Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection, 62378-62379 [E9-28410]

Download as PDF 62378 Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 227 / Friday, November 27, 2009 / Notices evaluation requirements per section VI.3 above. Dated: November 18, 2009. Maura M. Pally, Acting Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–28280 Filed 11–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P Smeltzer for additional meeting information, including teleconferencing details. Dated: November 12, 2009. Keith Loken, Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of Private International Law, Office of the Legal Adviser, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–28427 Filed 11–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–08–P DEPARTMENT OF STATE DEPARTMENT OF STATE U.S. Department of State Advisory Committee on Private International Law: Public Meeting of the Study Group on International Transport Law Regarding Implementation of the United Nations Convention on Contracts for the International Carriage of Goods Wholly or Partly by Sea (the ‘‘Rotterdam Rules’’) sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES [Public Notice 6811] [Public Notice 6809] The United States signed the Rotterdam Rules on September 23. The Executive Branch intends to recommend to the Congress the manner in which the Rotterdam Rules should be implemented if the United States becomes a party to the Rotterdam Rules. A public meeting of the Study Group on International Transport Law will be held, under the auspices of the Advisory Committee on Private International Law, to discuss issues regarding the domestic implementation of the Rotterdam Rules. Time and Place: The public meeting will take place in Room 240, South Building, 2430 E Street, NW., Washington, DC on December 9, 2009. Visitors should appear at the gate at the southwest corner of 23rd and C Streets by 8:30 a.m. The meeting will begin at 9 a.m. and is expected to last no later than 12 p.m. It is possible that the subject matter of this meeting will continue to be discussed in subsequent teleconferences. If you are unable to attend the public meeting and would like to participate from a remote location, teleconferencing will be available. Public Participation: It is requested that persons wishing to attend contact Trish Smeltzer prior to December 2, 2009 at smeltzertk@state.gov or 202– 776–8423 and provide their name, date of birth for pre-clearance purposes, as well as e-mail address and affiliation. Members of the public who are not precleared might encounter delays with security procedures. A member of the public requesting reasonable accommodation should make his or her request upon registering for the meeting. Such requests received after December 2nd will be considered but might not be possible to fulfill. Please contact Ms. VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:08 Nov 25, 2009 Jkt 220001 Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation; Notice of Meeting SUMMARY: The Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation will meet on December 14th and December 15th at the Department of State, 2201 ‘‘C’’ Street, NW., Washington, DC. Prior notification and a valid government-issued photo ID (such as driver’s license, passport, U.S. government or military ID) are required for entrance into the building. Members of the public planning to attend must notify Margaret Morrissey, Office of the Historian (202–663–3529) no later than December 10, 2009, to provide date of birth, valid government-issued photo identification number and type (such as driver’s license number/State, passport number/country, or U.S. government ID number/agency or military ID number/ branch), and relevant telephone numbers. If you cannot provide one of the specified forms of ID, please consult with Margaret Morrissey for acceptable alternative forms of picture identification. In addition, any requests for reasonable accommodation should be made no later than December 7, 2009. Requests for reasonable accommodation received after that time will be considered, but might be impossible to fulfill. The Committee will meet in open session from 1:30 p.m. through 2:30 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2009, in the Department of State, 2201 ‘‘C’’ Street, NW., Washington, DC, in Conference Room 1205, to discuss declassification and transfer of Department of State records to the National Archives and Records Administration and the status of the Foreign Relations series. The remainder of the Committee’s sessions from 2:45 p.m. until 5 p.m. on Monday, December 14, 2009, and 9 a.m. until 12 p.m. on Tuesday, December 15, 2009, will be closed in accordance with Section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463). The agenda calls for discussions of agency declassification PO 00000 Frm 00097 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 decisions concerning the Foreign Relations series and other declassification issues. These are matters properly classified and not subject to public disclosure under 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(1) and the public interest requires that such activities be withheld from disclosure. Questions concerning the meeting should be directed to Ambassador Edward Brynn, Executive Secretary, Advisory Committee on Historical Diplomatic Documentation, Department of State, Office of the Historian, Washington, DC, 20520, telephone (202) 663–1123, (e-mail history@state.gov). Dated: November 18, 2009. Ambassador Edward Brynn, Executive Secretary, Department of State. [FR Doc. E9–28422 Filed 11–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–11–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2009–0114] Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of request for extension of currently approved information collection. SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for changes to a currently approved information collection that is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by January 26, 2010. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number FHWA–2009–0114, by any of the following methods: Web Site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1 sroberts on DSKD5P82C1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 74, No. 227 / Friday, November 27, 2009 / Notices Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Jensen, 202–366–2048, Office of Planning, Environment & Realty, HEP– 2, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: National Scenic Byways Program. OMB Control #: 2125–0611. Form #: FHWA–1569, FHWA–1570, FHWA–1577. Background: The National Scenic Byways Program was established under the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, and reauthorized in 1998 under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st Century. Under the program, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation recognizes certain roads as National Scenic Byways or AllAmerican Roads based on their archaeological, cultural, historic, natural, recreational, and scenic qualities. There are 151 such designated byways in 46 states, which the FHWA promotes as the America’s Byways. It is a voluntary, grassroots program that recognizes and supports outstanding roads while providing resources to help manage the intrinsic qualities within the broader byway corridor to be treasured and shared. The vision of the FHWA’s National Scenic Byways Program is to create a distinctive collection of American roads, their stories and treasured places. The program’s mission is to provide resources to the byway community in creating a unique travel experience and enhanced local quality of life through efforts to preserve, protect, interpret, and promote the intrinsic qualities of designated byways. Title 23, Section 162 of the United States Code lays out the statutory structure of the National Scenic Byways Program. This legislation was most recently amended in 2005 upon passage of the Public Law 109–59 Safe, Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act—A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA–LU). The legislation includes provisions for review and dissemination of grant monies by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. Grant applications are solicited on an annual basis. Eligible projects are on State designated byways, VerDate Nov<24>2008 18:08 Nov 25, 2009 Jkt 220001 National Scenic Byways, All-American Roads, or Indian Tribe Scenic Byways. Applications are completed by Federal, State, or local governmental agencies; Tribal Governments; and non-profit organizations. The application information is collected electronically via the online Grant system and is used to determine project eligibility. The legislation also includes information about the nomination of scenic byways to become one of America’s Byways, a collection of distinct and diverse roads designated by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. America’s Byways include the National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads. Additional information on the National Scenic Byways Program, its grant program, and the nomination process is available at https://www.bywaysonline.org. Grants Respondents: In a typical grants cycle, it is estimated that 400 applications will be received. These applications will be submitted online and reviewed for eligibility through a process involving State Byway or Indian Tribe Scenic Byway Coordinators and FHWA division offices before being submitted to FHWA Headquarters for funding consideration. Respondents include: 50 State Departments of Transportation, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico (Right-of-Way Department), Federal Land Management Agencies, State and local governments, non-profit agencies, and Tribal Governments. Frequency: Annual. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 16 hours. Estimated Sub-Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,400 hours. Nominations Respondents: Based on previous nomination cycles, it is estimated that a total of 75 nominations will be received, originating from any local government, including Tribal Governments, or any private group or individual. Nominations may also originate from the U.S. Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land Management, or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Roads determined to be appropriate for nomination by the State, an Indian tribe, or a Federal land management agency based on its intrinsic qualities must first be designated as a State Scenic Byway, an Indian Tribe Scenic Byway, or, in the case of a road on federal land, as a Federal Land Management Agency Byway. Frequency: Biannual. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 200 hours. Estimated Sub-Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,000 hours. PO 00000 Frm 00098 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 62379 Estimate Total Annual Burden Hours: 21,400. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: November 20, 2009. Tina Campbell, Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division. [FR Doc. E9–28410 Filed 11–25–09; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [U.S. DOT Docket No. NHTSA–2009–0142] Reports, Forms, and Record Keeping Requirements AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: 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 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 the expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on August 10, 2009 (74 FR 3991–3992). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 28, 2009. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation Dockets, 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE., W46–474, Washington, DC 20590. Docket No. NHTSA–2009– 0142. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Scott Roberts, Ph.D., Contracting Officer’s Technical Representative, Office of Behavioral Safety Research (NTI–132), National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave, SE., W46–495, Washington, DC, 20590. Dr. Roberts’ phone number is 202–366–5594 and his e-mail address is Scott.Roberts@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Evaluation Surveys for Distracted and Unsafe Driving Interventions. Type of Request: New information collection requirement. Abstract: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) was established by the Highway Safety Act of l970 (23 U.S.C. 101) to carry out E:\FR\FM\27NON1.SGM 27NON1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2009-0114]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for 
Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice of request for extension of currently approved 
information collection.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to 
request the Office of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval for 
changes to a currently approved information collection that is 
summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to 
publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by January 26, 2010.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 
FHWA-2009-0114, by any of the following methods:
    Web Site: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: https://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.

