National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Solicitation of Applications, 82578-82580 [2020-27942]

Download as PDF 82578 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 244 / Friday, December 18, 2020 / Notices Respondent universe (railroads) CFR Section 1 —(f) Periodic audiograms ............................ Average time per response 25,415 records of tests 30 seconds ............... 212 16,324 2,330 ratings + 93 records of retests. 45 documents ............. 6 minutes + 30 seconds. 10 minutes ................ 234 18,018 8 616 93 notices ................... 5 minutes .................. 8 616 240 documenting training sessions. 20 referrals ................. 5 minutes .................. 20 1,540 1 hour ....................... 20 1,540 20 notices ................... 5 minutes .................. 2 154 20 notices ................... 5 minutes .................. 2 154 1,000 records of tests 30 seconds ............... 8 616 50 evaluations ............ 30 minutes ................ 25 1,925 512 railroads 10 documented reevaluations. 30 minutes ................ 5 385 512 railroads 3 training program modifications. 26,000 records of trainings. 6,862 records of trainings. 30 requests + 30 responses. 150 requests + 150 responses. 60 minutes ................ 3 231 2 minutes .................. 867 66,759 2 minutes .................. 229 17,633 10 minutes + 15 minutes. 21 minutes + 45 minutes. 13 1,001 165 12,705 512 railroads 10 records .................. 24 minutes ................ 4 308 512 railroads 512 railroads 26,000 records ........... 54,000 records ........... 2 minutes .................. 45 seconds ............... 867 675 66,759 51,975 3 equipment manufacturers 610 records + 90 certifications. 5 minutes + 40 minutes. 111 8,547 494 railroads 3,000 reports + 3,000 records. 3,750 records ............. 1 minute + 1 minute 100 7,700 1 minute .................... 63 4,851 22 systems + 2 systems. 2 retest records .......... 36 min + 8.25 hours 30 2,310 5 minutes .................. .2 15 159,927 responses ..... N/A ............................ 3,980 316,871 76,244 employees 76,244 employees 8,000 employees 8,000 employees 240 employees 240 employees 240 employees 240 employees 1,000 mobile vans 512 railroads —(g)(1)-(2) Evaluation of audiograms ......... —(g)(3) Review of problem audiograms ..... — (h)(1) Follow-up procedures—notifications. —(h)(2)(i)-(ii) Fitting/training of employees: hearing protectors. — (h)(2)(iii) Referrals for clinical/otological exam. — (h)(2)(iv) Notification to employee of need for otological examination. — (h)(3) New audiometric interpretation ..... 227.111—Audiometric test requirements .... 227.117(a)—Hearing protection attenuation— evaluation. — (d) Reevaluations of adequacy of hearing protection attenuation when employee noise exposure increases. 227.119—Hearing Conservation Training Program—Development. —Employee HCP training ............................ 512 railroads —Periodic training ....................................... 512 railroads 227.121(a)(1)(i)-(ii)—Recordkeeping—Availability of records upon request. —(a)(1)(iv) Availability of exposure measurement records to regional or national labor representatives upon request. —(a)(2)-(3) Electronic records—Maintenance and transfer of records. —(c) Audiometric test records ..................... —(d) Positions and person designated records. 229.121(a)—Locomotive Cab Noise—Performance standards for locomotives— Records and certification. —(b)(3) Maintenance of locomotives—Excessive noise reports. —(b)(4) Recordkeeping—Written or electronic records. —(b)(4)(iii) Internal auditable monitoring systems—Records. Appendix H(IV)—Static noise test protocols—Records for retest. Total ...................................................... 512 railroads 512 railroads 494 railroads 494 railroads 500 locomotives 512 railroads Total Estimated Annual Responses: 159,927. Total Estimated Annual Burden: 3,980 hours. khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Total Annual responses 1 The current inventory exhibits a total burden of 28,311 hours while the total burden of this notice is 3,980 hours. FRA determined some of the estimates were not derived from PRA requirements, thus leading to the increased figures in the current inventory, which were decreased accordingly in this notice. Also, totals may not add due to rounding. 2 The dollar equivalent cost is derived from the Surface Transportation Board’s Full Year Wage A&B data series using the appropriate employee group hourly wage rate that includes a 75-percent overhead charge. VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:22 Dec 17, 2020 Jkt 253001 Total Estimated Annual Burden Hour Dollar Cost Equivalent: $316,871. Under 44 U.S.C. 3507(a) and 5 CFR 1320.5(b) and 1320.8(b)(3)(vi), FRA informs all interested parties that a respondent is not required to respond to, conduct, or sponsor a collection of information that does not display a currently valid OMB control number. Total annual burden hours Total cost equivalent 2 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2020–0089] National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; Solicitation of