[Federal Register Volume 77, Number 106 (Friday, June 1, 2012)]
[Notices]
[Pages 32657-32658]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2012-13242]


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DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY

Coast Guard

[USCG-2012-0472]


Information Collection Requests to Office of Management and 
Budget

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Sixty-day notice requesting comments.

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SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the 
U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit Information Collection Requests 
(ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a 
revision to the following collections of information: 1625-0016, 
Welding and Hot Work Permits; Posting of Warning Signs; 1625-0023, 
Barge Fleeting Facility Records; 1625-0038, Plan Approval and Records 
for Tank Vessels, Passenger Vessels, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels, 
Mobile Offshore Drilling Units, Nautical School Vessels and 
Oceanographic Research Vessels--46 CFR Subchapters D, H, I, I-A, R and 
U; and 1625-0039, Declaration of Inspection Before Transfer of Liquid 
Cargo in Bulk. Our ICRs describe the information we seek to collect 
from the public. Before submitting these ICRs to OIRA, the Coast Guard 
is inviting comments as described below.

DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before July 31, 2012.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2012-0472] to the Docket Management Facility (DMF) at the 
U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT). To avoid duplicate 
submissions, please use only one of the following means:
    (1) Online: http://www.regulations.gov.
    (2) Mail: DMF (M-30), DOT, West Building Ground Floor, Room W12-
140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590-0001.
    (3) Hand delivery: Same as mail address above, between 9:00 a.m. 
and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal holidays. The 
telephone number is 202-366-9329.
    (4) Fax: 202-493-2251. To ensure your comments are received in a 
timely manner, mark the fax, to attention Desk Officer for the Coast 
Guard.
    The DMF maintains the public docket for this Notice. Comments and 
material received from the public, as well as documents mentioned in 
this Notice as being available in the docket, will become part of the 
docket and will be available for inspection or copying at room W12-140 
on the West Building Ground Floor, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., 
Washington, DC, between 9:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday, 
except Federal holidays. You may also find the docket on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov.
    Copies of the ICRs are available through the docket on the Internet 
at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: 
Commandant (CG-611), ATTN Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, US Coast 
Guard, 2100 2nd ST SW STOP 7101, Washington, DC 20593-7101.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Kenlinishia Tyler, Office of 
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3652, or fax 202-475-3929, 
for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Renee V. Wright, Program 
Manager, Docket Operations, 202-366-9826, for questions on the docket.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

Public Participation and Request for Comments

    This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act 
of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended. An ICR is an application to 
OIRA seeking the approval, extension, or renewal of a Coast Guard 
collection of information (Collection). The ICR contains information 
describing the Collection's purpose, the Collection's likely burden on 
the affected public, an explanation of the necessity of the Collection, 
and other important information describing the Collections. There is 
one ICR for each Collection.
    The Coast Guard invites comments on whether these ICRs should be 
granted based on the Collections being necessary for the proper 
performance of Departmental functions. In particular, the Coast Guard 
would appreciate comments addressing: (1) The practical utility of the 
Collections; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the 
Collections; (3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of 
information subject to the Collections; and (4) ways to minimize the 
burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology. In response to your comments, we may revise these ICRs or 
decide not to seek approval of revisions of the Collections. We will 
consider all comments and material received during the comment period.
    We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments 
and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of 
the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG-2012-0472], and 
must be received by July 31, 2012. We will post all comments received, 
without change, to http://www.regulations.gov. They will include any 
personal information you provide. We have an agreement with DOT to use 
their DMF. Please see the ``Privacy Act'' paragraph below.

Submitting Comments

    If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG-
2012-0472], indicate the specific section of the document to which each 
comment applies, providing a reason for each comment. You may submit 
your comments and material online (via http://www.regulations.gov), by 
fax, mail, or hand delivery, but please use only one of these means. If 
you submit a comment online via www.regulations.gov, it will be 
considered received by the Coast Guard when you successfully transmit 
the comment. If you fax, hand deliver, or mail your comment, it will be 
considered as having been received by the Coast Guard when it is 
received at the DMF. We recommend you include your name, mailing 
address, an email address, or other contact information in the body of 
your document so that we can contact you if we have questions regarding 
your submission.
    You may submit your comments and material by electronic means, 
mail, fax, or delivery to the DMF at the address under ADDRESSES; but 
please submit them by only one means. To submit your comment online, go 
to http://www.regulations.gov, and type ``USCG-2012-0472'' in the 
``Keyword'' box. If you submit your comments by mail or hand delivery, 
submit them in an unbound format, no larger than 8\1/2\ by 11 inches, 
suitable for copying and electronic filing. If you submit comments by 
mail and would like to know that they reached the Facility, please 
enclose a stamped, self-addressed

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postcard or envelope. We will consider all comments and material 
received during the comment period and will address them accordingly.

