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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 41 / Wednesday, March 4, 2009 / Notices of the maritime community near to which the shipyard is located. 14. Certification in accordance with the Department of Transportation’s regulation restricting lobbying, 49 CFR part 20, that the applicant has not, and will not, make any prohibited payments out of the requested grant. Additional information may be requested as deemed necessary by the Maritime Administration in order to facilitate and complete its review of the application. If such information is not provided, the Maritime Administration may deem the application incomplete and cease processing it. Where to File Application: An original copy of the application together with seven additional copies shall be submitted to Jean E. McKeever, Associate Administrator for Business and Workforce Development, Room W21–318, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Washington, DC 20590. Evaluation of Applications: The Administrator will evaluate the applications on the basis of the economic information provided and in terms of how well the project for which a grant is requested would be effective in fostering efficiency, competitive operations, and quality ship construction, repair, and reconfiguration. The Administrator will award grants in his sole discretion in such amounts and under such conditions for those projects he determines will best further the statutory purposes of the small shipyard grant program. Conditions Attached To Awards: The grant agreement will set out the records to be maintained by the awardee which must be available for review and audit by the Administrator, as well as any other conditions and requirements. Please note that the awardee will be required to submit periodic reports to include, among other things, the number of direct, on-project jobs created or sustained by the award, and to the extent possible, the estimated indirect jobs created or sustained in the associated supplying industries, including the number of job-years created and the total increase in employment since the date of enactment of the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009. (Authority: 46 U.S.C. 54101; 49 CFR 1.66) By Order of the Acting Deputy Maritime Administrator. Dated: February 26, 2009. Leonard Sutter, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. E9–4532 Filed 3–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:08 Mar 03, 2009 Jkt 217001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [U.S. DOT Docket Number NHTSA–2009– 0044] Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Request for public comment on proposed collection of information. 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 May 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: Comments must refer to the docket notice numbers cited at the beginning of this notice and be submitted to Docket Management Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Please identify the proposed collection of information for a comment is provided, by referencing its OMB clearance Number. It is requested, but not required, that 2 copies of the comment be provided. The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Complete copies of each request for collection of information may be obtained at no charge from Sean H. McLaurin, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W55–123, NVS–420, Washington, DC 20590. Mr. McLaurin’s telephone number is (202) 366–4800. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9475 otherwise consult with members of the public and affected agencies concerning each proposed collection of information. The OMB has 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 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: Extension of Clearance. OMB Control Number: 2127–0001. Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government. Form Number: This collection of information uses no standard form. Abstract: The purpose of the NDR is to assist States and other authorized users in obtaining information about problem drivers. State motor vehicle agencies submit and use the information for driver licensing purposes. Other users obtain the information for transportation safety purposes. Estimated Annual Burden: 4157. Number of Respondents: The number of respondents is 51—the fifty States and the District of Columbia. 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 respondent, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1 9476 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 41 / Wednesday, March 4, 2009 / Notices Issued on February 26, 2009. Dennis Utter, Office Director for the Office of Traffic Records and Analysis. [FR Doc. E9–4635 Filed 3–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub-No. 466X)] BNSF Railway Company— Discontinuance of Trackage Rights Exemption—in Kootenai County, ID On February 12, 2009, BNSF Railway Company (BNSF) filed with the Surface Transportation Board (Board) a petition under U.S.C. 10502 for exemption from the provisions of 49 U.S.C. 10903 to discontinue trackage rights over approximately 1.39 miles of rail line owned by Union Pacific Railroad Company, between milepost 7.40 at Gibb and milepost 8.79 at Coeur d’Alene, in Kootenai County, ID. The line traverses U.S. Postal Service Zip Code 83814. The interest of railroad employees will be protected by the conditions set forth in Oregon Short Line R. Co.— Abandonment—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 June 2, 2009. Because this is a discontinuance proceeding and not an abandonment, trail use/rail banking and public use conditions are not appropriate. Similarly, no environmental or historic documentation is required under 49 CFR 1105.6(c)(2) and 1105.8(b). Any offer of financial assistance (OFA) for subsidy under 49 CFR 1152.27(b)(2) will be due no later than 10 days after service of a decision granting the petition for exemption. Each OFA must be accompanied by the filing fee, which is currently set at $1,500. See 49 CFR 1002.2(f)(25). All filings in response to this notice must refer to STB Docket No. AB–6 (Sub-No. 466X) and must be sent to: (1) Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street, SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001; and (2) Karl Morell, 1455 F Street, NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 20005. Replies to the petition are due on or before March 24, 2009. VerDate Nov<24>2008 15:08 Mar 03, 2009 Jkt 217001 Persons seeking further information concerning discontinuance procedures may contact the Board’s Office of Congressional and Public Services at (202) 245–0238 or refer to the full abandonment and discontinuance regulations at 49 CFR part 1152. Questions concerning environmental issues may be directed to the Board’s Section of Environmental Analysis (SEA) at (202) 245–0305. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at http:// www.stb.dot.gov. Decided: February 24, 2009. By the Board, David M. Konschnik, Director, Office of Proceedings. Kulunie L. Cannon, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. E9–4328 Filed 3–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Fiscal Service Financial Management Service; Proposed Collection of Information: States Where Licensed for Surety AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Fiscal Service, Treasury. ACTION: Notice and Request for comments. SUMMARY: The Financial Management Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on a continuing information collection. By this notice, the Financial Management Service solicits comments concerning the form ‘‘States Where Licensed for Surety.’’ DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 4, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Financial Management Service, 3700 East West Highway, Records and Information Management Branch, Room 135, Hyattsville, Maryland 20782. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form(s) and instructions should be directed to Rose Miller, Manager, Surety Bond Branch, Room PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 632F, 3700 East West Highway, Hyattsville, MD 20782, (202) 874–6850. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), the Financial Management Service solicits comments on the collection of information described below: Title: States Where Licensed for Surety. OMB Number: 1510–0013. Form Number: FMS 2208. Abstract: Information is collected from insurance companies in order to provide Federal bond approving officers with this information. The listing of states, by company, appears in Treasury’s Circular 570, ‘‘Surety Companies Acceptable on Federal Bonds.’’ Current Actions: Extension of currently approved collection. Type of Review: Regular. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 318. Estimated Time Per Respondent: 1 hour. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 318. Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for Office of Management and Budget approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance and purchase of services to provide information. Dated: February 25, 2009. David Rebich, Acting Assistant Commissioner Management (CFO). [FR Doc. E9–3668 Filed 3–3–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4810–35–M E:\FR\FM\04MRN1.SGM 04MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[U.S. DOT Docket Number NHTSA-2009-0044]


