Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0028, 1625-0034, and 1625-0043, 51642-51643 [E8-20479]

Download as PDF 51642 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 172 / Thursday, September 4, 2008 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2008–0383] Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625–0028, 1625–0034, and 1625–0043 Coast Guard, DHS. Thirty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: sroberts on PROD1PC77 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding three Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval for the following collections of information: (1) 1625– 0028, Course Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training Schools; (2) 1625–0034, Ships’ Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials Aboard Ships, and (3) 1625–0043, Ports and Waterways Safety—Title 33 CFR Subchapter P. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties. DATES: Please submit comments on or before October 6, 2008. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2008–0383] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) or to OIRA. To avoid duplication, please submit your comments by only one of the following means: (1) Electronic submission. (a) To Coast Guard docket at http:// www.regulation.gov. (b) To OIRA by email via: oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. (2) Mail or Hand delivery. (a) DMF (M–30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590– 0001. Hand deliver between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. (b) To OIRA, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. (3) Fax. (a) To DMF, 202–493–2251. (b) To OIRA at 202–395–6566. To ensure your comments are received in time, mark the fax to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Sep 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 The DMF maintains the public docket for this Notice. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room W12–140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may also find this docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Copies of the complete ICRs are available through this docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from Commandant (CG–611), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, (Attn: Mr. Arthur Requina), 2100 2nd Street, SW., Washington, DC 20593–0001. The telephone number is 202–475–3523. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Arthur Requina, Office of Information Management, telephone 202–475–3523 or fax 202–475–3929, for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 202–366–9826, for questions on the docket. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this information collection request should be granted based on it being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR. Comments to Coast Guard must contain the docket number of this request, [USCG 2008–0383]. For your comments to OIRA to be considered, it is best if they are received on or before October 6, 2008. Public participation and request for comments: We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. We will post all comments received, without change, to http:// www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the paragraph on DOT’s ‘‘Privacy Act Policy’’ below. PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG–2008–0383], indicate the specific section of the document to which each comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. We recommend you include your name, mailing address, an e-mail address, or other contact information in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. You may submit comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change the documents supporting this collection of information or even the underlying requirements in view of them. The Coast Guard and OIRA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. Viewing comments and documents: Go to http://www.regulations.gov to view documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket. Enter the docket number [USCG–2008– 0383] in the Search box, and click, ‘‘Go>>.’’ You may also visit the DMF in room W12–140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received in 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 a Privacy Act statement regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008 issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has published the 60-day notice (73 FR 29141, May 20, 2008) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That notice elicited no comments. Information Collection Request 1. Title: Course Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training Schools. OMB Control Number: 1625–0028. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1 sroberts on PROD1PC77 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 172 / Thursday, September 4, 2008 / Notices Affected Public: Merchant marine training schools. Abstract: The information is needed to ensure merchant marine training schools meet minimal statutory requirements. The information is used to approve the curriculum, facility, and faculty for these schools. Section 7315 of 46 U.S.C. authorizes an applicant for a license or document to substitute the completion of an approved course for a portion of the required sea service. Section 10.302 of 46 CFR contains the Coast Guard regulations for course approval. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 27,675 hours to 97,260 hours per year. 2. Title: Ships’ Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials Aboard Ships. OMB Control Number: 1625–0034. