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Federal Register / Vol. 67, No.

214 / Tuesday, November 5, 2002 / Notices 67441

Virginia & Truckee Railroad DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Comments: Comments should refer to
the docket number that appears at the
[Docket Number FRA–2002–13310]
Maritime Administration top of this document. Written comments
The Virginia & Truckee Railroad [Docket No. MARAD–2002–13703] may be submitted to the Docket Clerk,
(VTRR) has petitioned the Federal U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, 400
Railroad Administration (FRA) for a Information Collection Available for Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC
permanent waiver of compliance from Public Comments and 20590. Comments may also be
one 1953 General Electric 80-ton Recommendations submitted by electronic means via the
locomotive from the requirements of the Internet at http://dmses.dot.gov/submit.
Railroad Safety Glazing Standards, 49 ACTION: Notice and request for Specifically address whether this
CFR Part 223, which requires certified comments. information collection is necessary for
glazing in all windows and a minimum proper performance of the functions of
SUMMARY: In accordance with the the agency and will have practical
of four emergency windows. The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this
railroad indicates that the locomotive utility, accuracy of the burden
notice announces the Maritime estimates, ways to minimize this
operates as a tourist railroad with three Administration’s (MARAD’s) intentions burden, and ways to enhance the
miles of track in Virginia City, Nevada, to request extension of approval for quality, utility, and clarity of the
approximately six months per year. It three years of a currently approved information to be collected. All
crosses one fully protected rail highway information collection. comments received will be available for
crossing. The locomotive is currently DATES: Comments should be submitted examination at the above address
equipped with safety glazing. on or before January 6, 2003. between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or
Interested parties are invited to FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: EST), Monday through Friday, except
participate in these proceedings by Rodney McFadden, Maritime Federal Holidays. An electronic version
submitting written views, data, or Administration, 400 Seventh St., SW., of this document is available on the
comments. FRA does not anticipate Washington, DC 20590. Telephone: World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov.
scheduling a public hearing in 202–366–2647; FAX 202–493–2180, or By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
connection with these proceedings since E-MAIL: Dated: October 29, 2002.
the facts do not appear to warrant a rodney.mcfadden@marad.dot.gov.
Joel C. Richard,
hearing. If any interested party desires Copies of this collection can also be
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
an opportunity for oral comment, they obtained from that office.
[FR Doc. 02–28085 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am]
should notify FRA, in writing, before SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
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the end of the comment period and Title of Collection: Information to
specify the basis for their request. Determine Seamen’s Reemployment
Rights—National Emergency. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
All communications concerning these
Type of Request: Extension of
proceedings should identify the currently approved information
appropriate docket number (e.g., Waiver Maritime Administration
collection.
Petition Docket Number FRA–2002– OMB Control Number: 2133–0526. [Docket No. MARAD–2002–13702]
13310) and must be submitted to the Form Numbers: None.
Docket Clerk, DOT Docket Management Expiration Date of Approval: Three Information Collection Available for
Facility, Room PL–401 (Plaza Level), years from the date of approval. Public Comments and
400 7th Street, SW., Washington, DC Summary of Collection of Recommendations
20590. Communications received within Information: MARAD is requesting
45 days of the date of this notice will approval of this collection in an effort ACTION: Notice and request for
be considered by FRA before final to implement provisions of the Maritime comments.
action is taken. Comments received after Security Act of 1996. These provisions SUMMARY: In accordance with the
that date will be considered as far as grant reemployment rights and other Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this
practicable. All written communications benefits to certain merchant seamen notice announces the Maritime
concerning these proceedings are serving aboard vessels used by the Administration’s (MARAD’s) intentions
available for examination during regular United States during times of national to request extension of approval for
business hours (9 a.m.—5 p.m.) at the emergencies. The Maritime Security Act three years of a currently approved
above facility. All documents in the of 1996 establishes the procedures for information collection.
public docket are also available for obtaining the necessary MARAD
DATES: Comments should be submitted
inspection and copying on the Internet certification for reemployment rights
and other benefits. on or before January 6, 2003.
at the docket facility’s web site at
Need and Use of the Information: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
http://dms.dot.gov. Thomas Olsen, Maritime
MARAD will use the information to
Issued in Washington, DC on October 29, determine if U.S. civilian mariners are Administration, 400 Seventh Street,
2002. eligible for reemployment rights under SW., Washington, DC. Telephone: 202–
Grady C. Cothen, Jr. the Maritime Security Act of 1996. 366–2313; FAX: 202–366–9580, or E-
Deputy Associate Administrator for Safety Description of Respondents: U.S. Mail: thomas.olsen@marad.dot.gov.
Standards and Program Development. merchant seamen who have completed Copies of this collection can also be
[FR Doc. 02–28095 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am] designated national service during a obtained from that office.
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time of maritime mobilization need and SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
are seeking reemployment with a prior Title of Collection: Determination of
employer. Fair and Reasonable Rates for Carriage
Annual Responses: 50. of Agricultural Cargoes on U.S.
Annual Burden: 50 hours. Commercial Vessels.

