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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 222 / Monday, November 22, 2021 / Notices 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–2021–0412], and must be received by December 22, 2021. Submitting Comments 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, contact the person in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, are 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. We accept anonymous comments. All comments to the Coast Guard will be posted without change to https:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and submissions to the Coast Guard in response to this document, see DHS’s eRulemaking System of Records notice (85 FR 14226, March 11, 2020). For more about privacy and submissions to OIRA in response to this document, see the https://www.reginfo.gov, commentsubmission web page. OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at https:// 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: 1625–0033. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (86 FR 46861, August 20, 2021) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That notice elicited no comments. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collection. VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Nov 19, 2021 Jkt 256001 Information Collection Request Title: Display of Fire Control Plans for Vessels. OMB Control Number: 1625–0033. Summary: This information collection is for the posting or display of specific plans on certain categories of commercial vessels. The availability of these plans aid firefighters and damage control efforts in response to emergencies. Need: Under 46 U.S. Code 3305 and 3306, the Coast Guard is responsible for ensuring the safety of inspected vessels and has promulgated regulations in 46 CFR parts 35, 78, 97, 109, 131, 169, and 196 to ensure that safety standards are met. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners or operators of vessels. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 472 hours a year. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. Dated: November 17, 2021. Kathleen Claffie, Chief, Office of Privacy Management, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2021–25430 Filed 11–19–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2021–0633] National Towing Safety Advisory Committee; December 2021 Teleconference Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security. ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting. AGENCY: The National Towing Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will meet via teleconference to discuss the election of officers, issuance of new task statements, and stand-up of the Task Statement Vetting Committee. The Committee will also discuss new tasking to include the draft final report for Towing Safety Advisory Committee Task 16–01, Subchapter M Implementation, Workgroup Item #1 that sought to identify the parameters Coast Guard officials should use to determine whether a vessel inspected under subchapters other than Subchapter M is performing ‘‘Occasional Towing’’. The meeting will be open to the public. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00057 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 66325 DATES: Meeting: The Committee will hold its inaugural meeting by teleconference on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Please note the teleconference may close early if the Committee has completed its business. Comments and supporting documents: To ensure your comments are reviewed by Committee members before the teleconference, submit your written comments no later than December 1, 2021. 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 December 1, 2021, 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, but if you want Committee members to review your comments before the teleconference, please submit your comments no later than December 1, 2021. We are particularly interested in comments on the issues in the ‘‘Agenda’’ section below. We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal Decision Making 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–2021–0633]. Comments received will be posted without alteration at https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. You may wish to review the Privacy and Security notice available on homepage of https://www.regulations.gov and 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 public comments, will be in our online docket at https:// www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that website’s instructions. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Matthew D. Layman, Designated Federal Officer of the National Towing Safety Advisory Committee, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593–7509, telephone E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1 66326 Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 222 / Monday, November 22, 2021 / Notices 202–372–1421, fax 202–372–1421 or Matthew.D.Layman@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. appendix). The National Towing Safety Advisory Committee was established on December 4, 2018, by section 601 of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115–282, 132 Stat. 4192). That authority is codified in 46 U.S.C. 15108. The Committee operates under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and, in addition, the administrative provisions of 46 U.S.C. 15109. The Committee provides advice and recommendations to the Department of Homeland Security on matters related to shallow-draft inland navigation, coastal waterway navigation, and towing safety. jspears on DSK121TN23PROD with NOTICES1 Agenda The agenda for the December 7, 2021, teleconference meeting is as follows: (1) Call to Order. (2) Roll call and determination of quorum. (3) Opening Remarks. (4) Swearing-in of new members. (5) Election by Committee members of the Chairperson and Vice Chairperson. (6) Establishment of the Task Statement Vetting Committee. (7) Issuance of New Task Statements. (8) Review of Draft Final Report for legacy Task 16–01: Subchapter M Implementation, Workgroup Item #1Criteria Used to Apply the Term ‘‘Occasional Towing. (9) Update from the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance on the status of Subchapter M Implementation. (10) Update from the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise. (11) Public Comment period. A copy of all pre-meeting documentation will be available at https://www.dco.uscg.mil/OurOrganization/Assistant-Commandantfor-Prevention-Policy-CG-5P/ Commercial-Regulations-standards-CG5PS/Office-of-Operating-andEnvironmental-Standards/vfos/TSAC/. Alternatively, you may contact Mr. Matthew Layman as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above. During the December 7, 2021 teleconference, a public comment period will be held from approximately 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please note that this public comment period may start before 12:30 p.m. if all other agenda items have been covered and VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:30 Nov 19, 2021 Jkt 256001 may end before 1 p.m. if all of those wishing to comment have done so. Please contact Mr. Matthew D. Layman, listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section to register as a speaker. Dated: November 16, 2021. Jeffrey G. Lantz, Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards. PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT MANAGER, U.S. COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR. AVE. SE, STOP 7710, WASHINGTON, DC 20593– 7710. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A.L. Craig, Office of Privacy Management, telephone 202–475–3528, or fax 202– 372–8405, for questions on these documents. [FR Doc. 2021–25328 Filed 11–19–21; 8:45 am] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: BILLING CODE 9110–04–P Public Participation and Request for Comments DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY This notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq., 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–2014–0713], and must be received by December 22, 2021. Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2014–0713] Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625– NEW Coast Guard, DHS. Thirty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for the following collection of information: 1625–NEW, State Registration Data. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties. DATES: You may submit comments to the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before December 22, 2021. ADDRESSES: Comments to the Coast Guard should be submitted using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at https:// www.regulations.gov. Search for docket number [USCG–2014–0713]. Written comments and recommendations to OIRA for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to https:// www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet at https:// www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: COMMANDANT (CG–6P), ATTN: SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submitting Comments 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, contact the person in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 222 (Monday, November 22, 2021)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2021-0633]


