Notice of Intent To Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments; Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules; Withdrawal, 74559-74560 [E8-29007]

Download as PDF mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 236 / Monday, December 8, 2008 / Notices Respondents: 100. Frequency: Once. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25 hours. Form: Certification Regarding Lobbying for Contracts Grants, Loans, and Cooperative Agreement Form DOT F 2308–1. PL Respondent must certify that no Federal funds will be utilized for lobbying by executing a Certificate Regarding Lobbying in compliance with Section 1352, Title 21, of the U.S. Code. Respondents: 100. Frequency: Once. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25 hours. Form: Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension Form F 2309–1. The PL Respondent must not currently be debarred or suspended from participation in a government contract or delinquent on a government debt by submitting a current SBA Form 1624 or its equivalent. Respondents: 100. Frequency: Once. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 25 hours. OMB Approval No. 2105–0555. Title: Short Term Lending Program Application. Form No. Short Term Lending Program. Type Of Review: Renewal. Abstract: The collection involves the use of the ‘‘Short-term Lending Program Application for a New Loan Guarantee’’ and the ‘‘Application for Loan Guarantee Renewal’’. The information to be collected will be used to determine the applicant’s eligibility and is necessary to approve or deny a loan. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. OSDBU’s Shortterm Lending Program (STLP) offers certified Disadvantaged Business Enterprises (DBEs) and other Certified Small Businesses (8a, women-owned, small disadvantaged, HubZone, veteran owned, and service disabled veteran owned) the opportunity to obtain shortterm working capital at variable interest rates for transportation-related projects. The STLP provides up to a 75% guaranteed revolving line of credit for a maximum of $750,000 to finance accounts receivable arising from transportation-related contracts. These loans are provided through banks that serve as STLP Participating Lenders (PL). The term of the line of credit is for one (1) year, which may be renewed up VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:32 Dec 05, 2008 Jkt 217001 to a total of five (5) years. A potential STLP participant must submit a guaranteed loan application package, comprised of a loan application, with supporting documentation collected from the checklist on page seven (7) of the application. A current STLP participant may submit a guaranteed loan renewal application package, comprised of an updated loan application, with supporting documentation collected from the checklist on page seven (7) of the application. The Short-term Lending Program-Bank Verification Loan Activation Form; Bank Verification Extension Request Form; Bank Acknowledgement Loan Close-Out Form; Guarantee Loan Status Report; Pending Loan Status Report; Drug-Free Workplace Act Certification for a Grantee Other than an Individual; Certification Regarding Lobbying for Contracts Grants, Loans, and Cooperative Agreements; and Certification Regarding Debarment, Suspension are all documents used and required by our Participating Lenders. All the bank documentation is performed by the PLs. As part of the requirements for approval as a PL, banks must submit documentation that demonstrates it is a drug-free workplace by executing a Certification of Compliance concerning a drug-free workplace; that no Federal funds will be utilized for lobbying by executing a Certificate Regarding Lobbying in compliance with Section 1352, Title 21, of the U.S. Code; that it is not currently debarred or suspended from participation in a government contract or delinquent on a government debt by submitting a current SBA Form 1624 or its equivalent. The STLP is subject to the requirements of the Federal Credit Reform Act of 1990 (FCRA) that includes certain budgeting and accounting requirements for Federal credit programs. The PL must undertake processes to activate, monitor, service and close-out STLP loans. To fulfill the requirements of FCRA, the PL shall retain all documents, files, books, and records relevant to the administration of an STLP loan and must submit regular reports and required documentation to OSDBU on these processes. All information collected from the respondents on the Short-Term Lending Online Program Application for a New Loan Guarantee and the Application for Loan Guarantee Renewal is covered under the privacy act. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, PO 00000 Frm 00108 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 74559 including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the Departments estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, by the use of electronic means, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. All responses to this notice will be summarized and included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will also become a matter of public record. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 1, 2008. Tracey M. Jackson, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E8–28919 Filed 12–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Intent To Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments; Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules; Withdrawal AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments; withdrawal. SUMMARY: The FAA is withdrawing a previously published Notice of Intent to Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity that proposed to extend without change the approved information collection titled ‘‘Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules’’ (OMB Control Number 2120–0706). We are withdrawing the document because, while the collection activity has approval from the Office of Management and Budget, approval and publication of the final rule is still pending. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney on (202) 267–9895, or by e-mail at: Carla.Mauney@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background On December 3, 2008, the FAA published a Notice of Intent to Request Revision from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity (73 FR 73688). The notice E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1 74560 Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 236 / Monday, December 8, 2008 / Notices invited public comments about FAA’s intention to request OMB to approve a current information collection. The information collection is required for compliance with the final rule that codifies special flight rules for certain operations in the Washington, DC Metropolitan Area. Reason for Withdrawal We are withdrawing the notice because, while the information collection requirement has been approved, approval and publication of the final rule is still pending. Therefore, the FAA withdraws the notice entitled, ‘‘Notice of Intent to Request From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments; Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules,’’ published on page 73688 in the Federal Register of December 3, 2008. If the final rule is adopted, we will republish the notice at that time. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 3, 2008. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E8–29007 Filed 12–3–08; 4:15 pm] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [FHWA Docket No. FHWA–2008–0158] Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program; Caltrans Audit Report AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice; request for comment. mstockstill on PROD1PC66 with NOTICES VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:32 Dec 05, 2008 Jkt 217001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Ruth Rentch, Office of Project Development and Environmental Review, (202) 366–2034, Ruth.Rentch@dot.gov, or Mr. Michael Harkins, Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 366–4928, Michael.Harkins@dot.gov, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Electronic Access Section 6005 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) established the Surface Transportation Project Delivery Pilot Program, codified at 23 U.S.C. 327. Section 327(g) of Title 23, United States Code mandates semiannual audits during each of the first 2 years of State participation to ensure compliance by each State participating in the Pilot Program. This notice announces and solicits comments on the second audit report for the California Department of Transportation (Caltrans). DATES: Comments must be received on or before January 7, 2009. ADDRESSES: Mail or hand deliver comments to Docket Management SUMMARY: Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. You may also submit comments electronically at http://www.regulations.gov, or fax comments to (202) 493–2251. All comments should include the docket number that appears in the heading of this document. All comments received will be available for examination and copying at the above address from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Those desiring notification of receipt of comments must include a selfaddressed, stamped postcard or you may print the acknowledgment page that appears after submitting comments electronically. Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments in any one of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, or labor union). You may review the DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70, Pages 19477–78) or you may visit http:// DocketsInfo.dot.gov. An electronic copy of this notice may be downloaded from the Office of the Federal Register’s home page at http:// www.archives.gov and the Government Printing Office’s Web site at http:// www.access.gpo.gov. Background Section 6005 of the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU) (codified at 23 U.S.C. 327) established a pilot program to allow up to five States to assume the Secretary of Transportation’s responsibilities for environmental review, consultation, or other actions under any Federal environmental law pertaining to the review or approval of highway projects. In order to be selected for the pilot PO 00000 Frm 00109 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 program, a State must submit an application to the Secretary. On June 29, 2007, Caltrans and FHWA entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) establishing the assignments to and assumptions of responsibility to Caltrans. Under the MOU, Caltrans assumed the majority of FHWA’s responsibilities under the National Environmental Policy Act, as well as the FHWA’s responsibilities under other Federal environmental laws for most highway projects in California. Section 327(g) of Title 23, United States Code, requires the Secretary to conduct semiannual audits during each of the first 2 years of State participation, and annual audits during each subsequent year of State participation to ensure compliance by each State participating in the Pilot Program. The results of each audit must be presented in the form of an audit report and be made available for public comment. This notice announces the availability of the second audit report for Caltrans and solicits public comment on same. Authority: Section 6005 of Pub. L. 109–59; 23 U.S.C. 315 and 327; 49 CFR 1.48. Issued on: December 1, 2008. Thomas J. Madison, Jr., Federal Highway Administrator. [FR Doc. E8–29021 Filed 12–5–08; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2008–0343] Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a CurrentlyApproved Information Collection: Inspection, Repair and Maintenance AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment on this submission. The information collection concerns records of inspection, repair, and maintenance of commercial motor vehicles (CMVs). The FMCSA requests approval to revise and renew an ICR entitled, ‘‘Inspection, Repair and Maintenance.’’ FMCSA collects this information to ensure that motor carriers have adequate E:\FR\FM\08DEN1.SGM 08DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 73, Number 236 (Monday, December 8, 2008)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Notice of Intent To Request Revision From the Office of 
Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection 
Activity, Request for Comments; Washington, DC Metropolitan Area 
Special Flight Rules; Withdrawal

