Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of Two Previously Approved Information Collection, 26175-26176 [2019-11716]

Download as PDF jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / Notices depending on whether they contain privileged or confidential information: D Electronic Comments: For ordinary comments, please use http:// www.regulations.gov, enter the docket [DOS–2019–0012] and follow the prompts to submit your comments. D Paper Comments: For comments that contain privileged or confidential information (within the meaning of 19 U.S.C. 2605(i)(1)), please send submissions to: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs—Cultural Heritage Center, SA–5 Floor 5, 2200 C St. NW, Washington, DC 20522–0505. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For general questions concerning the meeting, contact Andrew Cohen, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs— Cultural Heritage Center by phone, (202) 632–6301, or email: culprop@state.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: In accordance with § 306(e)(2) of the Convention on Cultural Property Implementation Act (5 U.S.C. 2601 et seq.) (‘‘the Act’’), the Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs calls a meeting of the Cultural Property Advisory Committee (‘‘the Committee’’). The Act describes the Committee’s responsibilities. A portion of this meeting will be closed to the public pursuant to 5 U.S.C. 552b(c)(9)(B) and 19 U.S.C. 2605. Meeting Agenda: During the closed session the Committee will review the proposal to extend the cultural property agreement with El Salvador and Department of State staff will also brief the Committee on the threats to cultural property in Yemen. During the open session the Committee will hear public comments on El Salvador. Open Session Participation: The Committee will hold an open session of the meeting to receive oral public comments on the El Salvador cultural property agreement on Tuesday, July 23, 2019, from 1:30 p.m. to approximately 2:30 p.m. (EDT). We have provided specific instructions on how to participate or observe the open session at http://culturalheritage.state.gov. You do not need to register to observe the open session. You do not have to submit written comments to make an oral comment in the open session. But if you do wish to speak, you must request to be scheduled by July 17, 2019, via email (culprop@state.gov) in order to be assigned a slot. Please submit your name and organizational affiliation in this request. The open session will start with a brief presentation by the Committee, after which you should be prepared to answer questions on any written VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jun 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 statements you may have submitted. Finally, you may provide additional oral comments for up to five (5) minutes per participant. Due to time constraints, it may not be possible to accommodate all who wish to speak. Written Comments: If you do not wish to participate in the open session but still wish to make your views known, you may submit written comments for the Committee’s consideration. Submit non-privileged and non-confidential information (within the meaning of 19 U.S.C. 2605(i)(1)) regarding the proposed extension for El Salvador using the Regulations.gov website (listed in the ‘‘COMMENTS’’ section above) not later than July 8, 2019, at 11:59 p.m. (EDT). For comments that contain privileged or confidential information (within the meaning of 19 U.S.C. 2605(i)(1)), please send comments to: U.S. Department of State, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs—Cultural Heritage Center, SA–5 Floor 5, 2200 C St. NW, Washington, DC 20522–0505. In all cases, your written comments should relate specifically to the determinations specified in the Act at 19 U.S.C. 2602(a)(1). We request that any party soliciting or aggregating written comments received from other persons for submission to the Department inform those persons that the Department will not edit their comments to remove any identifying or contact information and that they therefore should not include any such information in their comments that they do not want publicly disclosed. Written comments submitted in electronic form are not private. We will post the comments at http://www.regulations .gov. Because written comments cannot be edited to remove any personally identifying or contact information, we caution against including any such information in an electronic submission without appropriate permission to disclose that information (including trade secrets and commercial or financial information that are privileged or confidential within the meaning of 19 U.S.C. 2605(i)(1)). Marie Therese Porter Royce, Assistant Secretary, Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–11679 Filed 6–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–05–P PO 00000 Frm 00112 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 26175 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2019–0020] Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for Renewal of Two Previously Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information collection on March 27, 2019. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by July 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the quality of the collected information. All comments should include the Docket number FHWA–2019–0020. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title 1: A Guide to Reporting Highway Statistics. OMB Control Number: 2125–0032. Abstract: A Guide to Reporting Highway Statistics provides for the collection of information by describing policies and procedures for assembling highway related data from the existing files of State agencies. The data includes motor-vehicle registration and fees, motor-fuel use and taxation, driver licensing, and highway taxation and finance. Federal, State, and local governments use the data for transportation policy discussions and decisions. Motor-fuel data are used in attributing receipts to the Highway Trust Fund and subsequently in the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1 jbell on DSK3GLQ082PROD with NOTICES 26176 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 108 / Wednesday, June 5, 2019 / Notices apportionment formula that are used to distribute Federal-Aid Highway Funds. The data are published annually in the FHWA’s Highway Statistics. Information from Highway Statistics is used in the joint FHWA and Federal Transit Administration required biennial report to Congress, Status of the Nation’s Highways, Bridges, and Transit: Conditions and Performance, which contrasts present status to future investment needs. Respondents: State and local governments of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Marianas, and the Virgin Islands share this burden. Estimated Average Burden per Response: The estimated average reporting burden per response for the annual collection and processing of the data is 754 hours for each of the States (including local governments), the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Marianas, and the Virgin Islands. Estimated Total Annual Burden: The estimated total annual burden for all respondents is 42,206 hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Dougherty, (202) 366–9234, Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of Policy, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Funding and Motor Fuels Division (HPPI–10), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Title 2: Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS). OMB Control Number: 2125–0028. Abstract: The HPMS data that is collected is used for management decisions that affect transportation, including estimates of the Nation’s future highway needs and assessments of highway system performance. The information is used by the FHWA to develop and implement legislation and by State and Federal transportation officials to adequately plan, design, and administer effective, safe, and efficient transportation systems. This data is essential to the FHWA and Congress in evaluating the effectiveness of the Federal-aid highway program. The HPMS also provides mile and lane-mile components of the Federal-Aid Highway Fund apportionment formulae. The data that is required by the HPMS is continually reassessed and streamlined by the FHWA and has recently been updated to support the Transportation VerDate Sep<11>2014 19:03 Jun 04, 2019 Jkt 247001 Performance Management (TPM) initiative. Respondents: State governments of the 50 States, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Estimated Average Burden per Response: The estimated average burden per response for the annual collection and processing of the HPMS data is 2,010 hours for each State, the District of Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. Estimated Total Annual Burden: The estimated total annual burden for all respondents is 104,520 hours. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Robert Rozycki, (202) 366–5059, Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway Systems Performance (HPPI–20), Office of Highway Policy Information, Office of Policy & Governmental Affairs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of these information collections, including: (1) Whether the proposed collections are necessary for the FHWA’s performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burdens could be minimized, including use of electronic technology, 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 these information collections. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Ch. 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: May 31, 2019. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–11716 Filed 6–4–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2019–0022] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00113 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 The FHWA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget’s (OMB) approval for a new information collection, which is summarized below under SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Please submit comments by August 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID 2019–0022 by any of the following methods: Website: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments received go to the Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments. Fax: 1–202–493–2251. Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590–0001. Hand Delivery or Courier: U.S. Department of Transportation, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m. ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Marthy Kenley, 202–366–8110, Office of Civil Rights, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Ave. SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Federal-Aid Highway Construction Equal Employment Opportunity. Background: Title 23, Part 140(a), requires the FHWA to ensure equal opportunity regarding contractors’ employment practices on Federal-aid highway projects. To carry out this requirement, the contractors must submit to the State Transportation Agencies (STAs) on all work being performed on Federal-aid contracts during the month of July, a report on its employment workforce data. This report provides the employment workforce data on these contracts and includes the number of minorities, women, and nonminorities in specific highway construction job categories. This information is reported on Form PR– 1391, Federal-Aid Highway Construction Contractors Summary of Employment Data. The statute also requires the STAs to submit a report to the FHWA summarizing the data entered on the PR–1391 forms. This SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\05JNN1.SGM 05JNN1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 108 (Wednesday, June 5, 2019)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2019-0020]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Notice of Request for 
Renewal of Two Previously Approved Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request 
described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information 
collection on March 27, 2019. We are required to publish this notice in 
the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by July 5, 2019.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. 
You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, 
including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways 
for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the 
collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, 
including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the 
quality of the collected information. All comments should include the 
Docket number FHWA-2019-0020.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title 1: A Guide to Reporting Highway Statistics.
    OMB Control Number: 2125-0032.
    Abstract: A Guide to Reporting Highway Statistics provides for the 
collection of information by describing policies and procedures for 
assembling highway related data from the existing files of State 
agencies. The data includes motor-vehicle registration and fees, motor-
fuel use and taxation, driver licensing, and highway taxation and 
finance. Federal, State, and local governments use the data for 
transportation policy discussions and decisions. Motor-fuel data are 
used in attributing receipts to the Highway Trust Fund and subsequently 
in the

