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Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements; Agency Information Collection Activity Under OMB Review

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AGENCY:

Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION:

Notice and request for comments.

SUMMARY:

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 August 27, 2007. No comments were received.

DATES:

Comments must be submitted on or before December 21, 2007.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:

Murray A. Bloom, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366-5320; or E-Mail: Murray.Bloom@dot.gov. Copies of this collection can also be obtained from that office.

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SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Maritime Administration (MARAD).

Title of Collection: Part 380, Subpart B—Application for Designation of Vessels as American Great Lakes Vessels.

Type of Request: Extension of currently approved information collection.

OMB Control Number: 2133-0521.

Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget.

Affected Public: Shipowners of merchant vessels.

Form Numbers: None.

Abstract: In accordance with Public Law 101-624, the Secretary of Transportation issued requirements for the submission of applications for designation of vessels as American Great Lakes Vessels. Owners who wish to have this designation must certify that their vessel(s) meets certain criteria established in 46 CFR part 380.

Expiration Date of Approval: Three years from date of approval by the Office of Management and Budget.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 1.25 hours.

Addressee: 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.

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Dated: November 14, 2007.

Christine S. Gurland,

Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration.

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[FR Doc. E7-22687 Filed 11-20-07; 8:45 am]

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