Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program, 65211-65212 [2019-25681]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2019 / Notices Project/Performance Site Location (s) V2.0, Other Attachment Form V1.2. Type of Review: New information collection. Background: This is a new collection and is required to retain a benefit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new collection will be conducted for reporting purposes and will assist in the FAA in administering a new Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant Program. The program is mandated by FAA Reauthorization of 2018, Public Law 115–254 for the purpose to (1) Create and deliver curriculum designed to provide high school students with meaningful aviation education that is designed to prepare the students to become aircraft pilots, aerospace engineers, or unmanned aircraft systems operators. (2) Support the professional development of teachers using the above curriculum. Under this new authority, the FAA intends to collect information from the following categories of eligible applicants identified in the legislation. (1) Accredited Higher Education Institution (20 U.S.C. 1001), Secondary school or high school (20 U.S.C. 7801). (2) State or local government entity. (3) Air Carriers (sec. 40102, title 49) or labor unions representing aircrafts pilots and (4) Flight School that provides flight training (part 61, title 14) or holds a pilot school certificate (part, 141, title 14). The collection will be conducted by the FAA in applications for grant awards not more frequently than annually with quarterly and final reports from all grant recipients. It will provide critical data on locations where the grant dollars are being used to plan and respond the aircraft pilot workforce shortage. This information will provide the FAA with an indication of where gaps exist in planning for the workforce shortage and will help the FAA determine which projects have the great ability to help address the forecasted aircraft pilot shortage. Respondents: The Legislation identified the following categories of applicants as eligible to apply for grants under this program. The Program expects approximately 10 respondents from each category below for a total of approximately 40 respondents: (1) Accredited Higher Education Institution (20 U.S.C. 1001), Secondary school or high school (20 U.S.C. 7801). (2) State or local government entity. (3) Air Carriers (sec. 40102, title 49) or labor unions representing aircrafts pilots. (4) Flight School that provides flight training (part 61, title 14) or holds a VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Nov 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 pilot school certificate (part, 141, title 14). The legislation also requires the FAA to ensure participation from a diverse collection of public and private schools in rural, suburban, and urban areas. Frequency: The collection will be conducted by the FAA in applications for grant awards not more frequently than annually with quarterly and final reports from all grant recipients. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4 Hours per respondent. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Estimated to be 456 hours. Issued in Atlantic City, NJ, on November 18, 2019. Linda A. Long, Program Manager, Aviation Workforce Development Grant Programs. NextGen Partnership Contracts Branch (ANG–A17). [FR Doc. 2019–25680 Filed 11–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2019–0848] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. 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 for a new information collection. The collection involves the establishment of a new grant program in the FAA for the Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development. The information to be collected will be used for selecting projects. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field). By mail: Linda Long, William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic City International Airport, B300, 2nd Floor, Column H–15, Atlantic City, NJ 08405. By fax: 609–485–4101. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Long by email at: Linda.Long@ faa.gov; phone: 609–485–8902. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00099 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 65211 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–XXXX. Title: Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program. Form Numbers: Form SF–424, SF– 424A, SF424B, SF–LLL, Key Contacts Form V1.0, Project Narrative Attachment Form V1.2, Budget Narrative Attachment Form V1.2, Project/Performance Site Location (s) V2.0, Other Attachment Form V1.2. Type of Review: New information collection. Background: This is a request for a new collection and is required to retain a benefit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The new collection will be conducted for reporting purposes and will assist in the FAA in administering a new Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development Grant Program. The program is mandated by FAA Reauthorization of 2018, Public Law No: 115–254 for the purpose to: (1) Establish new educational programs that teach technical skills used in aviation maintenance, including purchasing equipment or to improve existing such programs. (2) Enhance aviation maintenance technical education or aviation maintenance industry workforce. (3) To establish scholarships or apprenticeships for individuals pursuing employment in the aviation maintenance industry. (4) Support outreach about careers in the aviation maintenance industry to: Primary, secondary and post-secondary school students, communities underrepresented in the industry. (5) Support transition to careers in aviation maintenance; including members of the Armed Forces. (6) Support educational opportunities related to aviation maintenance in economically disadvantaged geographic areas. Under this new authority, the FAA intends to collect information from the following categories of eligible applicants identified in the legislation: (1) Accredited Higher Education Institution (20 U.S.C. 1001), Secondary school or high school (20 U.S.C. 7801). E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1 65212 Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 228 / Tuesday, November 26, 2019 / Notices (2) State or local governmental entity. (3) A holder of a certificate issued under part 21, 121, 135, or 145 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations or a labor organization representing aviation maintenance. The collection will be conducted