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apportionment formula that are used to distribute Federal-Aid Highway 
Funds. The data are published annually in the FHWA's Highway 
Statistics. Information from Highway Statistics is used in the joint 
FHWA and Federal Transit Administration required biennial report to 
Congress, Status of the Nation's Highways, Bridges, and Transit: 
Conditions and Performance, which contrasts present status to future 
investment needs.
    Respondents: State and local governments of the 50 States, the 
District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Guam, American 
Samoa, the Northern Marianas, and the Virgin Islands share this burden.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: The estimated average 
reporting burden per response for the annual collection and processing 
of the data is 754 hours for each of the States (including local 
governments), the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto 
Rico, Guam, American Samoa, the Northern Marianas, and the Virgin 
Islands.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: The estimated total annual burden 
for all respondents is 42,206 hours.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Dougherty, (202) 366-9234, 
Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Office of 
Policy, Office of Highway Policy Information, Highway Funding and Motor 
Fuels Division (HPPI-10), 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 
20590. Office hours are from 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through 
Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Title 2: Highway Performance Monitoring System (HPMS).
    OMB Control Number: 2125-0028.
    Abstract: The HPMS data that is collected is used for management 
decisions that affect transportation, including estimates of the 
Nation's future highway needs and assessments of highway system 
performance. The information is used by the FHWA to develop and 
implement legislation and by State and Federal transportation officials 
to adequately plan, design, and administer effective, safe, and 
efficient transportation systems. This data is essential to the FHWA 
and Congress in evaluating the effectiveness of the Federal-aid highway 
program. The HPMS also provides mile and lane-mile components of the 
Federal-Aid Highway Fund apportionment formulae. The data that is 
required by the HPMS is continually reassessed and streamlined by the 
FHWA and has recently been updated to support the Transportation 
Performance Management (TPM) initiative.
    Respondents: State governments of the 50 States, the District of 
Columbia, and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: The estimated average burden 
per response for the annual collection and processing of the HPMS data 
is 2,010 hours for each State, the District of Columbia, and the 
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: The estimated total annual burden 
for all respondents is 104,520 hours.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:  Mr. Robert Rozycki, (202) 366-5059, 
Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration, Highway 
Systems Performance (HPPI-20), Office of Highway Policy Information, 
Office of Policy & Governmental Affairs, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, 
Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
these information collections, including: (1) Whether the proposed 
collections are necessary for the FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy 
of the estimated burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to enhance the quality, 
usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that 
the burdens could be minimized, including use of electronic technology, 
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 these information collections.

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Ch. 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued On: May 31, 2019.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-11716 Filed 6-4-19; 8:45 am]
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