Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0011, 58819-58820 [2017-26939]

Download as PDF 58819 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 239 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 / Notices ESTIMATED ANNUALIZED BURDEN HOURS—Continued Number of responses per respondent Number of respondents Average burden per response (in hours) Total annual hour burden hours Form name Type of respondents NIH Guest Researcher Agreement ... Guest Researchers .......................... 270 1 5/60 23 Totals .......................................... .......................................................... 2,870 ........................ ........................ 527 Dated: December 8, 2017. Lawrence A. Tabak, Deputy Director, NIH. Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE, Stop 7710, Washington, DC 20593–7710. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: [FR Doc. 2017–26966 Filed 12–13–17; 8:45 am] Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of Information Management, telephone 202–475–3532, or fax 202–372–8405, for questions on these documents. BILLING CODE 4140–01–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Coast Guard Public Participation and Request for Comments [Docket No. USCG–2017–0952] Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625–0011 Coast Guard, DHS. 60-Day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of its approval for the following collection of information: 1625–0011, Applications for Private Aids to Navigation and for Class I Private Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures; without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below. DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before February 12, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2017–0952] to the Coast Guard using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the ‘‘Public participation and request for comments’’ portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments. A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: Commandant (CG–612), Attn: Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:28 Dec 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information describing the Collection’s purpose, the Collection’s likely burden on the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, and other important information describing the Collection. There is one ICR for each Collection. The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. In response to your comments, we may revise this ICR or decide not to seek an extension of approval for the Collection. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR and the docket number of this request [USCG–2017–0952], and must be received by February 12, 2018. PO 00000 Frm 00028 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Submitting Comments We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be submitted using http:// www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public comments, are in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and can be viewed by following that website’s instructions. Additionally, if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will be notified when comments are posted. We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted without change to http:// www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086). Information Collection Request Title: Applications for Private Aids to Navigation and for Class I Private Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures. OMB Control Number: 1625–0011. Summary: Under the provision of 14 U.S.C. 81, the Coast Guard is authorized to establish aids to navigation. Title 14 U.S.C. 83 prohibits establishment of aids to navigation without permission of the Coast Guard. Title 33 CFR 66.01–5 provides a means for private individuals to establish privately maintained aids to navigation. Under 43 U.S.C. 1333, the Coast Guard has the authority to promulgate and enforce regulations concerning lights and other warning devices relating to the promotion of safety of life and property on artificial islands, installations, and other devices on the outer continental shelf involved in the exploration, development, removal, or transportation of resources there from. Title 33 CFR 67.35–1 prescribes the type of aids to navigation that must be installed on artificial E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1 58820 Federal Register / Vol. 82, No. 239 / Thursday, December 14, 2017 / Notices islands and fixed structures. Under the provision of 33 U.S.C. 409, the Secretary of Homeland Security is mandated to prescribe rules and regulations for governing the marking of sunken vessels. This authorization was delegated to the Commandant of the Coast Guard under Department of Homeland Security. Delegation number 0170 and the marking of sunken vessels are set out in 33 CFR part 64.11. The information collected for the rule can be obtained from the owners of sunken vessels. The information collection requirements are contained in 33 CFR 66.01–5, and 67.35–5. Need: The information on these private aid applications (CG–2554 and CG–4143) provides the Coast Guard with vital information about private aids to navigation and is essential for safe marine navigation. These forms are required under 33 CFR 66 & 67. The information is processed to ensure the private aid is in compliance with current regulations. Additionally, these forms provide the Coast Guard with information which can be distributed to the public to advise of new, or changes to private aids to navigation. In addition, colleting the applicant’s contact information is important because it allows the Coast Guard to contact the applicant should there be a discrepancy or mishap involving the permitted private aid to navigation. Certain discrepancies create hazards to navigation and must be responded to and immediately corrected or repaired. Forms: CG–2554, Private Aids To Navigation Application and CG–4143, Application For Class I Private Aids To Navigation On Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures. Respondents: Owners of private aids to navigation. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 2,000 hours to 1,709 hours due to a decrease in the number of respondents a year. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: December 6, 2017. James D. Roppel, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Chief, Office of Information Management. [FR Doc. 2017–26939 Filed 12–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:28 Dec 13, 2017 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Geological Survey [GX17AE6000C1000] Intent To Grant Exclusive Patent License to Montana Emergent Technologies U.S. Geological Survey, Department of the Interior. ACTION: Notice of intent to grant exclusive patent license; request for comments. AGENCY: The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS), Department of the Interior, is contemplating the grant of an exclusive license in the United States of America, its territories, possessions and commonwealths, to USGS’s interest in the invention embodied in U.S. Provisional Application No. 62/333,616, titled ‘‘Subsurface Environment Sampler,’’ to Montana Emergent Technologies (MET). USGS requests public comments on or objections to the proposed grant. DATES: Comments or objections must be received by December 29, 2017. ADDRESSES: Written comments or objections relating to the prospective license may be submitted by U.S. mail, facsimile, or email to James Mitchell, Patent and Licensing Manager, Office of Policy and Analysis, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 153, Reston, VA 20192, (703) 648–4688 (fax); jmmitchell@usgs.gov. Information relating to the prospective license will be available at this address during regular business hours, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Information about other USGS inventions available for licensing can be found online at https://www2.usgs.gov/ tech-transfer/available_patents.html. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: James Mitchell, Patent and Licensing Manager, Office of Policy and Analysis, USGS, 12201 Sunrise Valley Drive, MS 153, Reston, VA 20192, (703) 648–4344 (phone), (703) 648–4688 (fax); jmmitchell@usgs.gov. Persons who use a telecommunications device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Relay Service (FRS) at 1–800–877–8339 to contact the above individual during normal business hours. The Service is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, to leave a message or question with the above individual. You will receive a reply during normal business hours. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The prospective exclusive license will be royalty bearing and will comply with the terms and conditions of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The prospective SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00029 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 exclusive license may be granted unless, within fifteen (15) days from the date of this published Notice, USGS receives written evidence and argument which establish that the grant of the license would not be consistent with the requirements of 35 U.S.C. 209 and 37 CFR 404.7. The Provisional Patent Application was filed on March 9, 2016 and describes product sampler and methods for testing subsurface environment. Before including your address, phone number, email address, or other personal identifying information in your comment, you should be aware that your entire comment—including your personal identifying information—may be made publicly available at any time. While you can ask us in your comment to withhold your personal identifying information from public review, we cannot guarantee that we will be able to do so. Authority: 35 U.S.C. 209. Katherine McCulloch, Deputy Associate Director for the Office for Administration. [FR Doc. 2017–26959 Filed 12–13–17; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4338–11–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement [S1D1S SS08011000 SX066A0067F 178S180110; S2D2D SS08011000 SX066A00 33F 17XS501520; OMB Control Number 1029–0107] Agency Information Collection Activities: Submission to the Office of Management and Budget for Review and Approval; Subsidence Insurance Program Grants Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement, Interior. ACTION: Notice of information collection; request for comment. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, we, the Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSMRE) are proposing to renew an information collection relating to Subsidence insurance program grants. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 16, 2018. ADDRESSES: Send written comments on this information collection request (ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget’s Desk Officer for the Department of the Interior by email at OIRA_Submission@omb.eop.gov; or via SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\14DEN1.SGM 14DEN1

