Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting, 9363 [2018-04356]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 43 / Monday, March 5, 2018 / Notices Upon publication in the Federal Register. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Pamela K. Durham, Office of Missile, Biological, and Chemical Nonproliferation, Bureau of International Security and Nonproliferation, Department of State, Telephone (202) 647–4930. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Pursuant to Sections 306(a), 307(a), and 307(d) of the Chemical and Biological Weapons Control and Warfare Elimination Act of 1991, as amended (22 U.S.C. 5604(a) and Sec 5605(a)), on February 22, 2018 the Secretary of State determined that the Government of North Korea has used chemical weapons in violation of international law or lethal chemical weapons against its own nationals. As a result, the following sanctions are hereby imposed: 1. Foreign Assistance: Termination of assistance to North Korea under the Foreign Assistance Act of 1961, except for urgent humanitarian assistance and food or other agricultural commodities or products. 2. Arms Sales: Termination of (a) sales to North Korea under the Arms Export Control Act of any defense articles, defense services, or design and construction services, and (b) licenses for the export to North Korea of any item on the United States Munitions List. 3. Arms Sales Financing: Termination of all foreign military financing for North Korea under the Arms Export Control Act. 4. Denial of United States Government Credit or Other Financial Assistance: Denial to North Korea of any credit, credit guarantees, or other financial assistance by any department, agency, or instrumentality of the United States Government, including the ExportImport Bank of the United States. 5. Exports of National SecuritySensitive Goods and Technology: Prohibition on the export to North Korea of any goods or technology on that part of the control list established under section 2404(c)(1) of the Appendix to Title 50. These measures shall be implemented by the responsible departments and agencies of the United States Government and will remain in place for at least one year and until further notice. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES DATES: Christopher A. Ford, Assistant Secretary of State for International Security and Nonproliferation. [FR Doc. 2018–04320 Filed 3–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–27–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:25 Mar 02, 2018 Jkt 244001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0029] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting 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 MARAD and Department of Defense (DoD) personnel to evaluate strategic commercial seaport readiness to meet contingency military deployment needs and make plans for the use of this capability to meet national emergency requirements. 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 May 4, 2018. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT– MARAD–2018–0029] 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: Nuns Jain, (757) 322–5801, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 7737 Hampton Boulevard, Building 19, Suite 300, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00105 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 9363 Norfolk, VA 23505 or Email: nuns.jain@ dot.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting. OMB Control Number: 2133–0548. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: Pursuant to the Defense Production Act of 1950, as amended (Pub. L. 111–67), E.O. 13603, E.O. 12656 and 46 CFR part 340, MARAD works with the DoD to ensure national defense preparedness. Accordingly, MARAD issues Port Planning Orders (PPOs) to Department of Defense-designated Strategic Commercial Seaports in order to provide the Department of Defense (DoD) port facilities in support of military deployments during national emergencies. The collection of quarterly information is necessary to validate the port’s ability to provide the PPO delineated facilities to the DoD within the PPO delineated time frame. Quarterly reports will seek information related to berthing capability, staging and general availability of the port by readiness hours. Respondents: Strategic Commercial Seaports who have been designated by the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC) and who have been issued a PPO by MARAD. Estimated Number of Respondents: 16. Estimated Number of Responses: 4. Estimated Hours per Response: 1 hour. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 64. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. (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: February 27, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–04356 Filed 3–2–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0028] Requested Administrative Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws: Vessel LOLAL OCEAN EXPLORER; Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: E:\FR\FM\05MRN1.SGM 05MRN1

Agencies

[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 43 (Monday, March 5, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Page 9363]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-04356]


=======================================================================
-----------------------------------------------------------------------

DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2018-0029]


Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved 
Information Collection: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport 
Facilities Reporting

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

-----------------------------------------------------------------------

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 by MARAD and Department of Defense (DoD) 
personnel to evaluate strategic commercial seaport readiness to meet 
contingency military deployment needs and make plans for the use of 
this capability to meet national emergency requirements. 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 May 4, 2018.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2018-0029] 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: Nuns Jain, (757) 322-5801, Maritime 
Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 7737 Hampton 
Boulevard, Building 19, Suite 300, Norfolk, VA 23505 or Email: 
[email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities 
Reporting.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0548.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Abstract: Pursuant to the Defense Production Act of 1950, as 
amended (Pub. L. 111-67), E.O. 13603, E.O. 12656 and 46 CFR part 340, 
MARAD works with the DoD to ensure national defense preparedness. 
Accordingly, MARAD issues Port Planning Orders (PPOs) to Department of 
Defense-designated Strategic Commercial Seaports in order to provide 
the Department of Defense (DoD) port facilities in support of military 
deployments during national emergencies. The collection of quarterly 
information is necessary to validate the port's ability to provide the 
PPO delineated facilities to the DoD within the PPO delineated time 
frame.
    Quarterly reports will seek information related to berthing 
capability, staging and general availability of the port by readiness 
hours.
    Respondents: Strategic Commercial Seaports who have been designated 
by the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command 
(SDDC) and who have been issued a PPO by MARAD.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 16.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 4.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 1 hour.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 64.
    Frequency of Response: Quarterly.

(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: February 27, 2018.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-04356 Filed 3-2-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-81-P