[Federal Register Volume 62, Number 66 (Monday, April 7, 1997)]
[Pages 16639-16640]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 97-8822]



Office of the Secretary

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

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, DOT.

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 
U.S.C. Chapter 3501, et seq.) this notice announces that the 
Information Collection Request (ICR) abstracted below has been 
forwarded to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review and 
comment. The ICR describes the nature of the information collection and 
it's expected cost and burden. The Federal Register Notice with a 60-
day comment period soliciting comments on the following collection of 
information was published on December 19, 1996 [FR 61, page 67091-

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before May 7, 

Program Office, Office of the Secretary, S-1, DEPC, Room 10317, 
Department of Transportation, at the address above. Telephone: (202) 


Office of the Secretary, Drug Program Office
    Title: U. S. Department of Transportation (DOT) Breath Alcohol 
Testing Form.
    OMB Control Number: 2105-0529.
    Affected Public: Transportation industries.
    Abstract: Under the Omnibus Transportation Employee Testing Act of 
1991, DOT is required to implement an alcohol testing program in 
various transportation industries.
    Breath-alcohol technicians (BAT) must fill out testing form. The 
form includes the employee's name, the type of test taken, the date of 
the test, and the name of the employer. Custody and control is 
essential to the basis purpose of the alcohol testing program. Data on 
each test conducted, including test results, are necessary to document 
tests conducted and actions taken to ensure safety in the workplace.
    Need: This specific requirement is elaborated in 49 CFR Part 40, 
Procedures for Transportation workplace Drug and Alcohol Testing 
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 1 hour annually.
    Send comments to the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, 
Office of Management and Budget, 725-17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 
20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer.
    Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the Department, including whether the information will have practical 
utility; the accuracy of the Department'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.

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    Issued in Washington, DC, on April 1, 1997.
Vanester M. Williams,
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Transportation.
[FR Doc. 97-8822 Filed 4-4-97; 8:45 am]