[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 87 (Thursday, May 5, 2022)]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-09669]
DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY
[Docket No. USCG-2022-0049]
Collection of Information Under Review by Office of Management
and Budget; OMB Control Number 1625-0112
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: 1625-0112,
Enhanced Maritime Domain Awareness via Electronic Transmission of
Vessel Transit Data; without change. 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
DATES: You may submit comments to the Coast Guard and OIRA on or before
June 6, 2022.
ADDRESSES: Comments to the Coast Guard should be submitted using the
Federal eRulemaking Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. Search for
docket number [USCG-2022-0049]. Written comments and recommendations to
OIRA for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30
days of publication of this notice to https://www.reginfo.gov/public/do/PRAMain.
Find this particular information collection by selecting
``Currently under 30-day Review--Open for Public Comments'' or by using
the search function.
A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet
at https://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available
from: Commandant (CG-6P), 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: A.L. Craig, Office of Privacy
Management, telephone 202-475-3528, 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. 3501 et seq., 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
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-2022-0049], and must be received by June 6,
We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking
Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be
submitted using https://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 https://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 to the Coast Guard will
be posted without change to https://www.regulations.gov and will
include any personal information you have provided. For more about
privacy and submissions to the Coast Guard in response to this
document, see DHS's eRulemaking System of Records notice (85 FR 14226,
March 11, 2020). For more about privacy and submissions to OIRA in
response to this document, see the https://www.reginfo.gov, comment-
submission web page. OIRA posts its decisions on ICRs online at https://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: 1625-0095.
Previous Request for Comments
This request provides a 30-day comment period required by OIRA. The
Coast Guard published the 60-day notice (87 FR 7196, February 8, 2022)
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: Enhanced Maritime Domain Awareness via Electronic
Transmission of Vessel Transit Data.
OMB Control Number: 1625-0112.
Summary: The Coast Guard collects, stores, and analyzes data
transmitted by Long Range Identification and Tracking (LRIT) and
Automatic Identification System (AIS) to enhance maritime domain
awareness (MDA). Awareness and threat knowledge are critical for
securing the maritime domain and the key to preventing adverse events.
Data is also used for marine safety and environmental protection
purposes 46 U.S.C. 70114 and 70115 authorize the Secretary of the
Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to establish the AIS and LRIT
requirements. This authority is delegated by the Secretary to the Coast
Guard via the Department of Homeland Security Delegation No. 0170.1,
Revision No. 01.2. (II)(97.j and k).
Need: To ensure port safety and security and to ensure the
uninterrupted flow of commerce.
Respondents: Owners or operators of certain vessels.
Frequency: On occasion.
Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden remains 52,728 hours a
Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. et seq.,
chapter 35, as amended.
Dated: April 26, 2022.
Chief, Office of Privacy Management, U.S. Coast Guard.
[FR Doc. 2022-09669 Filed 5-4-22; 8:45 am]
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