Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements, 67249-67250 [E8-27013]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 220 / Thursday, November 13, 2008 / Notices review DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–78) or you may visit http:// DocketInfo.dot.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. or the street address listed above. Follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Complete copies of each request for collection of information may be obtained at no charge from Ann Burton, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W46–492, NTI 200, Washington, DC 20590. Ms. Burton’s telephone number is (202) 366–2685. Please identify the relevant collection of information by referring to its OMB Control Number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before an agency submits a proposed collection of information to OMB for approval, it must first publish a document in the Federal Register providing a 60-day comment period and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information. The OMB has promulgated regulations describing what must be included in such a document. Under OMB’s regulation at 5 CFR 1320.8(d), an agency must ask for public comment on the following: (i) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) How to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (iv) How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. In compliance with these requirements, NHTSA asks for public comments on the following proposed collections of information: Title: 23 CFR, Part 1313, AlcoholImpaired Driving Countermeasures Section 410. OMB Control Number: 2127–0501. Affected Public: 50 States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:13 Nov 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 Form Number: NA. Abstract: An impaired driving incentive grant is available to States that have an alcohol fatality rate of 0.5 or less per 100 million vehicle miles traveled as determined by using the most recent Fatality Analysis Reporting System (FARS) data or that are one of the ten States that have the highest alcohol related fatality rates as determined by using the most recent FARS data. States designated as a high fatality rate State must submit a comprehensive plan for conducting high visibility enforcement and a report on the previous year’s activities. States may also qualify through meeting specified program criteria. To demonstrate compliance using program criteria a State must submit an application that shows how they met three of eight criteria in FY 2006, four of eight criteria in FY 2007 and five of eight criteria in FY 2008 and FY 2009. Estimated Annual Burden: 1350. Number of Respondents: 50 States, District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. 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. Marlene Markison, Associate Administrator, Regional Operations and Program Delivery. [FR Doc. E8–27012 Filed 11–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [U.S. DOT Docket Number NHTSA–2008– 0172] Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Request for public comment on proposed collection of information. AGENCY: SUMMARY: Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget PO 00000 Frm 00132 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67249 (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. This document describes one collection of information for which NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval. DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 12, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by DOT Docket No. NHTSA– 2008–0172] by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Telephone: 1–800–647–5527. • Fax: 202–493–2251. Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and docket number for this proposed collection of information. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. 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 (65 FR 19477–78) or you may visit http:// DocketInfo.dot.gov. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received, go to http:// www.regulations.gov. or the street address listed above. Follow the online instructions for accessing the dockets. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Complete copies of each request for collection of information may be obtained at no charge from Jack Oates, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W46–308, NTI–200,Washington, DC 20590. Mr Jack Oates’ telephone number is (202) 366–2730. Please identify the E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES 67250 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 220 / Thursday, November 13, 2008 / Notices relevant collection of information by referring to its OMB Control Number. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before an agency submits a proposed collection of information to OMB for approval, it must first publish a document in the Federal Register providing a 60-day comment period and otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information. The OMB has promulgated regulations describing what must be included in such a document. Under OMB’s regulation (at 5 CFR 1320.8(d), an agency must ask for public comment on the following: (i) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (ii) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (iii) How to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (iv) How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic submission of responses. In compliance with these requirements, NHTSA asks for public comments on the following proposed collections of information: Title: Uniform Criteria for State Observational Surveys of Seat Belt Use. OMB Control Number: 2127–0597. Affected Public: The 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the territories of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands. Form Number: N/A. Abstract: This collection would require the respondents, which are the States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the territories, to provide seat belt use survey information to NHTSA before they receive grant money. The Secretary of Transportation may not approve a State highway safety program which does not provide satisfactory assurance that the State will implement an annual statewide safety belt use survey in accordance with criteria established by the Secretary for the measurement of State safety belt use rates to ensure that the measurements are accurate and representative. The VerDate Aug<31>2005 17:13 Nov 12, 2008 Jkt 217001 surveys must be completed by the end of the calendar year and submitted to NHTSA by March 1 of the following calendar year. Estimated Annual Burden: 19,354. Estimated Number of Respondents: 56. 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. Marlene Markison, Associate Administrator for Regional Operations and Program Delivery. [FR Doc. E8–27013 Filed 11–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 35189] Sierra Northern Railway—Acquisition and Operation Exemption—BNSF Railway Company Sierra Northern Railway (SNR), a Class III rail carrier, has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to acquire, by purchase from BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), and to operate two rail lines, totaling approximately 6.5 miles of rail line in Riverbank and Oakdale, Stanislaus County, CA. SNR will acquire: (1) The Oakdale Branch located between milepost 1.0, in Riverbank, and the end of BNSF’s line at milepost 7.1, in Oakdale (including the Hershey Spur); and (2) the Riverbank Industrial Park Lead, Track 7959, between Engineer’s Station 8+60 and Engineer’s Station 38+02, at the end of BNSF’s line at the plant gate, including BNSF’s sidings and related trackage. Pursuant to the purchase agreement,1 BNSF will grant to SNR limited overhead rights to operate over segments of BNSF’s rail corridor between the two acquired lines and within the Riverbank Yard complex. BNSF will also assign to SNR certain trackage rights of Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) over the Oakdale Branch 1 SNR’s purchase agreement was filed under seal pursuant to 49 CFR 1150.43(h)(ii). PO 00000 Frm 00133 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 between BNSF’s Riverbank Yard and Oakdale, to the extent such UP trackage rights and obligations are related to the subject lines. SNR has disclosed that the purchase agreement contains a provision that may limit future interchange with a third-party connecting carrier. SNR states that the affected interchange point is Riverbank, CA. The transaction is scheduled to be consummated on or shortly after the effective date of this exemption. The earliest this transaction can be consummated is November 27, 2008, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the exemption is filed). SNR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not result in SNR becoming a Class II or Class I rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. Pursuant to the Consolidated Appropriations Act, 2008, Pub. L. No. 110–161, § 193, 121 Stat. 1844 (2007), nothing in this decision authorizes the following activities at any solid waste rail transfer facility: Collecting, storing, or transferring solid waste outside of its original shipping container; or separating or processing solid waste (including baling, crushing, compacting, and shredding). The term ‘‘solid waste’’ is defined in section 1004 of the Solid Waste Disposal Act, 42 U.S.C. 6903. If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions to stay must be filed no later than November 20, 2008 (7 days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to STB Finance Docket No. 35189 must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001. In addition, a copy must be served on David Magaw, President, Sierra Northern Railway, 341 Industrial Way, Woodland, CA 95776. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘http:// www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: November 6, 2008. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E8–26923 Filed 11–12–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[U.S. DOT Docket Number NHTSA-2008-0172]


