[Federal Register Volume 72, Number 17 (Friday, January 26, 2007)]
[Pages 3903-3904]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E7-1030]



Federal Highway Administration

[Docket No. FHWA-2007-26823]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Request for Comments 
for New Information Collection

AGENCY: Federal Highway Administration (FHWA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: The FHWA has forwarded the information collection request 
described in this notice to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
for approval of a new information collection. We published a Federal 
Register Notice with a 60-day public comment period on this information 
collection on November 24th, 2006. We are required to publish this 
notice in the Federal Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Please submit comments by February 26, 2007.

ADDRESSES: You may send comments within 30 days to the Office of 
Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and Budget, 
725 17th Street, NW., Washington, DC 20503, Attention DOT Desk Officer. 
You are asked to comment on any aspect of this information collection, 
including: (1) Whether the proposed collection is necessary for the 
FHWA's performance; (2) the accuracy of the estimated burden; (3) ways 
for the FHWA to enhance the quality, usefulness, and clarity of the 
collected information; and (4) ways that the burden could be minimized, 
including the use of electronic technology, without reducing the 
quality of the collected information. All comments should include the 
Docket number FHWA-2007-26823.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ms. Elissa Konove, Office of the Chief 
Financial Officer, HCF-10, (202) 366-4617, Fax (202) 366-7493, or e-
mail [email protected]. For legal questions, please contact Mr. 
Livaughn Chapman, Office of the Chief Counsel, (202) 366-8839, 
[email protected] ; Federal Highway Administration, 
Department of Transportation, 400 Seventh Street, SW., Washington, DC 
20590. Office hours are from 7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m., e.t. Monday 
through Friday, except Federal holidays.

    Title: Request Forms for Fund Transfers to Other Agencies and Among 
Title 23 Programs.
    Background: Sections 1108, 1119(b), 1935, and 1936 of Public Law 
109-59, the Safe, Accountable, Flexible, Efficient Transportation 
Equity Act: A Legacy for Users (SAFETEA-LU) expanded the 
transferability of funds to other agencies and among programs. This 
notice establishes requirements for initiating the transferring of 
apportioned and allocated funds between entities and between projects 
and programs to carry out these provisions of law. The types of 
transfers affected by this notice are:
    A. Transfer of funds from a State to the FHWA pursuant to U.S.C. 
Title 23, section 104(k)(3);
    B. Transfer of funds from a State to a Federal Agency other than 
    C. Transfer of funds from a State to another State;
    D. Transfer of funds from the Federal Transit Administration to 
    E. Transfer of funds between programs; and,
    F. Transfer of funds between projects.
    The party initiating the fund transfer must fill out a FHWA 
transfer request form. Information required to fill out a transfer form 
will include the requester's contact information; a description of the 
program/project the transfer will come from and go to, the fiscal year, 
the program code, a demo ID or an urban area when applicable, and

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the amount to be transferred. The form must be approved by the 
applicable State Department of Transportation and concurred on by the 
correlating FHWA Division Office.
    Respondents: 50 State Transportation Departments, the District of 
Columbia, and Puerto Rico.
    Frequency: As Needed.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 30 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: It is estimated that a total 
of 600 responses will be received annually, which would equal a total 
annual burden of 300 hours.
    Electronic Access: Internet users may access all comments received 
by the U.S. DOT Dockets, Room PL-401, by using the universal resource 
locator (URL): http://dms.dot.gov, 24 hours each day, 365 days each 
year. Please follow the instructions online for more information and 

    Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. 
Chapter 35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.48.

    Issued on: January 23, 2007.
James R. Kabel,
Chief, Management Programs and Analysis Division.
 [FR Doc. E7-1030 Filed 1-25-07; 8:45 am]