Maritime Administration, DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
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 September 29, 2004. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before January 10, 2005.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Christopher Krusa, Maritime Administration, 400 7th Street SW., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-2648; FAX: 202-366-3746; 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
Maritime Administration (MARAD).
Title: Supplementary Training Course Application.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0030.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: U.S. Merchant Marine Seamen, both officers and unlicensed personnel, and other U.S. citizens employed in other areas of waterborne commerce.
Abstract: Section 1305(a) of the Maritime Education and Training Act of 1980 indicates that the Secretary of Transportation may provide maritime-related training to merchant mariners of the United States and to individuals preparing for a career in the merchant marine of the United States. This collection provides the information necessary for the maritime schools to plan their course offerings and for applicants to complete their certificate requirements.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 25 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 December 7, 2004.
Joel C. Richard,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 04-27153 Filed 12-9-04; 8:45 am]
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