National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, DOT.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collections and their expected burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period was published on October 27, 1999 [64 FR 57924-57925].
Comments must be submitted on or before April 12, 2000.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Sharon Vaughn at the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, Office of Chief Counsel (NCC-30), 202-366-1834, 400 Seventh Street, SW, Room 5219, Washington, DC 20590.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
National Highway Traffic Safety Administration
Title: Designation of Agent.
OMB Number: 2127-0040.
Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
Abstract: This collection of information applies to motor vehicle and motor vehicle equipment manufacturers located outside of the United States (foreign manufacturers). Every manufacturer offering a motor vehicle or item of motor vehicle equipment for importation into the United States is statutorily required to designate in writing an agent upon whom service of all administrative and judicial processes, notices, orders, decisions and requirements may be made for and on behalf of the manufacturer.
Affected Public: Foreign manufacturers of motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment located Start Printed Page 13412outside of the United States, which are importing these items into the United States.
Estimated Total Annual Burden: 70.
Address: Send comments, within 30 days, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20503, Attention: NHTSA Desk Officer.
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 Departments 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.
A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, D.C., on March 3, 2000.
Herman L. Simms,
Associate Administrator for Administration.
[FR Doc. 00-6060 Filed 3-10-00; 8:45 am]
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