Applications Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). AGENCY: Brett A. Jortland, Deputy Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2020–27925 Filed 12–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00153 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the National Emergency ACTION: E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 244 / Friday, December 18, 2020 / Notices Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC). NHTSA is soliciting applications for appointment/ reappointment to the U.S. Department of Transportation’s (DOT) NEMSAC. The purpose of NEMSAC is to serve as a nationally recognized council of Emergency Medical Services (EMS) representatives and consumers to provide advice and recommendations regarding EMS to DOT. Through NHTSA, NEMSAC’s advice is provided to the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS (FICEMS). DATES: Applications for membership must be received by NHTSA on or before 5 p.m. EST, January 15, 2021. ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application should be submitted to: • Email: NEMSAC@dot.gov. • Mail: Use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx to: U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: NEMSAC, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, NTI–140, Washington, DC 20590. Additional information on NEMSAC, including the current roster, charter, and previous meeting minutes can be found at: https://www.ems.gov/ nemsac.html. SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Clary Mole, EMS Specialist, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, Clary.Mole@dot.gov or 202–366–2795. Any committee related questions should be sent to the person listed in this section. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background: NEMSAC is an advisory council established by DOT in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 92– 463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.) and DOT Order 1120.3C NEMSAC provides information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary via the Administrator of NHTSA, and through NHTSA to FICEMS on matters relating to all aspects of development and implementation of EMS. Description of Duties: Consistent with Sections 3 and 5, NEMSAC is authorized to: a. Consider information on EMS issues to define, develop positions, and make recommendations on such issues for the Secretary of Transportation and/ or FICEMS. b. Provide recommendations or advice relating to EMS on such topics as: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:22 Dec 17, 2020 Jkt 253001 • Improved coordination and support of EMS systems among Federal programs; • Strategic planning; • EMS standards, guidelines, performance benchmarks, and other guidelines; • Guidelines for conducting needs assessments for improving communitybased EMS systems at State and local levels; • Enhancing the National EMS Information System (NEMSIS) through adoption, utilization and revision of the NEMSIS standard and supporting EMS systems with new uses of EMS data and information; and • Strengthening EMS systems through enhanced workforce development, education, training, exercises, sustainability, equipment, medical oversight, and other areas. c. Respond to requests for consultation and advice on EMS issues from the Secretary of Transportation (via the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) Designated Federal Officer (DFO)) and/or from FICEMS. d. NEMSAC shall prepare an annual report to the Secretary of Transportation, with copies sent to the Secretary of Health and Human Services and Secretary of Homeland Security, and to FICEMS, regarding NEMSAC’s actions and recommendations. Membership In accordance with the NEMSAC charter, members should represent a cross-section of the diverse agencies, organizations, and individuals involved in EMS activities and programs in the United States. NEMSAC consists of 25 members, each of whom shall be appointed by the Secretary of Transportation, in coordination with the U.S. Departments of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services through their respective representatives on FICEMS. The NEMSAC members shall collectively be representative of all sectors of the EMS community. The NEMSAC’s broad-based membership will ensure that it has sufficient EMS system expertise and geographic and demographic diversity to accurately reflect the whole EMS community. To the extent practical, the final NEMSAC membership shall ensure representation from the following sectors of the EMS community: • Volunteer EMS • Fire-based (career) EMS • Private (career non-fire) EMS • Hospital-based EMS • Tribal EMS • Air Medical EMS PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 82579 • Local EMS service directors/ administrators • EMS Medical Directors • Emergency Physicians • Trauma Surgeons • Pediatric Emergency Physicians • State EMS Directors • State Highway Safety Directors • EMS Educators • Public Safety Call-taker/Dispatcher (911) • EMS Data Managers • EMS Quality Improvement • EMS Researchers • Emergency Nurses • Hospital Administration • Public Health • Emergency Management • EMS Practitioners • Consumers (not