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Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 211 / Tuesday, November 1, 2011 / Notices [FR Doc. 2011–28293 Filed 10–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–57–C DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD 2011 0134] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel SALLY; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: As authorized by 46 U.S.C. 12121, the Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-build requirement of the coastwise laws under certain circumstances. A request for such a waiver has been received by MARAD. The vessel, and a brief description of the proposed service, is listed below. DATES: Submit comments on or before December 1, 2011. ADDRESSES: Comments should refer to docket number MARAD–2011–0134. Written comments may be submitted by hand or by mail to the Docket Clerk, U.S. Department of Transportation, Docket Operations, M–30, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. You may also send comments electronically via the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. All comments will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection and copying at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., E.T., Monday through Friday, except federal holidays. An electronic version of this document and all documents entered into this docket is available on the World Wide Web at http:// www.regulations.gov. SUMMARY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Joann Spittle, U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W21–203, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone (202) 366–5979, Email Joann.Spittle@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel SALLY is: Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Coastwise trade, 6 passengers or less.’’ Geographic Region: ‘‘California.’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2011–0134 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this 17:04 Oct 31, 2011 Jkt 226001 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). By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: October 24, 2011. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2011–28023 Filed 10–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: 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 collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on June 24, 2011 [76 FR 37189]. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Long, National Highway Traffic SUMMARY: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Mar<15>2010 action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. PO 00000 Frm 00154 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67555 Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation, (202) 366–6281. 1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Room 48–220, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Title: Consumer Complaint. OMB Number: 2127—0008. Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Individuals and households. Abstract: Chapter 301 of title 49 of the United States Code, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require manufacturers of motor vehicles and items of motor vehicle equipment to conduct owner notification and remedy, i.e., a recall campaign, when it has been determined that a safety defect exists in the performance, construction, components, or materials in motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment. To make this determination, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) solicits information from vehicle owners which is used to identify and evaluate possible safety-related defects and provide the necessary evidence of the existence of such a defect. Under the Authority of chapter 301 of Title 49 of the United States Code, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require manufacturers of motor vehicle and motor vehicle equipment which do not comply with the applicable motor vehicle safety standards or contains a defect that relates to motor vehicle safety to notify each owner that their vehicle contains a safety defect or noncompliance. Also, the manufacturer of each such motor vehicle item of replacement equipment presented for remedy pursuant to such notification shall cause such defect or noncompliance to be remedied without charge. In the case of a motor vehicle presented for remedy pursuant to such notification, the manufacturer shall cause the vehicle remedied by whichever of the following means he elects: (1) By repairing such vehicle; (2) by replacing such motor vehicle without charge; or (3) by refunding the purchase price less depreciation. To ensure these objectives are being met, NHTSA audits recalls conducted by manufacturer. These audits are performed on a randomly selected number of vehicle owners for verification and validation purposes. Estimated Burden Hours: 11,803. Number of Respondents: 47,211. ADDRESSES: Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of Information and E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 67556 Federal Register / Vol. 76, No. 211 / Tuesday, November 1, 2011 / Notices Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725–17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention NHTSA Desk Officer. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’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 most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication. Issued in Washington, DC, on October 25, 2011. Frank Borris, Director, Office of Defects Investigation. [FR Doc. 2011–27978 Filed 10–31–11; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0156] Proposed Information Collection (Notice of Change in Student Status) Activity: Comment Request The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the proposed collection of certain information by the agency. Under the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, Federal agencies are required to publish notice in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of currently approved collection, and allow 60 days for public comment in response to the notice. This notice solicits comments for information needed to report changes in students’ enrollment status. DATES: Written comments and recommendations on the proposed collection of information should be received on or before January 3, 2012. ADDRESSES: Submit written comments on the collection of information through the Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) at http://www.Regulations.gov or to Nancy J. Kessinger, Veterans Benefits Administration (20M35), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20420 or email to nancy.kessinger@va.gov. Please refer to ‘‘OMB Control No. 2900–0156’’ in any correspondence. During the comment period, comments may be viewed online through FDMS. SUMMARY: Advisory Group to the Commissioner of Internal Revenue; Renewal of Charter Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Charter for the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC), has been renewed for a two-year period beginning October 20, 2011. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms.Caryl Grant, National Public Liaison, at Public_Liaison@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Notice is hereby given under section 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App. (1988), and with the approval of the Secretary of the Treasury to announce the renewal of the Information Reporting Program Advisory Committee (IRPAC). The purpose of the IRPAC is to provide an organized public forum for discussion of relevant information reporting issues of mutual concern as between Internal Revenue Service (‘‘IRS’’) officials and representatives of the public. Advisory committee members convey the public’s perception of IRS activities, advise with respect to specific information reporting administration issues, provide SUMMARY: srobinson on DSK4SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES [FR Doc. 2011–28171 Filed 10–31–11; 8:45 am] Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. Internal Revenue Service 17:04 Oct 31, 2011 Dated: October 24, 2011. Candice Cromling, Director, National Public Liaison. AGENCY: DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY VerDate Mar<15>2010 constructive observations regarding current or proposed IRS policies, programs, and procedures, and propose improvements to information reporting operations and the Information Reporting Program. Membership is balanced to include stakeholder segmentation, geographic location, industry representation and influence in channel communication and preferences, technology adaptation, life cycle data reporting, economics and specific product/service usage. Jkt 226001 PO 00000 Frm 00155 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Nancy J. Kessinger at (202) 461–9769 or fax (202) 275–5947. Under the PRA of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13; 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), Federal agencies must obtain approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for each collection of information they conduct or sponsor. This request for comment is being made pursuant to Section 3506(c)(2)(A) of the PRA. With respect to the following collection of information, VBA invites comments on: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of VBA’s functions, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of VBA’s estimate of the burden of the proposed collection of information; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or the use of other forms of information technology. Titles: Notice of Change in Student Status, VA Form 22–1999b. OMB Control Number: 2900–0156. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Abstract: Educational institutions use VA Form 22–1999b to report a student’s enrollment status. Benefits are not payable when a student interrupts or terminates a program. VA uses the information to determine a student’s continued entitlement to educational benefits or if the benefits should be increased, decreased, or terminated. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit, and Not-for-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden: a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 16,667 hours. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—35,000 hours. Estimated Average Burden per Respondent: a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 10 minutes. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—7 minutes. Frequency of Response: On occasion. Estimated Total Number of Responses Annually: a. VA Form 22–1999b (Paper Copy)— 100,000. b. VA Form 22–1999b (Electronically Filed)—300,000. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: October 26, 2011. E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 76, Number 211 (Tuesday, November 1, 2011)]
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[FR Doc No: 2011-27978]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration


