Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Title XI Obligation Guarantees, 57522 [2017-26172]

Download as PDF 57522 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD–2017–0193] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Title XI Obligation Guarantees Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: 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. The information to be collected will be used to evaluate an applicant’s project and capabilities, make the required determinations, and administer any agreements executed upon approval of loan guarantees. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on September 1, 2017 (Federal Register 41675, Vol. 82, No. 169). SUMMARY: Comments must be submitted on or before January 4, 2018. 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: Brian Rogers, 202–366–8159, Office of Marine Financing, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Title XI Obligation Guarantees— 46 CFR part 298. OMB Control Number: 2133–0018. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:13 Dec 04, 2017 Jkt 244001 Abstract: In accordance with 46 U.S.C. Chapter 537, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) is authorized to execute a full faith and credit guarantee by the United States of debt obligations issued to finance or refinance the construction or reconstruction of vessels. In addition, the program allows for financing shipyard modernization and improvement projects. Respondents: Individuals/businesses interested in obtaining loan guarantees for construction or reconstruction of vessels as well as businesses interested in shipyard modernization and improvements. Affected Public: Individuals/ businesses interested in obtaining loan guarantees for construction or reconstruction of vessels as well as businesses interested in shipyard modernization and improvements. Estimated Number of Respondents: 10. Estimated Number of Responses: 10. Estimated Hours per Response: 150. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1500. 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: November 30, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–26172 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD–2017–0190] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger Vessels Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: ACTION: 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 to be collected will be used to process applications for waivers of the coastwise trade laws, and to determine the effect such waivers would have on United States vessel builders and United Statesbuilt vessel operators before granting or SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 denying the waiver request. 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 February 5, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–20XX–0190 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. • 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: Michael Hokana, 202–366–0760, Office of Cargo and Commercial Sealift, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, Email: Michael.Hokana@ dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger. OMB Control Number: 2133–0529. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: Owners of small, foreignbuilt passenger vessels desiring a waiver of U.S. build requirement to operate commercially in the carriage of twelve passengers or less in domestic trade will be required to file a written application to the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The agency will review the application, post it for 30-days in the Federal Register to seek public comment, and then make a determination based on the record as to whether to grant the requested waiver or not. E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. DOT-MARAD-2017-0193]


Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved 
Information Collection: Title XI Obligation Guarantees

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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. The information to be collected 
will be used to evaluate an applicant's project and capabilities, make 
the required determinations, and administer any agreements executed 
upon approval of loan guarantees. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-
day comment period soliciting comments on the following information 
collection was published on September 1, 2017 (Federal Register 41675, 
Vol. 82, No. 169).

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before January 4, 2018.

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: Brian Rogers, 202-366-8159, Office of 
Marine Financing, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Title XI Obligation Guarantees--46 CFR part 298.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0018.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: In accordance with 46 U.S.C. Chapter 537, the Maritime 
Administration (MARAD) is authorized to execute a full faith and credit 
guarantee by the United States of debt obligations issued to finance or 
refinance the construction or reconstruction of vessels. In addition, 
the program allows for financing shipyard modernization and improvement 
projects.
    Respondents: Individuals/businesses interested in obtaining loan 
guarantees for construction or reconstruction of vessels as well as 
businesses interested in shipyard modernization and improvements.
    Affected Public: Individuals/businesses interested in obtaining 
loan guarantees for construction or reconstruction of vessels as well 
as businesses interested in shipyard modernization and improvements.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 10.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 10.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 150.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1500.
    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: November 30, 2017.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-26172 Filed 12-4-17; 8:45 am]
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