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Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

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 April 16, 2004. No comments were received.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before August 26, 2004.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Joe Strassburg, Maritime Administration, 400 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366-4156; FAX: (202) 366-7901; or e-mail: joe.strassburg@marad.dot.gov. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Maritime Administration (MARAD).

Title: War Risk Insurance.

OMB Control Number: 2133-0011.

Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Vessel owners or charterers interested in participating in MARAD's war risk insurance program.

Forms: MA-355; MA-528; MA-742; MA-828, and MA-942.

Abstract: As authorized by Section 1202, Title XII, Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended, the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Transportation may provide war risk insurance adequate for the needs of the waterborne commerce of the United States if such insurance cannot be obtained on reasonable terms from qualified insurance companies operating in the United States. This collection is required for the program.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 768 hours.

ADDRESSES:

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 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.

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Authority: 49 CFR 1.66.

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Issued in Washington, DC, on July 21, 2004.

Joel C. Richard,

Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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[FR Doc. 04-17004 Filed 7-26-04; 8:45 am]

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