Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received; Reopening of Comment Period, 60790-60791 [E6-17095]

Download as PDF jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 60790 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 199 / Monday, October 16, 2006 / Notices dates may or may not coincide with Form OSC–11. Current and former Federal employees, employee representatives, other Federal agencies, state and local government employees, and the general public are invited to comment on this information collection for a second time. The first notification, sent out on February 15th, 2006, received no replies. Comments are invited on: (a) whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of OSC functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of OSC’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collections of information; (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 through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments should be received by November 4, 2006. ADDRESSES: Roderick Anderson, Director of Management and Budget, U.S. Office of Special Counsel, 1730 M Street, NW., Suite 218, Washington, DC 20036–4505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Roderick Anderson, Director of Management and Budget at the address shown above; by facsimile at (202) 254– 3715. 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Title of Collections: (1) Form OSC–11, (Complaint of Possible Prohibited Personnel Practice of Other Prohibited Activity; (2) Form OSC–12 (Information about filing a Whistleblower Disclosure with the Office of Special Counsel); (3) Form OSC–13 (Complaint of Possible Prohibited Political Activity (Violation of the Hatch Act)); (4) Form OSC–14 Complaint of Possible Violation of the Uniformed Services Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA). VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Oct 13, 2006 Jkt 211001 Type of Information Collection Request: Approval of a previously approved collection of information, of which OSC–11 expires on 11/06 and form OSC–12 expires on 11/06. Affected public: Current and former Federal employees, applicants for Federal employment, state and local government employees, and their representatives, and the general public. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. Estimated Annual Number of Respondents: 2,700. Frequency: Daily. Estimated Average Amount of Time for a Person to Respond: 64 minutes. Estimated Annual Burden: 2,899 hours. Abstract: This form is used by current and former Federal employees and applicants for Federal employment to submit allegations of possible prohibited personnel practices or other prohibited activity for investigation and possible prosecution by OSC. Dated: October 3, 2006. Scott J. Bloch, Special Counsel. [FR Doc. E6–17130 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 7405–01–S DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. PE–2006–33] Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received; Reopening of Comment Period Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of petitions for exemption received; reopening of comment period. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This action reopens the comment period for a petition for exemption that was published on September 6, 2006. Pursuant to FAA’s rulemaking provisions governing the application, processing, and disposition of petitions for exemption part 11 of Title 14, Code of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), this notice contains a summary of certain petitions seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of this notice is to improve the public’s awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA’s regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of any petition or its final disposition. DATE: Comments on petitions received must identify the petition docket PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 number involved and must be received on or before November 6, 2006. You may submit comments [identified by Docket Number FAA– 2006–25466] using any of the following methods: • Web site: http://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590– 001. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// dms.dot.gov at any time or to Room PL– 401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. ADDRESSES: Tim Adams (202) 267–8033, Sandy Buchanan-Sumter (202) 267–7271, Susan Lender (202) 267–8029, or Frances Shaver (202) 267–9681, Office of Rulemaking (ARM–1), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85 and 11.91. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2006. Brenda D. Courtney, Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking. Petition for Exemption Docket No.: FAA–2006–25466. Petitioner: Southwest Airlines Company. Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 121.391(a) and 121.393 (b). Description of Relief Sought: To permit the Southwest Airlines Company to reduce the number of required flight attendants onboard during the boarding and deplaning of passengers at intermediate stops. During the boarding processes at intermediate stops, the petitioner is requesting to substitute a pilot qualified in emergency evacuation procedures for the forward flight attendant. During the deplaning process at intermediate stops, the petitioner is E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 199 / Monday, October 16, 2006 / Notices requesting to allow a reduced number (one) of flight attendants in the cabin. Tim Adams (202) 267–8033, Tyneka L. Thomas (202) 267–7626, or Frances Shaver (202) 267–9681, Office of Rulemaking (ARM–1), Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591. This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85 and 11.91. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. E6–17095 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Summary Notice No. PE–2006–35] Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2006. Brenda D. Courtney Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking Petitions for Exemption Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of petitions for exemption received. AGENCY: Docket No.: FAA–2004–25780 Petitioner: Delta Airlines, Inc. Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 121.434. SUMMARY: Pursuant to FAA’s rulemaking Description of Relief Sought: Delta is provisions governing the application, requesting relief from § 121.434(a) to processing, and disposition of petitions allow a pilot serving as second-in for exemption part 11 of Title 14, Code command and who is receiving of Federal Regulations (14 CFR), this operating experience, to remain serving notice contains a summary of certain as second-in command while the check petitions seeking relief from specified pilot is away from the flight deck. requirements of 14 CFR. The purpose of [FR Doc. E6–17096 Filed 10–13–06; 8:45 am] this notice is to improve the public’s BILLING CODE 4910–13–P awareness of, and participation in, this aspect of FAA’s regulatory activities. Neither publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION in the summary is intended to affect the Federal Aviation Administration legal status of any petition or its final disposition. [Docket No. FAA–2005–22842] Comments on petitions received must identify the petition docket number involved and must be received on or before November 6, 2006. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by DOT DMS Docket Number FAA–2006–25780 by any of the following methods: • Web site: http://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL–401, Washington, DC 20590– 001. • Hand Delivery: Room PL–401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 am and 5 pm, Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// dms.dot.gov at any time or to Room PL– 401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:16 Oct 13, 2006 Jkt 211001 Notice of Opportunity To Participate, Criteria Requirements and Application Procedure for Participation in the Military Airport Program (MAP) Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of criteria and application procedures for designation or redesignation, for the fiscal year 2006 MAP. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces the criteria, application procedures, and schedule to be applied by the Secretary of Transportation in designating or redesignating, and funding capital development annually for up to 15 current (joint-use) or former military airports seeking designation or redesignation to participate in the Military Airport Program (MAP). The MAP allows the Secretary to designate current (joint-use) or former military airports to receive grants from the Airport Improvement Program (AIP). The Secretary is authorized to designate an airport (other than an airport designated before August 24, 1994) only if: (1) The airport is a former military installation closed or realigned under PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60791 the Title 10 U.S.C. 2687 (announcement of closures of large Department of Defense installations after September 30, 1977), or under Section 201 or 2905 of the Defense Authorization Amendments and Base Closure and Realignment Acts; or (2) The airport is a military installation with both military and civil aircraft operations. The Secretary shall consider for designation only those current or former military airports, at least partly converted to civilian airports as part of the national air transportation system, that will reduce delays at airports with more than 20,000 hours of annual delays in commercial passenger aircraft takeoffs and landings, or will enhance airport and air traffic control system capacity in metropolitan areas or reduce current and projected flight delays (49 U.S.C. 47118(c)). DATES: Applications must be received on or before November 27, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit an original and two copies of Standard Form (SF) 424, ‘‘Application for Federal Assistance,’’ Prescribed by the Office of Management and Budget Circular A–102, available at http://www.faa.gov/arp/ace/forms/ sf424.doc, along with any supporting and justifying documentation. Applicant should specifically request to be considered for designation or redesignation to participate in the fiscal year 2006 MAP. Submission should be sent to the Regional FAA Airports Division or Airports District Office that serves the airport. Applicants may find the proper office on the FAA Web site http://www.faa.gov/arp/ regions.cfm?nav=regions or may contact the office below. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ball (Kendall.Ball@faa.gov), Airports Financial Assistance Divsion (APP– 500), Office of Airport Planning and Programming, Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591, (202) 267–7436. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: General Description of the Program The MAP provides capital development assistance to civil airport sponsors of designated current (jointuse) military airfields or former military airports that are included in the FAA’s National Plan of Integrated Airport Systems (IAS). Airports designated to the MAP may obtain funds from a setaside (currently four percent) of AIP discretionary funds for airport development, including certain projects not otherwise eligible for AIP assistance. These airports may also be eligible to E:\FR\FM\16OCN1.SGM 16OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 199 (Monday, October 16, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60790-60791]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-17095]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Summary Notice No. PE-2006-33]


