Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act, 46077 [2021-17591]

Download as PDF khammond on DSKJM1Z7X2PROD with NOTICES Federal Register / Vol. 86, No. 156 / Tuesday, August 17, 2021 / Notices information collection by selecting ‘‘Currently under 30-day Review—Open for Public Comments’’ or by using the search function. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Matthew Butram, Maritime Administration, at matthew.butram@ dot.gov or at 202–366–1976. You may send mail to Matthew Butram, Office of Sealift Support, Room W25–218, Mail Stop 1, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Quarterly Readiness of Strategic Seaport Facilities Reporting. OMB Control Number: 2133–0548. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Background: Pursuant to E.O. 12656 and 49 CFR 1.81, the Maritime Administration (MARAD) issues, for emergency planning and preparedness purposes, a Port Readiness Plan (PRP) to each strategic commercial seaport (port) designated by the Commander, Military Surface Deployment and Distribution Command (SDDC). The PRP identifies specific facilities that DoD may need to support the deployment of Armed Forced of the United States or other emergency needs to promote the national defense. The collection of quarterly information is necessary to validate the ports’ ability to provide PRP-delineated facilities to the DOD within the PRP-delineated timeline. Respondents: Strategic Commercial Seaports who have been designated by the Commander, SDDC and who have been issued a PRP by MARAD. Affected Public: Strategic Commercial Seaports. Total Estimated Number of Respondents: 17. Frequency of Response: Quarterly. Estimated Number of Responses: 4. Estimated Time per Respondent: 1 Hour. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 68. Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’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 collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. VerDate Sep<11>2014 17:08 Aug 16, 2021 Jkt 253001 (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93) By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–17595 Filed 8–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4910–81–P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2021–0185] Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information Collection: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act Maritime Administration, Transportation (DOT). ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information collection was published on May 21, 2021. DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 16, 2021. 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: Jim Mead, (202) 366–5723, Office of Cargo and Commercial Sealift, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Title: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act. OMB Control Number: 2133–0540. Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information Collection. Background: The purpose is to provide information to be used in the designation of service categories of individual vessels for purposes of SUMMARY: PO 00000 Frm 00126 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 46077 compliance with the Cargo Preference Act under a Memorandum of Understanding entered into by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. Agency for International Development, and the Maritime Administration. MARAD will use the data submitted by vessel operators to create a list of Vessel SelfDesignations and determine whether MARAD agrees or disagrees with a vessel owner’s designation of a vessel. Respondents: Owners or operators of U.S.-registered vessels and foreignregistered vessels. Affected Public: Business Owners for Profits. Total Estimated Number of Responses: 200. Frequency of Collection: Annually. Estimated time per Respondent: .25. Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50. Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the Department’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 collection of information on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. (Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93) By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator. T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr., Secretary, Maritime Administration. [FR Doc. 2021–17591 Filed 8–16–21; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE P DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Maritime Administration [Docket No. MARAD–2021–0031] Coastwise Endorsement Eligibility Determination for a Foreign-Built Vessel: DEEP SIX (Motor); Invitation for Public Comments Maritime Administration, DOT. Notice. AGENCY: ACTION: The Secretary of Transportation, as represented by the Maritime Administration (MARAD), is authorized to issue coastwise endorsement eligibility determinations for foreign-built vessels which will carry SUMMARY: E:\FR\FM\17AUN1.SGM 17AUN1

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[Federal Register Volume 86, Number 156 (Tuesday, August 17, 2021)]
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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Maritime Administration

[Docket No. MARAD-2021-0185]


Request for Comments of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for 
Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, Transportation (DOT).

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this 
notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) 
abstracted below is being forwarded to the Office of Management and 
Budget (OMB) for review and comments. A Federal Register Notice with a 
60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following information 
collection was published on May 21, 2021.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before September 16, 2021.

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: Jim Mead, (202) 366-5723, Office of 
Cargo and Commercial Sealift, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 
New Jersey Avenue SE, Washington, DC 20590.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
    Title: Procedures for Determining Vessel Services Categories for 
Purposes of the Cargo Preference Act.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0540.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
Collection.
    Background: The purpose is to provide information to be used in the 
designation of service categories of individual vessels for purposes of 
compliance with the Cargo Preference Act under a Memorandum of 
Understanding entered into by the U.S. Department of Agriculture, U.S. 
Agency for International Development, and the Maritime Administration. 
MARAD will use the data submitted by vessel operators to create a list 
of Vessel Self-Designations and determine whether MARAD agrees or 
disagrees with a vessel owner's designation of a vessel.
    Respondents: Owners or operators of U.S.-registered vessels and 
foreign-registered vessels.
    Affected Public: Business Owners for Profits.
    Total Estimated Number of Responses: 200.
    Frequency of Collection: Annually.
    Estimated time per Respondent: .25.
    Total Estimated Number of Annual Burden Hours: 50.
    Public Comments Invited: Comments are invited on: Whether the 
proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper 
performance of the functions of the Department, including whether the 
information will have practical utility; the accuracy of the 
Department'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 
collection of information on respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.

(Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93)

    By Order of the Acting Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
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