directly affiliated with an EMS or healthcare organization) • State or local legislative bodies (e.g., city/county councils; state legislatures) Members serve in a ‘‘representative’’ capacity on NEMSAC and not as Special Government Employees. The Secretary of Transportation shall appoint each member for up to a 2-year term and members may be reappointed but may not serve more than two consecutive terms unless the Secretary determines that additional terms are permitted to ensure representation of all sectors of EMS. NEMSAC members will not receive pay or other compensation from NHTSA for their NEMSAC service, but are entitled to reimbursement of their travel expenses, including per diem. The NEMSAC meets in plenary session approximately three to four times per year. Qualifications Members will be selected for their ability to reflect a balanced representation of interests from across the EMS community, but no member will represent a specific organization. Materials To Submit Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NEMSAC are invited to apply for appointment by submitting a resume or CV along with letters of recommendation to one of the locations listed in the ADDRESSES section by the deadline listed in the DATES section. Each applicant must identify the EMS sector or discipline that he or she seeks to represent. Current NEMSAC members whose terms are ending should notify the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of their interest in reappointment in lieu of submitting a new application, and should provide an updated resume or E:\FR\FM\18DEN1.SGM 18DEN1 82580 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 244 / Friday, December 18, 2020 / Notices CV and a restatement of the current sector they represent by the deadline. Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. Evaluations will be based on the materials submitted. Authority: 42 U.S.C. 300d–4(b); 49 CFR 1.95(i)(4). Issued in Washington, DC. Nanda Narayanan Srinivasan, Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development. [FR Doc. 2020–27942 Filed 12–17–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency FEDERAL RESERVE SYSTEM FEDERAL DEPOSIT INSURANCE CORPORATION Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC), Treasury; Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System (Board); and Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC). ACTION: Joint notice and request for comment. 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The agencies are requesting comment on a change to the Call Report forms and instructions (FFIEC 031 and FFIEC 041 only) to implement the FDIC’s proposed amendments to the deposit insurance assessment system applicable to all large insured depository institutions (IDIs), including highly complex IDIs, to address the temporary deposit insurance assessment khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:22 Dec 17, 2020 Jkt 253001 effects resulting from certain optional regulatory capital transition provisions relating to the implementation of the current expected credit losses (CECL) methodology. 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OCC: You may submit comments, which should refer to ‘‘Call Report Deposit Insurance Assessment-Related Revisions,’’ by any of the following methods: • Email: prainfo@occ.treas.gov. • Mail: Chief Counsel’s Office, Office of the Comptroller of the Currency, Attention: 1557–0081, 400 7th Street SW, Suite 3E–218, Washington, DC 20219. • Hand Delivery/Courier: 400 7th Street SW, suite 3E–218, Washington, DC 20219. Instructions: You must include ‘‘OCC’’ as the agency name and ‘‘1557– 0081’’ in your comment. In general, the OCC will publish comments on www.reginfo.gov without change, including any business or personal information provided, such as name and address information, email addresses, or phone numbers. Comments received, including attachments and other supporting materials, are part of the public record and subject to public disclosure. Do not include any information in your comment or supporting materials that you consider confidential or inappropriate for public disclosure. 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Board: You may submit comments, which should refer to ‘‘Call Report Deposit Insurance Assessment-Related Revisions,’’ by any of the following methods: • Agency website: http:// www.federalreserve.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments at: http://www.federalreserve.gov/ generalinfo/foia/ProposedRegs.cfm. • Email: regs.comments@ federalreserve.gov. Include ‘‘Call Report Deposit Insurance Assessment-Related Revisions’’ in the subject line of the message. • Fax: (202) 395–6974. • Mail: Ann E. Misback, Secretary, Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, 20th Street and Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20551. All public comments are available on the Board’s website at https:// www.federalreserve.gov/apps/foia/ proposedregs.aspx as submitted, unless modified for technical reasons. Accordingly, your comments will not be edited to remove any identifying or contact information. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2020-0089]