Reports, Forms, and Recordkeeping Requirements

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 
Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Request for public comment on proposed collection of 
information.

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SUMMARY: Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from 
the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit 
public comment on proposed collections of information, including 
extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections.
    This document describes one collection of information for which 
NHTSA intends to seek OMB approval.

DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 12, 2009.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by DOT Docket No. NHTSA-
2008-0172] by any of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://
www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
     Mail: Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground 
Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-0001.
     Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room 
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, 
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Telephone: 1-800-647-
5527.
     Fax: 202-493-2251.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and 
docket number for this proposed collection of information. Note that 
all comments received will be posted without change to http://
www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. 
Please see the Privacy Act heading below.
    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 (65 FR 19477-78) or you may visit http://
DocketInfo.dot.gov.
    Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received, go to http://www.regulations.gov. or the street 
address listed above. Follow the online instructions for accessing the 
dockets.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Complete copies of each request for 
collection of information may be obtained at no charge from Jack Oates, 
NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., W46-308, NTI-200,Washington, DC 
20590. Mr Jack Oates' telephone number is (202) 366-2730. Please 
identify the

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relevant collection of information by referring to its OMB Control 
Number.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Under the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 
before an agency submits a proposed collection of information to OMB 
for approval, it must first publish a document in the Federal Register 
providing a 60-day comment period and otherwise consult with members of 
the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of 
information. The OMB has promulgated regulations describing what must 
be included in such a document. Under OMB's regulation (at 5 CFR 
1320.8(d), an agency must ask for public comment on the following:
    (i) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for 
the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including 
whether the information will have practical utility;
    (ii) The accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the 
proposed collection of information, including the validity of the 
methodology and assumptions used;
    (iii) How to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected;
    (iv) How to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, 
electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, e.g. permitting electronic 
submission of responses.
    In compliance with these requirements, NHTSA asks for public 
comments on the following proposed collections of information:
    Title: Uniform Criteria for State Observational Surveys of Seat 
Belt Use.
    OMB Control Number: 2127-0597.
    Affected Public: The 50 States, the District of Columbia, Puerto 
Rico and the territories of American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the 
Northern Mariana Islands, Guam and the Virgin Islands.
    Form Number: N/A.
    Abstract: This collection would require the respondents, which are 
the States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the territories, 
to provide seat belt use survey information to NHTSA before they 
receive grant money. The Secretary of Transportation may not approve a 
State highway safety program which does not provide satisfactory 
assurance that the State will implement an annual statewide safety belt 
use survey in accordance with criteria established by the Secretary for 
the measurement of State safety belt use rates to ensure that the 
measurements are accurate and representative. The surveys must be 
completed by the end of the calendar year and submitted to NHTSA by 
March 1 of the following calendar year.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 19,354.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 56.
    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.

Marlene Markison,
Associate Administrator for Regional Operations and Program Delivery.
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