30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Arbitration Option Notices, 70479 [2016-24609]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 81, No. 197 / Wednesday, October 12, 2016 / Notices Dated: October 6, 2016. Brendetta S. Jones, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2016–24616 Filed 10–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD 30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Arbitration Option Notices Notice and request for comments. ACTION: mstockstill on DSK3G9T082PROD with NOTICES AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board. SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501–3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval of an extension for the collection of Arbitration Option Notices, which is further described below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 26,303 (May 2, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received. DATES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by November 14, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, Surface Transportation Board: Arbitration Option Notice.’’ These comments should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Chandana L. Achanta, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer, by email at OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV; by fax at (202) 395–6974; or by mail to Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Please also direct comments to Chris Oehrle, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001, or to PRA@stb.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding this collection, contact Michael Higgins, Deputy Director, Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0284 or at michael.higgins@stb.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are requested concerning: (1) The accuracy of the Board’s burden VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:13 Oct 11, 2016 Jkt 241001 estimates; (2) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on the respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized and included in the Board’s request for OMB approval. Description of Collection Title: Arbitration Option Notices. OMB Control Number: 2140–0020. STB Form Number: None. Type of Review: Extension with change. Respondents: All regulated rail carriers. Number of Respondents: 1. Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours. Frequency: Annually. Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): .5 hours. Total ‘‘Non-hour Burden’’ Cost: None identified. Filings are submitted electronically to the Board. Needs and Uses: Under 49 CFR 1108.3, rail carriers may agree to participate in the Board’s arbitration program by filing a notice with the Board to ‘‘opt in.’’ Once a rail carrier is participating in the Board’s arbitration program, it may discontinue its participation only by filing a notice to ‘‘opt out’’ with the Board, which would become effective 90 days after its filing. Under the PRA, a federal agency that conducts or sponsors a collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements that persons submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, third parties, or the public. Section 3507(b) of the PRA requires, concurrent with an agency’s submitting a collection to OMB for approval, a 30-day notice and comment period through publication in the Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, including each proposed extension of an existing collection of information. Dated: October 6, 2016. Brendetta S. Jones, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2016–24609 Filed 10–11–16; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P PO 00000 Frm 00094 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 70479 SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD 30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: Household Goods Movers’ Disclosure Requirements Surface Transportation Board. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: As required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501– 3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives notice of its intent to seek approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for an extension of the information collections (here, third-party disclosures) required by the Board’s decisions in Released Rates of Motor Common Carriers of Household Goods, RR 999 (Amendment No. 5) (STB served Jan. 21, 2011); Released Rates of Motor Common Carriers of Household Goods, RR 999 (Amendment No. 5) (STB served Jan. 10, 2012). The information collection is described in more detail below. The Board previously published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 35,810 (June 3, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review and comment period. No comments were received. DATES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by November 14, 2016. ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ‘‘Paperwork Reduction Act Comments, Surface Transportation Board: Household Goods Movers’ Disclosure Requirements.’’ These comments should be directed to the Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention: Chandana L. Achanta, Surface Transportation Board Desk Officer, by email at OIRA_ SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV; by fax at (202) 395–6974; or by mail to Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. Please also direct comments to Chris Oehrle, Surface Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423– 0001, or to PRA@stb.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding this collection, contact Michael Higgins, Deputy Director, Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245–0284 or at michael.higgins@stb.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1–800–877–8339.] SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are requested concerning: (1) The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\12OCN1.SGM 12OCN1

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SURFACE TRANSPORTATION BOARD


30-Day Notice of Intent To Seek Extension of Approval: 
Arbitration Option Notices

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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AGENCY: Surface Transportation Board.
SUMMARY: As part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork burdens, 
and as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, 44 U.S.C. 3501-
3521 (PRA), the Surface Transportation Board (STB or Board) gives 
notice that it is requesting from the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) approval of an extension for the collection of Arbitration Option 
Notices, which is further described below. The Board previously 
published a notice about this collection in the Federal Register. 81 FR 
26,303 (May 2, 2016). That notice allowed for a 60-day public review 
and comment period. No comments were received.

DATES: Comments on this information collection should be submitted by 
November 14, 2016.

ADDRESSES: Written comments should be identified as ``Paperwork 
Reduction Act Comments, Surface Transportation Board: Arbitration 
Option Notice.'' These comments should be directed to the Office of 
Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Attention: Chandana L. Achanta, Surface Transportation Board Desk 
Officer, by email at OIRA_SUBMISSION@OMB.EOP.GOV; by fax at (202) 395-
6974; or by mail to Room 10235, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 
20503. Please also direct comments to Chris Oehrle, Surface 
Transportation Board, 395 E Street SW., Washington, DC 20423-0001, or 
to PRA@stb.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For further information regarding this 
collection, contact Michael Higgins, Deputy Director, Office of Public 
Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245-0284 or 
at michael.higgins@stb.gov. [Assistance for the hearing impaired is 
available through the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) at 1-
800-877-8339.]

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Comments are requested concerning: (1) The 
accuracy of the Board's burden estimates; (2) ways to enhance the 
quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; (3) ways to 
minimize the burden of the collection of information on the 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology, when appropriate; and (4) 
whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Board, including whether the 
collection has practical utility. Submitted comments will be summarized 
and included in the Board's request for OMB approval.

Description of Collection

    Title: Arbitration Option Notices.
    OMB Control Number: 2140-0020.
    STB Form Number: None.
    Type of Review: Extension with change.
    Respondents: All regulated rail carriers.
    Number of Respondents: 1.
    Estimated Time per Response: .5 hours.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Total Burden Hours (annually including all respondents): .5 hours.
    Total ``Non-hour Burden'' Cost: None identified. Filings are 
submitted electronically to the Board.
    Needs and Uses: Under 49 CFR 1108.3, rail carriers may agree to 
participate in the Board's arbitration program by filing a notice with 
the Board to ``opt in.'' Once a rail carrier is participating in the 
Board's arbitration program, it may discontinue its participation only 
by filing a notice to ``opt out'' with the Board, which would become 
effective 90 days after its filing.
    Under the PRA, a federal agency that conducts or sponsors a 
collection of information must display a currently valid OMB control 
number. A collection of information, which is defined in 44 U.S.C. 
3502(3) and 5 CFR 1320.3(c), includes agency requirements that persons 
submit reports, keep records, or provide information to the agency, 
third parties, or the public. Section 3507(b) of the PRA requires, 
concurrent with an agency's submitting a collection to OMB for 
approval, a 30-day notice and comment period through publication in the 
Federal Register concerning each proposed collection of information, 
including each proposed extension of an existing collection of 
information.

    Dated: October 6, 2016.
Brendetta S. Jones,
Clearance Clerk.
[FR Doc. 2016-24609 Filed 10-11-16; 8:45 am]
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