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments; withdrawal.

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SUMMARY: The FAA is withdrawing a previously published Notice of Intent 
to Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection Activity that proposed to 
extend without change the approved information collection titled 
``Washington, DC Metropolitan Area Special Flight Rules'' (OMB Control 
Number 2120-0706). We are withdrawing the document because, while the 
collection activity has approval from the Office of Management and 
Budget, approval and publication of the final rule is still pending.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney on (202) 267-9895, or by 
e-mail at: Carla.Mauney@faa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Background

    On December 3, 2008, the FAA published a Notice of Intent to 
Request Revision from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) of a 
Currently Approved Information Collection Activity (73 FR 73688). The 
notice

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invited public comments about FAA's intention to request OMB to approve 
a current information collection. The information collection is 
required for compliance with the final rule that codifies special 
flight rules for certain operations in the Washington, DC Metropolitan 
Area.

Reason for Withdrawal

    We are withdrawing the notice because, while the information 
collection requirement has been approved, approval and publication of 
the final rule is still pending. Therefore, the FAA withdraws the 
notice entitled, ``Notice of Intent to Request From the Office of 
Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection 
Activity, Request for Comments; Washington, DC Metropolitan Area 
Special Flight Rules,'' published on page 73688 in the Federal Register 
of December 3, 2008. If the final rule is adopted, we will re-publish 
the notice at that time.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 3, 2008.
Carla Mauney,
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business 
Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. E8-29007 Filed 12-3-08; 4:15 pm]
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