Notice of Intent To Request Revision From the Office of Management and Budget of a Currently Approved Information Collection Activity, Request for Comments; Airports Grants Program, 5968-5969 [E9-2202]

Download as PDF 5968 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 3, 2009 / Notices Dated: January 23, 2009. Brenda S. Sprague, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Passport Services, Bureau of Consular Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–2257 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–06–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE [Public Notice 6507] 60-Day Notice of Proposed Information Collection: Form DS–7002, Training/ Internship Placement Plan, OMB Control Number 1405–0170 Notice of request for public comments. yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES ACTION: SUMMARY: The Department of State is seeking Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for the information collection described below. The purpose of this notice is to allow 60 days for public comment in the Federal Register preceding submission to OMB. We are conducting this process in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. • Title of Information Collection: Exchange Visitor Program—Training/ Internship Placement Plan. • OMB Control Number: 1405–0170. • Type of Request: Revision of a Currently Approved Collection. • Originating Office: Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, ECA/ EC. • Form Number: Form DS–7002. • Respondents: Entities designated by the Department of State as sponsors of exchange visitor programs in the trainee or intern categories and U.S. businesses that provide the training or internship opportunity. • Estimated Number of Respondents: 160. • Estimated Number of Responses: 30,000. • Average Hours per Response: 1 hour. • Total Estimated Burden: 30,000. • Frequency: On occasion. • Obligation to Respond: Required to Obtain Benefits. DATES: The Department will accept comments from the public up to 60 days from February 3, 2009. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by any of the following methods: • Persons with access to the Internet may also view this notice and provide comments by going to the regulations.gov Web site at: http:// www.regulations.gov/index.cfm. • Mail (paper, disk, or CD–ROM submissions): U.S. Department of State, VerDate Nov<24>2008 12:52 Feb 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 Office of Exchange Coordination and Designation, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 734, Washington, DC 20547 • E-mail: jexchanges@state.gov. You must include the DS form number (if applicable), information collection title, and OMB control number in any correspondence. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Stanley S. Colvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Private Sector Exchange, U.S. Department of State, SA–44, 301 4th Street, SW., Room 734, Washington, DC 20547; or e-mail at jexchanges@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: We are soliciting public comments to permit the Department to: • Evaluate whether the proposed information collection is necessary for the proper performance of our functions. • Evaluate the accuracy of our estimate of the burden of the proposed collection, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions used. • Enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. • Minimize the reporting burden on those who are to respond, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of technology. Abstract of proposed collection: The collection is the continuation of information collected and needed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in administering the Exchange Visitor Program (J-Visa) under the provisions of the Mutual Educational and Cultural Exchange Act, as amended. Trainee/Internship Placement Plans are to be completed by designated program sponsors. A Training/Internship Placement Plan is required for each trainee or intern participant. It will set forth the training or internship program to be followed and includes the skills the trainee or intern will obtain, whether the trainee or intern will receive any remuneration for housing and living expenses (and if so, the amount), and estimates of the living expenses and other costs the trainees or interns are likely to incur while in the United States. The plan must be signed by the trainee or intern, sponsor, and the third party placement organization, if a third party organization is used in the conduct of the training or internship. Upon request, trainees or interns must present fully executed Trainee/ Internship Placement Plans on Form DS–7002 to any Consular Official interviewing them in connection with the issuance of J–1 visas. Methodology: The collection will be submitted to the Department by mail or PO 00000 Frm 00058 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 fax as requested by DoS during the review of program sponsor files, redesignations, incidents, etc. Dated: January 26, 2009. Stanley S. Colvin, Deputy Assistant Secretary, Office of Private Sector Exchange, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–2258 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–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; Airports Grants Program AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a current information collection. The FAA collects information from airport sponsors and planning agencies in order to administer the Airports Grants Program. DATES: Please submit comments by April 6, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carla Mauney on (202) 267–9895, or by e-mail at: Carla.Mauney@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Title: Airports Grants Program. Type of Request: Revision of an approved collection. OMB Control Number: 2120–0569. Forms(s): Forms 5100–100, 5100–101, 5100–108, 5100–126, 5100–127, 5370–1. Affected Public: A total of 1,950 Respondents. Frequency: The information is collected on occasion. Estimated Average Burden Per Response: Approximately 8.5 hours per response. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 78,156 hours annually. Abstract: The FAA collects information from airport sponsors and planning agencies in order to administer the Airports Grants Program. Data is used to determine eligibility, ensure proper use of Federal Funds, and ensure project accomplishments. ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 21 / Tuesday, February 3, 2009 / Notices Mauney, Room 712, Federal Aviation Administration, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., Washington, DC 20591. 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 estimates 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. Issued in Washington, DC, on January 26, 2009. Carla Mauney, FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business Services Division, AES–200. [FR Doc. E9–2202 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Aviation Rulemaking Committee yshivers on PROD1PC62 with NOTICES ACTION: Notice of meeting. SUMMARY: The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and the National Park Service (NPS), in accordance with the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000, announce the next meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG) Aviation Rulemaking Committee (ARC). This notification provides the date, format, and agenda for the meeting. Dates and Location: The NPOAG ARC will hold a meeting on February 25th, 2009. The meeting will be conducted as a telephone conference call. The meeting will be held from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. Pacific Standard Time on February 25th. This NPOAG meeting will be open to the public, Interested persons may listen in on the conference call (see Public Participation at the Meeting) FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barry Brayer, AWP–1SP, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3800, e-mail: Barry.Brayerfaa.gov, or Vicki McCusker, National Park Service, Natural Sounds VerDate Nov<24>2008 12:52 Feb 02, 2009 Jkt 217001 Program, 1201 Oakridge Dr., Suite 100, Fort Collins, CO, 80525, telephone: (970) 267–2117, e-mail: Vicki_McCusker@nps.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (NPATMA), enacted on April 5, 2000, as Public Law 106–181, required the establishment of the NPOAG within one year after its enactment. The Act requires that the NPOAG be a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairman of the advisory group. The duties of the NPOAG include providing advice, information, and recommendations to the FAA Administrator and the NPS Director on: Implementation of Public Law 106 181; quiet aircraft technology; other measures that might accommodate interests to visitors of national parks; and at the request of the Administrator and the Director, on safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over national parks or tribal lands. Agenda for the February 25, 2009, NPOAG Meeting The agenda for the meeting will include, but is not limited to, the following: Review of a Strategic Plan for the NPOAG, review and approval of the meeting minutes from the December 1, 2008 NPOAG telephone conference call meeting; discussion on the strawman for a competitive bidding process, and an update on ongoing Air Tour Management Plan (ATMP) program projects. Public Participation for the Meeting This NPOAG meeting will be conducted as a telephone conference call. Members of the public will be able to listen in on the proceedings. Information regarding how the public may access this conference call in a ‘‘listen mode’’ will be posted on the FAA’s ATMP Web site (http:// www.atmp.faa.gov) by February 10, 2009. Other supplementary meeting information may also be posted on the ATMP Web site. Record of the Meeting If you are unable to participate in this NPOAG meeting conference call, a PO 00000 Frm 00059 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5969 summary record of the meeting will be made available under the NPOAG section of the FAA’s ATMP Web site at http://www.atmp.faa.gov or through the Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region, Federal Aviation Administration, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–207, telephone (310) 725–3800. Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on January 26, 2009. Barry S. Brayer, Manager, Special Programs Office, WesternPacific Region. [FR Doc. E9–2203 Filed 2–2–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–M DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–33 (Sub-No. 272X)] Union Pacific Railroad Company— Abandonment Exemption—in Kootenai County, ID On January 14, 2009, Union Pacific Railroad Company (UP) filed with the Surface Transportation Board a petition under 49 U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to abandon a portion of its Coeur d’Alene Industrial Lead between milepost 7.5 near Gibbs, and the end of the line at milepost 8.79 near Coeur d’Alene, a distance of 1.29 miles in Kootenai County, ID.1 The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 83814, and includes no stations. The line does not contain Federally granted rights-of-way. Any documentation in UP’s possession will be made available promptly to those requesting it. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— bandonment—Goshen, 360 I.C.C. 91 (1979). By issuance of this notice, the Board is instituting an exemption proceeding pursuant to 49 U.S.C. 10502(b). A final decision will be issued by May 4, 2009. Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after 1 According to UP, BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) holds trackage rights authority over the involved line. See The Burlington Northern and Santa Fe Railway Company—Trackage Rights Exemption—Union Pacific Railroad Company, STB Finance Docket No. 34436 (STB served Dec. 2, 2003). UP states that, in a subsequent filing, BNSF will seek Board authority to discontinue the trackage rights. UP adds that the Board should condition UP’s exercise of the abandonment exemption sought here upon BNSF’s obtaining authority to discontinue its trackage rights on the line. E:\FR\FM\03FEN1.SGM 03FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 74, Number 21 (Tuesday, February 3, 2009)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E9-2202]


