Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review, 23524 [E8-9206]

Download as PDF 23524 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 84 / Wednesday, April 30, 2008 / Notices Background Section 1404 of SAFETEA–LU required the Secretary of Transportation to establish a Safe Routes to School (SRTS) Program. The purpose of the program is to enable and encourage children, including those with disabilities, to walk and bicycle to school and to make bicycling and walking to school a safer and more appealing transportation alternative. Section 1404(h) requires the establishment of a National SRTS Task Force. This teleconference is the seventh meeting of the Task Force. Complete meeting minutes from the previous meetings are posted on the Web site listed below. The agenda for this teleconference will include discussion of a draft report to the Secretary of Transportation about national strategies to advance SRTS programs nationwide. Further information about the Task Force can be found at: http:// www.saferoutesinfo.org/task_force/. Once a detailed agenda is developed, it will be posted on this Web site. Please note that agenda items are subject to change as priorities dictate. Conclusion A teleconference by National Safe Routes to School Task Force will be held at the U.S. Department of Transportation, Room E71–124, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Safety, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590, from 1 p.m.–3 p.m., e.t., on May 29, 2008. Members of the public will not be permitted to participate in the conference call via telephone, but are invited to listen to the teleconference at the address listed above. Authority: Section 1404(h), Pub. L. 109–59; 5 U.S.C., App. II § 1. Issued on: April 21, 2008. James D. Ray, Acting Federal Highway Administrator. [FR Doc. E8–9525 Filed 4–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:09 Apr 29, 2008 Jkt 214001 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on February 22, 2008 at Vol. 73, No. 36 p. 9853–54. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 30, 2008. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Hershman at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Vehicle Integrity Division, NVS–212, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, phone 202–366– 4929. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Title: Record Retention. OMB Number: 2127—0042. Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Under 49 U.S.C. 30166(e), NHTSA ‘‘reasonably may require a manufacturer of a motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipment to keep records, and a manufacturer, distributor or dealer to make reports, to enable [NHTSA] to decide whether the manufacturer, distributor, or dealer has complied or is complying with this chapter or a regulation prescribed or order issued under this chapter.’’ To ensure that NHTSA will have access to this type of information, the agency exercised the authority granted in 49 U.S.C. Section 30166(e) and promulgated 49 CFR Part 576 Record Retention, initially published on August 20, 1974 and most recently amended on July 10, 2002 (67 FR 45873), requiring manufacturers to retain one copy of all records that contain information concerning malfunctions that may be related to motor vehicle safety for a period of five calendar years after the record is generated or acquired by the manufacturer. Manufacturers are also required to retain for ten years (five years for manufacturers of child seats and tires) the underlying records related to early warning reporting (EWR) information submitted under 49 CFR Part 579. Affected Public: Businesses or other for profit. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 40,020 annual hours burden (20 respondents times 1 hour, plus 1,000 respondents times 40 hours). PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention NHTSA Desk Officer. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’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 most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. ADDRESSES: Issued in Washington, DC, on April 22, 2008. Kathleen C. DeMeter, Director, Office of Defects Investigation. [FR Doc. E8–9206 Filed 4–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 32023 (Sub-No. 1)] BNSF Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation Pursuant to a written amendment to a trackage rights agreement, the Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation (DM&E) has agreed to modify an existing trackage rights agreement 1 to grant overhead trackage rights to BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) between milepost 145.00 and milepost 148.50, a distance of approximately 3.5 miles, in Yale, SD.2 1 The original trackage rights extended between milepost 160.33, in Huron, and milepost 148.50, in Yale, in Beadle County, SD, and were exempted by the Interstate Commerce Commission, the predecessor to the Board, in Burlington Northern Railroad Company—Trackage Rights Exemption— Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation, Finance Docket No. 32023 (ICC served Apr. 14, 1992). 2 This transaction is predicated upon the Board’s approval of the petition for exemption in STB Finance Docket No. 35125, Dakota, Minnesota & Eastern Railroad Corporation—Acquisition Exemption—Line of BNSF Railway Company, filed March 25, 2008, in which DM&E seeks to acquire from BNSF the same 3.5-mile line at issue in the present matter. The instant transaction would constitute a grant back to BNSF of trackage rights over the line following the proposed line sale to DM&E. E:\FR\FM\30APN1.SGM 30APN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 84 (Wednesday, April 30, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Page 23524]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-9206]


-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


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

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR 
describes the nature of the information collections and their expected 
burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was 
published on February 22, 2008 at Vol. 73, No. 36 p. 9853-54.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before May 30, 2008.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Hershman at the National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration, Vehicle Integrity Division, NVS-212, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, phone 202-366-4929.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Title: Record Retention.
    OMB Number: 2127--0042.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Under 49 U.S.C. 30166(e), NHTSA ``reasonably may require 
a manufacturer of a motor vehicle or motor vehicle equipment to keep 
records, and a manufacturer, distributor or dealer to make reports, to 
enable [NHTSA] to decide whether the manufacturer, distributor, or 
dealer has complied or is complying with this chapter or a regulation 
prescribed or order issued under this chapter.''
    To ensure that NHTSA will have access to this type of information, 
the agency exercised the authority granted in 49 U.S.C. Section 
30166(e) and promulgated 49 CFR Part 576 Record Retention, initially 
published on August 20, 1974 and most recently amended on July 10, 2002 
(67 FR 45873), requiring manufacturers to retain one copy of all 
records that contain information concerning malfunctions that may be 
related to motor vehicle safety for a period of five calendar years 
after the record is generated or acquired by the manufacturer. 
Manufacturers are also required to retain for ten years (five years for 
manufacturers of child seats and tires) the underlying records related 
to early warning reporting (EWR) information submitted under 49 CFR 
Part 579.
    Affected Public: Businesses or other for profit.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 40,020 annual hours burden (20 
respondents times 1 hour, plus 1,000 respondents times 40 hours).

ADDRESSES: Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of Information 
and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th 
Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention NHTSA Desk Officer.
    Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; the accuracy of the Department'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 most effective if OMB receives it within 30 
days of publication.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 22, 2008.
Kathleen C. DeMeter,
Director, Office of Defects Investigation.
 [FR Doc. E8-9206 Filed 4-29-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4910-59-P