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Suppliers and manufacturers of hazardous products used on ships. Abstract: The information is needed to ensure personnel aboard ships are made aware of the proper usage and stowage instructions for certain hazardous materials. Provisions are made for waivers of products in special DOT hazard classes. Section 3306 of 46 U.S.C. authorizes the Coast Guard to prescribe regulations for the transportation, stowage, and use of ships’ stores and supplies of a dangerous nature. Part 147 of 46 CFR contains the regulations for hazardous ships’ stores. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 9 hours to 12 hours per year. 3. Title: Ports and Waterways Safety— Title 33 CFR Subchapter P. OMB Control Number: 1625–0043. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Master, owner, or agent of a vessel. Abstract: This collection of information allows the master, owner, or agent of a vessel affected by these rules to request a deviation from the requirements governing navigation safety equipment to the extent that there is no reduction in safety. Provisions in 33 CFR chapter I, subchapter P, allow any person directly affected by the rules therein to request a deviation from any of the requirements as long as it does not compromise safety. This collection enables the Coast Guard to evaluate information the respondent supplies for determination of whether it justifies the request for a deviation. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 3,171 hours to 2,865 hours per year. VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:46 Sep 03, 2008 Jkt 214001 Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: August 27, 2008. D. T. Glenn, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. E8–20479 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2008–0856] National Maritime Security Advisory Committee; Meeting Coast Guard, DHS. Notice of meeting. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: The National Maritime Security Advisory Committee (NMSAC) will meet in Washington, DC to discuss various issues relating to national maritime security. This meeting will be open to the public. DATES: The Committee will meet on Thursday, September 18, 2008 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. This meeting may close early if all business is finished. Written material and requests to make oral presentations should reach the Coast Guard on or before September 15, 2008. Requests to have a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee should reach the Coast Guard on or before September 15, 2008. ADDRESSES: The Committee will meet at the Association of American Railroads Conference Center, Conference Room C, 50 F Street, NW., 4th Floor, Washington, DC 20001. Additionally, this meeting will be broadcast via a web enabled interactive online format. Send written material and requests to make oral presentations to Mr. Ryan Owens, Assistant to Designated Federal Officer of the National Maritime Security Advisory Committee, 2100 2nd Street, SW.; Room 5302; Washington, DC 20593. You may also e-mail material to ryan.f.owens@uscg.mil. This notice may be viewed in our online docket, USCG– 2008–0856, at http:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Ryan Owens, Assistant to DFO of NMSAC, telephone 202–372–1108 or ryan.f.owens@uscg.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice of this meeting is given under the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (Pub. L. 92–463). PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 51643 Agenda of Meeting The agenda for the September 18, 2008 Committee meeting is as follows: (1) Briefing on Sensitive Security Information. (2) Presentation and Discussion of the Seafarer’s Access Working Group report. (3) Briefing and discussion on the USCG/CBP Senior Guidance Team. (4) Briefing and Discussion on the USCG/CBP Joint Command Center Initiatives. Procedural This meeting is open to the public and will also be conducted via an online meeting format. Please note that the meeting may close early if all business is finished. Seating is very limited, and members of the public wishing to attend should register with Mr. Ryan Owens, Assistant to DFO of NMSAC, telephone 202–372–1108 or ryan.f.owens@uscg.mil no later than September 15, 2008. Additionally, if you would like to participate in this meeting via the online web format, please log onto https://fedgov.webex.com/fedgov/ onstage/g.php?t=a&d=697687813 and follow the online instructions to register for this meeting. At the Chair’s discretion, members of the public may make oral presentations during the meeting. If you would like to make an oral presentation at a meeting, please notify the assistant to the DFO no later than Monday, September 8, 2008. Written material for distribution at a meeting should reach the Coast Guard no later than Monday, September 15, 2008. If you would like a copy of your material distributed to each member of the committee in advance of a meeting, please submit 25 copies to the assistant to the DFO no later than September 15, 2008. Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the meeting, contact the assistant to the DFO as soon as possible. Dated: August 28, 2008. Mark P. O’Malley, Captain, U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Office of Port and Facility Activities, Designated Federal Official, NMSAC. [FR Doc. E8–20482 Filed 9–3–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–15–P E:\FR\FM\04SEN1.SGM 04SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2008-0383]


