Hazardous Materials: Information Collection Activities, 8133-8135 [2015-03049]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES construction contracts. In this letter, IDOT asserts that if the manufacturer ‘‘prototype is delivered in time to allow testing this winter, and the testing is successful, IDOT commits to using’’ the domestically produced hinges for the remaining 250 pedestrian gate installations. If a functional prototype is not available for testing, IDOT may need to install the additional 250 hinges with the Sure Close hinge. IDOT continues to assert that use of a self-closing, force adjustable gate hinge such as the Sure Close Hinge is essential for maintaining safe pedestrian grade crossings and that a similar hinge remains unavailable from a U.S. source. After receiving the September 25, 2014 updated waiver request from IDOT, FRA again provided notice and an opportunity for comment on its public Web site, as well as by emailing the Buy America listserv. FRA received two comments. One commenter supported the waiver, while the other commenter did not support the waiver. Once again, no commenter identified a domestic supplier for the hinges. Based on NIST–MEP’s scouting report, which did not identify a U.S. manufacturer that makes the same item, IDOT’s inability at this time to locate a domestic gate hinge for pedestrian crossings meeting IDOT’s safety and schedule needs, and the fact that the public did not identify a domestic source, FRA finds that gate hinges ‘‘produced in the United States are not of a satisfactory quality.’’ Therefore, FRA grants a waiver under 49 U.S.C. § 24405(a)(2)(B) (goods of a satisfactory quality are not produced in the United States). Pursuant to 49 U.S.C. § 24405(a)(4), FRA is publishing notice of its decision to grant IDOT’s waiver request in the Federal Register and provide notice of such finding and an opportunity for public comment after which this waiver will become effective. FRA expects IDOT to continue to use its best efforts to work with the proposed domestic manufacturer and procure domesticallyproduced hinges for the remaining 250 gate installations. Question about this letter can be directed to, John Johnson, AttorneyAdvisor, at john.johnson@dot.gov or (202) 493–0078. Sincerely, Sarah Feinberg Acting Administrator Issued in Washington, DC on February 6, 2015. Melissa L. Porter, Chief Counsel. [FR Doc. 2015–02996 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–06–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration U.S. Merchant Marine Academy Board of Visitors Notice of Meeting Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Meeting notice. AGENCY: Under the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act of 1972 (5 U.S.C., Appendix, as amended), the Government in Sunshine Act of 1976 (5 U.S.C. 552b, as amended) and 41 CFR 102–3.150, the U.S. Department of Transportation, Maritime Administration (MARAD) announces that a meeting of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy (‘‘Academy’’) Board of Visitors (BOV) will take place: 1. Date: February 26, 2015. 2. Time: 2:30 to 3:30 p.m. (local) Eastern Time. 3. Requirements for Access: Members of the public wishing to attend the meeting will need to show photo identification in order to gain access to the meeting location. All participants are subject to security screening. 4. Location: To Be Determined; Washington, DC. 5. Purpose of the Meeting: The purpose of this meeting is to highlight the President’s Fiscal Year 2016 Budget Request for the Academy, update Members on the Academy Advisory Board activities, and provide an overview of the 2013–14 Academic Year Report on Sexual Harassment and Sexual Assault. This meeting will also discuss the organization of the BOV for this Congress, including selecting a Chairperson if a quorum of members is present. 6. Public Access to the Meeting: Pursuant to the Federal Advisory Committee Act (5 U.S.C. 552b and 41 CFR 102–3.140 through 102–3.165) and the availability of space, this meeting is open to the public. Seating is on a firstcome basis. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: The BOV Designated Federal Officer or Point of Contact: Brian Blower and 202–266– 2765 or brian.blower@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Any member of the public is permitted to file a written statement with the Academy BOV. Written statements should be sent to the Designated Federal Officer at: Brian Blower, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590 or faxed to 202– 366–3890. Written statements must be received no later than five working days prior to the next meeting in order to provide time for member consideration. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 8133 By rule, no member of the public attending open meetings will be allowed to present questions from the floor or speak to any issue under consideration by the BOV. Authority: 46 U.S.C. 51312; 5 U.S.C. app. 552b; 41 CFR parts 102–3.140 through 102– 3.165. By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: February 10, 2015. Christine S. Gurland, Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–03059 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–PS DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration [Docket No. PHMSA–2014–0136; Notice No. 15–5] Hazardous Materials: Information Collection Activities Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Requests (ICRs) discussed below will be forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for renewal and extension. These ICRs describe the nature of the information collections and their expected burdens. A Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on these ICRs was published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2014 [79 FR 69990] under Docket No. PHMSA– 2014–0136 (Notice No. 14–13). PHMSA did not receive any substantive comments in response to this November 24, 2014 notice. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on, or before March 16, 2015. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, by mail to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for DOT–PHMSA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, by fax, 202–395–5806, or by email, to OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Comments should refer to the information collection by title and/or OMB Control Number. