Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection, 50730-50731 [2017-23755]

Download as PDF 50730 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0046] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by January 2, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2017–0046 by any of the following methods: Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Carolyn Winbourn-James, 202–493– 0353, Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Real Estate Services, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: FHWA Excellence in Right-ofWay Awards. Background: In 1995, the Federal Highway Administration established the biennial Excellence in Right-of-Way Awards Program to recognize partners, projects, and processes that use FHWA funding sources to go beyond regulatory compliance and achieve Right-of-Way excellence. Excellence in Right-of-Way awardees have contributed to sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 outstanding innovations that enhance the right-of-way professional’s ability to meet the challenges associated with acquiring real property for Federal-aid projects. Similarly, FHWA established the Excellence in Right-of-Way Awards Program to honor the use of innovative practices and outstanding achievements associated with highway improvement projects as it relates to the Right-of-Way program. The goal of the program is to showcase exemplary and innovative projects, programs, initiatives, and practices that successfully integrate the consideration of the Right-of-Way program along with the association of the acquisition of land required to construct transportation facilities. Award: Anyone can nominate a project, process, person or group that has used Federal Highway Administration funding sources to make an outstanding contribution to transportation and the Right-of-Way field. The nominator is responsible for submitting an application form that summarizes the outstanding accomplishments of the entry. FHWA will use the collected information to evaluate, showcase, and enhance the public’s knowledge on addressing rightof-way challenges on transportation projects. Nominations will be reviewed by an independent panel of judges from varying backgrounds. It is anticipated that awards will be given every two years. The winners are presented plaques at an awards ceremony. Respondents: Anyone who has used Federal Highway funding sources in the fifty states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Frequency: The information will be collected biennially. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 6 hours per respondent per application. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: It is expected that the respondents will complete approximately 50 applications for an estimated total of 600 annual burden hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request PO 00000 Frm 00123 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: October 27, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23757 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0045] Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on August 1, 2017. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden. DATES: Please submit comments by December 1, 2017. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2017–0045 by any of the following methods: Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov . Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rochelle Zellars-Crawford, (202) 366– 2862, Office of the Chief Financial SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1 50731 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 210 / Wednesday, November 1, 2017 / Notices Officer, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Voucher for Federal-aid Reimbursements. OMB Control Number: 2125–0507. Background: The Federal-aid Highway Program provides for the reimbursement to States for expenditure of State funds for eligible Federal-aid highway projects. The Voucher for Work Performed under Provisions of the Federal Aid and Federal Highway Acts as amended is utilized by the States to provide project financial data regarding the expenditure of State funds and to request progress payments from the FHWA. Title 23 U.S.C. 121(b) requires the submission of vouchers. The specific information required on the voucher is contained in 23 U.S.C. 121 and 117. Two types of submissions are required by recipients. One is a progress voucher where the recipient enters the amounts claimed for each FHWA appropriation, and the other is a final voucher where project costs are classified by work type. An electronic version of the Voucher for Work Performed under Provisions of the Federal Aid Highway Acts, as amended, Form PR–20, is used by all recipients to request progress and final payments. Respondents: 50 State Transportation Departments, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands. Frequency: Annually. Estimated Average Burden per Response: The respondents electronically submit an estimated total of 12,900 vouchers each year. Each voucher requires an estimated average of 30 minutes to complete. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,450 hours. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the U.S. DOT’s performance, including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the accuracy of the U.S. DOT’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:16 Oct 31, 2017 Jkt 244001 for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: October 27, 2017. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2017–23755 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD 2017–0169] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Training Provider Certification Maritime Administration, Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on July 6, 2017 (Federal Register 31388, Vol. 82, No. 128). DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before December 1, 2017. ADDRESSES: Send comments regarding the burden estimate, including suggestions for reducing the burden, to the Office of Management and Budget, Attention: Desk Officer for the Office of the Secretary of Transportation, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503. 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: Quinton Ellis, Telephone: 202–366– 5906; Office of Security, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Avenue SE., W25–305, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Training Provider Certification. OMB Control Number: 2133–0547. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: Section 3508 of the Cruise Vessel Security and Safety Act of 2010, Public Law 111–207 (July 27, 2010, as codified at 46 U.S.C. 3507–3508 (CVSSA)) provides the Maritime Administrator with the discretionary authority to certify cruise vessel training providers that comply with training standards developed by the USCG, FBI and the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The certification process necessarily requires applicants to provide supporting information to evidence their compliance with the CVSSA training standards. Respondents: Cruise line companies and maritime industry training providers. Affected Public: Passengers and crew onboard cruise lines. Estimated Number of Respondents: 20. Estimated Number of Responses: 20. Estimated Hours per Response: 40. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 800. 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: October 27, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–23750 Filed 10–31–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 5305A–SEP Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\01NON1.SGM 01NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 210 (Wednesday, November 1, 2017)]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-23755]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2017-0045]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for 
Extension of Currently Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of 
information described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day 
comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of 
information was published on August 1, 2017. The PRA submission 
describes the nature of the information collection and its expected 
cost and burden.

DATES: Please submit comments by December 1, 2017.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2017-
0045 by any of the following methods:
    Web site: For access to the docket to read background documents or 
comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http://www.regulations.gov . Follow the online instructions for submitting 
comments.
    Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
    Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New 
Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West 
Building Ground Floor, Room W12-140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Rochelle Zellars-Crawford, (202) 366-
2862, Office of the Chief Financial

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Officer, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 
1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Voucher for Federal-aid Reimbursements.
    OMB Control Number: 2125-0507.
    Background: The Federal-aid Highway Program provides for the 
reimbursement to States for expenditure of State funds for eligible 
Federal-aid highway projects. The Voucher for Work Performed under 
Provisions of the Federal Aid and Federal Highway Acts as amended is 
utilized by the States to provide project financial data regarding the 
expenditure of State funds and to request progress payments from the 
FHWA. Title 23 U.S.C. 121(b) requires the submission of vouchers. The 
specific information required on the voucher is contained in 23 U.S.C. 
121 and 117. Two types of submissions are required by recipients. One 
is a progress voucher where the recipient enters the amounts claimed 
for each FHWA appropriation, and the other is a final voucher where 
project costs are classified by work type. An electronic version of the 
Voucher for Work Performed under Provisions of the Federal Aid Highway 
Acts, as amended, Form PR-20, is used by all recipients to request 
progress and final payments.
    Respondents: 50 State Transportation Departments, the District of 
Columbia, Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, and the Virgin Islands.
    Frequency: Annually.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: The respondents 
electronically submit an estimated total of 12,900 vouchers each year. 
Each voucher requires an estimated average of 30 minutes to complete.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 6,450 hours.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for the U.S. DOT's performance, 
including whether the information will have practical utility; (2) the 
accuracy of the U.S. DOT's estimate of the burden of the proposed 
information collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, usefulness, 
and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden 
could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, 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.

    Authority:  The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued On: October 27, 2017.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2017-23755 Filed 10-31-17; 8:45 am]
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