MERPAC to Meet in Washington, DC

DHS press release
Wednesday, August 08, 2012

Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee to meet on September 11, 2012 at USCG Headquarters.


AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.


ACTION: Notice of Federal Advisory Committee Meeting.


SUMMARY: The Merchant Marine Personnel Advisory Committee (MERPAC) will meet in Washington, DC, to discuss various issues related to the training and fitness of merchant marine personnel. This meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: MERPAC working groups will meet on September 11, 2012, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., and the full committee will meet briefly on the morning of September 11 and on September 12, 2012, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. This meeting
may adjourn early if all business is finished. Written comments to be distributed to committee members and placed on MERPAC’s website are due August 31, 2012.


ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet in Room 2501 of the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters Building, 2100 Second Street, S.W., Washington, DC 20593. Attendees will be required to provide a picture identification card and pass through a


To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment on the issues to be considered by the Committee and working groups as listed in the “Agenda” section below. Written comments must be identified by
Docket No. USCG–2012-0763.

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