Participation Agreement and Trade Mission Application, 2514-2515 [E6-348]

Download as PDF sroberts on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES 2514 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2006 / Notices Title: International Dolphin Conservation Program. Form Number(s): None. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0387. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 146. Number of Respondents: 62. Average Hours per Response: Vessel permit application: 30 minutes; operator permit application: 10 minutes; waiver request: 30 minutes; vessel departure notification: 10 minutes; change in permit operator notification: 10 minutes; modified net notification: 10 minutes; experimental fishing permit application: 10 hours; dolphin mortality limit request: 15 minutes; arrival notification: 10 minutes; tuna tracking form submission: 1 hour; monthly tuna storage removal report: 10 minutes; monthly tuna receiving report: 1 hour; produce report: 30 minutes. Needs and Uses: The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) collects information to implement the International Dolphin Conservation Program Act (Act). The Act allows entry of yellowfin tuna into the United States, under specific conditions, from nations in the Program that would otherwise be under embargo. The Act also allows U.S. fishing vessels to participate in the yellowfin tuna fishery in the eastern tropical Pacific Ocean on terms equivalent with the vessels of other nations. NOAA collects information to allow tracking and verification of ‘‘dolphin safe’’ and ‘‘non-dolphin safe’’ tuna products from catch through the U.S. market. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: Annually, monthly 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 Jan 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 Dated: January 10, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–346 Filed 1–13–06; 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: Deep Seabed Mining Regulations for Exploration Licenses. Form Number(s): None. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0471. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 169. Number of Respondents: 45. Average Hours per Response: 2 hours for a scientific research plan; 40 minutes for an application for an Exempted Fishing Permit (EFP), display permit, Scientific Research Permit, chartering permit, or Letter of Acknowledgment for Highly Migratory Species; 1 hour for an interim report; 30 minutes for an annual fishing report; 15 minutes for an application for an amendment to an EFP; 5 minutes for notification of departure phone calls to NMFS Enforcement; 2 minutes for ‘‘no-catch’’ reports; and 2 minutes for tag applications. Needs and Uses: Information is requested that will be used in support of the National Marine Fisheries Service (NMFS) issuing Scientific Research Permits, Exempted Fishing Permits, and Letters of Acknowledgment regarding highly migratory species (HMS), and that will also enhance and facilitate NMFS compliance and enforcement capabilities regarding HMS scientific research and exempted fishing activities. In addition, the information will assist with future stock assessments. Affected Public: Business or other forprofit. Frequency: Annually, monthly and within five days of fishing. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefits. OMB Desk Officer: David Rostker, (202) 395–3897. Copies of the above information collection proposal can be obtained by calling or writing Diana Hynek, PO 00000 Frm 00003 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: January 10, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–347 Filed 1–13–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 3510–22–P DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE International Trade Administration Participation Agreement and Trade Mission Application ACTION: Proposed collection; comment request. SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, invites the general public and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104–13 (44 U.S.C. 3506 (2)(A)). DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before March 20, 2006. ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th & Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Phone number: (202) 482–0266. E-mail: dHynek@doc.gov. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Request for additional information or copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should be directed to: Joseph J. English, U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service, Export Promotion Services, Room 2110, 14th & Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230; Phone number: (202) 482– 3334, and fax number: (202) 482–0115. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The ITA–4008P, ‘‘Participation Agreement’’, is the vehicle by which individual firms agree to participate in any of ITA’s trade promotion programs E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 10 / Tuesday, January 17, 2006 / Notices and record their required participation fee to the U.S. Department of Commerce (DOC). Together with the relevant ITA– 4008P–A, ‘‘Conditions of Participation’’, it forms a contract between the individual firm and the DOC. The ITA– 4008P–1, ‘‘Trade Mission Application’’, is used to solicit information from firms seeking to participate in DOC overseas trade missions covered by the Statement of Policy Governing Overseas Trade Missions of the Department of Commerce issued by Secretary Daley on March 3, 1997. Trade Mission participants are required to complete the Forms ITA–4008P, ITA–4008P–1, and ITA–4008P–A. Other DOC trade event (not trade mission) participants complete Forms ITA–4008P and ITA– 4008P–A, but do not complete Form ITA–4008P–1. II. Method of Collection The forms are sent by request to potential U.S. firms. III. Data OMB Number: 0625–0147. Form Number: ITA–4008P, ITA– 4008P–1 and ITA–4008P–A. Type of Review: Regular Submission. Affected Public: Business or other for profit. Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500. Estimated Time Per Response: 20–70 minutes. Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,792 hours. Estimated Total Annual Costs: The estimated annual cost for this collection is $150,315.00 ($100,495.00 for respondents and $56,720.00 for federal government). sroberts on PROD1PC69 with NOTICES 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 costs) 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 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. VerDate Aug<31>2005 15:57 Jan 13, 2006 Jkt 208001 2515 Dated: January 10, 2006. Madeleine Clayton, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–348 Filed 1–13–06; 8:45 am] 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. BILLING CODE 3510–FP–P Dated: January 10, 2006. Gwellnar Banks, Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer. [FR Doc. E6–360 Filed 1–13–06; 8:45 am] DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE Submission for OMB Review; Comment Request BILLING CODE 3510–NK–P 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: Application Form for Membership on a National Marine Sanctuary Advisory Council. Form Number(s): None. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0397. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 500. Number of Respondents: 500. Average Hours Per Response: 1 hour. Needs and Uses: Section 315 of the National Marine Sanctuaries Act (16 U.S.C. 1445a) allows the Secretary of Commerce to establish one or more advisory councils to provide advice to the Secretary regarding the designation and management of national marine sanctuaries. The councils are individually chartered for each sanctuary to meet the needs of that sanctuary. Once a council has been chartered, the Sanctuary Manager starts a process to recruit members for that Council by providing notice to the public and asking interested parties to apply for the available seats. An application form and guidelines for a narrative submission must be submitted to the Sanctuary Manager. Affected Public: Individuals or households; business or other for-profit organizations; not-for-profit institutions. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Voluntary. 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 PO 00000 Frm 00004 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 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: Protocol for Access to Tissue Specimen Samples from the National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank. Form Number(s): None. OMB Approval Number: 0648–0468. Type of Request: Regular submission. Burden Hours: 80. Number of Respondents: 20. Average Hours per Response: 2 hours. Needs and Uses: The National Marine Fisheries Service proposes to make available tissue specimen samples to the scientific community for research that is consistent with the goal of the National Marine Mammal Tissue Bank (NMMTB) and the Marine Mammal Health and Stranding Response Program (MMHSRP). There is a very limited amount of samples available and the NMMTB emphasizes that the intended use of these tissue specimens be for retrospective analysis. Priority will be given to requests that fulfill the goals of the NMMTB, MMHSRP, and to research that would otherwise not be accomplished because of limited availability of samples. Affected Public: Not-for-profit institutions; business or other for-profit organizations; individuals or households. Frequency: On occasion. Respondent’s Obligation: Required to obtain or retain benefit. 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 E:\FR\FM\17JAN1.SGM 17JAN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 10 (Tuesday, January 17, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 2514-2515]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-348]


