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Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle and Engine Compliance Program Fees (Renewal)

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Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and Approval; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle and Engine Compliance Program Fees (Renewal)

Courtney Kerwin
Environmental Protection Agency
21 October 2016

[Federal Register Volume 81, Number 204 (Friday, October 21, 2016)]
[Pages 72803-72804]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Publishing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 2016-25494]



[EPA-HQ-OAR-2013-0119; FRL-9951-58-OEI]

Information Collection Request Submitted to OMB for Review and 
Approval; Comment Request; Motor Vehicle and Engine Compliance Program 
Fees (Renewal)

AGENCY: Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).

ACTION: Notice.


SUMMARY: The Environmental Protection Agency has submitted an 
information collection request (ICR), ``Motor Vehicle and Engine 
Compliance Program Fees (Renewal)'' (EPA ICR No. 2080.06, OMB Control 
No. 2060-0545) to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for review 
and approval in accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. 
3501 et seq.). This is a proposed extension of the ICR, which is 
currently approved through October 31, 2016. Public comments were 
previously requested via the Federal Register (81 FR 19604) on April 5, 
2016 during a 60-day comment period. This notice allows for an 
additional 30 days for public comments. A fuller description of the ICR 
is given below, including its estimated burden and cost to the public. 
An Agency may not conduct or sponsor and a person is not required to 
respond to a collection of information unless it displays a currently 
valid OMB control number.

DATES: Additional comments may be submitted on or before November 21, 

ADDRESSES: Submit your comments, referencing Docket ID Number EPA-HQ-
OAR-2013-0019, to (1) EPA online using www.regulations.gov (our 
preferred method), by email to a-and-r-Docket@epa.gov, or by mail to: 
EPA Docket Center, Environmental Protection Agency, Mail Code 28221T, 
1200 Pennsylvania Ave. NW., Washington, DC 20460, and (2) OMB via email 
to oira_submission@omb.eop.gov. Address comments to OMB Desk Officer 
for EPA.
    EPA's policy is that all comments received will be included in the 
public docket without change including any personal information 
provided, unless the comment includes profanity, threats, information 
claimed to be Confidential Business Information (CBI) or other 
information whose disclosure is restricted by statute.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Lynn Sohacki, Compliance Division, 
Office of Transportation and Air Quality, Environmental Protection 
Agency, 2000 Traverwood, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48105; telephone number: 
734-214-4851; email address: sohacki.lynn@epa.gov.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Supporting documents, which explain in 
detail the information that the EPA will be collecting, are available 
in the public docket for this ICR. The docket can be viewed online at 
www.regulations.gov or in person at the EPA Docket Center, WJC West, 
Room 3334, 1301 Constitution Ave. NW., Washington, DC. The telephone 
number for the Docket Center is 202-566-1744. For additional 
information about EPA's public docket, visit http://www.epa.gov/dockets.
    Abstract: As required by the Clean Air Act, EPA has regulations 
establishing emission standards and other requirements for various 
classes of vehicles, engines, and evaporative emissions. These 
regulations require that compliance be demonstrated prior to EPA 
granting a ``Certificate of Conformity.'' EPA charges fees for 
administering this certification program. In 2004 the fees program was 
expanded to include non-road categories of vehicles and engines, such 
as several categories of marine engines, locomotives, non-road 
recreational vehicles, and many non-road compression-ignition and 
spark-ignition engines. Manufacturers and importers of covered 
vehicles, engines and components are required to pay the applicable 
certification fees prior to their certification applications being 
reviewed. Under section 208 of the Clean Air Act (42 U.S.C. 7542(c)) 

[[Page 72804]]

information, other than trade secret processes or methods, must be 
publicly available. Information about fee payments is treated as 
confidential information prior to certification.
    Form Numbers: 3520-29.
    Respondents/affected entities: Manufacturers or importers of motor 
vehicles and engines.
    Respondent's obligation to respond: Required to obtain or retain a 
benefit (40 CFR part 1027).
    Estimated number of respondents: 597 (total).
    Frequency of response: Annually, On occasion.
    Total estimated burden: 927 hours (per year). Burden is defined at 
5 CFR 1320.03(b).
    Total estimated cost: $59,683 (per year), includes $9,965 
annualized capital or operation & maintenance costs.
    Changes in the Estimates: There is a decrease of 586 hours in the 
total estimated respondent burden compared with the ICR currently 
approved by OMB. This decrease is due to an increase in the number of 
online fee forms from manufacturers.

Courtney Kerwin,
Director, Regulatory Support Division.
[FR Doc. 2016-25494 Filed 10-20-16; 8:45 am]

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