Title 49 U.S.C. Sections 5309 and by dwe15197


									                                                                       Federal Register / Vol. 73, No. 118 / Wednesday, June 18, 2008 / Notices                                           34831

                                            Estimated Annual Burden: 1,425                        and public transportation authorities for              SUMMARY: In accordance with the
                                          hours.                                                  financing mass transportation projects.                Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this
                                            Status: Regular Review.                               Grant recipients are required to make                  notice announces the Maritime
                                            Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 3507(a) and 5                   information available to the public and                Administration’s (MARAD’s) intention
                                          CFR 1320.5(b), 1320.8(b)(3)(vi), FRA                    to publish a program of projects for                   to request extension of approval (with
                                          informs all interested parties that it may              affected citizens to comment on the                    modifications) for three years of a
                                          not conduct or sponsor, and a                           proposed program and performance of                    currently approved information
                                          respondent is not required to respond                   the grant recipients at public hearings.               collection.
                                          to, a collection of information unless it               Notices of hearings must include a brief               DATES:   Comments should be submitted
                                          displays a currently valid OMB control                  description of the proposed project and                on or before August 18, 2008.
                                          number.                                                 be published in a newspaper circulated
                                                                                                                                                         FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
                                             Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520.                      in the affected area. FTA also uses the
                                                                                                                                                         Elizabeth Gearhart, Maritime
                                                                                                  information to determine eligibility for
                                            Issued in Washington, DC on June 11,                                                                         Administration, 1200 New Jersey
                                                                                                  funding and to monitor the grantees’
                                                                                                                                                         Avenue, SE., Washington, DC 20590.
                                                                                                  progress in implementing and
                                          D.J. Stadtler,                                                                                                 Telephone: 202–366–1867; or E-MAIL:
                                                                                                  completing project activities. The
                                          Director, Office of Financial Management,                                                                      beth.gearhart@dot.gov. Copies of this
                                                                                                  information submitted ensures FTA’s
                                          Federal Railroad Administration.                                                                               collection also can be obtained from that
                                                                                                  compliance with applicable federal
                                          [FR Doc. E8–13690 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am]                                                                      office.
                                                                                                  laws, OMB Circular A–102, and 49 CFR
                                          BILLING CODE 4910–06–P                                  Part 18, ‘‘Uniform Administrative                      SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
                                                                                                  Requirements for Grants and                              Title of Collection: Shipbuilding
                                                                                                  Cooperative Agreements with State and                  Orderbook and Shipyard Employment.
                                          DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION                                                                                     Type of Request: Extension of
                                                                                                  Local Governments.’’
                                                                                                     Estimated Total Annual Burden:                      currently approved information
                                          Federal Transit Administration                                                                                 collection.
                                                                                                  198,466 hours.
                                          [FTA Docket No. FTA–2008–0033]                                                                                   OMB Control Number: 2133–0029.
                                                                                                  ADDRESSES: All written comments must                     Form Numbers: MA–832.
                                          Agency Information Collection Activity                  refer to the docket number that appears                  Expiration Date of Approval: Three
                                          Under OMB Review                                        at the top of this document and be                     years from date of approval by the
                                                                                                  submitted to the Office of Information                 Office of Management and Budget.
                                          AGENCY:    Federal Transit Administration,              and Regulatory Affairs, Office of                        Summary of Collection of
                                          DOT.                                                    Management and Budget, 725 17th                        Information: In compliance with the
                                          ACTION:   Notice of request for comments.               Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503,                     Merchant Marine Act of 1936, as
                                                                                                  Attention: FTA Desk Officer.                           amended, MARAD conducts this survey
                                          SUMMARY: The Federal Transit                               Comments Are Invited On: Whether                    to obtain information from the
                                          Administration invites public comments                  the proposed collection of information                 shipbuilding and ship repair industry to
                                          about our intention to request the Office               is necessary for the proper performance                be used primarily to determine, if an
                                          of Management and Budget’s (OMB)                        of the functions of the Department,                    adequate mobilization base exists for
                                          approval to renew the following                         including whether the information will                 national defense and for use in a
                                          information collection:                                 have practical utility; the accuracy of                national emergency.
                                          49 U.S.C. 5309 and 5307 Capital                         the Department’s estimate of the burden                  Need and Use of the Information:
                                          Assistance Programs                                     of the proposed information collection;                This collection of information is
                                                                                                  ways to enhance the quality, utility, and              necessary in order for MARAD to
                                             The information to be collected                      clarity of the information to be
                                          ensures FTA’s compliance with                                                                                  perform and carry out its duties
                                                                                                  collected; and ways to minimize the                    required by Sections 210 and 211 of the
                                          applicable federal laws, OMB Circular                   burden of the collection of information
                                          A–102, and 49 CFR Requirements for                                                                             Merchant Marine Act of 1936.
                                                                                                  on respondents, including the use of                     Description of Respondents: Owners
                                          Grants and Cooperative Agreements                       automated collection techniques or                     of U.S. shipyards who agree to complete
                                          with State and Local Governments. The                   other forms of information technology.                 the requested information.
                                          Federal Register Notice with a 60-day
                                                                                                    Issued On: June 12, 2008.                              Annual Responses: 800 responses.
                                          comment period soliciting comments                                                                               Annual Burden: 400 hours.
                                          was published on March 31, 2008.                        Ann M. Linnertz,
                                                                                                                                                           Comments: Comments should refer to
                                          DATES: Comments must be submitted                       Associate Administrator for Administration.
                                                                                                                                                         the docket number that appears at the
                                          before July 18, 2008. A comment to                      [FR Doc. E8–13790 Filed 6–17–08; 8:45 am]
                                                                                                                                                         top of this document. Written comments
                                          OMB is most effective if OMB receives                   BILLING CODE 4910–57–P
                                                                                                                                                         may be submitted to the Docket Clerk,
                                          it within 30 days of publication.                                                                              U.S. DOT Dockets, Room W12–140,
                                          FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:                                                                               1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE.,
                                          Sylvia L. Marion, Office of                             DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
                                                                                                                                                         Washington, DC 20590. Comments also
                                          Administration, Office of Management                    Maritime Administration                                may be submitted by electronic means
                                          Planning, (202) 366–6680.                                                                                      via the Internet at http://
                                          SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:                              [DOCKET NO. MARAD 2008 0053]                           www.regulations.gov/search/index.jsp.
                                             Title: 49 U.S.C. Sections 5309 and                                                                          Specifically address whether this
                                          5307 Capital Assistance Programs,                       Information Collection Available for                   information collection is necessary for
                                          (OMB Number: 2132–0502).                                Public Comments and                                    proper performance of the functions of
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                                             Abstract: 49 U.S.C. 5309 Capital                     Recommendations                                        the agency and will have practical
                                          Program and section 5307 Urbanized                                                                             utility, accuracy of the burden
                                                                                                  ACTION: Notice of intention to request
                                          Area Formula Program authorize the                                                                             estimates, ways to minimize this
                                                                                                  extension of OMB approval and request
                                          Secretary of Transportation to make                                                                            burden, and ways to enhance the
                                                                                                  for comments.
                                          grants to State and local governments                                                                          quality, utility, and clarity of the

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