Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review, 25888 [E6-6627]

Download as PDF 25888 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 84 / Tuesday, May 2, 2006 / Notices Abstract: This collection provides information necessary for MARAD to approve the sale, transfer, charter, lease, or mortgage of U.S. documented vessels to non-citizens, or the transfer of such vessels to foreign registry and flag, or the transfer of foreign flag vessels by their owners as required by various contractual requirements. The information will enable MARAD to determine whether the vessel proposed for transfer will initially require retention under the U.S.-flag statutory regulations. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 200 hours. Addresses: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer. Comments Are Invited On: (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 information collection; (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 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 April 27, 2006. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E6–6626 Filed 5–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P 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: rmajette on PROD1PC67 with NOTICES 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 VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:18 May 01, 2006 Jkt 208001 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 February 13, 2006. No comments were received. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 1, 2006. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor E. Jones II, Maritime Administration 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–2323; FAX: 202–493-2180 or email: taylor.jones@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD). Title: Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA). OMB Control Number: 2133–0532. Type Of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Operators of dry cargo vessels. Form (s): MA–1020. Abstract: This information collection is in accordance with Section 708, Defense Production Act, 1950, as amended, under which participants agree to provide commercial sealift capacity and intermodal shipping services and systems necessary to meet national defense requirements. Officials at the Maritime Administration and the Department of Defense use this information to assess the applicants’ eligibility for participation in the VISA program. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 200 hours. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer. Comments are Invited On: (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 information collection; (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 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. PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (Authority: 49 CFR 1.66) Issued in Washington, DC on April 27, 2006. Joel C. Richard, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E6–6627 Filed 5–1–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 34866] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Temporary Trackage Rights Exemption—the Kansas City Southern Railway Company Pursuant to a written trackage rights agreement dated April 12, 2006, the Kansas City Southern Railway Company (KCS) has agreed to grant temporary overhead trackage rights to Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) between milepost 482.0 on KCS’s Mexico Subdivision at Kansas City, MO, and milepost 252.1 on KCS’s East St. Louis Terminal Subdivision at Godfrey, IL, a distance of approximately 285 miles. The transaction was scheduled to be consummated on April 19, 2006, and the temporary trackage rights are intended to expire on or about July 31, 2006. The temporary trackage rights will facilitate maintenance work on UP lines. As a condition to this exemption, any employees affected by the acquisition of the temporary trackage rights will be protected by the conditions imposed in Norfolk and Western Ry. Co.—Trackage Rights—BN, 354 I.C.C. 605 (1978), as modified in Mendocino Coast Ry., Inc.— Lease and Operate, 360 I.C.C. 653 (1980), and any employees affected by the discontinuance of those trackage rights will be protected by the conditions set out in Oregon Short Line R. Co.—Abandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). This notice is filed under 49 CFR 1180.2(d)(8). If it contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the transaction. An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 34866, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 1925 K Street, NW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy of each pleading must be served on Gabriel S. Meyer, Assistant General Attorney, 1400 Douglas Street, STOP 1580, Omaha, NE 68179. E:\FR\FM\02MYN1.SGM 02MYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 84 (Tuesday, May 2, 2006)]
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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 
February 13, 2006. No comments were received.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before June 1, 2006.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Taylor E. Jones II, Maritime 
Administration 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: 202-366-2323; FAX: 202-493-2180 or e-mail: 
taylor.jones@dot.gov.
    Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD).
    Title: Voluntary Intermodal Sealift Agreement (VISA).
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0532.
    Type Of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Operators of dry cargo vessels.
    Form (s): MA-1020.
    Abstract: This information collection is in accordance with Section 
708, Defense Production Act, 1950, as amended, under which participants 
agree to provide commercial sealift capacity and intermodal shipping 
services and systems necessary to meet national defense requirements. 
Officials at the Maritime Administration and the Department of Defense 
use this information to assess the applicants' eligibility for 
participation in the VISA program.
    Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 200 hours.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer.
    Comments are Invited On: (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 information collection; (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 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 April 27, 2006.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
 [FR Doc. E6-6627 Filed 5-1-06; 8:45 am]
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