Information Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations, 60856-60857 [2010-24695]

Download as PDF 60856 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 190 / Friday, October 1, 2010 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION [DOT Docket No. DOT–OST–2010–0074] The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee (FAAC) Subcommittee on Labor and World-Class Workforce; Notice of Meeting Office of the Secretary of Transportation, Department of Transportation. ACTION: The Future of Aviation Advisory Committee (FAAC) Subcommittee on Labor and World-class Workforce; amendment to notice of meeting. AGENCY: The Department of Transportation (DOT), Office of the Secretary of Transportation, announced a meeting of the FAAC Subcommittee on Labor and World-class Workforce, which will be held via teleconference. A call-in number and pass code will be issued upon registration. This notice announced the date and time of the meeting, which will be open to the public. The purpose of the FAAC is to provide advice and recommendations to the Secretary of Transportation to ensure the competitiveness of the U.S. aviation industry and its capability to effectively manage the evolving transportation needs, challenges, and opportunities of the global economy. The subcommittee is charged with ensuring the availability and quality of a workforce necessary to support a robust, expanding commercial aviation industry in light of the changing socioeconomic dynamics of the world’s technologically advanced economies. Among other matters, the subcommittee will examine three issues affecting the future employment requirements of the aviation industry: (1) The need for science, technology, engineering, and math skills in the industry; (2) the creation of a culture of dignity and respect in workplace; and (3) the effect of NextGen on various workforces. This teleconference meeting was described as ‘‘solely for discussion with Mr. Joshua M. Javits, a professional arbitrator and mediator, who has mediated a number of air carrier labor-management disputes.’’ However, at the subcommittee meeting on September 23, 2010, it was determined additional time would be needed during the October 1, 2010, meeting to refine the subcommittee’s topic proposals for presentation to the full FAAC on October 20, 2010. Accordingly, in addition to the scheduled discussion with Mr. Javits on October 1, the subcommittee will discuss possible actionable items for presentation at the October 20 FAAC meeting in Los emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Sep 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 Angeles, California, and work related to the general responsibilities of the subcommittee. The meeting will be held on October 1, 2010, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT). ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held via teleconference. A call-in number and pass code will be issued upon registration. (See below for registration instructions.) Public Access: The meeting is open to the public. (See below for registration instructions.) Public Comments: Persons wishing to offer written comments and suggestions concerning the activities of the advisory committee or subcommittee should file comments in the Public Docket (Docket Number DOT–OST–2010–0074 at http://www.Regulations.Gov) or alternatively through the FAAC@dot.gov e-mail. If comments and suggestions are intended specifically for the Subcommittee on Labor and World-class Workforce, the term ‘‘Labor/Workforce’’ should be listed in the subject line of the message. In order to ensure such comments can be considered by the subcommittee before its October 1, 2010, meeting, public comments must be filed by 5 p.m. EDT on Tuesday, September 28, 2010. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DATES: Background Under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. App. 2), we are giving notice of a meeting of the FAAC Subcommittee on Labor and World-class Workforce taking place on October 1, 2010, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. EDT, via teleconference. A call-in number and pass code will be issued upon registration. Background information may be found at the FAAC Web site, located at http://www.dot.gov/ faac/. The agenda includes— 1. Discussion of topics selected by subcommittee members on the subject of labor and improving the workforce of the aviation industry. 2. Establishment of a plan and timeline for further work. 3. Discussion to refine the subcommittee’s topic proposals and possible actionable items for presentation at the full FAAC meeting to be held October 20, 2010, in Los Angeles, California. 4. Identification of priority issues for the fifth subcommittee meeting. Registration The telephone conference can accommodate up to 50 members of the public. Persons desiring to listen to the discussion must pre-register through e- PO 00000 Frm 00146 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 mail to FAAC@dot.gov. The term ‘‘Registration: Labor/Workforce’’ must be listed in the subject line of the message, and admission will be limited to the first 50 persons to pre-register and receive a confirmation of their preregistration. No arrangements are being made for audio or video transmission or for oral statements or questions from the public at the meeting. Minutes of the meeting will be taken and will be posted on the FAAC Web site at http://www.dot.gov/ faac/. Request for Special Accommodation The DOT is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because of a disability, please send a request to FAAC@dot.gov with the term ‘‘Special Accommodations’’ listed in the subject line of the message by close of business on Tuesday, September 28, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Terri L. Williams, Acting Executive Director for Strategic Performance and Organizational Success, Office of the Assistant Administrator for Human Resources, Federal Aviation Administration, 800 Independence Avenue, SW., Washington, DC 20591; (202) 267–3456, extension 7472; or Regis P. Milan, Office of Aviation Analysis, U.S. Department of Transportation; Room 86W–309, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590; (202) 366–2349. Issued in Washington, DC, on September 27, 2010. Pamela Hamilton-Powell, Designated Federal Official, Future of Aviation Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–24622 Filed 9–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2010 0084] Information Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations Notice of intention to request extension of OMB approval and request for comments. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD’s) intention to request extension of approval (with modifications) for three years of a currently approved information collection. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 190 / Friday, October 1, 2010 / Notices Comments should be submitted on or before November 30, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Pucci, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–5167; or e-mail: michael.pucci@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Requirements for Establishing U.S. Citizenship—46 CFR Parts 355 and 356. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection. OMB Control Number: 2133–0012. Form Numbers: None. Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget. Summary of Collection of Information: Maritime Administration implementing regulations at 46 CFR Parts 355 and 356 set forth requirements for establishing U.S. citizenship in accordance with MARAD statutory authority. Those receiving benefits under 46 U.S.C. chapters 531, 535, and 537 (formerly the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended), or applicants seeking a fishery endorsement eligibility approval pursuant to the American Fisheries Act must be citizens of the United States within the meaning of 46 U.S.C. 50501, (formerly Section 2 of the Shipping Act, 1916, as amended). In either case, whether seeking program benefits or fishery endorsement eligibility, Section 50501 sets forth the statutory requirements for determining whether an applicant, be it a corporation, partnership, or association is a U.S. citizen. 46 CFR part 356 is distinguished from 46 CFR part 355 in that part 356 establishes requirements for U.S. citizenship exclusively in accordance with the AFA while part 355 is applied for purposes of establishing citizenship across multiple MARAD programs arising under other statutory authority. Most program participants are required to submit to MARAD on an annual basis the form of affidavit prescribed by part 355 or part 356. Need and Use of the Information: MARAD will review the Affidavits of U.S. Citizenship to determine if the applicants are eligible to participate in the programs offered by the agency or to receive a MARAD fishery endorsement eligibility approval. Description of Respondents: The Affidavits of U.S. Citizenship are filed with MARAD by shipowners, trustees, ship mortgagees, charterers, equity owners, ship managers, etc. emcdonald on DSK2BSOYB1PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:34 Sep 30, 2010 Jkt 220001 Annual Responses: 500 responses. Annual Burden: 2,500 hours. Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic means via the Internet at http:// regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Specifically address whether this information collection is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the agency and will have practical utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize this burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. All comments received will be available for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An electronic version of this document is available on the World Wide Web at http:// regulations.gov. Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review 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://regulations.gov. Authority: 49 CFR 1.66. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: September 23, 2010. Christine Gurland, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2010–24695 Filed 9–30–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2010 0085] Information Collection Available for Public Comments and Recommendations Notice and request for comments. ACTION: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Maritime Administration’s (MARAD’s) intention to request extension of approval for SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00147 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 60857 three years of a currently approved information collection. DATES: Comments should be submitted on or before November 30, 2010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Kenneth Willis, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–2306; or e-mail: kenneth.willis@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title of Collection: Application and Reporting Requirements for Participation in the Maritime Security Program. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection. OMB Control Number: 2133–0525. Form Numbers: MA–172. Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget. Summary of Collection of Information: The Maritime Security Act of 2003 provides for the enrollment of qualified vessels in the Maritime Security Program Fleet. Applications and amendments are used to select vessels for the fleet. Periodic reporting is used to monitor adherence of contractors to program parameters. Need and Use of the Information: The collected information is necessary for MARAD to determine if selected vessels are qualified to participate in the Maritime Security Program. Description of Respondents: Respondents are vessel operators. Annual Responses: 195. Annual Burden: 210 hours. Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic means via the Internet at http:// regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. Specifically address whether this information collection is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the agency and will have practical utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize this burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. All comments received will be available for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An electronic version of this document is available on the E:\FR\FM\01OCN1.SGM 01OCN1

