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Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA, 1601 existing AD currently requires a one- SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:
Lind Avenue SW., Renton, Washington time inspection of the horizontal hinge
98057–3356; telephone (425) 227–2141; fax Comments Invited
pin of the 103VU electrical panel in the
(425) 227–1149. Before using any approved We invite you to send any written
avionics compartment to determine if
AMOC on any airplane to which the AMOC relevant data, views, or arguments about
applies, notify your appropriate principal the hinge pin can move out of the hinge,
and related investigative and corrective this proposed AD. Send your comments
inspector (PI) in the FAA Flight Standards
District Office (FSDO), or lacking a PI, your actions if necessary. This proposed AD to an address listed under the
local FSDO. would require installing a hinge pin ADDRESSES section. Include ‘‘Docket No.
(2) Airworthy Product: For any requirement stopper on the internal door of the FAA–2007–0391; Directorate Identifier
in this AD to obtain corrective actions from 103VU electrical panel. This proposed 2007–NM–271–AD’’ at the beginning of
a manufacturer or other source, use these AD results from a report indicating that your comments. We specifically invite
actions if they are FAA-approved. Corrective comments on the overall regulatory,
electrical wire damage was found in the
actions are considered FAA-approved if they economic, environmental, and energy
are approved by the State of Design Authority 103VU electrical panel due to contact
between the hinge pin and the adjacent aspects of this proposed AD. We will
(or their delegated agent). You are required
electrical wire harness. We are consider all comments received by the
to assure the product is airworthy before it
is returned to service. proposing this AD to prevent contact closing date and may amend this
(3) Reporting Requirements: For any between the horizontal hinge pin and proposed AD because of those
reporting requirement in this AD, under the the adjacent electrical wire harness, comments.
provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act, which could result in damage to We will post all comments we
the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) electrical wires, and consequent arcing receive, without change, to http://
has approved the information collection www.regulations.gov, including any
requirements and has assigned OMB Control
and/or failure of associated systems.
personal information you provide. We
Number 2120–0056. DATES: We must receive comments on
will also post a report summarizing each
this proposed AD by February 8, 2008. substantive verbal contact we receive
Related Information
ADDRESSES: You may send comments by about this proposed AD.
(h) Refer to MCAI European Aviation
any of the following methods:
Safety Agency (EASA) Airworthiness Discussion
Directive 2007–0161, dated June 11, 2007,
• Federal eRulemaking Portal: Go to
Airbus Service Bulletin A320–53–1195, http://www.regulations.gov. Follow the On January 26, 2006, we issued AD
Revision 02, dated April 5, 2007, and Airbus instructions for submitting comments. 2006–03–10, amendment 39–14474 (71
Service Bulletin A–320–53–1196, Revision • Fax: 202–493–2251. FR 6665, February 9, 2006), for certain
01, dated November 29, 2006, for related • Mail: U.S. Department of Airbus Model A318–100 and A319–100
information. Transportation, Docket Operations, M– series airplanes; A320–111 airplanes;
Issued in Renton, Washington, on 30, West Building Ground Floor, Room A320–200 series airplanes; and A321–
December 19, 2007. W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., 100 and A321–200 series airplanes. That
Ali Bahrami, Washington, DC 20590. AD requires a one-time inspection of the
Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate,
• Hand Delivery: U.S. Department of horizontal hinge pin of the 103VU
Aircraft Certification Service. Transportation, Docket Operations, M– electrical panel in the avionics
[FR Doc. E8–164 Filed 1–8–08; 8:45 am]
30, West Building Ground Floor, Room compartment to determine if the hinge
W12–140, 1200 New Jersey Avenue, SE., pin can move out of the hinge, and
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Washington, DC 20590, between 9 a.m. related investigative and corrective
and 5 p.m., Monday through Friday, actions if necessary. That AD resulted
DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION except Federal holidays. from a report indicating that electrical
For service information identified in wire damage was found in the 103VU
Federal Aviation Administration this AD, contact Airbus, 1 Rond Point electrical panel due to contact between
Maurice Bellonte, 31707 Blagnac Cedex, the hinge pin and the adjacent electrical
14 CFR Part 39 France. wire harness. We issued that AD to
[Docket No. FAA–2007–0391; Directorate Examining the AD Docket prevent contact between the horizontal
Identifier 2007–NM–271–AD] hinge pin and the adjacent electrical
You may examine the AD docket on wire harness, which could result in
RIN 2120–AA64 the Internet at http:// damage to electrical wires, and
www.regulations.gov; or in person at the consequent arcing and/or failure of
Airworthiness Directives; Airbus Model Docket Management Facility between 9 associated systems.
