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 July 2, 2007. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before October 25, 2007.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Kenneth Willis, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-2306; or E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org. 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: Application and Reporting Requirements for Participation in the Maritime Security Program.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0525.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection.
Affected Public: Vessel operators.
Form Numbers: MA-172.
Abstract: The Maritime Security Act of 2003 provides for the enrollment of qualified vessels in the Maritime Security Program Fleet. Applications and amendments are used to select vessels for the fleet. Periodic reporting is used to monitor adherence of contractors to program parameters.
Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 224 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.
(Authority: 49 CFR 1.66)Start Signature
Dated: September 14, 2007.
By order of the Maritime Administrator.
Daron T. Threet,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. E7-18899 Filed 9-24-07; 8:45 am]
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