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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; Airports Grants Program

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The FAA invites public comments about our intention to request 
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to approve a current 
information collection. The FAA collects information from airport 
sponsors and planning agencies in order to administer the Airports 
Grants Program.

DATES: Please submit comments by April 6, 2009.

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

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)

    Title: Airports Grants Program.
    Type of Request: Revision of an approved collection.
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0569.
    Forms(s): Forms 5100-100, 5100-101, 5100-108, 5100-126, 5100-127, 
5370-1.
    Affected Public: A total of 1,950 Respondents.
    Frequency: The information is collected on occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden Per Response: Approximately 8.5 hours per 
response.
    Estimated Annual Burden Hours: An estimated 78,156 hours annually.
    Abstract: The FAA collects information from airport sponsors and 
planning agencies in order to administer the Airports Grants Program. 
Data is used to determine eligibility, ensure proper use of Federal 
Funds, and ensure project accomplishments.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ms. Carla

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Mauney, Room 712, Federal Aviation Administration, IT Enterprises 
Business Services Division, AES-200, 800 Independence Ave., SW., 
Washington, DC 20591.
    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 estimates 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.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on January 26, 2009.
Carla Mauney,
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, IT Enterprises Business 
Services Division, AES-200.
[FR Doc. E9-2202 Filed 2-2-09; 8:45 am]
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