Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and Budget, 5816-5817 [2012-2548]

Download as PDF 5816 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 24 / Monday, February 6, 2012 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY National Institutes of Health Coast Guard National Institute of General Medical Sciences Notice of Closed Meeting [USCG–2012–0016] mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Pursuant to section 10(d) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, as amended (5 U.S.C. App.), notice is hereby given of the following meeting. The meeting will be closed to the public in accordance with the provisions set forth in sections 552b(c)(4) and 552b(c)(6), Title 5 U.S.C., as amended. The grant applications and the discussions could disclose confidential trade secrets or commercial property such as patentable material, and personal information concerning individuals associated with the grant applications, the disclosure of which would constitute a clearly unwarranted invasion of personal privacy. Contact Person: Name of Committee: National Institute of General Medical Sciences Special Emphasis Panel; Review of R24 Grant Applications. Date: February 10, 2012. Time: 12 PM to 2 PM. Agenda: To review and evaluate grant applications. Place: National Institutes of Health, Natcher Building, 45 Center Drive, Room 3An12A, Bethesda, MD 20892, (Telephone Conference Call). Contact Person: Mona R. Trempe, PhD, Scientific Review Officer, Office of Scientific Review, National Institute of General Medical Sciences, National Institutes of Health, 45 Center Drive, Room 3An12, Bethesda, MD 20892, (301) 594–3998, trempemo@mail.nih.gov. This notice is being published less than 15 days prior to the meeting due to technical difficulties. (Catalogue of Federal Domestic Assistance Program Nos. 93.375, Minority Biomedical Research Support; 93.821, Cell Biology and Biophysics Research; 93.859, Pharmacology, Physiology, and Biological Chemistry Research; 93.862, Genetics and Developmental Biology Research; 93.88, Minority Access to Research Careers; 93.96, Special Minority Initiatives, National Institutes of Health, HHS) Dated: January 31, 2012. Jennifer Spaeth, Director, Office of Federal Advisory Committee Policy. [FR Doc. 2012–2655 Filed 2–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4140–01–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:27 Feb 03, 2012 Jkt 226001 Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and Budget Coast Guard, DHS. Sixty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collections of information: 1625–0035, Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR part 159); and 1625– 0079, Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1995 and 1997 Amendments to the International Convention. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below. DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before April 6, 2012. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2012–0016] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following means: (1) Online: http:// www.regulations.gov. (2) Mail: DMF (M–30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. (3) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (202) 366–9329. (4) Fax: (202) 493–2251. To ensure your comments are received in a timely manner, mark the fax, to attention Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. The DMF maintains the public docket for this Notice. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket, will become part of the docket and will be available for inspection or copying at SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00062 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 room W12–140 on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may also find the docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Copies of the ICRs are available through the docket on the Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: Commandant (CG–611), Attn Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S. Coast Guard, 2100 2nd St. SW., STOP 7101, Washington, DC 20593–7101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kenlinishia Tyler, Office of Information Management, telephone (202) 475–3652, or fax (202) 475–3929, for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366–9826, for questions on the docket. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Participation and Request for Comments This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information describing the Collection’s purpose, the Collection’s likely burden on the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, and other important information describing the Collections. There is one ICR for each Collection. The Coast Guard invites comments on whether these ICRs should be granted based on the Collections being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the Collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In response to your comments, we may revise these ICRs or decide not to seek approval for the Collections. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR and the docket number of this E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 77, No. 24 / Monday, February 6, 2012 / Notices mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES request, [USCG–2012–0016], and must be received by April 6, 2012. We will post all comments received, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the ‘‘Privacy Act’’ paragraph below. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG– 2012–0016], indicate the specific section of the document to which each comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. You may submit your comments and material online (via http://www.regulations.gov), by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If you submit a comment online via www.regulations.gov, it will be considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is received at the DMF. We recommend you include your name, mailing address, an email address, or other contact information in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. You may submit your comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but please submit them by only one means. To submit your comment online, go to http:// www.regulations.gov, and type ‘‘USCG– 2012–0016’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period and will address them accordingly. Viewing comments and documents: To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click on the ‘‘read comments’’ box, which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ‘‘Keyword’’ box insert ‘‘USCG–2012– 0016’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. You may also visit the DMF in Room W12–140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:27 Feb 03, 2012 Jkt 226001 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Privacy Act Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received in 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 a Privacy Act statement regarding Coast Guard public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of the Federal Register (73 FR 3316). Information Collection Requests 1. Title: Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR part 159). OMB Control Number: 1625–0035. Summary: This information is used by the Coast Guard to ensure that regulations governing specific types of safety equipment, material and Marine Sanitation Devices (MSDs) installed on commercial vessels and pleasure craft are met. Manufacturers are required to submit drawings, specifications, and laboratory test reports to the CG before any approval is given. Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 2103, 3306, 3703, and 4302 authorize the Coast Guard to establish safety equipment and material regulations. Title 46 CFR parts 159 to 164 prescribe these requirements. Title 33 U.S.C. 1322 authorizes the Coast Guard to establish MSD regulations. Title 33 CFR part 159 prescribes these rules. NVIC 8–01 (Chg 2) prescribes the standards for navigation equipment. This information will be used to determine whether manufacturers are in compliance with Coast Guard regulations. When the Coast Guard approves any safety equipment, material or MSD for use on a commercial vessel or pleasure craft, the manufacturer is issued a Certificate of Approval. Forms: CGHQ–10030. Respondents: Manufacturers of safety equipment, materials and marine sanitation devices. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 103,289 hours to 58,414 hours a year. 2. Title: Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1995 and 1997 Amendments to the International Convention OMB Control Number: 1625–0079. Summary: This information is necessary to ensure compliance with the international requirements of the STCW PO 00000 Frm 00063 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 5817 Convention, and to maintain an acceptable level of quality in activities associated with training and assessment of merchant mariners. Need: Chapter 71 of 46 U.S.C. authorizes the Coast Guard to issue regulations related to licensing of merchant mariners. These regulations are contained in 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter B. Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection for the existing STCW requirements. NOTE— The Coast Guard has an ongoing rulemaking related to STCW [USCG– 2004–17914; RIN 1625–AA16]. Comments related to that rulemaking are outside the scope of this extension request. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners and operators of vessels, training institutions, and mariners. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 17,927 hours a year. Dated: January 27, 2012. R.E. Day, Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology. [FR Doc. 2012–2548 Filed 2–3–12; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2011–1162] Ocean Renewable Power Company, Tidal Energy Project, Cobscook Bay, ME Coast Guard, DHS. Request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Coast Guard seeks public comments and information on how to best address the proposal put forth by Ocean Renewable Energy Company (ORPC) to install five turbine generator units secured to the ocean floor, used for generating electricity from tidal currents and is now providing the public the opportunity to provide additional comments. The proposed project will take place in the navigable waters of Cobscook Bay, between the City of Eastport and the Town of Lubec in Washington County, Maine. The proposal does not impede surface navigation, but could pose a threat to navigation safety for activities that occur within the water area where these underwater turbines operate. To protect the maritime public and underwater SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06FEN1.SGM 06FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 24 (Monday, February 6, 2012)]
[Notices]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2012-0016]


Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and 
Budget

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Sixty-day notice requesting comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests 
(ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of 
its approval for the following collections of information: 1625-0035, 
Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, Engineering and 
Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & Marine Sanitation 
Devices (33 CFR part 159); and 1625-0079, Standards of Training, 
Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers (STCW), 1995 and 1997 
Amendments to the International Convention. Our ICRs describe the 
information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting these 
ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.

DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before April 6, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2012-0016] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the 
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following means:
    (1) Online: http://www.regulations.gov.
    (2) Mail: DMF (M-30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-
140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    (3) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone 
number is (202) 366-9329.
    (4) Fax: (202) 493-2251. To ensure your comments are received in a 
timely manner, mark the fax, to attention Desk Officer for the Coast 
Guard.
    The DMF maintains the public docket for this Notice. Comments and 
material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in 
this Notice as being available in the docket, will become part of the 
docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room W12-140 
on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays. You may also find the docket on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Copies of the ICRs are available through the docket on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: 
Commandant (CG-611), Attn Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S. Coast 
Guard, 2100 2nd St. SW., STOP 7101, Washington, DC 20593-7101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kenlinishia Tyler, Office of 
Information Management, telephone (202) 475-3652, or fax (202) 475-
3929, for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, 
Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366-9826, for questions on 
the docket.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Public Participation and Request for Comments

    This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to 
OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard 
collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information 
describing the Collection's purpose, the Collection's likely burden on 
the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, 
and other important information describing the Collections. There is 
one ICR for each Collection.
    The Coast Guard invites comments on whether these ICRs should be 
granted based on the Collections being necessary for the proper 
performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard 
would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the 
Collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the 
Collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
information subject to the Collections; and (4) ways to minimize the 
burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. In response to your comments, we may revise these ICRs or 
decide not to seek approval for the Collections. We will consider all 
comments and material received during the comment period.
    We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments 
and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of 
the ICR and the docket number of this

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request, [USCG-2012-0016], and must be received by April 6, 2012. We 
will post all comments received, without change, to http://www.regulations.gov. They will include any personal information you 
provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use their DMF. Please see the 
``Privacy Act'' paragraph below.

