Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities, 57455-57456 [2013-22622]

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While attending meetings or when otherwise engaged in committee business, members will be reimbursed for travel and per diem expenses as permitted under applicable Federal Travel Regulations. Authority: 5 U.S.C. app. 2; 41 CFR parts 101–6 and 102–3; DOT Order 1120.3B. By Order of the Maritime Administrator: Dated: September 12, 2013. Julie Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2013–22680 Filed 9–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2013–0137] Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57455 soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on June 14, 2013, (78 FR 36016). PHMSA received one comment in response to that notice. PHMSA is publishing this notice to respond to the comment, provide the public with an additional 30 days to comment, and announce that the revised Information Collection will be submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to OMB, Attention: Desk Officer for PHMSA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 18, 2013. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202–366– 1246, by fax at 202–366–4566, or by mail at U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., PHP–30, Washington, DC 20590–0001. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal Regulations requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies an information collection request that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal and extension. This information collection is contained in the pipeline safety regulations at 49 CFR Parts 190–199. Summary of Topic Comments/ Responses During the two-month response period for the information collection renewal, PHMSA received one comment from the Pipeline Safety Trust (PST). This 30-day notice responds to the comments, which may be found at https://www.regulations.gov, at docket number PHMSA–2013–0137. The following is a summary of the comment received: Comment: The Pipeline Safety Trust (PST) believes that improvements are needed to the data collected by the NPMS. They point out, ‘‘The accuracy of the data is not high enough to adequately assist local communities who are planning or preparing for potential emergencies;’’ and suggest that PHMSA require, rather than suggest, NPMS data submissions be made annually. The PST also requests that PHMSA require data on pipelines that are in High Consequence Areas (HCAs) to be submitted at a greater degree of accuracy and recommends that PHMSA E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1 emcdonald on DSK67QTVN1PROD with NOTICES 57456 Federal Register / Vol. 78, No. 181 / Wednesday, September 18, 2013 / Notices heeds NTSB’s (P–11–1) recommendation that pipeline operators share ‘‘. . . system-specific information, including pipe diameter, operating pressure, product transported, and potential impact radius, about their pipeline systems . . .’’ through the NPMS system. PST believes that sharing this information would be a good way to make this important data accessible to emergency management and planning professionals in local communities. PHMSA’s Response: PHMSA will consider PST’s comment when evaluating further changes to the NPMS data. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control number; (3) type of request; (4) abstract of the information collection activity; (5) description of affected public; (6) estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (7) frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collection: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: National Pipeline Mapping Program. OMB Control Number: 2137–0596. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: Each operator of a pipeline facility (except distribution lines and gathering lines) must provide contact information and geospatial data on their pipeline system. This information should be updated on an annual basis. The provided information is incorporated into the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) to support various regulatory programs, pipeline inspections, and authorized external customers. The periodic updates of operator pipeline data inform the NPMS of any changes to the data over the previous year and allow PHMSA to maintain and improve the accuracy of the information. Affected Public: Operators of pipeline facilities (except distribution lines and gathering lines). Estimated Number of Responses: 894. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,312 hours. Frequency of Collection: Annual. 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 VerDate Mar<15>2010 16:45 Sep 17, 2013 Jkt 229001 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 the date of publication in the Federal Register. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:48. Issued in Washington, DC on September 12, 2013, under authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.97. John A. Gale, Director, Office of Standards and Rulemaking. [FR Doc. 2013–22622 Filed 9–17–13; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request September 12, 2013. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection requests to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and clearance in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13, on or after the date of publication of this notice. DATES: Comments should be received on or before October 18, 2013 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect of the information collection, including suggestion for reducing the burden, to (1) Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for Treasury, New Executive Office Building, Room 10235, Washington, DC 20503, or email at OIRA_Submission@ OMB.EOP.GOV and (2) Treasury PRA Clearance Officer, 1750 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Suite 8140, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 927–5331, email at PRA@treasury.gov, or the entire information collection request may be found at www.reginfo.gov. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) OMB Number: 1545–1068. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. PO 00000 Frm 00106 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Title: INTL–362–88 (T.D. 8618) Definition of a Controlled Foreign Corporation, Foreign Base Company Income, and Foreign Personal Holding Company Income of a Controlled Foreign Corporation. Abstract: The election and recordkeeping requirements are necessary to exclude certain high-taxed or active business income from subpart F income or to include certain income in the appropriate category of subpart F income. The recordkeeping and election procedures allow the U.S. shareholders and the IRS to know the amount of the controlled foreign corporation’s subpart F income. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses and other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 50,417. OMB Number: 1545–1296. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: PS–27–91 (TD 8442) Procedural Rules for Excise Taxes Currently Reportable on Form 720, PS–8–95 (TD 8685) Deposits of Excise Taxes. Abstract: Internal Revenue Code section 6302(c) authorizes the use of Government depositaries for the receipt of taxes imposed under the internal revenue laws. These regulations provide reporting and recordkeeping requirements related to return, payments, and deposits of tax for excise taxes currently reportable on Form 720. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses and other for-profits. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 242,350. OMB Number: 1545–1574. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Tuition Payments Statement. Form: 1098–T. Abstract: Section 6050S of the Internal Revenue Code requires eligible education institutions to report certain information regarding tuition payments to the IRS and to students. Form 1098– T has been developed to meet this requirement. Affected Public: Private Sector: Businesses and other for-profits; Notfor-profit institutions. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 4,848,090. OMB Number: 1545–1721. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Taxable REIT Subsidiary Election. Form: 8875. E:\FR\FM\18SEN1.SGM 18SEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2013-0137]


