Notice and Request for Comments, 34068-34069 [E8-13453]

Download as PDF 34068 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 116 / Monday, June 16, 2008 / Notices Geographic Region: ‘‘SC will be base of operations with possible trips to NC, GA, and FL.’’ Privacy Act Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477–78). Dated: June 9, 2008. By order of the Maritime Administrator. Leonard Sutter, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E8–13475 Filed 6–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Research and Innovative Technology Administration Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics Research and Innovative Technology Administration (RITA), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice announces, pursuant to section 10(A)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) (Public Law 72–363; 5 U.S.C. app. 2), a meeting of the BTS Advisory Council on Transportation Statistics (ACTS). The meeting will be held Thursday, July 31, 2008, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. The meeting will take place at the U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington DC, on the 1st Floor, West Building, in the Oklahoma City Room. The ACTS, established under section 6007 of Public Law 102–240, Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, December 18, 1991, and chartered on June 19, 1995, was created to advise the Director of BTS on transportation statistics and analyses, including whether or not the statistics and analysis disseminated by the BTS are of high quality and are based upon the best available objective information. The following is a summary of the meeting’s agenda: (1) Introductions and Opening Remarks; (2) Program Update (a) Safety Data, (b) System Performance Data; (3) Challenges in Collecting and Disseminating National Transportation Statistics; (4) Identifying Transportation VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:04 Jun 13, 2008 Jkt 214001 Data Needs; (5) General Discussion; and (6) Public Comments and Closing Remarks. Since access to the DOT building is controlled, all persons who plan to attend the meeting must notify Mrs. Tonya Tinsley-Grisham, the Committee Management Officer at (202) 366–6268 prior to July 31, 2008. Individuals attending the meeting must report to the Lobby of the West Building for admission to the building. Attendance is open to the public, but limited space is available. With the approval of the Chair, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Non-committee members wishing to present oral statements or obtain information should also contact Mrs. Tinsley-Grisham. Questions about the agenda or written comments may be submitted by U.S. Mail to: U.S. Department of Transportation, BTS, Attention: Robert A. Monniere, Room E35–330, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590 or faxed to (202) 366–3640. BTS requests that written comments be submitted prior to the meeting. Persons with a disability requiring special services, such as an interpreter for the hearing impaired, should contact Mrs. Tinsley-Grisham at (202) 366–6268 at least seven calendar days prior to the meeting. Notice of this meeting is provided in accordance with the FACA and the General Service Administration regulations (41 CFR part 102–3) covering management of Federal advisory committees. Issued in Washington, DC, on the 10th day of June, 2008. Steven D. Dillingham, Director, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. [FR Doc. E8–13445 Filed 6–13–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–08–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Notice and Request for Comments Surface Transportation Board. 60-day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq. (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to request from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval without change of an existing information collection. This information collection is described in detail below. Comments are requested concerning (1) PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The accuracy of the Board’s burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board’s request for OMB approval. Description of Collection Title: Application to Open a Billing Account. OMB Control Number: 2140–0006. STB Form Number: STB Form 1032. Type of Review: Extension without change. Respondents: Rail carriers, shippers, and others doing business before the STB. Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Time Per Response: Less than .08 hours, based on actual survey of respondents. Frequency: One time per respondent. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): Less than 1.6 hours. Total ‘‘Non-hour Burden’’ Cost: No ‘‘non-hour cost’’ burdens associated with this collection have been identified. Needs and Uses: The Board is, by statute, responsible for the economic regulation of freight rail carriers and certain other carriers operating in interstate commerce. This form is used by persons doing business before the Board who wish to open an account with the Board to facilitate their payment of filing fees; fees for the search, review, copying, and certification of records; and other services rendered by the Board. An account holder is billed on a monthly basis for payment of accumulated fees. Data provided is also used for debt collection activities. The application form requests information as required by OMB and U.S. Department of Treasury regulations for the collection of fees. This information is not duplicated by any other agency. In accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a, all taxpayer identification and social security numbers are secured and used only for credit management and debt collection activities. DATES: Written comments are due on August 15, 2008. E:\FR\FM\16JNN1.SGM 16JNN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 116 / Monday, June 16, 2008 / Notices Direct all comments to Marilyn Levitt, Surface Transportation Board, Suite 1260, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001, or to levittm@stb.dot.gov. When submitting comments, please refer to ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, Application to Open an Account for Billing Purposes, OMB Number 2140–0006.’’ ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION OR TO OBTAIN A COPY OF THE STB FORM, CONTACT: rwilkins on PROD1PC63 with NOTICES Anthony Jacobik, Jr., (202) 245–0346. [Federal Information Relay Service VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:04 Jun 13, 2008 Jkt 214001 (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877–8339.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, a Federal agency conducting or sponsoring a collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Under section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA, Federal PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 34069 agencies are required, prior to submitting a collection to OMB for approval, to provide a 60-day notice and comment period through publication in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information. Dated: June 11, 2008. Anne K. Quinlan, Secretary. [FR Doc. 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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 116 (Monday, June 16, 2008)]
[Notices]
[Pages 34068-34069]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E8-13453]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board


