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

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Notice and request for comments.


In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. 3501 et 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 September 28, 2011, and comments were due by November 28, 2011. No comments were received.


Comments must be submitted on or before February 2, 2011.


Patricia Thomas, Maritime Administration, Office of Sealift Support, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: (202) 366-2646 or email: Copies of this collection also can be obtained from that office.


Maritime Administration (MARAD).

Title: Regulations for Making Excess or Surplus Federal Property Available to the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, State Maritime Academies and Non-Profit Maritime Training Facilities.

OMB Control Number: 2133-0504.

Type of Request: Extension of currently approved collection.

Affected Public: Maritime training institutions such as the U.S. Merchant Marine Academy, State Maritime Academies and non-profit maritime institutions.

Forms: None.

Abstract: The Maritime Administration requires approved maritime training institutions seeking excess or surplus government property to provide a statement of need/justification prior to acquiring the property.

Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 40 hours.


Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention Maritime Administration Desk Officer. Alternatively, comments may be sent via email to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), Office of Management and Budget, at the following address:

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.

Issued in Washington, DC on December 27, 2011.

Murray A. Bloom,

Acting Secretary, Maritime Administration.

[FR Doc. 2011-33654 Filed 12-30-11; 8:45 am]