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 in Federal Register 66, 35826 on July 9, 2001. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before October 24, 2001.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joe Strassburg, Office of Insurance and Shipping Analysis, Maritime Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone 202-366-4156 or FAX 202-366-7901. Copies of this collection can also be obtained from that office.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title: War Risk Insurance.
OMB Control Number: OMB 2133-0011.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Vessel owners or charterers interested in participation in MARAD's war risk insurance program.
Forms: MA 355; MA 528; MA 742; MA 828; and MA 942.
Abstract: As authorized by Section 1202, Title XII, Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation may provide war risk insurance adequate for the needs of the waterborne commerce of the United States if such insurance cannot be obtained on reasonable terms from qualified insurance companies operating in the United States. This collection is required for the program.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 626 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 September 18, 2001.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 01-23806 Filed 9-21-01; 8:45 am]
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