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 August 7, 2008 in Seattle, Washington. The meeting will be open to the public.
COAC will meet Thursday, August 7th from 8 a.m. to 12 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 Friday, August 1, 2008.
The meeting will be held at the Museum of Flight, 9404 East Marginal Way South, Skyline Room, Seattle, Washington 98108-4097.
Written material and comments should reach the contact person listed below by July 30, 2008. 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 July 30, 2008. Comments must be identified by Docket No. USCBP-2008-0074 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 a 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 seventh 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. World Customs Organization & Mutual Recognition Status.
2. C-TPAT Programs (Customs-Trade Partnership Against Terrorism).
3. ITDS (International Trade Data Systems Status).
4. Import Safety Initiatives.
5. Advance Trade Data (“10+2”).
6. Secure Freight Initiative.
7. Agriculture Program Update.
8. Trade Facilitation and Compliance Issues.Start Printed Page 41369
9. Intellectual Property Rights Enforcement Status.
10. Customs Bond Subcommittee.
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 Museum of Flight must check-in with CBP officials at the registration desk outside the Skyline Room. Since seating is limited, all persons attending this meeting should provide notice, preferably by close of business Friday, August 1, 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: July 14, 2008.
Michael C. Mullen,
Assistant Commissioner, Office of International Affairs and Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection.
[FR Doc. E8-16538 Filed 7-17-08; 8:45 am]
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