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 approval. 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 October 29, 2002. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before March 21, 2003.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Rita C. Jackson, Maritime Administration, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-5755; FAX: 202-493-2288, or E-MAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of this collection can also be obtained from that office.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title: Service Obligation Compliance Report.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0509.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Every student and graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and every subsidized State maritime academy student.
Abstract: The Maritime Education and Training Act of 1980, imposes a service obligation on every graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and every subsidized State maritime academy graduate who received a student incentive payment. This mandatory service obligation is for the Federal financial assistance the graduate received as a student and requires the graduate to maintain a license as an officer in the merchant marine and to report on reserve status, training, and employment for applicable periods.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 1150 hours.
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 February 10, 2003.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 03-3918 Filed 2-18-03; 8:45 am]
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