National Emergency Medical Services Advisory Council; 
Solicitation of Applications

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), U.S. 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Solicitation of Nominations for Appointment to the National 
Emergency

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Medical Services Advisory Council (NEMSAC).

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SUMMARY: NHTSA is soliciting applications for appointment/reappointment 
to the U.S. Department of Transportation's (DOT) NEMSAC. The purpose of 
NEMSAC is to serve as a nationally recognized council of Emergency 
Medical Services (EMS) representatives and consumers to provide advice 
and recommendations regarding EMS to DOT. Through NHTSA, NEMSAC's 
advice is provided to the Federal Interagency Committee on EMS 
(FICEMS).

DATES: Applications for membership must be received by NHTSA on or 
before 5 p.m. EST, January 15, 2021.

ADDRESSES: If you wish to apply for membership, your application should 
be submitted to:
     Email: [email protected].
     Mail: Use only overnight mail such as UPS or FedEx to: 
U.S. Department of Transportation, National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, Office of Emergency Medical Services, Attn: NEMSAC, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, NTI-140, Washington, DC 20590.
    Additional information on NEMSAC, including the current roster, 
charter, and previous meeting minutes can be found at: https://www.ems.gov/nemsac.html.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Clary Mole, EMS Specialist, National 
Highway Traffic Safety Administration, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, [email protected] or 202-366-2795. Any committee 
related questions should be sent to the person listed in this section.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background:
    NEMSAC is an advisory council established by DOT in accordance with 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA), Public Law 
92-463, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.) and DOT Order 1120.3C NEMSAC 
provides information, advice, and recommendations to the Secretary via 
the Administrator of NHTSA, and through NHTSA to FICEMS on matters 
relating to all aspects of development and implementation of EMS.
    Description of Duties:
    Consistent with Sections 3 and 5, NEMSAC is authorized to:
    a. Consider information on EMS issues to define, develop positions, 
and make recommendations on such issues for the Secretary of 
Transportation and/or FICEMS.
    b. Provide recommendations or advice relating to EMS on such topics 
as:
     Improved coordination and support of EMS systems among 
Federal programs;
     Strategic planning;
     EMS standards, guidelines, performance benchmarks, and 
other guidelines;
     Guidelines for conducting needs assessments for improving 
community-based EMS systems at State and local levels;
     Enhancing the National EMS Information System (NEMSIS) 
through adoption, utilization and revision of the NEMSIS standard and 
supporting EMS systems with new uses of EMS data and information; and
     Strengthening EMS systems through enhanced workforce 
development, education, training, exercises, sustainability, equipment, 
medical oversight, and other areas.
    c. Respond to requests for consultation and advice on EMS issues 
from the Secretary of Transportation (via the National Highway Traffic 
Safety Administration's (NHTSA) Designated Federal Officer (DFO)) and/
or from FICEMS.
    d. NEMSAC shall prepare an annual report to the Secretary of 
Transportation, with copies sent to the Secretary of Health and Human 
Services and Secretary of Homeland Security, and to FICEMS, regarding 
NEMSAC's actions and recommendations.

Membership

    In accordance with the NEMSAC charter, members should represent a 
cross-section of the diverse agencies, organizations, and individuals 
involved in EMS activities and programs in the United States. NEMSAC 
consists of 25 members, each of whom shall be appointed by the 
Secretary of Transportation, in coordination with the U.S. Departments 
of Homeland Security and Health and Human Services through their 
respective representatives on FICEMS. The NEMSAC members shall 
collectively be representative of all sectors of the EMS community.
    The NEMSAC's broad-based membership will ensure that it has 
sufficient EMS system expertise and geographic and demographic 
diversity to accurately reflect the whole EMS community.
    To the extent practical, the final NEMSAC membership shall ensure 
representation from the following sectors of the EMS community:

 Volunteer EMS
 Fire-based (career) EMS
 Private (career non-fire) EMS
 Hospital-based EMS
 Tribal EMS
 Air Medical EMS
 Local EMS service directors/administrators
 EMS Medical Directors
 Emergency Physicians
 Trauma Surgeons
 Pediatric Emergency Physicians
 State EMS Directors
 State Highway Safety Directors
 EMS Educators
 Public Safety Call-taker/Dispatcher (911)
 EMS Data Managers
 EMS Quality Improvement
 EMS Researchers
 Emergency Nurses
 Hospital Administration
 Public Health
 Emergency Management
 EMS Practitioners
 Consumers (not directly affiliated with an EMS or healthcare 
organization)
 State or local legislative bodies (e.g., city/county councils; 
state legislatures)

    Members serve in a ``representative'' capacity on NEMSAC and not as 
Special Government Employees. The Secretary of Transportation shall 
appoint each member for up to a 2-year term and members may be 
reappointed but may not serve more than two consecutive terms unless 
the Secretary determines that additional terms are permitted to ensure 
representation of all sectors of EMS. NEMSAC members will not receive 
pay or other compensation from NHTSA for their NEMSAC service, but are 
entitled to reimbursement of their travel expenses, including per diem. 
The NEMSAC meets in plenary session approximately three to four times 
per year.

Qualifications

    Members will be selected for their ability to reflect a balanced 
representation of interests from across the EMS community, but no 
member will represent a specific organization.

Materials To Submit

    Qualified individuals interested in serving on the NEMSAC are 
invited to apply for appointment by submitting a resume or CV along 
with letters of recommendation to one of the locations listed in the 
ADDRESSES section by the deadline listed in the DATES section. Each 
applicant must identify the EMS sector or discipline that he or she 
seeks to represent. Current NEMSAC members whose terms are ending 
should notify the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT 
section of their interest in reappointment in lieu of submitting a new 
application, and should provide an updated resume or

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CV and a restatement of the current sector they represent by the 
deadline. Nominations are open to all individuals without regard to 
race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, mental or physical 
disability, marital status, or sexual orientation. Evaluations will be 
based on the materials submitted.

    Authority: 42 U.S.C. 300d-4(b); 49 CFR 1.95(i)(4).

    Issued in Washington, DC.
Nanda Narayanan Srinivasan,
Associate Administrator, Research and Program Development.
[FR Doc. 2020-27942 Filed 12-17-20; 8:45 am]
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