Fish and Wildlife Service; Establishment of the Sporting Conservation Council, 11220-11221 [E6-3137]

Download as PDF 11220 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 43 / Monday, March 6, 2006 / Notices hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES and suggestions should also be sent to the Clearance Officer. DATES: OMB has up to 60 days to approve or disapprove the information collection, but may respond after 30 days. Therefore, public comments should be submitted to OMB by April 5, 2006, in order to be assured of consideration. ADDRESSES: Send your written comments to Office of Management and Budget, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attention, Department of the Interior Desk Officer, by fax to 202–395–6566, or by e-mail to oira_docket@omb.eop.gov. Send a copy of your written comments to Mary Heying, Department of the Interior, 1849 C Street, NW., MS–2607 MIB, Washington, DC 20240, or electronically to mary_heying@ios.doi.gov. Please mention that your comments concern the Claim for Relocation Payments— Residential, DI–381; Claim for Relocation Payments—Nonresidential, DI–382, OMB control # 1084–0010. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: To request a copy of either or both information collection requests (Claim for Relocation Payments—Residential, DI–381 and/or Claim for Relocation Payments—Nonresidential, DI–382), and explanatory information and related forms, contact Mary Heying, at (202) 208–4080, or electronically at mary_heying@ios.doi.gov. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: I. Abstract The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) regulations at 5 CFR 1320, which implement the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (Pub. L. 104–13), require that interested members of the public and affected agencies have an opportunity to comment on information collection and recordkeeping activities (see 5 CFR 1320.8(d)). This notice identifies an information collection activity that the Office of Acquisition and Property Management has submitted to OMB for extension or reapproval. Claim for Relocation Payments— Residential, DI–381 and Claim for Relocation Payments—Nonresidential, DI–382 were created because of amendments to the Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act of 1970 (Act) made by the Uniform Relocation Act Amendments of 1987, Title IV of the Surface Transportation and Uniform Relocation Assistance Act of 1987, Public Law 100–17. The Office of Acquisition and Property Management has revised these forms to more closely reflect the changes made by the Uniform VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:30 Mar 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Act final rule published January 4, 2005, by the Federal Highway Administration. The revision make the forms more user-friendly; incorporate citations; revise the sections relating to certification of occupancy status (citizen or national of the United States or an alien lawfully present in the United States); and clarify the allowable and non-allowable moving expenses sections. The Office of Acquisition and Property Management is requesting a 3 year term of approval for this information collection activity. The information on the information collection requests will be used to determine the amount of money, if any, owed to persons or businesses displaced by Federal acquisition of their real property. II. Data (1) Title: Claim for Relocation Payments—Residential, DI–381; Claim for Relocation Payments— Nonresidential, DI–382. OMB Control Number: 1084–0010. Current Expiration Date: February 28, 2006. Type of Review: Information Collection Renewal. Affected Entities: Individuals or households, Businesses or other forprofit entities, Not-for-profit entities, Farms. Estimated annual number of respondents: DI–381: 116 DI–382: 84 Total: 200 Frequency of response: Annual. (2) Annual reporting and recordkeeping burden. Total annual reporting per respondent: DI–381: 25 minutes DI–382: 30 minutes Total annual reporting: DI–381: 48 hours DI–382: 42 hours Total: 90 hours (3) Description of the need and use of the information: The information on the information collection requests will be used to determine the amount of money, if any, owed to persons or businesses displaced by Federal acquisition of their real property. III. Request for Comments The Department of the Interior invites comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of the functions of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility; (b) The accuracy of the agency’s estimate of the burden of the collection PO 00000 Frm 00046 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 and the validity of the methodology and assumptions used; (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 those who are to respond, including through the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other collection techniques or other forms of information technology. Burden means the total time, effort, or financial resources expended by persons to generate, maintain, retain, disclose or provide information to or for a federal agency. This includes the time needed to review instructions; to develop, acquire, install and utilize technology and systems for the purpose of collecting, validating and verifying information, processing and maintaining information, and disclosing and providing information; to train personnel and to be able to respond to a collection of information, to search data sources, to complete and review the collection of information; and to transmit or otherwise disclose the information. 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 Office of Management and Budget control number. Dated: February 24, 2006. Debra E. Sonderman, Director, Office of Acquisition and Property Management. [FR Doc. E6–3091 Filed 3–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–RF–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Office of the Secretary Fish and Wildlife Service; Establishment of the Sporting Conservation Council SUMMARY: This notice is published in accordance with section 9a(2) of the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App (1988). Following consultation with the General Services Administration, the Secretary of the Interior hereby establishes the Sporting Conservation Council. The Council will function solely as an advisory body and in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Act). FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Simpson at 202–208–6224. SUPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: The Council will provide advice and guidance to the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM 06MRN1 11221 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 