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67442 Federal Register / Vol. 67, No. 214 / Tuesday, November 5, 2002 / Notices

Type of Request: Extension of SUMMARY: In accordance with the quality, utility, and clarity of the
currently approved information Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this information to be collected. All
collection. notice announces the Maritime comments received will be available for
OMB Control Number: 2133–0514. Administration’s (MARAD’s) intentions examination at the above address
Form Numbers: None. to request extension of approval for between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or
Expiration Date of Approval: Three three years of a currently approved EST), Monday through Friday, except
years from date of OMB approval. information collection. Federal Holidays. An electronic version
Summary of Collection of DATES: Comments should be submitted of this document is available on the
Information: This collection of on or before January 6, 2003. World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov.
information requires U.S.-flag operators FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
to submit vessel operating costs and Richard Walker, Maritime Dated: October 29, 2002.
capital costs data to MARAD officials on Administration, MAR–810, 400 7th Joel C. Richard,
an annual basis. Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590. Secretary, Maritime Administration.
Need and Use of the Information: Telephone: 202–366–5076, FAX: 202– [FR Doc. 02–28087 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am]
This information is needed by MARAD 366–6988 or E-MAIL: BILLING CODE 4910–81–P
to establish fair and reasonable richard.walker@marad.dot.gov. Copies
guideline rates for carriage of specific of this collection can also be obtained
cargoes on U.S. vessels. from that office. DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
Description of Respondents: U.S.
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
citizens who own and operate U.S.-flag Bureau of Transportation Statistics
Title of Collection: Inventory of
vessels.
American Intermodal Equipment.
Annual Responses: 175. Grant Program for Research and
Type of Request: Extension of
Annual Burden: 700 hours. Development in the Field of
currently approved information
Comments: Comments should refer to Transportation Statistics
collection.
the docket number that appears at the OMB Control Number: 2133–0503.
top of this document. Written comments AGENCY: Bureau of Transportation
Form Numbers: None. Statistics, DOT.
may be submitted to the Docket Clerk, Expiration Date of Approval: Three
U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, 400 years from date of approval by Office of ACTION: Announcement of grant
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC Management and Budget. program.
20590. Comments may also be Summary of Collection of
submitted by electronic means via the Information: This collection consists of SUMMARY: The Bureau of Transportation
Internet at http://dmses.dot.gov/submit. an intermodal equipment inventory that Statistics (BTS) supports its goal of
Specifically address whether this provides data essential to both the advancing the field of transportation
information collection is necessary for government and the transportation statistics through the Transportation
proper performance of the functions of industry in planning for the most Statistics Research Grants program. This
the agency and will have practical efficient use of intermodal equipment. notice solicits applications for projects
utility, accuracy of the burden Further, this collection is intended to that (1) support the development of the
estimates, ways to minimize this assure that containers and related field of transportation statistics; and/or
burden, and ways to enhance the intermodal equipment are obtainable in (2) involve research or development in
quality, utility, and clarity of the the event of a national emergency. transportation statistics. It outlines the
information to be collected. All Need and Use of the Information: The purpose, goals, and general procedures
comments received will be available for information contained in the inventory for application and award. For this
examination at the above address provides data about U.S.-based cycle, BTS will make available up to
between 10 a.m. and 5 p.m. EDT (or companies that own or lease intermodal approximately $500,000 in grant funds
EST), Monday through Friday, except equipment and is essential to both to eligible organizations.
Federal Holidays. An electronic version government and industry in planning DATES: For BTS to consider your
of this document is available on the for contingency operations. application, we must receive it by
World Wide Web at http://dms.dot.gov. Description of Respondents: Owners January 31, 2003, at 5:00 P.M. Eastern
By Order of the Maritime Administrator. of U.S. steamship and intermodal Standard Time. Applications received
Dated: October 29, 2002. equipment leasing companies. after January 31, 2003, will be held for
Joel C. Richard, Annual Responses: 22. the next cycle, which is anticipated to
Annual Burden: 66 hours. be every six to twelve months, unless
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
Comments: Comments should refer to you request in writing that your
[FR Doc. 02–28086 Filed 11–4–02; 8:45 am] the docket number that appears at the application be returned.
BILLING CODE 4910–81–P top of this document. Written comments
ADDRESSES: You must send six copies of
may be submitted to the Docket Clerk,
the application package to the BTS
U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL–401, 400
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION Grants Program, Room 3117, Bureau of
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC
Transportation Statistics, U.S.
Maritime Administration 20590. Comments may also be
Department of Transportation, 400
submitted by electronic means via the
[Docket No. MARAD–2002–13701]
Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC
Internet at http://dmses.dot.gov/submit.
20590.
Specifically address whether this
Information Collection Available for information collection is necessary for FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT:
Public Comments and proper performance of the functions of Promod Chandhok, Office of Statistical
Recommendations the agency and will have practical Programs, Bureau of Transportation
utility, accuracy of the burden Statistics, Room 3117, 400 Seventh
ACTION: Notice and request for
estimates, ways to minimize this Street, SW., Washington, DC 20590;
comments.
burden, and ways to enhance the phone (202) 366–2158; fax: (202) 493–

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