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Download as PDF 22246 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 77 / Tuesday, April 21, 2020 / Notices DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration [Docket No. FMCSA–2019–0269] Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a CurrentlyApproved Information Collection Request: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted 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 review and approval and invites public comment. FMCSA requests approval to renew an ICR titled ‘‘Request for Revocation of Authority Granted.’’ DATES: Please send your comments by May 21, 2020. OMB must receive your comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR. ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/ PRAMain. Find this particular information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Secrist, Office of Registration and Safety Information, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202–385–2367; email jeff.secrist@ dot.gov. Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted. OMB Control Number: 2126–0018. Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved information collection. Respondents: Motor Carrier (motor carrier clerical staff). Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,901. Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes (0.25 hours). Expiration Date: September 30, 2020. Frequency of Response: On occasion, as needed. lotter on DSKBCFDHB2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 21:19 Apr 20, 2020 Jkt 250001 Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,475 hours. Background FMCSA registers for-hire motor carriers of regulated commodities under 49 U.S.C. 13902, surface freight forwarders under 49 U.S.C. 13903, and property brokers under 49 U.S.C. 13904. Each registration is effective from the date specified under 49 U.S.C. 13905(c). Subsection (d) of 49 U.S.C. 13905 also provides that on application of the registrant, the Secretary may amend or revoke a registration, and hence the registrant’s operating authority. Form OCE–46 allows these registrants to apply voluntarily for revocation of their operating authority or parts thereof. If the registrant fails to maintain evidence of the required level of insurance coverage on file with FMCSA, its operating authority will be revoked involuntarily. Although the effect of both types of revocation is the same, some registrants prefer to request voluntary revocation. For various business reasons, a registrant may request revocation of some part, but not all, of its operating authority. This information collection, which supports the DOT Strategic Goal of Safety, reflects modified estimates of burden hours and costs. For respondents, the program adjustment has resulted in increased total burden hours and an increase in respondent costs. The burden hour increase is due to an estimated increase in the number of annual filings of Form OCE–46 from 3,501 to 5,901 per year, resulting in an increase of 2,400 responses and 600 burden hours. The previous iteration of this ICR did not include estimated labor costs for respondents; it only reported the estimated annual burden hours. This version adds estimated labor costs according to best practices. The estimated annual labor cost for industry resulting from submitting Form OCE–46 is $49,527. The total annual respondent cost has decreased by $20,190. This decrease is due to the fact that respondents may now file the form online, at no charge. While the online submission option exists, FMCSA still estimates that approximately 1,567 respondents will continue to file the form by mail, which incurs notarization and postage fees. For the Federal Government, the program costs have increased by $11,176. While this ICR revised the Federal labor wage load factor downward to be consistent with the methodology used in other FMCSA ICRs, the overall cost to the Federal Government increased due to the PO 00000 Frm 00124 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 increase in the number of forms received by FMCSA. 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 FMCSA to perform it’s functions; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. Issued under the authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.87. Kenneth Riddle, Acting Associate Administrator,Office of Research and Registration. [FR Doc. 2020–08373 Filed 4–20–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–EX–P DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY Internal Revenue Service Proposed Extension of Information Collection Request Submitted for Public Comment; Comment Request Relating to the Guidance on Cost Recovery Under the Income Forecast Method Internal Revenue Service (IRS), Treasury. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: The Internal Revenue Service, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. Currently, the IRS is soliciting comments concerning the guidance on cost recovery under the income forecast method. More specifically, the burden associated with filing Form 8866, Interest Computation Under the Look-Back Method for Property Depreciated Under the Income Forecast Method. DATES: Written comments should be received on or before June 22, 2020 to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Kinna Brewington, Internal Revenue Service, Room 6529, 1111 Constitution Avenue NW, Washington, DC 20224. Requests for additional information or copies of the regulations should be directed to Ronald J. 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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration

[Docket No. FMCSA-2019-0269]


Agency Information Collection Activities; Renewal of a Currently-
Approved Information Collection Request: Request for Revocation of 
Authority Granted

AGENCY: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: 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 review 
and approval and invites public comment. FMCSA requests approval to 
renew an ICR titled ``Request for Revocation of Authority Granted.''

DATES: Please send your comments by May 21, 2020. OMB must receive your 
comments by this date in order to act quickly on the ICR.

ADDRESSES: Written comments and recommendations for the proposed 
information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of 
this notice to www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain. Find this particular 
information collection by selecting ``Currently under 30-day Review--
Open for Public Comments'' or by using the search function.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeff Secrist, Office of Registration 
and Safety Information, Department of Transportation, Federal Motor 
Carrier Safety Administration, West Building 6th Floor, 1200 New Jersey 
Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-385-2367; email 
[email protected].
    Office hours are from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal Holidays.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted.
    OMB Control Number: 2126-0018.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a currently approved information 
collection.
    Respondents: Motor Carrier (motor carrier clerical staff).
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 5,901.
    Estimated Time per Response: 15 minutes (0.25 hours).
    Expiration Date: September 30, 2020.
    Frequency of Response: On occasion, as needed.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 1,475 hours.

Background

    FMCSA registers for-hire motor carriers of regulated commodities 
under 49 U.S.C. 13902, surface freight forwarders under 49 U.S.C. 
13903, and property brokers under 49 U.S.C. 13904. Each registration is 
effective from the date specified under 49 U.S.C. 13905(c).
    Subsection (d) of 49 U.S.C. 13905 also provides that on application 
of the registrant, the Secretary may amend or revoke a registration, 
and hence the registrant's operating authority. Form OCE-46 allows 
these registrants to apply voluntarily for revocation of their 
operating authority or parts thereof. If the registrant fails to 
maintain evidence of the required level of insurance coverage on file 
with FMCSA, its operating authority will be revoked involuntarily. 
Although the effect of both types of revocation is the same, some 
registrants prefer to request voluntary revocation. For various 
business reasons, a registrant may request revocation of some part, but 
not all, of its operating authority.
    This information collection, which supports the DOT Strategic Goal 
of Safety, reflects modified estimates of burden hours and costs. For 
respondents, the program adjustment has resulted in increased total 
burden hours and an increase in respondent costs. The burden hour 
increase is due to an estimated increase in the number of annual 
filings of Form OCE-46 from 3,501 to 5,901 per year, resulting in an 
increase of 2,400 responses and 600 burden hours.
    The previous iteration of this ICR did not include estimated labor 
costs for respondents; it only reported the estimated annual burden 
hours. This version adds estimated labor costs according to best 
practices. The estimated annual labor cost for industry resulting from 
submitting Form OCE-46 is $49,527.
    The total annual respondent cost has decreased by $20,190. This 
decrease is due to the fact that respondents may now file the form 
online, at no charge. While the online submission option exists, FMCSA 
still estimates that approximately 1,567 respondents will continue to 
file the form by mail, which incurs notarization and postage fees.
    For the Federal Government, the program costs have increased by 
$11,176. While this ICR revised the Federal labor wage load factor 
downward to be consistent with the methodology used in other FMCSA 
ICRs, the overall cost to the Federal Government increased due to the 
increase in the number of forms received by FMCSA.
    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 FMCSA to perform it's functions; (2) 
the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways for the FMCSA to enhance 
the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the collected information; and 
(4) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the 
quality of the collected information.

    Issued under the authority delegated in 49 CFR 1.87.
Kenneth Riddle,
Acting Associate Administrator,Office of Research and Registration.
[FR Doc. 2020-08373 Filed 4-20-20; 8:45 am]
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