83 FR 32885 - Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)

DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
U.S. Customs and Border Protection

Federal Register Volume 83, Issue 136 (July 16, 2018)

Page Range32885-32886
FR Document2018-15107

The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) will hold its public meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 via webinar. The meeting will be open to the public.

Federal Register, Volume 83 Issue 136 (Monday, July 16, 2018)
[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 136 (Monday, July 16, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32885-32886]
From the Federal Register Online  [www.thefederalregister.org]
[FR Doc No: 2018-15107]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

U.S. Customs and Border Protection

[Docket No. USCBP-2018-0026]


Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC)

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

ACTION: Committee management; notice of Federal Advisory Committee 
meeting.

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SUMMARY: The Commercial Customs Operations Advisory Committee (COAC) 
will hold its public meeting on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 via webinar. 
The meeting will be open to the public.

DATES: The COAC will meet on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. 
to 4:00 p.m. EST. Please note that

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the meeting may close early if the committee has completed its 
business.

ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via webinar. The webinar link and 
conference phone number will be provided to all registrants by 5:00 
p.m. on July 31, 2018. For information on services for individuals with 
disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact 
Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, Office of Trade Relations, U.S. Customs & 
Border Protection, at (202) 344-1440 as soon as possible.
    Pre-Registration: Members of the public who plan to attend the 
meeting, please register online at: https://teregistration.cbp.gov/index.asp?w=137 by 4 p.m. EST, July 31, 2018. Please feel free to share 
this information with other interested members of your organization or 
association.
    Members of the public who are pre-registered to attend via webinar 
and later need to cancel, please do so by 9:00 a.m. EST on August 1, 
2018 utilizing the following link: https://teregistration.cbp.gov/cancel.asp?w=137.
    To facilitate public participation, we are inviting public comment 
on the issues the committee will consider prior to the formulation of 
recommendations as listed in the Agenda section below.
    Comments must be submitted in writing no later than 5:00 p.m. EST 
on July 31, 2018, and must be identified by Docket No. USCBP-2018-0026, 
and may be submitted by one (1) of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://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, Attention Florence Constant-Gibson.
     Mail: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, 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 (USCBP-2018-
0026) for this action. Comments received will be posted without 
alteration at https://www.regulations.gov. Please do not submit 
personal information to this docket.
    Docket: For access to the docket or to read background documents or 
comments, go to https://www.regulations.gov and search for Docket 
Number USCBP-2018-0026. To submit a comment, click the ``Comment Now!'' 
button located on the top-right hand side of the docket page.
    There will be multiple public comment periods held during the 
meeting on August 1, 2018. 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, https://www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Florence Constant-Gibson, 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; or Mr. Bradley Hayes, 
Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations and Designated Federal 
Officer for COAC at (202) 344-1440.

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

Agenda

    The Designated Federal Officer will introduce the newly appointed, 
re-appointed, and alternate COAC members. The COAC will also hear from 
the following subcommittees on the topics listed below and then will 
review, deliberate, provide observations, and formulate recommendations 
on how to proceed:
    1. The Exports Subcommittee will discuss a path forward for its 
work and the work of the Export Manifest Working Group for the 15th 
Term COAC. There will also be an update on the automated export 
manifest pilots, and on progress in implementing a post-departure 
filing pilot as part of the ocean pilot.
    2. The Trusted Trader Subcommittee will present an update from the 
C-TPAT Minimum Security Criteria Working Group on its recommendation 
regarding CBP's plans to roll out new C-TPAT criteria. The subcommittee 
will also provide an update on the progress on the Trusted Trader 
Strategy and the formation of a new Trade Compliance Working Group.
    3. The Trade Modernization Subcommittee will discuss the progress 
of the Regulatory Reform Working Group's efforts to identify and 
prioritize areas of regulations administered by CBP which can be 
reformed and the Foreign Trade Zone Regulations Working Group. In 
addition, the subcommittee will discuss the progress being made in the 
E-Commerce Working Group.
    4. The Trade Enforcement and Revenue Collection (TERC) Subcommittee 
will provide updates from the Anti-Dumping/Countervailing Duties (AD/
CVD), Bond, Forced Labor and Intellectual Property Rights Working 
Groups and will also speak to the lessons learned from the risk-based 
bonding tabletop exercise.
    Meeting materials will be available by July 31, 2018 at: http://www.cbp.gov/trade/stakeholder-engagement/coac/coac-public-meetings.

    Dated: July 11, 2018.
Bradley F. Hayes,
Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations.
[FR Doc. 2018-15107 Filed 7-13-18; 8:45 am]
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ActionCommittee management; notice of Federal Advisory Committee meeting.
DatesThe COAC will meet on Wednesday, August 1, 2018 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.
ContactMs. Florence Constant-Gibson, 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; or Mr. Bradley Hayes, Executive Director, Office of Trade Relations and Designated Federal Officer for COAC at (202) 344-1440.
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