by the FAA in applications for grant awards not more frequently than annually with quarterly and final reports from all grant recipients. It will provide critical data on locations where the grant dollars are being used to plan and respond the aircraft pilot workforce shortage. This information will provide the FAA with an indication of where gaps exist in planning for the workforce shortage and will help the FAA determine which projects have the great ability to help address the forecasted aviation maintenance technical workers shortage. Respondents: The Legislation identified the following categories of applicants as eligible to apply for grants under this program. The Program expects approximately 15 respondents from each of the below categories for a total of approximately 45 total respondents: (1) Accredited Higher Education Institution (20 U.S.C. 1001), Secondary school or high school (20 U.S.C. 7801) (2) State or local government entity (3) A holder of a certificate issued under part 21, 121, 135, or 145 of title 14, Code of Federal Regulations or a labor organization representing aviation maintenance Frequency: The collection will be conducted by the FAA in applications for grant awards not more frequently than annually with quarterly and final reports from all grant recipients. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4 hours. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Estimated to be 560 hours. Issued in Atlantic City, NJ, on November 21, 2019. Linda A. Long, Program Manager, Aviation Workforce Development Grant Programs, NextGen Partnership Contracts Branch (ANG–A17). [FR Doc. 2019–25681 Filed 11–25–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P VerDate Sep<11>2014 16:47 Nov 25, 2019 Jkt 250001 DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2017–0043] Motorcyclist Advisory Council; Notice of Public Meeting Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice of public meeting. AGENCY: This notice announces the fifth meeting of the FHWA Motorcyclist Advisory Council (MAC). DATES: The meeting will be held as an ‘‘in-person’’ meeting from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. EST on December 10, 2019. Requests to attend the meeting must be received by December 2, 2019. Requests for accommodations to a disability must be received by December 2, 2019. Requests to speak during the meeting must be submitted with a written copy of their remarks to DOT by December 5, 2019. ADDRESSES: The meeting will be held at the National Highway Institute, 1310 North Courthouse Road, Suite 300, Arlington, VA 22201. Members of the public who wish to attend are asked to send an email to MAC-FHWA@dot.gov. Individuals requiring accommodations are asked to note this when they send an email about attending to MACFHWA@dot.gov. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Mr. Michael Griffith at the phone number listed in the following section or email your request to MACFHWA@dot.gov. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting by submitting an electronic copy of that statement to MAC-FHWA@ dot.gov or the specific docket page at: www.regulations.gov. An electronic copy of this notice may be downloaded from the Federal Register’s home page at: http://www.archives.gov; the Government Publishing Office’s database at: https://www.gpo.gov/fdsys/; or the specific docket page at: www.regulations.gov. An electronic copy of the minutes from all meetings will be available for download within 60 days of the conclusion of the meeting at: https://safety.fhwa.dot.gov/ motorcycles/. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Michael Griffith, the Designated Federal Official, Office of Safety, 202–366–9469, (mike.griffith@dot.gov), or Ms. Guan Xu, 202–366–5892, (guan.xu@dot.gov), Federal Highway Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00100 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background Purpose of the Committee: Section 1426 of the Fixing America’s Surface Transportation Act (Pub. L. 114–94) required the FHWA Administrator, on behalf of the Secretary, to establish the MAC. The MAC is responsible for providing advice and making recommendations concerning infrastructure issues related to motorcyclist safety including barrier design; road design, construction, and maintenance practices; and the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies. On July 28, 2017, the Secretary of Transportation appointed 10 members to the MAC. Four meetings have been held to date. Agenda Summary: In general, the meeting will again cover a topical discussion of the infrastructure issues described above, namely: Barrier design; road design, construction, and maintenance practices; and the architecture and implementation of intelligent transportation system technologies. Specifically at this MAC meeting, the agenda will cover the following key topics: • Discussion of proposed draft MAC recommendations to identify areas that need the most attention for discussion and areas that are complete or nearcomplete. • Public Comments. • Finalizing areas of MAC recommendations and identify problem areas in need of more input or feedback. • Discussion of next steps. Public Participation: This meeting will be open to the public. The Designated Federal Official and the Chair of the Committee will conduct the meeting to facilitate the orderly conduct of business. If you would like to file a written statement with the Committee, you may do so either before or after the meeting. If you would like to make oral statements regarding any of the items on the agenda, you should contact Mr. Michael Griffith at the phone number listed in the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section or email the appropriate address listed in the ADDRESSES section. You must make your request for an oral statement at least 5 business days prior to the meeting. Reasonable provisions will be made to include any such presentation on the agenda. Public comment will be limited to 3 minutes per speaker, per topic. Services for Individuals with Disabilities: The DOT is committed to providing equal access to this meeting for all participants. If you need alternative formats or services because E:\FR\FM\26NON1.SGM 26NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 228 (Tuesday, November 26, 2019)]
[Notices]
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From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-25681]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2019-0848]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Aviation 
Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant Program

