Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger Vessels, 57522-57523 [2017-26173]

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 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 232 / Tuesday, December 5, 2017 / Notices Respondents: Small passenger vessel owners who desire to operate in the coastwise trade. Affected Public: Business or other for Profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 138. Estimated Number of Responses: 138. Estimated Hours per Response: 1 hour. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 138. 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. 2017–26173 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. DOT–MARAD 2017–0192] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act 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 by the Maritime Administration to create a list of Vessel Self-Designations and determine whether the Agency agrees or disagrees with a vessel owner’s designation of a vessel. It will use data submitted with re-designation requests to determine whether or not a vessel should be redesignated into a different service category. 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–2017–0192] 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. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:03 Dec 04, 2017 Jkt 244001 • 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: Jan Downing, 202–366–0783, Office of Cargo and Commercial Sealift, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Room W23–308, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act. OMB Control Number: 2133–0540. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: The purpose is to provide information to be used in the designation of service categories of individual vessels for purposes of compliance with the Cargo Preference Act under a Memorandum of Understanding entered into by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Maritime Administration. MARAD will use the data submitted by vessel operators to create a list of Vessel SelfDesignations and determine whether MARAD agrees or disagrees with a vessel owner’s designation of a vessel. Respondents: Owners or operators of U.S.-registered vessels and foreignregistered vessels. Affected Public: Owners or operators of U.S.-registered vessels and foreignregistered vessels. Estimated Number of Respondents: 200. Estimated Number of Responses: 200. Estimated Hours per Response: 0.25. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 50. Frequency of Response: Annually. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93. * * * PO 00000 Frm 00101 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 57523 By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: November 30, 2017. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–26170 Filed 12–4–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request for Regulation Project Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service, 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 continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. IRS is soliciting comments concerning Payout Requirements for Type III Supporting Organizations that are not Functionally Integrated. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before February 5, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to L. Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Please send separate comments for each specific information collection listed below. You must reference the information collection’s title, form number, reporting or record-keeping requirement number, and OMB number (if any) in your comment. Requests for additional information, or copies of the information collection and instructions, or copies of any comments received, contact Elaine Christophe, at (202) 317– 5745, at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW., Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Elaine.H.Christophe@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The IRS is seeking comments concerning the following forms, and reporting and record-keeping requirements: Title: Payout Requirements for Type III Supporting Organizations that are not Functionally Integrated OMB Number: 1545–2157. Form Number: TD 9605 (REG– 155929–06). Abstract: This document contains both final regulations and temporary SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05DEN1.SGM 05DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 232 (Tuesday, December 5, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Pages 57522-57523]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-26173]


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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

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

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 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 States-built vessel 
operators before granting or 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, foreign-built 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.

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    Respondents: Small passenger vessel owners who desire to operate in 
the coastwise trade.
    Affected Public: Business or other for Profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 138.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 138.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 1 hour.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 138.
    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. 2017-26173 Filed 12-4-17; 8:45 am]
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