[Federal Register Volume 84, Number 156 (Tuesday, August 13, 2019)]
[Page 40125]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2019-17235]



Federal Aviation Administration

[Docket No. 2019-0599]

Agency Information Collection Activities: Requests for Comments; 
Clearance of Renewed Approval of Information Collection: Medical 
Standards and Certification

AGENCY: Federal Aviation Administration (FAA), DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, FAA 
invites public comments about our intention to request the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) approval to renew an information 
collection. The collection involves information applicants must provide 
on an application for an FAA medical certificate. The information to be 
collected will be used to evaluate an applicant's medical fitness.

DATES: Written comments should be submitted by October 15, 2019.

ADDRESSES: Please send written comments:

By Electronic Docket: www.regulations.gov (Enter docket number into 
search field)
By mail: Nicole Harrison, Federal Aviation Administration, AAM-120, 800 
Independence Ave. SW, Washington, DC 20591

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Judi Citrenbaum by email at: 
[email protected]; phone: 202-267-9689.

    Public Comments Invited: You are asked to comment on any aspect of 
this information collection, including (a) Whether the proposed 
collection of information is necessary for FAA's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for FAA to enhance the 
quality, utility and clarity of the information collection; and (d) 
ways that the burden could be minimized without reducing the quality of 
the collected information. The agency will summarize and/or include 
your comments in the request for OMB's clearance of this information 
    OMB Control Number: 2120-0034.
    Title: Medical Standards and Certification.
    Form Numbers: FAA Forms 8500-7, 8500-8, 8500-14.
    Type of Review: Renewal of an information collection.
    Background: The Secretary of Transportation collects this 
information under the authority of 49 U.S.C. 40113; 44701; 44510; 
44702; 44703; 44709; 45303; and 80111. The FAA medical certification 
program is implemented by Title 14 Code of Federal Regulations (CFR) 
parts 61 and 67 (14 CFR parts 61 and 67). The Federal Aviation 
Administration (FAA) determines if applicants are medically qualified 
to perform the duties associated with the class of medical certificate 
sought by evaluating the information applicants provide on FAA Form 
8500-8. Also, the agency uses two vision forms, as indicated, for 
individuals who may need further eye evaluation.
    Respondents: 405,345 (all three forms).
    Frequency: On occasion.
    Estimated Average Burden per Response: 1.5 Hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden: 585,517 Hours.

    Issued in Washington, DC, on August 7, 2019.
Nicole Harrison,
Management and Program Analyst, Office of Aerospace Medicine, 
Management and Personnel Systems Branch, AAM-120.
[FR Doc. 2019-17235 Filed 8-12-19; 8:45 am]