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Council, Bureau of Diplomatic Security, and (b) OIRA at 202–395–5806, or e- subject of the collection; and (4) ways to
U.S. Department of State, Washington, mail to OIRA at minimize the burden of collection on
DC 20522–1003, phone: (202) 663–0533. attention: respondents, including the use of
Dated: November 1, 2002. Desk Officer for the Coast Guard. automated collection techniques or
Peter E. Bergin,
(4)(a) Electronically through the Web other forms of information technology.
Site for the Docket Management System Comments, to DMS or OIRA, must
Director of the Diplomatic Security Service,
Department of State.
at (b) OIRA does not contain the OMB Control Number of the
have a website on which you can post ICR addressed. Comments to DMS must
[FR Doc. 02–28395 Filed 11–6–02; 8:45 am]
your comments. contain the docket number of this
The Docket Management Facility request, USCG 2002–13126. Comments
maintains the public docket for this to OIRA are best assured of having their
notice. Comments and material received full effect if OIRA receives them 30 or
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION from the public, as well as documents fewer days after the publication of this
mentioned in this notice as being request.
Coast Guard
available in the docket, will become part
Information Collection Request
[USCG 2002–13126] of this docket and will be available for
inspection or copying at room PL–401 Title: 46 CFR Subchapter Q;
Information Collection Under Review (Plaza level), 400 Seventh Street SW., Lifesaving, Electrical, and Engineering
by the Office of Management and Washington, DC, between 9 a.m. and 5 Equipment, Construction, and Materials.
Budget (OMB): 2115–0141 p.m., Monday through Friday, except OMB Control Number: 2115–0141.
Federal holidays. You may also find this Type of Request: Extension of a
AGENCY: Coast Guard, DOT.
docket on the Internet at http:// currently approved collection.
ACTION: Request for comments. Affected Public: Manufacturers of
SUMMARY: In compliance with the Copies of the complete ICR are safety equipment and materials.
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, this available for inspection and copying in Form: C6HQ–10030.
request for comments announces that public dockets. They are available in Abstract: The Coast Guard needs to
the Coast Guard has forwarded one docket USCG 2002–13126 of the Docket collect this information so it can ensure
Information Collection Report (ICR) Management Facility between 10 a.m. compliance with rules governing
abstracted below to the Office of and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, specific types of safety equipment and
Information and Regulatory Affairs except Federal holidays; for inspection material installed on commercial vessels
(OIRA) of the Office of Management and and printing on the internet at http:// and pleasure craft. Manufacturers must
Budget (OMB) for review and comment.; and for inspection from the submit drawings, specifications, and
Our ICR describes the information we Commandant (G–CIM–2), U.S. Coast laboratory test reports to the Coast
seek to collect from the public. Review Guard, room 6106, 2100 Second Street Guard before it grants any approval.
and comment by OIRA ensures that we SW., Washington, DC, between 10 a.m. Annual Estimated Burden Hours: The
impose only paperwork burdens and 4 p.m., Monday through Friday, estimated burden is 16,880 hours a year.
commensurate with our performance of except Federal holidays. Dated: October 31, 2002.
DATES: Please submit comments on or Barbara Davis, Office of Information Acting Director of Info & Tech.
before December 9, 2002. Management, 202–267–2326, for [FR Doc. 02–28241 Filed 11–6–02; 8:45 am]
ADDRESSES: To make sure that your questions on this document; Dorothy BILLING CODE 4910–15–P
comments and related material do not Beard, Chief, Documentary Services
enter the docket [USCG 2002–13126] Division, U.S. Department of
more than once, please submit them by Transportation, 202–366–5149, for DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION
only one of the following means: questions on the docket.
(1)(a) By mail to the Docket SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION
Federal Aviation Administration
Management Facility, U.S. Department
Regulatory History Proposed Advisory Circular (AC) 43–
of Transportation, room PL–401, 400
HAB, Hot Air Balloon Inspection and
Seventh Street SW., Washington, DC This request constitutes the 30-day
Repair: Acceptable Methods,
20590–0001. (b) By mail to OIRA, 725 notice required by OIRA. The Coast
Techniques, and Practices
17th Street NW., Washington, DC 20503, Guard has already published (67 FR
to the attention of the Desk Officer for 54009, August 20, 2002) the 60-day AGENCY: Federal Aviation
the Coast Guard. Caution: Because of notice required by OIRA. That notice Administration, DOT.
recent delays in the delivery of mail, elicited no comments. ACTION: Notice of availability and
your comments may reach the Facility request for comments on the proposed
Request for Comments
more quickly if you choose one of the AC.
other means described below. The Coast Guard invites comments on
(2)(a) By delivery to room PL–401 at the proposed collection of information SUMMARY: This notice announces a
the address given in paragraph (1)(a) to determine whether the collection is proposed AC to be used by the Hot Air
above, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., necessary for the proper performance of Balloon community as acceptable
Monday through Friday, except Federal the functions of the Department. In methods, techniques, and practices
holidays. The telephone number is 202– particular, the Coast Guard would associated with the inspection and
366–9329. (b) By delivery to OIRA, at appreciate comments addressing: (1) repair of Hot Air Balloons. This notice
the address given in paragraph (1)(b) The practical utility of the collection; (2) is necessary to give all interested
above, to the attention of the Desk the accuracy of the Department’s persons the opportunity to present their
Officer for the Coast Guard. estimated burden of the collection; (3) views on the proposed AC. Hot air
(3) By fax to (a) the Docket ways to enhance the quality, utility, and balloons derive lift from self-contained,
Management Facility at 202–493–2251 clarity of the information that is the generated heated air and are considered

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by definition a lighter-than-air aircraft. SUMMARY: This notice announces the value may be realized by part 91
The owner or operator of a hot air availability of Advisory Circular No. 00– operators utilizing QICP vendors, if they
balloon is primarily responsible for 62, Internet Communications of so choose. To further clarify that an
maintaining the balloon in an airworthy Aviation Weather and NOTAMs, and approved QICP does not include FAA
condition. The persons performing disposes of comments received on an approval of data source or quality, the
maintenance are responsible for the earlier proposed draft. FAA has added as part of the approval
manner of performance and the FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: process, the provider’s agreement to
approval for return to service after work Steven R. Albersheim, Aerospace display a label on its internet site with
is completed. Weather Policy Division, Federal the following recommended language.
