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11/24/2014: Information collection request to the Office of Management and Budget – Security plans and other security related requirements

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The Coast Guard posted a notice requesting the approval of an extension of a currently approved collection for security plans for ports, vessels, facilities, Outer Continental Shelf facilities and other security-related requirements.

This information collection is association with the maritime security requirements mandated by the Maritime Transportation Security Act of 2002. This information is needed to determine if vessels and facilities are in compliance with certain security standards.

Before submitting this information collection request, the Coast Guard is inviting comments from vessel and facility owners and operators as described below:

In particular, the Coast Guard would appreciate comments addressing:

(1) The practical utility of the Collections;
(2) The accuracy of the estimated burden of the Collections;
(3) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of information subject to the Collections;
(4) Ways to minimize the burden of the Collections on respondents, including the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology.

All comments and related material must be submitted on or before January 23, 2015.

View the Federal Register notice for further details and information on how to comment.

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