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74546 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 241 / Friday, December 14, 2012 / Notices evaluate whether a particular defense article or defense service is covered by the U.S. Munitions List, and therefore is subject to export licensing jurisdiction of the Department of State. This collection may also be used to request a change in U.S. Munitions List category designation, request the removal a defense article from the U.S. Munitions List, or request the reconsideration of a previous commodity jurisdiction determination. Methodology: These forms/ information collections are to be sent electronically to the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls via the Directorate of Defense Trade Controls Web site. Dated: December 6, 2012. Robert S. Kovac, Managing Director of Defense Trade Controls, Bureau of Political-Military Affairs, U.S. Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–30233 Filed 12–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8118] Determination Concerning the Bolivian Military and Police Pursuant to the authority vested in the Secretary of State, including that set forth in the ‘‘International Narcotics Control and Law Enforcement’’ account of the Department of State, Foreign Operations, and Related Programs Appropriations Act, 2012 (Div. I, Pub. L. 112–74), I hereby determine that funds made available for assistance for Bolivian military and police are in the national security interest of the United States. This Determination shall be transmitted to the Congress and published in the Federal Register. Dated: November 25, 2012. Hillary Rodham Clinton, Secretary of State. [FR Doc. 2012–30243 Filed 12–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–29–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 8120] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Posting of Pamphlet Provided for in the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act Notice of posting of pamphlet provided for in section 833(a) of the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act, Title D of Public Law 109–162. ACTION: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 13, 2012 Jkt 229001 SUMMARY: Section 833(a) of the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act, Title D of Public Law 109–162, provided that the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, develop an information pamphlet on legal rights and resources for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence. That section further provided that such pamphlet be posted on the Web sites of the Department of State and all consular posts processing applications for K ´ (fiance(e) or spouse of U.S. citizen) visas. This notice announces that this pamphlet is posted on the Web site of the Bureau of Consular Affairs of the Department of State at: http:// travel.state.gov/visa/temp/pamphlet/ pamphlet_5725.html. DATES: The pamphlet was posted on November 8, 2012. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Paul-Anthony L. Magadia, Legislation and Regulations Division, Visa Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State, Washington, DC 20520–0106. (202) 663–3969, email: magadiapl@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 833(a)(1) of the International Marriage Broker Regulation Act (‘‘IMBRA’’), Title D of Public Law 109–162, provided that the Secretary of Homeland Security, in consultation with the Attorney General and the Secretary of State, develop an information pamphlet on legal rights and resources for immigrants who are victims of domestic violence. Section 833(a)(5)(C) of IMBRA provided that such pamphlet be posted on the Web sites of the Department of State and all consular posts processing applications for K visas. IMBRA section 833(a)(4) directed that the Secretary of State translate the pamphlet into foreign languages, including Russian, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese, Chinese, Ukrainian, Thai, Korean, Polish, Japanese, French, Arabic, Portuguese, and Hindi, and any other languages that the Secretary, in her discretion, may specify. The Secretary of Homeland Security completed this pamphlet, and the Secretary of State had it translated into the foregoing 14 languages. The Department of State has posted the pamphlet, in English and those 14 languages, online at http:// travel.state.gov/visa/temp/pamphlet/ pamphlet_5725.html. To make the pamphlet publicly available through consular posts, the Department of State has instructed U.S. embassies and consulates worldwide to establish a link to the Department’s posting by November 21, 2012. By posting the PO 00000 Frm 00093 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 pamphlet online, the Department is also making it available to any international marriage broker, government agency, or nongovernmental advocacy organization, pursuant to IMBRA section 833(a)(5)(D). Dated: November 28, 2012. Janice L. Jacobs, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2012–30231 Filed 12–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [Docket No. FRA 2012–0006–N–17] Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Federal Railroad Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirements (ICRs) abstracted below have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describes the nature of the information collection and their expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 24, 2012 (77 FR 58907). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 14, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Safety, Planning and Evaluation Division, RRS– 21, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Mail Stop 17, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6292), or Ms. Kimberly Toone, Office of Information Technology, RAD– 20, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6132). (These telephone numbers are not toll-free.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104–13, Section 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, require Federal agencies to issue two notices seeking public comment on information collection activities before OMB may approve paperwork packages. 44 U.S.C. 3506, 3507; 5 CFR 1320.5, E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 241 / Friday, December 14, 2012 / Notices 1320.8(d)(1), 1320.12. On September 24, 2012, FRA published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment on ICRs for which the agency was seeking OMB approval. 77 FR 58907. FRA received no comments in response to this notice. Before OMB decides whether to approve a proposed collection of information, it must provide 30 days for public comment. 44 U.S.C. 3507(b); 5 CFR 1320.12(d). Federal law requires OMB to approve or disapprove paperwork packages between 30 and 60 days after the 30 day notice is published. 44 U.S.C. 3507 (b)–(c); 5 CFR 1320.12(d); see also 60 FR 44978, 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. OMB believes that the 30 day notice informs the regulated community to file relevant comments and affords the agency adequate time to digest public comments before it renders a decision. 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. Therefore, respondents should submit their respective comments to OMB within 30 days of publication to best ensure having their full effect. 5 CFR 1320.12(c); see also 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. The summary below describes the nature of the information collection requirements (ICRs) and the expected burden, and are being submitted for clearance by OMB as required by the PRA. Title: State Safety Participation Regulations and Remedial Actions. OMB Control Number: 2130–0509. Type of Request: Extension with change of a previously approved information collection. Affected Public: 49 States/566 Railroads. Abstract: The collection of information is set forth under 49 CFR part 212, and requires qualified state inspectors to provide various reports to FRA for monitoring and enforcement purposes concerning state investigative, inspection, and surveillance activities regarding railroad compliance with Federal railroad safety laws and regulations. Additionally, railroads are required to report to FRA actions taken to remedy certain alleged violations of law. Form Number(s): FRA F 6180.33/61/ 67/96/96A/109/110/111/112. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 9,058 hours. Title: Use of Locomotive Horns at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings. OMB Control Number: 2130–0560. Type of Request: Extension with change of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: 728 railroads/340 Public Authorities. VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:41 Dec 13, 2012 Jkt 229001 Abstract: Under Title 49 Part 222 of the Code of Federal Regulations, FRA seeks to collect information from railroads and public authorities in order to increase safety at highway-rail grade crossings nationwide by requiring that locomotive horns be sounded when trains approach and pass through these crossings or by ensuring that a safety level at least equivalent to that provided by blowing locomotive horns exists for corridors in which horns are silenced. FRA reviews applications by public authorities intending to establish new or, in some cases, continue pre-rule quiet zones to ensure the necessary level of safety is achieved. Form Number(s): N/A. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 9,581 hours. Addressee: Send comments regarding this information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street NW., Washington, DC, 20503, Attention: FRA Desk Officer. Comments may also be sent electronically via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at the following address: oira_submissions@omb.eop.gov. Comments are invited on the following: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 10, 2012. Rebecca Pennington, Chief Financial Officer, Federal Railroad Administration. [FR Doc. 2012–30187 Filed 12–13–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74547 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2012–0111] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel PEGASUS; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before January 14, 2013. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2012–0111. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Williams, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–0903, Email Linda.Williams@dot.gov. As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel PEGASUS is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Offshore sailing instruction, private cruise.’’ Geographic Region: Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 241 (Friday, December 14, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 74546-74547]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-30187]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