Pipeline Safety: Information Collection Activities

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
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 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and approval. A 
Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on the following information collection was published on June 
14, 2013, (78 FR 36016). PHMSA received one comment in response to that 
notice. PHMSA is publishing this notice to respond to the comment, 
provide the public with an additional 30 days to comment, and announce 
that the revised Information Collection will be submitted to the Office 
of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, to OMB, Attention: Desk Officer 
for PHMSA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 18, 2013.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Angela Dow by telephone at 202-366-
1246, by fax at 202-366-4566, or by mail at U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., PHP-30, Washington, DC 20590-0001.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8(d), Title 5, Code of Federal 
Regulations requires PHMSA to provide interested members of the public 
and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information 
collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies an 
information collection request that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for 
renewal and extension. This information collection is contained in the 
pipeline safety regulations at 49 CFR Parts 190-199.

Summary of Topic Comments/Responses

    During the two-month response period for the information collection 
renewal, PHMSA received one comment from the Pipeline Safety Trust 
(PST). This 30-day notice responds to the comments, which may be found 
at https://www.regulations.gov, at docket number PHMSA-2013-0137. The 
following is a summary of the comment received:
    Comment: The Pipeline Safety Trust (PST) believes that improvements 
are needed to the data collected by the NPMS. They point out, ``The 
accuracy of the data is not high enough to adequately assist local 
communities who are planning or preparing for potential emergencies;'' 
and suggest that PHMSA require, rather than suggest, NPMS data 
submissions be made annually. The PST also requests that PHMSA require 
data on pipelines that are in High Consequence Areas (HCAs) to be 
submitted at a greater degree of accuracy and recommends that PHMSA

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heeds NTSB's (P-11-1) recommendation that pipeline operators share ``. 
. . system-specific information, including pipe diameter, operating 
pressure, product transported, and potential impact radius, about their 
pipeline systems . . .'' through the NPMS system. PST believes that 
sharing this information would be a good way to make this important 
data accessible to emergency management and planning professionals in 
local communities.
    PHMSA's Response: PHMSA will consider PST's comment when evaluating 
further changes to the NPMS data.
    The following information is provided for each information 
collection: (1) Title of the information collection; (2) OMB control 
number; (3) type of request; (4) abstract of the information collection 
activity; (5) description of affected public; (6) estimate of total 
annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (7) frequency of 
collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each 
information collection activity.
    PHMSA requests comments on the following information collection:

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: National Pipeline Mapping Program.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0596.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: Each operator of a pipeline facility (except distribution 
lines and gathering lines) must provide contact information and 
geospatial data on their pipeline system. This information should be 
updated on an annual basis. The provided information is incorporated 
into the National Pipeline Mapping System (NPMS) to support various 
regulatory programs, pipeline inspections, and authorized external 
customers. The periodic updates of operator pipeline data inform the 
NPMS of any changes to the data over the previous year and allow PHMSA 
to maintain and improve the accuracy of the information.
    Affected Public: Operators of pipeline facilities (except 
distribution lines and gathering lines).
    Estimated Number of Responses: 894.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 16,312 hours.
    Frequency of Collection: Annual.
    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 the date of publication in the Federal 
Register.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:48.

    Issued in Washington, DC on September 12, 2013, under authority 
delegated in 49 CFR 1.97.
John A. Gale,
Director, Office of Standards and Rulemaking.
[FR Doc. 2013-22622 Filed 9-17-13; 8:45 am]
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