[Federal Register Volume 83, Number 20 (Tuesday, January 30, 2018)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2018-01778]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
[Docket No. USCG-2017-0125]
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management
and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0121
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 an extension
of its approval for the following collection of information without
change: 1625-0121, United States Coast Guard Academy Introduction
Mission Program Application and Supplemental Forms. 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 March
ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket
number [USCG-2017-0125] 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.
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 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.
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-2017-0125], and must be received by March 1,
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 website'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: 1625-0121.
Previous Request for Comments
This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The
Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (82 FR 55386, November 21,
2017) required by 44 U.S.C. 3506(c)(2). That Notice elicited no
comments. Accordingly, no changes have been made to the Collection.
Information Collection Request
Title: United States Coast Guard Academy Introduction Mission
Program Application and Supplemental Forms.
OMB Control Number: 1625-0121.
Summary: This collection contains the application and all
supplemental forms required to be considered as an applicant to the
U.S. Coast Guard Academy Introduction Mission (AIM) Program.
Need: The information is needed to select applicants for
participation in a one-week summer recruiting and training program for
prospective Cadets interested in attending the U.S. Coast Guard
Forms: USCGA-AIM1, Travel update; USCGA-AIM2, Scholarship Request;
USCGA-AIM3, Medical Release; Online Application; High School
Transcript; and Personal Reference.
Respondents: Approximately 2,000 applicants apply annually to
attend the AIM Program. Approximately 3,000 individuals will submit
letters of recommendation for these applicants.
Frequency: Applicants must apply only once per year.
Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 9,000 annual hours.
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C.
Chapter 35, as amended.
Dated: January 25, 2018.
James D. Roppel,
U.S. Coast Guard, Acting Chief, Office of Information Management.
[FR Doc. 2018-01778 Filed 1-29-18; 8:45 am]
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