Yesterday the Coast Guard published a meeting notice in the Federal Register (81 FR 66977-66978) for a two-day public meeting of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee on October 10th, 2016 in Leesburg, VA. There will be a webcast of the meeting as well as a teleconference link.
Topics of specific interest to readers of this blog will be addressed on the first day of the meeting. They include:
• Extremely Hazardous Cargo Strategy;
• Transportation Worker Identification Credential;
• Facility Security Officer Regulation and Training; and
• Regulatory Update.
There is no indication in the notice that advance registration is required to attend, view the web cast (https://share.dhs.gov/nmsac/) or listen to the teleconference connection (1-855-475-2447; pass code 764 990 20#).
Written comments on the above topics may be submitted to NMSAC for consideration. Comments can be submitted via the Federal eRulemaking Portal (www.Regulations.gov; Docket # USCG-2016-0499).