[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 113 (Wednesday, June 12, 2019)]
[Pages 27343-27344]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-12357]



Coast Guard

[Docket No. USCG-2019-0352]

Information Collection Request to Office of Management and 
Budget; OMB Control Number: 1625-0126

AGENCY: Coast Guard, DHS.

ACTION: Sixty-day notice requesting comments.


SUMMARY: 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: 1625-0126, 
Requirements for Vessels that Perform Certain Aquaculture Support 
Operations; without change. Our ICR describe the information we seek to 
collect from the public. Before submitting this ICR to OIRA, the Coast 
Guard is inviting comments as described below.

DATES: Comments must reach the Coast Guard on or before August 12, 

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Coast Guard docket 
number [USCG-2019-0352] to the Coast Guard using the Federal 
eRulemaking Portal at https://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 https://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.

Information Management, telephone 202-475-3532, or fax 202-372-8405, 
for questions on these documents.


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. Consistent with 
the requirements of Executive Order 13771, Reducing Regulation and 
Controlling Regulatory Costs, and Executive Order 13777, Enforcing the 
Regulatory Reform Agenda, the Coast Guard is also requesting comments 
on the extent to which this request for information could be modified 
to reduce the burden on respondents. 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-2019-0352], and 
must be received by August 12, 2019.

Submitting Comments

    We encourage you to submit comments through the Federal eRulemaking 
Portal at https://www.regulations.gov. If your material cannot be 
submitted using https://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 https://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 https://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: Requirements for Vessels that Perform Certain Aquaculture 
Support Operations.
    OMB Control Number: 1625-0126.
    Summary: This information is required to ensure that a vessel 
engaged in certain aquaculture operations has

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applied for and received a waiver. A vessel owner or operator must 
notify Coast Guard and provide a copy of the waiver.
    Need: The Coast Guard regulations are prescribed in 46 CFR part 
106. The Coast Guard uses the information in this collection to ensure 
compliance with the requirements.
    Forms: None.
    Respondents: Owners and operators of aquaculture operations.
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Hour Burden Estimate: The estimated burden has increased from 1 
hour to 2 hours a year, due to an increase in the estimated annual 
number of responses.

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

    Dated: June 6, 2019.
James D. Roppel,
U.S. Coast Guard, Chief, Office of Information Management.
[FR Doc. 2019-12357 Filed 6-11-19; 8:45 am]