Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection, 71523 [2019-27898]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 84, No. 248 / Friday, December 27, 2019 / Notices States and Canada prevent and resolve disputes over the use of the waters the two countries share. Its responsibilities include investigating and reporting on issues of concern when asked by the governments of the two countries. www.ijc.org. Charles A. Lawson, Secretary, U.S. Section, International Joint Commission, Department of State. [FR Doc. 2019–27946 Filed 12–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4710–14–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Highway Administration [Docket No. FHWA–2019–0038] Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments for a New Information Collection Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of information described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on June 4, 2019. The PRA submission describes the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and burden. DATES: Please submit comments by January 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number FHWA 2019–0038, 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. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:44 Dec 26, 2019 Jkt 250001 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lindsey Svendsen, 202–366–2035, or Arnold Feldman, 202–366–2028, Office of Real Estate Services, Federal Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7 a.m. to 3 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Alternative Uses of the Right of Way. Background: Government agencies that acquire real property for a Federalaid highway project in which Federal funds participated in any phase, are charged with managing the acquired property after the project is completed, as described in 23 CFR 710 Subpart D— Real Property Management. As a part of this consideration, any excess or available right-of-way (ROW) for potential disposal must be determined and inventoried. Each State Department of Transportation (SDOT) must track, manage and update its inventory continually until the property is disposed. This survey will collect information that will support analysis of the current state of the practice of Alternative Uses of the ROW nationwide. The report will identify current processes and tools used by SDOTs to identify and track ROW available for alternative uses, the types of alternative use requests they receive, and any safety, operational, or legal issues related to alternative uses. The survey will also identify additional opportunities for improving the existing processes, tools for identifying and tracking ROW that can streamline agencies’ Property Management programs and provide information to states that have shown interest in alternative uses. Respondents: Each of the 52 SDOTs (for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico) will be asked to respond to a written questionnaire. A subset of the state DOT’s will be asked to participate in follow up interviews. Frequency: One-time survey. Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 2 hours per survey response and 1 hour per interview. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 120 hours. Public Comments Invited: 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 burdens; (3) ways for the FHWA to PO 00000 Frm 00176 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 71523 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. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB’s clearance of this information collection. Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48. Issued On: December 19, 2019. Michael Howell, Information Collection Officer. [FR Doc. 2019–27898 Filed 12–26–19; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–22–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2019–0204] Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a CurrentlyApproved Information Collection Request: Unified Registration System, FMCSA Registration/Updates Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FMCSA announces its plan to submit the information collection request (ICR) described below to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for its review and approval and invites public comment. FMCSA requests approval to renew the ICR titled ‘‘Unified Registration System, FMCSA Registration/Updates,’’ OMB Control No. 2126–0051. This ICR applies to new registrants seeking initial operating authority from FMCSA. New registrants seeking operating authority must use online Form MCSA–1, accessible via the Unified Registration System (URS). FMCSA also seeks to declare an adjusted decrease in the estimate of response time and hence an adjusted decrease in the total burden hours calculated since the publication of the 60-day Federal Register (84 FR 48000) on September 11, 2019. DATES: We must receive your comments on or before January 27, 2020. ADDRESSES: All comments should reference Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Docket Number FMCSA–2019–0204. Interested persons are invited to submit written comments SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\27DEN1.SGM 27DEN1

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2019-0038]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for a New Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (PRA) of 1995, 
this notice announces that FHWA will submit the collection of 
information described below to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for review and comment. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day 
comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of 
information was published on June 4, 2019. The PRA submission describes 
the nature of the information collection and its expected cost and 
burden.

DATES: Please submit comments by January 27, 2020.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by DOT Docket ID Number 
FHWA 2019-0038, 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: Lindsey Svendsen, 202-366-2035, or 
Arnold Feldman, 202-366-2028, Office of Real Estate Services, Federal 
Highway Administration, Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Office hours are from 7 a.m. to 3 
p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Title: Alternative Uses of the Right of Way.
    Background: Government agencies that acquire real property for a 
Federal-aid highway project in which Federal funds participated in any 
phase, are charged with managing the acquired property after the 
project is completed, as described in 23 CFR 710 Subpart D--Real 
Property Management. As a part of this consideration, any excess or 
available right-of-way (ROW) for potential disposal must be determined 
and inventoried. Each State Department of Transportation (SDOT) must 
track, manage and update its inventory continually until the property 
is disposed.
    This survey will collect information that will support analysis of 
the current state of the practice of Alternative Uses of the ROW 
nationwide. The report will identify current processes and tools used 
by SDOTs to identify and track ROW available for alternative uses, the 
types of alternative use requests they receive, and any safety, 
operational, or legal issues related to alternative uses. The survey 
will also identify additional opportunities for improving the existing 
processes, tools for identifying and tracking ROW that can streamline 
agencies' Property Management programs and provide information to 
states that have shown interest in alternative uses.
    Respondents: Each of the 52 SDOTs (for the 50 states, the District 
of Columbia, and Puerto Rico) will be asked to respond to a written 
questionnaire. A subset of the state DOT's will be asked to participate 
in follow up interviews.
    Frequency: One-time survey.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: Approximately 2 hours per 
survey response and 1 hour per interview.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: Approximately 120 hours.
    Public Comments Invited: 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 burdens; (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. 
The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request 
for OMB's clearance of this information collection.

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

    Issued On: December 19, 2019.
Michael Howell,
Information Collection Officer.
[FR Doc. 2019-27898 Filed 12-26-19; 8:45 am]
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