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Agency Information Collection Submission for OMB Review: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted

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Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), DOT.




The FMCSA is seeking public comments on our request for the Office Start Printed Page 16336of Management and Budget's (OMB) approval to renew the currently approved information collection (IC) identified as “Request for Revocation of Authority Granted.” This information collection notifies the FMCSA of a voluntary request by a motor carrier, freight forwarder, or property broker to amend or revoke it's registration of authority granted by the FMCSA. The Paperwork Reduction Act requires the publication of this notice.


Please submit comments by April 28, 2004.


Mail or hand deliver comments to the U.S. Department of Transportation, Dockets Management Facility, Room PL-401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590, or submit electronically at​submit. Be sure to include the docket number appearing in the heading of this document on your comment. All comments received will be available for examination and copying at the above address from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. If you would like to be notified when your comment is received, you must include a self-addressed, stamped postcard or you may print the acknowledgment page that appears after submitting comments electronically.

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Ms. Marian Mills Lee, (202) 385-2423, Office of Enforcement and Compliance, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC, 20590. Office hours are from 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., e.t., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

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Title: Request for Revocation of Authority Granted.

OMB Control Number: 2126-0018.

Background: Title 49 of the United States Code (U.S.C.) authorizes the Secretary of Transportation (Secretary) to promulgate regulations governing the registration of for-hire motor carriers of regulated commodities (49 U.S.C. 13902), surface transportation freight forwarders (49 U.S.C. 13903), and property brokers (49 U.S.C. 13904). The FMCSA carries out this registration program under authority delegated by the Secretary.

Under 49 U.S.C. 13905, each registration is effective from the date specified and remains in effect for such period as the Secretary determines appropriate by regulation. Section 13905(c) grants the Secretary the authority to amend or revoke a registration at the registrant's request. On complaint or on the Secretary's own initiative, the Secretary may also suspend, amend, or revoke any part of the registration of a motor carrier, broker, or freight forwarder for willful failure to comply with the regulations, an order of the Secretary, or a condition of its registration.

Form OCE-46 is used by transportation entities to voluntarily apply for revocation of their registration authority in whole or in part. The form is used by the FMCSA to seek information on the registrant's docket number, name and address, and the reasons for the revocation request.

Respondents: Motor carriers, freight forwarders, and brokers.

Average Burden Per Response: 15 minutes.

Estimated Total Annual Burden: 250 hours (1,000 motor carriers × 15 minutes/60 minutes).

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Authority: 49 U.S.C. 13902, 13903, 13904 and 13905; and 49 CFR 1.73.

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Issued on: March 10, 2004.

Annette M. Sandberg,


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[FR Doc. 04-6900 Filed 3-26-04; 8:45 am]