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8664 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No.

34 / Tuesday, February 22, 2005 / Notices

Respondent Total annual Average time per Total annual Total annual
CFR section universe responses response burden hours burden cost

240.211/213—Perf. Test ......................... 40,000 candidates .. 13,333 .................... 2 hours ................... 26,666 906,644
240.303—Annual operational monitor 40,000 candidates .. 40,000 tests/docs ... 2 hours ................... 80,000 3,920,000
observation.
240.303—Annual operating rules compli- 40,000 candidates .. 40,000 tests ............ 1 hour ..................... 40,000 1,960,000
ance test.
Recordkeeping
240.215—Retaining Info. Supporting De- 685 railroads .......... 13,333 records ....... 10 minutes .............. 2,222 75,548
termination.
240.305—Engineer’s Notice of Non- 40,000 engineers 10 notifications ....... 5 minutes ................ 1 47
Qualific. candidates.
—Relaying Non-qual. Status to 800 engineers ........ 2 letters .................. 30 minutes .............. 1 47
other certifying railroad.
240.307—Notice to Engineer of Disquali- 685 railroads .......... 500 letters .............. 1 hour ..................... 500 17,000
fication.
240.309—Railroad Annual Review ......... 42 railroads ............ 42 reviews .............. 80 hours ................. 3,360 188,160
—Report of findings ......................... 42 railroads ............ 6 reports ................. 1 hour ..................... 6 336

Total Responses: 165,420. were due by January 18, 2005. No of the functions of the agency, including
Estimated Total Annual Burden: comments were received. whether the information will have
202,741 hours. DATES: Comments must be submitted on practical utility; the accuracy of the
Status: Regular Review. or before March 24, 2005. agency’s estimate of the burden of the
Pursuant to 44 U.S.C. 3507(a) and 5 FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: proposed information collection; ways
CFR 1320.5(b), 1320.8(b)(3)(vi), FRA Murray Bloom, Maritime to enhance the quality, utility and
informs all interested parties that it may Administration, 400 7th Street, SW., clarity of the information to be
not conduct or sponsor, and a Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: collected; and ways to minimize the
respondent is not required to respond 202–366–5320; FAX: 202–366–7485; or burden of the collection of information
to, a collection of information unless it e-mail: murray.bloom@marad.dot.gov. on respondents, including the use of
displays a currently valid OMB control Copies of this collection also can be automated collection techniques or
number. obtained from that office. other forms of information technology.
Authority: 44 U.S.C. 3501–3520. A comment to OMB is best assured of
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Maritime
having its full effect if OMB receives it
Issued in Washington, DC on February 15, Administration (MARAD).
within 30 days of publication.
2005. Title: Application for Designation of
Kathy A. Weiner, Vessels as American Great Lakes Authority: 49 CFR 1.66.
Director, Office of Information Technology Vessels. Issued in Washington, DC on February 8,
and Support Systems, Federal Railroad OMB Control Number: 2133–0521. 2005.
Administration. Type of Request: Extension of Joel C. Richard,
[FR Doc. 05–3375 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am] currently approved collection. Secretary, Maritime Administration.
BILLING CODE 4910–06–P Affected Public: Ship owners of [FR Doc. 05–3249 Filed 2–18–05; 8:45 am]
merchant vessels.
BILLING CODE 4910–81–P
Forms: None.
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Abstract: In accordance with Public
Law 101–624, the Secretary of DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Maritime Administration Transportation issued requirements for
the submission of applications for Maritime Administration
Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping designation of vessels as American
Requirements; Agency Information Great Lakes Vessels. Vessel owners who [Docket Number 2005 20372]
Collection Activity Under OMB Review wish to have this designation must
certify that their vessel(s) meets certain Requested Administrative Waiver of
AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT. the Coastwise Trade Laws
ACTION: Notice and request for
criteria established in 46 CFR part 380.
comments. This collection of information is AGENCY: Maritime Administration,
mandated by statute to establish that a Department of Transportation.
SUMMARY: In compliance with the vessel meets statutory criteria for ACTION: Invitation for public comments
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 obtaining the benefit of eligibility to on a requested administrative waiver of
U.S.C. 3501 et seq.), this notice carry preference cargoes. the Coastwise Trade Laws for the vessel
announces that the Information Annual Estimated Burden Hours: 1.25 ALIENTO.
Collection abstracted below has been hours.
forwarded to the Office of Management ADDRESSES: Send comments to the SUMMARY: As authorized by Pub. L. 105–
and Budget (OMB) for review and Office of Information and Regulatory 383 and Pub. L. 107–295, the Secretary
approval. The nature of the information Affairs, Office of Management and of Transportation, as represented by the
collection is described as well as its Budget, 725 17th Street, NW., Maritime Administration (MARAD), is
expected burden. The Federal Register Washington, DC 20503, Attention authorized to grant waivers of the U.S.-
notice with a 60-day comment period MARAD Desk Officer. build requirement of the coastwise laws
soliciting comments on the following Comments are invited on: Whether under certain circumstances. A request
collection of information was published the proposed collection of information for such a waiver has been received by
on November 16, 2004, and comments is necessary for the proper performance MARAD. The vessel, and a brief

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