Coast Guard, DHS.
Final rule; announcement of effective date.
In the final rule with this same title published February 4, 2004, we noted that the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) had not approved a collection-of-information associated with the amendments by §§ 67.147 and 67.179 to the collection-of-information requirements for vessel owners and charterers applying to engage in the coastwise trade under the lease financing provisions of 46 U.S.C. 12106(e). OMB has since approved that collection-of-information and the portions of the rule with these requirements will become effective September 3, 2004.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
If you have questions on this document, call Patricia Williams, Deputy Director, National Vessel Documentation Center, Coast Guard, telephone 304-271-2506. If you have questions on viewing the docket (USCG-2001-8825), call Andrea M. Jenkins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, telephone 202-366-0271.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Section 67.147 of title 46 of the Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) requires a vessel owner who seeks a coastwise endorsement to submit a certified application and in some cases supporting documentation. Section 67.179 of title 46 of the CFR requires a barge owner qualified to engage in coastwise trade under the lease-financing provisions of 46 U.S.C. 12106(e) to submit a certified application for the coastwise operation of a barge under a demise charter. Submitting applications is a collection-of-information under OMB control no. 1625-0016 (Formerly 2115-0054). The final rule that contained the provisions for applications was published in the Federal Register on February 4, 2004 (69 FR 5398), and is available electronically through the docket (USCG-2001-8825) Web site at http://www.dms.dot.gov. became effective on February 4, 2004, with the exception of § 67.147 and 67.179.
As required by 44 U.S.C. 3507(d), we submitted a copy of the final rule to OMB for its review. On July 30, 2004, after reviewing the rule, OMB approved the collection-of-information required by this final rule under OMB control no. 1625-0027.Start Signature
Dated: August 27, 2004.
Joseph J. Angelo,
Director of Standards, Marine Safety, Security, and Environmental Protection, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 04-20117 Filed 9-2-04; 8:45 am]
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