Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review, 70023-70024 [05-22876]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 222 / Friday, November 18, 2005 / Notices http://www.uscg.mil/hq/g-m/mse4/ imo.htm. DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 5214] Shipping Coordinating Committee; Notice of Meeting The Shipping Coordinating Committee (SHC) will conduct an open meeting at 10 a.m. on Tuesday, December 13, 2005 in room 6319 of the U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters building, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. The primary purpose of the meeting is to prepare for the 50th Session of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Subcommittee on Fire Protection to be held at IMO Headquarters in London, England from January 9–13, 2006. The meeting will also cover five agenda items on lifesaving equipment from the provisional agenda of the 49th session of the Subcommittee on Ship Design and Equipment that were assigned to the Subcommittee on Fire Protection because of the Ship Design and Equipment Subcommittee’s excessive workload. The primary fire protection matters to be discussed include: —Passenger Ship Safety. —Performance testing & approval standards for fire safety systems. —Recommendations on evacuation analysis for new and existing passenger ships. —Development of provisions for gas fueled ships. —Measures to prevent fires in enginerooms and cargo pump-rooms. —Review of the SPS Code. —Comprehensive review of the fire test procedures code. —Analysis of fire casualty records. The primary life saving matters to be discussed include: —Measures to prevent accidents with lifeboats. —Compatibility of life-saving appliances. —Inconsistencies in IMO instruments regarding requirements for life-saving appliances. —Test standards for extended service intervals of inflatable rafts. —Amendments to resolution A. 761 (18). Members of the public may attend this meeting up to the seating capacity of the room. Interested persons may seek information by writing: Chief, Office of Design and Engineering Standards, Commandant (G–MSE–4), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 2100 Second Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001, by calling: Mr. R. Eberly at (202) 267–1861, or by visiting the following World Wide Web site: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Nov 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 Dated: November 10, 2005. Clay Diamond, Executive Secretary, Shipping Coordinating Committee, Department of State. [FR Doc. 05–22920 Filed 11–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–09–P TENNESSEE VALLEY AUTHORITY Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, as Amended by Pub. L. 104–13; Proposed Collection, Comment Request Tennessee Valley Authority. Proposed collection; comment AGENCY: ACTION: request. SUMMARY: The proposed information collection described below will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended). The Tennessee Valley Authority is soliciting public comments on this proposed collection as provided by 5 CFR Section 1320.8(d)(1). Requests for information, including copies of the information collection proposed and supporting documentation, should be directed to the Agency Clearance Officer: Alice D. Witt, Tennessee Valley Authority, 1101 Market Street (EB 5B), Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402–2801; (423) 751–6832. Comments should be sent to the Agency Clearance Officer no later than January 17, 2006. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Type of Request: Regular submission. Title of Information Collection: Economic Assessment of Waterway Docks and Terminals in the Tennessee Valley and Parts of the Surrounding National Inland Waterway Network. Frequency of Use: Occasional. Type of Affected Public: Federal, State and local governments, and private industry. Small Businesses or Organizations Affected: Yes. Federal Budget Functional Category Code: 450. Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 1700. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3400 hours. Estimated Average Burden Hours Per Response: 2 hours. Need For and Use of Information: The information collection is necessary to assess the service capability of waterway docks and terminals located in the Tennessee Valley and surrounding States. The data will be PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70023 used to help potential industrial clients with decisions regarding transportation information and the handling capabilities of waterway facilities located on various river segments. This is vital information for industry when deciding where the most economical location is for a new plant site or project. In addition the data collection surrounding the waterway terminals located on the Tennessee River is necessary for use in updating TVA’s river performance indicator. Jacklyn J. Stephenson, Senior Manager, Enterprise Operations Information Services. [FR Doc. 05–22870 Filed 11–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8120–08–P TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to OMB for Review United States Trade and Development Agency. ACTION: Request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has submitted the following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. USTDA published its first Federal Register Notice on this information collection request on August 25, 2005, at 70 FR 49968, at which time a 60-day comment period was announced. The comment period ended October 24, 2005. No comments were received in response to this notice. Comments are again being solicited on the following proposed information collection concerning: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic submission of responses. E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1 70024 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 222 / Friday, November 18, 2005 / Notices Comments must be received by OMB by December 19, 2005. ADDRESSES: Copies of the subject form and the request for review prepared for submission to OMB may be obtained from the Agency Submitting Officer. Comments on the form should be addressed as follows: Attention: Desk Officer for USTDA, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, DC 20503. DATES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Hum, Attn: PRA, 1000 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 1600, Arlington, VA 22209–3901; Tel.: (703) 875–4357, Fax: (703) 875–4009, E-mail: PRA@ustda.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Type of Request: New collection. Title: Evaluation of USTDA Performance. Form Number: USTDA 1000E–2005a. Frequency of Use: Annually for duration of project. Type of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit institutions; Farms; Federal Government. Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies and other entities that participate in USTDA-funded activities. Reporting Hours: 866 hours per year. Number of Responses: 2600 per year. Federal Cost: $350,000 per year. Authority for Information Collection: Government Performance and Results Act of 1993; 103 Pub. L. 62; 107 Stat. 285. Abstract (Needs and Uses): USTDA and contractors will collect information from various stakeholders on USTDAfunded activities regarding developmental impact and/or commercial objectives as well as evaluate success regarding GPRA and OMB PART objectives. Dated: November 15, 2005. Carolyn Hum, Administrative Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22876 Filed 11–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 8040–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number 2005–22991] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel JADE DRAGON. AGENCY: VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:21 Nov 17, 2005 Jkt 208001 SUMMARY: As authorized by Pub. L. 105– 383 and Pub. L. 107–295, 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. The complete application is given in DOT docket 2005–22991 at http://dms.dot.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 Pub. L. 105–383 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 2003), 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. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 19, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2005 22991. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http:// dmses.dot.gov/submit/. 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://dms.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, MAR–830 Room 7201, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202–366–5979. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel JADE DRAGON is: Intended Use: ‘‘I plan to be doing day charters and sightseeing and possible overnites to the different harbors or to Catalina Island.’’ PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Geographic Region: San Diego to San Francisco Bay. Dated: November 10, 2005. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 05–22914 Filed 11–17–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. 2005 22992] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Invitation for public comments on a requested administrative waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel KAUHALE KAI. AGENCY: SUMMARY: As authorized by Public Law 105–383 and Public Law 107–295, 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. The complete application is given in DOT docket 2005–22992 at http://dms.dot.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 Public Law 105–383 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388 (68 FR 23084; April 30, 2003), 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. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 19, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2005 22992. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, Department of Transportation, 400 7th St., SW., Washington, DC 20590–0001. E:\FR\FM\18NON1.SGM 18NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 222 (Friday, November 18, 2005)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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TRADE AND DEVELOPMENT AGENCY


