Proposed Collection; Comment Request, 73786-73787 [E7-25169]

Download as PDF 73786 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices Dated: December 19, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25167 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [USA–2007–0033] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA-AAHS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c) (2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 shall 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 26, 2008. You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, Corps of Engineers Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, 7400 Leake Avenue, New Orleans, LA 70118, ATTN: CEIWR–NDC–C (Mickey LaMaca), or call Department of the Army Reports Clearance Officer at (703) 428–6440. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Description of Vessels, Description of Operations; ENG Forms 3931 and 3932; OMB Control Number 0710–0009. Needs and Uses The Corps of Engineers uses ENG Forms 3931 and 3932 as the basic instruments to collect vessel and operating descriptions for use in waterborne commerce statistics. These data constitute the sole source for domestic vessel characteristics and operating descriptions for domestic vessels operating on U.S. navigable waterways. These data are collected from vessel operating companies. These data are essential to plans for maintaining U.S. navigable waterways. These data are also critical to the enforcement of the ‘‘Harbor maintenance Tax’’ authorized under section 1402 of Public Law 99–662 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Annual Burden Hours: 2,048. Number of Respondents: 3,058. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Average Burden Per Response: 40 minutes. Frequency: Annually. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection The information collection is the basic data from which the Corps of Engineers compiles and published waterborne commerce statistics. The data is used not only to report to Congress, but also to perform cost benefit studies for new projects, rehabilitation projects, and O&M of existing projects. It is also used by other federal agencies involved in transportation and security. This data collection program is the sole source for domestic navigation statistics. Dated: December 19, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25168 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P PO 00000 Frm 00030 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [USA–2007–0032] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA–AAHS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c) (2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 shall 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 26, 2008. You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. ADDRESSES: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to Department of the Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, Corps of Engineers Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, 7400 Leake Avenue, New Orleans, LA FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 72, No. 248 / Friday, December 28, 2007 / Notices 70118, ATTN: CEIWR–NDC–C (Mickey LaMaca), or call Department of the Army Reports Clearance Officer at (703) 428–6440. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Shipper’ Export Declaration (SED) Program; ENG Form 7513; OMB Control Number 0710–0013. Needs and Uses The Corps uses the data from the program to satisfy its mission. The Corps is responsible for the operation and maintenance of the nation’s waterway system to ensure efficient and safe passage of commercial and recreational vessels. The support and management of economically sound navigation projects are dependent upon reliable navigation data as mandated by the River and Harbor Appropriations Act of September 22, 1922 (42 Stat. 1043), as amended and codified in 33 U.S.C. 555. The data collected on the form provides baseline, essential waterborne transportation information necessary for the Corps to perform its mission. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Annual Burden Hours: 17,000. Number of Respondents: 14,300. Responses per Respondent: 6.8. Average Burden per Response: 11 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: ADDRESSES: Summary of Information Collection mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES On September 28, 1998, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) designated the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) as the ‘‘central collection agency’’ for the U.S. Foreign Waterborne Transportation Statistics program effective October 1, 1998. The U.S. Bureau of Census (Census) was previously responsible for this program. As central collection agency for foreign waterborne transportation statistics, the Corps is responsible for meeting the needs of other federal agencies that require these data. The Maritime Administration, the U.S. Coast Guard, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the Bureau of Economic Analysis also require these data. Dated: December 19, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25169 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P VerDate Aug<31>2005 22:27 Dec 27, 2007 Jkt 214001 Department of the Army [USA–2207–0031] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA–AAHS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. 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 shall 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 information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 26, 2008. You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301–1160. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the Internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command, Carrier Services Branch, 661 Sheppard Place, Fort Eustis, VA, 23604– FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00031 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73787 1644, or call Department of the Army Reports Clearance Officer at (703) 428– 6440. Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Freight Carrier Registration Program (FCRP); SDDC Form 410; OMB Control Number 0702–0121. Needs And Uses: The FCRP is designed to protect the interest of the Government and to ensure that the Department of Defense deals with responsible carriers having the capability to provide quality and dependable service. Information is vital in determining capability to perform quality service transporting DOD freight. Carriers will furnish SDDC with information to assist in determining through other public records whether the company and its officers are responsible contractors. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Annual Burden Hours: 108. Number of Respondents: 430. Responses per Respondent: 1. Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Frequency: On occasion. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Summary of Information Collection The Freight Carrier Registration Program will be a minimum burden to the carrier industry. The information SDDC collects can now be accessed through the DoD Web site. That will expedite the time to approve the carrier to do business with the DoD. Dated: December 19, 2007. Patricia L. Toppings, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. E7–25170 Filed 12–27–07; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Army [USA–2007–0030] Proposed Collection; Comment Request Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the Army, (OAA–AAHS), DoD. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of E:\FR\FM\28DEN1.SGM 28DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Army

[USA-2007-0032]


Proposed Collection; Comment Request

AGENCY: Office of the Administrative Assistant to the Secretary of the 
Army, (OAA-AAHS), DoD.

ACTION: Notice.

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    In compliance with Section 3506(c) (2)(A) of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, the Department of the Army announces a proposed 
public information collection and seeks public comment on the 
provisions thereof. 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 shall 
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 information collection on 
respondents, including through the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology.

DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by February 
26, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and 
title, by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the instructions for submitting comments.
     Mail: Federal Docket Management System Office, 1160 
Defense Pentagon, Washington, DC 20301-1160.
    Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency 
name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The 
general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the 
public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the 
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov as they are received without 
change, including any personal identifiers or contact information.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request more information on this 
proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and 
associated collection instruments, please write to Department of the 
Army, U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Institute for Water Resources, 
Corps of Engineers Waterborne Commerce Statistics Center, 7400 Leake 
Avenue, New Orleans, LA

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70118, ATTN: CEIWR-NDC-C (Mickey LaMaca), or call Department of the 
Army Reports Clearance Officer at (703) 428-6440.
    Title, Associated Form, and OMB Number: Shipper' Export Declaration 
(SED) Program; ENG Form 7513; OMB Control Number 0710-0013.
    Needs and Uses The Corps uses the data from the program to satisfy 
its mission. The Corps is responsible for the operation and maintenance 
of the nation's waterway system to ensure efficient and safe passage of 
commercial and recreational vessels. The support and management of 
economically sound navigation projects are dependent upon reliable 
navigation data as mandated by the River and Harbor Appropriations Act 
of September 22, 1922 (42 Stat. 1043), as amended and codified in 33 
U.S.C. 555. The data collected on the form provides baseline, essential 
waterborne transportation information necessary for the Corps to 
perform its mission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Annual Burden Hours: 17,000.
    Number of Respondents: 14,300.
    Responses per Respondent: 6.8.
    Average Burden per Response: 11 minutes.
    Frequency: On occasion.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Summary of Information Collection

    On September 28, 1998, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
designated the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers (Corps) as the ``central 
collection agency'' for the U.S. Foreign Waterborne Transportation 
Statistics program effective October 1, 1998. The U.S. Bureau of Census 
(Census) was previously responsible for this program. As central 
collection agency for foreign waterborne transportation statistics, the 
Corps is responsible for meeting the needs of other federal agencies 
that require these data. The Maritime Administration, the U.S. Coast 
Guard, the Bureau of Transportation Statistics, the Environmental 
Protection Agency, and the Bureau of Economic Analysis also require 
these data.

    Dated: December 19, 2007.
Patricia L. Toppings,
Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense.
[FR Doc. E7-25169 Filed 12-27-07; 8:45 am]
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