Maritime Administration, DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 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 February 23, 2004. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before June 21, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kelly Farrell, Maritime Administration, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-9041; FAX: 202-366-7485 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title: Elements of Request for Course Approval.
OMB Control Number: 2133-NEW.
Type of Request: New Collection.
Affected Public: Respondents are public and private maritime security course training providers.
Abstract: Under this proposed voluntary collection, public and private maritime security training course providers may choose to provide the Maritime Administration (MARAD) with information concerning the content and operation of their courses. MARAD will use this information to evaluate whether the course meets the training standards and curriculum promulgated under Section 109 of the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002 (MTSA) (Pub. L. 107-295). Courses found to meet these standards will receive a course approval.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 3,000 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: 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; the accuracy of the agency'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 Start Printed Page 29163automated 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 May 13, 2004.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 04-11326 Filed 5-19-04; 8:45 am]
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