Notice of Public Information Collection Requirements Submitted to 
OMB for Review

AGENCY: United States Trade and Development Agency.

ACTION: Request for comments.

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SUMMARY: U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) has submitted the 
following information collection to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 
1995. USTDA published its first Federal Register Notice on this 
information collection request on August 25, 2005, at 70 FR 49968, at 
which time a 60-day comment period was announced. The comment period 
ended October 24, 2005. No comments were received in response to this 
notice.
    Comments are again being solicited on the following proposed 
information collection concerning: (a) Whether the proposed collection 
of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions 
of the agency, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used; (c) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways 
to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who 
are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g., permitting electronic 
submission of responses.

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DATES: Comments must be received by OMB by December 19, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Copies of the subject form and the request for review 
prepared for submission to OMB may be obtained from the Agency 
Submitting Officer. Comments on the form should be addressed as 
follows: Attention: Desk Officer for USTDA, Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Washington, 
DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Hum, Attn: PRA, 1000 Wilson 
Boulevard, Suite 1600, Arlington, VA 22209-3901; Tel.: (703) 875-4357, 
Fax: (703) 875-4009, E-mail: PRA@ustda.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Type of Request: New collection.
    Title: Evaluation of USTDA Performance.
    Form Number: USTDA 1000E-2005a.
    Frequency of Use: Annually for duration of project.
    Type of Respondents: Business or other for profit; Not-for-profit 
institutions; Farms; Federal Government.
    Description of Affected Public: U.S. companies and other entities 
that participate in USTDA-funded activities.
    Reporting Hours: 866 hours per year.
    Number of Responses: 2600 per year.
    Federal Cost: $350,000 per year.

    Authority for Information Collection: Government Performance and 
Results Act of 1993; 103 Pub. L. 62; 107 Stat. 285.

    Abstract (Needs and Uses): USTDA and contractors will collect 
information from various stakeholders on USTDA-funded activities 
regarding developmental impact and/or commercial objectives as well as 
evaluate success regarding GPRA and OMB PART objectives.

    Dated: November 15, 2005.
Carolyn Hum,
Administrative Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-22876 Filed 11-17-05; 8:45 am]
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