Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and Budget, 15233-15234 [2015-06585]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 55 / Monday, March 23, 2015 / Notices Desk Officer for the Administration, for Children and Families. Karl Koerper, OPRE Reports Clearance Officer. [FR Doc. 2015–06534 Filed 3–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4184–73–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [USCG–2015–0070; OMB Control Number 1625–0006] Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and Budget Coast Guard, DHS. Sixty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests (ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a revision to the following collections of information: 1625–0006, Shipping Articles and 1625–0018, Official Logbook. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below. DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before May 22, 2015. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2015–0070] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). To avoid duplicate submissions, please use only one of the following means: (1) Online: http://www.regulations.gov. (2) Mail: DMF (M–30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. (3) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202–366–9329. (4) Fax: 202–493–2251. To ensure your comments are received in a timely manner, mark the fax, to 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 mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Mar 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 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 at http://www.regulations.gov. 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, U.S. COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE. SE., STOP 7710, WASHINGTON DC 20593– 7710. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of Information Management, telephone 202–475–3532, or fax 202–475–3929, for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Cheryl Collins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, 202–366–9826, for questions on the docket. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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 Collections, 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. In response to your comments, we may revise these ICRs or decide not to seek approval of revisions of the Collections. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and PO 00000 Frm 00048 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 15233 related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG–2015–0070], and must be received by May 22, 2015. 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. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG– 2015–0070], 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 your submission. You may submit your 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– 2015–0070’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 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 ‘‘Keyword’’ box insert ‘‘USCG–2015– 0070’’ and click ‘‘Search.’’ Click the ‘‘Open Docket Folder’’ in the ‘‘Actions’’ column. You may also visit the DMF in E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1 15234 Federal Register / Vol. 80, No. 55 / Monday, March 23, 2015 / Notices 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 holidays. mstockstill on DSK4VPTVN1PROD with NOTICES Privacy Act 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). Information Collection Requests 1. Title: Shipping Articles. OMB Control Number: 1625–0006. Summary: Title 46 United States Code 10302 and 10502 and Title 46 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 14.201 requires applicable owners, charterers, managing operators, masters, or individuals in charge to make a shipping agreement in writing with each seaman before the seaman commences employment. Additionally, 46 CFR 14.313 requires shipping companies to submit to the Coast Guard Shipping Articles three years after the article was generated; or submitted by shipping companies that go out of business or merges with another company; or upon request by the Coast Guard. Upon receipt and acceptance, Shipping Articles are transferred and archived at the Federal Records Center in Suitland, Maryland. Need: This collection provides verification, identification, location and employment information of U.S. merchant mariners to the following: (1) Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies for use in criminal or civil law enforcement purpose, (2) shipping companies, (3) labor unions, (4) seaman’s authorized representatives, (5) seaman’s next of kin, (6) whenever the disclosure of such information would be in the best interest of the seaman or his/ her family. Forms: CG–705A. Respondents: Shipping companies. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 18,000 hours a year. 2. Title: Official Logbook. OMB Control Number: 1625–0018. Summary: The Official Logbook contains information about the voyage, the vessel’s crew, drills, watches and operations conducted during the voyage. Official Logbook entries identify particulars of the voyage, including the name of the ship, official number, port VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:51 Mar 20, 2015 Jkt 235001 of registry, tonnage, names and merchant mariner credential numbers of the master and crew, the nature of the voyage, and class of ship. In addition, it also contains entries for the vessel’s drafts, maintenance of watertight integrity of the ship, drills and inspections, crew list and report of character, a summary of laws applicable to Official Logbooks, and miscellaneous entries. Need: Title 46 United States Code (U.S.C.) 11301, 11302, 11303, and 11304 require applicable merchant vessels to maintain an Official Logbook. The Official Logbook contains information about the vessel, voyage, crew, and watch. Lack of these particulars would make it difficult for a seaman to certify vessel employment and wages, and for the Coast Guard to verify compliance with laws and regulations concerning vessel operations and safety procedures. The Official Logbook serves as an official record of recordable events transpiring at sea such as births, deaths, marriages, disciplinary actions, etc. Absent the Official Logbook, there would be no official civil record of these events. The courts accept log entries as proof that the logged event occurred. If this information was not collected, the Coast Guard’s Commercial Vessel Safety Program would be negatively impacted, as there would be no official record of U.S. merchant vessel voyages. Similarly, those seeking to prove that an event required to be logged occurred would not have an official record available. Forms: CG–706B. Respondents: Shipping companies. Frequency: On occasion. Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 1,750 hours a year. Dated: March 17, 2015. Thomas P. Michelli, Chief Information Officer, Acting, U.S. Coast Guard. [FR Doc. 2015–06585 Filed 3–20–15; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Federal Emergency Management Agency [Docket ID FEMA–FEMA–2014–0035] Assistance to Firefighters Grant Program; Fire Prevention and Safety Grants Federal Emergency Management Agency, DHS. ACTION: Notice of guidance. AGENCY: This Notice provides guidelines that describe the application SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00049 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 process for grants and the criteria for awarding Fire Prevention and Safety (FP&S) grants in the fiscal year (FY) 2014 Assistance to Firefighters Grant (AFG) Program year. It explains the differences, if any, between these guidelines and those recommended by representatives of the Nation’s fire service leadership during the annual Criteria Development meeting, which was held October 27–28, 2014. The application period for the FY 2014 FP&S Grant Program year will be held March 16–April 17, 2015, and will be announced on the AFG Web site (www.fema.gov/firegrants), www.grants.gov, and U.S. Fire Administration Web site (www.usfa.fema.gov). Authority: 15 U.S.C. 2229. Grant applications for the FP&S Grant Program will be accepted electronically at https://portal.fema.gov, from March 16–April 17, 2015. DATES: Assistance to Firefighters Grants Branch, Stop 3620, DHS/FEMA, 800 K Street NW., Washington, DC 20472–3620. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Catherine Patterson, Chief, Assistance to Firefighters Grants Branch, 1–866–274– 0960. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The purpose of the AFG Program is to enhance the safety of the public and firefighters with respect to fire and firerelated hazards. The FEMA Grant Programs Directorate administers the FP&S Grant Program as part of the AFG Program. FP&S Grants are offered to support projects in two activities: 1. Activities designed to reach highrisk target groups and mitigate the incidence of death and injuries caused by fire and fire-related hazards (‘‘FP&S Activity’’). 2. Projects aimed at improving firefighter safety, health and wellness through research and development that reduces firefighter fatalities and injuries (‘‘R&D Activity’’). The grant program’s authorizing statute requires that each year DHS publish in the Federal Register the guidelines that describe the application process and the criteria for grant awards. Approximately 1,200 applications for FP&S Grant Program funding are anticipated to be submitted electronically, using the application submission form and process available at the AFG e-Grant application portal: https://portal.fema.gov. Specific information about the submission of grant applications can be found in the ‘‘FY 2014 Fire Prevention and Safety ADDRESSES: E:\FR\FM\23MRN1.SGM 23MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 55 (Monday, March 23, 2015)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-06585]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2015-0070; OMB Control Number 1625-0006]


Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and 
Budget

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Sixty-day notice requesting comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests 
(ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a 
revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0006, 
Shipping Articles and 1625-0018, Official Logbook. Our ICRs describe 
the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting 
these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described 
below.

DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before May 22, 2015.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2015-0070] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the 
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following means:
    (1) Online: http://www.regulations.gov.
    (2) Mail: DMF (M-30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-
140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    (3) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone 
number is 202-366-9329.
    (4) Fax: 202-493-2251. To ensure your comments are received in a 
timely manner, mark the fax, to 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 
at http://www.regulations.gov.
    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, U.S. COAST 
GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE. SE., STOP 7710, WASHINGTON DC 
20593-7710.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of 
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-475-3929, 
for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Cheryl Collins, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, 202-366-9826, for questions on the docket.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

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 
Collections, 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. In response to your comments, we may revise these ICRs or 
decide not to seek approval of revisions of the Collections. We will 
consider all comments and material received during the comment period.
    We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments 
and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of 
the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG-2015-0070], and 
must be received by May 22, 2015. 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.

Submitting Comments

    If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG-
2015-0070], 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 
your submission.
    You may submit your 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-2015-0070'' in the 
``Keyword'' 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 ``Keyword'' box 
insert ``USCG-2015-0070'' and click ``Search.'' Click the ``Open Docket 
Folder'' in the ``Actions'' column. You may also visit the DMF in

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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 holidays.

Privacy Act

    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).

Information Collection Requests

    1. Title: Shipping Articles.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0006.
    Summary: Title 46 United States Code 10302 and 10502 and Title 46 
Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 14.201 requires applicable owners, 
charterers, managing operators, masters, or individuals in charge to 
make a shipping agreement in writing with each seaman before the seaman 
commences employment. Additionally, 46 CFR 14.313 requires shipping 
companies to submit to the Coast Guard Shipping Articles three years 
after the article was generated; or submitted by shipping companies 
that go out of business or merges with another company; or upon request 
by the Coast Guard. Upon receipt and acceptance, Shipping Articles are 
transferred and archived at the Federal Records Center in Suitland, 
Maryland.
    Need: This collection provides verification, identification, 
location and employment information of U.S. merchant mariners to the 
following: (1) Federal, state and local law enforcement agencies for 
use in criminal or civil law enforcement purpose, (2) shipping 
companies, (3) labor unions, (4) seaman's authorized representatives, 
(5) seaman's next of kin, (6) whenever the disclosure of such 
information would be in the best interest of the seaman or his/her 
family.
    Forms: CG-705A.
    Respondents: Shipping companies.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 18,000 hours a year.
    2. Title: Official Logbook.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0018.
    Summary: The Official Logbook contains information about the 
voyage, the vessel's crew, drills, watches and operations conducted 
during the voyage. Official Logbook entries identify particulars of the 
voyage, including the name of the ship, official number, port of 
registry, tonnage, names and merchant mariner credential numbers of the 
master and crew, the nature of the voyage, and class of ship. In 
addition, it also contains entries for the vessel's drafts, maintenance 
of watertight integrity of the ship, drills and inspections, crew list 
and report of character, a summary of laws applicable to Official 
Logbooks, and miscellaneous entries.
    Need: Title 46 United States Code (U.S.C.) 11301, 11302, 11303, and 
11304 require applicable merchant vessels to maintain an Official 
Logbook. The Official Logbook contains information about the vessel, 
voyage, crew, and watch. Lack of these particulars would make it 
difficult for a seaman to certify vessel employment and wages, and for 
the Coast Guard to verify compliance with laws and regulations 
concerning vessel operations and safety procedures. The Official 
Logbook serves as an official record of recordable events transpiring 
at sea such as births, deaths, marriages, disciplinary actions, etc. 
Absent the Official Logbook, there would be no official civil record of 
these events. The courts accept log entries as proof that the logged 
event occurred. If this information was not collected, the Coast 
Guard's Commercial Vessel Safety Program would be negatively impacted, 
as there would be no official record of U.S. merchant vessel voyages. 
Similarly, those seeking to prove that an event required to be logged 
occurred would not have an official record available.
    Forms: CG-706B.
    Respondents: Shipping companies.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 1,750 hours a year.

    Dated: March 17, 2015.
Thomas P. Michelli,
 Chief Information Officer, Acting, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2015-06585 Filed 3-20-15; 8:45 am]
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