A318–100 and A319–100 Series a.m. and 5 p.m., Monday through
Airplanes; A320–111 Airplanes; A320– Friday, except Federal holidays. The AD Actions Since Existing AD Was Issued
200 Series Airplanes; and A321–100 docket contains this proposed AD, the Since we issued AD 2006–03–10, the
and A321–200 Series Airplanes regulatory evaluation, any comments European Aviation Safety Agency
AGENCY: Federal Aviation received, and other information. The (EASA), which is the Technical Agent
Administration (FAA), Department of street address for the Docket Office for the Member States of the European
Transportation (DOT). (telephone 800–647–5527) is in the Community, has informed us that the
ADDRESSES section. Comments will be inspections and applicable corrective
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking
available in the AD docket shortly after actions specified in Airbus All
(NPRM).
receipt. Operators Telex 25A1440, dated
SUMMARY: The FAA proposes to FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Tim February 15, 2005 (referred to in AD
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supersede an existing airworthiness Dulin, Aerospace Engineer, 2006–03–10 as the appropriate source of
directive (AD) that applies to certain International Branch, ANM–116, service information for the required
Airbus Model A318–100 and A319–100 Transport Airplane Directorate, FAA, actions), are not adequate to address the
series airplanes; A320–111 airplanes; 1601 Lind Avenue, SW., Renton, identified unsafe condition (i.e., contact
A320–200 series airplanes; and A321– Washington 98057–3356; telephone between the horizontal hinge pin and
100 and A321–200 series airplanes. The (425) 227–2141; fax (425) 227–1149. the adjacent electrical wire harness,

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which could result in damage to Section 106, describes the authority of § 39.13 [Amended]
electrical wires, and consequent arcing the FAA Administrator. Subtitle VII, 2. The Federal Aviation
and/or failure of associated systems). Aviation Programs, describes in more Administration (FAA) amends § 39.13
detail the scope of the Agency’s by removing amendment 39–14474 (71
Relevant Service Information
authority. FR 6665, February 9, 2006) and adding
Airbus has issued Service Bulletin We are issuing this rulemaking under
A320–25–1535, dated April 27, 2007. the following new airworthiness
the authority described in Subtitle VII, directive (AD):
The service bulletin describes Part A, Subpart III, Section 44701,
procedures for installing a hinge pin Airbus: Docket No. FAA–2007–0391;
‘‘General requirements.’’ Under that
stopper on the internal door of the Directorate Identifier 2007–NM–271–AD.
section, Congress charges the FAA with
103VU electrical panel. Accomplishing promoting safe flight of civil aircraft in Comments Due Date
the actions specified in the service air commerce by prescribing regulations (a) The FAA must receive comments on
information is intended to adequately for practices, methods, and procedures this AD action by February 8, 2008.
address the unsafe condition. The EASA the Administrator finds necessary for
mandated the service information and Affected ADs
safety in air commerce. This regulation
issued airworthiness directive 2007– is within the scope of that authority (b) This AD supersedes AD 2006–03–10.
0214, dated August 7, 2007, to ensure because it addresses an unsafe condition Applicability
the continued airworthiness of these that is likely to exist or develop on
airplanes in the European Union. (c) This AD applies to Airbus Model A318–
products identified in this rulemaking 111 and –112; A319–111, –112, –113, –114,
FAA’s Determination and Requirements action. –115, –131, –132, and –133; A320–111, –211,
of the Proposed AD Regulatory Findings –212, –214, –231, –232, and –233; and A321–
111, –112, –131, –211, –212, –213, –231, and
These airplanes are manufactured in
We have determined that this –232 airplanes; certificated in any category;
France and are type certificated for all manufactured serial numbers; except for
operation in the United States under the proposed AD would not have federalism
implications under Executive Order those airplanes on which Airbus
provisions of section 21.29 of the Modification 36115 has been done in
Federal Aviation Regulations (14 CFR 13132. This proposed AD would not
production or Airbus Service Bulletin A320–
21.29) and the applicable bilateral have a substantial direct effect on the 25–1535, dated April 27, 2007, has been done
airworthiness agreement. As described States, on the relationship between the in service.