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 for a new information collection. 
The collection involves the establishment of a new grant program in the 
FAA for the Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development. The 
information to be collected will be used for selecting projects.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by January 27, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Please send written comments:
    By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into 
search field).
    By mail: Linda Long, William J. Hughes Technical Center, Atlantic 
City International Airport, B300, 2nd Floor, Column H-15, Atlantic 
City, NJ 08405.
    By fax: 609-485-4101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Linda Long by email at: 
[email protected]; phone: 609-485-8902.

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-XXXX.
    Title: Aviation Maintenance Technical Workforce Development Grant 
Program.
    Form Numbers: Form SF-424, SF-424A, SF424B, SF-LLL, Key Contacts 
Form V1.0, Project Narrative Attachment Form V1.2, Budget Narrative 
Attachment Form V1.2, Project/Performance Site Location (s) V2.0, Other 
Attachment Form V1.2.
    Type of Review: New information collection.
    Background: This is a request for a new collection and is required 
to retain a benefit from the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). The 
new collection will be conducted for reporting purposes and will assist 
in the FAA in administering a new Aircraft Pilots Workforce Development 
Grant Program. The program is mandated by FAA Reauthorization of 2018, 
Public Law No: 115-254 for the purpose to: (1) Establish new 
educational programs that teach technical skills used in aviation 
maintenance, including purchasing equipment or to improve existing such 
programs. (2) Enhance aviation maintenance technical education or 
aviation maintenance industry workforce. (3) To establish scholarships 
or apprenticeships for individuals pursuing employment in the aviation 
maintenance industry. (4) Support outreach about careers in the 
aviation maintenance industry to: Primary, secondary and post-secondary 
school students, communities under-represented in the industry. (5) 
Support transition to careers in aviation maintenance; including 
members of the Armed Forces. (6) Support educational opportunities 
related to aviation maintenance in economically disadvantaged 
geographic areas.
    Under this new authority, the FAA intends to collect information 
from the following categories of eligible applicants identified in the 
legislation: (1) Accredited Higher Education Institution (20 U.S.C. 
1001), Secondary school or high school (20 U.S.C. 7801).

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(2) State or local governmental entity. (3) A holder of a certificate 
issued under part 21, 121, 135, or 145 of title 14, Code of Federal 
Regulations or a labor organization representing aviation maintenance.
    The collection will be conducted by the FAA in applications for 
grant awards not more frequently than annually with quarterly and final 
reports from all grant recipients. It will provide critical data on 
locations where the grant dollars are being used to plan and respond 
the aircraft pilot workforce shortage. This information will provide 
the FAA with an indication of where gaps exist in planning for the 
workforce shortage and will help the FAA determine which projects have 
the great ability to help address the forecasted aviation maintenance 
technical workers shortage.
    Respondents: The Legislation identified the following categories of 
applicants as eligible to apply for grants under this program. The 
Program expects approximately 15 respondents from each of the below 
categories for a total of approximately 45 total respondents:

(1) Accredited Higher Education Institution (20 U.S.C. 1001), Secondary 
school or high school (20 U.S.C. 7801)
(2) State or local government entity

(3) A holder of a certificate issued under part 21, 121, 135, or 145 of 
title 14, Code of Federal Regulations or a labor organization 
representing aviation maintenance

    Frequency: The collection will be conducted by the FAA in 
applications for grant awards not more frequently than annually with 
quarterly and final reports from all grant recipients.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 4 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Estimated to be 560 hours.

    Issued in Atlantic City, NJ, on November 21, 2019.
Linda A. Long,
Program Manager, Aviation Workforce Development Grant Programs, NextGen 
Partnership Contracts Branch (ANG-A17).
[FR Doc. 2019-25681 Filed 11-25-19; 8:45 am]
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