Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SEAS LIFE; Invitation for Public Comments, 23132-23133 [2017-10200]

Download as PDF 23132 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices Dated: May 16, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. of Management and Administrative Services, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. [FR Doc. 2017–10201 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD 2017–0091] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information to be collected will be used to identify strengths and weaknesses of current services and make improvements in service delivery based on feedback. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 18, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–2017–0091] through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Jackson, 202–366–0615, Office asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 OMB Control Number: 2133–0543. Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. Type of Review: Renewal of a previously approved information collection. Abstract: This collection of information is necessary to enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency’s programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,696. Estimated Number of Responses: 8,696. Estimated Hours per Response: 10 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,449. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: May 16, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–10202 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P PO 00000 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2017–0089] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SEAS LIFE; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: 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 June 19, 2017. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2017–0089. 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 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel SEAS LIFE is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘2 hour day sails, sunset sails, weekend sails, and weeklong sailing trips while educating guest of how amazing the Chesapeake Bay is and how we can protect this vital resource.’’ —Geographic Region: ‘‘Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida’’ SUMMARY: The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2017–0089 at Frm 00180 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 96 / Friday, May 19, 2017 / Notices http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: May 16, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–10200 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation asabaliauskas on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Advisory Board: Notice of Meeting Pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. I), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the Advisory Board of the Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation (SLSDC). The meeting will be held from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. (EDT) on Monday, June 26, 2017 via conference call at the SLSDC’s Policy Headquarters, 55 M Street SE., Suite 930, Washington, DC VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:15 May 18, 2017 Jkt 241001 20003. The agenda for this meeting will be as follows: Opening Remarks; Consideration of Minutes of Past Meeting; Quarterly Report; Old and New Business; Closing Discussion; Adjournment. Attendance at the meeting is open to the interested public but limited to the space available. With the approval of the Administrator, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing further information should contact, not later than Wednesday, June 21, 2017, Wayne Williams, Chief of Staff, Saint Lawrence Seaway Development Corporation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590; 202–366–0091. Any member of the public may present a written statement to the Advisory Board at any time. Issued at Washington, DC, on May 15, 2017. Carrie Lavigne, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2017–10109 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–61–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Office of the Comptroller of the Currency [OCC Charter Number 703691] Heritage Bank of St. Tammany, Covington, Louisiana; Approval of Conversion Application Notice is hereby given that on May 15, 2017, the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency (OCC) approved the application of Heritage Bank of St. Tammany, Covington, Louisiana, to convert to the stock form of organization. Copies of the application are available on the OCC Web site at the FOIA Reading Room (https://foiapal.occ.gov/palMain.aspx) under Mutual to Stock Conversion Applications. If you have any questions, please contact Licensing Activities at (202) 649–6260. Dated: May 15, 2017. By the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency. Donald W. Dwyer, Thrift Licensing Lead Expert. [FR Doc. 2017–10206 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–33–P PO 00000 Frm 00181 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 23133 DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Open Meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice of information gathering meeting. AGENCY: An open meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel with the Internal Revenue Service for strategic planning. The Internal Revenue Service is seeking the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel’s input for this project. DATES: The meeting will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gretchen Swayzer at 1–888–912–1227 or 469–801–0769. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given pursuant to Section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988) that a meeting of the Taxpayer Advocacy Panel Committee will be held Thursday, June 22, 2017, at 1:00 p.m. Eastern Time via teleconference. The public is invited to make oral comments or submit written statements for consideration. Due to limited conference lines, notification of intent to participate must be made with Gretchen Swayzer. For more information please contact: Gretchen Swayzer at 1–888–912–1227 or 469– 801–0769, Taxpayer Advocate Service, 4050 Alpha Rd., Farmers Branch, TX 75244, or contact us at the Web site: http://www.improveirs.org. The agenda will include a discussion on various special topics with IRS processes. SUMMARY: Dated: May 12, 2017. Antoinette Ross, Acting Director, Taxpayer Advocacy Panel. [FR Doc. 2017–10118 Filed 5–18–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 8945 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of the Treasury, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\19MYN1.SGM 19MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 96 (Friday, May 19, 2017)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-10200]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2017-0089]


Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: 
Vessel SEAS LIFE; Invitation for Public Comments

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: 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 June 19, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD-2017-0089. 
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 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all 
documents entered into this docket is available at http://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bianca Carr, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Room W23-453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-9309, Email 
Bianca.carr@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended 
service of the vessel SEAS LIFE is:

--Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ``2 hour day sails, sunset sails, 
weekend sails, and weeklong sailing trips while educating guest of how 
amazing the Chesapeake Bay is and how we can protect this vital 
resource.''
--Geographic Region: ``Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, 
Georgia, Florida''

    The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD-2017-0089 at

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http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the 
effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in 
the U.S. that use U.S.-flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance 
with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that 
the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a 
U.S.-vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that 
business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the 
docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to 
properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the 
commenter's interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver 
criteria given in Sec.  388.4 of MARAD's regulations at 46 CFR part 
388.

Privacy Act

    In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments 
from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD 
posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as 
described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL-14 FDMS, accessible 
through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking 
and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the 
name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely 
optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely 
comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments 
containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the 
agency for alternate submission instructions.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: May 16, 2017.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-10200 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
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