U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security (DHS).
Notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.
The Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (popularly known as “COAC”) will meet on May 9, 2008, in Washington, DC. The meeting will be open to the public.
COAC will meet Friday, May 9th from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Please note that the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its business. If you plan to attend, please contact Ms. Wanda Tate on or before Tuesday, May 6, 2008.
The meeting will be held at the Ronald Reagan Building in the Horizon Ballroom, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20004. Written material and comments should reach the contact person listed below by May 2nd. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee prior to the meeting should reach the contact person at the address below by May 2, 2008. Comments must be identified by USCBP-2008-0049 and may be submitted by one of the following methods:
- Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
- E-mail: email@example.com. Include the docket number in the subject line of the message.
- Fax: 202-344-2064.
- Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, Room 8.5C, Washington, DC 20229.
Instructions: All submissions received must include the words “Department of Homeland Security” and the docket number for this action. Comments received will be posted without alteration at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided.
Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received by the COAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Ave., NW., Room 8.5C, Washington, DC 20229; firstname.lastname@example.org; telephone 202-344-1440; facsimile 202-344-2064.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C., app.), DHS hereby announces the meeting of the Departmental Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. Customs and Border Protection and Related Homeland Security Functions (COAC). COAC is tasked with providing advice to the Secretary of Homeland Security, the Secretary of the Treasury, and the Commissioner of U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) on matters pertaining to the commercial operations of CBP and related functions within DHS or the Department of the Treasury.
The sixth meeting of the tenth term of COAC will be held at the date, time and location specified above. A tentative agenda for the meeting is set forth below.
1. Post Incident Response.
2. Advance Trade Data (“10+2”).
3. Secure Freight Initiative.
4. C-TPAT (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism) and CSI (Container Security Initiative).
5. Conveyance Security Devices.
6. ACE (Automated Commercial Environment) Programs Status/ITDS (International Trade Data Systems).
7. International Trade Issues/Updates.
8. Import Safety Initiatives.
9. World Customs Organization & Mutual Recognition Status.
10. Proposed Revisions to In-Bond Process.
11. Automated Export System (AES).
12. Agriculture Program Update.
This meeting is open to the public. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished.
Participation in COAC deliberations is limited to committee members, Department of Homeland Security officials, and persons invited to attend the meeting for special presentations.
All visitors to the Ronald Reagan building will have to go through a security checkpoint to be admitted to the building. Since seating is limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide notice, preferably by close of business Tuesday, May 6, 2008, to Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, Washington, DC 20229, telephone 202-344-1440; facsimile 202-344-2064.
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 Ms. Wanda Tate as soon as possible.Start Signature
Dated: April 17, 2008.
Michael C. Mullen,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E8-8758 Filed 4-22-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 9111-14-P