[Federal Register Volume 82, Number 116 (Monday, June 19, 2017)]
[Notices]
[Page 27949]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2017-12714]



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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION

Federal Aviation Administration


Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Implementation 
to the Equal Access to Justice Act

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.

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SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew a previously approved 
information collection. The information is needed to determine an 
applicant's eligibility for an award of attorney's fees and other 
expenses under the Equal Access to Justice Act.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by August 18, 2017.

ADDRESSES: Send comments to the FAA at the following address: Ronda 
Thompson, Federal Aviation Administration, ASP-110, 800 Independence 
Ave. SW., Washington, DC 20591.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ronda Thompson email at: 
[email protected]; phone: 202-267-1416.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 
    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA 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.
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0539.
    Title: Implementation to the Equal Access to Justice Act.
    Form Numbers: There are no FAA forms associated with this 
collection.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The Equal Access to Justice Act provides for the award 
of attorney fees and other expenses to eligible individuals and 
entities who are prevailing parties in administrative proceedings 
before government agencies. Certain information must be obtained from 
the applicant in order to determine such applicant's eligibility for 
the EAJA award.
    Respondents: Approximately 17 applicants.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 40 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 680 hours.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on June 5, 2017.
Ronda L. Thompson,
FAA Information Collection Clearance Officer, Performance, Policy, and 
Records Management Branch, ASP-110.
[FR Doc. 2017-12714 Filed 6-16-17; 8:45 am]
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