Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review, 55732 [2011-22962]

Download as PDF 55732 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 174 / Thursday, September 8, 2011 / Notices Administration (MARAD) with information concerning the content and operation of their courses. MARAD will use this information to evaluate whether the course meets the training standards and curriculum promulgated under Section 109 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) (Pub. L. 107–295). Courses found to meet these standards will receive a course approval. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 990. Addressee: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer. Comments Are Invited On: 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; the accuracy of the agency’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 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. Authority: 49 CFR 1.66. Dated: August 30, 2011. By the Order of the Maritime Administrator. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–22964 Filed 9–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting sroberts on DSK5SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:26 Sep 07, 2011 Jkt 223001 comments on the following collection of information was published on June 7, 2011 and comments were due by August 8, 2011. No comments were received. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 11, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–366–5979; or e-mail joann.spittle@dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD). Title: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger Vessels. OMB Control Number: 2133–0529. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection. Affected Public: Small passenger vessel owners who desire to operate in the coastwise trade. Forms: None. Abstract: Owners of small passenger vessels desiring waiver of the coastwise trade laws affecting small passenger vessels will be required to file a written application and justification for waiver to the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The agency will review the application and make a determination whether to grant the requested waiver. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 75 hours. Addresses: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth Street, NW., Washington, DC, 20503, Attention: MARAD Desk Officer. Alternatively, comments may be sent via e-mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget, at the following address: oira.submissions@omb.eop.gov. Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency’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 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. Dated: September 1, 2011. PO 00000 Frm 00091 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 By the Order of the Maritime Administrator. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–22962 Filed 9–7–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration Public Listening Sessions Regarding the Maritime Administration’s Panama Canal Expansion Study and the America’s Marine Highway Program Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The purpose of this notice is to announce a series of public listening sessions and workshops regarding the expansion of the Panama Canal and the America’s Marine Highway Program. The meetings are being held to provide a forum for maritime industry stakeholders and the general public to present their views and concerns on critical issues that the U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) should consider in the development of its comprehensive study of the 2014 Panama Canal Expansion project and during its efforts to explore opportunities to incorporate America’s Marine Highways into the National Transportation System. These meetings will be identical in terms of agenda and purpose; they are being held in different locations (San Francisco, CA and New York, NY) to maximize nationwide stakeholder participation. MARAD’s study of the Panama Canal Expansion will evaluate the potential impacts of the expansion on U.S. ports and infrastructure. The study is being conducted in four defined phases that are designed to present considerations for policy, investment, and funding options as well as recommendations for policy changes that will favorably impact the overall shift in the Nation’s trade patterns. Phase I of the study will include an examination of the history and development of the Panama Canal Expansion process and will present current data and information on Panama Canal’s role in the U.S. trade market with the rest of the world. Phase II of the study will involve a more comprehensive data gathering and outreach effort that will include the subject stakeholder listening sessions, dissemination of a shipper survey, and one-on-one interviews with targeted maritime stakeholder groups. The final Phases of the study (Phase III and Phase IV) will involve identification of SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\08SEN1.SGM 08SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 174 (Thursday, September 8, 2011)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration


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

AGENCY: Maritime 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 seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. The nature of the 
information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The 
Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on the following collection of information was published on 
June 7, 2011 and comments were due by August 8, 2011. No comments were 
received.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 11, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Joann Spittle, Maritime 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. 
Telephone: 202-366-5979; or e-mail joann.spittle@dot.gov. Copies of 
this collection also can be obtained from that office.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime Administration (MARAD).
    Title: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small 
Passenger Vessels.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0529.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Small passenger vessel owners who desire to 
operate in the coastwise trade.
    Forms: None.
    Abstract: Owners of small passenger vessels desiring waiver of the 
coastwise trade laws affecting small passenger vessels will be required 
to file a written application and justification for waiver to the 
Maritime Administration (MARAD). The agency will review the application 
and make a determination whether to grant the requested waiver.
    Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 75 hours.
    Addresses: Send comments to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 Seventeenth 
Street, NW., Washington, DC, 20503, Attention: MARAD Desk Officer. 
Alternatively, comments may be sent via e-mail to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and 
Budget, at the following address: oira.submissions@omb.eop.gov.
    Comments are invited on: 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; the accuracy of the agency'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 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.

    Dated: September 1, 2011.

    By the Order of the Maritime Administrator.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2011-22962 Filed 9-7-11; 8:45 am]
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