Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0039, 6285-6286 [2016-02279]


[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 24 (Friday, February 5, 2016)]
[Pages 6285-6286]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office []
[FR Doc No: 2016-02279]



Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0909]

Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management 
and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0039

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 an Information Collection Request (ICR), 
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: 1625-0039, 
Declaration of Inspection Before Transfer of Liquid in Bulk. Our ICR 
describes the information we seek to collect from the public. 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 March 
7, 2016.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2015-0909] to the Coast Guard using the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at Alternatively, you 
may submit comments to OIRA using one of the following means:
    (1) Email:
    (2) Mail: OIRA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, 
attention Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.
    (3) Fax: 202-395-6566. To ensure your comments are received in a 
timely manner, mark the fax, attention Desk Officer for the Coast 
    A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the Internet 
at 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 

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of 
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-372-8405, 
for questions on these documents.


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 Collection. There is one 
ICR for each Collection.
    The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be 
granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper 
performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard 
would appreciate comments addressing: (1) the practical utility of the 
Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection; 
(3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information 
subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the 
Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. These

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comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR 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-2015-0909], and must be received by March 7, 

Submitting Comments

    We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at If your material cannot be 
submitted using, contact the person in the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate 
instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public 
comments, are in our online docket at and 
can be viewed by following that Web site's instructions. Additionally, 
if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will 
be notified when comments are posted.
    We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted 
without change to and will include any 
personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the 
docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal 
Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal 
Register (70 FR 15086).
    OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at 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 Number: 1625-0039.

Previous Request for Comments

    This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The 
Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (80 FR 64429, October 23, 2015) 
required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments. 
Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collection.

Information Collection Request

    1. Title: Declaration of Inspection Before Transfer of Liquid in 
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0039.
    Summary: A Declaration of Inspection (DOI) documents the transfer 
of oil and hazardous materials, to help prevent spills and damage to a 
facility or vessel. Persons-in-charge of the transfer operations must 
review and certify compliance with procedures specified by the terms of 
the DOI.
    Need: Title 33 U.S.C. 1321(j) authorizes the Coast Guard to 
establish regulations to prevent the discharge of oil and hazardous 
material from vessels and facilities. The DOI regulations appear at 33 
CFR 156.150 and 46 CFR 35.35-30.
    Forms: N/A.
    Respondents: Persons-in-charge of transfers.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 
62,514 hours to 77,973 hours a year due to an increase in the estimated 
annual number of responses.

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

    Dated: January 26, 2016.
Thomas P. Michelli,
U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-02279 Filed 2-4-16; 8:45 am]