Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Operational Waivers for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems, 20333-20334 [2020-07604]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 70 / Friday, April 10, 2020 / Notices lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES B. Determination To Extend Certain Exclusions Based on the evaluation of the factors set out in the July 11 notice and February 5 notice, which are summarized above, pursuant to sections 301(b), 301(c), and 307(a) of the Trade Act of 1974, as amended, and in accordance with the advice of the interagency Section 301 Committee, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to extend for 12 months certain product exclusions covered by the February 5 notice, as set out in the Annex to this notice. The U.S. Trade Representative’s determination also takes into account advice from advisory committees and any public comments concerning the extension of the pertinent exclusion. In accordance with the July 11 notice, the exclusions are available for any product that meets the description in the Annex, regardless of whether the importer filed an exclusion request. Further, the scope of each exclusion is governed by the scope of the 10-digit HTSUS headings and product descriptions in the Annex to this notice, and not by the product descriptions set out in any particular request for exclusion. As set out in the Annex, the U.S. Trade Representative has determined to extend the following exclusions granted under the April 18, 2019 notice under heading 9903.88.07 and under U.S. note 20(j) to subchapter III of chapter 99 of the HTSUS: (2), (4), (6), (7), (11), (12), (14), and (21). ANNEX Effective with respect to good entered for consumption, or withdrawn from warehouse for consumption, on or after 12:01 a.m. eastern daylight time on July 6, 2018, and before April 18, 2021, the additional duties provided for in heading 9903.88.01 shall not apply to products which are provided for in heading 9903.88.07 and described by U.S. notes 20(j)(2), 20(j)(4), 20(j)(6), 20(j)(7), 20(j)(11), 20(j)(12), 20(j)(14) and 20(j)(21) to subchapter III of chapter 99 of the HTSUS, as follows: (2) Roller machines designed for cutting, etching or embossing paper, foil or fabric, manually powered (described in statistical reporting number 8420.10.9080) (4) Ratchet winches designed for use with textile fabric strapping (described in statistical reporting number (8425.39.0100) (6) Counterweight castings of iron or steel designed for use on fork lift and other work trucks (described in statistical reporting number 8431.20.0000) VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Apr 09, 2020 Jkt 250001 (7) Tines, carriages, and other goods handling apparatus and parts designed for use on fork lift and other works trucks (described in statistical reporting number 8431.20.0000) (11) Reject doors, pin protectors, liners, front walls, grates, hammers, rotor and end disc caps, and anvil and breaker bars, of iron or steel, the foregoing parts of metal shredders (described in statistical reporting number 8479.90.9496) (12) Steering wheels designed for watercraft, of stainless steel, having a wheel diameter exceeding 27 cm but not exceeding 78 cm (described in statistical reporting number 8479.90.9496) (14) Pipe brackets of aluminum, each with 4 ports, the foregoing measuring 27.9 cm x 20.3 cm x 17.8 cm and weighing 11.34 kg, designed for installation into air brake control valves (described in statistical reporting number 8481.90.9040) (21) Instruments for measuring or checking voltage or electrical connections; electrical circuit tracers (described in statistical reporting number 9030.33.3800) Joseph Barloon, General Counsel, Office of the U.S. Trade Representative. [FR Doc. 2020–07564 Filed 4–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3290–F0–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Aviation Administration [Docket No. FAA–2020–0379] Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Operational Waivers for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems 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 Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. The FAA proposes collecting information about requests for waivers from certain operational rules that apply to small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS). The FAA will use the collected information to make determinations whether to authorize or deny the requested operations of sUAS. The proposed information collection is SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00095 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 20333 necessary to issue such authorizations or denials consistent with the FAA’s mandate to ensure safe and efficient use of national airspace. DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 9, 2020. ADDRESSES: Please send written comments: By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into search field). By mail: Dwayne C. Morris, 800 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20591. By fax: (202) 267–1078. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeremy Grogan by email at: jeremy.grogan@faa.gov; phone: (405) 666–1187 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: Operational Waivers for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems. Form Numbers: N/A (Online Portal). Type of Review: New. Background: The FAA has seen increased operations of small unmanned aircraft systems (sUAS) flying under 14 CFR part 107. Under 14 CFR 107.205, operators of small UAS may seek waivers from certain operational rules. The FAA is updating and modernizing the process for applying for such waivers using the DroneZone website. These improvements will facilitate the process of collecting and submitting the information required as part of a waiver application. The reporting burdens for operational waiver applications are currently covered by Information Collection Request (ICR) 2120–0768. As part of this effort, the FAA is creating a new ICR just for operational waiver applications. In order to process operational waiver requests, the FAA requires the operator’s name, the operator’s contact information, and information related to the date, place, and time of the requested small UAS operation. Additional information is required related to the proposed waiver and any necessary mitigations. The FAA will use the requested information to E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1 20334 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 70 / Friday, April 10, 2020 / Notices determine if the proposed UAS operation can be conducted safely. This information is necessary for the FAA to meet its statutory mandate of maintaining a safe and efficient national airspace. See 49 U.S.C. 40103, 44701 and 44708. Respondents: sUAS Operators: 8,034 per year. Frequency: On occasion. For requests for operational waivers, a respondent will need to provide the information once at the time of the request for the waiver. If granted, operational waivers may be valid for up to four (4) years. Estimated Average Burden per Response: 0.65 hours per response. Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,222 hours. Issued in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2020. Dwayne C. Morris, Project Manager, Flight Standards Service, General Aviation and Commercial Division. [FR Doc. 2020–07604 Filed 4–9–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–13–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2020–0239] Registration and Financial Security Requirements for Brokers of Property and Freight Forwarders; Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) Exemption Application Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT. ACTION: Notice of application for exemption; request for comments. AGENCY: FMCSA announces that the Small Business in Transportation Coalition (SBTC) seeks reconsideration of an August 14, 2013, application by the Association of Independent Property Brokers and Agents (AIPBA) for an exemption from the $75,000 bond requirement for all property brokers and freight forwarders. FMCSA denied the AIPBA application on March 31, 2015, and treats the SBTC request as a new exemption application. FMCSA requests public comment on SBTC’s application. DATES: Comments must be received on or before May 11, 2020. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Federal Docket Management System (FDMS) Number FMCSA–2020–0239 by any of the following methods: • Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. See the Public Participation and Request for Comments section below for further information. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 18:00 Apr 09, 2020 Jkt 250001 • Mail: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12–140, Washington, DC 20590–0001. • Hand Delivery or Courier: West Building, Ground Floor, Room W12– 140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. • Fax: 1–202–493–2251. • Each submission must include the Agency name and the docket number for this notice. Note that DOT posts all comments received without change to www.regulations.gov, including any personal information included in a comment. Please see the Privacy Act heading below. Docket: For access to the docket to read background documents or comments, go to www.regulations.gov at any time or visit Room W12–140 on the ground level of the West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., ET, Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. To be sure someone is there to help you, please call (202) 366–9826 before visiting the DOT Docket Room. Privacy Act: DOT posts public comments, without edit, including any personal information the commenter provides, to www.regulations.gov, as described in the system of records notice (DOT/ALL–14 FDMS), which can be reviewed at www.dot.gov/privacy. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Pearlie Robinson, FMCSA Driver and Carrier Operations Division; Office of Carrier, Driver and Vehicle Safety Standards; Telephone: (202) 366–4325; Email: MCPSD@dot.gov. If you have questions on viewing or submitting material to the docket, contact Docket Services, telephone (202) 366–9826. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Public Participation and Request for Comments FMCSA encourages you to participate by submitting comments and related materials. Submitting Comments If you submit a comment, please include the docket number for this notice (FMCSA–2020–0239), indicate the specific section of this document to which the comment applies, and provide a reason for suggestions or recommendations. You may submit your comments and material online or by fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. FMCSA recommends that you include your name and a mailing address, an email address, or a phone number in the PO 00000 Frm 00096 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 body of your document so the Agency can contact you if it has questions regarding your submission. To submit your comments online, go to www.regulations.gov and put the docket number, ‘‘FMCSA–2020–0239’’ in the ‘‘Keyword’’ box, and click ‘‘Search.’’ When the new screen appears, click on ‘‘Comment Now!’’ button and type your comment into the text box in the following screen. Choose whether you are submitting your comment as an individual or on behalf of a third party and then submit. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81⁄2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by mail and would like to know that they reached the facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope. FMCSA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period and may grant or not grant this application based on your comments. II. Legal Basis Under Section 32918 of the Moving Ahead for Progress in the 21st Century Act, Public Law 112–141, 126 Stat. 405 (MAP–21), all brokers and freight forwarders subject to FMCSA’s jurisdiction must maintain $75,000 in financial security. 49 U.S.C. 13906(b)(3), (c)(4). Such financial security must be in the form of a surety bond or trust fund. 49 CFR 387.307(a); 49 CFR 387.403T(c). Under 49 U.S.C. 13541(a), the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) ‘‘shall exempt a person, class of persons, or a transaction or service from the application, in whole or in part, of a provision of [49 U.S.C. Part B (Chapters 131–149)], or use this exemption authority to modify the application of a provision of [49 U.S.C. Part B (Chapters 131–149)] as it applies to such person, class, transaction, or service when the Secretary . . . finds that the application of that provision: (1) Is not necessary to carry out the transportation policy of [49 U.S.C. ]13101; (2) is not needed to protect shippers from the abuse of market power or that the transaction or service is of limited scope; and (3) is in the public interest.’’ 49 U.S.C. 13541(a). In a September 10, 2019, letter to FMCSA (SBTC Petition for Exemption), SBTC seeks a 5-year exemption from the $75,000 financial security requirements at 49 U.S.C. 13906(b) and (c) for certain small business brokers and freight forwarders with revenues below $15.01 E:\FR\FM\10APN1.SGM 10APN1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 70 (Friday, April 10, 2020)]
[Notices]
[Pages 20333-20334]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-07604]


