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Download as PDF 50268 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 188 / Wednesday, September 30, 2009 / Notices Dear Madam Speaker: Pursuant to Section 36(c) of the Arms Export Control Act, I am transmitting, herewith, certification of a proposed permanent export license for the export of defense articles and technical data related to firearms in the amount of $1,000,000 or more. The transaction contained in the attached certification involves the export of defense articles and technical data related to sale of 394 Colt Infantry Automatic Rifles for use by the Mexican Navy. The United States Government is prepared to license the export of these items having taken into account political, military, economic, human rights and arms control considerations. More detailed information is contained in the formal certification which, though unclassified, contains business information submitted to the Department of State by the applicant, publication of which could cause competitive harm to the United States firm concerned. Sincerely, Richard R. Verma, Assistant Secretary Legislative Affairs. Dated: September 16, 2009. Robert S. Kovac, Managing Director, Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–23585 Filed 9–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–25–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Railroad Administration [Docket No. FRA–2009–0001–N–24] Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request Federal Railroad Administration, DOT. ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments. CPrice-Sewell on DSKGBLS3C1PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Requirement (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on July 24, 2009 (74 FR 36807). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 30, 2009. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Planning and Evaluation Division, RRS–21, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New VerDate Nov<24>2008 14:56 Sep 29, 2009 Jkt 217001 Jersey Ave., SE., Mail Stop 17, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6292), or Ms. Nakia Jackson, Office of Information Technology, RAD–20, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493–6470). (These telephone numbers are not toll-free.) SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), Public Law No. 104–13, § 2,109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 CFR Part 1320, require Federal agencies to issue two notices seeking public comment on information collection activities before OMB may approve paperwork packages. 44 U.S.C. 3506, 3507; 5 CFR 1320.5, 1320.8(d)(1), 1320.12. On July 24, 2009, FRA published a 60-day notice in the Federal Register soliciting comment on the ICR that the agency was seeking OMB approval. 74 FR 36807. FRA received no comments in response to this notice. Before OMB decides whether to reapprove this proposed collection of information, it must provide 30 days for public comment. 44 U.S.C. 3507(b); 5 CFR 1320.12(d). Federal law requires OMB to approve or disapprove paperwork packages between 30 and 60 days after the 30-day notice is published. 44 U.S.C. 3507(b)–(c); 5 CFR 1320.12(d); see also 60 FR 44978, 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. OMB believes that the 30-day notice informs the regulated community to file relevant comments and affords the agency adequate time to digest public comments before it renders a decision. 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. Therefore, respondents should submit their respective comments to OMB within 30 days of publication to best ensure having their full effect. 5 CFR 1320.12(c); see also 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. The summary below describes the nature of the information collection requirement (ICR) and the expected burden. The ICR is being submitted for clearance by OMB as required by the PRA. Title: State Safety Participation Regulations and Remedial Actions. OMB Control Number: 2130–0509. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Businesses. Form(s): FRA F 6180.33; FRA F 6180.61; FRA F 6180.67; FRA F 6180.96/96A; FRA F 6180.109; FRA F 6180.110; FRA F 6180.111; FRA F 6180.112. Abstract: The collection of information is set forth under 49 CFR PO 00000 Frm 00107 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Part 212, and requires qualified state inspectors to provide various reports to FRA for monitoring and enforcement purposes concerning state investigative, inspection, and surveillance activities regarding railroad compliance with Federal railroad safety laws and regulations. Additionally, railroads are to report to FRA actions taken to remedy certain alleged violations of law. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 10,748. Addresses: Send comments regarding these information collections to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC, 20503; Attention: FRA Desk Officer. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to OMB at the following address: oira_submissions@omb.eop.gov. Comments are invited on the following: Whether the proposed collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of FRA, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of FRA’s estimates of the burden of the proposed information collections; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collections of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal Register. Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. Issued in Washington, DC on September 24, 2009. Kimberly Orben, Director, Office of Financial Management, Federal Railroad Administration. [FR Doc. E9–23541 Filed 9–29–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [STB Finance Docket No. 27590 (Sub-No. 3)] TTX Company, et al.—Application for Approval of Pooling of Car Service With Respect to Flatcars Surface Transportation Board. Notice of request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUMMARY: In its decision in this proceeding served on August 31, 2004 (August 2004 decision), the Surface Transportation Board provided for the E:\FR\FM\30SEN1.SGM 30SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Railroad Administration

