Notice and Request for Comments, 2327-2328 [2018-00519]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 16, 2018 / Notices Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Room W23–453, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202– 366–9309, Email Bianca.carr@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: As described by the applicant the intended service of the vessel INDIGO is: —Intended Commercial Use of Vessel: ‘‘Offer short, recreational charters on Indigo for approximately 4–8 passengers.’’ —Geographic Region: ‘‘Maine’’ The complete application is given in DOT docket MARAD–2018–0004 at http://www.regulations.gov. Interested parties may comment on the effect this action may have on U.S. vessel builders or businesses in the U.S. that use U.S.flag vessels. If MARAD determines, in accordance with 46 U.S.C. 12121 and MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388, that the issuance of the waiver will have an unduly adverse effect on a U.S.vessel builder or a business that uses U.S.-flag vessels in that business, a waiver will not be granted. Comments should refer to the docket number of this notice and the vessel name in order for MARAD to properly consider the comments. Comments should also state the commenter’s interest in the waiver application, and address the waiver criteria given in § 388.4 of MARAD’s regulations at 46 CFR part 388. Privacy Act In accordance with 5 U.S.C. 553(c), DOT/MARAD solicits comments from the public to better inform its rulemaking process. DOT/MARAD posts these comments, without edit, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice, DOT/ALL– 14 FDMS, accessible through www.dot.gov/privacy. In order to facilitate comment tracking and response, we encourage commenters to provide their name, or the name of their organization; however, submission of names is completely optional. Whether or not commenters identify themselves, all timely comments will be fully considered. If you wish to provide comments containing proprietary or confidential information, please contact the agency for alternate submission instructions. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES (Authority: 49 CFR 1.93(a), 46 U.S.C. 55103, 46 U.S.C. 12121) * * * * * By Order of the Maritime Administrator. Dated: January 9, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–00484 Filed 1–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:48 Jan 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION National Highway Traffic Safety Administration [Docket No. NHTSA–2018–0002] Notice and Request for Comments National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. Before a Federal agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on proposed collections of information, including extensions and reinstatement of previously approved collections. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by March 19, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. NHTSA– 2018–0002] through one of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. 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. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Reid, Office of Defects Investigation (NEF–100) 202–366–4383, National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, W48–311, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, email randy.reid@dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Consumer Complaints. OMB Control Number: 2127–0008. Type of Request: Renewal of a current information collection. Abstract: Chapter 301 of title 49 of the United States Code, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require manufacturers of motor vehicles and items of motor vehicle equipment to conduct owner notification and remedy, i.e., a recall campaign, when it has been SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00197 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 2327 determined that a safety defect exists in the performance, construction, components, or materials in motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment. To make this determination, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) solicits information from vehicle owners which is used to identify and evaluate possible safety-related defects and provide the necessary evidence of the existence of such a defect. Under the Authority of chapter 301 of Title 49 of the United States Code, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require manufacturers of motor vehicle and motor vehicle equipment which do not comply with the applicable motor vehicle safety standards or contains a defect that relates to motor vehicle safety to notify each owner that their vehicle contains a safety defect or noncompliance. Also, the manufacturer of each such motor vehicle item of replacement equipment presented for remedy pursuant to such notification shall cause such defect or noncompliance to be remedied without charge. In the case of a motor vehicle presented for remedy pursuant to such notification, the manufacturer shall cause the vehicle remedied by whichever of the following means he elects: (1) By repairing such vehicle; (2) by replacing such motor vehicle without charge; or (3) by refunding the purchase price less depreciation. To ensure these objectives are being met, NHTSA audits recalls conducted by manufacturer. These audits are performed on a randomly selected number of vehicle owners for verification and validation purposes. Affected Public: Individuals and Households. Estimated Number of Respondents: It will take a large effort by ODI database support (Artemis) to determine the number of unique respondents due to some individuals submitting multiple complaints to NHTSA. Frequency: Daily. Number of Responses: 69,181. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,295 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Cost: $242,134.00. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including (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 E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1 2328 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 16, 2018 / Notices 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. Randy Reid, Chief, Correspondence Research Division, Office of Defects Investigation. [FR Doc. 2018–00519 Filed 1–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–59–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee; Notice of Meeting daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES The Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) gives notice under the Federal Advisory Committee Act a meeting of the Geriatrics and Gerontology Advisory Committee will be held on May 16–17, 2018 at the Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, VerDate Sep<11>2014 22:48 Jan 12, 2018 Jkt 244001 Washington, DC. On May 16th, the session will be held in Room 630 and begin at 1:00 p.m. and end at 5 p.m. On May 17th, the session will be held in Room 830 and begin at 8 a.m. and end at 4:30 p.m. This meeting is open to the public. The purpose of the Committee is to provide advice to the Secretary of VA and the Under Secretary for Health on all matters pertaining to geriatrics and gerontology. The Committee assesses the capability of VA health care facilities and programs to meet the medical, psychological, and social needs of older Veterans and evaluates VA programs designated as Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. The meeting will feature presentations and discussions on VA’s geriatrics and extended care programs, aging research activities, updates on VA’s employee staff working in the area of geriatrics (to include training, recruitment and retention approaches), Veterans Health Administration (VHA) strategic planning activities in geriatrics PO 00000 Frm 00198 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 9990 and extended care, recent VHA efforts regarding dementia and program advances in palliative care, and performance and oversight of VA Geriatric Research, Education, and Clinical Centers. No time will be allocated at this meeting for receiving oral presentations from the public. Interested parties should provide written comments for review by the Committee to Mrs. Alejandra Paulovich, Program Analyst, Geriatrics and Extended Care (10NC4), Department of Veterans Affairs, 810 Vermont Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20420, or via email at Alejandra.Paulovich@va.gov. Individuals who wish to attend the meeting should contact Mrs. Paulovich at (202) 461–6016. Dated: January 10, 2018. LaTonya L. Small, Federal Advisory Committee Management Officer. [FR Doc. 2018–00613 Filed 1–12–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P E:\FR\FM\16JAN1.SGM 16JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 16, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2327-2328]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-00519]