DATES: Comments must be received on Aviation Administration, 800 Failure to display this label may result
or before January 6, 2003. Independence Avenue, SW., in losing QICP status.
ADDRESSES: Send all comments on the Washington, DC 20591, (202) 385–7704, This Qualified Internet
proposed AC to: DOT/FAA, or Communication Provider’s (QICP)
Standardization Branch, AFS–640, Attn: servers and communication interfaces
George Torres, 6500 S. MacArthur are approved by the FAA as secure,
Boulevard, ARB Room 304A, Oklahoma Background reliable, and accessible in accordance
City, Oklahoma 73125, or electronically with AC 00–62.
On January 14, 2002 the FAA issued (1) This QICP does not ensure the
to a draft Advisory Circular (AC) on quality and currency of the information
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Internet Communications of Aviation transmitted to you.
George Torres, AFS–640, at the address Weather and NOTAMs. The FAA (2) You assume the entire risk related
above, by telephone: (405) 954–6923, by requested comment on all aspects of the to the information and its use.
fax: (405) 954–4104, or by e-mail: proposed AC. This AC sets forth the Several commenters questioned the process to become a Qualified Internet nature of the Quality of Service (QOS)
SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Communications Provider (QICP) and agreements. Each approved QICP’s
addresses issues that relate to accessing maintenance plan has a QOS agreement
Comments Invited aviation weather and NOTAM with each user that addresses how the
The proposed AC is available on the information from approved QICPs. provider will meet measures of
FAA Web site at http:// accessibility, reliability, and security.
Disposition of Comments The QOS agreement should at most,
RegulatorylandlGuidancelLibrary/ Comments were submitted from only reference the standards and
rgDAC.nsf/MainFrame?OpenFrameSet, industry, special interest groups, and provide for complaint procedures if they
under AC No. 43–HAB. A copy of the private individuals. The comments are not maintained, allowing the parties
proposed AC may be obtained by covered various issues, but were to freely negotiate appropriate remedies
contacting the person named above principally concerned with how a and limitations of liability in the event
under FOR FURTHER INFORMATION vendor would meet the provisions of the standards cannot be met for some
CONTACT. Interested persons are invited reliability, accessibility, and security to period of time.
to comment on the proposed AC by be approved as a QICP by the FAA. The Comments were received on the use
submitting such written data, views, or following addresses the issues raised by of standard security technology to
arguments, as they may desire. Please the commenters: ensure site authentication/data integrity.
identify AC 43–HAB, Hot Air Balloon Several commenters questioned and/ Specifically, a commenter disagreed
Inspection and Repair: Acceptable or did not support that the AC does not with the use of Secure Sockets Layer
Methods, Techniques, and Practices, address the quality of a QICP’s service (SSL) because SLL is not a formal
and submit comments, either hard copy or the quality of the QICP’s data. As standard and there are known bugs in
or electronically, to the appropriate stated in the draft AC and reiterated early versions of SSL that allow an
address listed above. Comments may be here, the FAA does not intend to attacker to defeat any authentication
inspected at the above address between provide quality control of QICP data or and integrity assurances that it might
9 a.m. and 4 p.m. weekdays, except approve the data accessed from a QICP. provide, with a similar effort to altering
Federal holidays. While the FAA requires air carriers data from an unsecured HTTP session.
Issued in Washington, DC, on November 1, certificated under 14 CFR parts 121 and The FAA agrees with this comment
2002. 135 to use an FAA-approved source for and has changed the AC to reflect that
Louis C. Cusimano, weather information, the FAA does not approved QICP’s should maintain a
Deputy Director, Flight Standards Service. approve the information supplied to security system that is applicable to
[FR Doc. 02–28372 Filed 11–6–02; 8:45 am]
these carriers, or to pilots conducting current state-of-the-art technology. This
operations under part 91. This AC does also allows the applicant greater
not change the agency’s current position flexibility in implementing a system
on approving quality of data, or sources that complies with the AC while serving
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION for other than part 121 and 135 carriers. its customers and minimizing costs. In
A fundamental change such as addition, it is noted that this change
Federal Aviation Administration approving data and/or sources for part assists in preventing unauthorized
91 operations would require rulemaking access to or modification of provider
Advisory Circular No. 00–62, Internet with a public process for notice and data, software and hardware.
Communications of Aviation Weather comment. While these comments are One commenter states that this AC
and NOTAMs noted, the purpose and goal of this AC inadequately describes the disaster
AGENCY: Federal Aviation are not to add these requirements. The recovery and contingency measures.
Administration, DOT. FAA finds value in ensuring that the The FAA does not believe it is necessary
provider’s facility, as an approved to provide specific details on every
ACTION: Notice of availability and
source for part 121 and 135 operators, possible incident that could occur and
disposition of comments.
is reliable, accessible and secure. This believes that the AC provides guidance

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