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES 8134 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices We invite comments on: (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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. Docket: For access to the dockets to read background documents or comments received, go to https:// www.regulations.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Andrews or T. Glenn Foster, Standards and Rulemaking Division (PHH–12), U.S. Department of Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone (202) 366–8553. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8 (d), title 5, Code of Federal Regulations requires Federal agencies to provide interested members of the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice identifies information collection requests that PHMSA will be submitting to OMB for renewal and extension. These information collections are contained in 49 CFR parts 172, 173, 174, 178, 179, and 180 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR parts 171 through 180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, to reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on changes in proposed or final rules published since the information collections were last approved. The following information is provided for each information collection: (1) Title of the information collection, including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB Control Number; (3) abstract of the information collection activity; (4) description of affected persons; (5) estimate of total annual reporting and recordkeeping burden; and (6) frequency of collection. PHMSA will request a three-year term of approval for each information collection activity and, when approved by OMB, publish notice of the approvals in the Federal Register. PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections: Title: Testing, Inspection, and Marking Requirements for Cylinders. OMB Control Number: 2137–0022. VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 Abstract: Requirements in § 173.301 for qualification, maintenance, and use of cylinders require that cylinders be periodically inspected and retested to ensure continuing compliance with packaging standards. Information collection requirements address registration of retesters and marking of cylinders by retesters with their identification number and retest date following the completion of required tests. Records showing the results of inspections and retests must be kept by the cylinder owner or designated agent until expiration of the retest period or until the cylinder is re-inspected or retested, whichever occurs first. These requirements are intended to ensure that retesters have the qualifications to perform tests and to identify to cylinder fillers and users that cylinders are qualified for continuing use. Information collection requirements in § 173.303 require that fillers of acetylene cylinders keep, for at least 30 days, a daily record of the representative pressure to which cylinders are filled. Affected Public: Fillers, owners, users and retesters of reusable cylinders. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 139,352. Total Annual Responses: 153,287. Total Annual Burden Hours: 171,642. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. Title: Rail Carrier and Tank Car Tanks Requirements, Rail Tank Car Tanks— Transportation of Hazardous Materials by Rail. OMB Control Number: 2137–0559. Abstract: This information collection consolidates and describes the information provisions in parts 172, 173, 174, 179, and 180 of the HMR on the transportation of hazardous materials by rail and the manufacture, qualification, maintenance, and use of tank cars. The types of information collected include: (1) Approvals of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Tank Car committee: An approval is required from the AAR Tank Car Committee for a tank car to be used for a commodity other than those specified in part 173 and on the certificate of construction. This information is used to ascertain whether a commodity is suitable for transportation in a tank car. AAR approval is also required for an application for approval of designs, materials and construction, conversion or alteration of tank car tanks constructed to a specification in part 179, or an application for construction of tank cars to any new specification. This information is used to ensure that the design, construction, or PO 00000 Frm 00080 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 modification of a tank car or the construction of a tank car to a new specification is performed in accordance with the applicable requirements. (2) Progress Reports: Each owner of a tank car that is required to be modified to meet certain requirements specified in § 173.31 must submit a progress report to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). This information is used by FRA to ensure that all affected tank cars are modified before the regulatory compliance date. (3) FRA Approvals: An approval is required from FRA to transport a bulk packaging (such as a portable tank, IM portable tank, intermediate bulk container, cargo tank, or multi-unit tank car tank) containing a hazardous material in container-on-flat-car or trailer-on-flat-car service other than as authorized by § 174.63. FRA uses this information to ensure that the bulk package is properly secured using an adequate restraint system during transportation. An FRA approval is also required for the movement of any tank car that does not conform to the applicable requirements in the HMR. These latter movements are currently being reported under the information collection for special permit applications. (4) Manufacturer Reports and Certificate of Construction: These documents are prepared by tank car manufacturers and used by owners, users, and FRA personnel to verify that rail tank cars conform to the applicable specification. (5) Quality Assurance Program: Facilities that build, repair, and ensure the structural integrity of tank cars are required to develop and implement a quality assurance program. This information is used by the facility and DOT compliance personnel to ensure that each tank car is constructed or repaired in accordance with the applicable requirements. (6) Inspection Reports: A written report must be prepared and retained for each tank car that is inspected and tested in accordance with § 180.509 of the HMR. Rail carriers, users, and the FRA use this information to ensure that rail tank cars are properly maintained and are in safe condition for transporting hazardous materials. Affected Public: Manufacturers, owners, and rail carriers of tank cars. