Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget, 27627-27628 [2014-10975]
[Federal Register Volume 79, Number 93 (Wednesday, May 14, 2014)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2014-10975]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Thirty-day notice requesting comments.
SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the
U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding Information Collection Requests (ICRs),
abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office
of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a
revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0082,
Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions for Certain
Towing Vessels. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose
paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.
DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before June
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket
number [USCG-2014-0093] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and/or to OIRA. To avoid
duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following means:
(1) Online: (a) To Coast Guard docket at http://www.regulations.gov. (b) To OIRA by email via: OIRAfirstname.lastname@example.org.
(2) Mail: (a) DMF (M-30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room
W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001. (b) To
OIRA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, attention Desk Officer
for the Coast Guard.
(3) Hand Delivery: To DMF address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m.,
Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is
(4) Fax: (a) To DMF, 202-493-2251. (b) To OIRA at 202-395-6566. To
ensure your comments are received in a timely manner, mark the fax,
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
Copies of the ICRs are available through the docket on the Internet
at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from:
Commandant (CG-612), Attn: Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, US Coast
Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE., STOP 7710, Washington DC
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Anthony Smith, Office of Information
Management, telephone 202-475-3532 or fax 202-372-8405, for questions
on these documents. Contact Ms. Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket
Operations, 202-366-9826, for questions on the docket.
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. These comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve
the ICRs referred to in this Notice.
We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments
and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the
OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number
of this request, [USCG 2014-0093], and must be received by June 13,
2014. 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.
If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG-
2014-0093]; 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
You may submit 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-2014-0093'' in the
``Search'' 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 ``Search'' box insert ``USCG-2014-0093'' 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
OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice
of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB
Control Numbers: 1625-0082.
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).
Previous Request for Comments
This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The
Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (79 FR 17555, March 28, 2014)
required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments.
Information Collection Request
1. Title: Navigation Safety Information and Emergency Instructions
for Certain Towing Vessels.
OMB Control Number: 1625-0082.
Type of Request: Revision of a currently approved collection.
Respondents: Owners, operators and masters of vessels.
Abstract: Navigation safety regulations help assure that the
mariner piloting a towing vessel has adequate equipment, charts, maps,
and other publications. For inspected towing vessels, a muster list and
emergency instructions provide effective plans and references for crew
to follow in an emergency situation.
Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 410,465
hours to 345,620 hours a year due to a decrease in the number of
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C.
Chapter 35, as amended.
Dated: May 3, 2014.
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command,
Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2014-10975 Filed 5-13-14; 8:45 am]
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