Maritime Administration, DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this notice announces that the Information Collection abstracted below will be submitted 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 June 25, 2007. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before October 15, 2007.
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.Start Further Info Start Printed Page 52606
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Frances Jerry, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366-5861; 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 of Collection: Uniform Financial Reporting Requirements.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0005.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection.
Affected Public: Vessel owners acquiring ships from MARAD on credit, companies chartering ships from MARAD, and companies having Title XI guarantee obligations.
Form Numbers: MA-172.
Abstract: The Uniform Financial Reporting Requirements are used as a basis for preparing and filing semi-annual and annual financial statements with the Maritime Administration. Regulations requiring financial reports to MARAD are authorized by Section 801, Merchant Marine Act, 1936, as amended (46 App. U.S.C. 1211). Financial reports are also required by regulation of purchasers of ships from MARAD on credit, companies chartering ships from MARAD, and of companies having Title XI guarantee obligations (46 CFR Part 298).
Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 1276 hours.
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
Dated: September 6, 2007.
Daron T. Threet,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-18127 Filed 9-13-07; 8:45 am]
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