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 266. Total Annual Responses: 17,685. Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,834. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Title: Testing Requirements for Nonbulk Packaging. E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 30 / Friday, February 13, 2015 / Notices OMB Control Number: 2137–0572. Abstract: This information collection consolidates and describes the information provisions in parts 173 and 180 of the HMR on the testing requirements for non-bulk packagings. This OMB control number covers performance-oriented packaging standards and allows packaging manufacturers and shippers more flexibility in selecting more economical packagings for their products. This information collection also allows customizing the design of packagings to better suit the transportation environment that they will encounter and encourages technological innovations, decreases packaging costs, and significantly reduces the need for special permits. Affected Public: Each non-bulk packaging manufacturer that tests packagings to ensure compliance with the HMR. Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden: Number of Respondents: 5,000. Total Annual Responses: 15,500. Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,500. Frequency of Collection: On occasion. William S. Schoonover, Deputy Associate Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration. [FR Doc. 2015–03049 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Surface Transportation Board [Docket No. FD 35904] tkelley on DSK3SPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Bogalusa Bayou Railroad, L.L.C. d/b/a Geaux Geaux Railroad—Operation Exemption—Geaux Geaux Railroad, LLC Bogalusa Bayou Railroad, L.L.C. d/b/ a Geaux Geaux Railroad (BBRR), a Class III rail carrier indirectly controlled by Watco Holdings, Inc., has filed a verified notice of exemption under 49 CFR 1150.41 to operate approximately 21.95 miles of rail line (the Lines) owned by Geaux Geaux Railroad, LLC (GGRL), located: (1) Between milepost 0.00 at or near Slaughter, and milepost 9.69 at or near Zee, and (2) between milepost 345.84 at or near Slaughter, and milepost 358.10 at or near Maryland, in East Baton Rouge Parish, La.1 BBRR states it has entered into an operating agreement with GGRL and 1 GGRL was granted authority to acquire the Lines in Geaux Geaux Railroad—Acquisition & Operation Exemption—Illinois Central Railroad, FD 35826 (STB served May 23, 2014). VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:56 Feb 12, 2015 Jkt 235001 that the agreement does not contain any provision that prohibits BBRR from interchanging, or limits BBRR’s ability to interchange, traffic with a third party. BBRR also states that operation of the Lines will not result in significant changes in carrier operations. BBRR certifies that its projected annual revenues as a result of this transaction will not exceed those that would qualify it as a Class II or Class I rail carrier and will not exceed $5 million. The transaction may be consummated on or after February 28, 2015, the effective date of the exemption (30 days after the verified notice was filed). If the verified notice contains false or misleading information, the exemption is void ab initio. Petitions to revoke the exemption under 49 U.S.C. 10502(d) may be filed at any time. The filing of a petition to revoke will not automatically stay the effectiveness of the exemption. Petitions for stay must be filed no later than February 20, 2015 (at least seven days before the exemption becomes effective). An original and 10 copies of all pleadings, referring to Docket No. FD 35904, must be filed with the Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423–0001. In addition, one copy of each pleading must be served on Karl Morell, Ball Janik LLP, 655 Fifteenth St. NW., Suite 225, Washington, DC 20005. Board decisions and notices are available on our Web site at ‘‘www.stb.dot.gov.’’ Decided: February 9, 2015. By the Board, Rachel D. Campbell, Director, Office of Proceedings. Brendetta S. Jones, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2015–03011 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request February 10, 2014. The Department of the Treasury will submit the following information collection request 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 publication date of this notice. DATES: Comments should be received on or before March 16, 2015 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, or any other aspect PO 00000 Frm 00081 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 8135 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 maybe found at www.reginfo.gov. Internal Revenue Service OMB Number: 1545–XXXX. Type of Review: New Collection. Title: Pilot Test of Consumer Tipping Survey. Abstract: The IRS is charged with collecting revenue legally owed to the federal government. One important category of income comes in the form of tips. Previous empirical research has shown income from tips to be significantly underreported, limiting the IRS’s ability to collect the proper amount of tax revenue. The IRS believes a new study of consumer tipping practices is needed in order to better understand current tip reporting behavior so tax administrators and policy makers can make the tax system fairer and more efficient. Therefore, the IRS wishes to develop updated estimates of consumer tipping revenue across numerous services where tipping is prevalent. In support of this mission, IRS is seeking a standard clearance to conduct a one-month pilot test in preparation for a nation-wide consumer tipping survey. There exists a substantial difference in the cost per response between a probability and non-probability sample. Pilot tests are therefore necessary to determine the relative accuracy and selection bias of tipping data that are collected using these different sampling methodologies in order to determine if there is tradeoff between accuracy and cost. The results of the pilot will be used to determine the sampling method employed in a nation-wide survey. Affected Public: Individuals. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 4,717. Robert Dahl, Treasury PRA Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–03009 Filed 2–12–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P E:\FR\FM\13FEN1.SGM 13FEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 30 (Friday, February 13, 2015)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration

[Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0136; Notice No. 15-5]


Hazardous Materials: Information Collection Activities

AGENCY: Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration (PHMSA), 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Information Collection Requests (ICRs) 
discussed below will be forwarded to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for renewal and extension. These ICRs describe the nature 
of the information collections and their expected burdens. A Federal 
Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on 
these ICRs was published in the Federal Register on November 24, 2014 
[79 FR 69990] under Docket No. PHMSA-2014-0136 (Notice No. 14-13). 
PHMSA did not receive any substantive comments in response to this 
November 24, 2014 notice.

DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on, or before 
March 16, 2015.

ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including 
suggestions for reducing the burden, by mail to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
Attention: Desk Officer for DOT-PHMSA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, 
DC 20503, by fax, 202-395-5806, or by email, to 
OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov. Comments should refer to the information 
collection by title and/or OMB Control Number.

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    We invite comments on: (1) 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; (2) the accuracy of the Department's estimate of the burden of 
the proposed information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, 
utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (4) 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.
    Docket: For access to the dockets to read background documents or 
comments received, go to https://www.regulations.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Steven Andrews or T. Glenn Foster, 
Standards and Rulemaking Division (PHH-12), U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., East Building, 2nd Floor, Washington, DC 
20590-0001, Telephone (202) 366-8553.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Section 1320.8 (d), title 5, Code of Federal 
Regulations requires Federal agencies to provide interested members of 
the public and affected agencies an opportunity to comment on 
information collection and recordkeeping requests. This notice 
identifies information collection requests that PHMSA will be 
submitting to OMB for renewal and extension. These information 
collections are contained in 49 CFR parts 172, 173, 174, 178, 179, and 
180 of the Hazardous Materials Regulations (HMR; 49 CFR parts 171 
through 180). PHMSA has revised burden estimates, where appropriate, to 
reflect current reporting levels or adjustments based on changes in 
proposed or final rules published since the information collections 
were last approved. The following information is provided for each 
information collection: (1) Title of the information collection, 
including former title if a change is being made; (2) OMB Control 
Number; (3) abstract of the information collection activity; (4) 
description of affected persons; (5) estimate of total annual reporting 
and recordkeeping burden; and (6) frequency of collection. PHMSA will 
request a three-year term of approval for each information collection 
activity and, when approved by OMB, publish notice of the approvals in 
the Federal Register.
    PHMSA requests comments on the following information collections:

    Title: Testing, Inspection, and Marking Requirements for Cylinders.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0022.
    Abstract: Requirements in Sec.  173.301 for qualification, 
maintenance, and use of cylinders require that cylinders be 
periodically inspected and retested to ensure continuing compliance 
with packaging standards. Information collection requirements address 
registration of retesters and marking of cylinders by retesters with 
their identification number and retest date following the completion of 
required tests. Records showing the results of inspections and retests 
must be kept by the cylinder owner or designated agent until expiration 
of the retest period or until the cylinder is re-inspected or retested, 
whichever occurs first. These requirements are intended to ensure that 
retesters have the qualifications to perform tests and to identify to 
cylinder fillers and users that cylinders are qualified for continuing 
use. Information collection requirements in Sec.  173.303 require that 
fillers of acetylene cylinders keep, for at least 30 days, a daily 
record of the representative pressure to which cylinders are filled.
    Affected Public: Fillers, owners, users and retesters of reusable 
cylinders.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Number of Respondents: 139,352.
    Total Annual Responses: 153,287.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 171,642.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.