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[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 239 (Thursday, December 14, 2017)]
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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2017-0952]


Information Collection Request to Office of Management and 
Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0011

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: 60-Day notice requesting comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request 
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of 
its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0011, 
Applications for Private Aids to Navigation and for Class I Private 
Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures; without 
change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the 
public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting 
comments as described below.

DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before February 12, 
2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2017-0952] to the Coast Guard using the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the ``Public 
participation and request for comments'' portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY 
INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments.
    A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: 
Commandant (CG-612), Attn: Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S. Coast 
Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr Ave. SE, Stop 7710, Washington, DC 
20593-7710.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of 
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-372-8405, 
for questions on these documents.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Public Participation and Request for Comments

    This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to 
OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard 
collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information 
describing the Collection's purpose, the Collection's likely burden on 
the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, 
and other important information describing the Collection. There is one 
ICR for each Collection.
    The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be 
granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper 
performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard 
would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the 
Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection; 
(3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information 
subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the 
Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection 
techniques or other forms of information technology. In response to 
your comments, we may revise this ICR or decide not to seek an 
extension of approval for the Collection. We will consider all comments 
and material received during the comment period.
    We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments 
and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of 
the ICR and the docket number of this request [USCG-2017-0952], and 
must be received by February 12, 2018.

Submitting Comments

    We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be 
submitted using http://www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the 
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate 
instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public 
comments, are in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and 
can be viewed by following that website's instructions. Additionally, 
if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will 
be notified when comments are posted.
    We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted 
without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any 
personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the 
docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal 
Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal 
Register (70 FR 15086).

Information Collection Request

    Title: Applications for Private Aids to Navigation and for Class I 
Private Aids to Navigation on Artificial Islands and Fixed Structures.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0011.
    Summary: Under the provision of 14 U.S.C. 81, the Coast Guard is 
authorized to establish aids to navigation. Title 14 U.S.C. 83 
prohibits establishment of aids to navigation without permission of the 
Coast Guard. Title 33 CFR 66.01-5 provides a means for private 
individuals to establish privately maintained aids to navigation. Under 
43 U.S.C. 1333, the Coast Guard has the authority to promulgate and 
enforce regulations concerning lights and other warning devices 
relating to the promotion of safety of life and property on artificial 
islands, installations, and other devices on the outer continental 
shelf involved in the exploration, development, removal, or 
transportation of resources there from. Title 33 CFR 67.35-1 prescribes 
the type of aids to navigation that must be installed on artificial

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islands and fixed structures. Under the provision of 33 U.S.C. 409, the 
Secretary of Homeland Security is mandated to prescribe rules and 
regulations for governing the marking of sunken vessels. This 
authorization was delegated to the Commandant of the Coast Guard under 
Department of Homeland Security. Delegation number 0170 and the marking 
of sunken vessels are set out in 33 CFR part 64.11. The information 
collected for the rule can be obtained from the owners of sunken 
vessels. The information collection requirements are contained in 33 
CFR 66.01-5, and 67.35-5.
    Need: The information on these private aid applications (CG-2554 
and CG-4143) provides the Coast Guard with vital information about 
private aids to navigation and is essential for safe marine navigation. 
These forms are required under 33 CFR 66 & 67. The information is 
processed to ensure the private aid is in compliance with current 
regulations. Additionally, these forms provide the Coast Guard with 
information which can be distributed to the public to advise of new, or 
changes to private aids to navigation. In addition, colleting the 
applicant's contact information is important because it allows the 
Coast Guard to contact the applicant should there be a discrepancy or 
mishap involving the permitted private aid to navigation. Certain 
discrepancies create hazards to navigation and must be responded to and 
immediately corrected or repaired.
    Forms: CG-2554, Private Aids To Navigation Application and CG-4143, 
Application For Class I Private Aids To Navigation On Artificial 
Islands and Fixed Structures.
    Respondents: Owners of private aids to navigation.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 2,000 
hours to 1,709 hours due to a decrease in the number of respondents a 
year.

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

    Dated: December 6, 2017.
James D. Roppel,
U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Chief, Office of Information Management.
[FR Doc. 2017-26939 Filed 12-13-17; 8:45 am]
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