[Docket No. FRA 2012-0006-N-17]


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Requirements (ICRs) abstracted below have been forwarded to 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The 
ICRs describes the nature of the information collection and their 
expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on the following collection of information 
was published on September 24, 2012 (77 FR 58907).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 14, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Safety, 
Planning and Evaluation Division, RRS-21, Federal Railroad 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE., Mail Stop 17, Washington, DC 
20590 (telephone: (202) 493-6292), or Ms. Kimberly Toone, Office of 
Information Technology, RAD-20, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 
New Jersey Ave. SE., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: 
(202) 493-6132). (These telephone numbers are not toll-free.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
Public Law 104-13, Section 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised 
at 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR Part 
1320, require Federal agencies to issue two notices seeking public 
comment on information collection activities before OMB may approve 
paperwork packages. 44 U.S.C. 3506, 3507; 5 CFR 1320.5,

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1320.8(d)(1), 1320.12. On September 24, 2012, FRA published a 60-day 
notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment on ICRs for which the 
agency was seeking OMB approval. 77 FR 58907. FRA received no comments 
in response to this notice.
    Before OMB decides whether to approve a proposed collection of 
information, it must provide 30 days for public comment. 44 U.S.C. 
3507(b); 5 CFR 1320.12(d). Federal law requires OMB to approve or 
disapprove paperwork packages between 30 and 60 days after the 30 day 
notice is published. 44 U.S.C. 3507 (b)-(c); 5 CFR 1320.12(d); see also 
60 FR 44978, 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. OMB believes that the 30 day notice 
informs the regulated community to file relevant comments and affords 
the agency adequate time to digest public comments before it renders a 
decision. 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. Therefore, respondents should 
submit their respective comments to OMB within 30 days of publication 
to best ensure having their full effect. 5 CFR 1320.12(c); see also 60 
FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995.
    The summary below describes the nature of the information 
collection requirements (ICRs) and the expected burden, and are being 
submitted for clearance by OMB as required by the PRA.
    Title: State Safety Participation Regulations and Remedial Actions.
    OMB Control Number: 2130-0509.
    Type of Request: Extension with change of a previously approved 
information collection.
    Affected Public: 49 States/566 Railroads.
    Abstract: The collection of information is set forth under 49 CFR 
part 212, and requires qualified state inspectors to provide various 
reports to FRA for monitoring and enforcement purposes concerning state 
investigative, inspection, and surveillance activities regarding 
railroad compliance with Federal railroad safety laws and regulations. 
Additionally, railroads are required to report to FRA actions taken to 
remedy certain alleged violations of law.
    Form Number(s): FRA F 6180.33/61/67/96/96A/109/110/111/112.
    Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 9,058 hours.
    Title: Use of Locomotive Horns at Highway-Rail Grade Crossings.
    OMB Control Number: 2130-0560.
    Type of Request: Extension with change of a currently approved 
collection.
    Affected Public: 728 railroads/340 Public Authorities.
    Abstract: Under Title 49 Part 222 of the Code of Federal 
Regulations, FRA seeks to collect information from railroads and public 
authorities in order to increase safety at highway-rail grade crossings 
nationwide by requiring that locomotive horns be sounded when trains 
approach and pass through these crossings or by ensuring that a safety 
level at least equivalent to that provided by blowing locomotive horns 
exists for corridors in which horns are silenced. FRA reviews 
applications by public authorities intending to establish new or, in 
some cases, continue pre-rule quiet zones to ensure the necessary level 
of safety is achieved.
    Form Number(s): N/A.
    Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 9,581 hours.
    Addressee: Send comments regarding this information collection to 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street NW., Washington, DC, 20503, 
Attention: FRA Desk Officer. Comments may also be sent electronically 
via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) at 
the following address: oira_submissions@omb.eop.gov.
    Comments are invited on the following: Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of the Department, including whether the information will 
have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate of 
the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB 
receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 10, 2012.
Rebecca Pennington,
Chief Financial Officer, Federal Railroad Administration.
[FR Doc. 2012-30187 Filed 12-13-12; 8:45 am]
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