted in writing no later than October 2, 2018, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP–2018–0034, and may be submitted by one (1) 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, Attention: Florence Constant-Gibson. • Mail: Ms. Florence ConstantGibson, 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 (USCBP–2018–0034) 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–2018–0034. To submit a comment, click the ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button located on the top-right hand side of the docket page. There will be multiple public comment periods held during the meeting on October 3, 2018. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone (202) 344–1440; facsimile (202) 325–4290; or Mr. Bradley Hayes, Executive Director and Designated Federal Officer at (202) 344– 1440. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Commercial Customs VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:54 Sep 07, 2018 Jkt 244001 Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) provides advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related functions within the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of the Treasury. Agenda The Designated Federal Officer will announce how the COAC subcommittees will be re-organized to align with CBP’s trade strategic priorities and outline how the current and future COAC activities will be structured within each subcommittee. The COAC will hear from the current subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will review, deliberate, provide observations, and formulate recommendations on how to proceed: 1. The Trusted Trader Subcommittee will present an update on CTPAT Minimum Security Criteria work and its socialization period. The subcommittee will also provide an update on the Forced Labor Strategy for CTPAT Trade Compliance and the CBP lead will report on the progress of the Trusted Trader Pilot. 2. The Trade Enforcement & Revenue Collection (TERC) Subcommittee will provide necessary updates from the Anti-Dumping and Countervailing Duty, Bond, Forced Labor and Intellectual Property Rights Working Groups. 3. The COAC Trade Modernization Subcommittee will discuss the ECommerce Working Group’s progress in addressing CBP’s strategic plan regarding e-commerce threats and opportunities to both the government and trade and in light of the World Customs Organization’s global framework. The Regulatory Reform Working Group will provide an overview of work accomplished in reviewing the regulations contained in Title 19 of the Code of Federal Regulations to reduce regulatory burdens and costs. The Foreign Trade Zone Working Group will present recommendations regarding the updating of 19 CFR part 146, the Foreign Trade Zone Regulations. They will also discuss a proposed revision to 19 CFR part 146 that began in 2015 and was referred to the working group for further input. 4. The Global Supply Chain Subcommittee will provide a status update on the following work group activities: Piloting the use of the Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) to electronically report and manage petroleum moving in-bond via PO 00000 Frm 00056 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 45649 pipeline; the Emerging Technologies Working Group’s work on NAFTA/ CAFTA and the Intellectual Property Rights Blockchain Proof of Concept projects; and the In-bond Working Group’s review of the draft Automated In-Bond Business Process document; as well as potential automation, visibility, system issues and policy/regulatory updates. Meeting materials will be available by October 1, 2018 at: http://www.cbp.gov/ trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac/ coac-public-meetings. Dated: September 5, 2018. Bradley F. Hayes, Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations. [FR Doc. 2018–19614 Filed 9–7–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9111–14–P DEPARTMENT OF HOUSING AND URBAN DEVELOPMENT [Docket No. FR–6127–N–01] Agenda and Notice of Public Meeting of the Moving To Work Research Advisory Committee Office of the Assistant Secretary for Public and Indian Housing, and Office of the Assistant Secretary for Policy Development and Research, HUD. ACTION: Notice of a federal advisory committee meeting. AGENCY: This notice sets forth the schedule and proposed agenda for a meeting of the Moving to Work (MTW) Research Advisory Committee (Committee). The Committee meeting will be held via conference call on Wednesday, October 10, 2018. The meeting is open to the public and is accessible to individuals with disabilities. SUMMARY: The teleconference meeting will be held on October 10, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Eva Fontheim, Office of Public and Indian Housing, Department of Housing and Urban Development, 451 7th Street SW, Room 5143, Washington, DC 20410, telephone (202) 402–3461 (this is not a toll-free number). Persons who have difficulty hearing or speaking may access this number via TTY by calling the toll-free Federal Relay Service at (800) 877–8339 or can email: MTWAdvisoryCommittee@hud.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5. U.S.C. App. 10(a)(2). The DATES: E:\FR\FM\10SEN1.SGM 10SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 175 (Monday, September 10, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 45648-45649]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2018-0034]


Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP), Department of 
Homeland Security (DHS).

