Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; September 2020 Teleconference, 51726-51727 [2020-18333]

Download as PDF 51726 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 163 / Friday, August 21, 2020 / Notices jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509, telephone 202–372–1255, or megan.c.johns@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee is established under authority of U.S. Code, Title 46, section 8108. The Committee acts solely in an advisory capacity to the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security through the Commandant of the U.S. 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 also reviews and comments on proposed U.S. Coast Guard regulations and policies relating to personnel in the United States merchant marine, including training, qualifications, certification, documentation, and fitness standards. Agenda The agenda for the September 15, 2020 full Committee meeting is as follows: (1) Introduction. (2) Designated Federal Officer remarks. (3) Remarks from U.S. Coast Guard Leadership. (4) Roll call of Committee members and determination of a quorum. (5) Acceptance of Meeting 51 Minutes. (6) Report on Working Groups and Discussion of Working Group recommendations. The Committee will review the information presented on each issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented by the Working Groups, approve/formulate recommendations and close any completed tasks. Official action on these recommendations may be taken: (a) Task Statement 90, Review of IMO Model Courses Being Validated by the IMO HTW Subcommittee; (b) Task Statement 94, MERPAC Recommendation Review; (c) Task Statement 101, Communication Between External Stakeholders and the Mariner Credentialing Program; (d) Task Statement 105, Military Education, Training and Assessment for STCW and National Mariner Endorsements; (e) Task Statement 106, STCW Convention and Code Review; VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:04 Aug 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 (f) Task Statement 107, Review of NOAA Sunsetting Program of Paper Nautical Chart Production. (7) Report on establishment of National Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (8) Report on National Maritime Center. (9) Report on Job Task Analysis. (10) Public comment period. (11) Member recognition. (12) Closing remarks. (13) Adjournment of meeting. A copy of all meeting documentation will be available at https:// homeport.uscg.mil/missions/ports-andwaterways/safety-advisory-committees/ merpac no later than September 8, 2020. Alternatively, you may contact Ms. Megan Johns Henry as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. During the September 15, 2020 teleconference, a public comment period will be held from approximately 1:30–1:45 p.m. (EDT). Public comments will be limited to two minutes per speaker. Please note that the public comment periods will end following the last call for comments. Please contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, to register as a speaker. Dated: August 17, 2020. Jeffrey G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2020–18329 Filed 8–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2020–0487] Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; September 2020 Teleconference U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting. AGENCY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (Committee) and its working groups will meet via teleconference to discuss matters relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners’ documents, medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and medical research. The meeting will be open to the public. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00053 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Meeting: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its working groups will meet by teleconference on Tuesday, September 22, 2020, from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. (EDT). The teleconference may adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business. Comments and supporting documentation: To ensure your comments are received by Committee members before the teleconference, submit your written comments no later than September 15, 2020. ADDRESSES: To join the teleconference or to request special accommodations, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than 1 p.m. on September 15, 2020, to obtain the needed information. The number of teleconference lines are limited and will be available on a firstcome, first-served basis. Instructions: You are free to submit comments at any time, including orally at the teleconference as time permits, but if you want Committee members to review your comment before the teleconference, please submit your comments no later than September 15, 2020. We are particularly interested in comments on the issues in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be submitted using https:// www.regulations.gov, call or email the individual in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. You must include the docket number [USCG–2020–0487]. Comments received will be posted without alteration at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. For more about privacy and submissions in response to this document, see DHS’s eRulemaking System of Records notice (85 FR 14226, March 11, 2020). If you encounter technical difficulties with comment submission, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice. Docket Search: Documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, and all public comments, will be in our online docket at https:// www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that website’s instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign-up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Lalor, Alternate Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner DATES: E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 163 / Friday, August 21, 2020 / Notices Medical Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509, telephone 202–372–1361, fax 202–372– 4908 or