Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, 11177-11178 [2014-04307]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2014 / Notices The Consensus Standards The FAA finds the following new and revised consensus standards acceptable for certification of the specified aircraft under the provisions of the Sport Pilot and Light-Sport Aircraft rule. The following consensus standards become effective February 27, 2014 and may be used unless the FAA publishes a specific notification otherwise: ASTM Designation F2241–13, titled: Standard Specification for Continued Airworthiness System for Powered Parachute Aircraft ASTM Designation F2244–13, titled: Standard Specification for Design of Powered Parachute Aircraft ASTM Designation F2245–13b, titled: Standard Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Airplane ASTM Designation F2355–13, titled: Standard Specification for Design and Performance Requirements for Lighter-Than-Air Light Sport Aircraft ASTM Designation F2426–13, titled: Standard Guide on Wing Interface Documentation for Powered Parachute Aircraft ASTM Designation F2506–13, titled: Standard Specification for Design and Testing of Light Sport Aircraft Propellers ASTM Designation F2564–13, titled: Standard Specification for Design and Performance of a Light Sport Glider ASTM Designation F2930–13, titled: Standard Guide for Compliance with Light Sport Aircraft Standards ASTM Designation F2972–12, titled: Standard Specification for Light Sport Aircraft Manufacturer’s Quality Assurance System ASTM Designation F3035–13, titled: Standard Practice for Production Acceptance in the Manufacture of a Fixed Wing Light Sport Aircraft mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Availability These consensus standards are copyrighted by ASTM International, 100 Barr Harbor Drive, P.O. Box C700, West Conshohocken, PA 19428–2959. Individual reprints of a standard (single or multiple copies, or special compilations and other related technical information) may be obtained by contacting ASTM at this address, or at (610) 832–9585 (phone), (610) 832–9555 (fax), through service@astm.org (email), or through the ASTM Web site at www.astm.org. To inquire about standard content and/or membership or about ASTM International Offices abroad, contact Christine DeJong, Staff Manager for Committee F37 on Light Sport Aircraft: (610) 832–9736, cdejong@astm.org. VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Feb 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 Issued in Kansas City, Missouri, on February 21, 2014. Earl Lawrence, Manager, Small Airplane Directorate, Aircraft Certification Service. [FR Doc. 2014–04321 Filed 2–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Government/Industry Aeronautical Charting Forum Meeting Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces the biannual meeting of the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Aeronautical Charting Forum (ACF) to discuss informational content and design of aeronautical charts and related products, as well as instrument flight procedures development policy and design criteria. DATES: The ACF is separated into two distinct groups. The Instrument Procedures Group (IPG) will meet April 29, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The Charting Group will meet April 30 and May 1, 2014 from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be hosted by MITRE at 7517 Colshire Drive, Conference Center, McLean, VA 22102. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For information relating to the Instrument Procedures Group, contact Thomas E. Schneider, FAA, Flight Procedures Standards Branch, AFS–420, 6500 South MacArthur Blvd., P.O. Box 25082, Oklahoma City, OK 73125; telephone: (405) 954–5852; Email: thomas.e.schneider@faa.gov. For information relating to the Charting Group, contact Valerie S. Watson, FAA, National Aeronautical Navigation Products (AeroNav Products), Quality Assurance & Standards, AJV–3B, 1305 East-West Highway, SSMC4, Station 3409, Silver Spring, MD 20910; telephone: (301) 427–5155; Email: valerie.s.watson@ faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to § 10(a)(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Pub. L. 92–463; 5 U.S.C. App. II), notice is hereby given of a meeting of the FAA Aeronautical Charting Forum to be held from April 29 through May 1, 2014, from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at MITRE, at their Conference Center at 7517 Colshire Drive, McLean, VA 22102. The Instrument Procedures Group agenda will include briefings and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00104 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 11177 discussions on recommendations regarding pilot procedures for instrument flight, as well as criteria, design, and developmental policy for instrument approach and departure procedures. The Charting Group agenda will include briefings and discussions on recommendations regarding aeronautical charting specifications, flight information products, and new aeronautical charting and air traffic control initiatives. Attendance is open to the interested public, but will be limited to the space available. Please note the following special security requirements for access to MITRE. A picture I.D. is required of all U.S. citizens. Personnel with a U.S. Government badge (FAA, DOT, etc.) will be issued a ‘‘Non-Escort’’ badge. All other personnel will be issued an ‘‘Escort Required’’ badge. All Non-U.S. citizen participants are required to have a passport. Additionally, no later than April 15, 2014, ALL non-U.S. national attendees must provide their name, country of citizenship, company/organization representing, and country of the company/organization to: Al Herndon, MITRE, at aherndon@mitre.org. Foreign nationals who do not provide the required information will not be allowed entrance—NO EXCEPTIONS. The public must make arrangements by April 8, 2014, to present oral statements at the meeting. The public may present written statements and/or new agenda items to the committee by providing a copy to the person listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION section not later than April 8, 2014. Public statements will only be considered if time permits. Issued in Washington, DC, on February 18, 2014. Valerie S. Watson, Co-Chair, Aeronautical Charting Forum. [FR Doc. 2014–04309 Filed 2–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2014–0007] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995 SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 11178 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 39 / Thursday, February 27, 2014 / Notices (44 U.S.C. 3501–3521), this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on December 20, 2013. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden. DATES: Please submit comments by March 31, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2014-0007 by any of the following methods: Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Crystal Jones, 202–366–2976, Office of Freight Management & Operations (HOFM–1), Office of Operations, Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., Room E84–313, Washington, DC 20509. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Utilization of the Private Sector for Surveying and Mapping Services Survey. Background: Section 1517 of MAP– 21, the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act (Pub. L. 112–141), requires the Secretary of Transportation to conduct a survey of all States to determine the percentage of projects carried out under title 23, United States Code, in each State that utilize private sector sources for surveying and mapping services. Additionally, Section 306 of Title 23, United States Code, requires the Secretary of Transportation to issue guidance to encourage States to utilize, to the maximum extent practicable, private sector sources for surveying and mapping services for projects under title 23 of the United States Code; and, to develop a process for the oversight and regular monitoring VerDate Mar<15>2010 17:58 Feb 26, 2014 Jkt 232001 of each State’s use of the private sector to provide these services. The FHWA, via a survey, will be requesting information from the State Transportation Agencies to determine the percent of projects in each state for which private sector sources were utilized for surveying and mapping services. Included in the survey will be the request for information from the State transportation agencies, on the extent to which they use the private sector for surveying and mapping activities. Information obtained from the survey will be used to issue revised guidance recommending appropriate roles for government and private sector surveying activities and in continuing to encourage States to use private sector sources to provide these services. The survey results will also be used to develop a process for the oversight and regular monitoring of each State’s use of the private sector to provide these services. Respondents: State Transportation Agencies (52, including the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) in the first year, with follow-up surveys every two years after the initial survey. Frequency: Every two years after the initial survey. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 24 hours per participant State and 1.5 hours in the follow-up years. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 1,248 hours in the first year and 78 hours in the followup years. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: February 21, 2014. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2014–04307 Filed 2–26–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request February 24, 2014. 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 March 31, 2014 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 of the information collection, including suggestions 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 8141, Washington, DC 20220, or email at PRA@treasury.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Copies of the submission(s) may be obtained by calling (202) 622–1295, emailing PRA@treasury.gov, or the entire information collection request may be found at www.reginfo.gov. Internal Revenue Service (IRS) OMB Number: 1545–0172. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: Form 4562—Depreciation and Amortization (Including Information on Listed Property). Form: 4562. Abstract: Taxpayers use Form 4562 to: claim a deduction for depreciation and/ or amortization; make a section 179 election to expense depreciable assets; and answer questions regarding the use of automobiles and other listed property to substantiate the business use under section 274(d). Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations; Farms; Individuals or households. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 448,368,447. OMB Number: 1545–1102. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. Title: PS–19–92 (TD 9420—Final) Carryover Allocations and Other Rules Relating to the Low-Income Housing Credit. Abstract: These final regulations amend the utility allowances regulations concerning the low-income housing tax credit. The final regulations update the utility allowance regulations to provide new options for estimating tenant utility costs. The regulations provide the IRS the information it needs to ensure that low-income housing tax credits are being properly allocated under section 42. Affected Public: Businesses or other for-profit organizations. Estimated Annual Burden Hours: 4,008. OMB Number: 1545–1345. Type of Review: Extension without change of a currently approved collection. E:\FR\FM\27FEN1.SGM 27FEN1

