Maritime Administration, DOT.
Notice and request for comments.
The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information collection. The information to be collected will be used to identify strengths and weaknesses of current services and make improvements in service delivery based on feedback. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.
Written comments should be submitted by July 18, 2017.
You may submit comments [identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-2017-0091] through one of the following methods:
Federal eRulemaking Portal: http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the online instructions for submitting comments.
Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., West Building, Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the Department's performance; (b) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department to enhance the quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information collection.
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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Barbara Jackson, 202-366-0615, Office of Management and Administrative Services, Maritime Administration, U.S. Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590.
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OMB Control Number: 2133-0543.
Title: Generic Clearance for the Collection of Qualitative Feedback on Agency Service Delivery.
Type of Review: Renewal of a previously approved information collection.
Abstract: This collection of information is necessary to enable the Agency to garner customer and stakeholder feedback in an efficient, timely manner, in accordance with our commitment to improving service delivery. The information collected from our customers and stakeholders will help ensure that users have an effective, efficient, and satisfying experience with the Agency's programs. This feedback will provide insights into customer or stakeholder perceptions, experiences and expectations, provide an early warning of issues with service, or focus attention on areas where communication, training or changes in operations might improve delivery of products or services. These collections will allow for ongoing, collaborative and actionable communications between the Agency and its customers and stakeholders. It will also allow feedback to contribute directly to the improvement of program management.
Affected Public: Individuals and Households, Businesses and Organizations, State, Local or Tribal Government.
Estimated Number of Respondents: 8,696.
Estimated Number of Responses: 8,696.
Estimated Hours per Response: 10 minutes.
Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 1,449.
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By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
Dated: May 16, 2017.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2017-10202 Filed 5-18-17; 8:45 am]
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