Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a Currently-Approved Information Collection Request: Hazardous Materials Safety Permits, 80886-80887 [2010-32239]

Download as PDF 80886 Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 246 / Thursday, December 23, 2010 / Notices • Publication Considerations of Glossary (Update). • Subgroup Meetings/Breakouts. • Subgroup Reports on Breakouts. • Establish Dates, Location and Agenda for Next Meeting(s). • Any Other Business. Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 16, 2010. Robert L. Bostiga, RTCA Advisory Committee. [FR Doc. 2010–32247 Filed 12–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [FR Doc. 2010–32245 Filed 12–22–10; 8:45 am] Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. AGENCY: BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Issued in Washington, DC, on December 15, 2010. Robert L. Bostiga, RTCA Advisory Committee. The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 224: Airport Security Access Control Systems. The meeting will be held January 13, 2011, from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. DATES: The meeting will be held at RTCA, Inc., 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, MacIntosh—NBAA Room and Hilton—ATA Room, Washington, DC 20036. ADDRESSES: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site http://www.rtca.org. Pursuant to section 10(a) (2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 224: Airport Security Access Control Systems (Update to DO–230B): SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Jkt 223001 BILLING CODE 4910–13–P Federal Aviation Administration SUMMARY: mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Suite 805, Washington, DC 20036; telephone (202) 833–9339; fax (202) 833–9434; Web site http://www.rtca.org. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92– 463, 5 U.S.C., Appendix 2), notice is hereby given for a Special Committee 220: Automatic Flight Guidance and Control meeting. The agenda will include: • Welcome/Agenda Overview. • Presentation of progress WG#2. • Presentation of progress WG#3. • Continue Development of Installation Guidance White Papers. • Wrap-up and Review of Action Items. • Establish Dates, Location, Agenda for Next Meeting. • Other Business. Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. [FR Doc. 2010–32237 Filed 12–22–10; 8:45 am] Notice of RTCA Special Committee 224 meeting: Airport Security Access Control Systems (Update to DO–230B). ACTION: 18:06 Dec 22, 2010 January 13, 2011 • Welcome/Introductions/ Administrative Remarks. • Review/Approve Summary— Second Meeting. • Report on Security Construction Guidelines Process. • Workgroup Reports. • Credentialing. • PACS. • Biometrics. • Communications. • Video. • Other Input from Members. • Work Objectives for Next Plenary. • Other Business. • Establish Agenda for Next Meeting. • Date and Place of Next Meeting. Attendance is open to the interested public but limited to space availability. With the approval of the chairmen, members of the public may present oral statements at the meeting. Persons wishing to present statements or obtain information should contact the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section. Members of the public may present a written statement to the committee at any time. Issued in Washington, DC, on December 16, 2010. Robert L. Bostiga, RTCA Advisory Committee. Third Meeting: RTCA Special Committee 224: Airport Security Access Control Systems VerDate Mar<15>2010 Agenda DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Ninth Meeting—RTCA Special Committee 220: Automatic Flight Guidance and Control Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of RTCA Special Committee 220: Automatic Flight Guidance and Control meeting. [Docket No. FMCSA–2010–0382] AGENCY: The FAA is issuing this notice to advise the public of a meeting of RTCA Special Committee 220: Automatic Flight Guidance and Control. DATES: The meeting will be held February 15th–17th, 2011. February 15th and 16th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and February 17th from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the Hilton, Clearwater Beach, 400 Mandalay Ave., Clearwater Beach, FL 33767, USA. telephone (727) 298–3222, Fax (727) 446–1583, e-mail: Breanne.Kennedy@hilton.com. SUMMARY: (1) RTCA Secretariat, 1828 L Street, NW., FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a CurrentlyApproved Information Collection Request: Hazardous Materials Safety Permits Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval. The FMCSA requests approval to revise and extend an ICR entitled, ‘‘Hazardous Materials Safety Permits.’’ This ICR requires companies holding permits to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1 mstockstill on DSKH9S0YB1PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 75, No. 246 / Thursday, December 23, 2010 / Notices develop communications plans that allows for the periodic tracking of the shipments. A record of the communications that includes the time of the call and location of the shipment may be kept by either the driver (e.g., recorded in the log book) or the company. These records must be kept, either physically or electronically, for at least six months at the company’s principal place of business or readily available to the employees at the company’s principal place of business. This ICR is being revised due to an increase in the estimated number of annual trips in which permitted Hazardous Materials (HM) is transported resulting in a change to the total information collection burden for maintaining a daily communication record. On September 9, 2010, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice allowing for a 60-day comment period on the ICR. No comment was received. DATES: Please send your comments by January 24, 2011. OMB must receive your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR. ADDRESSES: All comments should reference Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2010–0382. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Paul Bomgardner, Hazardous Materials Division, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–493–0027; e-mail paul.bomgardner@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Hazardous Materials Safety Permits. OMB Control Number: 2126–0030. Type of Request: Revision of a currently-approved information collection. Respondents: Motor carriers subject to the Hazardous Materials Safety Permit VerDate Mar<15>2010 18:06 Dec 22, 2010 Jkt 223001 requirements in 49 CFR part 385, subpart E. Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,425. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,425 annually. Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. The communication between motor carriers and their drivers must take place at least two times per day and it is estimated that it will take 5 minutes to maintain a daily communication record for each driver. Expiration Date: February 28, 2011. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 350,000 hours [4.2 million trips × 5 minutes/60 minutes per record = 350,000]. Background: The Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) is responsible for implementing regulations to issue safety permits for transporting certain HM in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq. The HM Safety Permit regulations (49 CFR part 385) require carriers to complete a ‘‘Combined Motor Carrier Identification Report and HM Permit Application’’ (Form MCS–150B). The HM Safety Permit regulations also require carriers to have a security program. As part of the HM Safety Permit regulations, carriers are required to develop and maintain route plans so that law enforcement officials can verify the correct location of the HM shipment. The FMCSA requires companies holding permits to develop a communications plan that allows for the periodic tracking of the shipment. This information covers the record of communications that includes the time of the call and location of the shipment. The records may be kept by either the driver (e.g., recorded in the log book) or the company. These records must be kept, either physically or electronically, for at least six months at the company’s principal place of business or be readily available to employees at the company’s principal place of business. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The Agency will summarize or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. PO 00000 Frm 00102 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 80887 Issued on: December 5, 2010. Kelly Leone, Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2010–32239 Filed 12–22–10; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2004–19477; FMCSA– 2002–12844] Qualification of Drivers; Exemption Applications; Vision Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of renewal of exemptions; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces its decision to renew the exemptions from the vision requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations for 9 individuals. FMCSA has statutory authority to exempt individuals from the vision requirement if the exemptions granted will not compromise safety. The Agency has concluded that granting these exemption renewals will provide a level of safety that is equivalent to, or greater than, the level of safety maintained without the exemptions for these commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. SUMMARY: This decision is effective January 17, 2011. Comments must be received on or before January 24, 2011. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments bearing the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) FMCSA–2004–19477; FMCSA–2002–12844, using any of the following methods. • Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the on-line instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility; U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Instructions: Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket number for this notice. Note that DOT posts all comments received without change to http:// DATES: E:\FR\FM\23DEN1.SGM 23DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2010-0382]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Revision of a 
Currently-Approved Information Collection Request: Hazardous Materials 
Safety Permits

