[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 186 (Wednesday, September 29, 2021)]
[Pages 53973-53974]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2021-21159]



Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2021-0738]

National Maritime Security Advisory Committee

AGENCY: U.S. Coast Guard, Department of Homeland Security.

ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee teleconference meeting.


SUMMARY: The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (Committee) 
will meet via teleconference, to review and discuss on matters relating 
to national maritime security, including on enhancing the sharing of 
information related to cybersecurity risks that may cause a 
transportation security incident, between relevant Federal agencies and 
(a) State, local, and tribal governments, (b) relevant public safety 
and emergency response agencies, (c) relevant law enforcement and 
security organizations, (d) maritime industry, (e) port owners and 
operators, and (f) terminal owners and operators. This teleconference 
will be open to the public.

    Meeting: The Committee will meet by teleconference on Thursday, 
October 28, 2021 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time 
(EDT). This teleconference may close early if all business is finished.
    Comments and supporting documentation: To ensure your comments are 
received by Committee members before the teleconference, submit your 
written comments no later than October 15, 2021.

ADDRESSES:  To join the teleconference or to request special 
accommodations, contact the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER 
INFORMATION CONTACT section no later than 1 p.m. EDT on October 15, 
2021, to obtain the needed information. The number of teleconference 
lines are limited and will be available on a first-come, first-served 
    For information on services for individuals with disabilities, or 
to request special assistance, contact the individual listed in FOR 
FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT below as soon as possible.
    Instructions: You are free to submit comments at any time, 
including orally at the teleconference as time permits, but if you want 
Committee members to review your comment before the teleconference, 
please submit your comments no later than October 15, 2021. We are 
particularly interested in comments on the issues in the ``Agenda'' 
section below. We encourage you to submit comments through Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at https://regulations.gov. If your material cannot 
be submitted using https://regulations.gov, call or email the 
individual in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this 
document for alternate instructions. You must include the docket number 
USCG-2021-0738. Comments received will be posted without alteration at 
https://www.regulations.gov including any personal information 
provided. You may wish to view the Privacy and Security Notice 
available on the homepage of https://www.regulations.gov and DHS's 
eRulemaking System of Records notice (85 FR 14226, March 11, 2020). If 
you encounter technical difficulties with comment submission, contact 
the individual listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of 
this notice.
    Docket Search: Documents mentioned in this notice as being 
available in the docket, and all public comments, will be in our online 
docket at https://www.regulations.gov, and can be viewed by following 
that website's instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online 
docket and sign-up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments 
are posted.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ryan Owens, Alternate Designated 
Federal Officer of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee, 
2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20593, Stop 7581, 
Washington, DC 20593-7581; telephone 202-302-6565 or email 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is in compliance with 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, (5, U.S.C., Appendix). The 
Committee was established on December 4, 2018, by Sec.  601 of the 
Frank LoBiondo Coast Guard Authorization Act of 2018, Public Law 115-
282, 132 Stat. 4190. The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee 
provides advice, consults with, and makes recommendations to the 
Secretary of Homeland Security, via the Commandant of the Coast Guard, 

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matters relating to national maritime security.


(1) Call to Order.
(2) Introduction.
(3) Designated Federal Official Remarks.
(4) Roll call of Committee members and determination of quorum.
(5) Remarks from U.S. Coast Guard Senior Leadership.
(6) Swearing in of Committee Members.
(7) Election by Committee members of Chair and Vice-Chair.
(8) Presentation of tasks. The Coast Guard will present the following 
tasks and the Committee will determine if they will accept the tasks 
and form working groups:
    a. Provide feedback on cyber vulnerability assessments that are 
being conducted within the industry.
    b. Provide input to support further development of the Maritime 
Cyber Risk Assessment Model.
(9) Public comment period.
(10) Closing Remarks/plans for next meeting.
(11) Adjournment of meeting.

    A copy of all meeting documentation will be available at https://homeport.uscg.mil/NMSAC by October 15, 2021. Alternatively, you may 
contact Mr. Ryan Owens as noted in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section 
above. There will be a public comment period at the end of the meeting. 
Speakers are requested to limit their comments to 3 minutes. Please 
note that the public comment period may end before the period allotted, 
following the last call for comments. Contact the individual listed in 
the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section above to register as a 

    Dated: September 23, 2021.
Wayne R. Arguin, Jr.,
Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Director of Inspections and Compliance.
[FR Doc. 2021-21159 Filed 9-28-21; 8:45 am]