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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. FAA-2020-0379]


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of a New Approval of Information Collection: Operational 
Waivers for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems

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 Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval for a new information collection. 
The FAA proposes collecting information about requests for waivers from 
certain operational rules that apply to small unmanned aircraft systems 
(sUAS). The FAA will use the collected information to make 
determinations whether to authorize or deny the requested operations of 
sUAS. The proposed information collection is necessary to issue such 
authorizations or denials consistent with the FAA's mandate to ensure 
safe and efficient use of national airspace.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by June 9, 2020.

ADDRESSES: Please send written comments:
    By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into 
search field).
    By mail: Dwayne C. Morris, 800 Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 
20591.
    By fax: (202) 267-1078.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeremy Grogan by email at: 
[email protected]; phone: (405) 666-1187

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: Operational Waivers for Small Unmanned Aircraft Systems.
    Form Numbers: N/A (Online Portal).
    Type of Review: New.
    Background: The FAA has seen increased operations of small unmanned 
aircraft systems (sUAS) flying under 14 CFR part 107. Under 14 CFR 
107.205, operators of small UAS may seek waivers from certain 
operational rules. The FAA is updating and modernizing the process for 
applying for such waivers using the DroneZone website. These 
improvements will facilitate the process of collecting and submitting 
the information required as part of a waiver application. The reporting 
burdens for operational waiver applications are currently covered by 
Information Collection Request (ICR) 2120-0768. As part of this effort, 
the FAA is creating a new ICR just for operational waiver applications. 
In order to process operational waiver requests, the FAA requires the 
operator's name, the operator's contact information, and information 
related to the date, place, and time of the requested small UAS 
operation. Additional information is required related to the proposed 
waiver and any necessary mitigations. The FAA will use the requested 
information to

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determine if the proposed UAS operation can be conducted safely. This 
information is necessary for the FAA to meet its statutory mandate of 
maintaining a safe and efficient national airspace. See 49 U.S.C. 
40103, 44701 and 44708.
    Respondents: sUAS Operators: 8,034 per year.
    Frequency: On occasion. For requests for operational waivers, a 
respondent will need to provide the information once at the time of the 
request for the waiver. If granted, operational waivers may be valid 
for up to four (4) years.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 0.65 hours per response.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 5,222 hours.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 7, 2020.
Dwayne C. Morris,
Project Manager, Flight Standards Service, General Aviation and 
Commercial Division.
[FR Doc. 2020-07604 Filed 4-9-20; 8:45 am]
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