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA), 
FMCSA announces its plan to submit the Information Collection Request 
(ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for 
its review and approval. The FMCSA requests approval to revise and 
extend an ICR entitled, ``Hazardous Materials Safety Permits.'' This 
ICR requires companies holding permits to

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develop communications plans that allows for the periodic tracking of 
the shipments. A record of the communications that includes the time of 
the call and location of the shipment may be kept by either the driver 
(e.g., recorded in the log book) or the company. These records must be 
kept, either physically or electronically, for at least six months at 
the company's principal place of business or readily available to the 
employees at the company's principal place of business. This ICR is 
being revised due to an increase in the estimated number of annual 
trips in which permitted Hazardous Materials (HM) is transported 
resulting in a change to the total information collection burden for 
maintaining a daily communication record.
    On September 9, 2010, FMCSA published a Federal Register notice 
allowing for a 60-day comment period on the ICR. No comment was 
received.

DATES: Please send your comments by January 24, 2011. OMB must receive 
your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR.

ADDRESSES: All comments should reference Federal Docket Management 
System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA-2010-0382. Interested persons are 
invited to submit written comments on the proposed information 
collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office 
of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention 
of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/Federal Motor Carrier 
Safety Administration, and sent via electronic mail to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to the 
Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and 
Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, 
DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Paul Bomgardner, Hazardous 
Materials Division, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier 
Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, 
SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-493-0027; e-mail 
paul.bomgardner@dot.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Hazardous Materials Safety Permits.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-0030.
    Type of Request: Revision of a currently-approved information 
collection.
    Respondents: Motor carriers subject to the Hazardous Materials 
Safety Permit requirements in 49 CFR part 385, subpart E.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 1,425.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 1,425 annually.
    Estimated Time per Response: 5 minutes. The communication between 
motor carriers and their drivers must take place at least two times per 
day and it is estimated that it will take 5 minutes to maintain a daily 
communication record for each driver.
    Expiration Date: February 28, 2011.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 350,000 hours [4.2 million trips x 5 
minutes/60 minutes per record = 350,000].
    Background: The Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) is 
responsible for implementing regulations to issue safety permits for 
transporting certain HM in accordance with 49 U.S.C. 5101 et seq. The 
HM Safety Permit regulations (49 CFR part 385) require carriers to 
complete a ``Combined Motor Carrier Identification Report and HM Permit 
Application'' (Form MCS-150B). The HM Safety Permit regulations also 
require carriers to have a security program. As part of the HM Safety 
Permit regulations, carriers are required to develop and maintain route 
plans so that law enforcement officials can verify the correct location 
of the HM shipment. The FMCSA requires companies holding permits to 
develop a communications plan that allows for the periodic tracking of 
the shipment. This information covers the record of communications that 
includes the time of the call and location of the shipment. The records 
may be kept by either the driver (e.g., recorded in the log book) or 
the company. These records must be kept, either physically or 
electronically, for at least six months at the company's principal 
place of business or be readily available to employees at the company's 
principal place of business.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection is necessary for the performance of FMCSA's functions; (2) 
the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for FMCSA to enhance the 
quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The Agency will summarize or include your 
comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
collection.

    Issued on: December 5, 2010.
Kelly Leone,
Associate Administrator for Research and Information Technology.
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