in FAA Order 8100.14A, ‘‘Interim national Government and the States, or
on the distribution of power and Unsafe Condition
Procedures for Working with the
European Community on Airworthiness responsibilities among the various (d) This AD results from a report indicating
levels of government. that electrical wire damage was found in the
Certification and Continued 103VU electrical panel due to contact
Airworthiness,’’ dated August 12, 2005, For the reasons discussed above, I
between the hinge pin and the adjacent
the EASA has kept the FAA informed of certify that the proposed regulation: electrical wire harness. We are issuing this
the situation described above. We have 1. Is not a ‘‘significant regulatory AD to prevent contact between the horizontal
examined the EASA’s findings, action’’ under Executive Order 12866; hinge pin and the adjacent electrical wire
evaluated all pertinent information, and 2. Is not a ‘‘significant rule’’ under the harness, which could result in damage to
determined that AD action is necessary DOT Regulatory Policies and Procedures electrical wires, and consequent arcing and/
for airplanes of this type design that are (44 FR 11034, February 26, 1979); and or failure of associated systems.
certificated for operation in the United 3. Will not have a significant Compliance
States. economic impact, positive or negative, (e) You are responsible for having the
This proposed AD would supersede on a substantial number of small entities actions required by this AD performed within
AD 2006–03–10. This proposed AD under the criteria of the Regulatory the compliance times specified, unless the
would require accomplishing the Flexibility Act. actions have already been done.
actions specified in the service bulletin
described previously. We prepared a regulatory evaluation Installation
of the estimated costs to comply with (f) Within 18 months after the effective
Costs of Compliance this proposed AD and placed it in the date of this AD, install a hinge pin stopper
This proposed AD would affect about AD docket. See the ADDRESSES section on the internal door of the 103VU electrical
658 Airbus Model A318–100 and A319– for a location to examine the regulatory panel in accordance with the
100 series airplanes; A320–111 evaluation. Accomplishment Instructions of Airbus
Service Bulletin A320–25–1535, dated April
airplanes; A320–200 series airplanes; List of Subjects in 14 CFR Part 39 27, 2007.
and A321–100 and A321–200 series
airplanes of U.S. registry. The new Air transportation, Aircraft, Aviation Alternative Methods of Compliance
proposed actions would take about 1 safety, Safety. (AMOCs)
work hour per airplane, at an average The Proposed Amendment (g)(1) The Manager, International Branch,
labor rate of $80 per work hour. ANM–116, FAA, has the authority to approve
Required parts would cost about $20 per Accordingly, under the authority AMOCs for this AD, if requested in
airplane. Based on these figures, the delegated to me by the Administrator, accordance with the procedures found in 14
estimated cost of the new actions the FAA proposes to amend 14 CFR part CFR 39.19.
(2) To request a different method of
specified in this proposed AD for U.S. 39 as follows:
compliance or a different compliance time
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operators is $65,800, or $100 per for this AD, follow the procedures in 14 CFR
airplane. PART 39—AIRWORTHINESS
39.19. Before using any approved AMOC on
DIRECTIVES any airplane to which the AMOC applies,
Authority for This Rulemaking
notify your appropriate principal inspector
Title 49 of the United States Code 1. The authority citation for part 39
(PI) in the FAA Flight Standards District
specifies the FAA’s authority to issue continues to read as follows: Office (FSDO), or lacking a PI, your local
rules on aviation safety. Subtitle I, Authority: 49 U.S.C. 106(g), 40113, 44701. FSDO.

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Related Information prepaid card or similar payment card Federal agencies. The ACH Network is
(h) European Aviation Safety Agency program established by the Financial a nationwide electronic fund transfer
airworthiness directive 2007–0214, dated Management Service (Service). (EFT) system that provides for the inter-
August 7, 2007, also addresses the subject of DATES: Comments on the proposed rule bank clearing of electronic credit and
this AD. must be received by March 10, 2008. debit transactions and for the exchange
Issued in Renton, Washington, on ADDRESSES: You can download this of payment related information among
December 19, 2007. proposed rule at the following Web site: participating financial institutions. Part
Ali Bahrami, http://www.fms.treas.gov/ach. You may 210 incorporates the ACH Rules
Manager, Transport Airplane Directorate, also inspect and copy this proposed rule adopted by NACHA, with certain
Aircraft Certification Service. at: Treasury Department Library, exceptions. From time to time we
[FR Doc. E8–152 Filed 1–8–08; 8:45 am] Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) amend part 210 in order to address
BILLING CODE 4910–13–P Collection, Room 1428, Main Treasury changes that NACHA periodically
Building, 1500 Pennsylvania Avenue, makes to the ACH Rules or to revise the
NW., Washington, DC 20220. Before regulation as otherwise appropriate.
We are proposing to amend part 210
DEPARTMENT OF THE TREASURY visiting, you must call (202) 622–0990
to address changes that NACHA has
for an appointment.
