Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Submission of Audit Reports-Part 248, 26339-26340 [2018-12158]

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[FR Doc. 2018–12093 Filed 6–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–60–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Bureau of Transportation Statistics [Docket ID Number DOT–OST–2014–0031] Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Submission of Audit Reports—Part 248 Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST–R), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Department of Transportation. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on March 28, 2018 (83 FR 13442). Four comments were received. None pertained to this Information Collection Request and will be addressed by the Department at this time. SUMMARY: Written comments should be submitted by July 6, 2018. DATES: PO 00000 Frm 00088 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26339 Jeff Gorham, Office of Airline Information, RTS–42, Room E34, OST–R, BTS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone Number (202) 366–4406, Fax Number (202) 366–3383 or email jeff.gorham@dot.gov. Comments: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725–17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention: OST Desk Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Approval No. 2138–0004. Title: Submission of Audit Reports— Part 248. Form No.: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Large certificated air carriers. Number of Respondents: 60. Number of Responses: 60. Total Burden per Response: 15 minutes. Total Annual Burden: 15 hours. Needs and Uses: BTS collects independent audited financial reports from U.S. certificated air carriers. Carriers not having an annual audit must file a statement that no such audit has been performed. In lieu of the audit report, BTS will accept the annual report submitted to the stockholders. The audited reports are needed by the Department of Transportation as: (1) A means to monitor an air carrier’s continuing fitness to operate; (2) reference material used by analysts in examining foreign route cases; (3) reference material used by analysts in examining proposed mergers, acquisitions and consolidations; (4) a means whereby BTS sends a copy of the report to the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in fulfillment of a United States treaty obligation; and, (5) corroboration of a carrier’s Form 41 filings. The Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501), requires a statistical agency to clearly identify information it collects for non-statistical purposes. BTS hereby notifies the respondents and the public that BTS uses the information it collects under this OMB approval for non-statistical purposes including, but not limited to, publication of both Respondent’s identity and its data, and submission of the information to agencies outside BTS for review, analysis and possible use in regulatory and other administrative matters. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1 26340 Federal Register / Vol. 83, No. 109 / Wednesday, June 6, 2018 / Notices is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department concerning consumer protection. Comments should address whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Issued in Washington, DC, on May 31, 2018. William Chadwick, Jr., Director, Office of Airline Information, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. [FR Doc. 2018–12158 Filed 6–5–18; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Transportation Statistics Bureau [Docket ID Number: DOT–OST–2014–0031] Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Reporting Required for International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST–R), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on March 28, 2018. One comment was received. It did not pertain to this Information Collection Request and will not be addressed by the Department at this time. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 6, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Gorham, Office of Airline Information, RTS–42, Room E34, OST–R, BTS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone Number (202) 366–4406, Fax Number (202) 366–3383 or Email jeff.gorham@dot.gov. Comments: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory daltland on DSKBBV9HB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:35 Jun 05, 2018 Jkt 244001 Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725–17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention: OST Desk Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: [FR Doc. 2018–12155 Filed 6–5–18; 8:45 am] OMB Approval No. 2138–0039. Title: Reporting Required for International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO). Form No.: BTS Form EF. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Large certificated air carriers. Number of Respondents: 35. Number of Responses: 35. Total Burden per Response: 1.5 hours. Total Annual Burden: 53 hours.. Needs and Uses: As a party to the Convention on International Civil Aviation (Treaty), the United States is obligated to provide ICAO with financial and statistical data on operations of U.S. air carriers. Over 99% of the data filed with ICAO is extracted from the air carriers’ Form 41 submissions to BTS. BTS Form EF is the means by which BTS supplies the remaining 1% of the air carrier data to ICAO. The Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501), requires a statistical agency to clearly identify information it collects for non-statistical purposes. BTS hereby notifies the respondents and the public that BTS uses the information it collects under this OMB approval for non-statistical purposes including, but not limited to, publication of both Respondent’s identity and its data, and submission of the information to agencies outside BTS for review, analysis and possible use in regulatory and other administrative matters. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department concerning consumer protection. Comments should address whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. PO 00000 Frm 00089 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Issued in Washington, DC, on May 31, 2018. William Chadwick, Jr., Director, Office of Airline Information, Bureau of Transportation Statistics. BILLING CODE 4910–9X–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Transportation Statistics Bureau [Docket ID Number: DOT–OST–2014–0031] Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; Part 249, Preservation of Records Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology (OST–R), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), DOT. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently approved collections. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on March 28, 2018. Eleven comments were received. None pertained to this Information Collection Request and will not be addressed by the Department at this time. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 6, 2018. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Gorham, Office of Airline Information, RTS–42, Room E34–414, OST–R, BTS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001, Telephone Number (202) 366–4406, Fax Number (202) 366–3383 or EMAIL jeff.gorham@dot.gov. Comments: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725—17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention: OST Desk Officer. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: OMB Approval No. 2138–0006. Title: Preservation of Air carrier Records—14 CFR part 249. Form No.: None. Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection. Respondents: Certificated air carriers and charter operators. SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\06JNN1.SGM 06JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 109 (Wednesday, June 6, 2018)]
[Notices]
[Pages 26339-26340]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-12158]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Bureau of Transportation Statistics

