Certificate of Alternate Compliance for USS COOPERSTOWN (LCS-23), 72642-72643 [2020-25117]

Download as PDF 72642 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 220 / Friday, November 13, 2020 / Notices SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Office of the Secretary [Docket ID: DOD–2020–OS–0090] Proposed Collection; Comment Request National Defense University, Department of Defense (DoD). ACTION: Information collection notice. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the National Defense University announces a proposed public information collection and seeks public comment on the provisions thereof. Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways to minimize the burden of the information collection on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Consideration will be given to all comments received by January 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: You may submit comments, identified by docket number and title, by any of the following methods: Federal eRulemaking Portal: http:// www.regulations.gov. Follow the instructions for submitting comments. Mail: The DoD cannot receive written comments at this time due to the COVID–19 pandemic. Comments should be sent electronically to the docket listed above. Instructions: All submissions received must include the agency name, docket number and title for this Federal Register document. The general policy for comments and other submissions from members of the public is to make these submissions available for public viewing on the internet at http:// www.regulations.gov as they are received without change, including any personal identifiers or contact information. SUMMARY: To request more information on this proposed information collection or to obtain a copy of the proposal and associated collection instruments, please write to National Defense University, 300 5th Avenue SW, Building 62, Washington, DC 20319, ATTN: LTC Ann Summers, or call (202) 685–3323. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Nov 12, 2020 Jkt 253001 Title; Associated Form; and OMB Number: ISMO International Fellows Personal Information Collection; OMB Control Number 0704–XXXX. Needs and Uses: This collection is necessary to collect essential personal information on foreign national students attending the National Defense University. The information collected is used to create profiles for the international students that ensures their needs are met as they transition to their time living in the United States as a student. It also helps them secure driving licenses, common access cards, facility identification number, temporary lodging assignment payments, and a defense travel system profile. Their preliminary information, including name, service, past assignments, etc. is collected via email correspondence while they are still in their home country. More sensitive information such as passport information, Date of Birth, Visa # and their FIN are collected either in person or over the WhatsApp messaging service, utilizing their end-end encryption. All student information is stored in a database that is only accessible to members of our office. Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Foreign Nationals. Annual Burden Hours: 109. Number of Respondents: 109. Responses per Respondent: 2. Annual Responses: 218. Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes. Frequency: Annually. Dated: October 27, 2020. Aaron T. Siegel, Alternate OSD Federal Register, Liaison Officer, Department of Defense. [FR Doc. 2020–25061 Filed 11–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 5001–06–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE Department of the Navy Certificate of Alternate Compliance for USS COOPERSTOWN (LCS–23) Department of the Navy, DoD. Notice of Issuance of Certificate of Alternate Compliance. AGENCY: ACTION: The U.S. Navy hereby announces that a Certificate of Alternate Compliance has been issued for USS COOPERSTOWN (LCS–23). Due to the special construction and purpose of this vessel, the Deputy Assistant Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has determined it is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00023 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 special construction and purpose, cannot comply fully with the navigation lights provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS) without interfering with its special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this notice is to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply. DATES: This Certificate of Alternate Compliance is effective November 13, 2020 and is applicable beginning November 11, 2020. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Commander Steven Gonzales, JAGC, U.S. Navy, Admiralty Attorney, Office of the Judge Advocate General, Admiralty and Maritime Law Division (Code 11), 1322 Patterson Ave. SE, Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374–5066, 202–685–5040, or admiralty@navy.mil. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background and Purpose. Executive Order 11964 of January 19, 1977 and 33 U.S.C. 1605 provide that the requirements of the International Regulations for Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as to the number, position, range, or arc of visibility of lights or shapes, as well as to the disposition and characteristics of sound-signaling appliances, shall not apply to a vessel or class of vessels of the Navy where the Secretary of the Navy shall find and certify that, by reason of special construction or purpose, it is not possible for such vessel(s) to comply fully with the provisions without interfering with the special function of the vessel(s). Notice of issuance of a Certificate of Alternate Compliance must be made in the Federal Register. In accordance with 33 U.S.C. 1605, the DAJAG (Admiralty and Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, hereby finds and certifies that U.S.S COOPERSTOWN (LCS–23) is a vessel of special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the position of the following navigational lights, it is not possible to comply fully with the requirements of the provisions enumerated in the 72 COLREGS without interfering with the special function of the vessel: Annex I, paragraph 2(a)(i), pertaining to the requirement that the forward masthead light be located at least 12 meters above the upper-most continuous deck; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the requirement that the forward masthead light be placed not more than one quarter of the length of the vessel from the stem; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the requirement that when two masthead E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1 Federal Register / Vol. 85, No. 220 / Friday, November 13, 2020 / Notices lights are prescribed for a power driven vessel, the horizontal distance between them shall not be less than one half the length of the vessel but need not be more than 100 meters. The DAJAG (Admiralty and Maritime Law) further finds and certifies that these navigational lights are in closest possible compliance with the applicable provision of the 72 COLREGS. Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605(c), E.O. 11964 Approved: November 9, 2020. K.R. Callan, Commander, Judge Advocate General’s Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register Liaison Officer. [FR Doc. 2020–25117 Filed 11–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3810–FF–P DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION [Docket No.: ED–2020–SCC–0175] Agency Information Collection Activities; Comment Request; Work Colleges Application and Agreement Federal Student Aid (FSA), Department of Education (ED). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, ED is proposing an extension without change of a currently approved collection. DATES: Interested persons are invited to submit comments on or before January 12, 2021. ADDRESSES: To access and review all the documents related to the information collection listed in this notice, please use http://www.regulations.gov by searching the Docket ID number ED– 2020–SCC–0175. Comments submitted in response to this notice should be submitted electronically through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http:// www.regulations.gov by selecting the Docket ID number or via postal mail, commercial delivery, or hand delivery. If the regulations.gov site is not available to the public for any reason, ED will temporarily accept comments at ICDocketMgr@ed.gov. Please include the docket ID number and the title of the information collection request when requesting documents or submitting comments. Please note that comments submitted by fax or email and those submitted after the comment period will not be accepted. Written requests for information or comments submitted by postal mail or delivery should be addressed to the PRA Coordinator of the Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, U.S. Department of Education, 400 Maryland Ave. SW, LBJ, Room 6W208D, Washington, DC 20202–8240. jbell on DSKJLSW7X2PROD with NOTICES SUMMARY: VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:19 Nov 12, 2020 Jkt 253001 For specific questions related to collection activities, please contact Beth Grebeldinger, 202–377–4018. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Department of Education (ED), in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (PRA) (44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2)(A)), provides the general public and Federal agencies with an opportunity to comment on proposed, revised, and continuing collections of information. This helps the Department assess the impact of its information collection requirements and minimize the public’s reporting burden. It also helps the public understand the Department’s information collection requirements and provide the requested data in the desired format. ED is soliciting comments on the proposed information collection request (ICR) that is described below. The Department of Education is especially interested in public comment addressing the following issues: (1) Is this collection necessary to the proper functions of the Department; (2) will this information be processed and used in a timely manner; (3) is the estimate of burden accurate; (4) how might the Department enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (5) how might the Department minimize the burden of this collection on the respondents, including through the use of information technology. Please note that written comments received in response to this notice will be considered public records. Title of Collection: Work Colleges Application and Agreement. OMB Control Number: 1845–0153. Type of Review: Extension without change of an approved collection. Respondents/Affected Public: Private Sector. Total Estimated Number of Annual Responses: 10. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 20. Abstract: The Higher Education Opportunity Act, Public Law 110–315 includes provisions for the Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended, in section 448 that promotes the use of comprehensive work-learning-service programs as a valuable education approach when it is an integral part of the institution’s education program and a part of a financial plan which decreases reliance on grants and loans. The Work Colleges Application and Agreement form is the tool for an institution to apply for participation in this program. The data will be used by the Department to assess an institution’s FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: PO 00000 Frm 00024 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 72643 preparedness to participate in this program and as a signed agreement to comply with all requirements for participating in the program. The data is used in conjunction with institutional program reviews to assess the administrative capability and compliance of the applicant. Dated: November 9, 2020. Kate Mullan, PRA Coordinator, Strategic Collections and Clearance Governance and Strategy Division, Office of Chief Data Officer, Office of Planning, Evaluation and Policy Development. [FR Doc. 2020–25140 Filed 11–12–20; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4000–01–P DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY [FE Docket No. 12–100–LNG] Southern LNG Company, L.L.C.; Application To Amend Export Term Through December 31, 2050, for Existing Non-Free Trade Agreement Authorization Office of Fossil Energy, Department of Energy. ACTION: Notice of application. AGENCY: The Office of Fossil Energy (FE) of the Department of Energy (DOE) gives notice (Notice) of receipt of an application (Application), filed on November 4, 2020, by Southern LNG Company, L.L.C. (Southern LNG). Southern LNG seeks to amend the export term set forth in its current authorization to export liquefied natural gas (LNG) to non-free trade agreement countries, DOE/FE Order No. 3956, to a term ending on December 31, 2050. Southern LNG filed the Application under the Natural Gas Act (NGA) and DOE’s policy statement entitled, ‘‘Extending Natural Gas Export Authorizations to Non-Free Trade Agreement Countries Through the Year 2050’’ (Policy Statement). Protests, motions to intervene, notices of intervention, and written comments on the requested term extension are invited. DATES: Protests, motions to intervene or notices of intervention, as applicable, requests for additional procedures, and written comments are to be filed using procedures detailed in the Public Comment Procedures section no later than 4:30 p.m., Eastern time, November 30, 2020. ADDRESSES: Electronic Filing by email: fergas@ hq.doe.gov Regular Mail: U.S. Department of Energy (FE–34), Office of Regulation, SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\13NON1.SGM 13NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 220 (Friday, November 13, 2020)]
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[FR Doc No: 2020-25117]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