In accordance with the U.S. made to the ACH Rules since the
Fiscal Service
government’s eRulemaking Initiative, publication of the 2005 ACH Rules. We
the Service publishes rulemaking are publishing this proposed rule in
31 CFR Part 210 order to indicate which amendments to
information on www.regulations.gov.
RIN 1510–AB00 the ACH Rules we are planning to
Regulations.gov offers the public the
accept and which amendments we are
ability to comment on, search, and view
Federal Government Participation in planning to reject. We are requesting
publicly available rulemaking materials,
the Automated Clearing House comment on the proposed amendments.
including comments received on rules. We are also proposing to amend part
AGENCY: Financial Management Service, Comments on this rule, identified by
210 to codify a waiver allowing for split
Fiscal Service, Treasury. docket FISCAL–FMS–2007–2008,
disbursements of Federal employee
ACTION: Notice of proposed rulemaking should only be submitted using the
travel payments. Currently, section
with request for comment. following methods:
210.5 requires that an ACH credit entry
• Federal eRulemaking Portal:
representing a Federal payment to a
SUMMARY: We are proposing to amend www.regulations.gov. Follow the
payee (other than a vendor payment) be
our regulation which governs the use of instructions on the Web site for
deposited into a deposit account at a
the Automated Clearing House (ACH) submitting comments.
financial institution in the name of the
system by Federal agencies. That • Mail: Bill Brushwood, Financial
recipient. On August 5, 2005, the Office
regulation adopts, with some Management Service, 401 14th Street,
of Management and Budget (OMB)
exceptions, the ACH Rules developed SW., Room 400A, Washington, DC
revised Circular No. A–123
by NACHA—The Electronic Payments 20227.
• The fax and e-mail methods of (Management’s Responsibility for
Association (NACHA) as the rules Internal Control). This revision became
governing the use of the ACH Network submitting comments on rules to the
effective in fiscal year 2006 (October 1,
by Federal agencies. We are issuing this Service have been retired.
Instructions: All submissions received 2005). OMB Circular No. A–123,
proposed rule to address changes that Appendix B (Improving the
NACHA has made to the ACH Rules must include the agency name
(‘‘Financial Management Service’’) and Management of Government Charge
since the publication of NACHA’s 2005 Card Programs), sec. 4.4 requires, as a
ACH Rules book. We are proposing to docket number FISCAL–FMS–2007–
0008 for this rulemaking. In general, general matter, that Federal executive
adopt, with one exception, all of the branch agencies implement split
changes that NACHA has approved comments will be published on
disbursement when reimbursing
since the issuance of the 2005 ACH Regulations.gov without change,
employees for official travel charges.
Rules book, as reflected in the 2007 including any business or personal
This requirement applies when the
ACH Rules book. information provided. Comments
individual cardholder is responsible for
In addition, the proposed rule would received, including attachments and
making payment to the charge card
provide two exceptions to the deposit other supporting materials, are part of
vendor, i.e., the travel card issuing bank.
account requirement in the regulation. the public record and subject to public
Split disbursement ‘‘is the process of
The regulation requires that an ACH disclosure. Do not enclose any
dividing a travel voucher
credit entry representing a Federal information in your comment or
reimbursement between the charge card
payment other than a vendor payment supporting materials that you consider vendor and traveler.’’ OMB Circular No.
be deposited into a deposit account at confidential or inappropriate for public A–123, Appendix B, sec. 4.4.1. Under
a financial institution in the name of the disclosure. split disbursement, the ‘‘balance owed
recipient. On April 21, 2005, Treasury FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Bill to each is sent directly to the
waived this requirement in order to Brushwood, Financial Program appropriate party.’’ Id.
allow some or all of the amount to be Specialist, at (202) 874–1251 or In April 2005, the Department of the
reimbursed to a Federal employee for bill.brushwood@fms.treas.gov; or Treasury, under the authority of 31 CFR
official travel credit card charges to be Natalie H. Diana, Senior Counsel, at 210.5(b)(3), waived the section 210.5
disbursed directly to the credit card (202) 874–6680 or requirement that an ACH entry be
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issuing bank. The proposed rule would natalie.diana@fms.treas.gov. deposited into a deposit account at a
codify this waiver. The proposed rule SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: financial institution in the name of the
would also provide an exception from recipient for purposes of permitting
the requirements in cases where a I. Background split disbursement. This was necessary
Federal payment is to be disbursed Title 31 CFR part 210 (Part 210) in order to implement OMB’s split
through a debit card, stored value card, governs the use of the ACH Network by disbursement policy since an account

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