Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger Vessels, 12073-12074 [2018-05498]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2018 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0037] Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Seamen’s Claims, Administrative Action and Litigation 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 injury claims made by seamen working aboard government-owned vessels. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on December 17, 2017. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 18, 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: Michael Yarrington, (202) 366–1915, Office of Marine Insurance, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Seamen’s Claims, Administrative Action and Litigation. OMB Control Number: 2133–0522. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Abstract: The information is submitted by claimants seeking payments for injuries or illnesses they sustained while serving as masters or sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Mar 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 members of a crew on board a vessel owned or operated by the United States. The filing of a claim is a jurisdictional requirement for MARAD liability for such claims. MARAD reviews the information and makes a determination regarding agency liability and payments. Respondents: Officers or members of a crew who suffered death, injury, or illness while employed on vessels owned or operated by the United States. Also, included in this description of respondents are surviving dependents, beneficiaries, and/or legal representatives of the officers or crew members. Affected Public: Individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 15. Estimated Number of Responses: 15. Estimated Hours per Response: 12.5. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 188. 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: March 14, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–05499 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2018–0036] 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: 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 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 denying the waiver request. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00120 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 12073 following information collection was published on December 5, 2017. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 18, 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: 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 vessels. 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. 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. Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 138. Frequency of Response: Annually. E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1 12074 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 53 / Monday, March 19, 2018 / Notices (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: March 14, 2018. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2018–05498 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Collection; Comment Request for Form 1028 Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service (IRS), 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 information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 521 of the Internal Revenue Code. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 18, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Martha R. Brinson, at (202) 317–5753 or at Internal Revenue Service, Room 6526, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet at Martha.R.Brinson@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application for Recognition of Exemption Under Section 521 of the Internal Revenue Code. OMB Number: 1545–0058. Form Number: 1028. Abstract: Farmers’ cooperatives must file Form 1028 to apply for exemption from Federal income tax as being organizations described in Internal Revenue Code section 521. The information on Form 1028 provides the basis for determining whether the applicants are exempt. Current Actions: There are no changes being made to Form 1028 at this time. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. sradovich on DSK3GMQ082PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:43 Mar 16, 2018 Jkt 244001 Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 50. Estimated Time per Respondent: 71 hours, 53 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 3,594. The following paragraph applies to all of the collections of information covered by this notice: An agency may not conduct or sponsor, and a person is not required to respond to, a collection of information unless the collection of information displays a valid OMB control number. Books or records relating to a collection of information must be retained as long as their contents may become material in the administration of any internal revenue law. Generally, tax returns and tax return information are confidential, as required by 26 U.S.C. 6103. Request for Comments: Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval. All comments will become a matter of public record. Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology; and (e) estimates of capital or start-up costs and costs of operation, maintenance, and purchase of services to provide information. Approved: March 13, 2018. Laurie Brimmer, Senior Tax Analyst. [FR Doc. 2018–05555 Filed 3–16–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4830–01–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed 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, SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00121 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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. The IRS is soliciting comments concerning application procedures for qualified intermediary status under final qualified intermediary withholding agreement. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before May 18, 2018 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Laurie Brimmer, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the form should be directed to Kerry Dennis, at (202) 317–5751 or Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224, or through the internet, at Kerry.Dennis@irs.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Application Procedures for Qualified Intermediary Status Under Section 1441; Final Qualified Intermediary Withholding Agreement. OMB Number: 1545–1597. Revenue Procedure Number: 2000–12 (Revenue Procedure 2000–12 is modified by Announcement 2000–50, Revenue Procedure 2003–64, Revenue Procedure 2004–21, and Revenue Procedure 2005–77.) Abstract: This revenue procedure gives guidance for entering into a withholding agreement with the IRS to be treated as a Qualified Intermediary (QI) under regulation section 1.1441– 1(e)(5). It describes the application procedures for becoming a QI and the terms that the IRS will ordinarily require in a QI withholding agreement. The objective of a QI withholding agreement is to simplify withholding and reporting obligations with respect to payments of income made to an account holder through one or more foreign intermediaries. Current Actions: There are no changes to the paperwork burden previously approved by OMB. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations. Estimated Number of Respondents: 88,504. Estimated Number of Responses: 1,097,991. Estimated Time per Respondent: 16 minutes. **Estimated Time for a QI: 2,093 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 301,018. E:\FR\FM\19MRN1.SGM 19MRN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 53 (Monday, March 19, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 12073-12074]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-05498]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2018-0036]


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: 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 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. A Federal Register Notice with 
a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following 
information collection was published on December 5, 2017.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before April 18, 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: 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: [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Application for Waiver of the coastwise Trade Laws for Small 
Passenger vessels.
    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.
    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.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 138.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.


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(Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.)
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By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
    Dated: March 14, 2018.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2018-05498 Filed 3-16-18; 8:45 am]
 BILLING CODE 4910-81-P