Department of the Navy


Certificate of Alternate Compliance for USS COOPERSTOWN (LCS-23)

AGENCY: Department of the Navy, DoD.

ACTION: Notice of Issuance of Certificate of Alternate Compliance.

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SUMMARY: The U.S. Navy hereby announces that a Certificate of Alternate 
Compliance has been issued for USS COOPERSTOWN (LCS-23). Due to the 
special construction and purpose of this vessel, the Deputy Assistant 
Judge Advocate General (DAJAG) (Admiralty and Maritime Law) has 
determined it is a vessel of the Navy which, due to its special 
construction and purpose, cannot comply fully with the navigation 
lights provisions of the International Regulations for Preventing 
Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS) without interfering with its 
special function as a naval ship. The intended effect of this notice is 
to warn mariners in waters where 72 COLREGS apply.

DATES: This Certificate of Alternate Compliance is effective November 
13, 2020 and is applicable beginning November 11, 2020.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lieutenant Commander Steven Gonzales, 
JAGC, U.S. Navy, Admiralty Attorney, Office of the Judge Advocate 
General, Admiralty and Maritime Law Division (Code 11), 1322 Patterson 
Ave. SE, Suite 3000, Washington Navy Yard, DC 20374-5066, 202-685-5040, 
or [email protected].

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background and Purpose.
    Executive Order 11964 of January 19, 1977 and 33 U.S.C. 1605 
provide that the requirements of the International Regulations for 
Preventing Collisions at Sea, 1972 (72 COLREGS), as to the number, 
position, range, or arc of visibility of lights or shapes, as well as 
to the disposition and characteristics of sound-signaling appliances, 
shall not apply to a vessel or class of vessels of the Navy where the 
Secretary of the Navy shall find and certify that, by reason of special 
construction or purpose, it is not possible for such vessel(s) to 
comply fully with the provisions without interfering with the special 
function of the vessel(s). Notice of issuance of a Certificate of 
Alternate Compliance must be made in the Federal Register.
    In accordance with 33 U.S.C. 1605, the DAJAG (Admiralty and 
Maritime Law), under authority delegated by the Secretary of the Navy, 
hereby finds and certifies that U.S.S COOPERSTOWN (LCS-23) is a vessel 
of special construction or purpose, and that, with respect to the 
position of the following navigational lights, it is not possible to 
comply fully with the requirements of the provisions enumerated in the 
72 COLREGS without interfering with the special function of the vessel:
    Annex I, paragraph 2(a)(i), pertaining to the requirement that the 
forward masthead light be located at least 12 meters above the upper-
most continuous deck; Annex I, paragraph 3(a), pertaining to the 
requirement that the forward masthead light be placed not more than one 
quarter of the length of the vessel from the stem; Annex I, paragraph 
3(a), pertaining to the requirement that when two masthead

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lights are prescribed for a power driven vessel, the horizontal 
distance between them shall not be less than one half the length of the 
vessel but need not be more than 100 meters. The DAJAG (Admiralty and 
Maritime Law) further finds and certifies that these navigational 
lights are in closest possible compliance with the applicable provision 
of the 72 COLREGS.

    Authority: 33 U.S.C. 1605(c), E.O. 11964

    Approved: November 9, 2020.
K.R. Callan,
Commander, Judge Advocate General's Corps, U.S. Navy, Federal Register 
Liaison Officer.
[FR Doc. 2020-25117 Filed 11-12-20; 8:45 am]
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