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Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

Federal Transit Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice of request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice announces the intention of the Information Collection Request (ICR) for extension of the currently approved information collection. The Federal Register notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting comments was published on October 15, 2003.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted before March 22, 2004. A comment to OMB is most effective if OMB receives it within 39 days of publication.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Sylvia L. Marion, Office of Administration, Office of Management Planning, (202) 366-6680.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

Title: Pre-Award and Post-Delivery Review Requirements Under Buy America (OMB Number: 2132-0544).

Abstract: Under the Federal Transit Laws, at 49 U.S.C. 5323(l), grantees must certify that pre-award and post-delivery reviews will be conducted when using FTA funds to purchase revenue service vehicles. FTA regulation 49 CFR Part 663 implements this law by specifying the actual certificates that must be submitted by each bidder to assure compliance with the Buy America, contract specification, and vehicle safety requirements for rolling stock. The information collected on the certification forms is necessary for FTA grantees to meet the requirements of 49 U.S.C. 5323(l).

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 2,786 hours.

ADDRESSES:

All written comments must refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document and be submitted to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention: FTA 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 Department's 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.

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Issued: February 11, 2004.

Rita L. Wells,

Associate Administrator for Administration.

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[FR Doc. 04-3637 Filed 2-18-04; 8:45 am]

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