Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery, 22757-22758 [2014-09025]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 78 / Wednesday, April 23, 2014 / Notices 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [Docket No. DOT–MARAD–2014–0064] Russell Alan Krause, 202–366–1031, Division of Sealift Operations, W23– 102–306, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES OMB Control Number: 2133–0025. Title: Automated Mutual Assistance Vessel Rescue System (AMVER). Form Numbers: None. Type of Review: Extension of currently approved information collection. Background: This collection of information is used to gather information regarding the location of U.S.-flag vessels and certain other U.S. citizen-owned vessels for the purpose of search and rescue in the saving of lives at sea and for the marshalling of ships for national defense and safety purposes. The collection of information is necessary for maintaining a current plot of U.S.-flag and U.S.-owned vessels. Respondents: U.S.-flag and U.S. citizen-owned vessels. Number of Respondents: 3,998. Frequency: Every 48 hours. Number of Responses: 731,634. Total Annual Burden: 51,214. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:93. [FR Doc. 2014–09044 Filed 4–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:37 Apr 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Title XI Obligation Guarantees Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: April 15, 2014. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. Maritime Administration The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 23, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–2014–0064] through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Norman Serlin, 202–366–8159, Office of Marine Financing, MAR–720, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC, 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2133–0018. Title: Title XI Obligation Guarantees— 46 CFR 298. Form Numbers: MA–163 and MA– 163A. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: In accordance with the Merchant Marine Act, 1936, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) is authorized to execute a full faith and credit guarantee by the United States of debt obligations issued to finance or refinance the construction or reconstruction of vessels. In addition, the program allows for financing shipyard modernization and improvement projects. The information to be collected will be used to evaluate an applicant’s project and capabilities, make the required determinations, and SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00140 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 22757 administer any agreements executed upon approval of loan guarantees. Respondents: Individuals/businesses interested in obtaining loan guarantees for construction or reconstruction of vessels as well as businesses interested in shipyard modernization and improvements. Number of Respondents: 10. Frequency: Annually. Number of Responses: 10. Total Annual Burden: 1500. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1:93. Date: April 15, 2014. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–09049 Filed 4–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD–2014–0062] Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection(s): Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection involves collecting, analyzing, and interpreting information to identify strengths and weaknesses of current services and make improvements in service delivery based on feedback. If this information is not collected, vital feedback from customers and stakeholders on the Agency’s services will be unavailable. We are required to SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1 wreier-aviles on DSK5TPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 22758 Federal Register / Vol. 79, No. 78 / Wednesday, April 23, 2014 / Notices publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 23, 2014. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–2014–0062] through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Jackson, 202–366–0615, Office of Management and Administrative Services, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Control Number: 2133–0543. Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery. Form Numbers: N/A. Type of Review: Renewal of a previously approved information collection. Background: This collection of information is necessary to enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency’s programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management. Respondents: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government. Number of Respondents: 8696. Frequency: Once per request. Number of Responses: 8696. VerDate Mar<15>2010 15:37 Apr 22, 2014 Jkt 232001 Total Annual Burden: 1449. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93. Date: April 15, 2014. Julie P. Agarwal, Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2014–09025 Filed 4–22–14; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket Number MARAD–2014–0052] Ship Disposal: Ex-USNS COMET Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice: Ship Disposal Request for Comments. AGENCY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) plans to dispose of an obsolete vessel the ex-USNS COMET, which is currently located at its Suisun Bay Reserve Fleet in Benicia, California. This action constitutes an undertaking as defined under Section 106 of the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 (16 U.S.C. 470 et seq.). Section 106 requires Federal agencies to take into account the effects of their undertakings on historic properties and afford the public a reasonable opportunity to comment. The historic preservation review process mandated by Section 106 is outlined in 36 CFR Part 800 ‘‘Protection of Historic Properties’’ issued by the Advisory Council on Historic Preservation. Pursuant to 32 CFR Part 800.2(d)(2), agencies must provide the public with information about an undertaking and its effects on historic properties and seek public comment and input. If you have comments about the disposal of this vessel, please submit your comments as described in this notice. DATES: All comments must be received on or before July 22, 2014. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00141 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket Number MARAD–2014–0052 by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search MARAD– 2014–0052 and follow the instructions for submitting comments. • Email: MARAD.History@dot.gov. Include docket number and/or RIN number 2014–0052 in the subject line of the message. • Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590. If you would like to know that your comments reached the facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. • Hand Delivery/Courier: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. The Docket Management Facility is open 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. ADDRESSES: Note: If you mail or hand deliver your comment we recommend that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a telephone number in the body of your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding your submission. If you submit your comment by mail or hand delivery, submit the comment in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name and docket number or Regulatory Information Number (RIN) for this rulemaking. All comments received will be posted without change to the docket at www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. For detailed instructions on submitting comments and additional information on the rulemaking process, see the section below entitled Public Participation. For more information about the ex-USNS COMET, please visit: http:// www.marad.dot.gov/documents/Comet_ HAER_Report.pdf; http:// www.marad.dot.gov/ships_shipping_ landing_page/Ships_History/ Comet.htm; and http:// www.marad.dot.gov/Assets/html/usns_ comet_main.html. You may contact Barbara Voulgaris, Maritime Administration, at (202) 366–0866, for questions relating to this vessel and the National Historic Preservation Act. If you have questions on viewing the Docket, call Cheryl Collins, Program FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\23APN1.SGM 23APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 78 (Wednesday, April 23, 2014)]
[Notices]
[Pages 22757-22758]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-09025]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. DOT-MARAD-2014-0062]


Agency Requests for Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection(s): Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative 
Feedback on Agency Service Delivery

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments 
about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The collection 
involves collecting, analyzing, and interpreting information to 
identify strengths and weaknesses of current services and make 
improvements in service delivery based on feedback. If this information 
is not collected, vital feedback from customers and stakeholders on the 
Agency's services will be unavailable. We are required to

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publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction 
Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 23, 2014.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2014-0062] through one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West 
Building, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Barbara Jackson, 202-366-0615, Office 
of Management and Administrative Services, Maritime Administration, 
U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0543.
    Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback 
on Agency Service Delivery.
    Form Numbers: N/A.
    Type of Review: Renewal of a previously approved information 
collection.
    Background: This collection of information is necessary to enable 
the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, 
timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service 
delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders 
will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and 
satisfying experience with the Agency's programs. This feedback will 
provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences 
and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or 
focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in 
operations might improve delivery of products or services. These 
collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable 
communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. 
It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement 
of program management.
    Respondents: Individuals and Households, Businesses and 
Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government.
    Number of Respondents: 8696.
    Frequency: Once per request.
    Number of Responses: 8696.
    Total Annual Burden: 1449.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the Department's 
performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the 
Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized 
without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency 
will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's 
clearance of this information collection.

    Authority:  The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.

     Date: April 15, 2014.
Julie P. Agarwal,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2014-09025 Filed 4-22-14; 8:45 am]
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