Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of an Approved Information Collection: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted, 51893-51894 [E7-17812]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 11, 2007 / Notices Public Comments Invited: Interested parties are invited to send comments regarding any aspect of this information collection, including but not limited to: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/ or included in the request for OMB’s clearance for this information collection. Commercial Passenger Carrier Safety Division, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, phone (202) 366–5763, fax (202) 366–3621, e-mail peter.chandler@dot.gov. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P On April 6, 2007, FMCSA published a notice in the Federal Register (72 FR 17218), to announce that its Information Collection Request (ICR) for collecting data about motor carriers who operate small passenger-carrying commercial motor vehicles had been sent to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. In the April 6th notice, the agency imposed a 30-day comment period for interested parties to comment on the survey. The comment period ended on May 7, 2007. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Purpose of Reopening the Comment Period Issued on: August 31, 2007. Michael S. Griffith, Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17806 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2006–27393] Agency Information Collection Activities; Request for Comments; Notice of Intent To Survey Motor Carriers Operating Small PassengerCarrying Commercial Motor Vehicles Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments; reopening of comment period. sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is reopening the comment period on its April 6, 2007, notice and request for comments concerning a proposed survey of motor carriers operating smallpassenger-carrying commercial motor vehicles to obtain additional feedback from motor carriers and interested parties. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 11, 2007. OMB must receive your comments by this date to act quickly on the request. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: DOT/ FMCSA Desk Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Peter Chandler, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, DOT, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:06 Sep 10, 2007 Jkt 211001 The comment period is being reopened to allow more time for the public to comment on this proposed survey. FMCSA is committed to obtaining information that will provide insight into the common safety and regulatory compliance challenges facing motor carriers with small passengercarrying CMV operations. Such information provided in the comments will also be utilized by FMCSA to develop educational outreach initiatives for the affected industry segment. It is appropriate that FMCSA connect with and inform this segment of the motor carrier industry of its regulatory compliance responsibilities before implementing an enforcement program. Any information obtained will help identify specific areas of regulatory compliance that are problematic for this industry segment. The survey will also obtain needed insight about how to best provide and distribute information to the affected industry segment. Issued on: September 4, 2007. Terry Shelton, Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17808 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P PO 00000 Frm 00122 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51893 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–28523] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of an Approved Information Collection: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. This information collection notifies the FMCSA of a voluntary request by a motor carrier, freight forwarder, or property broker to amend or revoke its registration of authority granted. On April 3, 2007, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 60-day comment period on the ICR. No comments were received by the agency. DATES: Please send your comments by October 11, 2007. OMB must receive your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: DOT/FMCSA Desk Officer. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Haller, Supervisory Transportation Specialist, Commercial Enforcement Division, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–385–2362; e-mail stephanie.haller@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Revocation of Authority. OMB Control Number: 2126–0018. Type of Request: Revision of a currently-approved information collection. Form Number: OCE–46. Respondents: Motor carriers, freight forwarders and property brokers. Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,250. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes. Expiration Date: September 30, 2007. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 51894 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 175 / Tuesday, September 11, 2007 / Notices sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Form: OCE–46. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 813 hours [3,250 annual Form OCE–46 filers × 15 minutes/60 minutes per filing = 812.5 hours, rounded to 813 hours]. Background: Title 49 of the United States Code (U.S.C.) authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to promulgate regulations governing the registration of for-hire motor carriers of regulated commodities (49 U.S.C. 13902), surface transportation freight forwarders (49 U.S.C. 13903), and property brokers (49 U.S.C. 13904). The FMCSA carries out this registration program under authority delegated by the Secretary. Under 49 U.S.C. 13905, each registration is effective from the date specified and remains in effect for such period as the Secretary determines appropriate by regulation. Section 13905(c) of title 49, U.S.C., grants the Secretary the authority to amend or revoke a registration at the registrant’s request. On complaint, or on the Secretary’s own initiative, the Secretary may also suspend, amend, or revoke any part of the registration of a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder for willful failure to comply with the regulations, an order of the Secretary, or a condition of its registration. Form OCE–46 is used by transportation entities to voluntarily apply for revocation of their registration authority in whole or in part. FMCSA uses the form to seek information concerning the registrant’s docket number, name and address, and the reasons for the revocation request. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. Issued on: August 31, 2007. Michael S. Griffith, Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17812 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] 17:57 Sep 10, 2007 Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2007–27389] Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice of Request for Comments on a New Information Collection: FMCSA COMPASS Portal Customer Satisfaction Assessment Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice; request for information; Correction. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The FMCSA published a notice in the Federal Register on April 19, 2007, requesting comments on the renewal of a currently approved information collection. The subject line in the notice contained an incorrect type of information collection request for which comments were received. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Bill Coleman, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, telephone: (202) 366–4440; fax: (202) 493–0679; e-mail: bill.coleman@dot.gov. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Correction In the information collection document under Docket No. FMCSA– 2007–27389, in the April 19, 2007, Federal Register [72 FR 19753], correct the SUBJECT section, text to read: Notice of Request for Comments on a New Information Collection: * * * Issued on: August 31, 2007. Michael S. Griffith, Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E7–17813 Filed 9–10–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration Agency Information Collection Activities; Notice and Request for Comments Federal Railroad Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et. seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirements (ICRs) BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Jkt 211001 PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 abstracted below have been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICRs describes the nature of the information collection and their expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on July 5, 2007 (72 FR 36750). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 11, 2007. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Safety, Planning and Evaluation Division, RRS– 21, Federal Railroad Administration, 1120 Vermont Ave., NW., Mail Stop 25, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6292), or Ms. Gina Christodoulou, Office of Support Systems Staff, RAD– 43, Federal Railroad Administration, 1120 Vermont Ave., NW., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6139). (These telephone numbers are not toll-free.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law 104–13, section 2, 109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, require Federal agencies to issue two notices seeking public comment on information collection activities before OMB may approve paperwork packages. 44 U.S.C. 3506, 3507; 5 CFR 1320.5, 1320.8(d)(1), 1320.12. On July 5, 2007, FRA published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment on ICRs that the agency was seeking OMB approval. 72 FR 36750. FRA received one comment in response to this notice. The letter came from Mr. John P. Tolman, Vice President and National Legislative Director of the Brotherhood of Locomotive Engineers and Trainmen (BLET). BLET, a Division of the Rail Conference of the International Brotherhood of Teamsters, is the duly designated and recognized collective bargaining representative for the craft or class of Locomotive Engineer employed on all Class I railroads. BLET also represents operating and other employees on numerous Class II and Class III railroads. In his comments, Mr. Tolman noted the following: * * * the proposed information collection activity would have a significant impact on our members. For the reasons set forth below, BLET strongly supports and urges OMB to approve the request. Recognizing the potential safety benefit of C3RS—as evidenced by successes in similar programs in the aviation and health care industries—the BLET was a founding member of the C3RS National Planning Committee, and is a member of the successor C3RS National Steering Committee. We have E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 175 (Tuesday, September 11, 2007)]
[Notices]
[Pages 51893-51894]
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[FR Doc No: E7-17812]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2007-28523]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of an Approved 
Information Collection: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA 
announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and approval. This information collection notifies the FMCSA of a 
voluntary request by a motor carrier, freight forwarder, or property 
broker to amend or revoke its registration of authority granted. On 
April 3, 2007, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 
60-day comment period on the ICR. No comments were received by the 
agency.