Reports, Forms and Record Keeping Requirements; Agency 
Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

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 May 4, 2009.

ADDRESSES: Comments must refer to the docket notice numbers cited at 
the beginning of this notice and be submitted to Docket Management 
Facility: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, 
SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590-
0001. Please identify the proposed collection of information for a 
comment is provided, by referencing its OMB clearance Number. It is 
requested, but not required, that 2 copies of the comment be provided. 
The Docket Section is open on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Complete copies of each request for 
collection of information may be obtained at no charge from Sean H. 
McLaurin, NHTSA, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Room W55-123, NVS-420, 
Washington, DC 20590. Mr. McLaurin's telephone number is (202) 366-
4800. 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 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 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: Extension of Clearance.
    OMB Control Number: 2127-0001.
    Affected Public: State, Local, or Tribal Government.
    Form Number: This collection of information uses no standard form.
    Abstract: The purpose of the NDR is to assist States and other 
authorized users in obtaining information about problem drivers. State 
motor vehicle agencies submit and use the information for driver 
licensing purposes. Other users obtain the information for 
transportation safety purposes.
    Estimated Annual Burden: 4157.
    Number of Respondents: The number of respondents is 51--the fifty 
States and the District of Columbia.
    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 respondent, including 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.


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    Issued on February 26, 2009.
Dennis Utter,
Office Director for the Office of Traffic Records and Analysis.
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