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

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT

ACTION: Notice.

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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 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 collections and their expected 
burden. The  Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was 
published on June 24, 2011 [76 FR 37189].

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2011.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Larry Long, National Highway Traffic 
Safety Administration, Office of Defects Investigation, (202) 366-6281. 
1200 New Jersey Ave., SE., Room 48-220, Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

    Title: Consumer Complaint.
    OMB Number: 2127--0008.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Affected Public: Individuals and households.
    Abstract: Chapter 301 of title 49 of the United States Code, the 
Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require manufacturers of 
motor vehicles and items of motor vehicle equipment to conduct owner 
notification and remedy, i.e., a recall campaign, when it has been 
determined that a safety defect exists in the performance, 
construction, components, or materials in motor vehicles and motor 
vehicle equipment. To make this determination, the National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) solicits information from vehicle 
owners which is used to identify and evaluate possible safety-related 
defects and provide the necessary evidence of the existence of such a 
defect. Under the Authority of chapter 301 of Title 49 of the United 
States Code, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require 
manufacturers of motor vehicle and motor vehicle equipment which do not 
comply with the applicable motor vehicle safety standards or contains a 
defect that relates to motor vehicle safety to notify each owner that 
their vehicle contains a safety defect or noncompliance. Also, the 
manufacturer of each such motor vehicle item of replacement equipment 
presented for remedy pursuant to such notification shall cause such 
defect or noncompliance to be remedied without charge. In the case of a 
motor vehicle presented for remedy pursuant to such notification, the 
manufacturer shall cause the vehicle remedied by whichever of the 
following means he elects: (1) By repairing such vehicle; (2) by 
replacing such motor vehicle without charge; or (3) by refunding the 
purchase price less depreciation. To ensure these objectives are being 
met, NHTSA audits recalls conducted by manufacturer. These audits are 
performed on a randomly selected number of vehicle owners for 
verification and validation purposes.
    Estimated Burden Hours: 11,803.
    Number of Respondents: 47,211.

    ADDRESSES: Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of 
Information and

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Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, 
NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention NHTSA Desk Officer.
    Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; the accuracy of the Department'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 most effective if OMB receives it within 30 
days of publication.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on October 25, 2011.
Frank Borris,
Director, Office of Defects Investigation.
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