Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0040, 3757-3759 [2018-01448]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 18 / Friday, January 26, 2018 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 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. These comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred to in this Notice. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number of this request, [USCG–2017–0953], and must be received by February 26, 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 VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Jan 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 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). OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB Control Number: 1625–0029. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Previous Request for Comments SUMMARY: 3757 This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (82 FR 49636, October 26, 2017) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collection. Information Collection Request Title: Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels. OMB Control Number: 1625–0029. Summary: The information is needed to ensure compliance with our rules for the design and operation of liquefied gas carriers. Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 3703 and 9101 authorizes the Coast Guard to establish regulations to protect life, property, and the environment from the hazards associated with the carriage of dangerous liquid cargo in bulk. Title 46 CFR part 154 prescribes the rules for the carriage of liquefied gases in bulk on self-propelled vessels by governing the design, construction, equipment, and operation of these vessels and the safety of personnel aboard them. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners and operators of self-propelled vessels carrying liquefied gas. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 7,890 hours to 8,169 hours a year due to an increase in the estimated number of respondents. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: January 18, 2018. James D. Roppel, U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Chief, Office of Information Management. [FR Doc. 2018–01442 Filed 1–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P PO 00000 Frm 00085 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2015–0694] Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625– 0040 Coast Guard, DHS. Thirty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625–0040, Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Applications for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings, Small Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other Convictions, Merchant Mariner Medical Certificates, Recognition of Foreign Certificate. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties. DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before February 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2015–0694] to the Coast Guard using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, you may submit comments to OIRA using one of the following means: (1) Email: dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. (2) Mail: OIRA, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, attention Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. 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: Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of Information E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 3758 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 18 / Friday, January 26, 2018 / Notices 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. These comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred to in this Notice. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number of this request [USCG–2015–0694], and must be received by February 26, 2018. daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES 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. VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Jan 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 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). OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB Control Number: 1625–0040. Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (80 FR 62079, December 14, 2015) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited one comment. We did receive one comment on the earlier submission of this ICR. The commenter requested that we provide more detail on the progress of an application while it is being processed. Although this is not a comment directed at the collection, we do provide the following response. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collections. The Coast Guard provides process guides and general requirements to assist with the applications required for a Merchant Mariner. These are available upon the National Maritime Center (NMC) website at www.uscg.mil/nmc. These guides detail the processes that are followed for the evaluation of merchant mariners. Furthermore, during the mariner evaluation process, the applicants are provided email updates (if email address is provided) detailing the status of their application(s). The Coast Guard published a second 60-day Notice (82 FR 49639, October 26, 2017) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). This was done due to the length of time that elapsed since posting of the initial 60-day Notice. That Notice elicited no comment. