Application and Reporting Elements for Participation in the Maritime Security Program

ICR 202107-2133-003

OMB: 2133-0525

Federal Form Document

ICR Details
2133-0525 202107-2133-003
Received in OIRA 201806-2133-001
DOT/MARAD 2133-0525
Application and Reporting Elements for Participation in the Maritime Security Program
Extension without change of a currently approved collection   No
Regular 07/19/2021
  Requested Previously Approved
36 Months From Approved 11/30/2021
212 212
308 308
9,673 9,564

Subtitle C, Title XXXV of the National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (FY) 2004, The Maritime Security Act of 2003 (MSA 2003), as amended, provides for enrollment of eligible vessels in the Maritime Security Program (MSP) for FY 2006 through FY 2015. The National Defense Authorization Act of 2013 extended the MSP from fiscal year 2016 through 2025. The respondents are required, to obtain and/or retain benefits, to submit an initial application in written form to the Secretary of the Maritime Administration (MARAD) on behalf of the Secretary of Transportation. The application format, can be completed electronically and submitted electronically (electronic signatures are accepted). The application information is used by MARAD’s Office of Sealift Support to evaluate eligibility of the applicant for participation in the MSP. In addition, respondents are required to submit monthly vouchers and reports that require certification under the signature of an authorized company representative and an annual financial report. The monthly vouchers and reports can also be submitted electronically as well as the annual financial reports. Monthly and annual reporting information is submitted directly to the Office of Sealift Support, and is used to monitor participant compliance with program requirements. Requests for amendments are handled in the same manner as an application.

PL: Pub.L. 109 - 163 3517 Name of Law: National Defense Authorization Act

Not associated with rulemaking

  86 FR 18116 04/07/2021
86 FR 35561 07/06/2021

  Total Request Previously Approved Change Due to New Statute Change Due to Agency Discretion Change Due to Adjustment in Estimate Change Due to Potential Violation of the PRA
Annual Number of Responses 212 212 0 0 0 0
Annual Time Burden (Hours) 308 308 0 0 0 0
Annual Cost Burden (Dollars) 9,673 9,564 0 0 109 0

Rhonda Davis 202 366-6379 [email protected]


On behalf of this Federal agency, I certify that the collection of information encompassed by this request complies with 5 CFR 1320.9 and the related provisions of 5 CFR 1320.8(b)(3).
The following is a summary of the topics, regarding the proposed collection of information, that the certification covers:
    (i) Why the information is being collected;
    (ii) Use of information;
    (iii) Burden estimate;
    (iv) Nature of response (voluntary, required for a benefit, or mandatory);
    (v) Nature and extent of confidentiality; and
    (vi) Need to display currently valid OMB control number;
If you are unable to certify compliance with any of these provisions, identify the item by leaving the box unchecked and explain the reason in the Supporting Statement.

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