[Federal Register Volume 87, Number 183 (Thursday, September 22, 2022)]
[Pages 57978-57979]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2022-20535]



Maritime Administration

[Docket No. DOT-MARAD-2022-0193]

Request for Comments on the Renewal of a Previously Approved 
Information Collection: Effective U.S. Control (EUSC)/Parent Company

AGENCY: Maritime Administration, DOT.

ACTION: Notice and request for comments.


SUMMARY: The Maritime Administration (MARAD) invites public comments on 
our intention to request the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) 
approval to renew an information collection. The information to be 
collected will be used to aid in identifying oceangoing vessels that 
may be both useful and available to the Department of Defense for 
deploying U.S. military equipment (such as tanks and other tracked and 
wheeled vehicles) and the full range of supplies (including petroleum 
products and fuel) necessary to sustain a force in a foreign theater of 
operations. We are required to publish this notice in the Federal 
Register by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Comments must be submitted on or before October 24, 2022.

ADDRESSES: You may submit comments identified by Docket No. DOT-MARAD-
2022-0193 through one of the following methods:
     Federal eRulemaking Portal: www.regulations.gov. Search 
using the above DOT docket number and follow the online instructions 
for submitting comments.
     Fax: 1-202-493-2251.
     Mail or Hand Delivery: Docket Management Facility, U.S. 
Department of Transportation, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, West Building, 
Room W12-140, Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday 
through Friday, except on Federal holidays.
    Instructions: All submissions must include the agency name and 
docket number for this rulemaking.
    Note: All comments received will be posted without change to 
www.regulations.gov including any personal information provided.
    Comments are invited on: (a) whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the Department's performance; (b) the 
accuracy of the estimated burden; (c) ways for the Department 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 collection.

Electronic Access and Filing

    A copy of the notice may be viewed online at www.regulations.gov 
using the docket number listed above. A copy of this notice will be 
placed in the docket. Electronic retrieval help and guidelines are 
available on the website. It is available 24 hours each day, 365 days 
each year. An electronic copy of this

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Specialist, Office of Sealift Support, U.S. Department of 
Transportation, Maritime Administration, 1200 New Jersey Avenue SE, 
Washington, DC 20590, (202) 366-2145, [email protected]

    Title: Effective U.S. Control (EUSC)/Parent Company.
    OMB Control Number: 2133-0511.
    Type of Request: Renewal of a Previously Approved Information 
    Abstract: The Effective U.S. Control (EUSC)/Parent Company 
collection consists of an inventory of foreign-registered vessels owned 
by U.S. citizens. Specially, the collection consists of responses from 
vessel owners verifying or correcting vessel ownership data and 
characteristics found in commercial publications. The information 
obtained could be vital in a national or international emergency and is 
essential to the logistical support planning operations conducted by 
Maritime Administration officials.
    Respondents: U.S. citizens who own foreign-registered vessels.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 60.
    Estimated Number of Responses: 60.
    Estimated Hours per Response: 1.
    Annual Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 60.
    Frequency of Response: Annually.

(Authority: The Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995; 44 U.S.C. Chapter 
35, as amended; and 49 CFR 1.93.)

    By Order of the Maritime Administrator.
T. Mitchell Hudson, Jr.,
Secretary, Maritime Administration.
[FR Doc. 2022-20535 Filed 9-21-22; 8:45 am]