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collection. Information Collection Request Title: Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings, Small Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other Convictions, Merchant Mariner Medical PO 00000 Frm 00086 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Certificate, Recognition of Foreign Certificate. OMB Control Number: 1625–0040. Summary: The Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings, Small Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/ or Other Convictions, contains the following information: Signature of applicant and supplementary material required to show that the mariner meets the mandatory requirements for the credential or medical certificate sought; proof of applicant passing all applicable vision, hearing, medical, and/or physical exams; negative chemical test for dangerous drugs; discharges or other documentary evidence of sea service indicating the name, tonnage, propulsion mode and power of the vessels, dates of service, capacity in which the applicant served, and on what waters; and disclosure documentation for narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or other convictions. Need: Title 46 United States Code (U.S.C.) Subtitle II, part E, Title 46 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) part 10, Subpart B, and International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention) and the STCW Code, including the STCW Final Rule (Docket No. USCG–2004–17914) published on December 24, 2013, requires MMC and Medical Certificate applicants to apply at one of the Coast Guard’s seventeen Regional Examination Centers located nationwide. MMCs are established for individuals who are required to hold a credential under Subtitle II. The Coast Guard has the responsibility of issuing MMCs and Medical Certificates to applicants found qualified as to age, character, habits of life, experience, professional qualifications, and physical fitness. The instruments contained within OMB Control No. 1625–0040 serve as a means for the applicant to apply for a MMC and Medical Certificate. Forms: CG–719B, Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC); CG–719C, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other Convictions; CG–719K, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate; CG–719K/E, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings; CG–719S, Small Vessel Sea Service Form; CG–719P, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form. E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 18 / Friday, January 26, 2018 / Notices Respondents: Applicants for MMC, whether original, renewal, duplicate, raise of grade, or a new endorsement on a previously issued MMC. Applicants for Medical Certificates to include National and STCW credentialed mariners, and first-class pilots. Frequency: On occasion. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 47,444 hours a year (CG–719B = 8,475, CG–719K = 16,440 hours, CG–719K/E = 2,283 hours, CG– 719–S = 14, 125 hours, CG–719P = 4,708 hours, and CG–719C = 1,413). Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. Dated: January 11, 2018. James D. Roppel, Acting Chief, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Information Management. Public Participation and Request for Comments [FR Doc. 2018–01448 Filed 1–25–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 9110–04–P DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY Coast Guard [Docket No. USCG–2017–0899] Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625– 0058 Coast Guard, DHS. Thirty-day notice requesting comments. AGENCY: ACTION: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of information: 1625–0058, Application for Permit to Transport Municipal and Commercial Waste. Our ICR describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties. DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before February 26, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG–2017–0899] to the Coast Guard using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, you may submit comments to OIRA using one of the following means: daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 20:14 Jan 25, 2018 Jkt 244001 (1) Email: dhsdeskofficer@ omb.eop.gov. (2) Mail: OIRA, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, attention Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. 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: Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of Information Management, telephone 202–475–3532, or fax 202–372–8405, for questions on these documents. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 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. These comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred to in this Notice. We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number of this request, [USCG–2017–0899], and must be received by February 26, 2018. Submitting Comments We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// PO 00000 Frm 00087 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 3759 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). OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/ do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB Control Number: 1625–0058. Previous Request for Comments This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (82 FR 49638, October 26, 2017) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collections. Information Collection Request Title: Application for Permit to Transport Municipal and Commercial Waste. OMB Control Number: 1625–0058. Summary: This information collection provides the basis for issuing or denying a permit, required under 33 U.S.C. 2601 and 33 CFR 151.1009, for the transportation of municipal or commercial waste in the coastal waters of the United States. Need: In accordance with 33 U.S.C. 2601, the U.S. Coast Guard issued regulations requiring an owner or operator of a vessel to apply for a permit to transport municipal or commercial waste in the United States and to display an identification number or other marking on their vessel. Forms: None. Respondents: Owners and operators of vessels. Frequency: Every 18 months. Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains at 13 hours a year. E:\FR\FM\26JAN1.SGM 26JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 18 (Friday, January 26, 2018)]
[Notices]
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[FR Doc No: 2018-01448]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2015-0694]


Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management 
and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0040

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Thirty-day notice requesting comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the 
U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR), 
abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval for 
reinstatement, without change, of the following collection of 
information: 1625-0040, Application for Merchant Mariner Credential 
(MMC), Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, 
Applications for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level 
Ratings, Small Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing 
Form, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other 
Convictions, Merchant Mariner Medical Certificates, Recognition of 
Foreign Certificate. Our ICR describes the information we seek to 
collect from the public. Review and comments by OIRA ensure we only 
impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.

DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before 
February 26, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2015-0694] to the Coast Guard using the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, you 
may submit comments to OIRA using one of the following means:
    (1) Email: [email protected].
    (2) Mail: OIRA, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, attention 
Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.
    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: Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of 
Information

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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. These comments 
will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred to in this 
Notice.
    We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments 
and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the 
OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number 
of this request [USCG-2015-0694], and must be received by February 26, 
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).
    OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice 
of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB 
Control Number: 1625-0040.

Previous Request for Comments

    This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The 
Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (80 FR 62079, December 14, 
2015) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited one 
comment.
    We did receive one comment on the earlier submission of this ICR. 
The commenter requested that we provide more detail on the progress of 
an application while it is being processed. Although this is not a 
comment directed at the collection, we do provide the following 
response.
    Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collections. The 
Coast Guard provides process guides and general requirements to assist 
with the applications required for a Merchant Mariner. These are 
available upon the National Maritime Center (NMC) website at 
www.uscg.mil/nmc.
    These guides detail the processes that are followed for the 
evaluation of merchant mariners. Furthermore, during the mariner 
evaluation process, the applicants are provided email updates (if email 
address is provided) detailing the status of their application(s).
    The Coast Guard published a second 60-day Notice (82 FR 49639, 
October 26, 2017) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). This was done due 
to the length of time that elapsed since posting of the initial 60-day 
Notice. That Notice elicited no comment. Accordingly, no changes have 
been made to the Collection.

Information Collection Request

    Title: Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), 
Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Application for 
Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings, Small 
Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form, 
Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other Convictions, 
Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Recognition of Foreign 
Certificate.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0040.
    Summary: The Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC), 
Application for Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate, Application for 
Merchant Mariner Medical Certificate for Entry Level Ratings, Small 
Vessel Sea Service Form, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form, 
Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other Convictions, 
contains the following information: Signature of applicant and 
supplementary material required to show that the mariner meets the 
mandatory requirements for the credential or medical certificate 
sought; proof of applicant passing all applicable vision, hearing, 
medical, and/or physical exams; negative chemical test for dangerous 
drugs; discharges or other documentary evidence of sea service 
indicating the name, tonnage, propulsion mode and power of the vessels, 
dates of service, capacity in which the applicant served, and on what 
waters; and disclosure documentation for narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or 
other convictions.
    Need: Title 46 United States Code (U.S.C.) Subtitle II, part E, 
Title 46 Code of Federal Regulation (CFR) part 10, Subpart B, and 
International Convention on Standards of Training, Certification and 
Watchkeeping for Seafarers, 1978, as amended (STCW Convention) and the 
STCW Code, including the STCW Final Rule (Docket No. USCG-2004-17914) 
published on December 24, 2013, requires MMC and Medical Certificate 
applicants to apply at one of the Coast Guard's seventeen Regional 
Examination Centers located nationwide. MMCs are established for 
individuals who are required to hold a credential under Subtitle II. 
The Coast Guard has the responsibility of issuing MMCs and Medical 
Certificates to applicants found qualified as to age, character, habits 
of life, experience, professional qualifications, and physical fitness. 
The instruments contained within OMB Control No. 1625-0040 serve as a 
means for the applicant to apply for a MMC and Medical Certificate.
    Forms: CG-719B, Application for Merchant Mariner Credential (MMC); 
CG-719C, Disclosure Statement for Narcotics, DWI/DUI, and/or Other 
Convictions; CG-719K, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical 
Certificate; CG-719K/E, Application for Merchant Mariner Medical 
Certificate for Entry Level Ratings; CG-719S, Small Vessel Sea Service 
Form; CG-719P, DOT/USCG Periodic Drug Testing Form.

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    Respondents: Applicants for MMC, whether original, renewal, 
duplicate, raise of grade, or a new endorsement on a previously issued 
MMC. Applicants for Medical Certificates to include National and STCW 
credentialed mariners, and first-class pilots.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 47,444 hours a 
year (CG-719B = 8,475, CG-719K = 16,440 hours, CG-719K/E = 2,283 hours, 
CG-719-S = 14, 125 hours, CG-719P = 4,708 hours, and CG-719C = 1,413).

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

    Dated: January 11, 2018.
James D. Roppel,
Acting Chief, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Information Management.
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