[Federal Register Volume 63, Number 247 (Thursday, December 24, 1998)]
[Page 71329]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 98-34144]



Office of the Secretary

Reports, Forms and Recordkeeping Requirements

AGENCY: Office of the Secretary, DOT

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: This notice lists those forms, reports, and recordkeeping 
requirements imposed upon the public which were transmitted by the 
Department of Transportation to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) for its approval in accordance with the requirements of the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 USC Chapter 35). Section 3507 of 
Title 44 of the United States Code, requires that agencies prepare a 
notice for publication in the Federal Register, listing information 
collection request submitted to OMB for approval or renewal under that 
Act. OMB reviews and approves agency submissions in accordance with 
criteria set forth in that Act. In carrying out its responsibilities, 
OMB also considers public comments on the proposed forms and the 
reporting and recordkeeping requirements. OMB approval of an 
information collection requirement must be renewed at least once every 
three years.
    The Federal Register Notice with a 60-day comment period soliciting 
comments on the information collection described below was published on 
October 27, 1998 [63 FR 57350].

DATES: Comments on this notice must be received on or before January 
25, 1999.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For copies of these documents, contact 
Barbara Davis, Office of Information Management, 202-267-2326.


U.S. Coast Guard

    Title: U.S. Coast Guard International Ice Patrol (IIP) Customer 
Satisfaction Survey.
    OMB Control Number: 2115-0636.
    Type of Request: Extension of a currently approved collection.
    Forms: N/A.
    Affected Public: Owners and operators of ships that pass through 
the Grand Bank region of the Northwest Atlantic Ocean.
    Abstract: The information collection is a customer satisfaction 
survey which the Coast Guard will be conducting to determine the kind 
and quality of services its customers want and expect, as well as their 
satisfaction with the Coast Guard's existing services. The survey will 
be published in the AMVER Bulletin and is strictly voluntary.
    Need: Executive Order 12862 directs Federal Agencies to conduct 
surveys to determine the kind and quality of services customers want 
and expect. The Coast Guard will use this information to measure 
customer satisfaction with current services and service standards. This 
will allow the Coast Guard to improve service delivery and determine 
whether additional services are requested by its customers.
    Burden Estimate: The estimated burden is 150 hours annually.
    Addresses: Written comments on the DOT information collection 
request should be forwarded, within 30 days of publication, to Office 
of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
New Executive Office Building, Room 10102, Washington, DC 20503, ATTN: 
USCG Desk Officer. If you anticipate submitting substantive comments, 
but find that more than 10 days from the date of publication are needed 
to prepare them, please notify the OMB official of your intent 
    Comments are invited on: whether the proposed collections of 
information are necessary for the proper performance of the functions 
of the Department, including whether the information will have 
practical utility; the accuracy of the Department's estimate of the 
burden of the proposed information collections; ways to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information to be collected; and 
ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on 
respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.
    A comment to OMB is best assured of having its full effect if OMB 
receives it within 30 days of publication.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on December 18, 1998.
Phillip A. Leach,
Clearance Officer, United States Department of Transportation.
[FR Doc. 98-34144 Filed 12-23-98; 8:45 am]