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    Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, S.E., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Gary Jensen, 202-366-2048, Office of 
Planning, Environment & Realty, HEP-2, Federal Highway Administration, 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, 
DC 20590, between 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except 
Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: National Scenic Byways Program.
    OMB Control #: 2125-0611.
    Form #: FHWA-1569, FHWA-1570, FHWA-1577.
    Background: The National Scenic Byways Program was established 
under the Intermodal Surface Transportation Efficiency Act of 1991, and 
reauthorized in 1998 under the Transportation Equity Act for the 21st 
Century. Under the program, the U.S. Secretary of Transportation 
recognizes certain roads as National Scenic Byways or All-American 
Roads based on their archaeological, cultural, historic, natural, 
recreational, and scenic qualities. There are 151 such designated 
byways in 46 states, which the FHWA promotes as the America's Byways. 
It is a voluntary, grassroots program that recognizes and supports 
outstanding roads while providing resources to help manage the 
intrinsic qualities within the broader byway corridor to be treasured 
and shared. The vision of the FHWA's National Scenic Byways Program is 
to create a distinctive collection of American roads, their stories and 
treasured places. The program's mission is to provide resources to the 
byway community in creating a unique travel experience and enhanced 
local quality of life through efforts to preserve, protect, interpret, 
and promote the intrinsic qualities of designated byways. Title 23, 
Section 162 of the United States Code lays out the statutory structure 
of the National Scenic Byways Program. This legislation was most 
recently amended in 2005 upon passage of the Public Law 109-59 Safe, 
Accountable, Flexible, and Efficient Transportation Equity Act--A 
Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU). The legislation includes provisions for 
review and dissemination of grant monies by the U.S. Secretary of 
Transportation. Grant applications are solicited on an annual basis. 
Eligible projects are on State designated byways, National Scenic 
Byways, All-American Roads, or Indian Tribe Scenic Byways. Applications 
are completed by Federal, State, or local governmental agencies; Tribal 
Governments; and non-profit organizations. The application information 
is collected electronically via the online Grant system and is used to 
determine project eligibility. The legislation also includes 
information about the nomination of scenic byways to become one of 
America's Byways, a collection of distinct and diverse roads designated 
by the U.S. Secretary of Transportation. America's Byways include the 
National Scenic Byways and All-American Roads. Additional information 
on the National Scenic Byways Program, its grant program, and the 
nomination process is available at https://www.bywaysonline.org.
    Grants Respondents: In a typical grants cycle, it is estimated that 
400 applications will be received. These applications will be submitted 
online and reviewed for eligibility through a process involving State 
Byway or Indian Tribe Scenic Byway Coordinators and FHWA division 
offices before being submitted to FHWA Headquarters for funding 
consideration. Respondents include: 50 State Departments of 
Transportation, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico (Right-of-Way 
Department), Federal Land Management Agencies, State and local 
governments, non-profit agencies, and Tribal Governments.
    Frequency: Annual.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 16 hours.
    Estimated Sub-Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,400 hours.
    Nominations Respondents: Based on previous nomination cycles, it is 
estimated that a total of 75 nominations will be received, originating 
from any local government, including Tribal Governments, or any private 
group or individual. Nominations may also originate from the U.S. 
Forest Service, the National Park Service, the Bureau of Land 
Management, or the Bureau of Indian Affairs. Roads determined to be 
appropriate for nomination by the State, an Indian tribe, or a Federal 
land management agency based on its intrinsic qualities must first be 
designated as a State Scenic Byway, an Indian Tribe Scenic Byway, or, 
in the case of a road on federal land, as a Federal Land Management 
Agency Byway.
    Frequency: Biannual.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 200 hours.
    Estimated Sub-Total Annual Burden Hours: 15,000 hours.
    Estimate Total Annual Burden Hours: 21,400.

    Authority:  The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued On: November 20, 2009.
Tina Campbell,
Acting Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division.
[FR Doc. E9-28410 Filed 11-25-09; 8:45 am]
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