Notice and Request for Comments, 64662 [E8-25936]

Download as PDF 64662 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 211 / Thursday, October 30, 2008 / Notices comment period made by trade association representatives from the Interstate Natural Gas Association of America, the American Petroleum Institute, the Association of Oil Pipelines and the American Gas Association, PHMSA is extending the comment period until December 12, 2008. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 23, 2008. Jeffrey D. Wiese, Associate Administrator for Pipeline Safety. [FR Doc. E8–25846 Filed 10–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board Notice and Request for Comments Surface Transportation Board. 30-day notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES 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 that it has submitted a request to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of approval without change of a currently approved collection: Application to Open a Billing Account. The Board previously published a notice about these collections in the Federal Register on June 16, 2008, at 73 FR 34068. That notice allowed for a 60day public review and comment period. No comments were received. 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. 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:45 Oct 29, 2008 Jkt 211001 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 December 1, 2008. ADDRESSES: Comments should be directed to Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer, by fax at (202) 395–6974 or by mail at 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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 may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection displays 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 PO 00000 Frm 00069 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Section 3507(b) of the PRA requires, concurrent with an agency’s submitting a collection to OMB for approval, a 30-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: October 24, 2008. Andrea Pope-Matheson, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E8–25936 Filed 10–29–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request October 23, 2008. The Department of Treasury is planning to renew the following public information collection requirement(s) for OMB clearance under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104– 13. Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling the Treasury Bureau Clearance Officer listed. Comments regarding this information collection should be addressed to the OMB reviewer listed and to the Treasury Department Clearance Officer, Department of the Treasury, Room 11000, 1750 Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20220. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before December 29, 2008 to be assured of consideration. Bureau of Engraving and Printing (BEP) OMB Number: 1520–0001. Type of Review: Extension. Form: BEP 5283. Title: Owner’s Affidavit of Partial Destruction of Mutilated Currency. Description: The Office of Currency Standards, Bureau of Engraving & Printing requests owners of partially destroyed U.S. currency to complete a notarized affidavit (BEP 5283) for each claim submitted when substantial portions of notes are missing. Respondents: Individuals or households. Estimated Total Burden Hours: 90 hours. OMB Number: 1520–0002. Type of Review: Extension. Title: Claim for Amounts Due in the Case of Deceased Owner of Mutilated Currency. Form: BEP 5287. Description: BEP 5287 is used when Treasury is required to determine ownership in cases of a deceased owner of damaged or mutilated currency. E:\FR\FM\30OCN1.SGM 30OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 211 (Thursday, October 30, 2008)]
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[FR Doc No: E8-25936]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Surface Transportation Board


Notice and Request for Comments

AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.

ACTION: 30-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 that it has submitted a request to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for an extension of approval without change of a currently 
approved collection: Application to Open a Billing Account. The Board 
previously published a notice about these collections in the Federal 
Register on June 16, 2008, at 73 FR 34068. That notice allowed for a 
60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received.
    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.

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 December 1, 2008.

ADDRESSES: Comments should be directed to Office of Management and 
Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: 
Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer, by fax at (202) 395-6974 or 
by mail at 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503.
    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 may not 
conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a 
collection of information unless the collection displays 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. Section 3507(b) of the PRA 
requires, concurrent with an agency's submitting a collection to OMB 
for approval, a 30-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: October 24, 2008.
Andrea Pope-Matheson,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. E8-25936 Filed 10-29-08; 8:45 am]
BILLING CODE 4915-01-P