Maritime Administration, DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces that the information collection abstracted below has been forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. The nature of the information collection is described as well as its expected burden. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of information was published on February 12, 2001. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before May 25, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Taylor Jones, Maritime Administration, MAR-250, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-5755 or FAX 202-493-2288.
Copies of this collection can also be obtained from that office.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title: Merchant Marine Medals and Awards.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0506.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Eligible merchant mariners.
Abstract: This information collection provides the Maritime Administration with a method for documenting and processing requests for merchant marine medals and decorations to masters, officers, and crew members of U.S. ships in recognition of their service in areas of danger during World War II, Korean War, Vietnam War and Operation DESERT STORM, and the replacement of previously issued awards.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 1500 hours.
Addressee: Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention MARAD Desk Officer.
Comments Are Invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden of the proposed information collection; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) 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 best assured of having its full effect if OMB receives it within 30 days of publication.Start Signature
Issued in Washington, DC on April 19, 2001.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 01-10282 Filed 4-24-01; 8:45 am]
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