National Towing Safety Advisory Committee; December 2021 
Teleconference

AGENCY: Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting.

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SUMMARY: The National Towing Safety Advisory Committee (Committee) will 
meet via teleconference to discuss the election of officers, issuance 
of new task statements, and stand-up of the Task Statement Vetting 
Committee. The Committee will also discuss new tasking to include the 
draft final report for Towing Safety Advisory Committee Task 16-01, 
Subchapter M Implementation, Workgroup Item #1 that sought to identify 
the parameters Coast Guard officials should use to determine whether a 
vessel inspected under subchapters other than Subchapter M is 
performing ``Occasional Towing''. The meeting will be open to the 
public.

DATES: 
    Meeting: The Committee will hold its inaugural meeting by 
teleconference on Tuesday, December 7, 2021, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. 
Eastern Standard Time. Please note the teleconference may close early 
if the Committee has completed its business.
    Comments and supporting documents: To ensure your comments are 
reviewed by Committee members before the teleconference, submit your 
written comments no later than December 1, 2021.

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 December 1, 2021, 
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, but if you want Committee 
members to review your comments before the teleconference, please 
submit your comments no later than December 1, 2021. We are 
particularly interested in comments on the issues in the ``Agenda'' 
section below. We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal 
Decision Making 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-2021-0633]. Comments received will be posted without alteration 
at https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information 
provided. You may wish to review the Privacy and Security notice 
available on homepage of https://www.regulations.gov and 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 public comments, will be in our online 
docket at https://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following 
that website's instructions.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Matthew D. Layman, Designated 
Federal Officer of the National Towing Safety Advisory Committee, 2703 
Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7509, Washington, DC 20593-7509, 
telephone

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202-372-1421, fax 202-372-1421 or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given in 
accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. appendix). 
The National Towing Safety Advisory Committee was established on 
December 4, 2018, by section 601 of the Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard 
Authorization Act of 2018 (Pub. L. 115-282, 132 Stat. 4192). That 
authority is codified in 46 U.S.C. 15108. The Committee operates under 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act and, in addition, 
the administrative provisions of 46 U.S.C. 15109. The Committee 
provides advice and recommendations to the Department of Homeland 
Security on matters related to shallow-draft inland navigation, coastal 
waterway navigation, and towing safety.

Agenda

    The agenda for the December 7, 2021, teleconference meeting is as 
follows:
    (1) Call to Order.
    (2) Roll call and determination of quorum.
    (3) Opening Remarks.
    (4) Swearing-in of new members.
    (5) Election by Committee members of the Chairperson and Vice 
Chairperson.
    (6) Establishment of the Task Statement Vetting Committee.
    (7) Issuance of New Task Statements.
    (8) Review of Draft Final Report for legacy Task 16-01: Subchapter 
M Implementation, Workgroup Item #1- Criteria Used to Apply the Term 
``Occasional Towing.
    (9) Update from the Office of Commercial Vessel Compliance on the 
status of Subchapter M Implementation.
    (10) Update from the Towing Vessel National Center of Expertise.
    (11) Public Comment period.
    A copy of all pre-meeting documentation will be available at 
https://www.dco.uscg.mil/Our-Organization/Assistant-Commandant-for-Prevention-Policy-CG-5P/Commercial-Regulations-standards-CG-5PS/Office-of-Operating-and-Environmental-Standards/vfos/TSAC/. Alternatively, you 
may contact Mr. Matthew Layman as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION 
CONTACT section above.
    During the December 7, 2021 teleconference, a public comment period 
will be held from approximately 12:30 p.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Standard 
Time. Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. 
Please note that this public comment period may start before 12:30 p.m. 
if all other agenda items have been covered and may end before 1 p.m. 
if all of those wishing to comment have done so.
    Please contact Mr. Matthew D. Layman, listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section to register as a speaker.

    Dated: November 16, 2021.
Jeffrey G. Lantz,
Director of Commercial Regulations and Standards.
[FR Doc. 2021-25328 Filed 11-19-21; 8:45 am]
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