Viewing Comments and Documents

    To view comments, as well as documents mentioned in this Notice as 
being available in the docket, go to http://www.regulations.gov, click 
on the ``read comments'' box, which will then become highlighted in 
blue. In the ``Keyword'' box insert ``USCG-2012-0472'' and click 
``Search.'' Click the ``Open Docket Folder'' in the ``Actions'' column. 
You may also visit the DMF in Room W12-140 on the ground floor of the 
DOT West Building, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE., Washington, DC 20590, 
between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, except Federal 
holidays.

Privacy Act

    Anyone can search the electronic form of comments received in 
dockets by the name of the individual submitting the comment (or 
signing the comment, if submitted on behalf of an association, 
business, labor union, etc.). You may review a Privacy Act statement 
regarding Coast Guard public dockets in the January 17, 2008, issue of 
the Federal Register (73 FR 3316).

Information Collection Requests

    1. Title: Welding and Hot Work Permits; Posting of Warning Signs.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0016.
    Summary: This information collection helps to ensure that 
waterfront facilities and vessels are in compliance with safety 
standards. A permit must be issued prior to welding or hot work at 
certain waterfront facilities; and, the posting of warning signs is 
required on certain facilities.
    Need: The information is needed to ensure safe operations on 
certain waterfront facilities and vessels.
    Forms: CG-4201.
    Respondents: Owners and operators of certain waterfront facilities 
and vessels.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 425 hours 
to 546 hours a year.
    2. Title: Barge Fleeting Facility Records.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0023.
    Summary: This collection of information requires the person-in-
charge of a barge fleeting facility to keep records of twice daily 
inspections of barge moorings and movements of barges and hazardous 
cargo in and out of the facility.
    Need: Title 33 CFR 165.803 requirements are intended to prevent 
barges from breaking away from a fleeting facility and drifting 
downstream out of control in the congested Lower Mississippi River 
waterway system.
    Forms: None.
    Respondents: Operators of barge fleeting facilities.
    Frequency: Daily.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 60,390 
hours to 50,453 hours a year.
    3. Title: Plan Approval and Records for Tank Vessels, Passenger 
Vessels, Cargo and Miscellaneous Vessels, Mobile Offshore Drilling 
Units, Nautical School Vessels and Oceanographic Research Vessels--46 
CFR Subchapters D, H, I, I-A, R and U.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0038.
    Summary: This collection requires the shipyard, designer or 
manufacturer for the construction of a vessel to submit plans, 
technical information and operating manuals to the Coast Guard.
    Need: Under 46 U.S.C. 3301 and 3306, the Coast Guard is responsible 
for enforcing regulations promoting the safety of life and property in 
marine transportation. The Coast Guard uses this information to ensure 
that a vessel meets the applicable standards for construction, 
arrangement and equipment under 46 CFR Subchapters D, H, I, I-A, R and 
U.
    Forms: None.
    Respondents: Shipyards, designers, and manufacturers of certain 
vessels.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 2,970 
hours to 3,589 hours a year.
    4. Title: Declaration of Inspection Before Transfer of Liquid Cargo 
in Bulk.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0039.
    Summary: A Declaration of Inspection (DOI) documents the transfer 
of oil and hazardous materials, to help prevent spills and damage to a 
facility or vessel. Persons-in-charge of the transfer operations must 
review and certify compliance with procedures specified by the terms of 
the DOI.
    Need: Title 33 U.S.C. 1321(j) authorizes the Coast Guard to 
establish regulations to prevent the discharge of oil and hazardous 
material from vessels and facilities. The DOI regulations appear at 33 
CFR 156.150 and 46 CFR 35.35-30.
    Forms: None.
    Respondents: Persons-in-charge of transfers.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 67,825 
hours to 62,514 hours a year.

    Dated: May 25, 2012.
R. E. Day,
Rear Admiral, U.S. Coast Guard, Assistant Commandant for Command, 
Control, Communications, Computers and Information Technology.
[FR Doc. 2012-13242 Filed 5-31-12; 8:45 am]
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