    Title: Rail Carrier and Tank Car Tanks Requirements, Rail Tank Car 
Tanks--Transportation of Hazardous Materials by Rail.
    OMB Control Number: 2137-0559.
    Abstract: This information collection consolidates and describes 
the information provisions in parts 172, 173, 174, 179, and 180 of the 
HMR on the transportation of hazardous materials by rail and the 
manufacture, qualification, maintenance, and use of tank cars. The 
types of information collected include:
    (1) Approvals of the Association of American Railroads (AAR) Tank 
Car committee: An approval is required from the AAR Tank Car Committee 
for a tank car to be used for a commodity other than those specified in 
part 173 and on the certificate of construction. This information is 
used to ascertain whether a commodity is suitable for transportation in 
a tank car. AAR approval is also required for an application for 
approval of designs, materials and construction, conversion or 
alteration of tank car tanks constructed to a specification in part 
179, or an application for construction of tank cars to any new 
specification. This information is used to ensure that the design, 
construction, or modification of a tank car or the construction of a 
tank car to a new specification is performed in accordance with the 
applicable requirements.
    (2) Progress Reports: Each owner of a tank car that is required to 
be modified to meet certain requirements specified in Sec.  173.31 must 
submit a progress report to the Federal Railroad Administration (FRA). 
This information is used by FRA to ensure that all affected tank cars 
are modified before the regulatory compliance date.
    (3) FRA Approvals: An approval is required from FRA to transport a 
bulk packaging (such as a portable tank, IM portable tank, intermediate 
bulk container, cargo tank, or multi-unit tank car tank) containing a 
hazardous material in container-on-flat-car or trailer-on-flat-car 
service other than as authorized by Sec.  174.63. FRA uses this 
information to ensure that the bulk package is properly secured using 
an adequate restraint system during transportation. An FRA approval is 
also required for the movement of any tank car that does not conform to 
the applicable requirements in the HMR. These latter movements are 
currently being reported under the information collection for special 
permit applications.
    (4) Manufacturer Reports and Certificate of Construction: These 
documents are prepared by tank car manufacturers and used by owners, 
users, and FRA personnel to verify that rail tank cars conform to the 
applicable specification.
    (5) Quality Assurance Program: Facilities that build, repair, and 
ensure the structural integrity of tank cars are required to develop 
and implement a quality assurance program. This information is used by 
the facility and DOT compliance personnel to ensure that each tank car 
is constructed or repaired in accordance with the applicable 
requirements.
    (6) Inspection Reports: A written report must be prepared and 
retained for each tank car that is inspected and tested in accordance 
with Sec.  180.509 of the HMR. Rail carriers, users, and the FRA use 
this information to ensure that rail tank cars are properly maintained 
and are in safe condition for transporting hazardous materials.
    Affected Public: Manufacturers, owners, and rail carriers of tank 
cars.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Number of Respondents: 266.
    Total Annual Responses: 17,685.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,834.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.

    Title: Testing Requirements for Non-bulk Packaging.

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    OMB Control Number: 2137-0572.
    Abstract: This information collection consolidates and describes 
the information provisions in parts 173 and 180 of the HMR on the 
testing requirements for non-bulk packagings. This OMB control number 
covers performance-oriented packaging standards and allows packaging 
manufacturers and shippers more flexibility in selecting more 
economical packagings for their products. This information collection 
also allows customizing the design of packagings to better suit the 
transportation environment that they will encounter and encourages 
technological innovations, decreases packaging costs, and significantly 
reduces the need for special permits.
    Affected Public: Each non-bulk packaging manufacturer that tests 
packagings to ensure compliance with the HMR.
    Annual Reporting and Recordkeeping Burden:
    Number of Respondents: 5,000.
    Total Annual Responses: 15,500.
    Total Annual Burden Hours: 32,500.
    Frequency of Collection: On occasion.

William S. Schoonover,
Deputy Associate Administrator, Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety 
Administration.
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