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Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management and Budget (OMB): 1625-0005, 1625-0020, 1625-0029, 1625-0031, 1625-0085 and 1625-0096

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AGENCY:

Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION:

Request for comments.

SUMMARY:

In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this request for comments announces that the Coast Guard has forwarded six Information Collection Reports (ICRs)—(1) 1625-0005, Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Material; (2) 1625-0020, Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas, and Safety Zones; (3) 1625-0029, Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels; (4) 1625-0031, Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering Regulations—Title 46 CFR Subchapter J; (5) 1625-0085, Streamlined Inspection Program; and (6) 1625-0096, Report of Oil or Hazardous Substance Discharge, and Report of Suspicious Maritime Activity—abstracted below, to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA) of the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and comment. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comment by OIRA ensures that we impose only paperwork burdens commensurate with our performance of duties.

DATES:

Please submit comments on or before March 21, 2005.

ADDRESSES:

To make sure that your comments and related material do not Start Printed Page 8401reach the docket [USCG-2004-19591] or OIRA more than once, please submit them by only one of the following means:

(1)(a) By mail to the Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), room PL-401, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC 20590-0001. (b) By mail to OIRA, 725 17th St., NW., Washington, DC 20503, to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.

(2)(a) By delivery to room PL-401 at the address given in paragraph (1)(a) above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The telephone number is (202) 366-9329. (b) By delivery to OIRA, at the address given in paragraph (1)(b) above, to the attention of the Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.

(3) By fax to (a) the Facility at (202) 493-2298 and (b) OIRA at (202) 395-6566, or e-mail to OIRA at oira-docket@omb.eop.gov attention: Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.

(4)(a) Electronically through the Web site for the Docket Management System at http://dms.dot.gov. (b) OIRA does not have a Web site on which you can post your comments.

The Docket Management Facility maintains the public docket for this notice. Comments and material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, will become part of this docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room PL-401 on the Plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. You may also find this docket on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov.

Copies of the complete ICR are available through this docket on the Internet at http://dms.dot.gov, and also from Commandant (CG-611), U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters, room 6106 (Attn: Ms. Barbara Davis), 2100 Second Street SW., Washington, DC 20593-0001. The telephone number is (202) 267-2326.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Ms. Barbara Davis, Office of Information Management, telephone (202) 267-2326 or fax (202) 267-4814, for questions on these documents; or Ms. Andrea M. Jenkins, Program Manager, Docket Operations, (202) 366-0271, for questions on the docket.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

The Coast Guard invites comments on the proposed collections of information to determine whether the collections are necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the Department. In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information that is the subject of the collections; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

Comments to DMS or OIRA must contain the OMB Control Number of the Information Collection Reports (ICRs) addressed. Comments to DMS must contain the docket number of this request, [USCG 2004-19591]. For your comments to OIRA to be considered, it is best if OIRA receives them on or before the March 21, 2005.

Public participation and request for comments: We encourage you to participate in this request for comments by submitting comments and related materials. We will post all comments received, without change, to http://dms.dot.gov, and they will include any personal information you have provided. We have an agreement with DOT to use their Docket Management Facility. Please see the paragraph on DOT's “Privacy Act Policy” below.

Submitting comments: If you submit a comment, please include your name and address, identify the docket number for this request for comment [USCG-2004-19591], indicate the specific section of this document or the ICR to which each comment applies, and give the reason for each comment. You may submit your comments and material by electronic means, mail, fax, or delivery to the Docket Management Facility at the address under ADDRESSES, but please submit them by only one means. If you submit them by mail or delivery, submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 81/2 by 11 inches, suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit them by mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please enclose a stamped, self-addressed postcard or envelope.

The Coast Guard and OIRA will consider all comments and material received during the comment period. We may change the documents supporting this collection of information or even the underlying requirements in view of them.

Viewing comments and documents: To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this notice as being available in the docket, go to http://dms.dot.gov at any time and conduct a simple search using the docket number. You may also visit the Docket Management Facility in room PL-401 on the Plaza level of the Nassif Building, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays.

Privacy Act: Anyone can search the electronic form of all comments received in 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 the Privacy Act Statement of DOT in the Federal Register published on April 11, 2000 (65 FR 19477), or you may visit http://dms.dot.gov.

Previous Request for Comments

This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The Coast Guard has already published the 60-day notice required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2) (69 FR 67153, November 16, 2004). That notice elicited no comments.

Information Collection Request

1. Title: Application and Permit to Handle Hazardous Materials.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0005.

Type of Request: Extension.

Affected Public: Shipping agents and terminal operators that handle hazardous materials.

Forms: CG-4260.

Abstract: The information sought here ensures the safe handling of explosives and other hazardous materials around ports and aboard vessels.

Burden Estimates: The estimated burden is 145 hours a year.

2. Title: Security Zones, Regulated Navigation Areas, and Safety Zones.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0020.

Type of Request: Extension.

Affected Public: Federal, State, and local government agencies, vessels and facilities.

Forms: None.

Abstract: The Coast Guard collects this information only when someone seeks a security zone, regulated navigation area, or safety zone. It uses the information to assess the need to establish one of these areas.

Burden Estimates: The estimated burden is 194 hours a year.

3. Title: Self-propelled Liquefied Gas Vessels.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0029.

Type of Request: Extension.

Affected Public: Owners and operators of self-propelled vessels carrying liquefied gas.

Forms: CG-4355, CG-5148.

Abstract: We need the information sought here to ensure compliance with our rules for the design and operation of liquefied gas carriers.

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4. Title: Plan Approval and Records for Electrical Engineering Regulations—Title 46 CFR Subchapter J.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0031.

Type of Request: Extension.

Affected Public: Owners, operators, and builders of vessels.

Forms: None.

Abstract: The information sought here is needed to ensure compliance with our rules on electrical engineering for the design and construction of U.S. flag commercial vessels.

Burden Estimates: The estimated burden is 1,151 hours a year.

5. Title: Streamlined Inspection Program.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0085.

Type of Request: Extension.

Affected Public: Owners and operators of vessels.

Forms: None.

Abstract: The Coast Guard established an optional Streamlined Inspection Program (SIP) to provide owners and operators of U.S. vessels an alternative method of complying with inspection requirements of the Coast Guard.

Burden Estimates: The estimated burden is 2,138 hours a year.

6. Title: Report of Oil or Hazardous Substance Discharge; and Report of Suspicious Maritime Activity.

OMB Control Number: 1625-0096.

Type of Request: Revision of currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Persons-in-charge of a vessel or an onshore or offshore facility; owners or operators of vessels or facilities required to have security plans; and the public.

Forms: None.

Abstract: Any discharge of oil or a hazardous substance must be reported to the National Response Center (NRC) so that the pre-designated on-scene coordinator can be informed and appropriate spill mitigation action carried out. The NRC also receives suspicious maritime activity reports from the public and disseminates the info to appropriate entities.

Burden Estimates: The estimated burden is 9,105 hours a year.

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Dated: February 11, 2005.

Nathaniel S. Heiner,

Acting, Assistant Commandant for Command, Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology.

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[FR Doc. 05-3119 Filed 2-17-05; 8:45 am]

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