2018-11254. Meeting Notice-U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee  

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    AGENCY:

    Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

    ACTION:

    Notice of advisory committee public meeting.

    SUMMARY:

    The Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces a public meeting of the U.S. Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee (MTSNAC) to discuss advice and recommendations for the U.S. Department of Transportation on issues related to the marine transportation system.

    DATES:

    The meeting will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).

    ADDRESSES:

    The meetings will be held at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, National Training Center, 1310 N Courthouse Road, Suite 600, Arlington, VA 22201-2508.

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    FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

    Jeffrey Flumignan, Designated Federal Officer, at MTSNAC@dot.gov or at (212) 668-2064. Please visit the MTSNAC website at http://www.marad.dot.gov/​ports/​marine-transportation-system-mts/​marine-transportation-system-national-advisory-committee-mtsnac/​.

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    SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

    The MTSNAC is a Federal advisory committee that advises the U.S. Secretary of Transportation and the Maritime Administrator on issues related to the marine transportation system. The MTSNAC was originally established in 1999 and mandated in 2007 by the Energy Independence and Security Act of 2007. The MTSNAC operates in accordance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA).

    Agenda

    The agenda will include: (1) Welcome, opening remarks, and introductions; (2) brief remarks by the Maritime Administrator or Deputy Maritime Administrator; (3) updates to the Committee on subcommittee work; (4) development of work plans and proposed recommendations; (5) administrative items; and (6) public comments.

    Meeting Participation

    The meeting will be open to the public. Members of the public who wish to attend in person must RSVP to MTSNAC@dot.gov with your name and affiliation no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on May 25, 2018, in order to facilitate entry. Seating will be limited and available on a first-come-first-serve basis.

    Services for Individuals with Disabilities: The public meeting is physically accessible to people with disabilities. Individuals requiring accommodations, such as sign language interpretation or other ancillary aids are Start Printed Page 24390asked to notify Jeffrey Flumignan at (212) 668-2064 or MTSNAC@dot.gov five (5) business days before the meeting.

    Public Comments: A public comment period will commence at approximately 11:45 a.m. on June 11, 2018. To provide time for as many people to speak as possible, speaking time for each individual will be limited to three minutes. Members of the public who would like to speak are asked to contact the Designated Federal Officer via email: MTSNAC@dot.gov. Commenters will be placed on the agenda in the order in which notifications are received. If time allows, additional comments will be permitted. Copies of oral comments must be submitted in writing at the meeting or preferably emailed to MTSNAC@dot.gov. Additional written comments are welcome and must be filed as indicated below.

    Written comments: Persons who wish to submit written comments for consideration by the Committee must email MTSNAC@dot.gov, or send them to MTSNAC Designated Federal Officers via email: MTSNAC@dot.gov, Maritime Transportation System National Advisory Committee, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, W21-307, Washington, DC 20590 no later than June 4, 2018, to provide sufficient time for review.

    (Authority: 49 CFR part 1.93(a); 5 U.S.C. 552b; 41 CFR parts 102-3; 5 U.S.C. app. Sections 1-16)

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    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: May 22, 2018.

    T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,

    Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-11254 Filed 5-24-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Published:
05/25/2018
Department:
Transportation Department
Agency:
Maritime Administration
EntryType:
Notice
Action:
Notice of advisory committee public meeting.
Document Number:
2018-11254
Dates:
The meeting will be held on Monday, June 11, 2018 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. and Tuesday, June 12, 2018 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT).
Pages:
24389-24390 (2 pages)
SectionNoes:
PDF File:
2018-11254.pdf