Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, and Application for Review, 42717-42718 [2017-19133]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 174 / Monday, September 11, 2017 / Notices www.stb.gov. Copies of the decision may be purchased by contacting the Office of Public Assistance, Governmental Affairs, and Compliance at (202) 245– 0238. Decided: September 5, 2017. By the Board, Board Members Begeman, Elliott, and Miller. Jeffrey Herzig, Clearance Clerk. [FR Doc. 2017–19100 Filed 9–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4915–01–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration Notice of Meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group Federal Aviation Administration, (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of meeting. AGENCY: The FAA and the National Park Service (NPS), in accordance with the National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000, announce the next meeting of the National Parks Overflights Advisory Group (NPOAG). This notification provides the date, location, and agenda for the meeting. DATES: The NPOAG will meet on October 18 and October 19, 2017. ADDRESSES: The meeting will take place in the FAA’s Regional Office, 6th Floor Executive Conference Room, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90261. The meeting will be held from 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Wednesday, October 18, 2017, and from 8:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Thursday, October 19, 2017. Although this is not a public meeting, this NPOAG meeting will be open to the public. Because seating is limited, members of the public wishing to attend will need to contact the person listed under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT by September 29, 2017, to ensure sufficient meeting space is available to accommodate all attendees. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Keith Lusk, AWP–1SP, Special Programs Staff, Federal Aviation Administration, Western-Pacific Region Headquarters, 15000 Aviation Boulevard, Lawndale, CA 90261, telephone: (310) 725–3808, email: Keith.Lusk@faa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: Background The National Parks Air Tour Management Act of 2000 (NPATMA), enacted on April 5, 2000, Public Law 106–181, required the establishment of the NPOAG within one year after its VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Sep 08, 2017 Jkt 241001 enactment. The Act requires that the NPOAG be a balanced group of representatives of general aviation, commercial air tour operations, environmental concerns, and Native American tribes. The Administrator of the FAA and the Director of NPS (or their designees) serve as ex officio members of the group. Representatives of the Administrator and Director serve alternating 1-year terms as chairperson of the advisory group. The duties of the NPOAG include providing advice, information, and recommendations to the FAA Administrator and the NPS Director on: Implementation of Public Law 106–181; quiet aircraft technology; other measures that might accommodate interests to visitors of national parks; and at the request of the Administrator and the Director, on safety, environmental, and other issues related to commercial air tour operations over national parks or tribal lands. Agenda for the October 18–19, 2017 NPOAG Meetings The agenda for the meetings will include, but is not limited to, an update on ongoing park specific air tour planning projects, commercial air tour reporting, and the Grand Canyon quiet technology seasonal relief incentive. Attendance at the Meeting and Submission of Written Comments Although this is not a public meeting, interested persons may attend. Because seating is limited, please contact Keith Lusk (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT for phone number or email) by September 29, 2017, to ensure sufficient meeting space is available to accommodate all attendees. Written comments regarding the meeting will be accepted directly from attendees or may be sent to Keith Lusk (see FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT for address and email. Record of the Meeting If you cannot attend the NPOAG meeting, a summary record of the meeting will be made available under the NPOAG section of the FAA ATMP Web site at: http://www.faa.gov/about/ office_org/headquarters_offices/arc/ programs/air_tour_management_plan/ parks_overflights_group/minutes.cfm or through the Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region, P.O. Box 92007, Los Angeles, CA 90009–2007, telephone: (310) 725–3808. PO 00000 Frm 00078 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 42717 Issued in Hawthorne, CA, on August 31, 2017. Keith Lusk, Program Manager, Special Programs Staff, Western-Pacific Region. [FR Doc. 2017–19189 Filed 9–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD–2017–0167] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, and Application for Review Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments on our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information collection is for midshipmen or graduates of the United States Merchant Marine Academy (USMMA) or cadets or graduates of a State Maritime Academy (SMA) who received Student Incentive Payment (SIP) Program payments to determine if: (1) A waiver should be granted of all or a portion of the service obligation contract in cases where there would be undue hardship or impossibility of performance due to accident, illness or other justifiable reasons; (2) a deferment of all or a portion of the service obligation should be granted for the purpose of entering a marine or maritime-related graduate course of study; or (3) an original decision of items 1 or 2 should be overturned based on a student or graduate’s appeal. Their service obligation is required by law. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 13, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–2017–0167] through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Search using the above DOT docket number and follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1 asabaliauskas on DSKBBXCHB2PROD with NOTICES 42718 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 174 / Monday, September 11, 2017 / Notices • Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle Bennett (202) 366–5469, Office of Maritime Workforce Development, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review. OMB Control Number: 2133–0510. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: The Information collection is essential for determining if a student or graduate of the USMMA or a SMA that participated in the Student Incentive Payment (SIP) Program has a valid circumstance preventing them from fulfilling the requirements of the service obligation contract signed at the time of their enrollment in USMMA or the SIP program. It also permits the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to determine if a graduate, who wishes to defer their service obligation to attend graduate school, is eligible to receive a deferment. Student or graduates who submit a waiver or deferral request have an opportunity to appeal MARAD’s decision. This collection is essential for determining if the original decision for a waiver or deferral request should be overturned. Their service obligation is required by law. Respondents: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students and graduates, and subsidized students and graduates. Affected Public: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students and graduates, and subsidized students and graduates. Estimated Number of Respondents: 11. Estimated Number of Responses: 11. VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:34 Sep 08, 2017 Jkt 241001 Estimated Hours per Response: 30 minutes. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5.30. Frequency of Response: Annually. (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.) By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: September 6, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–19133 Filed 9–8–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2016–0124; Notice 2] General Motors LLC, Receipt of Second Petition for Inconsequentiality and Notice of Consolidation National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice of receipt of petition. AGENCY: On January 3, 2017, TK Holdings Inc. (Takata) filed a defect information report (DIR), in which it determined that a defect existed in certain passenger-side air bag inflators that it manufactured, including passenger inflators that it supplied to General Motors, LLC (GM) for use in certain GMT900 vehicles. GM has petitioned the Agency for a decision that, because of differences in inflator design and vehicle integration, the equipment defect determined to exist by Takata is inconsequential as it relates to motor vehicle safety in the GMT900 vehicles, and that GM should therefore be relieved of its notification and remedy obligations. DATES: The closing date for comments is September 14, 2017. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written data, views, and arguments regarding this petition for inconsequentiality. Comments must refer to the docket and notice number cited in the title of this notice and be submitted by one of the following methods: • Internet: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov and follow the online instructions for submitting comments. • Mail: Docket Management Facility, M–30, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12– 140, Washington, DC 20590. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00079 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 • Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590 between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. Eastern Time, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Facsimile: (202) 493–2251. You may call the Docket at (202) 366– 9324. Note that all comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov, including any personal information provided. Thus, submitting such information makes it public. You may wish to read the Privacy Act notice, which can be viewed by clicking on the ‘‘Privacy and Security Notice’’ link in the footer of http://www.regulations.gov. DOT’s complete Privacy Act Statement is available for review in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477–78). The petition, supporting materials, and all comments received before the close of business on the closing date indicated above will be filed in the docket and will be considered. Comments and supporting materials received after the closing date will also be filed and will be considered to the extent possible. When the petition is granted or denied, notice of the decision will also be published in the Federal Register pursuant to the authority indicated at the end of this notice. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For legal issues: Stephen Hench, Office of the Chief Counsel, NCC–100, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590 (telephone: (202) 366–5263). For general information regarding NHTSA’s investigation into Takata air bag inflator ruptures and the related recalls: http://www.safercar.gov/rs/ takata/index.html. SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION: I. Background On May 4, 2016, NHTSA issued, and Takata agreed to, an Amendment to the November 3, 2015 Consent Order (the ‘‘Amendment’’), under which Takata is bound to declare a defect in all frontal driver and passenger air bag inflators that contain a phase-stabilized ammonium nitrate (PSAN)-based propellant and do not contain a moisture-absorbing desiccant. Such defect declarations will be made on a rolling basis, with the first declaration due on May 16, 2016 and the second declaration due on December 31, 2016. See Amendment at ¶ 14. E:\FR\FM\11SEN1.SGM 11SEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 174 (Monday, September 11, 2017)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-19133]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. DOT-MARAD-2017-0167]


Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved 
Information Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, 
Request for Deferment of Service Obligation, and Application for Review

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments on 
our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval to renew an information collection. The information collection 
is for midshipmen or graduates of the United States Merchant Marine 
Academy (USMMA) or cadets or graduates of a State Maritime Academy 
(SMA) who received Student Incentive Payment (SIP) Program payments to 
determine if: (1) A waiver should be granted of all or a portion of the 
service obligation contract in cases where there would be undue 
hardship or impossibility of performance due to accident, illness or 
other justifiable reasons; (2) a deferment of all or a portion of the 
service obligation should be granted for the purpose of entering a 
marine or maritime-related graduate course of study; or (3) an original 
decision of items 1 or 2 should be overturned based on a student or 
graduate's appeal. Their service obligation is required by law. We are 
required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before November 13, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2017-0167] through one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
Search using the above DOT docket number and follow the online 
instructions for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.

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     Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West 
Building, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the Department's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to 
enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; 
and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the 
quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or 
include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this 
information collection.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Danielle Bennett (202) 366-5469, 
Office of Maritime Workforce Development, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for 
Deferment of Service Obligation, Application for Review.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0510.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: The Information collection is essential for determining 
if a student or graduate of the USMMA or a SMA that participated in the 
Student Incentive Payment (SIP) Program has a valid circumstance 
preventing them from fulfilling the requirements of the service 
obligation contract signed at the time of their enrollment in USMMA or 
the SIP program. It also permits the Maritime Administration (MARAD) to 
determine if a graduate, who wishes to defer their service obligation 
to attend graduate school, is eligible to receive a deferment. Student 
or graduates who submit a waiver or deferral request have an 
opportunity to appeal MARAD's decision. This collection is essential 
for determining if the original decision for a waiver or deferral 
request should be overturned. Their service obligation is required by 
law.
    Respondents: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students and graduates, 
and subsidized students and graduates.
    Affected Public: U.S. Merchant Marine Academy students and 
graduates, and subsidized students and graduates.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 11.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 11.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 30 minutes.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 5.30.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.

(Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.)

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
    Dated: September 6, 2017.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-19133 Filed 9-8-17; 8:45 am]
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