Submitting Comments

    If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG-
2012-0016], indicate the specific section of the document to which each 
comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. You may submit 
your comments and material online (via http://www.regulations.gov), by 
fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If 
you submit a comment online via www.regulations.gov, it will be 
considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit 
the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be 
considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is 
received at the DMF. We recommend you include your name, mailing 
address, an email address, or other contact information in the body of 
your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding 
your submission.
    You may submit your comments and material by electronic means, 
mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but 
please submit them by only one means. To submit your comment online, go 
to http://www.regulations.gov, and type ``USCG-2012-0016'' in the 
``Keyword'' box. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, 
submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 8\1/2\ by 11 inches, 
suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by 
mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please 
enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. We will 
consider all comments and material received during the comment period 
and will address them accordingly.
    Viewing comments and documents: To view comments, as well as 
documents mentioned in this Notice as being available in the docket, go 
to http://www.regulations.gov, click on the ``read comments'' box, 
which will then become highlighted in blue. In the ``Keyword'' box 
insert ``USCG-2012-0016'' and click ``Search.'' Click the ``Open Docket 
Folder'' in the ``Actions'' column. You may also visit the DMF in Room 
W12-140 on the ground floor of the DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.

Privacy Act

    Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received in 
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 a Privacy Act statement 
regarding Coast Guard public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of 
the Federal Register (73 FR 3316).

Information Collection Requests

    1. Title: Title 46 CFR Subchapter Q: Lifesaving, Electrical, 
Engineering and Navigation Equipment, Construction and Materials & 
Marine Sanitation Devices (33 CFR part 159).
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0035.
    Summary: This information is used by the Coast Guard to ensure that 
regulations governing specific types of safety equipment, material and 
Marine Sanitation Devices (MSDs) installed on commercial vessels and 
pleasure craft are met. Manufacturers are required to submit drawings, 
specifications, and laboratory test reports to the CG before any 
approval is given.
    Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 2103, 3306, 3703, and 4302 authorize the 
Coast Guard to establish safety equipment and material regulations. 
Title 46 CFR parts 159 to 164 prescribe these requirements. Title 33 
U.S.C. 1322 authorizes the Coast Guard to establish MSD regulations. 
Title 33 CFR part 159 prescribes these rules. NVIC 8-01 (Chg 2) 
prescribes the standards for navigation equipment. This information 
will be used to determine whether manufacturers are in compliance with 
Coast Guard regulations. When the Coast Guard approves any safety 
equipment, material or MSD for use on a commercial vessel or pleasure 
craft, the manufacturer is issued a Certificate of Approval.
    Forms: CGHQ-10030.
    Respondents: Manufacturers of safety equipment, materials and 
marine sanitation devices.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 103,289 
hours to 58,414 hours a year.
    2. Title: Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for 
Seafarers (STCW), 1995 and 1997 Amendments to the International 
Convention
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0079.
    Summary: This information is necessary to ensure compliance with 
the international requirements of the STCW Convention, and to maintain 
an acceptable level of quality in activities associated with training 
and assessment of merchant mariners.
    Need: Chapter 71 of 46 U.S.C. authorizes the Coast Guard to issue 
regulations related to licensing of merchant mariners. These 
regulations are contained in 46 CFR chapter I, subchapter B.
    Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection for the 
existing STCW requirements. NOTE--The Coast Guard has an ongoing 
rulemaking related to STCW [USCG-2004-17914; RIN 1625-AA16]. Comments 
related to that rulemaking are outside the scope of this extension 
request.
    Forms: None.
    Respondents: Owners and operators of vessels, training 
institutions, and mariners.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 17,927 hours a year.

    Dated: January 27, 2012.
R.E. Day,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, 
Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2012-2548 Filed 2-3-12; 8:45 am]
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