Notice and Request for Comments

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: 60-day notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, 
and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501 
et seq. (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives 
notice of its intent to request from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) approval without change of an existing information 
collection. This information collection is described in detail below. 
Comments are requested concerning (1) The accuracy of the Board's 
burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity 
of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on the respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether this collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. 
Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board's 
request for OMB approval.

Description of Collection

    Title: Application to Open a Billing Account.
    OMB Control Number: 2140-0006.
    STB Form Number: STB Form 1032.
    Type of Review: Extension without change.
    Respondents: Rail carriers, shippers, and others doing business 
before the STB.
    Number of Respondents: 20.
    Estimated Time Per Response: Less than .08 hours, based on actual 
survey of respondents.
    Frequency: One time per respondent.
    Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): Less than 
1.6 hours.
    Total ``Non-hour Burden'' Cost: No ``non-hour cost'' burdens 
associated with this collection have been identified.
    Needs and Uses: The Board is, by statute, responsible for the 
economic regulation of freight rail carriers and certain other carriers 
operating in interstate commerce. This form is used by persons doing 
business before the Board who wish to open an account with the Board to 
facilitate their payment of filing fees; fees for the search, review, 
copying, and certification of records; and other services rendered by 
the Board. An account holder is billed on a monthly basis for payment 
of accumulated fees. Data provided is also used for debt collection 
activities. The application form requests information as required by 
OMB and U.S. Department of Treasury regulations for the collection of 
fees. This information is not duplicated by any other agency. In 
accordance with the Privacy Act, 5 U.S.C. 552a, all taxpayer 
identification and social security numbers are secured and used only 
for credit management and debt collection activities.

DATES: Written comments are due on August 15, 2008.

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ADDRESSES: Direct all comments to Marilyn Levitt, Surface 
Transportation Board, Suite 1260, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20423-0001, or to levittm@stb.dot.gov. When submitting comments, please 
refer to ``Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, Application to Open an 
Account for Billing Purposes, OMB Number 2140-0006.''

For Further Information or to Obtain a Copy of the STB Form, Contact: 
Anthony Jacobik, Jr., (202) 245-0346. [Federal Information Relay 
Service (FIRS) for the hearing impaired: (800) 877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the PRA, a Federal agency conducting 
or sponsoring a collection of information must display a currently 
valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined 
in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements 
that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to 
the agency, third parties, or the public. Under section 3506(c)(2)(A) 
of the PRA, Federal agencies are required, prior to submitting a 
collection to OMB for approval, to provide a 60-day notice and comment 
period through publication in the Federal Register concerning each 
proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension 
of an existing collection of information.

    Dated: June 11, 2008.
Anne K. Quinlan,
Secretary.
 [FR Doc. E8-13453 Filed 6-13-08; 8:45 am]
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