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 May 28, 2004, and comments were due by July 27, 2004. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before September 27, 2004.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
William Kurfehs, Maritime Administration, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366-2318; FAX: (202) 493-2180; 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: Application and Reporting Requirements for Participation in the Maritime Security Program.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0525.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Vessel operators.
Abstract: The Maritime Security Act of 2003 provides for the enrollment of qualified vessels in the Maritime Security Program Fleet. Applications and amendments are used to select vessels for the fleet. Periodic reporting is used to monitor adherence of contractors to program parameters.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 224 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 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 August 20, 2004.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 04-19496 Filed 8-25-04; 8:45 am]
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