[Docket No. FRA-2009-0001-N-24]


Proposed Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment 
Request

AGENCY: Federal Railroad Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and Request for Comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Requirement (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR 
describes the nature of the information collection and its expected 
burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period 
soliciting comments on the following collection of information was 
published on July 24, 2009 (74 FR 36807).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 30, 2009.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Brogan, Office of Planning 
and Evaluation Division, RRS-21, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 
New Jersey Ave., SE., Mail Stop 17, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: 
(202) 493-6292), or Ms. Nakia Jackson, Office of Information 
Technology, RAD-20, Federal Railroad Administration, 1200 New Jersey 
Ave., SE., Mail Stop 35, Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 493-
6470). (These telephone numbers are not toll-free.)

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
Public Law No. 104-13, Sec.  2,109 Stat. 163 (1995) (codified as 
revised at 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520), and its implementing regulations, 5 
CFR Part 1320, require Federal agencies to issue two notices seeking 
public comment on information collection activities before OMB may 
approve paperwork packages. 44 U.S.C. 3506, 3507; 5 CFR 1320.5, 
1320.8(d)(1), 1320.12. On July 24, 2009, FRA published a 60-day notice 
in the Federal Register soliciting comment on the ICR that the agency 
was seeking OMB approval. 74 FR 36807. FRA received no comments in 
response to this notice.
    Before OMB decides whether to re-approve this proposed collection 
of information, it must provide 30 days for public comment. 44 U.S.C. 
3507(b); 5 CFR 1320.12(d). Federal law requires OMB to approve or 
disapprove paperwork packages between 30 and 60 days after the 30-day 
notice is published. 44 U.S.C. 3507(b)-(c); 5 CFR 1320.12(d); see also 
60 FR 44978, 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. OMB believes that the 30-day notice 
informs the regulated community to file relevant comments and affords 
the agency adequate time to digest public comments before it renders a 
decision. 60 FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995. Therefore, respondents should 
submit their respective comments to OMB within 30 days of publication 
to best ensure having their full effect. 5 CFR 1320.12(c); see also 60 
FR 44983, Aug. 29, 1995.
    The summary below describes the nature of the information 
collection requirement (ICR) and the expected burden. The ICR is being 
submitted for clearance by OMB as required by the PRA.
    Title: State Safety Participation Regulations and Remedial Actions.
    OMB Control Number: 2130-0509.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Businesses.
    Form(s): FRA F 6180.33; FRA F 6180.61; FRA F 6180.67; FRA F 
6180.96/96A; FRA F 6180.109; FRA F 6180.110; FRA F 6180.111; FRA F 
6180.112.
    Abstract: The collection of information is set forth under 49 CFR 
Part 212, and requires qualified state inspectors to provide various 
reports to FRA for monitoring and enforcement purposes concerning state 
investigative, inspection, and surveillance activities regarding 
railroad compliance with Federal railroad safety laws and regulations. 
Additionally, railroads are to report to FRA actions taken to remedy 
certain alleged violations of law.
    Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 10,748.
    Addresses: Send comments regarding these information collections to 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC, 20503; 
Attention: FRA Desk Officer. Comments may also be sent via e-mail to 
OMB at the following address: oira_submissions@omb.eop.gov.
    Comments are invited on the following: Whether the proposed 
collections of information are necessary for the proper performance of 
the functions of FRA, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; the accuracy of FRA's estimates of the burden of the 
proposed information collections; ways to enhance the quality, utility, 
and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize 
the burden of the collections of information on respondents, including 
the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of 
information technology.
    A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB 
receives it within 30 days of publication of this notice in the Federal 
Register.

    Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501-3520.

    Issued in Washington, DC on September 24, 2009.
Kimberly Orben,
Director, Office of Financial Management, Federal Railroad 
Administration.
[FR Doc. E9-23541 Filed 9-29-09; 8:45 am]
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