1625-0071 30-Day Federal Register Notice

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Boat Owner's Report - Possible Safety Defect

1625-0071 30-Day Federal Register Notice

OMB: 1625-0071

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[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 53 (Friday, March 18, 2016)]


[Pages 14868-14869]

From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]

[FR Doc No: 2016-06193]




Coast Guard

[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

18, 2016.

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:




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,


Submitting Comments

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

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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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