Collection of Information under Review by Office of Management 
and Budget: OMB Control Numbers: 1625-0028, 1625-0034, and 1625-0043

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Thirty-day notice requesting comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
request for comments announces that the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding 
three Information Collection Requests (ICRs), abstracted below, to the 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) requesting an extension of their approval 
for the following collections of information: (1) 1625-0028, Course 
Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training Schools; (2) 1625-
0034, Ships' Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials Aboard Ships, 
and (3) 1625-0043, Ports and Waterways Safety--Title 33 CFR Subchapter 
P. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the 
public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork 
burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.

DATES: Please submit comments on or before October 6, 2008.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2008-0383] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the 
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) or to OIRA. To avoid 
duplication, please submit your comments by only one of the following 
means:
    (1) Electronic submission. (a) To Coast Guard docket at http://
www.regulation.gov. (b) To OIRA by e-mail via: oira_
submission@omb.eop.gov.
    (2) Mail or Hand delivery. (a) DMF (M-30), DOT, West Building 
Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 
20590-0001. Hand deliver between the hours of 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202-
366-9329. (b) To OIRA, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, to 
the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.
    (3) Fax. (a) To DMF, 202-493-2251. (b) To OIRA at 202-395-6566. To 
ensure your comments are received in time, mark the fax to the 
attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.
    The DMF maintains the public docket for this Notice. Comments and 
material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in 
this notice as being available in the docket, will become part of this 
docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room W12-140 
on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 
Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays. You may also find this docket on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Copies of the complete ICRs are available through this docket on 
the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are 
available from Commandant(CG-611), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, 
(Attn: Mr. Arthur Requina), 2100 2ndStreet, SW., Washington, DC 20593-
0001. The telephone number is 202-475-3523.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Arthur Requina, Office of 
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3523 or fax 202-475-3929, for 
questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, 202-366-9826, for questions on the docket.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Coast Guard invites comments on whether 
this information collection request should be granted based on it being 
necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In 
particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) 
The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the 
estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of information subject to the collections; and (4) 
ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number 
of the ICR. Comments to Coast Guard must contain the docket number of 
this request, [USCG 2008-0383]. For your comments to OIRA to be 
considered, it is best if they are received on or before October 6, 
2008.
    Public participation and request for comments: We encourage you to 
respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. 
We will post all comments received, without change, to http://
www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you 
provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the 
paragraph on DOT's ``Privacy Act Policy'' below.
    Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include the 
docket number [USCG-2008-0383], indicate the specific section of the 
document to which each comment applies, providing a reason for each 
comment. We recommend you include your name, mailing address, an e-mail 
address, or other contact information in the body of your document so 
that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. 
You may submit comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or 
delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit 
them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit 
them in an unbound format, no larger than 8\1/2\ by 11 inches, suitable 
for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would 
like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, 
self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and 
material received during the comment period. We may change the 
documents supporting this collection of information or even the 
underlying requirements in view of them. The Coast Guard and OIRA will 
consider all comments and material received during the comment period.
    Viewing comments and documents: Go to http://www.regulations.gov to 
view documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the 
docket. Enter the docket number [USCG-2008-0383] in the Search box, and 
click, ``Go>>.'' You may also visit the DMF in room W12-140 on the West 
Building Ground Floor, 1200 New JerseyAvenue, SE., Washington, DC, 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.
    Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments 
received in 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 a Privacy Act 
statement regarding our public dockets in the January 17, 2008 issue of 
the Federal Register (73 FR 3316).

Previous Request for Comments

    This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The 
Coast Guard has published the 60-day notice (73 FR 29141, May 20, 2008) 
required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That notice elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request

    1. Title: Course Approval and Records for Merchant Marine Training 
Schools.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0028.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

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    Affected Public: Merchant marine training schools.
    Abstract: The information is needed to ensure merchant marine 
training schools meet minimal statutory requirements. The information 
is used to approve the curriculum, facility, and faculty for these 
schools. Section 7315 of 46 U.S.C. authorizes an applicant for a 
license or document to substitute the completion of an approved course 
for a portion of the required sea service. Section 10.302 of 46 CFR 
contains the Coast Guard regulations for course approval.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 27,675 
hours to 97,260 hours per year.
    2. Title: Ships' Stores Certification for Hazardous Materials 
Aboard Ships.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0034.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Suppliers and manufacturers of hazardous products 
used on ships.
    Abstract: The information is needed to ensure personnel aboard 
ships are made aware of the proper usage and stowage instructions for 
certain hazardous materials. Provisions are made for waivers of 
products in special DOT hazard classes. Section 3306 of 46 U.S.C. 
authorizes the Coast Guard to prescribe regulations for the 
transportation, stowage, and use of ships' stores and supplies of a 
dangerous nature. Part 147 of 46 CFR contains the regulations for 
hazardous ships' stores.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 9 hours to 
12 hours per year.
    3. Title: Ports and Waterways Safety--Title 33 CFR Subchapter P.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0043.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Master, owner, or agent of a vessel.
    Abstract: This collection of information allows the master, owner, 
or agent of a vessel affected by these rules to request a deviation 
from the requirements governing navigation safety equipment to the 
extent that there is no reduction in safety. Provisions in 33 CFR 
chapter I, subchapter P, allow any person directly affected by the 
rules therein to request a deviation from any of the requirements as 
long as it does not compromise safety. This collection enables the 
Coast Guard to evaluate information the respondent supplies for 
determination of whether it justifies the request for a deviation.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 3,171 
hours to 2,865 hours per year.
    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended.

    Dated: August 27, 2008.
D. T. Glenn,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard,Assistant Commandant for Command, 
Control, Communications,Computers and Information Technology.
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