michael.w.lalor@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is in compliance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is authorized by U.S. Code, Title 46, section 7115. The Committee advises the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES Agenda The agenda for the September 22, 2020, teleconference is as follows: (1) Introduction. (2) Designated Federal Officer remarks. (3) Remarks from the Committee Chairman. (4) Remarks from U.S. Coast Guard Leadership. (5) Roll call of Committee members and determination of a quorum. (6) Report on Status of Working Groups, Determination on Intercessional Meetings and Discussion of Working Group recommendations. The Committee will review the information presented on each issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented by the Working Groups, approve/formulate recommendations and close any completed tasks. Official action on these recommendations may be taken: (a) Task Statement 18–27, Recommendations on Mariner Mental Health; (b) Task Statement 18–28, Communication Between External Stakeholders and the Mariner Credentialing Program; (c) Task Statement 19–29, Review of CG Forms CG–719K, CG–719K/E, and CG–719P; (d) Task Statement 19–30, Additional Guidance on Conduct of the General Medical Exam; and (e) Task Statement 19–31, Medical Certifications for Military to Mariner Applicants. (7) Update from the National Maritime Center, Medical Evaluations Division. (8) Discussion on transition to the National Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (N–MEDMAC). VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:04 Aug 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 (9) Public comment period. (10) Committee Member Recognitions. (11) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting. (12) Adjournment of meeting. A copy of all meeting documentation will be available at https:// homeport.uscg.mil/missions/ports-andwaterways/safety-advisory-committees/ no later than September 15, 2020. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Michael Lalor as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. During the September 22, 2020 teleconference, a public comment period will be held immediately after the discussion of the transition to the NMEDMAC at approximately 2:00 p.m. Public comments will be limited to two minutes per speaker. Please note that the public comment periods will end following the last call for comments. Please contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, to register as a speaker. Dated: August 17, 2020. Jeffrey G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. [FR Doc. 2020–18333 Filed 8–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–2020–0002] Final Flood Hazard Determinations Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: Flood hazard determinations, which may include additions or modifications of Base Flood Elevations (BFEs), base flood depths, Special Flood Hazard Area (SFHA) boundaries or zone designations, or regulatory floodways on the Flood Insurance Rate Maps (FIRMs) and where applicable, in the supporting Flood Insurance Study (FIS) reports have been made final for the communities listed in the table below. The FIRM and FIS report are the basis of the floodplain management measures that a community is required either to adopt or to show evidence of having in effect in order to qualify or remain qualified for participation in the Federal Emergency Management Agency’s (FEMA’s) National Flood Insurance Program (NFIP). In addition, the FIRM and FIS report are used by insurance agents and others to calculate appropriate flood insurance premium SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00054 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51727 rates for buildings and the contents of those buildings. DATES: The date of December 30, 2020, has been established for the FIRM and, where applicable, the supporting FIS report showing the new or modified flood hazard information for each community. The FIRM, and if applicable, the FIS report containing the final flood hazard information for each community is available for inspection at the respective Community Map Repository address listed in the tables below and will be available online through the FEMA Map Service Center at https://msc.fema.gov by the date indicated above. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rick Sacbibit, Chief, Engineering Services Branch, Federal Insurance and Mitigation Administration, FEMA, 400 C Street SW, Washington, DC 20472, (202) 646–7659, or (email) patrick.sacbibit@fema.dhs.gov; or visit the FEMA Map Information eXchange (FMIX) online at https:// www.floodmaps.fema.gov/fhm/fmx_ main.html. ADDRESSES: The Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) makes the final determinations listed below for the new or modified flood hazard information for each community listed. Notification of these changes has been published in newspapers of local circulation and 90 days have elapsed since that publication. The Deputy Associate Administrator for Insurance and Mitigation has resolved any appeals resulting from this notification. This final notice is issued in accordance with section 110 of the Flood Disaster Protection Act of 1973, 42 U.S.C. 4104, and 44 CFR part 67. FEMA has developed criteria for floodplain management in floodprone areas in accordance with 44 CFR part 60. Interested lessees and owners of real property are encouraged to review the new or revised FIRM and FIS report available at the address cited below for each community or online through the FEMA Map Service Center at https:// msc.fema.gov. The flood hazard determinations are made final in the watersheds and/or communities listed in the table below. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance No. 97.022, ‘‘Flood Insurance.’’) Michael M. Grimm, Assistant Administrator for Risk Management, Department of Homeland Security, Federal Emergency Management Agency. E:\FR\FM\21AUN1.SGM 21AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 163 (Friday, August 21, 2020)]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-18333]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2020-0487]


Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee; September 2020 
Teleconference

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

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee (Committee) 
and its working groups will meet via teleconference to discuss matters 
relating to medical certification determinations for issuance of 
licenses, certificates of registry, and merchant mariners' documents, 
medical standards and guidelines for the physical qualifications of 
operators of commercial vessels, medical examiner education, and 
medical research. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: Meeting: The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee and its 
working groups will meet by teleconference on Tuesday, September 22, 
2020, from 11 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. (EDT). The teleconference may 
adjourn early if the Committee has completed its business.
    Comments and supporting documentation: To ensure your comments are 
received by Committee members before the teleconference, submit your 
written comments no later than September 15, 2020.

ADDRESSES: To join the teleconference or to request special 
accommodations, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than 1 p.m. on September 15, 2020, 
to obtain the needed information. The number of teleconference lines 
are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served basis.
    Instructions: You are free to submit comments at any time, 
including orally at the teleconference as time permits, but if you want 
Committee members to review your comment before the teleconference, 
please submit your comments no later than September 15, 2020. We are 
particularly interested in comments on the issues in the ``Agenda'' 
section below. We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. If your material 
cannot be submitted using https://www.regulations.gov, call or email 
the individual in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this 
document for alternate instructions. You must include the docket number 
[USCG-2020-0487]. Comments received will be posted without alteration 
at http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided. For more about privacy and submissions in response to this 
document, see DHS's eRulemaking System of Records notice (85 FR 14226, 
March 11, 2020). If you encounter technical difficulties with comment 
submission, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section of this notice.
    Docket Search: Documents mentioned in this notice as being 
available in the docket, and all public comments, will be in our online 
docket at https://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following 
that website's instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online 
docket and sign-up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments 
are posted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Lalor, Alternate 
Designated Federal Officer of the Merchant Mariner

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Medical Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 
7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509, telephone 202-372-1361, fax 202-372-
4908 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is in compliance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix.
    The Merchant Mariner Medical Advisory Committee Meeting is 
authorized by U.S. Code, Title 46, section 7115. The Committee advises 
the Secretary of the Department of Homeland Security 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

    The agenda for the September 22, 2020, teleconference is as 
follows:
    (1) Introduction.
    (2) Designated Federal Officer remarks.
    (3) Remarks from the Committee Chairman.
    (4) Remarks from U.S. Coast Guard Leadership.
    (5) Roll call of Committee members and determination of a quorum.
    (6) Report on Status of Working Groups, Determination on 
Intercessional Meetings and Discussion of Working Group 
recommendations. The Committee will review the information presented on 
each issue, deliberate on any recommendations presented by the Working 
Groups, approve/formulate recommendations and close any completed 
tasks. Official action on these recommendations may be taken:
    (a) Task Statement 18-27, Recommendations on Mariner Mental Health;
    (b) Task Statement 18-28, Communication Between External 
Stakeholders and the Mariner Credentialing Program;
    (c) Task Statement 19-29, Review of CG Forms CG-719K, CG-719K/E, 
and CG-719P;
    (d) Task Statement 19-30, Additional Guidance on Conduct of the 
General Medical Exam; and
    (e) Task Statement 19-31, Medical Certifications for Military to 
Mariner Applicants.
    (7) Update from the National Maritime Center, Medical Evaluations 
Division.
    (8) Discussion on transition to the National Merchant Mariner 
Medical Advisory Committee (N-MEDMAC).
    (9) Public comment period.
    (10) Committee Member Recognitions.
    (11) Closing remarks/plans for next meeting.
    (12) Adjournment of meeting.
    A copy of all meeting documentation will be available at https://homeport.uscg.mil/missions/ports-and-waterways/safety-advisory-committees/ no later than September 15, 2020. Alternatively, you may 
contact Mr. Michael Lalor as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section above.
    During the September 22, 2020 teleconference, a public comment 
period will be held immediately after the discussion of the transition 
to the N-MEDMAC at approximately 2:00 p.m. Public comments will be 
limited to two minutes per speaker. Please note that the public comment 
periods will end following the last call for comments. Please contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section, 
to register as a speaker.

    Dated: August 17, 2020.
Jeffrey G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2020-18333 Filed 8-20-20; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9110-04-P