2018-11186. Information Collection Request to Office of Management and Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0094  

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    Coast Guard, DHS.


    Sixty-day notice requesting comments.


    In compliance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the U.S. Coast Guard intends to submit an Information Collection Request (ICR) 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: 1625-0094, Ships Carrying Bulk Hazardous Liquids, without change. Our ICR describes the information we seek to collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast Guard is inviting comments as described below.


    Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before July 23, 2018.


    You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket number [USCG-2018-0281] to the Coast Guard using the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. See the “Public participation and request for comments” portion of the SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION section for further instructions on submitting comments.

    A copy of the ICR is available through the docket on the internet at http://www.regulations.gov. Additionally, copies are available from: Commandant (CG-612), Attn: Paperwork Reduction Act Manager, U.S. Coast Guard, 2703 Martin Luther King Jr. Ave. SE, Stop 7710, Washington, DC 20593-7710.

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    Contact Mr. Anthony Smith, Office of Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-372-8405, for questions on these documents.

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    Public Participation and Request for Comments

    This Notice relies on the authority of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 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. In response to your comments, we may revise this ICR or decide not to seek an extension of approval for the Collection. We will consider all comments and material received during the comment period.

    We encourage you to respond to this request by submitting comments and related materials. Comments must contain the OMB Control Number of the ICR and the docket number of this request, [USCG-2018-0281], and must be received by July 23, 2018.

    Submitting Comments

    We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking Portal at http://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be submitted using http://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 http://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 received will be posted without change to http://www.regulations.gov and will include any personal information you have provided. For more about privacy and the docket, you may review a Privacy Act notice regarding the Federal Docket Management System in the March 24, 2005, issue of the Federal Register (70 FR 15086).

    Information Collection Request

    Title: Ships Carrying Bulk Hazardous Liquids.

    OMB Control Number: 1625-0094.

    Summary: This information is needed to ensure the safe transport of bulk hazardous liquids on chemical tank vessels and to protect the environment from pollution.

    Need: Under 46 U.S.C. 3703, the Coast Guard is authorized to prescribe regulations for protection against hazards to life, property, and navigation and vessel safety, and protection of the marine environment. The regulations for the safe transport by vessel of certain bulk dangerous cargoes are contained in 46 CFR part 153.

    Forms: CG-4602B, Cargo Record Book; CG-5148, International Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Liquefied Gases in Bulk; CG-5148A, Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk; CG-5148B, Certificate of Fitness for the Carriage of Dangerous Chemicals in Bulk; and CG-5461, International Pollution Prevention Certificate for the Carriage of Noxious Liquid Substances in Bulk.

    Respondents: Owners and operators of chemical tank vessels.

    Frequency: On occasion.

    Hour burden estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 5,539 hours to 7,611 hours a year due to an increase in the estimated annual number of respondents.

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    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 35, as amended.

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    Dated: May 21, 2018.

    James D. Roppel,

    Acting Chief, U.S. Coast Guard, Office of Information Management.

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    [FR Doc. 2018-11186 Filed 5-23-18; 8:45 am]

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Document Information

Homeland Security Department
Coast Guard
Sixty-day notice requesting comments.
Document Number:
Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before July 23, 2018.
24133-24133 (1 pages)
Docket Numbers:
Docket No. USCG-2018-0281
PDF File:
Supporting Documents:
» 1625-0094_SS_r0_2018_calc-sheet_App-A-to-B
» Supporting Statement