[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 182 (Friday, September 19, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 56385-56386]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-22349]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2014-0025]


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

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

ACTION: Committee Management; Notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
Meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and 
Border Protection (COAC) will meet on October 7, 2014, in Washington, 
DC. The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and 
Border Protection (COAC) will meet on Tuesday, October 7, from 1:00 
p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EST. Please note that the meeting may close early if 
the committee has completed its business.
    Pre-Registration: Meeting participants may attend either in person 
or via webinar after pre-registering using a method indicated below:

-- For members of the public who plan to attend the meeting in person, 
please register either online at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/index.asp?w=28; by email to [email protected]; or by fax to 202-325-
4290 by 5:00 p.m. EST on October 1, 2014. You must register prior to 
the meeting in order to attend the meeting in person. Please refer to 
the ADDRESSES section below for more details.
-- For members of the public who plan to participate via webinar, 
please

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register online at https://apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/index.asp?w=29 
by 5:00 p.m. EST on October 3, 2014.

Feel free to share this information with other interested members of 
your organization or association.
    Members of the public who are pre-registered and later require 
cancellation, please do so in advance of the meeting by accessing one 
(1) of the following links: https://apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/cancel.asp?w=28 to cancel an in person registration, or https://apps.cbp.gov/te_reg/cancel.asp?w=29 to cancel a webinar 
registration.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the U.S. Department of 
Agriculture (USDA) at 1400 Independence Avenue SW., South Cafeteria 
Rooms 1, 2, and 3, Washington, DC 20024.
    All visitors to the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) should 
proceed through the main lobby to the security checkpoint. You must 
register prior to the meeting in order to attend the meeting in person. 
After you have registered, your name will be placed on the meeting 
attendance list at the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) building 
security check point. Your name must be on the attendance list at the 
security check point in order to enter the building. There will be no 
exceptions made for individuals not listed on the attendance list. 
There will be signage posted directing visitors to the location of 
South Cafeteria, Room 1, 2, and 3.
    For information on facilities or services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Ms. Wanda Tate, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs and Border 
Protection at 202-344-1661 as soon as possible.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues to be considered by the committee prior to the 
formulation of recommendations as listed in the ``Agenda'' section 
below.
    Comments must be submitted in writing no later than October 1, 
2014, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP-2014-0025, and may be 
submitted by one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Email: [email protected] 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, 1300 Pennsylvania Avenue NW., Room 3.5A, 
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 http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Do 
not submit personal information to this docket.
    Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or 
comments, go to http://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket Number 
USCBP-2014-0025. To submit a comment, see the link on the 
Regulations.gov Web site for ``How do I submit a comment?'' located on 
the right hand side of the main site page.
    There will be multiple public comment periods held during the 
meeting on October 7, 2014. Speakers are requested to limit their 
comments to two (2) minutes or less to facilitate greater 
participation. Contact the individual listed below to register as a 
speaker. Please note that the public comment period for speakers may 
end before the time indicated on the schedule that is posted on the CBP 
Web page, http://www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac, at the 
time of the meeting.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the 
Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. Appendix. The Advisory 
Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and Border Protection 
(COAC) provides 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 Department of Homeland 
Security and the Department of the Treasury.

Agenda

    The Advisory Committee on Commercial Operations of Customs and 
Border Protection (COAC) will hear from the following project leaders 
and subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will review, 
deliberate, provide observations, and formulate recommendations on how 
to proceed on those topics:
    1. The COAC Survey Team: Review and discuss the preliminary results 
of the COAC 2014 Trade Efficiency Survey, which combined exports and 
imports into one survey.
    2. The Exports Subcommittee: Review and discuss the findings from 
two of the seven planned sub-workgroups (Air Manifest and Commodity 
Licensing) formed under the Export Process Work Group (EPWG), and the 
collaboration between the Bureau of Industry and Security's Federal 
Advisory Committee, the President's Export Council Subcommittee on 
Export Administration (PECSEA).
    3. The One U.S. Government at the Border (1USG) Subcommittee: 
Review and discuss the progress of the Import Mapping Working Group and 
potential collaboration with the Border Inter-Agency Executive Council 
(BIEC). The 1USG Food and Drug Administration Working Group will 
provide findings and recommendations.
    4. The Trade Enforcement and Revenue Collection Subcommittee: 
Review and discuss the recommendations on the Intellectual Property 
Rights (IPR) Working Group's work on the voluntary disclosure proposal 
and its utility for trade targeting; report and recommendations of the 
AD/CVD Working Group; and report on the Bonds Working Group's 
discussions on the concept of e-bonds.
    5. The Trusted Trader Subcommittee: Update and discuss the C-TPAT 
Exporter Entity and the Trusted Trader Program pilot.
    6. The Trade Modernization Subcommittee: Updates and discussion on 
ACE, Centers of Excellence and Expertise as well as Role of the Customs 
Broker activities will take place.
    7. The Global Supply Chain Subcommittee: Updates and discussion 
regarding the Beyond the Border activities with Canada and 21st Century 
activities with Mexico will take place.

    Dated: September 16, 2014.
Maria Luisa Boyce,
Senior Advisor for Private Sector Engagement, Office of Trade 
Relations.
[FR Doc. 2014-22349 Filed 9-18-14; 8:45 am]
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