Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review, 71598 [E5-6638]

Download as PDF 71598 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 29, 2005 / Notices Letters describing the proposed action and soliciting comments will be sent to appropriate Federal, State and local agencies and private organizations that have previously expressed or are known to have interest in the proposed action. All public and agency comments, including early scoping comments, received during the NEPA process will be addressed in the EIS. The draft EIS will be available for public and agency review and comment prior to a public hearing. To ensure that the full range of issues related to this proposed action are addressed and all significant issues identified, comments and suggestions are invited from all interested parties. Comments or questions concerning this proposed action and the EIS should be directed to the FHWA and/or MaineDOT at the addresses provided above. FHWA anticipates that the following Federal approvals will be necessary for the proposed project. Section 404 Clean Water Act permit Design, Right of Way, and Construction Funding Authorization Authority: 23 U.S.C. 315; 49 CFR 1.48. (Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Number 20.205, Highway Planning and Construction. The regulations implementing Executive Order 12372 regarding intergovernmental consultation on Federal programs and activities apply to this program.) Issued on: November 17, 2005. Jonathan McDade, Division Administrator, Federal Highway Administration, Augusta, Maine. [FR Doc. 05–23415 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:13 Nov 28, 2005 Jkt 208001 on August 29, 2005, and comments were due by October 28, 2005. No comments were received. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 29, 2005. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: T. Mitchell Hudson, Maritime Administration, 400 Seventh Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–5320; FAX: 202– 366–7485; or e-mail: mitch.hudson@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD). Title: Eligibility of U.S.-flag Vessels 100 feet or Greater in Registered Length To Obtain a Fishery Endorsement to the Vessel’s Documentation. OMB Control Number: 2133–0530. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Vessel owners, charterers, mortgagees, mortgage trustees and managers of vessels of 100 feet or greater who seek a fishery endorsement for the vessel. Forms: None. Abstract: In accordance with the American Fisheries Act of 1998 (AFA), owners of vessels of 100 feet or greater who wish to obtain a fishery endorsement to the vessel’s documentation will be required to file an affidavit of United States citizenship. The information collection is necessary for MARAD to determine that a given vessel is owned and controlled by citizens of the United States in accordance with the requirements of the AFA, and therefore, is eligible to receive a fishery endorsement to its documentation. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 2,950 hours. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, Northwest, Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency’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 PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Authority: 49 CFR 1.66. Issued in Washington, DC on November 16, 2005. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E5–6638 Filed 11–28–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number 2005–23095] 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 CARIBBEAN SPIRIT. 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 2005–23095 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 29, 2005. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2005 23095. 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 E:\FR\FM\29NON1.SGM 29NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 29, 2005)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E5-6638]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration


Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information 
Collection Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Maritime 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 abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the 
information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The 
Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on the following collection of information was published on 
August 29, 2005, and comments were due by October 28, 2005. No comments 
were received.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 29, 2005.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: T. Mitchell Hudson, Maritime 
Administration, 400 Seventh Street Southwest, Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: 202-366-5320; FAX: 202-366-7485; or e-mail: 
mitch.hudson@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained 
from that office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD).
    Title: Eligibility of U.S.-flag Vessels 100 feet or Greater in 
Registered Length To Obtain a Fishery Endorsement to the Vessel's 
Documentation.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0530.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Vessel owners, charterers, mortgagees, mortgage 
trustees and managers of vessels of 100 feet or greater who seek a 
fishery endorsement for the vessel.
    Forms: None.
    Abstract: In accordance with the American Fisheries Act of 1998 
(AFA), owners of vessels of 100 feet or greater who wish to obtain a 
fishery endorsement to the vessel's documentation will be required to 
file an affidavit of United States citizenship. The information 
collection is necessary for MARAD to determine that a given vessel is 
owned and controlled by citizens of the United States in accordance 
with the requirements of the AFA, and therefore, is eligible to receive 
a fishery endorsement to its documentation.
    Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 2,950 hours.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, Northwest, 
Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer.
    Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency'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.

    Authority:  49 CFR 1.66.

    Issued in Washington, DC on November 16, 2005.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. E5-6638 Filed 11-28-05; 8:45 am]
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