[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 53 (Friday, March 18, 2016)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-06193]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
[Docket No. USCG-2015-0635]
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management
and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0071
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.
ACTION: Thirty-day notice requesting comments.
SUMMARY: In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 the
U.S. Coast Guard is forwarding an Information Collection Request (ICR),
abstracted below, to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB), Office
of Information and Regulatory Affairs (OIRA), requesting approval of a
revision to the following collection of information: 1625-0071, Boat
Owners Report--Possible Safety Defect. Our ICR describes the
information we seek to collect from the public. Review and comments by
OIRA ensure we only impose paperwork burdens commensurate with our
performance of duties.
DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before April
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket
number [USCG-2015-0635] to the Coast Guard using the Federal
eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. Alternatively, you
may submit comments to OIRA using one of the following means:
(1) Email: [email protected].
(2) Mail: OIRA, 725 17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503,
attention Desk Officer for the Coast Guard.
(3) Fax: 202-395-6566. To ensure your comments are received in a
timely manner, mark the fax, attention Desk Officer for the Coast
A copy of the ICR is 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, U.S. COAST
GUARD, 2703 MARTIN LUTHER KING JR AVE SE., STOP 7710, WASHINGTON, DC
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of
Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-372-8405,
for questions on these documents.
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
this ICR should be granted based on the Collection 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. These
comments will help OIRA determine whether to approve the ICR referred
to in this Notice.
We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments
and related materials. Comments to Coast Guard or OIRA must contain the
OMB Control Number of the ICR. They must also contain the docket number
of this request, [USCG-2015-0635], and must be received by April 18,
We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking
Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be
submitted using http://www.regulations.gov, contact the person in the
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT section of this document for alternate
instructions. Documents mentioned in this notice, and all public
comments, are in our online docket at http://www.regulations.gov and
can be viewed by following that Web site's instructions. Additionally,
if you go to the online docket and sign up for email alerts, you will
be notified when comments are posted.
We accept anonymous comments. All comments received will be posted
without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any
personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the
docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal
Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal
Register (70 FR 15086).
OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at http://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain after the comment period for each ICR. An OMB Notice
of Action on each ICR will become available via a hyperlink in the OMB
Control Number: 1625-0071.
Previous Request for Comments
This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The
Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (80 FR 59801, October 2, 2015)
required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no comments.
Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collections.
Information Collection Request
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
Forms: CG-5578, Boat Owner's Report--Possible Safety Defect.
Respondents: Owners and users of recreational boats and items of
designated associated equipment.
Frequency: One time.
Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has decreased from 21
hours to 17 hours a year due to a decrease in the annual number of
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C.
Chapter 35, as amended.
Dated: March 11, 2016.
Thomas P. Michelli,
U.S. Coast Guard, Deputy Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 2016-06193 Filed 3-17-16; 8:45 am]
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