ACTION: Committee management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) 
will hold its quarterly meeting on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 in 
Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The COAC will meet on Wednesday, October 3, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. 
to 5:00 p.m. EDT. Please note that the meeting may close early if the 
committee has completed its business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Dirksen Senate Office 
Building, 50 Constitution Avenue NE, Room SD-G50, Washington, DC 20002. 
For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs & 
Border Protection, at (202) 344-1440 as soon as possible.
    Pre-Registration: Meeting participants may attend either in person 
or via webinar after pre-registering using one of the methods indicated 
below:
    For members of the public who plan to attend the meeting in person, 
please register by 5:00 p.m. EDT October 2, 2018 either online at 
https://teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=140; by email to 
[email protected]; or by fax to (202) 325-4290. 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://teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=139 by 5:00 p.m. EDT on October 2, 2018.
    Please feel free to share this information with other interested 
members of your organization or association.
    Members of the public who are pre-registered to attend via webinar 
and later need to cancel, please do so by October 2, 2018 utilizing the 
following links: https://teregistration.cbp.gov/cancel.asp?w=139 to 
cancel an in person registration or https://teregistration.cbp.gov/cancel.asp?w=140 to cancel a webinar registration.

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    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues the committee will consider prior to the formulation of 
recommendations as listed in the Agenda section below.
    Comments must be submitted in writing no later than October 2, 
2018, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP-2018-0034, and may be 
submitted by one (1) of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected]. Include the docket number in 
the subject line of the message.
     Fax: (202) 325-4290, Attention: Florence Constant-Gibson.
     Mail: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, 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 (USCBP-2018-
0034) 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-2018-0034. To submit a comment, click the ``Comment Now!'' button 
located on the top-right hand side of the docket page.
    There will be multiple public comment periods held during the 
meeting on October 3, 2018. 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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office 
of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW, Room 3.5A, Washington, DC 20229; telephone 
(202) 344-1440; facsimile (202) 325-4290; or Mr. Bradley Hayes, 
Executive Director and Designated Federal Officer at (202) 344-1440.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Commercial 
Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) provides advice to the 
Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the 
Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters 
pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related functions 
within the Department of Homeland Security and the Department of the 
Treasury.

Agenda

    The Designated Federal Officer will announce how the COAC 
subcommittees will be re-organized to align with CBP's trade strategic 
priorities and outline how the current and future COAC activities will 
be structured within each subcommittee. The COAC will hear from the 
current subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will review, 
deliberate, provide observations, and formulate recommendations on how 
to proceed:
    1. The Trusted Trader Subcommittee will present an update on CTPAT 
Minimum Security Criteria work and its socialization period. The 
subcommittee will also provide an update on the Forced Labor Strategy 
for CTPAT Trade Compliance and the CBP lead will report on the progress 
of the Trusted Trader Pilot.
    2. The Trade Enforcement & Revenue Collection (TERC) Subcommittee 
will provide necessary updates from the Anti-Dumping and Countervailing 
Duty, Bond, Forced Labor and Intellectual Property Rights Working 
Groups.
    3. The COAC Trade Modernization Subcommittee will discuss the E-
Commerce Working Group's progress in addressing CBP's strategic plan 
regarding e-commerce threats and opportunities to both the government 
and trade and in light of the World Customs Organization's global 
framework. The Regulatory Reform Working Group will provide an overview 
of work accomplished in reviewing the regulations contained in Title 19 
of the Code of Federal Regulations to reduce regulatory burdens and 
costs. The Foreign Trade Zone Working Group will present 
recommendations regarding the updating of 19 CFR part 146, the Foreign 
Trade Zone Regulations. They will also discuss a proposed revision to 
19 CFR part 146 that began in 2015 and was referred to the working 
group for further input.
    4. The Global Supply Chain Subcommittee will provide a status 
update on the following work group activities: Piloting the use of the 
Automated Commercial Environment (ACE) to electronically report and 
manage petroleum moving in-bond via pipeline; the Emerging Technologies 
Working Group's work on NAFTA/CAFTA and the Intellectual Property 
Rights Blockchain Proof of Concept projects; and the In-bond Working 
Group's review of the draft Automated In-Bond Business Process 
document; as well as potential automation, visibility, system issues 
and policy/regulatory updates.
    Meeting materials will be available by October 1, 2018 at: http://www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac/coac-public-meetings.

    Dated: September 5, 2018.
Bradley F. Hayes,
Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations.
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