Notice and request for comments.
In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces the Maritime Administration's (MARAD's) intention to request extension of approval for three years of a currently approved information collection.
Comments should be submitted on or before January 31, 2005.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Rita Jackson, Maritime Administration, MAR-410, 400 Seventh St., SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-0284; FAX: 202-366-7403, or E-MAIL: email@example.com. Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.End Further Info End Preamble Start Supplemental Information
Title of Collection: Request for Waiver of Service Obligation, Request for Deferment of Service Obligation.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0510.
Form Numbers: MA-935, MA-936 and MA-937.
Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget.
Summary of Collection of Information: This information collection is essential for determining if a student or graduate of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, or subsidized student or graduate of a State maritime academy, has a waivable situation preventing them from fulfilling the requirements of a service obligation contract.
Need and Use of the Information: The collected information is necessary for MARAD to determine if waivers and deferments of the service obligation may be granted.
Description of Respondents: Students and graduates of the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy and subsidized students or graduates of the State Maritime Academies who request waivers of service obligations.
Annual Responses: 25 respondents.
Annual Burden: 9 hours.
Comments: Comments should refer to the docket number that appears at the top of this document. Written comments may be submitted to the Docket Clerk, U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL-401, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Comments also may be submitted by electronic means via the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov/submit. Specifically address whether this information collection is necessary for proper performance of the functions of the agency and will have practical utility, accuracy of the burden estimates, ways to minimize this burden, and ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected. All comments received will be available for examination at the above address between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or EST), Monday through Friday, except Federal Holidays. An electronic version of this document is available on the World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov.
Privacy Act: Anyone is able to search the electronic form of all comments received into any of our dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, business, labor union, etc.). You may review DOT's complete Privacy Act Statement in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (Volume 65, Number 70; Pages 19477-78) or you may visit http://dms.dot.gov. (Authority: 49 CFR 1.66.)Start Signature
By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
Dated: November 24, 2004.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 04-26392 Filed 11-29-04; 8:45 am]
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