Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0031, 81939-81940 [2020-27758]
[Federal Register Volume 85, Number 243 (Thursday, December 17, 2020)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2020-27758]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
[Docket No. USCG-2020-0671]
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and
Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0031
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Sixty-day notice requesting comments.
SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request
(ICR) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting an extension of
its approval for the following collection of information: 1625-0031,
Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering Regulations;
without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect
from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is
inviting comments as described below.
DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before February 16,
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket
number [USCG-2020-0671] to the Coast Guard using the Federal
eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. See the ``Public
participation and request for comments'' portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY
INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments.
A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet
at https://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available
from: Commandant (CG-6P), Attn: Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S.
Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7710,
Washington, DC 20593-7710.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A.L. Craig, Office of Privacy
Management, telephone 202-475-3528, or fax 202-372-8405, for questions
on these documents.
Public Participation and Request for Comments
This notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act
of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to
OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard
collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information
describing the Collection's purpose, the Collection's likely burden on
the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection,
and other important information describing the Collection. There is one
ICR for each Collection.
The Coast Guard invites comments on whether this ICR should be
granted based on the Collection being necessary for the proper
performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard
would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the
Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection;
(3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information
subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the
Collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection
techniques or other forms of information technology. Consistent with
the requirements of Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and
Controlling Regulatory Costs, and Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the
Regulatory Reform Agenda, the Coast Guard is also requesting comments
on the extent to which this request for information could be modified
to reduce the burden on respondents.
In response to your comments, we may revise this ICR or decide not
to seek an extension of approval for the Collection. We will consider
all comments and material received during the comment period.
We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments
and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of
the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG-2020-0671], and
must be received by February 16, 2021.
We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking
Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be
submitted using https://www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate
instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public
comments, are in our online docket at https://www.regulations.gov and
can be viewed by following that website's instructions. Additionally,
if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will
be notified when comments are posted.
We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted
without change to https://www.regulations.gov and will include any
personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and
submissions in response to this document, see DHS's eRulemaking System
of Records notice (85 FR 14226, March 11, 2020).
Information Collection Request
Title: Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering
Regulations--Title 46 CFR Subchapter J.
OMB Control Number: 1625-0031.
Summary: The information is needed to ensure compliance with our
rules on electrical engineering for the design and construction of
U.S.-flag commercial vessels.
Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 3306 and 3703 authorize the Coast Guard to
establish rules to promote the safety of life and property in
commercial vessels. The electrical engineering rules appear at 46 CFR
subchapter J (parts 110 through 113).
Respondents: Owners, operators, shipyards, designers, and
manufacturers of vessels.
Frequency: On occasion.
Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 6,524
hours to 6,536 hours a year due to an estimated increase in the annual
number of responses.
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. chapter
35, as amended.
Dated: December 11, 2020.
Chief, Office of Privacy Management, U.S. Coast Guard.
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