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 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

National Highway Traffic Safety Administration

[Docket No. NHTSA-2018-0002]


Notice and Request for Comments

AGENCY: National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 
Department of Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Transportation (DOT) invites public comments 
about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) approval to renew an information collection. Before a Federal 
agency can collect certain information from the public, it must receive 
approval from the Office of Management and Budget (OMB). Under 
procedures established by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, before 
seeking OMB approval, Federal agencies must solicit public comment on 
proposed collections of information, including extensions and 
reinstatement of previously approved collections.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by March 19, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. NHTSA-
2018-0002] through one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. 
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.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Randy Reid, Office of Defects 
Investigation (NEF-100) 202-366-4383, National Highway Traffic Safety 
Administration, W48-311, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, email [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Consumer Complaints.
    OMB Control Number: 2127-0008.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a current information collection.
    Abstract: Chapter 301 of title 49 of the United States Code, the 
Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require manufacturers of 
motor vehicles and items of motor vehicle equipment to conduct owner 
notification and remedy, i.e., a recall campaign, when it has been 
determined that a safety defect exists in the performance, 
construction, components, or materials in motor vehicles and motor 
vehicle equipment. To make this determination, the National Highway 
Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) solicits information from vehicle 
owners which is used to identify and evaluate possible safety-related 
defects and provide the necessary evidence of the existence of such a 
defect. Under the Authority of chapter 301 of Title 49 of the United 
States Code, the Secretary of Transportation is authorized to require 
manufacturers of motor vehicle and motor vehicle equipment which do not 
comply with the applicable motor vehicle safety standards or contains a 
defect that relates to motor vehicle safety to notify each owner that 
their vehicle contains a safety defect or noncompliance. Also, the 
manufacturer of each such motor vehicle item of replacement equipment 
presented for remedy pursuant to such notification shall cause such 
defect or noncompliance to be remedied without charge. In the case of a 
motor vehicle presented for remedy pursuant to such notification, the 
manufacturer shall cause the vehicle remedied by whichever of the 
following means he elects: (1) By repairing such vehicle; (2) by 
replacing such motor vehicle without charge; or (3) by refunding the 
purchase price less depreciation. To ensure these objectives are being 
met, NHTSA audits recalls conducted by manufacturer. These audits are 
performed on a randomly selected number of vehicle owners for 
verification and validation purposes.
    Affected Public: Individuals and Households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: It will take a large effort by ODI 
database support (Artemis) to determine the number of unique 
respondents due to some individuals submitting multiple complaints to 
NHTSA.
    Frequency: Daily.
    Number of Responses: 69,181.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 17,295 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Cost: $242,134.00.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (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

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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.

Randy Reid,
Chief, Correspondence Research Division, Office of Defects 
Investigation.
[FR Doc. 2018-00519 Filed 1-12-18; 8:45 am]
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