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Information Collection Under Review by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 2115-0115, 2115-0078, 2115-0113, and 2115-0013

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DOT.

ACTION:

Request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded four Information Collection Reports (ICRs) abstracted below to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.

DATES:

Please submit comments on or before March 22, 2002.

ADDRESSES:

To make sure that your comments and related material do not enter the docket [USCG 2001-11106] more than once, please submit them by only one of the following means:

(1)(a) By mail to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, room PL-401, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. (b) OIRA, 725 17th Street NW, Washington, DC 20503, to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. Caution: Because of recent delays in the delivery of mail, your comments may reach the Facility more quickly if you choose one of the other means described below.

(2)(a) By delivery to room PL-401 at the address given in paragraph (1)(a) above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is 202-366-9329. (b) OIRA, at the address given in paragraph (1)(b) above, to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.

(3) By fax to (a) the Docket Management Facility at 202-493-2251 or (b) OIRA 202-395-7285, attention: Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.

(4)(a) Electronically through the Web site for the Docket Management System at http://dms.dot.gov. (b) OIRA does not have a Web site on which you can post your comments.

The Docket Management Facility maintains the public docket for this notice. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room PL-401 (Plaza level), 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may also find this docket on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov.

Copies of the complete ICRs are available for inspection and copying in public dockets. Copies are available in docket USCG 2001-11106 of the Docket Management Facility between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays; for inspection and printing on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov;​ and for inspection from the Commandant (G-CIM-2), U.S. Coast Guard, room 6106, 2100 Second Street S.W., Washington, DC, between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Barbara Davis, Office of Information Management, 202-267-2326, for questions on this document; Dorothy Beard, Chief, Documentary Services Division, U.S. Department of Transportation, 202-366-5149, for questions on the docket.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Regulatory History

This request constitutes the 30-day notice required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has already published (66 FR 64336 (December 12, 2001)) the 60-day notice required by OIRA. That notice elicited no comments.

Request for Comments

The Coast Guard invites comments on the proposed collection of information to determine whether the collection is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collection; (2) the accuracy of the Department's estimated burden of the collection; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information that is the subject of the collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collection on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.Start Printed Page 7735

Comments, to DMS or OIRA, must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR addressed. Comments to DMS must contain the docket number of this request, USCG 2001-11106. Comments to OIRA are best assured of having their full effect if OIRA receives them 30 or fewer days after the publication of this request.

Information Collection Request

1. Title: Electrical Engineering—Title 46 CFR Subchapter J.

OMB Control Number: 2115-0115.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Owners, operators, and builders of vessels.

Forms: This collection of information does not require the public to fill out Coast Guard forms, but does require industry to complete electrical engineering plans to meet the performance requirements on new-built vessels.

Abstract: We need the information sought here to ensure compliance with our rules on electrical engineering for the design and construction of U.S.-flag commercial vessels.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: The estimated burden is 1,153 hours a year.

2. Title: Operations Manual and Amendments for Facilities Transferring Oil and Hazardous Materials in Bulk.

OMB Control Number: 2115-0078.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Owners and operators of waterfront facilities.

Forms: This collection of information does not require the public to fill out Coast Guard forms, but does require a new facility that transfers oil and hazardous material to develop an operations manual for personnel to follow in the proper and safe procedures for dealing with any spills that occur during transfer.

Abstract: An operations manual is mandatory for waterfront facilities that will be transferring bulk oil or hazardous materials to or from vessels. It establishes procedures for personnel of the facility to follow when conducting the transfer and in the event of a spill.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: The estimated burden is 27,369 hours a year.

3. Title: Self-propelled Vessels Carrying Liquefied Gas.

OMB Control Number: 2115-0113.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Owners and operators of self-propelled vessels carrying liquefied gas.

Forms: CG-4355.

Abstract: We need the information sought here to ensure compliance with our rules for the design and operation of carriers of liquefied gas.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: The estimated burden is 5,131 hours a year.

4. Title: Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials.

OMB Control Number: 2115-0013.

Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Shipping agents and terminal operators that handle hazardous materials.

Forms: CG-4260.

Abstract: The information sought here ensures the safe handling of explosives and other hazardous materials around ports and aboard vessels. Shipping agents and terminal operators who handle the above commodities must comply.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: The estimated burden is 292 hours a year.

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Dated: February 13, 2002.

N.S. Heiner,

Acting, Director of Information and Technology.

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[FR Doc. 02-4083 Filed 2-19-02; 8:45 am]

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