43 / Monday, March 6, 2006 / Notices on how to increase public awareness of the importance of wildlife resources and the social and economic benefits of recreational hunting. The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary of the Interior about wildlife conservation endeavors that benefit recreational hunting and wildlife resources and that encourage partnerships among the public, the sportsman conservation community and Federal and State government. Council membership will include representatives from game bird hunting organizations, recreational shooting organizations, wildlife conservation organizations, big game hunting organizations, and the hunting community. The Council will function solely as an advisory body, and in compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. The Charter will be filed under the Act, 15 days from the date of publication of this notice. Certification I hereby certify that the establishment of the Sporting Conservation Council is necessary and in the public interest in connection with the performance of duties by the Department of the Interior mandated pursuant to 43 U.S.C. 1457, and provisions of the Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742A–742j). Dated: February 17, 2006. Gale A. Norton, Secretary of the Interior. [FR Doc. E6–3137 Filed 3–3–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 4310–55–P DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR Bureau of Land Management [WO–320–1320–PB–24 1A] Extension of Approved Information Collection, OMB Control Number 1004– 0073 Bureau of Land Management, Interior. ACTION: Notice and request for comments. AGENCY: SUMMARY: In accordance with the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995, the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) requests the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) to extend an existing approval to collect information from any person, association, corporation, subsidiary, or affiliate interested in leasing or developing Federal coal. The BLM uses the information to determine if the applicant is qualified to hold a Federal coal lease. DATES: You must submit your comments to BLM at the address below on or before May 5, 2006. BLM will not necessarily consider any comments received after the above date. ADDRESSES: You may mail comments to: Regulatory Affairs Group (WO–630), Eastern States Office, 7450 Boston Blvd., Springfield, Virginia 22153. You may send comments via Internet to: comments_washington@blm.gov. Please include ‘‘ATTN: 1004–0073’’ and your name and address with your comments. You may deliver comments to the Bureau of Land Management, Administrative Record, Room 401, 1620 L Street, NW., Washington, DC. Comments will be available for public review at the L Street address during regular business hours (7:45 a.m. to 4:15 p.m.) Monday through Friday. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: You may contact William Radden Lesage, Solid Minerals Group, on (202) 452– 0360 (Commercial or FTS). Persons who use a telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD) may call the Federal Information Relay Service (FIRS) on 1– 800–877–8330, 24 hours a day, seven days a week, to contact Mr. Lesage. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: 5 CFR 1320.12(a) requires that we provide a 60-day notice in the Federal Register concerning a collection of information to solicit comments on: (a) Whether the collection of information is necessary for the proper functioning of the agency, including whether the information will have practical utility. (b) The accuracy of our estimates of the information collection burden, including the validity of the methodology and assumptions we use; hsrobinson on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES Type of Application 43 CFR Application for an exploration license .............................................................. Issuance and termination of an exploration license ........................................ Operations under and modification of an exploration license ......................... Collection and submission of data from an exploration license ...................... Call for coal resource and other resource info ................................................ Surface owner consultation ............................................................................. Expressions of leasing interest ........................................................................ Response to notice of sale .............................................................................. Consultation with Attorney General ................................................................. VerDate Aug<31>2005 14:30 Mar 03, 2006 Jkt 208001 PO 00000 Frm 00047 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 (c) Ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information collected; and (d) Ways to minimize the information collection burden on those who are to respond, including the use of appropriate automated, electronic, mechanical, or other technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. BLM manages the leasing and development of Federal coal under the regulations at 43 CFR Group 3400. These regulations implement numerous statutes including: (1) The Mineral Leasing Act of 1920; (2) The 1976 coal amendments (30 U.S.C. 181 et seq.); (3) The Mineral Leasing Act for Acquired Lands of 1947 (30 U.S.C. 351– 359); (4) The Federal Land Policy and Management Act of 1976 (43 U.S.C. 1761 et seq.); (5) The Surface Mining Control and Reclamation Act of 1977 (30 U.S.C. 1201 et seq.); (6) The Multiple Mineral Development Act of 1954 (30 U.S.C. 521–531); (7) The National Environmental Policy Act of 1969 (42 U.S.C. 4321 et seq.); and (8) The Act of October 30, 1978 (92 Stat. 2073–2075). BLM uses the information provided by the applicant(s) on BLM Forms 3400–12 and 3440–1 to determine if the applicant to lease or develop Federal coal is qualified to hold such a lease. Based on BLM’s experience administering the activities described below, we estimate the public reporting burden for the information collected is 20 hours and 15 minutes per response and the total annual burden is 25,585 hours. We estimate the number of responses per year is 1,289. The respondents are applicants to lease or develop Federal coal and vary from individuals to small businesses and major corporations. BLM is specifically requesting your comments on its estimate of the amount of time that it takes to prepare a response. Hours per response 3410.2–1 3410.3–1 3410.3–3 3410.4 3420.1–2 3420.1–4 3420.3–2 3422.2 3422.3–4 E:\FR\FM\06MRN1.SGM Number of responses 36 12 1 18 3 1 7 56 4 06MRN1 10 5 1 5 0 7 0 8 7 Total hours 360 60 1 90 0 7 0 448 28

