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Towing Safety Advisory Committee

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Notice of meetings.

SUMMARY:

The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group of the Towing Safety Advisory Committee (TSAC) will meet to discuss matters relating to these specific issues of towing safety. The meetings will be open to the public.

DATES:

The Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group will meet on Wednesday, September 14, 2005 from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and on Thursday, September 15, 2005 from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. The meetings may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before September 7, 2005. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the Working Group should reach the Coast Guard on or before September 7, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

The Working Group will meet in the Gallery 2 room of the Arlington Hilton Hotel, 950 N. Stafford St., Arlington, VA 22203. Please bring a government-issued ID with photo (e.g., driver's license). Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Mr. Gerald Miante, Commandant (G-MSO-1), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001. This notice and related documents are available on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov under the docket number USCG-2005-22260.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Mr. Gerald Miante, Assistant Executive Director of TSAC, telephone 202-267-0214, fax 202-267-4570, or e-mail gmiante@comdt.uscg.mil.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Notice of these meetings is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. 2 (Pub. L. 92-463, 86 Stat. 770, as amended).

Agenda of Working Group Meetings:

The agenda for the Towing Vessel Inspection Working Group tentatively includes the following items:

(1) Safety management system requirements to be included in a subchapter devoted to the inspection for certification of towing vessels;

(2) Equipment requirements and personnel standards to be included in a subchapter devoted to the inspection for certification of towing vessels; and

(3) Audit and oversight requirements, including the use of third parties, to be included in a subchapter devoted to the inspection for certification of towing vessels.

Procedural:

The meetings are open to the public. Please note that the meetings may close early if all business is finished. At the Start Printed Page 52424Chair's discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. If you would like to make an oral presentation at the meeting, please notify the Assistant Executive Director (as provided above in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT) no later than September 7, 2005. Written material for distribution at the meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than September 7, 2005.

Information on Services for Individuals with Disabilities: For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact Mr. Miante at the number listed in FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT as soon as possible.

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Dated: August 29, 2005.

Howard L. Hime,

Acting Director of Standards, Marine Safety, Security and Environmental Protection.

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[FR Doc. 05-17512 Filed 9-1-05; 8:45 am]

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