DATES: Please send your comments by October 11, 2007. OMB must receive 
your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: DOT/FMCSA Desk Officer.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stephanie Haller, Supervisory 
Transportation Specialist, Commercial Enforcement Division, Department 
of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, West 
Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: 202-385-2362; e-mail stephanie.haller@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Request for Revocation of Authority.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-0018.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently-approved information 
collection.
    Form Number: OCE-46.
    Respondents: Motor carriers, freight forwarders and property 
brokers.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 3,250.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes.
    Expiration Date: September 30, 2007.

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    Form: OCE-46.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 813 hours [3,250 annual Form OCE-46 
filers x 15 minutes/60 minutes per filing = 812.5 hours, rounded to 813 
hours].
    Background: Title 49 of the United States Code (U.S.C.) authorizes 
the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to promulgate regulations 
governing the registration of for-hire motor carriers of regulated 
commodities (49 U.S.C. 13902), surface transportation freight 
forwarders (49 U.S.C. 13903), and property brokers (49 U.S.C. 13904). 
The FMCSA carries out this registration program under authority 
delegated by the Secretary. Under 49 U.S.C. 13905, each registration is 
effective from the date specified and remains in effect for such period 
as the Secretary determines appropriate by regulation. Section 13905(c) 
of title 49, U.S.C., grants the Secretary the authority to amend or 
revoke a registration at the registrant's request. On complaint, or on 
the Secretary's own initiative, the Secretary may also suspend, amend, 
or revoke any part of the registration of a motor carrier, broker, or 
freight forwarder for willful failure to comply with the regulations, 
an order of the Secretary, or a condition of its registration.
    Form OCE-46 is used by transportation entities to voluntarily apply 
for revocation of their registration authority in whole or in part. 
FMCSA uses the form to seek information concerning the registrant's 
docket number, name and address, and the reasons for the revocation 
request.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection is necessary for performance of FMCSA's functions; (2) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the 
quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information.

    Issued on: August 31, 2007.
Michael S. Griffith,
Acting Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology.
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