Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review, 50438 [05-16972]

Download as PDF 50438 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 165 / Friday, August 26, 2005 / Notices Issued in Hawthorne, California on July 6, 2005. George Aiken, Acting Manager, Airports Division, AWP–600, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 05–16969 Filed 8–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Transit Administration [FTA Docket No. FTA–2005–22207] Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for comments. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on June 8, 2005. Comments must be submitted before September 26, 2005. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvia L. Marion, Office of Administration, Office of Management Planning, (202) 366–6680. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: 49 U.S.C. Section 3037 Job Access and Reverse Commute Programs (OMB Number: 2132–New). Abstract: 49 U.S.C. Section 3037 Job Access and Reverse Commute Program authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to State and local governments and public transportation authorities to transport welfare recipients and other low-income individuals to and from jobs and activities related to employment. Grant recipients are required to make information available to the public and to publish a program of projects for affected citizens to comment on the proposed program and performance of the grant recipients at public hearings. Notices of hearings must include a brief description of the proposed project and be published in a newspaper circulated in the affected area. FTA uses the information to determine eligibility for funding and to monitor the grantees’ progress in implementing and completing project activities. FTA also VerDate jul<14>2003 16:18 Aug 25, 2005 Jkt 205001 collects grantee performance information annually. This collection activity is performed by a Web-based contractor, who electronically collects the grantee information and develops JARC information tables as needed. The information submitted ensures FTA’s compliance with applicable Federal laws and OMB Circular A–102. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 78,609 hours. ADDRESSES: All written comments must refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document and be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725—17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FTA Desk Officer. Comments Are Invited on: 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. Issued: August 22, 2005. Ann M. Linnertz, Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration. [FR Doc. 05–16972 Filed 8–25–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–04–19854] Pipeline Safety: Public Meeting on Integrity Management of Gas Distribution Pipelines Office of Pipeline Safety, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice; public meeting. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA) is sponsoring a public meeting on Enhancing Integrity Management of Gas Distribution Pipelines. The meeting will be held on September 21, 2005, in Dallas, Texas. At the meeting, PHMSA will discuss actions that have been underway this year to review the need for integrity management requirements for gas PO 00000 Frm 00148 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 distribution pipelines. The meeting also will provide discussion on the use of Excess Flow Valves in gas distribution safety lines as a technique for mitigating the consequences of service line incidents, and will provide the public an opportunity to give comments. DATES: The public meeting will be held on Wednesday, September 21, 2005, from 8 a.m. to 4:15 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting is open to all. There is no cost to attend. The meeting will be held at the Westin Park Central Hotel, 12720 Merit Drive, Dallas, TX 75251. The phone number for reservations is 1–972–851–2037 or 1– 800–Westin1. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mike Israni, Office of Pipeline Safety, at 202–366–4571; mike.israni@dot.gov, regarding subject matter of this notice. For information regarding meeting logistics please contact Veronica Garrison at 202–366–4996, veronica.garrison@dot.gov. This meeting follows a previous public meeting on this topic, held in Washington, DC, on December 16, 2004. This meeting will include briefings on the activities of a Distribution Integrity Management Phase 1 effort that is ongoing through 2005. This program involves a review of operating experience, current requirements, and practices. The Distribution Integrity Management Program (DIMP) team will develop information that PHMSA can consider in any subsequent rulemaking effort. The Phase 1 program involves work/study groups comprised of representatives of state pipeline safety regulators, the gas distribution industry, the public, and PHMSA. The preliminary agenda for this meeting includes briefings on the following topics: • The need for improvement; • Distinctions among gas distribution pipeline systems; • Comments from the team of executives (industry, state regulators, and public) providing oversight of the Phase 1 program; • The plan and process of the Phase 1 program; (including use of EFV as a technique for mitigating the consequences of service line incidents.) • Major issues and approaches, including preliminary Phase 1 conclusions; • Issues and cautions that must be considered in developing distribution integrity management requirements; and • The views of industry and other stakeholders. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: E:\FR\FM\26AUN1.SGM 26AUN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Transit Administration

[FTA Docket No. FTA-2005-22207]


Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Federal Transit Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. The Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was 
published on June 8, 2005.

DATES: Comments must be submitted before September 26, 2005. A comment 
to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of 
publication.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Sylvia L. Marion, Office of 
Administration, Office of Management Planning, (202) 366-6680.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: 49 U.S.C. Section 3037 Job Access and Reverse Commute 
Programs (OMB Number: 2132-New).
    Abstract: 49 U.S.C. Section 3037 Job Access and Reverse Commute 
Program authorizes the Secretary of Transportation to make grants to 
State and local governments and public transportation authorities to 
transport welfare recipients and other low-income individuals to and 
from jobs and activities related to employment. Grant recipients are 
required to make information available to the public and to publish a 
program of projects for affected citizens to comment on the proposed 
program and performance of the grant recipients at public hearings. 
Notices of hearings must include a brief description of the proposed 
project and be published in a newspaper circulated in the affected 
area. FTA uses the information to determine eligibility for funding and 
to monitor the grantees' progress in implementing and completing 
project activities. FTA also collects grantee performance information 
annually. This collection activity is performed by a Web-based 
contractor, who electronically collects the grantee information and 
develops JARC information tables as needed. The information submitted 
ensures FTA's compliance with applicable Federal laws and OMB Circular 
A-102.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 78,609 hours.

ADDRESSES: All written comments must refer to the docket number that 
appears at the top of this document and be submitted to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725--17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FTA Desk 
Officer.
    Comments Are Invited on: 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.

    Issued: August 22, 2005.
Ann M. Linnertz,
Deputy Associate Administrator for Administration.
[FR Doc. 05-16972 Filed 8-25-05; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-57-P