Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations, 64617 [2019-25349]

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AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 19, 2019. No comments were received from the comment period. The khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:57 Nov 21, 2019 Jkt 250001 collection involves the collection of information related to rules governing Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations. The information to be collected supports the Department of Transportation’s strategic goal of safety. Specifically, the goal is to promote the public health and safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related deaths and injuries. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by December 23, 2019. ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to oira_ submission@omb.eop.gov, or faxed to (202) 395–6974, or mailed to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Luipersbeck by email at: Thomas.A.Luipersbeck@faa.gov; phone: 615–202–9683. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, including: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for FAA’s performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA 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. OMB Control Number: 2120–0756. Title: Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations. Form Numbers: 2170–0761, Helicopter Air Ambulance Mandatory Flight Information Report. Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection. Background: The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on September 19, 2019 (84 FR 48989). These requirements in part 135 are addressed specifically to helicopter air ambulances, often referred to as emergency medical services (EMS), and to on-demand operations including PO 00000 Frm 00165 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 64617 overwater operations. The National Transportation Safety Board recommended several changes following accident investigations. The FAA aims to improve the safety record of helicopter air ambulances through better oversight of their operations. The FAA will use the information it collects and reviews to ensure compliance and adherence with regulations and, if necessary, to take enforcement action on violators of the regulations. Under the authority of Title 49 CFR, Section 44701, Title 14 CFR prescribes the terms, conditions, and limitations as are necessary to ensure safety in air transportation. Title 14 CFR parts 91 and 135 prescribes the requirements governing helicopter air ambulance, commercial helicopter, and Part 91 helicopter operations. The information collected is used to determine air operators’ compliance with the minimum safety standards and the applicants’ eligibility for air operations certification. Each operator which seeks to obtain, or is in possession of an operating certificate, must comply with the requirements of part 91 or 135, as applicable, which include maintaining data which is used to determine if the air carrier is operating in accordance with minimum safety standards. Respondents: Part 135 Helicopter Air Ambulance Operators, Part 135 Helicopter Commercial Operators, or Part 91 Helicopter Operators. Frequency: On Occasion. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Varies by Response Type. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 132,639 Hours. Issued in Washington DC, on November 19, 2019. Sandra L. Ray, Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA, Policy Integration Branch, AFS–270. [FR Doc. 2019–25349 Filed 11–21–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF VETERANS AFFAIRS [OMB Control No. 2900–0325] Agency Information Collection Activity: Certificate of Delivery of Advance Payment and Enrollment Veterans Benefits Administration, Department of Veterans Affairs. ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: The Veterans Benefits Administration (VBA), Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), is announcing an opportunity for public comment on the SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\22NON1.SGM 22NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 226 (Friday, November 22, 2019)]
[Notices]
[Page 64617]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25349]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2019-0748]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of a Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Helicopter 
Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period 
soliciting comments on the following collection of information was 
published on September 19, 2019. No comments were received from the 
comment period. The collection involves the collection of information 
related to rules governing Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial 
Helicopter, and Part 91 Helicopter Operations. The information to be 
collected supports the Department of Transportation's strategic goal of 
safety. Specifically, the goal is to promote the public health and 
safety by working toward the elimination of transportation-related 
deaths and injuries.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by December 23, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Interested persons are invited to submit written comments on 
the proposed information collection to the Office of Information and 
Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget. Comments should be 
addressed to the attention of the Desk Officer, Department of 
Transportation/FAA, and sent via electronic mail to 
[email protected], or faxed to (202) 395-6974, or mailed to 
the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management 
and Budget, Docket Library, Room 10102, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, 
DC 20503.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Thomas Luipersbeck by email at: 
[email protected]; phone: 615-202-9683.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including: (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA 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.
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0756.
    Title: Helicopter Air Ambulance, Commercial Helicopter, and Part 91 
Helicopter Operations.
    Form Numbers: 2170-0761, Helicopter Air Ambulance Mandatory Flight 
Information Report.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment 
period soliciting comments on the following collection of information 
was published on September 19, 2019 (84 FR 48989). These requirements 
in part 135 are addressed specifically to helicopter air ambulances, 
often referred to as emergency medical services (EMS), and to on-demand 
operations including overwater operations. The National Transportation 
Safety Board recommended several changes following accident 
investigations. The FAA aims to improve the safety record of helicopter 
air ambulances through better oversight of their operations. The FAA 
will use the information it collects and reviews to ensure compliance 
and adherence with regulations and, if necessary, to take enforcement 
action on violators of the regulations.
    Under the authority of Title 49 CFR, Section 44701, Title 14 CFR 
prescribes the terms, conditions, and limitations as are necessary to 
ensure safety in air transportation. Title 14 CFR parts 91 and 135 
prescribes the requirements governing helicopter air ambulance, 
commercial helicopter, and Part 91 helicopter operations. The 
information collected is used to determine air operators' compliance 
with the minimum safety standards and the applicants' eligibility for 
air operations certification. Each operator which seeks to obtain, or 
is in possession of an operating certificate, must comply with the 
requirements of part 91 or 135, as applicable, which include 
maintaining data which is used to determine if the air carrier is 
operating in accordance with minimum safety standards.
    Respondents: Part 135 Helicopter Air Ambulance Operators, Part 135 
Helicopter Commercial Operators, or Part 91 Helicopter Operators.
    Frequency: On Occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: Varies by Response Type.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 132,639 Hours.

    Issued in Washington DC, on November 19, 2019.
Sandra L. Ray,
Aviation Safety Inspector, FAA, Policy Integration Branch, AFS-270.
[FR Doc. 2019-25349 Filed 11-21-19; 8:45 am]
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