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[Federal Register Volume 75, Number 190 (Friday, October 1, 2010)]
[Notices]
[Pages 60856-60857]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2010-24695]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD 2010 0084]


Information Collection Available for Public Comments and 
Recommendations

ACTION: Notice of intention to request extension of OMB approval and 
request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces the Maritime Administration's (MARAD's) intention to 
request extension of approval (with modifications) for three years of a 
currently approved information collection.

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DATES: Comments should be submitted on or before November 30, 2010.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Michael Pucci, Maritime 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: 202-366-5167; or e-mail: michael.pucci@dot.gov. Copies of 
this collection also can be obtained from that office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title of Collection: Requirements for Establishing U.S. 
Citizenship--46 CFR Parts 355 and 356.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information 
collection.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0012.
    Form Numbers: None.
    Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by 
the Office of Management and Budget.
    Summary of Collection of Information: Maritime Administration 
implementing regulations at 46 CFR Parts 355 and 356 set forth 
requirements for establishing U.S. citizenship in accordance with MARAD 
statutory authority. Those receiving benefits under 46 U.S.C. chapters 
531, 535, and 537 (formerly the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended), 
or applicants seeking a fishery endorsement eligibility approval 
pursuant to the American Fisheries Act must be citizens of the United 
States within the meaning of 46 U.S.C. 50501, (formerly Section 2 of 
the Shipping Act, 1916, as amended). In either case, whether seeking 
program benefits or fishery endorsement eligibility, Section 50501 sets 
forth the statutory requirements for determining whether an applicant, 
be it a corporation, partnership, or association is a U.S. citizen. 46 
CFR part 356 is distinguished from 46 CFR part 355 in that part 356 
establishes requirements for U.S. citizenship exclusively in accordance 
with the AFA while part 355 is applied for purposes of establishing 
citizenship across multiple MARAD programs arising under other 
statutory authority. Most program participants are required to submit 
to MARAD on an annual basis the form of affidavit prescribed by part 
355 or part 356.
    Need and Use of the Information: MARAD will review the Affidavits 
of U.S. Citizenship to determine if the applicants are eligible to 
participate in the programs offered by the agency or to receive a MARAD 
fishery endorsement eligibility approval.
    Description of Respondents: The Affidavits of U.S. Citizenship are 
filed with MARAD by shipowners, trustees, ship mortgagees, charterers, 
equity owners, ship managers, etc.
    Annual Responses: 500 responses.
    Annual Burden: 2,500 hours.
    Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears 
at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the 
Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, 
SE., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic 
means via the Internet at http://regulations.gov/search/index.jsp. 
Specifically address whether this information collection is necessary 
for proper performance of the functions of the agency and will have 
practical utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize 
this burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
the information to be collected. All comments received will be 
available for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 
p.m. EDT (or EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An 
electronic version of this document is available on the World Wide Web 
at http://regulations.gov.
    Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all 
comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual 
submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf 
of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review 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://regulations.gov.

    Authority:  49 CFR 1.66.

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.

    Dated: September 23, 2010.
Christine Gurland,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2010-24695 Filed 9-30-10; 8:45 am]
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