Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request, 67661 [05-22185]

Download as PDF Federal Register / Vol. 70, No. 215 / Tuesday, November 8, 2005 / Notices notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: November 2, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22184 Filed 11–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request The Department of Commerce has submitted to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35). Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). Title: Pacific Islands Region Coral Reef Ecosystems Permit Form. Form Number(s): None. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0463. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 30. Number of Respondents: 12. Average Hours Per Response: Applications, 2 hours; and appeals, 3 hours. Needs and Uses: The regulations implementing the Fishery Management Plan (FMP) for Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Western Pacific Region include the establishment of a permit requirement for any U.S. vessel fishing for coral reef management unit species in the designated low-use Marine Protected Areas and open areas, i.e., waters seaward of the inner boundary of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone in the western Pacific region. The special permit is also required for at-sea transshipment of coral reef management unit species. The permit application form provides basic information about the permit applicant, vessel, fishing gear and method, target species, projected fishing effort, etc. for use by NOAA Fisheries Service and the Western Pacific Fishery Management Council in determining eligibility for permit issuance. The information is important for understanding the nature of the fishery and provides a link to participants. It also aids in the enforcement of FMP management measures. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: Annually and on occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Mandatory. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. VerDate Aug<31>2005 16:11 Nov 07, 2005 Jkt 208001 Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, (202) 482–0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at dHynek@doc.gov). Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395–7285, or David_Rostker@omb.eop.gov. Dated: November 2, 2005. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. 05–22185 Filed 11–7–05; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Bureau of Industry and Security [Docket No. 051028278–5278–01] Impact of Implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention on Commercial Activities Involving ‘‘Schedule 1’’ Chemicals Through Calendar Year 2005 Bureau of Industry and Security, Commerce. ACTION: Notice of inquiry. AGENCY: SUMMARY: The Bureau of Industry and Security (BIS) is seeking public comments on the impact that implementation of the Chemical Weapons Convention has had on commercial activities involving ‘‘Schedule 1’’ chemicals through calendar year 2005. This notice of inquiry is part of an effort to collect information to assist in the preparation of the annual certification required under Condition 9 of Senate Resolution 75, April 24, 1997, in which the Senate gave its advice and consent to the ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention. DATES: Comments are due December 6, 2005. You may submit comments by any of the following methods: • E-mail: wfisher@bis.doc.gov. Include the phrase ‘‘Schedule 1 Notice of Inquiry’’ in the subject line; • Fax: (202) 482–3355 (Attn: Willard Fisher); • Mail or Hand Delivery/Courier: Willard Fisher, U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of Industry and Security, Regulatory Policy Division, ADDRESSES: PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 67661 14th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue, NW., Room 2705, Washington, DC 20230. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: For questions on the Chemical Weapons Convention requirements for ‘‘Schedule 1’’ chemicals, contact Marcia Brisson, Treaty Compliance Division, Office of Nonproliferation and Treaty Compliance, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Phone: (703) 605–4400. For questions on the submission of comments, contact Willard Fisher, Regulatory Policy Division, Office of Exporter Services, Bureau of Industry and Security, U.S. Department of Commerce, Phone: (202) 482–2440. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Background In providing its advice and consent to the ratification of the Chemical Weapons Convention (Convention) (S. Res. 75, April 24, 1997), the Senate included several conditions. Condition 9 of Senate Resolution 75, titled ‘‘Protection of Advanced Biotechnology,’’ provides that the President shall certify to the Congress on an annual basis that ‘‘* * * the legitimate commercial activities and interests of chemical, biotechnology, and pharmaceutical firms in the United States are not being significantly harmed by the limitations of the Convention on access to, and production of, those chemicals and toxins listed in Schedule 1 * * *’’. On July 8, 2004, President Bush, by Executive Order 13346, delegated his authority to make the annual certification to the Secretary of Commerce. In the years 2000 through 2004, BIS solicited comments from the public on the commercial impact of the Convention’s Schedule 1 limitations and received no comments. In light of this, the President certified to Congress that firms were not significantly harmed by the Convention’s Schedule 1 limitations. The Bureau of Industry and Security is collecting data to assist in determining the impact, if any, that the implementation of the Convention’s requirements have had on commercial ‘‘Schedule 1’’ activities through calendar year 2005. The Convention on the Prohibition of the Development, Production, Stockpiling, and Use of Chemical Weapons and Their Destruction, commonly called the Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC), is an international arms control treaty that establishes the Organization for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons E:\FR\FM\08NON1.SGM 08NON1

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[Federal Register Volume 70, Number 215 (Tuesday, November 8, 2005)]
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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE


Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request

    The Department of Commerce has submitted to the Office of 
Management and Budget (OMB) for clearance the following proposal for 
collection of information under the provisions of the Paperwork 
Reduction Act (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35).
    Agency: National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA).
    Title: Pacific Islands Region Coral Reef Ecosystems Permit Form.
    Form Number(s): None.
    OMB Approval Number: 0648-0463.
    Type of Request: Regular submission.
    Burden Hours: 30.
    Number of Respondents: 12.
    Average Hours Per Response: Applications, 2 hours; and appeals, 3 
hours.
    Needs and Uses: The regulations implementing the Fishery Management 
Plan (FMP) for Coral Reef Ecosystems of the Western Pacific Region 
include the establishment of a permit requirement for any U.S. vessel 
fishing for coral reef management unit species in the designated low-
use Marine Protected Areas and open areas, i.e., waters seaward of the 
inner boundary of the U.S. Exclusive Economic Zone in the western 
Pacific region. The special permit is also required for at-sea 
transshipment of coral reef management unit species. The permit 
application form provides basic information about the permit applicant, 
vessel, fishing gear and method, target species, projected fishing 
effort, etc. for use by NOAA Fisheries Service and the Western Pacific 
Fishery Management Council in determining eligibility for permit 
issuance. The information is important for understanding the nature of 
the fishery and provides a link to participants. It also aids in the 
enforcement of FMP management measures.
    Affected Public: Business or other for-profit organizations; 
individuals or households.
    Frequency: Annually and on occasion.
    Respondent's Obligation: Mandatory.
    OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395-3897.
    Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained 
by calling or writing Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance 
Officer, (202) 482-0266, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th and 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230 (or via the Internet at 
dHynek@doc.gov).
    Written comments and recommendations for the proposed information 
collection should be sent within 30 days of publication of this notice 
to David Rostker, OMB Desk Officer, FAX number (202) 395-7285, or 
David--Rostker@omb.eop.gov.

    Dated: November 2, 2005.
Gwellnar Banks,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. 05-22185 Filed 11-7-05; 8:45 am]
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