Maritime Administration, DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 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 June 9, 2008, and comments were due by August 8, 2008. No comments were received.
Comments must be submitted on or before September 19, 2008.Start Further Info
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Joanne Spittle, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: 202-366-5979; 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: Application for Waiver of the Coastwise Trade Laws for Small Passenger Vessels.
OMB Control Number: 2133-0529.
Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.
Affected Public: Small passenger vessel owners who desire to operate in the coastwise trade.
Abstract: Owners of small passenger vessels desiring waiver of the coastwise trade laws affecting small passenger vessels will be required to file a written application and justification for waiver to the Maritime Administration (MARAD). The agency will review the application and make a determination whether to grant the requested waiver.
Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 100 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 Start Printed Page 49236is 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
By order of the Maritime Administrator.
Dated: August 14, 2008.
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. E8-19260 Filed 8-19-08; 8:45 am]
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