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Download as PDF 13464 Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 53 / Monday, March 21, 2005 / Notices 2. Corporate Income Tax Exemptions Under IPA Section 31 IV. Total Ad Valorem Rates V. Analysis of the Comments VI. Recommendation [FR Doc. E5–1221 Filed 3–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–DS–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Northeast Region Dealer Purchase Reports National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). ACTION: Notice. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 20, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to Erik Braun, 62 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937 (phone (631) 324–3569 or e-mail reporting.ne@noaa.gov). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Federally-permitted dealers in specified fisheries are required to submit information weekly regarding their fish purchases. Other dealers are asked to submit the information on a voluntary basis. A small number of commercial fishermen may also be asked to voluntarily provide information related to the purchase. The information obtained is used by economists, biologists, and managers in the management of the fisheries. NOAA is seeking to renew Paperwork Reduction Act approval for these requirements. VerDate jul<14>2003 18:36 Mar 18, 2005 Jkt 205001 II. Method of Collection Depending upon the fishery, dealers submit forms on either a mandatory or a voluntary basis. Vessel captains may also be interviewed for related information. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0229. Form Number: NOAA Form 88–30. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations, individuals or households. Estimated Number of Respondents: 631. Estimated Time Per Response: 4 minutes for a NOAA Form 88–30 or an interview. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,176. Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $345,600. IV. Request for Comments Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information shall have practical utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden (including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; (c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the collection of information on respondents, including through the use of automated collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information collection; they also will become a matter of public record. Dated: March 16, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–5523 Filed 3–18–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Scientific Research, Exempted Fishing, and Exempted Educational Activity Submissions National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). AGENCY: PO 00000 Frm 00022 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 ACTION: Notice. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995. DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 20, 2005. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to William Chappell, (301) 713–2341 or William.Chappell@noaa.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract Fishery regulations do not generally affect scientific research activities conducted by a scientific research vessel. Persons planning to conduct such research are encouraged to submit a scientific research plan to ensure that the activities are considered research and not fishing. The researchers are requested to submit reports of their scientific research activity after its completion. The National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) may also grant exemptions from fishery regulations for educational or other activities (e.g., the testing of fishing gear). The applications for these exemptions must be submitted, and reports on activities submitted. II. Method of Collection Most information is submitted on forms or other written format. For permits, some information may be phoned in or submitted electronically to NMFS, depending on the terms and conditions of the permit. III. Data OMB Number: 0648–0309. Form Number: None. Type of Review: Regular submission. Affected Public: Business and other for-profit organizations; individuals or households; not-for-profit institutions; and state, local, or tribal government. Estimated Number of Respondents: 170. Estimated Time Per Response: 6 hours for a scientific research plan; 1 hour for E:\FR\FM\21MRN1.SGM 21MRN1

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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration


Proposed Information Collection; Comment Request; Northeast 
Region Dealer Purchase Reports

AGENCY: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).

ACTION: Notice.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burden, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on 
proposed and/or continuing information collections, as required by the 
Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995.

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before May 20, 2005.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th 
and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet 
at dHynek@doc.gov).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Requests for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to Erik Braun, 62 Newtown Lane, East Hampton, NY 11937 
(phone (631) 324-3569 or e-mail reporting.ne@noaa.gov).

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

I. Abstract

    The Federally-permitted dealers in specified fisheries are required 
to submit information weekly regarding their fish purchases. Other 
dealers are asked to submit the information on a voluntary basis. A 
small number of commercial fishermen may also be asked to voluntarily 
provide information related to the purchase. The information obtained 
is used by economists, biologists, and managers in the management of 
the fisheries. NOAA is seeking to renew Paperwork Reduction Act 
approval for these requirements.

II. Method of Collection

    Depending upon the fishery, dealers submit forms on either a 
mandatory or a voluntary basis. Vessel captains may also be interviewed 
for related information.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0648-0229.
    Form Number: NOAA Form 88-30.
    Type of Review: Regular submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit organizations, 
individuals or households.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 631.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 4 minutes for a NOAA Form 88-30 or an 
interview.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,176.
    Estimated Total Annual Cost to Public: $345,600.

IV. Request for Comments

    Comments are invited on: (a) Whether the proposed collection of 
information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of 
the agency, including whether the information shall have practical 
utility; (b) the accuracy of the agency's estimate of the burden 
(including hours and cost) of the proposed collection of information; 
(c) ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and (d) ways to minimize the burden of the 
collection of information on respondents, including through the use of 
automated collection techniques or other forms of information 
technology.
    Comments submitted in response to this notice will be summarized 
and/or included in the request for OMB approval of this information 
collection; they also will become a matter of public record.

    Dated: March 16, 2005.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-5523 Filed 3-18-05; 8:45 am]
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