[Docket ID Number DOT-OST-2014-0031]


Agency Information Collection; Activity Under OMB Review; 
Submission of Audit Reports--Part 248

AGENCY: Office of the Assistant Secretary for Research and Technology 
(OST-R), Bureau of Transportation Statistics (BTS), Department of 
Transportation.

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information 
Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the 
Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for extension of currently 
approved collections. The ICR describes the nature of the information 
collection and its expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection 
of information was published on March 28, 2018 (83 FR 13442). Four 
comments were received. None pertained to this Information Collection 
Request and will be addressed by the Department at this time.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by July 6, 2018.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Gorham, Office of Airline 
Information, RTS-42, Room E34, OST-R, BTS, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, 
Washington, DC 20590-0001, Telephone Number (202) 366-4406, Fax Number 
(202) 366-3383 or email [email protected].
    Comments: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory 
Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street NW, 
Washington, DC 20503, Attention: OST Desk Officer.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    OMB Approval No. 2138-0004.
    Title: Submission of Audit Reports--Part 248.
    Form No.: None.
    Type of Review: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Respondents: Large certificated air carriers.
    Number of Respondents: 60.
    Number of Responses: 60.
    Total Burden per Response: 15 minutes.
    Total Annual Burden: 15 hours.
    Needs and Uses: BTS collects independent audited financial reports 
from U.S. certificated air carriers. Carriers not having an annual 
audit must file a statement that no such audit has been performed. In 
lieu of the audit report, BTS will accept the annual report submitted 
to the stockholders. The audited reports are needed by the Department 
of Transportation as: (1) A means to monitor an air carrier's 
continuing fitness to operate; (2) reference material used by analysts 
in examining foreign route cases; (3) reference material used by 
analysts in examining proposed mergers, acquisitions and 
consolidations; (4) a means whereby BTS sends a copy of the report to 
the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in fulfillment of 
a United States treaty obligation; and, (5) corroboration of a 
carrier's Form 41 filings.
    The Confidential Information Protection and Statistical Efficiency 
Act of 2002 (44 U.S.C. 3501), requires a statistical agency to clearly 
identify information it collects for non-statistical purposes. BTS 
hereby notifies the respondents and the public that BTS uses the 
information it collects under this OMB approval for non-statistical 
purposes including, but not limited to, publication of both 
Respondent's identity and its data, and submission of the information 
to agencies outside BTS for review, analysis and possible use in 
regulatory and other administrative matters.
    Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of 
information

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is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the 
Department concerning consumer protection. Comments should address 
whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of 
the Department's estimate of the burden of the proposed information 
collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on May 31, 2018.
William Chadwick, Jr.,
Director, Office of Airline Information, Bureau of Transportation 
Statistics.
[FR Doc. 2018-12158 Filed 6-5-18; 8:45 am]
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