Petitions for Exemption; Summary of Petitions Received; Reopening 
of Comment Period

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of petitions for exemption received; reopening of 
comment period.

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SUMMARY: This action reopens the comment period for a petition for 
exemption that was published on September 6, 2006. Pursuant to FAA's 
rulemaking provisions governing the application, processing, and 
disposition of petitions for exemption part 11 of Title 14, Code of 
Federal Regulations (14 CFR), this notice contains a summary of certain 
petitions seeking relief from specified requirements of 14 CFR. The 
purpose of this notice is to improve the public's awareness of, and 
participation in, this aspect of FAA's regulatory activities. Neither 
publication of this notice nor the inclusion or omission of information 
in the summary is intended to affect the legal status of any petition 
or its final disposition.

DATE: Comments on petitions received must identify the petition docket 
number involved and must be received on or before November 6, 2006.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket Number FAA-
2006-25466] using any of the following methods:
     Web site: http://dms.dot.gov. Follow the instructions for 
submitting comments on the DOT electronic docket site.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Nassif Building, Room PL-401, 
Washington, DC 20590-001.
     Hand Delivery: Room PL-401 on the plaza level of the 
Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 
a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to http://dms.dot.gov at any time or to Room PL-
401 on the plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., 
Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tim Adams (202) 267-8033, Sandy 
Buchanan-Sumter (202) 267-7271, Susan Lender (202) 267-8029, or Frances 
Shaver (202) 267-9681, Office of Rulemaking (ARM-1), Federal Aviation 
Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591.
    This notice is published pursuant to 14 CFR 11.85 and 11.91.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 10, 2006.
Brenda D. Courtney,
Acting Director, Office of Rulemaking.

Petition for Exemption

    Docket No.: FAA-2006-25466.
    Petitioner: Southwest Airlines Company.
    Section of 14 CFR Affected: 14 CFR 121.391(a) and 121.393 (b).
    Description of Relief Sought: To permit the Southwest Airlines 
Company to reduce the number of required flight attendants onboard 
during the boarding and deplaning of passengers at intermediate stops. 
During the boarding processes at intermediate stops, the petitioner is 
requesting to substitute a pilot qualified in emergency evacuation 
procedures for the forward flight attendant. During the deplaning 
process at intermediate stops, the petitioner is

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requesting to allow a reduced number (one) of flight attendants in the 
cabin.

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