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[FR Doc No: 2014-04307]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2014-0007]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for a New Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995

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(44 U.S.C. 3501-3521), this notice announces that FHWA will submit the 
collection of information described below to the Office of Management 
and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice 
with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following 
collection of information was published on December 20, 2013. The PRA 
submission describes the nature of the information collection and its 
expected cost and burden.

DATES: Please submit comments by March 31, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2014-
0007 by any of the following methods:
    Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Crystal Jones, 202-366-2976, Office of Freight Management & 
Operations (HOFM-1), Office of Operations, Federal Highway 
Administration, 1200 New Jersey Ave., Room E84-313, Washington, DC 
20509. Office hours are from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Utilization of the Private Sector for Surveying and Mapping 
Services Survey.
    Background: Section 1517 of MAP-21, the Moving Ahead for Progress 
in the 21st Century Act (Pub. L. 112-141), requires the Secretary of 
Transportation to conduct a survey of all States to determine the 
percentage of projects carried out under title 23, United States Code, 
in each State that utilize private sector sources for surveying and 
mapping services. Additionally, Section 306 of Title 23, United States 
Code, requires the Secretary of Transportation to issue guidance to 
encourage States to utilize, to the maximum extent practicable, private 
sector sources for surveying and mapping services for projects under 
title 23 of the United States Code; and, to develop a process for the 
oversight and regular monitoring of each State's use of the private 
sector to provide these services.
    The FHWA, via a survey, will be requesting information from the 
State Transportation Agencies to determine the percent of projects in 
each state for which private sector sources were utilized for surveying 
and mapping services. Included in the survey will be the request for 
information from the State transportation agencies, on the extent to 
which they use the private sector for surveying and mapping activities. 
Information obtained from the survey will be used to issue revised 
guidance recommending appropriate roles for government and private 
sector surveying activities and in continuing to encourage States to 
use private sector sources to provide these services. The survey 
results will also be used to develop a process for the oversight and 
regular monitoring of each State's use of the private sector to provide 
these services.
    Respondents: State Transportation Agencies (52, including the 
District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) in the first year, with follow-up 
surveys every two years after the initial survey.
    Frequency: Every two years after the initial survey.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 24 hours per participant 
State and 1.5 hours in the follow-up years.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 1,248 hours in 
the first year and 78 hours in the follow-up years.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued On: February 21, 2014.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2014-04307 Filed 2-26-14; 8:45 am]
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