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30684 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No.

103 / Tuesday, May 30, 2006 / Notices

Plans are required of other vessels to Commandant, Office of Boating Safety women and members of minority groups
minimize impacts of oil spills. (G–PCB–1), U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 to apply.
Need: This information is needed to Second Street SW., Washington, DC Dated: May 18, 2006.
ensure that vessels and facilities are 20593–0001; by calling 202–267–1077; F.J. Sturm,
prepared to respond in the event of an or by faxing 202–267–4285. Send your
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Director
oil spill incident. The information will application in written form to the above of Inspections and Compliance.
be reviewed by the Coast Guard to street address. This notice and the
[FR Doc. E6–8300 Filed 5–26–06; 8:45 am]
assess the effectiveness of the response application form are available on the
plan. Internet at; the
Respondents: Owners and operators application form is also available at
of vessels and facilities.
Frequency: On occasion. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND
nbsac.htm. SECURITY
Burden Estimate: The estimated
burden has increased from 137,199 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.
Jeanne Timmons, Executive Director of Coast Guard
hours to 220,559 hours a year.
2. Title: Ballast Water Management for NBSAC, telephone 202–267–1077, fax [CGD08–06–020]
Vessels with Ballast Tanks Entering U.S. 202–267–4285.
Waters. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Houston-Galveston Navigation Safety
OMB Control Number: 1625–0069. National Boating Safety Advisory Advisory Committee
Summary: The information is needed Council (NBSAC) is a Federal advisory AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
to carry out the reporting requirements committee under the Federal Advisory
of 16 U.S.C. 4711 regarding the ACTION: Notice of meetings.
Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2. It
management of ballast water, to prevent advises the Coast Guard regarding SUMMARY: The Houston-Galveston
the introduction and spread of aquatic regulations and other major boating Navigation Safety Advisory Committee
nuisance species into U.S. waters. safety matters. NBSAC’s 21 members (HOGANSAC) and its working groups
Need: The information is needed to consist of: 7 representatives of State will meet to discuss waterway
ensure compliance with the officials responsible for State boating improvements, aids to navigation, area
requirements in 33 CFR part 151, safety programs; 7 representatives of projects impacting safety on the
subparts C and D. The information will recreational boat and associated Houston Ship Channel, and various
also be used for research and periodic equipment manufacturers; and 7 other navigation safety matters in the
reporting to Congress. representatives of national recreational Galveston Bay area. All meetings will be
Respondents: Owners and operators boating organizations and the general open to the public.
of certain vessels. public, at least 5 of whom are DATES: The next meeting of HOGANSAC
Frequency: On occasion. representatives of national recreational
Burden Estimate: The estimated will be held on Tuesday, June 27, 2006,
boating organizations. Members are at 9 a.m. The meeting of the
burden has decreased from 106,193
appointed by the Secretary of the Committee’s working groups will be
hours to 60,769 hours a year.
Department of Homeland Security. held on Thursday, June 8, 2006, at 9
Dated: May 19, 2006. NBSAC normally meets twice each a.m. Members of the public may present
R.T. Hewitt, year at a location selected by the Coast written or oral statements at either
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Guard. When attending meetings of the meeting. Requests to make oral
Commandant for Command, Control, Council, members are provided travel presentations or distribute written
Communications, Computers, and expenses and per diem. materials should reach the Coast Guard
Information Technology.
We will consider applications five (5) working days before the meeting
[FR Doc. E6–8220 Filed 5–26–06; 8:45 am] received in response to this notice for at which the presentation will be made.
BILLING CODE 4910–15–P the following seven positions that Requests to have written materials
expire or become vacant in December distributed to each member of the
2006: two representatives of State committee in advance of the meeting
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND should reach the Coast Guard at least
officials responsible for State boating
SECURITY ten (10) working days before the
safety programs, two representatives of
Coast Guard recreational boat and associated meeting at which the presentation will
equipment manufacturers, and three be made.
[USCG–2006–24734] representatives of national recreational ADDRESSES: The full Committee will be
boating organizations. The positions held at the Houston Pilot’s, 8150 South
National Boating Safety Advisory from the general public are not open for Loop East, Houston, TX 77017, (713–
Council; Vacancies consideration this year. 645–9620). The working groups meeting
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS. Applicants are considered for will be held at the West Gulf Maritime
ACTION: Request for applications. membership on the basis of their Association, Portway Plaza, 1717 East
particular expertise, knowledge, and Loop, Suite 200, Houston, Texas 77029,
SUMMARY: The Coast Guard seeks experience in recreational boating (713–678–7655). This notice is available
applications for membership on the safety. Prior applicants should submit on the Internet at
National Boating Safety Advisory an updated application to ensure FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Council (NBSAC). NBSAC advises the consideration for the vacancies Commander Jerry Torok, Executive
Coast Guard on matters related to announced in this notice. Each member Secretary of HOGANSAC, telephone
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recreational boating safety. serves for a term of up to 3 years. 713–671–5164, or Lieutenant Junior
DATES: Application forms should reach Members may serve consecutive terms. Grade Kevin Cooper, Assistant to the
us on or before September 1, 2006. In support of the policy of the U.S. Executive Secretary of HOGANSAC,
ADDRESSES: You may request an Coast Guard on gender and ethnic telephone 713–678–9001, e-mail
application form by writing to diversity, we encourage qualified Written

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