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DEPARTMENT OF COMMERCE

International Trade Administration


Participation Agreement and Trade Mission Application

ACTION: Proposed collection; comment request.

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SUMMARY: The Department of Commerce, as part of its continuing effort 
to reduce paperwork and respondent burdens, invites the general public 
and other Federal agencies to take this opportunity to comment on the 
continuing information collections, as required by the Paperwork 
Reduction Act of 1995, Public Law 104-13 (44 U.S.C. 3506 (2)(A)).

DATES: Written comments must be submitted on or before March 20, 2006.

ADDRESSES: Direct all written comments to Diana Hynek, Departmental 
Paperwork Clearance Officer, Department of Commerce, Room 6625, 14th & 
Constitution Avenue, NW., Washington, DC 20230. Phone number: (202) 
482-0266. E-mail: dHynek@doc.gov.

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Request for additional information or 
copies of the information collection instrument and instructions should 
be directed to: Joseph J. English, U.S. & Foreign Commercial Service, 
Export Promotion Services, Room 2110, 14th & Constitution Avenue, NW., 
Washington, DC 20230; Phone number: (202) 482-3334, and fax number: 
(202) 482-0115.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 

I. Abstract

    The ITA-4008P, ``Participation Agreement'', is the vehicle by which 
individual firms agree to participate in any of ITA's trade promotion 
programs

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and record their required participation fee to the U.S. Department of 
Commerce (DOC). Together with the relevant ITA-4008P-A, ``Conditions of 
Participation'', it forms a contract between the individual firm and 
the DOC. The ITA-4008P-1, ``Trade Mission Application'', is used to 
solicit information from firms seeking to participate in DOC overseas 
trade missions covered by the Statement of Policy Governing Overseas 
Trade Missions of the Department of Commerce issued by Secretary Daley 
on March 3, 1997. Trade Mission participants are required to complete 
the Forms ITA-4008P, ITA-4008P-1, and ITA-4008P-A. Other DOC trade 
event (not trade mission) participants complete Forms ITA-4008P and 
ITA-4008P-A, but do not complete Form ITA-4008P-1.

II. Method of Collection

    The forms are sent by request to potential U.S. firms.

III. Data

    OMB Number: 0625-0147.
    Form Number: ITA-4008P, ITA-4008P-1 and ITA-4008P-A.
    Type of Review: Regular Submission.
    Affected Public: Business or other for profit.
    Estimated Number of Respondents: 7,500.
    Estimated Time Per Response: 20-70 minutes.
    Estimated Total Annual Burden Hours: 2,792 hours.
    Estimated Total Annual Costs: The estimated annual cost for this 
collection is $150,315.00 ($100,495.00 for respondents and $56,720.00 
for federal government).

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 costs) 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 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: January 10, 2006.
Madeleine Clayton,
Management Analyst, Office of the Chief Information Officer.
[FR Doc. E6-348 Filed 1-13-06; 8:45 am]
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