[Federal Register Volume 80, Number 191 (Friday, October 2, 2015)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2015-25131]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
[USCG-2015-0635; OMB Control Number 1625-0071]
Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Sixty-day notice requesting comments.
SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the
U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request
(ICRs) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office of
Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of an
extension of a currently approved collection: 1625-0071, Boat Owners
Report--Possible Safety Defect. Our ICR describes the information we
seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA,
the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.
DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before December 1,
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket
number [USCG-2015-0635] 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 a.m. and 5
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
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 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday,
except Federal holidays. You may also find the docket on the Internet
Copies of the ICR(s) are available through the docket on the
Internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are
available from: COMMANDANT (CG-612), ATTN PAPERWORK REDUCTION ACT
MANAGER, US COAST GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE STOP 7710,
WASHINGTON DC 20593-7710.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-372-8405,
for questions on these documents. Contact Ms. Cheryl Collins, Program
Manager, Docket Operations, 202-366-9826, for questions on the docket.
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 Collection. 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
Collection; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collection;
(3) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information
subject to the Collection; and (4) ways to minimize the burden of the
Collection 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 Collection. 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-2015-0635], and
must be received by December 1, 2015. 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.
If you submit a comment, please include the docket number [USCG-
2015-0635], 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
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-2015-0635'' in the
``Search'' 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 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 ``Search'' box
insert ``USCG-2015-0635'' 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.
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 Request
1. Title: Boat Owners Report--Possible Safety Defect.
OMB Control Number: 1625-0071.
Summary: This collection of information provides a means for
consumers who believe that their recreational boats or designated
associated equipment, contains substantial risk, defects or fail to
comply with federal safety standards to report the deficiencies to the
U.S. Coast Guard for investigation and possible remedy.
Need: Title 46 U.S.C. 4310 gives the Coast Guard the authority to
require manufacturers of recreational boats and certain items of
designated associated equipment to notify owners and remedy: (1)
defects that create a substantial risk of personal injury to the
public; and (2) failures to comply with applicable Federal safety
Respondents: Owners and users of recreational boats and items of
designated associated equipment.
Frequency: One time.
Burden Estimate: The estimated annual burden remains unchanged at
16.5 hours a year.
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C.
chapter 35, as amended.
Dated: September 18, 2015.
Thomas P. Michelli,
U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2015-25131 Filed 10-1-15; 8:45 am]
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