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Download as PDF 73382 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 2, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line 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: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket ID for this Notice. Note that DOT posts all comments received without change to https://www.regulations.gov, including any personal information included in a comment. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. 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This information is also available at https://Docketinfo.dot.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Dr. Mary D. Gunnels, Director, Medical Programs, (202) 366–4001, fmcsamedical@dot.gov, FMCSA, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W64– 224, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. meeting, contact Jennifer Musick at 703–998–0189 ext. 237. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The preliminary agenda for the meeting includes: 0900–0915 Call to Order, Introduction and Agenda Review. 0915–0930 Special Presentation to the Medical Review Board. 0930–1000 Stroke and Commercial Motor Vehicle (CMV) Driver Safety Evidence Report. 1000–1030 Stroke and CMV Driver Safety Medical Expert Recommendations. 1030–1045 Public Comment to the Medical Review Board. 1045–1145 MRB Deliberations on Stroke and CMV Driver Safety. 1145 Call to Adjourn. The U.S. Secretary of Transportation announced on March 7, 2006, the five medical experts who serve on FMCSA’s Medical Review Board (MRB). Section 4116 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU, Pub. L. 109–59) requires the Secretary of Transportation with the advice of the MRB to ‘‘establish, review, and revise medical standards for operators of Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs) that will ensure that the physical condition of operators is adequate to enable them operate the vehicles safely.’’ FMCSA is planning updates to the physical qualification regulations of CMV drivers, and the MRB will provide the necessary science-based guidance to establish realistic and responsible medical standards. The MRB operates in accordance with the Federal Advisory Committee Act (FACA) as announced in the Federal Register (70 FR 57642, October 3, 2005). The MRB is charged initially with the review of all current FMCSA medical standards (49 CFR 391.41), as well as making recommendations for new science-based standards and guidelines to ensure that drivers operating CMVs in interstate commerce, as defined in CFR 390.5, are physically capable of doing so. Meeting Participation Information on Services for Individuals With Disabilities For information on facilities or services for individuals with disabilities or to request special assistance at the * Breaks will be announced on meeting day and may be adjusted according to schedule changes, other meeting requirements. 20:52 Dec 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 Issued on: November 24, 2008. Larry W. Minor, Associate Administrator for Policy and Program Development. [FR Doc. E8–28492 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P Background Attendance is open to the interested public, including medical examiners, motor carriers, drivers, and representatives of medical and scientific associations. Written comments for this MRB meeting will also be accepted beginning on December 2, 2008, and VerDate Aug<31>2005 continuing until January 26, 2008, and should include the docket ID that is listed in the ADDRESSES section. During the MRB meeting (1030–1045), oral comments may be limited depending on how many persons wish to comment; and will be accepted on a first come, first serve basis as requestors register at the meeting. The comments must directly address relevant medical and scientific issues on the MRB meeting agenda. For more information, please view the following Web site: http;//www.fmcsa.dot.gov/mrb. PO 00000 Frm 00143 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2008–0018 (Notice No. 08–7)] Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: This notice revises mathematical calculations of the total annual burden hours for OMB Control No. 2137–0022, indicated under the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of the Docket No. PHMSA–2008–0018 (Notice 08–1) Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; 2008 Renewals, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2008 (73 FR 8400). 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 will be forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and the expected burden. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 2, 2009. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer for PHMSA, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. Comments are E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 2, 2008 / Notices jlentini on PROD1PC65 with NOTICES 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Boothe or T. Glenn Foster, U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Hazardous Materials Standards (PHH– 11), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone (202) 366–8553. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal and extension. These information collections are contained in 49 CFR parts 110 and 130 and the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR parts 171– 180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on changes in proposed or final rules published since the information collections were last approved. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection, including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB control number; (3) abstract of the information collection activity; (4) description of affected public; (5) estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (6) frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity and, when approved by OMB, publish notice of the approval in the Federal Register. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collection: VerDate Aug<31>2005 20:52 Dec 01, 2008 Jkt 217001 Title: Testing, Inspection and Marking Requirements for Cylinders. OMB Control Number: 2137–0022. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information collection. Abstract: Requirements in § 173.301 for qualification, maintenance and use of cylinders require that cylinders be periodically inspected and retested to ensure continuing compliance with packaging standards. Information collection requirements address registration of retesters and marking of cylinders by retesters with their identification number and retest date following conduct of tests. Records showing the results of inspections and retests must be kept by the cylinder owner or designated agent until expiration of the retest period or until the cylinder is reinspected or retested, whichever occurs first. These requirements are intended to ensure that retesters have the qualifications to perform tests and to identify to cylinder fillers and users that cylinders are qualified for continuing use. Information collection requirements in § 173.303 require that fillers of acetylene cylinders keep, for at least 30 days, a daily record of the representative pressure to which cylinders are filled. Affected Public: Fillers, owners, users and retesters of reusable cylinders. Recordkeeping: Estimated Number of Respondents: 139,352. Estimated Number of Responses: 153,287. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 171,462. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. PHMSA specifically requests comments on the information collection. Please direct your request for a copy of this information collection to Deborah Boothe or T. Glenn Foster, U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Hazardous Materials Standards (PHH– 11), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone (202) 366–8553. Issued in Washington, DC on November 24, 2008. Edward T. Mazzullo, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Standards. [FR Doc. E8–28565 Filed 12–1–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P PO 00000 Frm 00144 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 73383 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration Office of Hazardous Materials Safety; Notice of Delays in Processing of Special Permits Applications Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. AGENCY: List of Applications Delayed more than 180 days. ACTION: SUMMARY: In accordance with the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5117(c), PHMSA is publishing the following list of special permit applications that have been in process for 180 days or more. The reason(s) for delay and the expected completion date for action on each application is provided in association with each identified application. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Delmer F. Billings, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Special Permits and Approvals, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, East Building, PHH–30, 1200 New Jersey Avenue Southeast, Washington, DC 20590–0001, (202) 366–4535. Key to ‘‘Reason for Delay’’ 1. Awaiting additional information from applicant. 2. Extensive public comment under review. 3. Application is technically complex and is of significant impact or precedent-setting and requires extensive analysis. 4. Staff review delayed by other priority issues or volume of special permit applications. Meaning of Application Number Suffixes N—New application. M—Modification request. PM—Party to application with modification request. Issued in Washington, DC, on November 21, 2008. Delmer F Billings, Director, Office of Hazardous Materials, Special Permits and Approvals. E:\FR\FM\02DEN1.SGM 02DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2008-0018 (Notice No. 08-7)]


Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: This notice revises mathematical calculations of the total 
annual burden hours for OMB Control No. 2137-0022, indicated under the 
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section of the Docket No. PHMSA-2008-0018 
(Notice 08-1) Information Collection Activities Under OMB Review; 2008 
Renewals, published in the Federal Register on February 13, 2008 (73 FR 
8400). 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 will be forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. The ICR 
describes the nature of the information collection and the expected 
burden.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before 
January 2, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB), Attention: Desk Officer for PHMSA, 725 17th Street, NW., 
Washington, DC 20503. Comments are

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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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Deborah Boothe or T. Glenn Foster, 
U.S. Department of Transportation, Office of Hazardous Materials 
Standards (PHH-11), Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001, Telephone (202) 366-8553.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal 
Regulations requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public 
and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information 
collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies 
information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB 
for renewal and extension. These information collections are contained 
in 49 CFR parts 110 and 130 and the Hazardous Materials Regulations 
(HMR; 49 CFR parts 171-180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where 
appropriate, to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based 
on changes in proposed or final rules published since the information 
collections were last approved. The following information is provided 
for each information collection: (1) Title of the information 
collection, including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB 
control number; (3) abstract of the information collection activity; 
(4) description of affected public; (5) estimate of total annual 
reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (6) frequency of collection. 
PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information 
collection activity and, when approved by OMB, publish notice of the 
approval in the Federal Register.
    PHMSA requests comments on the following information collection:
    Title: Testing, Inspection and Marking Requirements for Cylinders.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0022.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Abstract: Requirements in Sec.  173.301 for qualification, 
maintenance and use of cylinders require that cylinders be periodically 
inspected and retested to ensure continuing compliance with packaging 
standards. Information collection requirements address registration of 
retesters and marking of cylinders by retesters with their 
identification number and retest date following conduct of tests. 
Records showing the results of inspections and retests must be kept by 
the cylinder owner or designated agent until expiration of the retest 
period or until the cylinder is reinspected or retested, whichever 
occurs first. These requirements are intended to ensure that retesters 
have the qualifications to perform tests and to identify to cylinder 
fillers and users that cylinders are qualified for continuing use. 
Information collection requirements in Sec.  173.303 require that 
fillers of acetylene cylinders keep, for at least 30 days, a daily 
record of the representative pressure to which cylinders are filled.
    Affected Public: Fillers, owners, users and retesters of reusable 
cylinders.
    Recordkeeping:
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 139,352.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 153,287.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 171,462.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.
    PHMSA specifically requests comments on the information collection. 
Please direct your request for a copy of this information collection to 
Deborah Boothe or T. Glenn Foster, U.S. Department of Transportation, 
Office of Hazardous Materials Standards (PHH-11), Pipeline and 
Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 
East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590-0001, Telephone (202) 
366-8553.

    Issued in Washington, DC on November 24, 2008.
Edward T. Mazzullo,
Director, Office of Hazardous Materials Standards.
 [FR Doc. E8-28565 Filed 12-1-08; 8:45 am]
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