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 43 (Monday, March 6, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 11220-11221]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: E6-3137]


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DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR

Office of the Secretary


Fish and Wildlife Service; Establishment of the Sporting 
Conservation Council

SUMMARY: This notice is published in accordance with section 9a(2) of 
the Federal Advisory Committee Act, 5 U.S.C. App (1988). Following 
consultation with the General Services Administration, the Secretary of 
the Interior hereby establishes the Sporting Conservation Council. The 
Council will function solely as an advisory body and in compliance with 
the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act (Act).

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Melissa Simpson at 202-208-6224.

SUPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:  The Council will provide advice and guidance 
to the Federal Government through the Department of the Interior

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on how to increase public awareness of the importance of wildlife 
resources and the social and economic benefits of recreational hunting. 
The purpose of the Council is to advise the Secretary of the Interior 
about wildlife conservation endeavors that benefit recreational hunting 
and wildlife resources and that encourage partnerships among the 
public, the sportsman conservation community and Federal and State 
government.
    Council membership will include representatives from game bird 
hunting organizations, recreational shooting organizations, wildlife 
conservation organizations, big game hunting organizations, and the 
hunting community.
    The Council will function solely as an advisory body, and in 
compliance with the provisions of the Federal Advisory Committee Act. 
The Charter will be filed under the Act, 15 days from the date of 
publication of this notice.

Certification

    I hereby certify that the establishment of the Sporting 
Conservation Council is necessary and in the public interest in 
connection with the performance of duties by the Department of the 
Interior mandated pursuant to 43 U.S.C. 1457, and provisions of the 
Fish and Wildlife Act of 1956 (16 U.S.C. 742A-742j).

    Dated: February 17, 2006.
Gale A. Norton,
Secretary of the Interior.
 [FR Doc. E6-3137 Filed 3-3-06; 8:45 am]
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