[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 249 (Friday, December 28, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Page 76504]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-31280]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2012-0046]


Notice of Meeting of the Advisory Committee on Commercial 
Operations of Customs and Border Protection (COAC)

AGENCY: U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security (DHS).

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection (COAC) will meet Tuesday, January 15, 
2013 from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST via teleconference. The meeting will be 
open to the public.

DATES: The COAC meeting will take place from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. EST on 
Tuesday, January 15, 2013 via teleconference. Please be advised that 
the meeting is scheduled for one hour and that the meeting may close 
early if the committee completes its business.
    Registration: If you plan on attending, please register either 
online at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_registration/?w=112 or by email to 
tradeevents@dhs.gov, or by fax to 202-325-4290 by close-of-business on 
January 11, 2013.
    If you have completed an online on-site registration and wish to 
cancel your registration, you may do so at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_registration/cancel.asp?w=112.
    Please feel free to share this information with interested members 
of your organizations or associations.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. Members of the 
public interested in attending this teleconference meeting may do so by 
following the process outlined below (see ``Public Participation''). 
Written comments must be submitted and received by January 9, 2013. 
Comments must be identified by USCBP-2012-0046 and may be submitted by 
one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: tradeevents@dhs.gov. Include the docket number in 
the subject line of the message.
     Fax: 202-325-4290.
     Mail: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. 
Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland Security, 1300 
Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5-A, 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 COAC, go to http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade 
Relations, U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Department of Homeland 
Security, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5-A, Washington, DC 
20229; tradeevents@dhs.gov; telephone 202-344-1440; facsimile 202-325-
4290.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee 
Act (5 U.S.C. App.), DHS hereby announces the meeting of the Advisory 
Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection 
(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 teleconference meeting of the COAC 
will be held on the date and time specified above. The COAC will meet 
to review, discuss next steps, and formulate recommendations on the 
work of the One U.S. Government at the Border subcommittee: Master 
Principles for a One U.S. Government at the Border Cooperation 
document.
    Public Participation: This meeting is open to the public; however, 
participation in COAC deliberations is limited to committee members and 
the COAC chairs. Please note that the meeting may close early if all 
business is finished. Members of the public may register online to 
attend this COAC teleconference meeting as per the instructions set 
forth below. All members of the public wishing to attend should 
promptly call in at the beginning of the teleconference.
    Each individual must provide his or her full legal name, email 
address and phone number no later than 5:00 p.m. EST on January 9, 
2013, via email at tradeevents@dhs.gov or via phone at 202-344-1440. 
The meeting's teleconference call details will be provided to 
registered members of the public via email.
    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.

    Dated: December 21, 2012.
Maria Luisa O'Connell,
Senior Advisor for Trade, Office of Trade Relations.
[FR Doc. 2012-31280 Filed 12-27-12; 8:45 am]
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